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      12-28-2008, 07:57 PM   #1
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Hello from San Diego

Just joined this group and wanted to introduce myself and say hello , Any other members from the San Diego area?

Now burning gas in a 08 Sedan, 6spd, Sparkling Graphite w/Black Extended Leather, Technology Package, Premium Package, Cold Weather Package, Moonroof, Sunsahdes, PDC, Premium Sound, Satellite and Ipod.

Loved my 335i, but this, is there any more fun getting 10MPG

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      12-28-2008, 07:59 PM   #2
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      12-29-2008, 03:35 AM   #3
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      12-29-2008, 04:43 AM   #4
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Howdy, long time member here from San Diego. I picked up one of the first M-DCT Coupes in So Cal. Welcome aboard.
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      12-29-2008, 10:44 AM   #5
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Welcome and enjoy all the resources the forum has to offer! Makes it that much harder to leave your car in stock form unfortunately!
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      12-29-2008, 10:52 AM   #6
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From a family car to a sports car, good move!
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      12-29-2008, 01:36 PM   #7
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welcome to the board. California's a great place to have any car.
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      12-29-2008, 10:52 PM   #8
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Question

Thank You guys for the warm welcome.

Looking for input, what are the best modifications to do witha $1000 max budget?

Thanks for the help.
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      12-30-2008, 01:06 AM   #9
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I'd say go cosmetic with $1k.

My personal suggestions (and what I did as well) was:

-Matte black grills ~$90
-Matte black side marker housings ~$70
-Wheel spacers ~$150
-Clear/painted/smoked front bumper cover reflectors ~$70 (I did smoked...)

That leaves a lot of funds left over. You can't do an nice clear bra, exhaust or wheels with the remaining money. I'd splurge and get a good clear bra though, definitely worth it.

Cheers, have a great new year.
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      01-05-2009, 03:53 PM   #10
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Are you happy with the smoked or do you wish you got painted?

I'd use the extra funds for H&R springs.


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      01-15-2009, 04:06 AM   #11
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The Modifications have begun

The reveal soon.

Thanks for all the input.

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      01-19-2009, 01:14 AM   #12
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Whats the best place to get the H&R springs installed in SD?
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      01-31-2009, 10:09 PM   #13
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I had mine done at Brecht BMW

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      02-01-2009, 11:57 AM   #14
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Thank You guys for the warm welcome.

Looking for input, what are the best modifications to do witha $1000 max budget?

Thanks for the help.
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      02-01-2009, 05:49 PM   #15
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      02-03-2009, 01:12 AM   #16
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Just joined this group and wanted to introduce myself and say hello , Any other members from the San Diego area?

Now burning gas in a 08 Sedan, 6spd, Sparkling Graphite w/Black Extended Leather, Technology Package, Premium Package, Cold Weather Package, Moonroof, Sunsahdes, PDC, Premium Sound, Satellite and Ipod.

Loved my 335i, but this, is there any more fun getting 10MPG

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Welcome, new member myself. Congrads on the new toy.
I'm around the Mission Valley. Paddy got an JB E90 M3 6spd. He's from SD too. So, now we got a MR, JB, and SG E90 M3 rolling around SD. Nice.... Hope we can meet up sometime.
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      02-03-2009, 11:05 AM   #17
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Hey Don Congrats!

Be on the look out for a Jerez Black M3. I haven't been able to stop driving it since I got it, so I'm all over San Diego.

I'm living off 5/Balboa.

Check out the SLO nocal-socal meet in the regional forums. March 28th.
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      02-03-2009, 02:36 PM   #18
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Welcome Don,

Let us know if there is anything we can help you out with here in San Diego.

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      02-03-2009, 04:41 PM   #19
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Hey Don,
was that you coming down Carmel Mtn Road about 1PM today, and turned onto 5/805 on ramp heading South?

If so "Nice Car", I passed you by heading down the hill.
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      02-03-2009, 05:06 PM   #20
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Hey Don,
was that you coming down Carmel Mtn Road about 1PM today, and turned onto 5/805 on ramp heading South?

If so "Nice Car", I passed you by heading down the hill.
What! you guys are out driving, and I'm stuck at work... this blows.!!!! Well, at least there's still Norcal/Socal.
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      02-03-2009, 05:34 PM   #21
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I was over in Rancho Bernado for lunch, took 56 East but came back the back roads by 4S ranch. Was able to gun it a little as the roads were empty.

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      02-03-2009, 06:15 PM   #22
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What! you guys are out driving, and I'm stuck at work... this blows.!!!! Well, at least there's still Norcal/Socal.
haha yea we have the wrong job if all you guys are all out driving around enjoying the weather!
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