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by Sailorbaz
Mon 23 Jan, 2017 07:03
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining
Replies: 86
Views: 10400

Re: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining

That's alright Les, I ended up buying the last available one from bmw Out of interest, what did you end up paying? I was around £1300... but felt the car deserved the brand new harness given the low mileage of her and didn't want to risk buying a harness/loom that had had all sorts of stuff wired i...
by Sailorbaz
Thu 15 Dec, 2016 06:50
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Northern Ireland newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 1006

Re: Northern Ireland newbie

Welcome to the Forum mate, as said loads of information on here to help along hopefully. Out of interest, whereabout in NI are you? I'm Mid-Ulster buddy. Barry, I'm from Cookstown :P Me too, lol Maybe we've crossed paths before? If you see someone in a White 5 series waving like an eegit, that'll b...
by Sailorbaz
Sat 10 Dec, 2016 19:12
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Northern Ireland newbie
Replies: 9
Views: 1006

Re: Northern Ireland newbie

Welcome to the Forum mate, as said loads of information on here to help along hopefully.

Out of interest, whereabout in NI are you? I'm Mid-Ulster buddy.
by Sailorbaz
Wed 07 Dec, 2016 22:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Excited! Reviving a z1 that was sleeping for 15 years
Replies: 7
Views: 1556

Re: Excited! Reviving a z1 that was sleeping for 15 years

Great news to hear, well done.

Brings me back 3 years ago when I got my Z3M running after sitting for around the same time. Great feeling, :D
by Sailorbaz
Thu 25 Aug, 2016 23:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Project - 1998 M Roadster
Replies: 80
Views: 11246

Re: New Project - 1998 M Roadster

Admittedly it's not very arty but I was worried enough about my neighbours giving me further abuse without shifting cars around the driveway, turned out alright though I have to say. I just wish I'd taking more when I had the V8 M3 (before the F10) too, I could slap myself.
by Sailorbaz
Thu 25 Aug, 2016 02:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Project - 1998 M Roadster
Replies: 80
Views: 11246

Re: New Project - 1998 M Roadster

I thought since it'd been nearly 2 years since I updated this thread, I would update it with a couple of new photos and a mechanical update. Got the little lady out for a spin quickly but once I realised you can't deactivated the passenger airbag, I decided against it. Excuse the 2 series active tou...
by Sailorbaz
Sun 26 Jun, 2016 06:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Smashed, damaged Z3 doorcard
Replies: 5
Views: 920

Re: Wanted: Smashed, damaged Z3 doorcard

I might have the old door card from mine, if I do have it, it'll be burnt in areas but you're welcome to it. I may have thrown it out though, if not it'll be in the roof space of the garage. I'll check when I get home in a couple of days.
by Sailorbaz
Thu 04 Feb, 2016 01:20
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: No more interest in M Roadster and Coupe?
Replies: 15
Views: 2894

Re: No more interest in M Roadster and Coupe?

I would have imagine the section would be fairly steady to be honest. During the summer, guys and girls posting their trips out and during the winter, people carrying out resto's on various parts and pieces. I know mine is in storage and haven't seen it since about October. Must get it out for a bac...
by Sailorbaz
Wed 18 Nov, 2015 01:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Remove bar under dash
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Re: Remove bar under dash

As per the instructions, I'm afraid that job of removing the heater box will require removal of the whole dash. Worth blasting and painting the bar once it's out though as it's installed in its raw state.

Good luck.
by Sailorbaz
Wed 21 Oct, 2015 11:31
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: S54 M Roadster - what are the lowest mileage ones out there?
Replies: 10
Views: 2055

Re: S54 M Roadster - what are the lowest mileage ones out th

Not an S54 but my S50 has just over 5k miles on it now. :D
by Sailorbaz
Sat 19 Sep, 2015 08:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3M Bumper missing part?
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: Z3M Bumper missing part?

