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by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 16:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

got it just went up the back and removed it wey hey... i was a but to gentle with it thinking it was gonna snap bit of wd40, and a thick rag and my small pipe grips got it off... just waiting for it to clear up a bit now to remove the trim inside the boot and remove the antenna base thanks...

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by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 16:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

unscrew the aerial mast is the problem............ Grrrrrrr i have had a pipe grips on it the bottom plastic part, and it wont come off... this is why i wondered whether i could pull the whole thing out with the grommet even if it means cutting the old grommet... then once its out i can dismantle it...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 14:01
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2350

Re: steering wheel

i didnt realise he did an exchange that may be worth me considering... as for the wheel its real grotty...dunno about rarity though the gear know is an unusual colour too.... the leather is aweful thats why theres a cover over it i knew this when i bought the car... the prvious owner put that thing ...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 12:24
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2350

Re: steering wheel

This is mine, had it double padded, with perforated leather at the sides and smooth nappa top and bottom finished off with silver stitching to match the colour of the car and my carbon dash. This is probably one of the best mods I have done and it really improves the driving experience and feels mu...
by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 12:17
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2350

Re: steering wheel

got to say they both look stunning Jack at Royal steering wheels ahs replied to me and i thingk i will get this done for a xmas present.. when the car is off the road for winter.....

thanks All...

Al..
by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 12:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: power steering cooler pipe
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: power steering cooler pipe

thanks all i leave it as it is for the moment....
by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 11:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

i assume by putting loads of force on the plastic outside of the antenna i either end up like this

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or this...

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by handsomejackuk
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 11:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

OK..... so i have a replacement antenna grommet.... and looking to replace it... when i bought the Z3 then antenna was a long stainless steel rod with a short rubbery plastic piece at the bottom with the genuine bmw grommet at bottom !! i wondered whether its either a replacement antenna mast, or so...
by handsomejackuk
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 21:15
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Bertiejaffa's ///M
Replies: 63
Views: 11756

Re: Bertiejaffa's ///M

The chrome dial surrounds are they available anywhere as i have wood in mine, and the wood is a bit chipped around the edges of the heater controls....

where to get them please... ?
by handsomejackuk
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 20:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking pre-facelift 1.9
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: Breaking pre-facelift 1.9

yeah thats ok thursday no prob....
by handsomejackuk
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 16:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking pre-facelift 1.9
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: Breaking pre-facelift 1.9

thanks Bud.... still up for friday if its ok with you ? for the document wallet.... get me a pic if you can,..
by handsomejackuk
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 20:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: power steering cooler pipe
Replies: 6
Views: 673

Re: power steering cooler pipe

i dont really want to go pulling it about i did notice loads of big pieces flaking off when i was inspecting it, hopefully it will last a few months before i need to go changing it... I just wondered if its an all in one job, or if just the front section could be replaced...?
by handsomejackuk
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 20:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: power steering cooler pipe
Replies: 6
Views: 673

power steering cooler pipe

I assume the loop in the front of the radiator is the power steering cooler mine looks like its seen better days, is it much of a job to change as i had one go on my saab and was left with no power steering...

whats your view on this...?
by handsomejackuk
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 10:42
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: engine bay pics 1.9 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: engine bay pics 1.9 ?

yeah thanks fro the info on that.. i did read somewher that oven cleaner could be used i initiaaly thought i give it a quick wire brush, and used a carryflex block i forgot i even had one of these from years ago they are great for polishing aluminium and getting in between all the little nooks and c...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 10:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 925

Re: Tonneau wanted

do you still have this ?
by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 22:31
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: engine bay pics 1.9 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: engine bay pics 1.9 ?

nice strut brace.... what did you use on the rocker / cam cover i have made a start on mine with wire brush and carryflex rubber block but ideally it needs to come off and be vapour blasted. ? and given my wash bottle a good cleaning out and sterilising that was pretty bad, als was going to give the...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 22:28
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: engine bay pics 1.9 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: engine bay pics 1.9 ?

hmmm yeah thats the sort of thing.... heres mine at the moment...

pretty grotty...

