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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 297
Posted By Gryphon
OP, where in South Jersey are you? I'm in Mount...

OP, where in South Jersey are you? I'm in Mount Holly and can keep an eye out for any promising e46's. What are you looking for in terms of transmission and packages?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,775
Posted By Gryphon
Mine is still kicking about ...

Mine is still kicking about
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=513478&stc=1&d=1433816633

Boost you say? What about Nitrous?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOF61OCsYcQ
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By Gryphon
Get codes scanned to get the actual code. You...

Get codes scanned to get the actual code. You can get the codes scanned for free at most us autoparts chain stores.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By Gryphon
Are the wires intact? The hidden tests are I...

Are the wires intact? The hidden tests are I believe cluster tests, which can read non-cluster data....maybe the temp sensor has become disconnected.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-17-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By Gryphon
That's where my oil leak was...and since it was...

That's where my oil leak was...and since it was open, went with the vanos rebuild as well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 759
Posted By Gryphon
That is indeed a clean ZHP, and very close to how...

That is indeed a clean ZHP, and very close to how mine is optioned. My favorite low mileage find was a few years back one of the guys found a display model in a dealership in Malasia(I believe). ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Gryphon
Bet you it's the passenger occupancy going or...

Bet you it's the passenger occupancy going or gone bad. Is it intermittent and will turn off on it's own after a while, but not predictably when?

The restraint system is comprised of:
Airbags,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Gryphon
Hey smolck good to hear you're doing well, merry...

Hey smolck good to hear you're doing well, merry xmas to you and yours. Glad you stopped in to see us, don't be a stranger!

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Gryphon
Take a look at my suspension refresh thread, I...

Take a look at my suspension refresh thread, I kept my original springs and got koni sport(yellow), upgraded sways, shock/strut mounts, and reinforcement plates for the shock towers. My rear shock...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-26-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Gryphon
As one of the few that have owned both a e46 xi...

As one of the few that have owned both a e46 xi and rwd I say it really comes down to the tires. My xi with good A/S did well in the snow, but my ZHP with snows outperformed in everything but...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Gryphon
I've owned two e46's and still have my ZHP. What...

I've owned two e46's and still have my ZHP. What type of transmission, based on the mileage you may have worries if it's an auto but not gaureteed by any means. If you don't have records, expect to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Gryphon
I can understand your frustration especially if...

I can understand your frustration especially if you aren't doing the replacement yourself, it can get expensive. That being said there are bigger issues that the e46 has such as the rear light...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Gryphon
Window regulators Passenger weight mat(SRS) ...

Window regulators
Passenger weight mat(SRS)
Rear subframe
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By Gryphon
THIS. Which is why you buy the MitVac 7201 with...

THIS. Which is why you buy the MitVac 7201 with the higher capacity if you own an Xi.



The extractor works fine, I used it for 7500mi change intervals on two e46's at the same time. Only...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By Gryphon
I remember, and it was in such nice shape I had a...

I remember, and it was in such nice shape I had a moment of buyers remorse as I had just picked up my e46 sedan about 2 weeks earlier(2nd e46 for me). As far as I know clydesdale's wife is still...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Gryphon
Good luck with the ride, where in NJ are you? ...

Good luck with the ride, where in NJ are you? Also something to watch for specific to the Xi's are torn CV boots which can lead to axle replacement due to our pristine road conditions.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By Gryphon
I know there's an aftermarket cap out there with...

I know there's an aftermarket cap out there with a pressure bleed that prevents over-pressurizing the ET, but I can't remember who makes it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Gryphon
Lowering an Xi sedan is possible, but reasonable...

Lowering an Xi sedan is possible, but reasonable lowering of an Xi will still not get you to a handling level that you are familiar with. If you want your Xi lowered and handling improved, nothing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Gryphon
First thing I would do is try properly bleeding...

First thing I would do is try properly bleeding the system, the wiki has many threads/videos.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Gryphon
http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php?title=BMW...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php?title=BMW_E46#Bluetooth_Compatibility_Information:

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Gryphon
I think you're more looking at a replacement lock...

I think you're more looking at a replacement lock cylinder...I know I've seen threads on this and with DIY instructions...search:thumbup:

EDIT: Should have know...WIKI...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By Gryphon
I used the restore kits across two e46's and...

I used the restore kits across two e46's and finally got replacement lenses for $80/pair...I was very surprised how much it refreshed the car.:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-05-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,486
Posted By Gryphon
The only thing that would horrify me more now...

The only thing that would horrify me more now about that engine would be switchblade window regulators....bet you the oil seperator needs a coolant line too...just wtf?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-26-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Gryphon
Odds are it's one of your occupant weight mats,...

Odds are it's one of your occupant weight mats, probably a crimped wire under the seat or possibly a bad mat itself.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,257
Views: 1,101,027
Posted By Gryphon
Mystic Blue....a ZHP exclusive along with Imola...

Mystic Blue....a ZHP exclusive along with Imola Red. I looked for a Mystic Blue ZHP after seeing KrisL's.....probably my favorite ZHP color of all time.
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