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Old 12-11-2009, 05:37 PM
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Well the snow hit Jersey this week so the M power had to be put to sleep for the winter and the jeep has been pressed back into full time duties. Some how we were able to squeeze two cars into one spot... gotta love the compact size of the M Coupe! I am already missing driving the car so as usual during the winter I order mods to try and fix the with withdrawal.


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Old 12-11-2009, 05:43 PM
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:50 PM
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I wish it was all mine but I have to admit the cars are not all mine. I have just finished college and living at home for a year or two while I get things together. I must say that I VERY VERY lucky to have some of the most amazing parents in the world that let us experience these great things. A fact that is not lost on me since it could all be lost in an instant!
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Old 12-11-2009, 09:14 PM
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What's next on the list F360C?

The garage setup looks great.
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Old 12-11-2009, 10:18 PM
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I wish it was all mine but I have to admit the cars are not all mine. I have just finished college and living at home for a year or two while I get things together. I must say that I VERY VERY lucky to have some of the most amazing parents in the world that let us experience these great things. A fact that is not lost on me since it could all be lost in an instant!
Letting you stay at home while owning a bimmer... something my mom definitely wouldn't approve of
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Old 12-12-2009, 07:09 AM
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What's next on the list F360C?

The garage setup looks great.
I am about to order a set of GC sways then its some suspension but I still have to decide which route I want to go. I am also going to do something about brake cooling this winter and if I can swing it a 3.91

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Letting you stay at home while owning a bimmer... something my mom definitely wouldn't approve of
My mom loves M power... the e92 M3 in that pic is hers.
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:02 AM
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Just put winter (stock) wheels on the car today...gotta love winter. Just hope I don't have to drive it the snow often.
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Old 12-12-2009, 08:29 AM
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Just put winter (stock) wheels on the car today...gotta love winter. Just hope I don't have to drive it the snow often.
At least you have the bhan for those days that it is a good to take the m out. I might be coming over to Germany in the coming months to check out some business ventures... wanna give me a blast on the bhan in that m?
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Old 12-12-2009, 10:46 AM
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Is anyone else besides you and me from the "delayed" group still active on this board?

This is usually some of the best driving weather for me all year, but it's been a super soggy December so far.
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Old 12-12-2009, 02:46 PM
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Just put winter (stock) wheels on the car today...gotta love winter. Just hope I don't have to drive it the snow often.
Funny you should mention that. This was Wednesday on my way to the great snowball fight on Bascom Hill in Madison Wisconsin. My Z4 handles great on 17 inches of snow.
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Old 12-13-2009, 01:19 AM
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At least you have the bhan for those days that it is a good to take the m out. I might be coming over to Germany in the coming months to check out some business ventures... wanna give me a blast on the bhan in that m?
With the winters I'm limited to about 145 per the speed rating...

Not quite as fun as 167 on the dash...
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Sad to see it go to bed for the winter, but what a great place to put your head down.
What kind of lift is that you have? I am thinking of getting one for my garage and it appears that one doesn't have posts on both sides?
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Old 12-14-2009, 06:30 PM
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Sad to see it go to bed for the winter, but what a great place to put your head down.
What kind of lift is that you have? I am thinking of getting one for my garage and it appears that one doesn't have posts on both sides?
The lift is made by American Custom Lifts (www.aclifts.com) and yes it is a single post. Here is a better pic of it....

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Old 12-15-2009, 05:29 PM
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Excellent. Thanks for the additional picture and information on the lift.
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Old 12-15-2009, 05:38 PM
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Excellent. Thanks for the additional picture and information on the lift.
They make some nice products especially the under ground lifts. It would be incredible to be able to store the cars in he basement for the winter! All their lifts are custom made.... they customized this one so it would be able to fit the super low ride height of the turbo and at no addtional cost.
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Old 12-15-2009, 06:26 PM
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Looks like you had to pull an Austin Powers to get that middle ZMC in there.

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Forward
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Forward
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Forward
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Got me thinking about Fem-Bots. Dangerous things, those.
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Old 12-15-2009, 09:04 PM
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Looks like you had to pull an Austin Powers to get that middle ZMC in there.

Forward
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Forward
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Forward
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Forward
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Got me thinking about Fem-Bots. Dangerous things, those.
Funny you say that because that is pretty much how it went...just kept working it closer and closer till I could no longer turn the steering wheel. Now if only I has fembots there to help me instead of my brother
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Old 12-16-2009, 07:12 PM
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Is anyone else besides you and me from the "delayed" group still active on this board?
Nope I think its just you and I. I was down at the performance center in may and I was talking to donnie and paul and they were saying how that day was some of the most fun they had at the PC.
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Old 12-21-2009, 07:07 PM
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I was actually part of the "delayed" group, but couldn't join the rest of you for the special day at the PC. I did a one day M school instead to make up for it.

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Is anyone else besides you and me from the "delayed" group still active on this board?

This is usually some of the best driving weather for me all year, but it's been a super soggy December so far.
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Now if only I has fembots there to help me instead of my brother
I haven't met your brother, but I'm going to assume he's WAY less distracting than fembots, and hence safer for your car.
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Move to AZ where we have 70 deg Christmas
I just finsihed school... hire me on at ESS and I'll move out right away! I got the right degree for working in that kind of company too.....
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