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by Green Genie
Sun 05 Apr, 2020 19:42
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New Leather for seats
Replies: 2
Views: 903

Re: New Leather for seats

Hi Tony Z1 seats are one of the more challenging aspects of ownership, most trimming shops don't like doing these seats because the seats are foam injected and the foam disintegrates when they are taken apart! You say yours have already been done once before so maybe the base foam has had some stabi...
by Green Genie
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 21:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: True or false ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1154

Re: True or false ?

I doubt that figure of 4000 is true, I’m sure BMW Would’ve sold more than 8000 cars if the demand was there. The car was expensive at the time Porsche 911 money? Didn’t Mercedes just release the new SL at the time? Taken from Wikipedia (not always correct) :roll: Initial demand was strong, with BMW ...
by Green Genie
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 18:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What are your Covid 19 Z1 related isolation projects ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3107

Re: What are your Covid 19 Z1 related isolation projects ?

Hi Tony Good to see your keeping your self busy in these bleak times. My front wheel arch liners are ok, but I'm in the same situation as you are re the rear inner wheel arches, they are both cracked and very brittle. Disappointing that the quality of the replacement items isn't up to scratch! One t...
by Green Genie
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 18:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What are your Covid 19 Z1 related isolation projects ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3107

Re: What are your Covid 19 Z1 related isolation projects ?

MrClaptrap wrote:
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 16:43

The Boot doesn't seem to be connected to the central locking at all.
Hi and welcome to the forum, That is normal they are all like that, you have to use the key to unlock the boot.

You will find lots of help here on Jets website http://www.bmwz1.co.uk/
by Green Genie
Mon 02 Mar, 2020 14:20
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Possible Z1 Normandy Run, September 2020???
Replies: 2
Views: 2809

Re: Possible Z1 Normandy Run, September 2020???

Bump ^^^^^^^^

Any one else interested?
by Green Genie
Sat 07 Dec, 2019 21:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Seats. Quick question
Replies: 7
Views: 3275

Re: Seats. Quick question

I can confirm that the OEM yellow cloth also has the 3mm backing (looks more like felt than foam in my case). That wasn't the case with my yellow cloth, it was just material both sides, no foam/felt It was however from a previous batch before they remanufactured the cloth "urzzz" bought. One tip I ...
by Green Genie
Wed 27 Nov, 2019 19:02
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Repairing of door control units
Replies: 4
Views: 2462

Re: Repairing of door control units

Also bookmarked in case of unfortunate need, thanks for sharing.
by Green Genie
Wed 27 Nov, 2019 18:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Ivor can you fix this???
Replies: 5
Views: 3318

Ivor can you fix this???

I can't see much if anything salvageable, shame to see a Z1 in this state :bawl:

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1180166
by Green Genie
Wed 27 Nov, 2019 18:40
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Terrible, Terrible news. Passing of our friend Udo Pott
Replies: 4
Views: 1836

Re: Terrible, Terrible news. Passing of our friend Udo Pott

Sad news indeed and a great loss to the Z1 community, our thoughts go out to his wife and family.
by Green Genie
Sat 13 Jul, 2019 19:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Wheels
Replies: 5
Views: 3369

Re: Z1 Wheels

by Green Genie
Sun 07 Jul, 2019 09:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic- Breakfast anyone
Replies: 2
Views: 1521

Re: Silverstone Classic- Breakfast anyone

Hi Ivor

Great idea for a breakfast meet.

Let me know what time the Lincolnshire Mafia are meeting up and I'll be there.
by Green Genie
Thu 06 Jun, 2019 17:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fixed, hopefully.
Replies: 4
Views: 2195

Re: Fixed, hopefully.

Hi Tony Good news the "clonk" has been eliminated, well done you. Sorry to see the specialist let you down quite badly on that occasion, quite a rookie mistake to make. I can also see why your OCD was triggered judging by the last photo! Who do you use now for servicing? Or do you do all your own in...
by Green Genie
Sat 01 Jun, 2019 09:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fixed, hopefully.
Replies: 4
Views: 2195

Re: Fixed, hopefully.

