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Old 11-03-2012, 02:53 PM
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Just inspired by BJs old banned user posts. What can I say?
BJ has a brain, you are a fool. Are you admitting to being a troll? How childish.
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I'm laying in bed, reading http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=228757 on my brand spankin new iPad mini and laughing so hard that my lady woke up. Now I'm getting yelled at.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:25 PM
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Thanks for sharing. I might miss my flight over this epic thread. Lol.

Only if I would have known of this notoriety of BJ, I would have never dared to mess with him.

But I can't believe he was a champion of leatherette back in the day. He surely had grown up since...and is in a better place now.
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:52 PM
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Thanks for sharing. I might miss my flight over this epic thread. Lol.

Only if I would have known of this notoriety of BJ, I would have never dared to mess with him.

But I can't believe he was a champion of leatherette back in the day. He surely had grown up since...and is in a better place now.
It was fun, but that's over now.

And I still prefer leatherette. It looks as good in Month 36 as it does on Day 1 and with kids and McDonald's drivethru on the way to baseball practice it's a worry-free alternative. No one can tell its not the real thing. If Saddle was available in leatherette, I'd be sitting on leatherette.

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Old 11-03-2012, 08:10 PM
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It was fun, but that's over now.

And I still prefer leatherette. It looks as good in Month 36 as it does on Day 1 and with kids and McDonald's drivethru on the way to baseball practice it's a worry-free alternative. No one can tell its not the real thing. If Saddle was available in leatherette, I'd be sitting on leatherette.

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mcdonalds is not healthy
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:22 PM
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mcdonalds is not healthy
It's infrequent but occasionally the only option.

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Old 11-03-2012, 08:37 PM
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Here's our impression on your behavior..."BJ"....BJ.....BJ....you could not be more appropriately named....UPTA.........maybe...????? If you have 4 mill and you talk about it....what a loser...if you don't...sad....loser....
Sorry, what?
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It was fun, but that's over now.

And I still prefer leatherette. It looks as good in Month 36 as it does on Day 1 and with kids and McDonald's drivethru on the way to baseball practice it's a worry-free alternative. No one can tell its not the real thing. If Saddle was available in leatherette, I'd be sitting on leatherette.

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I'm on month 63 with leather on the 335i and it looks the same as it did day 1 as does the rest of the car.

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Old 11-03-2012, 08:45 PM
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I'm on month 63 with leather on the 335i and it looks the same as it did day 1 as does the rest of the car.

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Car only looks good years later as it did on day 1 if you take good care of it, leather or no leather.

Did 335i's exist 63 months ago? Thought that was the 330i?
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:52 PM
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Car only looks good years later as it did on day 1 if you take good care of it, leather or no leather.

Did 335i's exist 63 months ago? Thought that was the 330i?
I bought my 335i in June 0f 2007 which was 5 years and 3 months ago. Mine is an E93 which was the last 335i model to be released.

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Old 11-03-2012, 09:02 PM
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I bought my 335i in June 0f 2007 which was 5 years and 3 months ago. Mine is an E93 which was the last 335i model to be released.

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Was that the first model year for 335i? Didn't realize they've been around that long.
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Old 11-04-2012, 06:08 AM
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A car is a complete waste of money for you. Use public transportation.
I have to agree with OP on this one. Sometimes you just don't know what you are talking about. It is not fair to generalize, my bus driver attacks an apex like he is on the track. Not only my bus does not feel like a boat, it actually feels like it is flying when it is going at 45 mph. My other part of commute actually do feel like it is on the rails all the time.

Besides, many enthusiasts take public transportation so they can justify driving a Bimmer rated at 17 mpg. The best thing you can have is if you can leave the worst driving environment for someone else to deal with.

Although I understand not many people are so fortunate to have the opportunity.

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Old 11-04-2012, 06:32 AM
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328i feels like an undwhelming boat ??????

You should drive around in my wife's brand new Suburu Outback. Great car for our family, no doubt. No regrets at all buying it for her. We love it.

But talk about driving around in an underwhelming boat!!!!!!

By any measure, the 328 is an absolutely terrific car. Period.

An "underwhellming boat" is just a ridiculous, provocative metaphor to use when describing the 328.

If the OP was a little more grounded, and simply said he was a little disappointed by the engine performance, this thread would never have escalated to this point...
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:13 AM
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If the OP was a little more grounded...
That is not really possible. Initially people thought the OP was just trying to be provocative with the title. But after many tests, he demonstrated over and over that he truely did not know what he was talking about.

