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by gookah
Sat 01 Apr, 2017 21:01
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Modifying and taking things off.
Replies: 14
Views: 1948

Re: Modifying and taking things off.

Removing weight is the cheapest and one of the best mods that you can do to anything that you want to go faster, or handle better. The amount of weight that you want to remove will depend on how much luxury you want to retain. The following is free to remove... Minimum fuel. A full tank is around 3...
by gookah
Fri 31 Mar, 2017 15:26
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2088
Views: 227166

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

motco wrote:Gookah, I am normally not a fan of the Z4 roadster (I love the coupé, but the rear end of the roadster jars somewhat) but that colour is perfect. Yours is beautiful!

This is my son's car:-

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the coupe is a lovely shaped car.
by gookah
Thu 30 Mar, 2017 22:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2088
Views: 227166

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

A stable mate

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by gookah
Thu 30 Mar, 2017 22:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Modifying and taking things off.
Replies: 14
Views: 1948

Re: Modifying and taking things off.

Viscous fan. I took one off my Range Rover diesel, and many people remove them from BMWs (mine never had one). Avoids the fan exploding and destroying everything in it's path, plus puits less pressure on the water pump bearing. Z3s have an aux fan that is more than capable of doing the job. only on...
by gookah
Sun 26 Mar, 2017 21:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wind deflector to fit AC Schnitzer hoops.
Replies: 10
Views: 1364

Re: Wind deflector to fit AC Schnitzer hoops.

The template mentioned only has two dimensions so you'll have to figure out the rest. the dimensions only help to order a rectangle of perspex. other than that its of no use Bullshit. Bring the template to perspex laser cutting service and they will do the rest. Template has all the required shapes...
by gookah
Sat 25 Mar, 2017 21:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wind deflector to fit AC Schnitzer hoops.
Replies: 10
Views: 1364

Re: Wind deflector to fit AC Schnitzer hoops.

Gazza wrote:I have the plastic deflector designed for the stock roll hoops, I have ACS hoops and the fit isn't good with the deflector.


The template mentioned only has two dimensions so you'll have to figure out the rest.
the dimensions only help to order a rectangle of perspex. other than that its of no use
by gookah
Thu 16 Mar, 2017 19:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit
Replies: 90
Views: 30176

Re: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit

don't you have the round type under the bonnet?
by gookah
Fri 10 Mar, 2017 23:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Helpful Tips?
Replies: 20
Views: 2695

Re: Helpful Tips?

Bonzo wrote:7 litres of Castrol fully synthetic £59.98 inc VAT and delivery from Opie Oils. Bargain!

You share my wife's idea of a bargain...
:shock:
by gookah
Fri 10 Mar, 2017 23:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Helpful Tips?
Replies: 20
Views: 2695

Re: Helpful Tips?

Always duck tape a house brick to the boot, in case you lock the keys in the car.
There is never one around when you want to break the window
by gookah
Fri 10 Mar, 2017 21:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: steering judder c 50mph... occurring on and off
Replies: 36
Views: 4333

Re: steering judder c 50mph... occurring on and off

my money is still on a sticking calliper, regardless of what your mechanic says, buckled wheels, bushes etc etc don't resolve themselves and get better but a calliper can.
by gookah
Wed 08 Mar, 2017 17:56
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Secondary Air Injection Pump
Replies: 15
Views: 1593

Re: Secondary Air Injection Pump

they probably don't even know that there is one there
by gookah
Thu 16 Feb, 2017 21:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water in trunk
Replies: 14
Views: 2189

Re: Water in trunk

Brian4 wrote:I never cures the leak in ours where it ran from the gutter rail and into the boot so just knocked the bung out at the base of the boot well and water now drains away.
I have done that will my wellies. I have a hole in one so I have drilled another to let the water out. :D
by gookah
Thu 16 Feb, 2017 21:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What price genuine diff carrier bushes
Replies: 12
Views: 1370

Re: What price genuine diff carrier bushes

double post
by gookah
Thu 16 Feb, 2017 21:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What price genuine diff carrier bushes
Replies: 12
Views: 1370

Re: What price genuine diff carrier bushes

correct, diff carrier rear cover and bush, part number 33111428238 is £81 from Sopers but April delivery.
that is for the 2.8 LSD though
by gookah
Sat 11 Feb, 2017 11:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you
Replies: 39
Views: 3431

Re: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you

bertiejaffa wrote:Is your camera broke Gookah.... the bottom of your car is all silver and black... cant see the mud and the brown... :wink:
the car won't stay like that for long as a daily driver, but as I had everything off, and some black and silver paint, it was rude not to.... :D
by gookah
Thu 09 Feb, 2017 16:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you
Replies: 39
Views: 3431

Re: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you

Have you messaged spurs? He has 3 cars in at the moment. Might be worth grabbing a cover from him? Unless your in no rush. Been in touch with Andy, and although reluctant to sell one on its own unsurprisingly, and be left with an unsaleable diff, he kindly offered to loan me one until the new one a...
by gookah
Wed 08 Feb, 2017 23:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you
Replies: 39
Views: 3431

