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Forum: projects & restorations 02-13-2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Small update... The spacers arrived for the...

Small update...

The spacers arrived for the rear wheels, they now fill the arches up really nicely

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51878405892_5d7b61fed9_c.jpg

I also finally got my...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Few more updates with some more pics... wont...

Few more updates with some more pics... wont bother typing a huge amount as there doesn't seem to be massive feedback.

Managed to get a set of 265's under the back with no issues, In fact I think...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Removed duplicate post

Removed duplicate post
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Managed to get a little more done on the car over...

Managed to get a little more done on the car over the past couple of evenings. Started off by getting the other side to the same setup with the BNE ARB drop link and the Brembo calliper. I need new...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2022, 05:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Theyre these units: ...

Theyre these units:

https://defenderupgrades.co.uk/product/land-rover-defender-truck-lite-7-led-headlights/


Available from a few places, really good light and fully approved.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 672,566
Posted By Wejjmeister
Wow! That looks amazing. 6m x 11m is a dream,...

Wow! That looks amazing. 6m x 11m is a dream, thats huge. I wish you well on your project, keep us updated!!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2022, 05:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Definitely interested! Ive replied, thanks. ...

Definitely interested! Ive replied, thanks.



Happy new year to you too!

I had wondered where they came from, I wrongly concluded that they were sustained in transit to the UK, as a couple...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
I did look at these on the site but initially...

I did look at these on the site but initially thought the cost would be crazy. If they come from Holland though it might be a little better. Im just trying to work out the rear setup now with the 8.8...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 90,655
Posted By Wejjmeister
Amazing build!!! Just been through the whole...

Amazing build!!! Just been through the whole thing and Im blown away. Love the rear suspension setup with the longer coilover and the top mount mod, I may copy these if I may?!?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Managed to find a little time today to fit some...

Managed to find a little time today to fit some of the parts I have been accumulating, and also to test fit the wheels. I always find wheels stressful as the offsets and brake spacing calculations...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2021, 06:02 AM
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Views: 973,271
Posted By Wejjmeister
This build is mind blowing. The detail, skills...

This build is mind blowing. The detail, skills and ideas are awesome. I shall be following intently!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
I think they are made in the UK by a guy called...

I think they are made in the UK by a guy called Viking Fabrications but Im not 100% as they were already fitted to the car when I bought it. I will ask Phil the previous owner and let you know.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 723,242
Posted By Wejjmeister
Awesome, cheers bud. Im happy to pay for the file...

Awesome, cheers bud. Im happy to pay for the file as I have a printer, but I will await the final version :)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 723,242
Posted By Wejjmeister
Nice CAD work, are you using Onshape? Would you...

Nice CAD work, are you using Onshape? Would you be willing to share the file as I am looking to add a decent audio setip to mine at some point. Happy to contribute.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
New parts arrived from BNE - the UK import duties...

New parts arrived from BNE - the UK import duties and fees are ridiculous though, wont be buying anything from the USA again for a while.

New bearings arrive tomorrow so hoping to get the new hubs...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2021, 04:04 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 141,522
Posted By Wejjmeister
Such a cool car! Even better for the extra power....

Such a cool car! Even better for the extra power. I had never seen a lifted Volvo before, now I want one for our trips up to Scotland. Another project…
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 27,061
Posted By Wejjmeister
Great humour throughout! Made me chuckle to...

Great humour throughout! Made me chuckle to myself. Im a Brit so cynical and sarcastic runs deep in my DNA.

Keep up the good work!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Hey Bob, yeah I guess in my haste I forgot to...

Hey Bob, yeah I guess in my haste I forgot to give much away!
So the goal for the car is to create a sort of Restomod 240 thats still got sleeper credentials. I have fallen in love with the...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-08-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,908
Posted By Wejjmeister
I dont see why the fact that its an older car...

I dont see why the fact that its an older car means it cant be brought up to date? Turbo Bricks surely relates to doing something that seem a little paradoxical, ie make a brick go fast? Make an old...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-08-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
They're the correct offset and with a spacer of...

