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Forum: showroom 01-14-2017, 03:02 PM
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Posted By THolandsli
Building a Amazon with T5 and Tremec TKO600, air...

Building a Amazon with T5 and Tremec TKO600, air ride, R-brakes etc. Follow the project on Instagram: projectamazonturbo
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Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
I have not had time to update this thread for a...

I have not had time to update this thread for a while now. A lot of thing have happended with the car. :)

While waiting for updates here you can go follow my Instagram profile: projectamazonturbo...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thanks. Merry christmas everyone. :) ...

Thanks. Merry christmas everyone. :)
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/33ED3D10-AC80-4579-B827-4B0D8C65E066_zpsa2j5wvjn.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thanks. I doesnt think I want to share the...

Thanks. I doesnt think I want to share the drawings. If thsi will be success when the car is on the road I will consider producing some extra kits. :)

Lower spring bracket spot welded in place. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
The in tank pump arrived. A Walbro 255 will be...

The in tank pump arrived. A Walbro 255 will be installed inside the tank. I will have to make a lid on the tank to get this inside the tank....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
It have been a while since the last update and a...

It have been a while since the last update and a lot of things is done but not posted here yet. I'm posting pictures on Instagram almost daily so you guys that want to see more should follow...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 71,423
Posted By THolandsli
Thats a good start for the engine mounts. What...

Thats a good start for the engine mounts. What kind of engine mounts/bushings are you plan to use?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thanks guys. :) New decal on the garage...

Thanks guys. :)

New decal on the garage refrigerator. :)
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/01ABF59B-6442-43B5-9B0D-89AF02DFDB84_zps20zlb5x9.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Test mounting of the new engine mounts. Since...

Test mounting of the new engine mounts. Since this mounts is made for 240 I have to make the part with the bushing new....
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 278,907
Posted By THolandsli
Nice brakes. Is this bolt-on? Front or rear?

Nice brakes. Is this bolt-on? Front or rear?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
I have tought about it, but since I will get the...

I have tought about it, but since I will get the car approved by the norwegian road authorities I not want to change to much. :)

I'm a bit behind the schedule in this project thread right now. If...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 278,907
Posted By THolandsli
Nice project. :) Looking forward to hear your...

Nice project. :) Looking forward to hear your experience with the steering box overhaulin. Think I have to do the same soon.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
I'm sure that the frame rail is strong enough,...

I'm sure that the frame rail is strong enough, but since I need the norwegian road authorities to approve the modifications on the car it is important to document that I have tought a bit before I do...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-11-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Transmisson mount purchased. The mount is from...

Transmisson mount purchased. The mount is from Chevy TH400.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/75602F96-2B82-45A1-A8A7-835CAC469AB1_zps5yyewy4p.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
But if you have it very low, will the sump be the...

But if you have it very low, will the sump be the lowest point under your car? I have 7/8" between the cross member and the sump now and the sump is still lower than the bottom of the cross member.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Take it as a challenge now. First player to the...

Take it as a challenge now. First player to the target! :)

I saw at your pictures when I was working with the marking the cut lines. What you had done seem sensible. What's your plan for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
I will support the transmission with a hoist to...

I will support the transmission with a hoist to avoid overloading the wood adapter. :)

Have got the "motor" approximatly in position now. The sump will need some welding after cutting away a lot...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
They may be a solution. :) You have a...

They may be a solution. :)



You have a good point there. I think I do it like you. How much distance do you have from the crossmember to the sump?

This evening I have done some wooden work...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thanku, SquareD. :) Finaly somethin more...

Thanku, SquareD. :)

Finaly somethin more interesting to show. Made a dummy of the engine....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-18-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Front and rear axle is back in the garage again. ...

Front and rear axle is back in the garage again.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/4F82EB42-1CB9-4D9D-8E3B-8555EA73E4FF_zpslggfkrud.jpg

Front axle installed so that I can...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thanks guys. :) Here is the first sketch of...

Thanks guys. :)

Here is the first sketch of the transmission adapter plate. The plan is to check now if the holes are correct, and if they are I will do some further work in the CAD model before I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
The last days I have spent a lot of time in the...

The last days I have spent a lot of time in the rear axle bracket area. I had to remove the bracket to access the rusty area. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
A new milestone achieved. Flintstonized! :) ...

A new milestone achieved. Flintstonized! :)

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/02037E2A-06DB-4998-AC19-029E6ECB1F0E_zpscfjlsf4d.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-06-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Volvo has a lot of weird things in their product...

