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Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
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.

http://i63.tinypic.com/104hqib.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/263a2o1.jpg


Flat...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By Arn02
Already sold.

Already sold.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
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: 269
Views: 58,337
Posted By Arn02
Looks stock, perfect fit :domo:

Looks stock, perfect fit :domo:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 58,337
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: 10,132
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: 10,132
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: 105
Views: 14,139
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: 1,233
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
Forum: performance & modifications 06-25-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,106
Posted By Arn02
It works with the wrong boxes. M3 boxes are...

It works with the wrong boxes. M3 boxes are expensive, 320d 6-speed boxes are dirt cheap.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-24-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,106
Posted By Arn02
This. I've the diesel 6-speed in my m50 pwrd 245...

This. I've the diesel 6-speed in my m50 pwrd 245 and it works great with 3.31, but it could be better with the 3.15
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,279
Posted By Arn02
Just to be clear, did you put the gaps on top of...

Just to be clear, did you put the gaps on top of each other in a single line when installing the pistons, or at 120 degrees (4, 8 and 12 o'clock)?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2017, 04:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,133
Posted By Arn02
You'll make soooo many friends with that light...

You'll make soooo many friends with that light bar :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,133
Posted By Arn02
I don't understand why you'd put a bmw engine in...

I don't understand why you'd put a bmw engine in that car. It's horrible.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,812
Posted By Arn02
A customer of mine who designs photo books just...

A customer of mine who designs photo books just showed me that "240 landscapes" book, knowing I own a 242 and 245. Tempted to buy it...

And nice build. I like those projects where the focus is on...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 43,445
Posted By Arn02
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,914
Posted By Arn02
If you buy the 265 cheap just sell it for €...

If you buy the 265 cheap just sell it for € 1000,- or more and use the profit to weld the afore mentioned diesel box. The youngest 265's are 30 years old and the design is 50 years old.
And by the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,732
Posted By Arn02
http://bakaxel.se/vaxellador/530-6-vxl-volvo-rod.h...

http://bakaxel.se/vaxellador/530-6-vxl-volvo-rod.html

http://bakaxel.se/vaxellador/andra-530d-5vxl-volvo-rod.html
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 128,398
Posted By Arn02
I really like what you're doing. Great work on...

I really like what you're doing. Great work on the torque rods!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 46,098
Posted By Arn02
5*****'s! Inspirational build and impressive...

5*****'s! Inspirational build and impressive skills.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2016, 02:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,340
Posted By Arn02
Yes, and this is exactly the point I'm trying to...

Yes, and this is exactly the point I'm trying to make. Both HD sets use the same rear shock, but there's a difference of the rate in the front. If you would have looked at the numbers you might have...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,340
Posted By Arn02
The Bilstein B6 part numbers and rates (afaik): ...

The Bilstein B6 part numbers and rates (afaik):

Standard:
front p/n: 34-181539 rate: 131/83
rear p/n: 24-002967 rate: 225/107

Rally:
front p/n: 34-030837 rate: 300/150
rear p/n:...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,478
Posted By Arn02
Finally managed to install the axle. Story in...

Finally managed to install the axle. Story in pictures.

http://i64.tinypic.com/14ig6ds.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/jt2stg.jpg

http://i63.tinypic.com/2zs7f3q.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-01-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,478
Posted By Arn02
Thanks for all the kind words. Always nice to get...

Thanks for all the kind words. Always nice to get positive feedback. Anyway....

Got the rear axle back from a specialist for the installation of the 1031 3.31 gear set and lsd. He put new plates...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,648
Posted By Arn02
I just installed these with the axle from under...

I just installed these with the axle from under the car and it cost me about an hour and a half, including removing the stock rubber and rust crap.

First I drilled some holes in the rubber with an...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,147
Posted By Arn02
I already mentioned the originality a few posts...

I already mentioned the originality a few posts above, but I'm just commenting out of respect again. You have some very creative ideas. Love the seats.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2016, 02:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,016
Posted By Arn02
Yeah lucky yanks. The US is like the Luxemburg of...

Yeah lucky yanks. The US is like the Luxemburg of North-America.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,016
Posted By Arn02
Nice to see your project condensed like this. You...

Nice to see your project condensed like this. You went Bruce Jenner on the x-member wtf?! :P
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,147
Posted By Arn02
Opel engine... highly original! Nice work. I...

