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Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2015, 06:09 AM
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Posted By manne_87
MadDog_945:Sorry! But the Oijoij-society who had...

MadDog_945:Sorry! But the Oijoij-society who had my car in the booth wanted to uncover it on the show, so I couldn't post anything revealing before the show. And I've had my a** full with work after...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
mocambique-amazone: Thanks! It can be repaired...

mocambique-amazone: Thanks! It can be repaired if anything happens. I just want to have fun :)
The handbrakes fits good there :) yeah its a bit high, but i will cut it down a bit.

blkaplan: Yes...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
Do it! :) Sent, e-brake and shifter. I had...

Do it! :)

Sent, e-brake and shifter. I had to cut the tunnel and move the shifter 5cm further back.

http://i61.tinypic.com/6gd9cn.jpg


Removed.

http://i60.tinypic.com/wistw9.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
Thanks for the positivity from you guys! I...

Thanks for the positivity from you guys!
I really appreciate it, you are my motivation!


Continiued with the corners.

http://i59.tinypic.com/33mn9t3.jpg

http://i61.tinypic.com/20pdbon.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
I love it, and I hope it turns out as agressive...

I love it, and I hope it turns out as agressive as it looks in my head :)


Sure! I'll let you know :)


I'm in Karlstad.
You probably found out already, sorry for my late response. But it's...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-14-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
I'm glad you like it, 'cause i love it! :cool: ...

I'm glad you like it, 'cause i love it! :cool:




To be honest I'm not fully comfortable with it either, but I think it will look way better with paint on :)
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Got the cover back from powdercoat. black...

Got the cover back from powdercoat.
black structure paint.


http://i58.tinypic.com/2mqvi84.jpg


Sanded the paint of the logo for a brushed look.

http://i62.tinypic.com/2mpn7eu.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
Thanks guys! :) It sure is! Nah,...

Thanks guys! :)



It sure is!
Nah, Everything can be repaired or made again. Second time will be faster since I already know how to do it :)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Update! Ic and radiator! ...

Update!

Ic and radiator!

http://i62.tinypic.com/210m55d.jpg


http://i62.tinypic.com/nmxfv8.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-11-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Some pics from the weekend! Cut some...

Some pics from the weekend!


Cut some aluminium pieces!

http://i58.tinypic.com/k4f11g.jpg


Did a bunch of bends.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-10-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Ok! Now I get it :) Started with an...

Ok! Now I get it :)


Started with an exhaust manifold.

http://i58.tinypic.com/2077zaa.jpg


http://i61.tinypic.com/2evdvo9.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
Making progress! ...

Making progress!

http://i59.tinypic.com/30db9yf.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
I dont know who Jompa is but he didn't buy my...

I dont know who Jompa is but he didn't buy my wagon, that's for sure! I'm keeping this one for a while!
Thanks! I hope it works out on track!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
Since my trailing arms will be a bit special I...

Since my trailing arms will be a bit special I got a set that wasn't welded. Here's some pics from when I put them together.

http://i62.tinypic.com/505pi0.jpg

http://i59.tinypic.com/f054yt.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-24-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
I am making some progress in the garage. ...

I am making some progress in the garage.

Engine (dummy) is in!
I'll take better pics of this later when the mounts are finished.

http://i58.tinypic.com/4ifsjp.jpg


And I'm testing the Bc...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
You still don't like the front on a wagon? ...

You still don't like the front on a wagon?

http://i60.tinypic.com/xo4ilk.jpg

It's killer!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
No it's not! It will look awesome :cool: ...

No it's not! It will look awesome :cool:



Yeah the rideheight, wide frontend, a bit of camber and some sort of lip will do the trick. At least I hope so :-P


http://rpglasfiber.com
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Nice! I'll be using e36 oilpan as well. But I'm...

Nice! I'll be using e36 oilpan as well.
But I'm going to connect to where the enginemounts are originaly. I'm going to sell bolton kits later så I want to keep it simple :)


I got the glassfibre...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Thanks man! :) Yes, Borbet A are real...

Thanks man! :)

Yes, Borbet A are real classy!
But they're going to be repainted, the car also. Just haven't made up my mindre on what colour to go for.

It has different setups, from shortshift...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-13-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
Nice! This is probably the most common way of...

Nice! This is probably the most common way of doing the cross here.

The regulations say double 3mm plates, one 140x90 mm that welds to the body. And one 115x75 that welds on the tube/pipe. You...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-07-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Angle grinder, no fancy notches. ...

Angle grinder, no fancy notches.




It's not chromemoly. I don't know the exact material. It's from a swedish company called Finess.
No cross in the main hoop.

I hope you're satisfied with...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
They nearly fit, some small adjustments and they...

