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Excellent work! That car is set for another 100k miles.

I'm guessing you haven't driven it enough to get driving impressions but I'm sure it'll be fantastic.
 

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Excellent work! That car is set for another 100k miles.

I'm guessing you haven't driven it enough to get driving impressions but I'm sure it'll be fantastic.
I have driven it to an alignment, and about 100 miles after alignment to let suspension settle before additional adjustment.

Everything feels super tight! Due to slight lowering, steering got a bit heavier at lower speeds, not sure if I like it yet, as I felt it was close to perfect before.
I still probably need to play with dampening settings a bit, as all I knew was stock, and as of right now, I feel too stiff in the back (even at 7) and not enough up front (at 15).
Will probably adjust to 20 front and 5 rear and see how that feels.

One thing that it made me realize that I have some rattles in my interior now that my suspension is quiet! :)

Awesome work! Imola is sitting beautifully.
Thank you - of all people you know how tiresome suspension work can be!
 

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Indeed, though as long as it's rust free underneath like yours. I finished suspension overhaul on the E38 awhile ago and everything was coming out smoothly.

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Love what you have done with the car. Picked up a carbon black 03 myself back in September. Working on the interior right now and want to ask you about the Fiebing’s dye. How has it held up since you applied it 2 years ago? Did any of it wear off on to any clothing? My rear headrest are nice and soft. But badly need to be recolored and I liked what you did to your seats with it.

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Love what you have done with the car. Picked up a carbon black 03 myself back in September. Working on the interior right now and want to ask you about the Fiebing’s dye. How has it held up since you applied it 2 years ago? Did any of it wear off on to any clothing? My rear headrest are nice and soft. But badly need to be recolored and I liked what you did to your seats with it.

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It held up fine, but if I were to do it again, I'd go with color matched dye. Unless you are doing the entire seat, or just toning something down like I did, chances it won't match to your existing color.
 

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It held up fine, but if I were to do it again, I'd go with color matched dye. Unless you are doing the entire seat, or just toning something down like I did, chances it won't match to your existing color.
Giving a thorough look over things in my car, I'll probably re-dye the entire interior. But that'll wait until spring.

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Giving a thorough look over things in my car, I'll probably re-dye the entire interior. But that'll wait until spring.

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Then definitely get proper-matching automotive leather dye.
 

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Then definitely get proper-matching automotive leather dye.
No doubt. I already cut off a small piece from under the drivers bottom seat cover when I replaced the foam. Will probably send it off to leatherique when the time comes unless I find a better dye kit.

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No doubt. I already cut off a small piece from under the drivers bottom seat cover when I replaced the foam. Will probably send it off to leatherique when the time comes unless I find a better dye kit.

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I had excellent color matches from these guys. Their product is pretty good.
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