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by Jet
Thu 20 Sep, 2018 12:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: And the winner is....
Replies: 1
Views: 353

Re: And the winner is....

the stuff dreams are made of...... :)

Not your dreams Kossyk, I know your not impressed..... :wink:
by Jet
Thu 20 Sep, 2018 09:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New Screen replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 801

Re: New Screen replacement

BBZ,

How much for a full respray? Who is doing it?
by Jet
Mon 17 Sep, 2018 13:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Routine Stuff
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: Routine Stuff

Never thought to check, good idea. On a rare occasion I do get a small splutter, which I understand to be wrong mixture.....
by Jet
Mon 27 Aug, 2018 11:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Pirelli 225.45.16
Replies: 9
Views: 753

Re: Pirelli 225.45.16

Manufacturer approval gives them a star marking, officially recognised and approved for use.
by Jet
Wed 22 Aug, 2018 09:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Pirelli 225.45.16
Replies: 9
Views: 753

Re: Pirelli 225.45.16

Hopefully tech has moved on to the point we don't see a repeat of that, but its good news as one of the questions that regularly pops up, is there a premium brand tyre for the Z1, looks like we are going to have one.
by Jet
Mon 20 Aug, 2018 22:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Pirelli 225.45.16
Replies: 9
Views: 753

Pirelli 225.45.16

Pirelli will be releasing a 225/45-16 P700-Z, pending approval from BMW.
by Jet
Mon 20 Aug, 2018 22:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unicorn felt
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Re: Unicorn felt

Unicorn Felt? :D :D Post some pictures please.

I nearly bought a set of belts, but the price gave me stomach-ache.
by Jet
Thu 16 Aug, 2018 21:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Seatbelt fitting
Replies: 1
Views: 304

Re: Seatbelt fitting

Good idea, How are the seatbelt stalks, the red button gets pretty beaten up.

It’s been a while since I did this, but remove seat, unbolt belt, remove blanking panel, side leather trims and it should be easy from there.
by Jet
Wed 15 Aug, 2018 15:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 2918

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Green Genie wrote:
Tue 14 Aug, 2018 18:43
Just got mine, really nice quality.

Wife says I can get it framed and put it up in the dining room :D
...only if I decorate the room first :(

:D :D :D :D :D
by Jet
Tue 24 Jul, 2018 09:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Tyre Pressure labels.
Replies: 2
Views: 514

Re: Tyre Pressure labels.

website down, but thanks TJS, I will order some of them. Unable to help with your question, as not aware of any other position for the label.
by Jet
Mon 16 Jul, 2018 13:00
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Brakes??
Replies: 9
Views: 852

Re: Brakes??

By my calculation, M*O(x2)/M=0.

Why do you ask?
by Jet
Tue 10 Jul, 2018 13:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 1616

Re: Unwanted rumble

George, He is far too modest to say so himself, but I recommend speaking to Ivor. The man responsible for restoring a few member's cars like this one. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1770/42601279914_bbf522147e_k.jpg He is also the man responsible for overseeing positioning of the panels in the recre...
by Jet
Tue 10 Jul, 2018 12:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Brakes??
Replies: 9
Views: 852

Re: Brakes??

Whichever option you go for, ensure the brackets are balanced and machined correctly.

Sam also added some Brembo Bling to my Z1 arches.

Image
by Jet
Mon 02 Jul, 2018 22:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New Screen replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 801

Re: New Screen replacement

How did it happen and anything we can do to prevent it?
by Jet
Fri 15 Jun, 2018 08:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 651

Re: BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019

No special event that I am aware of, as they held a 25th anniversary of the Z1.
by Jet
Thu 14 Jun, 2018 14:50
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 651

BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019

Continuing on from the other thread, I have had a response from BMW Germany, the team who organises trips for BMW Clubs visiting Munich. Based on a 10 day trip and 3 days in Munich, taking into account weather, school holidays, factory schedule etc, they recommend the following: BMW Germany - July 3...
by Jet
Tue 12 Jun, 2018 18:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5891

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

I totally enjoyed that, even the mile of hell, thanks ladies and gents, a few snaps sent in from a few people. GG, your wife is hilarious! Thanks for the review, article out in July Straight Six. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/876/42758112701_be20c5028f_k.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1744/2888...
by Jet
Tue 12 Jun, 2018 17:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Side light/indicator water ingress
Replies: 5
Views: 576

Re: Side light/indicator water ingress

GG, I would recommend you bite the bullet and remove those units, its easy to do (if you don't have the 10mm bolt directly underneath) then you can see where the issue is. In some cases the foam is either knackered or squished so far into the recess, the lens cover cant make a complete seal. On mine...
by Jet
Tue 12 Jun, 2018 17:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 1616

Re: Unwanted rumble

While your under there, check the exhaust hangars also .....
by Jet
Tue 05 Jun, 2018 18:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Anybody know what wheels these are?
Replies: 188
Views: 15661

Re: Anybody know what wheels these are?

