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by ('_')Z3
Sun 07 Jul, 2013 11:12
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 23385

Re: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver

Mods have been at a premium of late :( partly due to the house move and partly due to the daily driver :head: :head: I've said it before and i'll say it again NEVER buy a Seat Leon FR http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd372/howorthj/IMG_08801_zpse49945b9.jpg http://i1216.photobucket.com/albums/dd3...
by ('_')Z3
Thu 04 Jul, 2013 09:56
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Tesla spotted
Replies: 3
Views: 533

Re: Tesla spotted

I noticed an elise today going over the Warburton 12p toll bridge near Lymm, Cheshire and having pulled up behind it noticed that it had some funny letters on the back. Tesla it said. I hadn't heard of this so looked it up and promptly fell off my chair when I saw the price of them. Good job I didn...
by ('_')Z3
Thu 23 May, 2013 20:37
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New Z Enthusiast! Manchester
Replies: 16
Views: 1695

Re: New Z Enthusiast! Manchester

Welcome from me too :D
I used to live just down the road from sharston in brooklands. Spent my primary school swimming lessons at sharston baths, then they knocked them down :(
A lovely looking Z, enjoy your purchase.
by ('_')Z3
Sat 11 May, 2013 21:17
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Wigan fa cup victors
Replies: 9
Views: 790

Re: Wigan fa cup victors

City Europa league qualifiers next year, mid table mediocrity within 3yrs, relegation fodder within 5 :D UTD's best signing of the summer? MOYES :D :D :D P.s congrats to Wigan, not looking forward to work Monday as I work there :( Just corrected that for you :D You can go off people Bill you know :...
by ('_')Z3
Sat 11 May, 2013 20:11
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Wigan fa cup victors
Replies: 9
Views: 790

Re: Wigan fa cup victors

Utd Europa league qualifiers next year, mid table mediocrity within 3yrs, relegation fodder within 5 :D city's best signing of the summer? MOYES :D :D :D P.s congrats to Wigan, not looking forward to work Monday as I work there :( I'm your dreams! Your not my dreams :lol: Megan fox is my dreams :oo...
by ('_')Z3
Sat 11 May, 2013 19:54
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Wigan fa cup victors
Replies: 9
Views: 790

Re: Wigan fa cup victors

Utd Europa league qualifiers next year, mid table mediocrity within 3yrs, relegation fodder within 5 :D city's best signing of the summer? MOYES :D :D :D
P.s congrats to Wigan, not looking forward to work Monday as I work there :(
by ('_')Z3
Sat 11 May, 2013 18:58
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: //M seats
Replies: 40
Views: 2139

Re: //M seats

There is a bar that goes across the back about 15cm below the top of the plastic, the clips sort of slide onto the bar
by ('_')Z3
Thu 09 May, 2013 22:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: //M seats
Replies: 40
Views: 2139

Re: //M seats

I can personally recommend 'leathercaredirect' in Warrington. They refurbished a pair of beige sports seats that I put in my Z3 1.9. I also gave them a new seat belt guide which they had fitted whilst they had the seats. Cheers both the fitters are in Warrington so I'm going to go see both and deci...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 08 May, 2013 20:25
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: New reg
Replies: 23
Views: 1384

Re: New reg

666 the sign of the devil :twisted:
by ('_')Z3
Mon 22 Apr, 2013 21:03
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Watching Mufc win number 20
Replies: 6
Views: 445

Re: Watching Mufc win number 20

Badman gee wrote:
('_')Z3 wrote:You're only getting it on a short term loan :D
Ha!

