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by Ontiken
Mon 08 May, 2017 15:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Z3 luggage rack. Now found,thanks.
Replies: 1
Views: 564

Wanted: Z3 luggage rack. Now found,thanks.

Looking for a luggage rack for my Z3, clamp on type, do not want to drill any holes. Alternatively a strap on bag like the Boot-Bag system.
by Ontiken
Mon 06 Feb, 2017 14:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Driver's side headlight 2002 onwards.Now sorted.
Replies: 0
Views: 553

Wanted: Driver's side headlight 2002 onwards.Now sorted.

I need a driver's side headlight Part No: 8381 086 , that's the clear lens type from 2002 onwards. Must be in excellent condition with no broken lugs or adjusters etc.

FOUND, thanks.
by Ontiken
Sat 28 Jan, 2017 10:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale; Z3 projector angel eye headlights.SOLD.
Replies: 2
Views: 663

Re: For sale; Z3 projector angel eye headlights.

The Ebay advert should be easy to locate,I think they are the only 'used' ones on there. Starting price is £99.
by Ontiken
Fri 27 Jan, 2017 15:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale; Z3 projector angel eye headlights.SOLD.
Replies: 2
Views: 663

For sale; Z3 projector angel eye headlights.SOLD.

Just put my Z3 Halo projector headlights on Ebay. Complete with no broken lugs etc, but some flaking lacquer along the top edge of the lights.Only visible on close inspection,it won't show up on my photos .This could be polished off of course. See Ebay advert for photos and details. Location; Ripley...
by Ontiken
Fri 13 Jan, 2017 10:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Headlights.
Replies: 8
Views: 1201

Re: Headlights.

Yes,that's fine peter2b, but I want to get mine back to original spec ideally, so I'll just have to wait until the right lights come up at the right price !
by Ontiken
Wed 11 Jan, 2017 20:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted:2002 onward headlights.NOW SORTED THANKS.
Replies: 1
Views: 502

Wanted:2002 onward headlights.NOW SORTED THANKS.

Looking for a pair of Z3 2002 onwards headlights in very good condition. Original spec lights with clear lenses.
by Ontiken
Wed 11 Jan, 2017 20:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Headlights.
Replies: 8
Views: 1201

Re: Headlights.

Well, after a bit of on line research after reading those replies I know what I'm looking for : A pair of 2002 onwards specification lights which have clear lenses (not orange indicators). I'll put some wanted ads about!
by Ontiken
Wed 11 Jan, 2017 19:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Headlights.
Replies: 8
Views: 1201

Re: Headlights.

Thanks chaps, I didn't realize there were quite so many subtle differences. Basically,I want to get my car back to original spec. At the moment it has some 'Angel eyes' fitted by a previous owner, so I'll have to check up on the correct lights to get.
Thanks again,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Wed 11 Jan, 2017 16:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Headlights.
Replies: 8
Views: 1201

Headlights.

Just checking with you Z3 experts, but are all the original Z3 headlights the same? For example,do the Facelift models have exactly the same headlights as the older models?
They look the same!
by Ontiken
Fri 21 Oct, 2016 19:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale: BMW 325i M Sport 2006 £5495 SOLD.
Replies: 0
Views: 583

For sale: BMW 325i M Sport 2006 £5495 SOLD.

Need to get a hatchback so very reluctantly my lovely 325i M Sport is for sale. It is on ebay No; 112175219938. It's a 4 door manual,just serviced on 19th and MOT'd today. Service included the expensive long life plugs and it has full service history. The silky smooth engine produces 218 bhp and it ...
by Ontiken
Sat 08 Oct, 2016 14:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Clunk when changing gears
Replies: 17
Views: 2393

Re: Clunk when changing gears

I've had three zeds and driven others, seems they all do it to a lesser or greater degree. Just google it and there's lots written about it! Unless it's really bad it seems you just have to live with it and drive / change gear to suit the car.The long clutch travel doesn't help with smooth changes e...
by Ontiken
Sat 24 Sep, 2016 13:31
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: 'DAT' red zed at Gloucester services M5.
Replies: 0
Views: 504

'DAT' red zed at Gloucester services M5.

