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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
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, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
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, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
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, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 640
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By Gryphon
Window regulators Passenger weight mat(SRS) ...

Window regulators
Passenger weight mat(SRS)
Rear subframe
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
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, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 874
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, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
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, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
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, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
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, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
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, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
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, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
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, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,174
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, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
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, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6,077
Views: 1,026,120
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, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
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, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
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, 05:59 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 14,407
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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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-13-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By Gryphon
Agree on the daily driver aspect, I'm still...

Agree on the daily driver aspect, I'm still getting used to my new setup.

OP, I upgraded front and reat to hotchkis swaybars and am very happy with the reduction of body roll from the ZHP(M-sport...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 536
Posted By Gryphon
Ok it's been a little over a week and I've gotta...

Ok it's been a little over a week and I've gotta say that the combination of the B2B, a basic detail, and the new headlight lenses have my car looking newer than when I bought it, e9x guy at my local...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By Gryphon
:eeps: and here I had a bottle of coolant...

:eeps:

and here I had a bottle of coolant and a quart of oil wedged in there...must re-purpose....personally I buckle my six pack in the passenger seat or the car seat.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 832
Posted By Gryphon
There is really great support here in terms of...

There is really great support here in terms of knowledge and DIY documentation(WIKI is a godsend). I was able to maintain 2 e46's at one point. I had my wife changing oil, spark plugs, and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-11-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 832
Posted By Gryphon
*Coolant system - common - ~$300 in parts and for...

*Coolant system - common - ~$300 in parts and for a first timer figure 4-6hrs of work
*Leaking PS reservoir - Common - ~$30 in parts and a very easy DIY
*Leaks oil....now this depends on where it's...
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