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by Mad Max
Fri 17 Nov, 2017 12:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: M44 Idle Speed - Proper Fix!
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: M44 Idle Speed - Proper Fix!

Enda is brilliant, he's a walking BMW diagnostic tool. He's remapped three cars that I've owned including my current one. He's probably forgotten more about BMWs than I'll ever know! He's diagnosed, over the phone or email, many issues I've had and saved me hundreds of pounds, if not thousands for h...
by Mad Max
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 11:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Headlamp and Steering Wheel
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Re: Headlamp and Steering Wheel

Peter decided he is not interested so feel free to message me with offers for these.
by Mad Max
Mon 17 Jul, 2017 10:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Headlamp and Steering Wheel
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Re: Headlamp and Steering Wheel

PM sent, Peter.

I've just noticed that the pictures of my steering wheel aren't showing... but rest assured it's a lovely high quality leather, double layered with a nice, yellow cross stitch!
by Mad Max
Mon 10 Jul, 2017 08:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Headlamp and Steering Wheel
Replies: 3
Views: 514

Headlamp and Steering Wheel

Hi all, Clearing out some old junk: Z3 facelift headlamp: http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z3-Headlamp-/272755208376?nav=SEARCH Z3 / e36 steering wheel: http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-e36-Evo-Steering-Wheel-/272755216867?nav=SEARCH I can arrange for that to be retrimmed like mine, if anyone is interested in...
by Mad Max
Sun 10 May, 2015 08:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: m rear box"s
Replies: 15
Views: 1758

Re: m rear box"s

I take it these have long gone then..?
by Mad Max
Sun 10 May, 2015 08:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wheel Spacers for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Re: Wheel Spacers for sale

These still for sale Gazza?
by Mad Max
Sat 06 Sep, 2014 22:30
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clutch pedal to the floor.
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: Clutch pedal to the floor.

Slave cylinder had gone, so thankfully it was nothing major.
by Mad Max
Sun 31 Aug, 2014 19:58
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clutch pedal to the floor.
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: Clutch pedal to the floor.

Well the clutch itself, the master cylinder and the clutch pedal itself were all replaced about 10k ago, pedal and MC by Munich Legends and the clutch itself by BMW...
by Mad Max
Sun 31 Aug, 2014 19:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: F/S - Revell 1:24 BMW e36 M3 Dakar Yellow Model Kit & Paints
Replies: 1
Views: 243

F/S - Revell 1:24 BMW e36 M3 Dakar Yellow Model Kit & Paints

As above:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/271593370092? ... 1586.l2649

Kit includes all paints, brushes and even a model knife, all genuine Revell.

Thanks for looking
by Mad Max
Sun 31 Aug, 2014 13:00
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clutch pedal to the floor.
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: Clutch pedal to the floor.

No, sorry - there's no engagement of the clutch at all. That car is moving no-where.
by Mad Max
Sun 31 Aug, 2014 12:56
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clutch pedal to the floor.
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Clutch pedal to the floor.

Hi everyone, I went out to my car this morning, pushed the clutch in as I normally do before starting the car and there was no resistance or return on the pedal, it went straight to the floor and didn't come back until I gave it a little flick with my foot and then the little assister spring brought...
by Mad Max
Wed 23 Jul, 2014 01:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: m rear box"s
Replies: 15
Views: 1758

Re: m rear box"s

aceman wrote:You gutting them like me :wink:
Keep me informed on how this goes please Aceman ;)
by Mad Max
Tue 22 Jul, 2014 22:47
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: LED Bulbs
Replies: 4
Views: 1326

Re: LED Bulbs

Brill, cheers SB. I'll give 'em a go and post the results :)

Deni - I hear what you're saying and I appreciate your input, but for a few quid they're worth a pop :)

EDIT - make that 99p - I'm in no rush, haha!

