By naterisch
08/06/2017
After road trips in my ’72 Bavaria to the Vintage in 2014 and 2015, it was clear that, while the car was absolutely wonderful to drive a long distance, the suspension was kind of floaty and boaty, so I bought a set of Suspension Techniques sway bars to cut down on the body roll. 
By naterisch
07/31/2017
I give up. I never thought of myself as a quitter, but sometimes you just have to be honest with yourself, and this is one of those times. I have given up on my garage.
By naterisch
07/31/2017
Two weeks ago, when I wrote about the drive I took up to Burlington, Vermont, in my E39 530i stick sport, and waxed rhapsodic on how much I’ve grown to like the car, I said that I’d driven up there “to have a look at a couple of cars.” I will now tell you what those were.
By naterisch
07/23/2017
Not a word about the damn driving gloves. None of this is my fault. I am merely a victim of my own compulsion to live above my station: I own a collector car.
By naterisch
07/23/2017
About three years ago, I was at a cookout and ran into a young man whose father was the owner of a suburban Boston-area restoration shop that was fairly well-known among BMW owners back in the day. The young man said that his dad was selling a package consisting of his partially-restored 3.0CSi project car, plus a parts car and a trove of new and used parts, and asked me if I could spread the information around.

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