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      02-17-2013, 01:16 AM   #199
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      02-17-2013, 02:40 AM   #200
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      02-17-2013, 04:06 PM   #201
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      02-17-2013, 05:53 PM   #202
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      02-17-2013, 09:34 PM   #203
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      02-18-2013, 11:57 AM   #204
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Hi. New to the board here.
1986 Nissan Sentra (3 squirrels under the hood on a hamster wheel)
1993 Acura Integra (best i could afford)
2004 320d Touring (titanium silver - practical for EU and with some torque)
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Looking for a 335i in the US as the next step
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      02-21-2013, 08:19 AM   #205
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Always loved a BMW. Financially unviable up until now.

1998 Peugeot 106 Zest 2
2012 Vauxhall Corsa Limited Edition (White) -- Regret that one!
2008 E90 320D Edition M Sport -- Absolutely IN LOVE with this at the moment.

What can I say, finally got around to joining the club.
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      02-21-2013, 08:49 AM   #206
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To be honest, my first three cars were "fixer uppers" that I paid $0.00 to get them and then invested some time and money to get them to showroom quality

First was an 89' BMW 325i convertible that I restored.















The finished product looked like this:
























I was 14 at the time when I did the restoration along with my father. We got the car across the street from a junkyard that didn't want the car. We ended up selling the car afterwards though which made me really upset. My mother was concerned about my safety since it was my first car and it had no airbags or roof for that matter

So I moved onto a 99' Honda Civic DX. It had old fashioned roll up windows, a radio without even a tape deck, manual transmission (which i liked), and no power steering lol. This car was abandoned at my father's shop due to the owner not being able to make the payments for repairs. So the car only cost me the 50 dollars to apply for an Oklahoma title lol.



















After that I moved on to finally get some power in my hands. A Penn State professor stopped into the shop to have his 2000 Audi S4 repaired after a thief tried to steal the car. A bunch of trim panels were missing, the doors were damaged from a screw driver being shoved into the door jams to get into the car, and the front bumper got damaged when the thief tried to flee with the car. Two positives came out of this. My father explained that the repairs would cost a decent deal of money and convinced the owner to give up the title to the car in exchange for the repairs, so I had another "free" car. Another positive was that the thief left all his tools in the car when he was apprehended. As a result, we got around 6k-7k worth of tools . Here are a few before and after photos.





































Sorry but I never got an opportunity to take good pictures of the car after repairs. These are the only photos I have left:

























So after those three experiences. I had to purchase my first car. Back in 2011 on my 21st birthday I figured I would treat myself to something I have always wanted. I loved the 135i since its release and was hoping to have one at one point or another in my life. Prices finally had gotten reasonable for a used one and I picked up an 09' Msport 135i in LeMans Blue for just 26k


(Currently I'm at work and I don't have the photos of my car on here at the moment. I will post later)
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      02-21-2013, 12:35 PM   #207
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Wow!!! Let me run it down the line.

1984 Toyota Celica Supra
1985 Nissan 300ZX (stolen)
1988 Nissan 300ZX Turbo
1992 Honda Civic LX (301,000 miles - 3 cross country trips, and the car is still running)
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2003 VW Passat W8
2003 Audi RS6
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Then I married a BMW owner and my world has been changed.. :-) Love ya Kim.
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      02-21-2013, 12:48 PM   #208
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      02-21-2013, 02:12 PM   #209
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      02-23-2013, 07:42 PM   #210
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      02-26-2013, 03:42 PM   #211
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I was the average Honda owner prior to my E39 and now my E90. Love those cars and still do. Were always tons of fun. AND CHEAP! LOL.

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      02-27-2013, 12:13 PM   #212
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      02-28-2013, 03:44 PM   #213
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      02-28-2013, 08:40 PM   #214
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Wow, I guess my wife was right that I wasted a lot of money on cars the past 5 years!
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      02-28-2013, 10:44 PM   #215
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      03-01-2013, 10:16 AM   #216
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In order:

-93 Honda delSol
-87 Camero Iroc
-2000 Mustang V6
-2005 Ford F150
-2006 G35 Coupe
-2011 Mustang GT (had to sale for finacial reasons )
-2006 Pontiac GTO

Current:
-2008 G35 Sedan (wife's)
-2011 Fiesta (my DD)
-2008 135 (my new toy )
how do you like the Fiesta? I am thinking about leasing one for work commute (40 mile plus each way)?
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      03-01-2013, 04:25 PM   #217
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Just sold my '05 E55 AMG Wagon to get into a E60 M5. I made the right choice.
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      03-02-2013, 06:55 PM   #218
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      03-05-2013, 04:23 PM   #219
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how do you like the Fiesta? I am thinking about leasing one for work commute (40 mile plus each way)?
I like it alot. I got it right when they came out in 2011. after that, the focus hatchback and the cmax both have come out with a little more room and same fuel economy (not include hybid models). But as a daily driver that is just me (and my 2 year old in the morning), Im very happy. Especially coming from an F150 that got 14 MPG.
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