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Thread: KTS's Ownership Thread

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    KTS's Ownership Thread

    I want to document my ownership of this car and keep all of the pictures, receipts and dates in one place. I will add previous and current maintenance as I go. Enjoy!

    Details:
    2005 330i ZHP
    11-24-2004 production date
    Exterior - Orientblau Metallic (317)
    Interior - Hellbeige2 N6HC
    6-speed manual


    At the date of purchase:
    October 20th, 2016
    136,000 miles
    3rd owner

    List of maintenance and modification from the previous owner and I.

    Engine:
    OEM BMW Performance intake
    Stuart Water Pump
    OEM Thermostat and housing
    OEM Radiator
    OEM Cooling lines/hoses
    Dr. Vanos rebuild unit
    OEM Oil Filter housing gasket
    OEM DISA Valve
    New NKG Spark plugs
    OEM Valve cover gasket
    OEM Alternator
    OEM Idlers and pullies

    Suspension:
    OEM Z4M Front control arm busings
    OEM Z4M Trailing arm bushings
    Ground Control Street/School coilovers with camber plates
    OEM M3 Strut Bar
    OEM Strut tower reinforcement plates
    New OEM wheel bearings

    Brakes:
    OEM BMW Performance Brembo 6 piston big brake kit front with rotors
    OEM BMW Performance rear rotors
    ECS Stainless braided brake lines for the front
    Brand new OEM front and rear pads
    Turner Motorsport Stud Conversion

    Body:
    Whole front clip was resprayed to eliminate rock chips
    Passenger side rear Quarter was repainted for very minor rust repair
    Rear bumper was repainted due to some battle scars
    Car was completely PDR'd
    Brand new headlight lenses
    3M Clear film on foglights, fender corners, whole hood and whole front bumper
    European Clear lights all around instead of amber
    OEM headlight seals were installed

    Transmission:
    OEM BMW Performance shift lever and new bushings

    Interior:
    Alcantara steering wheel has been swapped with a tri-stitch leather wheel

    Light Beige interior was swapped for full natural brown interior including
    - Carpet
    - Dash
    - Door cards
    - Seats
    - Center Console
    - Armrest
    - Rear Deck
    - All plastic trim including dead pedal and lower pillars


    Wheels:
    OEM Style 135 with staggered all seasons
    OEM Style 216 18x8.5 square with Michelin Pilot Super Sports


    Pictures:
    Everything I have done so far. Will update as I go and will hopefully be of better quality soon.








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    Heck yes. Need more OB in this place.

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    Beautiful car.
    2003 Imola on Alcantara
    Slowly Upgrading

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    Wow. Impressive list of upgrades and maintenance. Well done.


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    2004 ZHP Acquired: February 5, 2017
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    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
    AA Tune, Sprint Booster, Gruppe M Intake, Magnaflow Exhaust, Dinan TB & STEP S/W, TMS Pulleys, H&R Touring Cup Kit & Spacers, UCC Sway Bars
    Dynavin D99+, Hardwire V1 (w/V1 Connection)
    BMW Performance Strut Brace, Orion V2 Angel Eyes, No-holes License Plate, SMG Paddle Shift Mod, Besian VANOS, Gold DISA, Fan Delete

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    This just looks amazing


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    His - 2004 Imola Red / Alcantara 330i | 6MT | ZHP |

    Her's - 2005 Black Sapphire Metallic / Black Leather 330i | 6MT | ZHP |

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    139,500 miles - Changed the oil with Full Synthetic 0W-40

    Also removed the front wheels and swapped them side-to-side hoping to track down a "humming" noise while on the road. Cleaned everything up and took some pictures.




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    I really like those style 216 wheels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BMWCurves View Post
    I really like those style 216 wheels.
    That's what I was thinking. Pretty sweet.
    2003 Imola on Alcantara
    Slowly Upgrading

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