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by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 31, 2023 5:48 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Thinking About Making Bumper Tuck Brackets for US Bumper Cars
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Thinking About Making Bumper Tuck Brackets for US Bumper Cars

Yasin, interested, VERY interested :wink: Can you please provide photos of how much clearance there is between the front and rear/side bumper surrounds, and a side shot of the factory front air dam as well [-o< My fear is that there will be too much space between the surrounds and actual bumper, onc...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 31, 2023 12:59 am
Forum: My Project
Topic: Wheel decisions?!?!!
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Re: Wheel decisions?!?!!

Well, everybody is gonna say the same thing, personal preference rules 8) Regarding your links :-k The first one, Enkei is an aftermarket brand, and likely long time since they've been making wheels :-({|= You have 15's now, why buy other 15" wheels :-" The second link appears to be BMW fa...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 31, 2023 12:47 am
Forum: My Project
Topic: Lapis Rescue - '83 633csi - euro conversion starting July '22
Replies: 59
Views: 4891

Re: Lapis Rescue - '83 633csi - euro conversion starting July '22

Dang, nice :shock:

Well, we know that "somebody" is gonna have fun this coming weekend \:D/
by GRNSHRK
Wed Mar 29, 2023 9:50 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: I Modified my Door Chime to Play 80s Music!!
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: I Modified my Door Chime to Play 80s Music!!

Welcome rjreaves \:D/ Once you put that parts list, schematic and whatnot together, you should post it in the "Tech Articles" forum :wink: For now, I am going to move this post to the "Interior" forum, where you will likely get much more viewing [-o< The workshop forum is just fo...
by GRNSHRK
Tue Mar 28, 2023 2:48 am
Forum: Buyer and Seller feedback - Vender Feedback
Topic: Positive feedback for Steve M6
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Positive feedback for Steve M6

Plus 1, we know Steve for a long time and he has always a standup guy =D>

Glad to hear that you connected and scored \:D/
by GRNSHRK
Mon Mar 27, 2023 7:10 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: Kidney Grilles
Replies: 10
Views: 446

Re: Kidney Grilles

Hah, made me look :shock: Well, interesting, as the ones on my 6er are a mixed bag, one has the rivet and the other one doesn't :-? It appears that the rivets are only there as a sort of spacer and support for the screw that holds them in place :-k I never really thought about it until I took anothe...
by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 24, 2023 7:11 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: (not affiliated) euro '78 633csi in WA
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: (not affiliated) euro '78 633csi in WA

Ah, I thought that wheel looked familiar after all \:D/ My first BMW was an E21 320 iS, don't recall that steering wheel per se, but I was gonna say M1, figured I would get blasted for that :-" I also had an early Euro eons ago, and IIRC, the rear seat belts were added as part of the DOT proces...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Mar 23, 2023 8:56 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: (not affiliated) euro '78 633csi in WA
Replies: 3
Views: 118

Re: (not affiliated) euro '78 633csi in WA

I was thinking the same thing, rear head rests \:D/

They look cool but good luck trying to clean the inside of the rear glass :-"

Interesting steering wheel as well, not sure if I've ever seen that one :-k

Rear seat belts appear to be a DOT addition at the time of federalization :roll:
by GRNSHRK
Tue Mar 21, 2023 4:30 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Refinished Kidney grills
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Refinished Kidney grills

Wow, nice =D>

Would you mind telling us how much :-k

And is that Walnut Creek, CA :-"

I'm in Gilroy :roll:
by GRNSHRK
Sun Mar 19, 2023 8:24 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: 1984 633CSi Rises again!
Replies: 1135
Views: 396441

Re: 1984 633CSi Rises again!

Maybe later I'll touch up the visible rusty spots Song, you should go back, remove the new tips and coat all of the rusted areas with POR-15 :-" It comes in lots of colors, including a version of silver that I used on the rusted portions of my brake rotors \:D/ Otherwise, looks great =D> I was...
by GRNSHRK
Sat Mar 18, 2023 8:48 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Weird Side Effect of a Car with Active Exhausts
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Weird Side Effect of a Car with Active Exhausts

Interesting indeed :-" Our X5 has something similar, but both sides do function, eventually :roll: On a cold start, the exhaust only comes out of one side for about half a minute, before the other side opens :-k One has to wonder what BMW is thinking with these setups, besides making things mor...
by GRNSHRK
Sat Mar 18, 2023 7:38 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: Center console installation in a series 1
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Center console installation in a series 1

Thanks Yasin =D>

A buddy of mine saw that and said that it looks like it was made for it :shock:

Well, interesting, since it is :-?

