Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 11:14:39 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <Malt_Houndnospamm*yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: Who Drives a Saab?


Kevin Rhodes wrote: >>That's OK, I'd have to say that I do the same thing (drive the BMWs more >>aggressively). I think it is the RWD and overall balance of the car >>that makes us feel that way. But, it's how you behave toward *other* >>drivers that would be more on point to this discussion, and I assume >>that you treat them the same regardless of which car you are in, right >>Kevin? > > > I like to think I am still considerate, but I am human, I have my moments.... > I find myself to be much more impatient when I am driving the BMW. I am > definitely the most relaxed driving my Triumph. It's so slow you couldn't > outrun a 3yr old on a tricycle, but it feels like a missile. > > >>I mean, you are the guy in Maine, right? How agressively do they *ever* >>drive up there? > > > Yep, I live in the 'burbs of Portland. Compared to MA or NY, not very. > Compared to anywhere in the "flyover States", extremely agressively. I travel > constantly for my job - People in the Midwest make me crazy they drive so > slowly and passively! > > >>>Kevin Rhodes >>>91 BMW 318is (M3 Jr, same suspension, 40 less hp, 200lbs less wieght) >> >>Was the '91 318is an E30? I assume you are comparing it to an E30 M3... > > > Yes indeed. 1.8l twincam four. Very much a junior M3 in spirit. Lovely car to > drive, the more you rev it the better it gets. Bet it would suck to tow with > though - to bring up an earlier thread! :-) Noooo!! Just when we were starting to get along. Let's just not go there... ;-) -Fred W

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