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Old 01-02-2013, 06:53 PM   #41
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Hahahahha well i'm ok then ! lol..

YGOAMG ? I'm a bit slow these days mate, what was the solution? lol
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:58 PM   #42
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Hahahahha well i'm ok then ! lol..

YGOAMG ? I'm a bit slow these days mate, what was the solution? lol
Trade cars for 2 weeks then see if you both still want to do the swap.
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:08 PM   #43
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Hahahahha well i'm ok then ! lol..

YGOAMG ? I'm a bit slow these days mate, what was the solution? lol
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Trade cars for 2 weeks then see if you both still want to do the swap.
yep.. cant think of any other way you'll se what the 335 is like to live with
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:32 PM   #44
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Yeah true, sounds good.

As time continues to go by, i keep favouring my car. Especially since the weather has been so good & considering i detailed it yesterday lol.
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:29 PM   #45
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...to those folks that posted about rear deck rattles apparently this very cheap solution works well...

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=362401
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:18 PM   #46
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^ haha yep, i've heard of the tennis ball trick. wonder if it matters if it's wilson and slazenger?
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:26 AM   #47
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I was looking at a e46 m3 or a e92 335i, I ended up with the latter namely due to the more modern interior and roomier interior (I'm 6'7) and loved the fact that you can tweak a 335i to produce some decent power.

I also love the unassuming looks, and literally no-one knows whats under the hood for those who arent familiar with the 335i's (i have had a few 'nice 318' comments and is it a v6 or a v8 comments also)

Either way you cant go wrong, but from a financial point that 335i would be worth at least $50k which would be worth more then your m right?
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Old 01-03-2013, 04:42 AM   #48
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Indeed the wolf in sheep's clothing, ill be making sure mine certainly looks the business when the time comes however, its not hard with an M sport, exhaust(quads/drool)/wheels/tune and if i cant get the interior exterior combo i want at my price range, ill wrap that sucker.
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Old 01-03-2013, 06:17 AM   #49
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...to those folks that posted about rear deck rattles apparently this very cheap solution works well...

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=362401
Thanks for the link. Might try do this tomorrow as that bloody rattle gives me the sh!ts! I have stuffed a t-shirt in there but it didn't fix the problem. Tennis balls make sense though haha!
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:20 PM   #50
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Go with brand new balls, they'll have best compression and more fluff I imagine, every little bit helps! Apparently Head are the official ATP ball of choice
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:57 PM   #51
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Go with brand new balls, they'll have best compression and more fluff I imagine, every little bit helps! Apparently Head are the official ATP ball of choice
Haha, just did this mod using Wilson balls. Works a treat! Thanks for the link man
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:37 PM   #52
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No worries at all, glad to hear it worked! Funnily enough I've not even had the problem, just passing on the info. One difference might be that I've taken every single Harman Kardon speaker out of my car and only have Dynaudio splits up front. Maybe the rear shelf HK speakers contribute to the rattle?
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:02 PM   #53
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Does anyone know of any place upholsterer in melbourne. I really want to fix all these rattles.

And my driver's side central locking stuffed up yesterday..

The door locks but won't unlock. The passenger locks and unlocks so that's working, it's just the driver's side central locking.

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Old 01-06-2013, 09:39 PM   #54
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335 is no near M3 period
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Old 01-06-2013, 10:14 PM   #55
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Different tools for different jobs

One could be used for the other's purpose but OP has to decide which one is better suited to the job. Sounds like he wants to keep the M anyway. I know it would be hard for me to go back to a non M after owning one. It woud be hard for me to sacrifice my GTR and not get something of equivalent performance and rawness to replace it
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:44 AM   #56
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For the moment i will keep my M3.

But i will keep that option open for later on.
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:32 AM   #57
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For the moment i will keep my M3.

But i will keep that option open for later on.
Good choice!

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Old 01-07-2013, 04:35 AM   #58
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I hope it's the 'right' choice hahaha.
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:39 AM   #59
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I hope it's the 'right' choice hahaha.
All depends man. It's going to cost you more to maintain and is likely to have a hiccup every now and again. Look after it, drive it properly (like it's stolen) and do a track day every now and again. You will have a lot more fun in the M and won't look back!
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Old 01-07-2013, 04:44 AM   #60
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my boss got a 335ci recently and he let me take it for a spin. it was surprisingly underwhelming to say the least. having faced this same choice when i was buying my M3, i got out of the 335ci knowing that i made the right choice.
cant go wrong with the ///M!
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