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by handsomejackuk
Tue 11 Oct, 2016 19:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.
Replies: 66
Views: 6703

Re: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.

i have a hot air gun here too... i may even take this route....
by handsomejackuk
Tue 11 Oct, 2016 11:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.
Replies: 66
Views: 6703

Re: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.

ok thanks, yeah, i seen some of the write up already, and thanks for the advice on not touching the silver.... might have missed that... i going to have a go over the next few days, and will keep you posted... my oven is pretty old and not in the best condition but hopefully will do the trick..

Al...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 11 Oct, 2016 10:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.
Replies: 66
Views: 6703

Re: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.

ok thanks i will investiagte those routes... i have seen a few that remove the lens completely and use a chrome bulb this looks ok but not sure what the legal thoughts are on this with vehicle tests.... one thing i did want to ask is... when removing the whole headlight assembly is there a foolproof...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 10 Oct, 2016 22:02
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3323

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

and from the other side looking towards the Great brecon beacons Pen-y-fan

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by handsomejackuk
Mon 10 Oct, 2016 21:52
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3323

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

at Pontsticill reservoir yesterday...

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by handsomejackuk
Fri 07 Oct, 2016 13:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.
Replies: 66
Views: 6703

Re: CLEAR HEADLIGHT INDICATOR LENS SETS - £48. All incl.

are these clear lenses available anywhere else now ?
by handsomejackuk
Wed 05 Oct, 2016 21:52
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: 3.0 Z3 (2002) as a Donor car (shocking I hear you say !!)
Replies: 15
Views: 1640

Re: 3.0 Z3 (2002) as a Donor car (shocking I hear you say !!

i would be interested in the facelift front headlights too if they become available please pm me

thanks Al...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 05 Oct, 2016 21:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: top mounts rear shocks
Replies: 7
Views: 1072

Re: top mounts rear shocks

i have had my carpet completely out and can comment that it is a pain to refit.. ,my carpet needed a real good clean as there was loads of black gum where the new roof was refitted... i bought the proper trim removal tools to get those plastic mushrooms out, takes a bit of fiddling but job was well ...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 24 Sep, 2016 01:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Beige gearstick gaiters?
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: Beige gearstick gaiters?

Yep, I also have the darker wood, although strangely i had the outside centre console trim in the wood too. I see you have the beige hockey-stick shaped trim which is normal from what ive ever seen and had before. My car I have now was ordered with wood trim so this is an OEM and not an after-marke...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 22 Sep, 2016 21:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Pair original orange side indicators. Excellent condition
Replies: 3
Views: 540

Re: Pair original orange side indicators. Excellent conditio

thanks Bud sorted.... good to catch up..... will be putting the indicators and wheel on tomorrow... drove all the way home with roof down, got a bit chilly towards the end so heated seats on number three, and heater blowing warm to legs...

result...

Al.
by handsomejackuk
Thu 22 Sep, 2016 00:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Beige gearstick gaiters?
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: Beige gearstick gaiters?

Yeah, Beige and wood, a true English gentleman's car interior trim! Although the wood is a little overdone in the above pic in my opinion. Bonzo. yeah got to admit i think there is a bit too much wood in there... i only got the gear knob, and gear surround area... and mine is a darker wood colour h...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 20 Sep, 2016 11:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Beige gearstick gaiters?
Replies: 16
Views: 1569

Re: Beige gearstick gaiters?

i thinks its sand beige.... as fitted to mine... colour Q4SN

http://users.belgacom.net/bmw_z3/bmw_z3_interior.htm


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by handsomejackuk
Thu 15 Sep, 2016 21:07
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3802

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

stunning looks like got to be on my bucket list...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 14 Sep, 2016 23:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Awsome drive
Replies: 7
Views: 869

Re: Awsome drive

peter2b wrote:Just done the hardnot pass in my z3 you need a front camera to see where your going as the road drops below the bonnet so you can't see what's there magic run though
Peter2b
where is this bit you talk about would love to view it on google maps....?


https://goo.gl/maps/E7psJL4yUQv
by handsomejackuk
Wed 14 Sep, 2016 21:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2.2 Sport in Swansea
Replies: 6
Views: 740

Re: 2.2 Sport in Swansea

yeah will do Rob... we have to have a happy meal.. together.. :o .. i do get out quite a bit so next time you about let me know i try and get down do you bring the Z3 across to wales ?
by handsomejackuk
Wed 14 Sep, 2016 21:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2.2 Sport in Swansea
Replies: 6
Views: 740

Re: 2.2 Sport in Swansea

woooo hooo i got Air con !!!!!!! yay and heated seats yay..... but only a 1.9..... :cry:

grrrrr
by handsomejackuk
Mon 12 Sep, 2016 21:40
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2.2 Sport in Swansea
Replies: 6
Views: 740

Re: 2.2 Sport in Swansea

looks real nice Rob.... fancy a spin out on sometime ? could meet you somewhere.. if you up for it ? i am free all week...

