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      11-09-2018, 03:55 PM   #1
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1 Year with a 1M

I just realized that yesterday was the anniversary of the purchase of my 1M.

When I first saw the 1M in person at a dealership in 2011, I kicked myself for not ordering one new. Having just purchased my Z8 that same year, I was in no position to buy yet another car plus my wife would have surely divorced me.
I promised myself that one day I would find a 1M having read all the stellar reviews from the automotive press.
Last year I located & purchased a low mileage 1M. I have put on about 1,000 miles since then. I absolutely love this car. It is everything a BMW should be. Telepathic steering, sublime shifting and enough usable HP that you should ever need on public roads. Also, it has usable capacity to haul people or gear should the need arise. The car is stealthy enough that most people don't not give it a second look. Gear heads give me a knowing nod or a thumbs up. Also, its rarity almost ensures that there will not be another one at a local C&C or car show. I cannot think of any car I would rather have in this price range or even more. I feel like I have joined a really special club.
I have gained a wealth of knowledge from the participating forums members. Thank you all. Looking forward to more grin inducing miles in the future. Attached is a photo 1 year ago yesterday, before I took delivery.
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Well put! Congrats, be safe, and enjoy

I've only had my girl for 2 1/2 months and couldn't agree more with your assessment!

I'm just upset it's time for her winter hibernation 😭
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Well put! Congrats, be safe, and enjoy

I've only had my girl for 2 1/2 months and couldn't agree more with your assessment!

I'm just upset it's time for her winter hibernation 😭
Don't tell me they are salting roads in Virginia now!? Can't think of any other reason to hibernate. I don't even do it in Chicago; just very selective about when to run it.
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Well put! Congrats, be safe, and enjoy

I've only had my girl for 2 1/2 months and couldn't agree more with your assessment!

I'm just upset it's time for her winter hibernation 😭
Don't tell me they are salting roads in Virginia now!? Can't think of any other reason to hibernate. I don't even do it in Chicago; just very selective about when to run it.
They pre-treat the roads in Virginia when overnight temps are freezing! Regardless of weather there is any pending precipitation! It's effing crazy!!!!!!

So, will be tucking my girl away very shortly 😭
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      11-09-2018, 11:30 PM   #6
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Its a great car. Clearly you made the right decision
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      11-10-2018, 06:12 AM   #7
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They pre-treat the roads in Virginia when overnight temps are freezing! Regardless of weather there is any pending precipitation! It's effing crazy!!!!!!

So, will be tucking my girl away very shortly 😭
LOL. Maybe not so crazy; remember when lived in Fairfax as a kid and everybody slid off the road when 1/2" snow!
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They pre-treat the roads in Virginia when overnight temps are freezing! Regardless of weather there is any pending precipitation! It's effing crazy!!!!!!

So, will be tucking my girl away very shortly
LOL. Maybe not so crazy; remember when lived in Fairfax as a kid and everybody slid off the road when 1/2" snow!
lol! This is true, no one around here knows how to drive in even the smallest amount of snow and ice. But, in the last couple years they are pretreating the roads when we are freezing with NO precipitation in sight.
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