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      03-28-2009, 09:16 PM   #1
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She's 1 day old in my possession!

Hi, peeps!
So.. a short intro about me, I started doing research on the e9x m3 thinking I'd pick it up in 2 yrs used and posted a few questions here. Then I found out about the 08 deals and a week later... I am an OWNER!
This feels almost unreal. I guess the good old saying of "there's always a bright side to everything" really fits the bill in my case. Bad economy, but dream car in my garage and she's new too!!

I won't post pictures since it just feels like a dime a dozen, but she's very special to me.
08 E90, 6sp, 18"s, AW with black interior + carbon leather, tech, premium, comfort, cold packages, rear shades and parking sensors. So I think it's fully loaded. Not sure what else I can be missing.

Anyways, this is my 4th BMW but my first M and sadly I don't think I can own a non-M anymore (bad for my finance.. sigh.. hehe).
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Hi, peeps!
So.. a short intro about me, I started doing research on the e9x m3 thinking I'd pick it up in 2 yrs used and posted a few questions here. Then I found out about the 08 deals and a week later... I am an OWNER!
This feels almost unreal. I guess the good old saying of "there's always a bright side to everything" really fits the bill in my case. Bad economy, but dream car in my garage and she's new too!!

I won't post pictures since it just feels like a dime a dozen, but she's very special to me.
08 E90, 6sp, 18"s, AW with black interior + carbon leather, tech, premium, comfort, cold packages, rear shades and parking sensors. So I think it's fully loaded. Not sure what else I can be missing.

Anyways, this is my 4th BMW but my first M and sadly I don't think I can own a non-M anymore (bad for my finance.. sigh.. hehe).
SUPER CONGRADS. Check out MFest!
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      03-28-2009, 09:51 PM   #3
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congrats. post pics anyway. good specs, the only major thing missing is premium audio. but its debatable how good that is anyway
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      03-28-2009, 09:53 PM   #4
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Congrats. What dealer did you get it from?
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      03-28-2009, 10:25 PM   #5
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I think just premium Audio extended leather and phone and 6fl option
Other than that very nice.
Get some rims and a drop
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congrats!
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Congratulations and welcome to the world of M ownership, enjoy
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      03-29-2009, 02:31 AM   #8
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post pictures anyway. the one millionth post of an AW M3 wins a prize
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      03-29-2009, 02:34 AM   #9
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Congrats! another AW E90 in the house.

I see your from Milpenis? we're neighbors
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      03-29-2009, 04:46 AM   #10
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Congrats!
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      03-29-2009, 12:31 PM   #11
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post pics man!
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      03-29-2009, 12:33 PM   #12
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congrats BUT
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Congrats... I was in the same boat! I went 135i shopping and came home with an M3! Love the 08 deals!
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post pictures anyway. the one millionth post of an AW M3 wins a prize
wasn't that one millionth post of AW like 6 months ago
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      03-29-2009, 06:37 PM   #15
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Thanks for the welcome. Some people asked me why I didn't go for a used 997 for around 55k and I tell them "why get a porsche when I can get a 414HP, 5seater?" and none of them has yet to give me an answer. haha

I will post some pix later, probably in the Pix section in the near future. For now, I am busy learning about the car and driving the car.
I think I will be in for the 1200 mile service A LOT sooner than I thought!
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Congrats! another AW E90 in the house.

I see your from Milpenis? we're neighbors
lol.. is that what our city is called? =)
I live near the Milpitas post office at a KB townhouse.
Do you know if the Friday Milpitas Sq meet is a regular thing?
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Congrats. What dealer did you get it from?
I got it from the Peter Pan BMW in San Mateo.
They are superb. Very friendly and they really make sure you walk away happy. Let me know if you are looking for a car. I will give you my guy's name.
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      03-29-2009, 07:42 PM   #18
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congrats!! picccsss!!!!!
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Congratulations! Nothing ordinary about your car except perphaps on this forum. Post pictures when convenient.
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Hi, peeps!
So.. a short intro about me, I started doing research on the e9x m3 thinking I'd pick it up in 2 yrs used and posted a few questions here. Then I found out about the 08 deals and a week later... I am an OWNER!
This feels almost unreal. I guess the good old saying of "there's always a bright side to everything" really fits the bill in my case. Bad economy, but dream car in my garage and she's new too!!

I won't post pictures since it just feels like a dime a dozen, but she's very special to me.
08 E90, 6sp, 18"s, AW with black interior + carbon leather, tech, premium, comfort, cold packages, rear shades and parking sensors. So I think it's fully loaded. Not sure what else I can be missing.

Anyways, this is my 4th BMW but my first M and sadly I don't think I can own a non-M anymore (bad for my finance.. sigh.. hehe).

Sweet! Same thing happened to me; I had the 135i for a year before being able to get the 'M'. Never thought I could afford one to be honest--hurray for the bad economy!!! oh....wait....
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I got it from the Peter Pan BMW in San Mateo.
They are superb. Very friendly and they really make sure you walk away happy. Let me know if you are looking for a car. I will give you my guy's name.
Nah...I was just curious. My friend works at Stevens Creek. I have bought several cars from him and he always takes good care of me and my wallet
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