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      03-28-2007, 04:36 AM   #1
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IT'S HERE - Sparkling Graphite E93 (56k beware)

Here she is.....

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      03-28-2007, 04:46 AM   #2
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congrats, must be one of the first, looking forward to seeing the pics!
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On my way to the Kelly Jones gig in York on Monday I saw an E93 for the first time on the road. A black with coral red leather, roof down on the A1/M link. Looked very nice in the early evening sunshine. I could be tempted...

Congrats on the new motor. Looking forward to pics.
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what interior and trim are u going for and wheels?

me Sparkling G with Saddle and Grey Poplar. aint seen many pics and a little worried for delivery! in e92 Msport.
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what interior and trim are u going for and wheels?

me Sparkling G with Saddle and Grey Poplar. aint seen many pics and a little worried for delivery! in e92 Msport.
he's getting black dakota interior, black high-gloss trim & 19" 230s according to his sig
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doooh sorry i am blind, just passionate
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Looking good! I like the piano black trim. I had this in my RX8...looks great, but a pain to keep dust free! Enjoy.
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looks amazing - congrats

Sorry, have to ask - where have they located the important roof button???
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On my way to the Kelly Jones gig in York on Monday I saw an E93 for the first time on the road. A black with coral red leather, roof down on the A1/M link. Looked very nice in the early evening sunshine. I could be tempted...

Congrats on the new motor. Looking forward to pics.

Jones? Which venue ??? I've missed it :mad:
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Congrats, looks good
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Congrats, you must be very happy.

After a lot of F@?"ing about mine is finally due at the dealer tomorrow. I probably won't pick it up till Friday as I haven't got much time tomorrow and don't want to rush the handover.

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Jones? Which venue ??? I've missed it :mad:
York Opera House! We were 3 rows from the stage and he played his entire solo album, 'Only The Names Have Been Changed' with a 3 piece string backing and a guy on guitar/keyboard. Then a selection of Stereophonics songs...just him & guitar. (Stereophonics new album soon and an arena tour to accompany)... Absolutely amazing evening and a great drive back on a very quiet A64 and motorways.
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looks amazing - congrats

Sorry, have to ask - where have they located the important roof button???
It's between the arm rest and the I-Drive controller. You can just see it in this picture. I'll take a better one tomorrow
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great picks - lovely location and the car looks like a lot of fun.

Is the wind deflector awkward to put up / take down?
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great picks - lovely location and the car looks like a lot of fun.

Is the wind deflector awkward to put up / take down?
It's not too bad. I got in a bit of a tangle first time but second time, no problem. It folds neatly in half and then in half again and goes in a bag. I'll take some pics over the weekend.
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Very nice. Enjoy.
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The top of the windscreen pillar looks quite narrow (the bit where the roof locks to the screen) - compared with my old Z4. I think BMW have raised the game again with such a cleverly designed car.
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The top of the windscreen pillar looks quite narrow (the bit where the roof locks to the screen) - compared with my old Z4. I think BMW have raised the game again with such a cleverly designed car.
It is a magnificent piece of engineering. Watching the roof open and close is poetry in motion. With the roof down there is no 'scuttle shake' (and trust me, the roads on the Isle of Wight are appalling) and with the roof up you would never know that it was a drop top. It's an absolute dream to drive.
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scothall watford have it in silver with silver inside with 19" rims. looks absolutely amazing. shame about the 8 month wait.
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It is a magnificent piece of engineering. Watching the roof open and close is poetry in motion. With the roof down there is no 'scuttle shake' (and trust me, the roads on the Isle of Wight are appalling) and with the roof up you would never know that it was a drop top. It's an absolute dream to drive.
Will be interested to hear if any squeaks/rattles (or leaks) develop over time. The Z4 did, occassionally give a rattle or two at times, but this could usually be cured by simply folding the roof and then raising it again. Hopefully the E93 will remain rattle free.
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