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Old 03-17-2008, 08:36 PM   #11
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thats a nice looking car you got there
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:10 PM   #12
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That looks like one nice arse ride. I like the styling of the BMWs like that.
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One thing I noticed about this car is that the car is SOLID. I mean everything on it is solid no creeking or flex in the body panels or anything neither one of my other cars were like that.
My father always had American cars (from all the big 3: GMs, Fords, and Chryslers) and one thing that always pissed me off about them (and about my SSEi) is exactly what your talking about. My dad'* Ford Bronco is the worst offender of this both inside and out, as you drive down the road the whole thing just rolls around and body panels are cracking and popping and the interior plastics are banging around against each other. Sounds like the freaking this is always falling apart...my SSEi has all kinds of flex/creeking/noises too but its no where near as bad as the Bronco my dad has. I think the newer GM vehicles are better though, because I have been in some newer Chevy Impalas (06 or 07) and it seemed pretty freaking solid compared to the older GM and other american cars.
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Nice pics... never noticed the thread until now.

Are you using Nikon CLS?
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"I'm looking for a transporter."
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Vince, that'* a NICE ride. Showed a friend of mine (he has an Audi TT) and he drooled lol. I would hit that thing so quick...
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Yeah they're BUILT. Leather is softer, yet more durable than any of GM'* cars... All the switches use just about the same amount of force, etc.. Very well designed cars!

IMO its an upgrade from the GXP, you're just not as new.. Auto right?
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Looks real nice, I almost got a 95' 750il but it had too many problems. Is was hard to let go though. $3500 for a V12 powered car is tempting.

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My father always had American cars (from all the big 3: GMs, Fords, and Chryslers) and one thing that always pissed me off about them (and about my SSEi) is exactly what your talking about. My dad'* Ford Bronco is the worst offender of this both inside and out, as you drive down the road the whole thing just rolls around and body panels are cracking and popping and the interior plastics are banging around against each other. Sounds like the freaking this is always falling apart...my SSEi has all kinds of flex/creeking/noises too but its no where near as bad as the Bronco my dad has. I think the newer GM vehicles are better though, because I have been in some newer Chevy Impalas (06 or 07) and it seemed pretty freaking solid compared to the older GM and other american cars.
My LSS seems real solid. Especially the door panels. At the auto show this year I gave the door panels on all the cars a good shake and only the Lexus were as tight. I don't know why GM only makes quality interiors on select vehicles and then just skimps on all the other cars. Like on my neighbors Grand Prix, you could pull the flimsy door panels literally 2 inches.
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Like on my neighbors Grand Prix, you could pull the flimsy door panels literally 2 inches.
Whatever is holding the BMW'* door panels could have missing supports in the same way, and probably the panels would flex just as much. Your neighbors need new plastic holding pins. Still, the BMW'* door panels might hold out better since they're more firm. This makes me wonder, though, how do the BMW'* door panels hang on? Is there an audio install guy who can tell us?
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Can it do donuts?
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