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Forum: projects & restorations 06-22-2018, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Andreas
the 242 is going in for a new paintjob soon (the...

the 242 is going in for a new paintjob soon (the one it has is, mediocre at best)

my original plan was just to have the guy do the same color as it has.. but then i started thinking... what about...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Andreas
nira i7x with nira motorsport software :D

nira i7x with nira motorsport software :D
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2018, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Andreas
just welded it to the high point on the lobe,...

just welded it to the high point on the lobe, made a mark on the pully to line it up.. then sorta eyeballed the offset (its a big window) and set in the ecu!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2018, 06:41 PM
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Posted By Andreas
thanks! as to the ground strap, thats all...

thanks!

as to the ground strap, thats all there is yea... its 35mm2, the same as the + cable.. no reason to use any bigger ground cable! and why would you want a ground cable all the way to the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2018, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Andreas
new headgasket is in! low compression ftw ;P hope...

new headgasket is in! low compression ftw ;P hope it likes boost better now then ;P

still does the flamey burny thingy tho...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2018, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Andreas
well then, spring / summer is just around the...

well then, spring / summer is just around the corner! ill have to get back to working on the car then ;P been working on the house for a few months (kinda getting sick of that)

anyway, been...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2018, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Andreas
this is what i ended up doing

this is what i ended up doing
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2018, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Andreas
oh i cant remember what sensor it is! been a few...

oh i cant remember what sensor it is! been a few years since i was doing that ;P i also went with a diffrent sensor as it was easyer to mount (and without treads its easyer to make a seal with a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2017, 04:26 AM
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Posted By Andreas
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSPKrmo2R7Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSPKrmo2R7Y
Forum: website & board 08-12-2017, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Andreas
just chipped in a few bucks ;)

just chipped in a few bucks ;)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2017, 01:17 PM
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Posted By Andreas
well, trying to draw up some brackets to mount...

well, trying to draw up some brackets to mount the upcoming rear spoiler on..

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/2_zpskqfr8rv8.png...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2017, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Andreas
making new mounting points for a new front...

making new mounting points for a new front bumper, the old one was looking kinda sad ;P

turned out a few thingys on the lathe, 2 large for the front and 2 smaller for the sides...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 03:04 PM
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Posted By Andreas
also, a bit of flames on the dyno ;P ...

also, a bit of flames on the dyno ;P

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wpkv7XdEJwA
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2017, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Andreas
cars & coffee :) ...

cars & coffee :)

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/20232049_10159033196430207_8340455022139473679_o_zpsrdv6bo1q.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2017, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Andreas
thanks! im very happy with the new exhoust!...

thanks! im very happy with the new exhoust! sounds mean but not overly loud or raspy :)

once the tiers heats up, it picks up speed fast! ;P

and yes, thats the 335 pirelli p-zero`s getting a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-23-2017, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Andreas
testdrive! https://youtu.be/iNhII07qr5c

testdrive!

https://youtu.be/iNhII07qr5c
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Andreas
265/35/18 up front and 335/30/18 rear :D

265/35/18 up front and 335/30/18 rear :D
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2017, 02:05 AM
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Posted By Andreas
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0506_zpsltpaiydd.jpg (http://s103.photobucket.com/user/Volvoturbo240/media/242_2/DSC_0506_zpsltpaiydd.jpg.html)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2017, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Andreas
haha ill try ;P

haha ill try ;P
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2017, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Andreas
shifter bracket nearly done! ...

shifter bracket nearly done!
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0497_zpsdoidlrkz.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2017, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Andreas
started making the shifter bracket to! the one...

started making the shifter bracket to! the one thats in the car now was more or less just a test bracket!

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0476_zpsvik5cdnt.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2017, 04:39 AM
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Posted By Andreas
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0485_zpsrhzmchis.jpg (http://s103.photobucket.com/user/Volvoturbo240/media/242_2/DSC_0485_zpsrhzmchis.jpg.html)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2017, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Andreas
i havent, but i was thinking about it! thing is...

i havent, but i was thinking about it! thing is if i jack it up on one of the rear jack points it lifts the whole rear ;P so i dont really need it ;P

but we`ll see, i might make a jack point...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2017, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Andreas
hehe thanks! DTM and such has always been a big...

hehe thanks! DTM and such has always been a big inspiration to me :)

like this clip, one of the best racing vids on youtube ;P
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gw-AxiVqihM

diffuser is made of...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2017, 06:00 PM
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Posted By Andreas
made the bracket at the back end of the diffuser...

made the bracket at the back end of the diffuser today! also... black or red paint on the diffuser...?

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0449_zps4qwgoa53.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2017, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Andreas
well got a bit done again! ...

well got a bit done again!

