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by calbens
Wed 17 Aug, 2016 13:23
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Instrument Cluster Variants?
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Z3 Instrument Cluster Variants?

Thanks Si, It's actually with these guys http://bndynamix.com/ at the moment and they said it's the cluster that's faulty and suggested we get a second hand replacement which is easier said than done or so it seems. Do you think I would be better off sending it off to someone like these http://www.a...
by calbens
Wed 17 Aug, 2016 12:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Instrument Cluster Variants?
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Z3 Instrument Cluster Variants?

Just trying to find a 2nd hand instrument cluster for my zeddy and I can't believe how many different part numbers there are for them. I thought all Z3's would have the same binnacle. My part number is 62-11-6-901-502 and I thought I'd managed to find the same one on ebay but when I double checked t...
by calbens
Mon 15 Aug, 2016 09:53
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Help Wiring Diagram
Replies: 4
Views: 916

Re: Help Wiring Diagram

Thanks for the links deni2s!

The garage seems to think it's the instrument cluster itself that is faulty. So now I'm on the hunt for a new one :cry:
by calbens
Thu 11 Aug, 2016 18:26
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Help Wiring Diagram
Replies: 4
Views: 916

Re: Help Wiring Diagram

Hey Rob, Thanks for the link to the diagrams, I should have checked there first shouldn't I :roll: Well done Gazza on finding them in the first place On very rare occasions the EML & ASC go out, the rev counter, temperature gauge and service indicator lights return to normal but it's so spasmodic an...
by calbens
Thu 11 Aug, 2016 15:53
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Help Wiring Diagram
Replies: 4
Views: 916

Help Wiring Diagram

My zeds had an electrical gremlin for a very long time where the ASC & EML lights are permenantly on causing the loss of the rev counter, temperature guage and aircon. It's never shown any faults when it's been previously hooked up and it appears to run unhindered. We're finally in the position to g...
by calbens
Wed 17 Jun, 2015 10:10
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2259

Re: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

Well the Eagle F1's have won and are being fitted at the weekend, £450 all in ... Looking forward to seeing how she handles on non runflats, no more broken bones hopefully :D

Thanks for your input guys!

Bex :drive
by calbens
Wed 10 Jun, 2015 20:59
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2259

Re: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

Just realised I've resurrected a very old post, sorry! :( Resurrected from about the last time you were on this forum, right? :D Ax Wrong actually Mr Smartypants (not that mr Smartypants lol) :lol: It was actually Mon 28 Oct, 2013 5:37 pm to be precise! :D Don't muck about... go get a set of Vredes...
by calbens
Wed 10 Jun, 2015 00:22
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2259

Re: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

Cheers c_w
I was wondering about them, especially when I searched for them on here and nothing really came up. Why do they have to mess around changing what doesn't need changing? So annoying!
by calbens
Wed 10 Jun, 2015 00:09
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 1108

Re: Hello

Robert T wrote:Holy Guacamole! Two ghosts from Christmas Past in one thread! :D

Board is still running well!

Cheers R.
Spooky aye! :shock:

Good to be back it's been awhile :drive
by calbens
Tue 09 Jun, 2015 19:44
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 1108

Re: Hello

Is it me you're looking for? :D
by calbens
Tue 09 Jun, 2015 14:50
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2259

Re: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

Just realised I've resurrected a very old post, sorry! :(
by calbens
Tue 09 Jun, 2015 14:48
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2259

Re: Has anyone tried the new Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2

Si have you tried the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2?
by calbens
Mon 28 Oct, 2013 16:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 220717

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

A Z4 3.0 Si Sport Coupé, to keep my zeddy company :D

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by calbens
Sun 04 Aug, 2013 15:45
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Falken 452 No longer
Replies: 5
Views: 986

Falken 452 No longer

Went to get 2 new front's yesterday to be told that Falken have stopped making the 452's :evil: Searching on line isn't proving to fruitful either although there is a seller in Germany on Ebay that has some and is by far the cheapest inc p&p to the couple of places I've seen in here in the UK. Anybo...
by calbens
Tue 30 Jul, 2013 18:08
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Anyone fancy a run out?
Replies: 20
Views: 3211

Re: Anyone fancy a run out?

