https://www.e9coupe.com/forum/threads/thanks-for-letting-me-in.30623/Right - I remember reading a thread about that recently. That would fall under the "BMW" category?
Great thread! Please keep it going. I hope to finish my e9 next week when Don comes out to tune the megasquirt, then I'm bringing in the 3.0si for a full restoration!! A lot of work but I think much less complicated than the e9 build as I'm keeping it mostly original.
Meanwhile that car is in body shop I am re-chroming last exterior parts.
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Price for new grills is crazy so I sandblasted both plastic mask grills to see all the cracks. All cracks were welded and missing parts were added. Plastic will be repainted in black. If they will look bad I will buy new ones.
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Plastic on my taillights is nice but chrome is not so nice. I decided to get taillight in bad condition (thanks to @Stan ) to learn the process of removing plastic lenses before trying on my taillights. They went out OK clean with no damages. I will have now frame re-chromed to see how lenses fit back in. If I will be happy I will do same work on my taillights.
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Lenses that weren’t already broken came out with no damage.
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We used grinder since it has small rpm and plastic doesn’t melt when cutting.
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When I get back frame from re-chroming I will see how lenses fit back and find best way to glue them back in.