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Old 01-04-2013, 09:26 AM   #26
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Yours truly BMW M5 owner.

Take that one 1LE to a mile run and watch your grin fade to tears...

I am not sure what you are implying, but you super expensive V-10 M5 is slower than the 1LE in every way. 0-100 isnt even a contest. Stick to the right lane on the highway and you should be fine though....
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:41 AM   #27
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I am not sure what you are implying, but you super expensive V-10 M5 is slower than the 1LE in every way. 0-100 isnt even a contest. Stick to the right lane on the highway and you should be fine though....
Your not serious are you? Lmao. You must be new here.
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:23 AM   #28
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On the highway, that M5 would gobble us up. Didn't the M6 beat the ZL1 in straight line acceleration on one of the magazine comparisons? Motor trend I believe (convertibles).

The M5 is nice and a different purpose car but for the price tag impossible to beat the 1LE bang for the buck out the factory.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:55 PM   #29
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One Man wins over another Man because he has two expensive cars?

Ha, I say drop the pants and count the lipstick marks, let's see who's actually "WINNING"!
to be honest i would say the man with the two M cars . money talks
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:09 PM   #30
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Regardless what car you drive ... Do you get excited to drive your car each and every time? I was always excited to drive my S4. It brought loads of happiness.

I'm glad I'm feeling the same way about my 1LE minus hill assist and skip shift.


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So....... I have a regular customer that just bought a 2013 M5 & M6 BMW's about a month ago. He comes in today to have some work done to them and he instantly starts talking about the Car and Driver Lighting lap and how well they did. I sorta chuckled and took him outside and then introduced him to my 1LE. Then I pulled up the lap times on the internet and showed him where his cars ranked against my SS that cost 1/4 of what each of his did. He just stood there with a dumbfounded look on his face.... WINNING!!! Im now sitting at home laughing about it. Just thought I would share my story...

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Don't you ever tell your boss about that conversation with your customer .
One of two things will happen
1--- He will never be back at your shop for anything

2--- He will buy a Camaro , and will drive by to show it to you

3--- He may buy all what he needs to improve his Ms performance from you
Then ask you for a weekend at the race track .
In this case you will keep your job , but will leave you
With a bad taste in your mouth ( green soap )
So either way you loose .
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I respect BMW's, however I find them steril and boring. They provoke no emotion or passion in me. Sorry. Go 1LE!
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Old 01-09-2013, 09:48 PM   #33
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Don't you ever tell your boss about that conversation with your customer .
One of two things will happen
1--- He will never be back at your shop for anything

2--- He will buy a Camaro , and will drive by to show it to you

3--- He may buy all what he needs to improve his Ms performance from you
Then ask you for a weekend at the race track .
In this case you will keep your job , but will leave you
With a bad taste in your mouth ( green soap )
So either way you loose .
The only boss I have to answer to is married to me.

1--- I am the boss.. And trust me he will be back. I am considered a professional in my line of business.

2--- He has one. 69 camaro with an LS swap.. Pretty nice car, He Bought it, not built it.

3--- He is blown away that my measly 40k car can pretty much compete with all of his on a track.

Im ready for track day. I hope that I dont disappoint him to bad.

Yep, Sounds like i'm losing..
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I respect BMW's, however I find them steril and boring. They provoke no emotion or passion in me. Sorry. Go 1LE!
335i and M3 are the only one's I would consider. For a sedan the 335i is a pretty good buy overall, it costs a bit more than a CTS or A4 or Ford Fusion.

While I agree many BMW drivers own them for the badge, the fit and finish of the vehicle from my experience is pretty high and very quiet vehicles. The M3 just screams and is a pretty good track vehicle, the price is a bit high and hopefully rumors aren't true with it going to a V6 next model.
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Old 01-10-2013, 04:12 AM   #35
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The only boss I have to answer to is married to me.

1--- I am the boss.. And trust me he will be back. I am considered a professional in my line of business.

2--- He has one. 69 camaro with an LS swap.. Pretty nice car, He Bought it, not built it.

3--- He is blown away that my measly 40k car can pretty much compete with all of his on a track.

Im ready for track day. I hope that I dont disappoint him to bad.

