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      03-14-2011, 12:21 PM   #23
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i had the car for 1 year 1/2 with 36k miles on the odo. and i think i only floored to yellow not even red maybe 3 times... ok ok maybe 5x
We're in the minority here . Never in the red here, and rarely up there. No need to do that to enjoy driving this car . I enjoy more fast than quick, which happens to be a lot easier on engine, tranny, clutch, differential and tires . Somebody is going to get a pristine car when I sell it.
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      03-14-2011, 01:11 PM   #24
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After warm up, at least once everytime I get on the highway. What else are you supposed to do with it?
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      03-14-2011, 01:14 PM   #25
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i redline everytime i am sitting in my car!!! hell i paid for those 414 horses might as well make them all gallop!!! hahaha....
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      03-14-2011, 01:22 PM   #26
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      03-14-2011, 02:10 PM   #27
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The problem with this car is, if you redline (at WOT) you're going >60mph in ~5 seconds. That is freeway speed already.
yeah, too bad you can break all speed limits through 2nd gear.
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      03-14-2011, 02:13 PM   #28
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My shit sings all the way to 170 at least once a week !!

Today I raced a 335 and it sang up to 140 until I felt he was far enough in the dust.
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      03-14-2011, 02:17 PM   #29
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I wonder how many speeding tickets/points on license the people in this thread have...

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      03-14-2011, 02:37 PM   #30
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I wonder how many speeding tickets/points on license the people in this thread have...

German drivers excluded of course
i've only gotten 3 points with my M3
52 in a 25, my defense that i was dyslexic didn't work
i had reckless and speeding with my Chrysler Crossfire
and no tickets on my E30 M3 or Audi A5
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      03-14-2011, 02:50 PM   #31
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I wonder how many speeding tickets/points on license the people in this thread have...

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I'm very careful, don't usually speed, and kinda lucky
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      03-14-2011, 04:43 PM   #32
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      03-14-2011, 04:46 PM   #33
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I wonder how many speeding tickets/points on license the people in this thread have...

German drivers excluded of course
Just talking to my shop guy and he has an X5 M in the shop...the owner has 19 speeding tickets
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      03-14-2011, 04:52 PM   #34
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hmm whenever possible i think!
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      03-14-2011, 06:48 PM   #35
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Everyday. BUT only after it is warmed up fully.
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      03-14-2011, 07:19 PM   #36
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Almost daily here, it's pretty much routine by now
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      03-14-2011, 07:24 PM   #37
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      03-14-2011, 07:36 PM   #38
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      03-14-2011, 07:50 PM   #39
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      03-14-2011, 08:26 PM   #40
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      03-14-2011, 08:57 PM   #41
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What else are you supposed to do with it?
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      03-14-2011, 09:07 PM   #42
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My shit sings all the way to 170 at least once a week !!

Today I raced a 335 and it sang up to 140 until I felt he was far enough in the dust.
What was the outside temp?
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      03-14-2011, 09:15 PM   #43
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The red line is just like the tan line the good parts are to be found there and if I were you I would be hittin it all the time, she will love you for it.....life is short, enjoy.....Steve
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