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by OXO
Thu 01 Aug, 2013 19:51
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Dakar 2.2 Sport For Sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1111

Re: Dakar 2.2 Sport For Sale

Yee ha !
by OXO
Wed 31 Jul, 2013 13:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BESPOKE STUBBY
Replies: 22
Views: 1564

Re: BESPOKE STUBBY

Hi mate...I'm still gathering the costs etc..I have also re-designed it so that it will enhance it's "reception" abilities somewhat...as soon as I ahve it prepared, and a decent "prototype" to show how it will work / perform...I will post a few pics etc and a cost. Should be ready with that by next...
by OXO
Wed 31 Jul, 2013 12:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: UK headlights urgently wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: UK headlights urgently wanted

I have a set. Depending on where you are on the continent, you could pick them up on your way back.

I am in france, 15 miles west of Macon.
by OXO
Tue 30 Jul, 2013 08:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: Orange Z3M
Replies: 7
Views: 635

Re: FS: Orange Z3M

.. and it's been detangoed! WTF?
by OXO
Sun 28 Jul, 2013 06:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BESPOKE STUBBY
Replies: 22
Views: 1564

Re: BESPOKE STUBBY

It's important what the covering is made from. Metal is a lot different than paint or resin.

That's all. I don't want to have an argument. Good luck.
by OXO
Sat 27 Jul, 2013 18:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BESPOKE STUBBY
Replies: 22
Views: 1564

Re: BESPOKE STUBBY

Yes I know about the Oem one. The point I am trying to get to with your design is that if the internal coil is completely surrounded by an aluminium tube, it won't work well, because the aluminium is screening it. It will be no better than a plain wire of the length of the tube. For a helical antenn...
by OXO
Sat 27 Jul, 2013 17:30
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BESPOKE STUBBY
Replies: 22
Views: 1564

Re: BESPOKE STUBBY

Sorry to keep on, but is the stud connected to the aluminium part at the bottom?
by OXO
Sat 27 Jul, 2013 16:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BESPOKE STUBBY
Replies: 22
Views: 1564

Re: BESPOKE STUBBY

So the aluminium outer is connected to the wire at the base, and the coil at the sphere end?
by OXO
Sat 27 Jul, 2013 15:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BESPOKE STUBBY
Replies: 22
Views: 1564

Re: BESPOKE STUBBY

Is the construction a wire inside an aluminium sleeve, and the sleeve not electrically connected?

If so, then I suggest you test one as the aluminium will severely attenuate the rf signal.
by OXO
Tue 23 Jul, 2013 17:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Windscreen

Southernboy wrote:...Mine too...
As you are in the southern hemisphere, does it have the dark bit at the bottom of the windscreen? :lol:
by OXO
Tue 23 Jul, 2013 17:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Windscreen
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Windscreen

Alan W wrote:Does anyone know whether a graduated tint windscreen was ever fitted as standard to any roadster models or offered as an optional extra?

Yes, Mine has it. from the VIN build spec:-

S354A Frontscheibe grün Grünkeil Green windscreen, green shade band
by OXO
Tue 23 Jul, 2013 12:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Mazda MX5 kitcar z3 body kit
Replies: 8
Views: 1215

Re: Mazda MX5 kitcar z3 body kit

These things have been around for ages, particularly in the States where the MX5 is known as the Miata - search for Miata Z3 on Google image search to reveal the true horror. :shock: Cheers R. Now you started something... there are some really bad things out there, not for the faint hearted. http:/...
by OXO
Sat 20 Jul, 2013 14:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Grr, ebay sellers
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: Grr, ebay sellers

These are listed again, ET 35 http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-AC-Schnitzer-Retro-Alloys-17x8-5x120pcd-35mm-offset-BMW-E36-E46-Z3-/161066383365?pt=UK_CarParts_Acc_Wheels_tyres_Rims_Car_Wheels_ET&hash=item25804df805#ht_513wt_1170 I'm not bothering, because I was sarcastic about his last listing, wh...
by OXO
Thu 18 Jul, 2013 06:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: Z3M Seats
Replies: 18
Views: 1160

Re: FS: Z3M Seats

pingu wrote:Looks like they are from a coupe, not a roadster.

Just be aware when bidding.
What is the difference? My car is LHD - would these fit?
by OXO
Wed 17 Jul, 2013 21:40
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - O/S wing mirror backing plate & glass.
Replies: 1
Views: 188

Re: Wanted - O/S wing mirror backing plate & glass.

Where are you?

