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by 88m6
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Look what showed up at new gas station
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Look what showed up at new gas station

No more 5 gal pails for me.
In CA no less go figure.
by 88m6
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: 3 piece conversions....
Replies: 16
Views: 875

Re: 3 piece conversions....

Those bottle caps look awesome :D
I have a BBS rf trying to find someone to repair . Take a look and let me know if something u can accomplish or where to go.
Most shops I've sent pics won't touch it.
They have long been NLA so irreplaceable I'm afraid.
by 88m6
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Spring breakout
Replies: 7
Views: 479

Spring breakout

Golden gate CCA sponsored a drive to celebrate spring breaking out .we outnumbered other chassis total.
Two Bower brothers,mine and gregs m6's Pozo saloon.
by 88m6
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: M6 Roadtrip Down California Hwy 1 - Suggestions?
Replies: 20
Views: 1126

Re: M6 Roadtrip Down California Hwy 1 - Suggestions?

If u do go to wharf,
Scoma's Scoma's Scoma's
House of prime rib on van ness for beef.
Make reservations for both NOW. REALLY
I'm jealous..n hungry now :x

We shall c about meeting in pismo, or preferably Paso Robles on your way to pismo down the road.
Maybe some wine tasting?
by 88m6
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:14 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

Thx dv hope all is going well up there!
Had it out today before weather changes put it thru some paces . Went well, no leak at valve cover :D
Moving back to seaside this summer by the way.
by 88m6
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: M6 Roadtrip Down California Hwy 1 - Suggestions?
Replies: 20
Views: 1126

Re: M6 Roadtrip Down California Hwy 1 - Suggestions?

I and a few other e24 enthusiasts are at the end of your trip along central coast. Maybe meet up. There will be no cell till you exit big sur and approach Hearst castle . The last leg of your trip from Carmel south is going to be a blast! Can meet up before you head inland to 5 n up to Sacramento . ...
by 88m6
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

New wrinkle finish done to match intake and all assembled with red strut bar. Me likey :D
Pretty lean underneath too with 93k :mrgreen:
by 88m6
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

Will try suggestions n c
Thx
by 88m6
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

I could start a file on conversion but I keep getting knocked off n it's frustrating to deal with Please 'splain, Lucy, I'll see if i can get you sorted [-o< You mentioned that most of the process has been covered in this thread, but all I see is a statement that you are converting to Shadowline :-...
by 88m6
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

IMG_2959.JPG Thanks it's getting there. Yes the OZ have grown on me like I said but I do have other sets I'm contemplating that are sitting in shop Staggered 32's good shape but need a refinish Staggered BBS RF considering a refinish like pic Oh and the 17 square Alpina's which I use for the "other...
by 88m6
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

Shadowline done
Most of work catalogued here
I could start a file on conversion but I keep getting knocked off n it's frustrating to deal with
by 88m6
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

Finally getting around to finishing shadowline. Put pass side back together now on to drivers. While I had it apart decided to retape all harnesss' as they just disintegrated n used some split loom for bigger harness. Also cleaned up the bottle n repainted canister and clean clean cleaned whilethat ...
by 88m6
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: Private Collection up for Auction.
Replies: 8
Views: 932

Re: Private Collection up for Auction.

Double wow. What a collection :shock: Some people have too much money but this collector had great taste in his overall selections. Black one Not a B7 S though, it's a B7/1 with full custom interior. Probably hurt value more than help. Most of these cars have some miles on them so someone or group o...
by 88m6
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

Great to see that your latest project is on the road. We should get together one of these weekends and show the locals what a couple of real (hennarot e24s) cars look like! I'm in all we need is a dry Saturday or Sunday . Will contact the shark in nipomo. Found another in Santa margarita ! Being co...
by 88m6
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: FS Oz wheels
Replies: 0
Views: 285

FS Oz wheels

5 OZ RACING wheels with or without tire's One brand new never mounted. 8.5x17 5x120 et13 Have center rings Solid,no shake shimmey Khumo 235 45 17 all around Rears khumo esta asx plenty of tread Fronts Khumo esta half life 4 caps with 2 removal tools On has a bit of rash but overall in great conditio...
by 88m6
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:13 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

Re: On the road again in a M6

Hey neighbor lol, Changed driver mount as it was cracked but not had chance as yet to inspect all else or records to c what's been changed already n when. That's first as previous owner was on top of things mechanically ,almost.. n have the records going waaay back. Maybe this week as things r slow....
by 88m6
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: On the road again in a M6
Replies: 23
Views: 1704

On the road again in a M6

Still a ways away but she's road worthy now n smogged n registered ! Still have to finish front grill shadowline n spruce things up there, then I will drive it for a few years before I repaint it n turn it into a garage king. But got her out today for a 20 mile ride thru the back roads n all went we...
by 88m6
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Front plate delete
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Re: Front plate delete

BAH HUMBUG

SCROOGE

How much is that ticket. I have no front plates on any of my 6 BMW's.... Did I say 6!!! ](*,)
by 88m6
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: Tire Size Combination
Replies: 31
Views: 7106

Re: Tire Size Combination

Thank you both as those tire calculators are very helpful.
by 88m6
Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: Tire Size Combination
Replies: 31
Views: 7106

Re: Tire Size Combination

Been trying to source 255 40 17 rears in a tire recently discontinued to match up with what I already have up front and it's a problem. Plenty of 255 45's show up. Upon all the recommendations of a 255/40 what would I be up against if I pulled the trigger on the 45's? All these numbers have me :roll...
by 88m6
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: What did you do to your E24 today?
Replies: 815
Views: 140651

Re: What did you do to your E24 today?

All news to me. Don't know what happened in UK but here every e24 rear panel I have ever seen is as I have . Euro only had body color panels n were painted once federalized upon arrival in states. Never saw any vinyl sheet on that panel of any of the e24s us or euro I have ever seen . I believe u ar...
by 88m6
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Front plate delete
Replies: 4
Views: 679

Front plate delete

Was toying with options for front delete after unsuccessful search for standard BMW fill. Hard to find anymore. Was prepared for paying a premium for that hard to find filler it's not that important to knowingly get ripped for few I did come cross. Thus search for options. Came up with this. I went ...
by 88m6
Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: What did you do to your E24 today?
Replies: 815
Views: 140651

Re: What did you do to your E24 today?

Finally got my back end all finished from shadowline conversion n back together with new plates emblems remount reconditioned spoiler

Front is in process .
by 88m6
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: What did you do to your E24 today?
Replies: 815
Views: 140651

Re: What did you do to your E24 today?

Finally got front bumper assembly back on the car as I convert to shadowline, and replaced smashed foglight. Grills r next n that will be it. May I ask where you got your replacement new underbonnet\hood insulation pads from? Mine are crumbling away and I need to do the replacement. Big job, but I'...
by 88m6
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: What did you do to your E24 today?
Replies: 815
Views: 140651

Re: What did you do to your E24 today?

Finally got front bumper assembly back on the car as I convert to shadowline, and replaced smashed foglight.
Grills r next n that will be it.
Also mcGiver a plate filler until I could find another BMW filler.
Also painted fan red n got it back on car (GM block paint matched up pretty well to OE color)