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recapturing my youthful passion: BMW's

Discussion in 'Member Introductions' started by frstevec, Feb 21, 2014.

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    frstevec

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    Greetings,
    I am Steve; 74 years old and owner of 1995 BMW 525it with 242k miles. I also have a donor car BMW 1995 525i manual 210k miles. My first BMW was a tan 1600 many years ago; I loved that thing.
    Now that I am retired and have time I decided to return to my first love. So, I am in the midst of repairing and updating and converting the touring for a manual dd. So far I have rebuilt the front suspension except for springs, shocks and mounts. I can't decide between the non adj Koni and Billstein; whether or not to replace springs - I would like an inch drop but not enough to spend $$$.

    I have justed started the removal of parts from the donor.

    I have lots of questions but am trying to do searches before asking; but I do hope for some inputs from experienced hands. Thanks. Steve
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    MGarrison

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    Welcome to the club & forums!
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    charlson89

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    Welcome to the club and forums good luck with the build!
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    Dragkar

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    Welcome to the club! If you could make some pics and keep us posted, that would be great! ;) Good luck with your project!
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    Satch SoSoCalifortified

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    Welcome to the asylum! Sounds like you're going to fit right in with the inmates of Ward W!
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    eblue540 Fourth Gen Bimmers

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    Welcome, and you are doing a public service by bringing a touring back o life with a three pedal transmission. I hope you will share some updates and photos of this project!

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