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Well I was tired of my 03' BMW 330i and well I was in the mood to trade it in for something a little different. I wanted to trade it in for like a TL, but I rethought that. I went insted for a 01' MB SLK 320. It seems faster and it rides a lot differently. Anyone have or have had any of these two vehicles?
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I havent been in any of the mentioned cars... but how do you get tired of a 2003 330i ????

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ok how do u get tired of a 330 or any BMW for that matter, and in 1 YEAR!!!!. ya and did u consider an 01 ///M roadster ??? 100 more hp than a SLK.

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I have never liked those model of Mercs!! I dont know, they just dont look good at all and arent all to fast from what I hear, but mainly cuz I dont like h0ow they look!!

330ci for that? I feel sorry for the 330ci
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Actually, I just wasn't happy with my 330i. Yes it's nice, yes most want it, but I wanted something different. I usually can't stand having one thing for a long time. I get bored and I find something else that I like. I was actually thinking of getting a S2000, but they have little or no torque @ low rpm's.
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to my knowledge the S2000 is faster than the slk320.

personally i would have kept the 330i, but thats just me
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i get bored of thigs too... if i could pick and choose what i want every day, i would have to work so much to pay all that off, that I would never get to enjoy it... unless you are the owner of WalMart... then thats diff.

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the mercedes looks nice i think....no idea on how fast it is or anything though

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M5IAN your pretty funny.
again why should he get off this page. why dont you just tell him about anouther BMW you think he might like.just a thought, not every one is in love with all of the same things.
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M5IAN your pretty funny.
again why should he get off this page. why dont you just tell him about anouther BMW you think he might like.just a thought, not every one is in love with all of the same things.
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Calm down and stop trying to cause more trouble than we already have. I'd respect you if you were a smart Mustang guy, because smart mustang guys are like smart BMW guys. They know their choice of car very well, they know WHY they chose their car and they tend to respect other people who are knowledgeable about cars, regardless of make.

What you are is a little disrespectful punk newbie who thinks that he knows everything about his car but doesn't know a solid axle from positraction and thinks that a solid axle is a "good handling suspension setup." My suggestion is that you take an auto shop course, maybe read a few of Carrol Shelby's books or whatever and try to become knowledgeable instead of trying to be an asshat and dogging on people all the time.

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M5IAN your pretty funny.
again why should he get off this page. why dont you just tell him about anouther BMW you think he might like.just a thought, not every one is in love with all of the same things.
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Calm down and stop trying to cause more trouble than we already have. I'd respect you if you were a smart Mustang guy, because smart mustang guys are like smart BMW guys. They know their choice of car very well, they know WHY they chose their car and they tend to respect other people who are knowledgeable about cars, regardless of make.

What you are is a little disrespectful punk newbie who thinks that he knows everything about his car but doesn't know a solid axle from positraction and thinks that a solid axle is a "good handling suspension setup." My suggestion is that you take an auto shop course, maybe read a few of Carrol Shelby's books or whatever and try to become knowledgeable instead of trying to be an asshat and dogging on people all the time.

Oh and M5IAN, you're about a hair's width from getting banned outright.
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what the **** are you talking about you are the dumb ass who thinks an open differencial will get beter traction then possy.

yeah you should start reading something other then your BMW books and find out some other methods of performance.

yeah and solid axil mustangs cant handle. heres a little something for you to read

" the GR-40 was glued to the track with a .99-g average (1.02 g's counter-clockwise and .96 g clockwise). Since our GR-40 was by no means maxed to the limit (ride height, camber, toe-in and cross weight), we believe that THWNN (with no change in hardware) would be capable of even higher g numbers (around 1.15 g's, according to Bruce"

all of that performance with a solid axil mustang on the FOX platform(79-93)
well you can read the rest or the test too, it just more and more or that solid axil crap.

Griggs)."http://www.mustangworks.com/articles/suspension/GR40Suspension.html

yeah it look like you need to go do your homework, you should go take a shop class or something

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M5IAN your pretty funny.
again why should he get off this page. why dont you just tell him about anouther BMW you think he might like.just a thought, not every one is in love with all of the same things.
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Calm down and stop trying to cause more trouble than we already have. I'd respect you if you were a smart Mustang guy, because smart mustang guys are like smart BMW guys. They know their choice of car very well, they know WHY they chose their car and they tend to respect other people who are knowledgeable about cars, regardless of make.

What you are is a little disrespectful punk newbie who thinks that he knows everything about his car but doesn't know a solid axle from positraction and thinks that a solid axle is a "good handling suspension setup." My suggestion is that you take an auto shop course, maybe read a few of Carrol Shelby's books or whatever and try to become knowledgeable instead of trying to be an asshat and dogging on people all the time.

