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81 320 auto barn find project

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:35 pm

Well I drove it on to trailer and down my drive other then that. No idea if the auto box is any good. I have a friend who races bmw m3. A lot he trying to convince me to drop a m3 lump in but I'm happy with the engine that's in at the minute



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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:36 pm

Well I've got a good bit of work done over last week this is the best part building it all up. Again

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:38 pm

So dyed all carpets and seats, fitted new dashboard and got a few more trims

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by uwbuurman » Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:16 am

Great! How did you dye the carpet? Using what?
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:51 am

I just bought some carpet dye off Internet it was called valeter's pride black dye, clean all the carpets once dried just applied with paint brush and did a couple of coats

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by uwbuurman » Wed Jan 14, 2015 12:55 pm

:thumbsup
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:23 pm

Well it seem to be a very slow process now not getting a lot done. But here are some pictures Image
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So it took me to long to do this but it was well worth it

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:28 pm

Also made a start on trims but wow it's time consuming orderd a few tools to help me
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Was not happy with them so flatted and started again

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This is how it looks now happy with that I guess

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by E21noob » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:22 pm

Looks good!

I've got this job ahead of me so thanks for sharing your experiences!
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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:58 pm

Cheers just ask if I can help, I don't write a lot pictures talk for the self

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by Charlton » Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:59 pm

Cheers just ask if I can help, I don't write a lot pictures talk for the self

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by joe14 » Sun Jan 25, 2015 11:58 am

The trim looks good, I'd bet it's a job well worth doing to a lot of cars.

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by lemonayd » Sun Jan 25, 2015 3:30 pm

amazing sfuff :cheers :cheers

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Re: 81 320 auto barn find project

Post by uwbuurman » Sun Jan 25, 2015 6:19 pm

Looks great!
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1980 BMW 528i
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