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Drove the E30 to The Vintage in Hot Springs, NC, as a daytrip from Ohio. This was my fifth trip to The Vintage but first time solo. (Daughter was sorely missed, and I wonder when she’ll next be able to attend.)

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Celebrating the release of the book The Best Of The Hack Mechanic: 35 years of hacks, kluges and assorted automotive mayhem from BMW CCA Roundel Magazine by Rob Siegel. Author-inscribed books available here. This is my fifth* book design for the author. The design challenge was to create a page template to allow each magazine column to…

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“When one organism is in distress, others in the species will gather and raise their tail as a form of help.” At the Rivertown Gear Busters 2021 Spring Drive there was both driving and a pitstop; the latter involving (I think) differences between an external and internal voltage regulator. (And I need to fix the…

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Happy 50th Birthday to our project car, made on this day in 1971. You’re stuck in a cold garage now and missing many parts, but your day will come. You Are Not Forgotten. From info.grouparchiv@bmwgroup.com: The BMW 2002 US VIN 2571026 was manufactured on February 19th, 1971 and delivered on February 24th, 1971 to the…

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Update: SOLD For Sale: 2001 Saab 9-3 SE turbo. 5-door, 5-speed, black/gray, 235K miles, sunroof, heated seats. Runs and drives but is rusty and needs driveline repair. VIN YS3DF55KX12006314. For project or parts. Car is in Cincinnati, Ohio. Price: One Adriatico’s Bearcat pizza, $50. Email eric@kingandsons.com. Detta kommer inte att hålla. Jag vet vad jag har. God Jul.  Mechanical Motor…

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Really enjoyed assembling the front subframe. It’s great to finally put new parts on—instead of taking rusty parts off! This is still a “loose assembly”–nothing torqued correctly, no cotter pins, etc. Next up are front hub wheel bearings and struts.

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