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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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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    28 October 2018 They took pics on Friday night. It looks pretty cool with it's green and red lights. Underneath from the rear Roof and grill. Still need to make a air scoop for the radiator.
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    Saturday 27 October 2018 5.55AM my chauffer arrives and I give him the keys to the 80 Series Landcruiser I'm borrowing/buying while my Isuzu is in the workshop for new master cylinder for the past 2 weeks. The aircond dies lol its a hot trip up. Biggest day in the life of the Volvo it's coming...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    Friday 9 October 2018 A fleeting visit to have a discussion on progress and what's left to do before I take it home. Home date is agreed now 17th October 2018. The Tow truck is booked and confirmed. It rained the whole 190k up to Ipoh and the whole way back to KL. The drive back listening to...
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    Volvo 2 - No not another one.

    6 October 2018 After collecting new winch cables for Volvo1 and the new fridge from the shop it was time for lunch then work on Volvo 2 for the afternoon. Work is held up on Volvo 2 engine mounts due to the unexpected Pinzgauer engine rebuild going on on the restored Pinz. 2 people took the...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    6 October 2018 After collecting new winch cables for Volvo1 and the new fridge from the shop it was time for lunch then work on Volvoo 2 for the afternoon. Work is held up on Volvo 2 engine mounts due to the unexpected Pinzgauer engine rebuild going on on the restored Pinz. 2 people took the...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    Friday 5 October 2018 Late night pics I guess they were working on the lights. Next weeks work: -CLutch test -Brakes test -Install the seats -Fit the doors -Prime the aircond What's left to do before it returns to Kuala Lumpur: -PTO to be made running with new vaccum switches -WARN winch to...
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    Volvo C304 (4x4) Restore and fitout - WR7002

    Saturday 29 September 2018 Quick trip to IPOH 190k away to drop the kids home kayak trailer in for surgery after someone got the gap between the racks wrong and also fit 4 wheel disc brakes to it. So what's been done to the Volvo quite a lot: -Window washer 15litre made and ready to fit sits...
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