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by Green Genie
Wed 26 Sep, 2018 09:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 detailed
Replies: 3
Views: 338

Re: Z1 detailed

Gazza that looks fantastic, well done :D
by Green Genie
Mon 20 Aug, 2018 09:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unicorn felt
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Unicorn felt

Well done Toby I'm surprised BMW have remanufactured another batch so soon. As you know from when you saw my car it totally lifts the interior, but beware there is a reluctance to sit onto the seat once done! I lay a towel over mine. With regards to the material being glued straight onto the foam ba...
by Green Genie
Tue 14 Aug, 2018 18:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 2906

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Just got mine, really nice quality.

Wife says I can get it framed and put it up in the dining room :D
...only if I decorate the room first :(
by Green Genie
Thu 05 Jul, 2018 22:19
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 1611

Re: Unwanted rumble

jjorj wrote:
Thu 05 Jul, 2018 16:31
I take it, its your Z1 they have been looking after?

Yes it was my Z1 I was referring to.
by Green Genie
Thu 05 Jul, 2018 10:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 1611

Re: Unwanted rumble

Is there anyone in the south east that Z1 owners would recommend to take a look and try to keep car as original as possible. I have garages I use but originality is not necessarily their forte. George These people have looked after my car for the past ten years, and they see a lot of older BMW's. h...
by Green Genie
Wed 27 Jun, 2018 17:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Side light/indicator water ingress
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Side light/indicator water ingress

I had a similar issue when recently fitting a new lens unit. The supplied length of grey square rubber seal was slightly too small in terms of length when fitted leaving a 5 mm gap. I took the seal out, super glued the ends together and there was enough elasticity to insert the seal with the join p...
by Green Genie
Fri 08 Jun, 2018 21:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Side light/indicator water ingress
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Side light/indicator water ingress

I recently replaced both front side light/indicator lenses as they were both very old and had lost colour and some bits were cracked, they always let in water when on the odd occasion I drove in the rain. At the start of the Z1 season this year I got caught in a short sharp shower, and the new ones ...
by Green Genie
Thu 07 Jun, 2018 12:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Where next?
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: Where next?

Yes Pat, that was what I thought only 12 with red interiors but someone on the tour produced a chart that suggested 33 had the red interior. So who is correct? george That was me, :nerd: I got the 33 from Fred Brossaud's website. Page 12 shows Black/Red combo. as 33 see here. http://fred.brossaud.p...
by Green Genie
Mon 04 Jun, 2018 21:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5865

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Hi Jet Great to meet up with you again and of course the lovely Samantha. Thank you so much for organising a perfect weekend in an idyllic part of the country with great company, nice to see some new faces as well as the usual suspects :D My car ran like a dream there and back as I'm sure did everyo...
by Green Genie
Mon 28 May, 2018 21:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW front and rear logo replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 729

Re: BMW front and rear logo replacement

Hi Paul Going by your profile you have a Z1, you will get more response if you post under the relevant Z1 section. You've posted under "check your diary" The badges you need are Front 82mm and boot 70mm I assume if you buy them from a main dealer they would be enamel (or whatever) as per originals, ...
by Green Genie
Wed 11 Apr, 2018 17:03
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 2906

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

That's never a garage surely, that's a luxurious man cave!

Luvin' the labelled up drawers...very James May
by Green Genie
Fri 16 Mar, 2018 20:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: Red Z1 for sale

http://www.nutleysports.co.uk/showroom/35-current-stock/635-1991-bmw-z1 Looks very nice but...expensive! On the flip side this looks good but...too cheap!!! Have we seen this car before? https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/bmw/z1/bmw-z1/8466616 Blue/light grey would be my first choice...
by Green Genie
Tue 06 Mar, 2018 22:40
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 - crack repairs
Replies: 25
Views: 3040

Re: Z1 - crack repairs

Gazza, if you do decide against a repair is this any help? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z1-NEARSIDE-LOWER-SILL-SECTION-OUTER-IN-PU-RIM-METALLIC-GREEN/322320870569?hash=item4b0bd22ca9:g:HBkAAOSw4GVYIPPJ Doubt this is available from BMW Not sure if this eBay item is still available? (been listed a w...
by Green Genie
Mon 05 Mar, 2018 17:29
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon
Replies: 5
Views: 1057

Re: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon

Booked mine :D anyone meeting up at the Super Sausage cafe on the Saturday?
by Green Genie
Mon 26 Feb, 2018 18:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5865

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Well I did need some help from Jet with the furry handcuffs and white glove treatment (ouch!) :shock: but now booked in :D

What's all this about rabbits is it something to do with Chas n Dave?
by Green Genie
Fri 23 Feb, 2018 22:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5865

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

felix wrote:
Fri 23 Feb, 2018 19:50
And heaven forbid but don't utter the word rabbit in Portland.
.....I just had to look this up!

