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Old 03-21-2021, 12:59 AM   #76
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So much italiana going on in here
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Old 03-23-2021, 06:55 AM   #77
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So much italiana going on in here
Si, grazie mille! I was just counting the euro parts on this car. Apart from the Swedish car and German engine and gear box, it has a French panoramic roof, a Polish LPG system, Italian brakes and seats, Ford UK steering wheel (open for debate), and even Dutch shocks.

The only thing non-metric part I'm aware of is the Yankee diff.
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Old 03-23-2021, 08:36 AM   #78
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Don't forget the wheel studs/nuts and front wheel bearings too.



Anyways! Great update, the seats are awesome.
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Old 03-24-2021, 12:06 AM   #79
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Don't forget the wheel studs/nuts and front wheel bearings too.



Anyways! Great update, the seats are awesome.
You just ruined my day. :[
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Old 03-24-2021, 03:49 PM   #80
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You just ruined my day. :[
I never fail to disappoint =]

Wheel bearings can be changed to something more beefy/modern and probably metric. Saw it in Sweden where some guys with BMW swapped 240's are reaching unhealthy speeds for the stock bearings.

Might be worth it for more metric.
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Old 03-25-2021, 04:22 AM   #81
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I never fail to disappoint =]

Wheel bearings can be changed to something more beefy/modern and probably metric. Saw it in Sweden where some guys with BMW swapped 240's are reaching unhealthy speeds for the stock bearings.

Might be worth it for more metric.
Bla whatever. I just live with it and pretend I don't know. Proven strategy.
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Old 03-27-2021, 08:06 AM   #82
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Bla whatever. I just live with it and pretend I don't know. Proven strategy.
I reject your reality and substitute my own. Works bestt

Nice battery bracket btw, gonna copy it.
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Old 03-28-2021, 04:01 AM   #83
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Nice battery bracket btw, gonna copy it.
Thx! It's finished and placed. There is a 275x175x175mm battery in there, which also is some size in imperial (based on arbitrary sizes of body parts).

I used self-tapping screws for mock up but it's fastened to the body with M8 bolts. I put some foam tape on the brackets tabs.






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Old 04-05-2021, 10:58 AM   #84
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It was shortly outside because I'm getting another car lift.



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Old 04-05-2021, 08:39 PM   #85
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Interesting to see that Varta still makes batteries. I remember seeing them in early 70s. Also Tuder,which seemed to last forever.
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