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      05-06-2009, 09:33 PM   #23
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good spot!

You work around this area too?

Ive seen a grey 135i drive past monday and tuesday around 5.30
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      05-07-2009, 06:31 AM   #24
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Wheels look filthy! After a few thousand kms they don't seem to get dirty so quickly though.
Nice colour
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hell no. Not my own for a few more years.

took my 5yo nephew in it saturday though.. he wanted to put his feet up on the seats so I told him to take his shoes off. Low and behold he had half the freakn sandpit from school in his shoes :P

Ha ha...welcome to my world.

PS...Try ArmorAll Wheel Protectant - bloody magic stuff!
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      05-07-2009, 07:46 PM   #26
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good spot!

You work around this area too?

Ive seen a grey 135i drive past monday and tuesday around 5.30
Live north, work south, just happened to be in the area. Actually I had just parked 5 sec before you, 10 meters in front, knew it was yours right off but you ran off pretty quick so didn't catch ya!

4 days to go....
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      05-07-2009, 11:46 PM   #27
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ahh yeah, i just moved it there and had to get back to work..

shall give that protectant a go, done 1000km's in the past 7 days so it needs a freakn wash
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      05-08-2009, 09:13 AM   #28
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Live north, work south, just happened to be in the area. Actually I had just parked 5 sec before you, 10 meters in front, knew it was yours right off but you ran off pretty quick so didn't catch ya!

4 days to go....
Are you picking yours up on Tuesday ?
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      05-14-2009, 07:52 AM   #29
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some more pics with sunlight, the colour of the blue really comes out.

http://picasaweb.google.com/shaunorman/135i#
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      05-14-2009, 12:42 PM   #30
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some more pics with sunlight, the colour of the blue really comes out.

http://picasaweb.google.com/shaunorman/135i#
love the color combo. how is the lemon leather holding up? does it really dirty easily from normal use (ie. dark jeans)?
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      05-14-2009, 08:27 PM   #31
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well, I just happened to buy new jeans that weekend and the blue started to come off

I didn't see the warning on the jeans until after I took them off, but the blue wiped straight off with some wet towel so its all good. Plus once the jeans got washed the first time the blue no longer comes out.

Just need to apply some protectant to it someday
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Your not alone RadiuM...

Even with the coral leather I have the same problem with dark denim jeans..

Like you said, just a simple wipe over with a clean damp cloth and its all gone..
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no jeans when you drive a coral red leathered car... underpants then?
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no jeans when you drive a coral red leathered car... underpants then?
Actually I found it was worse when I had the heated seats on...
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Actually I found it was worse when I had the heated seats on...
how long do the seats take to warm up?
do they turn on automatically when you put the key in? start the car or open the door?
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how long do the seats take to warm up?
do they turn on automatically when you put the key in? start the car or open the door?

They only come on when activated from their switch on the dash panel under the radio controls.

Ignition has to be on and they have 3 heat settings per seat and they can be activated independantly.
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Oh...and the warmth to your a$$ and legs is virtually instant... A must have in the vert and standard in the 135i vert thank god.
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oh, thats good to know that its easily cleaned

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well, I just happened to buy new jeans that weekend and the blue started to come off

I didn't see the warning on the jeans until after I took them off, but the blue wiped straight off with some wet towel so its all good. Plus once the jeans got washed the first time the blue no longer comes out.

Just need to apply some protectant to it someday
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      05-16-2009, 04:36 PM   #39
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The seat heaters are my absolute fav thing about the car. haha
My bum is always on fire when i arrive at my destination.
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The seat heaters are my absolute fav thing about the car. haha
My bum is always on fire when i arrive at my destination.
any pics??
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      05-16-2009, 11:01 PM   #41
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any pics??
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      05-17-2009, 03:34 AM   #42
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The seat heaters are my absolute fav thing about the car. haha
My bum is always on fire when i arrive at my destination.
C'mon sarah
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hahahaha, my car is in the panel shop so i am not able to take photos of the flames on my bum at the moment.


Plus i dont think hubby would be to happy. lol

Back on topic now. hehe
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