"Mad Max's " S54 powered E9 project

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wowwee wow wow ... this is looking really cool. i have seen it from the topside (pre-inka) ...
 

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The crew at Colorworks finished the work on the chassis ( hood, trunk and doors still need work) and delivered the car to my shop . Now its going to a furry of activity putting this back together

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Now that we got the car back form the paint and body its time to put the car together .Anthony Neu refurbished the headliner and got it installed . along with some other interior pieces . Very excited to see it coming together .
 

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headliner looks wonderful, i like the black headliner on the inka car. install looks awesome. in looking at picture 3567, it doesn't look like the aluminum B pillar cover has the gaskets on it (along the edge of the panel) fitting to the inner edge of the fender. these are NLA from BMW, and i haven't found a piece from aftermarket suppliers. W+N has a remake which looks like the part.
 

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removed the crusty rear suspension and refurbished it. replace the rear subframe bushings ( e28 , not a fun job) . Removed the control arms and completely disassembled them , replaced wheel bearings , parking brake shoes, etc. rebuilt the axles and reinstalled everything .

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This build screams optimism and confidence. Small children and men of low character will flee at the sight & sound of it. Halfway across the country the pics make a crappy day better.
 

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continuing progress in the assembly of the car. got the trans and drive shaft installed. Laid in the brake lines, brake booster and master, bleed system . Installed the coupe merged to S54 exhaust system . Finished installing front suspension. Now that we got the correct offset wheels , I was able to fit the tie rods with bump steer spacers , to correct any weird geometry issue's .

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worked on the trunk area a bit, trying to get the panels to work with the chassis harness and fuel system still need some tweeking butting getting closer to getting that part done. Got the strut tower/ batt box painted and installed . got the relocated fuel neck painted and bolted into place .

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I wanted to retain the original "dimple key " therefore the ing lock had to be rebuilt, out came the steering column ( needed to be painted anyways ) which made it easier to repair and replace the ing lock components . Got a good start on installing the mil spec wireing harness , installed tine rear taillights and a few trim pieces

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Painter finished up the trunk and hood got those installed

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Trunk and hood waiting to be installed on the car

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still need to install the hood support and grills etc, adj the panels install latchs but its coming along
 

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yes ... looking hot ... damn hot. i have looked at multiple pictures of this car but it wasn't until today that it dawned on me that this was a '74 coupe.
 

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Wow, really coming on Brendan love the colour and that Inka really makes the subframe etc stand outnow you’ll have to park in with mirrors underneath
 
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