And we were only slagging you off just this past weekend! :lol: We slagged him off at last years zedfest too :D Nice to see you Spokemeister! :bow I would really really love to come on this, by my navigator isn't back from Swisscheeseland until the 9th so I'm going to have to pass. But please say t...
by calbens
Thu 09 May, 2013 22:22
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pictures of you and your car
Replies: 200
Views: 24622

Re: Pictures of you and your car

Badman gee wrote:The mora is nice, not sure about the hardtop colour :lol:

It broke my heart getting it resprayed :wink:
by calbens
Thu 09 May, 2013 21:58
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pictures of you and your car
Replies: 200
Views: 24622

Re: Pictures of you and your car

Okay my hardtop is now colour co-ordinated but I've never since manage to get another photo that has shown the colour as brilliantly as this one. And yes my calipers are Hot Pink!!! Beauty and....... http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g208/calbens/Facebook/Zzzz/410868_10151101176476521_2059548323_o.j...
by calbens
Tue 04 Sep, 2012 21:00
Forum: BMW Car Club and Z Register
Topic: Joining BMWCC Question???
Replies: 6
Views: 2140

Re: Joining BMWCC Question???

:thumb: Welcome to the club! Thank you :D Did you let them know that you had a zed and that you wanted to join the Z Register calbens? They should have offered you a Z Register sticker if you did (not sure if they're still charging a token amount for them or not :oops: ) I did it on line and filled...
by calbens
Mon 03 Sep, 2012 14:20
Forum: BMW Car Club and Z Register
Topic: Joining BMWCC Question???
Replies: 6
Views: 2140

Re: Joining BMWCC Question???

Now why didn't I think of that :dunce:

Anywayz I am now a fully signed up member of the BMWCCGB :D it's only taken me 7yrs there about to do it lol
by calbens
Mon 03 Sep, 2012 12:52
Forum: BMW Car Club and Z Register
Topic: Joining BMWCC Question???
Replies: 6
Views: 2140

Joining BMWCC Question???

Hi Guys!

Just a quick question for you...

If I join the club today would I be able to get this months edition of the Straight Six magazine???
No guesses for why I would want it! :drive

Bex :wink:
by calbens
Sun 22 Jul, 2012 17:12
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Zedfest - thanks to John Safe
Replies: 29
Views: 3017

Re: Zedfest - thanks to John Safe

I've had plenty of fabulous memories in my years of zed ownership and made so many close friends too but this event has to rank as the best event of them all and I got to share it with all my friends too, it was perfect! Thank you John and Ian for such a fabulous day, you should feel extremely proud...
by calbens
Wed 18 Jul, 2012 19:52
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Alfie wrote:
calbens wrote:
Gazza wrote: Thanks for the Heads Up, I've added this to the Home page announcements.
Glad you've got that cos I'm following you in :lol:
^^^ Wot she said.... :D

A.

Can I go in the middle??? :P
by calbens
Wed 18 Jul, 2012 19:35
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Gazza wrote: Thanks for the Heads Up, I've added this to the Home page announcements.
Glad you've got that cos I'm following you in :lol:
by calbens
Mon 09 Jul, 2012 21:54
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

