View Single Post
      04-21-2008, 02:39 PM   #5
No car payments...
Imola.ZHP's Avatar
Drives: 2003 BMW 330i ZHP
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mud Island, TN

Posts: 1,970
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to Imola.ZHP Send a message via MSN to Imola.ZHP Send a message via Yahoo to Imola.ZHP
I read this thread because I'm originally from Ponca City, and drive through Tulsa to go too and from home...

So far, they have not received any manual 1ers here in Memphis either. I don't understand it. Reminds me of the small-town Honda dealer in Ponca, they would never order si's or manual ex's because "they don't sell." So all of my friends that wanted those cars had to buy them in Tulsa/OKC/Wichita...

I, personally don't have any concerns with the tranny, I'm already driving a 6-speed ZHP, and have driven other 6-speed BMW's. If I were ordering a 135i, I would order it and be done. However, in thinking I might drop down and just buy the 128i, it makes having a 6-speed to test drive more important. It should be similar in performance to my ZHP, but with an auto, I'm sure it will feel slow and not be nearly as lively...

Good luck, check OKC, Wichita and whatever is close to you in AR...

-- 330i ZHP
-- Build Date 03/03/03
Imola.ZHP is offline   United_States
Reply With Quote