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    Volvo 2 - No not another one WR6973

    Wahoo the JD Squared 32 bender has arrived from the USA at some point we can commence to build the roll cages for Volvo 2 and 4 once we set it up on the shop floor and relocate the notching tool and the vice etc. However its missing a PIN from the parts kit. We cannot finsh assembling it until...
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    Iveco ML150 4x4 new custom build.

    Just subscribed lol
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    Volvo 2 - No not another one WR6973

    1 May 2019 Volvo 2 day decide to get rid of the surface rust on the roof of Volvo 2 it's getting bad with the huge amounts of rain we are having.5 hours of wire brushing and 600grit sandpaper I have it cleaned up and painted. It looks surprisingly good only a few spots need some body filler...
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    Volvo 2 - No not another one WR6973

    28 April 2019 There is a break with Volvo 1 so I was sick of the rats running over Volvo 2 cabin it was time to pull it out and clean it up ready to drop Top cabin on it. A heap of effort from the 3 of us dragged it over the gravel driveway then gave it a huge bath. The rat jumping out inches...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    1 May 2019 There's not been a lot of real activity on the Volvo 6 weeks of weddings, birthdays a sick friend the passing of my 15 year Rawang Toyota Professor Mechanic. Collected the Landcruiser finally from IPOH 200k away then more issues with the Landcruiser breaking down several times since...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    28 April 2019 Made an Anderson plug jumper lead to made jump starting very easy and cried over the state of the batteries today's plan to start the truck again was shattered.
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    7 April 2019 Got my little sidekick to help out but since he is recovering from his motorbike accident he slept all arvo instead Then the arvo thunderstorm rains started and we all headed for the treehouse and talked **** for 3 hours and drank tea. Pulled the window washer and checked for...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    3 February 2019 Well 2 more days on the Volvo has brought success and total frustration. Weve had FRI/SAT/SUN this week on it. So to start off on a healthy manner I had breakfast a waffle and ice cream at our health shop near the workshop lol. My electrics whiz buddy turns up and we install...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    1 February 2019 We have been beavering away on the Volvo as much as one can in a open air workshop when it's 34 celcius. I have all the rear seats now bolted down properly and the final 2 different seat bases adjusted to fit. The carpet for the cabin floor has been done with the passenger seat...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    no the top panels of each door are removable.
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    29 December 2018 After a frustrating period of off road charity work and broken annual leave getting called back to the office twice when less than 100k from the lake with your boat on the back is no fun). A jungle fishing trip in THailand which resulted in a trip to the hospital for 5 days...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    20 November 2018 Public holiday. Progress is slow and frustrating. Losing so muuch time trying to obtain door rubber seals so far 2 saturday morning. Finally have some clues as to where to get door seals for older vheicles in Kuala Lumpur. Even the bolt shop is 20 minutes away on a good day...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    10 November 2018 Trying to work on the Volvo at the workshop. We finally got a cleaup run at the raditor testing and flushing last weekend. 1 hour idling away watching the temp run up and down and the fan cutting in etc. Did about 5k in High Range and then low range then it got permanently...
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    New beam axle options?

    I'm going to use my portal axle Volvo to get into the Starbucks at my office lol.
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    Volvo 4 - WR6944 x-Malaysian Police Riot Squad.

    6 November 2018 Volvo 4 - WR6944 x-Malaysian Police Riot Squad. Introducing Volvo 4. Volvo 1 is almost completed Volvo 2 is stuck in the queue waiting for Engine mounts to be built while they attend to the unexpected Pinzgauer engine rebuild during the middle of a PINZ restoration project...
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