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Old 03-05-2018, 04:09 PM   #801
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You are not the first to adress it! And I dont know if you read the Whole thread but I decided to cut away the New Mount I made and just go With a regular Panhard. Becuase of the Things you mention, there was several Things wrong With the way I did it.
But thanks for the heads up anyway! Important to share ideas, espesially when its important corrections!
I have not caught up with the whole post, yet! As I said I jumped from 2015 to 2018 just so I could post the vid. I think it's too bad that you canned the Watts. Looks like it would work very well with the diff cover fulcrum point. You might revisit using it, there are plenty of tutorials on Utube and elsewhere that show you how. Keep up the good work!

PS. I just caught up on the whole thread, very impressive work for a young man. I only have one criticism of this thread and some may find it a little weird, but there are too many photos. I love seeing the stuff you fabricate, motor mounts, catch cans, tubing runs, etc. But I really don't need to see bags of electrical connectors or every hole you've welded and ground, JMO!

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Old 03-05-2018, 08:52 PM   #802
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Huge progress / first class build!
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Old 03-06-2018, 04:28 AM   #803
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I have not caught up with the whole post, yet! As I said I jumped from 2015 to 2018 just so I could post the vid. I think it's too bad that you canned the Watts. Looks like it would work very well with the diff cover fulcrum point. You might revisit using it, there are plenty of tutorials on Utube and elsewhere that show you how. Keep up the good work!

PS. I just caught up on the whole thread, very impressive work for a young man. I only have one criticism of this thread and some may find it a little weird, but there are too many photos. I love seeing the stuff you fabricate, motor mounts, catch cans, tubing runs, etc. But I really don't need to see bags of electrical connectors or every hole you've welded and ground, JMO!
I agree with you that it sad to drop the wattlink. But one other reason i did it was that it will be a pain in the ass to get it through the "controll" after i finish the car. Unfornuatly the rules for rebuilding is very strickt in norway

Haha i understand the reason i post picture of everything is that i take pictures of everything for my own sake. So i decided to post everything to have 100% of the build documented. I like threads with detail pictures myself, after all it's so many hours that will never show on the finishen product. Nice to show them along the way!
But thanks alot for your opinion!

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Huge progress / first class build!
Nice motivation to get feedback like this! Thanks mister!

Rest of the week i have free from work so will hopefully get alot more done on the 242!
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Old 03-06-2018, 02:32 PM   #804
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I agree with you that it sad to drop the wattlink. But one other reason i did it was that it will be a pain in the ass to get it through the "controll" after i finish the car. Unfornuatly the rules for rebuilding is very strickt in norway

Haha i understand the reason i post picture of everything is that i take pictures of everything for my own sake. So i decided to post everything to have 100% of the build documented. I like threads with detail pictures myself, after all it's so many hours that will never show on the finishen product. Nice to show them along the way!
But thanks alot for your opinion!


Nice motivation to get feedback like this! Thanks mister!

Rest of the week i have free from work so will hopefully get alot more done on the 242!
No problem! As we say here in 'Mericuh "opinions are like azzholes, everybody's got one"

? What kind of work do you do for the $$$?
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:32 AM   #805
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No problem! As we say here in 'Mericuh "opinions are like azzholes, everybody's got one"

? What kind of work do you do for the $$$?
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Long time, no updates again. Will try to catch up with whats happend til now.

08.03.2018

Flange for the air intake.




Spotted the overflow tank.



Moving the car in the workshop, decorating at the same time


Made a new clutch pedal.


Forgot the pump at home so need to make the last piece later.



Mounted the rail with connections.
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:41 AM   #806
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17.03.2018


Started mounting some things inside the car also.



Mounted new torque rods and the wheel placement got alot better


Quickly testmounted some stuff in the trunk.

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Old 08-07-2018, 02:49 AM   #807
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21.04.2018

A friend of me started to rent together with me, good inspiration with a E30 M3 2jz as a neighbor


New oilthermostat, and a small filter in case it doesnt clear the swaybar.


Mainfuse for the battery, will mount this in the trunk.


New original Volvo door hinges! Cant buy this new around here, have been looking for it for a long time.


Coils and contacts.


Last testmount of the roll cage before powdercoat.



Shorted this littlebit to clear the oilpan more.


Fixed my old weldings on the torque rods.


My friends caddy loaded with parts for powdercoat


Bought some 3" parts for the exhaust.


Spotted the downpipe, really tight here.




Think I will place the flexpipe here.
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:54 AM   #808
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22.04.2018

Some more parts arrived.






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Old 08-07-2018, 02:58 AM   #809
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23.04.2018

A friend cutted som parts for me





New mount for the BTR.






Spotted the mount for the overflow tank.
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Old 08-07-2018, 03:02 AM   #810
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24.05.2018

Picked up the parts from powdercoating. Really happy with the result!! Alot of dust on some of the parts on the pictures.





One of the rollcage and the bumpers are for a friends Golf mk1







Got a heavy package in the mail.


Brand new made on my specs



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Old 08-07-2018, 03:05 AM   #811
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25.05.2018

Spotted the lower mount for the oilcooler.




Welded the overflow tank, will finsih the connetions when I take the radiator out.



Spotted the mount for windshield washer tank.


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Old 08-07-2018, 02:11 PM   #812
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Incredible Work
A real TB inspiration
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Old 08-09-2018, 08:06 AM   #813
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Indeed, really enjoying every picture of your posts man.
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