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by Bowler
Sun 16 Mar, 2014 18:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Just ordered new rear window. Spent last month rejuvenating old one only for it to now split. put a bit of a dampener on a good day. :(
by Bowler
Tue 11 Mar, 2014 18:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Trip out today - photo
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: Trip out today - photo

Get that roof down
by Bowler
Mon 10 Mar, 2014 16:24
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise April 6th 2014
Replies: 189
Views: 25949

Re: Cruise April 6th 2014

Looks like i will be driving solo so just the one meal for now.
Had the car out yesterday top down, sun out.
Will be out next week in the peaks with BMWCC for a shake down.
by Bowler
Sun 09 Mar, 2014 16:44
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: rocking seats on Z3 1.9
Replies: 4
Views: 548

Re: rocking seats on Z3 1.9

I had a similar problem but managed to get Torque wrench in just enough to loosen a notch before using standard ratchet.
Used copper slip when i put them back to help next time round
by Bowler
Sat 08 Mar, 2014 19:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome gills on dark body, or not?
Replies: 12
Views: 467

Re: Chrome gills on dark body, or not?

Bought mine with the silver Gills on. Fortunately previous owner also gave me the original blue ones now back on.
Matter of opinion but i prefer the originals. Feel the line looks more fluent.
by Bowler
Thu 06 Mar, 2014 12:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Gear Knob arrived ordered plain with just the gate came as M Sport are well looks good fitted matches badge on steering wheel. Also bought leather dye plus Maguires leather restorer Seats currently in living room side of telly much more civilised working in the dry warm carpetted room. Not sure wife...
by Bowler
Wed 05 Mar, 2014 18:10
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: picked up a new z3 m roadster today
Replies: 19
Views: 2681

Re: picked up a new z3 m roadster today

Like the contrast, Red top make it stand out from growing millions of silver cars on the road.
by Bowler
Thu 27 Feb, 2014 18:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Oh sorry mate, I had it on my watch list and hadn't bid, logged on last night and by sheer coincidence there were 2 mins left to go so I made a last minute bid and won! I must say add that every eBay auction I have ever bid in I have always been outbid, so this was a first and tbh I expected it to ...
by Bowler
Thu 27 Feb, 2014 18:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Just won an eBay auction for this @ £23 - fits on front of instrument pod My cosmos black car was fitted from new with both exterior and interior chrome packs and I just think this will compliment the interior nicely Its self adhesive apparently, seller reckons these normally retail for £60 but I w...
by Bowler
Thu 27 Feb, 2014 16:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Got a new gear knob, big mistake ordered non factory cheapo off Ebay, doesn't fit looks crap :x Now ordered genuine BMW leather knob (non Msport) Pay for what you get £38 instead of £8 and looks the part so hopefully fits Coming Monday can't wait to throw the after market one in the bin, lesson learnt
by Bowler
Thu 27 Feb, 2014 16:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

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by Bowler
Tue 25 Feb, 2014 18:30
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY October 14th
Replies: 47
Views: 10147

Re: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY October 14th

Post as per BMWCC BMW Monthly pub meet has moved to the second Monday every month at The Twin Oaks Hotel, Church Lane, Palterton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S44 6UZ. Really easy to find as it is just off Junction 29 on the M1 Palterton turn. Everyone welcome, monthly raffles and plenty of parking. All...
by Bowler
Fri 21 Feb, 2014 17:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Bertini GT25 - new Z3 body change kitcar
Replies: 191
Views: 30357

Re: Bertini Falco - new Z3 body change kitcar

Number 3 for me.
Although would love to see what centre quad pipes would look like, similar to that fitted to a V12 etype!
by Bowler
Wed 12 Feb, 2014 20:46
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Goodbye Z3... hello Z3M Coupe: Ruby
Replies: 8
Views: 1205

Re: Goodbye Z3... hello Z3M Coupe: Ruby

Great rare beast, Will you miss the rag top though when the sun makes an appearance?
by Bowler
Mon 03 Feb, 2014 18:13
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Been out in the zed this weekend?
Replies: 6
Views: 621

Re: Been out in the zed this weekend?

Took mine out just for a run, Rattling like mad, 6 month old CAT inners broken :(
by Bowler
Thu 30 Jan, 2014 18:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Service Manual
Replies: 18
Views: 789

Re: Z3 Service Manual

Z3 Workshop manual / Disc on E bay £3.99
by Bowler
Wed 29 Jan, 2014 19:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Service Manual
Replies: 18
Views: 789

Re: Z3 Service Manual

Always willing to help, but only within the confines of the law!
by Bowler
Tue 28 Jan, 2014 18:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Service Manual
Replies: 18
Views: 789

Re: Z3 Service Manual

Sure someone will be along soon with an offer of a Bentley manual on disc, Think i paid about £12 pounds for the disc I have one now transferred from my disc to over 1100 pages and nine files but much easier to look through for an oldy when working on the Z No other specific manual available for the...
by Bowler
Fri 24 Jan, 2014 18:45
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise April 6th 2014
Replies: 189
Views: 25949

Re: Cruise April 6th 2014

Checked the route via the link, looks a great route know some of it no doubt the rest will be just as good, great driving roads. Only just realised start point only a stones throw from where i first had sight of my Z and bought it on the spot so bit of a homecoming.
by Bowler
Fri 24 Jan, 2014 18:37
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Donnington 2014
Replies: 33
Views: 6362

Re: BMWCCGB Trackday List 2014

Why a "full face helmet" for top down?
Have noted also the requirement for a sleeved shirt (Is this long sleeved) as a big Polo shirt fan especially when driving!
by Bowler
Thu 23 Jan, 2014 16:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

New rear aerial, looks closer to original fit in place of the horrible rubber thing that was on Set of front mud flaps, Small rust lift on edge of lower front wings rubbed down treat, metal solid, primed ready for top coat. Lip of mud flaps will cover treated/painted area and help prevent future rus...
by Bowler
Wed 22 Jan, 2014 16:55
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise April 6th 2014
Replies: 189
Views: 25949

Re: Cruise April 6th 2014

Will be me and a mate coming to Ripley will be wanting lunch please
by Bowler
Thu 16 Jan, 2014 00:23
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise April 6th 2014
Replies: 189
Views: 25949

Re: Cruise April 6th 2014

Looks like Ripley, not sure if just me or the other half will confirm later but me, the Z and Tom Tom will be there.

Paul
by Bowler
Wed 15 Jan, 2014 18:17
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise April 6th 2014
Replies: 189
Views: 25949

Re: Cruise April 6th 2014

Would like to come along possibly starting off from Hope as nearer coming from Doncaster, although the early route looks good.
What time would the meet be at Hope?
by Bowler
Fri 20 Dec, 2013 14:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What have you bought your z3 for Christmas
Replies: 10
Views: 613

Re: What have you bought your z3 for Christmas

Bit boring, treat mine to an oil change Air & Oil filter, plugs and cured that annoying seat movement. May spoil it with a wax and massage this weekend weather permtting
by Bowler
Thu 12 Dec, 2013 21:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 33076

Re: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!

Got the spaces today now reading everything I can to give me the confidence to do the job, taking the Z out Saturday to a Meet at Finningley airport to see the last remaining Vulcan. nice weekend forecast so hope to get the seats done after that. :rtm:
by Bowler
Mon 04 Nov, 2013 13:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Ordered a chrome strut brace not sure how practicle but cant hurt?
by Bowler
Thu 31 Oct, 2013 20:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220828

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

lordhelpus wrote:Gummi pfledge...........stift?
Me too