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Old 12-05-2012, 03:50 PM   #284421
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They ruin so much...like the track that was going to built in Merced...got stopped initially because of danger to a field mouse...fvcking seriously a damn field mouse...then some finance issues arose and it ended

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They were going to have a racetrack in Merced but they CANCELED IT!

WHY GODDAMMIT

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Old 12-05-2012, 04:01 PM   #284422
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Certain cars just feel like dead chunks of metal only to be used as a tool to get you from one location to another and make me hate driving. Other cars have character and are fun to get from place to place.
The E46 M3 feels better than a deal chunk of metal to me. That would be a Camry.
I do like driving the E30 more than the E46 M3, though. It's just a bit down on power.
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They were going to have a racetrack in Merced but they CANCELED IT!

WHY GODDAMMIT

Because hippies

also because we cant have nice things

that facility was going to be massive. Full road racing course, drag strip (with capability of 1/8 mile and 1/4 mile, and dirt track, and multiple dirt trails for atv's/dirt bikes
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The E46 M3 feels better than a deal chunk of metal to me. That would be a Camry.
I do like driving the E30 more than the E46 M3, though. It's just a bit down on power.
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:13 PM   #284425
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The E46 M3 feels better than a deal chunk of metal to me. That would be a Camry.
I do like driving the E30 more than the E46 M3, though. It's just a bit down on power.
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needs an ls1 swap
But Kalim has more experience with S54's
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:16 PM   #284427
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The E46 M3 feels better than a deal chunk of metal to me. That would be a Camry.
I do like driving the E30 more than the E46 M3, though. It's just a bit down on power.
Yup, that's exactly what I was getting at, and part of the reason for the 190E instead of just getting a newer and more complete car.
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Because hippies

also because we cant have nice things

that facility was going to be massive. Full road racing course, drag strip (with capability of 1/8 mile and 1/4 mile, and dirt track, and multiple dirt trails for atv's/dirt bikes
wtf man, how are there even hippies in merced, that place is redneck as hell.

Merced almost had one more redeeming feature
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Yup, that's exactly what I was getting at, and part of the reason for the 190E instead of just getting a newer and more complete car.
That's not to say the E46 M3 isn't fun; it's relative. I'd take one over an E92 M3 on that basis easily.
As for completeness, I guess it's nice having climate control. The E92 isn't going to give me anything more that I want in that department either.
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wtf man, how are there even hippies in merced, that place is redneck as hell.

Merced almost had one more redeeming feature
Any time a major project like that is thought of hippies will come from everywhere to complain....I/everyone in Merced was basically pissed because that facility would have brought a ton of profit/jobs to Merced
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Like I said

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Certain cars just feel like dead chunks of metal only to be used as a tool to get you from one location to another and make me hate driving. Other cars have character and are fun to get from place to place.
mine falls somewhere inbetween
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Certain cars just feel like dead chunks of metal only to be used as a tool to get you from one location to another and make me hate driving. Other cars have character and are fun to get from place to place.
How can you say that? The only time the 190E will get you from one place to another is if it's being pushed by people.
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But on a serious note, there is something to be said about those qualities that bore people to death. Things like reliability. We want that in people, and we want that in cars. What good is a cool car if it's in a perpetual state of disrepair? Like I told a former friend once, "You're not going to impress anyone with your BMW on jackstands."
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I know that feel bro.

But at least the 5 speed tips the scales to the character side
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But on a serious note, there is something to be said about those qualities that bore people to death. Things like reliability. We want that in people, and we want that in cars. What good is a cool car if it's in a perpetual state of disrepair? Like I told a former friend once, "You're not going to impress anyone with your BMW on jackstands."
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But on a serious note, there is something to be said about those qualities that bore people to death. Things like reliability. We want that in people, and we want that in cars. What good is a cool car if it's in a perpetual state of disrepair? Like I told a former friend once, "You're not going to impress anyone with your BMW on jackstands."
Well some cars just can't help (i.e. Alfa's, or any old British car)

However a certain part I think comes down to the look of the car itself. There are certainly cars I would love to own just the body for; those poster cars. At least with some old cars that break down/have reliability issues are usually nice to look at when you're waiting for a tow
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