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  1. E46 General
    Hi all, got a AT 06 330Ci with 108k miles. Mechanic recently replaced my thermostat with a Mahle Behr unit. Also changed some intake boots due to vacuum leak. Not my daily driver, drive it about 30 miles per week. It's been a bit cold outside lately, about 45-50f in the morning. I live pretty...
  2. E46 General
    My car is a 2004 ZHP Convertible that I bought around 4 years ago as a project. I tried to re-wire the headlight assemblies after discovering that all of the internal wires had the brittle insulation that E46's are known for. My repairs were not successful, so in the end I bought new...
  3. E46 Introductions
    Hello. Finally getting a moment to join and introduce this very beautiful and fun to drive factory ordered Dakar Yellow 330xi touring. I purchased it in August on BAT from a very talented BMW expert in Maryland. Him and the previous owner meticulous restored this very rare wagon with...
  4. E46 General
    I can’t get my 330i ZHP AC working for the life of me. System has perfect amount of Freon and holds vacuum and pressure. Things I’ve fixed and changed. -AC compressor -Heater control valve. - electronic condenser fan my AC still blows not cold air. The low side pressure is looking fine...
  5. Driveline
    Damaged the bottom end on my 2005 ZHP at the track. Cylinder head is still good w/ performance package cams and freshly rebuilt vanos. 197k miles. Anyone want to buy the whole thing before I take out the cams and scrap the rest? Can help load.
    $400 USD
  6. Suspension, Brakes
    Hello all. I am looking to upgrade my 325 with a new steering rack, as the old purple tag has begun to wear out and lose feel around the center at 200K miles. I am considering the yellow tag rack that was on the 330s and ZHP, but I am also wondering if it is possible to swap in an M3 rack...
  7. E46 General
    So I'm currently sitting on two beamers. The one I daily drive is an immaculate 2005 330i sport. This one I've had for about a year and has absolutely no problems. Paint is near perfect, interior perfect, and engine and transmission feel strong. Along with that I've added some decent upgrades to...
  8. E46 General
    Hi i have a 2004 330i ZHP with Nav and Hardman Kardon speakers. I just replaced the amp because I thought that is why the speakers are not working but it did not solve the problem. so non of the speakers work or make a static sound not sure why. does anyone know what it could be?
  9. E46 General
    hi i have been trying to get my car to run right but can seem to figure out whats wrong. I have a 2004 330i zhp and its been running lean. i have replaced the lower intake boot, injectors, coil, spark plug, and maf. i cant seem to track down the problem. I have a lean code for bank one and I...
  10. Driveline, Performance, Tuning
    Good Day My Fellow Fanatics, I hope this post finds you well and does not violate any community guidelines. Any admins/moderators, please message me if this post does. It is not my intention. Many of you may know or may have come by my company, Chaos Calibrations. As a member of the community...
  11. E46 General
    https://emnotek.com/products/koni-str-t-kit-bmw-e46-325i-328i-330i?variant=15724286083187&sfdr_ptcid=26626_4_366639621&sfdr_hash=929d891f0fb0f5c159f6a127af0a4485&gclid=CjwKCAjwo4mIBhBsEiwAKgzXOFRaXxg1PDKd8c1zAkjSA7kWkYMPZCtyX17_JKF2gTW0IRnEpM40IhoCuesQAvD_BwE
  12. Suspension, Brakes
    I have a 2005 ZHP 330i and was planning on changing the suspension. Would these fit? https://www.ecstuning.com/b-ecs-parts/ecs-coilovers-e46-non-m/029307ecs01~a/ If not, what coil overs would you recommend. My budget maxes around $750
  13. E46 Convertible
    I've googled quite a bit and found LOTs of info on coupes and sedans about OEM sway bar upgrades...but not a lot on verts!! My 02 325CIC has stock 23mm front and 18mm rear sways. Junkyard scored a 330I 23.5mm front sway bar and a 330CIC 20mm rear sway bar... Would this 23.5/20 combo work...
  14. E46 General
    I'm in the UK and have a set of Halogen Headlights for my 330ci sport (face lift) However, they are for the U.S zhp coupe. I ordered them by mistake and BMW will not take them back. Dose anybody believe it would be worth trying to sell them to somebody in the U.S. How easy would shipping be...
  15. E46 General
    I know, I know that there are countless threads for misfires but this seems a bit trickier. Ive read and read and read and for some reason i'm still dealing with this issue. I've brought it to a couple shops and it seems like i'm not getting any answers. Just recommended things to replace that...
  16. Driveline, Performance, Tuning
    I have 2004 330i ZHP 6spd, and I am thinking about doing an M3 rear end swap. Like what will I all need? how long did it take? Can I use my current driveshaft? any fitment issues? and in general, if there are any pointers from someone that has done it before. Thanks.
  17. E46 General
    Hey guys, I am looking to upgrade my intake boots and I wanted to know what options are out there. All I can find as an upgrade over stock is the Mishimoto silicone boots, but they are all located in EU. After shipping the price is just outrageous. Anything will help, thank you!
  18. Suspension, Brakes
    Hello everyone! Recently I have come to the conclusion that I need new control arms/ball joints and bushings on my E46 ZHP. Im between Poly bushings and Z4M bushings. I like poly because of the performance but everyone seems to complain about the squeak. If I were to go with Z4M FCAB, how long...
  19. E46 Introductions
    Ok...so 330Ci is my 4th BMW.. 1994 318i-reliable beast 1997-8 Z3 2.8- stupid fast, stripper magnet 2004 325Xi-corners like a rollercoaster 2004 330Ci-ZHP? Sprint booster, Welded rear diff ,full coil overs, Stage 3, ultra light fly, 6speed, set up for drifting. My problems..the owner that dumped...
  20. E46 General
    I need help finding a new set of spark plugs for my 330i zhp automatic. Any suggestions would help and so would a link to the product!
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