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by bluejay
Mon 13 Jul, 2020 09:27
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Front Panel Hang up point broken
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

Re: Front Panel Hang up point broken

So over the last few weeks have been able to take of the front bumper cover and repair the hang-up points: Parts were provided by Stoertie, and included brackets left and rigth, screws, cleaner and primer for the glue. He was also available for asssitance!! Thanks very much for your help on this! I ...
by bluejay
Mon 29 Jun, 2020 05:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Green Z1 For Sale
Replies: 2
Views: 225

Re: Green Z1 For Sale

Wonder what that button(s) are for in the passenger side footwell? AC?
by bluejay
Thu 18 Jun, 2020 12:07
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 51
Views: 16376

Re: Red Z1 for sale

Is it my impression or are prices going down again?
by bluejay
Mon 25 May, 2020 10:24
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Blaupunkt Bremen SQR 46 DAB
Replies: 15
Views: 1758

Re: Blaupunkt Bremen SQR 46 DAB

That looks great, too bad I just bought the Pioneer with the flip up screen also with DAB, but also with appleplay....

Not very retro looking at all!!

Robert
by bluejay
Tue 28 Apr, 2020 05:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Front Panel Hang up point broken
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

Re: Front Panel Hang up point broken

Have not gotten around to it yet, collecting some other parts before I start clearing the garage....

Robert
by bluejay
Tue 21 Apr, 2020 14:19
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Wanted Tatty, high mileage Z1
Replies: 9
Views: 1335

Re: Wanted Tatty, high mileage Z1

compact wrote:
Mon 20 Apr, 2020 18:33
Hi all

I am looking for a Cheap, high mileage, tatty? Z1 for my son to use, he wants to use my perfect, low milage Z1 but I won't let him! Cheers
If you would use yours more, it would eventually become a high mileage one anyway!!! ahahahahaa
by bluejay
Tue 14 Apr, 2020 06:06
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Michael Kabbert
Replies: 3
Views: 1043

Re: Michael Kabbert

I spoke to some one in his company a few weeks ago, I understood that he was in hospital with COVID-19 then.

Sad news indeed...

Robert
by bluejay
Wed 08 Apr, 2020 05:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Single Nut hub conversion?
Replies: 2
Views: 1110

Re: Single Nut hub conversion?

Interesting article!!!

May be there is a future for Z3s... hahahaha

Robert
by bluejay
Tue 07 Apr, 2020 14:38
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Single Nut hub conversion?
Replies: 2
Views: 1110

Single Nut hub conversion?

Anyone done a single nut hub conversion?

Just curious if this is possible to do?

Thanks
Robert
by bluejay
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 12:34
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Front Panel Hang up point broken
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

Re: Front Panel Hang up point broken

It appears this is indeed the part I need...

Unfortunately Herr Kabbert is taken ill with the Corona virus. I hope he will make a quick recovery and be home again soon!

Robert
by bluejay
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 12:32
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: True or false ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1224

Re: True or false ?

Never heard that that was the case. I always understand that the cost to produce was to high, but of course if you have to replace body moulds every 4000(?) units that would make sense too...

Robert
by bluejay
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 10:51
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What are your Covid 19 Z1 related isolation projects ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3283

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

I fitted the Pioneer, 7200DAB

Robert
by bluejay
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 08:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Fuel pump running when engine switched off
Replies: 1
Views: 1040

Re: Fuel pump running when engine switched off

You may find it here (not 100% sure though):

http://www.bmwz1.org/Reparaturanleitung ... l#refertoc

It is on the passenger side of the vehicle...
by bluejay
Mon 23 Mar, 2020 07:57
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: What are your Covid 19 Z1 related isolation projects ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3283

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

  • Need to repair a hangoff point on the front. Trying to source a part from Germany!
  • Front indicators need drying out and the orange paint removed, fitting a orange blub if not already in there
  • Installing the DAB antenna, last part for the new DAB+ radio
Seems enough for the moment....
by bluejay
Thu 19 Mar, 2020 07:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: LED Lights
Replies: 5
Views: 3104

Re: LED Lights

PaulC...

I was in Aberdeen recently, should have contacted you!!

Interesting to add the LEDs...
by bluejay
Mon 16 Mar, 2020 14:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Front Panel Hang up point broken
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

Re: Front Panel Hang up point broken

Yes, it is...

IN the parts catalogue it is shown as front panel...

