1969 2002, restored with M20 6 cyl.
1969 BMW 2002 with a M20 6 cylinder engine out of a 1989 BMW 325i (E30). One of the cleanest, straightest, best performing BMW 2002s around. Gets thumbs up everywhere the car is driven. Motor is strong, the sound of the engine/exhaust is AMAZING and the car rolls solid and straight.
The ground up restoration was completed in 2008 by a true BMW enthusiast with no corners cut. Since the rebuild, the car has been driven 15,700 miles without a problem. Speaks to the quality/reliability of the build.
-Rear Shock Towers/Inner Fender Wells Replaced (L & R)
-Lower/Outer A-Columns Replaced (L & R)
-New fabricated A-Column Fender Mount Brackets (Stainless Steel)
-Front Fenders Replaced (L &R)
-New Trim Attachment Brackets/Grommets
-Used Rocker Trim to Body Seal
-POR-15 Inner Bumpers
-New Door Brakes
-New Front Windshield Glass, Seal and Lock-Strip
-New Rear Window Seal and Lock-Strip
-Ireland Engineering ABS Front Spoiler (Zender Style)
-Front Big Brake Kit Early 320 Hubs and Rotors, Wilwood Calipers
-Rear Big Brake Kit 320 Drums
-New Stainless Steel Braided Brake Lines (Front and Rear)
-New Parking Brake Cables
-New BMW 320 Brake Master Cylinder (with new lines to reservoir)
-Brake Booster, Stripped and Repainted
-New Brake Booster Hose and Check Valve
-Pulled Pedal Box-Stripped and POR 15d, New Bushings and Springs
-New Front and Rear Wheel Bearings/Seals
-Overhauled All CV Joints/Half Shafts (Cleaned, Painted, Grease, Boots)
-Used Front Control Arms
-Used TII Boxed Rear Trailing Arms
-New Front TII Strut Tubes
-All suspension components Front and Rear (Control and Swing Arms, Strut Tubes, etc) were
stripped, Por-15d, and Painted with POR-15 Chassis Black Paint.
-New Front and Rear Polyurethane Bushings (All Suspension and Idler Arm)
-New Ball Joints, Tie Rods, Center Track Rod
-Rear Subframe-Stripped and painted with POR 15.
-New Rear Subframe bushings with poly bushing inserts.
-New Bilstein HD Shocks and Struts
-New Ground Control coil over springs front and New Rubber Spring Pads with Suspension Techniques springs in rear.
-Ground Control front adjustable camber plates
-New Ireland Engineering Sway Bars (22mm Front, 19mm Rear)
-New Front Upper Strut Bearings and Covers
-2002 Haus M20 Front Shock Tower Brace
-New WORK Equip 3 piece forged 15x7.5 wheels with Toyo Proxes 195/50/15 tires all around. Wheels are super light and super strong in like NEW condition.
-5 Speed Conversion:
-1982 323 O/D 5 Speed Transmission 90K Miles (New Seals and Reverse Switch)
-2002 Haus Shift Tower and Shortened Reconditioned Driveline
-Flywheel Resurfaced (228mm Flywheel)
-New Clutch & Pressure Plate (228mm), T/O Bearing, Clutch Master and Slave Cylinders, Pilot Bearing, Rear Main Seal and Flywheel Bolts (325 Clutch and PP, 323 TOB)
-3.64 Limited Slip Differential 25% Lock-up (Utilized Ό inch spacers)-Unique 8mm drive flange from a 78 320 did not require redrilling for use of 02 CV Joints.
-1989 325i engine ( Approx. 68K Miles)
-New timing belt/Tensioner
-New Water Pump
-New Gasket Set (headgasket, front and rear main, etc.)
-Motronic ECU with Performance chip
-New 2002 Haus M20 Conversion Mounts (5 series subframe mounts)
-New Ansa header and Down Pipe
-Dynomax Center Resonator, Dynomax Ultraflo Muffler, Borla Tip (High Temp Paint)
-325 Exhaust Gasket (w/heat shield) , New Exhaust Studs and Copper Nuts, New Downpipe Trans Hanger.
-New Water Hoses, Thermostat, and Fan Belt
-Removed Engine Fan and Installed Permacool 12 Electric Fan Part #19008 Wired to 91
degree thermal switch from 1982 BMW 320 to water jacket fitting in thermostat housing
-New Rubber Drain Tubes at Firewall
-Used Gas Tank Stripped Painted and Sealed w/POR 15 Tank Sealer (Correct for 69 Model), 3M Strip Caulk Seal to Floor
-New 1991 318is fuel pump
-New E30 Fuel Filter
-New Fuel Line from tank to engine compartment (5/16th aluminum), New Rubber Fuel Lines
-New Spark Plugs
-New Spark Plug Wires and Loom from Maximillian
-New E30 Coil
-New Oil Pressure Sensor
-New Coolant Temp Sensor
-New Starter E30
-New Engine Sticker Set
-New Firewall Blanket/Insullation
-New hood liner/insulation
-Sorted Under-Hood Wiring and Routing, Rewrapped Harness, Cleaned Grounds and New Wiring Stays.
-Installed 6 Relays and Aux Fuse Box for wiring upgrade. (Behind and on side of glove box
-Installed H4 Headlights 80/100W (New wires and h4 plug, relayed and fused)
-New 80 AMP Alternator -Internally. Regulated from 325
-Installed and rewired new Hella horns.
-Replaced Wiper Relay with Solid State Elec. as original is NLA
-New front Euro turn signals
-New Headlight Rear Covers
-Refurb of Gauge cluster-Used Speedometer, bulbs, repaint
-Installed Auxillary VDO gauges in a BMP cluster (water temp, oil pressure, volt)
-Battery Relocation to Trunk TEP Brace, Battery Cut-Off Switch (behind driver seat under back seat), E30 Battery cable and junction box and Auxillary Junction/Fuse Box
-Installed Hella 160 Driving Lights (Hella switch is on steering column in place of manual choke knob)
-Used 323 Alpina 4 Spoke Steering Wheel (Top column pad swapped w/ 74 for better fit/finish)
-Seams Perfect: (Blue/Black Color Combination)
-E21 Recaros -Matching Rear Seat Cover
-Door and Rear Side Panels -Headliner
-Sun visors - NOS
-BMW 325 Rear View Mirror with Map lights
-Seat Belts 1969 Spaghetti Belts in rear with shoulder retractable belts in front
-Pulled and Refurbed Heater Box, Replaced Heater Valve
-Stripped Original Sound-Deading Material from Interior, POR 15 Painted the Entire
Interior Floor/Footwell/R. Bulkhead and Installed FatMat Sound Deading
-5 channel Hifonics Amplifier with (4) 5.25 inch speakers and two 8 inch mid subs
-Alpine head unit with CD/MP3 player with iPod and iPhone connector.