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by g8jka
Thu 19 Feb, 2015 12:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ASC ABS lights
Replies: 11
Views: 1208

Re: ASC ABS lights

a lot easier to swap module requires no bleeding whatsoever 10 min job a lot cheaper ! just get the no,s right on the module the pump side is mechanical not much chance of that going pete tong when you look at it when you've separated them both Wasn't as fast as 10 minutes to swap the whole module ...
by g8jka
Tue 17 Feb, 2015 11:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: AC Schnitzer short shifter
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Re: AC Schnitzer short shifter

Looks like a very expensive piece of kit. I bought a short shifter off E-Bay a couple of years ago for I think about 30 or 40 quid, but when I tried to fit it the assembly was secured by a large circlip from underneath which would have necessitated removing the propshaft to get at. After a bit of h...
by g8jka
Wed 11 Feb, 2015 10:49
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - 2 x Maxxis MAZ1 Victra 245/40/17 7MM
Replies: 3
Views: 789

Re: F/S - 2 x Maxxis MAZ1 Victra 245/40/17 7MM

Now SOLD, thanks
by g8jka
Tue 10 Feb, 2015 18:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - 2 x Maxxis MAZ1 Victra 245/40/17 7MM
Replies: 3
Views: 789

Re: F/S - 2 x Maxxis MAZ1 Victra 245/40/17 7MM

Still for sale if anyone is interested
by g8jka
Tue 03 Feb, 2015 19:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: After market remote central locking
Replies: 26
Views: 3301

Re: After market remote central locking

gookah wrote:No problem Mark, now do you want to know how to get the windows to roll up, and also how to get your side lights to flash...
I should also be able to have a lucky guess at that wiring too.... :D
What about the remote roof closure as well? :D
by g8jka
Wed 28 Jan, 2015 21:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218558

What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

I got some fly eye tint for the headlights to see if it looks any good, a new passenger side mirror glass for my ///M mirrors as the heating element has given in on the old one. Oh and some ///M side gills with the ///M badge already filled and smoother to keep all ///M police happy. Just need to ge...
by g8jka
Wed 21 Jan, 2015 19:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218558

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Filled her up twice already this week - and it's only Tuesday evening! Was nice to bump into a fellow member today at the petrol station and have a quick chat, although it was me filling up this time and not you again :D Yes, there I was scoffing my McDonalds in their car park when I saw a silver Z...
by g8jka
Wed 21 Jan, 2015 00:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218558

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

TR4man wrote:Filled her up twice already this week - and it's only Tuesday evening!
Was nice to bump into a fellow member today at the petrol station and have a quick chat, although it was me filling up this time and not you again :D
by g8jka
Sat 17 Jan, 2015 22:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ASC/ABS
Replies: 2
Views: 409

Re: ASC/ABS

See my post in the knowledgebase here.
by g8jka
Wed 14 Jan, 2015 13:53
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Where is best to get your Z3M serviced in Scotland?
Replies: 11
Views: 1315

Re: Where is best to get your Z3M serviced in Scotland?

peter2b wrote:Bump, any good places in Shropshire/Cheshire for servicing
Peter2b
Autotech Performance in Telford are a BMW specialist and are fantastic. The is also Specialist Cars in Shrewsbury who are BMW specialist's but I've never used them myself.
by g8jka
Tue 13 Jan, 2015 17:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - 2 x Maxxis MAZ1 Victra 245/40/17 7MM
Replies: 3
Views: 789

SOLD - 2 x Maxxis MAZ1 Victra 245/40/17 7MM

After changing to winter tyres, I have for sale a pair of Maxxis MAZ1 Victra tyres in very good condition. There were fitted this time last year and cost me £150 but were only used for a few months as they were on my winter wheels. The sizes are 245/40/ZR17 95W, ideal for the rear wheels on a stagge...
by g8jka
Fri 09 Jan, 2015 14:52
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Time to say Goodbye
Replies: 231
Views: 190140

Re: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Latest (Jan 2015)

I'm sure it could scare a few people! I can only control the functions from outside of the car though, as the infra red sensor for the remote is located behind the bonnet grilles as its not long enough to reach anywhere to allow the lights to be controlled whilst inside the car.
by g8jka
Fri 09 Jan, 2015 14:36
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 16-08-15
Replies: 75
Views: 9726

Re: Midland meet 16-08-15

If it doesn't clash with Gaydon again then I would like to attend

Dave - g8jka Z3 2.0 Roadster
by g8jka
Sun 04 Jan, 2015 20:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Eicher Premium brake disc - any good?
Replies: 6
Views: 1338

Re: Eicher Premium brake disc - any good?

