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by snoops
Tue 23 Dec, 2014 23:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Dented Door Update
Replies: 25
Views: 3315

Re: Dented Door :-(

Hi Tim

Not been on the forum but just heard of the loss of your mum, really sorry to hear that Tim, hope you're holding up okay.

Take care x x
by snoops
Fri 15 Aug, 2014 18:14
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Red Z1 M25 today
Replies: 0
Views: 322

Red Z1 M25 today

J**DEE.... don't know exact time feel like we spent all morning on there. We were in zippy, Boston green z3, just returned from a 2,000 + mile trip around Bavaria. Looked like you knew your way around the M25 :)
by snoops
Sun 06 Apr, 2014 22:36
Forum: Performance
Topic: IS THIS FOR REAL???
Replies: 7
Views: 803

Re: IS THIS FOR REAL???

Sometimes firms put what would seem to be ridiculous prices when they don't have the item in stock. It keeps the auction listing "live" as they are unlikely to sell at that price and saves them having to go through all the setting up of the advert when they are back in stock - they just alter the pr...
by snoops
Sun 18 Aug, 2013 18:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 1.9 For Sale - OPEN TO AN OFFER
Replies: 54
Views: 7516

Re: Z3 1.9 For Sale - Open to an Offer - PRICE REDUCED

You could keep her and spend the money on your extension :D :drive

I certainly wouldn't let her go any lower and absolutely not trade her in - they'll give you tuppance...
by snoops
Sun 18 Aug, 2013 13:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 1.9 For Sale - OPEN TO AN OFFER
Replies: 54
Views: 7516

Re: Z3 1.9 For Sale - Open to an Offer - PRICE REDUCED

I think you should take this as a sign to stay with the Z3 fraternity and not move over to the dark side :wink: you'll regret it, you know you will from 2 great Z3's to none - OMG..... :shock:
by snoops
Mon 05 Aug, 2013 20:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel badges
Replies: 17
Views: 1090

Re: Wheel badges

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Genuine-Wheel-Cover-Hub-Cap-E36-E46-Z3-3-Series-36131094877-/190881009326?pt=UK_Cars_Parts_Vehicles_Wheels_tyre_Trims_Trims_ET&hash=item2c71650eae Or http://www.alloywheelsdirect.net/option/centre_caps_bmw The 1st link is for BMW Direct so if you're a member you should ...
by snoops
Mon 05 Aug, 2013 13:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel badges
Replies: 17
Views: 1090

Re: Wheel badges

To be honest copies might be better than the originals, BMWs centre caps are very poor quality, I've always ended up replacing them after a short while, just replaced one on the Z4 after 12 months from new. Water tends to get behind the laminate film and corrode the the silver rim. It was the same ...
by snoops
Mon 05 Aug, 2013 12:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel badges
Replies: 17
Views: 1090

Re: Wheel badges

ebay - horrible tat !!! - I have type 35 but bought mine from dealer - they weren't £80 though :shock: I wouldn't have paid that - I can get you part number from mine if they're going to be same size but not until tonight, not fitted mine yet - wheels going for refurb in 2 weeks time.
by snoops
Sat 03 Aug, 2013 10:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Zedfest 2012.....yes 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1226

Re: Zedfest 2012.....yes 2012

Fantastic, brings back very happy memories of the anticipation of our lap. :drive :drive :drive Once I had watched that video I got sidetracked and started watching other video's of the lap, again :D Snap !! Happy days, I think that was a one off and we will never get to do that kind of lap again :...
by snoops
Fri 02 Aug, 2013 18:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Auto box 'M' mode
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Auto box 'M' mode

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t261/zippy_album_2007/autobox_zps2ba65439.jpg The way it was explained to me and how I've driven Zippy for 12 years is.. Standard driving - the rocker switch is on E and the selector is D - auto box Spirited driving when I want to upset the guy next to me :D - roc...
by snoops
Wed 31 Jul, 2013 13:30
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: BESPOKE STUBBY
Replies: 22
Views: 1560

