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Charlotte the Harlot

Post by Bryn » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 16:52

As of this afternoon Charlotte has found a new home :-)

Mine :twisted:

I have been in discussions with Giles and Larri for about three weeks now and after checking my BMW credentials and making sure i would be a suitable owner of such a lovely lady they let her go. After arriving at their house, Giles immediately asked if i wanted a test drive but needed to ask twice as i was in shock at seeing such an amazing car in the flesh!! :shock: :D I took the lady out with Giles as the passenger and with little encouragement i took her to the red line in third, WOW!!!!!! (or to 70mph, whichever came first officer :twisted: ) I have driven more BMW's than most over the last ten years from the M1 to the CSL (both variants) and the only car that has given me the same grin is the CSL so i can understand Giles's thinking.

They were VERY reluctant to sell her and have made me swear that if i ever feel the need to sell her that i give them first refusal, to which i of course agreed. I would just like to thank them both for allowing (and trusting) me to buy Charlotte. You can rest assured that she will be lovingly pampered (probably to the degradation of my marriage :twisted: sorry Mel :-))

She will be at Gaydon next week and at the Rutted Toad. You never know Stu, I MIGHT be able to keep up with you on the Dawn raid :shock: :shock:

Sorry Giles for stealing one of your Photo's but after the drive back i need to spend a few hour cleaning :twisted: :twisted:

PS Does anyone want to buy a 3.0l Zed in Silver?????? :? :? :?
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Well done!

Post by Alfie » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 17:05

Congrats Brynt.

You've done what most others wanted to do.

I'm green. Very green.

But very pleased to hear that she's staying in the 'family'.

Enjoy.
I just KNOW you will.

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congrats

Post by BartS » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 17:06

Bryn

a great purchase not to be regretted!

it will be good to see her in flesh again on Sunday at Gaydon (we'll be there as well) as well as the Rutted Toad (we'll be staying in the same hotels as you), so you can see, we can't let her go either!

ENJOY and see you on Sunday

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Post by Big Mr P » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 17:13

Brynt

Congratulations on acquiring such a suburb piece of machinery and welcome to the Imola Red brigade.

See you at Gaydon
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Congrats --

Post by Phil » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 17:50

See you Sunday.
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Post by DavidM » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 17:59

Congrats - and welcome to the Imola Brotherhood - did Giles explain why u and others may be seeing a little more of her "spread" soon :wink: if not ask him or email me and Ill explain

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Post by Bryn » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 18:21

David,

Yes he did :-):-) Thanks

Bryn

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Post by Giles » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 18:34

Both Larri and I are delighted that Charlotte has gone to a loving home :D

In seriousness, selling the car was not the easiest of decisions by any stretch of the imagination and actually seeing her finally leave our drive this afternoon was a very sad moment indeed.

Charlotte has given both of us a never-ending grin, each time we even just looked at her. Thanks to Charlotte we discovered Rossiters, serious tracking, the world of moding, tuning and very stiff suspensions and of course speed.....I think it's addiction to this latter 'vice' that finally made the CSL purchase inevitable :roll: :lol:

Barely run in for the second time, Bryn has a superb car which I know will bring pleasure to all who drive her and see her, just as she did for me and Larri!

At least we'll be seeing The Harlot around that's for sure. And a big thank you to Bryn for helping to make the decision a bit easier, cheers also for ensuring that she will continue to be known as Charlotte!!

Enjoy mate and i'll see you on the road.... 8-)

(As to what occurs re Roadster motoring for us, well let's just say after a certain Lakes trip, 2.2 Z4's hold a VERY special place in my wife's heart...watch this space!)

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Does that mean another award --------

Post by Phil » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 19:03

at the next Lakes Weekend?
:D
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Post by stu » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 19:10

Take a picture of your grin for me M8.

See you Sunday (easrly o'clock) a.m. for a blat down Bryn?
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Post by Bryn » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 19:18

Stu

Well up for it :-) I have to make a detour via the M5 Frankley services to pick up my Bro who is taking the Silver Zed to Gaydon.

What time were you thinking and where??

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Post by spokey » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 19:49

You lucky, lucky barsteward! :lol:

Enjoy that 8-) car!
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Post by stu » Tue 17 Aug, 2004 20:33

I was aiming to get there before 8 (need a brekky at Gaydon), so what would you suggest?
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Re: Charlotte the Harlot

Post by RachelM » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 03:04

brynt wrote:Sorry Giles for stealing one of your Photo's but after the drive back i need to spend a few hour cleaning :twisted: :twisted:
So did the reg. plate come with her then, or has Giles hung onto that one?

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Post by RachelM » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 03:05

Giles wrote:As to what occurs re Roadster motoring for us, well let's just say after a certain Lakes trip, 2.2 Z4's hold a VERY special place in my wife's heart...watch this space!
Hmm, have they improved the interior enough for you yet Larri? Or maybe your next set of mods could be leather seats, etc.

