Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

  1. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    Did I ever post my current car? I just cannot remember, have been lurking for so long...

    2004 base Mazda Miata. Mostly stock except for some cosmetic changes, added safety gear and smaller diametre wider wheels.

    One at rest...

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    One at play (but before I installed the bucket seats and harnesses)

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  2. junior varsity

    junior varsity Senior member

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  3. Beckwith

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    Guys will talk smack on just about anything they can't afford to buy. Nice car.
     


  4. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    i love that time tested idiot's argument and because 60k is out of range for people on sf

    nice miata up there
     
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  5. Beckwith

    Beckwith Senior member

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    Time tested enough that on the interwebz everyone can afford the Ferrari Enzo. Should I post a picture of mine? I also would think that M6 is a tad more than $60K, and I would also imagine that is out of range for a good 80% of this forum. A dime a dozen in my neck of the woods, but nonetheless a very nice car that many people would aspire to drive.
     


  6. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    No, the idiot's argument is you can't afford it so you hate it. Quite possibly dumbest shit I've ever read on any forum.

    Used m6s can be had for 60k which is easily attainable.
     
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  7. Beckwith

    Beckwith Senior member

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    That makes more sense. I agree that the theory is dumb, but could see how it works with the anonimity of the information superhighway. Same theory that a maserati was an exotic. If a soccer mom drives it, it ain't anymore exotic than the driver!
     


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    You clearly aren't familiar with the minimum $250k small-timer salary we have around these parts.
     


  9. skalogre

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    I have been trying to weasel around that for years but you have caught me now. Damn it.
     


  10. Beckwith

    Beckwith Senior member

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    Fake it till ya make it brutha!
     


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    Finally replaced the CHs. In the end, I went with some OEM BMW wheels I already had - the Style 107s from my previous Z4 roadster. They're the same 18" size as the CHs but look a bit larger, at least to my eye. I've always like the design, though, and think it works well with the Z3 coupe. [​IMG]
     


  12. impolyt_one

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    Not really a fan of mixing the pre-Bangle cars with Bangle-era OEM wheels, I see it a lot on the streets - something doesn't flow to me. That and the OEM M3 knockoffs everywhere.

    The BBS CH's are probably pretty heavy but I like them a lot, the original CH's were a very attractive design. I had some BBS wheels from that same era and they weighed a ton in 18"
     


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    I see where you're coming from, but it can work:

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    The wheels on my Z4 M Coupe are pre-Bangle and BMW's been using CSL style wheels on the E92 Competition package and 1-series M Coupe with pretty good results.

    As for the BBSs, I thought about getting them refinished in silver, but the more I saw pics of them the less I liked them. What the Z3 coupe cries out for is wheels with some lip to them!

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  14. jet

    jet Persian Bro

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    challenges are wack
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    BBS-style wheels (like the CSL) work on a lot of cars. But that teardrop wheel just doesn't look good.

    --Andre
     


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