Jump to content


  • Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Feedback


Community Reputation

38 Excellent


About Mike_B

  • Birthday 11/07/1969

Contact Methods

  • Website URL

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    Geneva, IL

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. Everything is tentatively sold. If anything falls through I will let people know in their order of interest.
  2. Hey Guys! I’m moving our family to NJ and need to get rid of some parts before we leave. Here’s the catch, it needs to happen quickly and I don’t have time to ship. Parts: Nice (but dirty) M10 long block with a good 121 head. It’s a BMW replacement block with the “xx” where the VIN should go. $150 Getrag 5-spd that I bought from Blunt turns smooth with new TO bearing $500 Super clean short console with no cracks in the vinyl. $100 One piece dash that is driver quality. A thin crack but very presentable. $250 If anyone is interested and wants pictures, please let me know. Email here or shoot me a text at (630) 267-4530. All prices are obo. Thanks, —Mike B.
  3. If it's close, I would buy some yardage. I'd like to see a swatch first to compare with my other vinyl samples.
  4. Very exciting! I've got 4 sets of tail lights... Let me check to see if any are up to the task.
  5. Where in Chicago are you located? I may want to take a look at these in person.
  6. I picked up some silicon bronze .030 mig wire for non-structural patching. This is essentially brazing vs. welding but that’s fine for non-structural stuff and doesn’t warp the panels because the heat is much lower. I filled in a couple hole on the front fender from the old hood latches and it worked great. Easy fill, easy grind and no warping.
  7. Something is getting loaded onto a truck... Can’t wait!
  8. Snow day here today so I took some time to spot weld on the rear panel. Fitment is spot on and the new spot welder worked like a champ Squeeze the handle, flip the switch and count to 2.... spot weld! Now repeat.
  9. I was really happy with the color match, very close to original. There is no white at all that is just light reflection. However, the original oxblood vinyl on the door panels and seats has a smoother appearance... I will reach back to the company to see if they have anything with less texture.
  10. I got a sample from J&J Auto Fabrics. The material isn’t as smooth as the original. Way more texture... I’ll take a picture of it next to my door cards.
  11. I may have a spare, I’ll check this weekend. Another option is to have Kooglewerks sew you up a leather one...
  12. I’m in the same boat... I know that Rey had found some oxblood material for his black car, but I don’t remember the source.
  13. I drilled out the spot welds for the remainder of the bumper brackets to expose the rust. A small patch was required and I test fit the rear panel. It was clamped into place and welded. I figured I would also test fit the rear panel. It fit nicely with body lines lining up as they should. It doesn’t look like the panel will require much finessing to get it to fit properly.
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.