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by ('_')Z3
Mon 19 May, 2014 22:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop "fitting kit"
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Hardtop "fitting kit"

If you click on the the links at the top of this post http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=40484&p=376180&hilit=Fitting+kit#p376180 Each side is held in place by a couple of bolts, depending on what you're selling the hardtop for depends on whether kit is included I guess. On their ow...
by ('_')Z3
Thu 15 May, 2014 22:55
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 23487

Re: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver

So I've only done a few mods recently :( I decided to fit the cruise control, probably more out of something to do more than anything else. As others have stated it was all very easy, I managed to sort the stalk from the good old US of A £18 delivered a really good service from them and much cheaper...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 13 May, 2014 22:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Torx screws for Hardtop (2 x for top window frame)
Replies: 5
Views: 239

Re: Torx screws for Hardtop (2 x for top window frame)

I bought some last year, 'only' about £8 I think from memory from BMW
by ('_')Z3
Fri 09 May, 2014 21:35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(
Replies: 25
Views: 1848

Re: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(

Sounds a bit bobbins :( I'm off to see my mates new 428 this week, I hope it sounds better than that especially after I talked him into a Beemer and away from the Audi fastback thing :oops: I think the noise is down to the high pressure injectors, its fine with the bonnet shut :) Tim. That will sui...
by ('_')Z3
Fri 09 May, 2014 21:18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(
Replies: 25
Views: 1848

Re: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(

Sounds a bit bobbins :(

I'm off to see my mates new 428 this week, I hope it sounds better than that especially after I talked him into a Beemer and away from the Audi fastback thing :oops:
by ('_')Z3
Fri 09 May, 2014 17:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Center Console
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: Z3M Center Console

Southernboy wrote:.......... some of us aren't that old to recall those days.... :D

I've seen your picture and you are, or you had a very tough paper round as a kid :lol:
It was only 2.5yrs ago :)
by ('_')Z3
Fri 09 May, 2014 17:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Center Console
Replies: 7
Views: 512

Re: Z3M Center Console

£260!!!
I paid £45 for mine with no cracks, all the dials and heated seat switches, air con and asc switch from breakers in Sheffield
by ('_')Z3
Thu 08 May, 2014 21:36
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(
Replies: 25
Views: 1848

Re: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(

Thanks guys, I was looking at allsorts of little hatchbacks to replace the Z3 with, VW Up, Hyundais, Suzukis then saw my BMW dealer is doing a special offer on M135is at the mo on the same monthly I'm currently shelling out on the Z4, passing visit and deal was done :) Have mixed feelings on the E8...
by ('_')Z3
Thu 08 May, 2014 20:56
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(
Replies: 25
Views: 1848

Re: Z3 stays :o) Z4 goes :o(

Glad to hear it Tim, you've made the right choice :D
by ('_')Z3
Wed 07 May, 2014 22:16
Forum: Performance
Topic: Alarm "HELP" please
Replies: 13
Views: 1114

Re: Alarm "HELP" please

As you stand in front of your car it's located above your passenger headlight, it's a bit like a push switch black in colour cool.... whats it do?? The only bonnet switch I know of is the one that opens the bonnet?? Presumably stops anyone from lifting the bonnet to tamper with anything without the...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 07 May, 2014 19:14
Forum: Performance
Topic: Alarm "HELP" please
Replies: 13
Views: 1114

Re: Alarm "HELP" please

Do you need to do that every time? Only when it happens, usually the fob is fine and works for ages. I dont know why it happens in the first place May be the bonnet switch, just try disconnecting it. bonnet switch?? As you stand in front of your car it's located above your passenger headlight, it's...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 06 May, 2014 21:07
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: i think i have a problem!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1479

Re: i think i have a problem!!!

So a z3m roadster, a z3m with a hardtop and a z3m coupe I would say you've got all the bases covered :lol:
by ('_')Z3
Tue 06 May, 2014 21:00
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: i think i have a problem!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1479

Re: i think i have a problem!!!

Errrrrrr, OMG :squeeze: I thought I had a problem buying parts for my Z! You buy a whole new car!!!! Don't think even I could slip that under the mrs radar.
P.s it's a looker, you're a lucky man
by ('_')Z3
Wed 23 Apr, 2014 21:35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Of Mice and Men......
Replies: 5
Views: 471

Re: Of Mice and Men......

There's a mouse???????
by ('_')Z3
Wed 23 Apr, 2014 18:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Bought a nice Hard top
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Re: Bought a nice Hard top

:bawl: :( :roll:
That's rubbish, who arranged the courier you or them?
by ('_')Z3
Wed 23 Apr, 2014 10:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poorly Z thoughts???
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Re: Poorly Z thoughts???

