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Time for everything else, start with Zero Rusting floors

 

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baby steps car assembly

 

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Time to break out the rare parts NOS baby

 

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Futo Fab Bumper 

 

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No rubber gasket, so I decided to make one

 

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NOS truck seal for the win, these seem to fit the best over all others

 

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On with it boy

 

Went with my last set of NOS taillights, and well worth it

 

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I really wan to drive this one, until someone makes an offer I can not refuse haha So more Lizard Skin complete floor. and inside of quarters and doors

 

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Time to assemble doors, hinges, and get these doors to line up. Taping aka cleaning paint and crap out of tread holes.

 

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Wire wheel bolt treads clean. Small steps that make a huge difference when assembling everything 

 

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Happy hot mother fucker 

 

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Bolted up the hood and shit don't fit. looks like a hinge has been pushed in 1/4 of an inch.

 

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Polishing trim parts

 

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This is always fun finding new parts to add to the build. headlight adjusting screws 

 

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Here's the number if ya need them

 

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Wow, now its all coming together

 

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Digging through my collection, NOS mirrors, NOS running lights, new eye brow rubber, new door handles. Actually starting to run out of stuff. 

 

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Bought  anew lock set from Thailand, but the lock set is actually 4 door locks and no gas door or trunk lock. time to mod some new shit. 

 

I've always loved BMW headlights  

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Interior time:

 

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I even brushed a coat of Lizard skin on the inside of this divider panel 

 

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Old crappy rear quarter panel vinyl, going to replace with new. Not an upholstery guy but seems straight forward.

 

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I washed the seats with Oxy clean and pretty happy, no need to reupholster them

 

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Found these at a swapmeet 5 years ago rechromed quarter window latches, sexy 

 

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Looking forward to driving this sexy bitch, Not sure about the Lizard Skin, however used it on Dave Witt's and he loves it. I went further with this car then any others.

Hoping for the best.

Now post BS surgery and almost ready to just back in the ass of a Bamboo tan Bird

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Post Surgery, feeling great and back on the bird

 

Left inter quarter panel, finishing locks and as much as quick as I can.

 

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NOS window felt Best stuff ever.

 

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This stuff works better then anything at the moment 

 

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NEW door locks $100 from ebay, however labeled complete set but actually 2 sets of door locks, time to modify and make work.

 

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Minor amount of filing and the trunk lock lever fits and works for the trunk lid

 

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Door cards are solid, but the detail at the bottom is jacked, cleaned the shit out of the 1st one with lacquer thinner and red scotch brite, then resprayed the chrome detail.

Looks good actually better then I thought 

 

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Coupes have foam over the rear quarter panel area, usually this is exposed on sedans.

Vinyl then wraps all the way to pinch weld and hides under the pinch weld molding.

 

This is a 1st for me but very happy with how things are turning out.

 

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  After cutting the vinyl and attaching it to a thin card board strip. I used a solder gun to melt holes in the vinyl

 

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