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by Phil
Tue 10 Aug, 2004 07:24
Forum: Performance
Topic: new Eagle F1- how long to run/scrub in?
Replies: 63
Views: 7077

i really recommend you all the yokohama avs sport. theses tires are amazing.
by Phil
Mon 09 Aug, 2004 19:00
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Registration Plates
Replies: 57
Views: 5094

I dont mind my plate being on view.

Marise bought it as a Xmas present for me, so I have to say that!!!!!!!!!!! Most of our cars are unique therefore proving a cloning situation should be straightforward. My son had both his numberplates pinched from his car a few years ago. Now that that was worrying ------- got a crime number from t...
by Phil
Mon 09 Aug, 2004 16:52
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Midland Drive and Dine --Tues 10th Aug
Replies: 10
Views: 2033

Should be a Z4 with us.

:D
Nice to see a Z4 planning on attending --its the one we all met on The Lakes Weekend. Remember the one we met by chance at the picnic that was out on his own driving down the road.
by Phil
Mon 09 Aug, 2004 11:52
Forum: Performance
Topic: new Eagle F1- how long to run/scrub in?
Replies: 63
Views: 7077

Interesting---------

I eventually changed all 4 back to Pilot Sport 2s and instantly brilliant.
Its interesting that by changing only 2 makes such a difference.
Anyone changed fronts only with mixed brands?
by Phil
Mon 09 Aug, 2004 07:40
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Midland Drive and Dine --Tues 10th Aug
Replies: 10
Views: 2033

Its tomorrow night

Can you afford not to be there to see Gary and Jo's new car.
Even Tom was dribbling when he saw it.
Oh! and there is a drive and a meal as well
by Phil
Mon 09 Aug, 2004 07:28
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Clarkson
Replies: 70
Views: 6433

Resale values

BMW sales may be high but how many more new customers to the brand have they lost because of his comments. Worse, what effect might his comments have or have had on the resale value of our Zs.
by Phil
Sun 08 Aug, 2004 21:58
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Clarkson
Replies: 70
Views: 6433

only one problem

When your opinion - right or not, carries weight with the public at large it can be dangerous. I remember Tiff Needell saying bad things about the first Noble and orders were cancelled the following day. When he reviewed the second version favourably the order book instantly filled up. So although C...
by Phil
Sat 07 Aug, 2004 21:29
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: anyone for a Sun 8/Aug impromptu cruize in Beds/Buck/Herts
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

Have you done the event?

My intention was to try the diesel, thanks for the tip.
by Phil
Sat 07 Aug, 2004 21:26
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Swissol Detailing - Herts to Guildford
Replies: 19
Views: 2214

This thread has been moderated

This thread has been moderated. Stay cool peeps --its hot enough outside without everyone getting hot under the collar.
by Phil
Sat 07 Aug, 2004 19:31
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Apprentice Technician Assessment? Help/advice
Replies: 243
Views: 34442

Fingers crossed again

:!:
by Phil
Sat 07 Aug, 2004 19:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Roadster Hard Back Book
Replies: 6
Views: 1630

I've got 2

One was £5, one was free.
by Phil
Sat 07 Aug, 2004 19:23
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: anyone for a Sun 8/Aug impromptu cruize in Beds/Buck/Herts
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

I'm going to Rockingham

To drive a 1 series, X3, X5 etc
by Phil
Fri 06 Aug, 2004 19:33
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Midland Drive and Dine --Tues 10th Aug
Replies: 10
Views: 2033

Just a reminder

Its next Tuesday
More info 07939 067 367
by Phil
Mon 02 Aug, 2004 16:21
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Aug 22 (Sun) - BMWCCGB national meeting, Gaydon, Warwicks
Replies: 70
Views: 16689

Gaydon Cruises

The first Marise's Monday Midland Meander took place today without Marise!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 3 cars turned up and we did the 2 Gaydon cruises with lunch in the middle, of course. I suggest 10.30 am and 2.00pm for the drives which will take an hour each -approx. They are 32 miles long so if organisati...
by Phil
Fri 30 Jul, 2004 16:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Apprentice Technician Assessment? Help/advice
Replies: 243
Views: 34442

Hope it works out for you Adam. I'll be at Gaydon with a new Z4 3.0i SMG, so if you fancy a ride out let me know.

