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by OXO
Mon 14 Nov, 2016 08:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)
Replies: 15
Views: 2536

Re: Z3 parts for sale

g8jka wrote:How much for the block of wood?
He wooden sell it.
by OXO
Wed 02 Nov, 2016 07:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED M OVAL REAR VIEW MIRROR
Replies: 10
Views: 1206

Re: WANTED M OVAL REAR VIEW MIRROR

The MINI mirror is a tad big !! Do a search on eBay for the M3 or M5 rearview mirror - they're the same as the Z3 M mirrors. http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E46-M3-E39-M5-Oval-Rear-View-Mirror-Auto-Dimming-Replacement-Glass-Cell-/191063567777?hash=item2c7c46ada1:g:yqgAAMXQlgtS9N6~&vxp=mtr Although the ...
by OXO
Wed 12 Oct, 2016 09:21
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: New head unit recommendations?
Replies: 18
Views: 3538

Re: New head unit recommendations?

mrscalex wrote:Suggest a mod cleans this one up. Don't like to see comments like this on the forum.
Don't look then.
by OXO
Mon 10 Oct, 2016 10:19
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Head unit
Replies: 6
Views: 939

Re: Wanted: Head unit

I'm sure it's a nice unit, but it doesn't match the dash.
by OXO
Sun 09 Oct, 2016 12:44
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: New head unit recommendations?
Replies: 18
Views: 3538

Re: New head unit recommendations?

Martini wrote:Well integrated 1-DIN & Google maps, any idea beside the Parrot Asteroid classic ?

It's not a big problem to me if it doesn't look vintage.
What is the use in posting a unit which is discontinued?

New parrots are hundreds of euros. The one I posted is £55, a bargain.
by OXO
Sat 08 Oct, 2016 10:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: BMW quality!
Replies: 11
Views: 1559

Re: BMW quality!

There is no doubt that at the time BMW were building the Z3, the BMW build quality was at a very high standard - many say it peaked around 15 years ago. Every component I have taken from my car seems to be of the highest quality, bolts come out and apart from light rust on their head, often look li...
by OXO
Fri 07 Oct, 2016 14:31
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: New head unit recommendations?
Replies: 18
Views: 3538

Re: New head unit recommendations?

Found this. It looks really nice, and good spec, low price.

http://www.auna-multimedia.co.uk/In-Car ... hwarz.html

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by OXO
Wed 05 Oct, 2016 13:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Head unit
Replies: 6
Views: 939

Wanted: Head unit

I'm on the lookout for a new head unit which will look decent/understated in my 2.2 facelift.

Only need radio and bluetooth.

I'd like a Becker Grand Prix, but I'm not up for paying £400 for one :O
by OXO
Sun 17 Jul, 2016 08:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 928

Re: Tonneau wanted

Sorry, not been online for a while.

I had the one off John Wayne.

Will be recolouring it blue in the next couple of weeks..
by OXO
Mon 18 Apr, 2016 08:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Tonneau wanted
Replies: 7
Views: 928

Tonneau wanted

Even a scruffy one, although it must have all the clips and no rips.

Postage to Cornwall, not France :)
by OXO
Wed 13 Apr, 2016 13:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale
Replies: 6
Views: 1135

Re: For Sale

Tonneau price please.
by OXO
Tue 29 Sep, 2015 10:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: tonneau in bad condition
Replies: 0
Views: 319

Wanted: tonneau in bad condition

No rips, but scuffed is ok, and any colour cos I'm planning to colour it blue to match the seats.
by OXO
Wed 02 Sep, 2015 13:15
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Looking for chrome/chrome kidneys and clear rear lights
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Re: Looking for chrome/chrome kidneys and clear rear lights

I recently bourght some chrome kidneys off ebay. they fit the z3 and z4 they look very good for £40. But the fit is poor i have had to bond them in, when i contacted the seller he didnt want to know Are these the ones from the Far East? I've seen some from Germany, but it doesn't say if they are OE...
by OXO
Tue 01 Sep, 2015 18:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Looking for chrome/chrome kidneys and clear rear lights
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Re: Looking for chrome/chrome kidneys and clear rear lights

Thanks, but those are pre facelift lights.
by OXO
Mon 31 Aug, 2015 08:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Looking for chrome/chrome kidneys and clear rear lights
Replies: 6
Views: 623

Looking for chrome/chrome kidneys and clear rear lights

Hi all,

As it says, OEM chrome/chrome kidney grills and clear facelift rear lights. Could do a swap with cash for my existing parts.
by OXO
Thu 13 Nov, 2014 09:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: KPH clockset
Replies: 3
Views: 795

Re: KPH clockset

ebay.de is your best bet.
by OXO
Tue 11 Nov, 2014 10:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: iphone 5 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 928

Re: iphone 5 for sale

Thanks for that oxo. Actually sold it on fleabay yesterday for quite a bit more than I was asking on here. I didn't know they would unlock it for you, worth knowing for next time though. :) Cheers Dave They unlock contract phones depending on how long you've had the contract, not how long you had t...
by OXO
Tue 11 Nov, 2014 08:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: iphone 5 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 928

Re: iphone 5 for sale

Contact Vodafone, and have them unlocke it for you. It's free if you've had the contract more than 12 months.

