Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2005 03:38:23 GMT
From: "LC" <>
Subject: Re: Who Drives a Saab?

Kevin, I feel you there man. I lived in DC for two years before moving back to indianapolis. I miss the crazyness of DC traffic, and feel myself slipping back into indiana driving mode.. I'm just glad the turbo gets up to 85 pretty quickly =) "Kevin Rhodes" <> wrote in message news:0uUHe.49$ > >> >>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! :-) > > Kevin > >> >>-Fred W >

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