Re: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you

That's rare to see in the U.K. Gook I don't suppose it failed where you hacksawed the old bushe out did it... Just going by marks on the side of the exhaust look alot like hacksaw scuffs As I said no cuts in the circle, I took the bush out with the diff off the car https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/780...
by gookah
Wed 08 Feb, 2017 18:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you
Replies: 39
Views: 3431

Re: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you

I am loath to change it back to normal,
after all, you run polybush diff with far more power than mine exerts on it,
by gookah
Wed 08 Feb, 2017 17:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you
Replies: 39
Views: 3431

Re: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you

Deano1712 wrote: Other benefit is you get some diff noise coming into the car, and it sounds ace :-)
I had some diff noise coming into mine. the sound of it grinding on tarmac.... wasn't keen tbh :D
by gookah
Wed 08 Feb, 2017 17:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD! CJ Autos Mini tilting lift for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: CJ Autos Mini tilting lift for sale

Bonzo wrote:You could use it to help stick an ///M badge under your car!! :roflmao:

:cheers :wink:

Bonzo

I have 3 under there already..... :wink:
by gookah
Wed 08 Feb, 2017 17:07
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you
Replies: 39
Views: 3431

Re: Replacing rear beam bushes: 3 questions for you

I just polybushed my rear beam, roll bar and trailing arms. a lot better. Oh... and if you go with a poly diff bush... you can have a load of fun.... This is what happened to mine on Saturday after 1 week, 40 miles from home..... a big bang from underneath. https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/364/31921658...
by gookah
Tue 07 Feb, 2017 19:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD! CJ Autos Mini tilting lift for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1035

Re: CJ Autos Mini tilting lift for sale

not surprised, an amazing piece of kit....I wouldn't be without mine now
by gookah
Mon 06 Feb, 2017 14:44
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)

sorry no other parts for sale..
by gookah
Fri 03 Feb, 2017 20:16
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The must have item for open top motoring
Replies: 5
Views: 1436

Re: The must have item for open top motoring

ohh I say, ding dong
by gookah
Wed 01 Feb, 2017 20:41
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: BMW Z3 with Tanin Red Leather Interiors
Replies: 3
Views: 722

Re: BMW Z3 with Tanin Red Leather Interiors

no photo's means it didn't happen.... :D
by gookah
Wed 01 Feb, 2017 20:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I wouldn't leave home without it
Replies: 11
Views: 1235

Re: I wouldn't leave home without it

the car
by gookah
Sat 28 Jan, 2017 18:52
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Devastated -help needed asap
Replies: 11
Views: 1492

Re: Devastated -help needed asap

not to be the bearer of bad news but we had a 1.9 auto, bought it and we found out that it had had a full gearbox rebuild. we didn't even keep it 6 months because we felt it still wasn't right and the warranty wasn't transferrable to us.
It was extremely clunky when changing gears
by gookah
Wed 25 Jan, 2017 21:16
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: 1998 RARE Z3M Roadster * BREAKING * About 500 Remaining
Replies: 86
Views: 10424

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

yamsel1 wrote:
xtLSport wrote:Hi do you still have the seats?
Im interested in them. thanks
Hello
I was looking to sell the seats, door cards, dash and centre console for the bargain price of £1500.
Regards
Les

Gulp.... but I have seen them on eBay at that price as well
by gookah
Fri 20 Jan, 2017 17:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Best tyres to eliminate tramlining
Replies: 26
Views: 3253

Re: Best tyres to eliminate tramlining

Hi Guys, the dreaded tram lining has now gone and the car has been transformed. Initially changed front suspension bushes to Polly bushes, a improvement (10/15%) tried altering tyre pressures, no effect. Replaced the 18inch wheels that had 225/40/18 Bridgestone tyres on with 16 inch alloys with 225...
by gookah
Thu 12 Jan, 2017 20:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Drivers Seat Removal
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: Drivers Seat Removal

This will put the airbag light on as you have turned on the ignition with the seat disconnected. You then need a tool to reset it Don't worry though you can get an airbag reset tool from Ebay http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/AC808-Memo-SRS-Airbag-Reset-Tool-Diagnostic-Scanner-Code-Reader-For-BMW-FH4-/22204...
by gookah
Sun 08 Jan, 2017 19:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: being dazzled
Replies: 15
Views: 1591

Re: being dazzled

As for blinding headlights, the ones I meet are generally rewarded with my turning on the fog lights. Quite conveniently, z3s have two rear ones... Boosh. sometimes they have bright led lights, a high up vehicle, whereas we have a low, sometimes lowered car. Is that really their fault? or anything ...
by gookah
Sun 08 Jan, 2017 19:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: being dazzled
Replies: 15
Views: 1591

Re: being dazzled

last week I had a car behind me at 5.45 am with blinding lights so I slowed down to 30 mph (60mph limit) still up my rear went to 20mph still there even though the road in front was clear up to 30 still there still there so I indicated left to let him past still there so dropped into 2nd floored it...
by gookah
Sun 08 Jan, 2017 02:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: being dazzled
Replies: 15
Views: 1591

Re: being dazzled

nope
But if you were 25 then it wouldn't, and even if it did, you wouldn't complain.
Unfortunately getting older causes both to happen...... :D
by gookah
Sat 07 Jan, 2017 17:57
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 11233

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

g8jka wrote:Might just park it in the garage and not use it

OOh yes, the 'Z3 classic' status, make it a long term storage investment. If you keep it locked away for another 10 years it could have increased by £7. :D
by gookah
Fri 06 Jan, 2017 15:39
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Handsomejackz Z3
Replies: 28
Views: 3489

Re: Handsomejackz Z3

handsomejackuk wrote:one from todays run out....


