1936spyder

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  1. 1936spyder

    FS.Still Loads of Parts for 2002 and 2002Tii

    No worries at all! Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  2. 1936spyder

    FS.Still Loads of Parts for 2002 and 2002Tii

    Harry, that's my name-short for Wendell Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  3. 1936spyder

    FS.Still Loads of Parts for 2002 and 2002Tii

    Harry, Do you have a '74 specific tii quartz dash clock? Also looking for a '74 turn signal/hi-beam stalk. Wends Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  4. 1936spyder

    Trunk design Trivia

    Trunk panel shots of my '74 tii w/original paint, etc. Incidentally I had a '73 tii about 10 yrs ago which had the trunk floor and rear qtrs replaced like yours; I suppose that whenever that was done the car wasn't considered particularly precious so they used what was readily available for repairs. Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  5. 1936spyder

    74 2002 Tii on AutoTrader

    Well that's a deal- Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  6. It's been a LONG time and I've got a new ride, so count me in! Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  7. 1936spyder

    1974 Auto - 2600 original miles!!

    I just want the seats. Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  8. On the somewhat other end of the spectrum, I just purchased a largely restored '74 tii w/sunroof for 20K that had been parked in dry storage about 18 years ago. Even though the paint, bodywork and trim had been taken care of, the engine rebuilt, a 5-speed installed, new gas tank, etc, I've already put about $3,000 into it just to recommission it and get it driving again. After that it will largely just need cosmetic details and corrections so once It's all said and done I'll probably have about 27K into it including the purchase price but it will then be a 40K+ car. So, even largely finished cars still need attention and work that can add up more quickly than you think. Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  9. For my last project I looked for the most solid and dry roundie I could reasonably afford. I found an auto '73 that had sat for about 20-odd years so the paint was heavily oxidized and some of the aluminum trim had some oxidation also but it was straight, solid and very original. I paid 7K for it. Over the next three years I worked from the inside out and probably spent close to $10,000 just going through the suspension, brakes, tires and wheels, exhaust, the ignition system, upgrading the lights, installing Recaros (but didn't reupholster them), etc, etc. When I sold it, it was a very reliable and well-sorted daily driver. It still needed paint, some trim restored, a new carpet, the Recaros reupholstered and of course a transmission swap if someone wanted to install a 5-speed. All of that could easily cost an additional 10K, so if I had kept it I would have had about 30k into it including the initial purchase price. Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  10. 1936spyder

    Wow this thing handles

    Curious to know what the suspension set-up is? Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  11. 1936spyder

    Vintage Wheel Center Caps

    Resra, thank you. I unfortunately won't be able to access the car again until the 2nd or 3rd, so I'll let you know then. Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  12. 1936spyder

    Vintage Wheel Center Caps

    Sherman, Anything for these MSW Ceres that came on a '74 tii I recently bought? Wends Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  13. 1936spyder

    Really Nice (expensive?) 1969 BMW 1600, unaffiliated

    Depends on original condition of car, how much you can do yourself vs how much you have to farm out, who does the work, new/nos/used parts, etc, etc, etc...too many variables involved. Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk
  14. 1936spyder

    Really Nice (expensive?) 1969 BMW 1600, unaffiliated

    This was restored a few yrs ago by Ryan Danco who then sold it to Rudy Manseenus. Period aftermarket rims (Kleeblatt?) that Ryan restored have been replaced by '74-'76 stamped steel rims. VERY nice car, although some of the interior is not correct. Sent from my LGMP260 using Tapatalk