I am flying into the uk next week, and I have a rh mirror with a broken base, but the glass etc is all ok.
by OXO
Fri 12 Jul, 2013 14:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Grr, ebay sellers
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: Grr, ebay sellers

I've sort of changed my mind. Thinking that I'd be better off waiting for some nice split rims in the winter. Prices may be keen then, and I expect I'll have a better chance of getting something nice as people do their off season upgrades. What I really want is some which will have the correct offse...
by OXO
Fri 12 Jul, 2013 10:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Dakar 2.2 Sport For Sale
Replies: 17
Views: 1111

Re: Dakar 2.2 Sport For Sale

If that was my car I would never get rid. It's the perfect spec, and my favourite colour.

Needs M wing mirrors though :)
by OXO
Fri 12 Jul, 2013 10:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Grr, ebay sellers
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: Grr, ebay sellers

I did explain about the ET on the back, but he doesn't even respond at all.

Maybe I should take a risk and bid.
by OXO
Fri 12 Jul, 2013 09:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Grr, ebay sellers
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Grr, ebay sellers

Sometimes you just have to take a deep breath and walk away.. This guy has listed these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/161059178827?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 wheels twice now. The first time I messaged him to ask about offsets. No reply. They ended without bids. This week he reli...
by OXO
Thu 11 Jul, 2013 10:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sidelight confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: Sidelight confusion

Jaxx_ZA wrote:Got mine from Ace parts on Ebay UK, but its not listed anymore.
Heres an alternative :
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/G-USA-FREE-SH ... 1c34939889
Thank you. That's excellent.
by OXO
Wed 10 Jul, 2013 16:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sidelight confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: Sidelight confusion

Thanks JaXX.

Do you have a link where I can find the clear ones? They don't seem to be available here.
by OXO
Wed 10 Jul, 2013 13:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: thinking of selling tonneau cover...
Replies: 11
Views: 713

Re: thinking of selling tonneau cover...

you have pm
by OXO
Tue 09 Jul, 2013 20:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Sidelight confusion
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Sidelight confusion

I found these, what I think are front sidelights, not indicator repeaters. But.. The description is confusing because its says it includes orange indicator bulbs. Is it their mistake, or did some cars have indicators in the front sidelights? Or. are these not sidelights at all? http://www.ebay.co.uk...
by OXO
Tue 09 Jul, 2013 20:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New E10 Fuel in 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Re: New E10 Fuel in 2013

They aren't changing all fuel. Just introducing another one.

You don't have to buy it.
by OXO
Tue 09 Jul, 2013 12:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED Facelift headlights
Replies: 18
Views: 796

Re: WANTED Facelift headlights

I'm coming to the UK in 2 weeks time, and could bring them with me. They have chrome rings and orange indicators. I'll swap them for a set of facelift rear lights with clear indicators. Your lights are probably LHD... ? Nope.. they are RHD :D I swapped them over a few weeks ago for LHD ones. They a...
by OXO
Tue 09 Jul, 2013 12:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED Facelift headlights
Replies: 18
Views: 796

Re: WANTED Facelift headlights

I'm coming to the UK in 2 weeks time, and could bring them with me. They have chrome rings and orange indicators.

I'll swap them for a set of facelift rear lights with clear indicators.
by OXO
Mon 08 Jul, 2013 12:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Code reader in Havant - Portsmouth area?
Replies: 14
Views: 405

Re: Code reader in Havant - Portsmouth area?

OBD engine codes are standardised. You don't need to spec a fortune on code reades.. I have one of these, and it works perfectly on my Z3. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/16-Pin-MS300-OBDII-OBD2-Car-Diagnostic-Tool-Scanner-Engine-Fault-Code-Reader-/251301360462?pt=UK_Diagnostic_Tools_Equipment&hash=item3a...
by OXO
Thu 04 Jul, 2013 10:51
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Various bits wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 323

Various bits wanted

- Front offside side light, original, or front nearside side light, smoked. - I have one of each on the car and although I don't have OCD it's getting on my nerves. - Facelift rear lights with clear indicators. Ideally, I'd like to swap then for mine which are tango indicators plus cash in your dire...
by OXO
Wed 03 Jul, 2013 16:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: problem with blower heating button
Replies: 11
Views: 1861

Re: problem with blower heating button

Put the new resistor pack in at the weekend. Your instructions were perfect.

I now have all the fan speeds :D
by OXO
Mon 01 Jul, 2013 16:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: air bag light
Replies: 39
Views: 3477

Re: air bag light

It's all finished.

I had the cluster out today to sort the dim airbag light, and all it turned out to be was a dim bulb.


Many thanks to all here.
by OXO
Mon 01 Jul, 2013 11:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheels..
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: Wheels..

