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      02-01-2012, 03:20 AM   #1
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Hi, just wanted to introduce myself. Got my first ever BMW today, and couldn't be happier . She's a 2006 325I in Monaco blue. It has the sport, cold weather, and, premium packages. I was disappointed it didn't have HID's or the halo/angel eyes. My previous cars where Mustang's and most recently a 96 Maxima, so going from those to this is pure heaven.
I was so not used to these kind of cars that, that when they said my car was ready, I get in put the remote in push the button and couldn't start the car. WTF I thought to my self, come to think of it every time I test drove one the sales guy started it first. Ok I thought how hard could this be. I tried holding it down, still no, taped it quick still no. Tried pushing the gas, nope. Finally after siting their for what seamed like for ever defeated I went over to an employee washing car's and I said, "Hey I'm going to sound retarded but I've never owned one of these how do I start it?". Employee, "Did you hold the brake down?". Homer Simpson moment
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      02-01-2012, 03:23 AM   #2
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Nice to meet you. I had the same problem with my first time, had to call a friend lol. Everyone is going to ask for pics, so post them
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      02-01-2012, 07:40 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum. I am new too. Well, at least you figured out how to get the key out. Me on the other hand ...
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      02-01-2012, 03:38 PM   #4
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      02-01-2012, 03:41 PM   #5
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Welcome! Ok, now I have to wash my car!!!
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      02-03-2012, 01:19 PM   #6
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