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Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Sander
Can I have your garage? :D

Can I have your garage? :D
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thank you! This site has quite a few great...

Thank you! This site has quite a few great projects going on



Thanks!



Thanks! I'll add a scuba tank behind the driver's seat then :P
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
I measured it, it's about 45mm between the flange...

I measured it, it's about 45mm between the flange and the underside of the flattest part of the sump.

Started with the headers for the other side. 1 more tube to go but then it was dark outside....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 31,811
Posted By Sander
I love how understated it looks :) How has it...

I love how understated it looks :) How has it been holding up as a daily?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By Sander
Nice car! I would recommend not using the dog...

Nice car! I would recommend not using the dog dish flywheel though, they have been known to explode when cracks form from heating too much due to slipping of the clutch and/or high revs. There are a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Not worried at all :) they are the exact same...

Not worried at all :) they are the exact same size as the stock intake runners. These ITBs are used on a lot of other cars with around 2L 4 cyl engines, this is basically that x3....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Actually it's a pretty standard tubing size. The...

Actually it's a pretty standard tubing size. The collectors are made for that size primaries. They go from 3x 42.4 into 1x 2".
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 25,900
Posted By Sander
It sounds amazing!

It sounds amazing!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! No they are 42.4mm outside diameter. 38mm...

Thanks! No they are 42.4mm outside diameter. 38mm inside. There's just a lot of it :p The collectors go 3x42mm into 1 2" pipe. Then I plan on merging the 2 2" pipes into 1 2,5" on each side of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Finished tack welding the right hand side exhaust...

Finished tack welding the right hand side exhaust manifolds. Next up is the driver's side which will need to wrap around the steering column. Should be enough space though.
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Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks :) good to know you don't have any issues...

Thanks :) good to know you don't have any issues with them. What mode do you use on MS3 to run them? They are off of a 01-02 GSXR 1000. These you can separate into individual parts and space them out...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-29-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
My main reason is that it weighs a ton, the stock...

My main reason is that it weighs a ton, the stock manifold with TBs is around 23kg. I would have to mod it anyway to fit, so might as well go full bananas and do ITBs because a V12 needs ITBs in my...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Had time to work on it again,...

Thanks!

Had time to work on it again, replaced the plastic tubes from the crankcase ventilation that always crack and cause a vacuum leak for aluminium ones. There is no way to get to them anymore...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By Sander
Cool project! The M60 looks right at home in...

Cool project! The M60 looks right at home in there.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Yeah plenty of room for nice headers :) Although...

Yeah plenty of room for nice headers :) Although the stock manifolds do fit exactly. Do you have a build thread for your miata somewhere too? Curious to see how this massive thing fits.


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Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Thanks, I mounted it as low as...

Thanks!



Thanks, I mounted it as low as it can possibly go in there. The engine is so long that hood clearance becomes an issue at the front otherwise, as the intake manifold has to go over...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Sure, that can be arranged :) In...

Thanks! Sure, that can be arranged :)

In other news, the engine and trans are back together and in the car (hopefully) for good.

Swapped the flex plate for the later style, which has a 60-2...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,809
Posted By Sander
This is great, did you have to reprogram the abs...

This is great, did you have to reprogram the abs unit to work well in the Volvo?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Hmm Tinypic appears to be down at the moment, I...

Hmm Tinypic appears to be down at the moment, I guess all pics will be back up once they got their servers sorted again.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Mounted the finished oil pan on the engine, it's...

Mounted the finished oil pan on the engine, it's good to go in the car again. I also took the valve body out of the transmission and replaced the conductor plate, as this is a known part to go wrong...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks :) Maybe it'll get turbos...

Thanks :)



Maybe it'll get turbos somewhere in the future, can't say it will never be turbocharged. First want to get it going like this :).

But if I give you my Challenger, I won't have a...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 77,126
Posted By Sander
Nice work, are you going to change the '80s BMW...

Nice work, are you going to change the '80s BMW center console too?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2018, 02:30 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! It's wrinkle paint from VHT....

Thanks!



It's wrinkle paint from VHT. According to the instructions, it'll wrinkle without heat but it does help a lot. It needs to be cured at 90 degrees in an oven for an hour though. Or just...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Started putting the engine back together. Heads...

Started putting the engine back together. Heads are on again, timing chain installed and everything timed correctly and the front covers which are a bit of a pain to install with the seals. Also...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks, it's been going pretty slow due to work...

Thanks, it's been going pretty slow due to work and other things that needed to be done. Been working mostly on cleaning parts etc so I can put the engine back together. 48 valves are great, until...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Yes, still planning to add one. I'm a bit...

