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Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,836
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: 1,154
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: 3,567
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: 3,567
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: 2,048
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: 6,672
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: 6,672
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: 14,320
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: 39,273
Posted By Arn02
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,704
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: 11,734
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: 208
Views: 121,857
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: 208
Views: 35,454
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: 6,883
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: 6,883
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: 19,605
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: 19,605
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: 6,367
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: 31
Views: 5,935
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: 7,477
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: 7,477
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: 31
Views: 5,935
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: 19,605
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: 1,784
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: 2,089
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: 242,415
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: 1,784
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: 2,089
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: 1,784
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: 2,089
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: 18,302
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: 5,577
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: 4,858
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: 258,939
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: 922
Posted By Arn02
Holy ****box!

Holy ****box!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,605
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: 627
Views: 168,850
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: 66,270
Posted By Arn02
Rear.

Rear.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,605
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: 19,605
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: 19,605
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: 15,413
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: 1,004
Posted By Arn02
By the looks of it I guess m52 and m54.

By the looks of it I guess m52 and m54.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2016, 12:48 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,660
Posted By Arn02
Did you get that tach sorted?

Did you get that tach sorted?
Forum: performance & modifications 05-06-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By Arn02
Yup indeed. I think I should just put the b234f...

Yup indeed. I think I should just put the b234f in and see where it takes me. I had taken apart another one a while back so I have all the head and all the internals as spares as well.
I do a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 66,270
Posted By Arn02
Lol

Lol
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,084
Views: 208,548
Posted By Arn02
So what pistons were used in this build? I don't...

So what pistons were used in this build? I don't think I've seen it specified anywhere.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By Arn02
I would have gone this route for sure prior to...

I would have gone this route for sure prior to the actual SCR calculations of the b234f leinix and Mark did ( http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=320355). As most I was always under the...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,040
Posted By Arn02
I've seen that too somewhere. I think Yoshifab?...

I've seen that too somewhere. I think Yoshifab? However, I'm located on the other side of the Atlantic and for reasons I can't fully grasp shipping from and to the USA is silly expensive. I may in...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-03-2016, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,488
Posted By Arn02
Why not just get a 740/940 anti-roll bar and try...

Why not just get a 740/940 anti-roll bar and try it out. They can be had for next to nothing if you contact the bangers.
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