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View Poll Results: Vote by the model of car you own
M3 102 7.88%
330 352 27.18%
328 122 9.42%
325 384 29.65%
323 246 19.00%
320 41 3.17%
318 33 2.55%
316 15 1.16%
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Old 06-02-2002, 03:33 PM   #1
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Exclamation Did you debadge? Vote counts as yes...

Original topic started at: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...&threadid=9194

I just dont remember if the 316 is offered in Euroope or not....

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Old 06-02-2002, 05:43 PM   #2
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I debadged and replaced with the Dinan 3 badge.
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Old 01-26-2004, 02:34 PM   #3
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I debadged and replaced with the Dinan 3 badge.

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Old 01-26-2004, 03:05 PM   #4
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for the people that look at this poll and say that it shows that just as many 330 owners debadge their cars as the lower models. Take this into consideration- if you look at another poll on here which simply asks us which model we drive ( http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=84320 ) it shows that their are far more 330 owners on this board then any other. So this means this then that it is potentially more likely, for a 330 to respond to this then any other model owner. It also shows that the percentage of 330 owners who debadge is much less then and the percentage of 325 owners much more. Just trying to bring up a point that should be taken into cosideration..

Anyways the reality is that people debadge for both reasons. It is stupid to think that no one debadges to "hide" what model they truely own. People do, many people do, I personally know people that admitted it. I should also add that Ive seen and spoken to many many people with debadged cars, and the majority where 323 and 325 owners. Just and observation.

However it is also stupid to deny the fact that people DO do it for the clean look. Many people honestly think that it looks less "busy" in the rear with it off and cleaner overall.

The point is, there really shouldn't be a debate on this, people do it for both reasons
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Old 01-26-2004, 03:26 PM   #5
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The point is, there really shouldn't be a debate on this, people do it for both reasons
Then what do we have to talk about if we can't debate!
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Can this poll be moved to the Polls section?
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I agree with you. good point you make.
How they came up with thier precentages, I have no idea.
To many assumptions.

Well...
I can not decide to or not to.




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for the people that look at this poll and say that it shows that just as many 330 owners debadge their cars as the lower models. Take this into consideration- if you look at another poll on here which simply asks us which model we drive ( http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=84320 ) it shows that their are far more 330 owners on this board then any other. So this means this then that it is potentially more likely, for a 330 to respond to this then any other model owner. It also shows that the percentage of 330 owners who debadge is much less then and the percentage of 325 owners much more. Just trying to bring up a point that should be taken into cosideration..

Anyways the reality is that people debadge for both reasons. It is stupid to think that no one debadges to "hide" what model they truely own. People do, many people do, I personally know people that admitted it. I should also add that Ive seen and spoken to many many people with debadged cars, and the majority where 323 and 325 owners. Just and observation.

However it is also stupid to deny the fact that people DO do it for the clean look. Many people honestly think that it looks less "busy" in the rear with it off and cleaner overall.

The point is, there really shouldn't be a debate on this, people do it for both reasons
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Old 01-27-2004, 04:42 PM   #8
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As an enthusiast, I can look at a stock BMW and almost always know what model it is, maybe even what year, at first glance, regardless of the badge. I know that certain wheels, bumpers, window trims, headlights only came on certain year cars. For example, you can tell the difference between a 330 and a 328 by the wheels, and the titanium headlight trim. Those are just a few examples. The badge might as well be an afterthought.

Ask yourself this: Are you an enthusiast (of any kind, not just BMW), or a badge buyer? Badge buyers care about badges. Period. Would a 1980's vintage 325e, 1993 325is, or 1997 318ti catch your interest on the street, or would you dismiss them because they're driving an "old," "slow," or "low-end" BMW? The only posers I know of are people who belittle others for buying or driving a "lesser" model. I get excited whenever I see an older Porsche or BMW on the road, or a newer modded 323/325/330, even 318...a car doesn't have to be expensive or new to be cool to me.

I haven't debadged yet, although I might when I start heavily modding my car. And if I do, I really don't give a damn what anybody else thinks. Debadging to trick people into thinking you have a more expensive car is insecurity, but so is attacking people who do just that.
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Looks like all the main models are split evenly. Wonder if we'll get some M3 or 318/320 votes.

330-328 at about 48% while 325-323 owners at about 52%


hmm... c'mon people lets gets some more votes.

Jonas I dont think you count though!!!

DO NOT VOTE IF YOU REBADGED WITH ACS/HAMMAN OR DINAN OR MSport....
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Question Damn no M3's debadged?

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I'm still thinkin to debadge or not. What do u think guys?
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Daaang, I wouldn't debadge an M....
even tho it usually is cleaner, the ///M badge is soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo COOL!!!
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Re: Did you debadge? Vote counts as yes...

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I just dont remember if the 316 is offered in Euroope or not....
316 in Europe yes.
Looks like you got them all except the 320d and 330d.
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    Old 06-26-2002, 09:36 AM   #18
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    DO NOT VOTE IF YOU REBADGED WITH ACS/HAMMAN OR DINAN OR MSport....

    Doh!!! Read that after I voted!!! :sad:
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    BAAMMMMM CAUGHT YA WITH YOUR GUARD DOWN!!!

    Votes look pretty even across the spectrum. Lower model 3s and M3 lag because not that many on this forum to begin with...
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