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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...
This write-up was revised on 8 Aug 2013. The photos in the original post were lost due to me fiddling around on Photobucket and breaking the links. I tried to recover most of what was originally there but some photos have escaped me.The suspension can...

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Learning Wrenching Rebuilding 27 Aug 2015
It's been a while since I posted any update on the project. I've had crazy work and just no time to get in the garage. Even now, I'm writing this at an airport on a work trip. It doesn't stop. Rece...
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Tail to nose: the reassembly begins

Simeon's Blog 26 Aug 2015
With the car back safely in my shed, I wanted to start the reassembly in a fairly logical manner. The doors, bonnet and bootlid had all been off for paint so they needed to be realigned. I had read...
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Back from Paint

Simeon's Blog 26 Aug 2015
So, my paint work was finally finished. This is a short entry with a few shots. I took some better ones with my SLR but it is amazing how quickly simple things like downloading pictures from a came...
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Tackling the interior

Clarence's Green Machine 18 Aug 2015
So the car's interior wasn't bugging me much until I had spilled my soda after going to an IN n OUT drive through. So I decided to update the interior a bit. After removing the center console that...
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More patch work.

'76 Verona Red Refresh 17 Aug 2015
Day ~25 to 28 (~3 days of work), Driver Rocker Panel Install + Por15 - July 10th, 2015 As I previously mentioned, at the end of the last post, my buddy Kosta was going to be swinging by following t...
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Production Numbers

Aug 31 2015 05:19 AM | steve k. in History and Reference

Production numbers of different variations of 2002s and other Neue Klasse cars.
This is a start. Please, add more information if have it!

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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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Suspension Rehab

Apr 18 2007 05:38 AM | BillWilliams in Suspension and Steering

This write-up was revised on 8 Aug 2013. The photos in the original post were lost due to me fiddling around on Photobucket and breaking the links. I tried to recover most of what was originally there but some photos have escaped me. The suspension c...

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BMW Special Tools (Spezialwerkzeuge) blue book...

Aug 17 2015 10:42 PM | JohnH in History and Reference

Special Tools blue book issued during 1971. I have included the introductory letter from BMW Concessionaires G.B. Ltd as it lists prices that the dealer could pay if they were to purchase the various tools.

I have included a scan of the spine, so that those wishing to create a hard copy can make one that looks pretty authentic.

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Service Information Bulletins

Aug 05 2015 10:33 AM | JohnH in History and Reference

Some years ago I purchased assorted manuals from the son of a gentleman who had recently died. The gentleman had worked for a UK BMW dealer in their service department. Among the manuals were two volumes of Service Information bulletins. I have scanne...

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Swap of a Later Transmission into an Early Car

Jul 31 2015 12:51 AM | tups in Engine and Drivetrain

This is the story of the swap of a later transmission and front part of the propshaft into a 1967 car, to replace the broken and bent ones resulting from an exploded flexdisk/giubo. The problems I was facing at this point included: -shifter platform...

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Changing Front Strut Bearings

Aug 02 2015 12:54 PM | tups in Suspension and Steering

Changing the strut bearings means getting the struts out. I can deal with engines and drivelines, but I know diddly squat about suspension, so I got hopelessly confused by both the terminology, and by what attaches to what, functions how, and can move...

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