Had a look round your zed (-606 DAT) when I stopped at the services on Friday 23rd! I was on my way back to Derbyshire after a holiday in Devon. The M5 was just one long traffic jam!!
by Ontiken
Sat 03 Sep, 2016 15:39
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 25580

Re: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver

I'm just totally in awe,you're doing a fabulous job on your car. Not seen one of those Raid wheels,a few people I know have the Royal up grade which I like.Is the price similar? Also , how does the gear knob compare with a Storm, presumably it is similarly heavy?
by Ontiken
Sat 03 Sep, 2016 14:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD!!! 2001(Y) Z3 3.0i Topaz Blue 66,000 miles £5,000
Replies: 11
Views: 2433

Re: 2001(Y) Z3 3.0i Topaz Blue 66,000 miles £5,000

Looks very nice, I sold my 2.8 topaz blue Z3 earlier this year and soon regretted it. I wouldn't let that go for much less than you are asking.If it's as good as it looks on here that's a fair price. Apart from the 'M' model (very expensive), the 3 litre and 2.8 seem to be the most sought after so I...
by Ontiken
Wed 24 Aug, 2016 15:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: clutch stop rubber
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

Re: clutch stop rubber

Surprised by the negative responses from people who haven't tried this.I like to keep an open mind unless I have personal knowledge regarding anything. I know Ant and I know his car. The car is superb and Ant is very knowledgeable so I'm inclined to think this item is worthy of a try.
by Ontiken
Mon 22 Aug, 2016 15:44
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: clutch stop rubber
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

Re: clutch stop rubber

Hi Ant,
Sounds good to me,where did you get it from?
Regards,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Mon 22 Aug, 2016 10:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted; Door mirror cowling.
Replies: 2
Views: 506

Re: Wanted; Door mirror cowling.

Thank you for the response to my quest. I have now bought one,so this 'wanted' can be closed.
by Ontiken
Sat 20 Aug, 2016 10:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted; Door mirror cowling.
Replies: 2
Views: 506

Wanted; Door mirror cowling.

Hi all,
I need to replace the N/S passenger door mirror outer cowling/cover on my zed. Mine is sapphire metallic black,but obviously I could respray another colour if necessary.

It's actually just the front facing part I need,but if I get the whole lot that's OK.

Any out there in good condition?
by Ontiken
Wed 17 Aug, 2016 19:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: clutch stop rubber
Replies: 15
Views: 2077

Re: clutch stop rubber

I've heard of this before.I'll be interested to hear what you think of it when you've tried one.
by Ontiken
Thu 04 Aug, 2016 10:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Chrome windscreen surround fitted
Replies: 28
Views: 4855

Re: Chrome windscreen surround fitted

Have to agree with Dave on this. Not a big fan of Chrome,but this car looks great.A credit to the owner.I do like the colour,not too many of them about.Infact I was going to look at one at 'Martyns cars', Chertsey, but then decided I didn't really want to go that far. They had a 58,000 mile one in t...
by Ontiken
Tue 19 Jul, 2016 08:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted cheap Z3 facelift
Replies: 26
Views: 2087

Re: Wanted cheap Z3 facelift

What do you mean by cheap?
by Ontiken
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 19:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water pump. Z3 1.9 2001
Replies: 5
Views: 894

Re: Water pump. Z3 1.9 2001

Thanks,but I'm sorted out now. Pity, you ought to put it on the For Sale section.
by Ontiken
Wed 29 Jun, 2016 09:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water pump. Z3 1.9 2001
Replies: 5
Views: 894

Re: Water pump. Z3 1.9 2001

Thanks you chaps. I was looking at Febi and Meyhle so I'll try one of those.
by Ontiken
Tue 28 Jun, 2016 19:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water pump. Z3 1.9 2001
Replies: 5
Views: 894

Water pump. Z3 1.9 2001

How much should I be paying for a decent quality water pump? Anybody bought one recently or can recommend a good make?
by Ontiken
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 19:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tools wanted.
Replies: 1
Views: 556

Tools wanted.

