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Mach 1 vs M3

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  1. Fenixfire

    Fenixfire Slower than ever Established Member

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    vw/audis turbo cars typically have alot of issues. I took in an 08 audi tt on trade acouple months ago. Turbo was gone on the car......heh
     
  2. xsellr8

    xsellr8 BANNED Established Member

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    Hey now, I have a G35 too...
     
  3. MACHXLR8

    MACHXLR8 Third Member Established Member

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    Yea..can't figure this car out. It seems to hate me or something.
    Most recent problem is that the car keeps eating coil-packs. I am on my third set already in just over 1 year. After 4 months one seem to go bad randomly. I though I was just buying cheap coil packs so I went and got some Bosch coils. Just had to replace the one closest to the firewall about 3 weeks ago.
    Just do not know what to expect next with this car. :(
     
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    xsellr8 BANNED Established Member

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    Yeah, if putting words in my mouth counts as my own words than I said that..along with a lot of other b.s :shrug:
     
  5. BlueSnake01

    BlueSnake01 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Great cars! I love me some Nissan. Very reliable cars and still running strong. Mine has around 150k and still feels pretty fast, already took out an 09 V6 Accord. :rockon:
    Not saying that BMW are good reliable cars, I have yet gotten any problems on mine but its still too early to tell (Knock on wood!!!). Its surprising that even the lower rank VW cars get problems, I wouldve expect them to be more reliable I mean a ton more than a BMW and cheaper. Seems like they are not far from each other, for this reason I stood far away from Audi's. If VW's are pretty pricey to fix, I cant imagine how Audi's get.
     
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    But the S4 and RS5 interior !!!!!! Soooooo much better than any BMW, Benz and even the Almighty SVT cobra . Love Audi 's
     
  7. Mach Boy

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    +1 What a bunch of nut swingers.
     
  8. Fenixfire

    Fenixfire Slower than ever Established Member

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    Saw a new S4 the other day. That thing was badass! Also had a Tesla Model S come thru last week. That car is AMAZING!! If I had 90 grand to spend I would buy a Model S in a heartbeat!!
     
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    I love the model S however I can't talk my wife into going green lol...if the S4 would have a little more "growl" to it under the hood I definitely would have that as a DD. I wasn't a fan of the SC V6 it has. That RS5 however has a masterpiece under the hood!
     
  10. xsellr8

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    Dang straight! My G has taken down an 05 ACURA TL, Kia Optima Turbo, ran door to door with a Charger R/T, and given me -0- issues. I looked into a BMW 3 series when I bought it that had a broken window motor and it was insanely expensive plus a wait time just to get it fixed. I made the right choice. That 3.5 is pretty stout at 280HP :rockon:
     
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    Should've bought the 3 series with a JB4 tune . Or even a 5 series
     
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    xsellr8 BANNED Established Member

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    If I had money to burn I would have just got a C63 AMG
     
  13. S8ER01Z

    S8ER01Z New Member Established Member

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    FACT! :beer:
     
  14. kaz109

    kaz109 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Meh...overrated. BMW is where its at. 335> G35 and M3>mach 1 ....terminators are different. Those and E46 M3's are timeless...they are classic
     
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    xsellr8 BANNED Established Member

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    Ah yes, just as delusional and misinformed as your first post...except for the Terminator part :beer:
     
  16. kaz109

    kaz109 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Mach 1 weight 3465lbs

    M3 weight 3395lbs

    So where is the weight advantage ? :shrug:
     
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    kaz109 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    The Mach 1 is a complete delight on the road, perhaps more amusing, even, than the pricier and more powerful (but also nose-heavier) SVT Cobra. Steering is direct enough, although it's a bit disconcerting that a car with so much oomph shimmies around on its wheels as much as this one does. No one will ever mistake it for a BMW M3.

    Read more: 2003-2004 Ford Mustang Mach 1 - Road Test & Review - Automobile Magazine


    So you can feel the road better in your mach huh....

    Dr. Evil "Riiiiight" - YouTube
     
  18. FortLewisCobra

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    What do you think is making it shimmy? The SRA is actually a broken pavement alert system.
     
  19. Fenixfire

    Fenixfire Slower than ever Established Member

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    mach 1 weight: 3359 lbs is ACTUAL weight. (mags tend to just list a 2v IRON block gt as the weight of the mach)

    M3 weight: Source I found online said 3416, but even at 3395 its still abit heavier, but all it takes is a fat ass in either car to make things even.

    I know 3359 is legit because i weighed my car with me in it and 1/4 tank of gas or so. No spare tire and everything out of the trunk it came in at 3503. At that time I weighed 150 lbs.

    Thats the IRS vs the SRA. Like I said, an M3 will certainly outhandle a mach any day, but in a straight line the mach just has it beat. Thats the only argument I ever had.
     

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