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      07-13-2011, 02:19 PM   #23
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Official Owner's BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC 1M Photos

Just installed
First impressions are good. Not really more uncomfortable then it is stock. First i was afraid that it would become more bumpy but it isn't. Roads in Belgium are a disaster so this was not an option. Bodyroll is on public roads almost not noticable, a closed circuit will be a better place to push the suspension to the limit
Looks have IMPROVED significant!!!!
Bye bye fist wheelgap at the front
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      08-01-2011, 10:26 PM   #24
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Official Owner's BLACK SAPPHIRE METALLIC 1M Photos

This is a photoshoot of SQ86 2011 BMW 1M. ENJOY!!




















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      08-05-2011, 04:37 PM   #25
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In less than 24 hours after delivery we went back to where some of the car's history lies. At the same time we took a glance at the DTM training sessions held there.

Pics below are taken near the tree borders crossing Belgium/ Luxemburg/Germany at a memorial point
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      08-07-2011, 04:07 PM   #26
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Ordered on May and got here on August 6.
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      08-08-2011, 09:58 AM   #27
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on the Nürburgring:
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      08-23-2011, 02:11 PM   #29
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Little preview of the photoshoot i had last weekend. More to come soon at Mfest. Stay tuned!

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      08-23-2011, 02:54 PM   #30
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Little preview of the photoshoot i had last weekend. More to come soon at Mfest. Stay tuned!

I'm eagerly waiting! Car looks great.
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      08-23-2011, 02:56 PM   #31
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This is a photoshoot of SQ86 2011 BMW 1M. ENJOY!!
If you would just taken HDR pictures in that warehouse...holy cow that would look good!!!
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      09-19-2011, 05:10 PM   #32
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Picked mine up just over a week ago, managed 400 miles the first weekend, and now can't wait to get the running in out of the way. This is a true M car, really feels special, especially how it can handle a series of bends. Looking forward to really getting to know it.
Only one question for those who have had theirs a while, do you find it sounds a bit tappety at idle? My 130i and M3 before both sounded similar so not concerned, be interested to know if it is a common characteristic though.
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      09-25-2011, 03:08 PM   #33
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The 3 colors together at the meeting in Belgium (Lummen)
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      09-26-2011, 11:31 AM   #34
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      09-27-2011, 04:12 AM   #35
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The 3 colors together at the meeting in Belgium (Lummen)
Awesome, thanks for posting this - the first picture of all 3 colors together that I recall seeing.
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      09-29-2011, 12:04 AM   #36
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uh, i think you posted in the wrong thread.
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      09-29-2011, 02:22 AM   #37
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Yeah, wtf. I've never even seen this thread. That's awkward...Did someone maybe move my post?
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      10-08-2011, 05:49 AM   #38
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Little preview of the photoshoot i had last weekend. More to come soon at Mfest. Stay tuned!

Very nice picture !
It's very cool to be able to see how the pic is made.
Based on the reflection in the front bumper, I guess the photographer is laying in the trunk of another car... ?
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My 1M since August 31th. 2000 km on it now, and first service planned next week...
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      10-08-2011, 06:21 AM   #40
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      10-08-2011, 06:25 AM   #41
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Ruf : Thx, pictures are indeed made out of a trunk of a green Skoda RS ( as you can see )
Congrats with your 1M! It's beautifull in black isn't it? Are you dutch?
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a beast it is !

1-BMW-666 would have been great...
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Ruf : Thx, pictures are indeed made out of a trunk of a green Skoda RS ( as you can see )
Congrats with your 1M! It's beautifull in black isn't it? Are you dutch?
Didn't try that position yet, but will !
Results seem to be great !

Once you go black, ... !

Ja, ik ben van de Antwerpse Kempen...

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      10-13-2011, 08:40 PM   #44
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Got it on the 29th, Finally got around to getting some shots.

Not great ones, a little grainy(stupid HDR was on) will do for now.

This ones #489, I still cant believe I own one of these.
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This is whats great about living in COLO, lots o roads like this.

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