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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By zhpboy
Thanks for all your support. Made up my...

Thanks for all your support. Made up my mind....keeping the ZHP for now. The buyer was not happy to hear my decision.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-28-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,044
Posted By zhpboy
What do you guys think about getting the...

What do you guys think about getting the removable hard top for a convertible? Then you have the option?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-27-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By zhpboy
We actually bought an used RX330 over memorial...

We actually bought an used RX330 over memorial weekend which is supposed to replace the ZHP. By the end of the long weekend, I was already bored with the SUV. Another work mule is a 93' MBZ 300E in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-27-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By zhpboy
Suffering from major dilemma...help

So I decided to sell my car due to baby due in September. I got a buyer at my asking price but suffering from seller's remorse after the mechanic of the buyer checked out the car and asked me to keep...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-07-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By zhpboy
Getting my front rehabbed. Painting bumper next...

Getting my front rehabbed. Painting bumper next week. My entire front bumper is full of white chicken pox. The bumper grill became white and fade. Will need to put a new one after the paint job....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-01-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,385
Posted By zhpboy
Basically, you get a booklet when you get the...

Basically, you get a booklet when you get the warranty where it lists sections of the cars it covers and doesnt cover. Once you have a problem, you take it to any ASE certified mechanic and ask them...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By zhpboy
Agreed. I love stick but is aweful in LA's stop...

Agreed. I love stick but is aweful in LA's stop and go traffic.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-31-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,385
Posted By zhpboy
I paid an extra $2k in extended warranty...

I paid an extra $2k in extended warranty (negotiated down from $2.5k) when I got mine for 3yrs/36k miles warranty. The administrator of the warranty company is Easycare and I have a $100 deductible....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-30-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,275
Posted By zhpboy
When you are going to cruise down PCH with the...

When you are going to cruise down PCH with the top down....you need the extra hp from the 330. Get the ZHP....if you can find one.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-23-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,333
Posted By zhpboy
I had the oppurtunity to drive the '11 335d as a...

I had the oppurtunity to drive the '11 335d as a loaner and that was a sweet right....425 pounds of torque is face ripping. I has so much fun with it. I may actually trade mine for that. Wish I knew...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By zhpboy
Welcome to the rattle club. Mine getting worse...

Welcome to the rattle club. Mine getting worse everyday and I hope to open up the doors and straighten things up in the inside.

As for the top: I had my entire canvas top replaced couple of months...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-25-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,329
Posted By zhpboy
Switching gears to rattles

Yesterday I drove around the neighbourhood with the intent as to why I am feeling in need of suspension/shock work done. Then I realized that its more of the rattling...squeaks and all kind of other...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,329
Posted By zhpboy
Thanks for the info. The Blistein prices are...

Thanks for the info. The Blistein prices are bargains.... $240/strut and $91/shocks but most folks gave thumps up to the adjustable yellow koniz.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,329
Posted By zhpboy
Update

Finally got my suspension checked out but the feedback was no leaks on shocks/struts and the control arms components are fine.

Question: Can shocks/struts still be bad even if they are not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,329
Posted By zhpboy
Wow...more lower than the stock ZHP suspension?...

Wow...more lower than the stock ZHP suspension? Thanks for sharing the Bilstein story. Streets of LA are horrible and I need some damping.

I have recently put Dunlop direzza (dz101) in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,329
Posted By zhpboy
Where to get the Koni yellows? Do i get new...

Where to get the Koni yellows? Do i get new springs too? Price?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-10-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,329
Posted By zhpboy
ZHP shocks/struts

I am considering changing my shocks/struts at 64k miles. Hope that would take care of some of the door rattles and smoother ride. What do you guys recommend and also where to get them. I would like...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-25-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By zhpboy
I am willing to let go of my 05 ZHP for $20k. It...

I am willing to let go of my 05 ZHP for $20k. It just got a new top last week and only has 62k miles on it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-24-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By zhpboy
I just spent $2,100 on parts and labor. I needed...

I just spent $2,100 on parts and labor. I needed a new headliner as well. Labor was about $850 and rest was parts. I could have saved at least $400 if I bought the parts from outside but that runs...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-22-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,580
Posted By zhpboy
326133 326134 Thanks to the budget cuts...

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Thanks to the budget cuts and letting criminals roam around our neighbourhoods.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-21-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,580
Posted By zhpboy
Best alarm for a convertible top?

Hi all,

I am shopping for a top of the line car alarm since my convertible top was vandalised. Any suggestions is greatly appreciated.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-18-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By zhpboy
I actually caught the service advisor lying to...

I actually caught the service advisor lying to me. He said "you cannot just walk up and get your car back....you need to let me know a head of time as the roof is dismantled and have not been put...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-17-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By zhpboy
Thats part 2 of the disaster. Liberty mutual sent...

Thats part 2 of the disaster. Liberty mutual sent out a so called appraiser who estimated $870 for installing an used top(they call it "like use:). ....god know what he was smoking.

The next day...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-16-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,175
Posted By zhpboy
convertible top vandalized....where can i get one?

Long story short.......scumbags broke in the car slit opening the convertible from the passenger side to the driver side. Where can i get an oem top at a affordable price please.:dunno:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-26-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,428
Posted By zhpboy
The plugs that I pulled out had BMW BOSCH written...

The plugs that I pulled out had BMW BOSCH written on them. I saved one of the plugs and will post pics once I get a chance.

The car had its valve cover gasket replaced less than 1k miles when I...
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