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Upcoming Events

Good Will Fire Company #1 Inaugural Car/Truck Show
Date: Saturday, June 19th 10am - 3pm
Address: 689 Water Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823
Please join our friends at eMpower Automotive/Good Will Fire Company #1 for their inaugural car show on June 19th! This event is free for spectators, with food/drinks available for purchase.
*Note that this is NOT a BMWCCA event*

Biergarten at the Deutscher Club of Clark, NJ

Event:  BMW Biergarten Night
Date: July 9th, 2021
Place: Deutscher Club of Clark NJ Address: 787 Featherbed Ln, Clark, NJ 07066 Time: 5pm-10pm Admission: $5 per person As usual, there will be plenty of good German food and beverages! PLEASE NOTE:  Also, this event is limited to 500 attendees, so please arrive early.
Tire Rack Street Survival July 11th Registration is open for our first Tire Rack Street Survival School of the year.  The school will be held on Sunday, July 11th at Campgaw Reservation Ski Area in Mahwah.  It teaches young drivers age 16-21 important skills that aren’t generally taught in driver education courses.  It combines on-course activities that simulate various emergency situations in a controlled environment with classroom sessions to reinforce the skills and encourage good judgement while driving. Tire Rack Street Survival is a program of the BMW CCA Foundation, a 501(c) (3) public charity.  Students are expected to arrive at 8:30 and the school will end at about 4:00.  A pizza lunch is included.  Cost is $95, and the school is open to any 16-21 year old with a drivers permit or license.  Students are encouraged to bring the car they normally drive.  You can register by following the link at www.streetsurvival.org once the school is listed on the schedule.  Schools generally fill quickly and we don’t control the registration locally, so don’t wait too long if you have a student.  We plan to run a second school later in the year. We still need staff for this event.  If you are an intermediate or higher Driver School Student or if you have Autocross experience you are welcome to take the short training course found in the “Become a Coach” section at the bottom of the www.streetsurvival.org website. It should take less than an hour and reviews the exercises and their purpose, as well as the terminology used in the program.  Once you complete the training send an email to larryengel@njbmwcca.org asking to be included in our list of coaches.
Saturday, Jul 17 — Sunday, Jul 18, 2021 Geoff Atkinson Memorial Driver School and Club Race: Please come join us for the Fifth Annual Geoff Atkinson Memorial Driver School and Club Race. We are planning a special celebration of our friend Geoff Atkinson - please come out and make this an event to remember. Our annual combined Driver School and Club race at Summit Point Raceway has become the NJ Chapter’s second tradition (behind our June race/school). Summit Point Raceway is in the rolling hills of the northeast corner of West Virginia near Harper’s Ferry. While West Virginia sounds like a long drive, for many NJ members it is, in fact, not any further driving time than to Palmer or Watkins Glen. The School and the Club Race divide track time between student run groups in the School and Race run groups. So, when you’re not on the track or in the classroom, you can take time to watch the racing.  Our Saturday night barbeque at the track features great food and the chance to relax, compare what you learned on the track and swap stories. Now confirmed: We will have 3 student groups for this school! Come on out for plenty of open track and small run groups! Please note also that we will allow open face helmets (Snell2010 or newer) for this event. $500 Registration Fee if registered and paid by May 31, after May 31 $525 till June 30, after June 30 $550

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Cars and coffee

There is a Cars and Coffee meet this Sunday, June 6th at the Morris Plains Dunkin Donuts from 8:30 till 11. Bring your BMW.


I'm in Central New Jersey and looking for an e28/528 (not interested in 535s).
Prefer automatic but will consider stick.
Looking for car with no rust and in good condition or restored.

FS: Track-Day Trailer

This is ideal for track-day or autocross events. Transport your track tires and tools to the event while having the peace-of-mind of getting there on street tires, and being able to get home in case of a flat. This trailer is based on a Harbor Freight cargo trailer, but has upgraded springs for a much smoother towing experience. Also includes a large lockable storage box, tie-downs for securing your tack tires, spare tire with bracket, and upgraded LED lights. I towed this behind my Cayman to multiple events over the past five years, and am selling it now as I no longer have the Cayman. $500. Located in Morristown.

FS 2002 325i 5MT Sport Package

2002 BMW 325i Sedan Sport package / 5MT (11/2001 build), WBAEV33422KL56400, 107,594 Miles, clear NJ title, inspection good through May 2022

Steel Blue Metalic / Black Leatherette, Sport Package, Sunroof, Xenon headlights, 60/40 folding rear seat.