TJS Glad to see your car sailed through the MOT as did mine again this year. Nice handiwork, let's hope that cures the annoying "clonk" let us know if that sorts the problem. I've not had to do much on the suspension on mine other than have the wishbones changed, was an advisory from the last servic...
by Green Genie
Wed 15 May, 2019 12:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic - Parade Lap anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 2584

Re: Silverstone Classic - Parade Lap anyone?

I'll be there on the Saturday, happy to take part :drive
by Green Genie
Wed 20 Mar, 2019 12:35
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 tour 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 2703

Re: Z1 tour 2019

Hi Felix Great idea trying to get this tour kick started although I fear we may have left it too late to be able to book something with regard to overnight stays. I am not keen on a champagne run to France and almost certainly not enough time to book something like this for 2019 at this late junctur...
by Green Genie
Fri 22 Feb, 2019 16:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 51
Views: 15101

Re: Red Z1 for sale

I can't find the Z1 on their site this morning so I phoned them. They confirm that it has sold but that they have another Z1 coming in and will contact me on its arrival. This would also make a good stop-off place on a future Cotswold tour. Chris I guess it must be this one, strong money! given the...
by Green Genie
Thu 31 Jan, 2019 15:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Dream used cars for under £50k
Replies: 1
Views: 1488

Re: Dream used cars for under £50k

Nice to see our little car rubbing shoulders with such illustrious company.
by Green Genie
Thu 31 Jan, 2019 14:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: AL00399
Replies: 7
Views: 2508

Re: AL00399

Welcome back RT Found this from the "old" Z1 forum, long before my time on here. https://www.zroadster.net/z1/archive-2002/messages/1691.html Also this: https://www.zroadster.net/z1/archive-2002/messages/1976.html I'm not sure if it was owned by one or two different forum members Tim Laughton and Fr...
by Green Genie
Thu 17 Jan, 2019 10:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 51
Views: 15101

Re: Red Z1 for sale

Personally I'd go for this, same company. What a bargain LOL

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds ... b5/9319572
by Green Genie
Thu 03 Jan, 2019 21:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Latest Z1 Parts Info.
Replies: 4
Views: 2312

Re: Latest Z1 Parts Info.

Happy New Year to you all. Thanks for the parts update Pat, fortunately I don't need any myself at the moment but I'm sure the part No's etc will be of great help to those that do. As stocks for parts diminish I'm sure we could all benefit from new technology such as 3D printing (front side light/in...
by Green Genie
Wed 26 Sep, 2018 08:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 detailed
Replies: 3
Views: 2025

Re: Z1 detailed

Gazza that looks fantastic, well done :D
by Green Genie
Mon 20 Aug, 2018 08:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unicorn felt
Replies: 2
Views: 1563

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 17:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 5909

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 21:19
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 4429

Re: Unwanted rumble

jjorj wrote:
Thu 05 Jul, 2018 15:31
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 09:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 4429

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 16:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Side light/indicator water ingress
Replies: 5
Views: 2017

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 20:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Side light/indicator water ingress
Replies: 5
Views: 2017

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 11:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Where next?
Replies: 5
Views: 1451

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 20:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 11447

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 20:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW front and rear logo replacement
Replies: 6
Views: 1915

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 16:03
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 5909

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: 51
Views: 15101

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: 7368

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: 2107

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: 11447

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: 11447

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: 11447

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: 1872

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: 5136

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: 4554

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: 4554

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: 3495

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: 8
Views: 4803

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: 8
Views: 4803

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: 3495

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 17:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 For Sale
Replies: 21
Views: 5819

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 18:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 11447

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 14:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Naked
Replies: 4
Views: 1706

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 09:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 Seats
Replies: 3
Views: 1653

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