Scott Lear
Scott Lear
11/10/14 3:15 p.m.

“Well, I always liked to drive fast.”

It doesn’t take more than a few words to realize that Paul Tillery Jr. possesses a true Southerner’s knack for spinning a yarn. A quick question about his burgundy BMW 2002 prompts a recollection of when he was 16 and got his first car. When a Carolina storyteller starts weaving a tale, it’s …

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nleksan
nleksan
8/15/15 9:12 p.m.

As the former owner of a 2002Tii that I bought as a shell, and rebuilt as a modernized track-able sports car while rescuing one of the finest driving machines of its time from a tragically rusty grave and giving it a new lease on life ;) by putting a fully built genuine S14 EVO III Race motor (about 296bhp@8800/212lb-ft@5450) made the 265R16's fight for traction, I thought I would not like this, but I was wrong. It's expertly done, props.

djsilver
djsilver Reader
8/15/15 9:25 p.m.

"I might as well take a hammer and smash my finger, then cut my hand with a shop knife and then go ahead and burn myself..,"

This is the best I've ever heard this sentiment expressed. I like working on cars and I think I'm pretty good at it, and I still feel this way sometime!

Deltabox
Deltabox New Reader
5/3/21 7:10 p.m.

Cool car, does it bother anyone else that the exhaust is just skimming the tarmac? 

hybridmomentspass
hybridmomentspass Reader
10/21/21 9:28 a.m.

Im not far from Sneed's, so I wonder if he is also close by. I'd love to see this in person! Great combination of chassis and engine

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