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by bertiejaffa
Thu 09 Nov, 2017 00:32
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Club logo
Replies: 112
Views: 11129

Re: Club logo

@Gazza, @RobertT - Can you please send me the logo and I will get some stickers made that you can sell to the forum?
by bertiejaffa
Thu 09 Nov, 2017 00:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Club logo
Replies: 112
Views: 11129

Re: Club logo

Christ - Ill put £25 up for stickers if required.....
by bertiejaffa
Thu 09 Nov, 2017 00:24
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: A returned member
Replies: 16
Views: 743

Re: A returned member

Welcome back - Sorry about your loss - youll always have friends here to unburden if you need
by bertiejaffa
Thu 09 Nov, 2017 00:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: winters here
Replies: 15
Views: 777

Re: winters here

Ive had 3 different hard tops now and never needed any of them adjusting - Ive always wondered about this "fitment" idea... Personally I would start with the question... "whats the problem when you fit the hard top"? Because if it fits (albeit I have to lean on mine to get the clamp to turn) then wh...
by bertiejaffa
Thu 09 Nov, 2017 00:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Retro fitting heated seats
Replies: 2
Views: 247

Re: Retro fitting heated seats

All the wires are there - depends on the model you have and the seats you buy.... you can even fit retro heat pads if you like
by bertiejaffa
Thu 09 Nov, 2017 00:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Hardtop
Replies: 7
Views: 393

Re: New Hardtop

The Z3 is a stunning car... the hard top gives it a very different look for winter... I love putting my hardtop on in late Autumn and I enjoy it all Winter and then I love that first run out with it off and the roof down in Spring... This is year 5 for me and I cant ever see me changing
by bertiejaffa
Thu 09 Nov, 2017 00:01
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Z4 concept car
Replies: 9
Views: 510

Re: Z4 concept car

I think it is stunning and if it looks like that I would be tempted. I know a friend who has never really been a Z fan but he has expressed an interest and his local BMW garage has told him that it should look pretty similar to the concept when it is released. As for Z4's in general, I hated the fir...
by bertiejaffa
Wed 08 Nov, 2017 23:55
Forum: Performance
Topic: Where can I buy 98 octane fuel?
Replies: 17
Views: 2632

Re: Where can I buy 98 octane fuel?

BP Super is 98 (I think)... Tesco Super is 99... Sainsburys Best is 97 (I Think)... even costco is high grade...
by bertiejaffa
Wed 08 Nov, 2017 23:13
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M V8 Conversion
Replies: 419
Views: 80281

Re: Z3M V8 Conversion

Deano1712 wrote:
Tue 19 Sep, 2017 22:49
I have just updated the photobucket links with the ~original trick so photos are back on - thanks for the tip Gary. What a pain they have caused!
I will let you tell me the trick on Saturday
by bertiejaffa
Wed 08 Nov, 2017 23:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: strange problem this morning
Replies: 4
Views: 441

Re: strange problem this morning

Often the negative can come loose
by bertiejaffa
Wed 19 Jul, 2017 22:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218721

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

straightened and resprayed bonnet, front bumper, passenger door, drivers door, both sills and both rear wings
by bertiejaffa
Tue 04 Jul, 2017 20:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: GEARSHIFT CONSOLE TRIM
Replies: 6
Views: 969

Re: GEARSHIFT CONSOLE TRIM

Good Man Barry - keep the top down and remember the little blue pills :lol:
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 22:35
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M soft top -relief pockets ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1057

Re: Z3M soft top -relief pockets ?

I used croydon as well - very good
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 22:34
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 16
Views: 1478

Re: Tyres

I have Pirelli PZero all round - great tyres, only lose grip when I push it too hard and I know they are going to lose grip.
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 22:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Accelerator Removal
Replies: 2
Views: 499

Re: Accelerator Removal

Baffled me for a while on my M refurb but BrianH came to my rescue with the advice
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 22:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hard top
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: Hard top

cheap from BMW dealers
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 22:20
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: GEARSHIFT CONSOLE TRIM
Replies: 6
Views: 969

Re: GEARSHIFT CONSOLE TRIM

Welcome back pal - hope your looking as good as the surrounds
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 22:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3M Roadster
Replies: 17
Views: 1940

Re: Z3M Roadster

Good luck with the sale - I am sure you wont have any problem... I know you said you werent looking to split the loot but if the new owner doesnt want the original wheels, or would prefer to take them out of the price to make it cheaper then I would be interested in purchasing them

Thanks Lee
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 22:01
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10081

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Its sad but having brilliant red dials is still one of the things that makes me smile most about any mods
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 21:49
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: KL's 2.8 progress
Replies: 25
Views: 3944

Re: KL's 2.8 progress

Its all looking very good - keep up the work and pictures
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 21:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: London congestion charges
Replies: 11
Views: 1218

Re: London congestion charges

My Z has the emissions of a nissan micra - fact!!

