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Old 10-06-2012, 12:46 PM   #41
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Congrats, only 12 more years until you can grossly overpay to live out your FnF dreams
While I do that, I hope you enjoy your 325!

You should toss an S54 into your wishlist, it'll make it a bit less pathetic.
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:52 PM   #42
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Isn't the rest of Europe LHD?
no only the uk, france, germany etc all drive on the right,

only problem with driving a car on 'the passenger side' is remembering to get in on the right side to drive it (unless nobody is watching)

I had five years in the states and found it no problem diving on the 'wrong side of the road'
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:55 PM   #43
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no only the uk, france, germany etc all drive on the right,

only problem with driving a car on 'the passenger side' is remembering to get in on the right side to drive it (unless nobody is watching)

I had five years in the states and found it no problem diving on the 'wrong side of the road'

Germany invented the car and they drive on the right side of the road, you guys in the UK are doing it wrong
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:56 PM   #44
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no only the uk
oops that meant to read no we in the UK are the only ones in Europe that drives a RHD, the rest are LHD
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:58 PM   #45
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Germany invented the car and they drive on the right side of the road, you guys in the UK are doing it wrong
ermmm look at wikipedia it says china invented the car in 16--
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:01 PM   #46
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While I do that, I hope you enjoy your 325!

You should toss an S54 into your wishlist, it'll make it a bit less pathetic.
Maybe your parents can buy me one too
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:02 PM   #47
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ermmm look at wikipedia it says china invented the car in 16--
Yea, because wikipedia is never wrong

Benz invented the first real automobile. Then Ford made it possible for everyone to own one. Both of those men came from countries that drive on the right side of the road. So again, you're doing it wrong
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:05 PM   #48
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Germany invented the car and they drive on the right side of the road, you guys in the UK are doing it wrong
actually reading on the wiki site it actually says that the first powered vehicle was a steam tractor in france then the first powered vehicle was in BRITAIN that could take passengers, germany invented the internal combustion engine!! end of my 2 cents worth
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:10 PM   #49
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Everything but the dash is thesame, vents,radio,shifter,lcm,cluster etc all are thesame
I disagree. While the components are the same, their orientations to the driver are not the same. One of the things I love about the e46 steering wheel is that the volume controls are
On the left. then you can have your arm resting on the side and drive and control the volume with one arm.

Can't do that in the RHD small things, like the volume knob is now farther away. Same with the air blow position buttons. I use those buttons the most by far
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:17 PM   #50
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at the end of the day, I could do with a LHD and a RHD, one day drive the LHD and next day drive the RHD especially in the summer then I can even out the suntan on the arms instead of my right arm beoing darker than the left after hanging it out of the window
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:43 PM   #51
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Maybe your parents can buy me one too
I don't think so.

Always the first response when someone younger has a nicer car than yourself.
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Old 10-06-2012, 03:18 PM   #52
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The only problem I had was grabbing the window crank instead of the shifter.

That and expecting I could make a free left on red. Apparently not legal in parts of Australia.
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