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Old 05-21-2010, 03:43 PM   #16
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Should be rust proofed for a few years until I do a FULL restoration


Today I finished the floor pans.

* First sanded and cleaned with mineral spirit then SEAM SEALED
1. Rust converter 2 coats
2. Zinc primed
3. Tremclad Pro gloss black

All done




Next will be replacing bumpers!! with plastic ones..


Then Next in line Change the dash, fabric paint interior pieces and reinstall
Will also charge the batterie so I can start trouble shooting the starting problem the ex owner had (didnt get any spark)
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Old 05-21-2010, 03:44 PM   #17
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The floors and trunk are fully cure after a few days the paint is hard as nails with a high build Zinc primer as a base to the Enamel paint (Tremclad Rust paint) it should hold off moisture and rust for a few years...

Now I'm attacking the bumpers....finished removing the pain in the Ass rear bumper shocks


now I just need to remove the paint reprime and install the plastic bumpers so I can then mount the rear Reiger bumper



then the front bumper removal so I can install the plastic bumper to compliment the very rare "IS" front valence




Today I also found the rims am going to buy ESM basquet weavers 16x7.5 fronts and 16x9 rears




But before I have to attack the wheel wells rust removal and install my new Cadium coated cross drilled brakes and new pads on all 4 wheels
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http://bmw325e30.blogspot.com/
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Old 05-21-2010, 03:46 PM   #18
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Finished removing the front bumper for the plastic bumper conversion but It will need serious mods If I want to keep my "IS" front valence



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1985 BMW 325 E 5-speed (new project)
1987 BMW 325 5-speed - work in progress
http://bmw325e30.blogspot.com/
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Old 05-21-2010, 03:47 PM   #19
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few random pics...



Here I started experimenting with vinyl&fabric paint on one of the front speaker grill


Also did 1 backseat floor pan with EZliner you can see the difference this will give it a nice strong surface to finish it off took 1 full can.


I finished the trunk and changed the lock (using my old trunk lock from rusty now RIP) cleaned the inside of the rubber weatherstrip and re-installed.







The sunroof was broken so I removed it as it was rusted solid lucky for me the E30's roof was not

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1985 BMW 325 E 5-speed (new project)
1987 BMW 325 5-speed - work in progress
http://bmw325e30.blogspot.com/
Part 2 (Supercharger/turbo build)
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Old 05-21-2010, 03:47 PM   #20
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Trial fit of the rear bumper "rieger GTS".... will need to make custom braquets to hold it in place..






Made Fiberglass caps to replace the existing front floor ones , used seam sealer and finished lining the driver side....just have the passenger sides to be done now then the Floor pans are DONE!!


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1985 BMW 325 E 5-speed (new project)
1987 BMW 325 5-speed - work in progress
http://bmw325e30.blogspot.com/
Part 2 (Supercharger/turbo build)
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Old 05-21-2010, 03:51 PM   #21
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Brings us to today May 21st... The floors are now completed so I can make braquets for my racing seats. I will not be using a moisture trap of a carpet...just rubber mats.

Floor Pans...Trunk ALL FINISHED!! The liner is hard as nails....looks so much better in person.





My Momo steering came in thanks Alex "Alexgoesracing" Ebay for the good deal on this used steering



quick pic..



Cleaned the trunk carpet...repainted with fabric dye...its actually black but with the camera it came in grey looking... anyways Trunk done
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1985 BMW 325 E 5-speed (new project)
1987 BMW 325 5-speed - work in progress
http://bmw325e30.blogspot.com/
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:43 PM   #22
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Looks nice! I finished my floors today also, I need to tackle the truck later on.
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:46 PM   #23
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Looks nice! I finished my floors today also, I need to tackle the truck later on.
Thanks Steve. Keep at it...these E30's will survive.

After I am done with the whole body then the fun stuff will begin 25-30PSI on a built stroker M20
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1985 BMW 325 E 5-speed (new project)
1987 BMW 325 5-speed - work in progress
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:48 PM   #24
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Never seen the US iS airdam with the euro bumpers, I likes a lot! Maybe I'll have to find a set and ditch the diving boards after all.

EDIT: oh wait, those are plastic bumpers?? Looks like the euro metal bumpers...
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:51 PM   #25
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Thanks Steve. Keep at it...these E30's will survive.

After I am done with the whole body then the fun stuff will begin 25-30PSI on a built stroker M20
20-30PSI :O you really want to send that engine to the moon? I hope your going to be cleaning and doing the internals because that's a crap load of boost if the engine is old.

How did you go about cleaning the carpet? I'm need of a vacuum but I want to steam clean it or something but I don't know if a normal car wash has those. I know paying a dealer to get detailed is around 100$ which is stupid.
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:55 PM   #26
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20-30PSI :O you really want to send that engine to the moon? I hope your going to be cleaning and doing the internals because that's a crap load of boost if the engine is old.

How did you go about cleaning the carpet? I'm need of a vacuum but I want to steam clean it or something but I don't know if a normal car wash has those. I know paying a dealer to get detailed is around 100$ which is stupid.
My specialty building engines...trust me I will not spare anything on my motor build. 20PSI street and 30PSI track.

vaccum first...Pressure wash..lots of soap...let the sun dry it....then paint with fabric dye...that's it DONE!
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Old 05-21-2010, 04:56 PM   #27
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Never seen the US iS airdam with the euro bumpers, I likes a lot! Maybe I'll have to find a set and ditch the diving boards after all.

EDIT: oh wait, those are plastic bumpers?? Looks like the euro metal bumpers...
yeap plastic bumpers I had to get rid of the diving boards I really hate them.
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Old 05-21-2010, 05:05 PM   #28
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yeap plastic bumpers I had to get rid of the diving boards I really hate them.


LOL I'm bringin diving boards back. Maybe because it adds to the stealth factor but I think I really do like them
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Old 05-21-2010, 06:54 PM   #29
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I like the IS bumper. I actually have two, one on the car (poor condition now) and an ES bumper I'm prepping for paint. The ES lip doesn't have the two ovals in the middle of the bumper below the large ovals for the rad. (the is had an oil cooler thats what the two bottom ovals for for).
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Old 05-21-2010, 07:09 PM   #30
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Thanks for the tip Denny Now I just wish the nice weather would come back Started to rain and now my car is on stands with no wheels since I was about to do the brakes =\ I noticed that the rear brake line is one line that splits into 2 for the rear brakes.
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