I have eicher discs on the front of mine. They seem ok but I never changed the pads when I had new discs which I should have as they seem a little bit off at times. Will change the pads soon and hopefully this will make an improvement but I'm happy with the discs.
by g8jka
Fri 02 Jan, 2015 22:27
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Time to say Goodbye
Replies: 231
Views: 190140

Re: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Latest (Jan 2015)

After my old angel eyes gave up after a few years use I had a couple of different options that I tried in getting a set I liked. I ended up finding a set of LED SMD angel eyes made for the E36. Of course at least one of the rings are too big to go in the headlights of the zed, but after splitting th...
by g8jka
Fri 02 Jan, 2015 16:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hafords Oil
Replies: 37
Views: 5093

Re: Hafords Oil

Trevsky wrote:5/30 is 521776021. 5/40 is 521776031. I put triple qx oil in Google and then selected carparts4less. It comes up @ £12.49, just ordered mine.
Save an extra 7.5% as well with code 'saveme75' bringing it down to £11.55 :D
by g8jka
Fri 02 Jan, 2015 15:15
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering wheel
Replies: 47
Views: 7385

Re: Steering wheel

Whichever you choose, you will certainly not be disappointed :D
by g8jka
Mon 29 Dec, 2014 21:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Air bag light!
Replies: 10
Views: 1868

Re: Air bag light!

No Ben, it didn't need recoding it just plugged straight in. There was hundreds on eBay when I was after one, but none with my part number which seemed to be scarce. Just make sure you match the part numbers and it should be plug and play. You have to remove the centre console to get to the module t...
by g8jka
Mon 29 Dec, 2014 15:47
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Air bag light!
Replies: 10
Views: 1868

Re: Air bag light!

Although I have never seen it on here, it is also possible that a fault with the airbag(s) or control module is bringing the light on. When I bought my zed the airbag light was on and it was the control module that was shot. Took me months to find a second hand control unit which had to come from G...
by g8jka
Thu 18 Dec, 2014 21:22
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Insuring your Zed
Replies: 15
Views: 2152

Re: Insuring your Zed

I'm also with Adrian Flux, although not on a classic car policy.
by g8jka
Sat 06 Dec, 2014 19:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140
Replies: 10
Views: 2005

SOLD - Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140

Genuine BMW 16" steel wheels, fitted with Bridgestone Blizzak LM 25 Winter tyres Came off an F20 1 series, although will fit Z3 / E36 / Z4 / E46 / E87 etc (please note: they will only fit 3.0 Z3 / Z4 with the use of spacers on the front as they will not clear the brake carrier. I trialled them on mi...
by g8jka
Mon 01 Dec, 2014 18:57
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Steering wheel
Replies: 47
Views: 7385

Re: Steering wheel

I went for double padded, smooth nappa black leather top and bottom and perforated sides with silver stitching to match the interior.

Image
by g8jka
Fri 21 Nov, 2014 12:05
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218558

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

2 new tyres for the front wheels and 6 months tax http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr64/g8jka/CF642D8B-804C-4314-9E44-37DEA0D7B8B7-351-0000000682A51AE7.jpg Hi g8jka. I am running those all around on my Z3 2.0ltr Auto. I got mine from Pemberton Tyres,Pemberton,Wigan. I have been buying from them s...
by g8jka
Wed 19 Nov, 2014 14:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel Eyes Power?
Replies: 10
Views: 1465

Re: Angel Eyes Power?

I did contact the seller he said that there were 4 types of headlight? (News to me) and I must have the difficult one. He said that he normally had to make a 2mm gruve in the headlight to make them fit. So if you had to do that it must mean that the angel eyes were a stand size just put into differ...
by g8jka
Mon 10 Nov, 2014 21:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel Eyes Power?
Replies: 10
Views: 1465

Re: Angel Eyes Power?

The ones I have go into a receiver box as they are LED so only have one power and one ground and then both sets of lights have wires coming from the receiver.

It can be done either way, you can join both angel eyes together and route one wire or do them separately with two wires.
by g8jka
Mon 10 Nov, 2014 16:00
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Angel Eyes Power?
Replies: 10
Views: 1465

Re: Angel Eyes Power?

