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      03-18-2007, 02:35 AM   #23
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looks good davecat. shame there isn't an official M-kit available for the e92!
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      03-18-2007, 06:21 AM   #24
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Ed-320d the downward facing tail pipe isn't a concern it's actually barely noticeable on my car and doesn't look anywhere near as bad as the one in your attached image. The exhaust is shiney as is.

Any other questions let me know.
Do you mean it is barely noticeable as in the downward bit or the tailpipe is not noticeable?

The reason I am not happy is because in my opinion 320d has the ugliest (sorry) tailpipe of all the 3 series while it is not the cheapest variant. If the dealer cant do anything about it. I will find a muffler man to replace it with a dual chrome tail pipes.

Sorry I hope I did not offend you mentioning "ugly tailpipe"
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      03-18-2007, 05:57 PM   #25
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Ed, check this post out.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...ht=320+exhaust
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      03-18-2007, 08:20 PM   #26
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Mine is exactly the same except for the colour. I'm bit annoyed the dealer didn't tell me about the changes as I would've waited a few months before buying, Oh Well.

Great Looking car!
Same here, we bought our 323i in October

Congrats on the new baby
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      03-18-2007, 08:29 PM   #27
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Ed, check this post out.

Kash_0. Thank you.

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      03-18-2007, 10:41 PM   #28
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Kash_0. Thank you.

No prob, by the way just noticed I have the exact same colour combo as your car, Good stuff.

When do you expect delivery?
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      03-18-2007, 10:53 PM   #29
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lemon/poplar? that's a hot combo if that's what it is...
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No prob, by the way just noticed I have the exact same colour combo as your car, Good stuff.

When do you expect delivery?
Expected delivery date Thursday 22 March. I love the lemon/poplar/Graphite combo. After 4 months wait, finally the car is coming this week.
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      03-19-2007, 12:38 AM   #31
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Dammit...I got mine in Aug 05 and really wanted electric seats but they were a rip off...rear split seats were an option I ticked...

Everything moves on though and it's a good tactic to justify the continual yearly price increases...."we've included $4000 worth of options and only increased the price $1500"
 
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      03-19-2007, 12:40 AM   #32
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we've included $4000 worth of options and only increased the price $1500"
dealer says under their breath - "and this is why we will not offer you any discount off sticker price"
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      03-19-2007, 12:43 AM   #33
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Everything moves on though and it's a good tactic to justify the continual yearly price increases...."we've included $4000 worth of options and only increased the price $1500"
Apparently the price stayed exactly the same. Maybe because the new Merc C Clas on its way in June?
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      03-19-2007, 12:45 AM   #34
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dealer says under their breath - "and this is why we will not offer you any discount off sticker price"
Discount off the sticker price included in mine
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      03-19-2007, 12:51 AM   #35
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Beautiful car!!! Always been a fan of 193's!! The reason I havn't gotten new wheels is the fact I can't decide which ones I want!
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      03-20-2007, 02:33 AM   #36
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Thanks for the comments guys! So far so good I’ve had no real issues with the 320D apart from a tiny dint I found on the rear side panel just above the bumper that will be sucked out at the dealers expense (don’t you just love new car warranty!)

One thing I can say is that the engine is a brilliant piece of engineering. Having never owed a D before I did question my decision on countless occasions (to my wife's bemusement), but to be completely honest I couldn't be happier.

Its bloody brilliant!!
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great to hear you are happy with the car davecat!!
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      03-21-2007, 07:41 PM   #38
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Looks a lot like mine
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oh i saw those at the dealers... gotto say - pretty sexy lookin
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      03-22-2007, 12:16 AM   #40
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just tell your dealer you are also interested in the new C class...
they will say yes to any reasonable offer
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My 320d is finally here today. Here are some pictures and I did replace the down ward tail pipe(more pics to follow).
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Congrats mate! Looks like yours came with all the free upgrades as well. Chan-Ching!
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      03-23-2007, 12:54 AM   #43
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Nice car. Looking at the front-on pic, wouldn't it be great if we didn't have to put number plates on the front. No drill holes, just a wicked looking front end.
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