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Old 12-09-2012, 07:38 PM   #1
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How do I talk someone out of getting an m3 competition as a first car..

My friends dad offered him 20 grand for a first car (his dad is so dumb) and he's thinking of getting a 2003 m3 competition with 76k miles.. He doesn't even know how to drive a stick. I tried describing the raw power that car has and the fact that if there's one rainy day or snowy day he will not be able to control the car and he won't listen! What do I say to him? I guarantee he's gonna crash this car if he gets it. I can't let him get hurt/ruin this gorgeous car! This car is way too much for him to handle. His dad is stupid for giving him money for his car anyway! He won't appreciate the value of what he's driving..
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:42 PM   #2
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How old is ur friend?
I'd say let him learn on his own.
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:43 PM   #3
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How old is ur friend?
I'd say let him learn on his own.
Dude he's only 17! He's asking me to teach him how to drive stick so he can get this car !
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:51 PM   #4
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$20K isn't much compared to kids getting a brand new car.
but yes, if a teenager I wouldn't let my kid have that much power with that lack of driving know how. horsepower and testosterone is a bad mix for kids.

then again a kid can be foolish/unwise in any car. happens all the time.
if you want to scare your friend and his dad straight. Link them to the poor kid who crashed and killed all his friends in his M5 years ago. that will sober everyone up.
*may god rest their souls and family's grief
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:53 PM   #5
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Ughh 17...that is def too much car for him.
You sound concerned for your friend, you should talk to his dad about that.
It's not a good idea. He needs a civic lol
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Old 12-09-2012, 07:54 PM   #6
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Link them to the poor kid who crashed and killed all his friends in his M5 years ago. that will sober everyone up.
*may god rest their souls and family's grief
Yeah. That was pretty crazy when they figured out it was him that died. Pretty sobering to say the least.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:08 PM   #7
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He won't die. He will ended up being a better driver than you and pull more chick than you before his 18th birthday than your whole life so far.
Have same faith in ppl and stop being jelly
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:25 PM   #8
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He won't die. He will ended up being a better driver than you and pull more chick than you before his 18th birthday than your whole life so far.
Have same faith in ppl and stop being jelly
Haha hey I'm more then happy with my 330ci that I paid in full with my own money, I pay insurance, gas, and all repairs myself! I just work like crazy!
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:26 PM   #9
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Ughh 17...that is def too much car for him.
You sound concerned for your friend, you should talk to his dad about that.
It's not a good idea. He needs a civic lol
Yeah I am concerned about him cuz he's a good friend of mine and I don't want him getting hurt or destroying a zcp!!
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:28 PM   #10
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Sounds like you're more concerned about the car more than his friend Hahahaha
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:28 PM   #11
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Would you like peanut butter with that jelly?
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:29 PM   #12
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Sounds like you're more concerned about the car more than his friend Hahahaha
Ehh equal amount of concern. JK
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:33 PM   #13
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2003 M3 competition doesn't exist, so I would call your friend out for being such a bad liar.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:37 PM   #15
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2003 M3 competition doesn't exist, so I would call your friend out for being such a bad liar.
LOL good catch!
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:51 PM   #16
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Don't be jelly cause his car will be better. He's probably just bluffing about getting an M.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:54 PM   #17
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2003 M3 competition doesn't exist, so I would call your friend out for being such a bad liar.
Woah good catch! I didn't even think of that. But he sent me pics and everything! It was interlagos blue and had the rims.. I assumed it was a zcp. He told me it was as well. Maybe he was just trying to get me jealous ? Hahaha
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:54 PM   #18
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Don't be jelly cause his car will be better. He's probably just bluffing about getting an M.
Haha I'm not jealous at all. As a 16 year old kid, a 5 spd 330ci is PLENTY of car
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:46 PM   #19
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Why not let him have the car? Encourage him to do some driving events and track days where he get use to the car at its limit in a safer environment than the streets. Then once on the street he'll be just fine. Help give him the tool to succeed in the car. Like other's have said, jelly much?
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:48 PM   #20
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Tell him to consider a zhp instead, sedan more practical for a 17 year old and probably enough car for him
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