Does the pipe on top of the rubber boot just pull out?
by ('_')Z3
Wed 23 Apr, 2014 09:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

Southernboy wrote:....hey speedy....nice one... :wink:
Mrs calls me that too :oops: dunno why :lol:
by ('_')Z3
Wed 23 Apr, 2014 08:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

I've spoken to John the garage owner a couple times so I thought I've give anyone interested an update: As previously stated it is 64314 on the vin so the last one. It's had two previous owners from new and was traded as px for some flashy number at a main dealer from where John has got it from. It...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 23 Apr, 2014 06:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

John said the car came from the Preston area, certainly the northwest area so maybe your isle of nan rumour is true :D
by ('_')Z3
Tue 22 Apr, 2014 17:30
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

I've spoken to John the garage owner a couple times so I thought I've give anyone interested an update: As previously stated it is 64314 on the vin so the last one. It's had two previous owners from new and was traded as px for some flashy number at a main dealer from where John has got it from. It ...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 22 Apr, 2014 13:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

Boysie wrote:Its still on Ebay ?
I'll put my money back in the bank then if its sold :(

I've just spoken to the seller, it's gone. I've put my flexible friend back in my wallet too
by ('_')Z3
Tue 22 Apr, 2014 13:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

Got an excellent idea ! If a simple calculation is done then this will work Divide the £13,995 by the total number of members on here and you all pay your bit and buy it for me for my birthday !! Unfortunately you are going to have to find a new present idea. It's SOLD :bawl: :bawl: :bawl: And it w...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 22 Apr, 2014 12:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

Alfie wrote:It will either be 64118 or 64134, whichever Charlotte isn't.
I think this one will be 64134, or in other words, the last S54 Z3M ever made.... :shock:
A.

It is indeed 64134 THE last one :bawl:
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 19:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poorly Z thoughts???
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Re: Poorly Z thoughts???

colb wrote:Yes, check after the Maf for air leaks, rule that out first before replacing the Maf as they are quite expensive, if you have to change it go for OEM don't waste money on pattern cheap parts they either don't work properly or not at all in my experience.

Colb

Thanks will do
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 19:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poorly Z thoughts???
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Re: Poorly Z thoughts???

Just had a look in the fading light and your diagnosis appears to be spot on 8-) It does look like the tighter angle has caused the issue so when you open the folds there is a split in the pipe you said. So that will be my first port of call.
Thanks Barry
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 19:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poorly Z thoughts???
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Re: Poorly Z thoughts???

The thought of you fitting the Simota suggests you have a leak in the intake somewhere... sounds like the tubing on the throttle side of the MAF... check the connections...and for any split or broken rubber parts... :wink: Thanks for the reply So I've got the simota connected with a new hose jubile...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 19:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Poorly Z thoughts???
Replies: 7
Views: 375

Poorly Z thoughts???

Well after 4 yrs of ownership my Z has never missed a beat, until yesterday :( (maybe its picked up on my admiring glances towards a certain S54) I went to nip out and it was lumpy on the idle and had no power on acceleration :bawl: so I returned her home. I started it again yesterday afternoon and ...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 19:18
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red 1999 Z3 Roadster
Replies: 9
Views: 742

Re: Red 1999 Z3 Roadster

^^^^^ :D thanks, laser green 1.9 she was a beaut
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 18:58
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red 1999 Z3 Roadster
Replies: 9
Views: 742

Re: Red 1999 Z3 Roadster

Interesting, DVLA says.... Vehicle details could not be found As it has not been possible to locate the vehicle details, your enquiry cannot proceed and has been cancelled. If you want to check the vehicle record held by DVLA... Please contact Vehicle Enquiries: Phone: Fax: Textphone: 0300 790 6802...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 18:45
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red 1999 Z3 Roadster
Replies: 9
Views: 742

Re: Red 1999 Z3 Roadster

^^^^^^+1
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 15:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: MTec steering wheel alcantara covered tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 601

Re: New price £13990 MTec steering wheel alcantara tabs

If you take the deal for the S54 Z3M, E45 and the Jazz mag then I would swap or trade as I've got a black tonneau cover i need to get shot of !! Don't really need a S54 but would be prepared to swap the lot really just so I get the E45 and Jazz mag ! I will probably just break the S54 for parts to ...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 15:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: MTec steering wheel alcantara covered tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 601

Re: New price £13990 MTec steering wheel alcantara tabs

Thanks but I'll pass and take my chances that someone else has a rare S54 Z3M in Imola they're prepared to swap for my one off ultra rare tabs, or the hard cash obviously :lol:
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 15:22
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: MTec steering wheel alcantara covered tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 601

Re: New price £13990 MTec steering wheel alcantara tabs

Erm go on then, how about a bit of cash my way too though to sweeten the deal :D
by ('_')Z3
Mon 21 Apr, 2014 15:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

I've messaged him to ask if they're open, not heard back yet :([/quote]

Closed tomorrow :bawl:[/quote]


Well as I was passing today I happened to call :D

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But true to his word, it was closed :bawl: :bawl: :bawl:
by ('_')Z3
Sun 20 Apr, 2014 17:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

('_')Z3 wrote:
chill4x4saph wrote:
('_')Z3 wrote:I'll head over tomorrow :D what do you guys want to know?
I was thinking of going to have a look myself!, do you know if they're open tomorrow?

