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I knew I needed new brake hoses when I tried to bleed my brakes and could not get any fluid to come out of the wheel cylinders because of the 40 year old swollen rubber lines. I knew my front hoses were replaced about 20 years ago because of the 9/94 d...
Just found this article in an old, misplaced file... COOP
Article 1:Original Author: Sam SchultzValve Adjustment for BMW 1602-2002 M10 MotorThe process of adjusting the valves needs to be done at every major service. This service happens every 15,000 miles or so. Failure to properly adjust the valves will cau...
Trying to use only one of the US wires to power the European indicators doesn't work either because the flasher relay that runs the indicator is load sensitive one wire wont pull enough load to make the indicators "blink" correctly.There are multiple s...
Here's the recent post which discussed "effect of mods on value" which got me to thinking over the past few days ...... http://www.bmw2002fa...-mods-on-value/So I've been collecting a few thoughts and reflections and ruminations based on the past few w...

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How to remove frozen brake lines, what I learned

Feb 28 2015 12:39 PM | peterschop in Brakes

I knew I needed new brake hoses when I tried to bleed my brakes and could not get any fluid to come out of the wheel cylinders because of the 40 year old swollen rubber lines. I knew my front hoses were replaced about 20 years ago because of the 9/94 d...

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Adjusting Fuel/Air ration on a Tii

Apr 14 2015 10:18 AM | COOP in Engine and Drivetrain

Blanton/Row "Shade Tree Topics" tii tuning article from 10/1986

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Valve Adjustment for BMW M10 Motor

Jan 03 2013 04:23 PM | Collinster742002 in Engine and Drivetrain

Article 1: Original Author: Sam Schultz Valve Adjustment for BMW 1602-2002 M10 Motor The process of adjusting the valves needs to be done at every major service. This service happens every 15,000 miles or so. Failure to properly adjust the valves wil...

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European Turn Signal Wiring

Mar 30 2015 03:19 AM | Stevenc22 in Electrical and Ignition

When installing European indicators you will run into a wiring problem. Namely European indicators take single filament bulbs and US indicators use double filament bulbs. The US indicators also have 2 wires while the European indicators have only 1 wire.

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my recent learning experience on "mods vers...

Feb 25 2015 04:04 PM | OriginalOwner in News

Here's the recent post which discussed "effect of mods on value" which got me to thinking over the past few days ...... http://www.bmw2002fa...-mods-on-value/ So I've been collecting a few thoughts and reflections and ruminations based on the past fe...

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Retrofitting an Electronic Flasher Relay

Jan 04 2013 11:32 AM | hegedus in Electrical and Ignition

Written by Chris Blumenthal Friday, 30 September 2005 Retrofitting an Electronic Flasher Relay By Chris Blumenthal Introduction Most 02 pilots have experienced turn signal problems. The dreaded...

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It begins

1971 Golf M42 Conversion Today, 01:01 AM
So...I have owned the car for about 3 years, I found her living in a backyard in the City of Glendora. Before I bought her I had a very rusty 1968 1600. The 1600 had some really nice parts on it, 5...
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Body Rejuvenation

Clarence's Green Machine 17 Apr 2015
As I'm going through the car and fixing it here and there, I started with the paint. It's in pretty good shape for a car painted in the 90's. I noticed that it was never wetsanded so I took the tim...
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Intro

Clarence's Green Machine 15 Apr 2015
Hello 2002 Community,My name is Clarence Trinidad. I'm new to the 2002 community but I've been an automotive/motorsports enthusiast since I was a 2 years old ( I have old photos for proof, ahah).I...
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Roof Clip, a quick peek

dj2002's Blog 14 Apr 2015
With the cage removed, putting on the skin goes really smoothly. I still need to do some fitting but here is a peek at the car with the roof sitting on the cage of the vehicle. Coming along, as t...
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Floor Pans

dj2002's Blog 14 Apr 2015
After a long cold winter, finally I can get back onto the 02 Alpina build again! The project this week was the front floor pans. The driver side was rusted out and the passenger side had some dec...
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