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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
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) Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 934
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: 26
Views: 934
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.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-09-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Gryphon
Not the original owner to my 05 ZHP(2nd owner)...

Not the original owner to my 05 ZHP(2nd owner) but this is my second e46 taken up above 150k from below 30k. Love driving it but I've dumped some upgrades into it that really brought it back to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-24-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 650
Posted By Gryphon
Good job Mal. Make sure the CDV is gone, and you...

Good job Mal. Make sure the CDV is gone, and you know the other usual culprits. I was waiting to see you slap the old chrome anchors on that. What is the badge in the front, it almost looks like a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Gryphon
I'd bet the passenger occupancy sensor has gone...

I'd bet the passenger occupancy sensor has gone bad, happens often. Get the codes to be sure, it's an important system.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-12-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Gryphon
Get codes as stated. I'd bet it was unrelated. ...

Get codes as stated. I'd bet it was unrelated. Had someone recently sat in the passenger seat, and is that seat normally unoccupied?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,401
Posted By Gryphon
I've owned 2 e46's up thru 150+k(and still have...

I've owned 2 e46's up thru 150+k(and still have my 05 ZHP) they will last if maintained. My cars are daily driven and garaged outdoors 365 days a year, high mileage shouldn't be an immediate "no." ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-21-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Gryphon
These are great, used them with my ZHP suspension...

These are great, used them with my ZHP suspension refresh.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 08-01-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By Gryphon
I'll be there with my ZHP

I'll be there with my ZHP
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
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, 08:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,440
Posted By Gryphon
Mine is still kicking about ...

Mine is still kicking about
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,017
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, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
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, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 802
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, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,005
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, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
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, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 874
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, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
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: 715
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: 790
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: 1,314
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: 437
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: 781
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: 1,160
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...
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