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Old 01-31-2013, 04:02 PM   #300641
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Cheap. $10 or $15/mo.
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:03 PM   #300642
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now I'm worried that I might lose some of my muscles for this competition!
Less gym more couch!!
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:04 PM   #300643
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y u haz shitty transmission????


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Old 01-31-2013, 04:10 PM   #300644
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You should get an SMG, give it to me, then have Kalim install a 6 speed

What's your budget like out of curiosity? Are you planning on dropping that much on an M? Save some for the maintenance
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:13 PM   #300645
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Why so much hate for the smg?

I would rather have that than a manual

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Old 01-31-2013, 04:13 PM   #300646
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I'd like to keep it aroudn 22 but i'll go up to 24, 25 for an awesomely amazing car with good color combo. much higher and I might as well just get a cayman
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:14 PM   #300647
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now I'm worried that I might lose some of my muscles for this competition!
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:14 PM   #300648
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Yeah, but without the crackberry, I wasn't make much use of it anyway. :/
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:15 PM   #300649
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Why so much hate for the smg?

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because nothing is more satisfying then finding an open stretch of freeway in the morning, charging at the exit, heel toeing the down shift to hear that engine roar, turning hard into the corner and standing on the accelerator as you exit.

brb, need to fap... errrr, drive the porsche
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:15 PM   #300650
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because racecar
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:16 PM   #300651
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Why so much hate for the smg?

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The SMGs are kinda fun after driving them for a while, but I'd rather have that 3rd pedal.
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And there's also the maintenance.
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:17 PM   #300653
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I'd like to keep it aroudn 22 but i'll go up to 24, 25 for an awesomely amazing car with good color combo. much higher and I might as well just get a cayman
Caymens (sp? ) are a nightmare to work on, aren't they?
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:17 PM   #300654
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And there's also the maintenance.
THIS

the bmw is actually the only thing I have that is an auto


It does work out though when I get hurt

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because nothing is more satisfying then finding an open stretch of freeway in the morning, charging at the exit, heel toeing the down shift to hear that engine roar, turning hard into the corner and standing on the accelerator as you exit.

brb, need to fap... errrr, drive the porsche
Dat feel
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:20 PM   #300656
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Caymens (sp? ) are a nightmare to work on, aren't they?
Meh, not sure. They're supposed to be pretty reliable. That and I have hookups on parts and I'm sure I can find a mechanic. I really do love the cayman, i'm just not willing to plunk down 30-35 for a nice one plus the mods I would do for daily commuting. m3 is a little more under the raidar and a little more practical. I do love the cayman though...
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:21 PM   #300657
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And there's also the maintenance.
That's what you're for

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That's what you're for

no! he's here to bake for us like a good woman
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because nothing is more satisfying then finding an open stretch of freeway in the morning, charging at the exit, heel toeing the down shift to hear that engine roar, turning hard into the corner and standing on the accelerator as you exit.

brb, need to fap... errrr, drive the porsche
Well I can't really heel toe well because I broke my ankle reducing my range of motion

Smg is still faster though

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Meh, not sure. They're supposed to be pretty reliable. That and I have hookups on parts and I'm sure I can find a mechanic. I really do love the cayman, i'm just not willing to plunk down 30-35 for a nice one plus the mods I would do for daily commuting. m3 is a little more under the raidar and a little more practical. I do love the cayman though...
Apparently one of my dads friend's has a C0ckster and it's a nightmare because of the engine placement.

I had a friend whose dad had a Boxter and ended up selling it because of the cost to maintain it. Apparently it developed a small leak or something that required the engine to be pulled and it would've cost $10k or something ridiculous.
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