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      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. so this weekend i started finalizing the wiring for the aftermarket sound system, i really didnt want it to go to all this effort for it not to sound as good as possible, so i actually ordered a much nicer focal amp (Still waiting for delivery) but for now just used an old lanzar amp i had knocking about to check the signal and wiring was correct. a real tangle of all sorts of speaker,power,earth,rca's and remote wires all in one area and all over sized at the moment, will defo cut these down and tidy it up before final fitting under the rear seat and hopefully! never been seen again. have run all the cable seperatly to avoid interference from the power into the RCA's or speaker wires. its been a real fun job doing the sound system from a comple blank canvas to actually turning the ignition and it working first time! was really pleased with how it sounds even with just the rear deck wired in. have got a short video which i will upload soon maybe so you can see/hear a taster, but i would like to get a proper video after the car has finished to show it off, its more SQ than SPL. along with this, i had painted my bumper supports in the same stone guard black was happy with how they came out after a little bit of rubbing down and some nice etched primer. (Excuse the mess) i wasn't very happy however with how they mount with that horrible captive spinning nut thing inside the chassis rail.. so we went in with a little rail modification and a bit nut bolt and washer combo.. it was drilled and sealed up with primer and stone guard before the nut and bolt applied.. very happy with this actually as will make bumper removal much quicker and easier. still unsure if i will add another hole for stability as i quite like one at the moment so i can adjust the bumper to sit perfect. thought i would snap a quick shot of the inner wheel arch at the moment as i thought it was looking rather tidy, kinda annoyed i didnt get a picture before as it was horrible beyond imagination. just waiting for the calipers back so i can start on the front brakes!!!
  2. been a while since i've been to the garage, i've been preparing things for my wedding next week so the car had to take a backseat for a bit.. until yesterday! got a few brake bits off at the front and my new complete kit from https://www.wallothnesch.com/ (probably only useful for the EU/UK guys) but i'm very happy with the quality of the pre cut to length brake lines and all fittings. anyway, i only managed to get one photo, but youre in luck! im going to head back down tonight and do some amplifier wiring and get the sound system tested whilst im waiting on a few more bits to arrive
  3. i was just hoping i could tell such a cool story haha but some you win some you lose.. im just hopefull that i can get hold of these other now. i will update if i can get over to see them this weekend
  4. i would like to get these two for a good price, clean up and sell the e21 and keep the e30 as a daily
  5. i got some bad news at the weekend.. im still coming to terms with it.. but the touring was sold under my nose apparently someone spotted it in the barn at a family party and advised that he sell it to a BMW specialist, really gutted but, still hopeful that i can go and pick up the E21 and the E30 touring for a good price. will keep you updated
  6. i would say before you go any further, remove the carb and give it an overhaul just to eliminate that from the equation. at first it sounds to me like it could have been your timing so also might be a faulty 123. carb off, clean out and change your gaskets. if persisting, maybe try re-fitting the factory dizzy and testing it then
  7. hi mate, theres not really much going on around london for car shows, its a shame that youve only posted today as there was a good meet at goodwood at the weekend! lots of cars and a few '02s. how much longer are you going to be in the UK for?? i can try and see if there are any meets near london that you could attend but i doubt you'll see many 02's feel free to drop me a PM
  8. Name: Betty Category: BMW '02s Date Added: 2017-06-21 Submitter: larryt Betty
  9. Betty
  10. is it sad that this picture genuily gives me a little bit of movement in my pants :s
  11. i agree with simeon here, i run without this screen and have two inline filters, picks up everything on route and leaves my carb bit free
  12. thanks for the comments guy's im gonna look into them once i have some more cash.
  13. good luck with your build! many people on this forum have been in a similar situation as have i, lots of previously bad fixing jobs and rust! you can do it man! keep on motoring and dont give up on your dreams!
  14. these are still £90 each over here, at the moment ive really reached an impass where i dont have any more money to spend on the project, i think for now i will try to clean and re-fit the original seals and see how i get on thanks