A while back I bought a 1975 BMW Sienna Braun and I’m starting the restoration process. The car is complete but needs a lot of work. So now my son and I are working on it as a project. I’m leaning on installing an M20 engine so that I can benefit from more horse power and obviously a 5 speed transmission. My goal is to create a daily driver with many of today’s amenities, including air conditioning. It’s a major project that exceeds many of my technical skills, but I’ve always believed in the idea of letting your reach exceed your grasp. The project objectives may be sacrilegious to some/most of you BMW 2002 enthusiasts, but I think there are plenty of 2002s out there true to their identity and upgrading the power train on this one isn’t egregiously profane.
I’ll upload comments and pictures as we move along. I hope you’ll check in from time to time. Comment if you’d like; I’m always happy to take advise and promote good ideas.