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    1. Check Tasca to see if they still have them. ...

      Check Tasca to see if they still have them.

      Couple of years ago I bought 4 brand new set as a spare and tucked them away just in case.

      There are also plenty of used ones on eBay.
    2. During quarantine, many of the small businesses...

      During quarantine, many of the small businesses that I have been using for years have been hit pretty hard. This included the folks that does paint protection film for me.

      So I called them up and...
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      They are definitely more expensive and better...

      They are definitely more expensive and better taken care of on that side of the pond.

      But I am going to go through all the trouble, I will bring one in that is LHD.
    4. Detailing is a pretty big hobby of mine. Let me...

      Detailing is a pretty big hobby of mine. Let me know if you have any questions. I spent way too much money on crappy stuff in the past and would be happy to help out. Getting Matt's Kranzle set is...
    5. Yes Sir! I have been following him since his 1st...

      Yes Sir! I have been following him since his 1st post on BMW forums. Ceiling lights are from his site. I really wanted to go with Sonic Cabinets as well but their shipping costs were insane.
      ...
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      Looking fw to this!

      Looking fw to this!
    7. Remember when I said Mrs had other plans. We...

      Remember when I said Mrs had other plans.

      We have been wanting to get the interior of our house painted for a while. It was one of those things that was on the "to do" list but nothing urgent.
      ...
    8. Looks very impressive, John. Cleaning up the...

      Looks very impressive, John. Cleaning up the wheel wells are next on my list.
    9. I better call them again and inquire. That is...

      I better call them again and inquire. That is what I was told in 2017 by Hagerty.
    10. I have farmers who can also underwrite for...

      I have farmers who can also underwrite for Hagerty with a twist.

      When I bought a $6K Volvo for 4 times the price that a comparison doesn't exist in the US, Farmers told me the company had no...
    11. Thank you. Looks like I have one correct and one...

      Thank you. Looks like I have one correct and one incorrect one. Darn it! I am away from the car now but will double check when I am back in Seattle.

      Apparently I never sent the message earlier....
    12. When you get a chance, check your pm, Jared as I...

      When you get a chance, check your pm, Jared as I sent you a PM regarding the lights.

      I got the lights from Germany and have no idea how to tell the difference :) So please do help.

      Yes, the...
    13. Thank You. The entire car looks amazing as well...

      Thank You. The entire car looks amazing as well as that garage!

      I have been experimenting with many products over the years and 303 Aerospace Protectant is the one that I had most success with....
    14. Yes, I did. Interestingly enough, headlight...

      Yes, I did. Interestingly enough, headlight lenses were the only pre-cut patterns available for the 850 at the place that works on my cars. All the other pieces had to be customized.

      Back in the...
    15. Thread: Project 96 R

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      Looks 10X better

      Looks 10X better
    16. Couple of things that got done over winter...

      Couple of things that got done over winter storage.

      E-Codes, SIPS sticker & some more polishing......

      http://i.imgur.com/tr4dwMo.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/lZ2fTPz.jpg

      ...
    17. Sorry, I mean the floor mats in the car.........

      Sorry, I mean the floor mats in the car...... they look awesome

      https://i.imgur.com/F83Cv2m.jpg
    18. What do you use on the floor-mats to make them...

      What do you use on the floor-mats to make them look like that? Are they slippery afterwards?
    19. OK more about the car. She became a daily...

      OK more about the car.

      She became a daily driver juuuuuuust for a bit.

      My lease was coming to an end on my 535 (best BMW I have owned) and I decided to delay ordering its replacement. I knew...
    20. Not a zoom class but I can do a quick write up...

      Not a zoom class but I can do a quick write up and provide links to the products that I have used.

      Car's paint isn't 100% perfect (I am picky) as I won't do aggressive polishing on a single stage...
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      Agreed. Buying a $2500 R in this condition would...

      Agreed. Buying a $2500 R in this condition would be unheard of in EU.

      He is going to buy it for $2500, then ship it for another $2500, spend another $2500 on it, his overall cost is $7500.
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      YaY! It will be no time before you button it all...

      YaY! It will be no time before you button it all up.

      Engine bay looks great!
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      Drum rolls......start the thing already!

      Drum rolls......start the thing already!
    24. K This should be treated as Not Work Safe as...

      K

      This should be treated as Not Work Safe as it is borderline Swedish xrated car material.

      I was making fun of the guy who paid $50k for a 5k mile civic on BAT until a buddy of mine told me...
    25. Cant get the angels right without moving the car...

      Cant get the angels right without moving the car underneath.... Its raining buckets in Seattle today (what a surprise)!

      We are having another Juneuary!
    26. Where exactly is it located? Mine is on the lift...

      Where exactly is it located? Mine is on the lift now and I can go check.
    27. Jared, this is nothing but another Covid 19...

      Jared, this is nothing but another Covid 19 project for you. I know she will be back in much better condition in no time.
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      Jared has a set for sale (see below link). On...

      Jared has a set for sale (see below link). On that note, I am also looking for a rear window shade as well with no luck. Keep me posted if you get a hold of some please.
      ...
    29. What a gem and I am glad to see it fell into the...

      What a gem and I am glad to see it fell into the right hands. Really enjoying your write-up & progress.
    30. I would be happy to go into details of polishing...

      I would be happy to go into details of polishing if there is interest. These cars are actually pretty easy as P80 paint is very good quality.

      It doesn't take that much work to get it all dialed...
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