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cobbler2u
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my 323i special Edition S

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The story goes i bought the car from a fellow member/ mate D Farell car was to good to let anyone else take . As i always wanted an other e21 to go with my baur. The thing is it needed to be differnt.

I thought i should get round to sharing some of the photos.
Imageos so far.
Car was totally stripped down of most parts.

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New inner wings fitted

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Front panel new
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Car is in primer now readyto get paint job.
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Car looks fab cobbler. Any photos of the seats? Really interested in your retire in anthracite :thumbsup
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Will get them next week.

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cant beleive i missed out on this i nearly bought it but was beaten to the post :(

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but hopefully you will sell it me when its done wink wink

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How you getting on with your new 323.
Whats your plans for that 1

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put some nice bits on it smoke about in it then sell it on when ive finished my green car

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The body parts that were cut out and replaced with Genuine bmw parts are as follows
rear panel , front panel , rear arches, battery tray, scuttle, sills

Spent a few quid on parts and still spending

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Will be good to see an s edition being restored
What colour will it be two tone?
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As for colour will be all original as will be the whole restoration.

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a few more pics

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Hope fully car will see some paint in the next week.

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Great keep it up. Have you had your arches rust inhibited cobbler?
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Yep. Cant wait to get my hands on it. Get all suspension bits etc sandblasted and the powder coated.
:D

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cobbler2u wrote:Yep. Cant wait to get my hands on it. Get all suspension bits etc sandblasted and the powder coated.
:D

Best thing I could have done was have mine rust treated. Hasn't returned in the key areas. You'll have to take a photo of those lovely seats too :)
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Took new front screen and seals to body shop today.
Paint will go on tomorrow . Can't wait

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