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Old 09-03-2012, 01:57 PM
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Thinking about selling & getting M5..

love love love my 7, but i drove an M5 the other day & every time i drive one of those i go nuts & wanna buy one...so put the 7 up for sale..if it happens, it happens! here is the for sale thread.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=643470
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:09 PM
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Can't go wrong with the M5! It's the perfect move for someone looking to maintain most of the luxury of the 7 and gain a more sporty ride.

What year/color/specs are you looking for in the M?
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:30 PM
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Can't go wrong with the M5! It's the perfect move for someone looking to maintain most of the luxury of the 7 and gain a more sporty ride.

What year/color/specs are you looking for in the M?
Black (black or saddle brown interior) or silver (Black interior) must be 6 Speed not SMG so 2007 is probably what i can afford since 2006 they didn't make 6speed manual.
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Are you wanting the 6MT because of reliability of the SMG or because you don't like the SMG? If its the latter I would really advise you to give SMG a try. It is not very test drive friendly. I was actually worried I wasn't going to like it after a few days of owning the car, but after I got used to it and learned how and when to shift I absolutely love it so much more than I could have ever imagined. There's nothing like turning the traction control off and chirping the tires at 75 mph shifting into third.

I also love the aluminum trim on the M5 and the comfort seats are a must. Good luck with the sell of your car and keep us updated.
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Old 09-03-2012, 02:45 PM
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Are you wanting the 6MT because of reliability of the SMG or because you don't like the SMG? If its the latter I would really advise you to give SMG a try. It is not very test drive friendly. I was actually worried I wasn't going to like it after a few days of owning the car, but after I got used to it and learned how and when to shift I absolutely love it so much more than I could have ever imagined. There's nothing like turning the traction control off and chirping the tires at 75 mph shifting into third.

I also love the aluminum trim on the M5. Good luck with the sell of your car and keep us updated.
i drove the SMG & didn't like it, no matter what its not a Stick shift, the clutch, the control, there will never ever be anything that connects the driver to the car like the Manual stick shift.
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I've always wanted an e39 m5. Very reliable and easy to work on!

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also considered an m5, awesome as they come in a 4 dr. The big body actually calmed me down a bit.
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V10 maintenance can get pricey get a warranty
esp if anything goes wrong with Valvetronic.

I do not like the SMG on that car. 6speed is the way to go.
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did you put your car for sale anywhere other than here?? This is not the best place to sell a car btw.
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love love love my 7, but i drove an M5 the other day & every time i drive one of those i go nuts & wanna buy one...so put the 7 up for sale..if it happens, it happens! here is the for sale thread.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=643470
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