Hi all to who have welcomed me and to whom are members , , here's a wee story to whom I am , I was and now become !! My first car was a 1985 b reg ford escort 1600i convertible , yip midnight blue with rs turbo alloys !!! Leaked like a sive but so f... I promised myself one day I would have another soft top and if it's good enough for bond then me too , Got married early got divorced too after a hell of a battle ,then it happened met a fantastic girl and got another shot at life , This yr I became the big 40 and we thought mmmm New York , Vegas ect as I was on iPad she said what you looking at , I said of coarse z3,s , let's do that then what the hell , week later I'm in Aberdeen meeting a guy at train station picking me up with a few grand in pocket and taking me to his house to see his z3 , The car has had a lot done , gear box , clutch kit , free spinning barrel ect all done by John Clark bmw , brake pads pipes ect so I said sod it , it was heavy rain that day not ideal but good to check for leaks hehe, ,to put you in picture folks I'm more a golf nut than car enthusiast but something now has me buzzing ! I've spent a few quid now on her (z3) and looking forward to doing more , leather interior next yr and a proper polish job or detailing , worse comes to worse paint couple yrs , I'm giving myself budget of 1000 or so a yr for car so if any one can give me tips on leather refurbish , alloys ect give me a shout cheers , any way enough stories for now , cheers folks mini. !!!