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      01-18-2011, 10:01 AM   #111
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....by the way, thanks for the photos. It helps looking at them while I wait.
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      01-19-2011, 02:17 PM   #112
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I still don't have mine. It finished production at the end of November. Sigh. They shipped it to the wrong port. BMW logistics needs an overhaul.
Really? how in the hell does that happen?

Did you call BMWNA? I would...and let them know I wasn't happy...
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      01-19-2011, 06:49 PM   #113
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Here's a few more of mine... love this color! 95% of BMWs I see are White, Black, or Space Gray. It's nice to stand out from the dull crowd.

At a recent car show sporting the autocross theme Lighting was off in our section because we were next to the stage




Autocross action shot from the January 9th, 2011 event


Close up of the paint in the garage before the above car show
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      01-26-2011, 09:11 AM   #114
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Your garage is awesome.
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      01-26-2011, 09:18 AM   #115
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Yes, they were notified and took no responsibility. When it leaves the factory, they said it was out of their hands. Nice. Anyway, I think the dealer had something to do with it. I wanted delivery in Spartanburg and to attend driving school, but they were booked for the holidays through to the end of January. So I told the dealer to forget about it, but I believe they forgot to tell BMW. It's speculation on my part because nobody is admitting a mistake.

The good news is that my car arrived last Thursday. The bad news is that I am now overseas and will not return again until April, so the car will sit in my garage. Sigh.
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      01-26-2011, 09:22 AM   #116
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Awesome photos, and thanks for posting them. I have never seen the 1 Series in Le Mans blue in person, just the tiny color chip. I ordered it because you could only get it with the "M" package and thought I wouldn't see many others like it on the road. In fact, I have yet to see another 1 Series on the road near my U.S. home. There are a lot of the 1 Series "hunchbacks" here, but they are usually silver or black.
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      01-27-2011, 08:26 PM   #117
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Beautiful color. This color along with Silver, Black are by far the best looking 1ers IMO.
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      01-27-2011, 10:05 PM   #118
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Your garage is awesome.
glad you like it haha what about the car?
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      01-28-2011, 11:46 AM   #119
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glad you like it haha what about the car?
BOC, the car is awesome!

Mine will be 5 months old before I see it..... but I will take some photos and share them!
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      01-28-2011, 11:50 AM   #120
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This is my favorite shot. It's nicely composed with the blue hugging the cone and contrasting to the gray M3.


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      01-29-2011, 06:53 PM   #121
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Beautiful day for a drive.

Today, was an awesome day for my car. I drove over to Eden Park and kids were ice skating. Parking was easy. Saw some exceptional art, lunch on Mt. Adams and home. Here's a few pics from today. Love this car!
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Ummmmmm......LeMans and Lemon!
Perfect combo!

I almost bought an off the lot white on red... but decided I wanted to be different. Still haven't seen another LMB 1er on the road, nor a 1er with lemon interior.



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I love this shot because it shows the suspension actually working under load, not just sitting statically somewhere. "Stance" is not important to dynamic functioning. Exactly why all the "slammed" cars with no clearance are strictly for poseurs.
This. +1. Function > Form. It looks and drives so much better than "slammed" or "hellaflush."



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      01-30-2011, 07:18 AM   #123
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I love the color of my LMB more each and every day...just wish I could see it clean again...sigh...such is the winter life in Germany.
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BOC, the car is awesome!

Mine will be 5 months old before I see it..... but I will take some photos and share them!
thanks man, I hope you enjoy yours.
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      02-08-2011, 04:41 PM   #126
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Hey, you have the mirrored twin to my car...my photo below.....
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      02-08-2011, 04:48 PM   #127
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Well, it finally arrived. My partner put it in the garage for me to wait until I return in April. At least it is now home....
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      02-08-2011, 08:50 PM   #128
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Glad you finally got it.

Random alp shot...
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      02-09-2011, 04:47 AM   #129
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Thanks for the Alp shot. The sun hits the paint and really makes it sparkle in this pic.

I can see the Alps from my apartment. Where was is taken?
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Thanks for the Alp shot. The sun hits the paint and really makes it sparkle in this pic.

I can see the Alps from my apartment. Where was is taken?
Good question. I think on 11 in Switzerland trying to cross from Interlaken to 2 / E35 / Gotthard. Made it about half way only to discover pass was still closed, ohwell had alot fun driving up and down, and the weather was beautiful.
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Good question. I think on 11 in Switzerland trying to cross from Interlaken to 2 / E35 / Gotthard. Made it about half way only to discover pass was still closed, ohwell had alot fun driving up and down, and the weather was beautiful.

I am not far from there. I live in Bern and sometimes bike down to the other end of the lake at Thun, and ski at Grindelwald. It's a beautiful area for sure.
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