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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By Gryphon
FTFY ...

FTFY
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,296
Posted By Gryphon
Hood venting for actual practical use?!! I...

Hood venting for actual practical use?!!

I think I hear some honda owner crying in the distance.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Gryphon
Clear, absolutely clear. also dafuq is...

Clear, absolutely clear.

also dafuq is hanging off your (i guess since Australia) passenger side front bumper?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,296
Posted By Gryphon
This is all I have to add. I always figured I'd...

This is all I have to add. I always figured I'd go with a roots setup so I'd get power distributed across the whole range rather than suffer from turbo lag into a boost range.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Gryphon
Obligatory how old is your fuel filter?

Obligatory how old is your fuel filter?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,029
Posted By Gryphon
Awesome buddy, glad to hear all is well. My...

Awesome buddy, glad to hear all is well.

My ZHP is running double kid duty now.
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,029
Posted By Gryphon
In before, "too much trouble to fix the auto,...

In before, "too much trouble to fix the auto, might as well do the conversion again"

Glad to see you back, and a great color!:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By Gryphon
That's actually brilliant, I honestly never...

That's actually brilliant, I honestly never thought in that direction.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Gryphon
Just Checking In

Hello 'Fest long who's still kicking around these days? I know Bob's still down here making friends with new posters and handing out educations.

Anyway still have my 2005 ZHP, 155k miles as of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Gryphon
Sorry it took me a while to check back. I just...

Sorry it took me a while to check back. I just moved to CH, I'm off of Kresson.

My initial guess is you have a vacuum leak in the intake boot, cheap and easy to replace. Do you know when the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340
Posted By Gryphon
Go Joe! I don't know the coupes that we'll as...

Go Joe! I don't know the coupes that we'll as I've only owned sedans, my old Xi and current ZHP
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,340
Posted By Gryphon
Am I mistaken, I thought all the face-lift coupes...

Am I mistaken, I thought all the face-lift coupes defaultly got zsp?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Gryphon
I agree, but my personal guess is the ICV. ...

I agree, but my personal guess is the ICV.

Year and mileage OP?

Also, where in SNJ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Gryphon
Go with the 2005. Both are manuals which is good...

Go with the 2005. Both are manuals which is good for high mileage acquisition. I've had two e46's as daily drivers for about that same kind of commute length. You're going to want the car to be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,686
Posted By Gryphon
I've owned two e46's both from 30k to 200k...

I've owned two e46's both from 30k to 200k miles(Xi) and up at 155k miles (ZHP). Both are/were garaged outdoor and driven year round. I have always used BMW 5W30(cheaper with CCA discount) and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By Gryphon
Really? I have the Stewart pump and it's been a...

Really? I have the Stewart pump and it's been a robust reliable piece of kit. I wasn't aware the Mishi stuff had problems, which components are an issue?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By Gryphon
Very doable, if you're comfortable getting the...

Very doable, if you're comfortable getting the car on stands and working underneath, this is one of the easiest suspension DIYs. I think I took my FCABs off with a C-clamp in the street.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By Gryphon
You sir are also a track junkie. I usually...

You sir are also a track junkie.

I usually run Meyle HD's I find them to be an upgrade from fluid-filled OEM yet soft enough for NJ roads and a daily driver routine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Gryphon
I went the whole enchilada when I had to refresh...

I went the whole enchilada when I had to refresh my ZHP suspension. If you want stock+ a little better you could go with OEM and upgraded swaybars. I am very happy with Koni Yellows and Hotchskis...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By Gryphon
There are some phenomenal aftermarket options for...

There are some phenomenal aftermarket options for the e46 cooling system that have recently popped up, but they are certainly more expensive than stock. You have to balance expected time of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By Gryphon
Congrats Bob! I still remember our little...

Congrats Bob! I still remember our little backroad pace after the brewpub meetup, and of course when I got my own ZHP. I'm on 155k on the clock now with my own. There are some aftermarket options...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-02-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 754
Posted By Gryphon
I wouldn't call my setup cheap, the missus...

I wouldn't call my setup cheap, the missus certainly didn't think so.

Koni Sports(Yellows) front and rear are both top/dial adjustable
Rogue RSM reinforcement kit
Front shock mount reinforcement...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,562
Posted By Gryphon
Most likely the pulley was probably original and...

Most likely the pulley was probably original and it gave out, they usually produce a bit of noise before they're too close to failure.

Since this is an automatic I can't help you personally with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gryphon
I have to say, this forum has allowed me to own...

I have to say, this forum has allowed me to own two e46s concurrently, now one. The depth of information assembled here is a valuable jumping off point for all things maintenance.

ZHP just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2016, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,467
Posted By Gryphon
At least we know the ZHP steering rack is...

At least we know the ZHP steering rack is different from all the other models, and that the external temperature sensor will trigger a CEL.
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