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Old 03-08-2006, 10:11 PM
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Funny story....

So I'm tossing around the idea of getting a BMW for a daily driver if my Soob ever dies. I found a BMW forum and sign up.
It doesn't really surprise me how laim the site is. I mean it is nicely laid out and semi-informative but the members are out there. I ask a simple question about reliablity issues and what to look for and what to stay away from within a particular model. All I get back is how much leg room the cars have and how the v12 is bigger than a v8. There are practically no real DIYers there.
Anyway, they actually have a section called "kill stories" where you post how your Bimmer blew away someone else's POS. I start a stupid/funny thread about racing a kid on a bicycle in the neighborhood with my 300SD. (we all know this is funny because SD's are typically slow)
So a few people reply and are basically pissed and very unamused.
They locked the thread!!!!!!!!!!

Just thought that was funny.

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Old 03-09-2006, 12:22 AM
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Same as the G35driver.com. Most owners are between high school (with rich parents) age and late 20's. All they care is mod and race. When ask a question on how to fix things, slience.
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:30 AM
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Kinda sounds like MB World, as well...
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:51 AM
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Got to be bimmerforums Owning a BMW I have registered over there. Only problem with their search feature is when locating the item of interest, you have to go through 1,000 threads that tell you to do a search
You are correct, there are not to many people interested in car preservation or DIY.

I have found a very good DIY for the various models at http://www.bimmerdiy.com/e30 Hopefully you can find this usefull - no BS just information.
Think I have my "E's" and "M's" figured out now

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