I'll have a look at that link, thanks

Robert
by bluejay
Mon 16 Mar, 2020 08:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Front Panel Hang up point broken
Replies: 7
Views: 2118

Front Panel Hang up point broken

When I was washing the Z1 yesterday I noticed that the Front panel hang off point was probably broken.

IS this repairable (e.g. using fiberglass or something), a new panel will cost abt 1500€ including painting...

Anybody had experience with this?

Thanks
Robert
by bluejay
Wed 11 Mar, 2020 06:56
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 18
Views: 5919

Re: cam belt change

About three hours drive...

Is he still in business, because he doesn't seem to respond to (my) messages?

Robert
by bluejay
Tue 10 Mar, 2020 10:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Clunk in the steering
Replies: 1
Views: 1743

Clunk in the steering

There is a clearly audible clunk in the steering when I move the steering from left to right or rght to left from the "straight forward" position. The U-joints have been checked recently and they are fine, it doesn't feel that there is play in the steering, but it shouldn't be there. Anyone any sugg...
by bluejay
Tue 10 Mar, 2020 09:55
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: cam belt change
Replies: 18
Views: 5919

Re: cam belt change

After stopping using the BMW garage franchises, I have been looking for another, I am on number three now and still not satisified that the mechanics actually understand anything they do... :head:

Anybody have any good experiences with garages in the The Hague area? Please let me know!!
by bluejay
Tue 10 Mar, 2020 09:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: LED Lights
Replies: 5
Views: 3104

Re: LED Lights

Nope, but interested as well, let me know what you find out!!

Robert
by bluejay
Fri 21 Feb, 2020 11:09
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Register (Cars From All Countries Welcome)
Replies: 84
Views: 64145

Re: BMW Z1 Register (Cars From All Countries Welcome)

Just realised I'm not on here! ALO5486 - Traumschwartz/Camo and pretty standard German market car really. Mine for the past 12 years or so. Now with Boxster 986 front calipers, 312mm front discs, E38 master cylinder and braided hoses. Goes like a Zettie an stops like a Porker :D Did you get them fr...
by bluejay
Mon 10 Feb, 2020 12:04
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Glovebox
Replies: 3
Views: 2512

Re: BMW Z1 Glovebox

Hmmm,....

I might be interested, I'll sent a PM with my e-mail address

RJ
by bluejay
Tue 04 Feb, 2020 06:26
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

Seems I have corrected the problem by installing a new pressure regulator (at least since I replaced it, the problem has gone and the engine starts after two or three turnovers!!!

YAY for me! :D :D :dunce:
by bluejay
Wed 29 Jan, 2020 12:17
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 51
Views: 16376

Re: Red Z1 for sale

felix wrote:
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 14:56
bluejay wrote:
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 14:42
The above numberplate is for a 3 series BMW though....
It wouldn't be the first error in the DVLA database.
What??? The government departments making mistakes?? Unheard off!!
by bluejay
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 14:42
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 51
Views: 16376

Re: Red Z1 for sale

Found it via DVLA website! that is pretty neat!! Checked my old number plate...

The above numberplate is for a 3 series BMW though....
by bluejay
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 14:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

felix wrote:
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 14:24
Can you post a photo of what they fitted?
I would have to crawl under the Z1, i'll see if I can find it...
by bluejay
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 14:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 Dashboard Clock
Replies: 2
Views: 3499

Re: BMW Z1 Dashboard Clock

https://www.kfm-motorraeder.de/cms/en/g ... 2112297081

Maybe ?

partnumber for the clock is 62 11 2 297 081
by bluejay
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 13:52
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

So the garage did not replace the NRV but added another one into the fuel line (by the local Expert). I am going to replace the pressure regulator this weekend, see if that makes a difference, because if the fuel does not flow back in to the tank via the NRV it could flow back via the regulator. Fin...
by bluejay
Tue 28 Jan, 2020 13:45
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Red Z1 for sale
Replies: 51
Views: 16376

Re: Red Z1 for sale

Either the speedo meter has been replaced with a UK version or the petrol gauge has been replace. The UK versions of the Z1 don't have the liters on the fuel gauge....

Warning flag about clocking????
by bluejay
Tue 21 Jan, 2020 06:46
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: BMW Z1 89 - Speedo/mileometer issues
Replies: 10
Views: 4624

Re: BMW Z1 89 - Speedo/mileometer issues

I believe they are VDO gauges, maybe they can assist?
by bluejay
Tue 21 Jan, 2020 06:44
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

I don't, but I can easily look it up.

