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Old 09-21-2009, 10:52 PM   #10
nightdagger
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Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA
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My Ride: 2004 TiAg 325Ci 5MT
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I'll take 10-14 hour trips in my car occasionally. If you get an e46 with the 15 or 16" rims, and standard suspension then you should be fine. I can cruise at 80mph and feel totally fine for hours. The lower profile tires you get, and sport suspension will make any car a little harder on long trips.

You should get great gas mileage with the 320i too, which is a plus on long trips. I'll average 32 mpg on the highway going about 70 mph in my 323i(5-speed trans)

I've kept debating getting some BBS Anthracite CKs and a Hotchkis suspension kit with Bilstein struts, but I really don't want to kill the long-distance driveability of my car. Oh well
Last month I drove around 12 hours, on my stock (sport) suspension, 17" wheels, and non-sport seats. It wasn't the most comfortable I've ever been, but it definitely wasn't too bad.
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