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/10/0 ... ay_rabbit/
by Green Genie
Fri 16 Feb, 2018 17:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5865

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

Hi Jet

Sorry to chase, guess you've got a lot on but any update on booking details for this yet?
by Green Genie
Wed 24 Jan, 2018 18:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Pits
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: Silverstone Pits

The red one must of been one of the first right hand drive conversions I hadn't spotted that the red car was RHD until you pointed that out, must have been very costly if done late 80's on top of the original high asking price! I can't quite make out the registration No. to check if it's still on t...
by Green Genie
Sat 13 Jan, 2018 18:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 24
Views: 2631

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Hello tg184 good to see you posting again :D I assume you are referring to the Perspex windeflector as opposed to the mesh? going by the pics on their site. I have no personal knowledge of this company, but Jet has the Perspex type on his car I'm sure he will be on here soon to let you know where he...
by Green Genie
Wed 06 Dec, 2017 20:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 - Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 3500

Re: Red Z1 - Auction

Sold for £36,800 inc.premium...

https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/24125/lot/290/
by Green Genie
Sat 02 Dec, 2017 18:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 - Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 3500

Re: Red Z1 - Auction

And another car going through an auction, it would seem this is the preferred route to sell these cars currently.

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C939942
by Green Genie
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 18:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro
Replies: 9
Views: 2037

Re: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro

Pat Slade wrote:
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 15:51
Keith,

You must be really bored!!

Pat
You know me too well, the car is in it's P.J's and I wasn't looking forward to the long winter nights :(
by Green Genie
Sun 05 Nov, 2017 18:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 5
Views: 1381

Re: Fuel Hoses

The hoses connecting to the fuel pump on the top of the tank will be the most difficult to replace as it will require removal of the boot carpet or removal of the fuel tank. Anybody have any suggestions about removing and replacing the boot carpet without visible damage? Pat On that basis mine will...
by Green Genie
Sat 04 Nov, 2017 00:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel Hoses
Replies: 5
Views: 1381

Re: Fuel Hoses

Pat, out of interest how many fuel hoses are there in total? I'm assuming you're replacing all of them.
by Green Genie
Sat 04 Nov, 2017 00:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro
Replies: 9
Views: 2037

Re: BMW Z1 - Strangest modern BMW - Doug DeMuro

how many 'anomalies' can you spot? I counted 7. How's this: 1.O/S door belt/brush cover broken and missing. 2. Red headlights! Has the car been resprayed? Previously Red? 3. Inside of bonnet/boot lid looks like it's in primer or undercoat, further evidence of a respray? 4. Roll bar leather covering...
by Green Genie
Thu 19 Oct, 2017 18:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 For Sale
Replies: 21
Views: 3974

Re: Z1 For Sale

My German is non existent, are both lenses available via Leebman? Yes they are, I've just received both sides from them :D I changed my browser to google chrome, with the built in translator and it made their website easy to navigate and order from. The left hand side of mine was cracked, and altho...
by Green Genie
Thu 05 Oct, 2017 19:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 5865

Re: Z1 Tour 2018 - June 1/2/3?

Those dates good for me, be great to do another tour :drive

Thanks for organising.
by Green Genie
Tue 03 Oct, 2017 15:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Naked
Replies: 4
Views: 1124

Re: Naked

Excellent pics Jet :thumb:

Well done to all concerned in recreating that 'naked' image.

Jet, is the Massey Ferguson your replacement transport now you've sold the M3? :lol:
by Green Genie
Mon 02 Oct, 2017 10:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Seats
Replies: 3
Views: 1074

Re: Z1 Seats

A bit pricey but as you know difficult to come by.

Looks like the whole car is being broken.


http://www.ebay.de/itm/BMW-Z1-Z1-Sitzra ... SwaEhZGazn
by Green Genie
Sun 24 Sep, 2017 13:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 For Sale
Replies: 21
Views: 3974

Re: Z1 For Sale

by Green Genie
Thu 17 Aug, 2017 13:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 1271

Re: Z1 AC Schnitzer For Sale

Interesting. Very bad seats for 36k km ! Pat Think it's done a bit more than that Pat... This is from the second link. Description Very unique AC Schnitzer BMW Z1! 1 out of 10 original tuned Z1 by AC Schnitzer, of which only 7 are left! These Z1 is 19/02/1991 produced and 25/02/1991 delivered to Sc...
by Green Genie
Wed 05 Jul, 2017 22:36
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1s in Straight Six
Replies: 2
Views: 956

Re: Z1s in Straight Six

Well done Jet :thumb:

Great work on technical day and McLaren articles, good to see plenty of Z1 content.