See you at wembley!!!! Oh no I won't will I, you're team didn't make it :D
by ('_')Z3
Mon 22 Apr, 2013 20:52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Watching Mufc win number 20
Replies: 6
Views: 445

Re: Watching Mufc win number 20

You're only getting it on a short term loan :D
by ('_')Z3
Sat 20 Apr, 2013 15:45
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: I Think I've Found my Zed
Replies: 43
Views: 1373

Re: I Think I've Found my Zed

Good luck with the negotiations tomorrow :D assuming all goes well, welcome to the 2.0ltr club :D :D
by ('_')Z3
Mon 15 Apr, 2013 11:34
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Strike's Z3M
Replies: 52
Views: 3773

Re: Strike's Z3M

Wheel spacers come in various types. First off, you need the ones which bolt onto the hubs, and have 5 extra holes for the wheel bolts. This type of spacer is the best. The bolts that hold the spacer to the hub have a reduced head height so they will be below the depth of the spacer once fitted to ...
by ('_')Z3
Sun 14 Apr, 2013 19:30
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Z3M V8 Conversion
Replies: 419
Views: 80066

Re: Z3M V8 Conversion

OMG!!!!! 8-)
by ('_')Z3
Sun 14 Apr, 2013 19:05
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Anybody know this M, or seen it
Replies: 32
Views: 2159

Re: Anybody know this M, or seen it

47000 so not too high. It's just a personal choice, I like as low mileage as possible as well as mint condition. But I'm afraid there are not many about that tick both boxes :( Mileage is a weird thing as fundamentally we all bought our cars to drive, I dread going through 50k more than I do hittin...
by ('_')Z3
Sun 14 Apr, 2013 19:02
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Anybody know this M, or seen it
Replies: 32
Views: 2159

Re: Anybody know this M, or seen it

My mate who I bought the Z from is obsessed with buying low mileage minters :) he does very few miles and so he's able to sell them on still with low miles. The ///M does look a nice example for the money and realistically it depends on your mileage and plans, if you're doing low miles it won't jump...
by ('_')Z3
Sun 14 Apr, 2013 18:40
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Anybody know this M, or seen it
Replies: 32
Views: 2159

Re: Anybody know this M, or seen it

Badman gee wrote:Condition and low mileage for me I'm afraid.

I wouldn't want an 80 k car.
How many miles has yours done badman?
by ('_')Z3
Sat 13 Apr, 2013 13:27
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Six fingers'job
Replies: 9
Views: 729

Re: Six fingers'job

The whole console will need to come out for you to unscrew the hockey sticks :(
Once you've removed the centre console it's a relatively easy job to dismantle it :D

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showth ... p?p=631115
by ('_')Z3
Sat 13 Apr, 2013 10:52
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: The Z3 replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 1215

Re: The Z3 replacement

Gazza wrote:The Coupe is a great looking car
I love the shape of the coupe too. It does look a lovely example :D
by ('_')Z3
Thu 11 Apr, 2013 13:33
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering wheel question
Replies: 21
Views: 929

Re: Steering wheel question

Having my wheel done by Royal is on my list - how much does it cost? from memory when i enquired before I bought my Raid steering wheel the Royal was about £115 depending on the finish you chose, thickened, alcantara, stitching colours etc. You could send your wheel and they'd send you a replacemen...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 10 Apr, 2013 10:20
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Jaxx's 3.0i Roadster : Audio Upgrade
Replies: 14
Views: 2456

Re: Jaxx's 3.0i Roadster

car is looking great mate ..... the best 3.0i are all in silver :D one thing I did notice you just have normal seats in your car not sport seats....... did all the cars made for S.A come with standard seats :shock: Thanks. Not really sure about the seats to be honest - I was under the impression th...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 10 Apr, 2013 07:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: M REAR mirror
Replies: 16
Views: 600

Re: M REAR mirror

Take a look at my progress thread,

http://www.zroadster.net/forum/viewtopi ... 32&t=34180

I swapped my mirror for the ///M one. It wasn't difficult but you will need to put the electronics in it from your existing mirror. I've done a write up on it :D
by ('_')Z3
Mon 08 Apr, 2013 21:57
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted fog lamp switch
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Wanted fog lamp switch

No worries, glad you got one sorted :D
by ('_')Z3
Mon 08 Apr, 2013 18:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: Smoked 3rd brake light, Sold
Replies: 4
Views: 292

Re: FS: Smoked 3rd brake light, pre facelift & ///M

Why are you selling Liam? Are you moving away from the smoked look or is it a spare?
by ('_')Z3
Mon 08 Apr, 2013 10:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted fog lamp switch
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Wanted fog lamp switch

