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Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 391
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Posted By Sander
Thanks! I was wondering how this setup was...

Thanks! I was wondering how this setup was working out for you. I hadn't decided on an ECU yet. I was initially leaning towards just using an MS3pro since I want to run it sequentially, but now I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thank you all for the compliments! ...

Thank you all for the compliments!



Thanks you! I'm still not quite up to date with the pics yet because I'm lazy, but I'll get them all reuploaded eventually.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,082
Posted By Sander
Looks great! Must be nice to have reached the...

Looks great! Must be nice to have reached the phase of the build where things start to look nice and finished and you don't have to take it apart anymore.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 51,373
Posted By Sander
Bummer about the panda incident, good thing the...

Bummer about the panda incident, good thing the insurance doesn't say your car is totalled but actually pays to fix it. Regarding your leak under the wipers, where exactly is the hole you talk about?...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Finally made a bit of progress on the car....

Finally made a bit of progress on the car. Painted the plasma cutter, it's now working pretty well. Just not too happy with the torch yet, so a better one is on the way. I then put it to work on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks for the heads-up! All the expensive stuff...

Thanks for the heads-up! All the expensive stuff is powered by Meanwells, just the (cheap) servo drivers run off of those power supplies and they are optically isolated from the controller. I'll...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
All pictures were dead in this thread thanks to...

All pictures were dead in this thread thanks to tinypic stopping... I'm almost caught up again with re-uploading everything and editing every post I've made. I'kll continue later. In the meantime, it...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks everyone! Looks like fun...

Thanks everyone!





Looks like fun too! Manual trans would be cool of course, but a lot of work to do.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
The radiator is in, it's mounted on 4 of these...

The radiator is in, it's mounted on 4 of these rubber vibration damper things. The top ones are mounted to this plastic panel between the headlights. I moved it forward about 10cm compared to stock...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Got started on the radiator. I would've liked to...

Got started on the radiator. I would've liked to use the stock S600 one, but it is too wide to fit between the Volvo frame rails so I got an Ebay one with a nicely sized core and a trans cooler and...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Finally could do something. Welded the remaining...

Finally could do something. Welded the remaining 2 collectors on the inside, welded the runners to the flanges on the inside too and then ground the mounting surface flat again. Then I welded an...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks! No not much yet, didn't have time lately...

Thanks! No not much yet, didn't have time lately for anything but I should have some time finally next week. Hope I can finally make a bit of progress there :)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 92,300
Posted By Sander
Nice work on the repair!

Nice work on the repair!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
That's kind of what I'm aiming for with the...

That's kind of what I'm aiming for with the sound, to get a real V12 howl.

Finally got the adapter I needed for my new micro Tig torch to fit my machine. Welded 2 of the 4 manifolds today. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-25-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,171
Posted By Sander
The T4 engine is basically a 6 cylinder 960...

The T4 engine is basically a 6 cylinder 960 engine, minus 2 cylinders. You need to take a 960 oil pan and cut a piece out of the middle to shorten it and then weld it back together so it fits on the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 215,015
Posted By Sander
It looks gorgeous, well done

It looks gorgeous, well done
Forum: projects & restorations 03-23-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
No progress at all yet, been a bit distracted...

No progress at all yet, been a bit distracted with other stuff. Finally got myself a lathe :D It's a Mondiale Celtic 14 from 1961 (370mm max diameter and 1m between centers), it hadn't been used for...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 207,185
Posted By Sander
Did you park it at the bottom of the sea or...

Did you park it at the bottom of the sea or something? Well done that you're fixing it
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks! I went with the round linear rails and...

Thanks! I went with the round linear rails and bearing blocks mostly due to cost and the fact that they are a bit more forgiving to misalignment. From what I've seen with other people using them,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-15-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks for the compliment! Porgress has been...

Thanks for the compliment! Porgress has been painfully slow due to work, but that'll get better soon. Decided to get myself a micro tig torch and just weld the runners in the collector on the inside....
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks for the kind words! I haven't heard of...

Thanks for the kind words! I haven't heard of that trick, but it's worth a try. Although looking at the underside of this thing, I think the location of the X pipe will be mostly determined where...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Yeah the Volvo diff isn't going to hold anywhere...

Yeah the Volvo diff isn't going to hold anywhere near that kind of power. An 8.8 should hold just fine. I didn't use 850 coilovers just yet. The ones on there now are from classicswede, we'll see how...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 78,025
Posted By Sander
Love this thing. I kinda feel Volvo should have...

Love this thing. I kinda feel Volvo should have made something like this.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
If you can swap the clusters, that should work :)...

If you can swap the clusters, that should work :) Are you keeping the stock diff?



Thanks! Tig welding definitely takes some time to get the hang of. Still have a lot to learn myself. Best way...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks! It took me long enough too to...

Thanks!



It took me long enough too to do, still not finished yet :-(



Haha thanks, a V12 should have proper headers and itbs in my world.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 215,015
Posted By Sander
Nice work! How did the cheapo shrinker/stretcher...

Nice work! How did the cheapo shrinker/stretcher work out for you? I might have missed it, but what did those seats come out of originally?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Hopefully I'll have them done soon so I...