I've messaged him to ask if they're open, not heard back yet :(
Closed tomorrow :bawl:
by ('_')Z3
Sun 20 Apr, 2014 17:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: MTec steering wheel alcantara covered tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 601

Re: MTec steering wheel tabs alcantara covered

Some pics, although they don't really do them justice.

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by ('_')Z3
Sun 20 Apr, 2014 16:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

chill4x4saph wrote:
('_')Z3 wrote:I'll head over tomorrow :D what do you guys want to know?
I was thinking of going to have a look myself!, do you know if they're open tomorrow?

I've messaged him to ask if they're open, not heard back yet :(
by ('_')Z3
Sun 20 Apr, 2014 13:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

I'll head over tomorrow :D what do you guys want to know?
Only 5mins from Robert t too.
by ('_')Z3
Sat 19 Apr, 2014 23:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Re: Imola s54 z3m for sale

Yeah it is missing the shadow chrome. Nice though
by ('_')Z3
Sat 19 Apr, 2014 22:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola s54 z3m for sale
Replies: 47
Views: 4205

Imola s54 z3m for sale

Nothing to do with but only 5mins drive away, this has just popped up :D very nice looking :)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2002-02-BMW-Z ... 43c89b4802
by ('_')Z3
Thu 17 Apr, 2014 17:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: MTec steering wheel alcantara covered tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 601

MTec steering wheel alcantara covered tabs

I have for sale a pair of tabs that fit on the mtec steering wheel either side of the airbag (on the z3m these are coloured to match the interior). I had them professionally covered in black genuine alcantara when I had my centre console done. At the time I had intended to fit them to my wheel but I...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 14 Apr, 2014 13:47
Forum: Performance
Topic: Rear valve in the exhaust box on my 3.0
Replies: 21
Views: 1016

Re: Rear valve in the exhaust box on my 3.0

When I asked mike fishwick for his help with the same problem he sent me this, "Just disconnect the vacuum pipe frm the valve cylinder, and plug it with a suitable smalll bolt - that's all that is required. The valve opens the shorter (and noisier) path within the silencer about about 3000 rpm to in...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 14 Apr, 2014 13:37
Forum: Performance
Topic: Rear valve in the exhaust box on my 3.0
Replies: 21
Views: 1016

Re: Rear valve in the exhaust box on my 3.0

It's to change the exhaust note at certain revs, I had mine blanked when I had the eisennann exhaust fitted a couple of weeks ago.
by ('_')Z3
Wed 09 Apr, 2014 20:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD Becker Cascade 7944 headunit,...
Replies: 9
Views: 1903

Re: FS Becker Cascade 7944 headunit,voice recognition,sat na

I'll vouch for the quality of these, its one of the first things i bought for my car. They are amazing! Great sound, great features and OEM looks. Becoming much rarer to pick up.
by ('_')Z3
Wed 09 Apr, 2014 18:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: oval mirror
Replies: 55
Views: 3194

Re: oval mirror

If you take a look at my thread there are some photos that show the inside of both the standard and the ///M mirror from when I swapped mine. The plastic rim on the front prises off allowing the glass to come out exposing the circuit behind which is held in situ by two plastic lugs from memory. http...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 26 Mar, 2014 17:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2002 S54 Pheonix Yellow M Roadster with hardtop
Replies: 15
Views: 1799

Re: 2002 S54 Pheonix Yellow M Roadster with hardtop

I think I'm in love :oops: that car is a real looker 8-)
I was never a massive fan of the rarer colours but my tastes seem to of changed. Mid life crisis??? :lol:
by ('_')Z3
Tue 18 Mar, 2014 19:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ACS wheel Dilemma
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: ACS wheel Dilemma

Woody1000 wrote:Yea that looks like the tool, would rather a professional do it tho rather than me snap the bolts off !! Many thanks.

Surely you need the opposite of that don't you? Your wheels need a tool that fits in to the bolt, the one shown would fit my type iii racing but not yours I think :oops:
by ('_')Z3
Mon 17 Mar, 2014 20:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale Z3 Carbon fibre induction kit SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Re: For Sale Z3 Carbon fibre induction kit

How does this compare sound wise with the Simota? Actually, what is the difference between this and the Simota one (sorry not fully up to speed on these!)? In all honesty I've not turned the engine over since I've swapped it over :oops: having compared the two side by side the difference I would sa...