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0442_zpsjhkv0rvf.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2017, 06:39 AM
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Posted By Andreas
does not mather as the bearings was only...

does not mather as the bearings was only scratched, almost no wear
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2017, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Andreas
solution to melting hoses: ...

solution to melting hoses:

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0430_zpsesm8whnp.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2017, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Andreas
i cant see any way it would help really, since...

i cant see any way it would help really, since the cranckshaft was getting eaten by the main bearings, then filling the conecting rod bearings with metal shavings the magnetic drain plug would pick...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2017, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Andreas
didnt get that much done this weekend sadly.. but...

didnt get that much done this weekend sadly.. but just to give you an idea of my plans:
this is the sump that the first pump will take fuel from, also the overflow pipe from the swirlpot will go...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2017, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Andreas
thanks! :)

thanks! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2017, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Andreas
well atleast i got started on the internals ...

well atleast i got started on the internals

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0400_zpsrypqdm2g.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2017, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Andreas
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0382_zpsz8mctolg.jpg (http://s103.photobucket.com/user/Volvoturbo240/media/242_2/DSC_0382_zpsz8mctolg.jpg.html)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2017, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Andreas
main tank more or less done.. started making...

main tank more or less done.. started making mounts.. and planing how to make a sump, swirlpot with pumps etc!

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/242_2/DSC_0366_zpsjspk4iuv.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2017, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Andreas
well, been some time since ive updated this...

well, been some time since ive updated this tread!

in my defence, i have been building a house ;P well, an adition to my house to be exact, with a decent sized garage to :D

and the few hours...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2016, 01:18 AM
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Posted By Andreas
in that vid, 7 - 7500 i think.. due to the insane...

in that vid, 7 - 7500 i think.. due to the insane stroke i think ill have to stop at 7800-8000 now.. and not 8500-9000 as i was planing before. to keep piston speed within reasonable speed!

at...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2016, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Andreas
sound example: (very boring vid.. just idle and...

sound example: (very boring vid.. just idle and a bit of reving) and its still running the old map, and you can hear its not very happy about it ;P
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2016, 02:40 PM
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Posted By Andreas
i hope to make one soon! the new exhoust sounds...

i hope to make one soon! the new exhoust sounds soooo much better then the old! i havent heard it from the outside as a 2,9 yet... but as a 2,5 it sounded far better then i could ever hope for
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-29-2016, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Andreas
thanks :) as i say.. ive spent to much time,...

thanks :)

as i say.. ive spent to much time, enegy, money and hours of thinking on this to just give up now (ive been buiding it for 8 years)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2016, 05:52 PM
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Posted By Andreas
then on saturday i went to a local volvo car show...

then on saturday i went to a local volvo car show and ended up with the "peoples choise" tropfy :)


http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/20160827_125824_zpsfu7in23g.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2016, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Andreas
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/volvo242/20160824_204926_zpsseg6aezq.jpg (http://s103.photobucket.com/user/Volvoturbo240/media/volvo242/20160824_204926_zpsseg6aezq.jpg.html)
...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-28-2016, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Andreas
Tought id just give you guys a little update on...

Tought id just give you guys a little update on recent events!

It all started when my engine went to ****s on the dyno! turns out the K1 crankshaft is machined 5mm shorter where the gearbox pilot...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2016, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Andreas
speedhunters want me to come to gatebil so they...

speedhunters want me to come to gatebil so they can get pics ;P hopefull i can go there this summer :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2016, 06:25 PM
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Posted By Andreas
more words? :o what do i say.. it works, i...

more words? :o

what do i say.. it works, i still spinns the tires in several gears, its still noisy ;P
And its still totaly awsome to drive!!

tho, the new gearbox is a lot less noisy then the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2016, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Andreas
thanks! Btw... i got to test it today!! ...

thanks!


Btw... i got to test it today!! needs a bit of adjustment and a new hoseclamp on a water hose but damnit im so happy right now ;P
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2016, 06:07 PM
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Posted By Andreas
well finaly got my driveshaft back from the...

well finaly got my driveshaft back from the machine shop! was only 4-5 grams out of balance, thats very nice and straight they said :)

got it bolted inn today, and got a few other things done so...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2016, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Andreas
Gearstick under construction.. if it works ok,...

Gearstick under construction.. if it works ok, ill make a new mount with ball bearings for it.. right now its just sliding on a couple of bolts = wear over time..
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2016, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Andreas
well, my personal best is around 325 km/h so i...

well, my personal best is around 325 km/h so i dont think its fear ;P

on the tracks you rearly need any more then 220-230 km/h of top speed so id never use more then 4 to 5 gears and id like to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2016, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Andreas
Got some specs on the Holinger today! dont...

Got some specs on the Holinger today!

dont look at the speed calculations, its calculated with a 3,9:1 diff, i got a 3,54 and bigger tires so yea..
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2016, 12:19 PM
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Views: 271,078
Posted By Andreas
http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo...

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m123/Volvoturbo240/volvo242/20160328_170217_zps2qq1cdwn.jpg (http://s103.photobucket.com/user/Volvoturbo240/media/volvo242/20160328_170217_zps2qq1cdwn.jpg.html)
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