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      09-19-2012, 12:38 PM   #1
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M3 owners can't drive

With the number of wheels for sale on here, it seems like 90% or more have some sort of curb rash. It seems that maybe M3 owners have no friends cause they don't know how to drive?
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Or, perhaps they have no friends due to running them over since they cannot drive?
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With the number of wheels for sale on here, it seems like 90% or more have some sort of curb rash. It seems that maybe M3 owners have no friends cause they don't know how to park?
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      09-19-2012, 12:58 PM   #4
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Just need to invent the soft park curb and you sir will be rich.
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      09-19-2012, 01:19 PM   #5
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Seems like most of the people with curb rash end up blaming it on the girlfriend/wife. Not sure how true that is but could be the main culprit of curb rash for many owners.
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Seems like most of the people with curb rash end up blaming it on the girlfriend/wife. Not sure how true that is but could be the main culprit of curb rash for many owners.
Definitely not buying that one!
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I'll admit it, I am terrified of parallel parking the M3 without the GF spotting me. I won't drive the M3 if I anticipate having to park near a curb.
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It seems that maybe M3 owners have no friends cause they don't know how to drive?
Agreed, bought my 08 M3 used with all 4 wheels curb rashed...
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Seems like most of the people with curb rash end up blaming it on the girlfriend/wife. Not sure how true that is but could be the main culprit of curb rash for many owners.
i can use this excuse. only time i curbed a wheel i was parked and getting a hummer, and car rolled slightly due to me being preoccupied.
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ok ill admit all my wheels are curbed... i guess didnt care anymore after 1 hit the curb... i usually sands it and touch it up and no one really noticed after that... just please dont look at it close... unlike TECH... he xrayed my car the 1st day i met him...
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ok ill admit all my wheels are curbed... i guess didnt care anymore after 1 hit the curb... i usually sands it and touch it up and no one really noticed after that... just please dont look at it close... unlike TECH... he xrayed my car the 1st day i met him...
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I'll admit it, I am terrified of parallel parking the M3 without the GF spotting me. I won't drive the M3 if I anticipate having to park near a curb.
Dude, seriously?!?! Even with the function that tilts the passenger mirror down when you're in reverse so you can see the curb right there? Go out somewhere like a parking lot, lay down a strip of tape to represent a curb, and practice parallel parking without your wheels touching the tape. Then enjoy a life enhanced by lack of curb paranoia.
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Or maybe M3 drivers have no friends because of hasty generalizations
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Or maybe M3 drivers have no friends because of hasty generalizations
Nah.
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Some tires offer a lot of sidewall protection when brushing up against a curb. You have really have to go out of your way to curb a wheel when you're running Pilot Super Sports that are not stretched.
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M3 drivers have no friends anymore because all their friends curbed their damn wheels
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Dude, seriously?!?! Even with the function that tilts the passenger mirror down when you're in reverse so you can see the curb right there? Go out somewhere like a parking lot, lay down a strip of tape to represent a curb, and practice parallel parking without your wheels touching the tape. Then enjoy a life enhanced by lack of curb paranoia.
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