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Old 12-24-2019, 05:06 AM   #1
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Default In defense of the ti

I like our cars so much I wrote a passion piece about them: https://bimmerlife.com/2019/12/22/th...unloved-hatch/

Hope you enjoy!
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Old 12-24-2019, 12:25 PM   #2
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I like our cars so much I wrote a passion piece about them: https://bimmerlife.com/2019/12/22/th...unloved-hatch/

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Great write-up!

It's good to see a piece written that showcases our enthusiasm for this fun and often overlooked car.
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Old 12-28-2019, 02:58 AM   #3
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Good going. I need to pay more attention to BimmerLife.
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Good going.
Word!

Though the "utility" of it bothers me sometimes. This is a performance rig people. Git your bikes and cinder blocks and TV's outta the boot! Rent a Uhaul and smoke cig's in it like a proper asshat.
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Though the "utility" of it bothers me sometimes. This is a performance rig people. Git your bikes and cinder blocks and TV's outta the boot! Rent a Uhaul and smoke cig's in it like a proper asshat.
My favorite part about the car is that it can be whatever you need it to be at that particular time. I've had some spirited canyon drives, but then later that day I move all my ****. It's a win-win!

If I wanted a real performance rig, I'd go buy a Lotus (which I do plan on doing one day).
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:17 AM   #6
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I haul my drums around in mine.

People are amazed how much I can cram in there.
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:38 PM   #7
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People are amazed how much I can cram in there.
That's what SHE said.


I'm sorry. I promise that this is the last crude comment I will make this year.

Also... nice bit of writing, thanks for sharing!

I say this often when talking about cars, especially mine, thanks for mentioning it: “It’s more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow.”
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https://oppositelock.kinja.com/1999-...iew-1692222252

My son, teen ti on the .org, wrote this and posted it on opposite lock a few years ago. Before we really went all out and made it into an STX autox car.
It is now being slowly returned to its original state (after I spun a bearing at The Glen during HPDE). I purchased a 98 ti with a 6 cyl swap and am currently transferring all of the suspension, etc. over to that one and making it into a dedicated track car.
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