Thanks! Yes, still planning to add one. I'm a bit busy with other things at the moment, but should have time to continue again in a week or 2. I plan on adding something very similair to what is in a...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Finished up the oil pickup tube for the rear sump...

Finished up the oil pickup tube for the rear sump today. It reuses the original pickup and also the support bracket for it, just in a different location.

http://i65.tinypic.com/n5502a.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Mileage is unknown actually. It was a junkyard...

Mileage is unknown actually. It was a junkyard engine that they had laying around already for 6 years. But it looks like it didn't do a lot. Also considering the amount of carbon deposits, it never...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Bit of an update, started with adding some heat...

Bit of an update, started with adding some heat shielding material to the engine bay. I'll add the same on the driver's side, but I ran out of heat shielding stuff for now. If the V12 thing doesn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 31,811
Posted By Sander
Looks great! You should start selling these :)

Looks great! You should start selling these :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
They are the steel ones, should hold just fine....

They are the steel ones, should hold just fine. The rear bushing doesn't bother me, it's brand new. Should hold fine. If it fails, found someone who makes poly bushings for it :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Been spending quite a bit of time on a 1000...

Been spending quite a bit of time on a 1000 little things that still needed doing but are not interesting enough to post here. Although I did make a bit of progress. Decided to get new control arms...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2018, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,442
Posted By Sander
I think that should be more than enough to hold...

I think that should be more than enough to hold it.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-09-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Been working on the subframe and finishing up the...

Been working on the subframe and finishing up the front suspension. Painted the new lowered subframe and all the other 960 suspension bits, installed the 960 toe rods and end links on the steering...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
That shouldn't be a problem, the tube just...

That shouldn't be a problem, the tube just connects the forward part of the sump with the rear part. The actual pickup tube that goes to the oil pump will go to the rear sump part.



The middle...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-08-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
I'll be making a tube between the front part of...

I'll be making a tube between the front part of the sump and the rear part. It's a bit annoying to have to do this, but the oil pump hangs under the engine in the front part of the sump so I can't...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Ah nice, you're doing one too? Not sure a dry...

Ah nice, you're doing one too? Not sure a dry sump is less work than this though :p
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 30,416
Posted By Sander
Great work! Very clean build

Great work! Very clean build
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Haha yeah that's probably the only original bit...

Haha yeah that's probably the only original bit left :P Besides the drivetrain and brakes, it's still all Volvo stuff though.

Also, continued a bit on the oil pan:
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks, yes more or less done. Still some work to...

Thanks, yes more or less done. Still some work to do on the garage to get more space, but that'll have to wait.

Thanks!

Started working on the oil sump. The M120 has the oil sump right where...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 14,588
Posted By Sander
Cool, I didn't have a clue that something like...

Cool, I didn't have a clue that something like this can be done to make it all look nice and new again. Curious to see the end result
Forum: performance & modifications 05-26-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Sander
The spindels are not bolt on when using the...

The spindels are not bolt on when using the 740/940 wishbones. It pushes the wheels in even further (it can be solved with modding the top of the strut towers and camber plates, but you'd need huge...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! It'll definitely get a nice coat of...

Thanks! It'll definitely get a nice coat of tectyl or some other rust protection coating in the rails.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Slightly bigger update this time. Removed the...

Slightly bigger update this time. Removed the engine again so I can replace the seals and gaskets etc, paint some things and weld a new oil pan that actually fits in the car. While it's out, I can...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
I guess I should do something then :D Started...

I guess I should do something then :D Started with modifying a 960 subframe (is the same, except for some extra ear things for the 960 subframe brackets), it needs a bit more clearance for the oil...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 31,811
Posted By Sander
The M90 will make a huge difference, buttery...

The M90 will make a huge difference, buttery smooth shifts. Also, I still have a reinforced subframe laying around in case you're interested.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Still alive and working on it, just not much to...

Still alive and working on it, just not much to report at the moment. Been spending most my spare time on building furniture, installing a new kitchen and making some changes in the garage. I have...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks, you too! No updates yet unfortunately....

Thanks, you too! No updates yet unfortunately. Didn't have time and it has rained now for the past 3 months straight... Working on modifying my garage so I can park it inside and work on it there. To...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-03-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,080
Posted By Sander
Nobody?

Nobody?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 60,159
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Started collecting parts for the intake...

Thanks! Started collecting parts for the intake manifold. I'll be using 3 sets of Suzuki GSXR1000 ITB's. I had to modify the original manifold (which isn't fantastic) because the TB's didn't fit, so...
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