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      06-18-2009, 11:08 AM   #1
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Collected New Car Today!!

Big Tone (E92Fan - or Mr Moderator Sir to you and me! ) picked me up from my home this morning at 5am and we drove up to Hartlepool to pick up my new car - another White E92 M3 but this time with DCT. We made good time and even with a stop for breakfast we were there for 9.30am!! Will give a full report once ive had it a few weeks but first impressions are pretty good. Plus points - i absolutely love the new 2009 iDrive system, massive improvement on the DVD based system, lovely screen and some really nice and useful features - love the keyless entry and keyless start/go - really like the DCT box "overall", smooth changes and paddles feel nice in your hands!! Negative points - car feels quite a bit slower than my old E92 M3 (which maybe proves how good the Evolve remap was/is) but then it has only just done 6,000 miles and the original owner admitted to driving like Miss Daisy!! Im also a little disappointed that the car doesnt seem to "blip" the throttle as much as i would have hoped it would do on the downshifts but maybe i was spoiled by my CSL and maybe when i have the Race exhaust fitted next week it will sound better?? Im also not keen on the gloss black shadow line trim, i much preferred my old matt trim. But overall though im pretty happy with my new purchase. Its booked in next week to have the Eibach Pro Kit and spacers plus all the CF badges and wheel caps. Im also having the Remus Race exhaust fitted and the BMC filter plus the Evolve boys are going to remap it and remove the top speed limiter. Then the wheels are going to get sprayed gunmetal again next friday but im going to try and get Scott to do them a more matt/flat colour if possible. One of the things i also love about this car is it hasnt had the factory rear tints fitted - so im also going to get Pentagon to do all the windows a light smoke all round so they all match - great!! Theres little point posting pics of it as it looks almost identical to my last M3 when i first bought it. Will post up a few when the first stage of mods are done and let you know how good the exhaust sounds!! Finally, on the way home Tony and i made an SLK 55 AMG sandwich on the A1M - have to say it was no quicker than the M3 and at some points i managed to pull away from him. Suddenly Tony disappeared from my rear view mirror and when i finally managed to get through to him on the phone it turned out he had a rozzer rammed up his tailpipes!!! Thanks again big fella for taking me up to get the car, much appreciated and see you soon! Steve.
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      06-18-2009, 11:15 AM   #2
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Good to hear and looking forward to another MODFEST.

Again in for pics...

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Nice one Stevo... Travelled a long way to get the bad-boy!

Most cars all come out of the factory will slightly different outputs.. Your old one could have been a really good one.
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Nice! Sounds like your already picking holes though Steve Bet your already on the lookout for your next steed
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Mmmm - i'll give it the customary couple of months - then we'll see!!!
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Just stick a supercharger on it, that'll keep you happy for a month or two!
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      06-18-2009, 12:13 PM   #7
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Congratulations, Steve. Hope you get many, many miles of use from it.

Tone, what's the story on the rozzer?
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Congrats!

This is car (ie with DCT) you should of got in the first place. The manual box is a proper let down IMO.

ps My eisenmann race exhaust is going on tommorow.
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Congrats Steve. youll have to take me out in it some time, pretty please
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Congrats Steve. youll have to take me out in it some time, pretty please
Anytime fella!!
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Congrats Steve, can't wait to hear the Race exhaust. Post some vids when its installed
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Very nice Steve. I came to my senses and realised the Focus RS is after all a Ford Focus! Will look at one of these early next year after my endowment is paid out.
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Glad you got another white M3 dude!!

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Most cars all come out of the factory will slightly different outputs.. Your old one could have been a really good one.

Automatic cars tend to be slower than manuals Na, im sure once you have the remap done, it will be alive again They have a new 460bhp package, which you should consider
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Congrats Steve. youll have to take me out in it some time, pretty please
+1 August will soon be here.
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Shotgun can only be called when in full sight of the vehicle.
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They have a new 460bhp package, which you should consider
Who is "they" - do you mean Evolve?? If not, who?? And what do you mean "package" - do you mean exhaust, filter, remap etc??
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Shotgun can only be called when in full sight of the vehicle.
Im lost!!???

That said, anyone who fancies a blast in the car is more than welcome, either here or at the Ring.
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Im lost!!???
http://www.shotgunrules.com/

Check that out Hoops, yes I'm bored...and Yeh would love a blast in that M3 too. Paul (booforty) had me shitting brix when I went out for a blast with him at UK7
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Sounds nice congrats, is it the 2 owner car of pheads was very nice car for the price.
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yea Steve, with evolve http://www.mtorque.co.uk/ubbthreads/...gonew=1#UNREAD
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Sounds nice congrats, is it the 2 owner car of pheads was very nice car for the price.

i saw that too think the previous owner is called 'pillock'
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