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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    A terrible update We had the haze no work was done on the Volvo I/2 or 3 just stayed indoors for 4 weeks as the workshop is a open workshop the haze made eyes water etc so I stayed away. We have rebuilt the brake pedal it's almost finished and we have found the brake issue we had 1cm of master...
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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    Yeah slowly getting there pics later. The poor Volvo is/was in the workshop queue the pesky PINZ is on its 3rd or 4th xfer case and now its behind the urgent JEEP repaint and soundproof and rekit job. They are almost finished fitting the new Landcruiser 80 series master cylinder after saving...
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    Builds Volvo 2 - C304 from totally neglected to something different

    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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    Builds Volvo 2 - C304 from totally neglected to something different

    The workshop does Pinzgauer and Landrover work and other custom stuff. They still have 6 bays left including the 2 hoist bays lol and the paintshop.
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    Builds Volvo 2 - C304 from totally neglected to something different

    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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    Builds Volvo 2 - C304 from totally neglected to something different

    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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    Builds Volvo 2 - C304 from totally neglected to something different

    9 February 2019 The cabin has been sitting there for over 5 months while we worked on Volvo 1 we had one day when the new apprentece came over and got panel beating lessons. I had the new sidekick work on a few of the dents to teach her the basics of panel beating. The engine mounts look like...
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    Volvo 2 - No not another one

    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

    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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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    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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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    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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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    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 s*** for 3 hours and drank tea. Pulled the window washer and checked for...
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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    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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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    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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    Builds The Volvo C304 restoration.

    We found out news a few weeks ago I have to keep it to under 12 seats else if I go to some other asian countries it's considered a BUS and a whole pile of issues arise at the customs entry. So its going to be amended to 8 seats on the inspecton.
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