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Forum: General E46 Forum 10-01-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Yeah, Willie... warmer sounds good. I put a new...

Yeah, Willie... warmer sounds good. I put a new soft top on it a few years back but really wanted the hard top. Security was my motivation. I will give that another look. Thanks everyone for...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-29-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Yeah, I have seen enough testimony that I will...

Yeah, I have seen enough testimony that I will not be bringing my car up until next spring :) Thanks everyone for the help. A $500 civic around here is not much of a car but who cares, right? ...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
95 Imala SS? Awesome. What color? ...and...

95 Imala SS? Awesome. What color? ...and thanks for the tip on hibernation. Do you use a battery tender, drain gas, anything like that?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Ha! Thanks folks. I posted thinking that if I...

Ha! Thanks folks. I posted thinking that if I didn't hear something really comforting, this car will stay camped out in alabama for the winter. I am keeping this house. Winter beater sounds...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 698
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
I have only had one BMW but a ZHP has been my...

I have only had one BMW but a ZHP has been my daily driver since august of 2007. I have gone from 32k to 130k with little issue. Per the onboard computer, my weekly mpg has been between 24 and...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
^this. My ZHP has a nice tone around town but...

^this. My ZHP has a nice tone around town but that fades to almost nothing on the highway. Perhaps there is a small leak or an internally damaged muffler?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-28-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Noob Cold Weather Prep Advice Requested!

Hi Folks. As my User ID would suggest, I drive an '04 ZHP coupe and have enjoyed it since purchase in 2007. My challenge is that I might be moving from my present locale on the alabama gulf coast...
Forum: Site Feedback/Questions/Suggestions 03-02-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,468
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
I like it. It is certainly expressive and...

I like it. It is certainly expressive and usually funny. I have seen it often used in a post where someone is commenting on some error he himself has made.
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,417
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
I always use mine. one of the beaters I used to...

I always use mine. one of the beaters I used to drive would pop out of park so I had to. now it is stuck in my head that it could happen again :)
Forum: General E46 Forum 03-02-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
when i bought my car, it was on autotrader and...

when i bought my car, it was on autotrader and the seller was 500 miles away. had it shipped to me and had no problems. i have since had another car shipped and have had two of my friends do the...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,631
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Mine is still fine at 110k, my buddy's went at...

Mine is still fine at 110k, my buddy's went at 120k. A quick tally of the comments made here don't say anything confident about more than 150. I will swap mine out with my cooling system refresh...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-20-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 109,334
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Good! One last comment was that since I has...

Good! One last comment was that since I has pulled the heater hoses, I had to bleed the cooling system. But... the heater hoses are connected high on the firewall, likely they nor the heater core...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 785
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Hey NickBMW, armed with hope from reading the...

Hey NickBMW, armed with hope from reading the DIYs here, I just finished mine yesterday and it was not a big deal. I have an 04 ZHP coupe with the 6mt and with the airbox & following intake hose,...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 01-19-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 109,334
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Really helpful thread! Thanks much to all who...

Really helpful thread! Thanks much to all who contributed. I just finished mine. I have an 04 ZHP coupe with 6mt and after getting my courage up reading thru this, pulled the airbox, cabin...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 06-25-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 62,485
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Nice write-up! Forgive me if I just missed this...

Nice write-up! Forgive me if I just missed this but is there some procedure for gapping the new plugs? ...or do you just install them as they come out of the box?
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Fixed! Actually found this tip in a thread I...

Fixed! Actually found this tip in a thread I read while searching the other night but the three-wire harness that plugs into the ignitor on the passenger side had one of the wires broken. Don't...
Forum: General E46 Forum 09-26-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
High and low out on pass side. What to check?

Hi guys. I have an 04 zhp coupe and both high and low beams are out on the pass side. At first I thought it would be a low beam (xenon) bulb and swapped bulbs and ignitors right to left but any...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-25-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
need help troubleshooting xenons

hi guys. searched but came up empty. i have an 04 330ci and my passenger side low beam is out. they are xenon and adaptive. i swapped the bulbs and only the driver's side worked. i swapped...
Forum: General E46 Forum 06-27-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Found exactly what I wanted on AutoTrader. Had...

Found exactly what I wanted on AutoTrader. Had it shipped to me. Pretty cool experience.
Forum: General E46 Forum 05-12-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,980
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
when my car was under the new car warranty, the...

when my car was under the new car warranty, the dealer-provided oil changes were at 15k mile intervals. at about the halfway mark, i would check it and it would be a quart low. since then, i have...
Forum: Car Care & Detailing 04-05-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,280
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
that looks great ! i have exactly that car. ...

that looks great ! i have exactly that car. what wax do you use ?
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-20-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,151
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
i have had a few different types and they have...

i have had a few different types and they have all been inconvenient in my coupe. i was really relieved when my little guy could sit safely in a forward-facing babyseat because then the seat did...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-15-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,127
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
Your car looks pretty clean OP, just wait and buy...

Your car looks pretty clean OP, just wait and buy some more car shampoo.
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-14-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,063
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
i have a friend whose 01 330i had that symptom. ...

i have a friend whose 01 330i had that symptom. it turned out to be the bulb. as mentioned above, he found the problem by swapping the bulbs and the problem went to the other side. good luck...
Forum: General E46 Forum 01-01-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By blk04zhpcpe
during my years as an installer, i had several...

during my years as an installer, i had several instances where failing alternators caused audio system noise. lost a few alarm brains to low voltage too. many electronic items are sensitive to...
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