Tim
by Phil
Thu 29 Jul, 2004 22:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Apprentice Technician Assessment? Help/advice
Replies: 243
Views: 34442

Fingers crossed---------

:rtm:
by Phil
Thu 29 Jul, 2004 18:21
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Sep 17 (Fri/Sat): South/Mid Wales run
Replies: 22
Views: 3573

Solihull -mmmmmmmmmmm

I take you mean starting on Friday in Solihull or are you talking Saturday?
by Phil
Wed 28 Jul, 2004 22:11
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: why do this to such a nice car
Replies: 48
Views: 4218

Second one not for me

Lost its subtlety
by Phil
Tue 27 Jul, 2004 20:23
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Midland Drive and Dine --Tues 10th Aug
Replies: 10
Views: 2033

Midland Drive and Dine --Tues 10th Aug

The next Tuesday night Midland Drive and Dine (PISS) is on Aug.10th.. Start 7.30pm prompt Brueton Park car park just off the M42 at Solihull. 32 mile drive down into the northern Cotswolds and a meal at The George Hotel, Lower Brailles. Usual format, a sporting and scenic drive with lots of twisty b...
by Phil
Tue 27 Jul, 2004 18:50
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: why do this to such a nice car
Replies: 48
Views: 4218

Seems OK to me

As long as its kept clean and shiny
by Phil
Mon 26 Jul, 2004 21:26
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Apprentice Technician Assessment? Help/advice
Replies: 243
Views: 34442

S54 ride

No problem Adam - I'm there on the Sunday and probably most of the day as I'm doing the off site drives.
by Phil
Fri 16 Jul, 2004 23:22
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Apprentice Technician Assessment? Help/advice
Replies: 243
Views: 34442

Fingers and toes crossed!

Keep us posted and good luck.
by Phil
Mon 12 Jul, 2004 16:51
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Apprentice Technician Assessment? Help/advice
Replies: 243
Views: 34442

M Ride

If you get to Gaydon in a non M but want a ride in an M I'll take you for a spin. Gaydon area is my patch and I'm arranging the routes for the off site drives so I know all the good roads.
by Phil
Mon 12 Jul, 2004 08:21
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Apprentice Technician Assessment? Help/advice
Replies: 243
Views: 34442

So sorry for you.

Like Simon, for some reason I've not watched this thread at all but it is by far and away the most interesting on the board for ages. Just read it from start to finish and your reports were excellent. Where do you live - I cant see any indication on your profile? Noticed your request for a ride in a...
by Phil
Sat 10 Jul, 2004 21:38
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Aug 22 (Sun) - BMWCCGB national meeting, Gaydon, Warwicks
Replies: 70
Views: 16689

I have Cruise routes planned

Fast and /or scenic.
Just need helpers
by Phil
Sat 03 Jul, 2004 16:27
Forum: Z8 roadster
Topic: Z8 test drive
Replies: 24
Views: 12925

Super picture

:mrgreen:
by Phil
Mon 14 Jun, 2004 21:56
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Road Angel
Replies: 30
Views: 4657

Snooper S4 neo

I've just replaced my Bel 990 with a Snooper. GPS rather than activated by live tranmission. Some of the points mentioned can be programmed out by the Snooper ie cameras on the opposite side of the road etc. Still getting to grips with it - but its very easy to switch between cars which is why I wen...
by Phil
Sat 05 Jun, 2004 20:08
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Sep 2-5: Homecoming at BMW's Spartanburg factory
Replies: 6
Views: 1948

Sep 2-5: Homecoming at BMW's Spartanburg factory

Homecoming is an event for all Z owners hosted at BMW's Spartanburg factory in South Carolina--write up and photos. Registration is now open--limited to 500 cars.
by Phil
Sat 05 Jun, 2004 19:19
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Sep 18-19 (Sat/Sun): North Wales weekend
Replies: 47
Views: 14642

They have mobile gatsos

----------on the back of motorbikes ---according to Evo.
Anyway I'm going to Wales --- and I'll keep to the speedlimit as always. :colourful: :colourful: :colourful:
by Phil
Wed 26 May, 2004 17:43
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Sep 18-19 (Sat/Sun): North Wales weekend
Replies: 47
Views: 14642

Wales weekend

Marise and I are off to Wales as well --just booked in.
Must buy a Linguaphone language course :rtm: :rtm: :rtm:
You never know --the sheep in Wales might have a different language to those in the Lakes ---- :colourful: :colourful:
by Phil
Tue 25 May, 2004 21:17
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Sep 4-5: Rutted Toad 04 (Yorks)
Replies: 65
Views: 12485

Sorry Stu.

