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by komis
Mon 07 May, 2007 10:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: what do you think of this zed
Replies: 15
Views: 921

Most trouble I had driving my LHD Z3 in the UK was a couple of neds asking if I was American :) As much as I like my LHD cars, I wouldn't buy that one. If you're really after a 1.9, there's a nicer RHD on Autotrader, with hardtop and less miles, for only 300 more than the one you're looking for. Eve...
by komis
Fri 27 Apr, 2007 09:18
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: wet dream material
Replies: 4
Views: 573

How about here ? Pasting the info in case this doesn't work BMW Z3 M COUPE SAFETY CAR ORIGINAL BMW, Sportwagen/Coupé (Gebrauchtfahrzeug ) EUR 59.999 Daten: 16.300 km, 390 kW (530 PS), EZ: 03/99, HU/AU - Neu, silber-metallic, 2/3 Türen, Benzin Schaltgetriebe, Klimaanlage, Kraftstoffverbrauch ca.: 9,4...
by komis
Mon 23 Apr, 2007 11:25
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Footballers Wives Z3
Replies: 9
Views: 1037

Starting to worry now... if people named Chardonnay are driving Z3s then maybe it is the time to sell and move on!!!!

What kind of moron decides to name a person CHARDONNAY anyway (even a fictional character)? :evil:
by komis
Sat 21 Apr, 2007 22:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Legal Advice Needed
Replies: 14
Views: 849

Your dealer is a right barsteward. Replacement radiator from eurocarparts = £110 + £50 labour at my ocal specialist's = £160, that's what I paid for one on my old Z3. Go get it fixed so you can at least use the car and then sue your dealer to recover the cost (small claims will take ages, but at lea...
by komis
Mon 16 Apr, 2007 15:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: M3 EVO Engine and (possibly SMG) into Z1
Replies: 28
Views: 3254

I admire you for your technical expertise but my blood freezes at your brutality :P Poor evo... did its previous owner know what you were planning to do with it?

By the way the plate on the EVO looks like it could fetch you a bit of dosh (S54 XXX???)
by komis
Mon 16 Apr, 2007 14:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Lost in France
Replies: 12
Views: 702

I've stayed a couple of times in Hotel Meurice in Calais, it's in the city centre. Lovely period rooms and gorgeous food, good prices too. Make sure you get the breakfast in bed!!! There's full room service as well as a restaurant, the carret d'agneau and the salmon in cheddar sauce simply kicks a$$...
by komis
Mon 26 Mar, 2007 10:35
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: scary...
Replies: 10
Views: 501

scary...

has anybody seen
this???
by komis
Tue 20 Mar, 2007 17:05
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Ben's Sunny Zed
Replies: 14
Views: 1986

Your neighbourhood is very cabrio-friendly!!!!!

I love the colour on your car, gorgeous... gorgeous!
by komis
Tue 20 Mar, 2007 17:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Just bought Z3 2.8, unsure about OBC?
Replies: 21
Views: 1139

PM me with your email address and I will be happy to forward a copy. It's for the 2000 Z3/MZ3 models.

The manual is only about a tenner from the dealer though.
by komis
Tue 20 Mar, 2007 16:55
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Z3 in New LG Mobile Phone Ad...
Replies: 18
Views: 1019

Suck and drool all over THIS
by komis
Tue 20 Mar, 2007 16:36
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The Great Global Warming Swindle
Replies: 78
Views: 3505

Sorry to be a spoilsport, dear jodhpur lovers, but back to the subject, I read some news about "the oceans absorbing most of the CO2 we emit", hence the low increase in CO2 in the atmosphere. This apparently affects shellfish and their ability to develop their shells, as adding CO2 decreases the PH ...
by komis
Thu 15 Mar, 2007 23:34
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The Great Global Warming Swindle
Replies: 78
Views: 3505

Did I mention I'm removing my catalysts as well?

:twisted:
by komis
Thu 15 Mar, 2007 23:20
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The Great Global Warming Swindle
Replies: 78
Views: 3505

I admit, as with probably most people, I was pretty much convinced that all our industrialisation must have been causing havoc with the environment. Actually I was born and bred to think that way, being a late 70s child and all and I even felt guilty my 2.8 barely met EuroII regulations for emission...
by komis
Thu 15 Mar, 2007 16:50
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Picy of my new sprayed dash
Replies: 8
Views: 1713

Looks lovely, well done!
A set of chrome heater rings are a must to finish off your new look though!
by komis
Fri 09 Mar, 2007 10:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Realised how good the zedder is today!!
Replies: 9
Views: 461

Bah, think again about the boxster's boot!!! It's got 2!!! And they are bloody huge for a roadster too. We transported a chunky 17" CRT monitor in my friend's Boxster (front boot), try that in a Z3 :) As much as I love my Z3, I have to admit, for practicality, the Boxster has it beat hands down. Not...
by komis
Thu 08 Mar, 2007 20:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: suicidal rabbit
Replies: 7
Views: 437

keep an eye out for e39 5-series fogs as well, afaik, they are exactly the same unit as the ones on the z3!
by komis
Thu 08 Mar, 2007 19:17
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Is There Something Wrong With Audi Owners?
Replies: 23
Views: 830

