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      Introducing FAQ Memberships   04/17/2017

      I would like to introduce everyone to the FAQ memberships. A fun way to fund the site and to contribute for those who are interested.    Everyone starts as a Solex Member.  This membership is free and not much visible is changing (I limited the personal message storage to 150).   Kugelfischer membership.  As a reward for your donation of $20.02 per year, you will not see any external advertisements, the site will look cleaner and run a bit faster. You will also get a couple of BMW 2002 FAQ Stickers.   Turbo Membership.  As a reward for your donation of $50.02, you will not see any external advertisements, the site will look cleaner and run a bit faster.  You will also get unlimited Personal Message storage, ability to create Private and Restricted Photo Albums. You will also get a couple of BMW 2002 FAQ Stickers and a Bottle Opener.   Alpina Membership.  As a reward for your donation of $100.02 per year, you will not see any external advertisements, the site will look cleaner and run a bit faster.  You will also get unlimited Personal Message storage, ability to create Private and Restricted Photo Albums, and an ability to upload Movies to the gallery. You will also get a couple of BMW 2002 FAQ Stickers, a Bottle Opener, and discounts on our accessories at the store.   There is also a fancy title that comes with each membership.  

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  1. Seats’n’storage.

    A fellow ‘02-Montrealler (Pierre*) was nice enough to give me the lower portion of his rear bench (he had an extra one). This put me a step closer to finally installing a rear bench... So, now I just needed to acquire the upper portion of the rear bench plus, some new padding/foam and the all-important vinyl upholstery. I stripped down the rear base, the old “horsehair” padding is pretty gross. I wire-brushed it, degreased it, used a metal etch and gave it a couple of coats of matt black. I ordered the under-pad, foam and vinyl from aardvark racing. Unfortunately, I did not take any photos of process/install but it’s pretty straight forward. I installed the under-pad, letting it hang over the edge of the seat frame, then I sowed it in place with a few loops every 3-4 inches around the entire circumference. I cut the foam pad to size and held it in place with about 8 tie wraps so it wouldn’t move while I wrestled the vinyl upholstery on. The brackets which held the top of the backing in place were remove I fabricated some new brackets for the upper portion with some l-brackets from Home Depot. On Friday, I finally installed the rear bench. I’ll need to fix that wrinkle in next spring. I was supposed to un-register the car for winter storage for October 31st, but I messed up. At the beginning of October, I started the online process but didn’t complete it because I didn’t have my registration certificate with me. My memory sucked and I had thought I completed the process… then I woke up on November 1st realizing I messed up, so I had the 2002 available until Nov 30th. Yesterday, I went through my short winterize checklist before pushing the car to the back of the garage. see you next spring...
  2. Thanks... I'll take one if the shipping doesn't blow me away. What do I enter as the package weight / dimensions and shipper's zip? Thanks, Anthony
  3. hey cal, Will these be available again in the future? Thanks, Anthony
  4. Exhaust welded into one piece?

    Mine was all one piece, taking out out during the disassembly wasn't bad because I removed the rear sub-frame. To re-install it, I cut it and put a sleeve with 2x exhaust U-clamps... also I need a new muffler but that wasn't on the agenda for this year.
  5. Post Restoration Shots

    Fall 2016 - Fall 2017
  6. Firming Up The Rear Bench (springs)

    thanks for the words guys. I'll try with the foam between the springs and report back. Another question... The 2 hooks which hold the upper back piece in, can anyone tell me what distance the hooks stick out? I'm fabricating some replacements as I received the car with them cut off.
  7. Firming Up The Rear Bench (springs)

    yes, I think you're right, it's meant to sink in, springy but I want to try to limit it. I'll see if I can come up with anything and write back with the results. Might take a while, storage time looms.
  8. Firming Up The Rear Bench (springs)

    Thanks for jogging my memory... I forgot there were metal straps running below the springs, already. I should have looked at my (or a) frame.
  9. Firming Up The Rear Bench (springs)

    thanks for the replies, guys. Hmmmm, I like this idea... I could buy some seat belt webbing and loop it around the the front and back part of the frame and sow it.
  10. I used search, maybe my terms weren't good but no relevant results, so I'm posting. Hi I ordered, some rear seat covers + foam kit from Aardvark (and also the upper, back portion of the bench). I have yet to pick it up from the I find the lower, base portion, very, very springy... I mean they are springs, so it makes sense. Is there a way to firm up the springs so they travel less? I found that when I sit on them, I sink all the way in, plus they're bouncy. I would assume adding additional foam above them but that might give me issues installing the new covers. What if I install some foam "buffers" between each spring to keep them from compressing fully? Has anyone been down this road.ideas? Thanks, Anthony
  11. friends ..... and their mechanical skills

    I made this one from a photo I took the other day.
  12. Battery Cable Through Firewall

    The battery relocation was done by the previous on my car, with the wire passing through the firewall. When I disassembled the car for restoration, I noticed that the hole used for the battery cable looked like a factory hole and not drilled. I'll dig thought my disassembly pics to see what I can find. EDIT: found a photo. It was to the left of the steering column. Don't mind the notes
  13. Membership stickers

    got them yesterday. thanks Steve!
  14. sold to HO2. ...with the amount of interest I go maybe I priced too low