Well, well, well, so you decided to come see your old Z1 mates after all this time? Well you can sling yer hook! :D :D

Crikey, I remember that day and those pictures, when my ride was looking good :D :D

How you doing Mr T?
by Jet
Fri 27 Apr, 2018 13:30
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 24
Views: 2637

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Pat Slade wrote:
Thu 26 Apr, 2018 09:41
Not a problem but to my eye it is visually less satisfying than if it were vertical. Perhaps I am OCD?
Would you like my opinion on that? :D
by Jet
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 14:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 2918

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

The females of the house, (human and canine) are forbidden entry after they refused to wear the supplied plastic shoe covers, white cotton gloves and deliberately put a pair of pliers back into it's labeled foam drawer insert upside down. Hence the Z1 print, and others, are now banned in the house....
by Jet
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 14:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields
Replies: 9
Views: 1067

Re: Manifold heat shields

TJS wrote:
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 11:34
This will also give me time to attend CDO therapy, (the acronym letters need to be in alphabetical order) and attend to my other nuts.
:D :D
by Jet
Wed 18 Apr, 2018 08:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields
Replies: 9
Views: 1067

Re: Manifold heat shields

They are not leaking however, the rear heat shield element is holed. The original metal weave laminate style has been replaced with what looks like thick grey cardboard. Just live with a holed heat shield and the associated OCD. OCD is usually triggered by the 'visible', so as the gasket isn't the ...
by Jet
Thu 29 Mar, 2018 11:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon

Codes are on Car Club website/forum.
by Jet
Mon 26 Mar, 2018 14:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Courroie help my
Replies: 8
Views: 1341

Re: Courroie help my

The window will only work if the door is fully "closed".
by Jet
Mon 26 Mar, 2018 14:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1251

Re: Red Z1 for sale

......and then there are these 2. What's interesting about these M powered cars, does the jump in values mean we are unlikely to see anyone attempting this in future? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z1-4-9-V8-S62-M5-engine-6-speed-transplant-420-BHP-E30-E39-M5-engine-brembo/202266803632?ssPageName=ST...
by Jet
Thu 15 Mar, 2018 13:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Courroie help my
Replies: 8
Views: 1341

Re: Courroie help my

Make sure the door is unlocked and pull up with both hands.
by Jet
Wed 14 Mar, 2018 14:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Courroie help my
Replies: 8
Views: 1341

Re: Courroie help my

Strap? Do you mean Door Belt? How to open/close with a broken belt?
by Jet
Thu 08 Mar, 2018 09:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 - crack repairs
Replies: 25
Views: 3048

Re: Z1 - crack repairs

The crack is on the sill panel inline with the rear of the door, about 3" long now. I had the same problem, MOT guy jacked car up resting on sill, had mine repaired, they did a very good job. Grind down both sides, rebuilt with layers of flexible material, then painted back and front. Suggest remov...
by Jet
Wed 07 Mar, 2018 15:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 2918

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Gazza wrote:
Tue 06 Mar, 2018 21:04
ooooooooooooooh :bawl:
Didn't say if you liked it Mr G?
by Jet
Tue 06 Mar, 2018 20:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon
Replies: 5
Views: 1061

Re: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon

Green Genie wrote:
Mon 05 Mar, 2018 17:29
Booked mine :D anyone meeting up at the Super Sausage cafe on the Saturday?
I remember those days.......unfortunately I have to be there from thursday :(
by Jet
Tue 06 Mar, 2018 14:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 2918

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Gazza wrote:
Mon 05 Mar, 2018 19:59
I received one of these as a birthday gift :D
Which birthday, 85th? :D :D
by Jet
Tue 06 Mar, 2018 14:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 - crack repairs
Replies: 25
Views: 3048

