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      11-06-2012, 10:20 AM   #1
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Hello

Hey guys,

I'm currently driving a RX-8 and a Ducati 848. I've decided to sell both and purchase a new ride. So far I have test drove the Audi TT, Audi TTs, A5, S5 and the 135i both in auto and manual. I have a scheduled test drive on a BMW M3 and TTrs later this week.

I have to say that so far the 135i is at the top of the list. I do have to say that I was much more comfortable with the manual 135 then the DCT. For some reason with the DCT I was constantly changing gears and did not have a good feel of when to shift. Although, I did find the throw pretty long on the manual, but I'm guessing that can be fixed with a short shift kit. The engine is just so smooth.

Believe it or not I actually prefer the looks of the 135i over the M3. Anyway just wanted to introduce myself and say "hi". I have already learned much from this site.

Here is a quick pic of my rides. Although not for much longer.

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      11-06-2012, 10:45 AM   #2
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Welcome to 1Addicts. Even IF you don't own a car yet.

Sounds like you are a manual man. Yes, you can install a SSK (short shift kit). These cars are even more fun with a tune.
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      11-06-2012, 10:49 AM   #3
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I sold my 08 135i.. and was looking for another car but ended up buying another 2011 135!! they are awesome nothing could compair with in MY price range.

PS that Ducati is sexy
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      11-06-2012, 11:36 AM   #4
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Welcome
Its a shame you have to sell the Duc..... I could never let mine go.....

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      11-06-2012, 12:11 PM   #5
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I sold my 08 135i.. and was looking for another car but ended up buying another 2011 135!!
Spoken like a true 1Addict!!!
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      11-06-2012, 12:27 PM   #6
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keep the ducati...if you don't, you will hate yourself later haha
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      11-06-2012, 01:28 PM   #7
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keep the ducati...if you don't, you will hate yourself later haha
I keep telling my wife that, but she won't hear it. After my last accident, I committed to getting rid of it. I will miss the track days with her that is for sure.

Webb - Nice rides man!!
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      11-06-2012, 01:48 PM   #8
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