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      10-28-2010, 02:43 PM   #23
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I guess its the nature of the beast mine sounds like a thrashing machine at cold start up.
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      10-28-2010, 04:51 PM   #24
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Wow, thanks for all the feedback. Glad to hear its common on all M3's.
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      10-28-2010, 05:08 PM   #25
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Oh how I love the cold startup sounds of this machine! It's such sweet sweet music to my ears.

I hear the sound gets "better" when it's even colder outside. I haven't yet had my M3 through the winter, so I am excited.
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      10-28-2010, 06:20 PM   #26
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      10-28-2010, 09:20 PM   #27
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This motor/car is a BITCH on a cold start...normal.
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      10-28-2010, 11:46 PM   #28
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Did you all notice, that when the engine is cold and you drive directly on country roads and accelerate from city limits to a higher speed (for Germany there is a 100 km/h limit for such roads), there is so a nice "V8-banging" (sorry don't found another word) from the engine between 3000 and 4000 rpm? It is only in the first 3-5 minutes of driving after cold start. When the engine get's warmer it dissapears...
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      10-28-2010, 11:51 PM   #29
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Oh how I love the cold startup sounds of this machine! It's such sweet sweet music to my ears.

I hear the sound gets "better" when it's even colder outside. I haven't yet had my M3 through the winter, so I am excited.
it sounds AWESOME especially with E-race
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      10-29-2010, 02:58 AM   #30
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My car fluffs and pops around for a while on cold starts, and when I say "cold" it isn't really that cold over here yet, but it reminds me of a race car, with no over fuelling on start-up.
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      10-29-2010, 12:43 PM   #31
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Mine does the same thing- best sound when its cold
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