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81 320 auto barn find project

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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Serious work sir, and I agree the louvre isn't big enough lol, with some patience you'll source the right one!


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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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Yep, the are around, keep an eye on Ebay.

You've got off to a serious start! :thumbsup
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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Well it's been a while finally got it all built up and ready for full respray just waiting on the painter to collect it

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All bare metal etch primer coated and now it's just waiting game till I can get on with the rest of it can not wait to see it in all the same colour !

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Good progress... now its time to be patient I guess. Not one of my best qualities lol
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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Yea it's the boring bit but I've still got to sort out my trims either find new or try correct mine. But all in good time I think I'm going to try source some differnt seats but finding it pretty hard are e30 seats simaler recaro ones ? As I want to get some re trimmed but don't like my flat seats

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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The early E30 spoprts seats are Recaro's and have identical fittings, but as soon as BMW switched to their own sports seats (Sep 85 I believe) the runners are completely different which may require some creative welding to make them fit.
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My mate has a front set of recaros out of a 90 325i but he just keeps saying make me a offer no idea what they worth

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Well it's finally coming on should be home in my garage soon I'm getting rather excited now though
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Turned out great! Now the time has come to build the car again, great times! :thumbsup
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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Yea still need to source some parts for the rebuild like front n rear window rubbers with chrome strips

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Well inflatable garage is up for the car, coilovers and boxes of new parts arrived won't be long to get started
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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What's in that big box from W&N? Spoilers?
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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New window screen, already got my spoiler

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

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Charlton wrote:New window screen, already got my spoiler

Great build thread, where about's did you get those coil overs?
i am after some myself, the car is just sitting way to high

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