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      08-25-2012, 02:44 PM   #23
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Visit Acurazine.com before you pull the trigger. I had an 07 TL-S in the past (same as the 08). If you get one, STAY AWAY from the manual trans. The 6-speed has a weak 3rd gear that a lot of people have had to replace - on their own dime. Acura tried to tell me it would be $3k to fix the problem while the car was under warranty!! What a joke. No problems reported on the auto trans, though.

I've also had Evo VIII an IX. No problems there. Buying used is tough to find an unmolested one, though. 335- they just upped the warranty on the stock turbos to 8 years/80k miles and HPFP is 10 years/120k miles. So, a little peace of mind there. Good luck with your search.
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      08-25-2012, 06:16 PM   #24
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So now I have a tough decision. 3 cars to decide from and the outcome to in my pocket cash:

1. 2008 Acura TL Type S ($14000)
2. 2008 Evo MR ($14000)

3. 2009 BMW 335i xdrive m package sedan ($11000)
Evo mr!
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      08-25-2012, 06:23 PM   #25
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list them. i want to see what are the cars you have been through and if any car i want are on that list. Maybe you can save me a headache or two.
1993 Honda civic eg with motor swap (race car)
2005 Honda civic EM2 (heavily modified)
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      08-26-2012, 06:54 PM   #26
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So I need advice now on what I should do with this purchase I am making on a 335i. Its form a listing on autotrader (Guys is in MD and I am in VA). For the price should I list what I am actually paying or look up the NDA value of the car first?? Also any suggestions on places to go to get the safety inspection, emissions and anything else needed in order to register it in VA??
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      08-28-2012, 02:49 PM   #27
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i would let them assess the value, if it's higher then show the bill of sale. :-)
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      08-29-2012, 03:55 PM   #28
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i would let them assess the value, if it's higher then show the bill of sale. :-)
Well all is worked out. Raja, whats your weekend looking like?? The car was a great deal and he kept it in fantastic shape its a Euro delivery car so it has had some time on the autobahn in its life.
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      08-29-2012, 05:50 PM   #29
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Well all is worked out. Raja, whats your weekend looking like?? The car was a great deal and he kept it in fantastic shape its a Euro delivery car so it has had some time on the autobahn in its life.
this weekend i am in Cali, but i can get you in next weekend.
Let me know.

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      08-29-2012, 08:18 PM   #30
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this weekend i am in Cali, but i can get you in next weekend.
Let me know.

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Deal. Would like to get set before MPACT
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      08-29-2012, 09:58 PM   #31
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Deal. Would like to get set before MPACT
You will be taken care of sir. I will contact you Tuesday next week to set something up.

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ps. Congrats! i think you made the right decision.
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      08-29-2012, 11:39 PM   #32
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Mpact only a couple weeks away! Hope to see you all at the fair oaks mall for the caravan. Right now I have 112 cars.
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      09-12-2012, 05:32 PM   #33
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All I have to say is it was a sign today. My 335i was totaled in a construction accident by my place. Needless to say I am keeping the M3. Insurance is going to take care of the rest. Anyhow since I sold my performance exhaust I have the standard one but one of the catchers is missing a screw was wondering if anyone had them or could help.

Thanks!
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      09-12-2012, 07:59 PM   #34
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Oh man, sorry to hear about that!
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joe,

the new 335i was in construction accident? so sorry to hear that.
let me know if you need invoice for the work as insurance company should reimburse you for the work as well done on the car. Text me your home address or address - I can have one mailed to you.
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      09-13-2012, 03:07 PM   #36
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Holy crap, i'd love to see pictures of this.

Sorry to hear about your car!
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      09-13-2012, 03:11 PM   #37
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Hope to have some soon. What sucks is I have to wait a few weeks to put my tags back on since I transferred them to that car. So temp tags for now.
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