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      04-16-2010, 02:30 PM   #67
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Before I received the plate I have now, I almost went with this:

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      04-16-2010, 10:32 PM   #68
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You now need to go on a Prius/hybrid hunt ... sweet plate.
Haha. I'm looking, but Metro-Detroit isn't exactly the most eco-minded area

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Post up pics when you get your plate.
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Hey... your M badge fell off.



Plate looks good man. The blue in the plate looks like a dead match to the blue in the BMW roundel.
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      04-18-2010, 03:09 AM   #70
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Hey... your M badge fell off.



Plate looks good man. The blue in the plate looks like a dead match to the blue in the BMW roundel.
Haha... I'm gonna rebadge it with the blackout badge (once I give the car a complete detail). But I actually already have some ideas in my head for a few... well, you'll have to wait and see

Yeah, the color is basically identical.
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      04-18-2010, 02:06 PM   #71
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I'm looking forward to pictures of the blackout badge and new pics
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      04-18-2010, 09:59 PM   #72
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My buddy has

DSC OFF

on his e46m. I like it, but wish I thought of it first. Wish I had E46EATR on my built e30


Anyway, was thinking

LASTRU M

for my future z4m. Good or gay? It's an idea I came up with that I like the most... referring to z4mc being the last true m car ever. e92m is a boat, new one's are FI, z4m being last real driver's car, no idrive, real steering rack/pinion, etc etc - or so they say anyway.

or

S54GASM was suggested by a buddy.
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      04-18-2010, 10:52 PM   #73
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My buddy has DSC OFF on his e46m. I like it, but wish I thought of it first. Wish I had E46EATR on my built e30


Anyway, was thinking LASTRU M for my future z4m. Good or gay? It's an idea I came up with that I like the most... referring to z4mc being the last true m car ever. e92m is a boat, new one's are FI, z4m being last real driver's car, no idrive, real steering rack/pinion, etc etc - or so they say anyway.

or S54GASM was suggested by a buddy.
I like LASTRU M, 90% of the why I bought the Z4M (without ever having driven one) was because I knew I wanted the S54 motor.
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Yeah, I like LASTRU M as well... although I thought it said Last Rum at first You little drunkard.
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      04-19-2010, 10:21 AM   #75
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I like LASTRU M, 90% of the why I bought the Z4M (without ever having driven one) was because I knew I wanted the S54 motor.
^One of the main reasons that I came back.
We will never see the likes of the S54 again.
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I like LASTRU M, 90% of the why I bought the Z4M (without ever having driven one) was because I knew I wanted the S54 motor.
Drove my buddy's e46 vert a long time ago for a little bit, fun motor. Test drove a z4mr around the block, didn't get to play much. Expect my future coupe to be a blast.

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Yeah, I like LASTRU M as well... although I thought it said Last Rum at first You little drunkard.
ha, nice. Any other idea how to write it? Only get 7 letters in PA. LSTRUE M ?
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^One of the main reasons that I came back.
We will never see the likes of the S54 again.
Probably because my buddy's new to him and completely stock 08 335i just put a beating on an e46m vert with headers, reflash, and exhaust (possibly an intake also). Pulled hard on him up top. All in a staight line anyway. Everybody was shocked. Maybe s54 isn't all it's cracked up to be??
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Probably because my buddy's new to him and completely stock 08 335i just put a beating on an e46m vert with headers, reflash, and exhaust (possibly an intake also). Pulled hard on him up top. All in a staight line anyway. Everybody was shocked. Maybe s54 isn't all it's cracked up to be??
Don't forget the e46m3 vert tips the scales at 3760 (actual weigh in)
& then there's the drivers; 6sp vs auto with paddles?

& then there's the feeling.
There is nothing on this planet that feels like the S54.
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      04-20-2010, 08:04 AM   #78
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Ya that 335i automatic transmission is amazingly fast at shifting. I almost wouldn't mind having a 335i auto....but I'd still rather have manual
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I think LASTRU M is a good one. Having a drinking license plate isn't bad. And if someone doesn't quite get it it does look exactly like what you want it to say when you point it out!

