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#1 (permalink) Old 05-11-2004, 06:17 PM
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Looking at various options-Corvette (new or classic), pre-owned m5, Porsche,etc.
Which car would you buy and why?

I know we all love our bimmers, so help me out here!
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Personally, I'm waiting for the Lotus' to come to America - which won't be too much longer.

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if i had that much money i would buy an old bmw (such as E21 or something), strip it completely, install a rollcage and pop in a M3 engine with all the goodies (supercharger, exhaust etc).

but i dont have the money, so i can just dream.

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E36 M3, and do some nice upgrades to it without making it ricy, and use the left over money to maintain it and possibly buy track time and things like that, instead of just blowing the 60k right away.

20k on E36 m3

15k in upgrades

25k left for track time, tires, parts(maintnance, gas money) and if you wanna start entering in races and stuff, your gonna need the extra money for tires and all that ish.

but thats just IMO.

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switch it around

25 for upgrades
15 extra

then your car will be unstopable and u will have all the cash in the world from winning all the races u enter!

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Go for the M5, plenty of room, plenty of power.

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If you have any money left over, i can put it to good use.
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mine. when do you want to pick it up?


but yeah maybe wait for the lotus if you don't need it as your only car... but wait!!! you'd have enough money to buy another car for your primary driver... like a new 3 series or almost any older BMW.
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