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      11-11-2011, 02:31 PM   #89
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I felt the benefits of the BMW driver training (intensive course) were:
(a) Comparing each class eg E82 125i, E90 323i, E90 M3
(b) Sharing with a fellow enthusiast ie driver a passenger per vehicle
(c) Venue eg beautiful Phillip Island rather than any common circuit

It allowed me to explore the limits in a controlled environment before subjecting my own vehicles to extreme treatment, and was personally more satisfying than other track days or driver training events.
Thanks Tim, as that is exactly what I am looking for out of the BMW training day and good analysis...
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That's strange some don't have it. I think I have thrown the letter away as it just said contact the driver's training, but I have already done the advanced II so not really interested to do it again but philip island sounds kewl.
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      11-11-2011, 08:26 PM   #91
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Perhaps a PI bmw driver training day for 1M owners? Would be an awesome GTG with a big 1M photo shoot on location.
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      11-11-2011, 08:52 PM   #92
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Perhaps a PI bmw driver training day for 1M owners? Would be an awesome GTG with a big 1M photo shoot on location.
I have a headache right now - and it's before the Christmas party... ie the thick questions.. PI? GTG?...
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      11-11-2011, 10:05 PM   #93
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PI : private ?
GTG : get to gether.
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      11-11-2011, 10:08 PM   #94
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BMW driving course for new owners

I've had my 1M for 3 months now and I've received no gratuitous driver training offer... pfft

How soon after purchase did you receive the good news???
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I haven't received anything yet in writing. Only a verbal from BMW Australia whilst congratulating me on the new purchase via a phone call bla bla bla.
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PI : private ?
GTG : get to gether.
Sorry Zuzu, on other forums its a well used acronym hahaha

PI = Philip Island
Yep Get To Gether
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      11-11-2011, 11:51 PM   #97
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I've had my 1M for 3 months now and I've received no gratuitous driver training offer... pfft

How soon after purchase did you receive the good news???
Three to six months after delivery mate.
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Sorry Zuzu, on other forums its a well used acronym hahaha

PI = Philip Island
Yep Get To Gether
Great idea John. If we can sinc all our drive days it would be an awesome GTG.
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Great idea John. If we can sinc all our drive days it would be an awesome GTG.
GTG in PI would be awesome!
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GTG in PI would be awesome!
What!!! Would you freight your car down for it?
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What!!! Would you freight your car down for it?
haha, wasn't actually thinking of that. That said, depending on work, might consider driving down for it.
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haha, wasn't actually thinking of that. That said, depending on work, might consider driving down for it.
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If you see the roads we are cursed with up here - you'll say -
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How much would anyone willing to spend to do one of this? Who would like to sponsor such an event? . Package must include shopping trip in Melbourne for wifes.
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      11-12-2011, 06:40 AM   #105
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How much would anyone willing to spend to do one of this? Who would like to sponsor such an event? . Package must include shopping trip in Melbourne for wifes.
You forget Sparoz I'm the hangeronerer, I didn't buy the 1M hahahahaha

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I still have one of these M things unused from my last M car. I am in for PI gtg.
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      11-12-2011, 05:06 PM   #107
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If you see the roads we are cursed with up here - you'll say -
awesome drive i'd say do it, but probably need a spare tyre, don't think a can of goo would get you all that way
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I still have one of these M things unused from my last M car. I am in for PI gtg.
Wayne, now you'll have to get a 1M for the 1M-owners-and-partners event
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awesome drive i'd say do it, but probably need a spare tyre, don't think a can of goo would get you all that way
True - I think there's a lot to consider if do actually do it.

I have a set of 18" track wheels so I'll probably put them on.
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Any intentions to thrash the 1Ms on track?
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