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Thread: New zhp owner from NC

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    New zhp owner from NC

    Just picked up a 05 Coupe last week. No stranger to BMWs, I've had a few in the past including a M3 and 740i short sport. However it's been a while since my last BMW. I just left the liberating freedom mobile for the BMW when I sold my 98 trans am. Heck of a trade I must say.

    Now on to the new (to me) car.

    Car is an 05 with 77k miles
    Heated seats

    Oddly enough it's a non premium package car but has all the options minus the assist, homelink etc.

    When I got the car the previous owner did depot headlights, interior leds, motorsports shift knob, front lip, zsp 17's, adjustable rear control arms and a muffler delete.

    Future plans are some minor maintenance and touch up, back to 18's, suspension refresh, brake upgrade and hopefully more miles logged.

    My other rides are a Giant Trance I race in local endurance and short race series. A jamis nova race I use for cross and road riding and my 15' F150 for the utility trips and such.

    I also do detail work on the side as a weekend hobby, can't wait to get some time to see what kind of magic I can do for the BMW. Might do a write up on the process when I get around to it as well.



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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Chicago area
    Very nice


  3. #3
    Welcome Frank! I like the style 68 wheels...

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    2006 Coupe | Black Sapphire Metallic | Natural Brown | Gruppe M Intake | Corsa TSE3 | Michelin PSS on Apex ARC-8 | Koni Yellows |

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    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Portland, OR
    Welcome aboard! Good looking ZHP

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 1970
    Southern California
    Randeaux/Rando/John/jr - '06 Cic ZHP; Southern California
    "ZHP or not, I still like you"

    ZHP Performance Package, Cold Weather Package, Leather, Jet Black/Black/BlackCube, NAV
    ESS Stage 1 Twin Screw Supercharger, Sprint Booster, BMW Perf Intake, Magnaflow Exhaust, Dinan TB & STEP S/W, Ground Control Coilovers, UCC Sway Bars, Apex EC-7 18x8.5 ET38
    Dynavin D99+, Hardwire V1 (w/V1 Connection), BSW Stage 1 Speakers, Kicker Amp/Subwoofer
    BMW Performance Strut Brace, Orion V2 Angel Eyes, No-holes License Plate, SMG Paddle Shift Mod, Besian VANOS, Gold DISA, Fan Delete, M3 Side Mirrors
    Note: Actual car no longer resembles signature picture

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Pittsboro, North Carolina
    Welcome, from another Nc member.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Austin TX
    Welcome ! Mmhh ... Alcantara.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Lexington, KY
    Hello from KY!
    325i, 2005, 5MT, Silvergrey, leatherette, Sport package; CDV delete, KONI STR-T & KYB Excel-G, Weisslichts, Stewart H2O pump

    328i, 2010, 6MT, Spacegrey, dakota leather, M-sport packages; all stock][IMG]

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2011

    New zhp owner from NC

    Welcome from VA.

    "ZHP is a garbage option anyway- just some cosmetic upgrades with a different cam and diff to claw back some of the performance lost fitting those hideous and heavy wheels. Any 330 with a 3.46 diff will smoke a ZHP every time. The whole Mafia thing reeks of childish behavior." - anonymous E46 fanatic
    Last edited by ELCID86; 11-12-2016 at 06:20 PM.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Winterville, NC
    Nice looking car. What part of the state?

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