Yes you can, did mine like this recently although I cannot remember which fuse it was but any that use the ignition circuit should do. It was one at the front of the fuse box, you will need to remove the top cover to access the wires and then join your positive wire from the angel eyes into one of t...
by g8jka
Wed 05 Nov, 2014 19:36
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - Cruise Control Stalk
Replies: 1
Views: 364

Re: For Sale - Cruise Control Stalk

SOLD, thanks
by g8jka
Wed 05 Nov, 2014 17:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For Sale - Cruise Control Stalk
Replies: 1
Views: 364

For Sale - Cruise Control Stalk

I have for sale a fully functional, cruise control stalk with button in great condition. Part number 61318360926 (stalk) and 61311390968 (button), Real OEM states that it will fit the following: Z3 Z3 1.9 Roadster Z3 Z3 2.5 Roadster Z3 Z3 2.5i Roadster Z3 Z3 2.8 Coupe Z3 Z3 2.8 Roadster Z3 Z3 3.0i R...
by g8jka
Sun 02 Nov, 2014 17:46
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Z3 "Hell" Red 2.0 6 Cylinder
Replies: 45
Views: 11751

Re: Z3 "Hell" Red 2.0 6 Cylinder

I like the rear AC splitter and combined with the rieger front splitter it evens up both ends nicely. I wouldn't mind an AC one for mine and seeing yours now it has convinced me to find one. The black grilles look great as well, that's one seriously nice looking zed with the mods you have done.
by g8jka
Wed 29 Oct, 2014 00:02
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: new hardtop
Replies: 19
Views: 2572

Re: new hardtop

I have to ask, why do you need a hardtop, especially if you have a lined hood? Often thought about getting one but I prefer the hood down on cold sunny days than in the height of summer. Tim. I use my zed all year round and will be fitting the hardtop within the next week or so, as well as fitting ...
by g8jka
Tue 28 Oct, 2014 08:08
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: new hardtop
Replies: 19
Views: 2572

Re: new hardtop

Brian H wrote:
TR4man wrote:At the risk of upsetting some on here, I actually prefer my Zed with the hardtop on.
+1
+2 Mine will be going back on soon :)
by g8jka
Tue 21 Oct, 2014 18:48
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Throttle cable oiling
Replies: 10
Views: 1580

Re: Throttle cable oiling

This thread reminded me how stiff my pedal has been ever since purchasing the car 4 and half years ago. I have oiled the cable before a couple of times but it has never made much of an improvement so I've ordered a new one today. £21 delivered from Sopers and I will hopefully get it done at the week...
by g8jka
Mon 20 Oct, 2014 16:17
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cruise control
Replies: 18
Views: 2315

Re: Cruise control

Fender2004 wrote:When you fit the cruise control does a light come on the dash to indicate that the cruise control is on?
No unfortunately not, there is no indication when it is on or off.
by g8jka
Mon 20 Oct, 2014 14:52
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: hi
Replies: 4
Views: 1147

Re: hi

Hi from Telford :wave

Be nice to see some pics

Not friends with my brother Ben are you by any chance?
by g8jka
Mon 20 Oct, 2014 14:25
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Cruise control
Replies: 18
Views: 2315

Re: Cruise control

I have retro fitted it to my 99 2.0 and it takes about 5 minutes excluding time to cut the hole in the steering wheel cowl. All as you need is the switch and the interface. The interface normally has to come from the dealers as they are pretty rare second hand but that seems a reasonable price they ...
by g8jka
Fri 17 Oct, 2014 22:08
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Time to say Goodbye
Replies: 231
Views: 190140

Re: g8jka - 2.0 Progress Journal - Latest (Oct 2014)

Just a couple of new additions recently New carbon fibre stubby aerial. £2.27 from China and its improved my radio reception http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr64/g8jka/BMW%20Z3/14C70FAA-1CBA-46FA-A326-3A9ACDBB8EA5_zpseppoow5z.jpg And some shotgun cartridges as covers for my wheel bolts http://i47...
by g8jka
Fri 17 Oct, 2014 21:51
Forum: Z3 range knowledgebase
Topic: Replacing the ABS/ACS Unit
Replies: 1
Views: 970

Replacing the ABS/ACS Unit

Just thought I would share my experience on my recent ABS / ACS problems. I was having trouble for a few months with the lights being intermittent and occasionally when I was bringing the car to a stop the ABS kicked in and it sounded like the unit was buzzing and the pedal was vibrating. When going...
by g8jka
Fri 17 Oct, 2014 19:00
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes
Replies: 34
Views: 7682

Re: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes

They look great 8-)

