Stripping the Angel

During this spring I have been stripping the Angel of her fenders, bumpers, trunk cover and rear window, this in order to make her ready for further actions. By doing this I discovered that a lot more (understatement of the year) have to be done before she is ready for a dry ice & sand blasting. A lot […]

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A New Trolley for the V-8 Engine

A New Trolley for the V-8 Engine

I picked up my Angel`s V-8 engine from my friend, who had a couple of years ago replaced the clutch as he had also  promised to look over the engine, check and replace all parts and if needed make a total overhaul. But as we all have a lot of projects, family and friends to take care of, his time is as well limited. […]

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Sun Visor Up-Holstery

Sun Visor Up-Holstery

After having had a 3 months on-and-off relationship with my Barockangel, I decided that it`s about time to re-start the serious business of my project again. No use in trying to force oneself into poor results as it often ends in that the job has to be done again.  Maybe not a so interesting part of the interior but very important when driving into a very […]

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Reupholstery of Inner Door-Handle

Reupholstery of Inner Door-Handle

Needed equipment: Staple gun + Staples (8 mm), Scissors, Some old sheets for cutting and testing the pattern, Pliers, Screwdriver, or in my case, wine   , Marker, Baking paper, Spectacles, 5 Hands ( 2 hands to hold the fabric stretched, 2 hands to keep the staple gun singing and 1 hand to pour the wine. Way to go… Meaning that you […]

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Stage 3 / Upholstery of the seats & finally ready

Stage 3 / Upholstery of the seats & finally ready

After a really long pause, I am now finally ready with the third stage of the front seats and the backseat. It has really been a pain in the butt getting this important job finnished. This meaning that all the seats have had old upholstery, rust & dirt removed, new sacking adjusted and sewn on. It has really been a […]

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Under oppdatering

Under oppdatering

Tilbake om et par dager.

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BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE BAUJAHR 1956

BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE BAUJAHR 1956

PROSJEKT BAROCKENGEL Denne websiden handler om restaureringen av min 1956 BMW 501, en modell bedre kjent som “Barockengel”. Dvs. Barockstilen, dette pga. av bilens myke og litt runde yttre. Har litt samme fasong som MB Adenauer modellen. Barockengelen kostet i sin tid (1952-1962) omtrent 3-4 årslønner, ca. 12.000- 18.200 DM avhengig av modell og motor. 501 modellen med […]

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