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#1 (permalink) Old 02-21-2008, 02:54 AM
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BADWATER: my '87 535is

Okay, so after a year of ownership, and it only running for a week (crappily, at that) I have a final push of stuff to do before it's roadworthy.

The list:
Rewire radio and speakers
Replace off side rear window regulator
Coolant temp sensor
Replace halfshafts
Replace driveshaft
Rebuild spaghetti bowl shifter
Replace exhaust
add 16" rimz
and add Euro headlights...yeah...Check em out. They are SO pretty.

I'll see if I can document a lot of this stuff for you guys.
Before:

Halfway:

I know it doesn't look like much difference, but believe me, I've had to pretty much rebuild the damn thing.
I KNOW it's going to be worth it though. (at least that's what I keep telling myself....)
I have to complete this NOW so that I can put the TURTL3 up and redo the bushings, brakes, suspension, and drop the engine from GREEN HELL in there.
Then the M30 swap in GREEN HELL. I really need to get moving, as Oktoberfest will be here before we know it.

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