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321462657232? ... 1497.l2649
by Mad Max
Tue 22 Jul, 2014 12:33
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: LED Bulbs
Replies: 4
Views: 1326

LED Bulbs

Hi Everyone, Not totally sure that this is the correct section, but hopefully I'll get some feedback. I'm looking to replace my tail light bulbs with LED versions as one of the bulbs looks to be getting towards the end of it's life. I need a 382 type bulb, but there's a few different designs of LED ...
by Mad Max
Sun 13 Jul, 2014 11:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Exhaust note
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: Exhaust note

The 3.0 sport I had pop'd and burbled like a good 'un. It's meant to, it's tuned to do that. It's a sporty sound. I actually miss it on the MC as all you've got is rasp!
by Mad Max
Sun 13 Jul, 2014 10:56
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 M Coupe
Replies: 12
Views: 515

Re: Z3 M Coupe

"Tweetie Pie", as her name was when she was adorned with Halfords eye lashes, has been for sale since before I bought mine. She's had various places try and sell her but no-ones had any luck. If you can find the Clarkson review to watch it's very positive. "The M Coupe is the perfect hooligans car",...
by Mad Max
Thu 03 Jul, 2014 09:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Changing the gearbox oil
Replies: 73
Views: 6892

Re: Changing the gearbox oil

Another vote for the Amisol MTF. I really didn't think changing the gearbox oil would make that much difference, but it made the shifting much smoother.
by Mad Max
Sun 29 Jun, 2014 12:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Engine remapping
Replies: 6
Views: 304

Re: Engine remapping

I always get my cars mapped by Enda at EndTuning. He's done my 3.0 M3, my 3.0 Z3 and now my MC. The 3.0 Z3 was definitely the best difference! Can't recommend it enough, or Enda :)
by Mad Max
Sat 28 Jun, 2014 18:49
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 28/06 - 2014 Update!
Replies: 24
Views: 4248

Re: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 28/06 - 2014 Update!

Haha! No excuse then ;) Trust me, once you've done it you'll wonder why you didn't before.
by Mad Max
Sat 28 Jun, 2014 17:07
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 28/06 - 2014 Update!
Replies: 24
Views: 4248

Re: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 28/06 - 2014 Update!

I think you might be confusing the thermostat and the fan switch matey. I've changed the fan switch that sits in the rad. The standard one comes on at 95*C and turns off at 90*C. I've replaced it with the new one that comes on at 88*C and turns off at 80*C. The thermostat Is what opens and closes to...
by Mad Max
Sat 28 Jun, 2014 16:36
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 28/06 - 2014 Update!
Replies: 24
Views: 4248

Re: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 28/06 - 2014 Update!

Cheers Aceman :) Genuine BMW 88*C on 80*C off fan switch matey, PN 61318376440, £25.52. When it's that cheap and it's the only thing stopping your car overheating in a traffic jam I think genuine is the way to go! It's from any M43/44 engine'd car I believe. The S50 has the 80*C thermostat already i...
by Mad Max
Sat 28 Jun, 2014 15:55
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 28/06 - 2014 Update!
Replies: 24
Views: 4248

Re: Mad Max's - Dakar Z3M Coupe S50 - 31/07 - More Work

Ok, it's been a while but I should probably update this journal... A few things have gone on in my life and I did consider selling the M, but at the moment I have no intention of selling her. First off in March was a quick (Fit!) MoT: http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p177/maximilianwettern/Z3MC/IM...
by Mad Max
Wed 25 Jun, 2014 23:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - Warning Triangles, Touch Up Paint, etc..!
Replies: 0
Views: 219

FS - Warning Triangles, Touch Up Paint, etc..!