That will make it worth a bit more , and more sellable too.
by OXO
Thu 30 Oct, 2014 10:24
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD : Black Tonneau - Perfect Condition- Oxfordshire
Replies: 2
Views: 513

Re: Black Tonneau - Perfect Condition- Oxfordshire

I will take it, if I can pay now and collect at christmas.
by OXO
Wed 10 Sep, 2014 10:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: KPH / MPH DIAL OVERLAYS
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: KPH / MPH DIAL OVERLAYS

As many of you know, I have the white face on my car. In the daytime, it's fine, but they have not done very well with the nightime illumination. Needles are not very visible, and it's impossible to read the numbers. It's so bad, last week I bought a used kph instrument pack to get the OEM black dia...
by OXO
Sun 31 Aug, 2014 18:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What RPM at 70mph?
Replies: 25
Views: 3417

Re: What RPM at 70mph?

My 2.2i does 4000 RPM at 70 mph. It has the short final drive fitted. :D and it's absolutely epic round the twisty road and in town. This was a factory build option:- S204A Kürzere HAG-Übersetzung Shorter final drive ratio Do you know which ratio that is? I'm sure the 2.2s came with 3.38 ratio as s...
by OXO
Wed 27 Aug, 2014 21:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale
Replies: 2
Views: 567

Re: For sale

Rules... Must put a price mate
by OXO
Wed 27 Aug, 2014 14:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What RPM at 70mph?
Replies: 25
Views: 3417

Re: What RPM at 70mph?

It's a bit worse, but not hugely so.

Of course the effect is that all the gears are closer together, so there's a bit more cog-swapping than you'd normally do.
by OXO
Wed 27 Aug, 2014 11:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS.
Replies: 59
Views: 13998

Re: Z3 UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS.

Southernboy wrote:... it says £.25 per set... :D
OK, I will paypal you the £2.50 for 10 sets.
by OXO
Wed 27 Aug, 2014 11:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS.
Replies: 59
Views: 13998

Re: Z3 UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS.

Read it again Barry.. the price is £.25

25p ?

Of course if that't the correct price, I'll take 10 sets.
by OXO
Wed 27 Aug, 2014 10:52
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS.
Replies: 59
Views: 13998

Re: Z3 UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS.

Below are the various options I supply for the Z3's to improve appearance, comfort and durability.. 1. The seat belt guide fix / preventative. This item will prevent the seat belt guide from breaking and will also firmly hold a broken guide in it's unbroken position so that it does not require repl...
by OXO
Wed 27 Aug, 2014 09:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What RPM at 70mph?
Replies: 25
Views: 3417

Re: What RPM at 70mph?

My 2.2i does 4000 RPM at 70 mph.

It has the short final drive fitted. :D and it's absolutely epic round the twisty road and in town.

This was a factory build option:-

S204A Kürzere HAG-Übersetzung Shorter final drive ratio
by OXO
Tue 26 Aug, 2014 11:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale - Heated seat switches prefacelift
Replies: 9
Views: 962

Re: For sale - Heated seat switches prefacelift

spurs fan in a coupe wrote:Looking forward to my cut!
You already had my wages this week Andy!
by OXO
Tue 26 Aug, 2014 05:04
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale - Heated seat switches prefacelift
Replies: 9
Views: 962

Re: For sale - Heated seat switches prefacelift

And mine are sold too.
by OXO
Mon 25 Aug, 2014 12:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale - Heated seat switches prefacelift
Replies: 9
Views: 962

Re: For sale - Heated seat switches prefacelift

If anybody else wants some, I have a pair just like those. Can do for the same price.
by OXO
Mon 25 Aug, 2014 07:11
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: KPH clock set.o
Replies: 11
Views: 1439

Re: KPH clock set.o

Rafolian wrote:Anyone got a set of KPH clocks for sale?
On German ebay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/261567587130? ... 1423.l2649
by OXO
Sun 24 Aug, 2014 12:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: KPH clock set.o
Replies: 11
Views: 1439

Re: KPH clock set.o

Hang on Barry, you already promised that to me !

