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      03-17-2018, 11:58 AM   #1
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The M3 does have a prettier engine then the 911.
But the oil cooled Porsche engine wonít rust a water pump like on the bmw.

Did the 911 in this video look like itís springs particularly in the front were an inch too tall.

I think Iíd rather drive my 235 more then either of these cars.
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Really like the e30, wish I bought one when they were 2 times cheaper then now.
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The M3 does have a prettier engine then the 911.
But the oil cooled Porsche engine won’t rust a water pump like on the bmw.

Did the 911 in this video look like it’s springs particularly in the front were an inch too tall.

I think I’d rather drive my 235 more then either of these cars.
Jesus Christ!! You think the 911 has Coil Springs! How old are you!!
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E30 has always been my favorite M3! It would pick this machine over any other car that were made back in the 80s
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What's with the comment about the floor hinged gas pedals and having to get used to them? Every modern bimmer has them and even Toyota Camry's have them now lol.
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E30 for me. But would I love to have this drive from home to work and back.
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Iím surprised. I drove a friendís very similar 911 but with the suspension bushings refreshed with poly and a classic Momo wheel, and I thought I was going to basically steal his car. It blew me away.

The clutch was absolutely terrible and I stalled it twice going out of the parking lot, but once moving it was magic.


By contrast, Iíve always liked the E30 and briefly owned a 325is (in which I put an E36 M3 steering rack to alleviate one of these guysí complaints), but I never clicked with the E30 M3. I donít know, maybe Iím deviant but Iíve always preferred the M20 to the S14, individual throttle bodies be damned.

Between these two cars, Iíd pick the 911 every time.
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The M3 does have a prettier engine then the 911.
But the oil cooled Porsche engine won't rust a water pump like on the bmw.

Did the 911 in this video look like it's springs particularly in the front were an inch too tall.

I think I'd rather drive my 235 more then either of these cars.
Jesus Christ!! You think the 911 has Coil Springs! How old are you!!
Lmao. He also says he's rather drive his 235. So yea. Never mind the the entire video is literally dedicated to how much more engaging and more fun to drive these cars then current pos.
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Jesus Christ!! You think the 911 has Coil Springs! How old are you!!
You don't think the 911 has springs ?
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Lmao. He also says he's rather drive his 235. So yea. Never mind the the entire video is literally dedicated to how much more engaging and more fun to drive these cars then current pos.
I donít get my jollies until 140 mph.
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Jesus Christ!! You think the 911 has Coil Springs! How old are you!!
You don't think the 911 has springs ?
They Have Torsion bars....
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They Have Torsion bars....
Which are springs that adjust ride height.
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These guys are great! They also have films comparing every generation of the M3 (up to f80) and the 911 (up to 991).

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N1NXKRE

http://www.amazon.com/50-Years-911-H.../dp/B00EQHLOQM
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What's with the comment about the floor hinged gas pedals and having to get used to them? Every modern bimmer has them and even Toyota Camry's have them now lol.
Doesnt he mean the floor hinged brake pedal?
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Forgive my ignorance but I thought the s14 was a 4 cylinder DOHC unit?
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I'd probably take the 911 all day long over an e30M. The first gen cars have never really done much for me. I think the 911, particularly of this era, will be both more engaging and at least feel much faster.
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nah the m3 looks so much better, the 911 looks all plasticky and hodge podge, the m3 is neat as a pin.
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