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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Roadhawk
Thanks - I thought so. I've been examining the...

Thanks - I thought so. I've been examining the knob this morning - comparing it to some pics I had of my previous - and it seems to be the same one - its probably just my latent outrage over them...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-08-2007, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Roadhawk
Hey thanks. I'm not convinced that shift knob is...

Hey thanks. I'm not convinced that shift knob is identicle - but I can't 100% say for certain (though I can certainly say for a fact that they changed ours out).

We did ED with Rockville (VOB?)...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 08-07-2007, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,296
Posted By Roadhawk
I strongly second the word of caution for...

I strongly second the word of caution for Sterling BMW. They have repeatedly failed to fix a speaker the crackles at decent colume - first saying that they had to order the parts and would call me -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By Roadhawk
ZHP Shift knob and Alcantra steering wheel

Is the shift knob on the ZHP unique and/or different then the M3?

The reason I ask - and its a strange situation - but I had my ZHP in for servicing at Sterling BMW here in N VA and when i picked...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-09-2005, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 896
Posted By Roadhawk
Radial Tire in Silver Spring. ...

Radial Tire in Silver Spring.

http://www.radialtire.com/
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2005, 08:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,322
Posted By Roadhawk
Congrats on the new car (330 ZHP). It is a great...

Congrats on the new car (330 ZHP). It is a great car and you will have great fun with it. It is plenty fast - drives and handles like a breeze and is just very pleasurable and near perfect all around.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-27-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,391
Posted By Roadhawk
again - I've consistently beaten both of these...

again - I've consistently beaten both of these cars in my 3 ZHP every time....what can I say...I respect the g35s power and that the new accords are quick - and the 3 doesn't seem as if its leaping...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-27-2005, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,003
Posted By Roadhawk
I'm becomming less enamoured with the ALcantra...

I'm becomming less enamoured with the ALcantra wheel as it is developing a bit of roughness (at less then 9K) that really feels uncomfortable to me when my hands are dry. I love the wheel otherwise -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 04-21-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,734
Posted By Roadhawk
Each has their own rewards I think. I'm quite...

Each has their own rewards I think. I'm quite enjoying the high revving ZHP after having had several primarily forced induction - more torquey vehicals for the last 10 years +. Its a different type...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2005, 08:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,659
Posted By Roadhawk
I agree with most of the comments - its a nice...

I agree with most of the comments - its a nice system that is normally very clear and accurate (when not pushed totally to the limit) - but its no audioifle system - as found in some (Jap) cars in...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2005, 08:36 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,391
Posted By Roadhawk
Can't speak for the ZSP per se - but I've handled...

Can't speak for the ZSP per se - but I've handled both G35s and new Accords (coups & sedans) in my 330 ZHP - not always with ease - but at least edged them out in every case - and sometimes with...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 03-24-2005, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,985
Posted By Roadhawk
I have very mixed opinions about the Alcantra...

I have very mixed opinions about the Alcantra steering wheel (vs normal leather). WHen its nice its nice - that is it grips nice, normally feels pretty good, nice when its hot or cold out (nicer then...
Forum: European Delivery 03-14-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By Roadhawk
We stayed at the Hotel Zum Turken when we visited...

We stayed at the Hotel Zum Turken when we visited last summer and I'd say its a must for history buffs (worth getting Frau Scharfenberg talking a bit...though she would not let me take her picture --...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-24-2005, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,001
Posted By Roadhawk
awesome pic! and agreed - nice wheels...what are...

awesome pic! and agreed - nice wheels...what are they (and sizes)?

I still swear by the Vredsteins and my S4 in the snow - but I've been hearing some great things about the Dunlops as well. I've...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2005, 06:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,879
Posted By Roadhawk
I agree - most sad...waste of time just to...

I agree - most sad...waste of time just to read...

and I also have to agree - I've never seen this sort of childishness on any Audi forum. Sure they occasionally bash BMWs like folks here...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2005, 07:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,632
Posted By Roadhawk
Thumbs up Very well said and so true. OK hugs all around....

Very well said and so true. OK hugs all around....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2005, 07:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,777
Posted By Roadhawk
Yeah understand completely. 330cd is a kick butt...

Yeah understand completely. 330cd is a kick butt car and would be very tempting if offered in the states. Still I prefer the responsiveness (rev wise...) of a normal petrol engine. (but if it came to...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-14-2005, 07:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,777
Posted By Roadhawk
Yeah Andy - I hear ya. Its funny though - I...

Yeah Andy - I hear ya.

Its funny though - I find that I am driving the 330 more agressivly then the S4...on average...I just get lazy in the S4 - its so easy...though folks may think I'm hammering...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,777
Posted By Roadhawk
Remember - 330 is upper end of the 3 series...

Remember - 330 is upper end of the 3 series line...most 3's you see in Europe are not 330s (and in part because the tax on hp)...also - most folks drive smaller cars in Europe - little hatchbacks are...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,151
Posted By Roadhawk
I like the look very much - definatly over the...

I like the look very much - definatly over the non ZHP.... :thumbup:



Absolutly love the short shifter - much better then standard 3 IMO. Big selling point for me...seriously... :D


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,151
Posted By Roadhawk
I actually have very mixed feelings about the...

I actually have very mixed feelings about the wheel. Normally I really like it - its grippy and feels good...but some days - mostly in the winter - when my hands are dry - it feels uncomfortable -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,151
Posted By Roadhawk
Regardless of the naysayers - its clear to me...

Regardless of the naysayers - its clear to me that the ZHP is the way to go for the enthusiast 3 series driver whose not interested in going aftermarket. Maybe its not everyone's cup of tea (for...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By Roadhawk
Wheels look great on those tourers...and I notice...

Wheels look great on those tourers...and I notice they have the same front end as the ZHP...is it a package available in Europe?
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-09-2005, 12:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Roadhawk
I've only ever seen 2 other ZHPs since I've been...

I've only ever seen 2 other ZHPs since I've been on the lookout for them (a bit less then a year). I really would find it hard to belive that they are any significant portion of 3 series sales. 3...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2005, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By Roadhawk
Jase - say it ain't so dude....but what can be...

Jase - say it ain't so dude....but what can be done - eh...(how about keeping your car & not getting a new one?). Anyway - yeah - the prices overseas are just unbelievable. Its really hard to imagine...
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