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Forum: For Sale or Wanted 19-04-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,001
Posted By Jon_Bmw
It was for sale previously via the normal...

It was for sale previously via the normal channels (autotrader iirc) so you could have bought it the "normal" way if you saw fit.

His car, his sale choice no? At least it's not a sale or return...
Forum: Forum Meets 25-02-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Same day as the pistonheads Sunday service I...

Same day as the pistonheads Sunday service I think?

I'm going to that but won't be on track. I'll either be in my coupe or if the family want to come my 760li for the extra space.

See you up...
Forum: General Discussion 18-02-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By Jon_Bmw
I dont know for sure but I'd have thought similar...

I dont know for sure but I'd have thought similar to the e36 m3 figures I posted above, perhaps fractionally down. The only one we have run other than mine was a v8 Roadster! V8 conversions must be...
Forum: General Discussion 18-02-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By Jon_Bmw
I think my s54 put down 267 bhp at the wheels on...

I think my s54 put down 267 bhp at the wheels on our "American" dynojet chassis dyno at work. For reference a 3.2 e36 puts around 253-257 from the various ones we have run over the years.

310...
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Jon_Bmw
See Daves link above my post. That shows it well.

See Daves link above my post. That shows it well.
Forum: General Discussion 06-09-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,322
Posted By Jon_Bmw
I suspect if you need to change the airbag module...

I suspect if you need to change the airbag module it will need to be coded to the car.

This is definitely the case with my 2003 760. The Z3's might be different.

I am relatively computer savvy,...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,854
Posted By Jon_Bmw
I can't remember the principle properly, but I...

I can't remember the principle properly, but I guess the E39s had a separate butterfly for the traction control which worked independently of the normal throttle body/butterfly arrangement.I remember...
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,854
Posted By Jon_Bmw
I have an S54, it is the more advanced engine for...

I have an S54, it is the more advanced engine for sure, but I still don't particularly like the drive by wire throttle to be honest.

I like to be in control of the throttle butterfly, not the...
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 16-07-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By Jon_Bmw
The OP said he didn't want the garage making a...

The OP said he didn't want the garage making a load of money off the back of him, so its safe to say he might extend that expectation to other dealers?

We get private new members joining the forum...
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 16-07-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,252
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Be careful that you do not have dealers welcoming...

Be careful that you do not have dealers welcoming this to the market for a 10k inflation with it being the best 99k mileage M coupe out there.

It's too cheap so I expect you will be inundated with...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-07-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Jon_Bmw
On an s54 (and probably s50) they use iridium...

On an s54 (and probably s50) they use iridium plug and you would damage the electrode if you gapped it with a screwdriver. Any adjustment would need to be done by altering the ground plug only.

I...
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 06-07-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,335
Posted By Jon_Bmw
That's a bummer mate. :( F##king...

That's a bummer mate.

:(

F##king arseholes! He really needs to get down there ASAP. I do not believe the story they are spinning about the guy being on holiday. I bet the vast majority (if not...
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 06-07-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,335
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Another day, another dollar, well for this SOR...

Another day, another dollar, well for this SOR dealer anyway... :mad5:

https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=23&t=1682847&i=0

More drama. The amount of times you hear this shite...
Forum: General Discussion 27-06-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,427
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Wouldn't the best solution to buy a new Oem hose...

Wouldn't the best solution to buy a new Oem hose and then insulate it from external heat.

Some exhaust wrap followed by reflective tape would work I would have thought. That way any vibration...
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-06-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Ah yes the obd2 port isn't actually very good is...

Ah yes the obd2 port isn't actually very good is it! I found the round one under the bonnet more productive.
Forum: Technical Discussion 15-06-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By Jon_Bmw
If it is only the Traction Control light rather...

If it is only the Traction Control light rather than the ABS as well, then it is possibly the steering angle sensor. If it was one of the wheel sensor failing you would also get the ABS light.
...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Have a look at this; ...

Have a look at this;

http://www.z3mcoupe.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19437&highlight=Abs+sensor

And the thread that I link to in the above link. If you have a multimeter you have a good chance...
Forum: Technical Discussion 29-05-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Thanks for the comprehensive reply. There is some...

Thanks for the comprehensive reply. There is some good little tips there. Are the adjustment plates and welding position guidelines available online? As the car runs lower than standard with a kwv3...
Forum: Technical Discussion 28-05-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By Jon_Bmw
How is the subframe removal job? I need to do the...

How is the subframe removal job? I need to do the axle bushes on mine soon. Did you take it down as a whole assembly or in bits?

On the z3 does the stud that goes through the axle bush stay in...
Forum: M Coupe Journals 22-05-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,688
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Thanks for the photo. I remember my two...

Thanks for the photo.

I remember my two "middle" coils being like yours (almost coilbound), but I need to check the others.
Forum: M Coupe Journals 19-05-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,688
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Ian, Thanks. That is sat absolutely perfect...

Ian,

Thanks. That is sat absolutely perfect in my opinion. It looks great. The small amount of rake is excellent.

Jon
Forum: M Coupe Journals 19-05-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,688
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Ian, Can I ask why you didn't use the KW...

Ian,

Can I ask why you didn't use the KW height adjusters?

I have them on mine, but to get the ride height acceptable the springs look virtually coil bound. Consequently the rear is quite hard...
Forum: Detailing, Valeting and Car Care 08-05-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Ian, Who did them for you as you are fairly...

Ian,

Who did them for you as you are fairly local to me.

Dave,

Yes I knew there would be a major problem buying them new so I ruled that out early on. There is a bad expression in the spares...
Forum: Detailing, Valeting and Car Care 07-05-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Replicating S54 shadow chrome wheel finish

Hi guys,

I want to get my genuine never painted S54 shadow chrome wheels refinished at some point in the future. I have some concerns though.

The finish on the wheels is the factory finish they...
Forum: For Sale or Wanted 16-04-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,988
Posted By Jon_Bmw
Send him your 14k and I am sure they will ship it...

Send him your 14k and I am sure they will ship it to you free of charge. :-)
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