Thanks! Hopefully I'll have them done soon so I can start putting everything together more permanently.

That makes 3 (no. 4 is almost done too, forgot to take pics though):
...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,856
Posted By Sander
What about the locking don't you like? In stock...

What about the locking don't you like? In stock form it only works below something like 20mph. But the easiest would be to lust take the spring out of the mechanism with the flyweight that disables...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
I'm planning on running an X pipe, but I'm not...

I'm planning on running an X pipe, but I'm not sure where it'll have to go under the car. I'll have to wait until the drive shaft is done before I know how to route it all there. Here's a pic of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Haha thanks Sure, you mean where they...

Haha thanks



Sure, you mean where they end up on the underside of the car or a pic from the inside of the collector? I just have this crappy pic of the right side. I'll take some better pics...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-29-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Bit of progress, 1 thing I hadn't quite worked...

Bit of progress, 1 thing I hadn't quite worked out how to do was the power steering system. Somehow the Mercedes pump, Ford hydroboost and Volvo rack have to play nice together. The S600 pump puts...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-25-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,023
Posted By Sander
Leave the turbo installed but disconnect the...

Leave the turbo installed but disconnect the intercooler, add the MAF directly on the inlet so it runs N/A, remove the heater blower motor from under the dashboard and then connect the turbo's...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 207,185
Posted By Sander
Good to see you're working on this thing again....

Good to see you're working on this thing again. Speaking of rust, check the sealant stuff that seals the panel gap between the firewall and the inner fenders in the engine bay. That dries out with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
What are you planning to do with the pump? I...

What are you planning to do with the pump? I didn't take the pump off the engine, just took the pickup tube part off. There are 3 long thin bolts that hold it together. If you take that off, it'll...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-13-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By Sander
Yes, I swapped it to the IRS axle with a BMW diff...

Yes, I swapped it to the IRS axle with a BMW diff with LSD and IRS MK2 wheel hubs to get the high offset from that one.

https://i.imgur.com/NSPkiEG.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,528
Posted By Sander
As far as I know, only Hausser (the company that...

As far as I know, only Hausser (the company that used to make bodykits etc for the 740 amongst others) made lowering springs for it in the past. They show up on ebay etc sometimes. The good news is...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By Sander
Not sure what you're willing to spend on it, but...

Not sure what you're willing to spend on it, but there is enough on ebay:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 03:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By Sander
The E36 is indeed the 3 series. Although the E36...

The E36 is indeed the 3 series. Although the E36 model sort of overlaps the time where the E34 5 series and the E39 was sold. The E39 5 series already uses a different style diff, they are neither a...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By Sander
No problem, there are more details and pictures...

No problem, there are more details and pictures in my project thread. Yes, I just cut the tube off and welded the ends that hold the bushings on a bigger diameter tube. I made them adjustable too by...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By Sander
When swapping to the IRS axle, you also need the...

When swapping to the IRS axle, you also need the fuel tank and lines from the IRS car, all mounting hardware for that, the rear brake lines + mounting brackets and the hand brake cable. Where the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-11-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,935
Posted By Sander
I used a BMW diff in mine, medium case one with...

I used a BMW diff in mine, medium case one with factory LSD and 2.56 ratio in my V12 project. They come in anything from 2.56 to 4.something in ratios. The large case diffs (210mm ring gear) come in...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
I'll definitely make some nice vids once it's...

I'll definitely make some nice vids once it's done (in 64 years at this rate...)



Thanks! Should be a riot indeed



Nope, that's the engine that was in the car originally, although heavily...
Forum: showroom 12-10-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,299
Posted By Sander
Great work! Did you actually measure everything,...

Great work! Did you actually measure everything, or just eyeballed it? Impressive either way
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
It's a Chinese one from Ebay...

It's a Chinese one from Ebay (https://ebay.us/6rKOmQ). There are several versions of it. The cheaper ones use teflon blocks where this one uses big steel rollers where the moving part of the scissor...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Spent the last week redoing my garage, something...

Spent the last week redoing my garage, something I should've done already years ago but yeah, priorities or something. For some reason the area where 2 cars can be parked was only accesible through...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
Yeah I really want that too, should sound pretty...

Yeah I really want that too, should sound pretty crazy. The plugs are going to be ok to do. Right now, 1 of the 3 long rods that ties the 6 itbs together is kinda in the way. I'll probably move that...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,825
Posted By Sander
Clean looking car, tell me more about this OM606...

Clean looking car, tell me more about this OM606 powered jag though :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
The hood clearance is pretty good, still have...

The hood clearance is pretty good, still have about 3 or 4 cm directly above the most forward itb. The rest has a lot more clearance.



I should install a lexan hood or something then :P The...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
It fits :) ...

It fits :)

https://i1042.photobucket.com/albums/b423/Sanderhg/IMG_20181123_112758-960x1280_zpsy1br8wna.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 156,883
Posted By Sander
No there isn't really anything available for this...

No there isn't really anything available for this engine. There were some other versions of it like a 7.3L stroker version, but those are extremely rare.



Thanks! I can't wait to hear it too....
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