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Old Nov 5th 2017, 6:05 am
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To prevent this from going on for another five pages, Scamp bought a Ford Explorer. Just like the one he used to have. He only uses it to cart his golf clubs to the course once a week. He's also now thinking about resigning without another job lined up. All clear?
thanks DXB...i'm now all up to speed
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No, just no. Not again. Not another car thread.
Did somebody mention Car thread???
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To prevent this from going on for another five pages, Scamp bought a Ford Explorer. Just like the one he used to have. He only uses it to cart his golf clubs to the course once a week. He's also now thinking about resigning without another job lined up. All clear?
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Did somebody mention Car thread???
Not me guv.

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thanks DXB...i'm now all up to speed
Not quite.

It's Sunday.

There you go.
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Old Nov 5th 2017, 8:49 am
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Did somebody mention Car thread???
if i put up another car thread, will you all blank me
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if i put up another car thread, will you all blank me
Of course not Mission, why would you think that??

Are you thinking of getting a replacement??
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 5:41 am
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Of course not Mission, why would you think that??

Are you thinking of getting a replacement??
aww thanks DUBS
yep am seriously thinking of upgrading from my M235i to the new M2 - would luv to get the M3 or even M4 - but way out of my budget.
https://www.bmw-me.com/en/all-models...-a-glance.html
what do you guys reckon?
I test drove it a couple of weeks ago
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aww thanks DUBS
yep am seriously thinking of upgrading from my M235i to the new M2 - would luv to get the M3 or even M4 - but way out of my budget.
https://www.bmw-me.com/en/all-models...-a-glance.html
what do you guys reckon?
I test drove it a couple of weeks ago
Must be shit loads of fun on all these straight roads between lights and avoiding speed cameras.
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 5:50 am
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Is the prediction now going to be whether Mission is going to get a new car before the end of the year?

Lesson learnt: if I want to talk about something, start a thread on an entirely unrelated topic.
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Is the prediction now going to be whether Mission is going to get a new car before the end of the year?

Lesson learnt: if I want to talk about something, start a thread on an entirely unrelated topic.
sowwie DXB - will not mention car again
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sowwie DXB - will not mention car again

Ignore him the sun was in his eyes when he woke up this morning...you crack on and tell us about your car!
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 7:49 am
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Just getting to a point here where I see no growth or progression and I'm about to be shafted out of an 18month long wait for promotion I think. If I do get it I won't get the pay rise in line with that grade either, so I'm going to be pissed off regardless.

Anyway. We'll see. I'm going to start throwing some threats around and see if they give a shit.
Doubt the threats are worth it, they'll probably start looking for a cheaper replacement behind your back.
I'd give the going it alone option a shot if it's in your mind now, otherwise you'll regret not doing it in later life.
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 7:51 am
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Ignore him the sun was in his eyes when he woke up this morning...you crack on and tell us about your car!
hahaha
well it's definitely in a league of his own compared to my current M235i - which it ought to be since it's AED 75k more ....the overall look of the car is well slick, both exterior and interior.....top speed of 270 km/h....370 bph......0-100km in 4.3 secs.
I'm wondering what it could be compared too, if anything.
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 10:18 am
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Doubt the threats are worth it, they'll probably start looking for a cheaper replacement behind your back.
I'd give the going it alone option a shot if it's in your mind now, otherwise you'll regret not doing it in later life.
Problem is, it's the option that's the easiest to be scared of.

More planning and thinking required.
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 12:59 pm
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well it's definitely in a league of his own compared to my current M235i - which it ought to be since it's AED 75k more ....the overall look of the car is well slick, both exterior and interior.....top speed of 270 km/h....370 bph......0-100km in 4.3 secs.
I'm wondering what it could be compared too, if anything.
Stock 435d will come very close to M4 performance, but at half the cost and twice the fuel efficiency. Can be engine mapped to beat a stock M4 if that's important to you.
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Old Nov 6th 2017, 1:36 pm
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Stock 435d will come very close to M4 performance, but at half the cost and twice the fuel efficiency. Can be engine mapped to beat a stock M4 if that's important to you.
With 4WD thrown in as well. And doesn't look brash. EcoPro mode thru' Sport+ mode.
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