I need a Z3 Jack,Tow eye and Screwdriver for my facelift Z3 tool kit plus the little socket that fits in there too if anyone has one. Also looking for a Hand book.
by Ontiken
Sat 28 May, 2016 10:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Duplicate key
Replies: 7
Views: 1209

Re: Duplicate key

Your new Z3 has got a 'wide body' because the rear was restyled so that they didn't need to produce different bodies for the different engine/wheel sizes. I think the 'facelift' body rear is much better.More rounded and reminiscent of sixties sports cars like the AC Cobra. Just flaring the rear wing...
by Ontiken
Sat 21 May, 2016 11:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale:Z3 door card. £30.00 NOW SOLD.
Replies: 0
Views: 622

For sale:Z3 door card. £30.00 NOW SOLD.

All black leather/vinyl passenger side door card.Very good condition.Also on ebay.
Ripley,near Derby. 07775071409.
by Ontiken
Sat 14 May, 2016 09:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale:Z3 Door card black. £40 ono.
Replies: 0
Views: 541

For sale:Z3 Door card black. £40 ono.

Passenger side all black leather/vinyl door card.Very good condition,all clips intact etc. £40 ono.

Ripley,near Derby. On ebay with photos.
by Ontiken
Wed 11 May, 2016 09:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: My Z3 2.8 for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 966

Re: My Z3 2.8 for sale

I recently sold my immaculate full bmw service history 2.8 with only 37,500 miles . People are asking prices around £6999 at garages,but do they get it? At £7995 I think you are incredibly optimistic. I advertised mine at £6495 and never got any interest. I did eventually sell it,but not at anything...
by Ontiken
Mon 09 May, 2016 19:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2088
Views: 247976

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Just put my passenger side door card on ebay. A Z3 all black leather/vinyl card in very good condition if anybody has need of one.£50 ono.
by Ontiken
Fri 06 May, 2016 19:43
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2088
Views: 247976

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

A pair of door cards. The drivers door card on the Z3 I bought recently had a nasty bodged repair so needed a replacement. Couldn't find one the same - all black leather/vinyl - so I've bought a pair of black cards with the anthracite material middle sections which I think will look good. If so I'll...
by Ontiken
Sat 30 Apr, 2016 13:52
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: New wheels fitted
Replies: 17
Views: 3496

Re: New wheels fitted

Wow, it's looking good 'ant'. I don't remember the 'M' style side vents being on last time I saw you. My 'new cheapo' 1.9 is going to need a lot of work over the next winter,but it does give me a project for those dark cold winter months!
by Ontiken
Sat 30 Apr, 2016 11:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Zed cruise & meet with "Just Jane" Sunday 3rd July 2016
Replies: 88
Views: 12975

Re: Zed cruise & meet with "Just Jane" Sunday 3rd July 2016

I'll have to cancel on this one as I'm going to be away on holiday.
by Ontiken
Fri 22 Apr, 2016 20:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.
Replies: 13
Views: 921

Re: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.

Now sorted,bought one off ebay.
by Ontiken
Thu 21 Apr, 2016 21:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.
Replies: 13
Views: 921

Re: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.

Do you have a photo Robert T? I just want one to replace a non BMW style knob fitted to my car.The one on the car sticks out like a sore thumb!

Cheers,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Thu 21 Apr, 2016 20:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.
Replies: 13
Views: 921

Re: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.

Very nice g8jka,but a bit up market for me! Thanks for the reply,but I was not really wanting to spend that much .
by Ontiken
Thu 21 Apr, 2016 14:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.
Replies: 13
Views: 921

Re: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.

Yes, manual and just a normal Z3 item . My original was the leather and chrome type which would be nice. Main thing is one in good condition or I will not be making any improvement on the old one.

