2006 BMW 330ci ZHP Start Up, Exhaust, Test Drive, and In Depth Review
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look at the very unique 2006 BMW 330ci ZHP. A car that blends some of the
best from the BMW M3 and a few other goodies to create, what's claimed to
be the most well rounded 3 series ever made, with the perfect balance of
performance and handling. During this presentation, we will take a 1st
person look at what the vehicle is all about beginning with the start up,
performance data, fuel economy, the occasional track data, and build
quality. Also, I will teach you how to use most of the interior and
exterior features in a detailed fashion, that before, you could only get
from going to a dealership yourself! Throughout the video, I will highlight
key styling and unique differences about the vehicle, any available
options, and of course it would not be an enthusiast car video without the
good ole engine portion with rev and Exhaust note with interior and exterior
perspectives. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a
greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.
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BMW E92 N55 335i X-drive Remus Race Exhaust
Everything else stock, including mid secondary cats. Diffuser is Duke
Dynamics 58 cm model. Bumper is OEM M-Sport bumper.
After catless downpipe:
BMW 330ci AFE Style Exhaust
02' 330ci... Basically stock. Minor intake work, but stock otherwise under
the hood. The Exhaust setup is
basically a muffler delete with a res tube after the rear axle bend. Dual
pipe into a 3 inch all the way to the tips and a smaller res pipe. Sounds
much better in person than it does on video, especially from a still
picture camera "video" setting. The Exhaust is the same setup as the BMW 135i AFE
cat back Exhaust.
Rear Wheel Bearing Removal With No Special Tools BMW 3 Series
I did the job with no special tools. Well, the only "special" tool I used
is found in your plumbing department.
Bearing Installation Video Here
E90 325i Muffler Delete
Just an up date of my BMW e90. I've done a rear roof spoiler, eyelids, and
black grill. The muffler delete was done by a local Exhaust shop. They did a great job. Just not
sure if I like it (kinda loud) IMO! Subscribe if you want to see what I
have in store for the car.
Top Gear Reviews the E46
Jeremy Clarkson of UK Top Gear reviews the BMW 328i (edited for length). I
like the review because the 328i similar to my car which is newer version,
the 330i, and it is in the same series (E46). Clarkson is a fun reviewer
and he really showcases the great features of the E46 series BMWs.
Part 1: Installing shocks, struts and springs on a BMW 3 series 99 thru 05 (E46)
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In Part-1 of this two part series, we will replace the front
shock/strut/spring assembly. See Part-2 for the rear shock and spring
The Bentley repair manuals will cover standard shock and spring replacement
for the various BMW and MINI models. This DIY will assume that the DIYer
has the applicable Bentley manual for additional reference as well as
fastener torque values. Note that we will be installing the Bilstein
PSS-10 coil-over kit. However, the procedures would be the same for any
common shock/strut replacement (including installing sport springs, if
• New shocks/struts (Bilstein, Koni, Sachs, etc.)
• New sport or stock replacement springs, if desired (BMW, BavAuto,
• New Shock install kits (compression bumpers, dust shields, spring pads,
• New upper strut and shock mounts
• New strut & shock mount gaskets (as required)
• Rear shock mount reinforcing plates
• Bentley Repair Manual
• BavAuto Non-Marring pry bar set
* BavAuto spring compressor tool
• 13mm through 18mm ½"drive socket & ratchet set with various extensions
• 4mm through 8mm Allen keys or bits (for ratchet use)
• 13mm through 18mm combination wrench set
• Assorted flat and Phillips screwdrivers
FRONT (applies directly to the E46 3-series, but others are similar):
1) Safely raise the front of car, with suspension hanging.
2) Remove the wheels.
3) Disconnect the upper end of the swaybar link from the shock/strut
bracket. Note that the through-stud for the link's upper joint (as well as
the lower) must be secured using a 16mm to 18mm thin open end wrench. This
particular link is 16mm.
4) Remove the strut mounting pinch-bolt. The bolt goes through the strut
mounting clamp on the wheel hub/spindle assembly and has a nut on the
opposite side (some models do not use nuts, the bolt threads into the
5) Set the mounting bracket for the ABS sensor wire, brake pad wear sensor
wire (left side only) and brake fluid hose aside. Note that other models
may have these hoses mounted in a bracket that is affixed to the
shock/strut housing. In these cases, remove the wires and hose from the
6) If the vehicle has adaptive headlights (self-aiming), disconnect the
sensor link from the control arm or the sensor bell-crank arm. The sensors
may only be present on one side of the vehicle.
7) Place a support or jack under the lower control arm to support the
suspension as the upper strut mount nuts are removed.
8) Remove the three 13mm nuts that secure the upper mount to the body
(strut tower), under the hood.
9) Gently lower the jack or support, from step-6, and lower the strut
assembly. Pull the strut assembly up and out of the hub/spindle. A helper
may need to push down on the hub/spindle as you pull the strut upward. If
the clamp is too tight for the strut to pull out, use a cold-chisel or
large flat-blade screwdriver as a wedge to open the clamp a bit. Tap the
wedge into the split in the clamp, widening the clamp, allowing the strut
to be removed.
10) Once removed from the hub/spindle clamp, remove the strut assembly from
the wheel well area.
11) Install a spring compressor to the spring on the strut assembly.
Compress the spring until you can tell that the spring pressure is relieved
from the upper and lower spring seats.
10) Remove the upper shock/strut nut that is at the top of the assembly, in
the center of the upper mount. To remove the nut, you can use the method
shown in the Spring 2007 issue of our Fast Times newsletter, page-7, or you
can use an impact gun. DO NOT use an impact gun for re-assembly!
11) Once the nut is removed, disassemble the upper mount, upper spring
perch and washers from the shock's piston rod. Keep track of the various
washers and their locations.
12) Pull the spring (and compressor) off of the shock/strut.
13) Assemble the new shock/strut and/or spring.
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E46 Muffler Delete
Cut the rear most muffler out... Its only temporary untill I find a good
Exhaust system for it. My muffler had
some kind of restriction in it, it was causing this annoying whistle noise
and it was decreasing the efficiency and performance of my car. So I
performed a weight reduction mod. haha.
ebay DTM muffler on BMW e30 (See Description)
This is a 325e with the ebay "DTM" muffler. It can be bought here:
The car has the cat-converter but no resonator
It is great quality and the price is killer. I made a recent video showing
how it sounds broken-in.
BMW 330Ci E46 Ebay headers and rogue exhaust
Full mod list:
H&R Springs with Bilstein Shocks
-UUC Evo3 Shortshift Kit
-Rogue DMS Exhaust System
-JL Sound System-Hartge Rims
-M-Tech Body Parts
-SS Replica Headers
-AA SC Coming Soon Hopefully!
Bavsound - Dynavin - BMW E46 3 Series Installation - Part 1/2
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Part 1/2: This video walks you through the entire process of installing a
Dynavin Head Unit / Navigation / Multimedia Device in your E46 3 Series BMW
('99-05). The process is fairly straightforward and should take even a
novice approximately an hour or two from start to finish!
Sorry we didn't film the relocation into the AC Controls slot. It's a
direct fit on other cars and almost a direct fit on E46, but if you want
it to be 100% factory you'll need a climate control trim piece available
from the dealer. In this install we did not use the factory piece and it
worked quit well. e46 is the only model that uses the OEM part and it's
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