Opel engine... highly original! Nice work.
I see all the pics btw.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,478
Posted By Arn02
Did some things.... Engine and gearbox back...

Did some things....

Engine and gearbox back in:

http://i67.tinypic.com/2aj2smc.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/s4pdo5.jpg


Brakes with red stuff pads:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-07-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By Arn02
Gearset:...

Gearset: http://bakaxel.se/utvaxlingar-till-slutvaxel/utvaxling-volvo-6942.html
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,232
Posted By Arn02
The rear axle is from another car. I think an...

The rear axle is from another car. I think an early turbo, because no tone ring. I'll have the work done by someone who knows what he's doing. I could possibly try it myself, but I'd need to invest...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 691
Views: 250,320
Posted By Arn02
I respect how you just plough on after a debacle...

I respect how you just plough on after a debacle like this. Many a project has ended after this sort of shyte. Then it sits in a barn, collects dust and rust, and gets sold for spare change after a...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2016, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By Arn02
Yeah silly me. I didn't read properly and...

Yeah silly me. I didn't read properly and ass-sumed that it was 1031 since it's the type of gearing used with torque-y engines.
Are you then sure there uberhaupt are 1031 3.07 gear sets produced? At...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,232
Posted By Arn02
Yes! Thank you thank you thank you (infinite...

Yes! Thank you thank you thank you (infinite repeat).
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By Arn02
I Don't know about the automatic, but the gears...

I Don't know about the automatic, but the gears you are looking for: http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/drive-train/wheel-drive/differential/pinion-and-crown-wheel-differential-3081/1044148/
Forum: performance & modifications 08-28-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,232
Posted By Arn02
Differentials again: 3.31 on lsd... What about carrier break?

So, for my green '75 245 with stroked bmw m50 engine (3 liter) and e46 320d six-speed gearbox (ZF GS6-37DZ), I want to have a long final drive installed. A while back I scored a 3.31:1 gear set from...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,697
Posted By Arn02
I'm planning something similar, though slightly...

I'm planning something similar, though slightly less extreme. This will be an inspiration. Sub'd.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,039
Posted By Arn02
So apart from hp, what are the engine...

So apart from hp, what are the engine characteristics you'd like your car to have? I'm sure 250-300 can be done with some increased c/r and cams, but I'm not sure you'd like the powerdelivery on a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2016, 02:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,205
Posted By Arn02
Bmwolvo e24 164?? Thread anywhere, looks awesome.

Bmwolvo e24 164?? Thread anywhere, looks awesome.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 269,297
Posted By Arn02
This is such an insane build I'm pretty certain...

This is such an insane build I'm pretty certain it will end up on buildthreads some day.

Given all the custom work and endless hours, do you reckon it will be driven as hard as it should once...
Forum: showroom 07-03-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By Arn02
Holy ****box!

Holy ****box!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,478
Posted By Arn02
Small update: Engine is back. M52 aluminium...

Small update:

Engine is back. M52 aluminium block. I had a prop shaft shortened and balanced for the 6-speed. Again, 240 rear part, m90 front part, new center bearing. I'm also redoing the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 183,663
Posted By Arn02
If you happen to have one or a few connectors...

If you happen to have one or a few connectors unused, put some wiring on them too and hide them in the loom (if you didn't already). If in the future you need extra gauge senders or whatever, the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2016, 01:31 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 69,667
Posted By Arn02
Rear.

Rear.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,478
Posted By Arn02
Right now it is 3.73 but I have a 3.31 which will...

Right now it is 3.73 but I have a 3.31 which will be installed sometime soon.

The diesel gear box was 250 euro, the cheapest 330i etc. 6-speed I could find was 600 euro. Ratio is pretty much alike.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,478
Posted By Arn02
So update time. This is what my bearings looked...

So update time. This is what my bearings looked like after ~2500 miles. There was a lot wrong with the rebuild, including a too rough hone and piston ring gaps almost lining up. I brought it away to...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,478
Posted By Arn02
It is. I looked on a dutch electronics forum and...

It is. I looked on a dutch electronics forum and asked around. There was an electrical engineer who just shrugged and converted it for me for like 60 euro. Apparantly it is quite easy when you know...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2016, 01:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,836
Posted By Arn02
This project was scrapped and turned into this:...

This project was scrapped and turned into this: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=312028

I need to update it because 6-speed....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By Arn02
By the looks of it I guess m52 and m54.

By the looks of it I guess m52 and m54.
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