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Lefton Lefton

Hello people,

So i am a big BMW enthusiast, I've owned several BMW's and always desired a 2002 Coupe. I looked for 2002's and realised quite quickly that they were extremely expensive for a good one. fast forward a few years and was stumbling my way through the classifieds as you do... and i came across a 2000 touring 1973 74,000 km's which had begun to be restored but the person was selling to fund an impending house purchase. not to mention the fact that he had 4-5 other vintage cars in his driveway/garages.

First thoughts... I Always wanted a 2002 and to be honest has never seen a 2000 roundy, anyway i went to view it which involved a good drive north in Norway and a ferry trip. When i turned up it was leaking some oil and the timing was off. but it started looked good and i fell in love with it. Probably not the most sensible to buy a car purely as you love it but turned out to be not so bad. The previous owner had done the welding work but still required a lot of work to make roadworthy.

Now i shall let some photos do the talking.

Pre/Post Welding.

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Next Stop after welding a rub down and re-spray in original factory colour.

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Then Interior re-upholstered to factory look but soft leather. pictures do not do this justice as its very nice and soft and comfortable.

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And lastly couple of arty pictures (obviously once its finished il get some proper pictures.

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So.....

I have purchased a complete stage 2 upgrade for the front and rear subframes from Ireland Engineering which i am waiting on delivery. Those guys seem to have a very good reputation and so far excellent customer service.

Plan is to build a race car (esque) car to enjoy on the B roads and a few track days.

Thanks for looking and hope to keep the updates coming throughout the duration.!

Please comment/discuss i always like feedback positive or negative :)

Lefton.

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