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by 635sharknose
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Just received my M6 Front Valance from DTMFirberwerkz
Replies: 3
Views: 432

Re: Just received my M6 Front Valance from DTMFirberwerkz

That looks quite good! Didn't know they were making these.
Can't this company advise in how to install it?
by 635sharknose
Sun Jan 24, 2021 1:31 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Conversion to ellipsoid headlights
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: Conversion to ellipsoid headlights

Thanks, was thinking of doing that but then I changed my mind. I would like to make it as it is on the late models.
by 635sharknose
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Conversion to ellipsoid headlights
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Conversion to ellipsoid headlights

I am converting to ellipsoid headlights.
Now I noticed that the headlight hits a piece of metal frame.
Does anyone know how this is constructed in the later types (1988/1989) E24? There must be more space.
by 635sharknose
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: BBS RC090 finish selection opinion
Replies: 29
Views: 1896

Re: BBS RC090 finish selection opinion

This is how all white looks like on a late model E24.
https://oldcolonelcars.co.uk/occ/wp-con ... 80x933.jpg
by 635sharknose
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Air through Air con
Replies: 11
Views: 722

Re: Air through Air con

Check the filling nipples on your car, are they R134a, like on the photos, or R12?
Just Google the nipples and you will see the difference.
by 635sharknose
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: BBS RC090 finish selection opinion
Replies: 29
Views: 1896

Re: BBS RC090 finish selection opinion

I would go for the all silver finish of the wheels, looks fantastic.

And the area around the license plate looks better in black in my opinion, but that is a matter of taste.
by 635sharknose
Sat Jan 23, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Air through Air con
Replies: 11
Views: 722

Re: Air through Air con

Well, we get cold air in our vents here as well in Holland, I think it related to the ambient winter temperatures :D . Just kidding, now serious, you aren't getting any heat correct? That the air conditioning is engaging and not working is most likely caused by insufficient amount of refrigerant. Is...
by 635sharknose
Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Opinions on exterior mod that won't be "visible"
Replies: 9
Views: 721

Re: Opinions on exterior mod that won't be "visible"

Good idea! Looks much better than the US blinkers the car was delivered with. I would assume you can make a cable yourself with a set of TE Connectivity positive lock connectors https://www.te.com/usa-en/product-1-926522-1.html I do not know the size you need, you could measure on you car and check ...
by 635sharknose
Wed Jan 20, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Bumper/valance assembly
Replies: 9
Views: 978

Re: Bumper/valance assembly

plip1953 wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:32 am
They do look rather good! I'm so glad you could put them to good use :-)
Thanks again Phil, they are great!
by 635sharknose
Tue Jan 19, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Bumper/valance assembly
Replies: 9
Views: 978

Re: Bumper/valance assembly

This is a photo of Phil's polished bumper, looks very well if you ask me.

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by 635sharknose
Tue Jan 19, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Converting my 87 to world bumpers I need a lower air damn.
Replies: 6
Views: 521

Re: Converting my 87 to world bumpers I need a lower air damn.

I did the same conversion, took me about a year to find all parts. I was lucky that I bought my US spec car with the new type valence, the previous owner must have exchanged it after the original got damaged. It is not on eBay very often, if I were you I would also check eBay in the UK on a regular ...
by 635sharknose
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:56 am
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: Throwing Star wheel finish redo
Replies: 8
Views: 753

Re: Throwing Star wheel finish redo

It's clearly visible that a pro did this, looks very well.
Yes, I like it and I really like the way you keep your baby in good condition over all these years! :D
by 635sharknose
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Rear Muffler.....again
Replies: 11
Views: 940

Re: Rear Muffler.....again

I would contact Rick about this if I were you. It's his video.
https://bigcoupe.com/phpBB2/memberlist. ... le&u=42079
by 635sharknose
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Tires and Wheels
Topic: Throwing Star wheel finish redo
Replies: 8
Views: 753

Re: Throwing Star wheel finish redo

Good job! High quality revision, looks like factory work!
by 635sharknose
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Rear Muffler.....again
Replies: 11
Views: 940

Re: Rear Muffler.....again

Forum member Rick Eickhoff has a video of the Supersprint muffler on his Instagram.
https://www.instagram.com/p/CBscH0xA1Sb/
by 635sharknose
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Radio amp
Replies: 3
Views: 527

Re: Radio amp

Hi Chris, this is part 65121375983.
You can find several of them on eBay.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R ... 3&_sacat=0
by 635sharknose
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My New 89 635csi
Replies: 7
Views: 1011

Re: My New 89 635csi

Great looking E24!
by 635sharknose
Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Finally joined the club :)
Replies: 7
Views: 1089

Re: Finally joined the club :)

Welcome!

Very good looking shark! :D
by 635sharknose
Wed Nov 04, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: New M3 kidney grills
Replies: 2
Views: 494

Re: New M3 kidney grills

So ugly, it looks like a beaver.
Nice job he did in redesigning it!
by 635sharknose
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Best exterior color to match a black interior
Replies: 13
Views: 3839

Re: Best exterior color to match a black interior

I contacted the company that sold the car at the time. They had the color code in their system.

490 Sonderlackierung Artic blue metallic

On this car from 1988 it is a Sonderlackierung (special color), because the color was actually only available from 02/1984 to 08/1986.
by 635sharknose
Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My new 85 Shark
Replies: 16
Views: 2667

Re: My new 85 Shark

There is to my knowledge no Spartanburg in Germany. It must be SC as there is also a BMW plant in Spartanburg SC.

It also says USA in the VIN decoder, which I think is incorrect.
by 635sharknose
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: 1988 M6 Widebody on Bring a Trailer - Unique Piece
Replies: 8
Views: 1421

Re: 1988 M6 Widebody on Bring a Trailer - Unique Piece

It's not my cup of tea...
But it looks like new, very good condition!
by 635sharknose
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: My new 85 Shark
Replies: 16
Views: 2667

Re: My new 85 Shark

According to the VIN decoder my E24 was build in Spartanburg, USA as well.
But to be honest I doubt that very much.
The reason for this is that the Laufzettel (production print out) which can be found under the back seats is in German and the sticker in the door clearly mentions "Made in Germany".