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      12-27-2005, 03:56 PM   #133
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Didn't trade but sold my 2002 325i black with black leather and auto to my younger cousin who lives in CT.

Great car....its being well cared for and well maintained..he is a BMW fanatic as well.
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      12-27-2005, 08:34 PM   #134
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      12-27-2005, 09:23 PM   #135
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I might ...repeat...MIGHT trade or sell my 03 Cayenne S for a 5 series. got to have the 8 cylinder....6 would not satisfy me after the the V8 in the cayenne.
Still trying to convince myslef that getting into a Bimmer will not be consider a step down or downgrade....
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      12-28-2005, 12:37 AM   #136
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Soon to trade in my 2004 545i. 2006 330i ETA 12/30/05!!

BTW, new to this forum seeing as how I will end up with an E90!!
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      12-28-2005, 12:45 AM   #137
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why the switch from 5 series to 3??? too much room and power for you in 545?
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      12-28-2005, 01:50 AM   #138
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Haha... yeah..... how'd you know? 5 is kinda big (something that bothered me from beginning), considering I'm still having RFT issues, I've had 3 different sets now. I do admit, the power is nice for when I need a quick pass. Overall, I haven't had to use that power. E90 seems a lot more fun to drive.... am I wrong or right? Thought about waiting for 335i, but I can't wait that long... what to do??
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      12-28-2005, 01:52 AM   #139
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I sold our Z3 before made the E90 buying decision. So I trade the Honda 2004 Accord 2.4 for the E90; but I managed to sell it to a friend before I get the E90 delivered.
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      12-28-2005, 10:42 AM   #140
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those of you who sold, how did you sell? Cars.com? Ebay?
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      12-28-2005, 11:40 AM   #141
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      12-28-2005, 12:06 PM   #142
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BMWally,
I drove the 3, then the 5, and there was no discussion the 3 was the right vehicle for a sporty, fun daily driver. I wasn't after the prestige, and I scuffed the rims on the back of the 5 going around a normal corner, just too big for my own good. SA didn't let me park the 5, even though I backed the 3 into a tight spot on the lot with no problems.
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      12-28-2005, 01:22 PM   #143
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      12-28-2005, 02:30 PM   #144
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      12-28-2005, 02:30 PM   #145
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UncleWede,
I did the same thing, haha.... and I have active steering, which really makes the car feel like a luxo mobile. "It wasn't me!" My friend drove my E60 and actually over steered and freaked me out. Thus, on the E90, I didn't get active steering, but got the much needed CA and Shades for sunny Cali 2 more days till the E90 arrives!!!!
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      12-28-2005, 04:50 PM   #146
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Yeah, the SA told me it was teh active steering that did me in, it was an acquired taste . . . blah!!!!
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      12-28-2005, 05:31 PM   #147
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that wasnt very clever
Because...?
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      12-28-2005, 06:50 PM   #148
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cause you went for something that has no awd is slower and isnt even a v8...


flame me
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      12-28-2005, 07:09 PM   #149
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      12-28-2005, 07:20 PM   #150
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Gave my mom my 03 Expedition. I've had SUV's for the last 10 years & I'm tired of 'em. It sure is nice to be back in a Bimmer.
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      12-28-2005, 07:48 PM   #151
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      12-28-2005, 08:43 PM   #152
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cause you went for something that has no awd is slower and isnt even a v8...


flame me
Ok, I get it. You are trolling. Peace.
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      12-28-2005, 09:21 PM   #153
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Ok, I get it. You are trolling. Peace.

Blue Streak.........

Seriously though...Why did you downgrade? The legendary Audi reliability, or financial reasons?
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      12-28-2005, 10:13 PM   #154
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I cry everytime I think about this.

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