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View Poll Results: missing your old M?
I still miss the "urgency"... 5 17.24%
Same fun... for half the car payment 1 3.45%
Just curious 5 17.24%
I have moved on ... E9X all the way!!!! 18 62.07%
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      08-24-2011, 07:18 AM   #1
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missing your old M?

I was wondering how many of you browse the "Cars For Sale" section and check out e30/36/46s and wonder ... "humm.... could i swing $30K?"

I do it everyday...

"why" is the question....

1) I still miss the "urgency"...
2) Same fun... for half the car payment
3) Just curious
4) I have moved on ... E9X all the way!!!!

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      08-24-2011, 07:24 AM   #2
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      08-24-2011, 08:15 AM   #3
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      08-24-2011, 08:41 AM   #4
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In order to avoid of any of those feelings. i chose to keep my e46 after buying the e92.
The e46 still puts a great smile every time i drive it. In addition, it still is a great track car to drive.
to me, the e92 is different comparing to, but not better than the e46.

Both are great cars.
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      08-24-2011, 09:11 AM   #5
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I miss my e46...just felt more "raw" to me.

I might buy an 05 this year...

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      08-24-2011, 09:44 AM   #6
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I miss my e46...just felt more "raw" to me.

I might buy an 05 this year...

I say this to myself every day my friend
then talk myself out of it

and i do miss the "rawness" of it also...
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      08-24-2011, 11:23 AM   #7
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I used to miss the E46 M3 for the first few months that I was driving this car. Then I got a set of PSS on the rear and the rest was history. Now I have PSS all around with wider than stock set up and I can't think of one thing the E46 does better than this car.
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      08-24-2011, 11:34 AM   #8
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I used to miss the E46 M3 for the first few months that I was driving this car. Then I got a set of PSS on the rear and the rest was history. Now I have PSS all around with wider than stock set up and I can't think of one thing the E46 does better than this car.
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      08-24-2011, 11:47 AM   #9
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oh yea! you got me on that one...
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      08-25-2011, 03:47 AM   #10
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My feeling exactly.. The E92 seems too refined and civilized for me...

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I miss my e46...just felt more "raw" to me.

I might buy an 05 this year...

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      08-25-2011, 09:07 AM   #11
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I miss the E36; the torque, the transmission, the Vader seats. I bet the car would seem really primitive compared to the E92 though. Probably would be great as a beater, track car, although I note TxFeatFan's post that it probably would be painful to maintain - although not nearly as bad as a used E46, which had ridiculous maintenance costs.
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      08-25-2011, 09:07 AM   #12
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Eh... I had a e46 m3 at one point. The e92 to me just demolishes it in every department.
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      08-25-2011, 10:56 AM   #13
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The wife just didnt want to move on, she gets attached to her cars. So on our vacation I sold her car to a friend. Boy was she pissed when we got back. But I bought her a new one, now she is attached to that car and does not look back. As for me, I find myself looking for a white E36 sedan. Especially a have a complete LS1 swap sitting here at the shop. Did not want to sell the E36 but I had too. So yes I miss it. Makes it hard too that I see it almost everyday.
Btw if i had to pick one, E90 all the way.
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      08-25-2011, 11:56 AM   #14
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      08-25-2011, 12:35 PM   #15
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Roomate has a e46 M, so we can just swap if we'd like for a day or two. Its a sick car and its immaculate.
They are two very different cars.
Wish we had a 1M in the house too. Well, I wish we had one of every M ever.
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      08-25-2011, 01:30 PM   #16
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I really don't miss my E46 at all... it was fun, but I'm so used to the E9x now.
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      08-25-2011, 02:48 PM   #17
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I miss all of my cars. I sold my E30, E36 & E46 M3s with one year. I kind of regret it. They were special.
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      08-25-2011, 02:53 PM   #18
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i never owned an E46 m3 and still think about getting one in addition to the e90 but also want a z4m coupe and a gt3. my bank account cant support this and my garage aint big enough so i just stick with the e90 the best all arounder there is.
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PM me if you miss your E46 M3

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=565117
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mookster im still thinking about your car that thing is nice.
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I had a 2007 M Coupe and I wish I still had it. Great car. Maybe ill look to find one in the near future and hold onto it
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      08-25-2011, 10:08 PM   #22
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my E36 was supercharged and was pretty much a track car pretending to be a grocery getter. don't get me wrong - I LOVE my E90. I do miss the cool noises and "raw" feeling the E36 provided. I would like to rock a clean E30 next. :-)
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