Dedicated to all the haters, THIS PICTURE SAYS IT ALL!
(and no, it's not photoshopped in any sort of way)
by komis
Wed 21 Feb, 2007 12:09
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The Cheek Of The Goverment
Replies: 66
Views: 3284

When you want to say nothing but still say something, you use the word "could". All the key points in that email are based around that word. I don't think that anyone with even the slightest bit of intelligence can take that email seriously. By the way, with regard to his statements about Italy and ...
by komis
Wed 14 Feb, 2007 23:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: LHD Z3 - Any thoughts...?
Replies: 10
Views: 520

You could well be right, I suppose my opinion comes from comparing prices of the 2.8 as they are of the most interest to me personally (that's what I drive). I suppose with stricter emission regulations linked to road tax now and also with the current rises in petrol prices, lower capacity engines a...
by komis
Wed 14 Feb, 2007 22:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: LHD Z3 - Any thoughts...?
Replies: 10
Views: 520

I drive my LHD Z3 in the UK and it's generally not too much of a problem. Some roundabouts require a bit of care as the 4 o'clock view isn't exactly the best in a Z3 (no rear passenger windows!!!), but again, you get used to adopting a more careful approach. The only real problem are the local neds ...
by komis
Tue 13 Feb, 2007 08:16
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The Cheek Of The Goverment
Replies: 66
Views: 3284

let's start another petition to make sheriff Joe Arpaio prime minister!
by komis
Mon 12 Feb, 2007 21:01
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The Cheek Of The Goverment
Replies: 66
Views: 3284

smartypants is 100% right. They f*cked up with the NHS and I'm paying to fix it, and also I may die in the process. They f*cked up in Iraq and as a result my mortgage rose by £50 a month, that money keeps me fed for a week at work. They f*cked up with the roads and now we'll all have to pay for it a...
by komis
Mon 12 Feb, 2007 18:18
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: M52 engines and biofuel?
Replies: 2
Views: 274

M52 engines and biofuel?

I read this and it was a bit worrying.. basically says that BMW have indicated M52 engines cannot be supplied with biofuel????

LINK

On a lighter note, check out the interior of this Z3
by komis
Tue 30 Jan, 2007 07:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Fitting "proper" Sidelights
Replies: 19
Views: 4118

...dressed as power rangers
SO TRUE :roflmao:
by komis
Wed 24 Jan, 2007 10:54
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Komis' Gallery of Z (new and old)
Replies: 13
Views: 2402

Indeedlydoodly the discerning lecturer's sportcar of choice (although I wouldn't say no to a silver 60's 507 either) :) Some of the pics were taken in Glasgow (yes, it is the "armadillo" conference/concert venue) and some in Greece. I have more from France, Germany, Switzerland and Italy but I've po...
by komis
Tue 23 Jan, 2007 21:58
Forum: Performance
Topic: Modifications and Insurance
Replies: 12
Views: 1627

Never heard of Peart insurance.. what are they like? Any reviews/opinions?
by komis
Tue 23 Jan, 2007 21:51
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Komis' Gallery of Z (new and old)
Replies: 13
Views: 2402

Komis' Gallery of Z (new and old)

Ok I know it says one car only but since both my cars were Zeds I hope it'll be ok with the mods :) Old: http://img106.imageshack.us/img106/7326/dsc000702ev.jpg http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/8004/dsc000801xd.jpg http://img265.imageshack.us/img265/1387/dsc000822ig.jpg http://img444.imageshack.us...
by komis
Tue 23 Jan, 2007 10:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Facelift Headlights on a Pre-facelift?
Replies: 7
Views: 502

Yep and they fit just the same, as far as I know... But why spend hundreds when you can simply bake your old headlights? I think baked headlights look just as good, and while you're at it, you can also fit some angel eyes too!!!!
by komis
Tue 23 Jan, 2007 09:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 'Quiet' exhaust upgrades
Replies: 9
Views: 763

I had a Magnaflow on my old 1.9 and while I loved it, I wouldn't really say it was quiet!!!! Which model did you fit?
by komis
Sat 20 Jan, 2007 13:36
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Smarty's Baby
Replies: 31
Views: 4394

Nah... prettiest convertible of all times has to be this:

Image

AND it's american-built, like the Z ;)
by komis
Sat 20 Jan, 2007 13:27
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Where would YOU go for a Drive?
Replies: 35
Views: 3241

Smartypants, if you're driving to Monaco, just after Grenoble, take the old national road to Nice, the experience is truly fantastic. I used the satnav to take me through it and it worked a treat, no reason to panic as long as you have a fairly recent map! I just asked it to take me to the central I...
by komis
Wed 17 Jan, 2007 15:08
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Smarty's Baby
Replies: 31
Views: 4394

Maybe the war isn't over after all... Which part of this reminds you of your Z3 then?

