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I think mine might be one of the oldest 6er's in this thread! But anyway, here is my E64 after spending about 3 days on paint correction. Carbon Black is now mirror sharp which was great for the 10 minutes or so it stayed clean with all this pollen






Also tidied up the leather.

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I think mine might be one of the oldest 6er's in this thread! But anyway, here is my E64 after spending about 3 days on paint correction. Carbon Black is now mirror sharp which was great for the 10 minutes or so it stayed clean with all this pollen

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I think mine might be one of the oldest 6er's in this thread! But anyway, here is my E64 after spending about 3 days on paint correction. Carbon Black is now mirror sharp which was great for the 10 minutes or so it stayed clean with all this pollen






Also tidied up the leather.

Beautiful Coupe.
Well done.
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Serviced the friction areas at the exiting side of the driverís seat. I just took one picture on my phone of the lower area on the backrest. There were two other areas that had about the same wear. One on the backrest, but higher up than the first pic at about the level of the shoulder. The other area was at the lateral aspect of the seat. All the areas lost some pigment/color due to friction. The seat had some compression creases.
I used Colourlock products out of England. Cleaner, pigment for Sakhir Orange (B50), and clear anti friction sealer. The color was an absolute spot on match. Let sit overnight with the pigment. Put the sealant on just now, and will perhaps use the car this evening. So far very happy with the result. Hopefully will be even more happy with the sealant.
Found a pic of the seat ware, and added post treatment pics as well. I am very impressed with Colourlock pigment and leather sealant. The color match to a color like mine (B50) is exact. I have no other word for it. After coloring, and let dry for 24 hrs in warm weather, I applied the sealant. After 24 hrs. I let the sealant dry in Ďtestedí it. Went for one of my 150 mile drives with one of my books on audio. The seal was absolute. No pigment on my hands or my cheap sh#t cotton shorts I wore. Even had the seat heater on for my lower back. Seal was perfect. The feel was like nothing was on the leather at all. The Ďgleamí of the sealant was exceptionally Ďnaturalí. Not to shiny or wet looking.
I am very impresses with Colourlock.
Iíve had much experience with leather seat restoration and care in a 32 year old Porsche. In that case I had to do a stripping and deep clean for I had to apply a new Ďskiní in the high ware areas. Then I had to color it. The pigment I used was very hard to take. It looked great, but did require periodic maintenance. What it needed was the Colourlock sealant. Wish I had that then.
Very happy I have it now.
I highly recommend Colourlock for our leather.
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I think mine might be one of the oldest 6er's in this thread! But anyway, here is my E64 after spending about 3 days on paint correction. Carbon Black is now mirror sharp which was great for the 10 minutes or so it stayed clean with all this pollen
Such a beautifully aging car, would never think it's been a decade since the last model year.
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Looks really good lowered. Spacers are an essential purchase on these cars once I saw Mark's car with them I couldn't unsee the issue on my own car lol.

Trim looks cool too I haven't quite got round to wrapping my trim yet as I'm afraid I'll break something. But I guess I need to give it a go soon as I want hopefully install a mmi prime myself!
Thanks, I agree on spacers as they will just complete that look..
You will have to be very brutal to break something when doing the trim, if you have a trim tool set and follow the instructions you will be safe...
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Such a beautifully aging car, would never think it's been a decade since the last model year.
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Redid and finished the roof wrap in gloss black. Wheel spacers, powder coat, and caliper paint coming next week!

Still trying to decide between fixed or adjustable springs.
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Redid and finished the roof wrap in gloss black. Wheel spacers, powder coat, and caliper paint coming next week!

Still trying to decide between fixed or adjustable springs.
Roof looks just like mine! What color are you doing the calipers? Mine are in now being powder coated blue. Illusion Blueberry is the color I went with (not my brakes but the color I chose.)

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Redid and finished the roof wrap in gloss black. Wheel spacers, powder coat, and caliper paint coming next week!

Still trying to decide between fixed or adjustable springs.
Roof looks just like mine! What color are you doing the calipers? Mine are in now being powder coated blue. Illusion Blueberry is the color I went with (not my brakes but the color I chose.)

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That's clean! Any reason in particular you're going with powder coat over paint?

The shop I'm going to swears they can match this gold so I'm hoping it doesn't look too fake.
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That's clean! Any reason in particular you're going with powder coat over paint?

The shop I'm going to swears they can match this gold so I'm hoping it doesn't look too fake.
Not particularly other than it seems powder coating might hold up a tad better maybe? But Iíve also read that paint is just fine as well. Who knows. Itís costing around $300 for the whole job (would have been $150 if I didnít have a two-stage color.)
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If I put the boot badge on, my OCD would be off the chart as I'd want it like it came out the factory

Would need another badged car to get the measurements from for the alignment
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So I test fitted the boot badge today. Used a bit of celotape to hold it in place

However I've decided not to fit it.

I prefer the clean non badge look better.
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So I test fitted the boot badge today. Used a bit of celotape to hold it in place

However I've decided not to fit it.

I prefer the clean non badge look better.
I agree, de-badged looks much cleaner.
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Wrapped the boot badge surround Gloss Black...

Used a compass blade to cut the perfect sized circle.
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TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
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TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
I like those. Got a link?
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TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
I like those. Got a link?
Here you go bud...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184214495789

Choice of diffetent colours too.
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Another Day... Another Mod.

TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
I like those. Got a link?
Here you go bud...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184214495789

Choice of diffetent colours too.
Thanks. How's the install? Any link to the steps?
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Another Day... Another Mod.

TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
I like those. Got a link?
Here you go bud...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184214495789

Choice of diffetent colours too.
Thanks. How's the install? Any link to the steps?
It wasn't that difficult.

Followed this video (similar paddles). Great step by step video...

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Another Day... Another Mod.

TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
I like those. Got a link?
Here you go bud...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184214495789

Choice of diffetent colours too.
Thanks. How's the install? Any link to the steps?
It wasn't that difficult.

Followed this video (similar paddles). Great step by step video...

Thanks. Way easier than I thought it was.
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Another Day... Another Mod.

TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
I like those. Got a link?
Here you go bud...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184214495789

Choice of diffetent colours too.
Thanks. How's the install? Any link to the steps?
It wasn't that difficult.

Followed this video (similar paddles). Great step by step video...

Thanks. Way easier than I thought it was.
You ordering some?
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Another Day... Another Mod.

TCR MotorSport paddles fitting.

I think they look better then the OEM ones and go we with the silver steering trim.
I like those. Got a link?
Here you go bud...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184214495789

Choice of diffetent colours too.
Thanks. How's the install? Any link to the steps?
It wasn't that difficult.

Followed this video (similar paddles). Great step by step video...

Thanks. Way easier than I thought it was.
You ordering some?
I think so. Only problem is I don't think he ships to NA.
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