Are the oem kph available?
by OXO
Sun 03 Aug, 2014 17:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Urgent - Z1 - solidarity - subscription
Replies: 15
Views: 860

Re: Urgent - Z1 - solidarity - subscription

One may wonder why this request is not to be found on the French Z forum...
by OXO
Fri 01 Aug, 2014 21:43
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BMW motif polo shirt and cap
Replies: 1
Views: 560

Re: BMW motif polo shirt and cap

Words fail me.
by OXO
Thu 17 Jul, 2014 12:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.
Replies: 14
Views: 706

Re: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.

Vinyl is too flexible and not stable with temperature.

There is more to doing these faces than you think, and care must be taken.
by OXO
Thu 17 Jul, 2014 09:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.
Replies: 14
Views: 706

Re: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.

Southernboy wrote:...... that's cool.... maybe you should be designing "special" dial faces for the guys here... :D
It's possible, but I don't have access to a manufacturer. They need to be able to screen print on polycarbonate, and stamp out the printed faces.
by OXO
Thu 17 Jul, 2014 07:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.
Replies: 14
Views: 706

Re: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.

Out of interest, in a previous life I designed instruments. I did this car (well all 340 of them actually)

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by OXO
Thu 17 Jul, 2014 05:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.
Replies: 14
Views: 706

Re: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.

Yep... it's all decimal here... Are you looking for an OEM black K/ph dial face? I'll need to see what these guys come up with first and how it's applied etc... if it means I can remove the OEM black face then I'll let you know. :wink: Yes, that's exactly what I want. When I imported the car to the...
by OXO
Wed 16 Jul, 2014 21:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.
Replies: 14
Views: 706

Re: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DIAL ALTERNATIVES.

On my '97 2.8, I changed the dial faces to white, and which I quite liked. I would have preferred a more "retro" cream colour with the usual black numerals etc. but at the time I couldn't find anyone doing other than white. I have subsequently found the guys (link :- http://www.wunschtacho.de/produ...
by OXO
Sat 12 Jul, 2014 15:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Handling?!
Replies: 26
Views: 1673

Re: Handling?!

The biggest difference in handling is through fitting new tyres. Once the tyres start to wear the tramlining gradually increases. If you change the tyres and you still have issues, then start looking at bushes and other suspension components. Whilst I am prepared to accept that bushes, strut braces...
by OXO
Sat 12 Jul, 2014 13:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Handling?!
Replies: 26
Views: 1673

Re: Handling?!

Fit a strut brace. Our 2.2i Msport was jumpy in bumpy corners, and the strut brace fixed that. The other thing that's made a huge difference in fitting 17" wheels. It has transformed the car for me. I can now feel what is happening, whereas on the 16s, the handling was vague and not confidence inspi...
by OXO
Thu 10 Jul, 2014 12:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay
Replies: 30
Views: 2304

Re: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay

Maybe a kindly mod can split this thread and put it in the Z3 section..?
by OXO
Wed 09 Jul, 2014 13:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay
Replies: 30
Views: 2304

Re: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay

sirius-c wrote:
sirius-c wrote:
But cant begin until this bloody air brush part comes

It's arrived...I'm currently psych'ing myself up and praying to the leather gods for a good result
I dont have an air brush. I'm planning to use a regular spraygun.. :shock:
by OXO
Wed 09 Jul, 2014 13:14
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD PreFacelift BMW 3 piece rear boot spoiler
Replies: 15
Views: 1346

Re: SOLD PreFacelift BMW 3 piece rear boot spoiler

Go for it Bertie !





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by OXO
Wed 09 Jul, 2014 09:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay
Replies: 30
Views: 2304

Re: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay

I didnt get materials from scuffmaster.

Got mine from here http://www.leatherrepaircompany.com/
by OXO
Wed 09 Jul, 2014 08:00
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay
Replies: 30
Views: 2304

Re: Red/Black Sports seats FS on Ebay

sirius-c wrote:It seems you, SouthernBoy and myself are all about ready to be re-dying.
Me too. :D
by OXO
Sun 06 Jul, 2014 13:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD Style 55 16 inch with great tyres
Replies: 1
Views: 240

SOLD Style 55 16 inch with great tyres

I'm selling my old set of wheels with great tyres. The wheels are Style 55, 16", off my Z3 2.2i. See the pics, one has a kerb mark, another has a small chip in the rim, the other 2 are perfect. The tyres are Firestone 205/55/R16, and have a lot of tread. All four are the same as the picture. There i...
by OXO
Mon 30 Jun, 2014 20:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTB. FACELIFT HEATED SEAT SWITCHES X 2
Replies: 15
Views: 516

Re: WTB. FACELIFT HEATED SEAT SWITCHES X 2

Pre facelift switches are easier to find...