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by Pat Slade
Wed 11 Apr, 2018 13:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 12
Views: 1516

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Flipping heck Tony, your garage looks more immaculate than my house!!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sat 17 Mar, 2018 10:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 633

Re: Red Z1 for sale

The nose cone on the Nutley car does not look like a perfect match with the bonnet. Respray? Surprised to see the tyre sealant in the boot. Must be out of date as it looks like the German one that came with my car from new! Very pricey. However the blue Stuttgart car looks astonishingly cheap. As on...
by Pat Slade
Thu 08 Mar, 2018 11:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 12
Views: 1516

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Hi George,

If you're lucky it will be in the house. It's rather too good for the garage wall imho.
I am also awaiting instruction/permission!!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 26 Feb, 2018 16:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 29
Views: 3568

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Ho, ho, ho.

Please tell me, Jamal Sir, if the furry handcuffs and white gloves have anything to do with the unmentionable rabbit?

Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 26 Feb, 2018 10:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 29
Views: 3568

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Hi All.

Jamal might be "good to go" but my call to the Club office this morning indicated this was not the case!

Panic ye not. I was told that if you have already expressed your interest to the Club Office they will contact you when they are ready to take bookings.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 20 Feb, 2018 09:36
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ticking noise
Replies: 4
Views: 500

Re: Ticking noise

Hi Chris, I think Jet was being serious as there is no emoji in his response! Apparently the M20 engine is known for tappet noise, so this seems the most likely source. You will find several YouTube videos on the noise and the appropriate valve adjustment. Let us know if you have any success. Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 19 Feb, 2018 09:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: London Classic Car Show 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: London Classic Car Show 2018

Fantastic display!
Sadly unable to visit.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 11 Feb, 2018 09:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: wings
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: wings

Jet,

Unsure about the relevance or accuracy of your comment on the manifold heat and the left front wing.
Assuming you are referring to the exhaust manifold, mine is on the right!!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sat 16 Dec, 2017 18:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 12
Views: 1516

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Jamal,

My Z1 'Image' arrived today. Fantastic. Really pleased, but not sure I will frame it. Might just stick it on the garage wall above the car!

Thanks again for arranging this Jamal.

Best wishes to you all for the festive season.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 15:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro
Replies: 9
Views: 1341

Re: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro

Keith,

You must be really bored!!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 12:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 5
Views: 885

Re: Fuel Hoses

Keith, I haven't counted all the hoses. My main concerns at present are those hoses directly involved from the tank to the engine and back as they are under pressure. Most of these are 8x13mm plain pipe which can be cut to length from hose sold by length. In addition there are several shaped fuel ho...
by Pat Slade
Thu 02 Nov, 2017 16:03
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 5
Views: 885

Fuel Hoses

I am in the process of replacing the fuel hoses on the Z1 and thought some of you might want to know that one of the hoses, connecting the fuel filter, which has been unavailable for a time is now available from November 3rd. The part number is 16122294224 (Item 12 on Real OEM diagram ). When I was ...
by Pat Slade
Tue 17 Oct, 2017 07:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 29
Views: 3568

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Sounds good to us. Very much appreciate your efforts Jet.
The early notice will, I hope, ensure good support.
We all be there!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 05 Sep, 2017 19:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 ball joints
Replies: 2
Views: 861

Re: Z1 ball joints

Hi Cabrioot, As nobody has responded I thought I would let you have some thoughts. I understand that you would like to keep the original aluminium arms. Firstly very few people try and insert the new ball joint into this suspension arm. This is because 1. Replacing the ball joint is a skilled operat...
by Pat Slade
Fri 18 Aug, 2017 08:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 856

Re: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale

Thanks GG,

Apologies to one and all. I never seem to be thorough enough reading the info. before firing off an email!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 17 Aug, 2017 09:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 856

Re: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale

Interesting. Very bad seats for 36k km !

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 29 Jun, 2017 11:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cotswold Driveout August 12th? - CANCELLED
Replies: 15
Views: 1915

Re: Cotswold Driveout August 12th?

And an *ugger from me too. Abroad on holiday, without my favourite touring car!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 25 Jun, 2017 19:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New front wing
Replies: 3
Views: 666

Re: New front wing

Keith,

Ahhh beans on toast. I will be over very soon!

