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by ('_')Z3
Sun 20 Sep, 2015 11:24
Forum: Computer help
Topic: PM stuck in outbox
Replies: 2
Views: 2572

Re: PM stuck in outbox

The person you have sent it to hasn't opened/read the message. It will stay in your outbox until they come on the site, see they have a message and open it!
by ('_')Z3
Sat 19 Sep, 2015 20:36
Forum: Computer help
Topic: Deleting PMs
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: Deleting PMs

That's because the person you have sent it to has not yet opened it, when they do it will go.
by ('_')Z3
Sat 19 Sep, 2015 20:18
Forum: Computer help
Topic: Deleting PMs
Replies: 6
Views: 646

Re: Deleting PMs

Tick the ones you want to delete then at the bottom of the page is a drop down box, I think it says mark/unmarked. Click on that and choose delete. And then click 'go' you'll be asked if you want to delete them, click yes! Voila :D
by ('_')Z3
Sun 13 Sep, 2015 17:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome handles
Replies: 11
Views: 1089

Re: Chrome handles

These were the ones I was recommended by a previous buyer on the forum who was pleased with the quality, although I've not got round to purchasing them yet they are still in my watch list :oops:
by ('_')Z3
Sat 12 Sep, 2015 11:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220795

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Brian H wrote:Sparco R100 and planted seat bases.

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They look great Brian :D
by ('_')Z3
Thu 10 Sep, 2015 23:06
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 23604

Re: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver

A blast from the past :oops: this thread. It's been so long since any updates :( The car has been stored for a quite a while and has only done 500 miles or so in the last 12months. So today was the day to finally break her out from under her covers, it burst in to life at the first time of asking 8-...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 08 Sep, 2015 21:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Black leather m seats wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 299

Re: Black leather m seats wanted

Assuming your car is a face lifted model which is should be as a 2001 the connectors are different but there are plenty of threads on here to explain the process if you search :D it's pretty simple to do changing the connectors over if you're happy to use your old seats connectors as a donor. With r...
by ('_')Z3
Sat 18 Jul, 2015 14:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Zipped Rear Window
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Re: Zipped Rear Window

The zips purely to replace the window :(
by ('_')Z3
Wed 15 Jul, 2015 21:03
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Charlotte
Replies: 61
Views: 7196

Re: Charlotte

There is a price list on their website, I presume if she's still got AC Schnitzer type iii racing alloys it's £115+vat each
by ('_')Z3
Thu 02 Jul, 2015 15:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: MOST COMMON CONSOLE COLOUR ?
Replies: 46
Views: 3667

Re: MOST COMMON CONSOLE COLOUR ?

Black alcantara
by ('_')Z3
Fri 05 Jun, 2015 20:19
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: May be a Sad Day................
Replies: 25
Views: 2782

Re: May be a Sad Day................

M3 cab e46

P.s meant to say 2005 :D
43k miles
by ('_')Z3
Fri 22 May, 2015 20:05
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?
Replies: 47
Views: 4948

Re: Z3M Roadster S54 for sale?

johnz3 wrote:That is the OP's car

What does OP refer to please

Original poster
by ('_')Z3
Fri 15 May, 2015 14:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220795

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

and just to add a little difference, a new front lip spoiler, ready for the bumper and spoiler professional paint job: https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5322/17465771598_90bd1c8192_h.jpg https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5333/17467665689_efa3640465_b.jpg [/quote] I really like your spoiler :D , where's that...
by ('_')Z3
Sat 09 May, 2015 16:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Leather . Leather ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

Re: Leather . Leather ?

Thanks for the feedback all. April the 1st ? No No - but.... I've never seen a blue cow with black micro polka dots to make the leather from :!: Having established the leather question - any tips for a good leather feeder ? I was possibly thinking of slapping a load on and leaving it during the win...
by ('_')Z3
Fri 08 May, 2015 21:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Leather . Leather ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1668

Re: Leather . Leather ?

Evening folks. I'm lucky enough to have one of these interiors : http://i441.photobucket.com/albums/qq137/gookah/DublinMonitor022.jpg Looking to the future though I'd like to know if I'm sitting on (and caring for) PVC or real leather ? Sorry if this is a daft question but I'd feel even more daft r...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 27 Apr, 2015 14:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 OEM rear screen
Replies: 7
Views: 1169

Re: Z3 OEM rear screen

pm sent
by ('_')Z3
Sun 19 Apr, 2015 21:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Ac Schnitzer roll hoop bargain
Replies: 16
Views: 1944

Re: Ac Schnitzer roll hoop bargain

Thanks ('_')Z3 for the heads up on the Schnitzer hoops I made offers straight away and won so really looking forward to them arriving. Might need some guidance in refitting them later. Anybody any idea how much they would cost new? they also have a central sub speaker and the surrounding rear trim....
by ('_')Z3
Fri 17 Apr, 2015 21:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Ac Schnitzer roll hoop bargain
Replies: 16
Views: 1944

Re: Ac Schnitzer roll hoop bargain

Now sold :( anyone here?
by ('_')Z3
Fri 17 Apr, 2015 20:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Ac Schnitzer roll hoop bargain
Replies: 16
Views: 1944

Ac Schnitzer roll hoop bargain

:D Absolutely nothing to do with me but a bit of a bargain :) if you're after some :oops:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-AC-Sch ... 4ae8507130
by ('_')Z3
Thu 09 Apr, 2015 11:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 body kits, skirts, spoilers pics request..
Replies: 24
Views: 6613

Re: Z3 body kits, skirts, spoilers pics request..

