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      05-21-2008, 11:44 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by 330cdsport View Post
Never felt the urge to go for it then Dave?
Yes, in the UK I would seriously consider it Especially for the increased refinement and economy that people report as much as vastly improved pace.

But where I am has simply draconian Police (with guns, small dicks and no sense of humour whatsoever) that literally hide in bushes, and have specialised camera/radar cars to nab you and make money. You just never know where they are hiding (detectors are illegal). But usually at the optimum place to catch you out - not black spots.

Thankfully you only get a fine, no points. The amount of fine is graded - one friend got caught at slightly silly speeds and paid a staggeringly huge amount and got a suspended 2 year jail sentence, he's now driving like Miss Daisy. I even got caught in a 10km/h Parking zone racing about at 16km/h ... Bloody reckless, I am.

My usual journey is almost exclusively city driving (50 km/h ~30mph) and the odd A road (80 km/h ~ 50 mph) so having the already quick 335D even faster would just be frustrating.

Escort Mk1 RS2000 (2.1 2x44IDFS, BVH, Kent FR32, 5spd, 180 BHP) : Fully Loaded F32 430D M Sport sDrive : Previously Full-Spec 335D E92 2006 : Capri MK1 full rebuild in progress