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Old 01-17-2008, 06:20 AM   #161
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Welcome, jojo. Any pictures of your ride?
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Old 01-17-2008, 06:32 AM   #162
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nice, there should be another thread going up in the next day or so about another sydney cruise...
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Old 01-17-2008, 07:20 AM   #163
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will get some new pics soon as car is at panel beater, a p plater had a run in wid me. Its just stock, will lower and get rims later when i can find some $$$

But yeah just recently installed the led rears and simota CAI.
Sydney cruise i hear you say hehe.
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Old 01-17-2008, 02:56 PM   #164
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I wish I had my car out here. No cruise for me.
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Old 01-17-2008, 04:39 PM   #165
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yeah i look at ur ad regarding ur car for sale...so you lookin at gettin into another e46 now ur here in syd???
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Old 01-17-2008, 04:56 PM   #166
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I'd like to, but I'm not in a huge rush, at least until I sell the old e46. I've got a car I'm using here currently, but it's no 3 series.
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Old 01-18-2008, 06:45 AM   #167
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nice amount of posts in the aussie section today
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Old 01-18-2008, 07:27 AM   #168
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We work hard to post over three a day.
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Old 01-18-2008, 09:21 PM   #169
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need more ppl posting to keep it going lol....i cant talk i jst started in here hehe
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Old 01-19-2008, 04:05 PM   #170
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This thread has always had issues.
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Old 01-20-2008, 01:02 AM   #172
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I suppose we just accept the fact that this thread is broken.
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BBK goes on this week... *dances*
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Old 01-20-2008, 04:48 AM   #174
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Old 01-20-2008, 04:31 PM   #176
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Just finishing it up. I've got a few different designs for you to look over. I'll have 'em to you this week.
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sweeeeeeet. did the knight turn out ok?
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I think so. I'll have you take a look.
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G'day fellas.

This may not be the place to post this but having read the posts about the imminent death of this thread I thought I might put it here to keep the Aussie thread going.

I currently have a dakkar yellow 320ci. It has a K&N panel filter in the original air box, eibach lowered springs and koni shocks, as well as a simple 3-inch straight through muffler. If I knew how to record the sound I would. I love it.

Anyway - I have wanted an E46 M3 and it looks as though I will have the funds to purchase one later in the year. I am looking at spending about $90,000.00. I can get something with around 30-40,000 kms with that sort of money and will be able to get something with maybe a few less kays later in the year (about 6 months) when more E92s are on the market.

Well the dilemma is this - the 135i is coming out later in the year and will be priced (as I see it) at around $80-90,000.00 so pretty much square on with a second hand M3.

The 135i will be a little slower than the M3 and will certainly not be as focused in its handling and body control as the M. The other side of the coin is that the 135i is turbo charged and therefore the potential for further power gains is significantly better at a better cost to power ratio.

So - I want some advice - what do I do? Get the legend M3 or get the new 135i which may be tuned into a scorcher?

Pros and cons would be appreciated.

Cheers guys.

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G'day fellas.

This may not be the place to post this but having read the posts about the imminent death of this thread I thought I might put it here to keep the Aussie thread going.

I currently have a dakkar yellow 320ci. It has a K&N panel filter in the original air box, eibach lowered springs and koni shocks, as well as a simple 3-inch straight through muffler. If I knew how to record the sound I would. I love it.

Anyway - I have wanted an E46 M3 and it looks as though I will have the funds to purchase one later in the year. I am looking at spending about $90,000.00. I can get something with around 30-40,000 kms with that sort of money and will be able to get something with maybe a few less kays later in the year (about 6 months) when more E92s are on the market.

Well the dilemma is this - the 135i is coming out later in the year and will be priced (as I see it) at around $80-90,000.00 so pretty much square on with a second hand M3.

The 135i will be a little slower than the M3 and will certainly not be as focused in its handling and body control as the M. The other side of the coin is that the 135i is turbo charged and therefore the potential for further power gains is significantly better at a better cost to power ratio.

So - I want some advice - what do I do? Get the legend M3 or get the new 135i which may be tuned into a scorcher?

Pros and cons would be appreciated.

Cheers guys.

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Hey Tim

Although it pains me to say, you probably will be able to get a 2006 M3 at the end of the year for that coin with those kays or less. I have seen a few low kay 2005 models for that price.

I drove the 130 and was shocked, its a great little car. Reviews that I read say the 135 will be a great car but an ///M is a ///M. This was cemented after my recent driver training course, the non m cars are good enough but the M3 is something else.

If you are after mods, another option could be to by an older e46 M3 for alot less money and super/turbocharge it.

I would be hesitant to go modifying a car under warranty.

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