Hi everyone,

I've got a pair of warning triangles, some BMW Mini valve caps, an e36 M3 first aid kit and some Montreal Blue touch up paint.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/mmax14/m.html ... 7675.l2562

Cheers

Max
by Mad Max
Mon 23 Jun, 2014 17:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: More on fan noise
Replies: 13
Views: 513

Re: More on fan noise

I did the viscous delete a few days ago, I've been happy with the results. You can feel the difference with less parasitic drag on the engine, plus a lower temp fan switch means the AC fan kicks in sooner.
by Mad Max
Mon 09 Jun, 2014 20:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - BMW Z3 Jack
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: FS - BMW Z3 Jack

Sold! :-)
by Mad Max
Mon 09 Jun, 2014 18:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - BMW Z3 Jack
Replies: 3
Views: 266

Re: FS - BMW Z3 Jack

Hahaha, no, the jack is called Cecil, but sorry, no Z3!
by Mad Max
Mon 09 Jun, 2014 17:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - BMW Z3 Jack
Replies: 3
Views: 266

FS - BMW Z3 Jack

Taken from my old Z3 3.0 I think: http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p177/maximilianwettern/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20140609_172252.jpg http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p177/maximilianwettern/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20140609_172554.jpg http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p177/maximilianwettern/Mobile%20U...
by Mad Max
Sun 08 Jun, 2014 14:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - Warning Triangles
Replies: 0
Views: 275

FS - Warning Triangles

Image

As above, a 71601180946 and a 71601092427. According to RealOEM they go in pretty much any BMW ever. £10 delivered each.
by Mad Max
Sat 07 Jun, 2014 21:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - Tool Kit Bits and M Bumper Bits
Replies: 0
Views: 268

FS - Tool Kit Bits and M Bumper Bits

Hi everyone, If anyone needs any bits for their tool kit then have a look below: http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p177/maximilianwettern/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_20140607_211846.jpg e36 first aid kit - £15 M front bumper wheel arch supports (new) - £12 for the pair SOLD Towing eyes (three of) - £6 ALL...
by Mad Max
Tue 20 May, 2014 23:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Screw free fix for number plate
Replies: 15
Views: 1370

Re: Screw free fix for number plate

Pop into your local BMW and ask them nicely, that's what I do. They've got the best double-sided number plate sticky pads around.
by Mad Max
Thu 01 May, 2014 10:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD - Clear Side Indicator Repeaters
Replies: 3
Views: 316

Re: WTD - Clear Side Indicator Repeaters

All sorted - Many thanks CosmosBlack! :-)
by Mad Max
Thu 17 Apr, 2014 13:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD - Clear Side Indicator Repeaters
Replies: 3
Views: 316

WTD - Clear Side Indicator Repeaters

Afternoon all,

As above, I'm now bored of the smoked look and would like to go back to clears. If anyone has any lying around please let me know, or if you want to swap for smoked then that's even better!

Cheers,

Max
by Mad Max
Sat 18 Jan, 2014 18:40
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - Z3M Front Springs
Replies: 0
Views: 212

FS - Z3M Front Springs

Last item left, on eBay again. If anyone wants 'em feel free to make me an offer :)

Listing
by Mad Max
Sun 29 Dec, 2013 13:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - BlackBerry 9900 Bold
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Re: FS - BlackBerry 9900 Bold

Apologies Gazza - please remove if you want :)
by Mad Max
Sat 28 Dec, 2013 21:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS - BlackBerry 9900 Bold
Replies: 3
Views: 333

FS - BlackBerry 9900 Bold

My listing, relisted due to timewaster:

Blackberry 9900

EDIT - Hope this is allowed, can't see any non-car parts for sale here! Apologies if it's not :)
by Mad Max
Sat 28 Dec, 2013 21:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Various Z3M Parts - Relisted!
Replies: 1
Views: 358

Re: Various Z3M Parts - Relisted!

Relisted the bits that didn't sell, please feel free to make reasonable offers and ask any questions :)
by Mad Max
Sun 22 Dec, 2013 18:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED - Front Side Lights
Replies: 0
Views: 228

WANTED - Front Side Lights

As above, some nice person has torn half of one of mine off so if anyone has a pair please let me know.

