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#1 (permalink) Old 07-13-2004, 07:32 PM
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OK, I am driving down U st in DC a week ago. I see a sweet looking black E46 M3 and drive next to it for a few blocks. There is a merge ahead where two lanes go to one because thee is a truck in the right lane where I am, he is in the left. I look over at him and we both hit it at the same time. I am going balls to the wall all out and I got ahead of him and made the lane change before he could cut me off.

He didn't slow down, I heard him going all out the whole time. After I got ahead of him I slowed down and he did also, he immediately turned off and I kept going.

How the hell did I pull on an E46? Could it have been SMG slowing it down? Does the TQ come on faster in the E36? WTF?

Can I add this one to my kill list???

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alot of times people will punch it without downshifting, especially when its something with little reaction time. you probably just had a gearing advantage right from the start
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Could have been he doesn't know how to drive. Either way, you won. Nice kill.

BTW, I don't condone street racing unless completely necessary. I would say the aforementioned qualifies. Nice

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Maybe he wasn't trying ot win?

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He was probably too lazy to downshift.

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Probably backed off...

Euro E36 vs Euro E46 is a closer contest. Most (E36)M3 owners here change their exhaust and filter and run at around 330-340 bhp.

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or... cmgo is super l33t haxxor and he PWN3D the newer m3 with his gangsgta RIDE. the other guy was obviously intimidated and backed off. Simple as that.

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or... cmgo is super l33t haxxor and he PWN3D the newer m3 with his gangsgta RIDE. the other guy was obviously intimidated and backed off. Simple as that.
I truely am a bad ass...who knows???
Joking, but in all seriousness, he didnt back off and he did have that thing running hard, I could hear it with all the windows open.

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High revs and full acceleration are 2 different things!

You just got the jump on him and he flapped a race...

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maybe he doesnt know how to use launch control. or he just doens't know how to drive. smg will slow down the ones who dont know how to use it.

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smg will slow down the ones who dont know how to use it.
... Don't you just press it forward and backwards to shift?


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honestly , i dont consider that a kill, but nice job on getting the jump on him

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yeah man good work. sounds like fun, even if his car wasnt going full potential, still cool to be driving at high speeds with another BMW.

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