What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Southernboy » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 08:59

..... 1.5 lt. transmission oil... going in tomorrow... :wink:
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Badman gee » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 09:54

Southernboy wrote:... hello Bad boy !!... what you been doing...having a rush of sh*t to the head and behaving yourself... :D
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Southernboy » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 10:52

...mmmmm..... I take it that means you're as well as can be then... :wink:
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by akirk » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 20:01

K&N Air Filter - in and car is nippier / sounds better
Osram Nightvision headlight bulbs x 4 - whiter and more light
OBDII plug & wifi box, app on iphone so can now talk to the car...
ordered a Wiechers Strut bar...

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Boysie » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 23:03

I have searched for the bulbs and the manufacturer has discontinued them ?
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by akirk » Wed 30 Apr, 2014 23:45

Sorry - OSRAM Night Breaker Unlimited bulbs :)
bought one set from amazon / one set from ebay

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Boysie » Thu 01 May, 2014 06:43

Hi
Did you go for the gold limited edition H7 ones
At £19.99
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Cal1000 » Thu 01 May, 2014 06:59

Duel chrome hoops
Projector lights
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Post by akirk » Thu 01 May, 2014 08:48

Boysie wrote:Hi
Did you go for the gold limited edition H7 ones
At £19.99
nope - my car has H3 / H4 so H7 not applicable...

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Rafolian » Thu 01 May, 2014 09:27

One years road tax, €89.61!

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Davejue1 » Thu 01 May, 2014 09:32

Nothing! Sat under the carport looking neglected cos the 'wife' has me fitting kitchen units! :bawl:
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Southernboy » Thu 01 May, 2014 12:17

Gearbox oil change... 1st in 13 years!!
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Cal1000 » Thu 01 May, 2014 18:41

Hoops are £300 in England, £120 delivered from the USA, WTF?

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by r100elp » Sun 04 May, 2014 12:58

1 years insurance £230 and 6 months tax £130 ....... oh and one of those nice things for resetting the service lights :D
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Post by Bonzo » Mon 05 May, 2014 00:28

r100elp wrote:1 years insurance £230 and 6 months tax £130 ....... oh and one of those nice things for resetting the service lights :D
You mean 6" of electrical 2.5mm cable? :D
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by swamper » Mon 05 May, 2014 22:58

detailed inside and out....

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Post by billz » Tue 06 May, 2014 17:17

Looks good Wayne. Do you notice a difference from you doing it to them doing it. Apart from the lighter wallet :D
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Post by swamper » Tue 06 May, 2014 19:27

Massive Bill...totally different level ...the lines just flow now

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Post by bertiejaffa » Tue 06 May, 2014 19:34

looks good - what list of things did they do? were your seats always 2 tone? I thought they were just black?
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by swamper » Tue 06 May, 2014 20:48

Off the top of my head Lee there was about 6 steps on the paint..with 21 scratches taken out of the bonnet...1 rear wheel refurbished...and a full detail on the cockpit all taken beck down to the leather..its always been 2 tone..

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Post by Brian H » Tue 06 May, 2014 20:57

EBC Blue Stuff brake pads, finally found some pads to last more than a day on track :oops:

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by bertiejaffa » Tue 06 May, 2014 21:02

swamper wrote:Off the top of my head Lee there was about 6 steps on the paint..with 21 scratches taken out of the bonnet...1 rear wheel refurbished...and a full detail on the cockpit all taken beck down to the leather..its always been 2 tone..

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Excellent - looks really good, and nice and local. I honestly didnt notice the 2 tone previously, its very subtle - I like it
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by swamper » Wed 07 May, 2014 18:05

Try and get over sometime Lee for a look

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Davejue1 » Wed 07 May, 2014 18:11

Wayne that paint looks mint mate, seriously nice finish. DO NOT take it on another Derbyshire cruise looking like that!! :)

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Bowler » Wed 07 May, 2014 20:23

Bought mine a day out at Cadwell, behaved itself so well may let it go again
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Mint » Wed 07 May, 2014 21:08

Not this week but quite recently.
This:
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Post by the_youth » Sun 11 May, 2014 23:07

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Post by Topperz » Fri 16 May, 2014 18:29

Mine picked up a new mot today,again a clear pass and 6months tax

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Post by gIzzE » Fri 16 May, 2014 20:19

This arrived this morning.....

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Oh my lord!!

After less than 5 miles the difference was astonishing.

I used around 800ml of the ATF and then mixed that in with the MTL and put the other 500ml in.

Even from cold the gears just feel so good, and no longer tries to go into 5th instead of 3rd.

Very impressed with that.

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Post by bentley-boy » Fri 16 May, 2014 21:23

An O.E 'hard shell' suitcase for the luggage rack, just need the rack now!!! Was on Ebay and had no bidders at all so I snaffled it up for the princely sum of £36. Absolutely mint condition and chuffed to bits with it :D

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Post by Daz 999 » Sun 18 May, 2014 19:36

One front and one back tyre, please see attatched gratuitous pic.......



