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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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BMW M2 – Stripes are back!

BMW has just released these pictures of their new M2 with M Performance parts. Great looking car and again available with M-striping as it worked so well on the M135i in my humble opinion…

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Rental cars through the years…

During the last 15 years, we have travelled a lot through the States and have driven many different cars. Even though we tried to get a traditional American V8 every time, that wasn’t so easy anymore when the (fuel) crises … Continue reading

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