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      08-10-2009, 10:27 PM   #45
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thanks for sharing! I'll be in Germany in a week for my European Delivery!!!
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      08-10-2009, 10:39 PM   #46
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op, nice trip man. what camera were u using for those amazing shot?
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      08-11-2009, 12:08 AM   #47
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      08-11-2009, 12:17 AM   #48
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amazing post!
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      08-11-2009, 12:38 AM   #49
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The best post I have seen on any forum ever!
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      08-11-2009, 07:39 AM   #50
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The best post I have seen on any forum ever!
yep! pretty much
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      08-11-2009, 07:48 AM   #51
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Awesome!

Your ///M3 was delivered to you in the exact same spot my 1er was.

Check it out:
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      08-11-2009, 08:11 AM   #52
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adc,

What options did you get on your M3 if you don't mind me asking?

The reason I ask is because it looks exactly like mine from the outside

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      08-11-2009, 08:11 AM   #53
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how many miles total? how many days ?

man your a quite a writer!

also did bmw help plan the itinerary?
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      08-11-2009, 09:28 AM   #54
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op, nice trip man. what camera were u using for those amazing shot?
I used a Nikon D90 with Nikkor 2 lenses (12-24mm and 18-20mm VR). I'm still getting used to it, its metering system is more finicky than the D80's I had before.

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Awesome!

Your ///M3 was delivered to you in the exact same spot my 1er was.

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I guess our cars want to meet, what do you think?
Any new mods on the 1?

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What options did you get on your M3 if you don't mind me asking?

The reason I ask is because it looks exactly like mine from the outside

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I got the Black leather/cloth interior, EDC, heated seats, folding rear seats, iPod, alarm and carbon leather trim.

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how many miles total? how many days ?

man your a quite a writer!

also did bmw help plan the itinerary?
I did 6682 km (4152 miles) in about 15 days. BMW didn't help with the planning at all - I know they have some travel services but they are very expensive - and besides, I enjoy planning my trips.

It was a little too much driving for a relaxing vacation, but then again Spain is far away and very big - so if you want to see Spain, you'll put some miles on the car.


Thank you all for the kind comments.
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      08-11-2009, 10:37 AM   #55
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Wow - creating that post must have taken nearly as long as doing the trip itself!!!

Really good write up and some excellent pics.

Can I ask what days you were at the Ring, as I was there recently, and at least one of the cars you pictured I also snapped?
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      08-11-2009, 10:40 AM   #56
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Wow - creating that post must have taken nearly as long as doing the trip itself!!!

Really good write up and some excellent pics.

Can I ask what days you were at the Ring, as I was there recently, and at least one of the cars you pictured I also snapped?
I was there Sunday, July 19th in the afternoon, in the session right after the race. Next time I'll go when they have a full day to maximize the exposure.
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      08-11-2009, 10:47 AM   #57
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WOW. thanks for sharing the amazing photos!
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      08-11-2009, 10:52 AM   #58
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I was there Sunday, July 19th in the afternoon, in the session right after the race. Next time I'll go when they have a full day to maximize the exposure.
OK - that was 1 week before me. So the LSB E46 with UK plates must have been there for at least a week.

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      08-12-2009, 12:10 AM   #59
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........I got the Black leather/cloth interior, EDC, heated seats, folding rear seats, iPod, alarm and carbon leather trim...........
Cool! I got the cloth/leather also.
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      08-13-2009, 01:40 PM   #61
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Wow, I flew out of Munich on Sunday July 19! Strange... I'm tellin ya, I think an ED meet at the ring is in order!
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      08-13-2009, 08:20 PM   #63
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Fantastic pics! this is an awesome way to document the the trip. You accomplished what I wasn't able to...which is to take a ton of pics from all the places you drove and visited. I saw so much during my trip but just didn't get around to shooting as much like I had planned to.

Great job!
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      08-14-2009, 03:38 AM   #64
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awesome pics! thx for sharing
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      08-14-2009, 03:57 AM   #65
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Once again another great writeup about an ED. Nice pix...
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      08-14-2009, 10:36 AM   #66
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Wow, I flew out of Munich on Sunday July 19! Strange... I'm tellin ya, I think an ED meet at the ring is in order!
Sounds like a plan... just perhaps not for 2010. My wife would kill me.

Come to think of it, I think there was such a beast a few years ago. If I remember correctly, a bunch of people went on a "2002 M Euro Delivery" tour.

Anyway, I hope my next ED coincides with a nice F1 race, LeMans or at least the 3 day BMW Nurburgring school held every year at the beginning of August.

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Fantastic pics! this is an awesome way to document the the trip. You accomplished what I wasn't able to...which is to take a ton of pics from all the places you drove and visited. I saw so much during my trip but just didn't get around to shooting as much like I had planned to.

Great job!
Thanks! I was admiring your pictures and the exquisite post-processing you did on them. I guess the drawback of taking so many pictures is that I'll never have time to process all of them correctly.
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