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Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 170
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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: 170
Views: 31,145
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: 170
Views: 31,145
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: 127
Views: 20,454
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: 170
Views: 31,145
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: 170
Views: 31,145
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: 766
Posted By Sander
Nobody?

Nobody?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
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...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 20,454
Posted By Sander
I like the stock look you gave it. Also, I'm sure...

I like the stock look you gave it. Also, I'm sure there are at least some girls in Sweden called Olga
Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2017, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Sander
You mentioned you have a 940 Estate. The 940...

You mentioned you have a 940 Estate. The 940 estates never had IRS, just the 960's did and the 760/960 sedan and some 740/940 sedans. As far as I know it should be the same suspension and springs as...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By Sander
I'm in the process of adapting 3 sets of GSXR...

I'm in the process of adapting 3 sets of GSXR 1000 (42mm butterfly valve) itb's onto a V12, I'm planning on making a linkage like BMW uses on their ITBs for most engines; a single rod with a linkage...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 11-22-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By Sander
Maxxecu

Does anyone here have experience with Maxxecu stuff? I was initially planning on going with MS3 pro to use on my V12 swap project, but the Maxxecu pro seems to offer more functionality and is the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
No I just made 1 set, but I can share the design...

No I just made 1 set, but I can share the design if you are interested. It would be way cheaper too for you if you would have a set made locally.



:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
The handbrake is finally finished. Mounted the...

The handbrake is finally finished. Mounted the plates that offset the pads to the correct position. I also had to modify the brackets that hold the 2 brake cables that go to each side. They had to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
They’re really not that heavy. I’ll do a...

They’re really not that heavy. I’ll do a comparison once I get the old ones off the car. The end with the ball joint is a lot longer and of a different design. They are the same part nr as the ones...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
These are the brackets that hold the rear mount...

These are the brackets that hold the rear mount of the control arm. The left one is still available from Volvo new (costs like $20 or something), the cone part you'll have to weld on too, it comes...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
I won't be using the 740/940 ball joint and...

I won't be using the 740/940 ball joint and control arms, I'm swapping those too for the 960 one. I'll have to remove the rear mounting point and weld on the mounting point for the 960 arms and the...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks! It definitely is. I can't wait to drive...

Thanks! It definitely is. I can't wait to drive it and see how the IRS affects handling compared to the live axle.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
For several reasons: I changed the wheel...

For several reasons:

I changed the wheel offset in the back by using mk2 irs hubs, so I can fit high ET wheels for any modern Volvo without using spacers and use the S60R rear brakes. I want to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
That'll be the next one, machined out of a single...

That'll be the next one, machined out of a single piece of aluminium. This one I'll be welding together, should be plenty strong though.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Finishing up the design for the rear brake...

Finishing up the design for the rear brake adapters and finished the front now too so I can have it all laser cut in 1 go. The adapters mount on the inside on the face where the stock caliper mounts...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Finished up the other side shock mount and put...

Finished up the other side shock mount and put everything together. Next up, figuring out the handbrake setup. The S60R brake rotors have a bigger diameter drum part for the handbrake, so I'm...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks for the kind words everyone! Had some...

Thanks for the kind words everyone!

Had some time to work on it again today. Still needed to make a lower mount for the Koni shocks. Unfortunately I didn't have the old nivomats anymore to take...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
O Thanks! I'm using the MK1 because it has a...

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Thanks! I'm using the MK1 because it has a steel subframe which is much more mod friendly. I'm using a bmw diff because it comes in the weird ratio I needed to work properly with the mercedes...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Been busy with small stuff that needed to be done...

Been busy with small stuff that needed to be done before I can mount the rest of the suspension. Tank is finally in, had to buy a lot of parts that I didn’t have to mount it and the fuel lines etc as...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,343
Posted By Sander
Even more fun I'd say :D. Ah yes, because you...

Even more fun I'd say :D. Ah yes, because you can't protect potatoes enough. Makes for an awesome garage then, almost like a bond villain's secret lair :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
It does indeed. The Volvo axles bolt right on and...

It does indeed. The Volvo axles bolt right on and it has the exact same width as the Volvo diff. It is also bomb proof, can handle upwards of 1000Nm.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,343
Posted By Sander
Nice project, should be good fun once it's...

Nice project, should be good fun once it's finished! Also, is your workshop a bunker or something? :D
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
No that won't work. BMW uses 2 different flanges,...

