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      Quote Originally Posted by rytoots View Post
      oh I see, you're having a baby. Well I am too!!! haha Congratulations man.
      You too haha. And what do you mean? I have 4 now. 2 of them Ive had for 3+ years.
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      Did you fix the door so when you open it it doesn't fall?
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      The BMW is 4 door, its fine for a kid.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Mat_16V View Post
      Did you fix the door so when you open it it doesn't fall?
      Yes lol it was just missing a door hinge.
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      The BMW is 4 door, its fine for a kid.
      Its a small 4 door and RWD which in Utah, is no bueno for winter.

      Want a FWD/AWD with more room inside.
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      Does Utah even have a winter anymore?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Mat_16V View Post
      Does Utah even have a winter anymore?
      Not this year apparently. Im ok with that though since this car likes to get sideways.
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      02-07-2012 11:58 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Evil_Panda View Post


      Its a small 4 door and RWD which in Utah, is no bueno for winter.

      Want a FWD/AWD with more room inside.
      honestly, the bmw probably has more room than an xB. and i fit my 4 kids in my mk3 jetta just fine, & your bmw has even more room than a jetta, so this whole "i want to trade my nice bmw for an underpowered, hideous, poorly built piece of s**t tin can on wheels" argument is invalid. keep the bmw.
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      02-07-2012 12:12 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by beyondkustom View Post
      honestly, the bmw probably has more room than an xB. and i fit my 4 kids in my mk3 jetta just fine, & your bmw has even more room than a jetta, so this whole "i want to trade my nice bmw for an underpowered, hideous, poorly built piece of s**t tin can on wheels" argument is invalid. keep the bmw.
      Lol my wife has an XB and it has WAY more room inside. I actually like the looks of them as well. I would take an XB over another mk3 anyday.
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      02-07-2012 12:29 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Evil_Panda View Post
      Lol my wife has an XB and it has WAY more room inside. I actually like the looks of them as well. I would take an XB over another mk3 anyday.
      i would rather take a kick in the teeth than an xB i've driven a few, & i hate them. and i'm one that loves most japanese cars, too. i have seen a couple that look decent, but i would never own one. just my $0.02

      that said, they're probably way more reliable and cheaper to fix than a bmw...
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      02-07-2012 12:33 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by beyondkustom View Post
      i would rather take a kick in the teeth than an xB i've driven a few, & i hate them. and i'm one that loves most japanese cars, too. i have seen a couple that look decent, but i would never own one. just my $0.02

      that said, they're probably way more reliable and cheaper to fix than a bmw...
      This is true.

      Yes please:
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      02-07-2012 12:53 PM #14
      that doesn't count, you could put rs' on anything and make it look good. parts of that look ok to me, but i HATE that front end and window visors
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      02-07-2012 01:08 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by beyondkustom View Post
      that doesn't count, you could put rs' on anything and make it look good. parts of that look ok to me, but i HATE that front end and window visors
      It does count because I already have white 16" rs'. And I agree as well on aa few things. It was just an overall example of what I have in mind.

      Much better example though:
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      02-09-2012 12:29 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Evil_Panda View Post
      Lol my wife has an XB and it has WAY more room inside. I actually like the looks of them as well. I would take an XB over another mk3 anyday.
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      02-09-2012 11:34 AM #18
      that last one isn't too bad. like i said, you could put rs' on anything and it will look good though.



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      02-09-2012 11:39 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by beyondkustom View Post
      that last one isn't too bad. like i said, you could put rs' on anything and it will look good though.



      Not anything, but almost, lol. Someone buy or trade me cars. Would be interested in an Audi wagon as well.
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      02-10-2012 02:58 PM #20
      Mad tight toasters brah.
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      Quote Originally Posted by salteatervw View Post
      Mad tight toasters brah.
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      02-11-2012 06:52 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by salteatervw View Post
      Mad tight toasters brah.


      I'd gladly give you my mk4 jetta VR6 for your bmw but it's a crap trade and I know it .

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      02-14-2012 09:14 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by David802 View Post


      I'd gladly give you my mk4 jetta VR6 for your bmw but it's a crap trade and I know it .
      Get that crap out of here.

