As I said in the beginning of this build series, after swapping this car we drove it 700+ miles to
1971 BMW 2002 Touring S52
This was a SUPER fun and well funny build. This was done in the spring of 2015 right before Mid America 02 fest in Arizona. It was some what of a trade and a build for a good friend in Minnesota. He shipped his touring to us, then drove his 97 E36 M3 and then we combined the two.
This was a very QUICK, CHEAP, and DIRTY build. Our job was to get the engine in and make it driveable. Nothing more, nothing less. Once done we drove the car 700+ miles one way to AR after getting it running and driving it MAYBE 6 miles. It made a 1400+ mile trip without an issue and provided a lot of smiles and laughs along the way.
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So here I give you....Tickle.
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Lots of little odds and ends with any build. This one was no different. Fitting a high pressure fuel pump
Seeing as we had to cut the engine shelf area out and the engine was living in the same space
The owner of this car (Brando) worked at Blunttech for a little while with Steef P. There was a short
Fitting an S52 really isn’t an easy task. It requires a lot of cutting and banging. This car was far