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Old 01-02-2014, 12:46 AM   #301
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lots of good things and hard work going on in this thread...very nice
Thanks Stuart! Taking things slow to make sure I won't mess anything up on this current project

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You know what I always say Charlie.... "Amazing!"

Ps: Do you already have CF trim for the dashboard or that's on the list too?
Tony, I actually got rid of my interior carbon fiber trim because it didn't match my carbon fiber CSL interior. The cf trim is at 2x2 weave whereas the CSL is at 1x1 weave. Didn't look right together....so I went with the more rare ALU TECH aluminum trim instead. I also have a set of OEM CSL Titan Shadow trim to swap in if I want

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Old 01-02-2014, 01:27 AM   #302
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Sexy time!!!! Interior will be stunning! Great work Charlie!
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Old 01-02-2014, 02:29 AM   #303
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OMG DUDE!! Great work Charlie! That's interior is on point! You receive 2,000 points for doing the center console with the mirror switch not many people do that! Awesome!
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OMG DUDE!! Great work Charlie! That's interior is on point! You receive 2,000 points for doing the center console with the mirror switch not many people do that! Awesome!
I thought you would like what I have been up to It's been a long time since I have seen you here Yeah, the reason not many reposition the mirror switch over to the center console is because it is difficult to reroute the additional wiring to make it work When it's all done I'll be glad I did it but right now with the bad weather I'm hating it
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Old 01-05-2014, 11:14 AM   #306
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Today I finished routing my mirror wire extension inside the ///M. Still lots of work needed to route this wiring harness. Got the part exposed between the cabin and door weatherproofed and waiting for it to dry.



In the pictures above, you can see where the wiring harness comes out of the cabin. Once I get the wiring harness into the door, I can complete the splicing and button everything up.


What you see in the above picture is where I'm looking to run my wiring harness


The new dash installed in the ///M. I'm loving the new look in my TiAg ///M!
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Tonight I finally routed my mirror wiring harness from the cabin into my driver's door. Now I know why most people don't do this....









The last picture shows my mirror switch at my CSL center console being hooked up....finally. There's a few loose ends I have to put my attention to and I will have this part of my winter project complete...

So much I still want to do but this will have to be for the time being


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I ordered the 1x1 carbon fiber engine cover for the ///M this morning from Tekarbon This should add to the BMW Performance carbon fiber strut bar that already resides inside my engine compartment







Come spring when I take my ///M out it should look pretty awesome
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Can't wait to see it all come together Charlie
Thanks Steve! I can't wait either....gonna look sweet by May when I take the ///M back out

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Brian, you can order from Tekarbon...I'm sure you will
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Old 01-10-2014, 12:37 AM   #312
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Today I scored a full ZCP brake upgrade for the ///M which will serve me until I'm ready to start the process of boosting in a few years. This brake upgrade is an "interm process" to allow me to focus on other areas of the ///M while still refreshing my OE brake system

This kit will include rebuilt front/rear calipers, mounting brackets, fresh pads, cross drilled Performance ZCP rotors, and ss brake lines.......all for a killer price I couldn't pass on this


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Today's update....

Started off finishing both the passenger and driver's footwell - all looking good


In the picture below I'm tie-wrapping the door mirror switch wiring as I route the new wiring harness into the center console thru the dash...


The dash as it has been put back together.... lots of work but it was not difficult to do


The ALU TECH interior trim I'm using as my "every day" trim...looks so much better against an all black dash


The side impact airbag connector set aside with resistors attached. This was deleted because of the OEM CSL door panels... the steering wheel and seats coming back together...


Still can't get over the transformation from an all grey interior to black!!!


Love how my red gauge needles looked in this pic...


Finally, the CSL center console all finished up and properly wired...side impact air bags removed and resistors installed.


Well, that's it for today. Got most done and the seats properly reconnected. I have to get some hardware to permanently mount my CSL door panels on both the driver's and passenger's door and then the interior renovation will be complete. The cold weather did not help and I took my time to ensure everything was done properly. I have a sense of accomplishment in doing this project because I have never attempted doing something as extensive as swapping out my entire interior...it has been a very fulfilling project for me
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Here are a few additional pictures I took using my iPhone from today's work....you can see tools and such scattered around....I'm not necessarily a neat worker but the end result is perfection











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Thanks Stuart! How is your project coming along?
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I knew it! I knew you've been having this smile with your build lately! Awesome!
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Thanks Tony! Yeah, I've been making progress on the ///M....just little things left to do such as permanently mount my driver's and passenger's side door cards. A little touch up here and there and the ///M's interior will be finished.

Right now there's a few things left to do before the 2014 season starts...

- Illuminated ///M Door sills
- 1x1 carbon fiber engine cover
- swap out my Scorza CSL bootlid for my new OEM CSL bootlid
- change out my OE brake system for the ZCP upgrade including rotors...
- swap out my parcel shelf for a black one....
- reposition my rear side speakers over to the C-piller cover
- get new ///M floor mats


So the list goes on and on towards perfection
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I've been busy working on the ///M getting it ready for the upcoming 2014 season

Today I picked up and installed my OEM CSL bootlid I still have to do some minor adjustments but the fitment is what I expected - perfection
Here are a few pics of my installed OEM CSL bootlid Yeah, I have a lot to smile about right now

This was taken while at my friend's body shop where the bootlid was resprayed. He matched the TiAg perfectly...


Can't get over how awesome the clear looks on my new bootlid!


These bootlids were manufactured in Italy for BMW...



The two bootlids together...only time I will ever see this....

What was amazing is that the Scorza CSL rep bootlid happens to be much lighter than the OEM CSL bootlid I replaced it with...

In order to thread the wiring harness to the bootlid, I had to take off these plugs since the channels inside the bootlid was much tighter...


Once this was done, routing the wiring harness was very easy with help of a wire hanger to help snake the harness thru...


Here is the new bootlid mounted on the ///M....finally!








Driver's side has a slightly bigger gap over the passenger's side....this is where I have to do some slight adjustments but I will do this tomorrow...enjoying the rest of the day taking it easy




I've always wanted to have this bootlid mounted on the ///M and recently got an awesome deal from a fellow forum member. Now to get this bootlid adjusted to it's final fit...I'm glad I got this!
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Today I finally finished mounting my OEM CSL door cards....here are a few pics I took using my iPhone for all to see. I have to say....I love the new look!!!

Driver's door




Passenger's door


Top view of driver's door looking down...notice the door handles and how the door mirror switch was removed...


A pic of the driver's rear door card


Now I'm going to hook the battery back up bringing the ///M back to life

Tomorrow I plan to take better quality pictures of my work Right now I got some serious cleaning to do to get the ///M up to par
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