“2002 Show Car”

Registry #1 Owner : Bryan Lancelot

Year/Model : 1973 BMW 2002tii (VIN # : 2763852 )

About this restoration : Bryan had to sell his 2002 when in college to pay the last semester tuition. He made a vow to his girlfriend, now wife, that someday he would have the finest 2002 in existence. We found him the donor car, completely dismanteled her and rebuilt her to factory stock with all

“2002 Street Car”

Registry #2 Owner : Bryan Lancelot

Year/Model : 1973 BMW 2002tii (VIN # : 2763858 )

About this restoration : After we were underway with Bryan’s show car, he decided he wanted a street example that would include all the great aftermarket upgrades that have been developed over the past 25 years. Again we hunted for the donor car and found another Cylon (Gold) car that was six serial numbers later

“2002 Tii”

Registry #6 Owner : Paul

Year/Model : 1973 2002 Tii (VIN # : 2763761 )

About this restoration : Paul bought his car, now called “Baby B” because it was so small in July 2005, from a guy in his neighborhood. A few years earlier the neighbor had brought the car from California to Chicago with 170,000 miles on her. The car was in fair condition, the engine having been


Registry #10 Owner : Tom

Year/Model : 1975 BMW 2002 (VIN # : 2363060 )

About this restoration : Tom is a fellow who has moved around a lot. His job has taken him and his family to many different cities and always, the 02 has moved with them. We went to Atlanta to pick up Tom’s car as he wanted to re-make this long time friend. We made a


Registry #5 Owner : Jay

Year/Model : 1972 BMW 2002tii (VIN # : 2761466 )

About this restoration : Jay bought this tii many years ago. When the engine quite running, he and a buddy rebuilt it on the kitchen table and surprise, it runs. Then, thinking they were pretty good at this stuff, they decided to do a complete restoration. They pulled the engine and sent the body off


Registry #6 COMPLETE Owner : Jeff

Year/Model : 1973 BMW 2002tii (VIN # : 2764485 )

About this restoration : Jeff bought this little gem at the insistence of his younger brother Craig, (see “Inka”) another owner who has had his car over 25 years and wanted her to serve him another 25 years. We stripped out the shell but found rust in critical places that made the shell unusable. Locating

“For his daughter”

Registry #3 Owner : Nick

Year/Model : 1974 BMW 2002 tii (VIN # : 2782862 )

About this restoration : When Nick was in college he had a friend who owned a tii and he always liked that car. Recently, Nick was browsing ebay and saw a nice tii for sale. Having a 14 year old daughter and looking for a project for the two of them to get into together,


Registry #4 Owner : Bob

Year/Model : 1972 BMW 2002tii (VIN # : 2760409 )

About this restoration : Bob has a nice collection of various cars, some of which belonged to family members and others who were close to Bob. This BMW had been in his collection for many years and was one of his favorites. Bob wanted the car completely restored with more power, thus a Stage II


Registry #5 Owner : Craig

Year/Model : 1972 BMW 2002tii (VIN # : 2760448 )

About this restoration : Craig had gotten this tii used with only 800 miles following college. He has kept the car ever since, over 30 years! In fact, he bragged of his 2002 so much to his brother, that Jeff bought a new example shortly after Craig’s graduation,(see “Fjord”). After all these years the car


Registry #1 Owner : Sharon

Year/Model : 1973 BMW 2002tii (VIN # : 2763991 )

About this restoration : Sharon was just getting into her first collector car and asked us to help find her a good donor. She wanted a car that she could use for daily driving and driving schools. We located a nice tii that had been owned by an enthusiast and was well taken care of.