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Show & Tell, help me restore this neglected 930

Hey all, I did something completely out of character and pulled the trigger sight unseen on an E-bay auctioned 930. Car was filthy in the photos but advertised as bone stock and in good running condition. I've long lusted after the slant nose 930, LOVE charcoal gray and NEED a bone stock example as a test bed for RarlyL8 MS.
I never thought in a million years I would win the auction. If I could order to spec my own 930 it would be this one.
Called the owner, very nice older fellow looking to thin the herd. Told me he bought it from the original owner 15 years ago. It is bone stock and has 69,531 miles on the clock. The car was brought over and federalized when brand new (1985) and the dealer did the slant nose conversion. Called the mechanic and he tells me the car is brought to him every time some little switch quits working, so it is well maintained. He had it at the time I called, replacing a relay. I had him charge the A/C so everything works. All the supporting paperwork came with it including all the original factory books and tool kit.
That's the good (great) news, here is the other side.
The car is filthy. I mean filthy. It's been sitting in a barn a long time.
All the rubber parts are in dyer need of moisturizing.
The old fellow, bless him, backed the car out of the barn and scraped the door opening with the driver's rear fender. Scuffed the paint pretty good, it may buff out.
Anyway this is all minor stuff, but I am NOT a detailer and this car needs detailed BAD.
What product do I use to bring back the rubber parts?
What do you use on the sunroof to lubricate or soften the gaskets?
How about the plastic stuff?
The interior is black leather, what about that?
Thank you all in advance for the help!!
Here are a few pictures of the BEST THANKSGIVING EVER!!!




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'78 911SC Widebody, 930 engine, 915 Tranny, K27, SC Cams, RL8 Headers & GT3 Muffler. 350whp @ 0.75bar
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