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About Lengrep

  • Birthday 01/27/1955

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    Thousand Oaks, CA
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    vintage cars, airplanes, jeeps

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  1. Thanks! I found a set of new BMW Turbo calipers, so I’m good for now.
  2. I believe only the first item is unique to the Turbo... Greg
  3. I believe these are offered by one of the principals at Oldenzaal Classics. They do a lot of Turbo restorations. And definitely know the value and rarity of Rentrops. If I were buying these for shipment to the USA, I think I'd ask them to remove the seat covers from the generic rear seats to save on freight!! He's also listing the modern twin scroll turbocharger I bought from him for my car a few months ago. With good success. Before he raised the price (and the exchange rate deteriorated). https://www.ebay.de/itm/393065951407?hash=item5b848e70af:g:-JUAAOSwzMBgGTJr Greg
  4. Okay, friends. Here I go again. There is apparently no end to punishment for using and enjoying these cars. Now I find my right brake caliper needs replacement. Upon disassembly, we discovered one of the pistons was an out of spec mismatch. Marc Norris recommended replacement of the entire caliper. So the questions... On RealOEM, it appears the caliper is the same part number for tii and Turbo, but I know the Turbo discs are different. What's the story? I have a set of BMW tii calipers on the shelf... If it's unique, does anyone have a part number, or source for new or reconditioned units? I'm thinking it makes the most sense to replace both sides at the same time for even performance. Thanks!! Greg
  5. This set is sold, but I have a fully restored set available. Posted separately.
  6. Ha! Must be too cheap. Lots of interest. I think they are E21 wheels painted for Turbo use. The Turbo and E21 steel wheels are the same size. Different part numbers because of paint color.
  7. Five 5 1/2J 13 ET 18 Steel Wheels; four with five year old Michelin XDX 185/70-13 tires. These just came off my Turbo; I found a NOS set of wheels in the original Turbo color. These have black centers with silver rims--which I see on most Turbos, unless they have Alpina's. All five wheels are in excellent shape; lots of tread life left on the four XDX's. The spare wheel has an older Michelin 185/70-13 tire mounted. I could ship if you want, but I think these are a better candidate for local pickup in SoCal. Cleaning out the garage! Greg
  8. This is a fully restored set of four 6Jx13 ET 12 Alpina's. Finish is flawless (to my eye). Not mounted since restoration. All four are straight and true. Perfect finish for your restoration! The photo is of one wheel which is unpacked; the others are just as nice. I'm including a complete set of the correct lug nuts for your installation. I was going to mount these on my Turbo, but found a set of NOS steelies with the impossible to find correct paint... Free pickup in Thousand Oaks, or shipping anywhere in the US for $100-$200 FedEx Ground. I'll charge the actual packing and shipping charge if you go that route. Time to clean out the garage! Greg
  9. Fantastic set of four 6Jx13 ET 12 Alpina alloy wheels. Two 1978, one 1979, one 1986 casting dates. All four are straight, ready to mount. The centers are not painted black, but I've included the stencil I purchased to make it easy. Prior owner put weights on visible surface, so the silver paint may get damaged when you remove the weights. I've included a set of correct wheel nuts which I sourced from Coupe King. I bought these several years ago after a long search for a set of Alpinas, then never installed them. Time to clean out the garage!! Pickup in Thousand Oaks, CA or shipping for about $50 a wheel FedEx Ground depending on where you live.
  10. Follow up question. It appears the adjustment screw is in all the way. But I’m getting 1 bar boost. Does this suggest the internal parts are seized? If so, what do you recommend I do? Other than enjoy full boost…
  11. It feels like it!! Good tip on spark plug gap...but it's definitely not misfiring. More like it's begging for more... As I recall, the original Road and Track interview with BMW engineering mentioned that the engine was capable of much higher boost, but the company didn't think drivers could handle it... Greg
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