Being more grounded is to assume that he would first have a ground to be grounded on.

I have to say though his verdict on the 335i was a reasonable one. Even though his perceptions are often baseless, the 335i has enough advantages over the 328i in sensory feedback that he could have changed his mind about the 3 series just by driving the 335i.

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Old 11-04-2012, 07:19 AM
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328i feels like an undwhelming boat ??????

You should drive around in my wife's brand new Suburu Outback. Great car for our family, no doubt. No regrets at all buying it for her. We love it.

But talk about driving around in an underwhelming boat!!!!!!

By any measure, the 328 is an absolutely terrific car. Period.

An "underwhellming boat" is just a ridiculous, provocative metaphor to use when describing the 328.

If the OP was a little more grounded, and simply said he was a little disappointed by the engine performance, this thread would never have escalated to this point...

Bingo!
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328i feels like an undwhelming boat ??????

You should drive around in my wife's brand new Suburu Outback. Great car for our family, no doubt. No regrets at all buying it for her. We love it.

But talk about driving around in an underwhelming boat!!!!!!

By any measure, the 328 is an absolutely terrific car. Period.

An "underwhellming boat" is just a ridiculous, provocative metaphor to use when describing the 328.

If the OP was a little more grounded, and simply said he was a little disappointed by the engine performance, this thread would never have escalated to this point...
He came from a Mini. A GTI would feel like a boat to him too.

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Old 11-04-2012, 09:54 AM
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I have to agree with OP on this one. Sometimes you just don't know what you are talking about. It is not fair to generalize, my bus driver attacks an apex like he is on the track. Not only my bus does not feel like a boat, it actually feels like it is flying when it is going at 45 mph. My other part of commute actually do feel like it is on the rails all the time.

Besides, many enthusiasts take public transportation so they can justify driving a Bimmer rated at 17 mpg. The best thing you can have is if you can leave the worst driving environment for someone else to deal with.

Although I understand not many people are so fortunate to have the opportunity.
Pretty sure thats not what 328i2013 is saying at all. I'm not sure what you are trying to say here at all. What am I generalizing about? When did I say something that I did not know what I was talking about? What does your bus driver have to do with any of this?
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:33 AM
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I realize I am on the wrong thread for this question, but not sure where to post it.

Is there a way to block a thread I don't want to see - that is so it doesn't even come up when I am looking at the list of threads?

Thank you.
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Old 11-17-2012, 12:22 PM
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It's fun debating cars - look we're all here talking about stuff that most of the general public glazes over at. This is why we are here.

But still, I only made it a dozen pages in and had to give up for at least now. I need to post:

What part of test drive doesn't the OP understand? It's crazy to me to feel so 180 degrees on any new car purchase. I get buying something to get by with in a jam. But if you're looking at any new car you're spending enough money that you have SOME choice - even if its CPO etc.

That choice is - maybe you have learned this - a big one and only yours. If the post was "I test drove this car and can't understand who buys it", fine. But you bought the car of your own free will after, I assume, um, DRIVING IT!

This blows me away. Please point out exactly how you were tricked. Did they tell you the engine would grow if fed properly?
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After 13 weeks of waiting for my 328i.
And after having driven it for a week.
It hurts me to say that the 328i feels like an undwhelming boat.
I'm not terribly disappointed because its a beautiful luxury car.
But I don't think it's the ultimate driving machine.
Maybe the 335i is, but I've not driven it so I can't say for sure.
Already planning to get a Z4 or the new Boxster for thrillfull driving.
Hate me for saying all this.
But I simply had to say it.
And I gave it a week.
Maybe I'll feel differently in a month.
But maybe that will be cuz I might have got used to this 328i by then.


Wow. I test drove the 328i for 3 days, and 300 miles, and I only have great things to say about that car. Besides, how can anyone call the 328i "a boat"? What were you driving before, a shopping cart?
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Wow. I test drove the 328i for 3 days, and 300 miles, and I only have great things to say about that car. Besides, how can anyone call the 328i "a boat"? What were you driving before, a shopping cart?
Close... it was a Mini....
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Wow. I test drove the 328i for 3 days, and 300 miles, and I only have great things to say about that car. Besides, how can anyone call the 328i "a boat"? What were you driving before, a shopping cart?
Sorry my expectations are higher than yours.
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Sorry my expectations are higher than yours.
That comeback is just silly. Try again...
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That comeback is just silly. Try again...
Sorry my shopping cart is bigger than your shopping cart.
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