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Forum: General E46 Forum 12-04-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By ransomed

it appears you are missing a trim piece that would cover the bolt and bracket that are exposed around your fog lights. I just ckecked my stock 2004 ZHP.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-16-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By ransomed
Out of warranty maintenance in Columbus, OH

I am moving from Atlanta to Columbus, OH. I am looking for a good shop to use for preventative maintenance. I prefer an independant shop but not opposed to a dealer. Anyone have any recommendations?...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-05-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By ransomed
Independent shop in Columbus, OH?

I am relocating from Atlanta to Columbus. Looking for recommendations on a good independant shop in the North Columbus (Dublin) area. Interestingly enough, I bought this car in Columbus, it was a...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-20-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,467
Posted By ransomed
finding a ZHP

I found mine on the BMW car club site bmwcca.org. I often see ZHP cars advertised there....
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 08-03-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,316
Posted By ransomed
my limited experience

I live in Atlanta and have a 330i ZHP. I have been driving on Michelin Pilot Sports. My tires were gone and I wanted to get something that had more life in them so I went with Pilot Sport A/S+.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-11-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By ransomed
and I am in N. Atlanta (Roswell) so if you are in...

and I am in N. Atlanta (Roswell) so if you are in this area you can try some of mine....
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-11-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By ransomed
I have had good luck with Klasse All-In-One...

I have had good luck with Klasse All-In-One cleaner/sealant. Not just on the trim, but paint, wheels....etc.
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 07-11-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 29,413
Posted By ransomed
removing hardened wax

you might try Klasse All-In-One cleaner/sealant. Although I have not been in your situation I have found AIO a very powerful cleaner for paint.
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 06-21-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,834
Posted By ransomed
Frustrated with Michelin Pilot Sport AS+

I drive a 2004 330i ZHP. Pilot Sports were worn out and wanted to try a tire that would last a little longer. I went with Pilot Sport AS+ after doing a fair amount of research. With the old tires...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-02-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By ransomed
ATL area alignment recommendation

I just replaced tires on my 2004 330i. Went with MIchelin Pilot Sport AS+ tires. The car now has a slight pull to the right, not sure if it is the car and tires getting used to each other or if the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-23-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,478
Posted By ransomed
OEM style 44 wheels, 17"

I have four BMW OEM Style 44 wheels with Dunlop summer tires. The tires may have 25% of tread left but the wheels are near perfect. Make reasonable offer. Thanks I am in the Atlanta area. Pick up...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tire & Wheel Forum 04-16-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By ransomed
anyone regret buying Michelin Pilot AS tires?

I have read the threads regarding Michelin and Continental All Season tires, and the pros and cons of AS tires over Summer tires. I have a 330i ZHP in Atlanta. Very rarely snows.

I have been...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,325
Posted By ransomed
Very nice......obviously I have a slanted view...

Very nice......obviously I have a slanted view...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-13-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 29,278
Posted By ransomed
My 2004 has done that about 3 times over the past...

My 2004 has done that about 3 times over the past few months. It always seems to do it from a stop, and I get the same lights and beep. Everything seems to be OK, and when I restart the engine, the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-15-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 37,660
Posted By ransomed
I have debadged 330i ZHP with Dinan Signature...

I have debadged 330i ZHP with Dinan Signature package. Does that qualify? I don't know too many folks that remove the Dinan badge....
Forum: General E46 Forum 02-27-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,526
Posted By ransomed
Dinan probably will have records that will let...

Dinan probably will have records that will let you know whether the car was ever updated with their software, but it is very possible that if the car has been serviced by non-Dinan BMW dealers that...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 02-15-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By ransomed
my experience and request for suggestions

I have 2004 E46 330i ZHP. Great car. I bought it from a guy that took very good care of the car and paint. I have owned it for about 2 years. When I bought it I clayed it, and then used Klasse AIO...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By ransomed
I have a Dinan Signature package and I chose to...

I have a Dinan Signature package and I chose to debadge....personally I like the stealth approach.
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-09-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 22,913
Posted By ransomed
where are you in Georgia?

where are you in Georgia?
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-02-2008, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 23,461
Posted By ransomed
Squeal when cold

I had a somewhat similar noise on my previous 3. Originally thought it was a water pump (~55k miles). Replaced it and the noise was still there. It turned out to be the fan clutch on the car (with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-07-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By ransomed

Forum: General E46 Forum 09-06-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By ransomed
Weird start up behavior

The other day I fired up my car and began to back out and it ran extremely rough. At idle RPMs were bouncing between 750 and 1500 and the brake, EML and DSC lights were all yellow. I shut it off and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-06-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By ransomed
searching for a ZHP

I would encourage you to take your time and find the right car. It took me a while to find mine, but I am glad I waited. I bought mine off of BMWCCA website and also used autotrader. I found this car...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-02-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By ransomed
Atlanta resources

I believe that Nalley BMW is probably the best dealer in the ATL area. I have have had very good experience with both Performing Imports and German Car Repair, both in Roswell.
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-01-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By ransomed
Nice car and color?

Mind telling me what the SAC is?
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