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  2. We got rained out this time. Stay tuned for another NK cruise in the very near future. Cross posting this here and in Neue Klasse events forum. I hope that's OK! Here we go! Saturday, Aug. 26, Neue Klasse und Kaffee KC Inaugural Cruise! We’re taking the backroads from Liberty, Missouri, to Excelsior Springs and beyond! It will be a blast, with some challenging twists and turns, and some gorgeous views of Missouri’s rolling hillsides. This event is especially for Neue Klasse BMWs and BMW 2002s, but is open to all vintage sports cars. Pre-1980 is probably a good, rough guideline. Cars built post-1980 are welcome to cruise at the back of the vintage pack. This cruise will be a relaxed drive with some spirited cornering, but no high speed monkey business. We want everyone to enjoy their vintage cars to the fullest, safely, and without undue duress. Safe following distances and reasonable speeds are expected. Drivers should meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Roasterie, 2663 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64108. We will depart the Roasterie at 10:15 a.m. We’ll take I-35 North to Liberty, exit at the South Liberty Parkway. We can reconvene our parade on South Liberty Parkway, if need be. If we remain all together, then we’ll keep rolling. The parkway takes us to Highway 291 North into Liberty. We jog east briefly on Mill Street, then follow Highway H out of town and all the way to Excelsior Springs. Enjoy the scenery and have fun, but don’t let any of the hard turns surprise you. At Excelsior Springs, Highway H becomes St. Louis Ave. At Kearney Road, we’ll navigate our way to the Other Trails Coffee & Goods (115 E. Broadway) for a short break, coffee, and snacks. From there, we continue east on Kearney Road, also known as Highway 10, until we reach Wood Heights. We turn south on Route O, another fantastic rural highway, to 210 Highway West. That takes us right back to North Kansas City and I-35 South back toward downtown KC. Please join us!
  3. Hi Dave, I have recently retired and just acquired a project. I am new to the forum as well. PM me if you want to connect. Best, Pete
  4. I hope all of you are staying safe and enjoying your cars whenever you can. If you have not yet heard, Bo made the difficult decision to cancel MidAmerica 02 Fest altogether this year in the interest of keeping everyone safe. With that in mind, I would like to provide a small regional alternative in the form of a one-day drive out of Lawrence, Kansas. Last year, due to the same circumstances, a small group gathered at my home in Lawrence for a socially distant outdoor meet and greet. We spent some time chatting and making small repairs before driving from Lawrence to Weston Bend State Park in Missouri on a route featuring scenic country roads and a smidge of highway driving, all culminating in a group lunch at the park and an optional drive back to Lawrence the long and curvy way. We could never have imagined the same circumstances would exist a year later, but this year we’re doing it again. Of course, if we’re going to gather it must be done safely. Masks are required, vaccinations are required, social distancing will be the norm, and group size will be limited. With that said, the entire event will take place outdoors so it should be easy to keep everyone safe. Here is the schedule: · September 18, 2021 · 8:30 AM: Coffee and conversation (with drinks, snacks, tools, and a sanitized restroom) · 10:30 AM: Drive from Lawrence, KS to Weston Bend State Park, MO · Noon-ish: Brown bag lunch in the park (local carry-out or bring your own food) · Later: Optional driving (route TBD) And here are the details: · Free to attend · Limited group size · All BMW models welcome · Masks, social distancing, and safe protocols observed TO RSVP: Please contact me directly (strettel@tretteldesign.com) and I will give you the address for the meet. Let me know if you plan to bring a guest. We need to keep the group size reasonable, and yet we don’t want anyone to miss out, so please only RSVP if you’re reasonably sure you will be there. This event is organized by the 2002 Forever chapter of the BMW CCA, a model-specific chapter for enthusiastic 1602, 1802, and 2002 owners nationwide. The event will feature all the usual CCA benefits including insurance for the group. Please contact me if you would like to know more about the chapter or would like to get involved. Stay safe and hope to see you all soon. - Scott Trettel, Regional Vice President, 2002 Forever Chapter, BMW CCA
