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I agree with everyone drive it like there's no tomorrow first thing is to get the feel of the car with time you'll see for yourself what you need or want to do to improve and or fix it. Ofc assuming the car is safe to drive.

I'm no longer affiliated with Maximillian Importing Company in any way, please address any questions directly to them.  -Thanks.

2002 "tii" coupe 1970
E21 320/6 2.7 Stroker 1981
E23 730 1978

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Like all the above. Drive it and find out HOW you like to drive it, if you cruise and use as daily driver or if you like looking for apex and beating bends.

Then start thinking about what to do. I´ve had mine since -93 and decided to go more a tad more aggressive two years ago since I´ve got another daily driver, and sweden in bad years only offers a few months of good salt-free-roads driving.

If you don´t know anything about service and such, do that. And have a look at brakes, drive line and engine to find leaks and wear.

Happy motoring, if not yet you will probably fall in love.

Ola Gustafson
1975 Taiga Euro 2002 3685483 - Weber 38/38 DGMS - Pertronix Ignitor - H&R Cup Kit - TEP headers and Simons 2" sport exhaust - 3.91 LSD.

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Congrats Alex...the car looks 'really' clean. Try posting more pics of the interior and engine.

Where in California are you? I'm here in Sacramento. I also recently bought a 74' 2002 (green, carb, stick). My is not near as clean as yours but it is in good shape, new paint and interior. It drives well and it has not been involved in any accidents. I'll start working in the engine to get more power, and after that will change the 4 speed for 5 (it really needs it).



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If you live in CA, you will find out that it sucks trying to get a 76 2002 to pass CA smog. 75 and earlier are smog exempt in CA. Windows that dark are a good excuse for a cop to pull you over. Are your E21 seats and steering wheel from a 320i S car? If so, that's a great upgrade. Not much of an upgrade going with stock E21 seats and steering wheel. Best upgrade is safety related, making sure your brakes, hoses, belts and lights are in good shape. If you still have sealed beam headlights, upgrade to H4 lights and toss your sealed beams in the trash when done. Use the forum search tool and look in the FAQ section for answers from 02 owners who have been there, done that.


74 tii (many mods)
91 318i M42

07 4Runner

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Looks very clean. I like the rims. My "upgrade list" for now, has included rust repair and the fundamentals. Working on rear brakes at the moment. Did front bearings, brakes and bushing. The rear is next.

I have however installed an Ansa muffler, tinted the windows (as dark as legal because I don't want to peel them). HID headlamps and LED tails are done.

Plans include a sync link. Remember to use the site search. A lot of upgrade info on the site.

BTW, I have a round bottom antenna in decent shape. If you want it pay for shipping and its yours. Zip is 32814.

"Gotta drive!"

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