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      05-19-2012, 04:44 PM   #1
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Black 135i On Galveston Seawall



May 19, 2012, Galveston, Texas.
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      05-19-2012, 07:04 PM   #2
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Awesome photo!
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      05-19-2012, 08:08 PM   #3
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me and my friend both had our white 135is out on the seawall today didn't take any awesome pictures though lol
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      05-19-2012, 09:53 PM   #4
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Thank you MPowerF1.

phrenetikK, too bad we did not see each other, we could have had a mini meet. Did you get to see the vintage swimwear review, I have a bunch of pics here:

http://ronscubadiver.wordpress.com/2...imwear-review/
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I heard the announcer for them as we were driving by. we drove down another half a mile or so though because that was the only place we could find to park. we'll have to meet up sometime though for sure. do you live around houston or galveston?
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I am in Houston. If you look around my site you will find a lot of images shot at art gallery openings around town and only a bit from Galveston. The specs on your car, what a beast!
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      05-21-2012, 07:33 AM   #7
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Ah very cool. Are there any local clubs worth joining or meet ups that you attend?

And my car would be nice...if it wasn't slower than my friends completely stock 135i with just a jb4. something is wrong and im about 800 dollars into diagnostics and i still haven't found out whats wrong yet. going to try switching to cobb and see what happens lol.
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We have a nice group going in Houston gents, we had a meetup with 20 cars or so yesterday, grilling, beer, work going on. Good stuff. Its based off of facebook so PM me your name if you want to join and I will invite you.
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      05-21-2012, 03:29 PM   #9
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Nice pic.

Any sign of Paul Wall?
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Thank you MPowerF1.
No worries. Always gotta giba respect to beautifully clean black 1ers out there.

Kind of off topic but what do you think of the PPK? I'm thinking about getting it myself but torn between thinking it'll be too much for minimal gain...
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      05-23-2012, 05:05 PM   #11
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I can't really answer about the PPK because the car is not yet broken in. I will be able to compare it to my memory of a 2011 135i with DCT and no PPK that had almost 8k miles on it. In the rpm range up to 4500 the car with PPK feels stronger, even though the motor has not had a chance to loosen up yet. I strongly suspect BMW puts some limits in the DME until the car reaches 1200 miles and these limits go beyond locking out launch control.
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