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      10-02-2012, 02:55 PM   #45
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lovely!...enjoy the few hours of sunshine...winter coming soon!
As long as it's not raining, the roof's down - oops, just remembered where I live .
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      10-02-2012, 03:18 PM   #46
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As long as it's not raining, the roof's down - oops, just remembered where I live .
Don't worry about it. I bought a roadster just before summer and I've only had the roof down about 5 times since. Winter isn't any different from summer.

The rain doesn't get in the cabin if you go fast enough anyway
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      10-02-2012, 03:23 PM   #47
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Just think how much drugs and how many damp spots have happened in your car.
Funnily enough the first owner was a Proffessional drug dealer. (owns a massive pharma company.)

2nd owner was also a director. Plenty of wet secretary fanny yes.. No drug dealers like your thinking. No tints and lived in Cambridge all it's life not Glasgow...

I've spoken to the 2nd owner. A nice chap, the first owner is pretty famous in the Pharma world. Will prob pay him a visit as its only down the road.
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      10-02-2012, 03:26 PM   #48
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Dammit, should have known it was too good to be true - drove it 600 miles back home and, thanks to your handy hint, it's only now that I've noticed the smashed in bumper, doors, rear end and all that "sat around" damage.
Just goes to show that the BMW AUC damage free document isn't worth the paper it's written on....., but wait a sec, I've just realised that 'damage free' must mean that I don't have to pay for all the damage - wow, what a good deal .
I sense you have some issue with me. You have got a bargain and good on you.

You have a legit reason to why it did naff all miles....

Some cars get involved in major shunts... Sit around etc. get fixed and that's why they did sod all miles one year etc.



EDIT, I didn't mean damage from sitting around but been in an accident then say around for whatever reason waiting repair,
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      10-02-2012, 03:34 PM   #49
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Oi, enough of with the Glasgow bashing

Jon, what colour is the roof?
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      10-02-2012, 03:36 PM   #50
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Haha lol Mowf !!

How is your Z4 mate?
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Have you checked the boot incase there is still a corpse lying in there?
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      10-02-2012, 04:48 PM   #52
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I sense you have some issue with me...
No "issue", just a degree of incomprehension as to why you considered it "awful" for me to have bought a car from a deceased's estate.
Not that I owe you any explanation, but it was only post purchase that I discovered that the former owner had died. Admittedly I had a momentary blip on the macabre side, but a good friend assured me that my qualms were groundless as the car was going to a good home.
I'm perfectly happy to attribute any antagonism between ourselves to a simple misunderstanding and move on - you might care to let me have your thoughts...
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Oi, enough of with the Glasgow bashing

Jon, what colour is the roof?
Black. I'll post a picture - just as soon as I get the roof closed. Currently enjoying some lovely autumnal sunshine .
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Have you checked the boot incase there is still a corpse lying in there?
I was wondering where he disappeared to .
PS: just noticed your location, is that why you made the suggestion?
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Happy to move on mate, I didn't think it was awful that you bought a dead persons car. I meant its awful that the person had died.
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Funnily enough the first owner was a Proffessional drug dealer. (owns a massive pharma company.)

2nd owner was also a director. Plenty of wet secretary fanny yes.. No drug dealers like your thinking. No tints and lived in Cambridge all it's life not Glasgow...

I've spoken to the 2nd owner. A nice chap, the first owner is pretty famous in the Pharma world. Will prob pay him a visit as its only down the road.
As it happens, I'm the 2nd owner and, funnily enough, I don't recall our conversation, nor my former life as a drug dealer. I await your "visit" with a degree of trepidation, not to mention total nonchalance!
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...watches thread turn distinctly odd...
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...watches thread turn distinctly odd...
It wouldn't be for the first time, but it provides a degree of entertainment when there's nothing of interest on the telly .
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Anyway, lovely motor and an absolute steal at that price. And the leather hides the old blood stains really well.
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Surreal.

Anyway, Jon, how's the steering compared to the F10?
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Surreal.

Anyway, Jon, how's the steering compared to the F10?
It still has that slight on-centre, electric detachment, but it's noticeably more positive and provides more feedback than the F10.
Factors which might affect this are that my 640i doesn't have AD and that it's on 20" wheels. To a lesser degree the steering wheel, being standard SE, has a slimmer rim than the M Sport version in the 535, which I didn't like it from day one. The wheel in my 640i feels far more tactile and, for me, makes driving far more pleasurable.
I've driven the F12 with and without AD and I now prefer the latter, as there's negligible body roll - something I wouldn't have said about the F10 without AD.
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Haha lol Mowf !!

How is your Z4 mate?
Aye, it's good. Had it 4 months already and no issues to report. Admittedly I've only done about 2k miles in it but it is a second car so never was going to get used much. Despite it's age it's probably in better condition than some of the new cars I've had . I do have moments of thinking about getting rid of it for no reason other than I'm a car tart and just want to try something different. I usually change my mind every time I drive it and get to hear the engine at full chat (the sound generator on the car is a stroke of genius).

The car has proved a good hobby which is partly why I bought it. Done a few little mods, nothing engine wise as it seems there's no point with that engine. BHP gain per is crap. I'm thinking about a full suspension overhaul over the winter........ or maybe I'll get something else :roll eyes:

Sorry for the thread jack Jon. It would be rude not to answer the question.
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...Sorry for the thread jack Jon. It would be rude not to answer the question.
No problem; I titled it 'New Toy' and you have one too, so enjoy .
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Stunning car Jon,you must be thrilled to bits with that,wheels are arguably the nicest OEM rims I've seen in a while

With that amount of discount,I'd have no problem getting a shovel out
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Aye, it's good. Had it 4 months already and no issues to report. Admittedly I've only done about 2k miles in it but it is a second car so never was going to get used much. Despite it's age it's probably in better condition than some of the new cars I've had . I do have moments of thinking about getting rid of it for no reason other than I'm a car tart and just want to try something different. I usually change my mind every time I drive it and get to hear the engine at full chat (the sound generator on the car is a stroke of genius).

The car has proved a good hobby which is partly why I bought it. Done a few little mods, nothing engine wise as it seems there's no point with that engine. BHP gain per is crap. I'm thinking about a full suspension overhaul over the winter........ or maybe I'll get something else :roll eyes:

Sorry for the thread jack Jon. It would be rude not to answer the question.

Sounds good mate, what mods have you done?
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Lovely car, when I move my E91 on in a few years really fancy a 640d.
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