Thanks Gazza. I checked with the guy. They are ET35
by OXO
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 21:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Re-tango
Replies: 2
Views: 302

Re-tango

I've heard that re-tangoing is the way to go. :wink:

So if anyone would like to swap their facelift clear ear lights for my tango ones, get in touch.

More seriously, I'm on the lookout for clear rear lights.
by OXO
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 19:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: air bag light
Replies: 39
Views: 3477

Re: air bag light

Thanks R T. do you know the part number for the upgraded wiring loom?
by OXO
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 18:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: air bag light
Replies: 39
Views: 3477

Re: air bag light

And the position now is that I did one final reset to be sure, and the light is now off. It's is the worst outcome, because I don't know what it was that fixed it. In electronics, that usually means that it will come back at the most inconvenient moment... I haven't pulled the cluster out to see wha...
by OXO
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 13:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: air bag light
Replies: 39
Views: 3477

Re: air bag light

I thought I'd add to this thread instead of starting a new one. So I have the same issue; a dim air bag light. I have a code reader/ reset tool, so I read the codes:- 03 belt tensioner passenger side so I whip the seat out, check all the wiring and it looks fine. Reconnect seat, reset codes, ign bac...
by OXO
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 11:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cold crank amp to start z3
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Cold crank amp to start z3

Ahhhh, I see. I got it ;) SO.....if I had two batteries linked in series, that held a higher CCA overall, this would be fine? Linked in series doubles the volts to 24 and that would do a lot of damage to the electronics. You can link in parallel, but only for a short time, like when jump starting. ...
by OXO
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 08:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cold crank amp to start z3
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Cold crank amp to start z3

Depends on the temperature of the oil, and wether you dip the clutch. Probably about 400-600 amps. Pease advise further on this... Nothing to add really. If its cold, the oil is more viscous, therefore harder to rotate the crank in. Dipping the clutch saves the starter from turning the gearbox over...
by OXO
Sun 30 Jun, 2013 07:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cold crank amp to start z3
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Cold crank amp to start z3

Depends on the temperature of the oil, and wether you dip the clutch. Probably about 400-600 amps.
by OXO
Sat 29 Jun, 2013 12:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheels..
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Wheels..

by OXO
Tue 25 Jun, 2013 10:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: M REAR mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 603

Re: M REAR mirror

I wonder if a Mini mirror could be made to fit?


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-MINI-COOP ... 4ac5fbddda
by OXO
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 19:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: problem with blower heating button
Replies: 11
Views: 1861

Re: problem with blower heating button

You are my new best mate. Thank you so much.
by OXO
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 12:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Optional original build items
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Re: Optional original build items

kkkrisss wrote:Differential lock is an LSD
Wow. Thanks Kriss
by OXO
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 12:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: problem with blower heating button
Replies: 11
Views: 1861

Re: problem with blower heating button

Brian, Thanks.

The car does have aircon.

Are the resistors the same part, and particularly the same as a 1.9, as Spurs Fan has one to sell ;)
by OXO
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 12:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: problem with blower heating button
Replies: 11
Views: 1861

Re: problem with blower heating button

Does anyone have a copy of this procedure. That website doesn't seem to have it now.

I need to get in to change the resistor on a facelift 2.2, and I don't know how to get behind the dash.

I assume the resistor is the same as on the 1.9?
by OXO
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 11:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Optional original build items
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Optional original build items

I used the Phil's excellent link to BMW original build data, and answered some important questions I had. Modellbezeichnung: Z3 2.2 Ausführung: Europa Typschlüssel: CN11 E-Code: E36 (7) Karosserie: roadster Lenkung: links Türen: 2 Motor: M54 - 2,20l (125kW) Antrieb: Heckantrieb Getriebe: manuell Auß...
by OXO
Sun 23 Jun, 2013 11:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit
Replies: 90
Views: 29416

Re: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit

I have an airbag reset tool, and a code reader.
by OXO
Sat 22 Jun, 2013 08:52
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED Facelift headlights
Replies: 18
Views: 796

Re: WANTED Facelift headlights

I have a set available, but they are here in France.
by OXO
Tue 18 Jun, 2013 15:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Breaking Boston Green 1997 1.9 narrow body - Surrey
Replies: 88
Views: 8829

Re: Breaking Boston Green 1997 1.9 narrow body - Surrey

Hi Andy,

Is there a radio cage? Would it fit a 2001?
by OXO
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 17:23
Forum: HotelZ
Topic: Looking for Hotel Grand St Bernard - Aosta
Replies: 4
Views: 8038

Re: Looking for Hotel Grand St Bernard - Aosta

I'd like to thank you all for you very excellent help. I'm booking the accome tomorrow, and we should be off on the 15th July.

Pics will be provided of course..