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      07-19-2011, 11:23 PM   #23
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      07-19-2011, 11:24 PM   #24
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      07-19-2011, 11:31 PM   #25
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Here's mine, extremely versatile. Fits 12 tires easily ;D. Always wanted a modified Euro estate car.

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      07-20-2011, 12:00 AM   #26
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      07-20-2011, 12:15 AM   #27
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      07-20-2011, 09:46 PM   #28
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we all know that a 3 series BMW is no investment car. Why don't you guys use them, I understand if you need to drive a truck to work or if you have a couple of nice cars that you bounce between, but why dd some old car that doesn't have all the nice features of your 3 series while it just sits there depreciating?
I've never understood the people who don't daily drive their 3-series or M3s, as these cars were made to compromise practicality and performance. If you're not going to daily drive it, why not get a Z4 or Porsche?

Being single, I don't need anything very practical, so I daily drive a BMW Z3 coupe, with a Z4 M Coupe as my nice weather/weekend driver.



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      07-21-2011, 02:29 AM   #29
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      07-21-2011, 06:49 AM   #30
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      07-21-2011, 10:29 AM   #31
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my E90 is my daily driver, and for the weekend i have a Corolla AE86 GTS
Hachiroku! Haha a classic...wish corollas were still rwd...wait no not really. They're ugly now. Haha
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      07-21-2011, 11:13 AM   #32
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      07-21-2011, 02:42 PM   #33
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I have a 2006 Honda CR-V as my daily driver, and the 128i convertible will be my weekend fun car. The 128 will never be used as a daily driver unless I want it to look like a POS in a year. I work in the city and have to parallel park every day, and my Honda's been hit an uncountable number of times by people that don't know how to parallel park and smash into it. If I worked somewhere that had a parking lot, I might drive it more often, but there's no way I'm subjecting my BMW to idiot drivers.
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      07-21-2011, 02:53 PM   #34
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Here's mine, extremely versatile. Fits 12 tires easily ;D. Always wanted a modified Euro estate car.

Used to have one of those but sedan with a BT. From day one it wasn't reliable. I feel like buying a wagon...I couldn't back then I was a kid. Nice car I love it. An other advantage of owning an A4 Avant is that no kids buy them. Sadly B6 are affordable and are being riced out nowadays.
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Its because a lot of BMW owners are housewives or business professionals and know little about cars other than BMW's are a status symbol in their own circles so that have to have one. But exotic car owners know cars, that's why they are willing to spend for a killer car and they know something different when they see one.

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      07-21-2011, 03:00 PM   #35
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I used to have an infiniti G20 6 speed with no aircon. Sold it, so now the M Roadster is my only car, and I like it that way. I'd like to pick up a volvo p1800es or a saab 9-5 aero wagon in a couple of years for hauling shit around
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      07-21-2011, 03:19 PM   #36
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Being single, I don't need anything very practical, so I daily drive a BMW Z3 coupe, with a Z4 M Coupe as my nice weather/weekend driver.
Nice, I dd my 2k M Coupe.
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      07-21-2011, 04:31 PM   #37
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I've never understood the people who don't daily drive their 3-series or M3s, as these cars were made to compromise practicality and performance. If you're not going to daily drive it, why not get a Z4 or Porsche?

Being single, I don't need anything very practical, so I daily drive a BMW Z3 coupe, with a Z4 M Coupe as my nice weather/weekend driver.



Nice... I do the switch from M3 to Z4M. Right now the Z4M has a 6 month stint, then the M3 gets the Winter months stint. lol
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      07-22-2011, 12:33 AM   #38
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      07-22-2011, 01:24 AM   #39
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I've never understood the people who don't daily drive their 3-series or M3s, as these cars were made to compromise practicality and performance. If you're not going to daily drive it, why not get a Z4 or Porsche?

Being single, I don't need anything very practical, so I daily drive a BMW Z3 coupe, with a Z4 M Coupe as my nice weather/weekend driver.



I'd love to drive a shoe around daily...If I were single and not a father of 2 your garage is how I'd do it....or maybe an e46 m3 vert for the daily grind and a GT3 for the weekend, even a porsche spyder will do actually...
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      07-22-2011, 02:16 PM   #40
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      07-22-2011, 02:37 PM   #41
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I daily a rental car (I'm a consultant so I travel 80% of the time). When I'm home on weekends I drive my 335i. When I want to race/goof off I drive my e36 m3.
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      07-22-2011, 10:33 PM   #42
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I've never understood the people who don't daily drive their 3-series or M3s, as these cars were made to compromise practicality and performance. If you're not going to daily drive it, why not get a Z4 or Porsche?
Couldn't agree more...my daily drive is my 135i. I work from home but commute to the airport (2x/mo) with a smile on my face. I would get a nice 2008 Cayman S for the weekend if i drove a junker during the week.
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      07-22-2011, 11:18 PM   #43
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Seriously? This is a bmw forum, e82 135 every day all day. Sorry I'm not ballin, no prancing horse for the weekend.
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