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by Russ1959
Fri 01 May, 2015 22:33
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 15078

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

I've been asked by the BMW Car Club if there are any volunteers to help marshall on this event. It needs someone who can arrange all the Zs - any helpers? Is this for those that have registered though BMWCC? Russ59 from the Z4-forum has arranged for a separate Z3/Z4 Group independent of BMWCC - det...
by Russ1959
Wed 04 Mar, 2015 21:13
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 15078

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

Hi, I have 'registered' with BMWCCGB to attend - does this put me with you guys or elsewhere with 'The Club' ? Happy to show off Zed where ever... advice welcome. Looking forward to seeing the group. Its up to you whether you stand with the BMWCC or come on our stand (Z4 forum), 2 separate groups. ...
by Russ1959
Sun 22 Feb, 2015 17:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 15078

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

Thanks for the info, no-one else pre-booked then? BB There is no pre booking. Just turn up and pay at the gate. Exhibitors entrance is further down the road from normal spectators car park. I'll post final details nearer the time when Duxford have informed me. I'm the one organising the stand but i...
by Russ1959
Sat 21 Feb, 2015 21:04
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 15078

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

bentley-boy wrote:Hi, How do you buy tickets for this event, I find the IWM website user unfriendly with no listing for this date. Or can you just pole up and pay on the day?

BB
Its pay on the day :)
by Russ1959
Sun 15 Feb, 2015 16:31
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 15078

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

Zed-dan wrote:What would be the cost for a non-BMWCC member?
and is that per car or pp?

Thanks
Everyone pays the same. £10 per person (adult) £5 per child aged 5 to 15.
by Russ1959
Sun 25 Jan, 2015 23:25
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15
Replies: 91
Views: 15078

Re: Duxford Spring Car Show 03/05/15

Hi all Looking at arranging a meeting at the Duxford Show 3rd May 2015. I've started collecting interested parties on .org. The BMWCC is arranging a meet and have booked 250 spaces but thought we could arrange for zeds to be together. I also understand the Z4 forum are arranging as well. £10.00 adm...
by Russ1959
Sat 23 Aug, 2014 13:21
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Spotted in Mansfield Woodhouse
Replies: 10
Views: 1032

Re: Spotted in Mansfield Woodhouse

Davejue1 wrote:No one shouted up to it so don't think it belongs to anyone on here Russ
Probably not.

I did follow a R reg blue Z3 from Parkhall Road to Shirebrook the other day and it looked in a sorry state, it had a good amount of rust on it and a hole in the back window. :(
by Russ1959
Sat 23 Aug, 2014 11:45
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Spotted in Mansfield Woodhouse
Replies: 10
Views: 1032

Re: Spotted in Mansfield Woodhouse

Davejue1 wrote:Out walking the dogs this evening and saw a nice Topaz blue 2.8 with deep dish alloys parked up on a driveway two minutes walk from my house. Reg plate was private and began WIL****. Anyone on here?? :)

Cheers
Dave
I saw it this morning in woodhouse.
by Russ1959
Tue 19 Aug, 2014 20:26
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Spotted in Mansfield Woodhouse
Replies: 10
Views: 1032

Re: Spotted in Mansfield Woodhouse

Just up the road from me too.
I'm on Sycamore Road, off Park hall Road.

Russ
by Russ1959
Mon 18 Aug, 2014 20:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 17th August 2014
Replies: 96
Views: 15726

Re: Midland meet 17th August 2014

Davejue1 wrote:Brian, your always welcome mate. When you selling me those wheels???? :D

Cheers
Dave
They'd look better on my Z4 :lol:
by Russ1959
Fri 20 Jun, 2014 10:44
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Z3 on A64
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Re: Red Z3 on A64

We were heading for Scarborough as well then onto just outside robin Hoods bay for a few nights. Did you turn off the A64 when I went by you? if so did you know a quicker route to Scarborough. And the driving was appalling!!! :lol: :lol: Only joking I hope I wasn't driving too close to you, my wife ...
by Russ1959
Thu 19 Jun, 2014 17:41
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Z3 on A64
Replies: 3
Views: 501

