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      10-20-2008, 09:55 AM   #1
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2009 LeMans Blue E90

Well, after a long summer of waiting and rolling the dice on a color I had not seen, I'm thrilled to get my new ride. It's a bit darker than I imagined, pictures were taken in the bright sunlight, but it's a bit lighter than IB which is just what I wanted (but still don't understand the logic of LMB and IB with so few color choices available).

M-DCT does take getting used to (I was a manual transmission only guy, but the new technology + family useage made me give it a try), but boy is this a wonderful car, definately a notch above my 2002 M3. Also, new iDrive is definately the way to go, extra buttons are a bit busy, but it is quicker to get to where you need to go in the system. Very happy with my purchase so far...
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      10-20-2008, 10:03 AM   #2
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Let me be one of the first...

...to offer congrats!

Beautiful color, however while the refreshed tails are an improvement they are still not as nice as blacklines when paired with (LM/IL/Montego) Blue.

Any interior pics?
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      10-20-2008, 10:04 AM   #3
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Very beautiful color!

Step 1 - Remove dealer sticker from trunk
Step 2 - Put on 1200 miles
Step 3 - Rev to 8400 RPM
Step 4 - Change shorts
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      10-20-2008, 10:21 AM   #4
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that is a great color!!

Everytime I see those tailights, I like them more and more!!
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      10-20-2008, 10:33 AM   #5
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Great to see LeMans blue. I think you're one of the first on the forum. Congrats!
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      10-20-2008, 11:29 AM   #6
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like these tails better they look more aggressive to add to the rear bumper. i wonder why they kept the current e92 headlights and not switched with the 09 e90s.
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      10-20-2008, 11:35 AM   #7
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Step 1 - Remove dealer sticker from trunk
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Nice color too!
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      10-20-2008, 11:36 AM   #8
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Congrats on being the first owner of a LMB E9X M3 on this forum. It looks fantastic!

I'm sure all other prospective M3 buyers would appreciate it if you could park next to an IB M3 and take some side by side pictures.
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      10-20-2008, 12:58 PM   #9
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Love the car and color. Enjoy.
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      10-20-2008, 01:05 PM   #10
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I think that's the first facelift car I've seen in LeMans blue! It's really a gorgeous color, you did well.

What are your plans with the car? I know you said it'll be seeing some family use... do you have any plans to track it as well?
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      10-20-2008, 01:11 PM   #11
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Wow those rear lights are sooooo much nicer!! Make the Sedan look the part.
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      10-20-2008, 03:09 PM   #12
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very nice car,congrats!
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      10-20-2008, 04:32 PM   #13
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Wow those rear lights are sooooo much nicer!! Make the Sedan look the part.
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      10-20-2008, 05:55 PM   #14
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well I can't speak for the car in person until my buddy Tut picks up his 09 on Monday, but the color looks amazing in pictures.... Congrats!!!
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      10-20-2008, 06:12 PM   #15
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DAMMNNN, those taillights are rockinnnn, really a + for a sedan. i was so damn wrong about them that look absolutely amazing in person
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      10-20-2008, 06:29 PM   #16
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VERY NICE COLOR!!

Also on 09 E90.

Enjoy every moment of it!!
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      10-20-2008, 06:39 PM   #17
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Looks Great!!!! Congrats!!!! Love the Rear Tails. Is it me or did they change the Vents
of the Kidney Grills to a honey Comb Shape???
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Congrats on being the first owner of a LMB E9X M3 on this forum. It looks fantastic!
Sure, rub it in. Maybe I can be the first E92 on the forum. I will have pics of mine up next Monday night.
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      10-20-2008, 08:11 PM   #19
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Congrats that is a sweet color.

I was looking a the picture of the rear end and was like... wait a sec isn't that the Moss Motors logo? Oh shit this dude is in Lafayette. Sweet! Enjoy the ride...

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      10-20-2008, 08:15 PM   #20
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Sure, rub it in. Maybe I can be the first E92 on the forum. I will have pics of mine up next Monday night.
Man, that last week of waiting is rough, especially when it seems like everyone else is already taking delivery of their new cars. Words will not describe how good you will feel when you finally take delivery.
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      10-20-2008, 08:45 PM   #21
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love the color.
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      10-20-2008, 08:47 PM   #22
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Why would a dealer put a sticker or anything on the back of a new BMW, let alone an M3?

Anyway, awesome color...just ordered mine last week. Looks good!!!
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