Ownership history: 2nd owner purchased the car 3/2009 46,321. I am the 3rd owner and purchased the car 12/2010 62,219 miles. I sold the car to my father, the 4th owner, 1/2016 92,945 and I am selling the car for him.

Major items in addition to regular oil / filter changes with Mobil1 5W30, maintained via old-school maintenance schedule:
- 66,777 - Trans & Diff fluid changed (Redline fluids)
- 70,990 - Replaced accessory pulleys (TMS Aluminum Power Pulleys), Belts, Tensioners, Hoses, Thermostat, Radiator, Expansion tank, pressure cap and Water Pump (Lifetime Warranty EMP Stewart)
- 74,874 - SS brake lines installed, CDV removed, changed brake / clutch fluid (ATE Typ200), changed diff fluid (Redline)
- 85,280 - Replaced shocks / struts (Bilstein HD), shock and strut mounts, front and rear mount reinforcements, sway bar links, tie rods, Meyle HD front control arms and bushings
- 87, 417 - Alignment, new Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires
- 91,228 - Replaced throttle body boot
- 97,000 - Replaced driver door window regulator, new brake rotors and pads
- 106,695 - New battery

Located in Mt Holly, NJ 08060. Prefer no shipping. Asking $6,500 OBO, please PM me with questions or if you are interested.

Uniquely optioned with sport package but no premium or cold weather packages. Manual leatherette sport seats, sport suspension, 17" wheels. Runs and drives superbly, engine is smooth and powerful, original clutch is smooth (CDV removed), transmission shifts perfectly (ZHP weighted shift knob), steering is sharp and ride is firm but comfortable. There are no leaks or mechanical issues of any kind. A/C blows ice cold on its factory charge. No track or autocross use ever.

This has been a 2nd car for us, always garaged year round and stored winters. The paint is in excellent shape. There are no signs of rust or corrosion anywhere on or under the car. The wheels are straight and true and in excellent shape including the unused full size spare. The tires are practically new. The car hit a deer during the 1st or 2nd ownership and the right headlight was replaced and hood was repainted. There are a few scratches on / under the bumpers from normal wear and tear and the paint on the center of the hood has turned cloudy under the clear coat. There is 1 chip on the windshield behind the rear view mirror.

The seats and interior are in excellent shape, no rips or tears and everything works as it should. The unique non-power sport seats are some of the most comfortable in any BMW. The A pillar cover cloth has started coming off and the headliner is loose near the rear window. B and C pillar covers were replaced. Center console cup holder and storage section shows some wear and deterioration of the rubber / plastic finish as is common on the E46. All windows and the sunroof work as they should but the sunshade is a bit stiff to move forward and back.

E39 Air Filter, Plugs

Originally purchased for an E39 528i we had, car was totaled sadly. Mann filter, NGK plugs. $20 takes them...located in Bridgewater (08807)

About Us

The New Jersey Chapter of the BMW Car Club of America was established in 1970 and today has of over 3,000 members in New Jersey and the surrounding area. Our purpose is to provide services and organize events that benefit and interest our members. Our goal is to help you get the most enjoyment and satisfaction from BMW ownership, and to create a community where members can share their enthusiasm for these terrific cars.

The Chapter holds a monthly meeting for members that often consist of technical presentations and demonstrations. Our social events are well know as fun, family affairs and offer a great opportunity for members and their families to meet and mingle.

Since we are a car club, we place a lot of emphasis on the safe, proper operation of the automobile. We offer several “behind-the-wheel” activities in a learning environment that are designed to improve your driving skills. These consist of our Street Survival program for teens, Autocross events and our highly regarded Driver School program.

Since this is a BMW car club, we also organize competitive events that explore the limits of these awesome cars. We hold regular timed Autocross events and sponsor several Club Races throughout the season.

If you, like most car nuts, can’t resist modifying, improving and maintaining your prized BMW’s, the club has a terrific collection of resources for you. The scope and depth of knowledge among our membership almost guarantees that you’ll find an expert who will gladly offer advice on any detail, and the club maintains a technical library and toolbox for your use.

This club exists for you, the membership, and is run by active members. What we do as a club is determined by you so, if you would like to see other activities, or additional services offered, please bring these suggestions forward.

So, join the club, come to a meeting, and meet your fellow members. We are sure that you will make new friends who share your interests – and passion – for these great cars!

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