Red Z3 on A64

Red Z3 on A64 on Tuesday morning reg T%% JJC
I was following you in blue Z4 till you turned off.
by Russ1959
Sat 14 Jun, 2014 10:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 17th August 2014
Replies: 96
Views: 15726

Re: Midland meet 17th August 2014

Davejue1 wrote:Shouting all Z3 owners! We're being whipped on numbers by the Z4 crowd on this meet. It's a nice central point so would be good to get some big numbers there. :)

Cheers
Dave
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Russ1959
Sun 01 Jun, 2014 11:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum
Replies: 158
Views: 20637

Re: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum

Wish we'd had todays weather.
by Russ1959
Sat 31 May, 2014 23:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum
Replies: 158
Views: 20637

Re: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum

Nice cars, Nice people, Nice day :thumb: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/RussMR2/025-1.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/RussMR2/026.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/RussMR2/029.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/RussMR2/005-10.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/...
by Russ1959
Fri 30 May, 2014 17:14
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Reply to post notification
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: Reply to post notification

Seems to be working ok at the mo.
No idea what the problem was.
by Russ1959
Fri 30 May, 2014 13:49
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Reply to post notification
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: Reply to post notification

That's strange, I have got notification of the replies to this post :head:

Its the, "Z visit to the Newark Air Museum" thread which has had several replies over the last few days but I got no notification of replies to that.
I'm deff subscribed to it.

I'll see how it goes, thanks.
by Russ1959
Fri 30 May, 2014 10:36
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Reply to post notification
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Reply to post notification

I've suddenly stopped getting emails indicating that there are replies on a thread I've made a post on. I've checked my settings in the User Control Panel and its still ticked to get notifications. Any one know why this is or should I say not happening? I didn't know if it could be something to do w...
by Russ1959
Sat 17 May, 2014 11:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum
Replies: 158
Views: 20637

Re: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum

Count me in :D
by Russ1959
Thu 08 May, 2014 23:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum
Replies: 158
Views: 20637

Re: Z visit to the Newark Air Museum

Is this only open to Z3's or are Z4's allowed?

Russ
by Russ1959
Sat 22 Mar, 2014 11:19
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: newby first post
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Re: newby first post

I don't get that problem so can't help you but have you registered on this site? Prob get more from this.
http://www.z4-forum.com/forum/

Russ
by Russ1959
Sat 22 Mar, 2014 10:53
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 17th August 2014
Replies: 96
Views: 15726

Re: Midland meet 17th August 2014

Davejue1 wrote:Hi Russ, I'm in Mansfield woodhouse, where are you? :)

Sent you a PM.

Russ
by Russ1959
Fri 21 Mar, 2014 22:54
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 17th August 2014
Replies: 96
Views: 15726

Re: Midland meet 17th August 2014

Davejue1 wrote:Hi, put me down as a definite for that one please.
Thanks
Dave

Dave I'm down for this meet too.
Where are you in Mansfield? wouldn't mind a look at your car.

Russ
by Russ1959
Mon 24 Feb, 2014 21:47
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY October 14th
Replies: 47
Views: 11082

Re: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY October 14th

I know I've asked this before :oops: :oops: but does it still take place?
by Russ1959
Sat 07 Sep, 2013 10:59
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY October 14th
Replies: 47
Views: 11082

Re: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY August 12th

Couldn't make last one but will do my best for the next one. Is it this coming Monday 9th Sept??

What is the turn out like, do many get there?

Russ
by Russ1959
Fri 26 Jul, 2013 23:09
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY October 14th
Replies: 47
Views: 11082

Re: Notts / Derbys/Sheffield BMW meet MONDAY April 1st

When is the next meet??
If it still takes place I may well make the next one.

Russ
by Russ1959
Sun 09 Jun, 2013 12:26
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Zentral Scotland Z...
Replies: 9
Views: 1254

Re: Zentral Scotland Z...

