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      08-05-2012, 06:07 PM   #45
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This is when I take my M3 out. I have the itch quite often. I need to see a doctor. LoL
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      08-05-2012, 06:12 PM   #46
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I do agree that the M has a great therapeutic effect on the soul. Im still trying to find some nice twisty backroad up in CT ( anyone feel free to recommend some), though I recently found a nice one which Ill get up really early as well on a nice sat/sun morning and get some steam out of the system.
I drove RT 32 up near Storrs, CT this weekend. There are a lot of great roads up there.
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      08-05-2012, 07:24 PM   #47
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I do it all the time. M3 is the wifes DD but i take it out just to "smash" around. But I have to admit, lately I have been enjoying my 02. not as fast, well alot slower but the fun factor is right up there. I call it my unplug car.
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      08-05-2012, 07:35 PM   #48
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a better question would be: who DOESN'T do that??
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      08-05-2012, 08:01 PM   #49
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      08-05-2012, 08:10 PM   #50
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      08-05-2012, 09:47 PM   #51
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This is when I take my M3 out. I have the itch quite often. I need to see a doctor. LoL


Not many great roads in North Texas but I do this often when stress and need to relax.

Last time I took her to Vegas and took all the old scenic route 66, grand canyon, Bryce canyon, Zion National park and into Vegas.

Let's say I was a fan of "cars" the kids movie after watching it 100+ time with my 3 y/o

I also took a different route on the way back added about an extra 700 to an already 2100 mile trip.
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      08-05-2012, 09:58 PM   #52
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Track time excluded, who here just goes out driving for fun from time to time?

I have the good fortune of living a short distance from some spectacular country driving roads. Usually about once a month, I go out in the very early morning and just blast around for a couple of hours.

Anyone else do this sort of thing?
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Anyone who can own this car and not enjoy just driving it now and then is in the wrong car!
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      08-05-2012, 11:35 PM   #53
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      08-05-2012, 11:40 PM   #54
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My DD is an 09' Suzuki GSXR600. The M stays in the garage during the week and unleashed during the weekend. I get the first time driving an M effect every Saturday. Perfect balance with both of my vehicles.
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      08-05-2012, 11:44 PM   #55
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      08-05-2012, 11:49 PM   #56
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its fun until i drive her to the gas station for a fill-up
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      08-06-2012, 12:27 AM   #57
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I frequently drive just for the enjoyment of driving,
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      08-06-2012, 11:08 AM   #58
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I sure do this every chance I get, driving the M is fun and I down shift just to hear that woot!
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      08-06-2012, 01:34 PM   #59
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At least two or three times a week after work. If the weather is dry and the roads are quiet, I can't help myself
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      08-06-2012, 07:36 PM   #61
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i always take it out for fun driving adventures but even my commute is fun
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      08-06-2012, 07:48 PM   #62
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Yep regularly. Local groups meets up roughly once a month for some nice runs. Often take it out randomly too. The "long" way...

Last one has an E60 M5, Ferrari California, some nice 335i's, etc. Good times!
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      08-06-2012, 08:02 PM   #63
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Not me. I don't want to put unnecessary miles on the car
Well, for me, my M3 is completely unnecessary to begin with, so technically, all the miles are unnecessary miles !!!
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      08-06-2012, 10:13 PM   #64
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Every time I drive, I'm reminded anew why I love my M3
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I try to but unfortunately traffic is too heavy and there are no good roads in south florida
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I wish I could take mine out to drive for fun. I've owned the car for 3 weeks tomorrow. I've spent 1 1/2 weeks out of town, it spent 5 days in the dealer getting a detailed check-up(over a sunny weekend), and it's rained every day since. I've put a grand total of 119 miles on the car.

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