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    Bought an M3 in AZ -- drove it back to Philly -- Pics

    Hi all,

    Been a while since I've posted -- happy to announce I'm finally back in an M3 and couldn't be happier with the decision. I bought it from a guy out in the Mesa area of Arizona and drove it back to the burbs of Philly -- didn't skip a beat the whole time with 185,xxx on the clock. I took some pics along the way with my iPhone, and some after when it was detailed. My plans are to keep it stock with the exception of the already installed 19lb F1 flywheel and exhaust -- forget the brand but he added an additional resonator in the middle to eliminate some rasp -- it sounds awesome IMO and I don't notice any difference in power.

    Apologies in advance for the multiple posts -- scroll down for more pictures. All in all the trip was cool -- Kansas is quite flat... Zona is scary at night... Colorado is beautiful... Illiniois is blah... Ohio is blah... the car is not so blah... -- was cool to see how different the midwest is from the Eastern/Western coasts -- they live very different lifestyles from what I could tell.

    Some pics along the way (NM, CO, AZ):

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    Nice. What year is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MauiM3Mania View Post
    Nice. What year is that?

    How long did you devote to the drive?
    '03.5 -- flew in Monday night, arrived back Thursday night. On the second day I did 16 or so hours of driving.
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    Nice! I might be picking one up this weekend in SD!

    Mind if I ask how much you got yours for? I live in AZ and didn't see this one FS!

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    Nice pick up! Always a good way to test out the reliability by taking it on a looooong drive.

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