Re: Z1 - crack repairs

Kossyk repair kit is pretty good, however I would say it depends where it is and how far its progressed. Wings, inspect regularly, once it starts drill a small hole at the base to stop it progressing, then use the repair kit. Then strengthen all 4 mounting holes as a precaution and renew the rubber ...
by Jet
Mon 26 Feb, 2018 13:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5891

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

whats this about rabbits, tried the link but no worky?
by Jet
Mon 26 Feb, 2018 13:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5891

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

oops...
by Jet
Mon 26 Feb, 2018 13:42
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5891

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Hi All. Jamal might be "good to go" but my call to the Club office this morning indicated this was not the case! Panic ye not. I was told that if you have already expressed your interest to the Club Office they will contact you when they are ready to take bookings. Pat Mr Slade, It's Monday, nothin...
by Jet
Fri 23 Feb, 2018 16:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5891

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

We are good to go gentlemen. To Recap: 2 day event Friday June 1st - Sunday June 3rd Meet at Maritime Hotel Portland friday Tour Jurassic coast saturday Activities mid afternoon Le Tour continued Dining / Drinks Saturday night Please contact Jasmine at the club office on 01970 267989 / Jasmine@bmwca...
by Jet
Mon 19 Feb, 2018 11:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ticking noise
Replies: 4
Views: 825

Re: Ticking noise

Anyone know what the ticking noise might be? Only seems to start when the engine is really warm, during a journey and when slowing down, on the overrun. Also, when the engine is warm, the horn doesn't work, though I can't tell if this starts to fail at the same time as the ticking begins. I can't s...
by Jet
Fri 16 Feb, 2018 22:36
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: London Classic Car Show 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 672

London Classic Car Show 2018

507, 328, Z8, E30M3, 635csi...it doesn't get much better than this. If your heading that way, pop over to BMWCC stand. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4661/40306989731_9aaad315f7_h.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4674/39595196834_b4b3997aa7_h.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4672/38497541430_13e...
by Jet
Fri 16 Feb, 2018 22:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5891

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Green Genie wrote:
Fri 16 Feb, 2018 17:32
Hi Jet

Sorry to chase, guess you've got a lot on but any update on booking details for this yet?
GG,

Good timing, just reserved 20 rooms earlier this week, so will update thread when I get back from LCCS.
by Jet
Mon 12 Feb, 2018 09:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: wings
Replies: 4
Views: 958

Re: wings

Pat Slade wrote:
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 09:57
Jet,

Unsure about the relevance or accuracy of your comment on the manifold heat and the left front wing.

Pat
Probably because you didn't read the article on the subject :wink:
by Jet
Fri 09 Feb, 2018 14:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: wings
Replies: 4
Views: 958

Re: wings

This car arrived on our 2009 Tour with carbon panels, very smart. http://www.z1-online.de I wonder if painting carbon is different to painting plastic and whether it looks/reflects the same? I understand there is some clever technology between bonnet and left wing to do with heat dissipation from th...
by Jet
Wed 07 Feb, 2018 10:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 5
Views: 1387

Re: Fuel Hoses

Wonder if these guys can help:

www.brakepipesets.com
www.automec.co.uk
by Jet
Wed 07 Feb, 2018 10:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 24
Views: 2637

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

felix wrote:
Mon 05 Feb, 2018 17:34
have you tried a paste of jeweller's rouge and olive oil?
My first reaction was a smirk, then I realised your serious :D
I know not what it is, but according to my Google companion, it is "finely ground ferric oxide, used as a polish for metal and optical glass".

I'll give it a try. Chz Felix.
by Jet
Tue 06 Feb, 2018 14:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top

...there is more.

The seller knew his car and previous owner. He bought it with fitting kit in situ, so one might deduce the top and car were once upon a time, consciously coupled.

The plot thickens...
by Jet
Mon 05 Feb, 2018 09:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 24
Views: 2637

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Is it Perspex or Glass?

Been meaning to change the shield on mine which is perspex, some very fine scratches I cant get rid of.
by Jet
Mon 05 Feb, 2018 09:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rear Lights
Replies: 23
Views: 3320

Re: Rear Lights

compact wrote:
Sat 03 Feb, 2018 18:37
I have also got NOS front indicators , still boxed inc seal and screws, the front lower small spoiler, still in its wrapper and 4 Z1 wheels centres, still wrapped , also a NOS washer bottle, anyone interested in buying any of them let me know.
Hmmm....how much for indicators?
by Jet
Mon 05 Feb, 2018 08:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: Ebay item: Z1 Hard Top

Club member bought it, who happened to have a kit, but no top.