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by Dr. Wilson
Mon 30 Nov, 2020 14:10
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: OEM Wind Deflector
Replies: 1
Views: 675

Re: FS: OEM Wind Deflector £130

Now on eBay for £150.
Forum pice drop to £130 delivered.
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 23 Nov, 2020 18:12
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: OEM Wind Deflector
Replies: 1
Views: 675

FS: OEM Wind Deflector

OEM mesh wind deflector. Very good condition. £150 delivered to UK address. PM for details https://i.ibb.co/Wx1HBqV/35-F149-FC-441-A-4714-BF70-AB63-A6674-CE8.jpg https://i.ibb.co/c2KPBWL/1465-BED3-D8-E1-4511-B9-AA-0-B3365-E281-B8.jpg https://i.ibb.co/gTpJxBX/C970-E731-D88-F-446-F-B04-D-1425689-DC449...
by Dr. Wilson
Sat 21 Nov, 2020 13:28
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: For sale: OEM shocks and springs 2.8i
Replies: 0
Views: 708

For sale: OEM shocks and springs 2.8i

Having a clearout. OEM front and rear shocks and springs.
Used but good condition. Taken from my 1999 2.8 roadster
Covid secure collection from London SE3.
£100

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by Dr. Wilson
Mon 31 Aug, 2020 19:02
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: hardtop fitting gauges
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Re: Wanted: hardtop fitting gauges

Cheers Robert.
PM sent.
by Dr. Wilson
Sat 29 Aug, 2020 10:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: hardtop fitting gauges
Replies: 2
Views: 896

Wanted: hardtop fitting gauges

Looking to buy or borrow a set of hardtop measuring gauges so I can finally fit my hardtop correctly and evenly.
Anybody know of a set going spare? Or has a set I could borrow with the hook spanner (happy to pay postage both ways).
Many thanks.
by Dr. Wilson
Sun 29 Dec, 2019 22:31
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop
Replies: 6
Views: 3476

Re: SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop

Now sold.
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 18 Dec, 2019 07:18
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop
Replies: 6
Views: 3476

Re: For Sale: Titanium Silver Hardtop

Bump.
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 18 Dec, 2019 07:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water in footwell
Replies: 5
Views: 2588

Re: Water in footwell

Even with the hardtop fitted, I suspect that water still goes into the front seal above the windscreen and should run down inside the A-pillar. There is a bung at the end and the rubber seems to spilt and ceases to redirect the water downwards, instead allowing it into the car. It will drip from in...
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 09 Dec, 2019 11:46
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Water in footwell
Replies: 5
Views: 2588

Water in footwell

Hi all, I’ve been wondering why my Zed has been suffering from high condensation recently. I have a hard top fitted and it seems to be a pretty good seal for the elements, but every time I’ve been out to her, the inside of the windscreen has been dripping with water. Finally got around to searching ...
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 05 Dec, 2019 15:05
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop
Replies: 6
Views: 3476

Re: For Sale: Titanium Silver Hardtop

Open to sensible offers.
Just taking up space now!
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 21 Nov, 2019 08:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop
Replies: 6
Views: 3476

Re: For Sale: Titanium Silver Hardtop

Bump. Still for sale.
Obviously open to sensible offers.
by Dr. Wilson
Fri 08 Nov, 2019 15:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: hardtop and fitting kit
Replies: 5
Views: 2893

Re: Wanted: hardtop and fitting kit

I have one now thanks. Steel Grey.
I also have a Titanium Silver one for sale too, since I didn’t find the steel grey one until a few weeks later!
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 24 Oct, 2019 16:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Hardtop heater switch (pre-facelift)
Replies: 1
Views: 1835

Wanted: Hardtop heater switch (pre-facelift)

Looking for a heater switch for my hardtop.
Must be pre-facelift - and if it helps - I have a facelift switch I could swap.
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 24 Oct, 2019 09:51
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop
Replies: 6
Views: 3476

Re: For Sale: Silver Hardtop

Robert T wrote:
Wed 23 Oct, 2019 23:51
Which silver? Arctic or Titanium? Anyone trying to match it to their car will need to know.

