A friend with a camera

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We were on a trip to the city with the kids and decided to take som pictures. Wish I had cleaned it better inside tough :rolleyes: Just had to share this with you guys!

Credits for the photos goes to mye friend with the camera(s) @ http://www.fjordlapsephotography.com


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I do like the Alpina, not sure if i should change to the Petri as planed after all??? :rolleyes:
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Me, refusing to leave the car!
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Me hearing it was about to rain!
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Haha, just saw the grin on my face in the last pic. Priceless!
Hoping to get some more pictures later this summer :cool:

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Nice seats! What brand and model are they? The 4 spoke Alpina wheel looks good in your interior. You should keep it if driving with it is comfortable.
And don't try to replace your rear seats with the armrest chair.... :)
 

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Nice photos, interior is filthy, what’s the gizmo over the hand brake boot?

Thanks! well, maby not filthy, but no as clean as I’d like it to be in pictures ;)

That gizmo is something exotic as the seatbelt holder. Old style klippan system, the seatbelt is without a clip, it just hoops around that rod you see.
 

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Thanks! well, maby not filthy, but no as clean as I’d like it to be in pictures ;)

That gizmo is something exotic as the seatbelt holder. Old style klippan system, the seatbelt is without a clip, it just hoops around that rod you see.
I was being sarcastic about filthy.

Had old Klippan stuff in an early E3, but don’t remember those things. It WAS nearly 40 years ago though

beautiful car and photos

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Nice seats! What brand and model are they? The 4 spoke Alpina wheel looks good in your interior. You should keep it if driving with it is comfortable.
And don't try to replace your rear seats with the armrest chair.... :)
The four spoke Alpina has a very nice feel! Love that it has thicker grip than the Petri. But the Petri looks prettier I think.

The seats came with the car and are made by Recaro. I know it was made in 2010 and never used until now. Someone here on the forum said it looked like E21 recaros, but I don’t know for sure.

The red chair is my workshop-chair and it stinks. Wouldn’t want that smell in my coupe ;)
 

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The four spoke Alpina has a very nice feel! Love that it has thicker grip than the Petri. But the Petri looks prettier I think.

The seats came with the car and are made by Recaro. I know it was made in 2010 and never used until now. Someone here on the forum said it looked like E21 recaros, but I don’t know for sure.

The red chair is my workshop-chair and it stinks. Wouldn’t want that smell in my coupe ;)
They look like e21 sport Recaro but with a beautiful updated style to the ‘pleats’ really well done.
 

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I was being sarcastic about filthy.

Had old Klippan stuff in an early E3, but don’t remember those things. It WAS nearly 40 years ago though

beautiful car and photos

john
I got the sarcastic part :)
They look like e21 sport Recaro but with a beautiful updated style to the ‘pleats’ really well done.

Now i remember what happened! I got a mail from mye reupholster if i wanted the front and rear seats to be a better match with the smaller slats, and i said yes. I had totally forgotten about that!:rolleyes: @Drew Gregg

This is how it looked before:

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He did his magic and got them looking like this. Here's also a better view of the Klippan belts:

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So you are absolutely right! They are some kind of updated E21 style seats.. Thank you for the nice comments :)
 
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I’ve never seen that style of belt, maybe not from a BMW? Seats look great.

All I know is that Saab 99 used that style of Klippan belts, and I remember some other european cars had them as well, but I was so young that I don't remember anything more specific. I think they're kinda cool.

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All I know is that Saab 99 used that style of Klippan belts, and I remember some other european cars had them as well, but I was so young that I don't remember anything more specific. I think they're kinda cool.

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I think their cool to! Found a similar system on a early 911:
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@Gransin , I have to say; Your build thread is the reason I fell in love with the E9. Impressive build!! I know you say it's not concourse or 100% period correct etc, but that's part of what i love about it! Every modification that increases driveability or fixes design flaws is always welcome in my book. That's what a car is made for; to drive :D
 

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I have to say; Your build thread is the reason I fell in love with the E9. Impressive build!! I know you say it's not concourse or 100% period correct etc, but that's part of what i love about it! Every modification that increases driveability or fixes design flaws is always welcome in my book. That's what a car is made for; to drive :D

Gosh, thank you for the kind words! Your coupe is a really sweet one as well! :cool:
I sure wish I had time to drive it more than I currently do, but I'm sure I'll get back to it soon enough, I'm just happy I was able to finish (ehrm..) the project when I did.
 
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