No that won't work. BMW uses 2 different flanges, only the large case diff cars like the M5 and V12 powered cars have the big flanges which are the same as the Volvo flange. The E30 uses the other...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Me too :) Won't be anytime soon though,...

Thanks! Me too :) Won't be anytime soon though, still a lot to do. Had no time at all to do anything the last few weeks. Finally had some time again today, so started on mounting the (80L) multilink...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Small update: finished up the metalwork on the...

Small update: finished up the metalwork on the spare wheel well. Decided to just make a space for the diff mounts along the entire width of the spare wheel well. There is more than enough space now...
Forum: showroom 08-27-2017, 04:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,096
Posted By Sander
Gloss. Semi gloss can look cool but gets boring...

Gloss. Semi gloss can look cool but gets boring quick imho.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-25-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 61,773
Posted By Sander
I feel the title of this thread doesn't do its...

I feel the title of this thread doesn't do its content justice. Looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 134,837
Posted By Sander
About time this thing gets on the road again :D

About time this thing gets on the road again :D
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Finally had time to work on it again. Subframe...

Finally had time to work on it again. Subframe with diff is on the car now. Pleasant surprise of the day, all the mounting points for the various multilink components are on the chassis and threaded...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
I'll post the details here once I get to that...

I'll post the details here once I get to that part. I've got the whole rear suspension ready now to bolt on the car, just need some time to do it and reasonable weather. Hopefully somewhere next week.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-19-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
I'm modding some S60 handbrake shoes to fit the...

I'm modding some S60 handbrake shoes to fit the IRS hub and handbrake cables, so it'll work the same as the original handbrake but using the S60R rotor drum part.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Sure, I'll sell them. I have no use for...

Thanks! Sure, I'll sell them. I have no use for them anymore now.

In other news, no more spaghetti toe rods! Made them adjustable while I was at it. The original ones are even skinnier than they...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks! I've got some unusual plans for the front...

Thanks! I've got some unusual plans for the front axle too.

In the meantime, I started on swapping the multilink MK1 hubs for the MK2 ones to get the high wheel offset so the S60R rear brake...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks! Top part is painted now too, diff has new...

Thanks! Top part is painted now too, diff has new seals in it and put everything together. Next up, bolt it on the car. It's painted black first and then with a layer of underbody protection. I want...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Didn't have a whole lot of time lately, but still...

Didn't have a whole lot of time lately, but still got some things done. Lower part of the subframe is now completed and painted (forgot to add 2 drain holes to it in case water comes in, but that...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-01-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks for the compliment! Front diff mount...

Thanks for the compliment!

Front diff mount is now almost finished, boxed up the lower part (still need to make some drain holes so water doesn't collect in it). Then I welded in some pieces with...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Started making the front mounting point. It's a...

Started making the front mounting point. It's a bit of a puzzle as it's in a completely different location on the BMW diff compared to the Volvo one. I want to have it a little bit adjustable at the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Thanks! I wasn't happy with the fact that after...

Thanks! I wasn't happy with the fact that after modding it, 2 of the bolts that hold the bottom to the top part of the subframe had no place to go anymore, so that's fixed now too. Still need to weld...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Haha yes, very happy with it so far :) ...

Haha yes, very happy with it so far :)



Thanks!

Finally had some time again to do things. Pretty muhch finished up the rear diff mount. I first had to mod the temporary mounting points a bit...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 80,822
Posted By Sander
Beautiful work!

Beautiful work!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
The bottom part of the subframe is now modded to...

The bottom part of the subframe is now modded to fit the new diff. I tried to make it look as much as stock as I could. Next up is making the rear 2 mounts and then the front one.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
Cut up the subframe to make room for the BMW...

Cut up the subframe to make room for the BMW diff. I had to remove quite a bit at the back of the subframe. Then I welded in a support structure to hold the diff in the correct place at the flanges...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
A Teilegutachten is never going to happen...

A Teilegutachten is never going to happen unfortunately, but a materialgutachten shouldn't be a problem (I'm making them out of S355 steel) and then it should be doable to get it registered with an...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 31,145
Posted By Sander
I'll modify the IRS subframe to use the BMW diff...

I'll modify the IRS subframe to use the BMW diff mounting points. The rear mounts on the 2 points on the diff cover and the front is supported on the lower right side. I plan on making that one...
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