I got mine from an e36 from memory, perfect fit :D

A few on eBay £5 item number 230956899031
Same part number on realoem for the z3
by ('_')Z3
Sun 07 Apr, 2013 21:40
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: New owner from Manchester
Replies: 23
Views: 1366

Re: New owner from Manchester

Hi and welcome,
Where abouts in Manchester are you? North or south? There's quite a few northwest Z owners. Keep meaning to see if anyone fancies a northwest meet :D
by ('_')Z3
Sun 07 Apr, 2013 13:24
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: No more waiting / the death of an M
Replies: 29
Views: 1829

Re: No more waiting / the death of an M

geminimustang wrote:Sorry to hear about your car but glad both you and your lad are
Ok.The woman you can replace!


^^^^^^^ couldn't agree more!!!
by ('_')Z3
Sun 07 Apr, 2013 11:59
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Mrwhippy's '03 Z3 3.0 Sport
Replies: 31
Views: 5097

Re: Mrwhippy's '03 Z3 3.0 Sport

Some great mods, but I might be biased :D
What make of 12mm spacers did you get? I need to get some for my type 3 rears :)
by ('_')Z3
Sat 06 Apr, 2013 11:11
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: A C Schnitzer strut brace
Replies: 1
Views: 157

Re: A C Schnitzer strut brace

I once spoke to rossiters about one of these and they said it didn't
by ('_')Z3
Sat 06 Apr, 2013 11:09
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hamann hardtops...
Replies: 337
Views: 35441

Re: Hamann hardtops...

Southernboy wrote:Def not an M....You can see the spare wheel housing on the right...It's actually a detuned 2.0..... :D It's the only way to afford the roof!!
I've got a 2.0ltr and I can't afford one :cry:
by ('_')Z3
Sat 06 Apr, 2013 10:12
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hamann hardtops...
Replies: 337
Views: 35441

Re: Hamann hardtops...

Eastsix wrote:
('_')Z3 wrote:

You can as long as you fit 4 fronts
But in the pic the rear wheels are deep dish?

Hadn't noticed that :oops: swap the rear axle of an ///M?
Maybe he's bucking the trend and turning his ///M into a 2.8 lucky likey :lol:
by ('_')Z3
Fri 05 Apr, 2013 23:55
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hamann hardtops...
Replies: 337
Views: 35441

Re: Hamann hardtops...

Eastsix wrote:Image

I really like this pic, looks like a stock 2.8 except for the wheels. I didnt think you could fit M wheels to a non m zed?

You can as long as you fit 4 fronts
by ('_')Z3
Fri 05 Apr, 2013 19:09
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 23385

Re: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver

It seems like an age ago that i bought my genuine AC Schnitzer 18" Type 3 racing alloys but there did not seem much point fitting them with the car sorn'd over the winter :( The Bridgestone Potenza tyres i just swapped over from my Type 71 clubsport alloys that i had fitted previously. I can't belie...
by ('_')Z3
Wed 03 Apr, 2013 19:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hand brake sleeve
Replies: 3
Views: 142

Re: Hand brake sleeve

It does just pull off with a wiggle and brute force as its glued on. Alternatively people have cut it off :(
by ('_')Z3
Tue 02 Apr, 2013 14:17
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Newbie from the North (Scotland)
Replies: 18
Views: 1344

Re: Newbie from the North (Scotland)

Welcome, a lovely looking 3 (slightly biased as mine is silver :D ) a lovely looking 4 too. You don't see many in that colour :) why/how demise? :(
by ('_')Z3
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 18:47
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Time to say Goodbye
Replies: 231
Views: 190089

Re: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - New Roof (Mar 2013)

. I didn't really want black as I wanted a change and after ruling out red as they were too expensive I ending up going for a blue one from soft-tops in Croydon. I have to say his work is fantastic and at £350 fully fitted you cannot go wrong. The guy (Steve) did both my dads and mine by himself in ...
by ('_')Z3
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 16:12
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Realistic M Price?
Replies: 31
Views: 1983

Re: Realistic M Price?

