"Mad Max's " S54 powered E9 project

Discussion in 'E9 Projects and Restorations' started by bdigel, Oct 22, 2016.

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    so Brendan, looking truly cool ... makes me happy that i went with CSL rear seats to go with my scheel sport front seats
    so what are you doing for rear seatbelts? does your coupe have the mount on the roof for front seatbelts? or are you putting in 5 point harnesses?
     
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    Thanks Scott . the rear seats really do "tie the room together " . I am fairly certain the car had provisions seatbelts with the point in the roof. We ordered belts a few weeks ago but they haven't gotten here yet?
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    some more pictures of the assembled interior

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    A huge thanks and shout out to Peter Coomaraswamy who provided and refinished the interior wood for this project !

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    I know the correct color would have been a greyish color for the taillight covers but I felt like this black fit the theme better and looked right
     
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    Front and rear windshields installed

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    also got the rockers and rear "duck bill wing " back from the painter and installed . starting to look like a car
     

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    you are jumping through this quickly Brendan ... looking great
     
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    its actually Faster than you think Im way behind in posting here , if you go up to the concours Sunday youll be in for a big surprise
     
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    afraid that i will miss it. look forward to seeing the pictures though
     
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    Bummer was hopping to see you . Long story short I pulled it off , with the help of my peers we put together an entire car in 3.5 weeks , atleast enough to drive on and off a trailer to make the concours . Car has some bugs I gota work out and some things that need to be addressed but on labor day that car was a 100% bare shell , and now its a running driving car ! DSCN3727.JPG
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    Absolutely wicked! Congratulations!
     
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    impressive build , congrats ! when is the first race ? :D
     
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    looks great ... so i'm looking forward to hearing the driving impressions ... while driving in anger. one quick question, are you staying with no side rear view mirrors ... or just not on the car yet.
     
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    Nice ride and looks very fast!!
     
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    trulyFANTASTIC.
    CONGRADULATIONS on one of the most intriguing
    builds ever to shine on this forum.
    beautiful colors and the sheel seats are super memorable
    and exquisitely classic. georgeous
    the floor board really make since when you see the final result.
    love the rear deck detail also.
     
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    Brendon any updates?
     
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    Don't forget, you said I could drive it :)
     
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    Great job Brendan! We built very different cars but your help and advice along the way was much appreciated. I’m ironing out a few teething issues but basically the car drives beautifully and has passed the very strict engineering rules here and is fully roadworthy. Good luck on the track
     

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