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Old 01-31-2003, 10:22 PM
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Beat a 350Z at the light today

The bozo tried too hard and stalled it
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Old 02-01-2003, 12:23 PM
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Re: Beat a 350Z at the light today

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The bozo tried too hard and stalled it
When I first read this I thought, this guy must have an M3, but I guess the other guy just can't drive a stick.
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Old 02-01-2003, 02:50 PM
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Not to change the subjet but has anyone seen that supercharger that goes in the air intake in the latest Roundel that gives 295hp??
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Old 02-01-2003, 02:55 PM
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Old 02-01-2003, 05:10 PM
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Not to change the subjet but has anyone seen that supercharger that goes in the air intake in the latest Roundel that gives 295hp??
There are a few superchargers available for E46s... the most popular seems to be the centrifugal Vortech blower adapted for the E46 by ESS tuning in Norway.

I find these kits really alluring... my heart says "yes" while my brain says "no... you'll toast your engine and/or subframe." In any event, I won't consider any FI kit until I'm out of warranty.
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Old 02-01-2003, 08:38 PM
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Re: Re: Beat a 350Z at the light today

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When I first read this I thought, this guy must have an M3, but I guess the other guy just can't drive a stick.
That's why I thought it was funny. It should be no challenge for an M3
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Old 02-01-2003, 08:46 PM
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There are a few superchargers available for E46s... the most popular seems to be the centrifugal Vortech blower adapted for the E46 by ESS tuning in Norway.

I find these kits really alluring... my heart says "yes" while my brain says "no... you'll toast your engine and/or subframe." In any event, I won't consider any FI kit until I'm out of warranty.
I feel exactly the way you do Plaz....... I want the power also, but I know I'd abuse it. I'll wait for the warranty also. That or the M3 first.... The question is.. can I be happy with $307/month 330Ci or should I go M3 for $600/month just to have the best.... I haven't justified the double payment yet....... note I put 28k down. Personally I've tremedously happy with what I have, but I always find myself talking about "what if"
I know personally I don't wanna cope with the higher payment...I'm not out of the house yet So I don't need a burden. I'll stop preaching. We'll have to get chargers the same time
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Old 02-01-2003, 08:52 PM
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I feel exactly the way you do Plaz....... I want the power also, but I know I'd abuse it. I'll wait for the warranty also. That or the M3 first.... The question is.. can I be happy with $307/month 330Ci or should I go M3 for $600/month just to have the best.... I haven't justified the double payment yet....... note I put 28k down. Personally I've tremedously happy with what I have, but I always find myself talking about "what if"
I know personally I don't wanna cope with the higher payment...I'm not out of the house yet So I don't need a burden. I'll stop preaching. We'll have to get chargers the same time
I don't see the point of the charger. As Nate pointed out, it's still 20 sec slower than the M3 at the 'Ring. And the charger will push the 330's price into M3 territory
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I'd like one on my wagon...
But that has more to do with the fact that there's no other way to get a faster wagon.
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I beat a 350z the other day too, in my Jeep Wrangler.*




* There was three inches of snow on the ground, going uphill from a dead stop. When the light turned green he started sliding backwards
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I beat a 350z the other day too, in my Jeep Wrangler.*




* There was three inches of snow on the ground, going uphill from a dead stop. When the light turned green he started sliding backwards


I beat a Nissan on the way home tonight too!
Idiot in a 4-cyl. Hardbody wanted to push his luck!


Good grief, Rufus! If I could do an M3 for ~$600/mo.
I'd be out driving the thing right now!


I decided a while back to save my SC funds to put
towards an M car in the next couple of years. It just
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Old 02-01-2003, 11:21 PM
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I beat a Nissan on the way home tonight too!
Idiot in a 4-cyl. Hardbody wanted to push his luck!


Good grief, Rufus! If I could do an M3 for ~$600/mo.
I'd be out driving the thing right now!


I decided a while back to save my SC funds to put
towards an M car in the next couple of years. It just
makes more sense. (I think we've all been tempted
on some level.)
I could afford the 600 a month but after the test drive with 3 other people in a M3 (not a real testdrive) and insurance quote I was scared...... I won't look back next time
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Rufus, Don't take this the wrong way(I was there once too) but if you are still living at home you can't afford an M3.I see in your earlier post that you realize that to some degree.It certainly isn't like your stuck with a dog,Enjoy!
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I beat a 350z the other day too, in my Jeep Wrangler.*




* There was three inches of snow on the ground, going uphill from a dead stop. When the light turned green he started sliding backwards
2 days ago I beat some kid in a riced out civic.
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