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well the good news is i finally have graduated college, goten a real job that sort of pays (36k base, but good commision possiblity), and just ordered the license i've always wanted (see thread name).

the bad news is my car is still pretty stock (intake and dragger II), and so i don't *technically* kill M3's YET.

i need advise: what is the least expensive way to give the average new M3 driver a decent run for their money??

N20 seems a cheap bang for the buck, less than a grand for a good system, maybe half that much for professional installation--with a 75 shot. but any other ideas? is an AFC really worth it in this situation? headers? y-pipe?

the dmv said 8 to 12 weeks before the plate is ready, so 4 to 6 paychecks to make this happen...
 

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I think the new m3's do 0-60 in 4.9 secs. I think u gonna need F/I. Not sure you could pull that off with nitrous...but good luck to ya.

And, no way are you gonna do it n/a alone.
 

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Bucman said:
I think the new m3's do 0-60 in 4.9 secs. I think u gonna need F/I. Not sure you could pull that off with nitrous...but good luck to ya.

And, no way are you gonna do it n/a alone.
same thing i'm sorta thinking...

i'm hoping that 2004 will be the year of the ca legal IS turbo. or else i'll have to resort to pirate power and just yank the damn thing out every smog check.
 

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lex guy: lex is latin for law. at one point i wanted law school, actually took the LSAT. but decided against it. well lex guy was like law guy/lexus guy depending on if you knew the inside scoop.

but i decided that plate was pretty gay and actually changed it to silver bullet (SYL4BLT) about 6 months ago. but dammit, no one knew what it meant... seriously, i got:
silver bolt
silver built
and
silver belt.

so changed again. this makes 5 plates on two cars in 4 years. my friends think that maybe i have a problem.
 

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lex guy: lex is latin for law. at one point i wanted law school, actually took the LSAT. but decided against it. well lex guy was like law guy/lexus guy depending on if you knew the inside scoop.

but i decided that plate was pretty ghey and actually changed it to silver bullet (SYL4BLT) about 6 months ago. but dammit, no one knew what it meant... seriously, i got:
silver bolt
silver built
and
silver belt.

so changed again. this makes 5 plates on two cars in 4 years. my friends think that maybe i have a problem.
sell 4 beef lettuce turkey
 

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MSM MT IS300 said:
lex guy: lex is latin for law. at one point i wanted law school, actually took the LSAT. but decided against it. well lex guy was like law guy/lexus guy depending on if you knew the inside scoop.

but i decided that plate was pretty ghey and actually changed it to silver bullet (SYL4BLT) about 6 months ago. but dammit, no one knew what it meant... seriously, i got:
silver bolt
silver built
and
silver belt.

so changed again. this makes 5 plates on two cars in 4 years. my friends think that maybe i have a problem.
sell 4 beef lettuce turkey
technically BLT is bacon lettuce tomato. but it WAS SUPPOSED TO ABBREVIATE BULLET. oh well. 8-12 weeks and i can look forward to every armenian with rich parents racing me in his M3. sweet.
 

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MSM MT IS300 said:
the dmv said 8 to 12 weeks before the plate is ready, so 4 to 6 paychecks to make this happen...
MSM MT IS300 said:
8-12 weeks and i can look forward to every armenian with rich parents racing me in his M3. sweet.
Do you live with your parents still? Cause if you plan on spending your entire paychecks for the next 4-6 weeks on some form of f/i, how are you going to live?
 

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MSM MT IS300 said:
crazeazn said:
MSM MT IS300 said:
lex guy: lex is latin for law. at one point i wanted law school, actually took the LSAT. but decided against it. well lex guy was like law guy/lexus guy depending on if you knew the inside scoop.

but i decided that plate was pretty ghey and actually changed it to silver bullet (SYL4BLT) about 6 months ago. but dammit, no one knew what it meant... seriously, i got:
silver bolt
silver built
and
silver belt.

so changed again. this makes 5 plates on two cars in 4 years. my friends think that maybe i have a problem.
sell 4 beef lettuce turkey
technically BLT is bacon lettuce tomato. but it WAS SUPPOSED TO ABBREVIATE BULLET. oh well. 8-12 weeks and i can look forward to every armenian with rich parents racing me in his M3. sweet.
my bad.. i couldnt remember hahaha
 

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time to get another plate lol.....M drivers will walk you and think "ricers in IS300's; will they ever learn?"

when you can back it up, reorder it.
 

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WTF how in the hell did you know that???

i told you i'm straight man, quit watching me.
I bought the license plate frame from you a while back, you sent me a pic of how it looks on the car and it had your plate on there too "lex guy" :lol:
 

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I came up with my plate idea about a year before I got F/I. In VA...you can keep placing your custom tag "on hold" for like 90 days. At the end of each 90 days, you renew the hold on it. They said it would take a couple of months to make. However, I received it in like 2 weeks :lol: I had to sit on it for months because I could not back it up.


8 UR 2DR
 

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I came up with my plate idea about a year before I got F/I. In VA...you can keep placing your custom tag "on hold" for like 90 days. At the end of each 90 days, you renew the hold on it. They said it would take a couple of months to make. However, I received it in like 2 weeks :lol: I had to sit on it for months because I could not back it up.


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i do live with my parents, but because i am saving what would have been rent towards a house downpayment. i wasn't thinking of putting the entire check towards the f/i, but maybe a fifth for the next two plus months..

and yes, from the post i quoted, i will do the same--just pay $25 a year for the plate until i can back it up...

trust me, the last thing i want to do is make us all look like assholes (cause there is a IS300.NET frame on the car. if i go down, you're all coming with me.

which reminds me, you're welcome to paypal me $$ towards the f/i :lol:
 

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MSM MT IS300 said:
WTF how in the hell did you know that???

i told you i'm straight man, quit watching me.
I bought the license plate frame from you a while back, you sent me a pic of how it looks on the car and it had your plate on there too "lex guy" :lol:

oh. i swear i'm like the guy in "momento"--shit i have no ability to make new memories. sorry.

that plate still worth everything you paid for it? ($0) :wink:
 

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MSM MT IS300 said:
alredxiii said:
MSM MT IS300 said:
WTF how in the hell did you know that???

i told you i'm straight man, quit watching me.
I bought the license plate frame from you a while back, you sent me a pic of how it looks on the car and it had your plate on there too "lex guy" :lol:

oh. i swear i'm like the guy in "momento"--sh*t i have no ability to make new memories. sorry.

that plate still worth everything you paid for it? ($0) :wink:
For sure :) Love it :)
 

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MSM MT IS300 said:
alredxiii said:
MSM MT IS300 said:
WTF how in the hell did you know that???

i told you i'm straight man, quit watching me.
I bought the license plate frame from you a while back, you sent me a pic of how it looks on the car and it had your plate on there too "lex guy" :lol:

oh. i swear i'm like the guy in "momento"--sh*t i have no ability to make new memories. sorry.

that plate still worth everything you paid for it? ($0) :wink:
Haha! That movie was awesome...

Freaked me out at the end when they were looking for John G. :eek: (What I'm called in places where there are more than one John)
 

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oh well. 8-12 weeks and i can look forward to every armenian with rich parents racing me in his M3. sweet.

... Too funny Chris!!


Congrats on the graduation & new Job bro!!

hope to see ya soon!


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