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by handsomejackuk
Fri 19 Aug, 2016 12:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Exterior door handle rubber gasket
Replies: 5
Views: 606

Re: Exterior door handle rubber gasket

was looking at mine the other day, and noticed its looking a bit shabby i could do with advice on this too.....
by handsomejackuk
Sat 13 Aug, 2016 21:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone use a wind blocker ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2573

Re: Anyone use a wind blocker ?

was going to make one out of a pair of my fishnet tights and a suspender belt and a bit of wood...

but think that may look crap.... :lol:
by handsomejackuk
Sat 13 Aug, 2016 18:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone use a wind blocker ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2573

Re: Anyone use a wind blocker ?

I aint got hoops so i assume i am stuffed....?

Grrrrr
by handsomejackuk
Sat 13 Aug, 2016 00:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Ze wheels opinions please...
Replies: 5
Views: 832

Re: Ze wheels opinions please...

just realised they 16s not 17s...

sorry for this post...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 12 Aug, 2016 23:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Ze wheels opinions please...
Replies: 5
Views: 832

Ze wheels opinions please...

been offered a set of wheels.... tyres are shot not sure what the wheels are like yet this is the style anyone advise whether these will fit my 1.9 z3 ?

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by handsomejackuk
Tue 09 Aug, 2016 19:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome windscreen surround fitted
Replies: 28
Views: 4085

Re: Chrome windscreen surround fitted

so you say £70 for each side plus a central coupler, does that mean it is in 3 parts ? with a join..

as if i was going to vinyl wrap it i would probably have a join in it ... i have a look on the weekend at other chrome surrounds to see how they are fitted...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 09 Aug, 2016 16:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome windscreen surround fitted
Replies: 28
Views: 4085

Re: Chrome windscreen surround fitted

good price on that... not sure my funds can stretch at the moment as have more pressing things to get done with mine but i will bear that in mind....

my local hydro graphics place are starting to do some chrome spraying soon so i will be watching them to see what the work is like...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 09 Aug, 2016 15:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: boot / trunk removal.?
Replies: 7
Views: 728

Re: boot / trunk removal.?

thanks for the replies all... i have a look at this during the winter and enjoy the rest of the summer with the z3 still all together...

wooo hoooo
by handsomejackuk
Tue 09 Aug, 2016 15:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome windscreen surround fitted
Replies: 28
Views: 4085

Re: Chrome windscreen surround fitted

yep same here would like one but thinking they pretty hard to come by...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 08 Aug, 2016 20:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: boot / trunk removal.?
Replies: 7
Views: 728

boot / trunk removal.?

Anyone removed a boot/trunk ?

how do i disconnect the wiring loom is it an easy job ?
by handsomejackuk
Tue 02 Aug, 2016 00:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile
Replies: 95
Views: 9347

Re: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile

Shame you didn't paint the calipers when you had them apart, good job to have given James. just a few tips on the calipers... i have done mine, its taken me almost 2 weeks... but hey no rush here... caliper holding bracket off, wire brushed in my pillar drill with all sorts of different shape wire ...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 01 Aug, 2016 23:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile
Replies: 95
Views: 9347

Re: Z3 2.2 rebuild journal - The Terd-Mobile

nice work bud i not read the whole thread but seen bits of it... good to see another Z3 saved from the scrap heap....

mine is coming along just a few more bits to sort...

its never really finished though, theres always something else to add
by handsomejackuk
Mon 01 Aug, 2016 22:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: grrrrr rain on shoulder...!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 653

Re: grrrrr rain on shoulder...!!!

all nice and dry today, had to use the car, even in this weather, and not a drop of water on my shoulder.. I did notice a few spots, around the gear knob and, centre console... but realised that my daughter was doing some pretty heavy sneezing grrr hay fever... so give her a row for spreading germs ...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 01 Aug, 2016 12:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome windscreen surround fitted
Replies: 28
Views: 4085

Re: Chrome windscreen surround fitted

anyone had their windscreen surround chrome wrapped... i see no reason why it cant be done...?
by handsomejackuk
Mon 01 Aug, 2016 01:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: stock at zedfest...Z3
Replies: 2
Views: 530

stock at zedfest...Z3

anyone going to zedfest in 2 weeks time ? any spares that you can fit in boot let me know.. i may be interested... beige tonneau, or black... preferably beige though... m tech steering wheel or something better than my own clear side indicators spare front lights as i want to do the clear indicator ...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 29 Jul, 2016 22:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: gearbox and diff oil change
Replies: 9
Views: 949

