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Orjan wrote:Excellent work! I am truly impressed with what you have done! Image
Idem ibidem!

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Gooooooooood work!

Congratulations!

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Keep up the good work!!!!
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looks like a man with too much money to throw around, but if youve got it, nice restore though, apart from theres not many orignal parts left.
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Nuga where did you buy new pistons for the rear brakle callipers? Was it BMW or W&N?
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Mcinek wrote:Nuga where did you buy new pistons for the rear brakle callipers? Was it BMW or W&N?
Actually I brought them from local generic parts dealer. It took them more than 5 months to arrive :shock:
Next time I'll go and visit BMW dealer :lol:
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Maybe it seems that I use a lot of new parts... well I use a new part if it is unreasonable or impossible to restore old one. In cases where it is possible to refurbish a existing part to look and function as a new one, I'll definetly do that.

For example these exhaust manifolds:
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after sandblasting (left one):
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additionally cleaned with rotating wirebrush:
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covered with ceramic header paint:
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...and the result 8)
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Yesterday I received new caliper pistons from a local part store, same brand as yours. Thanks for reply.

And speaking of new parts. I also change lots of parts for new and I think it's good. That's the only way to have that new car feel after restoration. And since Nuga is using mostly genuine BMW parts there is no problem with oryginality.
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I've been working on details :P
shift linkage:
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old vs. "new" WUR:
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thermostat housing and engine wiring in place:
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old and restored spark distributor:
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engine bay is coming together nicely 8)
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dude, you rock.

everything looks brand new
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That is awesome, you could put that car in a museum when it's done. It would actually be a pity to drive it and make it look worn again :? You should give it to me, I promise I won't drive it :twisted:
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Drooling!
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that is just stunning if i get a e21 a quarter as good as that il be happy :D gota be one of the mintest e21s in the world.
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Post by Marco320is »

Congratulations again!

Wonderful Work in one BMW E21!

Thank you for the pictures.

More photos? ;)

Best regards!

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Marco320is wrote: More photos? ;)
Be my guest: http://www.bmwclassic.ee/galerii/album350?page=14 :P
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Mmmmmm, I like that :D
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Dirty old man :lol:
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Before dismantling the diff I decided to sandblast it:
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"Ear" removed:
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LSD unit:
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Let's check the discs:
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Mmmm, not bad at all:
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Preping housing for paining:
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