Rare BMW E30 Jerry Can Restoration
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In this episode, I restore this rare BMW fuel/jerry can that was first sold with the E30 model.

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Base Coat Paint - goo.gl/mWhufG
Rust Remover - goo.gl/13gopW
Rohr 250 Welder - bit.ly/33mkOGP
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FGL 5 Spray gun - goo.gl/Acg5rd
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Commenti: 132
  • Aaron

    Hi, nice restoration! I'll be doing something similar soon and I was wondering where did you get the orange stickers? I need them new! Thanks in advance

  • Hegu

    You need to make a video about m40 cylinder head. I need to rebuild mine and can't really find any video about it. Thank you and greetings from Finland.

  • Davin Browne
    Davin Browne

    Could you do a video on your sandblasting and painting setup? Setting out to restore my dads old MR2 but not sure where to start when it comes to compressors and blasters etc. Great videos! Keep up the good work 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  • Hadi Beno
    Hadi Beno

    tank capacity after restoration = 8.997 liters

  • Robert Kelly
    Robert Kelly

    For a perfection you need a foam Sticker on other side like from Factory.

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      This is true!

  • Antique Restorations
    Antique Restorations

    I didn’t even know these existed! Im going to need to buy one now it’ll match my bmw R80 so well!! Cheers for this video!

  • pm 110
    pm 110


  • Restoration Australia
    Restoration Australia

    Very cool object well done.

  • Romain

    hello! I have see you almost always process for paint restoration in 4 step : etching, primer, base coat and clear coat when painting. Even for part who's original paint was in Brillant direct. Did you proceed like this just by habit or because you have noticed a signifiant improvment in the final (it was a bit surpising to see a non original process in a restoration, but don't worry , it's just a personal preference, and I have noticiable amount of exeptions to this "rule of thumb". Good continuation as usual ;).

  • G. A.
    G. A.

    Great job, as always!! Did you make the stickers or have you bought them? I need one for my jerry can restoration! Thanks!

  • Sheldon Corr
    Sheldon Corr

    Hi . Just wondering how you got on with the E30 325 sport . Any completed pictures as it was a very interesting build . Thank you.

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      Its still on the rotisserie in Spain getting the new panels welded on. New episodes coming soon :)

  • Ende der Fahnenstange
    Ende der Fahnenstange

    Got one on the cellar in pretty good shape. Was gifted to me by an ex colleague.

  • Re- Fix
    Re- Fix

    good video

  • Dewrus

    Can you keep the chrome plating bath set up and use it in the future? Or is the kit only good for one use and then you have to dispose of the chemicals and get another kit?

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      Good for 5 years! :)

  • EdwinAyag TECH.
    EdwinAyag TECH.

    No one here can make like this.i do what is that.

  • Fer Fernandez
    Fer Fernandez

    Perferto travajo,como siempre 👌🏻👌🏻

  • RealSomeone

    ribon on tank 30+ YO....its will skip the gasoline

  • Elektronik Atölyem
    Elektronik Atölyem

    Nice restoration video 👏

  • Fixed By Duncan
    Fixed By Duncan

    Came out very well, nice matte finish on that clear coat. Can you remember what brand it is?.

  • Puls3

    ahhhh this is pretty rear i want it but on E30 foorums one has one for sale

  • kapsoura_tv

    Dislike because of the filler...

  • Mattie Ruth
    Mattie Ruth


  • Wasper216

    Removing dents with filler is just cheap 👎

  • Willem P
    Willem P

    I like what you `r doing...Thanx..👍

  • Liam Conway
    Liam Conway

    That bench grinder needs bolting down :D

  • Jewaly Phone
    Jewaly Phone


  • Andre Thibodeaux
    Andre Thibodeaux

    "shining the nozzle" sounds like a British euphemism

  • Galvanized Greatness
    Galvanized Greatness

    I didn’t even know bmw made jerry cans

  • Jacque R
    Jacque R

    Where can i buy one. Im from south africa yet willing to buy from anywhere

  • AutoMotivate

    great work!

  • Mark Daugherty
    Mark Daugherty

    Where do you get the graphics for your sticker? Once again an amazing result

  • zarizard T
    zarizard T

    Very nice job mate, really well done! Thanks a lot.

