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The BMW 1600 Convertible VIN 1557163 was manufactured on June 07th, 1968 and delivered on June 21st, 1968 to Japan. The original colour was Granada, paint code 023.

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Time to Come Clean, I Bought a 1600 Cabriolet

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Meet Veronica, a 1969 1600 Cabriolet which was restored in Japan in the 1980s. The seller imported it the US 30 years ago and spent its US life in a garage in Blue Hill Maine. Mario Langsten of Vintage Sports & Restoration brought this to my attention this past July. Finalized the deal Friday September 13, 2019. There is a short to do list to make her safe and reliable for us to enjoy this fall.

 

 

 

 

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Need a top down pic. 

 

The car, not you :D

 

Very nice! Interesting licence plate bracket.

 

Cheers,

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50 minutes ago, dbower said:

Welcome to the Cult of the Baur!  What are your plans for it?

 

Don

 

Safe and reliable then enjoy. Should be ready in a week & a half. 

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Very nice Andrew,

 

Looks in superb state taking Veronica's age in account.

 

Seems like a time capsule, congrats

 

JP

 

 

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50 minutes ago, '76mintgrün'02 said:

Congratulations!

 

Look at that cool old cast iron distributor!!

 

Will it be replaced with another 123?

 

 

 

123 if the current distributor is worn out.

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Jim Dinker will be honored--his daughter's name is Veronica...

 

Looks like a cool ride; looking forward to seeing it in person--Mid America 2020?

 

mike

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5 hours ago, mike said:

Jim Dinker will be honored--his daughter's name is Veronica...

 

Looks like a cool ride; looking forward to seeing it in person--Mid America 2020?

 

mike

 

Most likely will drive to Mid America 2020 with her.

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On 9/16/2019 at 7:24 AM, adawil2002 said:

Most likely will drive to Mid America 2020 with her.

Miss Veronica already has a space reserved in the 2020 Mid America caravan...but won't Vern be jealous?

 

mike

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32 minutes ago, mike said:

Miss Veronica already has a space reserved in the 2020 Mid America caravan...but won't Vern be jealous?

 

mike

 

Vern may like some time off. Drove him 21K miles last year.

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On 9/17/2019 at 3:48 PM, adawil2002 said:

 

.....Drove him 21K miles last year.

 

 

This is an amazing number, Andrew!  I’m so impressed.

 

Best regards,

 

Steve

 

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