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      03-17-2010, 01:13 PM   #1
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e46 m3 csl

Guys, i have a e90 m3 with dct, and used to have a 46normal m3 smg,
i sold the e46 4yrs ago, and had the e90 for 2yrs now,

Honestly i miss the e46 so much, especially the SMG gearbox, it feels like E-gear. with the "BANG" when u shift.
I mean the DCT is just too smooth,

i have manage to find a E46 CSL 2004with only 10K miles on it, a real perfect car. for a reasonable price
Test drove it as well, mint condition!!!

I am thinking of collecting the car as a collection of E46, as i started playing/modding cars at E46,

Anyone got any comment on that? (it will be my 3rd car for collection/ and rarely track) not DD
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Buy the CSL and keep it stock. Will be worth more in the future if you leave it alone.

CSL is hot!!
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Buy the CSL and keep it stock. Will be worth more in the future if you leave it alone.

CSL is hot!!
+1 Nick.

Is it Silver Gray or black? If it's SG, I'd take it in a heartbeat.
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Buy the CSL and keep it stock. Will be worth more in the future if you leave it alone.

CSL is hot!!
Couldn't agree more. The CSL is a very special car. Don't mod & enjoy it
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it is grey,

Yeah, if i am going to buy it, i will only put BBK on, and RE11,
but do u guys think it is a nice car to collect? or should i save it for something else.
another concern is the maintenance, my old M3 just keep giving me problems, i fixed it for million times and spend lots on it for the ownership of 3 years.

has anyone here got a CSL that could feedback me????

Many thx
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it is grey,

Yeah, if i am going to buy it, i will only put BBK on, and RE11,
but do u guys think it is a nice car to collect? or should i save it for something else.
another concern is the maintenance, my old M3 just keep giving me problems, i fixed it for million times and spend lots on it for the ownership of 3 years.

has anyone here got a CSL that could feedback me????

Many thx
DO NOT TOUCH THAT CAR!!! NO BBK!!! NO RE11!!! NOTHING!!!

Edit: As for a collector car, I think it is a very special M3. In terms of other special M3's, a Euro model E36 with larger displacement of which I believe only 240 were made would also be a special E36 to own, but nothing like the CSL.

I believe that it would fetch top dollar in the future once it becomes a classic, to which it already is in some circles.
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      03-17-2010, 04:46 PM   #7
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IMO regular E36 M3 is nice but not there yet.. but CSL is different story and DO NOT mod it please..
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Get the CSL. Awesome cars.
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I've got a E46 M3 and my father has got a CSL. The difference is that the M3 is a race horse but the CSL is a thoroughbred. It just eggs you on to drive it that much harder than the M3.

As everyone else says, leave it standard, they are a true collectors car.

Oh, and get a black one too
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Definitely get the CSL, amazing car. Also did you have any problems with the M3 SMG? I've heard the e46 SMG wasn't the greatest.
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No problems with SMG2 in the E46, SMG with the E36 had a few issues.
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