I'm relieved now I've had the following quick response from them regarding my missing digit :D Not sure if these phone numbers are any use to anyone but here's the response I got..... Hi Rebecca Thanks for your email. Sorry your pass has a digit missing from the registration. As you can imagine, whe...
by calbens
Mon 02 Jul, 2012 23:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

freds dad wrote:
If we do a Saturday meet can I suggest Sandbach services as an alternative as getting onto Knutsford southbound can be a bit of a pain from Macclesfield area.
Knutsford, Sandbach or even Keele is good for me, whichever is best for everyone else! :D
by calbens
Mon 02 Jul, 2012 16:03
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Cool, Knutsford services would be a great point to meet and the earlier the better for me, anything to avoid the traffic :twisted: RobT are you going down Sat morning or anyone else in our neck of the woods? @Gary if you can find me a Mora or Purple plate then I'll change it :P Can't wait for this, ...
by calbens
Mon 02 Jul, 2012 14:39
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

c_w wrote:Yes I'm sure it will be fine!
Thanks c_w!

By the way are you still Manchester/Stockport way and are you traveling down on the Fri or Sat?
Just wondering if it's worth us Manc lot meeting and going down in convoy? 8-)
by calbens
Mon 02 Jul, 2012 13:14
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

I've got my tickets and pass this morning, slightly concerned that the registration is missing a number off the pass you stick in your windscreen, it shows W11 instead of W181 :shock:
Do you think it will be ok?
by calbens
Sat 30 Jun, 2012 22:40
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Hood repair in Somerset
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: Wanted - Hood repair in Somerset

I've just used Jack Smiths to replace my hood, check out my other post on it
by calbens
Sat 30 Jun, 2012 17:27
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 11
Views: 1637

Re: Rear screen replacement

That's a crazy price too, I thought the ones on ebay were cheap at £350 :roll: is it twilfast roof? zip out window? Shame about the scratch though :nono :evil: Hi chrisp, It was the bodyshop where I had the respray done that reccommended him to me and when I rung him he said he can make any roof fo...
by calbens
Fri 29 Jun, 2012 11:09
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 11
Views: 1637

Re: Rear screen replacement

That's a great price - share the details please :o I was reccommended them by a member of the MX-5 club, if you google Jack Smiths Trimmers Swansea you will see all the reviews and comments about him... I thought it was worth the run out to Swansea and I wasn't dissapointed with the roof at all, it...
by calbens
Thu 28 Jun, 2012 13:44
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Rear screen replacement
Replies: 11
Views: 1637

Re: Rear screen replacement

I've just had my whole hood replaced for £260, granted the rear screen is fixed but at that price I can afford to replace it again in a few years time.
Bex
by calbens
Thu 28 Jun, 2012 13:41
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

c_w wrote:The only curious thing I have read about it is an average speed of 95mph must be maintained. :twisted:

See you there! :)
Woohoo! Sounds like my kind of parade :D
by calbens
Thu 28 Jun, 2012 10:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Hi Guys I seemed to be missing the notifications of updates on this thread :( Am I supposed to have registered my interest in doing the parade lap? :dunce: I might be odd but I would have thought all participants would want to do it, why else attend?...Ok other than to have a good old chinwag and og...
by calbens
Mon 07 May, 2012 10:35
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Gazzas 'M', make over progress
Replies: 74
Views: 4784

Re: Gazzas 'M', make over progress

Funny Viv forgot about the hardtop when he took mine for the quote, just as well I didn't when we took her in lol :wink: So Gary are you looking at having the film done on it and if so have you had any quotes for it yet?
by calbens
Thu 03 May, 2012 09:33
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Gazzas 'M', make over progress
Replies: 74
Views: 4784

Re: Gazzas 'M', make over progress

Looks fantastic G!
I'd been toying with the idea of getting the stone chips sorted on mine 'cos it's looking rather peppered, seeing yours has just made my mind up :D It's on its way to the bodyshop as I type 8-)
by calbens
Mon 26 Mar, 2012 13:05
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Are you attending in a zed calbens? I understood you were coming along in something else - the first post is to give an indication of zed numbers. You must have missed my PM to you the day after I posted saying I was attending, it had my car details in it. Anyway here goes: 2.0l Z3 colour Mora (if ...
by calbens
Mon 26 Mar, 2012 08:40
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit

Not sure if you've counted me in to your numbers already but my name still isn't on the list of attendees in the original post :roll:

A girl can get a complex you know! :bawl:
by calbens
Mon 20 Feb, 2012 07:48
Forum: Z8 roadster
Topic: Classic Car Weekly
Replies: 9
Views: 2443

Ditto Phil...Stunning motor, really looking forward to seeing it at the Zedfest in July.