Re: BESPOKE STUBBY

I'm not in to all that techie stuff - I'll leave it to you guys to hammer out a good design. If it looks good and I get a good reception on the radio and the price is reasonable them I'm interested - but I'd like it in pink :D :D only joking - I would like a black finish please - not into Chrome.
by snoops
Sun 28 Jul, 2013 23:02
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Not having gone on a Sunday I cannot comment but I can say that we did Friday and Saturday this year and Friday was excellent. Full days programme with concert at night and with a lot less people there so nice to get around and enjoy what there is. I would like to thank those that were involved in t...
by snoops
Fri 26 Jul, 2013 18:13
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

You left before the music started Jontttttt ...

phew it's been a scorcher the air conditioned BMW building is a godsend
by snoops
Thu 25 Jul, 2013 23:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 - boot luggage fit
Replies: 10
Views: 2102

Re: Z3 - boot luggage fit

Yes I bought a set a couple of years ago, we did a 1500 mile trip around Europe for 3 weeks. You will find there is still space around to squeeze in a few pairs of shoes ect. They are very good I will be at Silverstone and will have one of the bags just the triangle shaped one that goes at the back...
by snoops
Sun 21 Jul, 2013 00:40
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Soon to be Zed owner from Nottinghamshire
Replies: 23
Views: 1616

Re: Soon to be Zed owner from Nottinghamshire

By the way Rik........you need to change your signature. :D
by snoops
Thu 18 Jul, 2013 23:43
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Gazza wrote:Replacement pass arrived today :D

You only arriving Sunday Gazza or Saturday at the hotel ??
by snoops
Thu 18 Jul, 2013 23:42
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Soon to be Zed owner from Nottinghamshire
Replies: 23
Views: 1616

Re: Soon to be Zed owner from Nottinghamshire

maurice the martian wrote:
billz wrote:Hope you can get it past the 45mph that Gill had it programmed not to go past :D
Some say she once did 70mph .


Welcome Rik
Moz

Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk 2
She was in the passenger seat at the time though :D
by snoops
Thu 18 Jul, 2013 23:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Topless driving conditions forecast
Replies: 46
Views: 1714

Re: Topless driving conditions forecast

Air con unit in the bedroom is the only way to get any sleep... No air con in zippy but no roof does me fine.. Gill buy the silvikrin extra hold :D
by snoops
Wed 17 Jul, 2013 21:41
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Hi
Replies: 14
Views: 1363

Re: Hi

Hi Paul, welcome from me to...be assured the only knowledge you need to enjoy your zed is how to drop the roof.

Great time to join the zed brigade, happy motoring.. :D
by snoops
Tue 16 Jul, 2013 19:33
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Ragtop wrote:Got mine this morning along with track lap form to fill in. :D

Oooooo that sounds much more organised, as long as everyone remembers to take it with them :D
by snoops
Tue 16 Jul, 2013 19:19
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

85% of the tickets have been dispatched now so watch your doormats folks :D
by snoops
Tue 16 Jul, 2013 18:39
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Soon to be Zed owner from Nottinghamshire
Replies: 23
Views: 1616

Re: Soon to be Zed owner from Nottinghamshire

A little bird tells me that you have bought zippy's best friend but it is believed he has gone to a good home :D I like the sound of what you are thinking of doing with Old Zeddy, in keeping with the last owner. Looking forward to seeing a progress thread hopefully. Congratulations on your new purch...
by snoops
Thu 11 Jul, 2013 00:48
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Just checked the ticket web site 35% of the tickets have been dispatched so watch out for yours hitting the mat soon :D
by snoops
Sun 07 Jul, 2013 21:41
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: SEATBELT GUIDE MOD FOR SALE...20 BUYERS NEEDED
Replies: 59
Views: 2919

Re: SEATBELT GUIDE MOD FOR SALE...20 BUYERS NEEDED

Oy.... I heard that

http://www.nutsboltsandthings.co.uk/soc ... k-109-scb3

Here you go... You can send me a free set for all this searching for you :wink:
by snoops
Sun 07 Jul, 2013 21:23
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: SEATBELT GUIDE MOD FOR SALE...20 BUYERS NEEDED
Replies: 59
Views: 2919

Re: SEATBELT GUIDE MOD FOR SALE...20 BUYERS NEEDED

Scroll down to the bottom of this page..... Any good ??