.....its on my MOT certificate
by bertiejaffa
Mon 26 Jun, 2017 21:11
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New owner
Replies: 5
Views: 568

Re: New owner

Hi, Welcome to the forum - happy to help with any questions you have
by bertiejaffa
Wed 17 May, 2017 11:24
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M V8 Conversion
Replies: 419
Views: 80281

Re: Z3M V8 Conversion

Its a bit slow.... need those turbos fitting...... :twisted: :twisted:
by bertiejaffa
Wed 03 May, 2017 12:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218721

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Windscreen chips from DTEC fixed
by bertiejaffa
Tue 02 May, 2017 22:17
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 (not much notice)
Replies: 12
Views: 1508

Re: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 (not much notice)

pingu wrote:Another great day out with the three amigos :).

Let's hope for more :cheers


:cheers :cheers
by bertiejaffa
Sat 29 Apr, 2017 22:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Dashboard trim
Replies: 7
Views: 847

Re: Dashboard trim

check realoem.com - select classic - then Z3 - then your variant and you will find the part number
by bertiejaffa
Sat 29 Apr, 2017 20:35
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 (not much notice)
Replies: 12
Views: 1508

Re: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 (not much notice)

Great day out today with Gary and Mark - thanks for sorting the routes Gary
by bertiejaffa
Tue 25 Apr, 2017 22:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 (not much notice)
Replies: 12
Views: 1508

Re: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 (not much notice)

Possibility of doing this - depends on the missus (she is jumping off IKEA in the morning!)...

Also, do we have to chase pushirons? Can we not just leisurely drive round Yorkshire at our own speed :twisted:
by bertiejaffa
Tue 25 Apr, 2017 22:27
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted:- Front Struts, Knuckles, Calipers and Arms
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Re: Wanted:- Front Struts, Knuckles, Calipers and Arms

zgeekster wrote:Hi

I'm after two front corners including calipers, shocks, lower wishbones, hubs etc...

Is anyone on here breaking a car from which I could purchase parts - happy to travel to come and disassemble.

Many thanks
Try spursfaninacoupe (AKA Andy)
by bertiejaffa
Tue 25 Apr, 2017 22:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Inherited Z3
Replies: 24
Views: 2268

Re: Inherited Z3

As everyone has said - very much a saveable car - welcome to the mad house. with regards the roof - clean it as people say and ensure the drain holes are clear. Also remove the back carpet under the water - if any water is comign in from there you will see the trails. you will need to reseal it - pr...
by bertiejaffa
Tue 25 Apr, 2017 22:19
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218721

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

deni2s wrote:Hamann hardtop, b8 shocks.
How are your cutting skills? See the threads from Deano and Yalden for more info but from what I know they arent a perfect fit when they are delivered.
by bertiejaffa
Mon 24 Apr, 2017 21:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Interior carpets
Replies: 8
Views: 1259

Re: Interior carpets

There is a chap on Z3MCoupe & Zroadster.org forums "spurs fan in a coupe" who regularly breaks Z3 cars, you should give him a try. Cheers Pete I do indeed break the odd zed, I'm based in Woking, but happy to post if possible. "The odd zed"..... how many are currently down the side of the house?
by bertiejaffa
Mon 24 Apr, 2017 21:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ABS fault?
Replies: 11
Views: 1346

Re: ABS fault?

Stick with it - it can be a steep learning curve initially but theres plenty of info on here to get you through...

Welcome btw
by bertiejaffa
Mon 27 Mar, 2017 22:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Club logo
Replies: 112
Views: 11129

Re: Club logo

6 quid good for me - one for the inside of the window
by bertiejaffa
Mon 27 Mar, 2017 22:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: CD Changer removal
Replies: 19
Views: 1638

Re: CD Changer removal

The black plastic rivets simply hold the carpet in place and pull out (sometimes with force) and then back in. behind the carpet is a cradle that holds the changer and, depending on the system, an amp. the cradle can be removed very easily. To remove the hump fully you need a different piece of carp...
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Mar, 2017 11:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Eibach lowering springs and suspension overhaul! (finally)
Replies: 2
Views: 475

Re: Eibach lowering springs and suspension overhaul! (finall

looks much better and you have to wonder why they made it sit so high in the first place
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Mar, 2017 00:33
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Club logo
Replies: 112
Views: 11129

Re: Club logo

What are we actually looking for? Is it "zroadster.net" or is it the Z(3) drawing over the top of "zroadster.net"

Personally I presume the later?

And I also presume waterproof stickers (ie stick outside) and/or window stickers (ie stick inside)
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Mar, 2017 00:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 100,000 miles and just 16
Replies: 8
Views: 1036

Re: 100,000 miles and just 16

BladeRunner919 wrote:Close to 150k for me.
MY 2.0l was at the 150,000 mark and was still running beautifully - I hope it goes on for twice as much again
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Mar, 2017 00:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 100,000 miles and just 16
Replies: 8
Views: 1036

Re: 100,000 miles and just 16

Dino D wrote:100k...it's knackered now so I'll pay you double what the scrappy offers and pick up this weekend :)
He offered £15K... Ill be in anytime between Saturday and Sunday :wink:
by bertiejaffa
Fri 24 Mar, 2017 00:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: soft rear end.. but might be normal
Replies: 17
Views: 1721

Re: soft rear end.. but might be normal

The bottom line is that you should not have any un-nervous feeling when changing gear whether it is on the straight or round a bend... I have often thrown mine into bends to fast and too slow and had to correct the gears accordingly and believe me the car has been fine and never made any unexpected ...
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Mar, 2017 20:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Of Mice and Men!
Replies: 2
Views: 490

Re: Of Mice and Men!

We recently had one in the garage at home that I managed to catch... I had initially thought it had just helped intself to the various bits of bird food and cardboard boxes in there until the other day when I took the seat off the motorbike to charge the battery and found it had been in there as wel...
by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Mar, 2017 20:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel eyes
Replies: 7
Views: 925

Re: Angel eyes

Don't think mine look too bad and they are aftermarket in the original headlight units....

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by bertiejaffa
Wed 22 Mar, 2017 20:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: 100,000 miles and just 16
Replies: 8
Views: 1036

Re: 100,000 miles and just 16

Mine clocked over a few months ago - heres to the next 100,000 :cheers
by bertiejaffa
Tue 21 Mar, 2017 23:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Helpful Tips?
Replies: 20
Views: 2280

Re: Helpful Tips?

Since having the zed I have learnt that quite often the jack wont go under the sill to get to the jacking point - especially if you have a flat and are using the factory one.... keep a number of thin planks under the boot mat. side by side they dont take up much boot room but on top of each other th...
by bertiejaffa
Tue 21 Mar, 2017 23:20
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Helpful Tips?
Replies: 20
Views: 2280

Re: Helpful Tips?

Nick some of your significant other's E45 cream, massage it liberally into your leather seats and other leather bit on your Z. Leave it overnight to soak in then go over it with a microfibre to remove residue. I heard somewhere that the top leather guy at Aston Martin does this. It was just on the ...
by bertiejaffa
Tue 21 Mar, 2017 23:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: POPULAR MODIFICATIONS for Z3
Replies: 19
Views: 2295

Re: POPULAR MODIFICATIONS for Z3

g8jka wrote:Your the man when it comes to interior upgrades Bertie!
:cheers ... the inspiration came from others.... (sorry I should have also mentioned Southernboy!!!)
by bertiejaffa
Tue 21 Mar, 2017 23:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel eyes
Replies: 7
Views: 925

Re: Angel eyes

You can either buy the full aftermarket units (see my 2.0l thread below for what they look like) or you can buy aftermarket angel eye lights and then fit them to your existing lights (see G8JKA threads for the write up).... if your lights have yellow indicators you can also use the time to get clear...
by bertiejaffa
Tue 21 Mar, 2017 22:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: POPULAR MODIFICATIONS for Z3
Replies: 19
Views: 2295

Re: POPULAR MODIFICATIONS for Z3

I cant comment on the engine BHP improvements more than has already been mentioned however for me the interior is always a winner.... stormwerks gear know and handbrake levers new handbrake and gear gaiters scuffmaster for the tired leather/interior stubby aerial new sounds upgraded seats/dash refur...
by bertiejaffa
Tue 21 Mar, 2017 22:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Club logo
Replies: 112
Views: 11129

Re: Club logo

In all seriousness - do you need any help sourcing and ordering these?