How much did shantybeaters go for? it was nowhere near that!!!! an S54 and mint.
I think i've got the same itch :D
by ('_')Z3
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 15:34
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Realistic M Price?
Replies: 31
Views: 1983

Re: Realistic M Price?

Maybe prices are going up?

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... -2/1214443

This one is almost identical
by ('_')Z3
Mon 01 Apr, 2013 14:42
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Realistic M Price?
Replies: 31
Views: 1983

Re: Realistic M Price?

I'm no ///M officianado but it does look over priced for the condition in which it's advertised. I have always thought/said that I never wanted an ///M as my enjoyment came partly from doing mods to my car. But I have a confession I feel I'm being drawn to the dark side too :oops: John's ///M in Yor...
by ('_')Z3
Sun 31 Mar, 2013 11:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?
Replies: 16
Views: 198

Re: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?

Badman gee wrote:
('_')Z3 wrote:P.s I always loved shantybeater's ///M, it was my all time fave :oops: I was only looking at your thread 10mins ago and yours has taken on the mantle :oops: :oops: I love the look of it, it's stunning.
Creep :twisted:

Jealous :lol:
by ('_')Z3
Sun 31 Mar, 2013 11:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?
Replies: 16
Views: 198

Re: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?

P.s I always loved shantybeater's ///M, it was my all time fave :oops: I was only looking at your thread 10mins ago and yours has taken on the mantle :oops: :oops: I love the look of it, it's stunning.
by ('_')Z3
Sun 31 Mar, 2013 11:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?
Replies: 16
Views: 198

Re: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?

Roof down,the foam parts from memory have a plastic part stuck to them which locate on a lug. I think it was wiggle and tug but you have to be really careful that you don't rip the foam from the plasticky part. There might be an easier way!
by ('_')Z3
Sun 31 Mar, 2013 11:38
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?
Replies: 16
Views: 198

Re: Hardtop fitting kit installation ?

The foamy trim will need removing which sits either side of the hoops, when I fitted mine I uncoupled the hydraulic ram from the ball joint( if you've got an electric hood) as it allowed more access. It's then really just simply bolting it in place. Although the difficulty comes in perfecting its pl...
by ('_')Z3
Sat 30 Mar, 2013 22:32
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Back from the body shop, into an entirely different workshop
Replies: 15
Views: 1698

Re: Back from the body shop, into an entirely different work

Really like those pics :D paint job looks great too!!!!
by ('_')Z3
Tue 26 Mar, 2013 21:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Our Z3 no longer for trade for a Z4 on ebay.
Replies: 23
Views: 951

Re: Our Z3 for trade for a Z4 on ebay.

Only my opinion but I think there are far more nice z3's than z4's :oops: it's that thing that you can't quantify. I see a Z3 on the road and it brings a smile to my face regardless of condition(ish) I see a 4 it's just not the same.
by ('_')Z3
Tue 26 Mar, 2013 21:06
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Restoring Leather Handbrake & Gear Knob..
Replies: 11
Views: 2213

Re: Restoring Leather Handbrake & Gear Knob..

For the money I'd probably go new off eBay. There's a good selection of colour combos with stitching etc and as the others have said the quality is good too :D you'll just need some super glue
by ('_')Z3
Sun 24 Mar, 2013 17:20
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 23385

Re: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver

shantybeater wrote:Wow fantastic work, good job
Cheers James, it's getting there. Looking at stainless steel exhausts at the mo, not sure whether to stick with twin pipes or go quad :oops:
by ('_')Z3
Sun 24 Mar, 2013 12:54
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: Who else is fed up of this blooming weather..
Replies: 35
Views: 2190

Re: Who else is fed up of this blooming weather..

No snow where I live, not a flake :D but the car isn't on the road until next month :(
How are your tyres managing Tim?
by ('_')Z3
Thu 21 Mar, 2013 13:30
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WANTED!! Seat belt Guides
Replies: 4
Views: 242

Re: WANTED!! Seat belt Guides

BladeRunner919 wrote:The plastic guides on the side of the seat? About £15 from a dealer.
Yep they are ^^^^^^^ If you order early enough they should be in the dealer the same day too :D PITA to fit though :(