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  • 04-04-2006, 03:19 AM
    M6POWER

    Very Nice. To bad you dont have PICS of the Motor!

  • 04-03-2006, 10:40 PM
    Gcracker

    Thanks! It has grown on me, too!

  • 04-03-2006, 02:41 PM
    alex in s. fl

    Those are beautiful pics, love the prism texture

  • 03-28-2006, 12:37 PM
    kff

    Here are the pictures.

    well the link with a space in it so it does not get censored by the rf no sharing cops.

    http://b immerboard.com/forums/posts/179177

    Just pull out the space in the bimmer board name and look at the work. Nice write-up good pictures.

    Fix it yourself. Look here for the answers:

    www.e38.org/e28 for repairs, upgrades, used parts, clubs, manuals and other links

    http://www.normgrills.net/bcg/ The Big Coupe Group Technical Files

    http://home.bellsouth.net/p/s/commun...pid=160912&ck= Rick's No-Start Page.
  • 03-27-2006, 08:38 PM
    vze33jng

    not exactly... :)


    '87 <b>528e</b> "is" 214.5k
    '88 <b>M5</b> 193k (Head removed, ready for reassembly)
    Dinan gen.1
    OEM Front & Rear Fuzz-buster
  • 03-27-2006, 07:32 PM

    try this for pics


  • 03-27-2006, 01:44 PM
    SHADYM5

    Re: I'd like to share my pics with you here, but....

    Picture not working can you send me the pictures?

  • 03-26-2006, 11:06 AM
    vze33jng

    b i m m e r b o a r d


    '87 <b>528e</b> "is" 214.5k
    '88 <b>M5</b> 193k (Head removed, ready for reassembly)
    Dinan gen.1
    OEM Front & Rear Fuzz-buster
  • 03-25-2006, 03:56 PM
    Philo

    Well...., this really sucks.

    I tried the following domains

    *roadfly.com
    *mye28.com
    *cardomain.com

    What am I missing.

    How about a hint and screw RF.

    Philo.
  • 03-25-2006, 03:30 AM
    vze33jng

    I'd like to share my pics with you here, but....

    they're hosted on a different board and I know I can't link to them. If you know the board name... maybe you can get creative and see for yourself.



    Here are a few shots of the valve cover after having gone through two stages of bead-blasting. It's getting it's first dose of powder coat in these pics. You can see the alligator clip that charges the item to the powder sticks.




    These shots are after the cover has been almost completely covered with the powder.






    Here's a pic after just coming out of the oven for an hour. (Note the mostly shiny texture)




    After cooling, I noticed that there were some small imperfections, like finger prints and smudges, so we cooled it and recoated the blank spots. This is a shot after the fist bake, before I noticed the flaw.




    These two are after the final bake when the piece was around 130-degrees.





    Finally, here we have the finished product with the prism effect clearly visible.







    It's too bad I can't post this properly, but you'll get the idea if you don't mind a little work.

    I'm really happy with the end result even though it's not what I expected, and you can still see some of the marks from the arbor, if that's the right term.


    '87 <b>528e</b> "is" 214.5k
    '88 <b>M5</b> 193k (Head removed, ready for reassembly)
    Dinan gen.1
    OEM Front & Rear Fuzz-buster
  • 03-23-2006, 08:25 AM
    vze33jng

    Got my valve cover reconditioned this week!

    I can't wait to post pics, too! I restored with black powder-coat and had the raised surfaces milled like OEM, but they milled it bi-directionally on each ridge, so they have a prism effect that plays with your eyes. Very cool looking!
    more to come l8r.


    '87 <b>528e</b> "is" 214.5k
    '88 <b>M5</b> 193k (Head removed, ready for reassembly)
    Dinan gen.1
    OEM Front & Rear Fuzz-buster

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