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Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By Arn02
So these finally arrived. ...

So these finally arrived.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50610419331_79e4fe8992_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2k7gCqK)


Which meant I could install the new rear axle. But first I finished the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2020, 01:38 PM
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Views: 386,979
Posted By Arn02
Cool pic.

Cool pic.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2020, 12:07 PM
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Posted By Arn02
The NASA factor is off the scale with this built....

The NASA factor is off the scale with this built. Very cool update.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,718
Posted By Arn02
This will be hilarious. Looking fwd to updates.

This will be hilarious. Looking fwd to updates.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2020, 03:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Thanks! I like to set some parameters for a...

Thanks! I like to set some parameters for a project so I know what to do and what to don't. The panoramic roof is the only anomaly but the comfort of it trumps the parameters.

Anyway, me and two...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By Arn02
Nice project Peter �� Look forward to the...

Nice project Peter ��
Look forward to the progress.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Steering wheel. So because this project is...

Steering wheel.

So because this project is supposed to mimic an American Muscle Car but with Deutsche Muskelkraft och Svensk bil, it needs a proper steering wheel. I could buy something new but I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
It are 50mm blocks which I had turned down to...

It are 50mm blocks which I had turned down to 30mm. I think I got them from Retroturbo. I use 40mm lowering springs from Lesjofors so I wanted to compensate a bit.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,950
Posted By Arn02
Really cool build. Highly original. I like.

Really cool build. Highly original. I like.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Project Slightly Bigger Brake Kit So I had...

Project Slightly Bigger Brake Kit

So I had these Alfa Romeo slash Brembo calipers laying around for some years. The idea once was to use the V70 302*30 discs and make an adapter. But for this car...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Yes that's true. From what I understand one could...

Yes that's true. From what I understand one could -until recently - pick up these old Volvo's there for silly money. But I think now they are getting appreciated much better, also in Sweden.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
That is very likely. All I know is that is was...

That is very likely. All I know is that is was imported from the north of Sweden back in 2006 and that I'm the 3rd Dutch owner. It is still incredibly solid with hardly any rust given it's 44 years...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 168,011
Posted By Arn02
Really cool this.

Really cool this.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Scored a Renault Twingo electric sunroof and then...

Scored a Renault Twingo electric sunroof and then I made a big hole in the roof of the 242 (purists pls stfu). I also painted the inner roof and pillar trim black and got some e30 grips.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 04:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 64,936
Posted By Arn02
Nice. V8, the new +t.

Nice. V8, the new +t.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 03:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Blasted the rear axle. ...

Blasted the rear axle.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50493512756_dd36df11bb_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jVWsb9)

It will be fitted with this lump of steel. And 3.15:1 ratio crown wheel and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Exhaust. Based on a e53 X5 unit. ...

Exhaust. Based on a e53 X5 unit.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50492812148_e55a7d5cff_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jVSRUG)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50492811888_2708a66b36_b.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
I fixed the pictures on page 1.

I fixed the pictures on page 1.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
This was dormant for months due to work and other...

This was dormant for months due to work and other thing. But I have picked it up and it is developing fast at the moment. I will update soon and fix the broken pics.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,631
Posted By Arn02
I have exactly this set up for my 242: 25/19....

I have exactly this set up for my 242: 25/19. With Lesjofors lowering springs and red Koni's.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Another small update. Since I was going...

Another small update.

Since I was going nowhere with adjusting the e38 headers....

https://i.imgur.com/0tgK0AKh.jpg

...especially not because they're double stainless pipes, I scored e53 X5...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Made the e38 airbox work. Cheaper solution than...

Made the e38 airbox work. Cheaper solution than buying a conical airfilter and it has an intergrated cai.

https://i.imgur.com/c6gx7jxh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/frlaBesh.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,415
Posted By Arn02
Wonderful. How did I miss this?? :oops:

Wonderful. How did I miss this?? :oops:
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 152,362
Posted By Arn02
https://i.imgur.com/WVtDA5Qh.jpg Like it...

https://i.imgur.com/WVtDA5Qh.jpg

Like it belongs there.:nod: Very nice build. The exhaust is inspirational.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
I have a genuine 3,15:1 240 axle and this hybrid...

I have a genuine 3,15:1 240 axle and this hybrid Dana 35 3,07:1 axle. I will use the latter, at least in the beginning.

