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  1. What's new in this club
  2. Sorry for the late notice but the Chicago 02 group is meeting at The Werk Shop saturday from 9 to noon, stop in if you're local! The Werk Shop - BMW Restoration and BMW Service for the BMW Enthusiast WWW.THEWERKSHOP.COM The Werk Shop - BMW Auto Restoration and BMW Auto Service for BMW Auto Enthusiasts. Bringing your BMW dreams to life with our BMW Restoration and BMW Service teams!
  3. Are you familiar with the Chicago 02 Group. If you are on Facebook, you can find them there. If not, reply here and I'll get you in touch with folks
  4. my car is not running yet but, I'm in the west burbs. I haven't been to any events out here. This page is definitely a little slow..
  5. I usually look up Windy City club events https://windycitybmw.org/calendar/all-events/ Being into Indiana I just go to the fall car show. I see they list cars and coffee today.
  6. Hey all! I'm new to the Chicago area (moved from NYC last fall). Any '02 meetups happening around here that you all meet at? I hear Old Orchard Mall used to have great car meets every Monday night in summer, but that due to COVID they still haven't started them back up.
  7. My name is Jeff Gomon. I am Three things, a 2002 owner, South Central Region VP/National Board Member and lastly, in need of your help. Terry Sayther has approached the Board and requested the formation of a stand alone non-geographical BMW CCA 2002 chapter. This chapter would allow for greater communication of 2002 owners and groups everywhere. To get things started signatures from 250 members are needed for the chapter petition. We are over 1/2 way there and need your help. Further, once the chapter has its charter, we will hold elections for a Board and Area "Governors" in all regions. Follow the link below for more info and sign the petition. Below is Terry's message. Thank you!! ------------------------------------------------------------- "We're working our way toward the 250 signatures we need to form a 2002 Chapter of the BMW CCA, and we are over half way there! But…that was the easy half. We need more that a hundred additional CCA Member signatures to meet the requirement. SO---I'd like all of you to think of additional ways we might get more people to sign up, rejoin the club so that you can sign up, give membership gifts so that your friends can sign up, and spread the word! Go to https://2002sforever.net/sign-the-petition/ and sign up now! We are under-represented on the west coast---somebody get those guys motivated, please If you've been procrastinating---stop that! Sign up today. Do it! Many thanks for those of you out there who have been spreading the word and encouraging friends. We appreciate your efforts! Happy Holidays---Terry Terry Sayther Vintage Bimmers terndeb@saytherauto.com Terry Sayther Automotive 512-442-1361
  8. Dave - just joined the group and responded to Doug Morgan explaining I'll be at C&C tomorrow. taking the '72 Tundra. Looking forward to meeting you. Rich. And thanks as I hardly check FB and probably should change my notification settings so I don't miss posts and such.
  9. https://www.facebook.com/groups/363150687052055/ Hi Rich, Most activity takes place on the Chicago 02 facebook page. I'll forward your email to the admin so you receive non facebook notifications. Some members should be at the Winnetka fuelfed event Sunday, I will try to get there with my (almost Fjord) 72 tii, I park on the south entry road. Dave
  10. Recently joined and would like to know what's going on with 02 owners in the Chicago area. Noticed the last Chicago '02 post here on FAQ was over two years ago. Is there a forum elsewhere? Thanks, Rich
  11. Never been there, but I found Chicago area as well http://www.thewerkshop.com/ I toured Reggies in Indy area and the commute is longer for me but more peaceful. I may have them do my shock towers if not DIY https://www.reggiesmotorworks.com/ Mostly Swaps and turbos but in Michican, try Classic Daily for a referral http://www.classicdaily.net/gallery/
  12. Would like to find someone closer than Chicago who knows '02s well.
  13. 02 group tech session at The Werk Shop this Saturday, 2/11 9-12
  14. Is there a regular calendar of tech sessions? Or is this just a once-in-a-while event? Just moved to Chicago and am looking for 2002 activities!
  15. Thanks man, shop is called Region Motors out of Hobart,IN or Hebron,IN keep mixing those up. Lots of mixed feelings from others on that shop (based on reviews)... But really had no issues besides them taking it longer than promised. They kept me updated pretty much every end of the day with pics of what they've done and so on, so I have records exactly what was done to the body from day one, whenever i decide to sell the car (probably not soon lol).
  16. thats a lot of love you are throwing at that car. Looks great. What is the name of the shop?
  17. I'm picking it up tomorrow afternoon, finally... The shop is in Indiana, they mainly do old car restorations, muscle cars and so on. My BMW project was a lot of work, lots of welding, metal work, enormous amounts of surface rust throughout the body, shock tower rust, spare tire well, etc, etc.... I didn't do the inside car paint yet though, just outside so it wasn't full body resto... He are some before/after pics:
  18. how did the body work turnout? what shop did you use?
  19. Hi - I joined recently too. Nobody really monitors this site, all the communication is on Face Book. You should join Facebook group "Chicago '02 group". Good group of people in the club. Everyone's car needs some sort of work, you look like yours will keep you busy
  20. Hi guys, Just wanted to say hi to everyone here. Bought my 74 BMW 2002 in November here in Chicago. Didn't have a clue what I'm getting myself into. Was able to start it up from a long time hibernation. Drove it couple of miles and fell absolutely in love with it. Currently the car is in a shop, for major body work... Turned out it needed much more than I originally thought it will. Lots of metal work and so on... Probably would been better of selling it and buying a better one, but decided to go ahead and try to save it. The car will be out of the body shop possibly sometime next week already. Can't wait to get it back and start learning/working on some of the stuff my self. Definitely interested in meeting others in this group with their '02s in the spring! Also interested in going to those Tech Sessions at "The Werk Shop"! Here are some pics of my '02 before it went to the bodyshop -
  21. Join the Facebook group I think it's called Chicago 02 Also, sell your 02?
  22. The Chicago 02 group will host a tech session at The Werk Shop feb. 20 at 9 am, main topic Is the 02 heater box. All welcome! pm me with questions
  23. Would someone be willing to give me the lowdown on this group? I have a 74 tii and live North of Chicago. Looking for others that I can discuss parts, restoration and advice. I am interested in the Werk Shop meet this coming Saturday...How many are planning on meeting there? Attached is a pic of my ride. Jim M
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