http://www.modelfixings.co.uk/self_tapping_screws.htm
by snoops
Sun 07 Jul, 2013 21:02
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: SEATBELT GUIDE MOD FOR SALE...20 BUYERS NEEDED
Replies: 59
Views: 2919

Re: SEATBELT GUIDE MOD FOR SALE...20 BUYERS NEEDED

What about using tiny black screws ...the type used to mount computer circuit boards/components. They are very neat in appearance and should blend better ?
by snoops
Wed 03 Jul, 2013 23:16
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

swamper wrote:
i'll bring the Metformin..... :lol:
OK we'll have spares again too :D ....hope you're both well, Gill is bringing Tess.....she has sprayed her black :D
by snoops
Tue 02 Jul, 2013 17:31
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Gazza wrote:I like cake :D

But you won't be there Saturday :( .... I am sure for those that are going Sunday they will set it all up again.. :D
by snoops
Tue 02 Jul, 2013 17:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SEATBEALT GUIDE
Replies: 15
Views: 527

Re: SEATBEALT GUIDE

The drivers side guide was broken on zippy when I bought him and he was only 2 years old and had been garaged from new so I don't think UV played a part in that. On the other hand I slipped one day when cleaning zippy and put my hand out to stop me falling .... My hand hit the side of the seat near ...
by snoops
Tue 02 Jul, 2013 13:46
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Just for info guys and gals, a small group of us have asked to park up together for logistical reasons. We will have a huge supply of tea and coffee and home made cakes and are hoping that loads of people will come over and have a chat, a cuppa and a piece of cake with us. We have some tables, stove...
by snoops
Tue 02 Jul, 2013 13:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SEATBEALT GUIDE
Replies: 15
Views: 527

Re: SEATBEALT GUIDE

Having changed my seatbelt guides I think a contributory factor in the breaking is how a solid piece of plastic is fitted to a soft seat and is only held by 2 spring washers on the inside. My logic tells me that because the only thing that is rigid is the outer part of the seatbelt guide then with f...
by snoops
Mon 01 Jul, 2013 22:34
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

The tickets do come from See tickets but this is an extract from Goose web site.. Goose Communications are the promoters, event organisers and proud owners of the long term commercial rights to the Silverstone Classic through a subsidiary company Classic Entertainment Events. If you wish to discuss ...
by snoops
Mon 01 Jul, 2013 20:11
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Robert it seems to be that although we are all under the BMWCCGB banner this is one occasion when forums have the chance of coming together so the club have allowed that within the BMW parking zone. This is an extract from the e mail of the 27th of June Apart from that we have been asked by some of ...
by snoops
Mon 01 Jul, 2013 19:47
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Gazza, drop a PM to Ian myredzed, he is co-ordinating the parking plan which is due to be released this week. He is going to want numbers for each day so you're going to have to be sharp ish getting people to reply. Those that are not requesting to be grouped together will still be in the same BMW a...
by snoops
Mon 24 Jun, 2013 23:05
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit
Replies: 216
Views: 34180

Re: BMWCCGB Zedfest, 26 – 28 July 2013, Silverstone Circuit

Takumi wrote:Is it too late to book for this??

See 2 posts up some tickets for sale.........^^^^^
by snoops
Wed 19 Jun, 2013 21:04
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Wrecks to Riches... Imola MCoupe
Replies: 13
Views: 2545

Re: Wrecks to Riches... Imola MCoupe

Looking forward to seeing you transform that ... will Mr Gee be around with his polishers :D
by snoops
Tue 18 Jun, 2013 20:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: SOLD Z3 2.8 - it broke my heart!
Replies: 21
Views: 802

Re: SOLD Z3 2.8 - it broke my heart!

There's nowt as queer as folk John but good result getting the sale. To be honest the overriding impression I got from your advert (after you tweaked it :wink: ) was how genuine it sounded and looked.

I will take on board your advice about the Badman but I fear he is a lost cause :?
by snoops
Tue 18 Jun, 2013 17:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: If you ever fancy replacing your own soft top D.I.Y.
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: If you ever fancy replacing your own soft top D.I.Y.

