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    e92 vs s3 with GIAC

    got the use of a new m3 for the next few days from tomorrow so i guess i will have the task comparing them back to back with my brother!!! what a chore

    will post up how the s3 does

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    It must be a hard life for you.
    Ex 8L S3 driver

    also A3, 320, Golf, Clio, Astra, Focus, Mondeo, Laguna, Escort, Calibra, 220, others and now back to a Focus...

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    should be very interesting!!!
    MTM THE ULTIMATE STAGE!

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    My moneys on the e92 all day long.

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    haha dont worry im full aware i will get owned just gonna enjoy hammering it as it isnt mine!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom View Post
    My moneys on the e92 all day long.

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    definitely but dont think there will be much in it till silly speeds are reached 130ish it should start pullin away
    MTM THE ULTIMATE STAGE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by phantom View Post
    My moneys on the e92 all day long.

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    Ex 8L S3 driver

    also A3, 320, Golf, Clio, Astra, Focus, Mondeo, Laguna, Escort, Calibra, 220, others and now back to a Focus...

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    hopefully my pals will be out in there f430 and slr, will try get some vids although i dont have a clue how to post them!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sohrob View Post
    hopefully my pals will be out in there f430 and slr, will try get some vids although i dont have a clue how to post them!!!!
    That would be nice.
    I could bring my veyron and my lambo reventon, that i m hiding under my bed too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sohrob View Post
    hopefully my pals will be out in there f430 and slr, will try get some vids although i dont have a clue how to post them!!!!
    You guys are living the life.. Oil barons??

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    Quote Originally Posted by L60N View Post
    You guys are living the life.. Oil barons??
    Yes officer, thats right it's oil in these little baggies...
    Married and blonde yes, but still a guy with a poor taste in usernames!

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    BMW 330 Coupe M sport Black, Black leather, Nav and a lot of other options.
    BMW Z4 Coupe Sport in black with a few toys - going friday and gonna be missed by my lad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FazS3 View Post
    definitely but dont think there will be much in it till silly speeds are reached 130ish it should start pullin away

    Sorry mate, but not going to happen..
    The E92 M3 is a sub 10 sec 0-100 car and after that is when they really excell..
    Remember the Mapped S3 v's RS4 thread and what people thought of how they would compare?..
    Well this is what the E92 does to a RS4,
    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=axb19DwhqUk
    so don't think the S3 will stand much chance.. Sure if you get a less than capable driver in the M3 anything can happen, but like for like the M3 will have have the legs well before 130 mate..
    I wouldn't fancy my chances against a well driven one, and I have Milltek and DSG on top of remap..
    Last edited by Vtec Abuser; 16th September 2008 at 09:48.


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    Well put mate

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamiekip View Post


    Well put mate
    Why thank you.. LOL
    Seriously though, I for one am fully aware of what a remapped KO4 (S3/ED30/Cupra) can do to more exotic machinery and boy is it amusing sometimes. But I just think the new M3 is just out of our 'pick on' range unfortunatly. Not to say there won't be plenty out there with numptys behind the wheel who you can still easily leave with yolk dripping off there face. But if you come across one with a capable driver, it's going to end badly.. No harm in trying though.. lol


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    Still need to have a play with these two..
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyc View Post


    Still need to have a play with these two..
    Don't think you will be struggling mate..
    Be nice to see how they would compare over 80mph though.. Just need to rent out Brunters though..


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    I have to admit, everyt ime I pop round to see Jonny I have twinge of jealousy at that M3 on the drive!
    Lovely looking car!

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    Just driven the m3 to work and although i havent had a go against my s3 there is nooooooooooooo chance lol.

    Doesnt actually feel mega quick but it hits 80 so fast it untrue,its only when you approach a bend or roundabout you realise how quick your going.

    The brakes are phenomenal and the grip is immense, compared to my brothers m3 is does feel slightly numb but is a much comfier and safer car.

    And for the people making the silly comments about drug dealing etc my pals were lucky enough to setup a mobile phone upgrade company and have earnt there money the right way!!!!

    gallardo at 20,997 turbo at 21 and an f430 spider at 23 he has done well.

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    Not one of these cold caller companies, that slams people and ports them without there consent I hope, or offer HUGE cash back deals and then disappears without a trace????
    Drive me mad, and I work for a mobile network, so find it quite funny when they call my company paid phone advising I'm eligible to upgrade, and did I know I could get a better deal on this other network..... They soon hang-up when I start explaining who they called!!!

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    No hence why he has been in business a number of years now, do you work for one of these networks who charge astronomical amounts for overseas calls and txts? And who also offer an appauling service?

    People can make money without being bent you know!!!

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    Yep
    But the majority of negative experiences are as a result of indirect channels!

    With regards to Roaming pricing - EU prices are regulated by OFCOM and all networks are compliant. The network I work for has the best value roaming prices for the rest of the world.
    Ohh and we also score best for Customer Satisfaction

    Anyway, I wasn't implying you're friends a dodgy outfit, I was asking if that was the sort of operation he runs. Tehy are causing the industry a bad name.
    We work with a handful of indirect partners that are very VERY good at what they do and have therefore got robust agreements to work more closely with them.

    I wasn't meaning to offend - just asking!

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    You shuold get them to bring there toys to the Regal day anyway sohrob - be nice to see an SLR up close!

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    no probs mate just having a bad day, i will try and get the slr down but cant see him bringing the f430.

    He will be entering next years gumball in the slr, he also did it last year in his 997 turbo.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...tal-crash.html

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    Dont think that you should be advertising the fact that he was involved in that!
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    his car wasnt,they were running 2 997 turbo's but incidently they were cleared as the other vehicle crossed onto there side of the road.

    Still a sad story but the driver crossed onto there side of the road.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sohrob View Post
    no probs mate just having a bad day, i will try and get the slr down but cant see him bringing the f430.

    He will be entering next years gumball in the slr, he also did it last year in his 997 turbo.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...tal-crash.html
    Your mate killed a couple of Macedonians?

    Anyway, back on topic - Jamie, are you with Orange? They are the ********

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sohrob View Post
    his car wasnt,they were running 2 997 turbo's but incidently they were cleared as the other vehicle crossed onto there side of the road.

    Still a sad story but the driver crossed onto there side of the road.
    Thats good to hear, lol i thought like Jonny "WTF is he doing pasting that !"

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    Quote Originally Posted by L60N View Post
    Jamie, are you with Orange? They are the ********
    I am, and thanks
    If you're a business subscriber, let me know mate.

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    Ha, well, going by what you said above I thought it has to be Orange.

    Ive been with all of the main providers and Orange are streets ahead in terms of the whole experience. Fact

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    Nice of you to say mate.
    Customer Experience is my focus, but for business customers, not consumer.
    You have PM mate

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    I wish our Orange business account was as good as this chaps...
    Was on Vodafone for 5 years and now switched to Orange and the coverage is awful!!! I must lose about 3-4 phone calls a day and when you're working on the road speaking to clients all day, it gets a tad embarrassing, not to mention unprofessional..
    Might be my phone, who knows. But it gets on my tits I know that..
    Anyway, back on subject... lol


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sohrob View Post
    no probs mate just having a bad day,
    Bad day??? You're smoking round in a E92 M3 FFS...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Vtec Abuser View Post
    I wish our Orange business account was as good as this chaps...
    Was on Vodafone for 5 years and now switched to Orange and the coverage is awful!!! I must lose about 3-4 phone calls a day and when you're working on the road speaking to clients all day, it gets a tad embarrassing, not to mention unprofessional..
    Might be my phone, who knows. But it gets on my tits I know that..
    Anyway, back on subject... lol
    PM me your account details and the phones you use and I'll look in to it mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vtec Abuser View Post
    Bad day??? You're smoking round in a E92 M3 FFS...
    Bad month lol,just when i thought things were getting better in the states the Lehman brothers go tits up!!!

    This aint helping me buy an m3 lol!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamiekip View Post
    PM me your account details and the phones you use and I'll look in to it mate.
    Would have to get them mate, as one of the girls in accounts at the office deals with it all..
    All I know is I keep losing phone calls... Got a LG Viewty if that makes a difference (been fine on everything else). But one of my mates has recently changed to Orange also and he's not impressed!
    Suprised really, as thought most big Networks must have similar coverage really...?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Vtec Abuser View Post
    I wish our Orange business account was as good as this chaps...
    Was on Vodafone for 5 years and now switched to Orange and the coverage is awful!!! I must lose about 3-4 phone calls a day and when you're working on the road speaking to clients all day, it gets a tad embarrassing, not to mention unprofessional..
    I would suggest it could be the phone mate, purely as i have found Orange to be 100% reception outdoors all over the UK. That is to say ive never had no reception outdoors.

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    LG phones are a bit naff in my experience when it comes to signal, my Girlfriend has got one and never gets signal at my place, put her sim in mine and I get 4 bars.. If that helps at all??
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    It's a common story with devices from all manufacturers I'm afriad.
    I won't name in shame, but as jonny says, you can drop calls everywhere on one device and be fine on another.
    Vtec - drop me a line when you get the details and I can have a look for you.

    As L60N mentioned, most networks have pretty much equal coverage, though can be fine tuned - again let me kow where you're having problems and I can look in to it.

    I may regret this hey

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    Cheers mate..
    I'll give it a bit more time and try another phone and if problems persist, drop you a line mate..
    Cheers,
    Ben..


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    Decided to give myself the day off and spend it ****ing around with the n3 and s3.

    110 worth of fuel put in both cars they both got hammered (i dont think i have ever hit the limiter so much)

    The amount of grip the m3 has in the dry is unreal (19s) and the pilot sport tyres are brilliant, managed to figure out all the settings and pretty much had it on full power and m mode all the time (at low speeds m mode is to jerky). Low down the m3 is lazy but hit 6300rpm and it just flies round to the limiter. Upto 60ish there isnt a massive difference but after that the m3 really starts to pull away. All in all a fun day and the first time i have got a rwd car spinning into 3rd gear.

    Almost certain this will be my next car!!! Praise to the s3 though my brother was really surprised how well it did and round tight bends/roundabouts was quicker than the m3

 

 

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