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      02-07-2007, 09:59 AM   #23
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98 RON in everything i drive...not just for extra oomph but for extra mileage...i do have a v.heavy foot!
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      02-07-2007, 11:11 PM   #24
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Good to see you on the forums funky chilli!!!

i use 98 preferably BP, then v-power/optimax. i don't drive a bm, but i find optimax is a little more harsh at idle... and also lends itself to more black soot on the exhaust tips...!
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you're dave?

hi dave!
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hey astra...! dont drive a bmw, would love to. i got a cooper s - so its kinda like a bmw... haha
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what colour is the mini dave?
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dark silver with black roof and blak stripes...
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oh that's a really good colour!
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oh that's a really good colour!
cheers dude
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agh stop showing off dave
what r u doing in an e90 forum?
u've got so much time on ur hands huh? or ur already looking to upgrade?
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haha... i'm working nights at the moment so lots of time during the day for foruming...!

no upgrade for me, dad's getting a coupe... just thought i'd do some reading up for him as i'm sure he wouldn't have the time/effort!
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cheers dude
are those chrome mirrors?
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yeah he has chrome mirrors
i like my checkered ones too but if i had an S i reckon i'd go the chrome route too looks tough
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yeah he has chrome mirrors
i like my checkered ones too but if i had an S i reckon i'd go the chrome route too looks tough
love the checks on red/white (didnt think the bm folk would know what cr/w meant! ) minis! you got the roof too?
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nar i was really tempted to get it but coz i have a union jack rear-vision mirror i thought it'd probably get a little busy

still considering it....never got around to getting them stripes either

there's a reason why i got my sig pic like that, that's what i wnat my car to look like
i'm just missing the checks on the roof and the bonnet stripes at the moment!
but everytime i think of putting new stuff on my car i think, hmm but i want a new one
but i guess i can keep dreaming.....
i really want a new S before the new ones come out....dun want a turbo - LOVE the supercharge whine!
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haha... kinda forgot the title of this thread! o well!...

from what i've heard/read/seen, the new s will be an awesome car...

but no matter how good it was going to be, i always had my heart set on owning a supercharged mini at least once in my life! something about that old-school british supercharger charm that just does it for me...!
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wtf does an excell have to do with the price of eggs? that was a bit random...
Nothing but to educate you that a 320 is slower than an Excel (or cannot keep up with it). If you were after a car with abit of go and the Excel costs $5K, you would be wise to choose it rather than spending money that you didn't really work for over a slower car costing $60K.

At the end of the day, it's your money and you choose to buy whatever you fancy, but when you think about it, spending money on something that lacks, it's a worry...and trying to eliminate the lacking with say using higher RON fuel or doing mods just to be on par is even more worrying...
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how interesting, aem, that you of all people is speaking of lacking.. how very interesting indeed...
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lol, what is that suppose to mean?
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figure it out, i am sure you can...
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LMAO, ASTRA and AEM chill. Doesn't matter who drives what or what petrol makes a frikken excel go faster or whatever(whocares). just get back to topic. i thought i was bad when it came to online arguments but i guess not anymore
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LMAO, ASTRA and AEM chill. Doesn't matter who drives what or what petrol makes a frikken excel go faster or whatever(whocares). just get back to topic. i thought i was bad when it came to online arguments but i guess not anymore
i KNEW you were not over that yet.. the day you don't mention it is the day you have let it go

and yes, i agree, who gives a F*** about an excell?
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and yes, i agree, who gives a F*** about an excell?
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