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Old 02-01-2015, 06:21 PM
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Need some advice!

Looking to buy a m3 e46 soon. Was looking for some info on the smg. How reliable it is? Is it worth it to buy a smg m3? Thanks in advance !
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Old 02-01-2015, 06:45 PM
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google is your friend

http://oppositelock.jalopnik.com/an-...nsm-1593268705

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...take-road-test

there are some known weak points but from what I understand its not end of the world type stuff if you can DIY
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I have on my car and love it. So far no issue.
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Old 02-02-2015, 02:15 PM
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How long have you had it?
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Old 02-06-2015, 10:59 AM
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Check google and ask people with SMG's there are major issues with the SMG I personally think if you can avoid it stay with a 6 speed. Way less money to deal with any issues that comes up with the manual. Also you can check you tube as well.
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Check google and ask people with SMG's there are major issues with the SMG I personally think if you can avoid it stay with a 6 speed. Way less money to deal with any issues that comes up with the manual. Also you can check you tube as well.
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