E90Post
 


Lux Angel Eyes
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > UK Off-Topic Discussions > It's been over a year ...



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      06-15-2009, 06:06 AM   #23
Irnbrukid
Major
Scotland
14
Rep
1,340
Posts

 
Drives: RepMobile
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Scotland

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by sheps View Post
The exact Pantone colour reference is "Metallic hearing-aid beige"
Or Jewish racing gold.
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 06:12 AM   #24
Black Sapphire
Second Lieutenant
Black Sapphire's Avatar
United Kingdom
2
Rep
227
Posts

 
Drives: Impreza WRX STI
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: London, England

iTrader: (0)

Heres a quick pic from the ad -


Sorry but..........

Quote:
Originally Posted by sheps View Post
Yummy....

Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 06:52 AM   #25
trixman
Major
trixman's Avatar
United Kingdom
16
Rep
1,270
Posts

 
Drives: A Rental
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Creepy Crawley

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 BMW E92 335d  [0.00]
2003 M3 CSL  [0.00]
2007 E92 335i  [0.00]
Glad you've found something you like Nicola, you obviously love the car as it is and that's what matters. Bet your very excited about picking it up.

P.S. F**k me it's ugly.
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 07:30 AM   #26
PeteJ
Diesel Head
PeteJ's Avatar
Scotland
5
Rep
550
Posts

 
Drives: 320d M Sport Convertible E93
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Edinburgh

iTrader: (0)

Nicola,

Don't listen to them... as long as you like it thats the main thing... however please take out roadside assistance!!

P
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 09:25 AM   #27
rogerxp
Major General
rogerxp's Avatar
United Kingdom
73
Rep
5,925
Posts

 
Drives: M3 Comp Pack / QQ+2 Tekna
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Stockport, Cheshire

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
I'm going to stick my neck on the block here but I kinda like it (wouldn't want my myself though of course ). Probably looks better in the flesh eh Nicola???
__________________
Current -: MW E92 M3 Competition Pack / Qashqai+2 Tekna 1.6dci
Gone -: 370Z GT Roadster; BMW X3 3.0d xdrive M Sport; E46 330i M Sport Coupe; Mazda RX8 231; Nissan 350Z GT Roadster; BMW E90 330d M Sport; BMW E92 335i SE; Maserati 4200; Nissan 350Z; Honda S2000; Astra Coupe Turbo; Ford Probe
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 10:18 AM   #28
NFS
Major General
NFS's Avatar
United Kingdom
113
Rep
9,216
Posts

 
Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by rogerxp View Post
Probably looks better in the flesh eh Nicola???
Hopefully
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 11:39 AM   #29
Carrera RSR
Colonel
Carrera RSR's Avatar
England
36
Rep
2,938
Posts

 
Drives: E61 M Sport + 924 Turbo
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Location: Location:

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by sheps View Post
Yummy....

Even better than the pinstripe ....... the chequerboard fabric

Should have guessed with the irish number plate it would be an early 944, pre oval dash 2.5 litre engine with 160bhp (at new, not sure now).
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 11:44 AM   #30
NFS
Major General
NFS's Avatar
United Kingdom
113
Rep
9,216
Posts

 
Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by carrerarsr View Post
pre oval dash 2.5 litre engine with 160bhp (at new, not sure now).
Should have at least half of that left
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 05:13 PM   #31
SoYank
Major General
SoYank's Avatar
United_States
88
Rep
7,504
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
Quote:
Originally Posted by carrerarsr View Post
Even better than the pinstripe ....... the chequerboard fabric

Should have guessed with the irish number plate it would be an early 944, pre oval dash 2.5 litre engine with 160bhp (at new, not sure now).
Wow! With a pincushion chess set you can play chess while you wait for traffic lights; or when you're stuck on the M1 at Luton.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue Black Leather Burl Walnut 6MT US Spec
SatNav ZPP ZCW 6FL TPMS iDrive PDC HWS Xenons BMW Assist Power Rear Sunshade Logic 7
European Taillights Rear Foglamp OEM Alarm PicoTray DataToys XM-DVR Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD Short Shift Knob Hartge Anti-Roll Bars AP Racing Front Brakes 19" Style 269
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 05:19 PM   #32
trixman
Major
trixman's Avatar
United Kingdom
16
Rep
1,270
Posts

