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The 2002 adventure begins!

While being a guest on Alan Taylor’s The Drive podcast, he said, “Hey, if you’re really a dyed in the wool Bimmer guy, how come you don’t have a 2002?” He had a point. I mentioned I didn’t find the right car yet, the right color, they were too expensive. […]

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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 […]

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Living with 101 horsepower

Horsepower is great, no, horsepower is awesome, yet there’s a lot to be said for slowing your pace down a bit. The case in point is our 1983 320i. It’s normally aspirated 4 cylinder with K-Jetronic fuel injection left the factory with 101 horsepower, so it may not have quite […]

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In Defense of the Garage Queen

There is a particular segment of car owners that spend more time washing and waxing their pride and joy than actually driving it. I say to each his or her own, and I certainly get it. While there is something special about a well-worn, patina’d daily driver that’s given you […]