Cheers,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Thu 21 Apr, 2016 09:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z 3 Gear knob wanted.
Replies: 13
Views: 921

Z 3 Gear knob wanted.

Just as it says , I'm looking for a gear lever knob for a Z3.

Reply on here if you can help please.

Cheers,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Sun 10 Apr, 2016 12:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.Sale ended.
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.

CAR not sold.Potential buyer unable to finalize deal.
by Ontiken
Sat 09 Apr, 2016 14:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.Sale ended.
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.

That's the correct ebay link above. So if you want a really nice example ready to drive away come and have a look. Had 3 offers so far,but just a little less than I wanted so thought I'd leave it advertised for longer.

Ken.
by Ontiken
Wed 06 Apr, 2016 21:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.Sale ended.
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.

Price changed to £5999 to be more in line with other sellers.
by Ontiken
Tue 05 Apr, 2016 15:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.Sale ended.
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

Re: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.

Hi, Sorry,but I'm not that IT savvy. I don't find this site too easy to navigate.Adding pictures looks too complicated on here. It's easy to find on ebay as it's the only one - Z3 2.8 Facelift Model 37,650 miles. Had service yesterday and MOT ,no advisories. Truly excellent condition inside and out ...
by Ontiken
Fri 01 Apr, 2016 20:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.Sale ended.
Replies: 6
Views: 1346

For sale:Z3 2.8 1999 Facelift. 37,600 miles.Sale ended.

My Topaz Blue 2.8 Facelift Z3 is listed on ebay. It's the only one with this mileage,37,600,very original .It has the M sport alloys,gear knob and steering wheel.Sorn in winter for many years by the previous owner who had it 12 years.Don't think it has seen a wet road. All the basic information and ...
by Ontiken
Tue 08 Mar, 2016 11:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 front sidelight wanted.
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: Z3 front sidelight wanted.

Yes,that was the plan, if no one had one on here. I can't find one at a breaker,not at online used spares either.It may have to be a new one,but not TOO expensive really.
by Ontiken
Sun 06 Mar, 2016 13:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 front sidelight wanted.
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Re: Z3 front sidelight wanted.

Thanks,yes that seems pretty reasonable for these days. I'll check it out with the local dealer in Derby.

Cheers,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Sun 06 Mar, 2016 09:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 front sidelight wanted.
Replies: 6
Views: 1070

Z3 front sidelight wanted.

Just to clarify the needs of a senile Z3 owner! It's the front passenger side, corner of the bumper, clear sidelight that I am looking for,as mine is chipped.
by Ontiken
Sat 05 Mar, 2016 18:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Front turn indicator light.
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Re: Front turn indicator light.

Old age ,it's a terrible thing!Just realised what I put there. I mean the side light, as fitted on some models below the indicators in the corner of the bumper. It's the front passenger side one that is chipped.
Good job someone is checking what is written on here!!!!
Regards,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Sat 05 Mar, 2016 13:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Front turn indicator light.
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Front turn indicator light.

Anybody got a passenger side front turn indicator light,that fits in the front bumper? (Not the side repeater)
Mine has got broken on the corner,presumably by a stone chip.
Hoping to avoid new replacement price!
Cheers,
Ken.
by Ontiken
Fri 19 Feb, 2016 14:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted Pair of magnetic stoneguards.
Replies: 17
Views: 3228

Re: Wanted Pair of magnetic stoneguards.

I was interested in some of these,but I would like to see a photo of them . I was wondering if anyone on here has any information regarding the advantages/disadvantages of the magnetic guards as opposed to the self adhesive type - apart from the obvious fact you can more easily remove the magnetic o...
by Ontiken
Tue 22 Dec, 2015 12:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Zed cruise & meet with "Just Jane" Sunday 3rd July 2016
Replies: 88
Views: 12975

Re: Zed cruise & meet with "Just Jane" Sunday 3rd July 2016

Hi, This looks like a good day out so please put me down.As I live in Derbyshire I could meet up at Newark.So that would be me plus the better half if that makes a difference.

Cheers,

Ken.