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      05-24-2012, 11:18 PM   #23
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Congrats OP! Your new car looks terrific.

Your 335i still looks great Has it held up well x 2007?

I never understood the "no torque" complaint either.
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Congrats man, you will forget the 335 quickly; the M is an other thing.
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tell your 335 friends, only then will they understand.. lol
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      05-24-2012, 11:55 PM   #27
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Thanks all!
Yeah...I will miss my 335i though. Will never forget seeing it for the first time in 2007 in Munich when I did ED. I never let the dealer to wash it. Car still has no swirl marks, after 50k miles and 5 years. Probably now does..It did suck when BMW changed the software with the updates. Car lost that 1400 rpm instant torque and response. It really felt more powerful before the .29 update (forgot the exact term).
With the M3, the throttle response and the urge to keep reving up and up, is just unbelievable + steering, chassis, suspension, sound. Enhanced premium sound system is incredible. The whole package seems perfect!
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Thanks! Just ordered buch of Zaino stuff. OCD cleaning coming up
Congrats on the new ride from a fellow Zaino fan!
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      05-25-2012, 12:18 AM   #29
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Thanks! Just ordered buch of Zaino stuff. OCD cleaning coming up
Congrats on the new ride from a fellow Zaino fan!
Thanks! I ordered bunch of stuff including z-pc to try to get rid of some swirl marks. Hopefully it will work. Do you have experience with the z-pc?
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Congrats. The car looks good! Be sure to take it easy on the 1-2 shift as it likes to be finessed rather than forced. Enjoy!
like any lady it will pretend like you should take it easy but what she's really dying for is it to be rammed in hard.
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      05-25-2012, 12:27 AM   #31
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Congrats. The car looks good! Be sure to take it easy on the 1-2 shift as it likes to be finessed rather than forced. Enjoy!
like any lady it will pretend like you should take it easy but what she's really dying for is it to be rammed in hard.
Good point. It likes to be pushed. It is a bit tricky to shift smoothly from 1st to 2nd though. Definitely different than 335. More similar (distantly) to my 3.0 x3 6sp.
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lucky for us the 1-2 shift isnt ever used on the track. no need to rush it at any other time really.
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      05-25-2012, 12:33 AM   #33
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lucky for us the 1-2 shift isnt ever used on the track. no need to rush it at any other time really.
I agree.
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i didnt even know they made manual x3s!
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      05-25-2012, 12:38 AM   #35
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i didnt even know they made manual x3s!
That's why I bought the x3. They are rare in 6sp. It's fun. No sunroof either! It feels heavy before 2.5k rpms.
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      05-25-2012, 12:44 AM   #36
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even the new ones with the n55 twin scroll turbo? that would be fun with manual.
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      05-25-2012, 12:46 AM   #37
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even the new ones with the n55 twin scroll turbo? that would be fun with manual.
I don't think they have manual transmission. Unfortunately...Mine is e83.
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yeah i saw that. i have the e70 x5 and its kind of a slug.
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yeah i saw that. i have the e70 x5 and its kind of a slug.
Thats a great ride!
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like any lady it will pretend like you should take it easy but what she's really dying for is it to be rammed in hard.
When I shoved it hard my 6MT yelled "take it easy!" and slapped me in the face.
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lucky for us the 1-2 shift isnt ever used on the track. no need to rush it at any other time really.
Ironically, when I do the 1-2 shift at 8000 rpm it is very smooth! LOL
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i usually short shift 1-2 or if i rev it out i skip shift to 3rd.
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Congrats!! Looks exactly like mine. Get a tint job!! ;-)
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Congrats!! Looks exactly like mine. Get a tint job!! ;-)
I will! It will look cool with IB.
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