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51 years with Wolfgang (the car, not the composer)


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Fifty one years ago yesterday I took delivery on Wolfgang, my '69.  The 40th "second series" '69 off the assembly line--that is with a short neck differential, three speed heater blower, later style trunk lid torsion bars etc.  But still with the 6 bolt crankshaft and coil spring pressure plate (try finding those!.)  

 

And...back in my garage after a year in the Passion exhibit at the BMW CCA Foundation Museum in South Carolina.  Still puts a big grin on my face when I get behind the wheel...

 

mike

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11 hours ago, iinca said:

how about posting  then and now pics

Top picture--delivery day, 5 May 1969, Bavarian Motors, Queens NY

 

Bottom picture--at his soon-to-be new winter home in FL

My 69 at delivery 5-5-69.jpg

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48 minutes ago, mike said:

A Ricoh 500 view finder (not SLR) 35mm camera.  Still have it too!

 

mike

 

Mike, I wouldn't be at all surprised if you said you still had the shoes you were wearing that day! 😉 

 

Congrats to you, but even moreso to Wolfgang, for having such a caring - and giving - owner. 

 

-Dave

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