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by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 17:21
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: engine bay pics 1.9 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 891

engine bay pics 1.9 ?

Hi nyone got any real nice clean 1.9 engine bay pictures for me to have a look at...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 16:38
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3328

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

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by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 13:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: just what i have done in the last few days...
Replies: 7
Views: 559

Re: just what i have done in the last few days...

If I might share one of my recent experiences with you. The single best preventative measure you can take is to have the sills and front/rear wings off to clean behind and rust treat. It's easy to convince yourself they are sound like I did with my 2.2 project (and they were, very much so on the ou...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 13:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: just what i have done in the last few days...
Replies: 7
Views: 559

Re: just what i have done in the last few days...

i noticed that the front fenders look like they easily come off... they dont look like they have ever been disturbed all bolts are original and no marks on any of them this may be something i will do towards the winter when its tucked away in the garage.... Just removed the underbonnet insulation, a...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 12:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: just what i have done in the last few days...
Replies: 7
Views: 559

Re: just what i have done in the last few days...

got to remove those tacky rear bumper protectors not my thing the last owner put them on, also other thing i did was remove the washer bottle and give it a good cleaning and steralising.. it was absolutely disgusting... just a tip if anyone is going to do this... baking beans what are used for cooki...
by handsomejackuk
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 12:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: beige / tan leather needed fro seat
Replies: 9
Views: 731

Re: beige / tan leather needed fro seat

Antm72 wrote:Steering wheel look at Royals Steering wheels they produce great work heres mine done for £125

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wow that looks real nice
by handsomejackuk
Sat 25 Jun, 2016 18:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: just what i have done in the last few days...
Replies: 7
Views: 559

just what i have done in the last few days...

Just thought i post a quick update on my Z3 bought it a few days ago.... needed a bit of tidying anyway heres what i have done removed gear knob and repainted the logos on the gear emblem unitl i get a new m badge removed the carbunkle blaupunkt 6 disk autochanger from the compartment behind the fro...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 25 Jun, 2016 13:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking pre-facelift 1.9
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: Breaking pre-facelift 1.9

dont suppose you have any original documentation handbook leather folder etc ?

Z3 1.9...
by handsomejackuk
Sat 25 Jun, 2016 13:14
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wanted z3 handbook and original document wallet
Replies: 2
Views: 314

wanted z3 handbook and original document wallet

Hi,

i have bought a Z3 but there was no documents with it or leather handbook wallet anyone have anything laying about ?
by handsomejackuk
Sat 25 Jun, 2016 00:18
Forum: Performance
Topic: steering wheel
Replies: 21
Views: 2350

Re: steering wheel

any pictures please of the royal recovered wheels, they have given me a quote, but would like to see what is achieved. do they recover over the old or strip the old off and refit new ?
by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 20:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

Hi only down the road from you in Rogerstone, got INPA on a Laptop, Airbag Reset and service light reset. Also run Engine Check Pro on a Laptop and Dash Command on an Ipad or phone. Colb awesome see you a biker too... i got a few bikes as well....TRX850 Yamaha, and amz baghira Supermoto. i have an ...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 19:12
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3328

Handsomejackz Z3

Heres the first pic of my Z3 not had much chance yet to give it a good was just going over it some better pictures soon...



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by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 19:09
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Cardiff Classic Car Show 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

Re: Cardiff Classic Car Show 2016

if you hear of any other events let me know i come with you...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 19:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: beige / tan leather needed fro seat
Replies: 9
Views: 731

Re: beige / tan leather needed fro seat

ahhh rite i got it thanks for that its not a product i have heard of i must admit i did do a google search last nite and did see what the scuff master was... sounds like a good idea.

thanks for the feedback....
by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 19:04
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: south wales abertillery here.
Replies: 1
Views: 415

south wales abertillery here.

