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by audiovideodisco
Fri 16 Mar, 2012 00:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Waiting For The AA :0(
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: Waiting For The AA :0(

Thanks guys, the AA man turned up an hour later and the fault miraculously disappeared. Grr! I explained the car was being naughty and slowing itself down whilst drifting all over the road and he looked at me with great sympathy, started it up and drove quite spiritedly having no probs at all. He wa...
by audiovideodisco
Thu 15 Mar, 2012 16:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Waiting For The AA :0(
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Waiting For The AA :0(

Very odd feeling driving along with a flappy steering wheel, engine lowering revs, brakes without asking!

I think the ASC is playing up, any ideas guys?
by audiovideodisco
Tue 26 Apr, 2011 22:23
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Royal wedding Fever!
Replies: 25
Views: 1223

Good luck to the pair of them, I will be watching the proceedings. I love the pomp and ceremony. No other country has our traditions and history (I love all that black rod stuff too). :lol: I know it's going to cost money but it'll bring in loads too....and besides, would we want the rest of the wor...
by audiovideodisco
Mon 18 Apr, 2011 19:35
Forum: Performance
Topic: REMAP 'unbelievable results'
Replies: 11
Views: 1840

I'm about to get mine done down here in the west country. If I can, I'll see if I can get a print out map before and after to show the difference on a graph readout.

Not sure if he has a dyno though....which would help of course. :roll:
by audiovideodisco
Mon 18 Apr, 2011 19:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 aero Wipers
Replies: 18
Views: 1063

I'll watch this thread with interest. My wipers squeal like a cheap hooker using sandpaper condoms.
by audiovideodisco
Mon 18 Apr, 2011 08:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

Thanks for taking the time to post these pics guys, I'm getting some great ideas! :D
by audiovideodisco
Sun 17 Apr, 2011 12:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Anybody in the mood for a Ford Focus?
Replies: 1
Views: 294

Just read this on my VW forum, had me in stitches! :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 22:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

I don't clean!!!


The lesser half bought Meguiars clay/polish and interior detailing items today. Will post before and after pics tomorrow.

Now, where's my whip??
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 22:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

TitanTim wrote:Of course they all look good on silver zeds :)

Tim.
Natch. :D
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 22:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

ACS 18" Type II Racing Split Rim http://i624.photobucket.com/albums/tt322/jonttt/_S54%20Journal/IMG_3389.jpg http://i624.photobucket.com/albums/tt322/jonttt/_S54%20Journal/IMG_3425.jpg ACS 18" Type III Racing Split Rim http://i624.photobucket.com/albums/tt322/jonttt/_S54%20Journal/IMG_2882.jpg http...
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 22:13
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: For No Reason But....
Replies: 1
Views: 334

For No Reason But....

.....I think this pic rocks!

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Anyone know who, what, where.....I think we all know the 'why'. :D
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 22:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

billz wrote:Inovit DTM Staggered 18" deep dish.
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Ooooh! Those are lovely! Are they shiny or 'satin' finish?
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 22:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

BMW Style 78, 7.5x17 fronts, 8.8x17 rears. A great looking alloy and do occasionally come up on e-bay, http://img861.imageshack.us/img861/8472/picture018o.jpg AC Schnitzer Type 3 single piece 8.8x18 with 7mm spacers front and rear. My fave alloy for the Zed, costly at £470 per alloy but after a yea...
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 21:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

dennisedlin wrote:Type 89 17 inch with 15mm hubcentric spacers on the rear

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Oh, these are gooooood!

...and the red roof rocks! Nice. :)
by audiovideodisco
Sat 16 Apr, 2011 18:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Show us your Wheels!
Replies: 69
Views: 7154

Show us your Wheels!

I know you lot love posting pics of your cars so here's an ideal opportunity! :D

I'm after some new wheels for the Zed and need some ideas. I have the original 'pepper pot' style which I like as they are well retro man, but they just seem quite small.

So what have you got peeps?

