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Old 06-04-2010, 10:56 AM   #61
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whos up for an engine swap on sunday? we could get this car on the road by july.

Thats what your getting
http://www.canadiantire.ca/AST/brows....jsp?locale=en
By July that would be a miracle lol...

I am going to go buy that light today good catch...
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:03 PM   #62
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UPDATE for today ----

Today I finished sanding, cleaning and painting the drivers side its done







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Also got my chinese seats (very surprised with these they are nicer then I tough) going to match with my steering, shift knob (red/black theme)



Going to have to fabricate custom mounts to install them (they do come with all the hardware)
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Old 06-04-2010, 08:52 PM   #63
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sick! can't wait to see the finished product
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Old 06-05-2010, 11:00 AM   #64
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I have those seats. I can offer some pics of the mounts I built to help you out if you'd like. I used the rails from my seats and brackets of aluminum.
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Old 06-05-2010, 11:15 AM   #65
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I have those seats. I can offer some pics of the mounts I built to help you out if you'd like. I used the rails from my seats and brackets of aluminum.
I appreciate your help yes please send me a pic if you can: dmedeiros1974@gmail.com or you can post on the thread to help others as well.

How are the seats holding up? Do you like them?
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Old 06-05-2010, 11:51 AM   #66
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I don't do many miles, but I generally like them. They are comfy and supportive, but the foam in the bolster isn't very strong. Its already breaking down inside from getting in and out, and I make a large conscious effort to avoid it every time and still it has problems. Before you install them, take the entire seat apart and lock-tite them because they literally fall apart otherwise. And the bolts / springs are squeaky and noisy which is irritating, but you can't hear them in my car over the slamming of the suspension on every bump, so... :p

edit: uploaded the pics - http://picasaweb.google.com/jasoncopp/E30SeatBrackets

You can't see everything in these limited pictures, but you get the idea. The angled aluminum was from Ottawa Fasteners, as was any hardware. Assembly order was very specific since the bolts going into the seats were very close to the hardware for the sliders, but it all worked out, zero problem with the mounts. I have full range of motion in the slider.
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:12 PM   #67
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Oh, and if I were to do it again, I'd make an effort to get the seat as low as possible by making the bolt holes as close to "top" of the side of the bracket, rather than in the middle. That would give me an extra cm. Every bit helps when you wear a helmet in the car.
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Old 06-06-2010, 09:14 AM   #68
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Oh, and if I were to do it again, I'd make an effort to get the seat as low as possible by making the bolt holes as close to "top" of the side of the bracket, rather than in the middle. That would give me an extra cm. Every bit helps when you wear a helmet in the car.
Thanks for sharing all that good info. Soon as am done with the dash and doors am doing the seats.
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Old 06-06-2010, 10:59 AM   #69
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Holy crap Denny.. your just putting along quite well and with the help from Danny it seems to just rocket away lol. Looking good man.
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:04 AM   #70
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Holy crap Denny.. your just putting along quite well and with the help from Danny it seems to just rocket away lol. Looking good man.
Thanks Steve...progress is being made but I feel like am in stand still with the little time I have to work on it doe.

When Danny comes over things get done very very quickly I'm lucky to have him help me hes far away and has limited time to work on his E30 as well!!
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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 06-06-2010, 03:53 PM   #71
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Not much to report today I only had a big 20 minutes to work on the car so... finshed the other wheel well, installed cheap M carpets they will do for now



hand brake trim just to see if it has enough color..


Door trims ready to be cleaned and painted/dyed also installed plastic door trims



removing tape after paint...


Good dash being cleaned and ready...


With my limited time am going fast and just a quick cleaning, derusting and painting but in 5 years its going to be a Full restoration


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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 06-07-2010, 09:29 AM   #72
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There wont be anything left to restore once im done with your car
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Old 06-08-2010, 08:34 AM   #73
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There wont be anything left to restore once im done with your car
LOL... I will only have my broken back to restore after I attack the undercoat..

My father in law just bought an 335i yesterday one more bimmer in the family!!
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1987 BMW 325 5-speed - work in progress
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Old 06-08-2010, 05:00 PM   #74
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how long is he in town for?
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Old 06-08-2010, 05:17 PM   #75
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Man, when my GF moves back to Ottawa for Uni, I'll have to pop by and see this baby, maybe even get my hands dirty lol. Everytime you post pictures, I get excited ahahah..
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