They nearly fit, some small adjustments and they will be good to go!
I'll post pictures in a few days.

Made some progress on the rollcage today!

http://i58.tinypic.com/11w3c51.jpg


I hope...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
More parts! Got a package from The man...

More parts!

Got a package from The man Kaplhenke today!
Looking forward to put them on the car!

http://i62.tinypic.com/15hzgxc.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
I've seen a few "165" builds, and I like like the...

I've seen a few "165" builds, and I like like the combo wagon-160 front!


Yes! Gonna make flat caps for them later! :D




Thanks! My plan is to get it mostly done during the weekend :)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Rollcage in progress! ...

Rollcage in progress!

http://i59.tinypic.com/5vmzht.jpg


http://i62.tinypic.com/10xx89h.jpg


To make sure I get the weld all around, I did holes in the floor under the plates that fits the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
You mean when i tilt it? I put tires under it,...

You mean when i tilt it? I put tires under it, the ed ge of the roof is stiff enough. The fenders are not touching the floor.




I'll put it back together, promise! ;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-30-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 134
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Posted By manne_87
Yesterday I was workin with some rust repairs. ...

Yesterday I was workin with some rust repairs.
Sorry for not taking pictures during the repairs.


http://i62.tinypic.com/2isd0dt.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
No I don't, but it would be very interesting to...

No I don't, but it would be very interesting to know!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By manne_87
Exactly, paint will be enough protection. Feels...

Exactly, paint will be enough protection.
Feels so good to get rid of the sticky mess that collects mudd, sand and dust!



I have now ordered some parts from Kaplhenke!

Spherical bearings...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
I will paint it. But no sticky coating.

I will paint it. But no sticky coating.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2014, 09:17 AM
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Posted By manne_87
Well now you know :lol: I would never have...

Well now you know :lol:

I would never have done it if it wasn't this easy!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Yes! It's a special powerwasher with a...

Yes!

It's a special powerwasher with a diesel heater that heats up the water. This one reached 140 deg celcius maximum. It's basicly steam that comes out.

I have used no chemicals or brushes or...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
GMS: Tack! Leon_pp: Correct! Yes, they're...

GMS: Tack!

Leon_pp: Correct! Yes, they're really good. Have one in the green 242 as well!

adomz: I'm acctually a bit excited as well :cool:


Rented a hot water powerwash today!
Looks...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Ja de ska nog bli väl! Rolled the car to...

Ja de ska nog bli väl!


Rolled the car to the side today.
Going to rent a hot water powerwash tomorrow!

http://i62.tinypic.com/16la1wm.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 21,309
Posted By manne_87
Nice project! Bmw engines is the best! ...

Nice project!
Bmw engines is the best!

Have you tried the e46 spindles yet?
I'm also gonna use them on my 245.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Bought a hatch for a express, you know the ones...

Bought a hatch for a express, you know the ones with higher roofs.

http://i57.tinypic.com/18ynt.jpg

Perfect fit!

http://i60.tinypic.com/20kruaa.jpg


Well that's better!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Thanks! Not much acctually. It's mostly to...

Thanks!

Not much acctually.
It's mostly to make room for the headlights and The slightly shorter 164 fenders. So I had to cut them a bit in the front. But I didn't see the reason to leave them...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
It includes parallell steering adapters as well....

It includes parallell steering adapters as well. But yeah, you can get a sh*tbox for that kind of money :oogle:



A friend has a bmw 528 e39, took the engine out of it today. I'm gonna take the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
You can get them here! ...

You can get them here!

http://shop.textalk.se/se/shop.php?id=42697
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Old engine is out! ...

Old engine is out!

http://i61.tinypic.com/jskjeu.jpg

Took everything else away from the enginebay. Just need to clean it up.
I also cut out the front parts of the innerfenders.
I will not...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
I hope you will like it til the end! ...

I hope you will like it til the end!





Since I'm not gonna use hinges I didn't try. But now I know they dont match :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
As I Tore it down, I weight some of the parts. ...

As I Tore it down, I weight some of the parts.
All 4 doors 90 kg
Hood 21 kg
Trunk 22 kg

So there's a lot of weight to get rid of there.
The green 242 weights 1160. And I have no glassfibre...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 46,120
Posted By manne_87
Mannes Volvo 245 -77

Time to start up a new build!

Might say some word about me first.
I'm a 27 year old Swede with a passion for old Volvos!
I'm a sheetmetal worker and I love fabrication and problem solveing...
Forum: article composition 10-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 69,313
Posted By manne_87
I can write about how to shorten your struts to...

I can write about how to shorten your struts to fit a shorter shock/damper in order to be able to go really low.
And maybe how to band steelies?
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