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Forum: ///M3 Forum 10-28-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By zenaissance
For some reason the purple looks better on the...

For some reason the purple looks better on the E36 than on the E46. All in all, very nice and certainly quite rare!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 02-08-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,930
Posted By zenaissance
Its funny how a supposedly intelligent...

Its funny how a supposedly intelligent observation on the lessons of depreciation suddenly becomes less intelligent. Regardless of how much the car has dropped in value and given its age, an M3 is...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-04-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,431
Posted By zenaissance
DCT and any other dual clutch system like PDK is...

DCT and any other dual clutch system like PDK is way smoother as you say. However that's the problem I dislike with them- it doesn't feel as connected when you are shifting. SMG is so idiosyncratic...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 12-02-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,140
Posted By zenaissance
In Toronto, I have driven this car a number of...

In Toronto, I have driven this car a number of times (2009-2011) models. It is a stupendously fast car and the performance is unparalleled at its price range.
However it is never engaging as...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 11-29-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,140
Posted By zenaissance
Its a beast alright-a beast with no soul.

Its a beast alright-a beast with no soul.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-02-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,937
Posted By zenaissance
Really? :hmm: RMP can do it for 500 or less-...

Really? :hmm: RMP can do it for 500 or less- depends on how many shims. Maranello? No dealer I know of does it at this price.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 09-29-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,784
Posted By zenaissance
Very nice- any idea how much they weigh?

Very nice- any idea how much they weigh?
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-12-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,789
Posted By zenaissance
I understand your points exactly, but let us not...

I understand your points exactly, but let us not play semantics here! I have already considered the difference in tires and weight- despite all of that- 2 seconds on a track as long as the...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-12-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,789
Posted By zenaissance
Absolutely! Hence I mentioned 20.8km! For a 2...

Absolutely! Hence I mentioned 20.8km! For a 2 second difference, regardless of tires, etc one would expect more.
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-12-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,789
Posted By zenaissance
You are right- the GTS is faster than the CSL, in...

You are right- the GTS is faster than the CSL, in fact as you said-outperformed by quite a bit- by a whole 2 seconds on the Nurburgring (a 20.8km run)- Wow- I am really impressed, since it has over...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 05-02-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,605
Posted By zenaissance
I wear gloves occasionally- nothing wrong with...

I wear gloves occasionally- nothing wrong with that. For some people who may have rougher hands because of calluses etc this could be useful. Gloves can help preserve the leather on the steering...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-25-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 729
Posted By zenaissance
Quite helpful!

Quite helpful!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-23-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By zenaissance
I suggest you try the "For Sale"...

I suggest you try the "For Sale" section!
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-05-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,713
Posted By zenaissance
That is the way to go! You have a wise head upon...

That is the way to go! You have a wise head upon your shoulders. Save up and when you can afford it, then go for whichever model you like. Getting rid of debt and building equity is the best path in...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-04-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 29,075
Posted By zenaissance
Congratulations! Welcome to the club- glad you...

Congratulations! Welcome to the club- glad you are enjoying the car. No need to valet something that you already own! :hi:
Forum: ///M3 Forum 04-04-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 29,075
Posted By zenaissance
He pointed out somewhere between 5K OR MORE which...

He pointed out somewhere between 5K OR MORE which means that yes- it can be gotten for as little as 5K (try VF Engineering Street Sport SC for $5,900). The message is clear- with depreciation taken...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 03-27-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,065
Posted By zenaissance
No sympathies at all for the OP- after 100 Launch...

No sympathies at all for the OP- after 100 Launch Controls! What were you thinking of man? Even if the clutch is good, something is going to break. In most cases, warranty in the past goes void for...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-05-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By zenaissance
Just added some quick shots of my...

Just added some quick shots of my car.http://img696.imageshack.us/img696/7011/diamondsilver3.jpg

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Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-05-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,540
Posted By zenaissance
MMMM- interesting- that means what is normally...

MMMM- interesting- that means what is normally posted on most sites is incorrect because it states- curb weight at 3700 which means no passenger. The curb weight for the E46 is listed as approx 3400...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-05-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,540
Posted By zenaissance
Not sure where you got the 3,600 lbs from- for a...

Not sure where you got the 3,600 lbs from- for a coupe it is about 3,700 lbs- about 250 lbs difference (unless you made some weight reduction). However I do agree that it is not possible for the OP...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-03-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,186
Posted By zenaissance
My Individual M3

Although I have occasionally contributed to the m3forum.net this is my first time here on this site. Currently I have a 2003 Individual Diamond Silver M3 which is very rare in North America. I will...
Forum: ///M3 Forum 01-03-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,540
Posted By zenaissance
I agree with you for the most part. However, IMHO...

I agree with you for the most part. However, IMHO the last true M is the E46 because it has the inline 6 engine. Giving the car a V8 simply robs much if its unique character as a performance version...
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