Daz3 If you look on the gallery page you will see his progress thread a few up from the bottom of the first page. He tends to frequent .org more but is on there less than he used to be :( I'm still here :D life has got in the way of me finishing my project with buying a house and having a baby, but...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 08 Apr, 2015 10:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 body kits, skirts, spoilers pics request..
Replies: 24
Views: 6613

Re: Z3 body kits, skirts, spoilers pics request..

Daz3

If you look on the gallery page you will see his progress thread a few up from the bottom of the first page. He tends to frequent .org more but is on there less than he used to be :(
by ('_')Z3
Sat 28 Feb, 2015 20:30
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Hamann Z3M
Replies: 14
Views: 1711

Re: Hamann Z3M

deni2s wrote:And another thing - are you sure it is Z3M? For me it looks more like pre-facelift wide body Z3 with Z3M side mirrors and side grilles.

Definitely an ///M
by ('_')Z3
Sat 28 Feb, 2015 07:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Roll hoops, alumex (ACS) or "bulk"?
Replies: 10
Views: 1206

Re: Roll hoops, alumex (ACS) or "bulk"?

There is a Z3 for sale on autotrader with the ac schnitzer hoops fitted, although the seller doesn't appear to realise there rarity as they are purely listed as chrome. Might be worth a phone call from someone to see if he'd swap them out :D http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201502191076...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 17 Feb, 2015 19:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: AC Schnitzer short shifter
Replies: 9
Views: 600

Re: AC Schnitzer short shifter

That's great thank you. I spoke to the local indie today and they said they would be reluctant to touch due the complicated nature of getting instructions for the procedure, and they've encountered problems in the past. But he did say if I took it along for them to have a look at they may take it on...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 17 Feb, 2015 11:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: AC Schnitzer short shifter
Replies: 9
Views: 600

Re: AC Schnitzer short shifter

All a short shifter is, is the gearlever with the fulcrum point moved further up the lever! Exactly. Looks like a very over-engineered piece of kit that nobody is going to see. Yes the exhaust, heatshield, fan & cowling and the propshaft have to come off and the rear of the gearbox has to be lowere...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 16 Feb, 2015 21:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: AC Schnitzer short shifter
Replies: 9
Views: 600

AC Schnitzer short shifter

I'm contemplating buying the above and was wondering if anyone had any experience of the AC Schnitzer short shifter? Does it make much of a difference? Is it easy to fit? Any advice appreciated :rtm:

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by ('_')Z3
Wed 11 Feb, 2015 23:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Number plate transfer
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Number plate transfer

When you put the new reg on you will send all the documentation off, certificate of entitlement, v5 and mot and you will receive a new mot with your new personalised reg.
by ('_')Z3
Tue 10 Feb, 2015 18:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Wheels Wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 620

Re: Z3M Wheels Wanted

Be aware the Z3M rear wheel offset is markedly different to the 3.0, so they will stick out of the arches. The front will fit as normal though. Ah didn't know that, scuppers that plan then! I assumes as they are both widebody it would be ok.. Often none ///M cars are fitted with front ///M wheels o...
by ('_')Z3
Fri 06 Feb, 2015 21:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Simota Air Filter
Replies: 6
Views: 787

Re: Simota Air Filter

johnz3 wrote:Cheers for that. How much please and where from. Possible picture.

Me :)
by ('_')Z3
Sat 31 Jan, 2015 21:19
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Cherished plate transfer
Replies: 9
Views: 1644

Re: Cherished plate transfer

The vehicle you are putting it on has to be taxed :(
by ('_')Z3
Fri 26 Dec, 2014 11:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: warning light indicator switch won't stay on!
Replies: 8
Views: 1257

Re: warning light indicator switch won't stay on!

Ci wrote:Are these hazard warning light swtches difficult to fit? Does the whole centre console need to come out? Electrician or mechanic job. Dah!
Ci :rtm:

Nah :D you should be able to push it out from the gear stick hole or handbrake and it will just unplug. Easy peasy
by ('_')Z3
Mon 15 Dec, 2014 15:12
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Selling Z3 for 320D - Good or bad idea?
Replies: 12
Views: 2097

Re: Selling Z3 for 320D - Good or bad idea?

I think it was around 2006 that DPF's were added to diesel cars, these are generally good for 100k but will eventually stop regenerating and clog £1500 bill. So although diesel engines are good for 100k plus they will have draw backs. When i get rid of my Leon FR i won't be getting another diesel bu...
by ('_')Z3
Sat 06 Dec, 2014 15:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Air bag cover on passenger side dash board
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Re: Air bag cover on passenger side dash board

You can carefully prise the cover off, it just pushes back in.
by ('_')Z3
Sun 30 Nov, 2014 09:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering wheel
Replies: 47
Views: 7443

Re: Steering wheel

Assuming it's the ///M style wheel There are two torx head bolts at 3 o clock and 9 o clock on the back of the wheel, undo these and the airbag can be eased forward to reveal the connectors. Unplug these and place the airbag somewhere safe, this exposes the nut that holds the wheel in place. Don't f...
by ('_')Z3
Thu 27 Nov, 2014 08:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Strong strut brace
Replies: 2
Views: 638

Re: Strong strut brace

Brian H wrote:
('_')Z3 wrote:P.s if someone could add a pic
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Ta
by ('_')Z3
Wed 26 Nov, 2014 22:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Strong strut brace
Replies: 2
Views: 638

Strong strut brace

Just come across this on eBay, seems like a good price for a great piece of kit. Seems to be new from the description, all for the princely sum of £180. This is nothing to do with me but thought someone might like to treat their Z this Christmas :D http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/221594105625?nav=SEARCH P.s...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 18 Nov, 2014 20:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heated seats - please help!
Replies: 27
Views: 3399

Re: Heated seats - please help!

My car isn't here for me to look :( but I do have the old connectors that I bought from someone breaking a Z (this is the car loom side) in front of me. The black connector (heaters) has four wires 2 brown 1 red and white 1 green and white Other side 2 brown 1 yellow and white 1 blue and white But l...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 18 Nov, 2014 13:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heated seats - please help!
Replies: 27
Views: 3399

Re: Heated seats - please help!

Just found the following on realOEM.com Labelled No.5 in the picture, might be what you need? No use to me now, as I've already chopped the connectors off. http://realoem.com/bmw/diagrams/x/h/131.png http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=CM12&mospid=48078&btnr=61_1214&hg=61&fg=10 From memory wh...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 09 Sep, 2014 15:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 plasma dials
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Re: Z3 plasma dials

http://www.bimmerforums.co.uk/forum/f92 ... ls-t50353/

Think pangster fitted them to his Z3
by ('_')Z3
Mon 18 Aug, 2014 19:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD Genuine Simota carbon fibre induction kit
Replies: 5
Views: 762

Re: For sale Genuine Simota carbon fibre induction kit

I can take some :D if you send your email address by pm i'll send some over if you're interested.
by ('_')Z3
Mon 18 Aug, 2014 19:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD Genuine Simota carbon fibre induction kit
Replies: 5
Views: 762

SOLD Genuine Simota carbon fibre induction kit

I have for sale a genuine Z3 induction kit for sale. Strictly speaking it is a 3.0ltr variant, but I've had it fitted to my 2.0ltr. The difference being (I think :oops: ) is the 3.0ltr has a larger aperture to connect to the MAF but I simply added a silicone reduction hose and it fitted perfectly. S...
by ('_')Z3
Sat 28 Jun, 2014 06:29
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: So long Z4 hello M135i
Replies: 4
Views: 661

Re: So long Z4 hello M135i

A lovely looking car Tim, you must be itching to open her up :D my neighbour has a white one, I was only speaking to him about it yesterday as he's just added some 'piggy back' module from USA to take it past 380bhp and also added a sports exhaust that sounds amazing!!! Enjoy
by ('_')Z3
Sat 14 Jun, 2014 17:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: what can i get my z3 for 12th birthday
Replies: 6
Views: 422

Re: what can i get my z3 for 12th birthday

Mirage do a nice range of stainless steel items for the Z engine bay if you have a look at their website. I bought the oil cap cover, you can see a pic on my thread.

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... 32&t=34180
by ('_')Z3
Fri 30 May, 2014 08:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 & Z3M Buyers Guide for Bertini GT25
Replies: 10
Views: 530

Re: Z3 & Z3M Buyers Guide for Bertini GT25

Hi Choc. Congrats on the media coverage you've been receiving. Looks good. Feedback below Not all facelift z3 s came with Clear Indicator lenses (mine didn't ) There weren't ANY facelift z3ms as far as I'm aware, although the later models (post 2001) came with the s54 engine which included TC. The ...
by ('_')Z3
Tue 20 May, 2014 17:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop "fitting kit"
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Hardtop "fitting kit"

I suppose you could part ex the trim you need if someone is coming round to collect the roof. That's what I did :D knock £20 off the roof and kit if you get their foamy bits.
by ('_')Z3
Tue 20 May, 2014 08:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop "fitting kit"
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Hardtop "fitting kit"

What replaces it is not actually plastic but a grey moulded foam with a plastic part attached to it which covers the 'hole' it locates on the car so is a bit more complicated than it sounds. When I fitted my hardtop kit it was a bugger to remove them without tearing the foam from the plastic :head:
by ('_')Z3
Tue 20 May, 2014 08:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Standard or Super unleaded?
Replies: 75
Views: 4801

Re: Standard or Super unleaded?

Super in my 2.0ltr, not going to say it improves performance or anything but feels better some how. Sure it's in my head