  • krishna chaitu
    krishna chaitu

    You Didn't clean the inner side of the jerry can maybe a lot of rust damage your Bike tank and ind=side of the hose

  • віталій кулик
    віталій кулик

    Для доливу масла)

  • ElektroDa

    Not impressed... First of all, dent repair with filler is not the way to do it. Second, sanding primer to the bare metal on the edges, which contradicts the primer usage to prevent rust... That should have been powder coated, as that is more durable than paint for this application. It is just made to look good on the youtube cameras, but this is not proper restauration job. Otherwise it would take much more time, and you are just youtuber, earning from your videos, faking your restaurations. Then people see it nicely painted and say wow such a good job, not knowing anything about restauration. Don't know why youtube keeps recommending your channel

  • Ed

    Hello what spraygum do you use, and nice vid as always!

  • Inferno Gaming
    Inferno Gaming

    Wish I could saw how it was mounted in a car....

  • Daniel Karlsson
    Daniel Karlsson

    I would have put air pressure inside the can, and then heated the dent with an acetylene welding torch. It would have popped right out.

  • Andy J Can’t
    Andy J Can’t

    It’s so cool to see how far you’ve come on this channel. I remember talking to you a few years ago when you first started out. I gotta say man your content is exceedingly better and I’m glad you stuck to it and are still bringing us awesome videos.

  • shookings

    Opportunity lost not calling it "medium beadium"

  • Robert Evans
    Robert Evans

    Any info on that plating kit? It came out looking great.

  • Alan Lane
    Alan Lane

    Uh oh. Looks like you’ve inspired me to run down the online rabbit hole of old industrial and automobile stickers and labels! Excellent! Nice work. ✌️

  • Pedro Santos
    Pedro Santos

    Awesome work!

  • Chris Holt
    Chris Holt

    Beautiful job! I'd like to see where it fits on the car - it obviously has a particular shape to it!

  • 54 MGTF
    54 MGTF

    Great job

  • Daniel Private
    Daniel Private

    Great video. Was the inside coated with a sealer?

  • Michael Skinner
    Michael Skinner

    Nice work with great results!

  • hipidydipidy

    at what point will you secure the bench grinder, great video as always.

  • Molotof gz
    Molotof gz

    بصراحة إنت رائع

  • David Plass
    David Plass

    Wipes can clean 3 times...touches with bare hands...

  • oldskool

    Never even knew this existed...

  • pyro323

    We have metal Jerry cans, here in the US, that have a 5 gallon capacity but they cost $50. The ones with a UL listing are better. 🇺🇲 ⛽

  • Goku Just Sayin
    Goku Just Sayin

    Could mount two of those in place of the Side-Rear View mirrors, and turn your BMW into a Tie Fighter…..just sayin 🙌✌️🔥


    These things should be glossy i saw the nos ones

  • Анатолий з
    Анатолий з

    3:15 я думал вытянешь споттером, а ты заделал шпатлёвкой. Не в твоём стиле.

    • Виктор Баварец
      Виктор Баварец

      Так понимаю, не стал повреждать внутреннее покрытие сваркой. Тоже ждал этот момент больше всего...

  • Deano Ubajio
    Deano Ubajio

    That looks awesome!!!! Do you actually sell these?

  • Сергей

    Офигенная канистра ! Хочу такую же 👍🏻

    • RealSomeone

      10К новая

  • Stuntman

    Unusual jerry can but amazing restoration. Really made that dent disappear!

  • Old to New Restorations
    Old to New Restorations

    That chrome effect plating is pretty awesome. I've done a fair bit with straight nickel, but this looks a bit closer to 'proper' chrome plating. I'll have to check that out. Awesome resto as always 👍

  • Benoit

    They have the same in old Mercedes in 7L and 9L I have sold mine 😑😢

  • Fabio Fontes
    Fabio Fontes

    Amazing restoration as always, and what museum piece man! top!!

  • A Warrenden
    A Warrenden

    I bought the 5 litre version of this in 1992 when I bought an e30 325 convertible (one of the last). Both can and car still in pristine condition in my garage. My can didn’t have the orange label. You invert the spare in the boot and fit this inside it. The hole is for the long stud which carries the clampdown wing nut and support for the centre of the boot floor liner. I vaguely remember it was about £40 when new in 1992. A lot for a spare fuel can but not so much on the new price of the car (about £32,000).