 
Drives: A Rental
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Creepy Crawley

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2007 BMW E92 335d  [0.00]
2003 M3 CSL  [0.00]
2007 E92 335i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by SoYank View Post
Wow! With a pincushion chess set you can play chess while you wait for traffic lights; or when you're stuck on the M1 at Luton.
The other available option at the time was 'ventilated' pin cushion style ones that you could play connect 4 with.
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 05:21 PM   #33
SoYank
Major General
SoYank's Avatar
United_States
88
Rep
7,504
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 E90 335i MT
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Brighton, Colorado

iTrader: (1)

Garage List
Send a message via Yahoo to SoYank Send a message via Skype™ to SoYank
You can do that with pushpins.
__________________
2009 E90 335i Montego Blue Black Leather Burl Walnut 6MT US Spec
SatNav ZPP ZCW 6FL TPMS iDrive PDC HWS Xenons BMW Assist Power Rear Sunshade Logic 7
European Taillights Rear Foglamp OEM Alarm PicoTray DataToys XM-DVR Multi-view Processor
Quaife ATB LSD Short Shift Knob Hartge Anti-Roll Bars AP Racing Front Brakes 19" Style 269
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 05:57 PM   #34
Porscha!
Should be on www.retrorides.com
United Kingdom
41
Rep
3,573
Posts

 
Drives: Porsche 944
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Derbyshire

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
It's quite obvious that retro cars are not appreciated on here, fair enough.

I'm happy with it, thats all that matters, right?? I'm sure you can count many uglier cars out on the road.

Yes it's a 2.5, oval dash, in absolutely stunning condition, a folder full of bills that probably add up to what most of your cars are worth. Hope the E90 survives to 20-odd years old, really I do then it will look as good as the E30 looks now

Who really cares what plate it's got on, infact I've seen so many E90's with private plates on. My first Porsche I owned also had an Irish (JUI, is that an Irish one??) plate on it, should have guessed it was an early 3.0SC targa, the cheapo 911

Also loved my old '44 which was the original 2.5 too, it's a fairly decent engine, in my opinion, it's not going to set the world alight but neither is a 320d, luv.

Roger - thanks, I335 - I will make another thread with pics if you would like to see the car.

Pascha interior (the checked flag one) I rather like if it has been kept well in black or blue. This one has a pinstripe the same as my old one did, though this one is brown and the old one was black.
__________________
"FIRE UP THA PORRSCHAAH" - The 80's are back!

Front Engined Porsche
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 06:00 PM   #35
Porscha!
Should be on www.retrorides.com
United Kingdom
41
Rep
3,573
Posts

 
Drives: Porsche 944
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Derbyshire

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by trixman View Post
The other available option at the time was 'ventilated' pin cushion style ones that you could play connect 4 with.
Not seen this, pic please.

Interiors with character
__________________
"FIRE UP THA PORRSCHAAH" - The 80's are back!

Front Engined Porsche
Appreciate 0
      06-15-2009, 06:06 PM   #36
Porscha!
Should be on www.retrorides.com
United Kingdom
41
Rep
3,573
Posts

 
Drives: Porsche 944
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Derbyshire

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by - Paul - View Post
Always had a soft spot for the 944. The colour does look a little brown tho.......


I don't dislike the colour at all, original colour of the time, think it looks better in real life and better when the sun is shining personally.
__________________
"FIRE UP THA PORRSCHAAH" - The 80's are back!

Front Engined Porsche
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 02:38 AM   #37
M3-FAST
Defected to the dark side.....
M3-FAST's Avatar
England
84
Rep
5,791
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M5 LCi
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Stafford, UK

iTrader: (11)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Porscha! View Post
It's quite obvious that retro cars are not appreciated on here, fair enough.
Nic, you say that EVERY time we take the mickey out of one of your 'retro' cars!! In all fairness, this is a forum 'designed' for owners of very modern high tech BMW's and your not going to float a lot of boats posting up pics of 20-30 yr old cars. We get turned on by 3 litre twin turbo engines, electronic gadgets and dare I say it 'driver aids', lol

If I joined an MGB forum and posted up pics of my new M3 saying, hey guys, check this out - I would expect a certain amount (OK a LOT) of negativity.

