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Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
The new summer tires are finally on the car....

The new summer tires are finally on the car. :cool:

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957973n27_mrhWuqyL.jpg

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957973n26_xsgzfjaH.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
My wife and I took a little test drive in the...

My wife and I took a little test drive in the dark - as far as we are allowed at the moment.
The headlights are simply awesome. They are as good as the stock LED headlights in her Seat Leon.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I like that contrast between the bright lights...

I like that contrast between the bright lights and the dark housings. The bumpers well be replaced with black ones in the future. That will bring even a bit more contrast.

The LED headlights are...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Finally the package from Summit Racing arrived! ...

Finally the package from Summit Racing arrived!

A full set of J.W. Speaker LED headlights.
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957973n24_aYKPDwVI.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 160,679
Posted By GrafKroete
She's a beauty. Enjoy your first drive!

She's a beauty. Enjoy your first drive!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Today I took the time to rebuild the rest of the...

Today I took the time to rebuild the rest of the headlights. Fresh paint, new bolts.
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957973n17_LsKcMvPz.jpg

First one in. Direct comparission old...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I'm born on Sylt and my dad is still living at...

I'm born on Sylt and my dad is still living at the danish border. I'm living near Frankfurt a.M..
I have the Civic registered up there, because the mods wouldn't be approved here in Hessen...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
This weekend I started to paint the bezels in the...

This weekend I started to paint the bezels in the same satin black als the grill and the mirrors.

First step: Getting rid of the chrome that was already peeling of at some areas....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Die alten Borbet A gefallen mir deutlich besser...

Die alten Borbet A gefallen mir deutlich besser als die neuen. Aber die neuen B hatte ich schon im Auge. Die hätten mir auch gefallen.

Und zu den Aeros: Ich kann nicht auf allen meinen Autos die...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Ich hab's befürchtet... :roll: :D Ich hab mich...

Ich hab's befürchtet... :roll: :D
Ich hab mich jetzt irgendwie erstmal auf die Stahlfelgen eingeschossen.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I'll keep them as a backup, since the US...

I'll keep them as a backup, since the US headlight conversion is not fully road legal here...



Auch wenn ich jetzt wahrscheinlich gesteinigt werde: Ich mag keine der Oceans-Felgen... :)


...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I got some replacement lenses for the quads. ...

I got some replacement lenses for the quads.
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957973n8_XQVeSKcd.jpg
New on top, old on the bottom.
The bezels will be dechromed and will be painted...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I got some early birthday presents today. ...

I got some early birthday presents today.

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957973n3_jDVaIvms.jpg
A set of new yellow Hella fog lights. The bodykit is not designed to work with the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Thanks! Good luck for that first start! I'm...

Thanks! Good luck for that first start!

I'm finally at that point, I planned to be end of last year... The black carpets are finally in!
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957...

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957972n45_qhCotLWE.jpg

First carpet is in.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
So far the floor is still dry, even after the...

So far the floor is still dry, even after the snowfall, we had yesterday. I guess this weekend I'll start putting the interior back together.

Today I fixed another little thing... While converting...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
The wipers are just prepped and rattle canned...

The wipers are just prepped and rattle canned flat black. For plastic parts I use SEM paints, for everything else just our standart rattle cans we have in the shop.

Since I'll wait for the next...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-09-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
That's the result from last sunday and today. All...

That's the result from last sunday and today. All floors are cleaned, rust is removed, all holes are patched up and sealed and everything is resprayed. The old rustpatches from the preowner are not...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
The car need to be driveable on monday, so we can...

The car need to be driveable on monday, so we can use the workshop for customer cars again, so I decided to fix the worst part first. Driverside below the brake booster where the firewall meet the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Yesterday I started removing the rust in the...

Yesterday I started removing the rust in the passanger side rear floor and areas of the front floor as well.

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957972n12_mxEiBNKq.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
The last day in 2020 I decided to drive to the...

