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Old 06-12-2003, 08:01 AM   #1 (permalink)
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so they probably cost the same used right now, since the 3 series holds it's value so well. which car would you choose? i might take the 5 series because it's a larger car, but still sporty. but i'm not really sure...
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I voted for 3 series just because it is cheaper to maintain and there are more mods available
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Old 06-12-2003, 09:33 AM   #3 (permalink)
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328 because of it's size. The 5 is too big of a car for me now. Maybe after I have kids and need to seem more 'grown up' I'd go with a midsize.
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Depends on what you want out of it, but I say 5er. Ive always wanted an e39 and its probably what I will get after my car dies if I dont get a porsche 968. A properly modded 5er looks and sounds very mean, and arent nearly as common as the 3s.
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sooners 528 is really nice, but stock i dont really like the pre-2001 5ers. i'd say go with the 328, its a much funner car and doesnt need alot of mods for speed or looks, yet has many options available.
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I say 5 series man. I dont see why 5 series is more expensive to maintain.

oil filter is more expensive? same engine anyway..
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I voted for 3 series just because it is cheaper to maintain and there are more mods available
same here, 328
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the 528 resale values ive seen arent too great for some reason. But I would probably choose a 528 over a 328. Yes,, it might be a bit slower but dude a 528 is mad pimpin when modded (correctly) Get those angel eyes with clears, crystal clear tails, new grill, etc, yummy!
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5series is more high-class.
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5series is more high-class.
unfortunately, class isn't something you can buy.
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i can buy c class, e class, m class, and s class.
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i never see any 5 series with manual though, besides the 540. i can't beleive sooner found one, i've never seen one listed in the paper
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i never see any 5 series with manual though, besides the 540. i can't beleive sooner found one, i've never seen one listed in the paper
yeah there out there, the 5speed 528 still does 0-60 in 6.9, so thats not that slow for a bigger car. if you really got the money to mod then drop a E36 M3 engine in there and turbo it (just like the one in this months euro car mag). but if u dont got that much to spend then just get some angel eyes, wheels, M5 grill, and maybe later a M-tech kit
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