Andrew Wilson's '73 CSi

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Robert, thank you for the compliment. I may go the 3M/Expel route this time around. I have ordered another air dam so I'll have one ready to swap out if the one on the car suffers catastrophic damage.
 

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Removed the air dam this morning so I can deliver it to VSR. Took 1.5 hours. Had to loosen the bumper to get clearance for the air dam screws. One of the nuts had galled to the carriage bolt and put up a fight, yet we prevailed. Couldn't remove one of the carriage bolts on the passenger side yet had enough room the remove the air dam screws. I'll clean off all the dirt that was uncovered. Assembly will be a royal pain, always is. Fender liners are visible below the valence.

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I am late to this thread. I wish I had discovered it earlier as I am about to embark on many of the items listed here. This should be required reading for any new members with unrestored vehicles


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I'm wondering to avoid paint damage on the airdam, would it be out of place to have the texture on it like the rear valance has? Or a "clear bra"?
 
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Finally removed the bumper today and did a cursory cleaning. Air dam and bumper will be reinstalled in May in time for The Vintage in Asheville May 17-20 2018.

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yeaaaaa congradulaions on your wins
that is verry nice andrew
maybe this august ill see these cars in person
 

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What are the cables coming out of the grill?

Oh, and +1 on the Lokari fender liners, excellent stuff
 

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Will you be going to BMW CCA Oktoberfest in Pittsburg as well? Would love the chance to see this car again
 
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Will you be going to BMW CCA Oktoberfest in Pittsburg as well? Would love the chance to see this car again
Athena will be at The Vintage in Asheville

Taking Vern to Pittsburgh for the 2002 50th Anniversary Celebration.



What are the cables coming out of the grill?
Fog lamp wires, tucked them so they weren't just hanging.
 

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Cleaned the bugs, grass, hay and leaves out of the radiator from 2016 & 2017 from driving over 16K miles. Was getting ready to get out the dental tools for the sand and grit, maybe another day.

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