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Forum: Frequently Asked Questions 22-09-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By c_w
I'm more concerned about what you'll be sitting...

I'm more concerned about what you'll be sitting on without them hehe
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 21-09-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By c_w
Looks familiar to me, think I know the owner, at...

Looks familiar to me, think I know the owner, at the time I met him in 2007 it had done around 10,000miles. The car was in exceptional condition. He was half-heartedly selling it as he was offered...
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 21-09-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By c_w
Very unusual to see those with the yellow...

Very unusual to see those with the yellow indicators in the UK - must have been off an imported Z3 Coupe.
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-09-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By c_w
It was twice in one week as I put powerflex...

It was twice in one week as I put powerflex subframe bushes on but after a short test drive I went back to new oe subframe bushes. They also got inte way of my new adjustable eccentric bolts on the...
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-09-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By c_w
I had mine off twice last year as I made changes...

I had mine off twice last year as I made changes to the bushes. The second time I had the whole rear end removed in about 40minutes! (It's really easy, and even changing the diff I'd consider...
Forum: Technical Discussion 19-09-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By c_w
If you got some, you will wonder why you didn't...

If you got some, you will wonder why you didn't fit them earlier though! or why BMW didn't specify some meatier roll bars as standard. The trade off for the massive increase in control and flat...
Forum: General Discussion 18-09-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8,895
Views: 1,104,852
Posted By c_w
https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/4209...

https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/42096586_10156941011240572_7826116856460083200_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=8723458164a86fac525da087747d1ccd&oe=5C2F9082
Forum: Forum Meets 15-09-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,034
Posted By c_w
1. David (Seca Blue) 2. Howiez - location...

1. David (Seca Blue)
2. Howiez - location dependent
3. Exdos
4. Ian_C
5. Chris (C_W) +2
8. Rags! - location dependant
9. Mnbrennan
10. BmBabe
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-09-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By c_w
IIRC Martin did you have some kind or tool or...

IIRC Martin did you have some kind or tool or press to do yours? I tried heat but it go messy, and after nearly and hour of faffing cut it out. The other side took about 10minutes!
Forum: Technical Discussion 14-09-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By c_w
Yes definitely that's the most sporting setup you...

Yes definitely that's the most sporting setup you want on the rear - purple poly subframe bushes with OEM rubber trailing arm bushes. I found the polybushes raised the subframe slightly, and I wasn't...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-09-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By c_w
Can't read the message in the image but looks...

Can't read the message in the image but looks like you're missing the front undertray and oil cooler duct which sits between the radiator and the oil cooler and is attached to the front lower...
Forum: General Discussion 13-09-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By c_w
You can rebuild them but often it's the piston...

You can rebuild them but often it's the piston that has at touch of corrosion so once you have seal kits and piston it's about hte same price as an exchange caliper.

However, the exchange caliper...
Forum: Technical Discussion 13-09-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By c_w
I wouldn't take it to BMW personally. It's just...

I wouldn't take it to BMW personally. It's just an old car, nothing mysterious or complex. Agree master cylinder is rare to fail though, I've never heard of it happening. The only thing to explain...
Forum: Forum Meets 12-09-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,034
Posted By c_w
Rags you just killed the list! :lol:

Rags you just killed the list! :lol:
Forum: Forum Meets 12-09-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,034
Posted By c_w
Personally I would prefer single racing rather...

Personally I would prefer single racing rather than team enduro, but see what you find. I've not been karting for a long time and only to smaller indoor ones I used to go to occassionally they had...
Forum: Technical Discussion 12-09-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By c_w
Hi, sorry I assumed you were removing the...

Hi, sorry I assumed you were removing the subframe completely but if it's not then the puller is likely necessary. Having said that it doesn't take long to drop the rear end, can be done in under an...
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-09-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,140
Posted By c_w
The dryer is there with two hose connections, and...

The dryer is there with two hose connections, and the connections to the condenser are not far either, so likely from either of those places and as been said, likely a dye that has been put in before.
Forum: Technical Discussion 11-09-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By c_w
Quickest way IME is to drill what you can out so...

Quickest way IME is to drill what you can out so that you can put a hacksaw blade through it, reconnect the hacksaw and cut through the outer metal of the bush. Once it's through fully down one side...
Forum: Forum Meets 11-09-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,034
Posted By c_w
Sounds good to me either Tamworth or Milton...

Sounds good to me either Tamworth or Milton Keynes. I think a closed event is better but from past experience it can be stressful to try and organise and get commitment.

1. David (Seca Blue)
2....
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions 10-09-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By c_w
https://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showthread.php?t=45...

https://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4596&highlight=weights

26kg according to this thread!
Forum: Technical Discussion 10-09-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By c_w
It could be the master or slave cylinder is...

It could be the master or slave cylinder is leaking. I think it is possible for the master cylinder to leak internally, so there is no obvious leak but loses pedal pressure.
Forum: Forum Meets 10-09-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,034
Posted By c_w
Would definintely be up for karting! especially...

Would definintely be up for karting! especially on a proper outdoor track, but it's a bit too far for me to get to unfortunately. I don't want to hijack your idea but there is Daytona in Milton...
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions 10-09-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By c_w
Quite heavy! I'm sure someone had a list of...

Quite heavy! I'm sure someone had a list of weights of stuff vs lighter items (seats, bonnet etc) that they had changed.

I reckon 20-25kg.
Forum: Off Topic 06-09-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By c_w
I saw that but don't see how it's valued so much....

I saw that but don't see how it's valued so much. I suppose it just depends who's in the room at the time.

It's got the wood interior too!
Forum: Technical Discussion 04-09-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By c_w
The dual mass flywheels don't seem to cause too...

The dual mass flywheels don't seem to cause too many problems from what I've read - most people swap to solid for lighter weight.

I think some early E34 M5s had a solid flywheel that can be used...
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