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      07-21-2013, 10:36 PM   #45
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Seems to me I'm not the only one second guessing more and more cars these days; ricers, infinities, genesis', the list goes on. When my 75k M, + mods, gets a beat down, man that sucks. What's next, 10k to sc? I'm at almost 90k... Whatever, get me a new car....
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      07-21-2013, 10:38 PM   #46
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Do E93s autocross?
yeah, I went there.

Some of us do, myself too. Everyone is laughing about the window in the back, but still a lot of fun =)
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      07-21-2013, 10:40 PM   #47
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Some of us do, myself too. Everyone is laughing about the window in the back, but still a lot of fun =)
i know, there's a few on the forum too...I'm just messing with ya, trying to drum up the E93 vs E92 fight here since the thread jumped the shark as of post #2

I don't have a M3 logo stamp under my hood...not even sure if I have a real M3.
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      07-21-2013, 10:43 PM   #48
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I think it's time to get ESS'ed so this won't happen again...
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      07-21-2013, 10:44 PM   #49
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i know, there's a few on the forum too...I'm just messing with ya, trying to drum up the E93 vs E92 fight here since the thread jumped the shark as of post #2

I don't have a M3 logo stamp under my hood...not even sure if I have a real M3.
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      07-21-2013, 10:57 PM   #50
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Great thread and first post!!!

/sarcasm
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      07-21-2013, 11:05 PM   #51
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I don't understand why people compare or race a car that is in a totally different class. A lot more money, tons more power and performance. Just like another thread of a supercharged guy racing a 458.. THe m3 is a relative boy racer and has that image because of these types of things. Always pretending its a car that it isn't.
You are too worried about your image, dude.
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      07-21-2013, 11:18 PM   #52
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But at the end of the day the Nissan looks like ass and the Mercedes reliability is in question. You have the better of the three vehicles IMO.
yeah but he still got gt-r'ed i mean come on.
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      07-21-2013, 11:24 PM   #53
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Lol to all the haters on longwong
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      07-21-2013, 11:32 PM   #54
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You are too worried about your image, dude.
Over compensating
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      07-21-2013, 11:35 PM   #55
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I don't have a M3 logo stamp under my hood...not even sure if I have a real M3.
And on the hood?

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      07-21-2013, 11:40 PM   #56
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You guys should have been on the forum back in 2007-08 (don't judge my current "join date" I am on my second life haha). People were talking trash ab the coming GT-R just another nissan Z car, not serious comparison to a BMW. Many ridiculed how such a heavy pig would handle in the twisties. Now, you get the likes of Longwong crying not to compare the 'Supercar' GT-R to a simple BMW. So conviniently hypocritical. Let's blow all myths in both directions :

- a GT-R is not significantly more expensive. I considered buying a 2010 GT-R last month for $71K but instead ordered one of the last ever produced E92 M3's.

- Driving an M3 is more fun than driving a GT-R in the long run (not just a one time testdrive). For equally performing cars a NA engine will always be more fun than a FI one. You can even take mismatched cars in performance and the NA aspirated one will be more fun.

-The M3 has class and is the better rounded overall car. GT-R interior looks like a 12 years old sega console. The next gen. GT-R will probably improve significantly on interior tough.

-If all you want is brute power and torque the GT-R delivers. Just don't expect the engine to sound better than an old dog on steroids. Much prefer the S65 NA sound (not as nice as a LFA sound but better).

-I personally do not like the GT-R front and I think it lacks class.

-No stickshift !

-Stop the BS about the GT-R not being in the same league as an M3. I could have got either one and chose the M3. And good luck with Nissan Service even GT-R certified...

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      07-21-2013, 11:57 PM   #57
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I got Prius'ed the other day. No we werent racing....he was in my way on the mountain run
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I "race" gtr's at the track and that's where the playing field is leveled. I tend to be faster than most of them because when it becomes time to do more than just put the pedal to the floor, most GTR owners can't match the performance of their cars.
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      07-22-2013, 12:34 AM   #60
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I "race" gtr's at the track and that's where the playing field is leveled. I tend to be faster than most of them because when it becomes time to do more than just put the pedal to the floor, most GTR owners can't match the performance of their cars.
Thank you!!!


I was actually waiting for your response
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      07-22-2013, 12:57 AM   #61
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Getting "GTR'd" is part of the M3 ownership experience

And same with getting stuck behind a Prius on a mountain road
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      07-22-2013, 01:01 AM   #62
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yeah, Godzilla just took me for a walk.
Go get a supercharger on the M, leash up Godzilla and drag his ass up and down the road.
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      07-22-2013, 01:16 AM   #63
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I got Prius'ed the other day. No we werent racing....he was in my way on the mountain run
Thank god you made it out of that one
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      07-22-2013, 01:26 AM   #64
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well I M3'd a RS5 tonight, his face was priceless.

Last week I m3'd a GTR, left me with a great feeling.

ess it and forget it
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      07-22-2013, 01:26 AM   #65
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I'm guessing you have 6MT? DCT is faster btw
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      07-22-2013, 01:30 AM   #66
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Skooterbah,

I don't think you realize what a lightly modded gt-r delivers (intake & exhaust)... its nearly on par with an ess vt-2 625 dct m3. I know as I've roll raced enough of them. An E85 tune alone on a gt-r places it in sc'd m3 land.

Lots of videos out there...the gt-r defies physics.

As for daily driver...things rattle, cabin noise, feels detached, etc. The m3 is a much more well rounded car.
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