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      03-14-2007, 03:06 PM   #1
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bye bye Norcal

I sold my car last Sunday because I am moving back to Japan. I've had this car since Dec of 05 and 30,000 miles. I had lots and lots of fun with this car.

The most beautiful car I've ever had

The fastest car I've ever had

The most "fun to drive" car I've ever had.


I also want to thank everyone who I met through this forum. I know I do not have E90/E92 but you guys were so nice when I came out for the meet. I really enjoyed hanging out with you guys. I wish i could stay longer and represent M3 at Norcal/Socal Meet :rocks: but oh well....

I really had a lot of fun and I am very sad right now.

I know people would ask me "so what are you gonna get in japan?" well..to answer that question, I am not sure. I will be living in middle of downtown tokyo where monthly parking is 400-500 dollars. I am not sure if I can justify buying a car as of right now. An M3 costs average 10k-20k more than it does here so financially, I don't think I am capable anyway.

I could go back to VW and buy R32 or something but after owning an M3...it's hard to go back to something not M3 or Porsche

I might save up some more money and get S4 avant. I really would like to get an RWD again but i'll save that till I will be able to afford E92 M3 or 997 E90 might be another way to go and finally i can be one of you guys!


here are the pix I took (or my gf took for me) last 2 days before my car was sold.

at Lombart Street



at Fillmore Street



at Santana Row



Palm Tree Street in Stanford University



17-mile Drive near Pebble Beach in Monterey



after last car wash



Last Gas stop




10 min before i sold it




bye bye












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      03-14-2007, 03:08 PM   #2
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some of your pictures arent showing

your car is hawt btw..
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      03-14-2007, 03:30 PM   #3
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So, it's been great seeing you at our meets, and I hope you continue to drop by the forums to say hi every now and then while in Japan. Good luck with your new job there!
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      03-14-2007, 03:35 PM   #4
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what up so! man, sad to see you moving back to japan too! you were in the bay area for such a short period of time!

anyway, it was always nice seeing you at the norcal meets and providing the awesome pics you'd take.

best wishes with your new chapter in life in japan! who knows, maybe you'll find yourself back in the states one day.
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      03-14-2007, 04:10 PM   #5
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nice to meet you before you left. good luck in japan.
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      03-14-2007, 04:14 PM   #6
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oh damn...that was fast! you weren't even here that long.

it was great seeing you at the meets, and good luck over there in japan. I'm sure you're going to feast your eyes of some crazy modded cars there, so keep us posted.

i hope the new owner of your m3 is a bmw enthusiast! all the best!
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      03-14-2007, 04:20 PM   #7
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nice! santana row!

who are u going to be working for in japan?
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      03-14-2007, 04:38 PM   #8
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man I hate goodbyes.
Anyhoo- all the best wishes in Japan.
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      03-14-2007, 05:41 PM   #9
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haha i didn't get to meet you at the euro meet sinced you looked busy but your car looke awesome! that is going to be one proud happy owner! gl hf in japan, great place and great country.
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      03-14-2007, 05:43 PM   #10
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J you speak Japanese??
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      03-14-2007, 07:16 PM   #12
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you're really sentimental. i was too when i was selling my E36 325i as it was my first car.

good luck in japan!
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no, but one of my co worker does. I just ask her how to write it. I think so can feel more family style this way.
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      03-15-2007, 01:51 AM   #14
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nice to meet you at the meets. good luck and have fun in japan. hope you will still visit the boards often. Jackie
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      03-15-2007, 02:16 AM   #15
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So, I'm very glad I got to meet you before you move to the land of the rising sun! Sorry I couldn't meet up with you and the gang more. Internet is our friend!

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      03-15-2007, 11:10 AM   #16
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thank all of you for those kind words.

i am getting sentimental

i will visit the board more often you guys keep modding! and keep good companies. thats what its all about
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hey man its sad to see you go....it was nice meeting you at the meets.....good luck in Japan.....
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      03-15-2007, 06:03 PM   #19
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Anyway, even though I didn't get a chance to meet you, still, have a nice trip to Japan.
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