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      09-17-2020, 10:55 AM   #1
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A Story of a 330 in San Diego...

A little late but in July a change to my small garage was made. In place of the 2008 M5 in came a 2020 Alpine White 330i. It's kind of basic but it'll serve the purpose well. This will be a bit of a journal as I experiment with it...until the lease it up, haha.
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Nice M5! Was it reliable for you (I've heard horror stories about the E60 V10)?

What options did you go with for the 330? How has it been for you, so far?
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nice, congrats on the new 330i, its a great car.
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Sweet man. Decided to do the same thing on my end as well and lease apline while 330i in similar trim.
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Nice M5! Was it reliable for you (I've heard horror stories about the E60 V10)?

What options did you go with for the 330? How has it been for you, so far?
The M5 was reliable for most of the 40k miles I put on it! Until July the SMG transmission started to hold gears. I'm not sure if that's a proper description but it would rev up higher than usual before shifting. I didn't want to stay around for that ticking time bomb!
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The build on the 330 is pretty basic: Premium package, power tailgate, ambient lighting and HK audio. So far I'm loving it. I haven't broken it in yet as I drive it only on the weekends. The i3 does all the work and errands.
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Sweet man. Decided to do the same thing on my end as well and lease apline while 330i in similar trim.
Cool, man! What car did you in?
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Cool, man! What car did you in?
330i with cockpit and convince. Alpine white on black.
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Here it is. Waiting for some moderate spring options to be released. Something around the 1'' drop.
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Here it is. Waiting for some moderate spring options to be released. Something around the 1'' drop.
Are those Supra wheels?
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Are those Supra wheels?
Maybe.....
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A few days ago I turned over to 1,000 miles! Two hundred more until full throttle madness! It's been a great experience so far.
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Yesterday I ordered California's and Arizona's digital license plate, Reviver RPlate! It should be here this week...

This is the digital license plate if y'all have seen it. (example)
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Yesterday I ordered California's and Arizona's digital license plate, Reviver RPlate! It should be here this week...

This is the digital license plate if y'all have seen it. (example)
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Nice. I've seen these around - not sure how I feel yet.
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It's installed and now awaiting registration. Luckily this car won't be driven for a few days!
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It's installed and now awaiting registration. Luckily this car won't be driven for a few days!
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How does the whole thing work?
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How does the whole thing work?
+1. And more pics of the rear please? I’ve never heard of that type of license plate!!
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+1. And more pics of the rear please? I’ve never heard of that type of license plate!!
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Looks pretty cool if expensive & you just know someone is going to vandalise it trying to steal it.
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