My 1997 318is - Update

John Avis by | August 17, 2012 | My 1997 318is

The 318is has had broken front door trims since we bought it earlier in the year, with an entire centre section missing on one side.

I finally found a reasonably priced set of four door trims (A$200).

Although they were in excellent condition, because of differences in the door mounted speakers, I chose to remove the leather centre sections from the new door trims and fit them to the old door trims. This required the use of plenty of hot glue, and many new clips.

The finished result is very good. Now all I need is some 318is 4-door sports seats.

318is front door trims

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I am a bit of a 3 series fanatic, having owned a couple of E30s and a few E36s, plus a few parts cars. I like the combination of the compact size, good performance and handling, and that they are more sports sedan than an impractical and extrovert sports car. This blog is a place to share my experience and knowledge.


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