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by komis
Wed 17 Jan, 2007 15:07
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Pictures of stolen Phoenix. Not for the squeamish!
Replies: 38
Views: 3466

Pheeeewwwwww.... All I can say is I was prepared to see total devastation but this looks a lot better than I had feared... Well.. sorry to see your Z in such a state but at least it looks like you'll be able to keep it after all. Which is definately a good thing!!!! May Picasso's cubism manifest its...
by komis
Thu 14 Dec, 2006 18:07
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: The Merry Christmas Thread
Replies: 106
Views: 3574

Health And Happiness To All!
by komis
Tue 12 Dec, 2006 17:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: who needs cheering up
Replies: 26
Views: 1089

Just *LOOK* at that gorgeous a$$ :)
by komis
Tue 12 Dec, 2006 13:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen surround
Replies: 7
Views: 683

yep, remember ebay prices are often higher than dealers', especially for new OEM parts... Lots of people there trying to make a quick buck or two. As recommended, check realoem. I convert through oanda.com and I have found the conversions to be always very close to the actual dealer prices once you'...
by komis
Mon 11 Dec, 2006 10:08
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Spare A Thought For My Nephew Please
Replies: 26
Views: 1204

That was a terrible post to read... best wishes for a speedy recovery to your nephew 321.
On a lighter note :
May the perpetrators' balls turn square and rot at the edges.
ROTFLMAO
by komis
Wed 29 Nov, 2006 17:55
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: BMW 3G EWS alarm-coding keyfobs-SOLVED!!
Replies: 81
Views: 171017

Nick, that's fantastic! The user manual on my old 1.9 certainly didn't describe this process but if it works, hey!
by komis
Fri 17 Nov, 2006 10:56
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Wiesmann Coupe - anybody seen one of these things??
Replies: 14
Views: 794

I ALMOST FORGOT!!!!!!!! Honorary Z?
by komis
Fri 17 Nov, 2006 10:51
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Wiesmann Coupe - anybody seen one of these things??
Replies: 14
Views: 794

Wow... I didn't know this company or their cars, they're absolutely beautiful... are they a Z4 without all the niceties? Maybe so but how many of these do you see around the road each day!!!

And of course, imagine parking this in front of the casino in Monte Carlo :)
by komis
Fri 17 Nov, 2006 10:38
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Silver Z3 with chrome gills and chavvy wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 1000

Hahaha :) It's true!! Remember we have a... SPOTTED! section in here as well!!!
by komis
Thu 16 Nov, 2006 10:10
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Silver Z3 with chrome gills and chavvy wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 1000

That's bizarre. The car is definately a 1.9 pre-facelift, just look at those rear arches!!!! How come it wears a 52 plate, that is totally beyond me.. I guess the plate could be a fake (for tv purposes?)
by komis
Wed 15 Nov, 2006 17:24
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Silver Z3 with chrome gills and chavvy wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 1000

I saw it too, if you're talking about the one running over a garden. Looked like a 1.8. Certainly nobody from this site, who would be mad enough to put their Z through such hell?
by komis
Wed 15 Nov, 2006 17:20
Forum: Performance
Topic: Any one fancy one of these?
Replies: 13
Views: 1807

Yeah, the Z8 was built as a tribute to that old roadster... that's why it also is a great looker!

I like the "honorary Z" award :P How many of you here have actually stopped to think that the proper pronounciation for our Zed Threes is "Tzet Dry"?
by komis
Tue 31 Oct, 2006 17:59
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Here we go again. :(
Replies: 8
Views: 633

Citing evidence that 42 per cent fewer people had been killed or seriously injured at sites where fixed speed cameras had been installed, they called for funds to be made available so more could be installed. And of course, for reasons of credibility, this survey wasn't conducted by the safety came...
by komis
Mon 30 Oct, 2006 19:25
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Z4mcoupe owners review on Pistonheads
Replies: 10
Views: 3160

I don't know about the Z4 roadster but the coupe simply OWNS... I sat in one at my local dealer's, I put on an stupid grin and I didn't want to get out. I think I'd quite fancy one as a winter run-around :P Sadly, I think I wouldn't be able to move away from the lures of top-down driving.. But if BM...
by komis
Mon 30 Oct, 2006 19:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Prototype tyre
Replies: 3
Views: 366

That's really cool.. and quite a simple idea, really!! Surely it's can't be a new concept though?!!

I wonder what must have been preventing them from making it happen all this time... Hasn't elastic compound performance been researched enough to allow this level of performance earlier?
by komis
Thu 26 Oct, 2006 19:28
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: MP3 Player Connection Help!!
Replies: 2
Views: 698

estocks is completely correct. Routing the cable under the gear gaitor is a piece of cake..

I have my aux socket installed in the centre console, where the ashtray normally sits (mine has the non-smoker package). You can see a pic HERE.
by komis
Wed 25 Oct, 2006 23:00
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: BMW 3G EWS alarm-coding keyfobs-SOLVED!!
Replies: 81
Views: 171017

Well what can I say, I find it bizarre that the car would just go ahead and lock itself. It could well be the case that your control module has packed up and you need a replacement if the instructions I gave don't work. Basically the theory behind shorting the pins is that it emulates a signal being...