Glad to see a recommendation for Z1 specialist work. In my archive.
Just had my sump changed by super specialist in Telford. Will post under relevant thread in the near future.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Wed 07 Jun, 2017 16:30
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Jacking Blocks
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Z1 Jacking Blocks

Several of those present at the Technical Weekend expressed an interest in my jacking pads/blocks. These are available from Michael Kabbert. I have been told they cost 25 Euro for 4 blocks + VAT + 10 Euro for shipping. I am useless with the system of putting photos on this site but if you need to se...
by Pat Slade
Sun 04 Jun, 2017 19:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Gazza you beat me to it! A great couple of days. It is great to meet Zetti Fahrer old and new. I am sure there was something for everyone in the watching, active participation and discussions. For me the great mix of people with common interests, and general non-car chat, makes this event a wonderfu...
by Pat Slade
Tue 16 May, 2017 22:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cable Clip Part Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Re: Cable Clip Part Number?

Felix,

You are a star! Very many thanks.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 16 May, 2017 17:36
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cable Clip Part Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Re: Cable Clip Part Number?

Regret unable to provide images from Photobucket following Spokey's instructions. The images are in my bucket but unable to get them into this post.

Perhaps it is because I have a Mac. I give up!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 11 May, 2017 09:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cable Clip Part Number?
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Cable Clip Part Number?

I wonder if any of you can help me. Just had the air filter box and flow meter out but lost part of a specific 2 part clip. There are two 2 part cable clips which attach to the air filter box for the cable which goes to the air flow meter. I have lost the loose part of one of the clips and can't fin...
by Pat Slade
Thu 04 May, 2017 08:01
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rear Lights
Replies: 17
Views: 2108

Re: Rear Lights

Thanks Jet, that is a relief! Can I be impertinent and ask if your humour is also responsible for the March Straight Six cover caption ARE 'FRIENDS' ELECTRIC ? I would expect very few readers would have understood the origin. Further I could find no relevant link to any relevant magazine content whi...
by Pat Slade
Tue 25 Apr, 2017 07:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rear Lights
Replies: 17
Views: 2108

Re: Rear Lights

Jet.

What are you on?
Have you looked at BMW Classic Parts.de?

Perhaps I am not in tune with your sense of humour!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 24 Apr, 2017 09:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rear Lights
Replies: 17
Views: 2108

Re: Rear Lights

Hi Compact, I believe when last available they were just under £300 each! Don't think they are currently available. BMW are in the habit of producing these parts in batches now when they deem it necessary. The prices of many BMW Classic Parts have seen high price rises over the last 5 or so years. Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 24 Apr, 2017 09:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fill In Flap, Hinge Plate
Replies: 3
Views: 1012

Re: Fill In Flap, Hinge Plate

Hi,

What I believe you have is the hinge part of the Z1 fuel filler flap. It can only be bought with the flap. The part number you quote is for the flap with hinge part.

Hope this helps!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Fri 31 Mar, 2017 16:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Engine Oil
Replies: 0
Views: 457

Z1 Engine Oil

Hi All, Anyone with a service coming up? Special offer at Costco (3/4/17 to 23/4/17) on several Castrol oils. I use the Magnatec 10W-40 in my Z1 and the 20% discount price is £16.30 inc VAT for a 4 litre pack. Looks like a very good price. If you aren't a member of Costco it may be worth finding a f...
by Pat Slade
Tue 14 Feb, 2017 20:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 12
Views: 1721

Re: cam belt change

Sam, I am very impressed by your dexterity! I would never have thought of trying it without disconnecting the hoses. It must surely turn a straightforward Z1 job into a difficult one. But I understand that it would be desirable if you had Evans waterless in the car. I saw it listed on a Porsche spec...
by Pat Slade
Tue 14 Feb, 2017 20:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Re: Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube

Thanks Pingu,

That's the only one I found with reasonable shipping charges. Will probably give it a try!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 14 Feb, 2017 11:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Rubber hose at base of dipstick tube

Hi, Does anyone know the size of the hose part no. 11431258329 at the base of the dipstick guide tube please? Mine has hardened and is weeping oil slightly. The part is NLA according to OEM. Would be helpful to know, so that I can have the part before I get underneath to replace. I intend to wait un...
by Pat Slade
Tue 07 Feb, 2017 22:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 12
Views: 1721

Re: cam belt change

As some of you may know treat my car gently. It's my age as well as the car's! So I have been slightly naughty and in the habit of changing the belt every 5 years. Working on the principle that BMW must err on the cautious side when stating service replacement intervals! I always replace the idler a...
by Pat Slade
Mon 30 Jan, 2017 15:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Jet,

Can you possibly throw some light on a couple of issues.
You describe this event as a Technical "Day", but you give two dates, the 2nd and 3rd June.
Are we all clear this is a Friday and a Saturday?

