So far - here is what I believe is the history of this car:
By jgerock •2764081Model: BMW 2002tiiYear: 1973Manufactured Date: 05/30/1973Original Color: MalagaSunroof: StandardTransmission: 5 Speed ManualCurrent Color: Ruby RedCurrent Owner: jgerockPast Owners: BrandonLocation: Alexandria, Virginia, 22310Last Sold: 12/17/2006Car produced on 5/30/1973Delivered to BMW Importer (Max Hoffman in NY) on 6/4/1973Owners:1) Dentist from NJ: 1973? to 1978?2) Bill O'Brian (PA): 1978? to 11/20/20003) Matthew Reinhart (MD) 11/20/2000 to 9/27/2003 (restoration completed 3/1/2003)4) Jeremy Davenport (MA) 9/27/2003 to 12/17/20065) Jim Gerock (VA) 12/17/2006 to presentAlmost every part of this car has been redone by me during my ownership. I still have the original seats, 4 speed transmission, shifter and set of tii steel wheels and hub caps.H&R springs with Bilstein HD shocksI.E. fixed front camber mountsSuspension Techniques 22/19 sway bars3.91 LSD replaced the stock open 3.64 diff (chewed spider gears)14x6 Superlite brand wheels with 185-60-14 Dunlop Direzza tiresCorrect narrow front grills.New center grillH4 headlights with Susquehanna Motorsports wiring harness/relayse30 318is in-tank electric fuel pumpRecaro Monza brown cloth front seatsKenwood CD receiver, BMW antenna, Infinity 6x9 rear speakersUpdated 5 speed shifter from 2002 HausLee's (Massive) 5 speed transmission mounting bracketsPortland Driveline Service driveshaft with febi/Bilstein 6 hole guiboE-brake bearing kit sourced from Grice MulliganReplacement front seat belts from Al (Blue Devils)New BMW windshield with BMW sealNew BMW fuzzy seals with aluminum upper trim for both doorsNew rear window seal (BMW brand) with Hella 3rd brake lightMobrighta upgraded rear tail lights with URO reproduction lensesMomo wood steering wheel (on the car when I bought it). Just replaced by older Racemark leather wheel.New window regulatorsHeater box rebuilt with new Bosch fan motorNew wiper pivots and rodsNew high beam stalkNew turn signal/wiper stalkIntermittant wiper upgrade (from Sherman Martinez)Stock tii muffler (Eberspacher brand from BLUNT)Stock tii exhaust manifold with downpipe (both Jet-Hot coated)AEM analog wideband 02 sensorOriginal engine and cylinder headKF pump rebuilt (Fairchild)All new KF linkage partsReplacement fuel injectors2nd overbore pistons (re-ringed using Goetz brand rings)Replaced rod bearingsNew oil pump, sprocket and chainCutting ring head gasketCylinder head decked and valves vacuum tested by JF Motors in Arlington VAtii distributor rebuilt/recurved by Advanced DistributorsRecent front subframe bushing replacement with steering box re-sealed.Recent water pump, KF belt and all new coolant hoses installed.