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Well i've been lurking long enough, figured it was time to say hi.

Also it was finally time for a thread to compile everything. My name is Josh, and this is Fraulein my 1970 BMW 2002. I had my G35 stolen, and coming from a background of e30/e36's, I decided BMW was once again the way to go. I have always wanted a 2002 and when this car popped up I looked at this car, asked all the right questions and the previous owner generously offered to hold it for me as long as I needed to get my car situation handled. After waiting 6 months everything fell into place 2 days before my birthday.Very Cool.

So now she is in my hands for KEEPS. Not selling this car ever. Time to go through, tear her down and make her my own. I bought it a little old, a little rusty, wanting some love and I am damn well going to give it to her ha ha.

Mod list:

1970 Colorado Orange 2002 with original bill of sale to a lady in California in 1971

Original Webasto top freshly replaced

I just plasti dipped the hood trunk need to do between the windows and trim alpina style for fun.

Hella headlights

SUSPENSION/WHEELS:

BBS RS001 3 piece wheels original 4x100 15x7

IE1 springs

I believe hd front shocks, sport rears

Strut tower/engine combo brace front

Strut tower/battery holder combo rear

IE 30mm front sway bar

I need new tires!!

my left strut is broken also

ENGINE/TRANS:

Original motor rebuilt at Munich Motorworks while Joseph owned the car

Tii exhaust manifold

Ansa full exhaust

Weber 38

5spd with custom driveshaft (also done by Joseph)

Short Shifter

New Radiator

Starter

Alternator

Electronic Ignition

INTERIOR:

Fully Reupholstered Recaro seats front and rear

Autopower roll bar???????

5 point harnesses

Reupholstered headliner

Deck and rear speakers

2 piece dash pretty much flawless except for one crack

Body:

Alpina Quad Headlights ( can i retrofit euro smilies into these??)

Nos fenders

Turbo front bumper

Turbo fender flares

Turbo trunk spoiler

IE rear fiberglass bumper

New to me nose

Now for the pics!!

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All the goods!

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THIS CAR IS NOT MINE AND NEITHER IS THE PHOTO!!

But it is very very very close to my desired end goal!

any tips tricks or thoughts appreciated!

-Josh

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The ragtop is awesome! I have always liked those on older VWs. Where in Oregon?

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I'm located in Portland. Thanks I was told its the only webasto top west of the Mississippi... Anybody know of others?!

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Welcome to the addiction. Kool Webasto!

Keep us posted on the progress.

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haha, yeah we have a couple projects going. The gti is my roomates 2002.5 vr6; tuned, intake, exhaust etc. Full plaid headliner etc. Here's another project I just sold to fund the 2002.

1982 build date Rabbit Gti

early speedo etc

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What do you guys think of euro smilies retrofitted into these housings? I've been toying with the idea, not sure ho w much i like the quad setup on an '02 though..

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Too modern (you asked!).

I'd go with H4's.

Cheers and good luck!

What do you guys think of euro smilies retrofitted into these housings? I've been toying with the idea, not sure ho w much i like the quad setup on an '02 though..

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So the car had an awkward pull to the right. I hadn't driven it due to finals, and christmas etc. So I pulled her into the garage and noticed the spring had been unseated the whole time. Boom easy fix. Also the 30mm IE sway bar ( yes 30) had kinda funked up the sway bar end link and the castle nut wouldn't spin, so I guess it's time for beefier ones.

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Finished plasti-dipping the Alpina theme for fun until I can get her painted. I started by masking things until I realized how easy and awesome dip is!

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wiping it away;

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teaser.....

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As far as the Alpina quad headlights I've decided that ^ you are right, euro smilies are too new, and since I already have upgraded hellas i'd like to sell this set. If anyone is interested let me know. I'm also looking for a L&R chrome headlight surround. If anyone has a set for a decent price I would definitely be interested.

Thanks!

Next on the list are tires. I'm considering Yoko S drives, Falken azenis 615k, or dunlop direzza stars. Any recommendations?

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Nice looking project! I'm excited to see where this car is heading. Pease send me an email, I have a question for you.

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