We are only having a laugh Nic, but you do kinda load the bullets and wait for us to pull the trigger

Didn't realise yours came with the optional roof mounted road sign telling everyone following to 'slow down' ??
Attached Images
  

Last edited by M3-FAST; 06-16-2009 at 05:38 AM.
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 02:54 AM   #38
NFS
Major General
NFS's Avatar
United Kingdom
113
Rep
9,216
Posts

 
Drives: 335i m-sport LCI
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: UK

iTrader: (0)

That interior shot is very 1970's.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 03:09 AM   #39
- Paul -
Major General
- Paul -'s Avatar
England
179
Rep
7,274
Posts

 
Drives: see above.
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Yorkshire, UK

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
2005 320D SE  [5.00]
2005 645  [4.50]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Porscha! View Post
It's quite obvious that retro cars are not appreciated on here, fair enough.

I'm happy with it, thats all that matters, right?? I'm sure you can count many uglier cars out on the road.

Yes it's a 2.5, oval dash, in absolutely stunning condition, a folder full of bills that probably add up to what most of your cars are worth. Hope the E90 survives to 20-odd years old, really I do then it will look as good as the E30 looks now

Who really cares what plate it's got on, infact I've seen so many E90's with private plates on. My first Porsche I owned also had an Irish (JUI, is that an Irish one??) plate on it, should have guessed it was an early 3.0SC targa, the cheapo 911

Also loved my old '44 which was the original 2.5 too, it's a fairly decent engine, in my opinion, it's not going to set the world alight but neither is a 320d, luv.

Roger - thanks, I335 - I will make another thread with pics if you would like to see the car.

Pascha interior (the checked flag one) I rather like if it has been kept well in black or blue. This one has a pinstripe the same as my old one did, though this one is brown and the old one was black.

Isn't a Porsche 944 supposed to be a sports car tho? A 320D isnt.... 2.5l with 160hp - oh how technology has moved on and improved motoring eh?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 05:37 AM   #40
M3-FAST
Defected to the dark side.....
M3-FAST's Avatar
England
84
Rep
5,791
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M5 LCi
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Stafford, UK

iTrader: (11)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by NFS View Post
That interior shot is very 1970's.
LOL - where the fcuk did that 'tan' gearstick gaitor come from!!!!!!

Nic, you gotta' junk that gearknob and gaitor!!
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 06:27 AM   #41
Oil Burner
Captain
Oil Burner's Avatar
7
Rep
614
Posts

 
Drives: E93 330d SE Auto
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Wilts

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by M3-FAST View Post
LOL - where the fcuk did that 'tan' gearstick gaitor come from!!!!!!

Nic, you gotta' junk that gearknob and gaitor!!
more orange than david dickinson
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 06:29 AM   #42
M3-FAST
Defected to the dark side.....
M3-FAST's Avatar
England
84
Rep
5,791
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M5 LCi
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Stafford, UK

iTrader: (11)

Garage List
......and he loves old antique's as well!!!!!
Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 06:56 AM   #43
Oil Burner
Captain
Oil Burner's Avatar
7
Rep
614
Posts

 
Drives: E93 330d SE Auto
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Wilts

iTrader: (0)



Appreciate 0
      06-16-2009, 08:37 AM   #44
dxb335d
The Tarmac Terrorist
dxb335d's Avatar
England
381
Rep
29,290
Posts

 
Drives: E46 M3 CS
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: ''Fandango Towers''

iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Porscha! View Post
It's quite obvious that retro cars are not appreciated on here, fair enough.
Yes they are, I own a lovely Fiesta RS Turbo.. Dave owns a RS2000 (i think, may be another MK1 Escort)

I love old fords, and some old porsches. No front engined ones though.
__________________
M3 gone .... But I now have a M3 CS
Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:52 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST