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by g8jka
Thu 22 Dec, 2016 14:31
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

What's the graphic on the side gills? Its a sillohette of a lowered Z3, you can get them from eBay, just ordered some red ones to match the new roof. New red roof :D Suits it nicely! When are we going to see it with the LMs and roof together? Won't be until March time now, I can't wait to see how i...
by g8jka
Tue 20 Dec, 2016 18:43
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

:D Update at the end of the week

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by g8jka
Sun 18 Dec, 2016 16:01
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140
Replies: 10
Views: 2007

Re: F/S Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140

Hi mate, yes they are still available and I believe they will fit fine on most 1 series (not ones with huge brakes). They actually came off an E87 120D. Is Wednesday the only day you would be able to collect?
by g8jka
Fri 16 Dec, 2016 11:40
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: My New Z4M Coupe Alpine White
Replies: 24
Views: 2681

Re: My New Z4M Coupe Alpine White

Looks great with them wheels on, good choice
by g8jka
Wed 14 Dec, 2016 13:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140
Replies: 10
Views: 2007

Re: F/S Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140

Yes they probably wouldn't clear the brakes unless you had spacers fitted.
by g8jka
Tue 13 Dec, 2016 23:28
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop fitting kit, why so few, why so pricey?
Replies: 12
Views: 1363

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

There is probably a lot of cars still around with them on without people even realising. When I got my 2.8 it had one fitted, the seller didn't even know. Most people sell their hardtops on to get some cash, not realising the fitting kits will come off and can be sold on. It happens quite often when...
by g8jka
Tue 13 Dec, 2016 22:06
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140
Replies: 10
Views: 2007

Re: F/S Genuine BMW Winter Wheels & Winter Tyres £140

Need these gone, £140 Anyone?
by g8jka
Sun 04 Dec, 2016 16:35
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Got a new mirror from a mini convertible to replace the old one I smashed putting in back together. I didn't have to swap over the circuit boards inside as I don't use the remote locking on the keys, its all done via the alarm fob so it was a simple swap. This one isn't and auto dimming one but the ...
by g8jka
Sun 27 Nov, 2016 16:02
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: My New Z4M Coupe Alpine White
Replies: 24
Views: 2681

Re: My New Z4M Coupe Alpine White

Everyone with a Z4 seems to put CSL wheels on theirs and they look quite common, but I think these will look stunning on your with the bronze finish against the white. Look forward to seeing the pictures!
by g8jka
Sun 20 Nov, 2016 13:49
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218746

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

Mini rear view mirror, smashed the standard one putting it back together after installing an alarm LED.
by g8jka
Fri 18 Nov, 2016 19:37
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New Roof......done!
Replies: 7
Views: 989

Re: New Roof......done!

Great guy who does a great job, you can't go wrong really even though his price has crept up a bit recently but he is still cheaper than most. My latest zed is booked in for a new roof on Dec 20th, but this time I'm using Jack Smith Trimmers in Swansea who also get great feedback.
by g8jka
Mon 14 Nov, 2016 13:12
Forum: M Roadster and M coupé
Topic: Oxford Green?
Replies: 15
Views: 1734

Re: Oxford Green?

Sytner one has all black seats by the look of it and the top one has green/black seats plus the Sytner one has headlight washers so at a guess they are not the same car.
by g8jka
Sat 12 Nov, 2016 22:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Z3 parts for sale (Reduced)
Replies: 15
Views: 2513

Re: Z3 parts for sale

How much for the block of wood?
by g8jka
Sat 12 Nov, 2016 22:54
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

The one I used could have done with been a bit longer as well, only just managed to stretch it over and glue it into place.
by g8jka
Sat 12 Nov, 2016 18:52
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

deni2s wrote:Where did you got that new leather cover for dash?
I got it from here but requested the stitching to be across the front of the cowling. I only paid £24.99 but they seem to have shot up in price :shock:

You can get all sorts from there, I presume its where bertiejaffa had all his from as well.
by g8jka
Sat 12 Nov, 2016 11:26
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

good work fella - It was almost de-ja-vu then when I saw a stripped dash :lol: Well done on remembering to swap the Vin number on the dash - ive forgot and it causes no end of issues at MOT time... :head: :head: Haha I bet, I wasn't going to the lengths you did although I would love to recover it a...
by g8jka
Thu 10 Nov, 2016 19:02
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Just to keep this upto date, everything from the 2.0 has now been swapped over and the 2.0 been put back to standard and up for sale. I had upgraded the brakes from the 3.0 (300mm discs) on the 2.0 which were a massive improvement on the originals. These were changed over along with carriers to allo...
by g8jka
Sat 05 Nov, 2016 20:27
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?
Replies: 2084
Views: 218746

Re: What did you buy your Z3 this week ?

gookah wrote:water pump, thermostat, drive belt.
Fitted today.
Snap, guess what your doing tomorrow at least you have had some practice first :twisted:
by g8jka
Tue 25 Oct, 2016 19:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Roof Woe's
Replies: 9
Views: 869