Yep, Sounds like i'm losing..
So 2 bench racers standing around pointing to numbers in a mag...I'll race you ..my overpriced M5 against your 1LE 1 mile run, name your price.
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So 2 bench racers standing around pointing to numbers in a mag...I'll race you ..my overpriced M5 against your 1LE 1 mile run, name your price.
Is that how long it takes for your turbo's to spool up?
If you were to bring that Overpriced Euro car out here, Im pretty sure you will beat me in the standing mile. But then again, Thats not where these 1LE's are at home at. Then we take it to another track out here that you might of heard of... Hallett?? Then we can take turns of who drags who's a** at Blah Blah track. Pretty sure you just showed how big your penis is...
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:34 PM   #37
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So 2 bench racers standing around pointing to numbers in a mag...I'll race you ..my overpriced M5 against your 1LE 1 mile run, name your price.
Thats what I was going to say, when your alkintg about a 3 second gap with a 'professional' driver that can be easily closed once you let the general public race each other. haha

Also, whats an SS time on one of those tracks? I'm curious cause apart from looks a 1LE doesn't seems much different, I can see where GM would charge 3500 just for the appearances wheels that were more then that alone, a black hood - which older uninformed people may see as a unpainted hood most notably seen on rust buckets, black spoiler and ZL1 exhast.... EDIT: forgot het chin spoiler and suede steering wheel very performance oriented

I don't hate BMW but that fact that their fastest model doesnt look much different from their cheap sedan doesnt particularly appeal to me. That is why I got a camaro and not a BMW
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Thats what I was going to say, when your alkintg about a 3 second gap with a 'professional' driver that can be easily closed once you let the general public race each other. haha

Also, whats an SS time on one of those tracks? I'm curious cause apart from looks a 1LE doesn't seems much different, I can see where GM would charge 3500 just for the appearances wheels that were more then that alone, a black hood - which older uninformed people may see as a unpainted hood most notably seen on rust buckets, black spoiler and ZL1 exhast.... EDIT: forgot het chin spoiler and suede steering wheel very performance oriented

I don't hate BMW but that fact that their fastest model doesnt look much different from their cheap sedan doesnt particularly appeal to me. That is why I got a camaro and not a BMW
Read the article the other day but forget the actual number...but the stock SS was right there with them all.
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Is that how long it takes for your turbo's to spool up?
If you were to bring that Overpriced Euro car out here, Im pretty sure you will beat me in the standing mile. But then again, Thats not where these 1LE's are at home at. Then we take it to another track out here that you might of heard of... Hallett?? Then we can take turns of who drags who's a** at Blah Blah track. Pretty sure you just showed how big your penis is...

Now that right there's pretty funny.
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Is that how long it takes for your turbo's to spool up?
If you were to bring that Overpriced Euro car out here, Im pretty sure you will beat me in the standing mile. But then again, Thats not where these 1LE's are at home at. Then we take it to another track out here that you might of heard of... Hallett?? Then we can take turns of who drags who's a** at Blah Blah track. Pretty sure you just showed how big your penis is...
Turbo? What turbo? All motor V10. 0 -60 you lose. 0 - 100 you lose. 0 -200 well...you can't hit 200. What's with you and penis's? . Purpose built BMW track car M3 gts vs 1L3. Learn more about cars and less about penis's.
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Someone touched a nerve. We get it V10 yadda, yadda. Sorry, but it still looks like a family car.
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Someone touched a nerve. We get it V10 yadda, yadda. Sorry, but it still looks like a family car.
It is a family car...
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Someone touched a nerve. We get it V10 yadda, yadda. Sorry, but it still looks like a family car.
sure doesn't sound like a family car though!!!!
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How many 1LE's could you get for the price of an M5?
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How many 1LE's could you get for the price of an M5?
How may kia's could you buy for the price of a 1LE? It cost what it cost. 4 door,luxury sedan that rapes most sports cars. Sounds good to me...and that was in 2006. 1LE doesn't equal the straight line performance 7 years later.
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How may kia's could you buy for the price of a 1LE? It cost what it cost. 4 door,luxury sedan that rapes most sports cars. Sounds good to me...and that was in 2006. 1LE doesn't equal the straight line performance 7 years later.
some people will never understand man. ALL M models does the sports car, and luxury thing better than most cars. thats why they cost what they cost.
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It's just funny someone would compare the V10 M5 to a 1LE. I'm not sure that's what this thread was asking???
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It's just funny someone would compare the V10 M5 to a 1LE. I'm not sure that's what this thread was asking???
He was actually comparing the newer/faster f10 M5/6 to the 1Le. For what these cars are M5/E63 etc you have to respect them if your a car guy. I wouldn't be pound my chest about a SS with bigger brakes and shocks.
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Gotcha. If you saw my first comment in this thread you'd see where I'm coming from. The Bang for the Buck of the 1LE STOMPS most performance car buys. Chest thumping proceed!
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Gotcha. If you saw my first comment in this thread you'd see where I'm coming from. The Bang for the Buck of the 1LE STOMPS most performance car buys. Chest thumping proceed!
Bang for buck is a quote for slow ppl.
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