They're the correct offset and with a spacer of around 25-30mm they'll go straight on, and as a bonus, they'll clear the brakes.

Im just waiting on new hubs from kapelhenke, they should arrive...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-08-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,908
Posted By Wejjmeister
Interesting thoughts and also first hand...

Interesting thoughts and also first hand experience. Thanks all.

I agree that there are pros and cons, but surely the idea of less wiring running through the car, a display that can be configured...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 12-06-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,908
Posted By Wejjmeister
LINK Thunder ECU with PDM

I am looking at converting my car to a full PDM system. Im in the process of rewiring the whole car and the idea of a CAN system that links to my display seems like a really nice idea. The fact that...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-06-2021, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,282
Posted By Wejjmeister
I will be watching this one with interest…

I will be watching this one with interest…
Forum: projects & restorations 12-05-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Seems like it was a boomerang car for you then...

Seems like it was a boomerang car for you then :).

Its Phil that sold the car to me… I think he regretted it but I paid a good price.

Took a couple pf pics of the new fronts today, terrible...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,756
Posted By Wejjmeister
No longer considering this one… apologies to all...

No longer considering this one… apologies to all I offended and for my ignorance :roll: Im new to the Volvo scene
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Thanks for the kind words! After reading a...

Thanks for the kind words!

After reading a fair few build threads on here, I think I am going to stick with the 8.8 for now and try to get it all set up a lot better. I have a plan now, see if I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2021, 04:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Thanks so much for these!! I will add them to my...

Thanks so much for these!! I will add them to my already huge collection of pictures throughout the cars history. There arent currently any from before the days STS got involved with the project,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 857,038
Posted By Wejjmeister
I spent 2.5 hours last night and then an extra 45...

I spent 2.5 hours last night and then an extra 45 mins this morning reading through this entire build. Wow is all I can say, massive respect to your commitment and eye for detail on this immense...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,165
Posted By Wejjmeister
Absolutely love this build! Really neat and tidy...

Absolutely love this build! Really neat and tidy especially the wiring!

Which headers are you using? Do you get any interference with the steering column/ uj?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Maybe, but never say never 😬. I like a challenge...

Maybe, but never say never 😬. I like a challenge 😂😂
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Yep, it is, as opposed to the usual IRS and...

Yep, it is, as opposed to the usual IRS and trailing arm setups I am familiar with. I have never owned a 4 link rear car.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
The fuel cell is finalised in CAD but I am...

The fuel cell is finalised in CAD but I am awaiting a cost from the local company I use for laser cutting and as I have been contemplating completely swapping the rear suspension out for an IRS...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 07:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
As Ive mentioned, I am making a custom loom. The...

As Ive mentioned, I am making a custom loom. The rear is complete now, and only needs the final loom tape adding to finish it off. I have incorporated a few little extras for the future as I will add...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,077
Views: 1,669,523
Posted By Wejjmeister
Just read through the last 50 pages of this, and...

Just read through the last 50 pages of this, and wow! Massive respect to you, and what an absolutely beautiful car you have ended up with!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
As stated it now has an 8.8 rear end with an LSD....

As stated it now has an 8.8 rear end with an LSD. Maybe I just need to find someone to help get her setup properly. Im not used to solid rear ends, Ive come into Volvos through this car and most of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
Awesome thanks! Just started to read through it...

Awesome thanks! Just started to read through it all… love finding out the journey
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,756
Posted By Wejjmeister
350Z IRS Install

Ive searched and searched for the above to see if it is viable. I know of the E39 rear end swap, and I think the S14 rear swap, but has anyone done the above?

I am looking at buying a standard...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,590
Posted By Wejjmeister
242DL LS3 Project

So, I acquired this beauty from a guy in the UK. Decent car, runs well and I have enjoyed driving it for a few months before starting to notice areas where it needed a few tweaks.

The car started...
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