Any close ups of them with the lights turned off?
by g8jka
Thu 16 Oct, 2014 16:31
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit
Replies: 90
Views: 29223

Re: ZRoadster.net Members with Diagnostic Kit

gookah wrote:Telford area,
I now have
Airbag reset tool,
BMW C310 tool
BCables
TIS
DIS
INPA
SSS
and
DISPRIN

and still have access to large hammer and duct tape.
And I have access to you garage, so I also have all of the above in the Telford area :D
by g8jka
Mon 13 Oct, 2014 14:15
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes
Replies: 34
Views: 7682

Re: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes

Do they fit exactly like above? I would make a couple of black metal shrouds to sit behind each lens, which blacks out from the edge of the chrome upto the inner edge of the angel eye. I don't know how or if this would affect the beam pattern of light output but it would look as if the lights have p...
by g8jka
Fri 10 Oct, 2014 19:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Easy install parking sensor
Replies: 20
Views: 2496

Re: Easy install parking sensor

I had the screen and cameras from eBay. All of which came from China but delivery was only a couple of weeks and they are quite a bit cheaper if you are prepared to wait. You need something like this as your camera and this as your screen. You can buy them as a full kit with the camera and screen to...
by g8jka
Tue 07 Oct, 2014 11:57
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes
Replies: 34
Views: 7682

Re: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes

Maybe they will be a bit small but at least they will fit so its worth a try. Post some pics up when you get them fitted :thumb:
by g8jka
Sun 05 Oct, 2014 16:59
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes
Replies: 34
Views: 7682

Re: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes

Couple of measurements here :) Ones that fit infront of lenses http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr64/g8jka/3fcffb14-2986-40d1-bd1f-fe0d6c65a6f3_zps9345a714.jpg Larger Ring (Left) Outer diameter, left to right - 122 mm Inner diameter, left to right - 107 mm Outer diameter, top to bottom - 107 mm In...
by g8jka
Sun 05 Oct, 2014 14:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Black Kidneys
Replies: 37
Views: 5931

Re: Black Kidneys

Anyone tries these? Some things on ebay can be great others can fade to white after three weeks exposed to UV :D http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-CARBON-LOOK-PERFORMANCE-FRONT-GRILLE-GRILL-BMW-Z3-96-02-/111417092229?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19f0f9e885 Yes :D Been on a couple of ye...
by g8jka
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 20:08
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes
Replies: 34
Views: 7682

Pics of Z's with Angel Eyes

I have a set which go behind the inner lenses and a set that go infront of them, none of which work but I will measure the sizes for you tomorrow. Be nice to see which you go for and how they fit. I want a set again that fit infront of the lenses but I am struggling to find them anywhere now. I trie...
by g8jka
Sat 04 Oct, 2014 11:53
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Easy install parking sensor
Replies: 20
Views: 2496

Re: Easy install parking sensor

Here is my set up, quoted from my journal :) So most of these mods were done over the past few months and some at the end of summer last year. The first one is actually one of my dad's ideas and he did the mod first (don't really want to admit that but he does have some uses). A small, pop up screen...
by g8jka
Sat 27 Sep, 2014 21:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Warmer than Spain......so they say!
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: Warmer than Spain......so they say!

I got back from Spain 2 weeks ago and it was extremely hot :sunny mid to high thirties for the whole week and never saw a cloud in the sky. Been freezing ever since I have been back even though its been in the twenties :shock:
by g8jka
Sat 27 Sep, 2014 21:32
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: SviRu black venom
Replies: 65
Views: 17477

Re: SviRu black venom

That is one very, very nice looking zed :thumb:

Like the look of the angel eyes, but also like the look of it with standard headlights.

And them wheels are probably the greatest looking wheels that anyone could ever fit to their zed. I would love a set :)
by g8jka
Sat 20 Sep, 2014 11:37
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: New Project - Breaking Z3 1.9 artic silver narrow body
Replies: 119
Views: 11325

Re: New Project - Breaking Z3 1.9 artic silver narrow body

No worries, thanks for looking
by g8jka
Fri 19 Sep, 2014 13:17
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: New Project - Breaking Z3 1.9 artic silver narrow body
Replies: 119
Views: 11325

Re: New Project - Breaking Z3 1.9 artic silver narrow body

G8jka - interested to know why? Is it the intermittent yellow lights on the dash? If so will getting the replacement module from another 2.0l remove the recode issue? Anything else that needs to be considered? The reason I ask is I am close to sending mine off for refurb I have the ABS and ACS ligh...