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by KINGJOHN808
Tue May 19, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Window Trim removal how to?
Replies: 5
Views: 798

Re: Window Trim removal how to?

The trim that starts at the front fender and goes up along the roof line, and wraps around the rear side window.
by KINGJOHN808
Sat May 16, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Window Trim removal how to?
Replies: 5
Views: 798

Window Trim removal how to?

Aloha, I am trying to part out 1983 633CSi, problem is I don't want to destroy the trim but I don't understand how to get it off? Are there clips or is it glued on? I removed the window rubber seal but still cant find a way to get this trim off the car. Any tips or pointers would be greatly apprecia...
by KINGJOHN808
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: 17" Tire Suggestions for e-24 Euro
Replies: 13
Views: 4814

Re: 17" Tire Suggestions for e-24 Euro

gilach wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:16 am
Thanks for your help guys. i put the wheels on over the weekend and they fit nicely. i need to swap out the grease caps on the front wheels so i can install the inserts, but otherwise the fit is very good.
Aloha,

What was the final tire size and brand that you decided to go with? Looks good!
by KINGJOHN808
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: New E24 resto project: Update w/photos
Replies: 16
Views: 3925

Re: New E24 en route

Wow! Absolutely stunning! Great find. =D> O:)
by KINGJOHN808
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Coilover front and rear mandatory?
Replies: 4
Views: 2373

Re: Coilover front and rear mandatory?

Coil ove fronts require a good bit of welding and cutting modification to the strut housing. That is why ground control charges $299 for the complete 4 corner assembly ready to go. Stay away from it and just buy lowering springs and appropriate shocks.Will run you about $800 for all 4 corners and d...
by KINGJOHN808
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Suspension - Steering - Brakes
Topic: Coilover front and rear mandatory?
Replies: 4
Views: 2373

Coilover front and rear mandatory?

Aloha, While my car is on the lifted awaiting a bunch of suspension pieces, I came across this item on groundcontrol.com. https://groundcontrolstore.com/collections/e28-e24-coilover-conversion for $499.00 I only want to close the gap (approx., 1 inch) between the front fender and the tire. Current r...
by KINGJOHN808
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Ressurecting the Air Conditioning
Replies: 9
Views: 2165

Re: Ressurecting the Air Conditioning

I've made quite a bit of progress over the last week. I took out all the old a/c equipment, flushed the pipes and condenser for reuse, flushed and cleaned and dried all the parts. I inspected the compressor, replaced the faulty fan control switch, re-wrapped the insulated pipes, reinstalled everyth...
by KINGJOHN808
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Ressurecting the Air Conditioning
Replies: 9
Views: 2165

Re: Ressurecting the Air Conditioning

Wow! Great write up. Im in the process of doing the same thing. Have a new drier, expansion valve, new hoses and O-rings. Haven't flushed the evap or condenser yet and awaiting repair of my original compressor. I live in Hawaii so we definitely use AC year round, so I gotta get my ac to work. My 633...
by KINGJOHN808
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Kidney Grill Gasket?
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: Kidney Grill Gasket?

anchored wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:20 pm
A photo beside a ruler so I can pull measurements, and a thinkness measurement would do it for me!
Roger that,

Will do it tomorrow when the sun comes up.
by KINGJOHN808
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Kidney Grill Gasket?
Replies: 6
Views: 2798

Re: Kidney Grill Gasket?

anchored wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:50 am
Looking for someone that has a kidney grill gasket that can take some measurements for me. when my car got repainted the gaskets went missing and now my grills are super loose.

Thanks so much.
Aloha,

What measurement are you looking for? Mine are off the car right now.