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View Poll Results: 318is or 325is? e30
318is 15 28.85%
325is 37 71.15%
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Old 02-04-2011, 04:49 PM   #1
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e30 325i or 318i?

hey i just got my g2 and hoping to get my frist car, and im wondering what is good car to drive for a cruise? i do like to go fast and also which is more a chick magnet

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i can do some minor repairs and maintaince like oil change, etc.
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Old 02-04-2011, 04:54 PM   #2
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Just got g2 = 318i

you can probably still get the 325i but you'll probably wanna and get into trouble with it being still unexperienced.
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Old 02-04-2011, 05:49 PM   #3
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welcome to max

you'll be a good driver if you survive winter in a RWD car , especially if its your 1st car!

318 is cheaper, burns less gas, cheaper insurance, is 1000x's classier then many other 4 bangers in that price range.
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:10 PM   #4
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Some people have serious track experience from the cruise, so what is fast to you, isn't fast to them.
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:17 PM   #5
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325 without a doubt.
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:39 PM   #6
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I had a 318 M42, but I would go for 325.

I think it is easier to drive stickshift 325 in the city because the 318 has no power under 3000 rpm. That is my opinion.
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:18 PM   #7
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I had a 318 M42, but I would go for 325.

I think it is easier to drive stickshift 325 in the city because the 318 has no power under 3000 rpm. That is my opinion.
agree my 318 was boring go 325
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:22 PM   #8
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318,only if an IS but otherwise 325.
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latest addition as of 2013-Gold 87-325is auto! it's a keeper!
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:27 PM   #9
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buy which ever one isn't rotted out and in better condition, worry about motor and transmission second!!
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:32 PM   #10
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Get an E36 or something if you are so concerned about 'chick magnet' LOL.
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:34 PM   #11
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Yeah, E36 isn't exactly a 'chick magnet' either. I think you need a bro truck.
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:42 PM   #12
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^ lol but it looks more 'racecar/expensive/i has monies' than some box on wheels.
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:44 PM   #13
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oh thanks guys! just wondering where is a good and cheap place to buy a used bimmer atm? i live in mississauga so yeah.
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:57 PM   #14
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318. It's cheaper all around. I have an e36 318is, and it's not a horrible car. The 325 will probably get you in trouble. You can always upgrade to a 325 at a later time, once your older, pay less for insurance, and have more experience driving.

Save going fast for the track no matter which car you purchase. I speak from experience. As for the chick magnet thing. If it's a BMW, girls who don't know everything about BMW's, won't care what engine is in it. To them, it's still a BMW.
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:58 PM   #15
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325 no doubt. M42 = waste of time.
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