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Old 05-10-2003, 04:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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been thinking about my next Bm...... and for some reason i like the look of the 7 series......

but i think it would have to be some thing like the V8 4.0 or 4.4? and then fit 20" rims.....

what do you guys think of them? anything i should look out for.....

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they are nice.....i have ridden in a few and they are really roomy.

check ebay...once i saw a 750iL selling really cheap
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i like the sound of having things like......
tv, video, sat nav, gsm phone, electric memory seats, and all the other electrics available....

plus a big ass V8 engine....or even a V12 hmmmmmmm! 4 miles to the gallon.
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hey fatty why not go for a real Alpina B12 with a sweet 6L V12 B) ive also seen spy pics of the new E65 Alpina, dont know any specs yet.
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i wouldnt mind but the insurance would nail my ass.......

also the cost of the car would........

i think the V8 4.4 would do power wise......
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i would go for the e38...say no to bangle..
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i would go for the e38...say no to bangle..
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LoL thats exactly the point most people are sayin. WTf Is bangle (doing, style, methods etc etc) i dunno
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yeah look into an E38 7 ...not the bangle mobile 745 (E60?)
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yeah look into an E38 7 ...not the bangle mobile 745 (E60?)
bangle...... thats a thing that goes around your wrist aint it?

or is it that thing you eat....... sorry thats a bagle.. :lol:

seriously... what do you mean by Bangle? Im not used to your overseas slang! sorry.
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Johan (i think thats his name) Bangle. Hes the new head designer
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i like the look of the 1998 spec......
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I am incredibly happy with our 540i. It has the 4.4 V8, alot of pep, pretty damn smooth for a V8. Sounds pretty badass. All in all, I think that the 4.4 is a wonderous powerplant, good choice on either of the two platforms (7 or 5 series). I say go for the B12, pure Alpina sweetness.
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I am incredibly happy with our 540i. It has the 4.4 V8, alot of pep, pretty damn smooth for a V8. Sounds pretty badass. All in all, I think that the 4.4 is a wonderous powerplant, good choice on either of the two platforms (7 or 5 series). I say go for the B12, pure Alpina sweetness.
i would like to but they fetch serious money over here, and the insurance isnt too forgiving eigther.....
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Chris Bangle was head/cheif designer at bmw since like 1997 or 1998. so of all the bads things he's done he probably had alot to do with the E46's and the E39 angeleye conversion.

i think we need "Say no to bangle" t-shirts that are based on the "say no to drugs" shirts seriously tho, that wouldnt be a bad idea
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