After I got the turn signals and horn working, I made my own little aux fan by wiring up the old A/C fan to a switch inside the car. Now, if I exit the freeway and have to sit in traffic, Kermit stays cool. 2002's are notorius for under cooling, but hey, at least the radiator is metal. I am actually probably going to put a 320i radi in sometime, but the fan hookup was fun.
After that, I changed the oil and filter, and washed the car.
Some of you may not be aware that the bumpers on >'74's are really huge and stick out far. Well, I remembered an old article from 1988 Roundel about a guy who'd shortened his buy drilling out the fluid (presurized- BIG mess) and tapping a a screw into another drilled hole to keep it in place.
Here is the result hard to see from the side:
A little easier from front:
Especially effective from the taillights:
Yes, I know I need a trimpiece.
Working on that.
Just bought some Webers sidedraft 40's, can't wait to put those in to replace the 32/36 downdraft!