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Discussion in 'General' started by :: Phat ::, 28 Jul 2003.

  1. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    As so often the case is, coupe = more cash, less car.

    The hatch is the thinking man's choice
     
  2. Burnout21

    Burnout21 Is the daddy!

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    thought you had the coupe?
     
  3. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    That would be correct
     
  4. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    Have you broken it in yet Josh?
     
  5. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Indeed I have, around 1500 on it now. I had some tail-out antics on a deserted roundabout to celebrate too. That's the last of the tail-out antics I shall be doing for a good long while though, as afterwards I discovered replacing the rear tyres would set me back somewhere in the region of £450 :eek:
     
  6. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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  7. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    +1
     
  8. Fisher.

    Fisher. partially impartial

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    I would only suggest that on the highway, as it's probably a manual ;)
     
  9. Xen0phobiak

    Xen0phobiak SMEGHEADS!

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    Manuals are pleasing all of the time.

    Anything else it a go-kart :p.
     
  10. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    I love a manual gearbox, but I can think of one situation where they're pretty sucky: stop-start heavy traffic.
     
  11. Fisher.

    Fisher. partially impartial

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    Hey now, I was making a ******** reference! Get your mind back in the gutter where it belongs.
     
  12. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    I tried a 2009 Golf tuesday night and the clutch was extremely easy to push down ... the friction point was also so freaking high there is just no way to drive aggressively or just enjoy it... I have to admit however that if I were stuck in traffic, that would be much more comfortable than the sports clutch that is installed on my Accord.
     
  13. airchie

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    Hehe, I got the joke Fisher... ;)

    Tad, did you go for the 135i coupe?
    I wanted it but not enough going 2nd hand (that weren't convertable) and that were cheap enough. :)
    Sure Clarkson said in Top Gear recently that the 1 series coupe was the best car bmw made.
     
  14. Mister_Tad

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    I intended on going for the 135i. Went in to the dealership, test drove, specced out and priced up.

    Then something very strange happened and the dealer actually convinced me that a 123d was a better option, and ever so slightly cheaper to boot. Test drove that and fell in love with it. Then to seal the deal there was one sitting in the showroom with 32 miles on it with a spec sheet nearly identical to what I had just specced out on their computer (it had black leather instead of the red leather I wanted, unfortunately) for £5k off list - sold.

    Never thought I would buy a diesel though!
     
  15. Ice Tea

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    Top Gear - Jeremy drives the smallest car in the world at the BBC





    :)
     
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  16. airchie

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    Hehe, that's so funny, almost the reverse of what happened to me.
    I went in looking for a 330d, which they had in stock.
    Test drove it and several other diesels and thought they all sucked.
    Well, not sucked, but I hated that there was absolutely no grunt down low before the turbo kicks in.
    Test drove the 130i and fell in love - SOLD! :D
    Would've liked a few more options but otherwise I love it. :)
     
  17. null_x86

    null_x86 Thread Closer

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    lol i would so get one if it was a bit more safer or if there were less assholes on the road...
     
  18. Digitalize-

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    Heres what i Ride

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    She's off for her first service tomorrow, where a de-restriction will happen :D Legal or not, Being restricted to 30Mph (40 on a Good Hill :p) is awful as it completely kills the power, absolutely no acceleration on a hill, just isnt too much fun atm.
     
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  19. customh

    customh conflagration.

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    your image links need fix't
     
  20. Digitalize-

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    ?

    They come up fine for me.
     

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