Volvo has a lot of weird things in their product range, like welding primer and waffle irons. :)

Just another picture of new steel welded in place....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thanks guys. :) The welding primer has article no...

Thanks guys. :) The welding primer has article no 1161816 and should be possible to by from your local Volvo dealership. The Volvo primer is known as one of the best welding primers on the market and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
The cross member welded in. Looking forward to...

The cross member welded in. Looking forward to remove all the bad steel in the bottom of the car, and reconstruct it with a tunnel for the TKO tranny. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 71,423
Posted By THolandsli
How is it going with your project? :)

How is it going with your project?
:)
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
To get on with the floor and transmission tunnel,...

To get on with the floor and transmission tunnel, I must hang up the drive line. Has now started to construct an adapter for the Tremec transmission. The adapter will be based on a 960 automatic...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
A small status update. The main channel under the...

A small status update. The main channel under the car on the passenger side is now finished. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
:) offcouse it should stand both.

:) offcouse it should stand both.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
The last days have felt like botch christmas and...

The last days have felt like botch christmas and birthday at the same time. A lot of new parts have arrived from USA.

Picking up all the parts at the port. There is a big box inside the car to....
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 27,691
Posted By THolandsli
Nice project! Interresting to see the...

Nice project! Interresting to see the modifications on the front suspension. Gave me some ideas for my Amazon project where I also will have to do some mods. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,170
Posted By THolandsli
Nice to have such renderings to build after....

Nice to have such renderings to build after. Planning to get a car designer to make a rendering for my project. Keep up the good work!
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thank you guys. :) LloydDobler, I can get...

Thank you guys. :)

LloydDobler, I can get you some bezels for a few bucks if you want. I have extra both V-TORK and FLÄKT I think, but not LJUS. The last one I can try to get.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 71,423
Posted By THolandsli
Nice work! Finally someone swapping to a 5 cyl...

Nice work! Finally someone swapping to a 5 cyl without removing the heater box and cutting the firewall in all directions. Factory look is the **** and I suspect that we have the same taste. :) For...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Rear brake discs from S60R AWD has arrived. Both...

Rear brake discs from S60R AWD has arrived. Both the brake discs and half shafts is delivered to a machining shop to change the bolt pattern to 5x4.5”. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,170
Posted By THolandsli
Awesome project. What kind of crossmember/front...

Awesome project. What kind of crossmember/front suspension are you using?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
The spare wheel well replaced with a original...

The spare wheel well replaced with a original look profile. A lot of work to get the correct shape. :)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Thank u folks. :) Not all the welding repair...

Thank u folks. :)

Not all the welding repair parts have the correct shape. I had to cut and weld the lower part of the quarter panel to get the original shape. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
The speedometer upgraded to meet the increased...

The speedometer upgraded to meet the increased top speed. :)
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/645FAD7C-8ADF-485D-91A2-B899965CFD10_zpsxi21cdra.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
A combination of destroying the old axle and...

A combination of destroying the old axle and patience. :) I think the angle grinder was running appr. 3 hours while preparing the 1031 axle and removing the Amazon brackets.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Between the last part and the rear valance I did...

Between the last part and the rear valance I did traditional spot welding. I used glu between the front/rear rocker.

The final result. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
boedr, do you have a thread in here for your...

boedr, do you have a thread in here for your project? Had been interresting to see.

In the connection between front and rear rocker I used glue since there is no access to the area where the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Replacement part of the right rear quarter under...

Replacement part of the right rear quarter under work.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/F3059A8A-29F7-447D-80C3-C42BC85E2B97_zpskmp6x0j9.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Have changed username on Instagram. The new name...

Have changed username on Instagram. The new name is "amazonturbo".
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Right now I am on a buisness trip to Gothenborg,...

Right now I am on a buisness trip to Gothenborg, the birthplace of the Volvo's. :)

But even if I'm not in the garage working with the car there is a lot plans in my head that needs some...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Changed plans regarding transmission. I have...

Changed plans regarding transmission. I have decided to sell the M90 transmission and buy a Tremec TKO 600. The TKO transmission can be delivered with several shifter positions and I will probably...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-22-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Work work work.... ...

Work work work....
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/tholandsli/Amazon/4B58DDD6-0543-4CAD-99EC-FBDF4BE71F72_zpsyxspfv3x.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 76,350
Posted By THolandsli
Plastic? I'm planning to use this product. ...

Plastic? I'm planning to use this product.
http://www.eastwood.com/body-solder-stick-1-4-lb.html

Next parts to be replaced is this two. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,683
Posted By THolandsli
Nice project. Looking forward to more updates.

Nice project. Looking forward to more updates.
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