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E46 Convertible
The E46 vert forum. Talk about dropping your E46 top here.

View Poll Results: If not vert, E46 Coupe or Sedan?
E46 Coupe 16 69.57%
E446 Sedan 7 30.43%
Voters: 23. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-27-2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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If not vert, coupe or sedan?

Just curious, being the Vert subforum, we all love our verts. And I know our verts are basically reinforced and chopped coupes, but if not a vert, would you prefer/like an E46 coupe or sedan? Comments and/or poll voting are welcome.

EDIT: Sorry for the typo in the Poll, not sure how to change that.
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Old 07-27-2013, 01:30 PM   #2
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If not vert, coupe or sedan?

Coupe all day!.. Verts are for girls and cali guys.. Sedans are for those with a family.lol


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Old 07-27-2013, 03:24 PM   #3
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Re: If not vert, coupe or sedan?

Neither e46 coupe or sedan. If I had to drive a coupe I'd spend more for a Porsche. I'll never drive a sedan. I'd take a wagon over a sedan for the practicality of a 5th door.

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Old 07-27-2013, 04:57 PM   #4
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If not vert, coupe or sedan?

Wagon


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Old 07-27-2013, 05:12 PM   #5
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Sorry. E46 Vert and E39 Touring for me.
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Old 07-27-2013, 05:38 PM   #6
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Verts are for girls and cali guys..
Verts are for people who want the wind and sun on their head. I feel sorry for those poor motorcycle riders who have to wear helmet and leathers to be almost safe. They say they are free - no metal cage - instead they wear a plastic and kevlar cage. Just a thought.
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Old 07-27-2013, 10:59 PM   #7
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vert or coupe. lastly, a touring (wagon).

I could never understand why someone would fork over a vast amount of loot for a 4 door BMW ?? It makes truly no sense to me. Might as well spend a 1/6th of the price & buy a Chrysler minivan. Minivans r actually really comfy & practical...they're like a rolling HOUSE. I enjoyed the 3 I had in my life years ago. But, before a 3-series coupe, though, I'd go with a Z3 or Z4. Need wind around me. I absolutely disdain STALE air. 2 of my 3 cars are 'verts (325ci & MG)....my 3rd is my winter beater, & it is just that... a 4-door winterbeater. Even in winter with snow, slush, & freezing-cold air abound, I still open my front 4door windows 2/3way or all-the-way down, to get fresh moving air. I would consider a sedan BMW as a winterbeater only,... & only if it cost the same as my 4dr 1991 Honda Civic's $100 purchase price.

Not to be a d1ck, but I just cannot stand 4 door cars. I'll go 1 step further...4 doors reminds me of grocery-getting bon-bon eating stay-at-home moms who don't know how to get a real job. (yes I guess I am a d1ck, but I know, as I post this, I'm thinking of my lazy ex-wife who kept smashing up our Chrysler minivans with my children in the vans; thank God I taught them how to put on their seatbelts by themselves by the time they were 2 years old. 4 doors=bad taste in my mouth)
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Old 07-28-2013, 01:17 AM   #8
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Verts are for people who want the wind and sun on their head. I feel sorry for those poor motorcycle riders who have to wear helmet and leathers to be almost safe. They say they are free - no metal cage - instead they wear a plastic and kevlar cage. Just a thought.
You've obviously never ridden. I love my M3 vert yet my motorcycle is far more fun even with all the gear on.

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Old 07-28-2013, 05:34 AM   #9
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You've obviously never ridden. I love my M3 vert yet my motorcycle is far more fun even with all the gear on.

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Old 07-28-2013, 12:00 PM   #10
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:23 PM   #11
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If not a vert?? ermm umm pass
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Old 07-28-2013, 03:01 PM   #12
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If not a vert?

A CTS.
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Old 07-29-2013, 12:04 AM   #13
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I came from a motorcycle. .. there was no other choice. Vert or nothing..
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:23 PM   #14
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I love my vert, but - for me - nothing even remotely compares to my motorcycle. Such a personal choice. No right or wrong here.
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:15 AM   #15
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sgoets... I like the tag line in your sig. "I love my car just as much as when I bought it." I was thinking about that, and because of the mods I put on, I actually love my car more than when I bought it. Not a lot a cars you can say either of those things about. :thumbsup
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Old 07-31-2013, 06:51 AM   #16
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sgoets... I like the tag line in your sig. "I love my car just as much as when I bought it." I was thinking about that, and because of the mods I put on, I actually love my car more than when I bought it. Not a lot a cars you can say either of those things about. :thumbsup

And the opposite can also be true - I didn't like my wife's Dodge Journey the day she bought it and I don't like it now: - )
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:12 PM   #17
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I have a vert and a bike as well. Nothing beat the openess of the vert and the rush of riding.
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:58 PM   #18
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And the opposite can also be true - I didn't like my wife's Dodge Journey the day she bought it and I don't like it now: - )
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Old 08-02-2013, 10:58 AM   #19
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If not a vert we probably would have bought a Cadi STS. Beautiful car, extremely comfortable and quiet. But the wife has always wanted a vert and the STS is a big car for her and she didn't need the space so the E46 fit the bill great. She was close to buying an SLK320 but I couldn't stand that thing. Made a nice sound and was fun to drive but I felt like a sardine in there and the trunk space was a joke.
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Old 08-17-2013, 10:03 AM   #20
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Why no choice for a wagon? Which is obviously my choice.
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