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Post by deni2s » Tue 20 May, 2014 08:08

Bought some time ago, but installed this week - ACS roll hoops.

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Bowler » Tue 20 May, 2014 13:41

Bought wind deflector off e bay, came without any fittings so some fabricating to do! :rtm:
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Post by littlefeller » Wed 21 May, 2014 20:09

polly bushes, didn't even have to remove the lower wishbones :)

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Althulas » Wed 21 May, 2014 21:37

I suppose it's not what I bought but what I fitted after forgetting about owning it! A stormwrkz V1 gear knob, boy what a difference it has made to gear selection. Just need a hat for it for winter months. I suppose I should get my lady ass to fit fit my whelan bonnet lever as well :)
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Post by deni2s » Wed 21 May, 2014 21:45

Althulas wrote:I suppose it's not what I bought but what I fitted after forgetting about owning it! A stormwrkz V1 gear knob, boy what a difference it has made to gear selection. Just need a hat for it for winter months. I suppose I should get my lady ass to fit fit my whelan bonnet lever as well :)
Fitted Storm Motorwerks V1 Weighted Short Throw Shift Knob 2 days ago, and I don't feel this positive "boy what a difference it has made" :/ Why do you like it? I feel that it takes now more strength to move it around - reverse and 5th gears are the most challenging... When putting in reverse all center console shakes. The best shifter I had used was on some Toyota and I was able to change gears with two fingers easily...

Maybe I need to change oil in my gear box? How often do you do that? Will it make any difference? Not sure if oil was ever changed in it (1997 car and I own it for 6 years). Any thoughts?

Actually I came to this forum now to offer some exchange for ACS black line knob if someone would be interested and then I saw your comment...

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Post by gIzzE » Wed 21 May, 2014 21:52

deni2s wrote:Maybe I need to change oil in my gear box? How often do you do that? Will it make any difference? Not sure if oil was ever changed in it (1997 car and I own it for 6 years). Any thoughts?
Look at my post a couple above yours, it made a huge difference.

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Post by deni2s » Wed 21 May, 2014 22:09

gIzzE wrote:
deni2s wrote:Maybe I need to change oil in my gear box? How often do you do that? Will it make any difference? Not sure if oil was ever changed in it (1997 car and I own it for 6 years). Any thoughts?
Look at my post a couple above yours, it made a huge difference.
I will give it a try. Actually I never experienced problems with gears before. Only sometimes, when car is not moving it's hard to put into first gear, but some people are saying that that is normal.

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Althulas » Thu 22 May, 2014 05:54

Gear box oil change does help but the new knob for me made that usual notchy change into 1st almost smooth. Just need a little 'hat' for in come winter. In Mike Fishwicks short shift conversion write up he does state that the short shift mod does result in a bit more effort being required. Try the oil change and compare your two sticks if your not happy with the short shift still I'm sure someone will buy it on here :)
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Post by Rafolian » Thu 22 May, 2014 07:50

Fitted the short shifter and the storm motorworks gearknob and big difference, perfect now and I reckon as good as the MX5 I had a few years ago, recommended!!

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Post by Southernboy » Thu 22 May, 2014 13:52

....... anyone considering a gearbox oil change, have a look at my post "gearbox oil change in from the top"...... it makes the task really simple !
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Post by littlefeller » Thu 22 May, 2014 20:41

Cal1000 wrote:Hoops are £300 in England, £120 delivered from the USA, WTF?
I have a load of chrome tube the correct dia if you know anyone who will bend it for you :) infact I have some a little larger that I thought would look the dogs watsits :twisted: kept it pacifically for this purpose but never goten around to it yet :dunce:

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Post by Bowler » Sat 24 May, 2014 10:30

New number plates and surrounds
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Post by lightning » Sat 24 May, 2014 22:31

Carpet mats, new wheel centre caps and wheel nuts, and chrome side grilles.

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Post by sirius-c » Sat 24 May, 2014 23:30

a new SS sports CAT and full SS CAT back exhaust system from Tony Banks in Pudsey, Leeds, West Yorkshire.

2 hours and £478.80 Lighter (£399 + Vat) <<<<OUCH!, but hey, its still cheaper than OEM and it'll last forever right? Came with their lifetime guarantee anyhow.

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by kruisn » Sun 25 May, 2014 00:01

Well, after twelve years I have had to buy a new battery. Not bad Eeh. Says a fair bit for original equipment. Havn't done anything special, just drove the Babe and maintained it as we all do, (with the occasional spanking of course). Still makes me feel really great when out in it.
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by Bowler » Mon 26 May, 2014 20:02

Wind deflector fitted no fitting kit or instructions
Fabricated bar and brackets
Job done well pleased
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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by deni2s » Wed 28 May, 2014 09:41

AC Schnitzer carbon 3-spoke steering wheel :)

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by peterandjenny » Wed 28 May, 2014 10:06

Was tempted by that and would have bid if it was more like the later style wheel, how much did it go for in the end?

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Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Post by deni2s » Wed 28 May, 2014 11:42

170 GBP + shipping. I like that the carbon is not yellow as I had seen in other wheel pictures.

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