Al.
by handsomejackuk
Sun 11 Sep, 2016 23:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What the..........
Replies: 8
Views: 1144

Re: What the..........

we had a great day out today.. top down just plodding about at 40-50mph no stress at all... just enjoying the scenery....with some tunes playing through the welsh country side....
by handsomejackuk
Sun 11 Sep, 2016 22:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Second failure today! :(
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Second failure today! :(

when i had mine gassed, the fella did a before and after test and checked for leaks before and after, to makesure his work was spot on he did a real thorough job and charged £50. also pulled out the old gas and recyled it and added fresh oil , weighed the refirgerant, and did a temperature test befo...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 11 Sep, 2016 21:55
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What the..........
Replies: 8
Views: 1144

Re: What the..........

yep beats going out on my motorbike and dressing up helmet gloves, thermals boots etc.. and being frozen, any tips on keeping warm this winter, my first winter with a convertible, thinking of getting a trapper hat.... got the heated seats and love them...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 11 Sep, 2016 21:45
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What the..........
Replies: 8
Views: 1144

Re: What the..........

I can't believe how many roadsters and other soft tops are actually driving around in brilliant sunshine with temps. well into the 70's with their tops up! I get quite vocal when I see this :evil: and that annoys the hell out of my Mrs. :wink: She said that it was probably too hot for them so they ...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 09 Sep, 2016 14:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: accelerator pedal sticking
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: accelerator pedal sticking

happened to me turned out to be the throttle body was sticking... follow the cable under the bonnet to the throttle body and take the cover off the top, black plastic cover.. then try and actuate the throttle butterfly to see if its sticky if it is, its an easy job to remove the throttle body and gi...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 08 Sep, 2016 23:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Brecon Run sunday 11th september
Replies: 0
Views: 487

Brecon Run sunday 11th september

just a heads up i see this one not on here.. brecon prom about 12.30 z4, z3s meeting there starting off at sarn services 9.30 .. i going but seems theres more z4's than Z3s.... could do with a bit of Z3 support.... Grrrrr any more info check on z4 forum.... here http://www.z4-forum.com/forum/viewtop...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 07 Sep, 2016 20:50
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: leather painting tips....
Replies: 13
Views: 1735

Re: leather painting tips....

I always thought the beige leather on the steering wheel was very soft and easily marked. I used Liquid Leather on mine with very good results. https://s21.postimg.org/hndlyw753/Dye.jpg online photo sharing ok thanks Geoff, i did fone my local key cutter / leather repair place today and he was sayi...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 07 Sep, 2016 13:34
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: leather painting tips....
Replies: 13
Views: 1735

Re: leather painting tips....

Warrior wrote:This might help...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJShIYoISO0
thanks bud yeah thats the thing but beige... i see if i can get some beige dye
by handsomejackuk
Wed 07 Sep, 2016 13:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220281

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Finally got round to fitting the post 2000 E46 style steering wheel I wanted on mine when I ordered it in 1999, it's in good condition but I'll use it as is for the rest of the season then give it the Royal treatment over the winter. whats the craic with the steering wheels, i see some with a small...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 07 Sep, 2016 13:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220281

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

seat bushes..... ordered next job to do... any tips ? i have read most of the articles on how to do them...

have taken steering wheel off at least i know how to get it off now... when a better one turns up or for when i get Royal to retrim it...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 07 Sep, 2016 12:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: clear side marker indicators on front wing
Replies: 0
Views: 289

clear side marker indicators on front wing

anyone got a set for sale... cheap..?
by handsomejackuk
Tue 06 Sep, 2016 23:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: m44 1.9 adaption run
Replies: 2
Views: 318

m44 1.9 adaption run

Hi, had my battery disconnected all night last night due to me having steering wheel off... so suspect my ECU has reset and is only running short term fuel trims... my clock and odometer reset too as expected, just curious is there a prefered method of getting the car to adapt to an ecu reset, as it...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 06 Sep, 2016 17:16
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Bertiejaffa's ///M
Replies: 63
Views: 11732

Re: Bertiejaffa's ///M

ok thanks Bud....yeah its the whole wheel, i have scuffed it up i going to try and redye it.. if it dont work i get it recovered with royal
by handsomejackuk
Tue 06 Sep, 2016 09:01
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: leather painting tips....
Replies: 13
Views: 1735

Re: leather painting tips....

yeah i have contacted Royal, and they will retrtim it no problem for £125, just that i dont have much money at the moment and not working so have the time to give refurbishing a go i got nothing to lose only my time... i going out today in the car and going to some local 3 piece suite refurbishers t...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 05 Sep, 2016 23:46
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: leather painting tips....
Replies: 13
Views: 1735

Re: leather painting tips....

heres the grotty wheel :-( i would know what i could catch off that wheel... i have been so embarrased about it... i have had a cover on it for the last 6 weeks... its terrible... http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad70/handsomejackuk/bimmer/IMG_20160905_135333_zpsxjvj50qp.jpg http://i922.photobucke...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 05 Sep, 2016 22:28
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Bertiejaffa's ///M
Replies: 63
Views: 11732

Re: Bertiejaffa's ///M

thanks....

any tips on how to get my scuffed / suede type scuffed leather smooth again ? on my steering wheel....
by handsomejackuk
Mon 05 Sep, 2016 22:23
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: leather painting tips....
Replies: 13
Views: 1735

leather painting tips....

