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Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
More paint restoration!

I took a while to look back and decided to get rid of the marks left from the sticker bombing (which got clearcoated):-P
https://i.imgur.com/yiIA7xal.jpg

So I kept on going deciding to also blend...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-13-2020, 04:49 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Bringing back the shine

With the sun out but still a few clouds left I decided to kill some time trying to fix my red faded paint, starting with this turtle wax restoration polish by hand
https://i.imgur.com/IJc9IsGl.jpg
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Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
The great inspection prepping jam pt2

Moving on, the tricky part of the repairs, with the exhaust off I got started with fixing this hole in the front chassis member.
https://i.imgur.com/L8gKKA0l.jpg

Got it patched, after some...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
The great inspection prepping jam pt1

Continuing with the prep for the yearly inspection I got to installing the chipping board in the ezk, and adding a little dip switch for the retard/advance selector pins, for now it's on +3deg...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2020, 06:42 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks!:)

Thanks!:)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
The wheelwell

With the bi-yearly inspection coming up, it's time to take care of some of the rust on the red wagon. To achieve this I recently bought this welder at an auction of the motor-sports association I'm a...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2020, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Yes they're wonderful, a lot less intrusive than...

Yes they're wonderful, a lot less intrusive than the standard led displays, especially the white ones. I used the u8x8 library, which is much less intensive, since the Arduino micro I'm planning to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2020, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
No boost to test with yet unfortunately, but I've...

No boost to test with yet unfortunately, but I've decided upon a different route, going with modified 52mm gauges from china, to which a MXP5700 might be added. Basically, given that cheap gauges go...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2020, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
ITB progress and more

With the new found time in my room due to the virus, a little more indoor work got done, first of which was a lot of progress on the itb to block adapters, cue the beauty shots:-P...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2020, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks! These are the temporary ones, I'll be...

Thanks! These are the temporary ones, I'll be looking into a set of 980cc bosch EV14 injectors for the final setup, these should allow me to at least get to playing around with e85 on the NA motor...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2020, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Car almost out of storage again, time to prepare the loose ends!

With the winter almost over again, the car will be back somewhere this week from winter storage, with a fresh registration check (APK) coming up soon, I've been preparing a couple of loose ends which...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-13-2019, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Front suspension fixed

Due to my annoyance with the lack of front end grip during my last trackday I decided to overhaul the front suspension of the brick a bit, more will follow, but this is what was done the last couple...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2019, 02:18 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Quick little update

Since it's been a bit since an update, here's a quick little update. With the good weather season progress has been slow, since I'm mostly out for trips and have been enjoying the car running well...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-09-2019, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Crazy sprint to get to

This post will be a bit more chaotic than normal since I was pushing to get the car ready for the holidays so some things are not in the photo's because I forgot to take them:p The chassis had a lot...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Aussie locker install, engine mounts and sorting out the little stuff

Pretty much a weekend after the track day the car was back up on the usual jack stands over the weekend, ready for the rear end locker.
<a href="https://imgur.com/aqx2aq5"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 01:36 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Rust repairs, and another track session

Hi all, it's about time for another little update on the project.

As part of getting all of the door seals and windows seals fixed on the car, I got a set of side window seals since the old ones...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Hi Chilm, I'm currently still setting up a...

Hi Chilm,

I'm currently still setting up a little company to get something like this on offer, hopefully I'll get it made before summer, but it might take a while to get it to work to my liking;-)...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Post A bunch of little fixes

Since the car is finally out of winter storage again, I got to work on a bunch of little fixes on the car I had noticed after getting it running on LH for the first month.

The first fix was the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2019, 12:13 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Hi Chilm, The sensor is a Bosch 0 281 002...

Hi Chilm,

The sensor is a Bosch 0 281 002 401, VEMS found a pretty similar datasheet for it, it basically translates pressure to a linear voltage, good stuff, all the correction is done by the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
The graduation project and the datalogger setup

Since most of my free time is spent tinkering on the Volvo, I figured I would attempt to involve my car into my bachelor thesis in electrical engineering, starting of with the idea of creating a...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Conversion to LH2.4 and the graduation project

Continuing with the physical progress, I first ordered everything I would need to construct an LH2.4 loom from scratch, with a nice relay panel, and with the loom easily separable from the car.
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Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 08:08 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
An update once more

Hi, along with the update concerning the twin turbo manifold on the engine thread, I'll update you all on the progress on the car itself.

Starting off, I'll give a little insights into why twin...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2018, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Engine thread now live, in potato HD

For those interested, I got around to starting the engine build thread, which can be found here: https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=345333:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Alright, I was already trying to figure out the...

Alright, I was already trying to figure out the cause of this flex, but I never looked at the subframe as the cause before. Since I am planning on getting into some fabricating for the rear subframe...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2018, 12:10 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks, I will post a more detailed explanation...

Thanks, I will post a more detailed explanation on how I got there soon, pie cuts, cardboard and all.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2018, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Hi, Thanks for the tips, I'll put those on the...

Hi, Thanks for the tips, I'll put those on the list for after the injection conversion, something to work on during winter, the 960 brace is more triangulated I presume?

P.S. Was the 1986 turbo...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2018, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Hi MadDog, I've already made a couple of trips...

Hi MadDog, I've already made a couple of trips with the M90, the difference is quite noticable, my brother also has an M90 behind his 6304 without the bearing and mine almost never crunches compared...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2018, 09:50 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Thanks!, the bike it's towing is an Peripoli...

Thanks!, the bike it's towing is an Peripoli Guilietta Super Sport, built in 1962 in Italy to get exported to Germany. It has a 50cc, 3-speed, air cooled moto morini engine, and used to do 70-80km/h...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-02-2018, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Hey, yes two slightly ported and polished 13C's,...

Hey, yes two slightly ported and polished 13C's, should be an interesting mess of cooling and oil lines when it's all sorted out
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Update 3

Found the latest pictures hidden away on my pc after some more procastination, so with this update we should have all the progress thusfar.

During winter I helped out some friends from the surfing...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 05:43 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
Second update

The first step, some new wheels with new rubber, the switch to some hankook tires with decent rain performance was made, because well, the Netherlands to be short. I also liked the sirius wheel look,...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-27-2018, 05:29 AM
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Posted By Swedbrick
The red 1986 745 build

Hi All, Since I'm new to turbobrick I thought I would create a thread to keep track of my progress on my track/daily red wagon, for myself and those interested. Here's what has been done thusfar:p...
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