Re: gearbox and diff oil change

think i can do the diff no problem just need to get a 14mm socket allen key thingy... at least thats one job less to do.....
by handsomejackuk
Fri 29 Jul, 2016 22:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: grrrrr rain on shoulder...!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 653

Re: grrrrr rain on shoulder...!!!

i removed the rear rubber seal and put it back on it seems to have fitted better now i wonder if its been off before i just keep an eye on it.. got some gummi pflege on order anyway.. to keep the rubbers all supple.... and removed the front seal by accident ... grrrrrrr
by handsomejackuk
Fri 29 Jul, 2016 18:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: grrrrr rain on shoulder...!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 653

grrrrr rain on shoulder...!!!

as topic says i got rain coming in and landing on my arm / shoulder i can see where it is coming in the hinged seal on the roof that seals on to the window glass, there is a slight gap it looks like its sealed but i can see a chink of light coming through any suggestions for the fix... maybe slide u...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 29 Jul, 2016 00:32
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: just posted on Facebook.. for south wales members
Replies: 0
Views: 428

just posted on Facebook.. for south wales members

Bit short notice but does anyone fancy a run out on this Sunday 31st.? Going from Cyfarthfa Castle, Merthyr Tydfil, up to Elan Valley or somewhere and back. Will be leaving Castle at 10.30am.

not sure i can make it yet as maye going to aberdare park to see the bike racing...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 27 Jul, 2016 21:13
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: blue z3 in Wales
Replies: 6
Views: 1271

Re: blue z3 in Wales

not very big... hehe
by handsomejackuk
Tue 26 Jul, 2016 21:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: disconnected battery hmmm
Replies: 5
Views: 553

Re: disconnected battery hmmm

May Do Colin i let you know.... i got to run about in the morning to doctors and wot not... so I see how i fixed for time...

i really need to get one of those adaptor cables like you have for my obd reader...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 26 Jul, 2016 16:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: disconnected battery hmmm
Replies: 5
Views: 553

Re: disconnected battery hmmm

i not sure my code reader will plug in i havent used it for a long time..,. and forgot how to even set it up.... i have to check i got an obd plug under my steering... if not i have to get one of those adaptor cables like you have...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 26 Jul, 2016 15:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: disconnected battery hmmm
Replies: 5
Views: 553

disconnected battery hmmm

Just curious here... i disconnected my battery last night as it was not put back in properly, and i needed to pull it out to get the clamp fitted properly... battery was off for about 5 mins. also the same day i pulled my throttle body off and cleaned my idle control valve and cleaned out my throttl...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 26 Jul, 2016 10:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 215357

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
Mon 25 Jul, 2016 00:15
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Spotted at Cwmcarn
Replies: 1
Views: 386

Re: Spotted at Cwmcarn

hmmmm very popular in the vallies lately Col... was not me though as my chrome grills are in someone elses garage waiting to be fitted to mine...

. Grrrrrrr

:(
by handsomejackuk
Mon 25 Jul, 2016 00:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: A few parts
Replies: 17
Views: 2028

Re: A few parts

hehe.. thanks Iain
by handsomejackuk
Mon 25 Jul, 2016 00:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: A few parts
Replies: 17
Views: 2028

Re: A few parts

hmmmm grrrrr unfair advantage... and i was there on a hot day travelling from deepest south wales on a 50cc motorbike...

grrrrr

it took me 5 hours to get to you....

:wink:
by handsomejackuk
Sat 23 Jul, 2016 23:53
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3250

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

anyway heres a quickie from yesterdays polishing / session in remote carpark....

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by handsomejackuk
Sat 23 Jul, 2016 23:45
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3250

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

Mugs wrote:Looking good Al.
The lights take a few years off the old gal don't they?
got to say i really like both... as you say the clear ones do take a few years off, but the original do show its year....

dont know whether to go the full detango yet all depends how much i can get the front done for ?
by handsomejackuk
Sat 23 Jul, 2016 21:44
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: ZEDfest August 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2571

Re: ZEDfest August 2016

yeah never mind next time bud.... have a great holiday. anyways
by handsomejackuk
Sat 23 Jul, 2016 20:26
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: ZEDfest August 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2571

Re: ZEDfest August 2016

I going... so please bring loads of spares and goodies for me to buy.,....

wooo hooo
by handsomejackuk
Sat 23 Jul, 2016 00:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: clear side marker indicators on front wing
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Re: clear side marker indicators on front wing

hehe.... nah it was in daylight...

