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Old 09-20-2004, 09:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Been trying to sell one of two used 5's for 6 months without the first serious prospect. Seems nobody wants a performance car without one of those GM Automatics!
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Old 09-20-2004, 05:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think all cars should be SMG or manual.

those who cannot drive either or shalt be shot.
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Old 09-20-2004, 05:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think all cars should be SMG or manual.

those who cannot drive either or shalt be shot.
HA smg is for suckas
people who want to feel like they can drive stick but they arnt man enough to take on a clutch

its manual or nothing!
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Old 09-20-2004, 06:20 PM   #4 (permalink)
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when you can shift as fast as a SMG then you can call it un-manly bro.
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when you can shift in .05 seconds or whatever it is
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Where do you live? What color/condition/mileage is you 528i in?
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Old 09-20-2004, 08:42 PM   #7 (permalink)
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when u have a clutch tell me about shifting speeds.
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95% of cars over here are manual - Auto's have never really taken off, particularly in the non-luxury market.
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95% of cars over here are manual - Auto's have never really taken off, particularly in the non-luxury market.
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pluss imagine getting an early american sedan to get moving, youd burn so many clutch's, so much wieght, so little power ( comparativly)

this would suck in manual. ( but id still buy manual if i could)
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plus those SMG's will LAUNCH.
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I had a tough time finding a 5er with a 5 speed. There was exactly one 5 speed in this area. All the rest were autos or triptronics. The salesman at the dealer told me they had to special order 5 speeds.

But I agree, manual is the way to go.
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I had a tough time finding a 5er with a 5 speed. There was exactly one 5 speed in this area. All the rest were autos or triptronics. The salesman at the dealer told me they had to special order 5 speeds.

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