Really nice pics there :)

Which do you prefer between the Z4 and Z3 ?
I've had a 3.0 Z4 and wish I still had it. I've been on the look out for a Z3 but unsure if I would be trying to compare it to the Z4 all the time and regret not getting another Z4.
Do they drive the same?

Russ
by Russ1959
Thu 23 May, 2013 16:08
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Selling my CatD M Roadster
Replies: 36
Views: 3672

Re: Selling my CatD M Roadster

I have had several PM's from chocolatejumper about her car as I'm interested in it, providing I can sell my Crossfire.

She is doing all she can to rectify the matter.
by Russ1959
Sun 19 May, 2013 18:03
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Selling my CatD M Roadster
Replies: 36
Views: 3672

Re: Selling my CatD M Roadster

Hi I am trying to sell my lovely z3 m roadster and have just discovered that it is a Cat D. I had no idea when i bought it 4 years ago so I have no paperwork to tell me what happened to the car. All I know is that I have had it serviced every year and my bmw mechanic says the car is in excellent co...
by Russ1959
Sun 19 May, 2013 17:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My Z3 search
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: My Z3 search

The Z3 roof is hydraulically operated - tell us more about that of the Z4 rusting etc! As TitanTim said the pump can get submerged in water if the rear drain holes aren't kept clear. The pump is on the left side of the car and the drain hole on that side is a mare to get at to keep clear. Also they...
by Russ1959
Sat 18 May, 2013 20:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My Z3 search
Replies: 7
Views: 344

Re: My Z3 search

The Z3 roof is hydraulically operated - tell us more about that of the Z4 rusting etc! As TitanTim said the pump can get submerged in water if the rear drain holes aren't kept clear. The pump is on the left side of the car and the drain hole on that side is a mare to get at to keep clear. Also they...
by Russ1959
Fri 17 May, 2013 17:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: My Z3 search
Replies: 7
Views: 344

My Z3 search

Not been on zroadster.net for a while, well since I sold my Z4 18 month ago but now I'm back because i'm looking for a Z3, thats if I can sell my Chrysler Crossfire. I have it advertised on Pistonheads. I'm after a 2.8 or 3.0. My old Z4 was a 3.0 so I know how good the engine is but what I would lik...
by Russ1959
Thu 09 May, 2013 13:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Just Bought Z3
Replies: 9
Views: 730

Re: Just Bought Z3

Hi everyone, I've just bought this '98 1.9 in Alpine White http://i1354.photobucket.com/albums/q695/MichaelSheavills/942901_4634728586771_1233129354_n_zps98eed6e8.jpg Looking for some nice roll hoops if anyone is selling. Ideally the black ones I really like, are they easy to fit. Looks smart in wh...
by Russ1959
Mon 21 Dec, 2009 15:58
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: ipod connection for 03 plate Mini
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Do you mean the AUX connection. If so have a look at this thread on Z4 forum. I just bought and fitted one for my Z4 from BMW. From reading through the thread, Mini and BMW use the same part. It just plugs into the back of the radio. http://www.z4-forum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1483 BMW part N...
by Russ1959
Tue 01 Dec, 2009 16:23
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: My Z4
Replies: 2
Views: 524

My Z4

Here's the first pics I have managed to get of my car after first week of ownership. Another silver one I know but Hey :) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/RussMR2/002.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/RussMR2/003.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v626/RussMR2/008.jpg http://img.ph...
by Russ1959
Thu 26 Nov, 2009 17:37
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Dial display??
Replies: 7
Views: 1391

Yep cheers chaps, I've figured out now the different things it does. :)
by Russ1959
Wed 25 Nov, 2009 16:25
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Dial display??
Replies: 7
Views: 1391

Ah righty oh. So will it count down quick if being driven fiesty and slower if being driven normal?? not used to all these gizmo's. What is the normal range with a full tank?? I filled up (full tank) yeterday when I collected the car, fuel guage is now showing one notch above half a tank and display...
by Russ1959
Wed 25 Nov, 2009 15:47
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Dial display??
Replies: 7
Views: 1391

Dial display??

