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by Bowler
Wed 01 Oct, 2014 20:36
Forum: New to zroadster.net?
Topic: Newbie Alert!
Replies: 6
Views: 1205

Re: Newbie Alert!

Welcome to the world of happy motoring Had similar problem with mine, that unfortunately sleeps outside, as a 16 year old convertible some leakage goes with the joys of owning a soft top. One product made a massive difference Gummi-Fit by Wurth and now only get a drip when washing. Its like using a ...
by Bowler
Tue 30 Sep, 2014 10:34
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: New to forum and new Z3 owner
Replies: 15
Views: 2359

Re: New to forum and new Z3 owner

Very happy with my 1.9, in day to day driving keeps up very well with traffic as long as its not Deano!
by Bowler
Tue 30 Sep, 2014 00:18
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Wife already planning on a trip to farm foods for the chicken fillets
by Bowler
Mon 29 Sep, 2014 18:20
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Its a compulsive order thing.

Does my bum look big in this? :oops:
by Bowler
Mon 29 Sep, 2014 17:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: A brief warning
Replies: 7
Views: 887

Re: A brief warning

Theres a song there somewhere
Cue Art Garfunkel
by Bowler
Sun 28 Sep, 2014 22:56
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Vulcan last flight 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1394

Re: Vulcan last flight 2014

Went last year with the BMWCC, really interesting visit with the stories and knowledge of the team there really making it special, plus awesome been up close and personnel with probably the most beautiful war bird ever made,
by Bowler
Sun 28 Sep, 2014 22:50
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

After a sluggish start (pardon the pun) Had a great day, lovely setting and as usual great company thanks guys
by Bowler
Sat 27 Sep, 2014 19:26
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Davejue1 wrote:Car just had a quick flick. Not had time to valet as ran out of hours yesterday trying to get back from the M25 so didn't get home till this afternoon. Hopefully bowler (Paul) will be there with his emergency valet kit! :D

Cheers
Dave
Its in the car ready
by Bowler
Sat 27 Sep, 2014 14:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Its positive thoughts time, "NO RAIN"
by Bowler
Mon 22 Sep, 2014 15:16
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Desiro wrote:I'm lost with this thread :dunce:

Can someone post a meet time and post code for the Doncaster rendezvous please.
9:30 meet

Postcode for McDonalds DN6 7FB
by Bowler
Mon 22 Sep, 2014 12:19
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: A18 Towards Thorne
Replies: 0
Views: 287

A18 Towards Thorne

Z3 with hard top in green? about 1pm this Sunday heading towards Doncaster from Scunthorpe
Did acknowledge but saw you at the last minute, bit early for the hardtop lots of sunshine moments left.
by Bowler
Sat 20 Sep, 2014 18:29
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Davejue1 wrote:That's a shame, never seen imola in the flesh. :)

Cheers
Dave
Don't you sleep?
by Bowler
Sun 14 Sep, 2014 16:24
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Davejue1 wrote:Not next Sunday I hope Paul! :)
Well pointed out Dave :dunce:
by Bowler
Sun 14 Sep, 2014 12:27
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

8-) See you all Sunday
by Bowler
Sat 13 Sep, 2014 19:40
Forum: The Beauty Parlour
Topic: Wheel Cleaning
Replies: 2
Views: 646

Re: Wheel Cleaning

Use a good sealant like poorboys makes regular cleaning a lot easier. On caked on Alloys i use Bilberry, acid based but does the job Maguire Hot rims OK for freshening up at shows but prefer ultimate tyre gel for initial detailing on tyres. Do like Maguires products but also like experimenting, Main...
by Bowler
Sat 13 Sep, 2014 19:32
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: North Lincs / South Yorks / Notts meet.
Replies: 5
Views: 914

Re: North Lincs / South Yorks / Notts meet.

After Lotherton nothing planned so a definite for me. Put me down when ever
by Bowler
Fri 12 Sep, 2014 12:55
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Anyone know of a suitable location we can re group and join the north crews before going in?
by Bowler
Tue 09 Sep, 2014 00:10
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Hi Brian
Always up for a cruise, Not sure as to exact location of Lotherton, Anything better than the A1
by Bowler
Mon 08 Sep, 2014 07:28
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Davejue1 wrote:Brilie (Brian) is maybe going to drop a thread on to organise a meet around Doncaster I think. Watch this space! :)
Sounds good Dave
Only have two frying pans and room for four cars outside so sorry not my place!
by Bowler
Sun 07 Sep, 2014 22:21
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: VC10 beer and burger
Replies: 81
Views: 11587

Re: VC10 beer and burger

Glad you all had a good day. Pity lots going on. had a good day at Sewerby by the sea with BMWCC but would have loved to have been there, hopefully be available if you do it again,
by Bowler
Tue 02 Sep, 2014 23:50
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone care to guess what car this is?
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Anyone care to guess what car this is?