Re: Roof Woe's

Another vote for him, can't go wrong :thumb:
by g8jka
Sun 16 Oct, 2016 08:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: engines fitted to z3's
Replies: 23
Views: 2055

Re: engines fitted to z3's

Wasn't the 1.8 facelift and not pre-facelift?
by g8jka
Fri 14 Oct, 2016 21:34
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - 1999 (V) Z3 2.0 Titanium Silver / Blue Hood / Leather
Replies: 6
Views: 986

SOLD - 1999 (V) Z3 2.0 Titanium Silver / Blue Hood / Leather

1999 BMW Z3 2.0 24V This car is in truly excellent condition and has no reflection to the mileage. It drives perfectly and everything works as it should. Enthusiast owned for over 6 years and has been maintained to a very high standard regardless of cost. A folder of receipts, past MOT's etc will be...
by g8jka
Thu 13 Oct, 2016 18:54
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: LHD headlights
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: LHD headlights

PM sent
by g8jka
Thu 06 Oct, 2016 19:35
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: rear wing compatability and facelift '97
Replies: 17
Views: 1557

Re: rear wing compatability and facelift '97

I'd start off by removing the rear lights to see if the skin has been modified to allow the facelift lights to fit. All of the other panels do bolt on and off. I have seen another pre-facelift with a modified back end to allow the facelift to fit. It might just be a case of modifying the holes so th...
by g8jka
Mon 03 Oct, 2016 18:52
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Newbie looking for Z3 or Z4
Replies: 23
Views: 1803

Re: Newbie looking for Z3 or Z4

I'll have a standard 2.0 for sale within the next couple of weeks
by g8jka
Wed 07 Sep, 2016 16:30
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD - Complete Hardtop Fitting Kit inc Front Bolts/Tool
Replies: 2
Views: 660

SOLD - Complete Hardtop Fitting Kit inc Front Bolts/Tool

Hi guys I have for sale the following: BMW Z3 Hardtop Preparation Fitting Kit - 54 21 9 408 699 A genuine and complete hardtop preparation fitting kit for all models of BMW Z3 roadster You will not find a kit as complete as this anywhere else, most are just the brackets and occasionally covers Inclu...
by g8jka
Mon 05 Sep, 2016 21:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Passenger Airbag removal
Replies: 6
Views: 617

Re: Passenger Airbag removal

I've just removed 2 out of both my zeds when swapping the dashboards, didn't bother disconnecting the battery just unplugged it and took cover! Honestly I actually forgot but neither went off nor did the steering wheel airbag but it's probably safer to disconnect the battery.
by g8jka
Sun 04 Sep, 2016 19:52
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver
Replies: 103
Views: 23413

Re: The story so far 2.0ltr Titanium silver

Still one of my favourite zeds, get out and drive it more though :roll:
by g8jka
Sun 28 Aug, 2016 15:08
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: F/S - Passenger Door Actuator
Replies: 2
Views: 365

Re: F/S - Passenger Door Actuator

I know, it is a bit intermittent but I have another spare as well from a replacement door.
by g8jka
Sat 27 Aug, 2016 11:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: High lift of car
Replies: 29
Views: 2715

Re: High lift of car

I am interested in one of those g8jka but to be honest they scare the cr*p out of me. But I'm glad you have one and you'll hopefully be able to answer some questions. What does the jacking plate rest on? The whole length of the sill? Or does it have pads adjusted under the jacking points? Has it ca...
by g8jka
Sat 27 Aug, 2016 10:25
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: F/S - Passenger Door Actuator
Replies: 2
Views: 365

F/S - Passenger Door Actuator

Purchased from Andy but no longer needed as mine seems to have magically started to work again. Currently on eBay, but will let if go to a forum member for £30. Linky here http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr64/g8jka/IMG_3481_zpstaakuhu6.jpg http://i470.photobucket.com/albums/rr64/g8jka/IMG_3479_zp...
by g8jka
Sat 27 Aug, 2016 10:10
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: High lift of car
Replies: 29
Views: 2715

Re: High lift of car

How about one of these? About £400 if I'm correct Gookah has a good stand My new rampy thing in action... XIxBP8Bh9XA can be locked in horizontal and all wheels removed, or tilted for loads of room at ether end. I was sitting down changing my wishbones.. ps I don't have Parkinsons, it's a wobbly joi...
by g8jka
Fri 26 Aug, 2016 20:29
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Brake discs
Replies: 6
Views: 787

Re: Brake discs

I have eicher discs on mine, no issues with rust and they seem to be fine. I'm pretty sure I also have eicher pads, or at least have had in the past and they were ok although I wish I would have gone for some better ones. Personally I don't think the brakes are brilliant on any zed so go with the be...
by g8jka
Fri 26 Aug, 2016 14:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Central Locking stopped working
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Re: Central Locking stopped working

