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      07-18-2013, 12:51 PM   #23
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Its good to know that other people that own 1M's are like this....after washing the car i always have a few glances back... park miles away from any one else in the car parks (but still cant rest incase some one has Pranged it)...my wife thinks i am sad as i just bought a pair of Orange Oakley sunglasses.... but its good to know i am not alone....... i just love mine.....
Hey I have my pair of orange oakleys too!!!
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      07-18-2013, 09:06 PM   #24
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      07-19-2013, 03:02 AM   #25
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I picked up my 1M yesterday. I bought it from a guy who was buying an SUV due to the impending arrival of twins. To be honest I came across the car by accident. I have not stopped grinning ever since. I cant actually believe how good this car is. Very very happy here (even though I did pay over the odds for it - but hey, that's Singapore for you)
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      07-19-2013, 05:07 AM   #26
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I picked up my 1M yesterday. I bought it from a guy who was buying an SUV due to the impending arrival of twins. To be honest I came across the car by accident. I have not stopped grinning ever since. I cant actually believe how good this car is. Very very happy here (even though I did pay over the odds for it - but hey, that's Singapore for you)
Welcome here. Any pictures would be appreciated!

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      07-19-2013, 05:59 AM   #27
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      07-19-2013, 09:51 AM   #28
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Parking far away you say? Last night I drove 1M to dinner, when I'd finished parking after arriving, my wife enquired "why didn't we just leave the car at home and walk? It would have been closer!!"

I just smiled as I walked backwards in the direction of our chosen venue.
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      07-19-2013, 01:43 PM   #29
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A very well known addiction.....and good to read that more people act this way!

(First post here. Will introduce after 24 hrs)
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      07-19-2013, 02:25 PM   #30
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Parking far away you say? Last night I drove 1M to dinner, when I'd finished parking after arriving, my wife enquired "why didn't we just leave the car at home and walk? It would have been closer!!"

I just smiled as I walked backwards in the direction of our chosen venue.
I get this all the time!
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      07-20-2013, 08:21 PM   #31
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Hey I have my pair of orange oakleys too!!!
I got orange Oakley and orange Rayban as well
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      07-20-2013, 11:37 PM   #32
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I got orange Oakley and orange Rayban as well
Hi, may i have a look the orange rayban? Thx! cuz, i think i wanna buy one.
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      07-21-2013, 10:07 AM   #33
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Almost 2 years old my 1M and puts a smile on my face every time
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      07-21-2013, 08:50 PM   #34
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Parking far away you say? Last night I drove 1M to dinner, when I'd finished parking after arriving, my wife enquired "why didn't we just leave the car at home and walk? It would have been closer!!"

I just smiled as I walked backwards in the direction of our chosen venue.
haha proper funny
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      07-22-2013, 11:50 AM   #35
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It's called " trophy car" and yes I have " 1M Envy"
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      07-22-2013, 03:30 PM   #36
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Drive like no other, manual is very not common in my country, especially on luxury cars
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      07-23-2013, 11:34 AM   #37
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It's a keeper
Will never sell it~
I thought I am the only one who is sick in love with my 1M
I'm not alone~ haha
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      07-23-2013, 11:37 AM   #38
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I am with this car for the long haul . . . I knew that going in. It was the only way I could justify paying more than sticker for the car, fortunately only 5k over. I had never paid full sticker for a car, let alone over sticker. I felt butt-hurt for a day, then got over it.
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      07-23-2013, 11:16 PM   #39
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My wife calls her the Mistress. She's an absolute beauty.

My first post!
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      07-24-2013, 09:24 AM   #40
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My wife calls her the Mistress. She's an absolute beauty.

My first post!
My wife also calls mine the Mistress I don't think we are alone in this. Already 2 mistress 1Ms just in Santiago!
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      11-28-2013, 03:22 PM   #41
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After just over two years, I can safely say I am far more in love with the 1M than I was when I got it.

It's not the kind of car you learn from (I don't feel as if it's taught me anything new like I used to after every drive with my 993-TTS), but it's so big-hearted, so friendly, so predictable, that I just have a blast every time I take it out. Slippery roads? Sideways. Roundabouts? Sideways. But the engine, though it lacks the crazy top-end of my old S54, is just so tractable. Yes, I can hoon it, but lazy? Shove it in sixth and drive it like an auto.

But that's not a normal day. Get in: M button, TC off. This car is so easy to drive at the limit, it's all so accessible, that I cannot think of any car this side of a 458 that I'd prefer...

Best car BMW's ever made? One of, for sure...
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      11-28-2013, 04:26 PM   #42
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After just over two years, I can safely say I am far more in love with the 1M than I was when I got it.

It's not the kind of car you learn from (I don't feel as if it's taught me anything new like I used to after every drive with my 993-TTS), but it's so big-hearted, so friendly, so predictable, that I just have a blast every time I take it out. Slippery roads? Sideways. Roundabouts? Sideways. But the engine, though it lacks the crazy top-end of my old S54, is just so tractable. Yes, I can hoon it, but lazy? Shove it in sixth and drive it like an auto.

But that's not a normal day. Get in: M button, TC off. This car is so easy to drive at the limit, it's all so accessible, that I cannot think of any car this side of a 458 that I'd prefer...

Best car BMW's ever made? One of, for sure...
I feel like it's a warm fuzzy pit bull that will turn around and bite your hand or in the ass if you get sloppy or let your guard down...
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      11-28-2013, 08:13 PM   #43
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... so friendly, so predictable, that I just have a blast every time I take it out ...

Get in: M button, TC off. This car is so easy to drive at the limit ...
Glad to hear you love this vehicle, but I'd argue that the 1M is anything but predictable given the torque and wheelbase. After all, look how many owners have binned their 1M or E82 and this is not just referring to racers, who really are pushing limits.

Try spinning out 450o then counter spinning 270o at over 100mph. Everytime I am on circuit, my overwhelming emotion is fear
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      11-28-2013, 09:24 PM   #44
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It's called " trophy car" and yes I have " 1M Envy"
Would that be "1 Emvy"? perhaps?
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