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Old 12-13-2018, 09:36 AM   #301
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Agreed- the fact that it works at all is a big win in my book as this is my first swap ever.

The draw of an Ď01 740i Sport is very strong though.
When in doubt, get both
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Old 12-13-2018, 09:44 AM   #302
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When in doubt, get both


Thatís the ideal situation for sure!
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Old 01-22-2019, 02:32 PM   #303
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Well your the car in your signature has been the most beautiful thing for me to look at while scrolling through posts. A second baby is going to be a handful, certainly. I have a 3 year old and she deserves a large allocation of my time. Two would most certainly give me grey hair. But that's a small price to pay for a family unit as well, especially when it's a place of joy and safety.
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Old 01-22-2019, 03:14 PM   #304
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Thanks dude! It almost seems like false advertisement at this point as the photo is from 2010ish and I don't have the wheels anymore

I'm still going back and forth. On one hand I've hard the car for almost 15 years and it's my first car that I've put a lot of effort into. On the other hand it almost never gets driven and most certainly won't see a track for another couple of years.
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Old 01-22-2019, 04:46 PM   #305
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Would anything else you buy get tracked sooner?
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Old 01-23-2019, 11:39 AM   #306
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As much as I would like to, probably not.
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Old 03-04-2019, 06:38 PM   #307
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I took the car out yesterday thinking it may be the last time before baby #2 arrives- I got 1/4 mile down the road and it died on me. Immediately prior it kind of bucked and lost all power momentarily, the check engine light flicked on during each instance. When it finally did die, I was able to coast the car into a neighborhood and pull over- tried cranking a few times but no luck. I walked back home and grabbed a gas can. Dumped two gallons into the tank and it started back up. On the way back home I put a mile or so on it and it bucked one more time, only happened under load- it would drive normally under steady driving.

The tank was low and I was on my way to the gas station, but the light wasn't even on! I haven't yet done any further investigation, I'll probably have to wait for a while as we are expecting the baby no later than 3/14.
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Old 03-05-2019, 09:42 PM   #308
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You know why that happened right ? Car read this thread, and wanted to teach you a lesson for even thinking about selling her.
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Old 03-15-2019, 07:27 AM   #309
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You know why that happened right ? Car read this thread, and wanted to teach you a lesson for even thinking about selling her.


Welp. Baby #2 will be born today, baby #1 is 16 months old. Gonna be busy for a while.
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