BTW: Did anyone see on page 4 Pirelli tyres may re introduce tyres in Z1/E30 M3 size!
by Green Genie
Wed 05 Jul, 2017 22:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New front wing
Replies: 3
Views: 932

Re: New front wing

I'm glad you are pleased with the outcome, and don't feel too bad about the costs - I had mine done in February for a lot more than that. In spite of the extra expense, one thing they forgot to do is apply the grey PTFE tape to the inside trailing edge of the wing (where the door slides up). I've o...
by Green Genie
Sun 25 Jun, 2017 18:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New front wing
Replies: 3
Views: 932

New front wing

Just had one of my front wings replaced (n/side drivers) the old one had two of the torx bolt holes with small splits which I'd stopped getting worse with Michael's repair kit. But at the bottom of the wing the car must have been in a very minor parking incident, (bollard or something) prior to me o...
by Green Genie
Mon 19 Jun, 2017 20:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: A few tech day fotoZ
Replies: 10
Views: 1623

Re: A few tech day fotoZ

Jet wrote:
What does it cost these days for a new wing + spraying and fitted?
To save further highjacking this topic "fotoz" I'll start a new thread with costs and possible recommendations as and when I get the car back, hopefully this week.
by Green Genie
Fri 16 Jun, 2017 21:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: A few tech day fotoZ
Replies: 10
Views: 1623

Re: A few tech day fotoZ

New wing? What side? What was wrong with the old one? Not a lot really ... this wing could easily have been repaired. Two of the torx bolt screw holes had just started to crack, only a very small amount and I'd stopped that with Michaels repair strips. But at the bottom of the wing the car must hav...
by Green Genie
Thu 15 Jun, 2017 20:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: A few tech day fotoZ
Replies: 10
Views: 1623

Re: A few tech day fotoZ

Looks like a good time was had by all. Sadly I couldn't make this event :bawl: (clashed with a weeks holday) otherwise I'd have been there, as the last one was very informative. New wing being fitted and sprayed on my own car at the moment, will post details and hopefully recommendations soon. Great...
by Green Genie
Sat 27 May, 2017 19:00
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 6033

Re: Plastic types for body panels

Thanks Tony
I'm going to order 2 metres which should be more than enough for this wing, and any (hopefully not) future needs.
by Green Genie
Thu 25 May, 2017 12:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Plastic types for body panels
Replies: 34
Views: 6033

Re: Plastic types for body panels

TJS Wrote: Michael, thanks for the info on the tape which has been ordered via flea bay and should arrive on Friday "UHMW Self Lubrication Anti Friction Non Squeak Tape" ... p.s whats the English translation of "quiiiieck" Tony, I'm looking to go down the route of a new front wing. Could you provid...
by Green Genie
Tue 11 Apr, 2017 20:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Techno Classica, Essen
Replies: 7
Views: 1470

Re: Techno Classica, Essen

Jet wrote:
That was a very good move GG, does it still have the purple bit in the pattern?
What this bit?

Image

Yes still intacto :D
by Green Genie
Mon 10 Apr, 2017 17:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: RLE 55/66 auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

Re: RLE 55/66 auction

Nice article in this months Straight Six by Jet well done mate :D

A visit to BMW Sytner who have recently sold the Magic Violet RLE 42/66.

And the Dream Black RLE 53/66 was also for sale, presumably now sold?
by Green Genie
Mon 10 Apr, 2017 17:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Techno Classica, Essen
Replies: 7
Views: 1470

Re: Techno Classica, Essen

TJS wrote:all had baggy seat bottoms
Nice pictures Tony, thanks for posting.

Sooooo glad I had my seats recovered when the Fun Gelb material was available :D
by Green Genie
Tue 07 Feb, 2017 20:18
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 12
Views: 2088

Re: cam belt change

Hey guys, Have had my Z1 4 years in August. I think BMW recommend changing your cam belt every 4 years what are your thoughts on this. I do about 2,500 a year. Hi Brian, I do about the same amount of miles (or less) as you do, but I have the cambelt changed every 4 years regardless as a precaution....
by Green Genie
Sat 28 Jan, 2017 23:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 8844

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Date-wise our host would prefer June 2/3rd due to other commitments. I trust this is convenient for everyone. Agenda to be published at a later date. Jet is that a definite date ? If so I can't make it as I said earlier in this thread. Really don't want to miss out on this. BTW: Welcome to the foru...
by Green Genie
Mon 16 Jan, 2017 17:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: RLE 55/66 auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

Re: RLE 55/66 auction

And now No.53/66 also from BMW Sytner, possibly from the same collection? and more expensive.

So who's gonna get they're cheque book out ?

I've turned out my pockets and even looked down the back of the sofa but still come up short! :head:
by Green Genie
Fri 13 Jan, 2017 11:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: RLE 55/66 auction
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

Re: RLE 55/66 auction

And now No.42/66 for sale.

Without stripes and non genuine Alpina exhaust, this is the cheapest I've seen an Alpina for sale...

http://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/ ... hd/6692135
by Green Genie
Fri 13 Jan, 2017 11:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 8844

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Jet wrote:
Available dates from venue are June 3/4 or May 20/21.
Jamal, I see the original dates have now changed. I'm able to make the revised May date 20/21 but can't make the June 3/4

Is the venue same as last time?
by Green Genie
Wed 11 Jan, 2017 15:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Technical Day 2017?
Replies: 71
Views: 8844

Re: Z1 Technical Day 2017?

Felix
Sam
ChrisS
ChrisH
Jeff
Steviemillar
Barry V
Keith
by Green Genie
Thu 08 Dec, 2016 11:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 - Auction
Replies: 12
Views: 3500

Re: Red Z1 - Auction