m3 vs. the ultimate family sedan - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
Driving Tales Talk about your driving stories in here!

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 03:38 AM
SpeedsterBMW
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
i was driving back from playing golf at a friends country club, and i was agressiving weaving through some traffic, and i turned off the highway to get on a spur route to take me home.....im turning the on ramp and i see a older m5 (e39, but without angels/clears) so i step on it comming out of the turn, dart left and pull next to him, i roll down the passenger window and i see its a older guy (40's), and right now im about at 4.5k, and i was about to pass the guy, but he nails it! I was like shizzobam! I nailed it slighty after, but he had to downshift, were dead even, i shift, he shifts, he pulls a few feet, my CAI is starting to scream, as he shifts, i pull, then i shift, were back to even....were makin a medium turn and he backs off a little at 102mph, i slide past him as we approach a light...its red, i stop right at the line, and he has his front wheel at my rear wheel, i thought he had given up, right before the light turned green (he timed it PERFECTLY), he drops it and passes me right as it turns green and he has like a 10mph head start i was like fockin a, i ducked in behind him as were crusin about 55 (cops LOVE to hand around) as this chevy blows us off at 75, and i was thinkin, you dont wanna blow through here at 60+ and right as i say that, theres a cop off to the right, the guy in the chevy speed checks back to 55, we pass the cop, the m5 and me open it up and leave the guy in the dust, he turns off we both give a honk....i never knew old guys could drive/shift like that, nor would they want to....hats off to him, he cooked my ass, though i think ill be dead even with them after i get a dinan exhaust (350hp, baby! B) )
 
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 04:40 AM
5th Gear Member
 
presto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 1,569
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
presto is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to presto
crazy story. glad ur back u with ur great driving experiences

<span style='color:blue'>Proud Member of the 4 Digit Club.
Member of the BMW Forums Troll Assassin Club.
BMW FORUMS 3.1415926535897932384626433832795 CLUB.
Official member of bmw-forums.com w00t** club.
Great and Powerful Horny Huzzah of the Secret Brotherhood of Huzzah </span>

<span style='color:red'>&quot;BMW - Forums: More Than Just A Bunch Of Perverts &amp; Alchoholics&quot; - Fruityone</span>

presto is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 04:59 AM
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
FruityOne's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: L.A.
Posts: 2,294
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
FruityOne is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to FruityOne
*note to self* add //m5 to kill list...

93 325is - SOLD (white car in sig)
92 325i - 220rwhp/205rwtq (RIP)
02 GSXR 600 - 107rwhp/48rwtq
95 M3 - 220rwhp/205rwtq
President & Founder OF S50 Swap Club

THC the three most powerful letters in my veins...
FruityOne is offline  
#4 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 05:34 AM
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Redondo Beach, Ca
Posts: 3,077
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
cam540 is an unknown quantity at this point
nice story. you should take the M5 off the line and he should pull on you from a roll.

For exhaust, you should get the eisenmann weirstchier or whatever the hell that thing is called, I think they weigh like 10 pounds or something.

<img src='http://people.albion.edu/dbc10/images/w04.gif' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
<a href='http://http://www.licenseschoolusa.com/real-estate-book.php' target='_blank'>Real Estate Books</a> | <a href='http://www.spotya.com' target='_blank'>Spotya! Quick Cash</a> - Short term cash loans for online shopping.
<a href='http://www.licenseschoolusa.com' target='_blank'>Real Estate License</a> | <a href='https://www.linkedin.com/profile?viewProfile=&key=1629532' target='_blank'>My LinkedIn Profile</a> - Contact me
cam540 is offline  
#5 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 05:53 AM
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
e36_m3_Turbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Seattle, Washington
Posts: 5,253
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute e36_m3_Turbo has a reputation beyond repute
hey welcome back man

<img src="http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y149/QnRainStar/e30-blackangus032.jpg" alt="Image hosted by Photobucket.com">

No longer red.
e36_m3_Turbo is offline  
#6 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 08:11 AM
SpeedsterBMW
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
well the m5s acceleration is a bit faster to 60 then mine, but after a dinan exhaust (wanna keep my warrenty) ill be pushing approx 350hp, and that should shave the .1 off my acceleration time that i need to beat a m5....however, i think its torque is pretty strong on the highway, i stayed even cause i think i was in the right gear for acceleration (4.5k in a M3 snaps your neck back)
 
#7 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 08:12 AM
SpeedsterBMW
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
o, and, btw you just wait, because my and my dad will have some CRAZY ass driving stories after his mid life crisis car arrives, ill give you a hint what it is: its german, it does 0-60 in 3.9 seconds, and its twin turbocharged.... but hopefully my dad lets me drive it since it is like 2x more then any car we currently own, lol
 
#8 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 08:55 AM
Ski
Sheer Driving Pleasure
 
Ski's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Binghamton, NY
Posts: 2,421
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Ski is an unknown quantity at this point
Let 'em rip Speed!! B) B)