Please let us know how you get on ordering that part and what the cost is. I need one (Amongst a couple of other parts in that area) but haven't enquired about it. I imagine it'll likely be around £70.
by Sailorbaz
Sun 13 Sep, 2015 22:31
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Dashboard plastic cover replace
Replies: 7
Views: 980

Re: Dashboard plastic cover replace

You're more than welcome to my cluster, its already in pieces to can send just the cowling if it's in decent enough condition. The tabs I was talking about the wee one's that secure it into the dash at the top, one of mine is broken and I'm unsure as to whether this can be separated from the plastic...
by Sailorbaz
Sat 12 Sep, 2015 02:46
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Dashboard plastic cover replace
Replies: 7
Views: 980

Re: Dashboard plastic cover replace

You have to remove the cluster to remove the plastic lens cover thing, even then you have to replace the shroud and all. I replaced mine from a standard E36 cluster as one of the tabs were broke holding it in place, and looked unsightly. I have the old one at home lying in the garage you're welcome ...
by Sailorbaz
Fri 07 Aug, 2015 23:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Drivers door 1/4 Window
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Re: Wanted: Drivers door 1/4 Window

Good shout 'Old z3 guy', had a quick look on their ebay site and seen the light blue one with it still intact, wonder what sort of condition it's in. Are they in Coleraine?
by Sailorbaz
Fri 07 Aug, 2015 03:45
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Drivers door 1/4 Window
Replies: 3
Views: 387

Wanted: Drivers door 1/4 Window

Anyone have one in decent condition and can deliver to Northern Ireland?

Cheers,
Barry
by Sailorbaz
Mon 03 Aug, 2015 23:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD Z3M console trims gauges and buttons WOW
Replies: 4
Views: 776

Re: For Sale on Ebay Z3M console trims gauges and buttons

Southernboy wrote:Those buttons generally go for around £30 a pop and gauges fetch £45 plus each.
Fook me, when I broke up my damaged centre console, buttons, guages etc, lucky if I took £30 for all buttons and gauges.

Ah well, someone got a bargain. :D
by Sailorbaz
Sun 26 Apr, 2015 03:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Rear brake pad replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 958

Re: Rear brake pad replacement

I replaced the pads last year on my MRoadster and found the springs were uber tight, but this was also the same on my E90 M3 and also E46 CSL. Actually, I had to double check the part numbers on the E90 since they were marked as 7 Series pads for the rear. I confirmed they were the sames pads, so I ...
by Sailorbaz
Wed 22 Apr, 2015 02:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Braking for parts soon, 2.8 z3
Replies: 15
Views: 2270

Re: Braking for parts soon, 2.8 z3

Do you have a price for the drivers side 1/4 window (Small window on the fwd part of the door)

Delivered to BT80 if possible,
Cheers.
by Sailorbaz
Wed 18 Mar, 2015 20:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!
Replies: 159
Views: 33656

Re: Z3, Z3M & Z3 Coupe Seat bushes for SALE !!!

I bought a set for these over winter but Yet to fit them, thanks Aceman. Must do this soon,

Cheers,
Baz
by Sailorbaz
Mon 16 Mar, 2015 22:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Recommissioning after 9 months garaged
Replies: 24
Views: 3266

Re: Recommissioning after 9 months garaged

The relay for the fuel pump is one of the 3 relays under the dash on the drivers side, you might have to remove the piece of trim in front of the speaker to get to them. But I'm nearly sure theres another fuse in the fuse box, although I could be wrong.
by Sailorbaz
Sun 15 Mar, 2015 11:13
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Recommissioning after 9 months garaged
Replies: 24
Views: 3266

Re: Recommissioning after 9 months garaged

Welcome to the forum and good luck with your new acquisition. Mine sat for 14 without any power at all, after fitting a new loom, draining the fuel and replacing all filters and oil, mine started up after some getting with the immobiliser. In your case, everything said above and it should run withou...
by Sailorbaz
Fri 06 Mar, 2015 21:47
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Interior trim peices painted
Replies: 0
Views: 373

Interior trim peices painted

Well lads, since I was finding it so difficult to source and buy the correct trim pieces at a sensible price, I decided to take the advice given by a couple of lads on here to have another piece paint matched and have a go at painting the black prices of trim I had fitted. Took a visor into my local...
by Sailorbaz
Mon 02 Mar, 2015 19:02
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Whats in your garage?
Replies: 31
Views: 3473

Re: Whats in your garage?

a triumph speed triple & a bmw r1200gs, love my bikes! Photos my man, 8-) Here you are :) http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/02/43bf6de9c49e67caeb8c7063076fcb8c.jpg http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/02/a2b18dc1848a90460d62b0b7c373bb1b.jpg Lethal lad, that's class. Health to enjoy.
by Sailorbaz
Fri 27 Feb, 2015 09:27
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Whats in your garage?
Replies: 31
Views: 3473

Re: Whats in your garage?

Smartbear wrote:a triumph speed triple & a bmw r1200gs, love my bikes!
Photos my man, 8-)
by Sailorbaz
Mon 23 Feb, 2015 12:06
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Whats in your garage?
Replies: 31
Views: 3473

Re: Whats in your garage?

