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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Gryphon
Don't forget the passenger occupancy map, and the...

Don't forget the passenger occupancy map, and the buckle sensor can also throw this. If it's not a srs triggered by having the battery connected while an airbag disconnected, my money is on the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Gryphon
I think the "cheapest" hp option for our cars...

I think the "cheapest" hp option for our cars these days is an engine swap.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-20-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Gryphon
A spare key ordered thru the dealer will be fine...

A spare key ordered thru the dealer will be fine to use on your car. They code the key to the car ECU not re-code the ECU. It's not like changing a lock set, it's more like creating a key off a...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-02-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,230
Posted By Gryphon
Surprisingly enough, an oil change at my local...

Surprisingly enough, an oil change at my local Stealership is ~$80+tax.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-25-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By Gryphon
Here's your LS conversion. ...

Here's your LS conversion.
https://vorshlag-store.com/collections/bmw-e46-lsx-swap
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By Gryphon
FTFY ...

FTFY
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=584393&stc=1&d=1481673430
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,580
Posted By Gryphon
Hood venting for actual practical use?!! I...

Hood venting for actual practical use?!!

I think I hear some honda owner crying in the distance.....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By Gryphon
Clear, absolutely clear. also dafuq is...

Clear, absolutely clear.

also dafuq is hanging off your (i guess since Australia) passenger side front bumper?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-15-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,580
Posted By Gryphon
This is all I have to add. I always figured I'd...

This is all I have to add. I always figured I'd go with a roots setup so I'd get power distributed across the whole range rather than suffer from turbo lag into a boost range.
...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-25-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Gryphon
Obligatory how old is your fuel filter?

Obligatory how old is your fuel filter?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-23-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,279
Posted By Gryphon
Awesome buddy, glad to hear all is well. My...

Awesome buddy, glad to hear all is well.

My ZHP is running double kid duty now.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=579820&stc=1&d=1477229898
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 10-17-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,279
Posted By Gryphon
In before, "too much trouble to fix the auto,...

In before, "too much trouble to fix the auto, might as well do the conversion again"

Glad to see you back, and a great color!:thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-21-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By Gryphon
That's actually brilliant, I honestly never...

That's actually brilliant, I honestly never thought in that direction.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-18-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Gryphon
Just Checking In

Hello 'Fest long who's still kicking around these days? I know Bob's still down here making friends with new posters and handing out educations.

Anyway still have my 2005 ZHP, 155k miles as of...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-14-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Gryphon
Sorry it took me a while to check back. I just...

Sorry it took me a while to check back. I just moved to CH, I'm off of Kresson.

My initial guess is you have a vacuum leak in the intake boot, cheap and easy to replace. Do you know when the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-09-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Gryphon
Go Joe! I don't know the coupes that we'll as...

Go Joe! I don't know the coupes that we'll as I've only owned sedans, my old Xi and current ZHP
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,459
Posted By Gryphon
Am I mistaken, I thought all the face-lift coupes...

Am I mistaken, I thought all the face-lift coupes defaultly got zsp?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-08-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By Gryphon
I agree, but my personal guess is the ICV. ...

I agree, but my personal guess is the ICV.

Year and mileage OP?

Also, where in SNJ?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-29-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By Gryphon
Go with the 2005. Both are manuals which is good...

Go with the 2005. Both are manuals which is good for high mileage acquisition. I've had two e46's as daily drivers for about that same kind of commute length. You're going to want the car to be...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,198
Posted By Gryphon
I've owned two e46's both from 30k to 200k...

I've owned two e46's both from 30k to 200k miles(Xi) and up at 155k miles (ZHP). Both are/were garaged outdoor and driven year round. I have always used BMW 5W30(cheaper with CCA discount) and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-18-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By Gryphon
Really? I have the Stewart pump and it's been a...

Really? I have the Stewart pump and it's been a robust reliable piece of kit. I wasn't aware the Mishi stuff had problems, which components are an issue?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-17-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By Gryphon
Very doable, if you're comfortable getting the...

Very doable, if you're comfortable getting the car on stands and working underneath, this is one of the easiest suspension DIYs. I think I took my FCABs off with a C-clamp in the street.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-16-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,268
Posted By Gryphon
You sir are also a track junkie. I usually...

You sir are also a track junkie.

I usually run Meyle HD's I find them to be an upgrade from fluid-filled OEM yet soft enough for NJ roads and a daily driver routine.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-13-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Gryphon
I went the whole enchilada when I had to refresh...

I went the whole enchilada when I had to refresh my ZHP suspension. If you want stock+ a little better you could go with OEM and upgraded swaybars. I am very happy with Koni Yellows and Hotchskis...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-10-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By Gryphon
There are some phenomenal aftermarket options for...

There are some phenomenal aftermarket options for the e46 cooling system that have recently popped up, but they are certainly more expensive than stock. You have to balance expected time of...
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