Try and tap the motor under the seat with something whilst operating the switch in the up/down direction, it may free it up.
by g8jka
Thu 25 Aug, 2016 15:57
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Both locks from the boot and drivers door have been swapped over between cars now and the keys for each car all operate the correct locks. The boot was pretty simple, take out the bolts holding it in and the two rods then rotate it 180 degrees and remove. I was dreading the door lock as I thought it...
by g8jka
Thu 25 Aug, 2016 15:35
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Thanks Lee, got the dashboard apart of the 2.0 at the moment tackling the leather. Definitely won't be going to the extremes that you did, I applaud you for going through all that it looks one hell of a job!
by g8jka
Sun 21 Aug, 2016 19:21
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Managed to get all the panels back on and ready for zedfest, there's a couple of panels that need a little adjusting as I'm not happy with the shut lines but they can wait for now. As usual, the front of the side skirts suffered the usual corrosion at the fronts as did the bottom of both front wings...
by g8jka
Sat 20 Aug, 2016 10:55
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Great progress and all round maintenance work! Is underseal tacky on touch? I always thought it was messy to use. If you sure happen to remove the airbox could you take some photos of the general area. I'm looking at an aFe inlet box but they only just them for the 2.8 and whilst I can't imagine th...
by g8jka
Fri 19 Aug, 2016 18:39
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: What's it worth? 3.0 Z3 Sport. 21k miles, 2 owners, 51 pla
Replies: 120
Views: 10709

Re: What's it worth? 3.0 Z3 Sport. 21k miles, 2 owners, 51

Too many cheaper ones about to choose from and if people are buying to use, then they probably don't have a budget big enough for the low mileage examples and what would be the point only to hike up the mileage etc. These examples only really appeal to collectors now and they will be bought to sit i...
by g8jka
Wed 10 Aug, 2016 13:39
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Brake Carrier Bolts x 2
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Re: Wanted - Brake Carrier Bolts x 2

mrscalex wrote:A pair would be about £5 at the dealer. Bit pricey for a pair of bolts isn't it.
It gets more pricey when it costs me £10 in fuel for a round trip to the nearest dealer and sopers charge postage for such a small amount of parts.

I may have found a couple anyway so thanks
by g8jka
Tue 09 Aug, 2016 22:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - Brake Carrier Bolts x 2
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Wanted - Brake Carrier Bolts x 2

I need 2 bolts that hold the brake carrier in place on the front if anyone has a couple they are willing to sell? Ideally I can get them at zedfest this weekend.

Thanks
by g8jka
Mon 08 Aug, 2016 18:14
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Hi mate, didn't think you were still around! I just used satin black paint from Poundland probably need about 5 - 6 cans and they just need a light dusting so it doesn't crack when you put them back on. You can also do the screws whilst they are out. I also did the jacking points just to give them a...
by g8jka
Mon 08 Aug, 2016 15:14
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

So after polishing the car to see what the defects were I decided that I wasn't happy with most of the panels on the car as almost all had some sort of defect. Just looking at the car it is perfectly fine and respectable, despite the passenger door having a dent a few inches long. The rear bumper wa...
by g8jka
Sun 07 Aug, 2016 13:05
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

It will be a cheap way of getting an upgrade from my 2.0 as that will be sold on hopefully for decent money after I have decided what I need to swap over.
by g8jka
Sat 06 Aug, 2016 16:46
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: style 55 wheels..
Replies: 6
Views: 845

Re: style 55 wheels..

PM sent
by g8jka
Sat 06 Aug, 2016 09:18
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

Re: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

Looks good. Will this be a project from scratch or swap the parts from the 2.0? No all of the mods I have done to the 2.0 will be swapped onto the 2.8. It would take me a long time and a lot of money to do it all over again and as I wasn't really looking to buy a new one anyway sp I'm trying to kee...
by g8jka
Thu 04 Aug, 2016 23:18
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal
Replies: 59
Views: 10092

g8jka - New 2.8 Roadster Progress Journal

After owning my 99 2.0 for over 6 years I always keep an eye on what the prices are doing, especially the 3.0 litres as one day I would maybe be looking to upgrade. This day would be a while a way as I was never planning to sell the 2.0 and the prices of 3.0 litres only seem to be increasing. Anyway...
by g8jka
Mon 01 Aug, 2016 21:02
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Cleaning BBS LM reps
Replies: 4
Views: 1017

Re: Cleaning BBS LM reps

If they are not new make sure you get a decent tar remover and get them very cleaning prior to polishing and sealing. You will find it much easier to keep them clean in the future. Mine could do with a polish now even though I only run them in the summer. Save fitting the rim protectors just make su...
by g8jka
Mon 01 Aug, 2016 20:58
Forum: Performance
Topic: 18" LM reps rubbing on front arch liner.
Replies: 4
Views: 1191

Re: 18" LM reps rubbing on front arch liner.

I think my drivers side catches the inside of the arch (from inside the wheel when turning to the right) but only slightly. My widths are the same but the offset is 35. Mine is also on coilovers which are lower than the eibachs but I don't find any problems with normal driving and can't hear any rub...