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Old 06-21-2011, 05:52 AM   #1
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what to get for 30k?

so i have a budget of 30k to get a car/mods
i was looking at a bmw 318i e46 and then getting a cat back exhaust, new front bumper and rims
so what do you guys think please give me suggestions on what you guys would do with 30k, as long as its p plate legal (australia) then i can buy anything
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Old 06-21-2011, 05:53 AM   #2
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something like that would be sick
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Old 06-21-2011, 06:03 AM   #3
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For 30k, I'd buy a bank mod with +hp built in.
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Old 06-21-2011, 06:08 AM   #4
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Old 06-23-2011, 02:39 PM   #5
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don't forget he's not talking US dollars. I wouldn't approach this by asking "what can i buy for 30k"

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Old 06-23-2011, 03:29 PM   #6
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Old 06-23-2011, 03:32 PM   #7
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He's from australia.

So a new e90 M costs about 180k.

While a 330 go for about 28 to 36 k used.
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Old 06-23-2011, 03:57 PM   #8
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He's from australia.

So a new e90 M costs about 180k.

While a 330 go for about 28 to 36 k used.

ahhh!


I was wondering why someone would want to spend $30K USD on an old e46 and mod it out!!!!
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:20 PM   #9
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Why would you even consider getting a 318? For 30k you could get a clean 325 or 330 m sport.
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Old 06-27-2011, 11:06 PM   #10
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Old 06-28-2011, 10:45 AM   #11
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You can always add small things later (bumpers, rims and other mods). Adding power later is way more expensive. Get at least a 325.
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