My Z3M Roadster, 4800 miles http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v397/bazhugs/9AE01430-606C-4E56-A4EB-FEAA5399AEEB_zpsxi7rjjqh.jpg A 2004 E46 M3 CSL, 50,000 miles http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v397/bazhugs/F3EFEEC0-D8C0-4C93-A8A4-669A2AF2B114-2197-0000013F82D7DFCD_zps7596c745.jpg http://img.photobu...
by Sailorbaz
Fri 20 Feb, 2015 17:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Caliper colour
Replies: 11
Views: 1302

Re: Caliper colour

I have to disagree with some comments about being boy-racer'ish... I don't feel this is boy-racer'ish at all... :D http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v397/bazhugs/IMG_0479_zps7bea184a.jpg :P http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v397/bazhugs/IMG_0482_zpsf310fcc3.jpg But get what you're saying about bling...
by Sailorbaz
Fri 20 Feb, 2015 17:30
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Caliper colour
Replies: 11
Views: 1302

Re: Caliper colour

I was having the same debate with myself last year when overhauling my brakes. I was going to go for the Estoril blue option but bottled out and went for Silver instead. From this http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v397/bazhugs/A9263556-09D2-47F4-AB3C-49F22EA4610C_zpsghv3wkxc.jpg To this http://img.p...
by Sailorbaz
Wed 18 Feb, 2015 17:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WIND DEFLECTOR FOR SALE. FITS z3 WITH ROLL HOOPS
Replies: 13
Views: 1667

Re: WIND DEFLECTOR FOR SALE. FITS z3 WITH ROLL HOOPS

Free Bump for a great price. :D
by Sailorbaz
Wed 18 Feb, 2015 17:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted; Switch Blanking plate
Replies: 2
Views: 337

Re: Wanted; Switch Blanking plate

See this guy 'Orinoco'. He is breaking a car at the moment and has helped me out a lot lately.

8-)
by Sailorbaz
Fri 13 Feb, 2015 22:47
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Yet ANOTHER newbie - this time from Birmingam
Replies: 7
Views: 1064

Re: Yet ANOTHER newbie - this time from Birmingam

Welcome to the Forum mate and good luck with your new Roadster.

As said, I don't expect your questions or queries to be silly and also, if you're ex VAG expect some questions from some of us who own VAG stuff too.

Welcome, :)
by Sailorbaz
Fri 13 Feb, 2015 20:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Seat bolsters.
Replies: 7
Views: 564

Re: Seat bolsters.

Rafolian wrote:Done it, 3 1/2 hours this morning sweating in the sun, what a *****ing job!
Worth it tho' much more comfortable now and still looks the same!
Sweating in Early Feb, you surely can't be living in NI... ah, just seen your profile and see you're in Alicante, lol
by Sailorbaz
Fri 13 Feb, 2015 20:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Noisey fuel pump?
Replies: 5
Views: 545

Re: Noisey fuel pump?

I can definitely hear my fuel pump, even when the car is idling. I had to change out the fuel pump since 14 years of fuel caused mine to stick and burn out when rebuilding the car. I bought a used one which also come from a car that had be lying for a good length of time, must keep an eye out for a ...
by Sailorbaz
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 22:45
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD: Estoril Blue A pillar trims, visors and trims
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: WTD: Estoril Blue A pillar trims, visors and trims

Good man Brian, thanks for your PM.
by Sailorbaz
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 19:51
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD: Estoril Blue A pillar trims, visors and trims
Replies: 4
Views: 743

Re: WTD: Estoril Blue A pillar trims, visors and trims

Just a wee bump to see if anyone has come across these items lately.

Cheers, :D
by Sailorbaz
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 19:46
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: 18 year check.
Replies: 42
Views: 5672

Re: 18 year check.

That was an excellent read and a good result after poor workmanship damaged your engine.

Keep them coming, 8-)
by Sailorbaz
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 05:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD - Wiper mechanism parts
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: WTD - Wiper mechanism parts

Many thanks to 'Orinoco' for supplying the requested parts for a bargain price, good man that man.

Done my job, must kindly ask him for a couple of more daft little parts now. :D
by Sailorbaz
Thu 12 Feb, 2015 05:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Gas Strut needed for boot lid
Replies: 8
Views: 971

Re: Gas Strut needed for boot lid

These are the ones I bought also, such an improvement over the tired originals.
by Sailorbaz
Wed 11 Feb, 2015 02:15
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: BMW Z3M Part Required
Replies: 11
Views: 1121

Re: BMW Z3M Part Required

I was looking at these lately also but think for the ones I was looking for it was going to be a small fortune.