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r66/240diesel/d24tic/PA200094.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Adjusted the post, thx! V8 indeed. It...

Adjusted the post, thx!



V8 indeed. It shouldn't be too heavy and it isn't that much further in the enginebay. It's an aluminium block, and besides it's counterbalanced by the automatic which...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Holy ****e sorry for the size. Tinyurl is out of...

Holy ****e sorry for the size. Tinyurl is out of service so I'm trying Imgur. Wi fix later
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Not much. I have been too busy with work and...

Not much. I have been too busy with work and adjusting my workshop. I did however finish the transmission mount and had it galvanized and coated

https://i.imgur.com/KVE8oeQh.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-26-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 185,535
Posted By Arn02
Wow. :rofl:

Wow. :rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Will do! ;-) If only :-D No probably...

Will do! ;-)



If only :-D No probably 2x 2.5" to 1x 3" and then under the rear axle and out.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 152,362
Posted By Arn02
Cool project. I'm also installing a V8 in a 240...

Cool project. I'm also installing a V8 in a 240 and battery in the back is almost unavoidable. I'm using an e38 plus cable which comes with a main 250A fuse and fusebox to the users (+ terminal), and...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Small update time. I have been puzzling and...

Small update time. I have been puzzling and testfitting to get everything in the eniginebay in it's right place and connected. For the sake of it and because this is a budget build I want it all...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,272
Posted By Arn02
nice car for 250,- :omg: Drop me a line if you...

nice car for 250,- :omg:
Drop me a line if you need the flat booster and lh2.4 wiring loom and distributor from a 240. I have it and need it gone.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,210
Posted By Arn02
Nice going Jehannes :cool:

Nice going Jehannes :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2018, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Arn02
Respect how you keep going after 6 years. Still...

Respect how you keep going after 6 years. Still one of the best projects here.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,653
Posted By Arn02
Cool. Did you use the whole front assembly of an...

Cool. Did you use the whole front assembly of an e30? Including subframe? And why not e36 because 5x120 already and faster ratio steering?
Curious to see how far back you'll get the engine in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,800
Posted By Arn02
Nice plan. :cool:

Nice plan. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 329,041
Posted By Arn02
So cool. Is there any choice of aftermarket...

So cool. Is there any choice of aftermarket camshafts for this engine? I can imagine you'd like something a bit more aggressive.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Thanks guys! Yes I'm happy with it as...

Thanks guys!



Yes I'm happy with it as well. I was a bit reluctant because of the boy racer-look, like the under-the-hood equivalent of carbon mirrors, but it turned out just fine.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
So it was time to get the engine and transmission...

So it was time to get the engine and transmission in.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50493674857_904e860ced_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jVXhmZ)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
The engine loom is connected with the automatic....

The engine loom is connected with the automatic. I need to plug this in and it will run. I'd have to do the wiring obviously but not there yet.





I think the m60+5hp30 is about 90kg heavier...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Small update. Made a strutbrace to...

Small update.

Made a strutbrace to compensate for the added torque. I will make linke to the firewall later.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50493518946_ca4e0bc872_b.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
Already sold.

Already sold.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,540
Posted By Arn02
The Euromurican; a 242 with an M60B40

So a few years back I made the 245 GT (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=312028). Unfortunately I no longer really had a use for it and I wanted an e30 as daily driver again. So I sold...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 329,041
Posted By Arn02
Looks stock, perfect fit :domo:

Looks stock, perfect fit :domo:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 329,041
Posted By Arn02
This is the best TB has to offer atm. Very...

This is the best TB has to offer atm. Very unique. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,059
Posted By Arn02
The carrier is from a later car, hence the speedo...

The carrier is from a later car, hence the speedo ring. The original was without one but welded, so I had to swap it.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,059
Posted By Arn02
I got a 240 1031 3:15 rear end and I know of at...

I got a 240 1031 3:15 rear end and I know of at least another one. No idea where it came from.

edit: some proof. 41:13

http://i65.tinypic.com/1py001.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/2lw126v.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 108,723
Posted By Arn02
You might get a bmw e32 or e38 relocated brake...

You might get a bmw e32 or e38 relocated brake booster to work.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-28-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By Arn02
http://www.retroturbo.com/?product=vrs-m90-box-to-...

http://www.retroturbo.com/?product=vrs-m90-box-to-m47-driveshaft-link-for-volvo-200-series
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