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by Jet
Mon 03 Feb, 2020 20:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Dashboard Clock
Replies: 2
Views: 938

Re: BMW Z1 Dashboard Clock

eqwanflash wrote:
Tue 07 Jan, 2020 18:40
Hi Everyone,
My Z1 is missing the dash clock, any ideas where I might get one?
Thanks in advance to all :)
Ed
Missing? Is it a damage repair?

I read somewhere the clock originally come off a motorbike cluster....R80?
by Jet
Sat 25 Jan, 2020 22:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 39
Views: 7482

Re: Red Z1 for sale

Immaculate condition

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified ... ?atmobcid=

Although centre console seems to be from an e30?
by Jet
Wed 08 Jan, 2020 22:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 - Oil cooler access
Replies: 3
Views: 654

Re: Z1 - Oil cooler access

Cheers TJ/Sam,

Will have to find time to get a closer look
by Jet
Wed 08 Jan, 2020 22:19
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 39
Views: 7482

Re: Red Z1 for sale

by Jet
Fri 03 Jan, 2020 15:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 39
Views: 7482

Re: Red Z1 for sale

Green rather than red with interesting history. 11k miles from new, originally UK supplied, recently sold to Germany and TUEV approved in May 2019, now back in the UK for auction ... with new tyres and no pre sale estimate "Original radio replaced..." didn't think cars past AL00500 had a stereo fit...
by Jet
Thu 26 Dec, 2019 23:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 - Oil cooler access
Replies: 3
Views: 654

Z1 - Oil cooler access

Gents, Need your help. Been putting this off for ages, but has anyone ever replaced the Oil cooler? The top plate came loose, but not noticed any sort of adverse effect, drives the same, temperature the same, do I even need it? They seem to be unique to this car, not shared with the e30, are they ea...
by Jet
Thu 19 Dec, 2019 20:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 RHD Conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: BMW Z1 RHD Conversion

Right, Left, Centre, it’s still a Z1. Welcome to the forum. Not aware of anyone else who has attempted a RHD conversion apart from Birds and Griffin motorsport, a very long time ago. There are a few people here who can add something to your project, but are you converting a complete car or rebuildin...
by Jet
Tue 17 Dec, 2019 23:29
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Seats. Quick question
Replies: 7
Views: 1171

Re: Seats. Quick question

Wow! I think we just found a location for the next technical day. :shock: :shock:
by Jet
Sat 09 Nov, 2019 12:22
Forum: Spotted!
Topic: Z1 at Kop Hill Climb on 21 September
Replies: 3
Views: 2055

Re: Z1 at Kop Hill Climb on 21 September

Bluebaur wrote:
Thu 26 Sep, 2019 12:33
i recognise that registration number !
Me too!
by Jet
Fri 01 Nov, 2019 18:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Repairing of door control units
Replies: 4
Views: 1328

Re: Repairing of door control units

Stoertie!

Long time no speak, thanks for the info.
by Jet
Mon 14 Oct, 2019 23:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: A quick hello from a new Z1 owner in Pennsylvania, USA
Replies: 10
Views: 1923

Re: A quick hello from a new Z1 owner in Pennsylvania, USA

Congratulations and welcome to the forum.
by Jet
Mon 14 Oct, 2019 23:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Nouvalari Exhaust BMW Z1 Sport or "super sport"
Replies: 4
Views: 1547

Re: Nouvalari Exhaust BMW Z1 Sport or "super sport"

The double skinned exhaust was a key design feature and selling point, however I had the ‘supersport’ Nouvalari fitted, it looks fantastic and sounds incredible.

https://youtu.be/wv9IN5a-lqE
by Jet
Fri 02 Aug, 2019 21:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields Z1
Replies: 17
Views: 4877

Re: Manifold heat shields Z1

Nice job TJ.

Great to see you all Saturday.
by Jet
Mon 10 Jun, 2019 19:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fixed, hopefully.
Replies: 4
Views: 1167

Re: Fixed, hopefully.

It's a 30 minute job per side assuming the nuts on the drop link and the shackles play along and you use a trolly jack to raise and hold the new shackle/bush in place. Good idea TJ, mine were replaced few years ago, except none of these bits played along, it took forever :head: But one more item ti...
by Jet
Mon 10 Jun, 2019 19:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Audio Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 937

Re: Audio Upgrade

Several options available, the boot, the access panel or a 10" sub slots nicely behind passenger seat, replacing the glovebox.

http://www.z1-highend.de/FramesZ1Info.htm
by Jet
Tue 04 Jun, 2019 09:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Blinkers won’t go off
Replies: 4
Views: 1148

Re: Blinkers won’t go off

Failing that, the circuit runs through the same relay switch (I think), just separate fuses (No4 and No24), check all fuses and the relay.
by Jet
Tue 28 May, 2019 18:58
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic - Parade Lap anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 1475

Re: Silverstone Classic - Parade Lap anyone?

