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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,419
Posted By stephen05zhp
I've driven G35s a total of 9 days (rental car...

I've driven G35s a total of 9 days (rental car while out of town on business). The BMW is the better car - period.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2005, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By stephen05zhp
Holy ****, is your car still under warranty? ...

Holy ****, is your car still under warranty?

These assholes keying cars are disgusting. I was in Atlanta having dinner a few weeks back (live in CA) and noticed a beautiful 745 parked next to me....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,460
Posted By stephen05zhp
I notice that your car is a 323, so I am assuming...

I notice that your car is a 323, so I am assuming it has a fair amount of miles on it - and is out of warranty. You also appear to do a lot of shifting in the mountains, as well as driving in the LA...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By stephen05zhp
40 mile highway commute, so I'm generally in 6th...

40 mile highway commute, so I'm generally in 6th gear to save gas. I'm typically cruising around 75 on a stretch of highway that is normally at the limit. If I want to get around someone, or just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2005, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By stephen05zhp
Many have probably made mention of this before,...

Many have probably made mention of this before, but you add a lot of value to this board.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-15-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,908
Posted By stephen05zhp
The e46 M3 is a POS w/ a gutless engine. It just...

The e46 M3 is a POS w/ a gutless engine. It just pales in comparison to a Vette. As a service to this board, if anyone wants to part with their M3 for next-to-nothing, so they can go pursue a Vette...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By stephen05zhp
Damn! That's a half second better than my best...

Damn! That's a half second better than my best time w/ my g-timer II (5.95 seconds). I'm impressed that you were able to launch without wheelspin. Like you , I drop the clutch - generally around...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-31-2005, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By stephen05zhp
Thanks for the response.

Thanks for the response.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2005, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 883
Posted By stephen05zhp
AC Hydraulics Jack

I've made the commitment to learn how to perform routine maintenance on my vehicles (05 330 & 01 suburban), and so have had to spring for some equipment and manuals. (First ever brake job performed...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-30-2005, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By stephen05zhp
What kind of roads are you typically driving on...

What kind of roads are you typically driving on and what tire pressure are you running? What were you driving prior to the 330?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2005, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By stephen05zhp
Just DSC. Honestly, I have not read manual to...

Just DSC. Honestly, I have not read manual to understand what ASC does - so I left it alone. I've seen it display by continuing to press DSC button, but have not done a run with it off.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2005, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By stephen05zhp
Too late for me :( Let my buddy drive my...

Too late for me :(

Let my buddy drive my car and he accidently went from 5th to 2nd @ around 70 miles/hour. I about crapped myself, and then looked behind me to see if my drivetrain was laying...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2005, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By stephen05zhp
MY experience (had a e46 325i stick for 4 years,...

MY experience (had a e46 325i stick for 4 years, currently have a 330 zhp w/ stick): clutch and drivetrain will last but window regulators, moonroof components and the odd sensor will not.
325 w/...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2005, 09:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By stephen05zhp
Thanks for the info. BTW, the consistency plug...

Thanks for the info. BTW, the consistency plug in NOT merited. I experimented to arrive at my launch point (1,750 rpm), and have recorded times all over the board. I inadverdently launched w/ dsc...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2005, 10:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By stephen05zhp
Thanks for posting the info. I'm kinda...

Thanks for posting the info.

I'm kinda curious about any differences there may be between your VBOXII (which I know zero about) and my G-Timer. As mentioned in a previous post, I've done 5.95 and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-21-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By stephen05zhp
Look forward to seeing the results w/ the...

Look forward to seeing the results w/ the Bridgestones! Please post.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-19-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By stephen05zhp
I don't want to thrash my drivetrain either! Am...

I don't want to thrash my drivetrain either! Am I doing that dropping the clutch at 1,750 rpm - with some wheel spin? Also, I've read a FEW posts related to the rear subframe. Is it that weak? ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By stephen05zhp
Agreed. Everyone agrees it would be quicker -...

Agreed. Everyone agrees it would be quicker - but how much? And how much quicker would it need to be to get noticed on the butt dyno?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-18-2005, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By stephen05zhp
I picked up a passport g-timer 2 a couple of...

I picked up a passport g-timer 2 a couple of weeks back. My best time (bone-stock 05 6-speed zhp) is 5.95 seconds, followed by a 6.02. 3,600 miles on the clock. I drop the clutch at 1,750 rpm. I...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-08-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,095
Posted By stephen05zhp
Went from non-sport to ZHP and am happy. ...

Went from non-sport to ZHP and am happy. Consider the kind of roads you most frequently travel and the "fun" roads you have easy access to. Most of my commute is freeway, and I am less than 10...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-06-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,636
Posted By stephen05zhp
Exactly as I would have described PS1. Have been...

Exactly as I would have described PS1. Have been very surprised w/ wet traction and the highway ride and noise are great. Like you, I'll try PS2 next.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-04-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,293
Posted By stephen05zhp
I received my GT2 G-Timer last week. This thing...

I received my GT2 G-Timer last week. This thing is waaay cool. Look forward to seeing what I can do with my car (an '05 zhp). Plugs right into lighter, so I can lend it to buddies as well.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-21-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By stephen05zhp
Worked for me too. Not able to get flush, but...

Worked for me too. Not able to get flush, but significant improvement.

Thanks guys.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-20-2005, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By stephen05zhp
Mine has the gap as well

Mine has the gap as well
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-18-2005, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By stephen05zhp
I'm w/ you. Higher PSI on my pilot sports...

I'm w/ you. Higher PSI on my pilot sports reduced tramlining.
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