hmm does that make any difference ?
by handsomejackuk
Sat 23 Jul, 2016 00:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: gearbox and diff oil change
Replies: 9
Views: 949

Re: gearbox and diff oil change

nice tips there especially on checking the fill plugs first....woulndt have thoguht of that !!!!!

wooo hooo
by handsomejackuk
Fri 22 Jul, 2016 21:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: gearbox and diff oil change
Replies: 9
Views: 949

gearbox and diff oil change

just curious went to my local mechanic enquiring about whether he interested in doing some work on my z3 over the coming months have plans for polybush some of the suspension, and possibly performance exhaust....... says he will do it no probs and mentioned about getting it up on the ramps to have a...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 22 Jul, 2016 14:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: clear side marker indicators on front wing
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Re: clear side marker indicators on front wing

thanks for the reply 'Rob.... yeah i have a go later to see how easy they come out.... took a few pics earlier of the new rear lights and give the car a bit of a polish looking loads better already... pulled up in a quite scenic car park and had some funny looks from this fella up the lane as i was ...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 21 Jul, 2016 23:44
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3250

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

Tango /Detango

here goes......

done tonight pretty happy with the result...

side markers next....

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by handsomejackuk
Thu 21 Jul, 2016 23:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: clear side marker indicators on front wing
Replies: 5
Views: 589

clear side marker indicators on front wing

hi is it the case of just changing the lenses or does the whole thing need to be changed...
need some advice please....

uk suppliers, or genuine oem lenses...i have not taken the lens off yet to have a look...

done the rear lights today thank to Mugs.. all sorted...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 21 Jul, 2016 23:04
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes
Replies: 34
Views: 7590

Re: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes

bump this post for reference
by handsomejackuk
Wed 20 Jul, 2016 22:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: A few parts
Replies: 17
Views: 2028

Re: A few parts

picked up today thanks....


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by handsomejackuk
Wed 20 Jul, 2016 22:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 215357

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Picked these up today of mugs. had to travel to get them but well worth it. nice tripout on my supermoto.. and they are like new Thanks Mugsy..... http://i922.photobucket.com/albums/ad70/handsomejackuk/13669847_125848564518232_6967137020153517675_n_zpsf5vcof4a.jpg just need some advice now on the cl...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 19 Jul, 2016 23:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Headlight polishing
Replies: 7
Views: 1424

Re: Headlight polishing

yep same here any polish that has a cutting effect will do.. Brasso, tcut, silvo, i dont know about autsol that may work too, and made much easier if you have a small mop on a drill... use some water too to cool it down and not melt the plastic... i did try some upvc cleaner that seems to get the ox...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 19 Jul, 2016 23:07
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3250

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

Filthy Pic i cooked up tonight... hope you like...

get yer sunglasses on..... :shock:


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by handsomejackuk
Tue 19 Jul, 2016 19:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Jobs to do...... ;)
Replies: 4
Views: 420

Re: Jobs to do...... ;)

yep same here i have a list some jobs i am leaving though until the car is off road and the weather is not so good... my big ones are steering wheel refurb big as in lots of money. bonnet to be resprayed small amount of paint flaking on the front part of the convertible top mechanism needs rubbing d...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 19 Jul, 2016 17:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted cheap Z3 facelift
Replies: 26
Views: 1699

Re: Wanted cheap Z3 facelift

looks ok wonder what mileage its got...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 18 Jul, 2016 23:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: A few parts
Replies: 17
Views: 2028

Re: A few parts

the clear rear lights i assume this is the pre facelift version i may be interested.... ?
by handsomejackuk
Mon 18 Jul, 2016 22:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen washer jet issues
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: Windscreen washer jet issues

maybe i should have cleaned this filter too... i give the washer bottle a thorough sterilising and blew out the nozzles and valves
by handsomejackuk
Mon 18 Jul, 2016 22:10
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3250

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

LlangorseLake this evening...

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by handsomejackuk
Sun 17 Jul, 2016 12:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 883

Re: Tonneau wanted

MarkAP68 wrote:I have a beige one for sale for £55 plus carriage which is in excellent condition.
any pics of this tonneau Mark ?
by handsomejackuk
Sun 17 Jul, 2016 12:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 883

Re: Tonneau wanted

no dont recolour it i buy it off you !!!!!! is it good condition....?
by handsomejackuk
Sat 16 Jul, 2016 23:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen washer jet issues
Replies: 4
Views: 539

Re: Windscreen washer jet issues

theres also an arrow on the valve to show flow.... recommend you give the washer bottle a good washout.....