Car has completed it's restoration in July 2001, just in time to go to the
Kansas City BMW Club's July Driving School: "Surface Of The
Sun". I stopped by to help him bolt down the last few items shown
here a couple of nights before Driving School was to happen. Photos by me
don't see the hood totally off an '02 very often... Here it is about 4
hours before the hood was on.
can just barely see Dave in the back seat getting the rear windshield
the track, Dave's using 195/45/14 Toyo tires mounted on Silver steel Jetta
of the engine being used. The engine has a Metric Mechanic head and Shrick
interior was redone locally. The Recaros were redone to match recovered
Note the map pockets - and the mock stitching in the original door panels
is now real thread.
back seat was redone with new padding and pattern to match the Recaros.
carpet was made with more contemporary materials using a pattern from the
original "pieced" carpet set from the pre 74 cars. Matching
floor mats too.
of the carpet details showing the pedal box cover and kick pads in this
view of the car. Reflection in the tail lights is from the camera's flash.
- MINTGRUN - photos courtesy of Dave...These are the before and after paint shots. If you've never seen the color
Mintgrun up close, it's really close to that old Kawasaki motorcycle
green. This is a fairly rare color for a 2002.