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Post by Oldtimer » Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:01 am

Hi Bowser
I'm a newbie and not overly up to speed on using the forum, Ive sent you a couple of E-mails with regards to relocating my roof motor,and would like to arrange a time for it to be done.
Regards John (Oldtimer)

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Post by DMC63 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:05 pm

david.f8@outlook.com wrote:
Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:04 am
Hi Ross

Thanks for getting back to me. The answer is Yes and No. I took the car to a independent BMW garage (PC Autocare Swindon) to have the car checked for faults as the only thing I could think of was that the hood was out of sink with the cars computer. However I was told it wasn't and it was the hydraulic pump that was not working. I asked them to replace it as I was getting p'ed off at this stage. However when I collected the car the hood wouldn't lock down when in the stowed position. The mechanic gave me some excuse that this was due to the fact that I had removed the plastic cover between the two seats and when this and the protection tray in the boot was replaced the hood would close properly. ie it was my fault it wasn't locking. I will be leaving a negative feed back on this guys work but in the meantime I have now got this problem to sort out. Also the windows don't return to their closed position when the hood is raised. This has take all the joy out my ownership of this car (had it for 6 years).
Many of the forum members including myself have the problem of the roof not clicking into its clip when fully down in the stowed position.
Mine sometimes does, and sometimes doesn't. I think it's a design fault. I just give mine a gentle push until it clicks into place. I've had my roof motor relocated by Bowser, great guy and very focused on doing the job to the highest standard.
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Post by bowser134 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:51 pm

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Many of the forum members including myself have the problem of the roof not clicking into its clip when fully down in the stowed position.
Mine sometimes does, and sometimes doesn't. I think it's a design fault. I just give mine a gentle push until it clicks into place. I've had my roof motor relocated by Bowser, great guy and very focused on doing the job to the highest standard.
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Thanks for the kind words David :)

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Post by Number5 » Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:20 pm

Ross, It may be an idea to change the post title, - unless you're still charging £550 ??
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Post by Cylene » Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:57 pm

I had my Z4 roof motor restored and relocated at the weekend by Ross (Bowser) and just wanted to post to say a huge thank you!

You did an excellent job mate and saved me a small fortune! Also a big shoutout to your missus as well for the lift into Camberley so I could take the better half shopping whilst the motor was being repaired!

If anybody is thinking about repairing and relocating their Z4 roof motor then I can't recommend Ross highly enough!

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Post by bowser134 » Mon Apr 03, 2017 11:08 pm

Cylene wrote:
Mon Apr 03, 2017 4:57 pm
I had my Z4 roof motor restored and relocated at the weekend by Ross (Bowser) and just wanted to post to say a huge thank you!

You did an excellent job mate and saved me a small fortune! Also a big shoutout to your missus as well for the lift into Camberley so I could take the better half shopping whilst the motor was being repaired!

If anybody is thinking about repairing and relocating their Z4 roof motor then I can't recommend Ross highly enough!
Enjoy the roof Gary :)

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Post by stace146 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:45 am

Do U have a number for Ross Bowser please??

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Post by bowser134 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:40 pm

stace146 wrote:
Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:45 am
Do U have a number for Ross Bowser please??

s
Sent you a message :)

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Post by Barryprman » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:21 pm

Another happy customer. Ross did a superb job, quick, clean and tidy. Worth every penny...

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Post by toledo » Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:30 pm

Ross replaced and relocated my roof motor today just in time for this great weather! Could not be happier, great job, very knowledgeable and helpful. Thanks very much :thumbsup:

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Post by E85dec » Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:32 pm

Hi mate

Interested in booking you if you still doing this mate?

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Post by RyanB88 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:31 pm

Keeping your details handy just in case :)
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Post by John996 » Mon May 01, 2017 9:19 pm

Hi Bowser134

I have a roof snag and also want my motor relocated.

Left the car on the drive under a cover for 7 weeks whilst away with work. Got back, all other bits in the car work properly except the roof. When I press the button, literally nothing happens...no panel light, no window drop, no motor noise....nothing!

Done the following....

Checked the 3 fuses behind the glovebox - all good.
Checked the boot microswitch - is good.
Checked the wiring behind the panel with the roof switches on - looks good.
Pulled the red Bowden cable out and twisted 90 degrees. Removed the roof panel and used the Allen key to release the roof. Tried opening manually and it goes about a foot and hits what I think is hydraulic pressure. Closed by hand now.
Fully charged the battery (took 24 hours) - still nothing.

Any ideas/advice.
Also, can I book in for a motor relocation?

Thanks in advance

John

BTW, car is a 2003 3.0 manual, if that's useful info!!
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Post by wegras » Mon May 01, 2017 9:50 pm

pm Bowser134
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Post by bowser134 » Tue May 02, 2017 2:03 pm

John996 wrote:
Mon May 01, 2017 9:19 pm
Hi Bowser134

I have a roof snag and also want my motor relocated.

Left the car on the drive under a cover for 7 weeks whilst away with work. Got back, all other bits in the car work properly except the roof. When I press the button, literally nothing happens...no panel light, no window drop, no motor noise....nothing!

Done the following....

Checked the 3 fuses behind the glovebox - all good.
Checked the boot microswitch - is good.
Checked the wiring behind the panel with the roof switches on - looks good.
Pulled the red Bowden cable out and twisted 90 degrees. Removed the roof panel and used the Allen key to release the roof. Tried opening manually and it goes about a foot and hits what I think is hydraulic pressure. Closed by hand now.
Fully charged the battery (took 24 hours) - still nothing.

Any ideas/advice.
Also, can I book in for a motor relocation?

Thanks in advance

John

BTW, car is a 2003 3.0 manual, if that's useful info!!
Sent you a message John :)

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