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by Alex L
Fri 13 Oct, 2017 09:57
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Dakar Yellow Z3M Coupé (photo)
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Re: Dakar Yellow Z3M Coupé (photo)

I've not seen a Dakar yellow one for years, this was a W reg car
by Alex L
Thu 12 Oct, 2017 19:05
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Dakar Yellow Z3M Coupé (photo)
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Dakar Yellow Z3M Coupé (photo)

You drove past my house while I was cutting the grass.

Didn't have chance to get my phone out so pulled an image from my cctv

ImageUntitled by Alex L, on Flickr
by Alex L
Tue 21 Mar, 2017 07:31
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red M Coupe - Reg S50 *** Banbury
Replies: 5
Views: 1235

Re: Red M Coupe - Reg S50 *** Banbury

Thanks, your Coupe looked fantastic.

I guess you're local to Banbury too?
by Alex L
Mon 20 Mar, 2017 07:03
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red M Coupe - Reg S50 *** Banbury
Replies: 5
Views: 1235

Re: Red M Coupe - Reg S50 *** Banbury

Thanks, coincidence to see him on two consecutive days.
by Alex L
Sun 19 Mar, 2017 19:55
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red M Coupe - Reg S50 *** Banbury
Replies: 5
Views: 1235

Red M Coupe - Reg S50 *** Banbury

I followed you yesterday along the dual carriageway past Overthorpe in my new blue C-Class and flashed you out - you then joined the M40

Today we were both at the Boosted meet in Aylesbury - I was in the red v6 Exige
by Alex L
Wed 10 Aug, 2016 10:43
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Black Z1 H742***
Replies: 2
Views: 920

Re: Black Z1 H742***

Fantastic, hope you had a good time.

I can't remember when I last saw a Z1 so was a real treat. I tried to overtake the 2 cars between you and me but they didn't leave a big enough gap.
by Alex L
Sat 06 Aug, 2016 13:38
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Black Z1 H742***
Replies: 2
Views: 920

Black Z1 H742***

Spotted heading towards Chipping Norton, I was two cars behind in the red Exige
by Alex L
Sun 07 Jul, 2013 21:26
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Z3M Coupe "OBZ" Brackley
Replies: 0
Views: 595

Z3M Coupe "OBZ" Brackley

Spotted this morning in Brackley while taking a slight detour to warm the car up on way to a Pistonheads meet.

Lovely looking car

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by Alex L
Sat 05 Jan, 2013 22:26
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: S60 BMR - Deddington, Oxfordshire
Replies: 4
Views: 442

Re: S60 BMR - Deddington, Oxfordshire

Aha, Althulas, so you're Bloxham Way, we often go to Bread and Milk, the deli as friends own it.

The girlfriend used to live in Deddington so we have friends there, we're now just down the road in Charlton

peterandjenny, your car stood out as it was so shiny, looked a nice example
by Alex L
Sat 05 Jan, 2013 16:20
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: S60 BMR - Deddington, Oxfordshire
Replies: 4
Views: 442

S60 BMR - Deddington, Oxfordshire

Spotted roofless this evening in Deddington, Oxfordshire. I was sat outside the Deddington Arms when you went past

For some reason I recognise the plate, perhaps from on here?
by Alex L
Wed 08 Feb, 2012 23:19
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Zi's marmite Z3.... Now on corvette rims :)
Replies: 112
Views: 30874

I am indeed, moved to the area just before Christmas, was in Heyford yesterday. I'm in Charlton
by Alex L
Wed 08 Feb, 2012 21:15
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Zi's marmite Z3.... Now on corvette rims :)
Replies: 112
Views: 30874

Just been out for a drive with a mate who got his new camera and wanted to test it.... http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6032/6315431607_cc860eddb6.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6054/6315954712_f1aa430568.jpg Couple more pics on the blog post...... http://www.lowlifeuk.com/automotive/more-of-the-...
by Alex L
Wed 16 Nov, 2011 21:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Imola Red M roadster 45600 miles
Replies: 27
Views: 1936

There are loads of companies that do smart plastic repairs to dashboards, you wouldn't even know the holes were there
by Alex L
Mon 14 Nov, 2011 06:57
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: private plate opinions
Replies: 161
Views: 13874

As a result of reading this thread and looking at the DVLA web site I am now £400 poorer... in fact SK11NTT!!! There are some cracking plates on there today, being the first day of release of the 11 plates. There are some pretty good looking investments to be had if you get in early and are prepare...
by Alex L
Wed 24 Aug, 2011 14:17
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: So who is this then?
Replies: 25
Views: 1355

Brilliant, knew it wouldn't be long before the owner turned up.