Image

need to get that water leak fixed though
by gookah
Fri 30 Dec, 2016 11:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)

BentleyBoy, you still have a PM since before christmas in my outbox awaiting reading. Not sure if it has come through? as you have logged on since.. Basically I have received your money, but still have no address.. Can you PM it or email it please so I can get them in the post to you.. Address did n...
by gookah
Thu 29 Dec, 2016 11:55
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: To my .org friends!
Replies: 39
Views: 3294

Re: To my .org friends!

besides I am not pretending, I have the seats,...they are more comfortable, I have the mirrors because they don't look like Shrek's ears, I have the side grilles because I like them better. I have the quad exhaust to make the car look different to the run of the mill version. All my choices because ...
by gookah
Thu 29 Dec, 2016 11:50
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: To my .org friends!
Replies: 39
Views: 3294

Re: To my .org friends!

we're talking here about the time when an ///M on your BMW meant that it was a cut above the standard or Sport models.. But not any more, your argument was relevant 10 years ago, but it's not now. Every BMW model nowadays has an M badge somewhere, it is no longer a special badge. That is BMW's faul...
by gookah
Wed 28 Dec, 2016 18:12
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: To my .org friends!
Replies: 39
Views: 3294

Re: To my .org friends!

Gookah, you say some people ask you whether your car is an ///M. When you tell them it isn't, do they ask why then did you stick the badges on? If so, do you say, " Just because it's my car and I can. " Or what? I totally agree that it's your business, right and freedom to stick whatever Badge you ...
by gookah
Wed 28 Dec, 2016 12:15
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: To my .org friends!
Replies: 39
Views: 3294

Re: To my .org friends!

If you want to see some inappropriately displayed M badges ... Check this out :D 83 pages? Wow...It sure gets some people backs up. I don't understand their logic. Its someone else's car and they should be able to do what they like with it, and there are too many M Badge snobs about... Why don't th...
by gookah
Tue 27 Dec, 2016 17:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: EEP2 error, speedo over read & ECU warning light
Replies: 51
Views: 3924

Re: EEP2 error, speedo over read & ECU warning light

bertiejaffa wrote:
deni2s wrote:
usernothername wrote:other people have said all sorts of things like tyre pressure and wheel alignment can give DSC errors
I don't buy it, unless I will see some proof of this.
Im with you, Ive never heard of this happening,

Unfortunately, Internet experts, and "old mans tales" are a plenty...
by gookah
Mon 26 Dec, 2016 12:34
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: To my .org friends!
Replies: 39
Views: 3294

Re: To my .org friends!

Bonzo wrote:Have a guess! :roll:
not adding enough useless b*ll&cks to everyones serious posts or build threads?
not using it as Facebook?

:D
by gookah
Sat 24 Dec, 2016 13:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)

RodneyBlair wrote:Are they still for sale?

Sorry sold now..
by gookah
Wed 21 Dec, 2016 18:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit, why so few, why so pricey?
Replies: 12
Views: 1528

Re: Hardtop fitting kit, why so few, why so pricey?

The hood operation is automatically disabled if the correct wiring loom is used and the Z3 only has passive roll-over protection. I'm pretty sure the hood would still try to operate on the Z3, but I've never actually tried. AFAIK the three way connector that supplies the HRW and goes up to the roof...
by gookah
Wed 21 Dec, 2016 11:32
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 11233

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

I preferred the green

g8jka wrote: Image
by gookah
Tue 06 Dec, 2016 22:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: SRS fault and light on
Replies: 13
Views: 1096

Re: SRS fault and light on

So, will the seat need an occupancy sensor connected at all,? If its only for the airbag then it appears not, thanks again for all your input guys its much appreciated. the passenger seat will probably have a seatbelt pretensioner. the fault could be with that circuit, and as such may still have a ...
by gookah
Wed 30 Nov, 2016 17:14
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Hardtop
Replies: 4
Views: 678

Re: Z3 Hardtop

A £500 bonus then..... :D
by gookah
Mon 28 Nov, 2016 09:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)

bump

A pair of black extended leather hockey sticks
excellent condition
reduced need these gone now, ebay next

Image
£50 posted
by gookah
Tue 22 Nov, 2016 20:29
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)
Replies: 15
Views: 2665

Re: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)

peter2b wrote:I'm up for the the console
peter2b will pm with address

You have PM