Hi, removed my beige leather steering wheel tonight with a view to having a go at cleaning restoring and re colouring it... anyway some of the leather is badly scuffed and i have tried various grades of sandpaper to scuff / abrade it and get it smooth but its very soft difficult to sand and ends up ...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 03 Sep, 2016 16:50
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3323

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

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by handsomejackuk
Fri 02 Sep, 2016 10:19
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3323

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

Thanks Bud....
by handsomejackuk
Fri 02 Sep, 2016 00:29
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3323

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

one from tonight....

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by handsomejackuk
Wed 31 Aug, 2016 20:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Idle speed......
Replies: 11
Views: 1145

Re: Idle speed......

yeah mine is the same, when i initially stop it settles at about 1000rpm, then after a few seconds when the car is stationary it drops to the same as yours, its as though it senses road speed and keeps the idle up when coasting say to a stop.... as for idle adjustment, there is a lock screw under th...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 30 Aug, 2016 17:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: metal bracket in front of radiator
Replies: 2
Views: 415

Re: metal bracket in front of radiator

Yeah thats it, looks like a lot of work,maybe i just give it a coat of black gloss while its attached...no worries thanks Rob :)
by handsomejackuk
Mon 29 Aug, 2016 18:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: metal bracket in front of radiator
Replies: 2
Views: 415

metal bracket in front of radiator

Hi, i have just painted my steering cooler pipe as it was looking a bit flaky, now i noiticed that just behind it, is a metal bracket thing just in front of the radiator but behind the steering cooler hose, is this much of a job to remove, as i would like to paint it to match my steering cooler. not...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 28 Aug, 2016 10:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: oil filter tool m44 engine
Replies: 5
Views: 625

Re: oil filter tool m44 engine

mrscalex wrote:I happened to pick one up in the 50% off bin in Halfords yesterday for £3.50. Brand Laser.

grrrrr lucky bugger...

i just order that one from ebay then...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 27 Aug, 2016 20:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: oil filter tool m44 engine
Replies: 5
Views: 625

oil filter tool m44 engine

is this the tool i need for removal of oil filter on a 1998 m44 1.9 engine ? 76mm 14 flutes ? or 74mm 14 flutes... linky here http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Laser-3117-Oil-Filter-Wrench-Cap-Tool-For-Audi-BMW-VW-76mm-x-14flu-14-Flutes-/152046488486?hash=item2366ad4ba6:g:m-EAAOSw8RJXB1-m thanks Al...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 27 Aug, 2016 00:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: High lift of car
Replies: 29
Views: 2765

Re: High lift of car

Get your spade out Rob.....

Dig a pit...

hehe...

could always get the kids involved tell them theres some buried treasure under the garage floor....!!!!

or get a local archaelogical group around they give you loads of help...

frindly and helpful as usual Al.... :)
by handsomejackuk
Wed 24 Aug, 2016 21:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seat refurbishment
Replies: 6
Views: 787

Re: Seat refurbishment

try Gibson and Turner In Oakdale they are local to me and do a really good job they are a family run business worth ringing them to see what they can do for you, i have had refurbishment work done to a few other cars and their work is real good quality https://www.yell.com/s/upholsterers-oakdale-bla...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 22 Aug, 2016 11:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: windstopper mesh D.I.Y.
Replies: 7
Views: 892

Re: windstopper mesh D.I.Y.

How about insect mesh http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PHIFER-BLACK-FIBREGLASS-QUALITY-INSECT-MESH-FOR-FLY-BUG-SCREENS-1-2M-WIDE-PER-M-/112070155746?hash=item1a17e6dde2:g:lOsAAOSwv9hW6CdI nice one...my mate made a fly screen for his door last year maybe he got some left... just wondering how opaque it wou...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 21 Aug, 2016 21:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: windstopper mesh D.I.Y.
Replies: 7
Views: 892

windstopper mesh D.I.Y.

Anyone got any idea where to get the mesh as used for windstopper...? looking to make my own...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 20 Aug, 2016 21:00
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Re: Bert's 1st Zed Journal - 1999 2.0l facelift
Replies: 52
Views: 18436

Re: Bert's 1st Zed Journal - 1999 2.0l facelift

grrrrbumpthis post for reference...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 20 Aug, 2016 14:01
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10217

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

i saw your cars at zedfest but didnt get chance to chat as you were not nearby....

was a good event looking forward to next years...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 20 Aug, 2016 13:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Exterior door handle rubber gasket
Replies: 5
Views: 642

Re: Exterior door handle rubber gasket

looks really easy....