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      08-11-2011, 08:45 AM   #67
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I dont agree. A GT3 screams in a way no other car does and its much better than the s65 IMO. There are few cars that compare to it.
997 gt3 stock xos sounds hollow n tame... even the F458 sounds weak...
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      08-11-2011, 10:26 PM   #68
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the m3 sounds attrocious in stock form. That partly why theres about 30 different exhausts made for the car.
Stock a GT3 or 458 sound better, and if youre talking aftermarket exhausts, the GT3 and 458 sound substantially better yet.

Your bias towards porsche never ceases to amaze me. The m3 sounds atrocious huh? Why do u even have an m3? I never see u say anything good about it.
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      08-11-2011, 10:29 PM   #69
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m3 doesnt sound atrocious sounds pretty nice in stock form but the gt3 is amazing.
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      08-11-2011, 10:33 PM   #70
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Don't know about that, but to each his own. The fact that I own one has nothing to do with it either. I'd say the same (and did) if/when I didn't own one.

This turbo lag thing again! 997 turbos hardly have lag. It will sometimes be minimally present if conditions are right but it is by far something one would consider an issue.

Lumbering along in top gear at a very relaxed pace for some time, then hitting it hard may sometimes create lag. Ripping through gears you won't notice it.
I'm comparing the turbo lag in the porsche turbo to the instant telepathic power delivery in the m3. When you drive an m3 consistently (especially in sport plus mode) then drive a 911 turbo, the lag will be very noticeable. Don't get me wrong, I love the 911 turbo. It looks amazing, and is insanely fast, it's just that FI and Awd is not for me.
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      08-11-2011, 11:42 PM   #71
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M3 sounds like sh*t in stock form. MY m3 sounds absolutely amazing, but I dont have so much bias that I think it sounds better than a Porsche or Ferrari.
As Ive said before, I love the M brand, this is my 5th M car. How many have you owned? And again, the fact that the M3 flies under the radar as opposed to almost everything else is something that was important to me.
I got my first m3 back in 97 it was an estoril blue e36, after that I briefly owned an e46 sold it and got another e36. Then a few years later a e92 in stick and currently a e92 dct and a 911s pdk.
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      08-12-2011, 07:35 PM   #72
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You were ahead in first because the power delivery in the m3 is insantaneous, telepathic to your right foot with no help from turbos. The 911 turbo is viscously fast after the boost kicks in, but to me, the engine in the m3 is more special. NA high revving v8 that screams all the way to redline like nothing else out there.
I call bullshit on that, the M3 doesn't have that much torque down low. If you didn't really know how to drive the car and kept the RPMs low the power in the m3 definitely wouldn't feel instantaneous. Either way the M3 isn't getting off the line faster than a 911 turbo anyways unless the guy driving the porsche didn't know they were racing.
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      08-13-2011, 11:44 AM   #73
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997 gt3 stock xos sounds hollow n tame... even the F458 sounds weak...
This doesn't sound too weak too me.
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      08-13-2011, 02:07 PM   #74
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I call bullshit on that, the M3 doesn't have that much torque down low. If you didn't really know how to drive the car and kept the RPMs low the power in the m3 definitely wouldn't feel instantaneous. Either way the M3 isn't getting off the line faster than a 911 turbo anyways unless the guy driving the porsche didn't know they were racing.
Exactly! .1 997 turbos with AWD launch stupid crazy. Yeah, the .2's with PDK are more insane but the .1 turbo is giving nothing away to an M. If a .1 turbo driver can't beat an M in ANY speed contest he should sell the car and buy a bicycle.
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      08-15-2011, 05:14 AM   #75
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The M3's engine note is nice. The exhaust note sucks. Needs an Akra stock.
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      08-15-2011, 05:15 AM   #76
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This doesn't sound too weak too me.
I raise you....

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      08-15-2011, 11:52 AM   #77
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M3 sounds like sh*t in stock form.


but... but I think it sounds good...
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      08-15-2011, 12:49 PM   #78
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Weak.

This is the best exhaust note EVAR.



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      08-15-2011, 02:09 PM   #79
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At a total loss of works!!!!!!! Damn...
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      08-15-2011, 09:58 PM   #80
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The M3 isn't faster than a 911 turbo?
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      08-16-2011, 07:57 PM   #81
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This doesn't sound too weak too me.
I want it.....
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      08-16-2011, 08:26 PM   #82
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The M3 isn't faster than a 911 turbo?
I hope this is a joke.
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      08-16-2011, 09:57 PM   #83
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Weak.

This is the best exhaust note EVAR.



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Weak.

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      08-17-2011, 02:30 AM   #84
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Had a run in with a 911T last week, coming back from work late i was In some twisties getting onto the highway and I couldn't tell if it was a boxster or 911 ( it was behind me) he was doing pretty good in the curves and then he BLEW past me as soon as we hit the highway I couldn't even hear my M that's how loud his exhaust and turbos were lol

Much respect to the p car
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      08-17-2011, 12:27 PM   #85
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A few months ago someone posted exhaust notes, and the winner was clearly a Carrera GT
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Weak.

CGT exhaust note
Lol, that's actually my least liked exhaust note.

It sounds like a hair dryer + RC car.

No depth, no rumble, it's the shitzhu of cars.

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      08-18-2011, 11:34 AM   #87
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You are on crack.... that exhaust note is awesome!

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Lol, that's actually my least liked exhaust note.

It sounds like a hair dryer + RC car.

No depth, no rumble, it's the shitzhu of cars.

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      08-19-2011, 02:45 AM   #88
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Loll, I will.
He annihilated me on some fwy runs too. Haha
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