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      01-22-2013, 09:08 AM   #1
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My new car... 99%!!

And the winner is...

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classifi...60qt?logcode=p

The car i sold the bloody corrado for in the first place before i got sidetracked with dumb ideas!

Ticks the boxes for me... and look bloody clean!
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      01-22-2013, 09:12 AM   #2
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      01-22-2013, 09:14 AM   #3
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Looks clean!
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Not another bloody estoril car

Looks very tidy. When I got my E46 330i a few years back it was an 03 plate (facelift) with 73k on the clock and looked brand new; not a single fault with it - you'd never know its age or mileage. Fingers crossed you'll find the same with this one.
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      01-22-2013, 09:19 AM   #5
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This has full BM history and a 2 big folders of papers.

This one feels 'right' ... would have preferred black leather and many manual.. but... it looks bloody clean and rather compromise on a few bits to buy a well looked after motor.
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That looks lovely! And nice that its something a bit different - an enthusiast's car!

Good result!
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This car seems to have united everyone

When i showed brother in law TT ... he asked whether i was Toni or Guy in a previous life. Killed the vibe a bit...
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Get it bought!!!!!
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This car seems to have united everyone

When i showed brother in law TT ... he asked whether i was Toni or Guy in a previous life. Killed the vibe a bit...


Makes sense,did he not question your sexuality as well?

Lovely car,the E46 was/is a great car,I quite often see a peachy one and question myself as to why I ever sold the one I had prior to buying the E92.

Not a great fan of the rear spoiler (standard fitment on a clubsport,I don't know?),apart from that it looks an absolute corker

Enjoy,looking forward to seeing pics when you pick her up.

Is it a done deal?
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      01-22-2013, 10:20 AM   #10
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Will be in a bit.... just waiting for a mate to see about one a Toyota dealer has taken in PX that he knows... if he hasnt sorted it by 430, then ill call and put a deposit on this one!

Prob is .. its 180 miles from home so cant just pop over and see it
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180 miles is nothing to travel for the right car mate. Looks lovely and is a damn site better than that Rowdy Audi vert you posted.

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Good choice. I have been looking at high mileage examples of these today (don't know why) and they just seem such a good buy with that lovely silky smooth engine.

What is your brother in law on? He suggests a TT and then says this is a hairdressers car. He clearly knows nothing, you should just stop talking to him altogether.
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      01-22-2013, 10:53 AM   #13
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Other way round

I suggested TT .... he then called me a hairdresser

He did threaten to buy me a footspa if i bought a TT ....
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Very nice! I saw one on the road the other day and it looked great!
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Nice one, it looks fantastic and really well cared for. Keep up the BMW history and I bet it will not lose too much in 12 months or so. I like Estoril Blue, good choice.



Edit...the car dealer is just up the road from Roger.....
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At least this one is proper estoril blue. Not like all these new fake estoril F series cars that we have kicking about now.
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look at it, its in lovely condition, and supposedly and award winner. if you dont buy it, someone else will.
like chrisbin says, get it bought or you'll kick yourself.
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At least this one is proper estoril blue. Not like all these new fake estoril F series cars that we have kicking about now.
Whats a Fake estoril car?
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It was serviced at 78000 so prob have a fair few miles til next service.

Will get deposit down on it tonight
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EB II. By far the most common F3x M Sport colour. And I've heard, the slowest...

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Looks great

Weren't you the guy who considered an older TT?

If so you made the right choice!
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If it had 4 wheels.. i pretty much considered it

MPS, TT, Boxster, 350Z ... for the budget i had - i think this ticks the boxes.
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