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Old 05-10-2009, 02:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello from MI, new to the site

Hello all, I've trolled this forum for several weeks because I was prospecting a 3 series for my wife and a M3 for myself. I've read pages upon pages on what to look for when purchasing. I ended up getting her a nice 1999 328i with 90,000 miles. And I settled for this nice 1998 540i/6 with 120,000. Much more practical for me to own this beauty rather than an M3. The very first test drive was impressive however I immediately noticed the CDV delaying my shifts. So the very first mod was deleting the CDV and Oh what a difference. The 540 feels way more powerful than the M3 so needless to say, I'm proud of my choice.







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that's two very nice cars

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Welcome to our little home on the web! Nice choices for the new cars, I'd love to have either one of them in my garage.
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Welcome to the hood!

You just purchased a very low production model. Most 540's have automatic transmissions. Thus, making your car rare! Excellent choice.

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