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Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 10-12-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,227
Posted By rikdee
new M brake caliper blue

Does anyone know the color code or paint descriptive name for the blue now used on M brake calipers?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-27-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,750
Posted By rikdee
2003 325i / no factory alarm

Can the clown nose be programmed to blink, when the car is locked, in the absence of a facory security system?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-11-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By rikdee
Add a bit to the $699, buy a set of conventional...

Add a bit to the $699, buy a set of conventional performance tires (or whatever catagory applies), add a compact spare to the trunk (assuming full trunk capacity is not a daily recurring need), and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By rikdee
sales brochure

Can anyone direct me to a PDF of the 2005 330i official BMW sales brochure?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-30-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,074
Posted By rikdee
Most of this discussion involves quite subjective...

Most of this discussion involves quite subjective elvaluations. Interior material, colors, etc. are outside the real essence of the car. Long time BMW adherents are now giving their respective...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-17-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,304
Posted By rikdee
Yeah, that's about right. I'm an old school...

Yeah, that's about right. I'm an old school Bimmerhead and determined the ZHP my car of choice. For street application, no need to mod it. At this point, I wouldn't sell it - period. Market value is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,946
Posted By rikdee
I believe the ZHP was also an effort to address...

I believe the ZHP was also an effort to address the absence of a 4 door E46M3 as its forerunner, the E36M3, offered both coupe and sedan (97-98).
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,287
Posted By rikdee
[I live in Hunterdon County, and while there are...

[I live in Hunterdon County, and while there are BMWs at just about every intersection, I only see maybe *one* ZHP a year....that`s about it....they only represent a small percentage (I`ve never seen...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-26-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,287
Posted By rikdee
In some form or another I'd say most of the truly...

In some form or another I'd say most of the truly great cars in limited quantities made by BMW has established "cult status". This list seems long and known by most BMW enthusiasts or car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-25-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,287
Posted By rikdee
So is the e46 ZHP a "cult car," just another e46...

So is the e46 ZHP a "cult car," just another e46 with low profile tires, or something in between?[/QUOTE]

As I alluded to in an earlier post, Satch Carlson (editor of Roundel Magazine) stated...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-23-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,725
Posted By rikdee
I have a notion that in years to come, ZHPs will...

I have a notion that in years to come, ZHPs will be sought out and desired much the way 2002 tiis were/are.....[/QUOTE]

Satch Carlson, in the current issue of Roundel Magazine, reviews the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By rikdee
door lock actuator

Passenger door will lock but not unlock via the key fob or interior switch. It will unlock manually from the inside handle. The other three doors function properly with the fob. All fuses are good....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By rikdee
2005 zhp 6MT Getrag transmission

Can anyone provide ID information as which model Getrag was used? Changing transmission fluid today, I copied every number visable on the transmission labels yet none follow to a Google search. The...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,688
Posted By rikdee
+1 - Now is a good to to do away with the noisy,...

+1 - Now is a good to to do away with the noisy, stiff, and expensive RFTs. Buy a quality tire that meets your needs, a spare tire kit, and you're good. You can convert to this set-up for about the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-01-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,252
Posted By rikdee
Nothing compromised the BMW feel of my wife's '06...

Nothing compromised the BMW feel of my wife's '06 325 more than the ultra noisy RFTs. After using up the factory rubber, I bought the Leatherz spare tire and basic tool kit. Never happier, the car...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,218
Posted By rikdee
How is the fit and finish?

How is the fit and finish?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,218
Posted By rikdee
Jake, Which (brand and source) front clears...

Jake,

Which (brand and source) front clears are on your car? They have a trim around them but I can't determine the trim color by the photos.

Rick
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 741
Posted By rikdee
Taking time to find the right car is the way to...

Taking time to find the right car is the way to do it. Enjoy!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-21-2009, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By rikdee
N52 spark plug removal

Can anyone confirm the socket size required for removal?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2009, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By rikdee
The VIN itself does not delineate option packages.

The VIN itself does not delineate option packages.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-06-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By rikdee
Probably the only practical way to mitigate UV /...

Probably the only practical way to mitigate UV / heat damage is to cover the car when parked. UV radiation will slowing trash the entire car, nappa leather included. Covering can be inconvenient but...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-24-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 266
Posted By rikdee
2005 US spec sales brochure

WTB - 2005 330i sales brochure.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By rikdee
Wink [QUOTE=graz;4456208]Here are the specs: 2003...

[QUOTE=graz;4456208]Here are the specs:
2003 ZHP Gray metallic
55,300 miles
6 sp. manual
black leather
NAV
parking sensors
Alcantara steering wheel
cold weather pkg.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-14-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,521
Posted By rikdee
I'd just run BMW oil from a dealer. It's usually...

I'd just run BMW oil from a dealer. It's usually the cheapest (especially w/ BMW CCA discount) and the best choice for your car.[/QUOTE]



Yup, exactly as stated....

Rick
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,131
Posted By rikdee
These are tricky to remove without breaking...

These are tricky to remove without breaking clips. My friend and I used a two man approach with a small flatblade driver and two small putty knives. Once a clip is loosened, leave the tool in place...
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