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Original 2002Ti Unrestored For Sale


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I thought I would post this up here as well so more people could see.

 

Found this original 2002ti for sale in the Netherlands, apparently it is completely original and unrestored.

 

Beautiful car! 1971 Vin: 1695464

 

http://www.euroclassics.nl/BMW-1971-Colorado.html

 

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A bit light on many things if you ask me. More photos and actually advertising it in places people look would help a lot.

I'm guessing they are not a talkative bunch.

+1

And when you're only showing 1 photo, why do you choose one with the passenger door slightly ajar and the owner's manual (or something) resting on the roof? Unrestored? Maybe. Original paint? I have my doubts.

Still, it is gorgeous and certainly a top choice color for a ti!

Steve

EDIT: By the by, I find it interesting that the front grille 2002ti emblem is mounted in the "incorrect" top location, just like the Colorado Canadian ti (with Alpina additions) that's been coming on the market for months, and which has been much discussed on this forum. Could it be that we need to re-think what we consider to be the correct location for that emblem? We all know, and love, that period photo of a Colorado ti on a German Autobahn, but could front emblem placement be a bit like underhood stickers, "It always goes HERE, unless we put it elsewhere!"?

Link to the other Colorado ti: http://www.bmw2002faq.com/topic/137962-1969-2002ti-alpina-upgrades/

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By the by, I find it interesting that the front grille 2002ti emblem is mounted in the "incorrect" top location, just like the Colorado Canadian ti (with Alpina additions) that's been coming on the market for months, and which has been much discussed on this forum. Could it be that we need to re-think what we consider to be the correct location for that emblem? We all know, and love, that period photo of a Colorado ti on a German Autobahn, but could front emblem placement be a bit like underhood stickers, "It always goes HERE, unless we put it elsewhere!"?

Tbh Steve, I wouldn't put it past them, some aspects of our cars were very inconsistent. But being that I have never seen a period photo with that placement, I would stick to the good-ol middle.

It takes about 5 minutes to move, so to me it doesn't matter much.

I see on their site that they have sold some very interesting cars in the past, and since they don't have a big online presence I suspect that they cater for walk-ins more. Just a guess though.

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Tbh Steve, I wouldn't put it past them, some aspects of our cars were very inconsistent. But being that I have never seen a period photo with that placement, I would stick to the good-ol middle.

It takes about 5 minutes to move, so to me it doesn't matter much.

I see on their site that they have sold some very interesting cars in the past, and since they don't have a big online presence I suspect that they cater for walk-ins more. Just a guess though.

And I, too, would quickly move that emblem! But the more '02's I'm exposed to -- through this and other forums -- the more my cherished notions of Teutonic precision and uniformity come crashing down! I just want to make certain we're asking all the questions now because the answers will only get hazier with time.

And I'm certain you're correct about the dealer's reliance on walk-ins: it just doesn't make good business sense to put anything less than your best foot forward!

Thanks and regards,

Steve

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And I, too, would quickly move that emblem! But the more '02's I'm exposed to -- through this and other forums -- the more my cherished notions of Teutonic precision and uniformity come crashing down! I just want to make certain we're asking all the questions now because the answers will only get hazier with time.

And I'm certain you're correct about the dealer's reliance on walk-ins: it just doesn't make good business sense to put anything less than your best foot forward!

Thanks and regards,

Steve

If you live with an old Alfa, your cherished notions will fly high again! But compared to modern standards the construction was haphazard at best.

I agree, in this day and age it is crucial to have all aspects of business running well, and putting this little effort into marketing is questionable.

Regards

Jacques

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Front emblem location on the BMW museum ti

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Old press type photo (note the horizontal position)

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Jim,

Well THAT'S interesting: a difference, albeit minor, between a period photo and a factory restoration. I, if I had a ti, which I don't, would probably lean toward that famous period photo and center mine, only to be ostracized by the "ti bullies" who insist on the tight-to-the-headlamp look! Thanks for catching this!

Jacques,

Where do you land on the highly-controversial centered versus lamp-hugging issue? :-) Uh-oh, your icon is too small but you might be in the lamp-hugger party!

Regards,

Steve

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Jim,

Well THAT'S interesting: a difference, albeit minor, between a period photo and a factory restoration. I, if I had a ti, which I don't, would probably lean toward that famous period photo and center mine, only to be ostracized by the "ti bullies" who insist on the tight-to-the-headlamp look! Thanks for catching this!

Jacques,

Where do you land on the highly-controversial centered versus lamp-hugging issue? :-) Uh-oh, your icon is too small but you might be in the lamp-hugger party!

Regards,

Steve

Good eye! My avatar is of the ti in the BMW Museum, but I prefer the catered look as well, although this is the first time I have actually noticed the differences, so well see where I stand when I actually have to fit my badge.

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