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2002 project car owner for 36 years-qualifies as LONG TERM!


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I bought this car in 1972 (and sold the Plymouth 340S Barracuda and kept the BMW as it was the cool car then) Value of 340S today vs. 2002?

I will attempt to post pictures of my 2002, purchased in 1972. Pretty plain stuff compared to all the M3 conversions, 6 cylinder, etc. but I like old school and wanted to keep the car pretty much Alpina format.

Body has Dietel flares (alpina), 5 speed, lsd rear, 22mm rear brake cylinders, Jag XJ6 front calipers on 323i rotors and tii booster. Racetep front and rear stress bars with battery relocated to trunk. Currently running Toyo R1 245-45-15 tires on Alpina 6&7"x15 rims, but also have set of Panasports.

Interior improved with Konig seats and decent headliner and sunroof. Rebuilt pedal box (new bushings, etc.).

Headlight relays, ground strap from battery to block, MSD ignition and Pertronix point conversion, and E30M3 starter

Engine .020 over, Ti pistons, 46mm Ex. valves, 304 Shrick Cam, 2x45mm Dcoe carbs, 1 5/8" Stahl connected to OEM 2002 Turbo exhaust (all Jet-Hot)

I also occasionally race my Korman built 323i race car, nice 3x40dcoe Weber car with absolutely nothing spared, so I have the old school M10 and M20 side well covered!

Hope this little epistle does not offend all the new conversions, just want to preserve how these excellent cars were made and tuned almost 40 years ago.

Also included a "mug" shot with several other fun project cars. While 2002 does not have 400+ HP, it is still as much fun as the other beasts in this cage!

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1971 BMW 2002 Alpina-Spec

1983 BMW 323 SCCA race car, radical setup by Korman

1985 BMW M635, white

1986 BMW M635, black

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Harry:

See the 323i pics posted on the blog above this one. USA did not receive the M20 engined 323, and only got the 320. This is a sweet machine with Webers instead of the FI that originally came with the car.

Wilwood brakes with AL hats on all corners. Read other specs in my post.

Thanks for your comments about the 2002, a great car and quite meaningful to me as the owner for its whole 37 years existance!

I actually started with a 2000CS in 1967, so between BMW and Audis (since 1983) and the old 1979 Ruf 930, I have most the old cars covered, especially with the addition of the 1983 quattro coupe with its incredible highly modified 20V S6 five cylinder motor- Carrillo rods and other unmentionables.

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1971 BMW 2002 Alpina-Spec

1983 BMW 323 SCCA race car, radical setup by Korman

1985 BMW M635, white

1986 BMW M635, black

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Actually, I have two other Audis- a black/black/carbonfiber 1993 urS4 and a white 1995 urS6 Avant. Almost perfect match, black sedan, white Avant (my Suv), both with RS2 engine and other suspension mods.

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1971 BMW 2002 Alpina-Spec

1983 BMW 323 SCCA race car, radical setup by Korman

1985 BMW M635, white

1986 BMW M635, black

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