They have proposed this parade lap is held on the Sunday, hoping they can swap it to the Saturday.

Bear with me...
by Jet
Tue 14 May, 2019 12:05
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic - Parade Lap anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 1475

Silverstone Classic - Parade Lap anyone?

Been asked if the Z1 register is interested in a parade lap, and given (not alot of time) to accept or decline. They didn't specify the day, but will target Saturday and confirm.

Anyone?
by Jet
Tue 14 May, 2019 09:40
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 89 - Speedo/mileometer issues
Replies: 9
Views: 1799

Re: BMW Z1 89 - Speedo/mileometer issues

Good luck, keen to know the cause.

Bought a used MPH speedo years ago, (seemed like a good idea at the time), just need to remember where its stored. :head:
by Jet
Tue 14 May, 2019 09:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 tour 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1609

Re: Z1 tour 2019

It's in the diary, i'll watch this thread for more details.
by Jet
Thu 20 Sep, 2018 12:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: And the winner is....
Replies: 1
Views: 1044

Re: And the winner is....

the stuff dreams are made of...... :)

Not your dreams Kossyk, I know your not impressed..... :wink:
by Jet
Thu 20 Sep, 2018 09:12
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New Screen replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 2216

Re: New Screen replacement

BBZ,

How much for a full respray? Who is doing it?
by Jet
Mon 17 Sep, 2018 13:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Routine Stuff
Replies: 2
Views: 1089

Re: Routine Stuff

Never thought to check, good idea. On a rare occasion I do get a small splutter, which I understand to be wrong mixture.....
by Jet
Mon 27 Aug, 2018 11:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Pirelli 225.45.16
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: Pirelli 225.45.16

Manufacturer approval gives them a star marking, officially recognised and approved for use.
by Jet
Wed 22 Aug, 2018 09:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Pirelli 225.45.16
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: Pirelli 225.45.16

Hopefully tech has moved on to the point we don't see a repeat of that, but its good news as one of the questions that regularly pops up, is there a premium brand tyre for the Z1, looks like we are going to have one.
by Jet
Mon 20 Aug, 2018 22:37
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Pirelli 225.45.16
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Pirelli 225.45.16

Pirelli will be releasing a 225/45-16 P700-Z, pending approval from BMW.
by Jet
Mon 20 Aug, 2018 22:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unicorn felt
Replies: 2
Views: 1136

Re: Unicorn felt

Unicorn Felt? :D :D Post some pictures please.

I nearly bought a set of belts, but the price gave me stomach-ache.
by Jet
Thu 16 Aug, 2018 21:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Seatbelt fitting
Replies: 1
Views: 928

Re: Seatbelt fitting

Good idea, How are the seatbelt stalks, the red button gets pretty beaten up.

It’s been a while since I did this, but remove seat, unbolt belt, remove blanking panel, side leather trims and it should be easy from there.
by Jet
Wed 15 Aug, 2018 15:33
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 4975

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

Green Genie wrote:
Tue 14 Aug, 2018 18:43
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 :(

:D :D :D :D :D
by Jet
Tue 24 Jul, 2018 09:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Tyre Pressure labels.
Replies: 3
Views: 1524

Re: Tyre Pressure labels.

website down, but thanks TJS, I will order some of them. Unable to help with your question, as not aware of any other position for the label.
by Jet
Mon 16 Jul, 2018 13:00
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Brakes??
Replies: 13
Views: 3059

Re: Brakes??

By my calculation, M*O(x2)/M=0.

Why do you ask?
by Jet
Tue 10 Jul, 2018 13:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 3558

Re: Unwanted rumble

George, He is far too modest to say so himself, but I recommend speaking to Ivor. The man responsible for restoring a few member's cars like this one. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1770/42601279914_bbf522147e_k.jpg He is also the man responsible for overseeing positioning of the panels in the recre...
by Jet
Tue 10 Jul, 2018 12:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Brakes??
Replies: 13
Views: 3059

Re: Brakes??

Whichever option you go for, ensure the brackets are balanced and machined correctly.

Sam also added some Brembo Bling to my Z1 arches.

