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      02-24-2008, 12:38 PM   #1
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New Video: m3 vs RS4 vs C63

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what language is this? would like to know what is being said, loved the music of the engines though.
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      02-24-2008, 12:53 PM   #2
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It's french.

They drove without any aids.
M3 :
cons : brakes lacked "bite"
pros : great balance

C63 :
cons : poor interior ? says it does not fit the beast nature of the car
pros : huge amounts of torque

RS4 :
cons : subtle look
pros : great traction

You basically did not miss much by not understanding the french language.

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      02-24-2008, 01:08 PM   #3
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poor brakes again.....
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      02-24-2008, 01:33 PM   #4
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Poor Fucking Brakes??????

i swear to god i wanted an M car just for brakes and steering, nothing more! im sacrificing speed (vs. heavily modded 335) just for those 2. and they both suck?!!!!! WTF
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      02-24-2008, 01:36 PM   #5
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i am starting to get a little worried about the brakes.
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is it coz of the pads, which we can replace easily, or the whole braking system? so we have to get like brembo's or something that's like $6-7k
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      02-24-2008, 02:15 PM   #7
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[quote=Remus;2196657]It's french.

They drove without any aids.
M3 :
cons : poor brakes


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Sorry but I don't agree too much with this translation about the "poor brakes"...
He never told "poor"...
He appreciated the brakes very much also if the car is so "heavy". He only told that some power (mordente) is missing,on the brakes. Not any mention about fading.This is my translation. I could make a mistake.
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He felt the brakes lacked "bite", something that cannot really be translated into english. Poor might be a tad harsh, you're right.
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      02-24-2008, 02:34 PM   #9
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See Remus, you got people spun up over a bad translation.
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      02-24-2008, 02:43 PM   #11
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Quote:
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Sorry....Nothing personal....
It was only a translation....nothing more...

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OK, two very recent reports have had cause to complain about the brakes, agreed that both opinions are different but still it is cause for concern for those intending to take their cars on to the track.

I wish I could understand what he actual said as I wonder what he meant by lack of bite, was this a case of the pads being worn or once again a case of early fade kicking in.

For me who will seldom track my car I am not that concerned by for the rest of you I feel the idea of spending another 3K on decent brakes as something which would stick in my throat.
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      02-24-2008, 03:52 PM   #13
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Why are brakes so shocking? No ///M has had truly track-worthy brakes. Like death and taxes, if you track the car, you do a brake upgrade. It can't be avoided.
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      02-24-2008, 04:00 PM   #14
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Aren't we over the magazine/TV review stage by now for these cars? We've seen tens of reviews on each car, and they all pretty much say the same thing...
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If you do a lot of track work wait for the AP Racing 6 pot. Apparently the best there is...
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If you want good brakes, get the Brembo brakes from BMW 135i. If you only will be driving the streets, the standard brakes on M3 will be fine and not much of a problem.
Stop being so freaked out.
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If you want good brakes, get the Brembo brakes from BMW 135i
I hope you are kidding...
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I hope you are kidding...
No, not really. I think they are very good and proper Brembo brakes is what the M3 should have in the first place. Not nessecary the brakes from 135i though.
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ok, thats better
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nice find my dude,

first off i have to say, that was the best control of the c63 i have scene. Is it safe to say we saw more clips of the m3 than all the others.. or are we all just fiends lol??
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nice find my dude,

first off i have to say, that was the best control of the c63 i have scene. Is it safe to say we saw more clips of the m3 than all the others.. or are we all just fiends lol??
I guess we can see we just all fiends
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Why can't we get this on the ///M?

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