It’s been quiet here because I have just been driving the car and enjoying it! The motor seems to have broken in and has great power, love the 5 speed and everything else is just working. It’s rained more this year than the last 10 … Continue readingSmooth Sailing…
So I’m at a drive-thru in the rain and I go to roll the window up and nothing. The handle free spins. No resistance. So I get home and I pull the door panel off to look at it and my hope is it’s a … Continue readingWindow Problems!
I don’t hide the fact that I LOVE cars. Someone asked me, “Whats your dream car?”. I thought about it and I realized…I’m driving it!! I have owned many many cars and of all the cars I have owned and the ones I have wanted, … Continue readingWhat’s My Dream Car?
Pretty amazed at where smart phone camera technology is right now. Short of carrying an SLR camera with you all the time, there is no better way to get great pics than a new iPhone. These shots were doe in my now ancient, over year … Continue reading#shotoniphone
Now that 2019 is here we all make New Years goals. Here are my goals for the car: Door Panels and speaker grill. Rebuild Center console 3.64 Limited slip differential install Carburetor rebuild/replace (Weber 38 rebuild or dual Weber DCOE 40 rebuild and install) Front … Continue reading#2019Goals
2018!!! What a great year for the 2002! Here are some of the highlights!! 5 speed install I bought a e21 320i Getrag 245 5speed from Le Tran of 2002 Garagewerks about 8 years ago at an AMAZING price. The plan was to install in … Continue reading2018 in review
Ten years ago today my BMW 2002 restoration project began. It was a fairly easy search. I looked for a BMW 2002 on craigslist and I found the Ad. Here is what it said… “1976 BMW Model 2002. Car has been used for last … Continue reading10 Year Anniversary!!!
“There are only 2 types of BMW 2002 front subframes. Ones that have broken and ones that are going to break.” “It happens to all of them.” “They all do this…eventually.” “Anytime the subframe is removed from a 2002, the reinforcement should be done…no excuses.” … Continue readingThe dreaded cracked front subframe…..
Just a pic of the car with the new Kidney Grill installed!
One thing that has been really shabby on the car is the iconic center kidney grill on the 2002. Mine was smashed and dented. New ones are about $400 if you can find them. Reproduction units out there are ill fitting and still maybe … Continue readingKidney Transplant