      Lol already have a MK4 but thanks.
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      Eeeew. I dont get it.
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      02-15-2012 10:06 AM #25
      Lol my wife has an XB and it has <b>WAY</b> more room inside. I actually like the looks of them as well. I would take an XB over another mk3 anyday.
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      So you want another XB so that you can have matching ones?<br />
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      Thats like me getting another mk4. Sure I could and I had suspension, wheels etc all lined up for one. But, no. I am done with mk4's.<br />
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      I personally like the Element better than the XB. I'd rather have a bottom of the line used Tig anyday.<br />
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      Lol no, I want the first gen. Megans is the second gen. I like the room, mpg, and looks better than an element.
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      02-15-2012 10:46 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Evil_Panda View Post
      looks better than an element.
      says you

      personally, if i'm going the "mini suv" route, i'd go with a cr-v, they're reliable as hell, awd, good mileage, and you can find them super cheap. they share a lot of mechanicals with civics & integras, so there's tons of parts available for them. i would love a tiguan, but they're hard to find use3d and spendy when you do. i've just never liked the xB's, and i've driven a few of them. the pic of one as a toaster is eerily accurate
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      02-15-2012 11:25 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by beyondkustom View Post
      says you

      personally, if i'm going the "mini suv" route, i'd go with a cr-v, they're reliable as hell, awd, good mileage, and you can find them super cheap. they share a lot of mechanicals with civics & integras, so there's tons of parts available for them. i would love a tiguan, but they're hard to find use3d and spendy when you do. i've just never liked the xB's, and i've driven a few of them. the pic of one as a toaster is eerily accurate
      Lol you twisted my words. I said "I like the looks better than an element"

      Also this isnt a discussion thread about what everyone thinks of an XB, I like them and am willing to trade for one.
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      02-15-2012 12:12 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by Evil_Panda View Post
      Lol you twisted my words. I said "I like the looks better than an element"

      Also this isnt a discussion thread about what everyone thinks of an XB, I like them and am willing to trade for one.
      oh yes it is, this is now a "bash allen for wanting an xB" thread because i said so

      and if you'll notice, i was the one looking for and posting pics of dope xB's too, so i'm really just giving you a hard time out of fun i wouldn't own one, but that doesn't mean i don't appreciate a nice looking one
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      Quote Originally Posted by beyondkustom View Post
      oh yes it is, this is now a "bash allen for wanting an xB" thread because i said so

      and if you'll notice, i was the one looking for and posting pics of dope xB's too, so i'm really just giving you a hard time out of fun i wouldn't own one, but that doesn't mean i don't appreciate a nice looking one
      Haha I know. This thread is just getting away from its main point.
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      02-15-2012 02:22 PM #30
      Last one because it is awesome.

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      02-15-2012 03:05 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by Evil_Panda View Post
      Haha I know. This thread is just getting away from its main point.
      this is true. SOMEONE BUY THIS MAN'S CAR!!!!
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      02-16-2012 10:03 AM #32
      I actually love XBs, but man, just keep the car. We all get into this "gotta get a family car" funk when we have a baby on the way. Also, I know your car is super clean, but seems like you're asking a bit high considering that M3s have fallen into that price range.

      Don't worry about the RWD. My sister in law drove a 3 series all through college (in LOGAN) and never had issues. Just get some good snow tires and throw a bag of salt in the trunk and you'll never know the difference.

      That said, do what you want. I can't keep a car longer than a couple months either.

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      02-16-2012 10:15 AM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by cammisled View Post
      I actually love XBs, but man, just keep the car. We all get into this "gotta get a family car" funk when we have a baby on the way. Also, I know your car is super clean, but seems like you're asking a bit high considering that M3s have fallen into that price range.

      Don't worry about the RWD. My sister in law drove a 3 series all through college (in LOGAN) and never had issues. Just get some good snow tires and throw a bag of salt in the trunk and you'll never know the difference.

      That said, do what you want. I can't keep a car longer than a couple months either.
      The price is actually fair based off of my research of cars in the area. Most e36 M3's are going for 6k-10k. 5500 obo is a good starting point though. RWD is also just one concern. Fuel economy and interior space are the others. Even driving like a granny, I am lucky to get 28 MPG.

      I will most likely be keeping this a little longer though until the MK4 gets paint at least.
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      02-16-2012 10:18 AM #34
      Wish I had something to offer in trade. I love e36s and it would be nice to have a reliable daily. Need a website designed? lol.

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      02-16-2012 10:20 AM #35
      Yeah m3s are so hit or miss. My brother had a pretty clean 95 that he brought from Cali, and he only got 4800 for it, and a guy on my street bought an IMMACULATE one for 4k, but then you see them go for 10k on ebay all the time.

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