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      04-13-2012, 10:55 AM   #1
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What up guys, new owner here.. just picked it up yesterday. Traded in my 2002 Corvette Z06.

My First BMW ever - once you dance with the M-Dragon.. there is no going back...

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      04-13-2012, 10:56 AM   #2
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nice congrats! haha now your c63 is gonna be left out since youre gonna fall in love with the m!
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Nice congrats! how does it compare to your vette?

any mods planned?
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      04-13-2012, 11:12 AM   #4
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Nice congrats! how does it compare to your vette?

any mods planned?
It's not as flat out 'fast' as the corvette.. but I'd say that's due more to the 300lb+ weight difference. and less to the 100 lb/ft torque difference.

- The nature of this engine and this chassis is such that it feels quicker than the Vette and it carries out its business in a much different (and more entertaining) manner
- It's much more comfortable to drive in terms of NVH. The corvette was actually quite good in this department given that it was essentially a race car for the street.. but there was a lot of road noise and general commotion when driving it
- The stares it attracts are of better quality than the Corvette. As a guy in my early 30s I would rather have hot 25 year old women staring at me than being hit on by 55 year old women and/or hearing everyone middle aged average guy's story about "Oh yeah i have a buddy who has a corvette..." it was starting to get old

In regards to the C63... let's be honest.. Mercedes builds BORING CARS. The C63 is an absolute beast and is faster than the M3. It sounds like a boat the way it gurgles and belches. It scares small children.. the 6.2L AMG V8 is a marvel of engineering and the best engine Mercedes has ever produced.. and probably the best naturally aspirated V8 they will ever make. But it doesn't FEEL faster and the transmission is no fun.. it's an automatic with a torque converter regardless of the paddles. This makes all the difference in the world to me. I'd take the C63 to the dragstrip.. but the M3 everywhere else.

The only mod I have planned for the M3 is an exhaust.. and I assume there is a cold air intake mod. Other than that I'm happy with the ride height and quality and I don't want too deep a tint... I think the Fox Red interior needs to be seen. Wheels and tires are an option, but that's something I will think about next season.
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      04-13-2012, 11:33 AM   #5
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Congrats on your new M and welcome to the forum!
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Congrats my dood and welcome!
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Great looking car! Can I ask what your name is in reference too?
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great color combo and wheels! Congrats
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Me too, welcome. You are going to enjoy your new toy.
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Congrats... All you want is an exhaust...and an intake...and wheels...and... I know where this is heading!
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Great looking car! Can I ask what your name is in reference too?
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Thanks All! I'm excited
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