05 M3 vs 05 GT

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  1. Uber M3

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    Afternoon ladies and gents...

    I was just wondering what the general consensus was on 05 M3's vs 05 GT's? Who do you think would honestly win?
    I know one guy with an 05 GT, beautiful car, with CAI, and a reflash done but he won't race me... I resepct his decision even though I get on his case all the time... I won't mention his name since he frequents this board. And because he's a really nice guy. I just wish he'd race me.

    I'm in the Tampa Bay area and I'll be going to T&T Thursday Night @ Bradenton Motorsports Park. I would honestly like to find out. So if you're willing let's do a run or 2.

    -Matt
     
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    What kind of numbers is the 05 M3 putting up? I don't really know anything about the car.
     
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    Quarter mile depends on the drivers. I would think it would be close if they had equal skills.If I spent 50 grand on a car I'd be p1ssed if I lost to something that cost half the price. :flag:
     
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    Here are the numbers for the 2005 M3

    1/4 Mile ET: 13.350
    1/4 Mile MPH: 105.500
    Car Make: BMW
    Car Model: M3
    Car Type: SMG ZCP Coupe (Stock)
    Car Year: 2005
     
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    Yeah he gets on my case, but it's all good :D
     
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    The M3 should edge out the GT by .5 - .8sec in the 1/4mile Stock vs Stock.

    Given the rather large price difference between the two. The GT owner would walk all over the M3 if he spent a small portion of the purchase price difference on mods.
     
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    You're 100% correct. But I bought the car more for track racing and daily driving then I did for 1/4 mile. But I like to have a little fun in the 1/4 every now and then as well.
     
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    I'm not the type of guy that would get upset if I lost a 1/4 mile race to a guy in a car the cost half as much. That crap doesn't bother me. Especially since the car wasn't intended for straight line runs...

    Good Luck keeping up... Up top! :D
     
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    Nothing wrong with that at all, just pointing out if you continue to keep poking the perverbial stick in your buddies side. He may just come back with a 5k intercooled supercharger setup and poke back.

    All in good fun of course. :stick:
     
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    And believe it or not I wish he would.
     
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    Do you have any pics of your M3?
     
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    Did the M3 post have to be posted on TMS too?

    M3, your "signature" is not really welcomed with me btw especially when 135 feels like ~80 in my American Pony.

    -Dan
     
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    If the M3 is a manual and not the SMG, He may not get off the line as quick, but after the 60' he would be gone.
     
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    Sorry if you don't care for my sig... But if you really think about it. It's true. German cars are built for the Autobahn. And just realize, just because I prefer BMWs doesn't mean I don't like Americans. If I wanted a full on 1/4 mile car I would have bought American.
     
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    For what it’s worth I walked all over an M3 (I don’t know what year but it was pretty new looking) a few weeks ago on the highway and then getting off and whipping through a few turns and lights. I’m not sure if he was a poor driver or what, but it looked like he was trying like hell.

    I pulled off the side near a Target expecting him to pull over and talk as well, but he just kept driving. I think he was ****ed.

    I also own a 2004 330ci and quit frankly I’d walk all over that too. My girlfriend drives it because she likes BMW, but I don’t get what they are all cracked up about. The thing doesn’t handle as well as all the hype. I think BMW people just like paying too much for their cars and then defending their bad decisions lol.
     
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    I donno, there's a striking shortage of hillbilly comments, redneck this mullet that, being spewed in this thread.
     
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    I'm thinking the same thing guys!!!!

    is that really you exconny?
     
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    I like playing with M3s. I have a hard time getting the E46 M3 owners to play. The E36 guys will play a lot!

    I had this young 04 M3 owner talking smack to me and my buddy (his daddy bought his car) and I had to lay the smack down on him. He was very polite after that.

    I do a lot of road course track events myself and have owned BMWs in the past. Good cars while under warranty but after warranty runs out it can be $$$ to fix things!
     
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    This guy's a bit too polite to be ExCon. Even when ExCon complemented the stang, he did it in a condescending way. Uber is calling it like it is. Don't discount the M3 just because it's not our cup of tea. Those things are fast and I wouldn't wanna race it with my stock 05GT.
     
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