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BMW 350i – Project “de witte”

So here goes, the build story of my BMW E30 350i! Many years ago I wanted to build my perfect E30. Even though that is probably not possible, I had a clear idea of what it should look like. This … Continue reading

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USA Roadtrip, September 2018

Another Roadtrip, this time through the Midwest and Colorado. Our car of choice, this time from Europe: the Mercedes C63 AMG… Enjoy the pics! 01/09: Chicago, IL – Northbrook, WI 02/09: Northbrook – Bettendorf, IA 03/09: Bettendorf – Des Moines, IA 04/09: Des … Continue reading

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BMW E30 Paint colour codes

While checking the possible colors for the E30, I found many different lists and tried to come up with the best overview so far. It may not be 100% perfect yet, so please comment if you have any suggestions or … Continue reading

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Alpina B7 Turbo/1 – Powerflex upgrade

After some previous work on the B7, it was time to finalise the front end with Powerflex upper control arm bushes (PFF5-801). Most E28’s have a judder in the steering wheel around 80-90km/h and mine was no exception. It was … Continue reading

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BMW 320i Restauration

We have a very nice 320i from 1984, but it had some problems. The gearbox would jump out of gear, the camshaft was bad and the airco was not working. But it had potential: – Recaro sport seats – Airconditioning … Continue reading

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USA Roadtrip, June 2016

01/06: Chicago, IL – Appleton, WI 02/06: Appleton – Duluth, MN 03/06: Duluth – Fargo, ND 04/06: Fargo – Redwood Falls, MN 05/06: Redwood Falls – La Crosse, WI 06/06: La Crosse – Dubuque, IA 07/06: Dubuque – Deerfield, IL 08/06: Deerfield – Deerfield, IL 09/06: Deerfield – Chicago, IL  

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Diners in the USA

While being in the United States, we always try to find a local diner. Here a some examples that don’t belong to any (big) franchise: Mike’s Coffee Shop – Brooklyn, NY: Pearl Diner – Manhattan, NY: Waverly Restaurant – Manhattan, … Continue reading

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