Jump to content
Berk Ergin

What did you do to your 2002 today !

4,884 posts / 359183 viewsLast Reply

Recommended Posts

On 8/9/2019 at 12:50 PM, grizzlebar said:

682749391b68af44068d36d0145d9eff.jpg
3d297c674e6fee5579d39a8b0f8b6e71.jpg

Finally installed the gas struts for the hood and trunk.

 

Do those allow the trunk lid to be unlatched without being raised? Like the hatch or trunk on a modern car? Or do they begin extending as soon as the button is pressed, like the stock spring?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Do those allow the trunk lid to be unlatched without being raised? Like the hatch or trunk on a modern car? Or do they begin extending as soon as the button is pressed, like the stock spring?


With the 40lb struts it sits there like a normal car.
  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My inka project car has been getting all the love for the last month are so up to 1900 miles on it, decided to take the Turkis princess for a ride today...

FA87C162-C294-4E0B-8BD3-C7AF82A1B192.jpeg

  • Like 6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 8/20/2019 at 4:08 PM, xr4tic said:

 

It's the IE billet pedal, it does take a bit of work to get it in though, the base runs up against the curve for the trans tunnel.

 

A hammer helped flatten the area out a bit, and I used the bench grinder to round the base of the pedal a bit to fit better.  Also had to shim it with washers to keep it flat.

 

Nice and smooth if you get it aligned right though.

Thanks for the reply...it looks nice.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Baby’s first car wash (in my possession).

 

c85b2d4f51dd314e1dfd35648f852fc1.jpg&key=3e32c1be14599cdb423d6a736daef09d1280f971016a1c4e6bccd6d4a45dd9f1

 

Took the seats out and vacuumed and shampooed the carpet pretty thoroughly.

 

35db8b377bc79325275e3a9a59475cd6.jpg&key=1f1bd4ece049bdd92240cefc746aa8d1cd9b67ab5400df5150375e50ebdc5ec0

 

Seth and I followed the “polishing a turd” thread instructions and buffed the hood of Rolf the 75. Patina is coming out great, it’ll really transform the car.

 

43a0c2ccfe918ffbd0904020c7f81ad5.jpg&key=30e1b0f1b9285168eb5efa889d7f52e9b900c56cfd3d9d8f44cbfe8b7b1a3d9f

 

3927320eca8a3599d2672fcc545df03f.jpg&key=3a286371d0ac93a188fa4bc404a3fd97aa88a08d61abbe4471b638388c445863

 

 

More tomorrow :)

 

 

 

Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

 

  • Like 7
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Made history with my fav t-shirt! Final US tour date for a band I saw in ‘77 and probably the last time they will tour US ever again

 

Amongst the thousands of Queen shirts being worn, mine got several comments walking the show

 

857977EC-C4BE-4E09-9CB9-D18213D3E882.thumb.jpeg.0bbac49722eb725c19ad3eb88d18438f.jpeg

  • Like 2
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Did some chamber work (de-shroud valves, other tweaks to improve burn) on a 121 cylinder head. -KB

 

D826DA6B-A963-438C-8B6E-6B067BC1BD15.thumb.jpeg.a4eafe01fcbc0b704506fcb23dfb3781.jpeg

 

618CA361-00B3-4563-94FC-C7497823C243.thumb.jpeg.ce64b376266f06f5f2dfea2b2f8a0bcd.jpeg

 

BEDD9983-EF34-40B1-8BE2-9F5F1D80A3B8.thumb.jpeg.c69104e13191f6fbe20fe8122d63b277.jpeg

  • Like 5
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 wow what a difference

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Today I finally replaced the leaking rear wheel cylinders and installed dry shoes.  I thought it would be a bigger deal than it turned out to be, since there are a bunch of other things to do to the rear end of the car; but I kept it simple and focused on the brakes. 
 
I did also rotate the exhaust so it is no longer hitting on the subframe; which sure is a nice improvement.  When starting the car it'd go knocknocknocknocknock.  That got really tiresome.
 
The test drive was a success.  The pedal feels better than it has in a long time and I have a working emergency brake again.
 
One day driving in Seattle made me extreeemely aware of the need for good brakes.  I'm a bit embarrassed that I put it off for so long.  I am glad to be back on this side of Puget Sound.  It's nutz over there.
 
( YYYYUCK )
004.thumb.JPG.5992d7b5df6243a0b8415228471de961.JPG
 
  • Like 6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Changed out a window winder/regulator, wouldn’t close the last half inch.

spotted some rust all over the internal lower door section, the seam was full of dirt and a poor seam sealer job, cleaned all the crap out. Removed the seam sealer, sanded everything and drenched it in Bilt Hamber dynax S-50, watched it drain down the seam of the outside door panel and door frame, very satisfying. It totally wicks! As they say. Little win in the eternal battle with rust, and theS-50 is amazing!!

i even found my aardvark marine ply door panels, so a nice job for next weekend!

  • Like 7

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Replaced my cracked  black bezel with one I purchased on here. Also had the trim rings pin stripped silver.

Replaced all the instrument lights with LED. Daylight picture and their dimmable. Turned out really nice, happy guy.

I also repaired the odometer and got that to work correctly.

 

IMG_3149.thumb.JPG.2ea9f933a0a46e6ff088f80e43ef2b25.JPG  

Someone tried to repair the odometer and ruined the gear pin that holds the numbers.

I had a spare squaretail cluster I pilfered  parts from. The old gear pin.

 

IMG_3148.thumb.JPG.5f430710644f87e5e0f02f0bd3928510.JPG

  • Like 6

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, jp5Touring said:

Replaced my cracked  black bezel with one I purchased on here. Also had the trim rings pin stripped silver.

Replaced all the instrument lights with LED. Daylight picture and their dimmable. Turned out really nice, happy guy.

I also repaired the odometer and got that to work correctly.

The gauges look great. Where did you buy them?

13 minutes ago, jp5Touring said:

 

IMG_3149.thumb.JPG.2ea9f933a0a46e6ff088f80e43ef2b25.JPG  

 

 

 

  • Like 1
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
(edited)
14 minutes ago, Andrewp said:

The gauges look great. Where did you buy them?

 

 

The LED bulbs I got at SuperbrightLEDS.com and thank you.  Gauges are factory, I cleaned up everything repainted the inside gauge trim ring and painted the back inside of the cluster matte white.

 

https://www.superbrightleds.com/vehicle/1973-bmw-2002-vehicle-led-lights?make=11&model=45&year=1973

Edited by jp5Touring
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.