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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 01-19-2017, 05:54 PM   #1
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My UK spec 330ci Sport in Orient Blue

Manual, OB with the light grey leather and standard carbon effect inserts.

Wow, in love with this colour so much.









Even looks kinda cool when dirty


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Old 01-19-2017, 07:57 PM   #2
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Seriously cool car in one of my favourite colours and well spec'd
You are going to enjoy it more than you have enjoyed another car

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Old 01-21-2017, 05:58 PM   #3
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Lovely car; I agree with the dirt comment too.
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Old 01-21-2017, 06:55 PM   #4
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Great looking car.

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Old 01-21-2017, 08:17 PM   #5
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Looks like it gets used in the way it was designed to be a real choice of the most competent drivers looking for something that will deliver the harder it is pushed

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Old 01-21-2017, 08:19 PM   #6
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I go through 3 sets of tyres a year and the suspension is changed every 2 years and that's a good idea of how it is earning its keep in my life.
I am yet to come across a better way to travel in style and ability and still be reliable and well built

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Old 01-22-2017, 04:08 PM   #7
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I don't know what it is about those rims that I like so much.
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Old 01-23-2017, 07:55 PM   #8
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Thanks for the comments. If you live in Bristol you should recognise where the second pic from bottom is
I love these wheels too, suit the car perfectly. Mine are desperate for a refurbishment though, which doesn't show up too much in pics.
Suffice it to say I love the standard look of the car and do not want to modify it at all.

I am indeed enjoying the car. Driving around town it is inefficient and feels a bit cumbersome. But today i took it out onto some twisty, smooth B-roads and it is an absolute pleasure to drive, so well balanced and responsive. It is nice to feel the torque coming in mid range. Needless to say there is no torque at the bottom of the range, but that's a small price to pay for such a smooth and refined drivetrain. Also on the motorway with cruise control on, it is very efficient for a big N/A petrol, i can get up to 33mpg.

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:04 PM   #9
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Manual, OB with the light grey leather and standard carbon effect inserts.

Wow, in love with this colour so much.









Even looks kinda cool when dirty


Ashton Court is my first guess, but I am usually throwing sticks for the dog instead of taking in the view lol,
That makes you very local to me and if you know the kings head pub /A38, that's half mile from the workshop and you are welcome to come and say hello

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:06 PM   #10
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Manual, OB with the light grey leather and standard carbon effect inserts.

Wow, in love with this colour so much.









Even looks kinda cool when dirty


Leigh Woods is the 2nd guess lol now I have had a proper look at it

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:10 PM   #11
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It's a little further away - Bath. Alexandra park to be precise. (the second from bottom) Not sure where the bottom pic is now, somewhere around Bath anyway.
The top three are in Cornwall near St.Ives.
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Old 01-23-2017, 08:13 PM   #12
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Thanks for the comments. If you live in Bristol you should recognise where the second pic from bottom is
I love these wheels too, suit the car perfectly. Mine are desperate for a refurbishment though, which doesn't show up too much in pics.
Suffice it to say I love the standard look of the car and do not want to modify it at all.

I am indeed enjoying the car. Driving around town it is inefficient and feels a bit cumbersome. But today i took it out onto some twisty, smooth B-roads and it is an absolute pleasure to drive, so well balanced and responsive. It is nice to feel the torque coming in mid range. Needless to say there is no torque at the bottom of the range, but that's a small price to pay for such a smooth and refined drivetrain. Also on the motorway with cruise control on, it is very efficient for a big N/A petrol, i can get up to 33mpg.
You will find that you can get a decent economy return by keeping it below 3k rpm as the engine is hardly working and the 4k upwards is where the magic happens, but it would be a pleasure to meet you and I will be happy to help you with your geometry settings and get the most out of your oem bahn stormer

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:16 PM   #13
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It's a little further away - Bath. Alexandra park to be precise. (the second from bottom) Not sure where the bottom pic is now, somewhere around Bath anyway.
The top three are in Cornwall near St.Ives.
The stone building has just given it away as I was reading the list of the car, I think it is the best one I have seen for a while, plenty of dogs around and the good ones are being kept by the owner and I do not see them parting with them.
There is nothing like the road from Clevedon to the suspension bridge, that's exactly what the 3 series was built for

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:16 PM   #14
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Thanks a lot Where is your garage ?
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Old 01-23-2017, 08:17 PM   #15
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The stone building has just given it away as I was reading the list of the car, I think it is the best one I have seen for a while, plenty of dogs around and the good ones are being kept by the owner and I do not see them parting with them.
There is nothing like the road from Clevedon to the suspension bridge, that's exactly what the 3 series was built for

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Auto predicted typo, the stone building had me stumped

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:20 PM   #16
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Thanks a lotWhere is your garage ?
The unit down the side of south Bristol crematorium, used to be paintons until they moved 2 minutes away by the school lol

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:22 PM   #17
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Clayton cars ?
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Old 01-23-2017, 08:25 PM   #18
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The unit down the side of south Bristol crematorium, used to be paintons until they moved 2 minutes away by the school lol

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:26 PM   #19
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Behind legends gym, a good place to let out some frustration lol

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Old 01-23-2017, 08:27 PM   #20
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I gave you directions to my house to begin with lmao, it's been a long day

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