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Interesting 02 article I found.


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Ray Ong, proprietor of Auto Racing...

Pretty good read!  Enjoy!

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1970 Granada 1600 "The 16",  2000 528i Siena Red "The 5",  1968 Mustang 289 Muscle Car Blue, 

1999 318ti M Package Green,  1982 633CSi 5 speed Blue,  2011 550i M Package Black (6 speed manual)

 

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1 hour ago, '76mintgrün'02 said:

I like this line, 

"The original 2002 had rather old-fashioned, slightly protruding round rear lights for a less elegant streamline than Ray’s later rectangular taillight model."

:) 

Better get your fire suit on now!!!

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1 hour ago, '76mintgrün'02 said:

I like this line, 

"The original 2002 had rather old-fashioned, slightly protruding round rear lights for a less elegant streamline than Ray’s later rectangular taillight model."

:) 

I thought that part was particularly interesting as well!🤣

1970 Granada 1600 "The 16",  2000 528i Siena Red "The 5",  1968 Mustang 289 Muscle Car Blue, 

1999 318ti M Package Green,  1982 633CSi 5 speed Blue,  2011 550i M Package Black (6 speed manual)

 

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2 hours ago, '76mintgrün'02 said:

I like this line, 

"The original 2002 had rather old-fashioned, slightly protruding round rear lights for a less elegant streamline than Ray’s later rectangular taillight model."

:) 

I posted the article on our Aussie 02 FB page as I assumed the guys in Melbourne would know of the car/guy in the article.

 

I gather Tom there were a few laughs locally (here) on that comment as well, though after I read the piece and thought of the proposition that BMW were evolving the design to a much more flush (70’s) look, it does make sense even if a little awkwardly articulated. 
 

Though personally I’m still biased to “old fashioned”

 

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