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  1. SO ...... BMW will be doing something like this for which lucky 2002 owner ??? https://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/a25471346/vw-beetle-factory-restoration Cheers, Carl p.s. I'm only at 255,000 or so .......
  2. Terveisiä !! here's a huge listing of ZDDP ppm's ...... sadly, Gulf Racing is not among those listed ....... http://www.sccoa.com/forums/showthread.php?136304-What-oil-brands-offer-the-best-protection-***Good-read*** Cheers, Carl
  3. "One should always ensure one's front wheels are maintained clean and bright and shiny." Cheers, Carl
  4. I unbolt the alternator from it's bracket and hang onto it. Then using a Big Crowbar I lever & shove the engine toward the passenger side. This opens up enough space for the alternator to drop down and out. Some reading on topic ...... Cheers, Carl
  5. KenH and his 2002 began the trip on Friday from Simi to Brisbane ...... and on Saturday afternoon began the return trip back to Simi. This Sunday afternoon we got together for Car & Coffee and he told me the tales of the journey !! Cheers, Carl
  6. FANTASTIC !! Cheers, Carl
  7. The BMW 2002 Touring Brothers http://www.speedhunters.com/2019/04/the-bmw-touring-brothers/ Cheers, Carl
  8. this should be the location: Cheers, Carl
  9. Here's some reading on the topic of hose clamps ..... Cheers, Carl
  10. At 11:30am this morning I was cruising west out of Pasadena on the 134 Fwy and suddenly a dark-brownish 2002 went zooming past me !! No chance to get a picture. Cheers, Carl
  11. hmmmm, that location almost looks familiar ..... and I'm liking that Koozie !! Cheers, Carl
  12. Otis, here's a grommet suggestion which fits that battery cable bracket ...... Cheers, Carl
  13. Mint, bicycle innertubes and zip ties as OEM ?? I sure hope not ..... LOL !! Cheers, Carl
  14. I learned a tip years ago: I put a light coat of wheel bearing grease on the valve cover gasket in that area around the "4" spark plug. No more oil weeps, and it doesn't require a serious tightening of that particular cap nut. Cheers, Carl
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