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45 minutes ago, duncan-uk said:

So Ja - with a gun to your head - which do you choose - e28, e12 or e3? 8)

You forgot about my E39

Easy: E28 for out and out hooligan factor

          E12 for rarity and value

          E3 should they need me in the next episode of Heartbeat:unsure:

One day all will be gone except the E28........never going to part with it, and it's worth the least:rolleyes:

 

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Stupidity

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Laid underneath it and made the decision to pull the rear beam to have it powdercoated

 

then decided I will just change the fuel pipes as I originally decided to do

 

then changed my mind and decided to pull it all apart

 

then my tea was ready so I went inside and bought a bag of shiny nuts and bolts from W&N

 

currently looks like this

 

ill make my mind up another day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Finally after months of sitting under a cover I've started attacking the BMW to get it back on the road.

Lights are rebuilt with new seals, fitted and working.

Chrome trim re-installed across thee back.

Bumper hopefully off to the chromer's.

Exhaust refitted.

 

Just need a good boot lid form Tim so I can refit the restored spoiler and when the bumper comes back I can fit the new rubbers and clips

 

 

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Sorted bumper parts so hopefully that will be on soon. Just the deck lid to sort.

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Repaired front grilles and wired up fuel tank sender. Just waiting on bumpers from Tim

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Still sorting out some small niggles. Injector fuel lines have perished with 2 leaking badly. Noticed when I ran the car up saturday morning. While the manifold ifs off I’ll clean up the throttle body linkage. Some parts are NLA but I notice the lever has been modified and had an extra spring which had broken anyway so I’ll remove that and the additional arm which seems to have been added. 

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On 21/10/2018 at 19:34, Joss said:

First cut over the 2nd hand bumpers from Tim. Came up really well.

 

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 What did you use to clean them up?

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1 hour ago, Tims said:

 

 What did you use to clean them up?

Warm soapy water to wash general dirt.

Wire wheel on the big chunks of heavy rust to pick them off.

Meguiars 205 cutting compound and DA with soft buff 2.0 pad

Meguiars 105 polish compound and DA with medium pad.

 

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 I would be paranoid to take a wire wheel to chrome

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4 hours ago, Tims said:

 I would be paranoid to take a wire wheel to chrome

To be fair it was only on the hidden bits that go under other pieces. ( holes where the rubber clips fit) This is only to get the really big chunks of rust off. 10mm etc. I wouldn't use it on the showing face and I'm literally just breaking the loose bits off ;)

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Managed to get 20 minutes to pull the fuel rail and injectors as the new 8 x 13  hose has arrived so I can make up the lines.

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High temp paint then high temp lacquer as not 100% on the colour so didn't want to commit to powder coat just yet like the plenum and rocker cover. Bit of a test for both colour and quality of paint.

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All back together. Running much better. Adjusted throttle and stop so idles smoother. Pretty pleased with the white as well so might continue with the smaller rusty brackets. Really want the correct red fan for itso if anyone spots one can they let me know. 

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18 hours ago, Joss said:

All back together. Running much better. Adjusted throttle and stop so idles smoother. Pretty pleased with the white as well so might continue with the smaller rusty brackets. Really want the correct red fan for itso if anyone spots one can they let me know. 

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 Of course I have one

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