What did BMW do to the M3 and M4?

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  1. quantico

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    I would try to find a different oil that meets the specs. Or is there nothing else ?
     
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    That was the first thing I thought about their new grill. :freak:
     
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    A Caterham 7 has been on my short list of “obtainable” dream cars for some time now.

    I know for the same money I could have a clean 2 or 3 year old Corvette, but I find that minimalist combination of 1,250lbs and 200hp far more interesting.

    I’ve owned an MX-5 (NC) and I’m amazed at how a 7 makes an ND look huge.

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    This YouTube channel has several enjoyable 7 videos.




    Sorry for the thread drift...
     
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    IMO, BMW's styling has been going downhill since the early 2000s, and arguably peaked in the mid 1990s. I was a kid back then, so I might be biased.
     
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    Love my e90 335 x drive. I considered an m3 but for less than half the price it's 8/10ths as good. With about $1500 in goodies it's faster than an m3 but still not an m3
     
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    Those are awful. I like the grills much better on my old M5.
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    E60 looks like a gorilla nose.....but that V10 is a ripper!
     
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    Put that grill and a bangle butt === WINNER!!!!!
     
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    "Thank god this came along so they forget my team's design" - Chris Bangle 2020
     
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    Finally put more than 400hp in it. For $80,000 it should come standard with over 500hp. Overpriced POS. A stock mustang beats any stock m3 around a track and in a straight line for $40,000 less.
     
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    LOL, the M3 has had more than 400 hp for over twelve years.
     
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    What year?
    1998? What series?
     
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    I like the look too. Better than the electric cars out there with no grill. But I may be a bit biased. 20200727_160659.jpg 20200801_180033.jpg
     
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    E39 2003 540i m sport. Only year they made em like this. Has m5 suspension but 100 less hp. It's a really fun car to drive with a 6 speed manual!!!
     
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    It's a beautiful car.
     
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    I bet that’s a fun car!
     
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    Thanks. It's got itss issues but it's a solid 10' car
     
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    I’ve always really liked the styling on the E39 a lot more than on the E60, even though I own one. That V10 makes up for the styling(mostly).
     
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    Hell yeah it is! Already has an exhaust(not to loud), adjustable coilovers and an afe intake. I picked it up cheap cause it needed a clutch. It was only 240$ for an oem LUK m5 clutch. That 6 speed trans is heavy, sucker pinned me under the car for a few min. I was used to rx7 and Volvo transmissions. I can bench press those all day long! Not so much with a 6 speed getrag.