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#1 (permalink) Old 08-21-2005, 10:27 PM
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ive got a 03 330i with the performance package + nav its red and my dad thinks thats the reason ive been gettin so man tickets...that it catches the cops eye :wink

we r looking for a new car about 41k or less but he thinks the m3 is maybe too much car for me since im only 17 almost 18 now....any advice from anyone on what i should consider?

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Get a 330i with the PP in a differetn color :P If you get anything less you will feel the difference in power.

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thats exactly what i was thinkin lol

think actually might end up with the 330ci perf package in blue or silver maybe


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how about an e39 540i?

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If your dad thinks an m3 is too much just go a little older. An e30 m3 wouldn't be as much trouble for speeding imo but you could still have a blast in it.

There's a reason why some people call it the only real m3.

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yeah and that crossed my mind too i like the look and the performance is just insane and yes i do agree its the only real m3 but i just want a newer car u know


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Well not really. IMO you get the same if not more compliments on a well maintained older car than you do a new one. Not to mention if it's an older car the people that compliment you will usually know what they're talking about.

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ok,
no e30 m3
i personally think it's the most gorgeous car and its engine is absolutely delightful, but there's too much mantainance required ... i've met a guy with 1 and it was insane how much stuff he had to replace every once in a while...

for 41k you can buy the mother of them all -- 2001 -02 BMW ///M5!!!!!!!
prolly the sweetest car out there, and cheaper on insurance too
faster than m3, better than m3, roomier than m3


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A lot of people do an s52 (ya I probably got the # wrong) for that reason. BEAST!

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ok,
no e30 m3
i personally think it's the most gorgeous car and its engine is absolutely delightful, but there's too much mantainance required ... i've met a guy with 1 and it was insane how much stuff he had to replace every once in a while...

for 41k you can buy the mother of them all -- 2001 -02 BMW ///M5!!!!!!!
prolly the sweetest car out there, and cheaper on insurance too
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thats exactly what ive been lookin at and if i do decide to sell it i think thats what ill end up getting

thanks for all of ur replies!


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just found a 2000 m5 with 5325 miles on it for 42k

tell me what u guys think?
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BUY. IT. NOW.

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if its the color just get the car painted. i would check out an e34 m5 those are so hot, or an e28 m5 but i dont think u would like that. i love the e28 m5 old yet powerful

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You're not talking about an s14 to s52 swap are you? the purists would be all over your ass for compromising the basis of engineering the s14 was originally chosen for

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