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      07-13-2010, 12:22 PM   #67
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A very nice car. Thanks for the reportage on the trip.
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      07-13-2010, 01:10 PM   #68
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man this is awesome!!! i've got to do an ED sometime!!!
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      07-13-2010, 01:22 PM   #69
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Great writeup--looks like a great way to buy a BMW!

I loved the picture of your mom in the backseat--that face she had on is about the same as the one my mom and gf wear each time they get in my car.
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      07-13-2010, 02:10 PM   #70
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Congrats Bro! My baby was also delivered in the same exact spot as yours. I believe that is the "lucky" M spot!!! Enjoy your car bro...ED and the M itself is an experience like no other....

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      07-13-2010, 07:28 PM   #71
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im jealous!! What a trip!!
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      07-13-2010, 08:36 PM   #72
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i have to get to germany before i die that place looks awesome!
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      07-14-2010, 01:03 AM   #73
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Wow, what a fun read and great pics.....brought back the memories as a few said. Congrats and thanks for posting, looks like you had a fantastic time!!!
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      07-14-2010, 11:38 AM   #74
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How did they mount your front euro delivery plate? It looks like there are no screws.
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      07-14-2010, 11:57 AM   #75
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How did they mount your front euro delivery plate? It looks like there are no screws.
They use double sided tape. At least that is what they used when I did my 335 ED.

Great write up OP. Car is beautiful, and I love how the speed cloth extends the entire seat now. I think it gives the seats a more complete look and appears less unfinished...definitely sporty. Hopefully I will be doing an e90 M3 ED next spring. Your pics definitely helped in the meantime. Congrats!
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      07-14-2010, 02:25 PM   #76
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Congrats! Looks like you had a blast!
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      07-14-2010, 09:30 PM   #77
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Congrats Bro! My baby was also delivered in the same exact spot as yours. I believe that is the "lucky" M spot!!! Enjoy your car bro...ED and the M itself is an experience like no other....

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i have to get to germany before i die that place looks awesome!
You def need to go... it's unreal. I almost want to spend a vacation there for a week and just get a cabin in the mountains, down between fussen and innsbruck looks like where the filmed "the sound of music" it's a really magical place. Kind of gay to say, but there really is no other way to describe it. I can see why Europeans frown on America, they take such great care of their country and nothing is over industrialized. To think it's like the size of PA. Seems like an endless landscape in a Bob Ross painting .... nothing but happy trees and smiling mountains

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They use double sided tape. At least that is what they used when I did my 335 ED.

Great write up OP. Car is beautiful, and I love how the speed cloth extends the entire seat now. I think it gives the seats a more complete look and appears less unfinished...definitely sporty. Hopefully I will be doing an e90 M3 ED next spring. Your pics definitely helped in the meantime. Congrats!
Yeah I like it too, however I must say I still sweat in the cloth, but the grip is much better. The finish on the doors is surprisingly nice, i was really worried about that.

Thanks again everyone for all your comments!!! Glad I was able to contribute

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      07-16-2010, 03:45 PM   #78
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wow... Cloth portion on the 2011 Speed Cloth seats run all the way up to the headrest?? What about the back seats? I also ordered SC, and let me tell you, it looks awesome in your photo!!

Congrats on the car. Great trip!
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      07-19-2010, 08:53 PM   #80
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They didn't give you a full tank of gas??
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      07-19-2010, 09:10 PM   #81
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wow... Cloth portion on the 2011 Speed Cloth seats run all the way up to the headrest?? What about the back seats? I also ordered SC, and let me tell you, it looks awesome in your photo!!

Congrats on the car. Great trip!
Yes it's all the way now. I was surprised too. I love it though! Same with back seats

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They didn't give you a full tank of gas??
I thought that was bs too. I spent 45 mins in traffic sweating and worrying that I was going to run out of gas before I got to a station
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      07-20-2010, 11:01 AM   #82
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PicassoM what did you need to take out of the car when you dropped if off?

First-Aid, Warning Triangle, Manual? I even heard you keep one of the keyfobs.
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      07-20-2010, 12:21 PM   #83
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Amazing thread - thanks for your write up, and photos.

Congrats on your new M3! I hope to do this with my wife. Looks like so much fun.
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Yes it's all the way now. I was surprised too. I love it though! Same with back seats



I thought that was bs too. I spent 45 mins in traffic sweating and worrying that I was going to run out of gas before I got to a station


By the way, Welt delivers all the cars with less than a quarter tank due to safety policies. They should at least provide customers with gas coupons to fill their new cars at the nearest gas station.
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congats! thanks for sharing.
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      07-20-2010, 10:50 PM   #86
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Picasso:

Did you happen to still be there to see BMW's guy wheelie his motorcycle up and down the stairs inside the Welt? I was too hung over in the morning and had to re-deliver later in the afternoon, so I can't remember what time this went off.



Also, with my background in civil engineering I can tell you I really appreciated getting the Welt book as one of the gifts when they presented the car. It's filled with some great info on the construction and history, packed with stunning photographs. What did you think of it?
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Amazing!!.........very nice.......
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