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      11-28-2019, 01:14 PM   #1
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My new girl Monica

Coming from a 2010 Subaru Impreza WRX hatchback and going into a 2016 328i Xdrive M-Sport in Alpine White with only 21,000km on it (13,000mi).
First impressions of BMW as a whole... I've spoiled myself and will never be able to go to anything less than this. Everything about this car has been carefully and methodically designed. Truly blows me away at how great of a car it is.
I live in a more remote part of northern Canada and can honestly say after I put on a good set of winter tires (Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 Green) and it's hands down the best car I've ever driven in the winter.

Couple pictures I took of Monica after I brought her into the shop after work. Excuse IPhone quality.
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      11-28-2019, 02:08 PM   #2
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Its practically brand new! Congrats, dude.
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      11-28-2019, 02:13 PM   #3
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Thanks! Yeah that's what I said when I bought it and it still came with another year of factory warranty till late September 2020!
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Nice car! Congrats!
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      12-07-2019, 09:41 PM   #5
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Nice car! Congrats!
Thanks! Owned her for a month now and loving every minute of it. Got some gloss black double slated kidney grilles eyed up
Just waiting till after Christmas to begin the start of the project!
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Beautiful car. Congratulations!

Those are 19" 403M wheels - correct?
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Beautiful car. Congratulations!

Those are 19" 403M wheels - correct?
Sure are! Was a cherry on top, one might add!
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Beautiful car. Congratulations!

Those are 19" 403M wheels - correct?
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Those are 19" 403M wheels - correct?
Sure are! Was a cherry on top, one might add!
Nice! 403M wheels are among the best looking OEM wheels.
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Monica looks like a keeper, congratulations. I could not help myself checking where Thompson is located and what the weather is like, it is cold over there even by my standards. Just curious do you use any engine preheating systems over there? If you always leave from a heated garage then obviously it is not an issue.
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Monica looks like a keeper, congratulations. I could not help myself checking where Thompson is located and what the weather is like, it is cold over there even by my standards. Just curious do you use any engine preheating systems over there? If you always leave from a heated garage then obviously it is not an issue.
Luckily this came with the cold weather package, so she heats up a little bit quicker. But I installed a simple battery blanket to keep her battery warm and make sure she starts on those -45 days!
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Lovely pal, the black kidneys make such a difference.
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Lovely pal, the black kidneys make such a difference.
Yeah im getting excited with anticipation to really start!
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Surprising that you got a six year old car with such low miles. A car like that is a real bargain.

In 2013, we bought my wife a CPO 2010 MB C300 with about 20K miles on it. The car was perfect, and we paid less than half the original sticker price.

It was literally driven by a little old lady. When we looked through the manual, there were little yellow sticky notes with that spidery, shaky writing that you saw on birthday cards from Great Aunt Agnes when you were a kid.
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Do you have any plans yet? Or going to enjoy her how she is for a little bit?
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      12-11-2019, 12:24 PM   #18
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Do you have any plans yet? Or going to enjoy her how she is for a little bit?
So far just aesthetic mods, and then once warranty runs out, i'll be throwing Bootmod3 and going stage 2, and will leave her at that!
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So far just aesthetic mods, and then once warranty runs out, i'll be throwing Bootmod3 and going stage 2, and will leave her at that!
Solid. Enjoy!
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      12-11-2019, 08:27 PM   #20
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Looks great. Congratulations!
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Nooooooooooo! Monicaaaaaaaaa! Ha, car looks great. Good luck and congrats!
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