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Old 12-19-2005, 04:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Malibubimmer
I heard the same in the ear;y 1970s from yourng turks just starting up the CCA. I felt I was not welcome. Still feel that way. And your prejudice is quite revealing. On the one hand you can't accept that the Bavaria and the 3.0CS were great cars in their time -- they were -- and yet you have a Z8, which you almost never drive, and your daily driver is an X3. There is something wrong with the picture you paint.
Speaking of '88 M6 kicking the crap out of things...my Bavaria humiliated numerous E28 M5's and E24 M6's at Summit Point back in the late 1980's . Something about a properly setup suspension (springs, bars, shocks, Alpina bushings, negative camber, 8x16 wheels, Goodyear Gatorback S compound tires and later Yoko A-008R's, and a Korman monster motor with triple sidedrafts , etc.) in the old Bav that the new M car drivers at the time just had a hard time dealing with.

It's kind of funny that I beat the E28 M5 to the E28 M5 look by about 8 years when I started modifying the Bav in 1980 with black trim and all .

Chuck

P.S. I've been a CCA member since 1980, and I've never felt not welcome at any event, and I've had a wide range of BMWs over the many years.

P.S.S. The Bavaria's soul is alive and well deep in the bowels of my E39 M5 .
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