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by Hard Top
Fri 24 Aug, 2012 22:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Keeping the Zed - help needed though
Replies: 15
Views: 1162

Re: Keeping the Zed - help needed though

A bloke on the Dutch forum used these Step Bolts with a rubber O ring.

HTH

http://www.mesafastener.com/index.php?o ... &Itemid=69
by Hard Top
Sat 24 Dec, 2011 05:38
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: zroadster.net future, copyright and other issues
Replies: 86
Views: 22533

OK Giles, your have helped me make a decision here, not that it is of any importance in the cyber world we live in. Without wishing to be at all provocative, your comments effectively encapsulate the difference between .org and .net The .org boys have shown how a site can be set up and running withi...
by Hard Top
Mon 12 Dec, 2011 23:09
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: short movie with my M
Replies: 10
Views: 960

Humour.....................:thumb:
by Hard Top
Sun 11 Dec, 2011 17:55
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Could be worse, I could be the deer! OUCH
Replies: 17
Views: 1757

spurs fan in a coupe wrote:HT did you buy that black coupe?
No, had a look, made an offer but nothing came of it.
by Hard Top
Sun 11 Dec, 2011 17:04
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Could be worse, I could be the deer! OUCH
Replies: 17
Views: 1757

Know what you are having for Christmas dinner................ :idea:

On a serious note, SOB.....hope you can get it fixed soon. :thumb:
by Hard Top
Wed 23 Nov, 2011 21:06
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: November 2011 Picture of the Month Competition WINNER !!!
Replies: 8
Views: 1519

Its Taffzee's pic for me, absolutely brilliant IMHO, somehow seems to capture the whole concept of open top motoring.

:thumb:

ps, Taffzee, just uploaded the image as wallpaper on my pc. 8-)
by Hard Top
Wed 23 Nov, 2011 12:39
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Suggestions for ICE upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 1873

Anyone got an ideas for me to consider? http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Affordable-Valve-Company-80-120-watt-valve-amplifier-/120114466053?pt=UK_AudioTVElectronics_HomeAudioHiFi_Amplifiers&hash=item1bf7614d05 This gave me a laugh......you would have to get yourself a boot rack. :idea: WARNING - There are...
by Hard Top
Sun 20 Nov, 2011 22:44
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Drat it all ....................
Replies: 30
Views: 2182

Vic-Z3, you are an idiot.
You started this thread and obviously enjoyed the happy ending, I find that strangely perverse to be honest.

Now waiting to be nuked or banned by the mods.
by Hard Top
Sun 20 Nov, 2011 09:33
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Drat it all ....................
Replies: 30
Views: 2182

:?.... swamper, :puzzle: are you saying that you use your laptop in bed, or............ :|

ps, having seen pics of you on here, I am amazed to see that you used to be ginger. :shock:

:lol:
by Hard Top
Sun 20 Nov, 2011 07:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: wind deflecter
Replies: 2
Views: 290

by Hard Top
Sat 19 Nov, 2011 15:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: noob traction control question
Replies: 12
Views: 784

Image

Yep, :oops:
by Hard Top
Sat 19 Nov, 2011 14:39
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: GazHyde - Progress thread - and now, the end is near...
Replies: 148
Views: 22670

Damit GazHyde, bad news indeed but keep your powder dry and your pecker up mate.
by Hard Top
Sat 19 Nov, 2011 11:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: noob traction control question
Replies: 12
Views: 784

Yep, pedro20001 and Bill-, you are correct.
My post is a perfect example of how the grey matter works after a Friday night pub crawl. :oops:
by Hard Top
Sat 19 Nov, 2011 11:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: sapphire black Z4 hardtop for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 408

sapphire black Z4 hardtop for sale

Nothing to do with me but a Dutch Z forum member has a sapphire black Z4 hardtop for sale, including storage bag, trolley and the bits you need to cover the holes when its not on the car. The asking price is Euro 1.300 and somebody has already offered Euro 1.000. (17-11-11) The reason that I am post...
by Hard Top
Sat 19 Nov, 2011 00:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: noob traction control question
Replies: 12
Views: 784

GazHyde wrote:I run 32psi all round on my 18's (not sure what that is in bar :oops:)
32 psi = 2.90 bar
by Hard Top
Thu 17 Nov, 2011 23:17
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Garage Doors
Replies: 6
Views: 994

by Hard Top
Thu 17 Nov, 2011 21:52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Drat it all ....................
Replies: 30
Views: 2182

No idea Jonttt, but have not seen Titan Tim on here tonight. :idea:

:wink:
by Hard Top
Thu 17 Nov, 2011 21:34
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: private plate opinions
Replies: 161
Views: 13874

myredzed wrote:Spotted this in Blackpool the other day. Guess whose car it is :wink:
Image
http://www.virginmedia.com/tvradio/tvhe ... php?ssid=5
by Hard Top
Wed 16 Nov, 2011 20:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: brake lights
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Bavarian autosport are only showing them to be available for a 1999 2.3 and later cars, not for a 1998 1.8. :|

http://www.bavauto.com/shop.asp
by Hard Top
Wed 16 Nov, 2011 20:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: brake lights
Replies: 2
Views: 339

Here is a pic but the owner at the time did a DIY.

http://mz3.net/tag/tail-lamps

HTH
by Hard Top
Mon 14 Nov, 2011 22:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Z3M roadster
Replies: 72
Views: 3292

Looks like you have a roof rack on the van, how old have you got to be to have one of those?

:lol:
by Hard Top
Mon 14 Nov, 2011 21:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Z3M roadster
Replies: 72
Views: 3292

TitanTim wrote:quite interested myself but not so keen on thye boot rack :|

Tim.
TT, you could always take it off and put it back on the right way round. :idea:

:wink:
by Hard Top
Mon 14 Nov, 2011 12:37
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: General soft top cleaning
Replies: 2
Views: 655

Titan wrote:(Beware of the purists who might say the roof should never be up to get dirty) :twisted:
Should you not be at work?

Image

:lol:
by Hard Top
Sat 12 Nov, 2011 23:09
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: BMW Z3 coupe 2.8 WIDE BODY
Replies: 3
Views: 679

BMW Z3 coupe 2.8 WIDE BODY

What do you all think of this? The mileage (km) are mega but I do like it, like it a lot. Would have it as a second car, if I can get the price down. And it will have to lose the ///M badges. http://www.microsofttranslator.com/bv.aspx?ref=IE8Activity&from=&to=en&a=http%3a%2f%2foccasions.maxxauto.nl%...
by Hard Top
Sat 12 Nov, 2011 21:07
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Birmingham N.E.C
Replies: 45
Views: 2387

Nice one hornel, :thumb:
by Hard Top
Sat 12 Nov, 2011 20:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED rear parts for z3m
Replies: 16
Views: 1063

Jeez Pacy, some one was killed in that crash and all you can think about is spare parts. :shock: Translation |- Sporty BMW Z3, in the direction Sušačka Drage, operated by the son Vanja. In sharp and the curve, due to high speed, lost control of the car. He crossed to the left, off the road on the gr...
by Hard Top
Thu 10 Nov, 2011 00:16
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: I'm growing a moustache!
Replies: 9
Views: 934

Reminds me of this thread.

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... ate+cancer

Good luck wildeboy and TWO.:thumb:
by Hard Top
Mon 07 Nov, 2011 22:59
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: So someone from a phone scam called me today....
Replies: 16
Views: 1314

wwwdot.....

:lol:
by Hard Top
Sun 06 Nov, 2011 11:32
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Regular forum users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1954

Darnit, got nuked again.
It was a typo, honest, it should have read 'bell housing'.

:D
by Hard Top
Sun 06 Nov, 2011 10:53
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Apart from your Zed whats the best motor you've owned?
Replies: 32
Views: 2170

I had to think about this and came to the conclusion that the car I liked the most, before owning the Z, was the Mercedes 230CE Coupe that I owned in the mid 90's. It was a real cruiser and with all the windows down (pillarless) and the sun roof open we had some great road trips. This is not a pic o...
by Hard Top
Sat 05 Nov, 2011 15:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Performance BMW Mag
Replies: 18
Views: 1054

I have always liked the Corrado but was put off by information regarding engine reliability. :?:
by Hard Top
Sat 05 Nov, 2011 15:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 1997 2.8 low mileage NOT FOR SALE ANYMORE
Replies: 14
Views: 911

I use it every now and again and I think that it looks good on the car, just my opinion.

But you are driving just using your wing mirrors as all you can see in the rearview mirror is a black suitcase.
by Hard Top
Sat 05 Nov, 2011 14:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 1997 2.8 low mileage NOT FOR SALE ANYMORE
Replies: 14
Views: 911

You can put it on any way you like, but if you have the BMW suitcase it should be fitted with the 'lip' facing the rear window.
It would be a pain in the proverbial to put on and take off with the rack fitted the way you have it.

HTH
by Hard Top
Fri 04 Nov, 2011 23:17
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Regular forum users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1954

hannyg2011 wrote:I think I'll stick to reading and the entertainment that it provides as opposed to trying to help and educate by posting in future :D
Mod Edit GTF

Oh, by the way, got any pics of your motor? New (old) members are always keen to post these things.
by Hard Top
Fri 04 Nov, 2011 21:08
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Dave'z3...'s Damage report/progress - The story so far
Replies: 13
Views: 2713

That made for a good read Dave.

:thumb:
by Hard Top
Fri 04 Nov, 2011 20:44
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Regular forum users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1954

TitanTim wrote:I only ever do knob and self video posts!!!

Tim.
:roflmao:

I think I might start doing that as well.

:lol:
by Hard Top
Fri 04 Nov, 2011 20:28
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Z8 Cheltenham
Replies: 4
Views: 619

Not the best Z8 I have seen, something not quite right, wheels? soft top? colour? just can't put my finger on it. :puzzle:
by Hard Top
Fri 04 Nov, 2011 19:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Regular forum users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1954

hannyg2011 wrote:I have noticed a change recently towards more of a younger/boy racer crowd, which I guess was always going to be inevitable as the price of these cars drop with age
Impressive :thumb: Joined 04-09-11 and got us all sussed already. :roll:
by Hard Top
Fri 04 Nov, 2011 18:35
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Regular forum users?
Replies: 32
Views: 1954

Dave'z3 wrote:It's just nice to be noticed sometimes it gets lonely being ginger...:P

Dave
Hi, ginger person. :wave

:lol:
by Hard Top
Thu 03 Nov, 2011 22:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtops
Replies: 15
Views: 792

Hi spurs, you still thinking of selling yours?
Might be interested if you get it painted silver.

:wink:
by Hard Top
Thu 03 Nov, 2011 22:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtops
Replies: 15
Views: 792

I have had my car now for nearly two years and the lid has not been off once.
Partly due to the inclement summer weather we have had but to be totally honest, I just love the the look of the car with it on.

I know, I know, buy a coupe.... :oops:
by Hard Top
Thu 03 Nov, 2011 21:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Performance BMW Mag
Replies: 18
Views: 1054

Jeez si-forks, was that mag published about the same time that the VC took Saigon?

:lol:
by Hard Top
Thu 03 Nov, 2011 00:49
Forum: Performance
Topic: Help Car running Bad
Replies: 14
Views: 1314

swamper, do you mean the crank case vent valve, part number 16?

http://bmwfans.info/parts/catalog/Z3/Ro ... ead_cover/
by Hard Top
Tue 01 Nov, 2011 22:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Glad that mine is not tucked up because
Replies: 26
Views: 1392

Jamezee wrote:I have a feeling that it will be untucked soon and I will enjoy some nice winter drives :)
Good news Jamezee.. :thumb:
by Hard Top
Tue 01 Nov, 2011 18:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: A bit of 3's up action with Emma Bunton
Replies: 14
Views: 1201

Could someone help me identify the Z4 model in this clip? It's been driving me mad, but for some reason I can't quite make it out. Everytime I get a chance to look at the badge, someone gets in the way... :head: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR7FZdxxPCA I did notice, briefly, a white car. If it wa...
by Hard Top
Mon 31 Oct, 2011 21:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Winter Tyres
Replies: 13
Views: 1337

Hi Phil, Got these last year, had them put back on the car last week, and I have to say I am very happy with them. They are very good in all weather conditions, but I find them especially good in the snow. Good price too. http://www.gtradial-us.com/gtradial/us/tiredetail.asp?mastertireid=IndonesiaPa...
by Hard Top
Mon 31 Oct, 2011 21:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Z3 Book....or not?
Replies: 9
Views: 663

G2JRP wrote:I cannot remmber his user name.
This chap?

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... light=book
by Hard Top
Sun 30 Oct, 2011 22:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: All tucked up :o)
Replies: 43
Views: 1360

lebigmec wrote: A colleague of mine got a mouse in her garage last winter & it made a right meal of part of the wiring on her 206 over Christmas! Best to try to avoid that one! :shock:
You think that's bad? have a read of this..... :shock:

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... ht=#287732