I have been away for a bit, need to check with the garage if they actually replaced it with a new one or that they "repaired" it...

Robert
by bluejay
Thu 16 Jan, 2020 20:23
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

Felix,...

That will be part of the next step. I don't like the idea of the fuel pump to be replaced as this would mean a stripping of the car to get to the fuel tank.

Robert
by bluejay
Sat 11 Jan, 2020 15:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

Spoke too soon,....

Made no difference, thinking towards fuel pump now....

:head: :head: :head: :head: :head: :head: :head: :head: :head:
by bluejay
Mon 06 Jan, 2020 07:16
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields Z1
Replies: 17
Views: 7338

Re: Manifold heat shields Z1

Thanks!!!

Good tip. going to see if I can source those through my local garage

Robert
by bluejay
Mon 06 Jan, 2020 07:15
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

Combination of old fuel filter and a leaking fuel NRV caused it.

Seems to have been solved now.
by bluejay
Wed 18 Dec, 2019 07:39
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields Z1
Replies: 17
Views: 7338

Re: Manifold heat shields Z1

Would it be possible to scan 1:1 the template and share it? @TJS

Anyone has the front as well?

Robert
by bluejay
Wed 18 Dec, 2019 07:31
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

Anyway, booked the Zet one in with a garage...

probably going to cost 1,000€ to repair (as everything seems to cost that)...

any bets on what the issue is going to be?
by bluejay
Fri 13 Dec, 2019 06:31
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

thanks Felix!!!

Idle(hahahaha) hope than to get any information out of it.... especailly since the Z1 has no service indicators and airbag.
by bluejay
Thu 12 Dec, 2019 14:14
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

It has an OBD ECU, not ODBII, the E30 engines still have an ECU that can be connected to a reader, just owndering if that would give any useful information at all...
by bluejay
Thu 12 Dec, 2019 13:25
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

Maybe a code reader would be usefull...

Any one can suggest which can be used on the Z1?

Thanks
Robert
by bluejay
Thu 03 Oct, 2019 10:59
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Nouvalari Exhaust BMW Z1 Sport or "super sport"
Replies: 4
Views: 2611

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

You loose the wing shape of the exhaust rear if you install a Nouvalari, which I think isa really neat feature of the Z1
by bluejay
Tue 03 Sep, 2019 05:30
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

I had similar problems last year, also after the summer, seems outside temperature related....
by bluejay
Mon 02 Sep, 2019 13:10
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

Fuel pressure is fine, it started well over the whole summer.... :head:
by bluejay
Mon 02 Sep, 2019 05:49
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Re: Hard starting?

After the whole summer starting OK, it is back again... going to try engine cleaner again through the petrol see if that makes a difference...

It costs a lot of extra fuel this, easily takes 20-30miles of my range of a full tank...

Any other suggestions?
by bluejay
Fri 28 Jun, 2019 06:21
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Manifold heat shields Z1
Replies: 17
Views: 7338

Re: Manifold heat shields

My heatshields have long gone.... thinking about installing a new header, then they would be replaced anyway...

my OCD is killing me on this, thanks for reminding me...

Robert
by bluejay
Tue 11 Jun, 2019 06:08
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Audio Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1865

Re: Audio Upgrade

Thanks for that link!!

Looks like some good info in there!

RJ
by bluejay
Thu 06 Jun, 2019 13:53
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Audio Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1865

Audio Upgrade

Hi Folks,... Thinking of installing a new DAB+ radio and looking to see what I can do to upgrade the sound system. Changing out the front speakers and tweeters and maybe adding a sub-woofer. Anyone installed a subwoofer or rear speakers (or both), share the info!! Is there enough room under the pax ...
by bluejay
Thu 31 Jan, 2019 16:47
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Hard starting?
Replies: 26
Views: 8155

Hard starting?

So over the last year on and off the Z1 decides it doesn't like turning on. Difficult starting with wild statioanry initially, but when it runs it is OK. This first started when the v-power was changed, added cleaning stuff to the fuel with normal unleaded and it was fine again, but now it started d...
by bluejay
Mon 09 Jul, 2018 12:11
Forum: Z1 roadster
Topic: Brakes??
Replies: 13
Views: 4450

Re: Brakes??

I did a search, but nothing came up... more likely due to jy search capabilties then what has been discussed.

These brakes would be "street-performance" brakes, not race brakes, they would be useless for normal driving, but the BMW calipers just look nasty...