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1984 633CSi Rises again!

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Re: 1984 633CSi Rises again!

Post by sansouci » Sat Dec 02, 2017 2:52 pm

+! to Raykoke. New donuts for the New Year! You are lucky as over the years, my mechanics couldn't be bothered to reinstall all the shields on my 6'er.

Take a look at where your rear shield rubs against the muffler. I think a screwdriver can give you the needed clearance.

Amazing what a few photos can tell us. Maybe part of a PPI is a bunch of pics shared with the BC community?

Happy New Year to all. I will be in South Florida for Q1 and am hoping to hook up with e24 and e32 (bimmerforums) members. PM me if you're interested.

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Make it pretty part 2 - Weld for Steering Box Fix

Post by songzunhuang » Mon Dec 04, 2017 12:13 am

This afternoon I got a chance to meet up with Ed, the creator of the most excellent steering box fix, and fix up that butt ugly weld. Luckily he only lives about 15 miles from me! First order of business was to clean up area of the crap weld and grind down to bare metal once again. After that, he filled in the gaps left by the previous crap weld.
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Ed, fixing up the weld.
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After it cooled a bit, we cleaned up the new weld in preparation for painting.
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Weld after cleanup
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I drove home later in the afternoon and cleanup up and painted the joint once again. Now I can put this to rest.
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All finished up.
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Just so everyone can see the difference between a crap weld and a strong weld, here's a side by side. I think it's pretty clear.
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Crap weak weld and strong weld.
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Big shout out to Ed and his fix. In my conversations with him, he indicated that he was thinking of making only one more batch of 100. If you haven't purchased this for your car already, I'd get a move on! There is no better fix out there. His email is ed@mwrench.com.
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1984 633CSi
Last 7 of VIN: 6997383

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raykoke
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Re: 1984 633CSi Rises again!

Post by raykoke » Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:01 am

What Song said. Every E24 needs this, either now, or eventually IMO.

Cheers,

Ray
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Re: 1984 633CSi Rises again!

Post by GRNSHRK » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:13 pm

To be clear, every E28 chassis E24 needs this :-?

If you have an E12 series I based E24, you're in the clear =D>

Song, nice that you were not only able to connect with Ed, but have him perform some of his magic on your 6er \:D/

Great guy, actually haven't seen him in a few years, I need to get over there and say hi as well [-o<

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Re: 1984 633CSi Rises again!

Post by raykoke » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:53 am

raykoke wrote:
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:01 am
What Song said. Every E24 needs this, either now, or eventually IMO.

I mean, every E24 except GRNSHRK's :D

Cheers,

Ray
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Re: 1984 633CSi Rises again!

Post by ron » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:42 am

Song you have PM.
They are ALWAYS rustier than you thought!!!!!!
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Re: 1984 633CSi Rises again!

Post by songzunhuang » Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:40 am

ron wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:42 am
Song you have PM.
Hey Ron, just confirming the PM. I've taken action and responded. I'll let you know how it goes.
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