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Old 02-12-2009, 04:10 AM   #601
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ok over my rant its there money they do what they want. Anyway I am moving to the Gold Coast (Biggara waters) on Monday. I'll probably not be near a computer in a while.. So If any of you QLD mob or Sydney blokes get a cruise together be sure to give me a Buzz or a txt (or mmslol) on: 0403229370 because Ill be more than keen to join!
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Old 02-12-2009, 04:12 AM   #602
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Moving to the Goldy for good?

We should have a Qld meet.

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Old 02-12-2009, 04:56 AM   #603
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nice place the gold coast you should like it there....and ill come and meet ya sometime when i go visit the granny
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Old 02-12-2009, 03:20 PM   #604
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I'm up there 2nd week in March.
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Old 02-12-2009, 05:15 PM   #605
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Well, unfortunately with the baby coming I cannot guarantee that i will be able to make anything from nwo to the first couple of weeks of March.

However, if somehting is arranged and I can get there I will.

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Old 02-14-2009, 04:37 AM   #606
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I'm hooked up to the next door neighbour's wifi on the PS3 so I cant be sure how long I can still contact. I assume till he works out why his internet is running slow lol. Yes I have moved here for good and I must say so far so good! Unfortunately while Coffs is A beautiful place its laid back nature doesn't exactly offer that much work.... so It was this or Bankruptcy. My major goal now looking at the papers and the type of work is get my CAD certificates and do some junior drafting. After this move into inner brissy, till I decide what I want to do at uni. Ideally law either business or environmental (I dont like the whole Erin Brockovich stigma with environmental) but my marks weren't amazing... anyway another day another story lol. Be good to get a cruise going though Id be very keen I'm lost leaving the front door but Wont be long till I get the hang of it.
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Old 02-14-2009, 04:29 PM   #607
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john, i do autocad drafting (structural engineering) and it opens up some serious opportunities. a friend of a friend is about to fly out to dubai and start an 8 month contract for a development group. personally, i'd be more than happy to settle for brissie
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Old 03-12-2009, 06:00 AM   #608
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Does anyone here ride a motorbike?
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Old 03-15-2009, 02:16 AM   #609
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anyone know where i can get angel eyes installed in melbourne? ( for a facelift coupe )
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Old 03-15-2009, 02:42 AM   #610
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i think most ppl have done them at home
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Old 03-15-2009, 03:53 AM   #611
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anyone know where i can get angel eyes installed in melbourne? ( for a facelift coupe )
good chance that the leader chem0 can assist you
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Old 03-15-2009, 09:13 AM   #612
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i think most ppl have done them at home
yeah i dont feel confident enough to put my headlights in the oven tho...
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Old 03-15-2009, 06:29 PM   #613
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04 E60 545 equivalent to estoril blue 90,000 km. They want $40,000
all the bells and whistles... Yes or no? I want more grunt in a BMW this is the cheapest option so far and on that note I was offered 22,500 trade on mine so if anyone wants to give me more than that ill happily part with it need your opinions fanatic
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Old 03-15-2009, 06:40 PM   #614
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04 E60 545 equivalent to estoril blue 90,000 km. They want $40,000
all the bells and whistles... Yes or no? I want more grunt in a BMW this is the cheapest option so far and on that note I was offered 22,500 trade on mine so if anyone wants to give me more than that ill happily part with it need your opinions fanatic
Great car with plenty of go! Not sure about that colour on a E60 but im only saying that because I have never seen one and am basing on Interlagos etc on the e60 which looks IMO terrible. Silverstone, Black & SG are my favorite colours for the E60.
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Old 03-15-2009, 06:45 PM   #615
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Great car with plenty of go! Not sure about that colour on a E60 but im only saying that because I have never seen one and am basing on Interlagos etc on the e60 which looks IMO terrible. Silverstone, Black & SG are my favorite colours for the E60.
Haha Im in agreeance I think this is why it is so cheap the colour isnt that desirable.. But its unique... however it was owned by mike lynton brother of bruce lynton apparently so servicing and maintenance is not an issue, thus why the 90k + isnt concerning me so much


Edit: it was 25000 i was offered for trade in but I mean id rather sell it to a member for cheaper..
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Old 03-15-2009, 06:47 PM   #616
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Haha Im in agreeance I think this is why it is so cheap the colour isnt that desirable.. But its unique... however it was owned by mike lynton brother of bruce lynton apparently so servicing and maintenance is not an issue, thus why the 90k + isnt concerning me so much


Edit: it was 25000 i was offered for trade in but I mean id rather sell it to a member for cheaper..
Sounds like a great car.
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Old 03-15-2009, 06:50 PM   #617
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$25k trade in is tops! Do it, 545s are v. nice.
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Old 03-16-2009, 05:57 PM   #618
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Thanks guys for the quick response I've decided that as soon as I can i'll be doing this. One of the only problems I'm having is no BMW sales consultant is taking me seriously! The only one that has shown any promise is an english fellow by the name of Tim O'Brien at Brisbane BMW. I went in yesterday and he thinks he could wrangle me up a 545(d) in a colour that I want around the similar price and aesthetically they look the same and have a power output just over the 330....


So I pose to the forum if anyone driven the diesel variants of BMW is there much of a difference besides a D on the badge and at the fuel pump?
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Old 03-17-2009, 06:20 AM   #619
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the diesels are good very punching as you would expect and the range is far better
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Old 03-17-2009, 08:47 AM   #620
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i've never driven a BMW diesel but my previous next door neighbour had a 5er derv and loved it. very refined as diesels go.
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