Cheers R.

Sent from my SM-T810 using Tapatalk
Thanks and done!
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 24 Oct, 2019 07:16
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop demist switch connector?
Replies: 3
Views: 2539

Re: Hardtop demist switch connector?

Just seen your other post. You need a pre-facelift switch. That might well be the connector, as the pre-facelift one switches the full current without a relay, so will have larger pins on it. Cheers R. Sent from my SM-T810 using Tapatalk Thanks Robert. My logic got there in the end, hence the other...
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 23 Oct, 2019 15:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Hardtop demist switch connector?
Replies: 3
Views: 2539

Hardtop demist switch connector?

Hardtop fitted and I have a switch, but behind the panel between the seats, all I could find in the depths was the electronics block shown in the picture. What's this for and if its for the demister I'm guessing I have the wrong switch (also in photos below). If it's not for the demister switch, the...
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 23 Oct, 2019 15:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop
Replies: 6
Views: 3476

SOLD: Titanium Silver Hardtop

Bought this from a forum member very recently, but have since found a top that matches my steel grey body colour, so this is up for sale! Good condition Titanium Silver hardtop (without fitting kit), some marking to the top as shown in pictures, but would imagine that could polish out. £500 and avai...
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 16 Sep, 2019 10:59
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: hardtop and fitting kit
Replies: 5
Views: 2893

Wanted: hardtop and fitting kit

Anybody selling for sensible money?
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 16 Jul, 2018 09:21
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Headlight(s)
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Re: Wanted: Headlight(s)

Thanks, but I managed to get this sorted via Mr Scalex.
by Dr. Wilson
Sun 10 Jun, 2018 19:37
Forum: Boyz Toyz
Topic: Speaker Options?
Replies: 1
Views: 2475

Speaker Options?

Looking to replace the oem speakers in the footwells (5.5 inch) and behind the seats (4 inch).
My head unit is a Pioneer MVH-X580DAB (50w x 4)
Any recommendations for speakers? I want clear and punchy with decent bass levels that don't distort.
by Dr. Wilson
Sat 09 Jun, 2018 16:35
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: SOLD: Staggered Style 18 wheels and tyres
Replies: 2
Views: 910

SOLD: Staggered Style 18 wheels and tyres

Just replaced these with a set of Style 68s and need the room in my garage, so selling up. OEM BMW Style 18 7.5x17 225/45 R17 ET 41 8.5x17 245/40 R17 ET 41 They are generally in decent condition and with a basic refurb would come up lovely. None of them are bent or cracked. All four wheels come with...
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 07 Jun, 2018 19:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: 1999 Steel Grey 2.8
Replies: 6
Views: 1917

Re: FS: 1999 Steel Grey 2.8

Thanks. I’m veering towards keeping her if I’m being honest. Still not sure if my old car is going to be available, but with each thing I get sorted on this car, the more I’m thinking it’s a keeper. Refurbed style 68s with new rubber go on this weekend, inspection 1 and new throttle cable happening ...
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 07 Jun, 2018 05:23
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Z4 M Coupe
Replies: 7
Views: 4058

Re: Z4 M Coupe

Very nice indeed. Is that Midnight Blue?
What’s the interior spec? Looks like champagne leather.
Makes me hanker for my old one when I see post like this!
by Dr. Wilson
Tue 05 Jun, 2018 21:50
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: 1999 Steel Grey 2.8
Replies: 6
Views: 1917

Re: 1999 Steel Grey 2.8

😄 It’s an affliction I have, most definitely!
by Dr. Wilson
Sun 03 Jun, 2018 16:56
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: 1999 Steel Grey 2.8
Replies: 6
Views: 1917

FS: 1999 Steel Grey 2.8

This is a speculative thread as I’ve only had the car a few weeks but I possibly have the opportunity of buying another car I didn’t think was going to come up for sale. On an ‘S’ 99 plate, 2.8 manual in Steel Grey with FSH and on 82k miles. In the very short time I’ve had the car I’ve replaced the ...
by Dr. Wilson
Tue 15 May, 2018 19:48
Forum: The Gallery
Topic: Steel Grey 2.8
Replies: 1
Views: 2230

Steel Grey 2.8

Hi all, Returning roadster forum member here. Around 2007 I owned my very first BMW: a facelift Steel Grey 2.8 that I adored. Foolishly sold it and bought subsequent Beemers: 330i Saloon, Z4 3.0se, Z4 M Coupe, 335i saloon, Z4M Roadster and most recently a Z3M Coupe which I sold a week ago. My additi...
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 14 May, 2018 21:42
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel sizes?
Replies: 11
Views: 3316

Re: Wheel sizes?