Badman gee wrote:I've seen it done by a pro, 4 hours later it was finished.

Perfect job.

I wouldn't attempt it, but it's possible to do with a little patience.
It took that guy days but some want to do jobs themselves and some don't.
by snoops
Tue 18 Jun, 2013 17:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: If you ever fancy replacing your own soft top D.I.Y.
Replies: 4
Views: 275

If you ever fancy replacing your own soft top D.I.Y.

Stumbled across a site that a member of bimmerforums has set up to show a step by step comprehensive guide on how to replace your soft top. Whilst most of us would never attempt it ourselves it looks to be a great guide for anyone that does want to and a good reference for the rest of us. http://web...
by snoops
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 21:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FOR SALE: Bmw Hardtop fitting kit SOLD
Replies: 29
Views: 3972

Re: For Sale: Bmw Hardtop fitting kit

aceman wrote:Have you got a hardtop as well Liam ?

Isn't the Badman selling his hard top ??
by snoops
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 20:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Interesting eBay ad
Replies: 68
Views: 4643

Re: Interesting eBay ad

Good read Bill. ..
by snoops
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 19:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: SOLD Z3 2.8 - it broke my heart!
Replies: 21
Views: 802

Re: SOLD Z3 2.8 - it broke my heart!

Glad you got a sale John, I looked at eBay and noticed you had to relist but wasn't sure if sold 2nd time around ? You're starting another chapter in your life without a little zed initially but I'm pretty sure you'll be an owner again. Anyway correct me if I'm wrong but the forum is for zed enthusi...
by snoops
Mon 17 Jun, 2013 12:32
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3770

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

Great to see the pictures from Sunday - that road looks awesome too. I think the "laughing" picture in Brambles cafe sums up the whole trip for me... and what's that on the table - oh pots of tea :D Bill you will have to let me have the route you did on Sunday - is it a doable trip with what we did ...
by snoops
Sun 16 Jun, 2013 17:54
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: E89 & Showroom Shine
Replies: 8
Views: 1066

Re: E89 & Showroom Shine

Tim I hadn't realised how small the boot is with the roof down... How many miles has it done now ?
by snoops
Sun 16 Jun, 2013 11:52
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: my latest addition to my alloys collection
Replies: 23
Views: 2520

Re: my latest addition to my alloys collection

TitanTim wrote:....Think I'll stick some M gills on mine, I fancy a change :wink: Tim.

You'll have the ///M Image knocking on your door
by snoops
Sun 16 Jun, 2013 10:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Spare wheel Check
Replies: 23
Views: 728

Re: Spare wheel Check

The one place my tyre shop said to watch was the rusting around the bolt holes as that could potentially mean the hole is enlarged and therefore not a good fit.
by snoops
Sun 16 Jun, 2013 10:26
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3770

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

Wish my plane had landed sooner would have been there . Once again great pics M Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk 2 I cannot take any credit for the pictures my co-pilot was juggling 2 cameras :D but you could have pointed your camera in any direction on that run for amazing pictures. I was thin...
by snoops
Sat 15 Jun, 2013 22:34
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3770

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

Badman gee wrote:Where's all the photos of you chatting in the pub?
No pubs but plenty of cafes, never drunk so much tea and coffee on a meet :D There are more pictures to come but myself and Gill are the only ones home, everyone else is still up there..
by snoops
Sat 15 Jun, 2013 22:21
Forum: Event/cruise aftermaths
Topic: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS
Replies: 27
Views: 3770

Re: Hardknott & Wrynose Revisited PHOTOS

What an absolutely fantastic day :drive Great company, fantastic roads, stunning scenery, tops down all day………. HAPPY DAYS :D Can't wait to do it again..... :drive Enjoy the pictures……. http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t261/zippy_album_2007/HARDKNOTT%20AND%20WRYNOSE%2015TH%20JUNE%202013/P1030930_z...
by snoops
Sat 15 Jun, 2013 19:34
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013
Replies: 55
Views: 6606

Re: Hardknott/Wrynose re-visited Saturday 15th June 2013

Pingu you should have done we've had a cracking day.

A new thread with pics will be started I think Seasurfer will be first with the piccies and a write up....