Originally Posted by MTL Bimmer
Modded or stock, its the same thing...if you already start with better tires, brakes, etc, i think you'll be safer than starting stock. Im not gonna go back to stock just to "start trim".
The power is there but you can control it and not use it untill you are better.
That is where you are wrong. Better tires, better brakes make you go faster. And faster is dangerous without proper training.
You would be safer in a stock Toyota Echo... speeds would never be as high as with your M3.