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      06-28-2009, 02:54 PM   #23
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Steve Has Painted The Rear Boot Spoiler Black As Well To Match The Other Bits:d
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      06-28-2009, 03:27 PM   #24
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Steve Has Painted The Rear Boot Spoiler Black As Well To Match The Other Bits:d
Correct Mikey!! Yep, colour coded the rear lip spoiler gloss black - looks pretty nice and suits the rear end!!
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I can confirm that the car looks and sounds the nuts!! Even my wife stopped and asked 'what was that' when Steve nailed it off up the hill out of the village! Last time she did that it was a Zonda S going by!!

The DCT box is totally different technology to the old SMG so no surprise it doesn't feel as exciting/brutal as it has already engaged the next gear before disengaging the current one, whereas the SMG literally is just an automated manual. Am sure you'll get appreciate it far more at ten tenths at the 'ring.

Thumbs up for the Remus Race - sounded like pure-evil!

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      06-29-2009, 01:24 AM   #26
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I can confirm that the car looks and sounds the nuts!! Even my wife stopped and asked 'what was that' when Steve nailed it off up the hill out of the village! Last time she did that it was a Zonda S going by!!
hmmmmm zonda s...........
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bmwbailey, how different does the exhaust sound like in the flesh compared to listening to it on youtube with a headphone??? higher pitch or deeper? thanks
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      06-29-2009, 07:07 AM   #29
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I can confirm that the car looks and sounds the nuts!! Even my wife stopped and asked 'what was that' when Steve nailed it off up the hill out of the village! Last time she did that it was a Zonda S going by!!

The DCT box is totally different technology to the old SMG so no surprise it doesn't feel as exciting/brutal as it has already engaged the next gear before disengaging the current one, whereas the SMG literally is just an automated manual. Am sure you'll get appreciate it far more at ten tenths at the 'ring.

Thumbs up for the Remus Race - sounded like pure-evil!

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Thanks Chris and thank you so much for a great day on saturday - we all had a lovely time (despite the down pour!!) and you have an awsome family home. Lets get that lads night out sorted asap!!
ps; let me know if you are still coming over for a cuppa on thursday!!
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      06-29-2009, 11:23 AM   #30
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Looks smart Steve, nicely done...

I prefer the glossy look.

Any rub on the back wheels?, it looks further out than the previous motor. Or maybe just the glossy wheels and the perspective...
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Looks great (again) Steve!

Would love to see how it fairs against the 335
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Any rub on the back wheels?, it looks further out than the previous motor
Very perceptive of you!!! Im actually running the 15mm spacers on the back this time and the 12mm on the front - so far no rubbing/clearance issues at all!

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Looks great (again) Steve!

Would love to see how it fairs against the 335
The M3 really is in a whole different league to the 335 in terms of how it feels and drives etc. I obviously remapped my (now your) 335 and it was/is a very quick car coupled with the Miltek etc - but it was a different power delivery and just doesnt "feel" as quick as the M3. You would have to drive the M3 for a few days and then jump back in your 335 to really understand what i mean - but trust me, if you did that you almost definitely wouldnt want to go back to your 335 given the choice. Its all about the M3 "experience" which, as good a car as it is, you just dont get with a 335. That is unless you supercharge the 335 then its game over!!!!
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Very perceptive of you!!! Im actually running the 15mm spacers on the back this time and the 12mm on the front - so far no rubbing/clearance issues at all!



The M3 really is in a whole different league to the 335 in terms of how it feels and drives etc. I obviously remapped my (now your) 335 and it was/is a very quick car coupled with the Miltek etc - but it was a different power delivery and just doesnt "feel" as quick as the M3. You would have to drive the M3 for a few days and then jump back in your 335 to really understand what i mean - but trust me, if you did that you almost definitely wouldnt want to go back to your 335 given the choice. Its all about the M3 "experience" which, as good a car as it is, you just dont get with a 335. That is unless you supercharge the 335 then its game over!!!!
why I've stayed away from them! Even so, budget wouldn't stretch that far at the moment (still, got me looking at the E46 M3 just to sample that //M experience)
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      06-29-2009, 12:26 PM   #34
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got me looking at the E46 M3 just to sample that //M experience)
Paul - forget that and go straight to the CSL - best thing you will EVER do and that wrote the book on "M Experience!"
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      06-29-2009, 12:35 PM   #35
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Have to say the car looked stunning in the flesh lastnight, the gloss wheels and bits look cool as fack.

Also car sounds mental with the remus and the blips on down shifts are to die for.
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      06-29-2009, 01:18 PM   #36
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Have to say the car looked stunning in the flesh lastnight, the gloss wheels and bits look cool as fack.

Also car sounds mental with the remus and the blips on down shifts are to die for.
Thanks matey!! Made me laugh when i saw you put your window down so you could hear the exhaust better, you nutter!! Louisa gave me such an earful when i gave it a blip going through that underground roundabout near Tones place!!! Sounded good though, couldnt resist!!!
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LOL!! Are you still around the Lincoln area fella?
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Thanks matey!! Made me laugh when i saw you put your window down so you could hear the exhaust better, you nutter!! Louisa gave me such an earful when i gave it a blip going through that underground roundabout near Tones place!!! Sounded good though, couldnt resist!!!
Did sound the bloody tits though... You grinning from ear to ear LOL
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Looking good Steve,it's unusual that a sequel betters the original,are you going to try it for a third time?

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so far no rubbing/clearance issues at all!
You tried two up in the back yet? (As passengers, not participants you understand!)
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Hi Ian - long time no hear buddy! Yep, had two adults in the back - funnily enough my old rugby team mates - both VERY big and VERY heavy blokes - so you could say it was a good test!!! No rubbing issues at all but car did feel a little lethargic!!!
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Hi Ian - long time no hear buddy! Yep, had two adults in the back - funnily enough my old rugby team mates - both VERY big and VERY heavy blokes - so you could say it was a good test!!! No rubbing issues at all but car did feel a little lethargic!!!
thats just the lack of torque buddy,

get that Supercharger on there
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I dont even think a supercharger would have helped - they are both props and one of my friends weighs 19 stone and the other 21 stone!!! I was more impressed that the car actually moved at all - even more that there was no fouling of the arches!!!
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