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Post by 321bhp » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 03:31

was gonna exchange it from you giles my car and my pennies in my jar,wat a lully car ,i rearly love the emola red ,my second choice,cos as you well know red is really for the ladies ,its black for men,
(lady in red is dancing with me cheek to cheek) :D :D :D IM GLAD YOU,VE SEEN THE LIGHT NOW,WITH THE CSL,

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Post by TonyCal » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 07:11

Really pleased for you Brynt, enjoy charlotte's charms.
See you on Sunday.

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Post by SLX 280 » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 07:21

Nice 1,


another one kept in the 'family' :D

Giles I know what you mean, I miss looking at mine in the garage even!!! and not having the keys is weired.

At least you have the CSL.......I have a fiesta....nice


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Post by hwassall » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 08:12

Lovely car brynt, congratulations.
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Post by Andre_z_3000 » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 09:52

Congrats, looks awesome!

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Post by nero » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 10:52

With all the precise detail Giles and Larri have given us over the last year or so, it feels like Charlotte has anthropomorphized

I'm sure everyone on the forum is jealous of your acquisition and I hope you enjoy her :D

[p.s. anthropomorphized is my new word of the day and I have found an excuse to use it :D
definition - to attribute human form or personality to things not human]
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Post by Roelster » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 11:28

Congrats!
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Post by Robin » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 11:35

All this attention being given to Charlotte !!
You are going to wind up making the other 78 S54's jealous :lol:
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Post by Larri » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 11:58

RachelM wrote:
Giles wrote:As to what occurs re Roadster motoring for us, well let's just say after a certain Lakes trip, 2.2 Z4's hold a VERY special place in my wife's heart...watch this space!
Hmm, have they improved the interior enough for you yet Larri? Or maybe your next set of mods could be leather seats, etc.
Definately not....a trip to Rossiters will be the first drive my car does :roll: and in the teeny door pockets will be oodles of humble pie for sustenance :roflmao:

BTW don't hold your breath peeps, I've been waiting over two years for my horsebox :shake:

Bryn - we are really chuffed for you and know that our baby has found a home where she'll be truly appreciated....it was funny to realise that you'd never actually seen her before buying :shock:
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Post by M Blur » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 12:51

:shock: Knowing the CSL-like money Giles has spent on Charlotte of l8 (the only ZM I know that has had more moolah spent on her than M 8LUR, bar perhaps B16 MRP) and you have in essence a barely run in new S54 MR and, in all fairness, is most likely the tidiest ZeeM in the country right now..

Giles.. yer mad... Larri who could u let him... :shock:

BTW if you wonder where the ACS bonnet badge came from.. that was from me.. Giles.. you owe me £10... :lol:

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Post by Bryn » Wed 18 Aug, 2004 20:02

So did the reg. plate come with her then, or has Giles hung onto that one?
I am pleased to say that Charlotte came fully dressed :lol: :lol:

ps, Does it EVER stop raining in this blooming country!!!! :head: :head: :evil:

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Post by Big Mr P » Thu 19 Aug, 2004 17:50

M Blur wrote::shock: Knowing the CSL-like money Giles has spent on Charlotte of l8 (the only ZM I know that has had more moolah spent on her than M 8LUR, bar perhaps B16 MRP) and you have in essence a barely run in new S54 MR and, in all fairness, is most likely the tidiest ZeeM in the country right now.
I'd like to think it is equally the tidiest, but love her like she deserves and you'll always have a top car.
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Post by Madeira Jon » Thu 19 Aug, 2004 18:22

I know that she has had more moolah spent on her than M 8LUR
OK so who's this who's spending moolah on MBLUR???
Is he a kept man?
Should we know more????
Is that where Nancy's pocket money went????
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Post by Bryn » Fri 20 Aug, 2004 21:43

I was aiming to get there before 8 (need a brekky at Gaydon), so what would you suggest?
Stu

You have a PM ref the above :-)

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Post by garyw » Sun 22 Aug, 2004 20:48

Nice purchase brynt, does this mean we will actually see Charlotte at/ more cruises...... :D

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Post by M Blur » Mon 23 Aug, 2004 09:14

Seems to be a lot of new purchases.. change of hands of l8... who'll be next I wonder.. :D

BTW has anyone got any more sneak views/impressions of the forthcoming 4 series/M4.. no reason.. :wink:

Did u know I went to BMW yesterday and they already had 3 deposits in my local dealer for the M4.. :o and it must be about 3 years away and we don't even have any proper pics. :roll:

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Post by M Blur » Mon 23 Aug, 2004 12:42

last Z3? wrote:some pics i found of the M4

http://usemycomputer.com/indeximages/20 ... er/bmw.m4/ :colourful:
Not those ones again... :roll: :lol:

M4 not ZM4 (pics are actually an earlier design study for the Z4).

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Post by M Blur » Mon 23 Aug, 2004 15:30

Try this...

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Charlotte had fun on Sunday-----

Post by Phil » Mon 23 Aug, 2004 19:33

even if her butt got grazed --- Brynt how could you ---- :lol: :lol: :lol:
I think Brynt enjoyed the ride as well ----- :lol:
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