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E46 (1999 - 2006)
The fourth generation 3 Series (E46 chassis) was introduced in 1999 and set the standard for engineering and performance during it's years of production including being named to Car & Driver's 10 best list every one of those years! ! -- View the E46 Wiki

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Old 01-29-2005, 12:32 PM
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Picked it up last night from my former employer, Hendrick BMW, before the snow and ice hit. Fortunately I don't have to turn in my Ci for another few weeks so I can drive that until the weather clears up. Specs for the ZHP are jet black, black cloth/alcantara, black cube, xenons, heated seats, Assist which will give me Bluetooth functionality, 30% tint, debadged, and euro clears are on the way. Here are some pix.
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Old 01-29-2005, 12:34 PM
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Congratulations Chris !

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Old 01-29-2005, 12:42 PM
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Old 01-29-2005, 12:53 PM
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Come on people, you post pics like this, it makes it very hard to like the E90.
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Old 01-29-2005, 12:58 PM
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Very nice, good pics!
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Old 01-29-2005, 01:58 PM
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What made you decide to go to sedan from the coupe?
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Picked it up last night from my former employer, Hendrick BMW,
So, how good was the deal that you got?
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Old 01-29-2005, 03:39 PM
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Thanks for all the compliments. We were able to intercept this one at the VPC so I lucked out since the e46 production lines have stopped and this is exactly what I wanted.

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What made you decide to go to sedan from the coupe?
Work did. I'm in sales and have to take clients out frequently. It just makes more sense to have 4 doors. I didn't like the idea at first but now that the car is mine, I love it.

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So, how good was the deal that you got?
Hell, they basically gave me the car.
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Old 01-29-2005, 05:10 PM
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Picked it up last night from my former employer, Hendrick BMW, before the snow and ice hit. Fortunately I don't have to turn in my Ci for another few weeks so I can drive that until the weather clears up. Specs for the ZHP are jet black, black cloth/alcantara, black cube, xenons, heated seats, Assist which will give me Bluetooth functionality, 30% tint, debadged, and euro clears are on the way. Here are some pix.
Very nice.

Make sure you get that ZHP wax to ensure you don't void your warranty.
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Old 01-29-2005, 06:28 PM
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Hell, they basically gave me the car.
Okay, we have a winner for the best deal ever on a a ZHP.

Sweet ride, I especially like that Alcantara interior. Drive in good health!

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I just picked up a ZHP Sedan last tuesday, and you know, when I'm behind the wheel, it doesn't even feel like a sedan. I am so amazed by how well this car handles.
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I just picked up a ZHP Sedan last tuesday, and you know, when I'm behind the wheel, it doesn't even feel like a sedan. I am so amazed by how well this car handles.
Well that's because it's a ZHP.
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Old 01-29-2005, 10:36 PM
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Excellent! I love the color....it looks familiar

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Old 01-29-2005, 10:58 PM
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Lookin' really good Chris. We should get together and take some shots of der silber grau and der strahlenschwarzes together
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Lookin' really good Chris. We should get together and take some shots of der silber grau and der strahlenschwarzes together
Thanks Ashe. When the clears come in, I'll give you a shout and we can get together for a photo session...
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Well that's because it's a ZHP.


Seriously, it looks great!
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Seriously, it looks great!

Just teasing, no one should take my comments seriously.
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Old 01-30-2005, 02:39 PM
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Which car are you going to bring to VIR?
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Which car are you going to bring to VIR?
As much as I'd like to bring this, I'll stick with the honda. I just need a truck & trailer for it. The drive back was brutal last time. Don't forget to get your app in the mail on Feb 1st.
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Once you get some mileage on the new car, I'd be interested in seeing you do write up of your impressions of it.

So why are you going to track the Honda instead of the 330?

And when is the next event at VIR? I still need to do that sometime....
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Once you get some mileage on the new car, I'd be interested in seeing you do write up of your impressions of it.

So why are you going to track the Honda instead of the 330?

And when is the next event at VIR? I still need to do that sometime....
I guess you haven't seen the honda in awhile. I ran it at VIR in November. Quite an experience. Next event is in March. You get Footnotes right? The app is in this month's issue and first accepted postmark is Feb 1st. If you miss it by a day, you won't get in.
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