Figuring out how to mount it was the hardest part :-"
by GRNSHRK
Thu Mar 16, 2023 9:20 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Rear trunk spoiler maintenance
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: Rear trunk spoiler maintenance

Moving this thread to the "Exterior" forum where it should get more visibility \:D/
by GRNSHRK
Tue Mar 14, 2023 5:52 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: Center console installation in a series 1
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Center console installation in a series 1

Yes, finally got to yet another project, something I purchased about a hundred years ago :roll: I had picked up a center console from a series II eons ago and finally dug it out and figured out how to mount it, which took a little figuring, since series I cars don't have these originally :-" Lu...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Mar 09, 2023 11:42 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: ECU upgrade including coil on plug conversion.
Replies: 16
Views: 817

Re: ECU upgrade including coil on plug conversion.

Here's what a guy out my way did on his M6, appears to be an S38 but I really wouldn't know if that matters or not :-k I could put you in touch with him but would want to contact him first and take the discussion off line :-" I would ask him to post as well, of course, but I'm not sure if he's ...
by GRNSHRK
Thu Mar 09, 2023 11:36 pm
Forum: Engine - Mechanical - Electrical
Topic: Routing wires from the engine bay into the cabin...
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Routing wires from the engine bay into the cabin...

Here's how I routed wiring from the engine bay into the cabin (the 2 blue ones), hard to see but there's plenty of places to sneak a couple of wires through :-"

And here's the entire story of my gauge install \:D/

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by GRNSHRK
Mon Mar 06, 2023 6:53 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: Lapis Rescue - '83 633csi - euro conversion starting July '22
Replies: 59
Views: 4891

Re: Lapis Rescue - '83 633csi - euro conversion starting July '22

What's the latest on where to find rear markers for these pods?
Dmitry, you should hit up Ralph in SoCal for the rear/side markers, he'll probably have what you need [-o<

Lookin' good, nice work fitting the world bumper parts =D>
by GRNSHRK
Sat Mar 04, 2023 7:35 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB - Zender Side Skirts
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: WTB - Zender Side Skirts

Sounds good, we talked last night as well \:D/

Did you come up with a plan to get them :-k

I offered to play middle man of sorts, if that will help :-"
by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 03, 2023 10:00 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB - Zender Side Skirts
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: WTB - Zender Side Skirts

Dug, you have a PM from me :-"
by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 03, 2023 6:33 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale
Topic: Euro Stripes
Replies: 5
Views: 336

Re: Euro Stripes

Bump for Bob.
That's Bert, Yasin, I'm Bob :roll:

They do look good though =D>
by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 03, 2023 6:32 pm
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB - Zender Side Skirts
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: WTB - Zender Side Skirts

I just sent Leonard a text, they are in Paso Robles, not sure if you knew that :-k

Where are you these days, so that I can let him know :-"
by GRNSHRK
Fri Mar 03, 2023 1:09 am
Forum: Cars and Parts wanted
Topic: WTB - Zender Side Skirts
Replies: 9
Views: 783

Re: WTB - Zender Side Skirts

Dug, Leonard and Craig in Paso have a pair \:D/

Lemme reach out to them for ya, they have been wanting to unload these, they could use the space, like the rest of us :roll:
by GRNSHRK
Wed Mar 01, 2023 1:01 am
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Yet another 6er up for auction on Hemmings
Replies: 0
Views: 482

Yet another 6er up for auction on Hemmings

No affiliation, as usual :roll:

https://www.hemmings.com/auction/1987-b ... e=saturday

Looks a little rough in places but could be a good deal as well :-"

Front air dam appears to be a Racing Dynamics unit and is not stock :-?
by GRNSHRK
Sat Feb 25, 2023 7:02 pm
Forum: The Saloon
Topic: Am I a traitor?
Replies: 7
Views: 446

Re: Am I a traitor?

Not to worry, Bert, I'm sure that most, if not all of us, have other brands of vehicles :-"

But yeah, let's see some pix \:D/
by GRNSHRK
Thu Feb 23, 2023 11:02 pm
Forum: My Project
Topic: Bruce: a 1986 BMW 635CSi 5 speed
Replies: 3
Views: 285

Re: Bruce: a 1986 BMW 635CSi 5 speed

Welcome, nice score =D>

Hmm, Zender body kit, M parallel wheels, "some" shadowline trim, what's not to like \:D/

So, that rear apron is also a Zender item :-k

Once again, welcome to the madness :lol: