Author: Jeff D

Our Cars

Nose Job

When the new BMWs with their monstrous grilles hit the scene a while back, many of the BMW faithful lost their shit over the new design language. A proliferation of memes hinting that soon the grille would be bigger than the car itself hit the internet. Oh the horror. If […]

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Still Loving the E21

As the time worn cliché goes, “time flies when you’re having fun.” Just over three years, this site began with a post titled, “Living With 101 Horsepower.” I had purchased an E21 about a year before that, and finally started to get around to driving it, and of course, working […]

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The Project car and EOL

Having just read an excellent article by Jay Leno about the real costs of auto restoration (and sometimes the lack of appreciation of the process) and another great article about agonizing over cars we should have bought (or should not have sold) by Rob Siegel, leads me to another thought: […]

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Morning photos…

Everyone is telling me that I need the new iPhone “for the camera.” Yep, I’ve fallen for that a few times, and while the camera on my old iPhone 11 is still pretty good, my day job over at TONEAudio still has me using a DSLR or Mirrorless camera in […]

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The Morning Cup…

Ed. Note: Oil stain, courtesy of my 91 535… Boris does not leak a drop! I treasure peace and quiet over nearly everything these days. That’s why I really enjoy taking Boris, a.k.a. my 84’ 733i out for a coffee and a leisurely drive through the countryside surrounding my house. […]

Projects

Sorting the E21

In three years, my BMW collection has grown substantially, and it’s a ton of fun to now have a group of cars that span nearly 50 years of BMWs history. I’ve even jumped into the 2002 game, but that will take a bit of work to become a drivable reality. […]

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With respect to Billie

When the E30 first hit the streets, I fell in love with the shape immediately, but I was less than excited about the four-cylinder motor, carried over from the E21. When the six-cylinder ES model arrived, I took a bright red with black interior model for a test drive and […]

Reviews

Chipping the E34

Increased performance isn’t always a tire-shredding thing. Looking at your car as a system – modest, incremental gains all add up. Those with turbocharged, modern BMWs make it look easy. A simple ECU flash can put another 60 or 70 horsepower under the hood in a matter of minutes. I’d […]