The Z is a 1.9 (anorak time)
by Bowler
Tue 02 Sep, 2014 23:40
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anyone care to guess what car this is?
Replies: 10
Views: 614

Re: Anyone care to guess what car this is?

Its a Z3 in red!
by Bowler
Fri 29 Aug, 2014 11:32
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Insurance valuations
Replies: 7
Views: 498

Re: Insurance valuations

If you are a member of the BMWCC they do a valuation service belief there is a fee about £45.
by Bowler
Wed 27 Aug, 2014 13:18
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Another modded z3
Replies: 11
Views: 594

Re: Another modded z3

Should have bought a MX5 they suit that sort of thing
by Bowler
Mon 25 Aug, 2014 23:16
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Thoresby hall 25th August
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Re: Thoresby hall 25th August

Mac27040 wrote:Did anyone go and if so was it a good turnout considering the weather
I went, sum total, me! stopped till 11:30
Weather poor but organisers did there best
Only four trade stalls and about a quarter of the normal turnout, have been in the past and will go again, weather killed it.
by Bowler
Sun 24 Aug, 2014 23:48
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Thoresby hall 25th August
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Re: Thoresby hall 25th August

Just to confirm tomorrow, meeting up at Ollerton roundabout what was the visitors centre at 9:15 - 9:30
Will be with the BMWCC would be nice to hae a Zsection
by Bowler
Sat 23 Aug, 2014 09:24
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Z3 Manual new owner
Replies: 7
Views: 496

Re: Z3 Manual new owner

Hi Guys Thought I would introduce myself - I have just become the owner of a 2.2 2001 Z3 and love it! The car overall is in great condition for a "thirteen year old car" (that old chestnut!) and I really want to get stuck into the maintenance side of things myself. So can anyone recommend me a comp...
by Bowler
Fri 22 Aug, 2014 23:50
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Seen in Grimsby
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: Seen in Grimsby

Dave
Basic rules when on a diet
Calories only count when in own post code.
by Bowler
Fri 22 Aug, 2014 15:55
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Seen in Grimsby
Replies: 3
Views: 511

Re: Seen in Grimsby

Hope you kept away from them greasy chips Dave :lol:
by Bowler
Tue 19 Aug, 2014 17:46
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Thoresby hall 25th August
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Re: Thoresby hall 25th August

Show opens from 10am. No specific time for exhibitors but would try to be in for 9.30 if possible but not essential hoping to meet up at Ollerton and go in as a group. Meet about 9:15 only 5 mins from there.
by Bowler
Tue 19 Aug, 2014 00:41
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Thoresby hall 25th August
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Thoresby hall 25th August

Classic car show Thoresby hall Bank holiday Monday Any one interested in coming along, Good show last year with a large varied display of cars and show stands culminating in Prizes for best in show split into decades £7 entry on day be nice to go in together last year met up at Ollerton with the BMW...
by Bowler
Fri 15 Aug, 2014 07:06
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Anti roll bar advice.
Replies: 12
Views: 848

Re: Anti roll bar advice.

Went down the powerflex route, strut brace etc. all helped but the biggest difference to the handling by far was the Tyres. Running Falcons now made a big improvement
by Bowler
Thu 14 Aug, 2014 18:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

Davejue1 wrote:Was thinking maybe organise a meet at ferrybridge? :)
suits me, be nice to have a route away from the M62
by Bowler
Wed 13 Aug, 2014 22:05
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th
Replies: 142
Views: 18420

Re: Lotherton Hall Sept 28th

I am up for this one, would be good to meet up and go as a group 8-)
by Bowler
Wed 13 Aug, 2014 09:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill

Pierrick wrote:Oh sorry... I ment where?
Bought of e bay from sdesign11 (1027)
They were £39 + £3 p&p
Stainless steel removed original chrome strip and adhered to existing plastic trim panel
Not perfect as a fraction wide at the front end but OK
by Bowler
Wed 13 Aug, 2014 07:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill

Pierrick wrote:Ok bowler, when did you buy yours?
Couple of weeks ago, not got the hang of posting photos on here put if you pm me your e mail address will send some pics?
by Bowler
Mon 11 Aug, 2014 23:38
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill
Replies: 13
Views: 943

Re: Wanted - "Roadster" strip for door sill

Thanks for the link but it seems like they are selling the whole door entry cover and I'm looking only for the chrome strip. I send them an e-mail to know if the could sell the strip separately. Anyone with more adresses?? Wanted to replace the chrome strip, not available only ones up for sale incl...
by Bowler
Mon 11 Aug, 2014 12:11
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

From left to right
Pingu, Bertijaffa, Tags, Bowler & Aceman
by Bowler
Sun 10 Aug, 2014 17:01
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Davejue1 wrote:0-60
Is that he age limit?
No mate, that's the speed! If it was the age we'd only get 3 attending as the average age on here appears to be about 65!!! :D[/quote]
Would be up for it. May be one to bring the wife if its going to be sedate :) :)
by Bowler
Sun 10 Aug, 2014 11:39
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Davejue1 wrote:
Bowler wrote:Thought the Derbyshire cruise was quick, This was at another level.
"Brake dust now removed off wheels" :wink:
You'll be up grading Paul. Your getting the bug! I'm thinking of organising a cruise for next spring, 0-60......maybe!!! Anyone in??! :)
0-60
Is that he age limit?
by Bowler
Sun 10 Aug, 2014 09:15
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Thought the Derbyshire cruise was quick, This was at another level.
"Brake dust now removed off wheels" :wink:
by Bowler
Sat 09 Aug, 2014 18:25
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Just back great day, hope my weeny 1.9 didn't hold you all up too much. Great roads in Gods own country punctuated with excellent refreshment stops Thanks to all the Guys and girl for some great company and a big thank you to Mark (Deano) for organising and showing us around his barmy V8 (only jokin...
by Bowler
Fri 08 Aug, 2014 12:16
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMW festival 17th Aug
Replies: 10
Views: 1204

Re: BMW festival 17th Aug

Hi folks is it to late for me to book The zed in, if not how do you go about it thanks. Mark Book through BMWCC 01970 267989, you dont have to be a member but its cheaper if you are, tell them at the club office you want to park up with the Zeds and they will allocate you a place you will also rece...
by Bowler
Thu 07 Aug, 2014 19:30
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: BMW festival 17th Aug
Replies: 10
Views: 1204

Re: BMW festival 17th Aug

Going down Sunday morning, are you parking with the ZEDS?
by Bowler
Wed 06 Aug, 2014 23:36
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Have a tom tom but no idea how to down load.
Any tips?
by Bowler
Tue 05 Aug, 2014 19:58
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Midland meet 17th August 2014
Replies: 96
Views: 14474

Re: Midland meet 17th August 2014

Mac27040 wrote:Anyone know any contacts at a BMW magazine, thought the event might interest them?
August BMWCC mag now out deadline for entries 7th of previous month.
Shame this clashes with National festival at Gaydon would liked to have attended and put some pics and report in Car club Magazine.
by Bowler
Mon 04 Aug, 2014 17:04
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

pingu wrote:
Bowler wrote:Will be at Wetherby, will try to keep up where ever but a map would be good just in case
If you have a sat-nav, the itinery will be along soon.
Will bring Tom along
by Bowler
Mon 04 Aug, 2014 00:07
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014

Will be at Wetherby, will try to keep up where ever but a map would be good just in case
by Bowler
Fri 01 Aug, 2014 23:53
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: Yorkshire cruise Saturday 9th August 2014
Replies: 106
Views: 9260

Re: POSTPONED Yorks cruise Saturday 7th June

Bowler wrote:9th August good for me. :) :) :)
Confirm will be there with passenger (Would say navigator but last event lost the plot)
by Bowler
Fri 01 Aug, 2014 19:18
Forum: Check your diary
Topic: VC10 beer and burger
Replies: 81
Views: 11587

Re: VC10 beer and burger

Bowler wrote:Sunday 7th would be good for me
Sorry really must check my diary Will be going to Sewerby with the BMWCC on the 7th