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Old 02-13-2004, 04:06 PM   #16
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This is such a no brainer. 540 all the way. You will love the big V8.
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Old 10-28-2004, 08:20 PM   #17
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This is such a no brainer. 540 all the way. You will love the big V8.
Yea, with its craptacular top end
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Old 10-28-2004, 08:24 PM   #18
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Old 10-28-2004, 10:03 PM   #19
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considering you're Canada, those are Canadian $s. it seems awfully cheap for a 540 or 330. 30s?
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Old 10-28-2004, 10:14 PM   #20
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Well I was in the same predicament and I ended up getting the 330Ci. The 330Ci handles SO much better will small susp mods than an E39 ever will.
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Old 10-29-2004, 12:20 AM   #21
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Quack.. how do you drive your car to be changing clutches so often? I still have the original in the car and I'm over 130K Kms...
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Old 10-29-2004, 12:24 AM   #22
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BTW-any of you 540 guys have timeslips?
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Old 10-29-2004, 12:26 AM   #23
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Quack.. how do you drive your car to be changing clutches so often? I still have the original in the car and I'm over 130K Kms...
he has an auto lol
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Old 10-29-2004, 12:34 AM   #24
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Autos dont have clutches, they have torque converters...
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Old 10-29-2004, 09:15 AM   #25
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Is this question real? IS300? Geezus.

Obviously he has never driven a 6spd 540i(or the other cars for that matter)...get him to drive one...then you won't have to post something insane like this. The 540i is a freight train, that seems to never stop pulling in the acceleration category. It's downright fast.

Anyone who would want a 330 after driving a 6spd 540(and could afford either) is mashed in the head. It's 5 times the car.





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Old 10-29-2004, 09:23 AM   #26
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540 . . . . all the way ! !
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Old 10-29-2004, 09:31 AM   #27
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BTW-any of you 540 guys have timeslips?
I have to dig for it but I clocked a 14.01@101.2mph w/ a 2.0 60 footer. I am positive that with a very good launch (ie. 60ft around 1.7~1.8) I can get her in the 13's. (13.8~13.9) as I have the speed for it.
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Old 10-29-2004, 09:40 AM   #28
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I've got a 540i/6. It's a blast.

You people who seem to be complaining about gas cost with the 540... do you people put $2 of fuel at a time or something???

I fill my tank, and get around 400-450km/tank - AND I push the car hard all the time!
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Old 10-29-2004, 09:42 AM   #29
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Gas is overrated.





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Old 10-29-2004, 11:34 AM   #30
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damn conservative BMW specs

if i get a used 540 for $22k, and has like 130clicks, would that be a money hole?

love every bit of that car, but damn... it aint cheap....
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