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Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By LenS
Thanks guys! Miracle I didn't loose it...

Thanks guys! Miracle I didn't loose it...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-19-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By LenS
Help w/ Part ID

Hi. Found this loose in the engine bay! A quick look and I couldn't figure out where it goes...

Thanks.
Forum: Complete Cars 08-04-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,783
Posted By LenS
The eBay starting bid is $35,900...

The eBay starting bid is $35,900...
Forum: Complete Cars 07-21-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
Sparkling Graphite Metallic, now has 35K miles.

Sparkling Graphite Metallic, now has 35K miles.
Forum: Complete Cars 07-21-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
Well, after almost three months of ownership...

Well, after almost three months of ownership (2006 330ci ZHP) and almost 1K miles, I can safely say that my patience and perseverance paid off. The car is absolutely amazing—steering, brakes,...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,794
Posted By LenS
I was leaning toward extending my factory...

I was leaning toward extending my factory warranty which is up in July but was just quoted $2400 by a dealer for a 2-year CPO type warranty. Better off buying Apple stock...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-11-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By LenS
Thanks, guys. The debate continues... Usaf,...

Thanks, guys. The debate continues...

Usaf, my ZHP is a limited-use weekend car (probably less than 3K miles per year); didn't think I needed to change the oil/filter more than once a year with...
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-10-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By LenS
Fluid Change Frequency

Hi All. I've poured through past threads and have read quite a bit re: when to change ATF, but the majority of discussions refer to change based on mileage, not necessarily time. My Dad has an '04...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By LenS
Thanks. Ford dealer took it in on a trade;...

Thanks.

Ford dealer took it in on a trade; they were asking $25K, we settled on $22, 475. I know there's been quite a bit of discussion re: ZHP values recently, but I've looked at cars in terrible...
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-24-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By LenS
After Five months of searching...

Finally found my ZHP coupe last week! After searching as far as NC and Seattle, this car turned up right in my backyard, Hartford, CT. Drove it last Saturday, had two PPIs performed during the week,...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-19-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By LenS
CT BMW Dealers

Watertown or New Country? Anyone have any specific experience with either? Need a PPI on an '06 ZHP...

Thanks.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-18-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By LenS
Sorry, CT.

Sorry, CT.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-18-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By LenS
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 04-18-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By LenS
BMW shops in Hartford area for PPI

Need a PPI performed this week on a 2006 ZHP; any recommendations? Ideally a shop with current BMW diagnostic tools and experience with body work.
Forum: Complete Cars 04-16-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
So I passed on an '06 MT coupe for sale (car sold...

So I passed on an '06 MT coupe for sale (car sold today) on the west coast—19K miles, traded in by original owner for a WRX STI. Perfect CarFax and records; and I mean perfect: supplemental service...
Forum: Complete Cars 04-08-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
A good shop will be able to detect reset codes...

A good shop will be able to detect reset codes (all sorts of sensors go off in an accident), check paint thickness (I believe anything beyond 7 mils is not factory-spec, therefore most likely...
Forum: Complete Cars 04-05-2010, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By LenS
I come from the vintage car world, and my three...

I come from the vintage car world, and my three vehicles have had oil changes based on time not mileage, and brake and coolant changes every two years for the last 25 years, so I guess I'm in a...
Forum: Complete Cars 04-04-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By LenS
That pretty much seems to be the case...

That pretty much seems to be the case...
Forum: Complete Cars 04-04-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By LenS
Old School Service

Just curious—How many consider following BMW maintenance to the letter a deal breaker when it comes to a pre-owned purchase? In other words, take a 2006 e46 with say, 40K miles on it that has had all...
Forum: Mid Atlantic 04-02-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,016
Posted By LenS
Independent BMW shops in PA

Hi.
Looking for reputable shops in PA near Mechanicsburg for a PPI. Also, anyone have experience w/ Bavarian Auto in Mechanicsburg?
Thanks.
Forum: General E46 Forum 04-02-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 293
Posted By LenS
Independent BMW shops in PA

Hi.
Looking for reputable shops in PA near Mechanicsburg for a PPI. Also, anyone have experience w/ Bavarian Auto in Mechanicsburg?
Thanks.
Forum: Complete Cars 03-31-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
I agree. When the right car comes along,...

I agree. When the right car comes along, financial sense—to a certain degree—goes out the window. And life is too short to be worrying about a thousand dollars here or there. These cars are not about...
Forum: Complete Cars 03-31-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
But aren't M3 parts cost double a normal...

But aren't M3 parts cost double a normal 3-series? And I'm sure the labor costs escalate when an M car rolls into a shop...
Forum: Complete Cars 03-31-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
What I'm curious about is the cost of unexpected...

What I'm curious about is the cost of unexpected repairs/deferred maintenance (not regular maintenance) for an out-of-warranty M3 vs. a 330. I wonder if the several thousand dollars of initial price...
Forum: Complete Cars 03-28-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 17,328
Posted By LenS
Just returned from checking out the black ZHP on...

Just returned from checking out the black ZHP on Craigslist in NJ; car must have been tapped in the rear because the bumper was askew and detached from the body. The attachment clip was visible....
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