    The company that made these Jerry Cans is actually really near me. (Bellino in Göppingen, Germany).

  • Sparky 415 Everythings Adjustable
    Sparky 415 Everythings Adjustable

    Brilliant job 👍😊

  • Sony H K
    Sony H K

    Wonderful video. Cheers

  • polytzai

    I've seen them before and I was wondering when you will restore one!

  • roozy good
    roozy good

    درود بسیار عالی تعمیر انجام میدهید . تماشای کار شما انگیزه بخش است.

  • 70mmbobbyj

    Nice work there.

  • Restored Channel
    Restored Channel

    Very cool project. Great work!

  • Pascal Jeske
    Pascal Jeske

    And a next great Job is done Love it

  • Manuel Soul
    Manuel Soul

    Bravo, ottimo lavoro.

  • Christopher Marshall
    Christopher Marshall

    Those rotary tools are a godsend!!

  • John Gassmann
    John Gassmann

    Mom: What are you watching? Me: Some guy polishing his nozzle. Mom: 😳 Me: It's not what you think!

  • aserta

    My E30 came with one, never used, so, in good spirit, i removed it and put it in my attic, never figured it was rare :))

  • harri manni
    harri manni

    Oh, I wished for a "BMW" red paint job! =)

  • MatchstalkMan

    It looks as though it would fit in a wheel well… such an unusual shape and that hole in the middle. Great job.

    • Avram Simic
      Avram Simic

      Yes spare wheel in trunk.

  • Rover216vdp

    I’ve had loads of e30’s back in 2000-2005 and never seen a Jerry can

  • Fabian Buero
    Fabian Buero

    Muy buen trabajo, ese bidón de auxilio nunca lo había visto!!!! Exelente

  • john parlmer
    john parlmer

    why not remove the sticker at the very start? great restoration

  • Streel83

    Nice job man. I gotta be honest though, I'm not a fan of the music during sped-up shots. I enjoy the mechanical sounds of the work.

  • Евгений Стонис
    Евгений Стонис


  • K M
    K M

    I missed these lil restoration projects

  • Bob Joncas
    Bob Joncas


  • Restoration Apprentice
    Restoration Apprentice

    Never seen one of those before, great restoration!

  • T Irv Plumbing
    T Irv Plumbing

    Could you have knocked that dent out using a rod down the filler neck? Looks lovely as always. I keep saying you should get quartz to sponsor you.

  • arnhemseptember2009

    Lovely piece, never seen it before!

  • Дмитрий Лебедев
    Дмитрий Лебедев

    Cool 👍

  • Martin Wronski
    Martin Wronski

    Where did you buy the (fake) chrome plating kit from?

  • RippersTV

    Did you line it with any POR15 or anything?

  • Don S
    Don S

    Very--Very nice !!! Good work.

  • th tan
    th tan

    carly wont work on e30

  • ФРК

    Love it 👍

    • Restore It
      Restore It


  • Ali Rafaty
    Ali Rafaty

    very Good Job

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      Thank you Ali!

  • Tom Swindler
    Tom Swindler

    Interesting project,never seen one before.looks good.keep doing what your doing and carry on.😎😎😎👍👍👍

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      Cheers Tom!

  • E30Lev

    I will watch every video you make for as long as i live 😂

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      Good to know Lev!

  • bluej511

    That looks damn cool. M539 resto would probably buy that off you lol.

    • Alex Strömberg
      Alex Strömberg

      He'd try to buy a new one. He just buys new shit

  • Nbomber

    Its called a jerry can because the jerries put them in their jerry cars.

    • Capt Shiny
      Capt Shiny

      a jerry good joke. 😁

  • Rocket Surgery
    Rocket Surgery

    Literally a Jerry can.

  • Dillan Mistry
    Dillan Mistry

    I’ve never seen any of these, they must be rare

    • Dillan Mistry
      Dillan Mistry

      @Jonathan Schindler looks like I’m coming Germany😂

    • Jonathan Schindler
      Jonathan Schindler

      you need to look in germany, the prices there are way lower

    • dangerousandy

      They’re over £200 on eBay 😱

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      You can find some on eBay, but not many!

  • Michael mankil
    Michael mankil

    where do you have the chrome kit?

    • Restore It
      Restore It

      gateros plating :)

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