The last day in 2020 I decided to drive to the shop and swap out the carpets and fix some interior parts...

Only interior part I managed to fix:...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
The headliner in my mates 740 as well... :D But...

The headliner in my mates 740 as well... :D But that will be fixed in the future as well.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-21-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Finally the headliner is done. Just a little...

Finally the headliner is done. Just a little reminder how it looked before:

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n59_AjwORmEK.jpg

And that's now. The sunroof cut out is done as...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I managed to get my hands on a used Turbo+ kit....

I managed to get my hands on a used Turbo+ kit. The solenoid was missing, but I found a NOS unit to complete it. I already installed it, but so far I wasn't able to get it to work with the LH2.2......
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Stopped work on the headliner at the moment,...

Stopped work on the headliner at the moment, because I'm trying to source a glas sunroof swap from a late 960 or V90 to replace the corroded metal sunroof that I have right now.

Instead I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957...

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n70_tmANoqQF.jpg

Testfitted the next gem I sourced. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Todays misson: Reupholster the inner sunroof...

Todays misson: Reupholster the inner sunroof panel.

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n63_nTShOezX.jpg

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n64_HVjctWwF.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-06-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957...

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n61_ljvCMywN.jpg

Uploaded it somewhere else... Looks like it don't work here.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Trunk before: ...

Trunk before:
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n25_ObsnYxiM.jpg

Trunk currenty:
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n57_CjBeViwt.jpg
The carpet itself now...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957...

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n54_hLJQPAeN.jpg

I visit my dad last week on our wedding tour and picked up a trunk full of undamaged interior plastic parts and some black...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
During the last weeks I had some fun with the...

During the last weeks I had some fun with the 740...
I fixed the usual worn front end bushings.
When the weather was warmer the coolant temp sensor gone bad...
It started leaking oil, so I cleaned...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Nice. He have the matching wheels as well?...

Nice. He have the matching wheels as well? Looking for some close ups from the centercaps to get some made.


I still have mine. First owner, low milage... :rofl: But I won't sell it. I can keep...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-23-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Two weeks back I fixed the worn out brake and...

Two weeks back I fixed the worn out brake and clutch hoses by replacing them with HEL stainless hoses and replaced the leaking slave cylinder as well.

Today I testfitted my newest arrival: A...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 160,679
Posted By GrafKroete
Der wird richtig hübsch. Saubere Arbeit mit den...

Der wird richtig hübsch.
Saubere Arbeit mit den Stoßstangen (und dem Rest). Also... deine Arbeit. Wenn man nicht selbst macht... Das ist echt schlimm geworden in den letzten Jahren.
Schönes...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
Tried some future modifications via photoshop. ...

Tried some future modifications via photoshop.
http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n34_nRIuioGj.jpg

Somebody has a cheap set of quads for me? :P
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I used the 3d printed frame from Byneset Customs....

I used the 3d printed frame from Byneset Customs. I'm realy happy with that flush install as well. Only the (typical 3d printed) surfaces still need a bit of work, to make it look like stock in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
I think it looks way better on a wagon than on...

I think it looks way better on a wagon than on the sedans.

The kit, rims and lowering springs where installed, when the car was new.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
My highlights of this restomod project so far: ...

My highlights of this restomod project so far:

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n2_yVSBcDkb.jpg
The high-flow airfilter, installed by the preowner.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 32,090
Posted By GrafKroete
'87 745 Turbo Theis K1

Hey guys and girls,

I'm new to the community, but I'm rocking the brick world literally since I was born. :-P

http://files.homepagemodules.de/b78920/f28t58p7957971n31_vaKzYepQ.jpg
That's my...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9,573
Views: 4,494,671
Posted By GrafKroete
I'm new to the show. That's my '87 740 Turbo...

I'm new to the show.
That's my '87 740 Turbo with Theis K1 Bodykit and Rial mesh - both installed when the car was factory fresh....
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