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…
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
Here is a new gallery of images. I went to Northern California for the day and had a few hours before I headed back, so I decided to take the car to the abandoned Alameda Naval Air Station. I LOVED how the car looked in … Continue readingNew Gallery:Alameda Naval Air Station Photo Shoot
Had the newly refinished BBS wheels installed and the high speed vibrations are GONE!! So the car is super stable…all is great right? Well maybe not. The new wheels are 15×6 et45 vs 15×6.5 et40 and it seems the old wheels have more of a … Continue readingBBS Wheels Take 2:Good (lack of) Vibrations!!
I LOVE the look of the BBS wheels on the car. Light, good looking and they have a period correct feel. The only problem is above 80 MPH I get a vibration. And lets be honest…with that motor and the 5 speed…80 MPH is EASY … Continue readingBBS Wheels….Take 2
I’m convinced that every time I detail the car it will run better. Is it mental? Do I just enjoy it more? Not sure but it seems to me like it knows it’s clean and looking good and it’s just happier. That’s all I have … Continue readingEvery time I detail the car it runs better….
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!!
Had the chance to pull out the Nikon D700 and shoot a few pics of the car instead of the normal iPhone pics I normally post. In addition to this being the first real pics of the car with the new BBS wheels installed, I … Continue readingNew Gallery…15″ BBS on Fjord Blue BMW 2002
Woohoo!!!! This is a great day. The loooong project BBS is complete! The wheels are installed on the car and look great!! What a process. The one thing that I can say is that I have never seen another 2002 with this wheel on it. … Continue readingBBS Rims Installed!!!
Took the car to Ken Black at Vintage BMW Racing to have him replace the wheel studs. Should be simple and straightforward right? WRONG! #nevereasy So the axle bolts on the rear and the hubs came off easily. Too easily. The drivers side was fine. … Continue readingNew Studs, new stub axle and hub…#nevereasy