Hi to all thanks for signing me up will be lurking around the forums, and picking peoples brains and sharing my stuff too....

look forward to meeting up with a few of you,,,,
by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 19:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

Changed mine a couple of years ago obtained mine from Synter at Cardiff, if I remember it was only a few pence at that time, seems the price has been inflated since then. I am also here in Newport for those in and around South Wales in need of any help, Diagnostics available if you don't have your ...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 18:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

foned two dealers today none in stock, but can order £6.10 plus vat so will get on when i get chance to get to dealer... Shows you how prices vary across dealers. I paid 25% more at Dick Lovett in Swindon. Which dealers did you phone? I see you're in Gwent and I spend a lot of time in Swansea and h...
by handsomejackuk
Fri 24 Jun, 2016 00:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: beige / tan leather needed fro seat
Replies: 9
Views: 731

Re: beige / tan leather needed fro seat

I have some white leather that you can scuff master if you like... Im assuming you will need to treat whatever it is you are doing anyway? what is scuff master ? really could do with either a passenger seat with good bolsters in beige, or a small piece of leather the same /similar size of a bolster...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: beige / tan leather needed fro seat
Replies: 9
Views: 731

beige / tan leather needed fro seat

Hi, I need some beige ./ tan leather only a small amount, can get exact size. its needed to re upholster the drivers seat bolster, does anyone have any laying about that would match the interior of my Z3 1998 ? or know of a good source of the correct colour, no rush but would prefer to get the corre...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 23:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

Re: antenna grommet availablitliy

foned two dealers today none in stock, but can order £6.10 plus vat so will get on when i get chance to get to dealer...
by handsomejackuk
Thu 23 Jun, 2016 09:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: antenna grommet availablitliy
Replies: 31
Views: 2001

antenna grommet availablitliy

Hi, Anyone got a source for antenna grommets for z3 the outer ones please ?
by handsomejackuk
Wed 22 Jun, 2016 22:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back
Replies: 10
Views: 940

Re: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back

thanks for the replies on this its all a bit new to me this Z3 and i have a few small things that need doing i am in no rush so may put off some until the winter
by handsomejackuk
Tue 21 Jun, 2016 21:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: non woeking key fob
Replies: 2
Views: 448

non woeking key fob

Hi, i have a non working keyfob, i think its the original key fob the buttons make the led light up and i have changed the battery, does it need to be married up to the car ?
by handsomejackuk
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 23:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wanted tan steering wheel to fit Z3 and gear knob
Replies: 5
Views: 594

Re: wanted tan steering wheel to fit Z3 and gear knob

thanks i have messaged them for a price....
by handsomejackuk
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 20:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back
Replies: 10
Views: 940

Re: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back

so just to confirm then the whole dash had got to come out to sort this..... ?

sounds like a big job i thought maybe just the binnacle could be reomoved. Grrrrr
by handsomejackuk
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 20:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wanted tan steering wheel to fit Z3 and gear knob
Replies: 5
Views: 594

Re: wanted tan steering wheel to fit Z3 and gear knob

so its probably going to be rocking horse manure....!!!! i have seen some covers that stitch over the original i dont know how good they would look though... anyone ever used a decent cover i have a cover over mine at them moment fitted by the previous owner but it looks terrible and is way to thick...
by handsomejackuk
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 14:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wanted tan steering wheel to fit Z3 and gear knob
Replies: 5
Views: 594

wanted tan steering wheel to fit Z3 and gear knob

as topic says i need a steering wheel in Tan / beige anyone have one in good condition. and a matching gear knob
by handsomejackuk
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 14:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: dashboard leathe is coming away at the back
Replies: 10
Views: 940

dashboard leathe is coming away at the back

Hi to all, Just bought a Z3 and didnt really notice but the leather behind the instrument cluster is coming away from the binnacle and also the leather just behind looks as though it has popped out, i did try and put it back in but it wont go back in.. is it easy enough to just remove the binnacle a...