What did you do to your E9 today?

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Just got the bits to correctly trim out my Nardi that came with the car. I had to destroy the old horn button to get the period logo badge out. NevrDull polish on the wheel and done!
I have a NARDI in my car as well.......and I have to say there is something special about the feel of the wheel..........the timber....the width of the grip.....just right. :) and they look good too.
 

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Just got the bits to correctly trim out my Nardi that came with the car. I had to destroy the old horn button to get the period logo badge out. NevrDull polish on the wheel and done!
Very similar to mine, which I also love. Did you decide to not use the aluminum trim ring? BTW, the view out your windshield caught my eye. We don’t have that much traffic during hurricane evacuation. I still have relatives in SoCal and love visiting but I can’t say I enjoy the traffic. Cheers
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Too much body work done over the past year, so a sidestep to keep the mind fresh.

Getting ready for some anodising of interior trim parts.
I sanded the old anodising off with 240 grit, then finished with 400 grit. That best matched the appearance of the stock look.
Knocked down the sharp edges of the brushed aluminum with a steady hand of 2000 grit.

I found out it worked best to clamp the aluminium parts by their pins, between two angled profiles. It prevents them from buckling and setting them a bit high helps to guide your hand dead straight while sanding.

Did well to get rid of 45 years of scratches.

Anodising itself is still a few weeks away, I need to get something for my company, and I'll slip these in.
 

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Very similar to mine, which I also love. Did you decide to not use the aluminum trim ring? BTW, the view out your windshield caught my eye. We don’t have that much traffic during hurricane evacuation. I still have relatives in SoCal and love visiting but I can’t say I enjoy the traffic. Cheers View attachment 115914
It was the other way around. I bought the trim ring and got the concave horn button. I have the same wear marks on my center console where it meets the aluminum trim as well. Funny!
 

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Tried my hand at lead filling the joints.
Did not come out bad...the fourth time.
The first three attempts kept getting better.

The bottom seam (the visible line) was spotwelded on the inside.
The upwards ( under the pink tape is a bit I leaded earlier, very smooth. Now I tackled the complicated concave and convex surface above the wheel.
Not perfect yet, more lead and filling tomorrow.
I have no shoulder left after sanding the aluminum trims earlier this week and this today...
 

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Too much body work done over the past year, so a sidestep to keep the mind fresh.

Getting ready for some anodising of interior trim parts.
I sanded the old anodising off with 240 grit, then finished with 400 grit. That best matched the appearance of the stock look.
Knocked down the sharp edges of the brushed aluminum with a steady hand of 2000 grit.

I found out it worked best to clamp the aluminium parts by their pins, between two angled profiles. It prevents them from buckling and setting them a bit high helps to guide your hand dead straight while sanding.

Did well to get rid of 45 years of scratches.

Anodising itself is still a few weeks away, I need to get something for my company, and I'll slip these in.
I'm planning to remove the anodyzing and try running without, knowing I will have to shine them up from time to time.
 

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Try some stuff called Everbrite, sand your aluminum down to where ever you want it too and then coat it with this stuff, very good protection I polished some 2002 aluminum trim down to 600 and then 800 grit, then polished it up on the buffer Coated it and then left it outside in the rain and snow over the winter and still looks great It should work well for this as well

Thanks, Rick
 

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Received my new 2nd hand Scheel (look a like? not sure how to know this besides the badges?) seats today. No label or something to see, besides the fact that it comes with Wiechers Sport brackets. Seats need a refurbishment, but the feeling by opening the transport package is the same as a child in a toy store. Purpose is to use them in my project car. I had never seen these kind of seats in real life but they are absolutely great! .
 

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Received my new 2nd hand Scheel (look a like? not sure how to know this besides the badges?) seats today. No label or something to see, besides the fact that it comes with Wiechers Sport brackets. Seats need a refurbishment, but the feeling by opening the transport package is the same as a child in a toy store. Purpose is to use them in my project car. I had never seen these kind of seats in real life but they are absolutely great! .
They look absolutely legit to me. I’ve seen plenty of fabric ones like this. Did you get them on kleinanzeigen?
 

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They look absolutely legit to me. I’ve seen plenty of fabric ones like this. Did you get them on kleinanzeigen?
Ok, thx Markos, good to hear. I thought they always come in leather/fabric style when they are original Scheels. I got them via Kleinanzeigen indeed.
 

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Ok, thx Markos, good to hear. I thought they always come in leather/fabric style when they are original Scheels. I got them via Kleinanzeigen indeed.
I’m no Scheel expert, but if I had to guess I would say that they are late manufactured 100’s. It’s not uncommon to see 400’s with fabric sides like that. You can see a few here:

 
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