My Jet Black's
'03 3.0i Z4 Loaded
'02 325Ci Loaded
'06 330xi Loaded
Ski is offline  
#9 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 09:33 AM
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Houston
Posts: 2,053
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
MrM3 is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to MrM3
Quote:
Originally posted by SpeedsterBMW@Apr 21 2003, 07:12 AM
o, and, btw you just wait, because my and my dad will have some CRAZY ass driving stories after his mid life crisis car arrives, ill give you a hint what it is: its german, it does 0-60 in 3.9 seconds, and its twin turbocharged.... but hopefully my dad lets me drive it since it is like 2x more then any car we currently own, lol
GT2 or GT3?
MrM3 is offline  
#10 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 09:36 AM
5th Gear Member
 
presto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 1,569
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
presto is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to presto
lets hope so

<span style='color:blue'>Proud Member of the 4 Digit Club.
Member of the BMW Forums Troll Assassin Club.
BMW FORUMS 3.1415926535897932384626433832795 CLUB.
Official member of bmw-forums.com w00t** club.
Great and Powerful Horny Huzzah of the Secret Brotherhood of Huzzah </span>

<span style='color:red'>&quot;BMW - Forums: More Than Just A Bunch Of Perverts &amp; Alchoholics&quot; - Fruityone</span>

presto is offline  
#11 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 10:01 AM
SpeedsterBMW
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
lol nonononono....its a 911TT, the gt2 maybe be .1 faster (911tt does 0-60 in 3.9) but i guarentee that the 911tt is more controllable with the AWD then a 456hp RWD, ass heavy beast...though my dad is still contemplating getting the performance package (911tt boosted to 450hp, basically a gt2 with AWD) but triggrhappi says the boost will just be more violent and less civilized...so i think it stays were it is, 911tt, dark grey, natural dark grey leather, 6spd manual, aero kit, and a few aluminum goodies....
 
#12 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 12:16 PM
Fox
Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,637
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Fox is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
but triggrhappi says the boost will just be more violent and less civilized...
THATS WHY YOU WANT IT!!!! Man... AWD cars may launch like sweetness itself... and they may keep on the road... but i can tell you one thing. They are no fun to drive. I wanted one so bad untill my friend bought a turbo AWD talon. He cant have any of the fun i have in my RWD beast (its not really a beast but shh...) he cant spin out, do dohnuts, do cool reverse to forward tricks. he can just do insanely fast launches. RWD forever

<span style='font-family:Geneva'><span style='font-size:14pt;line-height:100%'><span style='color:red'>Fox</span></span> <span style='color:gray'>the Pirate</span>
Diplomacy is saying &quot;nice doggy&quot; until you find a rock.</span>

I live my life one quarter mile at a time, and for those 23 or more seconds I'm free.
Fox is offline  
#13 (permalink) Old 04-21-2003, 01:02 PM
5th Gear Member
 
presto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Irvine, CA
Posts: 1,569
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
presto is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to presto
but who knows if speedster'ss dad would want to do col tricks. maybe he has enough satisfaction beating ur ass

<span style='color:blue'>Proud Member of the 4 Digit Club.
Member of the BMW Forums Troll Assassin Club.
BMW FORUMS 3.1415926535897932384626433832795 CLUB.
Official member of bmw-forums.com w00t** club.
Great and Powerful Horny Huzzah of the Secret Brotherhood of Huzzah </span>

<span style='color:red'>&quot;BMW - Forums: More Than Just A Bunch Of Perverts &amp; Alchoholics&quot; - Fruityone</span>

presto is offline  
#14 (permalink) Old 04-22-2003, 02:54 AM
SpeedsterBMW
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
lol the gt2 was too expensive...a 911TT is sweet enough....lol the awd is there for the grip at lauches and to harness the 415hp around the turns....my dad is a speed freak (moreso then me somewhat), and im sure he'll test out the 190mph top speed shortly after he breaks it in
 
#15 (permalink) Old 04-22-2003, 03:59 AM
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Redondo Beach, Ca
Posts: 3,077
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
cam540 is an unknown quantity at this point
the 0-60 times might be close for the TT and the Gt2 but look at the 1/4 mile times and the trap speeds. I guarantee that GT2 will walk the 911TT from a roll. I will also handle better because it weighs less and is rwd.

<img src='http://people.albion.edu/dbc10/images/w04.gif' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
<a href='http://http://www.licenseschoolusa.com/real-estate-book.php' target='_blank'>Real Estate Books</a> | <a href='http://www.spotya.com' target='_blank'>Spotya! Quick Cash</a> - Short term cash loans for online shopping.
<a href='http://www.licenseschoolusa.com' target='_blank'>Real Estate License</a> | <a href='https://www.linkedin.com/profile?viewProfile=&key=1629532' target='_blank'>My LinkedIn Profile</a> - Contact me
cam540 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > General Category > Driving Tales


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
WTB: e36 Sedan Amber Corners egk2 OEM Parts 2 09-28-2005 02:33 AM
Death In The Family Of The 5 Series Sub-forum WindowPro 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 11 02-22-2005 11:01 PM
porsche sedan? e36_m3_Turbo Other Rides 10 05-26-2004 12:48 PM
M3motor swap into a 2000+ SEDAN possible? iLLeGaLaKKoRd 3-Series (E46, E90) 3 11-23-2003 12:13 PM
BMW Ultimate Drive SoonerE39 Bimmer Talk/Motorsports Talk 8 06-13-2003 04:29 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome