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      06-23-2013, 11:45 AM   #1
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Weekend car at last!

So after much deliberation over a long period of time I've finally pulled the trigger on a weekend car just this morning. I had a requirement for room enough to fit the family in so as I don't need to find time to use the car. I don't pick it up for a couple of weeks due to me bing at Silverstone for the F1 all next weekend and work commitments during the week.

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It's a 2005/55 CS SMG with, just turned on the test drive, 57k miles and is currently under full BMW warranty which I will be carrying on myself. It's got Nav, TV, bluetooth, Harmon Kardon.............

I'm feeling a bit like this right now

Can i do the Northern Meet in it? Please
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      06-23-2013, 11:58 AM   #2
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that is a very nice find mate! great car for the weekend especially with the low mileage too
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      06-23-2013, 12:32 PM   #3
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thats a very nice cs with low mileage! congrats on the purchase
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      06-23-2013, 03:42 PM   #4
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Gorgeous mate!! Congrats!!
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      06-23-2013, 04:05 PM   #5
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That looks lovely bud!
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      06-23-2013, 04:13 PM   #6
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Envious................very.


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      06-23-2013, 04:45 PM   #7
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Thanks guys, I can't wait to get it. The throttle blip on the SMG shifts is just soooo addictive.
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      06-23-2013, 04:50 PM   #8
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Do love that colour.....
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      06-23-2013, 05:37 PM   #9
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Awesome-congrats!
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      06-23-2013, 06:33 PM   #10
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Niiice. I want one too strangely enough even though I have my e92.
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      06-24-2013, 05:09 AM   #11
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What colour is that? I've only ever seen the CS in silver grey so just assumed they were all that colour.

A very small part of me kicks myself for not buying one of these when i had the chance.
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      06-24-2013, 05:17 AM   #12
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Interlagos blue. You could order a CS in any colour mate.
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      06-24-2013, 05:21 AM   #13
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As DXB says.

I think Interlagos was exclusive to the CS so there shouldn't be too many about even though there's probably 5 up for sale at the moment!
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Great spec, awesome colour... very nice indeed!
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Crackin' car. FRG mate, what's the plans? A keeper or just a toy for a while?

I still really am in love with mine.
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Crackin' car. FRG mate, what's the plans? A keeper or just a toy for a while?

I still really am in love with mine.
Thanks

It's a keeper mate. I just need to have the steering wheel refurbished as the alcantara has bobbled, think I'll use Royal as they come highly recommended on Cutters. That's about it apart from a few stone chips on the front. Plan is to keep it stock, clean and fully up to date on the service history. Might not loose too much on it then !
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It's a keeper mate.
So you will need another keyring

Nearly purchased one with only 8000miles a few years back, great colour.

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So you will need another keyring

Nearly purchased one with only 8000miles a few years back, great colour.

Michael.
Thanks Michael.

I thought that was going to read "Nearly purchased one with......... the profit from keyring sales"

Can I have another if you have any left or put me on the list for the next batch?
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That looks awesome.Good choice.
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I could never buy that for a "weekend" car i would just end up driving it everyday!!haha I can't help myself!
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FRG,

Car looks lovely. Congratulations. My CS is Silver grey and I'm also a Midlander, so if you fancy meeting up anytime, let me know. For now, just enjoy the M!

Cheers
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I thought that was going to read "Nearly purchased one with......... the profit from keyring sales"
29 x 2.20, does not add up to the money you have just spent !!

Will send you a PM.

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