RonR's 1969 BMW 2002 - Schwarz Car

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This is a late 1969 BMW 2002 that was originally titled as a 1970.  I bought the car in 1994.  In the spring of 1999 I decided to completely redo the car.  After a great deal of work the car is totally rust free and the following modifications were made.

Engine:

JE aluminum forged pistons with Total Seal rings
TEP head with S/S valves
TEP header (ceramic coated) with S/S pipes and S/S exhaust
Electric actuated side exhaust dump (crazy)
Innovate Motorsports O
2 controller and gauge
MSD Digital Ignition with Pertronics mag' pickup
45 DCOE Webers with Special Intake, S/S hard fuel lines and S/S braided flex lines
Custom fabricated S/S strut brace
5 speed transmission
Urethane motor and transmission mounts
3 row core radiator

Suspension/Brakes/Driveline:

Bilstein Sport Shocks
H&R springs
Urethane bushings all around
Ireland Engineering front and rear sway bars
Adjustable front castor and camber
15" Panasports (15x6x29mm) with Bridgestone Potenza RE-
11 tires (195/50/15)
Front big brakes and rear disc brakes
5 speed transmission and 3.91:1 LSD

Interior/Exterior:

320is Recaros with rear seat upholstered to match
Schroth 4 point harness with S/S harness bar
Momo Competition steering wheel
VDO gauges - oil temp., oil press., voltage
Blaubunkt stereo and amp
Black coco-mats
Custom fabricated rear brace with Optima battery holder (in trunk)
Zender front air dam
Zymol Carbon

Mid-America '02 Fest. April 27th, 28th, 29th, 2017.  Eureka Springs Arkansas
Sponsored by: The True Friends of Alex von Falkenhausen

Event Flier

 

Auto Cross:

I put the little monster to some use and auto crossed with the Ozark's Mountain Region SCCA chapter.  It was a lot of fun trying different adjustments on the car.  I was not not the fastest guy out there but I did enjoy working on my driving and I got a lot of compliments on the looks.  Albeit the competition was a little thin in FSP, I did manage to win the FSP class in 2004 (wow, 10 years ago).

 

RonR's others

2006 Wrangler Jeep Rubicon

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This is THE TJ Jeep with the 4.0 liter straight 6 cylinder and the Rubicon package that includes Dana 44 air locker front and rear axles and all of the factory options that makes it the most capable 4 wheel drive vehicle available. 

Modifications:

Borla Exhaust
BDS 2" Lift with lower control arms
Zone front sway bar link disconnects
Goodyear 265/75/R16 (32X10.5) Wrangler MT/R with Kevlar
Gale Banks Ram Air intake

2012 BMW 135i (E82/N55)

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Some say that the BMW 135i is in the same spirit as the original 2002.  They are very similar in concept to drive and the 135i has a familiar feel to it.  This 135i has the M-Sport package, DCT (dual clutch transmission) and the twin spool turbo.

The Adventure Set  

 

These are the latest additions.  They include:

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland Edition
2017 Rockwood Mini-Lite travel trailer
Perception Prodigy 12 kayak

 

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11/7/16