Sorry to hear about your Vanos woes
by Alex L
Tue 23 Aug, 2011 22:37
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: So who is this then?
Replies: 25
Views: 1355

Number plate doesn't look right to be Jon's
by Alex L
Tue 23 Aug, 2011 22:14
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: So who is this then?
Replies: 25
Views: 1355

Nice and close to the kerb too :lol:
by Alex L
Tue 23 Aug, 2011 21:55
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: So who is this then?
Replies: 25
Views: 1355

So who is this then?

Taken from the bad parking thread on Pistonheads.. scroll down to the bottom

http://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topi ... &mid=22569

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by Alex L
Sat 13 Aug, 2011 10:44
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Rowan Atkinson F1 crash
Replies: 23
Views: 1607

Doubt he has much to worry about seeing as he's worth £60m.

As said at least he's using it and so far racked up 38,000 miles
by Alex L
Fri 12 Aug, 2011 22:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Rowan Atkinson F1 crash
Replies: 23
Views: 1607

From what I have seen in the news, they all say he spun it and it caught fire, he might have totaled it this time! And obviously colour blind..... Atkinson bought his maroon McLaren F1 back in 1997. http://motoring.ninemsn.com.au/cars/spotlight/8282742/rowan-atkinson-crashes-mclaren-f1 What colour ...
by Alex L
Fri 15 Jul, 2011 20:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Car weight, ptw ratio, facts and figures ? how fast is yours
Replies: 12
Views: 872

Sorcerors Apprentice wrote:
Z3cade wrote:wonder what could be done to lower the weight??
Don't go out with, or marry a fat bird. :wink:
I went for the subtle approach on my Exige

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by Alex L
Wed 15 Jun, 2011 21:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2010 Simpson Outlaw Helmet *STIG* (Like New) Large
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

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Pah, black is the new white
by Alex L
Wed 15 Jun, 2011 21:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2010 Simpson Outlaw Helmet *STIG* (Like New) Large
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Aha, if nothing else it's working as free bumps to the top :P
by Alex L
Wed 15 Jun, 2011 21:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2010 Simpson Outlaw Helmet *STIG* (Like New) Large
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Why?
by Alex L
Wed 15 Jun, 2011 21:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Which is best ???
Replies: 35
Views: 2106

garythefish wrote:Thanks Alex :wink:

Funny enough I drove through there yesterday........Great Bardfield I think

Gazza.
Only 4 years to respond.....yes Great Bardfield
by Alex L
Wed 15 Jun, 2011 20:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2010 Simpson Outlaw Helmet *STIG* (Like New) Large
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Confused?
by Alex L
Wed 15 Jun, 2011 19:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2010 Simpson Outlaw Helmet *STIG* (Like New) Large
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

Reduced to £200

Sensible offers entertained
by Alex L
Tue 14 Jun, 2011 15:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2010 Simpson Outlaw Helmet *STIG* (Like New) Large
Replies: 9
Views: 1651

2010 Simpson Outlaw Helmet *STIG* (Like New) Large

Large Simpson Outlaw Bandit Helmet in gloss black. The helmet is only 7 months old and used twice on track days in a closed top car. This is the same make of helmet as used by The Stig The helmet is unmarked and still smells new inside. Any marks on the photos are fingerprints. Retails at circa £425...
by Alex L
Tue 07 Jun, 2011 16:02
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 Roof Stuck
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

Thanks Gookah, I've directed my friend to this thread. As you say, the windows open and the roof opens slightly but then stops so sounds like the motor has packed up. His best quote is £670 to replace.
by Alex L
Mon 06 Jun, 2011 12:47
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 Roof Stuck
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

Z4 Roof Stuck

My friend at work has removed his hardtop for the first time in a couple of years to find the soft top wouldn't raise, he managed to raise it manually and now it's stuck in the closed position. This wouldn't be such as issue if his hard top wasn't stored in his living room! He's tried the manual ove...
by Alex L
Mon 21 Feb, 2011 15:15
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M Fuel consumption
Replies: 9
Views: 1238

Jesus, wish I could get that from my new winter run about...i'm averaging 14mpg!
by Alex L
Thu 17 Feb, 2011 01:04
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: private plate opinions
Replies: 161
Views: 13874

Much to the amusement of Rob Bruce, I got pulled and fined for my plate on Saturday by some jobsworth copper
by Alex L
Tue 08 Feb, 2011 20:23
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pictures of you and your car
Replies: 200
Views: 28383

TitanTim wrote: Yes it is, do you know him?