My plate should be in in another week or two! Hate waiting 3 weeks after ordering, I am one of those "want it now" type people!
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I think LASTRU M is a good one. Having a drinking license plate isn't bad. And if someone doesn't quite get it it does look exactly like what you want it to say when you point it out!

My plate should be in in another week or two! Hate waiting 3 weeks after ordering, I am one of those "want it now" type people!


I have no idea what you mean.
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Drove my buddy's e46 vert a long time ago for a little bit, fun motor. Test drove a z4mr around the block, didn't get to play much. Expect my future coupe to be a blast.


ha, nice. Any other idea how to write it? Only get 7 letters in PA. LSTRUE M ?


Probably because my buddy's new to him and completely stock 08 335i just put a beating on an e46m vert with headers, reflash, and exhaust (possibly an intake also). Pulled hard on him up top. All in a staight line anyway. Everybody was shocked. Maybe s54 isn't all it's cracked up to be??
Who is "Everybody"???
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[quote=inTgr8r;7159008]Don't forget the e46m3 vert tips the scales at 3760 (actual weigh in)
& then there's the drivers; 6sp vs auto with paddles?

& then there's the feeling.
There is nothing on this planet that feels like the S54. [
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Interesting, thought it more like 3400lbs? Both were 6spds. And funny you mention that, 335 is his first boosted car, he said he can feel the lag sometimes and he's not used to it yet.
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I believe it, apparently auto tranny's have come a long way over the years (not that I'm old enough to know ha)

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I think LASTRU M is a good one. Having a drinking license plate isn't bad. And if someone doesn't quite get it it does look exactly like what you want it to say when you point it out!

My plate should be in in another week or two! Hate waiting 3 weeks after ordering, I am one of those "want it now" type people!
Good point, thanks. Yea, I don't think anybody likes waiting for anything!
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Who is "Everybody"???
Everybody meant the e46m driver, the 335i driver, the s/c c6 driver that was cruising with, as well as a cts-v, and supra. Maybe I took you a little too literal but you aren't surprised to hear this?
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Ordered "RATED M" for first choice and "RATED-M" for second choice today in MO. Hope no one has it.....
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Don't forget the e46m3 vert tips the scales at 3760 (actual weigh in)
& then there's the drivers; 6sp vs auto with paddles?

& then there's the feeling.
There is nothing on this planet that feels like the S54. [
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Interesting, thought it more like 3400lbs? Both were 6spds. And funny you mention that, 335 is his first boosted car, he said he can feel the lag sometimes and he's not used to it yet.

I believe it, apparently auto tranny's have come a long way over the years (not that I'm old enough to know ha)


Good point, thanks. Yea, I don't think anybody likes waiting for anything!


Everybody meant the e46m driver, the 335i driver, the s/c c6 driver that was cruising with, as well as a cts-v, and supra. Maybe I took you a little too literal but you aren't surprised to hear this?
No, as the M3 isn't designed for drag racing. Its strength is in the durability, unlike the N54, the S54 is race proven.
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Ordered "RATED M" for first choice and "RATED-M" for second choice today in MO. Hope no one has it.....
They haven't gone online yet??

We have an online selector that also lets you see what the plate looks like.
If a plate is in use, you find out as you select it.
It then has to pass a board of approval after that.
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They haven't gone online yet??

We have an online selector that also lets you see what the plate looks like.
If a plate is in use, you find out as you select it.
It then has to pass a board of approval after that.
Yeah, same way Michigan does it.
I figured all the states had an online plate checker by now.
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Ordered "RATED M" for first choice and "RATED-M" for second choice today in MO. Hope no one has it.....
aren't those technically the same plate? If the first isn't available, why would the second one be?
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No, as the M3 isn't designed for drag racing. Its strength is in the durability, unlike the N54, the S54 is race proven.
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Here the online database is run by the newspaper in the capital where the main DMV office is. I don't think we have an official database for Iowa... as far as I know anyway!
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