Coming back from Italy that weekend - so for us has to be later on in Sept..
by Phil
Tue 18 May, 2004 10:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rain-X
Replies: 23
Views: 2201

tetchmeister wrote:
Zmurf wrote:There's another product for that, called Rain-X auto fog.

Tim
Trouble was the Fog was on the outside!! and didn't clear until the screen became warm!!
If the fog was on the outside would the wipers not have cleared it in one swipe ?
by Phil
Mon 10 May, 2004 21:19
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Lost My Lakes Virginity!!!
Replies: 27
Views: 7734

Wing three was best-----------------

Small, select and I seem to remember them arriving rather ahead of schedule on more than one occasion. Must be down to the spirited driving of the Z3s :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Phil
Fri 23 Apr, 2004 22:01
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Valeting
Replies: 9
Views: 2292

Yeah Yeah Tony - but what about the car.

I expect you prim and proper on the dawn raid as my passenger.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Phil
Sat 03 Apr, 2004 17:40
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise planning for virgins
Replies: 8
Views: 13819

Virgins welcome---------

Marise and I seem to spend loads of our spare time arranging drives and dont mind giving our support to anyone trying to organise their first event. If anyone wants to arrange a Tuesday night PISS let me know and they can take one on. I'll even do the trial run with them and possibly even the meal t...
by Phil
Thu 25 Mar, 2004 21:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Netiquette: roadsters vs coupés, Z3 vs Z4, bragging, etc
Replies: 0
Views: 15676

Netiquette: roadsters vs coupés, Z3 vs Z4, bragging, etc

Netiquette: roadsters vs coupés, Z3 vs Z4, performance bragging, etc zroadster.net was established to encourage interaction between Z roadster/coupé and M roadster/coupé owners and to provide advice and assistance to the Z community. This is intended to be an enriching experience in which open part...
by Phil
Fri 19 Mar, 2004 12:28
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Links to valeting supplier sites
Replies: 11
Views: 10312

Links to valeting supplier sites

If you are aware of any other useful sites, please post a reply with the details and I will incorporate them. <hr>Meguiars UK: http://www.meguiars.co.uk Online shop http://www.meguiars.co.uk/acatalog/index.html Meguiars US: http://www.meguiars.com Zymöl UK: http://www.sportscarworld.ltd.uk Zymöl US:...
by Phil
Thu 18 Mar, 2004 18:33
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Cruise planning for virgins
Replies: 8
Views: 13819

[Lakes-specific bits removed] I would state in advance -- 'meet in car park 9.45am depart 10.00am prompt. No messin -- I do the Meanders/PISS like that and when its 7.30pm start it is exactly that . From my Tuesday night events I plan 30 mile drives and 1 hour for the drive even on the quickies beca...
by Phil
Mon 15 Mar, 2004 08:18
Forum: Z3 range knowledgebase
Topic: Z3 knowledgebase purpose + links to external sites
Replies: 9
Views: 9948

Z3 knowledgebase purpose + links to external sites

The Z3 range knowledgebase is intended to be a repository of information and complete articles about how to tackle common DIY jobs and customisation. Links to external sites - Esmerelda's Fixit Page - Ron Stygar's Unofficial BMW - TonyCal's modifications pages - Tim's custom pages If you find other ...
by Phil
Sat 10 Jan, 2004 21:40
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Demonstrating the attachment mod
Replies: 3
Views: 2518

Demonstrating the attachment mod

This posting demonstrates the new attachment facility which allows you to include images currently on your computer within the message. At their default settings, 3-megapixel cameras generate images of 2048 x 1538 pixels, with file sizes of 600-800kB. Fine for printing, but not for the web, so you w...