Bex
by calbens
Wed 08 Feb, 2012 16:18
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 20 – 22 July 2012, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 455
Views: 69255

We will be bringing the Purple one along to this on the Saturday!
It's promising to be a fantastic event, can't wait to see all the zeds together!

Bex :drive
by calbens
Sat 05 Nov, 2011 21:57
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Z4M Coupe stripes ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4201

I'd love a Z4M Coupe, just don't have enough parking spaces :lol: I really need to get rid of the 500 to help fund it, just not sure if Both zeds would fit in the garage :D think we need to tarmac the front garden lol :wink: Still can't believe you've been on the look out for one too, weird! 8-)
by calbens
Sat 05 Nov, 2011 20:32
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Z4M Coupe stripes ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4201

Still think I could give you M guys a run for your money out on a cruise :D it's over a 125 bhp more than I have now :drive

So Gary, when are you thinking of getting one? And will it be an addition or a replacement? :wink:
by calbens
Fri 04 Nov, 2011 18:13
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Z4M Coupe stripes ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4201

In all seriousness the chances of me getting an M are pretty slim but a 3.0Si is definitely on the cards 8-) :wink: I think the 3.0Si is most of the M without the costs. 265bhp and lighter. I recall some of the debates a few years back over the merits, or not of having the 3.0Si over the M. If I re...
by calbens
Wed 02 Nov, 2011 18:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Cars that retain value/increase in value
Replies: 27
Views: 1891

Does my original '72 fiat 500L count? :D

I'm pretty sure it cost more to buy now than it did originally :wink:
by calbens
Wed 02 Nov, 2011 18:27
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Z4M Coupe stripes ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4201

FEK.... Bex in an ///M...:shock: :shock: :shock: Road users of Britain, BEWARE.... A. Alfie what are you trying to say? :devil: In all seriousness the chances of me getting an M are pretty slim but a 3.0Si is definitely on the cards 8-) I absolutely love, love, love the coupe in Phoenix with a blac...
by calbens
Wed 02 Nov, 2011 15:57
Forum: Z4M roadster and Z4m coupé
Topic: Z4M Coupe stripes ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4201

OMG that is spooky! :shock:

That is my next motor, without the stripes tho! :D
Hoping to get one around Feb or sooner if possible

:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Btw I think it looks pretty sweet with the stripes :wink:
by calbens
Wed 28 Sep, 2011 17:21
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hello
Replies: 42
Views: 2040

garythefish wrote:Bex will be out cleaning hers now :lol: :lol:
Nope, I have my zed slave to do that for me, I just tell him when he's missed a bit :D :roflmao:


Claire, nice to see my cars twin looking so gorgeous & shiny! :thumb:
by calbens
Fri 09 Sep, 2011 10:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hello
Replies: 42
Views: 2040

Al, you'd be more than welcome to join in on a cruise 8-)
by calbens
Thu 08 Sep, 2011 09:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hello
Replies: 42
Views: 2040

Re: Mora Red Metallic

:wave Hi Bex Wow! Three in one day :D We were beginning to think that we were the only ones and ours is a W Reg too 8-) A bit like London buses, you can wait ages, then three come along all at once :lol: We wondered if there are any Mora out there!! :roflmao: :lol: It would seem that there are at l...
by calbens
Wed 07 Sep, 2011 21:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hello
Replies: 42
Views: 2040

Yay another Mora! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Welcome to the forum & hope to meet you both at a cruise sometime soon

Bex :wink: