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To cut a long story short, ive been offered to swap my 2002 Mk4 Golf 1.8T, for a 1999 E36 BMW M3 Convertable.

Those who know my Golf know the extent it has been modified, and the time and money I have spent on it.

The M3 is totally standard, with a hard-top. It has 69k on the clock.

Oh yeah...and its Estoril Blue with White Leather.

To be honest I dont think I will, as I will loose a lot of toys and be going backwards in age, my current plans are to keep the Golf and then get an E46 M3 when the hit the ?20k mark. Also...I used to own an E36 M3 coupe before, and I do miss it....but....been there, done that!

...Im open to suggestion! [8D]
 

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The E36 is just far to expensive to run for what it is I reckon and if I was in your situation as much as I like a change, would stick with the 1.8T. Servicing, fuel, insurance, parts, everything is going to be a lot more expensive. Don't know how much power yours has, so the BMW might beat it in power and you might attract a bit more attention from the money grabbing ladies, but that's about it.
 

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Don't do it mate, your golf looks class and it would be a shame to waste all that time and money that has been put into it so soon after it being done. Save for the E46 M3.
 

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all good advice....tbh ive been told by a certain individual that if i sell the Golf, im no longer welcome on the forum.....kinda makes me wanna keep the Golf.
 

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Quote: posted by N8CKH on 24/03/2005 19:35:58

And when the vanos on the e36 gives up the ghost your wallet will cry with pain!

Just what I was thinking; when I ran an E46 BMW; I found a good owner's forum(not in the same league as this forum though). A guy on there ran a E36 M3 and the Vanos system had to be replaced; very expensive. I agree with other posts; imo the E36 is very dated now.
 

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stick with the golf mate.i work for bmw and drive these things all day long.the build quality of the golf is just as good if not better than the bmw.
 

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I think whoever said that would have been joking, and meant that you shouldn't leave us [:(] or sell that sexy Golf
 
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