Thanks

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 29 Jan, 2017 10:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Car Club Welsh Weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Re: BMW Car Club Welsh Weekend

Darren, Sorry to see your post has had no reaction Would have loved to join the "Lincoln Chapter" for this event but we signed up to do a Wales weekend at the same venue with the P car club a few weeks earlier. Afraid Mrs Slade would not be amenable to a second weekend of enthusiastic driving so clo...
by Pat Slade
Tue 17 Jan, 2017 20:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Gearbox Oil
Replies: 20
Views: 5578

Re: Z1 Gearbox Oil

Hi all, I put Redline MTL in my car early last year when I serviced it before the Pyrenees tour. Been really pleased with the result. Far slicker engagement when the box is cold. With the "original" spec oil the baulking was often bad. At cold start often used to have to get 2nd before any chance of...
by Pat Slade
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 12:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Ok Jet what have you done with Felix????

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 07:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Apologies to those confused.
I tried to add my name to Jet's list but failed miserably.
Think I need a Technical Day to work this forum properly!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 07:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 10 Jan, 2017 09:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Bicester Scramble
Replies: 10
Views: 2074

Re: Bicester Scramble

Well done Chris. Thanks for flying the Z1 flag!
The Scramble sounds interesting and I will try and make the next one when I put my car on the road after it's hibernation!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Tue 10 Jan, 2017 09:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Motorsport auction
Replies: 2
Views: 700

Re: BMW Z1 Motorsport auction

As I am sure many of you will know that was René Visser's track car.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Wed 07 Dec, 2016 06:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Looks for all kinds of parts to fix our Z1 1989
Replies: 12
Views: 2030

Re: Looks for all kinds of parts to fix our Z1 1989

Hi, It might be worth trying René Visser of RKV Trading in the Netherlands. Last time I was there he had a variety of panels. Also Udo Pott of Potti's Garage in Germany. There appears to be more activity Z1 activity on Facebook than on this site recently but I cannot advise as I do not use social me...
by Pat Slade
Thu 25 Aug, 2016 10:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

A definte yes sub final date!

Pat
by Pat Slade
Sun 21 Aug, 2016 10:54
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 replacement fuel lines
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: Z1 replacement fuel lines

Richard, I have mainly used my local Dealer, Spire at Borehamwood. They simply look up the part on the BMW UK site and if the part is not stocked in the UK they order it from Germany which typically takes 3 days. I would expect all main dealers would work the same way. However if the part is not ava...
by Pat Slade
Sat 20 Aug, 2016 19:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 replacement fuel lines
Replies: 4
Views: 861

Re: Z1 replacement fuel lines

Richard, Welcome to the forum. Slightly surprised that you are experiencing a long delay. Generally whenever I have asked for parts that have to come from Germany it takes about 3-4 days. With the problems for cars of our age caused by ethanol I would have thought BMW would have a stock of the neces...
by Pat Slade
Mon 27 Jun, 2016 19:48
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 7600

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Jet,

You can count me in, sub no catastrophe! Great to have a Z1 gathering.
Will keep diary note.

Pat
by Pat Slade
Mon 20 Jun, 2016 09:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 5288

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Chris, I have used the reinforcing plates for the rear wing top mounts but the "experts" do not all agree that this is the best way to go! The problem is a fundamental design issue. When the door is closed it pushes up against the rear wing before dropping fractionally into the locked position. Ther...
by Pat Slade
Fri 10 Jun, 2016 11:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Wheel arch liners
Replies: 5
Views: 1196

Re: Wheel arch liners

Hi xyobgyn, Previous info. from TJS is correct. The front arch liners do not have holes for the front struts! One has to slice the top off a blank platform, at the appropriate height, in order to fit! The other fixing holes are all present. I agree it seems strange as my understanding is that the ch...
by Pat Slade
Thu 09 Jun, 2016 07:40
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Spare part required.
Replies: 5
Views: 1195

Re: Spare part required.

Hi, I also have a missing plastic cap on one of my mirrors, and it's floppy like Jets! Not sure thread lock works. I have used it once but the vibration has defeated it. Just got used to tightening the nut regularly. Nervous about punching the thread and nut to lock as the whole mirror structure and...
by Pat Slade
Sat 04 Jun, 2016 19:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Would you?
Replies: 7
Views: 1521

Re: Would you?

OK Jet, calm down! Was it the wheels that sealed it for you??!!

Pat