1976 BMW 2002, Numbers Matching, Black On Red, BBS Wheels, $32K in receipts!
- Make: BMW
- Model: 2002
- SubModel: 2002
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: 2002
- Year: 1976
- Mileage: 31,431
- VIN: 2742048
- Color: Black
- Engine size: 2.0L M10 four-cylinder engine with upgraded Weber
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Red
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1976 BMW 2002 20021976 BMW 2002 Description
1976 BMW 2002One owner from 1979 to 2005 Black exterior (code 086) and cherry red leather interior Matching numbers 2002, transmission and engine, 2742048 2.0L M10 four-cylinder engine with upgraded Weber two-barrel 32/36 carburetor Getrag four-speed manual transmission Power front disc and rear drum brakes, independent suspension BMW 14-inch BBS Basketweave wheels Shortly lowered with lowering springs for a more aggressive stance More than $32,000 worth of maintenance receipts!
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to announce yet another cult classic from the 1970s, a 1976 BMW 2002! BMW 2002s are one of the hottest cars on the classic market right now. In June 2016, Hagerty, the world’s leading insurance provider for classic vehicles, reported, “This iconic BMW remains very popular, especially on both coasts. Similar to the other German cars, Hagerty Price Guide values have been especially strong for 2002s, with an 18 percent gain over the last eight months.” With 2002s fetching higher and higher prices, prospective buyers should spend minimal time deciding whether to buy or they could be priced out of the market. This car was the epitome of performance with its then-forward thinking design.
Finished in the popular, brilliant and rare, factory correct black (code 086), the professional paint job shows extremely well. Front and rear aluminum bumpers have a fit and finish that show well. The headlights and taillights are in very good condition with no hazing or cracks. Inside the trunk is the original tire jack and full-sized Doral P195/60R14 tire and other spare parts plus the correct undercoating is visible on the rear wheelwells. This 2002 sports BMW’s 14-inch BBS Basketweaves, which were painted and clear coated plus center caps, which display only minor blemishes upon close inspection and come within new Doral P195/60R14 radial tires.
Inside, the cherry red leather front and rear seats both look excellent and present themselves as close to showroom new as you will ever find. The sunroof is inoperable but the original and correct door panels and carpet complement the car’s exterior and look good, as does the new headliner. The odometer is inoperable but all other factory VDO gauges are original and function as designed and the original shift knob sports the BMW logo. The original dash is in very good condition. The original three-spoke steering wheel is in very good condition with no cracks, a BMW center cap and a functioning horn.
This car comes equipped with a numbers-matching, 2742048, 2.0L single overhead cam M10 four-cylinder engine with an iron block and fed by a Weber two-barrel 32/36 carburetor, which previous owner cleaned and adjusted. Points and condenser were also replaced. Power is transferred to the rear wheels by a Getrag four-speed manual transmission. Driver assist features include rack-and- pinion steering, power-assisted front disc and rear drum brakes with independent suspension.
In April 2000, a previous owner had an oil and filter change done, tires rotated, coolant flushed and refilled, transmission fluid flushed and refilled, front wheel bearings adjusted, differential pinion shaft seal replaced and changed differential fluid. In July 2000, LF window regulator replaced and loose shifter tightened. In January of 2001, oil and filter change, owner complained of low oil level; mechanic suggested head gasket replacement and possible valve job. In October 2000, muffler hanger re-welded. In May of 2001, new carburetor installed before this visit; adjusted to proper specifications. Special parts were ordered for sunroof; replaced battery; changed oil and filter. In September of 2003, a major tune-up was performed, oil and filter changed, new front brake pads, new valve-stem lash caps installed. changed differential fluid. Final maintenance ticket for owner is dated March 1, 2004 – had the oil changed, engine checked for oil leak at front of timing cover, accelerator pedal linkage tightened at carburetor along with bell crank nut and carb re-jetted. Owner sold car in 2004 or 2005.
Car’s new owner bought it with knowledge of a sunroof issue and that the car needed a tune-up. September of 2005, owner took the car in because the sunroof would not close. Repaired cable to motor but cable to regulator also needed replacing. In December of 2005, he had the hazard switch replaced and changed oil and filter. In May of 2006, car underwent a road trip check – fluids, belts, hoses, battery, lights, tires, wipers and brakes. A front wheel bearing was adjusted, oil pressure switch replaced and alternator belt replaced. In June of 2006, the sunroof was repaired and new locking gas cap put on. In September 2006, customer smelled raw fuel. Inspection revealed oil cap was missing and carburetor had internal problem; wouldn’t lean out less than eight percent CO; replaced carb. Car given complete tune-up service, realigned cam timing. In July of 2007, he replaced driver’s side wing window, replaced two muffler hangers and inserts and wiper blades. In November of 2007, he had the battery replaced. In September 2008, oil and filter changed and tested to ensure car would pass Oregon emissions testing. Final repair ticket – In July 2009, He had the front brake pads and rotors and a muffler hanger replaced and the idle speed adjusted. On November 24, 2009, car sold to the House of Luxuries in Costa Mesa, California.
On August 1, 2014, House of Luxuries had the battery replaced. On May 3 of this year, the car had its headlining done. On May 4, a new hood insulation pad set was put in, an exhaust hanger was replaced plus new trunk and sunroof seals. On May 6, sealing and cover work performed. On May 9, it received new tires. Unnamed, undated maintenance tickets that came with this car covered replacing a defective exhaust pipe, installing new trunk carpet and repairing seat foam.
In the late 1960s, Helmut Werner Bönsch, BMW’s director of product planning, and Alex von Falkenhausen, designer of the M10 engine, each had a two-liter engine installed in 1600-2s for their respective personal uses. When they realized they both made the same modification to their own cars, they prepared a joint proposal to BMW’s board to manufacture a two-liter version of the 1600-2. At the same time, American importer Max Hoffman asked BMW for a sporting version of the 02 series to sell in the United States.
This year, BMW celebrates its 100th anniversary. BMW has a long successful history in Europe and the United States. This is an opportunity for you to acquire a part of that history that made BMW a household name in America! Enjoy either as a daily driver, a weekend toy or as a valued addition to your collection…GET OUT AND DRIVE!
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Included with this 2002 are service receipts totaling more than $32,000! Current mileage on the odometer shows 31,431 miles. It is sold as is where is on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title.
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