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Old 11-30-2012, 09:17 PM   #61
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The new Bodystyle is Siiiiick. And they fixed a lot for the engineering issues I had with earlier models such as turbo placement.
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:48 PM   #62
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you have two of the least desired convertibles on the planet, what are you talking about...
Why aren't you driving an Audi?
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:56 PM   #63
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:07 PM   #64
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:12 PM   #65
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:19 PM   #66
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:36 PM   #67
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I would consider the new S4. Or any RS models if Audi ever starts importing them to the US again.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:41 PM   #68
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I would consider the new S4. Or any RS models if Audi ever starts importing them to the US again.
The RS5 is.

I like all the new Audis. They're really great.

But every single one of them is just a tad boring.
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Old 11-30-2012, 10:57 PM   #69
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:00 PM   #70
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You have absolutely no idea what you're talking about, tell me why I can't even change my serpentine belt without two special order BMW tools
Because you don't own a 3 series? Belts are as easy as an oil change if you have a manual.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:02 PM   #71
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Considered an A4 as a winter car. Nice comfortable interior and AWD.
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Old 11-30-2012, 11:08 PM   #72
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Considered an A4 as a winter car. Nice comfortable interior and AWD.
If I were looking at a winter beater, it'd be either an old TD Jetta (45mpg FTW!! and they're cheap), or a Subi of some sort.

Other than that...there was an $800 240sx for sale here not too long ago. I wish I had picked it up. Not a good winter beater...but hell, an $800 240sx..!
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:08 AM   #73
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Thinking next car will be a b5 s4.
Get a C4 S4, they actually run 7 days a week. And are at a bargain now.
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:17 AM   #74
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:06 AM   #75
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i once owned a volkswagen product disguised as a high end car , cayenne turbo. never again.
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:24 AM   #76
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You have absolutely no idea what you're talking about, tell me why I can't even change my serpentine belt without two special order BMW tools
Do you even own an E46? Everyone knows you only need a large adjustable wrench and a long screw driver to remove the fan. You can waste your money on the tool if you want. Getting the fan out is not hard. A belt replacement takes less than an hour if you're not incompetent.

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Wow I'm glad someone else has noticed this car. I saw one on the road and thought "WHAT THE **** IS THAT? WHO THE HELL WOULD BUY THAT?" They really created a total abomination. This thing beats out the Pontiac Aztec. At least the Aztec was functional and it's in Breaking Bad. This Nissan thing is just ridiculous. The wheel fitment is one of the worst parts. They are like 4 inches in from the fenders and too small diameter overall.

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Old 12-01-2012, 06:48 AM   #77
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:49 AM   #78
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I recently moved up from a AWD B5 A4 to a e90.

One thing I absolutely miss about the Audi is the security it provides in the wet and snow. Never felt that same sense of safety in the BMW driving in the same conditions.

Quattro > xi

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Power steering rack leak
Vacuum line (brittle because of the heat)
Coolant flange (shittest design EVER)
Water pump and timing belt
Head gasket leak
Failed coil packs (recall)
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Busted timing chain tensioner
Crankshaft seal leak

The Audi only had 130,000 miles on it and over $6,000 in repairs.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:56 AM   #79
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I went from BMW to A6 Quattro. Well, BMW to Infiniti M45. Kept the M45 for 4 months then went to the Audi. Had the A6 for three trouble free years. Wanted another BMW but with the lack of a dealership around here I went with a Mercedes. Loved the drive/handling of the BMW but loved the Interior of the Audi best.
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Old 12-01-2012, 10:06 AM   #80
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I went from BMW to A6 Quattro. Well, BMW to Infiniti M45. Kept the M45 for 4 months then went to the Audi. Had the A6 for three trouble free years. Wanted another BMW but with the lack of a dealership around here I went with a Mercedes. Loved the drive/handling of the BMW but loved the Interior of the Audi best.
really? it's like a christmas tree in there. in my friend's q7 you have to connect a laptop to put the heat on high. it's like 3 years old i think and has a bunch of dead pixels already.
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