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      05-13-2008, 12:20 AM   #1
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Import show in Carlisle, PA; Saturday May 17th

Is anyone going. I think I'll be there.
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how was it?
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It was great, had a good time. Took a few pics which I'll post tomorrow. Today I got to drive a 128 and a M3 6MT both for the first time.

I have a few thoughts about both which I'll post later.

Also at the show I saw an Audi R8 for the first time in person. There are probably 2000 cars on display today, of all different makes and models (all imports). The japanese contingent was severely lacking, with just a few Subarus and Mazdas. The European import segment was huge. Probably about 100 BMWs and 150 or so Audis, as well as all the other European makes.

There was a SCCA autocross on a 1/4 mile course, I have some video of that that I'll post.

I'm glad I went today.

One more thing, I saw my first M3 on the road today, that wasn't mine. It was after the show and the drive was not even at the show. It was at an icecream place, so I ended up talking to the guy for a while. It was a Black on Black 6MT coupe. I beleive it was the 2nd M3 sold at my dealer, while mine was the 3rd M3 sold.
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sounds, good looking forward to your impressions of the 1 & 6mt...
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Here are the pics I took. Tons of impressive cars there of all makes.



















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Here's some videos from the autocross course at Carlisle. I would have given it a try if I'd had my initial service completed on my M3.



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Nice pics...thanks for sharing!
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skierman, what did you think of the black on black?
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skierman, what did you think of the black on black?
Black cars always look nice when they're clean, too bad it's very hard to keep them looking clean.

Black on Black was nice. The car I saw had a sunroof, however I think it would have looked even better with the CF roof to bring some texture and variation to the all black car.
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thanks for the pics, looks like a great time, I need to do some autocrosses....
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