Tim.
Yep, my ex-girlfriend's uncle...small world
by Alex L
Mon 31 Jan, 2011 23:56
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pictures of you and your car
Replies: 200
Views: 28383

TitanTim wrote:Hmmmmm well this is me in the middle, typical day at the office :lol:

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Tim.
I recognise the guy to your right, his name isn't Roger is it?
by Alex L
Tue 25 Jan, 2011 19:36
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: PH SS in Oxford Guildford cruise there?
Replies: 3
Views: 1198

My name is down to go but I'm undecided as I've got a track day at Silverstone on the Saturday too
by Alex L
Sun 23 Jan, 2011 20:29
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Mileometer Illumination
Replies: 13
Views: 1297

Thankfully in the end my local indi replaced the bulbs for me :)
by Alex L
Sat 18 Dec, 2010 07:16
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Imola Z3M with hardtop on snowy M40 (photo)
Replies: 12
Views: 1359

Titan wrote:
spurs fan in a coupe wrote:That's commitment, great photo!
It's a great foto but I wonder if Alex used his mobile while driving to take it? :oops:
Noooo, my passenger took it
by Alex L
Fri 17 Dec, 2010 17:44
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Imola Z3M with hardtop on snowy M40 (photo)
Replies: 12
Views: 1359

Imola Z3M with hardtop on snowy M40 (photo)

Doing about 25mph in the outside lane as it was incredibly slippery, even in my fwd company car.

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by Alex L
Mon 13 Dec, 2010 20:06
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: buying an M
Replies: 28
Views: 1990

Thanks, she oddly likes the smell of car polish
by Alex L
Tue 07 Dec, 2010 20:28
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Ive Sold The Zm So Ill Say Goodbye Regards Terry Aka 321bhp
Replies: 33
Views: 2745

I suspect most people on here have never driven the S2000 and are only reporting what they've heard on topgear. In real world terms the S2000 won't be any slower than the Boxster or the Z3M. I've had a Z3M an S2000 and a 987 Boxster, albeit a 2.7 and I'm afraid to say the only one I wouldn't buy aga...
by Alex L
Tue 07 Dec, 2010 19:02
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: private plate opinions
Replies: 161
Views: 13874

Hi Yes the 11 plate brings a lot of options into play I was contacted by reg tranfers asking did I want to buy HA11 ONE HA11 TWO about £3K each Forgot to mention my name Ray Hall Problem is you need a new car to out it on :head: :head: I'll sell them to you for £1k each.....alternatively go on the ...
by Alex L
Wed 01 Dec, 2010 15:07
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: private plate opinions
Replies: 161
Views: 13874

and here it is on the new eco company wagon

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by Alex L
Wed 01 Dec, 2010 12:53
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: buying an M
Replies: 28
Views: 1990

Certainly an unusual colour, mine was a 98 model but had 60,000 miles when I sold it. The only other I have seen on the road had the Kyalami orange interior whereas mine was Evergreen

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by Alex L
Thu 25 Nov, 2010 20:03
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Zed Meets VX220
Replies: 39
Views: 2133

Would love to but got sick of getting pulled by local plod when I had them on my motorbikes. So not worth the extra hassle :( Had mine on 7 different cars over 7 years, pulled over three separate times but the size of the plate was never mentioned, perhaps I was just lucky. The one on mine was a 9"...
by Alex L
Thu 25 Nov, 2010 19:07
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Zed Meets VX220
Replies: 39
Views: 2133

Hang_em, you need to get yourself a mini front plate..

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by Alex L
Thu 25 Nov, 2010 11:28
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Zed Meets VX220
Replies: 39
Views: 2133

Nice looking motors, I went from a Z3M to a VX220 in Rabiatta red with a VSE in 2005, can't beat the pops and bangs on the overrun.
by Alex L
Sun 18 Jul, 2010 19:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Occupations...what do Zed drivers do for a living???
Replies: 114
Views: 6070

CMullins wrote:Find and Investigate Fraud for William Hill, the bookmakers!
I used to work for William Hill in the London office as an Acquisitions Surveyor
by Alex L
Wed 30 Jun, 2010 19:04
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: New phone choice
Replies: 20
Views: 2312

Rob, I've got the iPhone 3GS for personal use and the above Blackberry for work, both on o2. They're both good for different reasons, the iphone is much better for surfing the net and apps but blackberry is far superior for instant access to emails and much prefer the calender layout and how it sync...
by Alex L
Mon 24 May, 2010 22:16
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Estoril Z3M - Chelmer Village 24/05 (Photo)
Replies: 3
Views: 583

Tell me about it, it's a private road too. Did check it had valid tax or I'd have ensured it was towed :P
by Alex L
Mon 24 May, 2010 22:07
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Estoril Z3M - Chelmer Village 24/05 (Photo)
Replies: 3
Views: 583

Estoril Z3M - Chelmer Village 24/05 (Photo)

Spotted at the end of my Close this morning so a quick snap on the Blackberry

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