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Old 01-05-2006, 04:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Moderato
I just hope that the new M3 has more torque then the last one, doesn't weigh any more, and doesn't have to have the valves adjusted every so often.
Why? It has enough torque to do sub 5 second 0 - 60, 13 flat quarter on street tires.

I will go with you on this one.

Welcome to high performance cars. You want low maintennace, get a standard 3 series or any of the Japanese clones. Real motors have solid lifters and have to have the vlaves adjusted. And every 30 - 60K is NOT often. Often is having them adjusted every 3-5K miles.
Terry Carraway

'95 Alpine M3 LTW
'00 Dakar M Roadster
'02 Topaz M3
Red/White SRF #4 (Chassis 561)
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