Thanks both. Good info (and thanks for the link).
Style 68 seems to tick a lot of boxes for me too.

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by Dr. Wilson
Mon 14 May, 2018 20:59
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel sizes?
Replies: 11
Views: 3316

Re: Wheel sizes?

Gazza wrote:
Mon 14 May, 2018 20:56
I had 18x8.5 on my 2.8 without problem.

One member I remember had 19’
What 18” did you have. OEM 18s or something else, Gazza?
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 14 May, 2018 20:51
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel sizes?
Replies: 11
Views: 3316

Re: Wheel sizes?

18” wheels split opinion. To the best of my knowledge no Z3 (not sure on Ms) left the factory with 18” wheels. Some people say they get on fine with them. Others take them back off. I have some on one of my cars and they have caused tramlining. But new suspension and tyres may sort that. 18” wheels...
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 14 May, 2018 20:03
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: Wheel sizes?
Replies: 11
Views: 3316

Wheel sizes?

Can anybody tell me what setup I could go to on my 99 2.8?
I’d quite like 18” wheels and a staggered setup if possible (bigger rears).

Can’t seem to find anything definitive on what would work.
by Dr. Wilson
Sat 12 May, 2018 20:26
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Z3 2.8 or 3.0
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Re: Wanted: Z3 2.8 or 3.0

Update: placed a deposit on a gorgeous and very honest S plate, 82k miles, M sports seats, 2.8 in Steel Grey, today. Picking up next week. I’ve had Z4s, Z4M cars and recently a Z3 M Coupé, but honestly the 2.8 with roof down put one of the biggest smiles on my face and reminded me of the first Z3 I ...
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 10 May, 2018 19:47
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Z3 2.8 or 3.0
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Wanted: Z3 2.8 or 3.0

Sold my MCoupe and looking at options for fun car and ready to buy something to scratch that itch.

Ideally the following spec:
- 2.8 or 3.0 facelift
- Manual
- Sport seats
- Sub 80k miles
- Steel Grey, Black, Green, Atlanta or Red.
- FSH

PM me if you are thinking of selling.
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 05 Apr, 2018 07:14
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Headlight(s)
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Re: Wanted: Headlight(s)

Weird. Resent and also messaged via email option.
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 04 Apr, 2018 20:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Headlight(s)
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Re: Wanted: Headlight(s)

PM’d :thumb:
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 04 Apr, 2018 19:58
Forum: Z3 roadster
Topic: [Quiet] Alarm Problems
Replies: 0
Views: 1299

[Quiet] Alarm Problems

I have a strange battery issue and wonder if anyone has experienced the same or could help direct me to the problem. A few weeks ago I started my Zed, but when I came to switch her off again, after getting out and locking the car I could hear what sounded like a distant alarm going off. After standi...
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 04 Apr, 2018 19:51
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Wanted: Headlight(s)
Replies: 6
Views: 1860

Wanted: Headlight(s)

Looking for the following: - Off side/Driver side headlight unit in good condition. - Must have working headlight adjuster. - Must be white indicator lens unit (not orange lens) - Must be black ring unit (not chrome ring). Alternatively a pair of fully complete, white lens headlights would work too....
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 07 Feb, 2018 19:37
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: M Roadster Engine oil
Replies: 5
Views: 4003

Re: M Roadster Engine oil

Can only recommend what I use, as I found out the same in that there were many diff rent opinions! As recommended by my M service specialist, my own S50 M Coupe uses Castrol Edge 10w 60 with no issues whatsoever. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk That is the correct oil for the S54. The BMW oil data...
by Dr. Wilson
Tue 06 Feb, 2018 19:59
Forum: Let's talk
Topic: M Roadster Engine oil
Replies: 5
Views: 4003

