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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-19-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
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: 523
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: 724
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: 229
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: 682
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: 421
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: 572
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: 602
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: 863
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: 350
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: 613
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: 984
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: 589
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: 1,154
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: 338
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: 388
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: 242
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: 374
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: 996
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: 1,431
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: 286
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: 6,229
Views: 1,085,131
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.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By Gryphon
These were my go to for winter tires as well, and...

These were my go to for winter tires as well, and I'll second Bob's description.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Gryphon
Love that Ed Chyna Sent from BimmerApp...

Love that Ed Chyna

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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 26,777
Posted By Gryphon
I called the dealership here and they told me...

I called the dealership here and they told me that we should recieve a letter by first class mail around the first week in august.

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