Oh and M5IAN, you're about a hair's width from getting banned outright.
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what the **** are you talking about you are the dumb ass who thinks an open differencial will get beter traction then possy.

yeah you should start reading something other then your BMW books and find out some other methods of performance.

yeah and solid axil mustangs cant handle. heres a little something for you to read

" the GR-40 was glued to the track with a .99-g average (1.02 g's counter-clockwise and .96 g clockwise). Since our GR-40 was by no means maxed to the limit (ride height, camber, toe-in and cross weight), we believe that THWNN (with no change in hardware) would be capable of even higher g numbers (around 1.15 g's, according to Bruce"

all of that performance with a solid axil mustang on the FOX platform(79-93)
well you can read the rest or the test too, it just more and more or that solid axil crap.

Griggs)."http://www.mustangworks.com/articles/suspension/GR40Suspension.html

yeah it look like you need to go do your homework, you should go take a shop class or something

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1. I said an open diff would be an improvement over a live axle, which has NO differentials at all. Like I said, you can't tell the difference between a solid rear one piece no differential axle and positraction. Positraction, just so you know is a marketing gimmick. Most positraction rear ends don't even use a GOOD LSD, they just slap on some random viscous LSD and call it a day.

2. It's spelled Axle

3. That car doesn't have a solid axle. If they're talking about adjusting camber and all that kind of shit, it's definitely not a solid axle. You need an independent rear suspension to adjust rear camber, otherwise both wheels are perfectly upright.

4. I respect early Fox platform mustangs. I've seen some amazing things done to them to make them fast around a track. I never dogged on mustangs to begin with, just the live axle in the new one.


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M5IAN your pretty funny.
again why should he get off this page. why dont you just tell him about anouther BMW you think he might like.just a thought, not every one is in love with all of the same things.
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Calm down and stop trying to cause more trouble than we already have. I'd respect you if you were a smart Mustang guy, because smart mustang guys are like smart BMW guys. They know their choice of car very well, they know WHY they chose their car and they tend to respect other people who are knowledgeable about cars, regardless of make.

What you are is a little disrespectful punk newbie who thinks that he knows everything about his car but doesn't know a solid axle from positraction and thinks that a solid axle is a "good handling suspension setup." My suggestion is that you take an auto shop course, maybe read a few of Carrol Shelby's books or whatever and try to become knowledgeable instead of trying to be an asshat and dogging on people all the time.

Oh and M5IAN, you're about a hair's width from getting banned outright.
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what the **** are you talking about you are the dumb ass who thinks an open differencial will get beter traction then possy.

yeah you should start reading something other then your BMW books and find out some other methods of performance.

yeah and solid axil mustangs cant handle. heres a little something for you to read

" the GR-40 was glued to the track with a .99-g average (1.02 g's counter-clockwise and .96 g clockwise). Since our GR-40 was by no means maxed to the limit (ride height, camber, toe-in and cross weight), we believe that THWNN (with no change in hardware) would be capable of even higher g numbers (around 1.15 g's, according to Bruce"

all of that performance with a solid axil mustang on the FOX platform(79-93)
well you can read the rest or the test too, it just more and more or that solid axil crap.

Griggs)."http://www.mustangworks.com/articles/suspension/GR40Suspension.html

yeah it look like you need to go do your homework, you should go take a shop class or something

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1. I said an open diff would be an improvement over a live axle, which has NO differentials at all. Like I said, you can't tell the difference between a solid rear one piece no differential axle and positraction. Positraction, just so you know is a marketing gimmick. Most positraction rear ends don't even use a GOOD LSD, they just slap on some random viscous LSD and call it a day.

2. It's spelled Axle

3. That car doesn't have a solid axle. If they're talking about adjusting camber and all that kind of shit, it's definitely not a solid axle. You need an independent rear suspension to adjust rear camber, otherwise both wheels are perfectly upright.

4. I respect early Fox platform mustangs. I've seen some amazing things done to them to make them fast around a track. I never dogged on mustangs to begin with, just the live axle in the new one.
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#1 open diff means no possy

#2 yes i suck at typing

# 3 yes it does have a solid axle they are talking about the frunt suspensionmodifyied mcphersion strut witch i spelled wrong too. but you can adjust the camber and caster on that.

#4 i do know my shit. so dont act like im some little kid iv been working on cars for years, and i know what im doing. you give me some restect and ill give you alittle it goes along way.

check this page. http://auto.howstuffworks.com/differential1.htm
yeah its alittle gay but youll get my point
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