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      11-20-2012, 01:30 PM   #16
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Drives: 2010 E90 M3
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Originally Posted by M3SQRD View Post
You're getting some great advice! For now all I'd add (M3 or MCS) are track pads, fluid and SS lines. Keep the car stock for a couple of seasons and then start modding...

I have an R56 MCS. Although it's a blast to drive, it requires a very different driving style compared to the e9x M3. However, starting with the Mini, IMO, will make you a better overall driver when you finally take the M3 to the track because the MCS will allow you to develop proper driving skills (M3 "hides" mistakes) as well as maximizing corner speeds (it's a "momentum" car ) and threshold/trail braking.
So should I start with HDPE on the Mini if that is what I'm looking to track and then track with the Mini? I would of course slide in 2 or 3 M driving school days. Do you think the M driving school is worth it? Even though it is expensive, they provide the cars