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      10-30-2010, 01:39 PM   #1
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Lost a good friend this week :(

He drove in bad weather overtaking a car then as he tried to get back into his lane he ended up sliding into the ditch (rear end gave way on him) then hit a tree in his M3. He passed on due to his injuries.

Fellows the bad weather is just around the corner, make sure your car is winterized and do drive carefully ... I know it is tempting at times then what difference 5 minutes can make it may save your life.

Take care,

Cheers, Rolf-Dieter
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Michael RIP my Friend
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      10-30-2010, 01:42 PM   #2
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Sorry to hear about your friend. Drive safe.
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      10-30-2010, 01:42 PM   #3
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      10-30-2010, 01:43 PM   #4
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friends family is in my prayers - take care to drive safely in all road conditions all.
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      10-30-2010, 02:01 PM   #5
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what a terrible loss...

RIP
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      10-30-2010, 02:58 PM   #6
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it always sucks to hear something like that... sorry about your loss...
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      10-30-2010, 03:07 PM   #7
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Sorry to hear that man... very sad
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      10-30-2010, 03:26 PM   #8
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Very sorry to hear about it and there is a lesson to be learnt. Even the best of us drivers can get caught out. It's just not worth it.

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      10-30-2010, 03:30 PM   #9
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Sorry to hear man. I understand how you feel, I lost my best friend about 3 years ago. My prayers are with you and his family.
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      10-30-2010, 03:51 PM   #10
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      10-30-2010, 04:03 PM   #11
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Very sorry to hear that. RIP
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Very sad to hear man

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Most saddening.
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thats too bad, i know how you feel as my grandpa just passed away last week
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Very Sorry to hear.....
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sorry to hear about your loss.

With the E9X M3s, I got a snowflake icon warning on the dash this morning as the temps were well under 40 degrees this morning in my area. Really reminds you to be careful and I was still on summer tires.
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My condolences to you and his family. RIP

Hes right guys, for those of you in bad weather states get your cars ready!!
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Wow. So sorry to hear.
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My condolences to you and his family. Drive safe out there everyone!
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Very sorry to hear that you have lost a good friend.

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      10-30-2010, 08:04 PM   #21
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Thank you all so very much for your kind words, it is appreciated.

Mike loved cars and he was much to young to leave this world at 28. I felt I had to post it here since I once drove a fiery automobile like you fellows do. Not that my Z4 is not powerful only 33 hp less then my old M3

Anyway thanks again all and do be careful out there, may all your travels be safe. Remember you may gain a minute or two then you may loose so much ... you all know what I mean. Happy Motoring

Cheers,

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28 yrs young. Thoughts for his family and friends.
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