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      08-12-2011, 12:16 PM   #1
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Talking POST-Your excuses to the wife to drive the M3

I'm waiting to take delivery of my car the week of 9/19 via the Performance Center.

I have a feeling the wife is going to be as enthusiastic about driving the car as I am. This means-I need to plan ways of having more face time in the ///M.

Something tells me I will be volunteering a lot to run errands to drive the car. So let's start making a list of excuses as ammo and build up our arsenal.
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      08-12-2011, 12:19 PM   #2
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"The cars making a funny noise. I need to take it to workand check it out."
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      08-12-2011, 12:23 PM   #3
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My real wife needs more attention, BRB
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      08-12-2011, 12:24 PM   #4
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      08-12-2011, 12:26 PM   #5
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For the first 1200 miles...

"I gotta go drive it around to get the break in service done"
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      08-12-2011, 12:31 PM   #6
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i tell her, your car is too dirty.. i cant drive dirty cars... i itch... LMAO...

and my other excuse... i need to go to the dealer and have them look at the car..

another one is... its hot and my car is tinted...
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      08-12-2011, 12:41 PM   #7
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STFU....wait I'm not married.
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no excuse? just take the keys and go?

tell her to stfu
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no excuse? just take the keys and go?

tell her to stfu
This!!
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      08-12-2011, 12:50 PM   #10
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For the first 1200 miles...

"I gotta go drive it around to get the break in service done"
Hahahaha. I did that as well.

Our conversation went something like this:
Me: Gotta drive the M3 for the break in period.
Wife: At 9 in the evening???
Me: Oh well, I need to get the break in service done by this week so we can go out of town.
Wife: Oh ok. Just be safe. Take care.
Wife: Wait, do you really have to go this late???
Me: Out of town this weekend, out of town...
Wife: Fine fine, just go and be safe.
Me: I'll get some popcorn and a redbox CD on my way back.
Wife: ....
Me: Kiss kiss. Love you!
Wife: Just go.
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If you need to make up an excuse to drive your car, then you may have married the wrong woman. Just saying.
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      08-12-2011, 12:58 PM   #12
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Wife has yet to drive the M3 -
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      08-12-2011, 01:01 PM   #13
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my problem is trying to find an excuse to drive this car without the wife going with me...all the nagging.."slow down," "dont turn fast," "car is so bumpy," etc etc...i didnt buy this car to drive it in D1 all day long..which is what i have to do when we go out with it
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      08-12-2011, 01:07 PM   #14
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Just mod the hell out of the car, and make sure you have some sort of exhaust, and she will not want to drive it.
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my problem is trying to find an excuse to drive this car without the wife going with me...all the nagging.."slow down," "dont turn fast," "car is so bumpy," etc etc...i didnt buy this car to drive it in D1 all day long..which is what i have to do when we go out with it
Totally and fully agree with you. I hear the same in my current E46 M3
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      08-12-2011, 01:09 PM   #16
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no excuse? just take the keys and go?

tell her to stfu
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This!!
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Wife has yet to drive the M3 -
Mine drove it once. She could take it or leave it; too scared to get it to redline. She'll stick with her G37x(until i get her an X5)
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      08-12-2011, 01:13 PM   #17
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      08-12-2011, 01:13 PM   #18
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Your excuses to the wife to drive the M3

Honey, you don't know how to drive stick....(hope you got the correct tranmission, boy, saves alot of issues)!!!!!(lol)
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      08-12-2011, 01:16 PM   #19
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No problem with the z4 m coz its stick but m3 we have to fight for it.. Lol
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      08-12-2011, 01:52 PM   #20
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"we're not married, so I can do what I choose..."
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      08-12-2011, 01:54 PM   #21
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I can totally see myself purposely forgetting something at the grocery store just so I can drive the car again :-P
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      08-12-2011, 02:01 PM   #22
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Sorry the m3 doesnt have a kitchen....
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