Image
by Jet
Mon 02 Jul, 2018 22:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: New Screen replacement
Replies: 9
Views: 2216

Re: New Screen replacement

How did it happen and anything we can do to prevent it?
by Jet
Fri 15 Jun, 2018 08:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1551

Re: BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019

No special event that I am aware of, as they held a 25th anniversary of the Z1.
by Jet
Thu 14 Jun, 2018 14:50
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1551

BMW Z1 30th Birthday Tour - 2019

Continuing on from the other thread, I have had a response from BMW Germany, the team who organises trips for BMW Clubs visiting Munich. Based on a 10 day trip and 3 days in Munich, taking into account weather, school holidays, factory schedule etc, they recommend the following: BMW Germany - July 3...
by Jet
Tue 12 Jun, 2018 18:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast
Replies: 44
Views: 9390

Re: BMWCC 2018 Z1 Tour - Jurassic Coast

I totally enjoyed that, even the mile of hell, thanks ladies and gents, a few snaps sent in from a few people. GG, your wife is hilarious! Thanks for the review, article out in July Straight Six. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/876/42758112701_be20c5028f_k.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1744/2888...
by Jet
Tue 12 Jun, 2018 17:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Side light/indicator water ingress
Replies: 5
Views: 1586

Re: Side light/indicator water ingress

GG, I would recommend you bite the bullet and remove those units, its easy to do (if you don't have the 10mm bolt directly underneath) then you can see where the issue is. In some cases the foam is either knackered or squished so far into the recess, the lens cover cant make a complete seal. On mine...
by Jet
Tue 12 Jun, 2018 17:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Unwanted rumble
Replies: 21
Views: 3558

Re: Unwanted rumble

While your under there, check the exhaust hangars also .....
by Jet
Tue 05 Jun, 2018 18:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Anybody know what wheels these are?
Replies: 188
Views: 22988

Re: Anybody know what wheels these are?

Well, well, well, so you decided to come see your old Z1 mates after all this time? Well you can sling yer hook! :D :D

Crikey, I remember that day and those pictures, when my ride was looking good :D :D

How you doing Mr T?
by Jet
Fri 27 Apr, 2018 13:30
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Cabriodesign.nl
Replies: 24
Views: 4368

Re: Cabriodesign.nl

Pat Slade wrote:
Thu 26 Apr, 2018 09:41
Not a problem but to my eye it is visually less satisfying than if it were vertical. Perhaps I am OCD?
Would you like my opinion on that? :D
by Jet
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 14:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations
Replies: 16
Views: 4975

Re: Available - Z1 / Z3M Framed Illustrations

The females of the house, (human and canine) are forbidden entry after they refused to wear the supplied plastic shoe covers, white cotton gloves and deliberately put a pair of pliers back into it's labeled foam drawer insert upside down. Hence the Z1 print, and others, are now banned in the house....
by Jet
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 14:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields Z1
Replies: 17
Views: 4877

Re: Manifold heat shields

TJS wrote:
Mon 23 Apr, 2018 11:34
This will also give me time to attend CDO therapy, (the acronym letters need to be in alphabetical order) and attend to my other nuts.
:D :D
by Jet
Wed 18 Apr, 2018 08:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields Z1
Replies: 17
Views: 4877

Re: Manifold heat shields

They are not leaking however, the rear heat shield element is holed. The original metal weave laminate style has been replaced with what looks like thick grey cardboard. Just live with a holed heat shield and the associated OCD. OCD is usually triggered by the 'visible', so as the gasket isn't the ...
by Jet
Thu 29 Mar, 2018 11:22
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon
Replies: 5
Views: 1856

Re: Silverstone Classic 2018 - Earlybird tickets ending soon

Codes are on Car Club website/forum.
by Jet
Mon 26 Mar, 2018 14:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Courroie help my
Replies: 8
Views: 2103

Re: Courroie help my

The window will only work if the door is fully "closed".
by Jet
Mon 26 Mar, 2018 14:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 39
Views: 7482

Re: Red Z1 for sale

......and then there are these 2. What's interesting about these M powered cars, does the jump in values mean we are unlikely to see anyone attempting this in future? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Z1-4-9-V8-S62-M5-engine-6-speed-transplant-420-BHP-E30-E39-M5-engine-brembo/202266803632?ssPageName=ST...
by Jet
Thu 15 Mar, 2018 13:28
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Courroie help my
Replies: 8
Views: 2103

Re: Courroie help my

Make sure the door is unlocked and pull up with both hands.
by Jet
Wed 14 Mar, 2018 14:43
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Courroie help my
Replies: 8
Views: 2103

Re: Courroie help my

Strap? Do you mean Door Belt? How to open/close with a broken belt?
by Jet
Thu 08 Mar, 2018 09:41
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Z1 - crack repairs
Replies: 25
Views: 5587

Re: Z1 - crack repairs

The crack is on the sill panel inline with the rear of the door, about 3" long now. I had the same problem, MOT guy jacked car up resting on sill, had mine repaired, they did a very good job. Grind down both sides, rebuilt with layers of flexible material, then painted back and front. Suggest remov...