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    Quote Originally Posted by xFalleNx View Post
    It gets even better! Dealership emailed me and goes, oh we got a good surprise for you, your car showed up on the truck today!!


    :woot: gonna go pick that bish up tonight!!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by xFalleNx View Post
    It gets even better! Dealership emailed me and goes, oh we got a good surprise for you, your car showed up on the truck today!!


    :woot: gonna go pick that bish up tonight!!!!!!!
    Awesome, dude!

    I'll tell you, you will love having a hatch. My little SVT can hold A LOT of **** in it with the seats folded down.

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    I have a 99 M-Roadster and just got a 2011 WRX Sedan. The BMW's do not have superior paint (the front end of my M has so many pits from road debris- and I only put 11k miles on it over 12 years!). I wish I would've put on a clear bra when I bought it. Also, both cars drive differently. The straight 6 3.2L M motor is so linear that it feels almost electric (torque available across the range) and the knuckle dragging on pavement seat position with the exhaust just a few feet behind your ears is pure driving bliss. The WRX on the other hand, has this rush from 3k rpm on up that is mind blowing. Love them both but the WRX is way more practical.
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    I'm considering it, though my car is merely a BMW product.

    I just need something a little more practical and the WRX seems to fit the bill. We'll see, I may test drive one soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jaydub View Post
    I'm considering it, though my car is merely a BMW product.

    I just need something a little more practical and the WRX seems to fit the bill. We'll see, I may test drive one soon.
    Perhaps a Mini?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ty WRX View Post
    Perhaps a Mini?
    hehe yeah it's in my sig. I love my MINI to death but it's a little too small and it's not a good road trip car. I need something my fiancee and I can pack our stuff into and head out of town without an issue. With my MINI, it's just a little finicky for that sort of work...
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    Man, my wife and I got lucky I guess. We were on the market for a new car for her since someone totaled her previous car. I did a search and a local dealer had a 2011 WRX on the lot. Not only that, they had an 08 STi as well. When we got there, they were both on the display pad out front. Well, my wife got the 2011 WRX, and some how, the dealer talked me out of my 04 WRX, and into the 08 STi. So, we took all their cars off their display pad.

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    So after about a lovely 4.5 hours at the dealership we finally got home at about 7:30. A little too dark for pics. I'll try my hardest to get some pics up for you guys tomorrow.

    I gotta say I absolutely LOVE this car.

    As of now though, I am about to pass out. I'll post more tomorrow.
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    Congrats! Finally got yours after a long wait . Now just treat her well.

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    I have also just had a BMW 1998 318TI
    very nice car
    yes the ride is solid and smooth
    yes the heated seats are comfy
    yes the road noise is silent
    yes they are a decent reliable car

    no there not fun to drive
    no they dont have that raw power of a turbo
    no they dont make you smile every time you yurn the key
    no they are not ment to be thrown into corners at speed

    You made a good choice congrats

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    Quote Originally Posted by xFalleNx View Post
    So after about a lovely 4.5 hours at the dealership we finally got home at about 7:30. A little too dark for pics. I'll try my hardest to get some pics up for you guys tomorrow.

    I gotta say I absolutely LOVE this car.
    Congrats! Stay safe out there with that summer rubber, I just had my snow tires installed yesterday in preparation for tonight's storm..

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    Thanks man, I ordered some steelies from TireRack last night, they should be here this afternoon....I'm gonna leave work a little early to go get them put on, I have fresh Blizzaks from the Bimmer at home. I'm gonna try to snap a few phone pics for you guys real quick before I have to leave for work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by xFalleNx View Post
    Thanks man, I ordered some steelies from TireRack last night, they should be here this afternoon....I'm gonna leave work a little early to go get them put on, I have fresh Blizzaks from the Bimmer at home. I'm gonna try to snap a few phone pics for you guys real quick before I have to leave for work.
    Make sure you measure your tread depths, 2/32nd's is the max difference in tread depth before you could cause problems with the differential.

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