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  1. 1600GT convertible

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  2. 1966 Glas 1700GT Cabrio

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  3. Clutch Master Cylinder

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  4. 1600gt Steering wheel?

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  5. M10 Engine

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  6. Glas 1700 GT

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  7. Alternative for 14" GT Wheels

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  8. front grill removal

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  9. Frua

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  10. Thank you Steve

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  • Starting to get kinda wired!

    So this week I pulled at a thread and ended up getting a good bit of work done.   I got a small relay/fuse box from Amazon and was able to get it mounted and wired.    As per my previous post I installed a pair of 120 DB air horns.  I am not sure about the town you live in, but traffic here in Toronto is hand to hand combat at best.  If you can't be seen, you can be heard.    The horns require a dedicated relay and the LED headlight harness requires a dedicated relay for each light.  I

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    Boost for Goosed 1

    Getting closer

    First I measured center line for both chassis. And rear axle line for both. So rear wheel would be in correct position in regards to 02 shell. This was very time consuming. Lowering and alingning 02 on top of E85 floor to see where to cut next. Then winch 02 up to make room to work. Back down again, aling. Repeat. When I got to about 5 cm from touch down I found out that my support cage was getting in way. I had to make cage to outside of 02 chassis and remove tubing from the cockpit. This was a

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    Z00Z 2

    And cut

    First I confirmed rear axle line as this going to match 02 chassis rear axle line. Marked position to chassis and table. This was actually done before last supports was added.   Determided center line for both chassis and rear axle line for 02 chassis. This was very time consuming and frustrating task but I needed to get this right.   Then it was plasma cutter time. What a fancy tool! Cutting goes so painlessly and gets to places that angle grinder doesn’t. Also it’s very eas

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  • BMW Neue Klasse - a birth of a Sports Sedan

    BMW Neue Klasse - a birth of a Sports Sedan

    Unveiling of the Neue Klasse Unveiled in 1961, BMW 1500 sedan was a revolutionary concept at the outset of the '60s. No tail fins or chrome fountains. Instead, what you got was understated and elegant, in a modern sense, exciting to drive as nearly any sports car, and yet still comfortable for four.   The elegant little sedan was an instant sensation. In the 1500, BMW not only found the long-term solution to its dire business straits but, more importantly, created an entirely new
    History of the BMW 2002 and the 02 Series

    History of the BMW 2002 and the 02 Series

    In 1966, BMW was practically unknown in the US unless you were a touring motorcycle enthusiast or had seen an Isetta given away on a quiz show.  BMW’s sales in the US that year were just 1253 cars.  Then BMW 1600-2 came to America’s shores, tripling US sales to 4564 the following year, boosted by favorable articles in the Buff Books. Car and Driver called it “the best $2500 sedan anywhere.”  Road & Track’s road test was equally enthusiastic.  Then, BMW took a cue from American manufacturers,
    The BMW 2002 Production Run

    The BMW 2002 Production Run

    BMW 02 series are like the original Volkswagen Beetles in one way (besides both being German classic cars)—throughout their long production, they all essentially look alike—at least to the uninitiated:  small, boxy, rear-wheel drive, two-door sedan.  Aficionados know better.   Not only were there three other body styles—none, unfortunately, exported to the US—but there were some significant visual and mechanical changes over their eleven-year production run.   I’ve extracted t
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