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Old 10-17-2012, 08:05 AM
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Hi Roberto ,Yes that is my life story .The engine is a V10 that was a pleasant surprise. The first glance through the window to inside . I quickly realized it was a super car.http://autos.msn.com/research/userre...?modelid=11945.
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:04 AM
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LDog,

Nice deal.
I didn't see one in Cali for less than $30k.
More like $35k.

Are they the maint nightmare that the E39 is?
It can't still be under warranty?

Regardless, Edmonds loved the car.
VERY impressive review.
I'd be in jail by the end of the day.

Good luck, and congrats!

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Old 10-17-2012, 11:44 AM
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I'd be in jail by the end of the day.
THIS.

My 350Z has earned me 12 points, numerous lawyer fees, and a few court appearances.

I currently have 6 pts (dropping to 3 in Feb). This car would turn me into some renegade of the law...
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Old 10-17-2012, 12:12 PM
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YOU, 94 E34, are a bigger menace than putting diesel in the crankcase!

But, you're my new hero.
I saw no mention of jail time...

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Old 10-17-2012, 12:17 PM
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YOU, 94 E34, are a bigger menace than putting diesel in the crankcase!

But, you're my new hero.
I saw no mention of jail time...

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No jail time for me! lol
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Old 10-17-2012, 01:13 PM
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Old 10-17-2012, 02:03 PM
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LDog,

Nice deal.
I didn't see one in Cali for less than $30k.
More like $35k.

Are they the maint nightmare that the E39 is?
It can't still be under warranty?

Regardless, Edmonds loved the car.
VERY impressive review.
I'd be in jail by the end of the day.

Good luck, and congrats!

Hb
Thanks ,Yes thats why i jumped on it.The price was really good. The electronic key stores maintenance records of when things were done like Air filters,oil, cabin filter,plugs,brake fluid change. The Dealers 32 point inspection said its in great shape today. I have them doing the starting maintenance service,then ill do it from here out.
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Old 10-17-2012, 02:13 PM
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LD please do give a review of the SMG as i am really curious. I love the Volkswagen DSG so much, if youve driven one (I drove a MkV R32) how would you say it compares? obviously completely different cars but from a purely trans standpoint...
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Old 10-17-2012, 03:20 PM
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LD,

Good for you.
I wish I had the chops to maintain such a beast.

Thanks for sharing as well.
Gave the BP a bump, just thinking about that V10.

If only the other threads were as civil.

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Old 10-17-2012, 06:04 PM
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:57 PM
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LD please do give a review of the SMG as i am really curious. I love the Volkswagen DSG so much, if youve driven one (I drove a MkV R32) how would you say it compares? obviously completely different cars but from a purely trans standpoint...
Well the learning curb is probably about a week. The Sequential manual trans is computer assisted nearly push button shifting .you can go from steering wheel paddle shifting to stick and back instantly .So you can shift as fast as the acceleration ,about a gear a second . the auto trans setting is desired to save gas always putting you in 5,6,7th gear all the time. the whole car is computerized. The e60 m5 is like my e34 525 x 10. The SMG takes the labor of manual race car shifting and tamed it down so average drivers could manage it.trigger type shifting with no clutch action allows you to maintain near complete momentum between shifts. I have only used it for a few hrs now and i already love smg and the car.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequential_manual_gearbox
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Old 10-18-2012, 01:46 AM
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The black one. That's so hot. It's not a heavy whale like the convertible is, I don't like convertible, and you can't trade in a salvage title. Not that I would anyways. Just a little leery of a stolen car. Needs to be reaaaalllly worth it. Who knows Whats been erred with. The black on probably has a nice documented history.
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Old 10-18-2012, 02:50 AM
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E30 M3. i dont like new BMWs. i was given $30k or more to spend on a brand new car, I wouldn't be buying any BMW
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Old 10-18-2012, 06:07 AM
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So you can shift as fast as the acceleration ,about a gear a second .
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Gear

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Second.

everybody, try to let that sink in.

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