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Forum: Lounge 06-25-2024, 09:44 PM
Replies: 969
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Posted By A12pilot
263468 ...

263468

https://www.goodingco.com/lot/1957-bmw-507-series-ii-1/

This is the sister car to Chassis 70079, Elvis' former car, which were both owned by the late Jack Castor.
This is the blue car...
Forum: Lounge 06-24-2024, 03:46 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks, Mark! I need to do more, but making...

Thanks, Mark! I need to do more, but making vids means less time actually working on what it is in making the video about! :haha:

Here's the 220 round and some lows that need to be fixed. I...
Forum: Lounge 06-22-2024, 01:05 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
Hey Dave! Haven't posted any updates since...

Hey Dave!

Haven't posted any updates since they're boring and not overly exciting, but I've turned a page and am in the final block sanding stretch!:headbang:

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I'll have more in the...
Forum: Lounge 05-09-2024, 04:44 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
It's a very slow process with these details but...

It's a very slow process with these details but think the end result will be well worth it.

Can't wait for paint!

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Lounge 05-09-2024, 04:43 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
Hi Dave! Yes! I've been fitting the grilles...

Hi Dave!

Yes! I've been fitting the grilles to the car. These are the ones made from Martelleria in Germany that restores these for BMW. I am currently waiting on the driver's side outer grille...
Forum: Lounge 03-25-2024, 12:46 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
Hi Joe, I wasn’t happy with the transmission...

Hi Joe,

I wasn’t happy with the transmission shifter placement, so I’m swapping out tail shafts on the T5 to the Camaro version which will put the shifter exactly where it needs to be. Those...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 03-24-2024, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,837
Posted By A12pilot
PW7 - Plywood Floor, Driver Side, 7-ply ...

PW7 - Plywood Floor, Driver Side, 7-ply

Extremely rare option, but even more rare is PTPW7. Pressure Treated!!:scholar:

Cheers
Dave

(Rust on that car is....WAAAY more than advertised....
Forum: Lounge 03-24-2024, 10:24 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
Final bodywork starts today! After the 100 mile...

Final bodywork starts today! After the 100 mile test drive, I've decided on what needs to be changed and will start ordering those parts.

I'm hoping June/ July for final paint. Been chatting...
Forum: Lounge 03-18-2024, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks guys. Latest update with the blacked out...

Thanks guys. Latest update with the blacked out trim, Alpina inspired details, and a few new exterior emblems and such. :biggthumpup:

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258007

These things are a lot of fun. Easy to...
Forum: Lounge 03-18-2024, 11:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 28,000
Posted By A12pilot
Excellent! I feel as though my old Shaguar is...

Excellent! I feel as though my old Shaguar is influential in this purchase. Meh, it’s probably not. But as a former Willow Green owner to another….Yeaaahhh Baby!!!!!

Will a 507 be next?
...
Forum: Lounge 03-18-2024, 11:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,487
Posted By A12pilot
Willow Green. HMMMMM. I pegged him for more of a...

Willow Green. HMMMMM. I pegged him for more of a BRG kinda guy.

You’ve now entered into the world of Lucas……MMMWWAAHAHAHAHAHAHHAA!!!!!!!!!!!:crazy::tongue::smile:

And you need to wear narrow...
Forum: Lounge 02-28-2024, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By A12pilot
Oh, wow! Very cool Bill. Good description and...

Oh, wow! Very cool Bill. Good description and glad it was a pleasant memory! Common thing is to swap in a later big six, but we’ll see if I decide to go down that road. Right now, it runs great...
Forum: Lounge 02-28-2024, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By A12pilot
When I got the car, it had already had a bunch of...

When I got the car, it had already had a bunch of work done and that included some lowering springs and such. Stance is good, but those 14" weaves had to go.

My vision for the look I wanted was...
Forum: Lounge 02-28-2024, 12:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By A12pilot
OK, now THAT’S funny. Am I that...

OK, now THAT’S funny. Am I that predictable?:hmmm::biggthumpup::smile:

These are fun little cars and yeah Tim, they have started to go nuts. The paint on this one, while it looks good, it really...
Forum: Mopar 02-27-2024, 11:31 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 35,990
Posted By A12pilot
Man, I’m glad that wasn’t the deal with my 97 Gen...

Man, I’m glad that wasn’t the deal with my 97 Gen II GTS, Steve. Massive improvement on that. I did what you did but upgraded to a 4-row and that really helped. Did all the common Gen II things...
Forum: Lounge 02-27-2024, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,302
Posted By A12pilot
Another BMW: 1987 all over again!

Greetings my fellow Yenkonians!

Ah, 1987. I was a freshman in high school with car posters on my wall: Ferrari Testarossa, Bob Glidden's T-Bird, Bob Chandler's Bigfoot airborne over some...
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-Sold listings 02-26-2024, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,695
Posted By A12pilot
Probably a record, but sale pending! Cheers...

Probably a record, but sale pending!

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-Sold listings 02-26-2024, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,695
Posted By A12pilot
Wow, really? Wasn’t aware of that. Thanks for...

Wow, really? Wasn’t aware of that. Thanks for the opinion on it. The new “Buy it Now” price is $75,000!!:scholar::wink::naughty::p:p:p. Just kidding.

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Supercars/Musclecars-Sold listings 02-26-2024, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,695
Posted By A12pilot
1963 Corvette Convertible

Fleet rearrangement time again!:cool2: Selling my 1963 Chevrolet Corvette convertible that you’ve seen me work on in my thread. Silver blue exterior, black interior that matches the trim tag. ...
Forum: Lounge 01-28-2024, 08:37 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
There's 100 miles on the car now, and luckily, ...

There's 100 miles on the car now, and luckily, only minor items that needed fixing. I turned my attention to the front bumper which I needed to shorten up since it was way too wide. I did that to...
Forum: Chevrolet 01-28-2024, 01:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,548
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks Bill! Massive improvement, that's for...

Thanks Bill! Massive improvement, that's for sure. New shocks all around too. After compression, I think the ones on there are shot! One was so bad it was leaking onto the floor:shocked:
...
Forum: Chevrolet 01-27-2024, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,548
Posted By A12pilot
In continuation of making this Vette a sweet...

In continuation of making this Vette a sweet driver, I refreshed the brakes a few weeks ago with an upgrade that was more painful than I was anticipating. But hey, it's the aftermarket, so it can't...
Forum: Lounge 01-13-2024, 01:24 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
No sale again at $1.4m. This isn't the venue for...

No sale again at $1.4m. This isn't the venue for these cars and the bad part is that this one now has the stigma of a boomerang auction lot. Just keeps circling back. Too bad.

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Forum: Lounge 01-06-2024, 06:48 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
Everything stock and correct inside and the door...

Everything stock and correct inside and the door panels are 100% stock. Window handles, door actuators are correct too. The large black thing in the middle of the dash is the speaker grille/ cover....
Forum: Lounge 01-06-2024, 12:37 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 396,303
Posted By A12pilot
Wow, thank you for the compliment!:worship: ...

Wow, thank you for the compliment!:worship:

53 miles on it so far and nothing catastrophic, so that's good. All on track for disassembly later this month in preps for paint! :cool2:

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