  5. I'll send a PM with photos of a great 1970 Riviera we have for sale. We are located near Kansas City, KS.
  6. New to the 2002 FAQ. I see this Midwest discussion club isn't too active. I'm in the outer northwest burbs of Detroit. W. Bloomfield/Commerce area. I have an E30 that my son and I have been working on, but a Roundie has been on my bucket list for many years. I'm finally in a position (retired) where I can consider a new project, and so am looking for a Roundie. Prefer something somewhat local = a long shot. So, if anyone has or knows of a Roundie - running or project - that might be available please ping me. I spent 10 years restoring a 1961 Austin Healey, and another 8 restoring a 1978 FJ40, so a significant project is not unfamiliar to me. Thanks Dave
  7. Looks like this group isn't super active, but I'll give it a shot. 🙂 I'm interested in a '73 2002 that's for sale by owner in the Dearborn, Michigan and looking for a fellow FAQer to eyeball the car for me. If anyone is able to check out this car for me, or know someone who could, I'd appreciate a PM and/or a post here. Happy to discuss particulars. Thanks!
  8. 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
  9. The link above has a calendar for the BMWCCA Kansas City chapter. They have C&Cs every month I believe. I am sure your e21 (and you) would be very welcome there. Also, you should plan to get to the Mid-America '02 Fest in April: http://midamerica02fest.com/fest-2018/. Even though it is called an '02 Fest all denominations are welcome (well, I don't know about 911 believers, Porsche that is)
  10. I'm not in KC, but over in Newton. (Just north of Wichita). If you all did a get together I'd try to come up to KC. I'm currently driving an e21, but looking to get back into an 02 sometime soon-ish.
  11. Though I haven't been to the C&Cs or other events yet.
  12. dont know about an actual club per say, but there are enough of us for coffee sometime
  13. Anyone got a shop they recommend locally? I'm dropping the block myself and having it machined, but am not confident enough to put it back in... I'm in Troy and Livonia is a bit far to tow my little beast.
  14. Nice, I may hit you up in the spring for some body work. I'm going to try and tackle the engine bay, floor pans, and trunk myself, but the exterior is probably best left to someone who actually knows how to weld.
  15. They are currently in walled lake but looking to move to bigger building in Wixom/Livonia
  16. Hey guys, Been on here known as prostock but thought I change it up some. Starting a little hobby shop and update with my "name" Anyways im in the Metro detroit area and if anyone needs help or a hoist let me know.. We can work something out im sure! Currently finished a 72 s62 swapped 2002 Working on -1968 1602 S62 swapped -1972 2002 Tii factory restore Will make some blogs
  17. Pasteiner's is 2 miles from my house, never knew they did a car show on Saturday mornings.
  18. Hey prostock3, My loss about not seeing your reply sooner. Cars & Coffee at M1 sounds awesome. Wish I'd known sooner. Please let me know in advance. Email me at rhickey@fairlaneford.com for quicker reply. Look forward to it. Ever been to Pasterners hobyshop Cars % coffee every Saturday morning from 8-10 AM. Around 13mi on woodward? Let me know what up. Russtafarian
  19. been out to a few cars and coffee.....Going to M1 sat for cars and coffee.....hoping to get some 2002 guys together
  20. Well, my 2002 won't be running for a few months yet, but I can guarantee I'll bring it to Panera when the time comes. I'm not in the CCA chapter now, but I have been and will rejoin at some point.
  21. I'm a member of the KC BMWCCA group but have yet to see any 2002 at the monthly C&C. Looking forward to seeing an '02 in person at the monthly C&C at Panera's on Shawnee Mission Pwy Sent from my Pixel using Tapatalk
  22. I should have pointed out that there is already a local chapter in KC. http://www.kcbmwclub.com/contact-us/ So maybe getting more '02 owners involved is a better description of what might happen!
  23. I am in Shawnee and there are actually quite a few '02 owners in the KC/Lawrence metro area. Several of us have talked about resuscitating the local club. I will PM you with contact info.
  24. Keith is on Facebook, if that helps at all! Is there an organized group for 2002s in KC? I am in KC, just bought a '76 project car, etc. This is my first post on 2002faq. Cheers, Doug Hitchcock
  25. I'm in KCMO. I don't see much activity around KC, either.
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