So its been a few weeks since I installed the front sway bar and since I have heard the front bar is SO MUCH easier than the rear I have been putting it off. Until now. Today was the day! So here is how I … Continue readingRear Sway Bar Installed!!!
It’s been over 8 years since I have owned the car and I still have the stock sway bars on it! So I got a set of the Ireland Engineering sway bars and after looking at them for about a month I mustered the courage … Continue readingFront Sway Bar Installed
So lately I have been noticing what looks like a gas leaking out of the gas tank. When I get gas there is this residue below the gas fill tube outside the car. So I thought, what are my options? Replace with a new cap? … Continue readingFixing A Leaky Gas Cap
Great is 42 today! When she rolled off the showroom in Germany she had big bumpers, 100 Horsepower, a 4 speed transmission and no radio. Now she has closer to 140 horsepower, a 5 speed, small chrome bumpers, a nice modern (yet subtle) audio system. … Continue readingHappy 42nd Birthday Greta!!!
So my sub blew AGAIN. It’s the third one in 3 years. So I analyzed every area of my system and I figured out instead of giving it about 300 Watts I was pushing closer to 450 to the sub and over time it just … Continue readingAudio Tuning! Setting my gains!
The 5 Speed Swap is complete and the car is back and it’s…awwwwwweeeeeeessssssoooooommmmmmmeeeeee! This package is really how the car should be set up. It’s like this upgrade has livened the car up and made it so much more fun to drive. The lightweight flywheel … Continue reading5 Speed Swap Complete!
With an old car anytime that you are doing any upgrades there’s always the possibility of mission creep. If you are not familiar with this it starts with the mechanic saying “while we are in there”. Here are some things being done while we are … Continue reading5 Speed Swap Update..While We Are In There…
So while driving home from work in traffic, I went to downshift from 4th gear to 3rd and to my shock, the shifter wouldn’t budge! The transmission was stuck in 4th gear! Stopped the car and after a lot of effort I got the car … Continue readingOut With The 4…And In With The 5!!! 5 Speed Swap Underway!
I have been thinking of building a set of coil over for essentially is 1/2″. I wanted the front of the car 1/2″ lower. The problem is when I had the front lower something sounded horrible under the front end and it felt like something … Continue readingRide Height Solved? Maybe!!
Updated my gauge cluster and wow what a HUGE difference! I was at the SoCal Vintage BMW car show and ran across Bavarian Restoration. They are up north in Richmond but made the trip down south and had a display gauge cluster that they restored. … Continue readingGauge Cluster Update