Re: M Roadster Engine oil

Can only recommend what I use, as I found out the same in that there were many diff rent opinions! As recommended by my M service specialist, my own S50 M Coupe uses Castrol Edge 10w 60 with no issues whatsoever.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
by Dr. Wilson
Tue 06 Feb, 2018 18:13
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Looking for a Zed: Returning to the ‘fold’ (possibly)
Replies: 1
Views: 938

Looking for a Zed: Returning to the ‘fold’ (possibly)

Hi all. Not been on here a while. I used to own a lovely Steel Grey, 2.8 facelift around 10 years ago and received lots of good advice on here. Foolishly sold it, then bought a Z4, Z4MC, Z4MR and finally ended up owning my current S50 Imola Z3 MCoupe. Considering adding the the fleet and getting bac...
by Dr. Wilson
Tue 04 Mar, 2014 08:48
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTB: Z3 2.8, 3.0 or M
Replies: 5
Views: 924

WTB: Z3 2.8, 3.0 or M

Bump to see if anybody is interested in parting with their Zed. Must be per the first post description.
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 17 Feb, 2014 21:07
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTB: Z3 2.8, 3.0 or M
Replies: 5
Views: 924

Re: WTB: Z3 2.8, 3.0 or M

QDog wrote:Not quite what your after but I have a 1998 S 2.8 in Montreal Blue
92k miles FSH
Serviced at 88k
Mot Dec
Tax Mar
Bonnet paint has crazed
Other than that it's lovely
Purple and black leather
£2295
As you say, not really what Im after.
by Dr. Wilson
Mon 17 Feb, 2014 10:55
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: WTB: Z3 2.8, 3.0 or M
Replies: 5
Views: 924

WTB: Z3 2.8, 3.0 or M

Hi all, Just putting the feelers out. Looking to get back into Z3 ownership, so if anybody is thinking of selling please drop me a PM. Ideally needs to be the following spec: - Tail facelift model (post 2000) - Up to 60k miles - Manual - At least 2.8 If you have an M I'd also be interested although ...
by Dr. Wilson
Tue 19 Jul, 2011 20:41
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: Z4 3.0 Sterling Grey Roadster (55)
Replies: 2
Views: 798

Bump.
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 06 Jul, 2011 17:09
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: Z4 3.0 Sterling Grey Roadster (55)
Replies: 2
Views: 798

FS: Z4 3.0 Sterling Grey Roadster (55)

Selling my Z4 to fund either a 3 or a 4 MCoupe. She's a lovely car but the itch is proving hard to resist. Full Pistonheads ad link below but top line is as follows: - 2005 (55) - Sterling Grey - 3 litre manual - 65k miles - 11 months MOT - Non-runflat Eagle F1's with loads of mileage left - Xenons ...
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 06 Jul, 2011 17:05
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Is this a bargain?
Replies: 15
Views: 2844

No worries. Good luck with the search; they are lovely cars to drive!
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 06 Jul, 2011 09:25
Forum: Z4 roadster and Z4 Coupe
Topic: Is this a bargain?
Replies: 15
Views: 2844

Mine's up for sale if you're interested.
http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/2688735.htm
by Dr. Wilson
Wed 18 May, 2011 07:42
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: FS: Z4 3.0 Sterling Grey Roadster
Replies: 2
Views: 671

FS: Z4 3.0 Sterling Grey Roadster

Hi all, Thinking of selling my Z4 roadster and getting a breadvan (hopefully S54). If anybody is interested feel free to PM me. PH ad and pics here: http://www.pistonheads.com/sales/2688735.htm ...or details are: BMW Z4 Roadster 3.0i SE (2005)(55) Sterling Grey Service History Miles to Next Service:...
by Dr. Wilson
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 07:53
Forum: Stock exchange
Topic: Looking for Z3MC
Replies: 3
Views: 825

It's a good question. Always liked the Z3MC styling and before petrol becomes rarer than chickens teeth I'd quite like to own and enjoy a breadvan :)