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      08-27-2012, 01:48 AM   #1
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Hello

This past Friday (two days ago) I became the proud owner of a new to me 2008 Aspen White on red M3 coupe with the premium package. I absolutely love it. It came with the Akra Evolution exhaust and what looks like M spec matte black V pattern wheels already installed. I'm just getting started so I'll read up on this forum a lot more in the coming days. It's nice to have a new home... initial impressions of this forum are very positive! I'm all ears if anyone wants to give can't miss advice.
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      08-27-2012, 05:00 AM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum Jagman! It's an awesome ride and frankly, you'll learn to love her more each day! I don't have any advice bar - find a nice road with lots of curves to drive her on!
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      08-27-2012, 06:04 AM   #3
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Congrats on the new car! Some helpful advice, start saving money

Once the mod bug bites, you're done

Btw: PICS PICS PICS.

And if you have any questions, feel free to ask. Many people here including myself try to help as much as we can, but remember, check the manual first

Enjoy your new found love and drive it like you stole it!! Safely of course lol
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Congrats and pics
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      08-27-2012, 08:17 AM   #6
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This past Friday (two days ago) I became the proud owner of a new to me 2008 Aspen White on red M3 coupe with the premium package. I absolutely love it. It came with the Akra Evolution exhaust and what looks like M spec matte black V pattern wheels already installed. I'm just getting started so I'll read up on this forum a lot more in the coming days. It's nice to have a new home... initial impressions of this forum are very positive! I'm all ears if anyone wants to give can't miss advice.
Congrats and welcome. FYI, your car is Alpine White, not Aspen.
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      08-27-2012, 08:22 AM   #7
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      08-27-2012, 08:57 AM   #9
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congrats, not everyday a pre-owned car comes with Akra and ZCP wheels. Looking good!
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      08-27-2012, 09:15 AM   #10
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Congrats and welcome. FYI, your car is Alpine White, not Aspen.
He listed Alpine in his avatar, I'm sure he was just nervous on his first post.

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congrats, not everyday a pre-owned car comes with Akra and ZCP wheels. Looking good!


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Congrats on the new car! Some helpful advice, start saving money

Once the mod bug bites, you're done

Btw: PICS PICS PICS.

And if you have any questions, feel free to ask. Many people here including myself try to help as much as we can, but remember, check the manual first

Enjoy your new found love and drive it like you stole it!! Safely of course lol
Yes, save money for mods, please post pics, read the manual, but not just once, but multiple times. You'd be surprised how many things you missed the first time.

Also, use the search feature . Many items/issues have been talked about already.

Welcome again and enjoy. Maybe we'll meet at one of m3dragon's drive.
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      08-27-2012, 09:59 AM   #11
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Congrats and welcome. FYI, your car is Alpine White, not Aspen.
Oops. My mistake. Too tired after a long weekend. I didn't get much sleep the night before I picked it up or the following night... I was way too excited!

Thanks for the warm welcome, everyone. I will be sure to read and reread the manual. The search button is indeed very useful!

I have one question for which I didn't find an answer... is this forum associated with a forum app like Tapatalk or Autoguide?
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      08-27-2012, 10:59 AM   #12
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It's got it's own Android (and I assume iPhone) app. Android Link here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...51bGwsMSwyLDNd
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      08-27-2012, 12:49 PM   #15
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Got the app. It is much easier than the full website on my RAZR MAXX. I'll post some pics tonight.
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      08-27-2012, 12:57 PM   #16
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      08-28-2012, 12:58 AM   #17
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Here are some pics...









I think the matte black wheels, grill, tinted windows and carbon fiber roof contrast beautifully with the Alpine White body color. The Fox Red interior gives it the sporty feel. I love the red lights in the interior... especially the ones over the red leather on the door. That was a very nice unexpected surprise.
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