Just got my Z4 so still finding my way through things but one thing I cant find in the handbook is a display on the dash. When the indicator stalk is pressed it goes from one function to another, ie service due, mpg etc but dont know what this one is (the bottom display) I know the top left is overa...
by Russ1959
Wed 25 Nov, 2009 00:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted 3.0 Se Z4
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Jonttt wrote:Nice one Russ :thumb:
Trouble is the missus likes it too, will have to hide spare key :)
by Russ1959
Tue 24 Nov, 2009 23:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted 3.0 Se Z4
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Well I ended up buying the one in my first post.

Odd tiny stone chip on bonnet but thats it.
Drove approx 150 mile back home and was faultless, all for £8450

Russ
by Russ1959
Mon 23 Nov, 2009 19:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted 3.0 Se Z4
Replies: 7
Views: 340

Wanted 3.0 Se Z4

I'm looking for a 3.0 Z4 but finding it a chore. (for the right one) I have just been let down by a guy who said yesterday he would hold the car for me till I went to collect tomorrow but tonight informs me he has sold it to someone else :head: :evil: :( SO if anyone on here has just purchased this ...
by Russ1959
Fri 20 Nov, 2009 14:15
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: First Pictures
Replies: 5
Views: 1330

That looks superb. 8-)

Hope I can find one as nice.
by Russ1959
Fri 20 Nov, 2009 10:06
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: 3.0i SE extras
Replies: 2
Views: 1144

3.0i SE extras

What extras does the 3.0i SE have over a 3.0i ??
Cant find answers in search.

Also is there much difference in power between the 2.5 and 3.0
by Russ1959
Thu 19 Nov, 2009 22:54
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: SMG v Manual v Auto
Replies: 2
Views: 1019

SMG v Manual v Auto

I'm searching for an early Z4 but cant find the right combination, eg gearbox/colour/interior colour/wheels. I know I cant have it all. I have just sold a Toyota Supra TT Auto but now wanted to go back to a manual for a while BUT I find the right colour but Auto box or Manual box and wrong colour :h...
by Russ1959
Wed 18 Nov, 2009 17:25
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Z4 engine sizes, compare
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Z4 engine sizes, compare

I was originaly looking to get a Z3 but have been browsing Z4's but would like to know which is the best sized engine to go for.
I would imagine the 2.0 and 2.2 to be a bit small for the car but what about the 2.5 and 3.0??

Russ
by Russ1959
Sat 07 Nov, 2009 23:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2001 Z3 3.0i Steel Grey 54,000miles *REDUCED*: FBMWSH
Replies: 5
Views: 798

Thank you, just googled it.
by Russ1959
Sat 07 Nov, 2009 22:45
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2001 Z3 3.0i Steel Grey 54,000miles *REDUCED*: FBMWSH
Replies: 5
Views: 798

Excuse my ignorance but what is DSC??
by Russ1959
Fri 06 Nov, 2009 22:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 2001 Z3 3.0i Steel Grey 54,000miles *REDUCED*: FBMWSH
Replies: 5
Views: 798

You have a PM

Russ
by Russ1959
Sat 31 Oct, 2009 21:52
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 3.0i Roadster - Sienna Red no longer for Sale
Replies: 26
Views: 1962

Very nice looking car there. I love that colour. I would be VERY tempted (if still available) "ONCE" I have sold my Supra. http://www.pistonheads.co.uk/sales/1297600.htm Russ Hi Russ, Car is still available. Its goes to the BMW indy to see whats up re: the DSC light on the 11th Nov and it will have...
by Russ1959
Thu 29 Oct, 2009 19:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 3.0i Roadster - Sienna Red no longer for Sale
Replies: 26
Views: 1962

Very nice looking car there. I love that colour.
I would be VERY tempted (if still available) "ONCE" I have sold my Supra.

http://www.pistonheads.co.uk/sales/1297600.htm

Russ