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      08-24-2010, 11:13 PM   #23
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great looking car. iv never seen the ZHP with that interior or with that steering wheel. didnt all ZHPs come with the alcantara wheel?

the M-sports should have gotten the same performance treatment that the ZHP did. what a shame.
Joey, I'm not sure if you could order the leather steering wheel from the get go. I know that the alcantara wheels wore prematurely and BMW was giving people the option to replace them, free of charge, with the leather wheel. Many people jumped at the opportunity.

I just looked at the sticker that came with the car. It shows Alcantara steering wheel. Previous owner likely swapped it out for leather.
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      08-24-2010, 11:14 PM   #24
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I never like non-M E46 but this one is just beautiful.
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Joey, I'm not sure if you could order the leather steering wheel from the get go. I know that the alcantara wheels wore prematurely and BMW was giving people the option to replace them, free of charge, with the leather wheel. Many people jumped at the opportunity.

I just looked at the sticker that came with the car. It shows Alcantara steering wheel. Previous owner likely swapped it out for leather.
hmmmmmm. i never knew that. with that im surprised they went back and put an alcantara wheel on the E46 M3 ZCP. AN then released the performance wheels.
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hmmmmmm. i never knew that. with that im surprised they went back and put an alcantara wheel on the E46 M3 ZCP. AN then released the performance wheels.
Yeah, that is interesting that they threw it on the competition package. Maybe they figured out a way to make it more durable.
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from what i understand, alcantara is manufactured in italy, and Gulf Fabrics in Miami is the sole Importer of the material for the United States. I quickly looked at ZCPs and ZHPs on Ebay. alcantara wheels in both look to be in similar condition. i doubt they changed it back in italy.
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from what i understand, alcantara is manufactured in italy, and Gulf Fabrics in Miami is the sole Importer of the material for the United States. I quickly looked at ZCPs and ZHPs on Ebay. alcantara wheels in both look to be in similar condition. i doubt they changed it back in italy.
Then your guess is as good as mine as to why they kept making that wheel.
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nicee
but you messed up
you should've put your e92 in the photo shoot also
would've been super niceeeeee
That will be the next shoot, Balance.
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That will be the next shoot, Balance.
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Sick car bro! Photos are amazing quality too.
Thanks, guys.

Will probably bring it to Lolita's tomorrow.
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clean stock e46!
Now let's see if I can keep it stock. I've got friends betting me left and right that I won't be able to refrain from modding it. I'm motivated by the $5 that I will win if I don't mod.
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