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      06-19-2010, 06:50 AM   #8

Drives: 2014 X5 35d, 2015 M235 Cabrio
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: New Jersey

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Hey Awesome - didn't realize you were there! Several M3Post members were there - and I think we all agree that the Comp Package wheels are fantastic.

The frozen gray looks pretty cool, but I don't know what I'd do if I owned a car that I couldn't wax!

The event was the NJBMWCCA's annual meeting at BMWNA HQ. Larry Koch organizes it for NA, and they set up 4 presentations in their training facility. We have 15 minute sessions in each training classroom, where the NA product manager and a technical trainer explain the vehicle. This year we saw the new 5 series, Z4 35is, 335is, and Alpina B7. The Frozen Gray M3 was under cover in the main hallway until Larry and Martin Birkmann unveiled it.

The evening wraps up with a Q&A session - this year with Martin Birkmann. There's also a raffle for a few door prizes. Four lucky people went home with "slightly used" wheels from the ALMS M3s. There was also a pile of bodywork scraps that lasted about half a minute. (One man's trash is another man's treasure!) They also raffled a couple of watches, scale models, and a few other things.

Thanks to the product people at BMW NA for continuing this long tradition!
2014 X5 35d (Performance Center delivery May '14)
2015 M235i Cabrio
2000 328i sedan (UUC suspension - still the favorite)
SOLD! 2008 E90 M3 SOLD! 1991 325iX (both great)
2012 Mini Cooper - (wife's car)