Cheers!
by Mad Max
Sun 08 Dec, 2013 12:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: S50B32 VANOS Seals and Gaskets
Replies: 0
Views: 271

S50B32 VANOS Seals and Gaskets

eBay listing

I am the seller :)
by Mad Max
Tue 17 Sep, 2013 17:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted. Z3 M Roadster springs
Replies: 3
Views: 232

Re: Wanted. Z3 M Roadster springs

Heya, I've got a pair of rear shocks and some front springs, all OEM. If you're interested chuck me a PN :)

P.s roadsters and coupe's share the same suspension ;)
by Mad Max
Wed 21 Aug, 2013 07:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Diff/Drive Shaft
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Re: Z3M Diff/Drive Shaft

Hi Emek,

Thanks for the reply :) I've had a look through your journal, nice car. Is it an M drive shaft (I don't know if they are model specific), if so what condition is it in and how much are you looking for it. Also if they are side specific then which side is it?

Cheers :)
by Mad Max
Tue 20 Aug, 2013 18:45
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Diff/Drive Shaft
Replies: 3
Views: 309

Z3M Diff/Drive Shaft

Hi everyone,

I'm still at a loss with my clunky, clicky noise (thread here) so the next logical step is to start replacing parts bit by bit. If anyone has an M diff or drivers side drive shaft lying around then please let me know.

Cheers,

Max.
by Mad Max
Sun 18 Aug, 2013 23:41
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Suspension ?????
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Re: Suspension ?????

http://www.balancemotorsport.co.uk/site ... stein.html

B4s are OEM replacement, B6s are standard length but increased damping and B8s are increased damping on a shorter shock for lowering springs.
by Mad Max
Wed 14 Aug, 2013 19:34
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Mad Max V8 interceptor for-sale.. Wow!!
Replies: 5
Views: 806

Re: Mad Max V8 interceptor for-sale.. Wow!!

I'll go halves with you Liam... so if anyone wants a Coupe for a measly £40(k!) then drop me a PM :)

That is awesome. NASCAR engine!!! :D
by Mad Max
Wed 07 Aug, 2013 21:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 clear repeaters and side lights WANTED may swop smoked
Replies: 5
Views: 401

Re: Z3 clear repeaters and side lights WANTED may swop smoke

I am sorely tempted..! I'm also quite surprised that no-one else has snapped these up..!

I guess the big question is - who can live without their lights for a few days (ie posting)? I can't, mine's a daily! :(
by Mad Max
Wed 07 Aug, 2013 21:53
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clunk, click, clunk, groan
Replies: 31
Views: 4713

Re: Clunk, click, clunk, groan

Nope, I definitely don't have those... That second pic looks awesome! :) On it you can see the spare light plug that just dangles down inside the back bumper. I tied that up with a little bit of tape the other day when I was taking the pics of inside the bumper. I mused that it might be for the US s...
by Mad Max
Tue 06 Aug, 2013 10:19
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clunk, click, clunk, groan
Replies: 31
Views: 4713

Re: Clunk, click, clunk, groan

Del - Cheers for the thoughts. I'd agree that it's most likely a drivetrain issue... There are no whines once in motion, I've been listening out for them. There's no vibrations and there's no issues engaging gears. Doughnut sounds like the next one to check... but that doesn't fit with the location ...
by Mad Max
Sun 04 Aug, 2013 14:37
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clunk, click, clunk, groan
Replies: 31
Views: 4713

Re: Clunk, click, clunk, groan

Heya Pingu,

Cheers for the input... how would I have her up in the air and be able to rock her around? Even on ramp that wouldn't really be safe.

Unfortunately I'm thinking it's something to do with the drive train... which includes the most expensive failures..! :(
by Mad Max
Sun 04 Aug, 2013 14:14
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Clunk, click, clunk, groan
Replies: 31
Views: 4713

Re: Clunk, click, clunk, groan

Hummmmn, good spot there Del - it does appear that the spring pads are in upside-down, they need swapping around! http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p177/maximilianwettern/Z3MC/IMG-20130713-00033.jpg vs: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=CM92&mospid=48075&btnr=33_0459&hg=33&fg=45 Still, ...