Thanks in advance.
by audiovideodisco
Sat 09 Apr, 2011 14:14
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Another added to the Stable
Replies: 31
Views: 2458

OOOFFF! That's double hard. :shock: Yummy!
by audiovideodisco
Sat 09 Apr, 2011 12:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Vandalism Paranoia!
Replies: 9
Views: 532

I had a 368 'vert a few years ago and some twunt sliced the roof outside a nightclub. :madface: As for the parking issue, I leave my hood down if I'm in a pub car park or working somewhere I know...oh and Waitrose, obviously. ;) Asda, Tesco, Morrisons...I drive straight past. Sainsburys, at a pinch ...
by audiovideodisco
Sat 09 Apr, 2011 12:38
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Got A Little Sunburnt Going Topless Today...
Replies: 13
Views: 978

TitanTim wrote:
audiovideodisco wrote:Image[/img]


I really ought to use a higher factor sunblock.
My kinda girl :P

Tim.
Just because my Puppies and clopper are within easy reach of each other...lazy bones. ;)
by audiovideodisco
Thu 07 Apr, 2011 18:29
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Got A Little Sunburnt Going Topless Today...
Replies: 13
Views: 978

Titan wrote::roflmao: :roflmao:

So that's what happens after too many facelifts, tummy tucks etc etc ....
I think that's a bit harsh on the kid!
by audiovideodisco
Thu 07 Apr, 2011 08:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Got A Little Sunburnt Going Topless Today...
Replies: 13
Views: 978

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I really ought to use a higher factor sunblock.
by audiovideodisco
Wed 06 Apr, 2011 22:49
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: What was your's
Replies: 61
Views: 3614

My first transport was a Vespa P125 (ported and bored) ;)

My first car was a Datsun 140Y called Mercy (pronounced Merky)...as I backed him into a posh Benz in a car park first time out. I was too scared to leave my details so got out as quickly as possible!

Sorry Merc owner. My bad! :nono
by audiovideodisco
Fri 25 Mar, 2011 13:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wind Deflector - bit of a disappointment!
Replies: 46
Views: 2113

I have a mesh deflector and really notice the difference when I forget to zip it up....all I can see is curly red hair! :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Thu 24 Mar, 2011 23:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Quarterlight loose from frame.
Replies: 8
Views: 655

My quarter lights are solid, but I'd love opening windows. Are the available?
by audiovideodisco
Thu 24 Mar, 2011 07:48
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

Right, I'm going to Minehead today so get ready to wave!
by audiovideodisco
Tue 22 Mar, 2011 09:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Renewing your Key Fob
Replies: 12
Views: 655

Thanks for this guys. My key rubber is in a terrible state so have purchased a blank from your link OP.

I hope it's as easy as Jontt's thread would suggest! Still, it's got to be worth a try against the extortionate price BMW would charge for a replacement!
by audiovideodisco
Sat 19 Mar, 2011 13:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone Put Ronal Turbo's on Their Zed?
Replies: 8
Views: 526

garythefish wrote:I don't think they suit the Zed
It difficult to say without offering some up...or maybe Photoshop??
by audiovideodisco
Sat 19 Mar, 2011 13:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone Put Ronal Turbo's on Their Zed?
Replies: 8
Views: 526

GazHyde wrote:Do you mean these? :shrug

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Yep, those. I love them but not sure how they'd suit a Zed, hence the question. It's not looking likely though. :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Sat 19 Mar, 2011 09:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Genuine BMW "Z" keyring
Replies: 51
Views: 3862

£11

...and half a pack of Maltesers. Hurry up though, they won't be around long!
by audiovideodisco
Sat 19 Mar, 2011 08:54
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone Put Ronal Turbo's on Their Zed?
Replies: 8
Views: 526

Anyone Put Ronal Turbo's on Their Zed?

Well, have you?

Pics requested plz.
by audiovideodisco
Sat 19 Mar, 2011 08:47
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

Re: You Miserable Lot!

For future reference, if you see a red head in a silver Zed grinning like a loon and waving madly please respond as she'll feel terribly let down otherwise. :lol: Oh Nooooo, that's two nutty Red Heads with Silver Zeds on the Forum :P Who's the other one then? And do we have to fist fight for senior...
by audiovideodisco
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 08:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

GazHyde wrote:He may have thought I was a mobile hair dresser and was flagging me down for a beard trim.... :oops:
:roflmao:
by audiovideodisco
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 08:27
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

GazHyde wrote:
audiovideodisco wrote:Well Gaz, I solemnly swear that if you wave at me I will return the gesture with bells on. :lol:
Thank you!

I got a wave and a smile of an old bearded chap on a push bike once - does that count?
Maybe he fancied you? You know what people think about guys in convertibles..... :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 08:26
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

It must be the area! I got a big smile and a wave from a silver Z3 in Newbury at the weekend. To be fair it felt like it was the first time Newbury had seen the sun since 1964 so maybe it was just the moment, but I'll take it! Chris You might be right, perhaps Zed owners in Somerset/Dorset are too ...
by audiovideodisco
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 08:23
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

Canman wrote:i have had more things thrown into my zed by lorry drivers and ' white van man ' than i have waves. :?
They're just jealous. No-one had better throw anything in mine or I'll be chasing them down and making them eat it! :nono
by audiovideodisco
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 08:14
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

Well Gaz, I solemnly swear that if you wave at me I will return the gesture with bells on. :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Fri 18 Mar, 2011 07:47
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: You Miserable Lot!
Replies: 54
Views: 3639

You Miserable Lot!

Having been into classic Beetles for years I've got used to waving a cheery halloo to fellow bug owners driving the opposite way but having been blatting about in the Zed for a few weeks now, not one Zed driver has returned my salutation! For future reference, if you see a red head in a silver Zed g...
by audiovideodisco
Thu 17 Mar, 2011 23:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Airbag Light On!
Replies: 17
Views: 907

Got mine sorted today. The sensor under the seat is easy to undo, and therefore trigger, when sliding seat back and forth. If you move the unit further back behind the seat it doesn't get involved with mechanism.
by audiovideodisco
Tue 15 Mar, 2011 07:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: kNOW OF ANYWHERE THAT SUPPLY AND FIT A NEW Z3 HOOD?
Replies: 4
Views: 572

There's a company on evilbay that offer mohair hoods fitted for £499. They're based in Essex. The seller is called 'hothoods', I can't get the URL off mobile eBay, not sure if this'll work:
http://bit.ly/eRcY8d #ebaymobile

I've no idea what the quality is like but looks ok from the pictures.
by audiovideodisco
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 09:12
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: I'm still here
Replies: 18
Views: 1727

Gorgeous! Brown cars rock! I have a brown (baby poo) Trabant. :D
by audiovideodisco
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 09:08
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Blanc de blanc
Replies: 19
Views: 2522

I have a soft spot for White cars and the Zed really suits it! I love the White dials too, another vote to keep.
by audiovideodisco
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 08:53
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Usernames. Explain yourself!
Replies: 125
Views: 10207

GazHyde wrote:
audiovideodisco wrote:Mine's Latin. ;)
Is that "I came, I saw, I Danced"? Or is that "Veni Vidi Boogi"? :D
I do car seat boogie but get embarrassed when caught 'doing it' at the traffic lights. :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Mon 14 Mar, 2011 07:56
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Usernames. Explain yourself!
Replies: 125
Views: 10207

Mine's Latin. ;)
by audiovideodisco
Wed 09 Mar, 2011 08:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: chrome screen surround
Replies: 6
Views: 320

Mine has a chrome screen surround, chrome gills and chrome door handles and it's titanium silver. I think the chrome brings the silver colour alive. :)
by audiovideodisco
Tue 01 Mar, 2011 19:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Garmin EcoRouteHD - Few piccies :o)
Replies: 98
Views: 7019

So do we have a definitive answer on the OBDII in the earlier Zeds? Specifically the '99 2.0
by audiovideodisco
Tue 01 Mar, 2011 18:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Engine Not Getting Up To Temperature
Replies: 7
Views: 451

Let's hope it's that simple! Though, knowing me' it won't. :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Tue 01 Mar, 2011 18:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Engine Not Getting Up To Temperature
Replies: 7
Views: 451

I've also noticed the engine runs on a little when clutch is depressed for changing gear, I wonder if that's something to do with the temp' issue. :puzzle: This could just be a symptom of an old accelerator cable that is slightly sticking, many people have changed them and have reported good result...
by audiovideodisco
Tue 01 Mar, 2011 17:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: the z3 chrome bling is here and im excited,tips on fitting
Replies: 24
Views: 1391

You have four doors?? :lol:
by audiovideodisco
Tue 01 Mar, 2011 17:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Garmin EcoRouteHD - Few piccies :o)
Replies: 98
Views: 7019

That's my birthday pressie sorted then! I LOVE gadgets!!
by audiovideodisco
Tue 01 Mar, 2011 17:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Engine Not Getting Up To Temperature
Replies: 7
Views: 451

P&J, the car is under warranty, so I'm hoping the seller will step up and sort it out. It's a pain in the chuff though, as he's 70 miles away. Grr. I've also noticed the engine runs on a little when clutch is depressed for changing gear, I wonder if that's something to do with the temp' issue. :puzz...