Must look into this again before putting the car back on the road come the spring time.
by Sailorbaz
Mon 26 Jan, 2015 11:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD - Wiper mechanism parts
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: WTD - Wiper mechanism parts

Cheers for the heads up, I'll drop him a line. Got a price from BMminiparts for the parts, £25!!! 1 2 07 14 6988521 - Fillister head screw 0.73 1.46 0.29 2 2 61 61 8360053 - LOWER DAMPER RING 4.19 8.38 1.68 3 2 61 61 8352620 - UPPER DAMPER RING 3.15 6.30 1.26 4 1 61 61 8352619 - Bush, D=13,6X6,3 1.9...
by Sailorbaz
Sun 25 Jan, 2015 14:23
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD - Wiper mechanism parts
Replies: 5
Views: 633

Re: WTD - Wiper mechanism parts

I think I did check before but for everything they were looking something daft like £20! I may aswell call into a breakers and lift the same bushes out of a 3 series for a fiver.
Just thought if someone had an old mechanism around, I could rob the bushes of it.

cheers,
Barry
by Sailorbaz
Sun 25 Jan, 2015 00:40
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTD - Wiper mechanism parts
Replies: 5
Views: 633

WTD - Wiper mechanism parts

The gromets/bushes used when installing the wiper mechanism. Items 8, 9 & 10 in this link.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do ... g=61&fg=45

Thanks in advance,
Barry
by Sailorbaz
Tue 02 Dec, 2014 22:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water in foot-well – the cure.
Replies: 16
Views: 4978

Re: Water in foot-well – the cure.

Having just removed and rebuilt the entire interior of the Z3, I can confirm that removal of the front carpet is impossible without either cutting the carpet around the heater box of removing the heater box...which involves removing the entire dashboard. I'll be having a look under my carpets next t...
by Sailorbaz
Sat 29 Nov, 2014 10:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Interior Light
Replies: 8
Views: 1757

Re: Z3 Interior Light

Many thanks for the part numbers guys, I'll get the lamp up and running first before going LED. I have the full LED kit in the CSL and it does indeed make some difference. Especially the boot ones.
by Sailorbaz
Fri 28 Nov, 2014 00:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Interior Light
Replies: 8
Views: 1757

Re: Z3 Interior Light

Bit of a thread resurrection I know but I thought I'd add to a thread rather than creating another one. You don't happen to have the part number for your new interior light unit do you? I'm been trawling REALOEM all afternoon and cannot for the lift of me find it. I've found footwell lights (which I...
by Sailorbaz
Thu 27 Nov, 2014 15:04
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: How much space do I need
Replies: 12
Views: 1323

Re: How much space do I need

Leave the roof down and climb out. Job done.
by Sailorbaz
Sun 23 Nov, 2014 11:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heated seats - please help!
Replies: 27
Views: 3513

Re: Heated seats - please help!

Thanks for your suggestion, should have added tried swapping switches and also some spares I had from another car, same result.

There's must be some sort of overload protection somewhere is there? Relay?
by Sailorbaz
Sun 23 Nov, 2014 01:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Heated seats - please help!
Replies: 27
Views: 3513

Re: Heated seats - please help!

Was reading your post with interest since I have a seat heating issue in my recent project car. Sorry for the thread hijack but, my passenger seat heating is working a treat (Ideal for when I've had a couple of pints after a run out) but the drivers seat doesn't (not so good for me on the way out to...
by Sailorbaz
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 18:36
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Project - 1998 M Roadster
Replies: 80
Views: 11246

Re: New Project - 1998 M Roadster

On the subject of batteries, I fitted a new one to my Roadster since during the work I was carrying out on the car, I was using an old battery from the Wife's golf. £60, but couldn't tell you make and model. Was from a local motor factor, but after me being at sea for 6 weeks and the car never used,...
by Sailorbaz
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 18:20
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Z3M Roadster in Donegal, Ireland
Replies: 2
Views: 1735

Z3M Roadster in Donegal, Ireland

Decided to head away a wee night last weekend and at the last minute, decided to this the Roadster, even though it was pouring down, I fancied stretching it's legs. Car was faultless and preformed great when pushed on. Must get a wind deflector though, it was a good laugh for a while but she started...