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    Volvo 4 - WR6944 x-Malaysian Police Riot Squad.

    6 November 2018 Introducing Volvo 4 another ex- Malaysian Police Riot squad truck. 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. Volvo...
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    Builds  Volvo 2 - C304 from totally neglected to something different

    The first part of the build can be found in the Volvo truck section but the truck is taking a hardcore attitude so I will push the remainder of the build to here Volvo 2 - No not another one
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    Volvo 2 - No not another one

    Ok so while rebuilding the Volvo I got the idea to restore another and do it faster this time and do the work myself where posible. Volvo's here for sale are few and far between. Suddenly we had one for $70,000rm(15,000EU) "restored" looked terrible. Then one popped up for 16,000rm (3,000EU) I...
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    T MAX TMAEWI8500 wiring diagram needed

    I am installing a new T MAX 18500 (24VOLT Yellow one) winch into my Volvo C304 and I have the winch installed in position however I do not have the wiring diagram as the previous people doing the install removed the remote the wiring (RED/YELLOW/BLACK) and disconnect the winch controller. All...
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    Damn they ripped the recovery point out

    So RED was returned to me from the 2013 in a sorry state. Alternator replaced as filled with MUDDY water, would not turn off unless in reverse was replaced a few weeks ago with a brand new toyota one to fix the issue. Ripped out recovery point in chassis Wipers broken and a whole list of...
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    WARN 8274 strip down and rebuild after trip.

    After two really hard trips which had the winch under mud and winching hard and then rescuing two vehicles on a "easy" recent trip time to see how the modified WARN 8274 fared. Also mr Metcalfe had noticed we put the spacer in the wrong place as we could not read the gigglepin instructions or...
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    Winch comparosin

    Showing the difference in the Malaysian SUN (God) winch vs stock Runva two speed vs Runva standard vs WARN 8274 over the same 2 obstacles. The D90 was on 33" sneakers the rest on 35" Sneakers. The Blue Landcruiser Open diffs RED landcruiser rear Locker and used only 2WD (4WD was broken on this...
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    the 4WD light would not come on

    Did a trip 3 days in the jungle (30 Sep to 2 October) no 4WD no matter what we did the air lines leaked and leaked. So I did the whole tough trip in 2WD and used the GOD winch to pull me outta trouble effortlessless. The customers did not even know I was in 2WD till day 2 when we went for an...
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    Malaysia Kayak trip/expedition Part 1 170 of a 380k trip.

    My stories usually are posted on the 70 Series forum but the admisirators clamped down on my 8 years of story telling and I have to move them here. This is a video story of the pics. The video of the video clips is still being made as is the final diary. It ain't on youtube as it has music :) ...
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    Pin Hole in a Diesel Filter

    Recently I went from Kuala Lumpur to IPOH (205k away) to visit the Volvo in hospital in the yellow truck and then up to Gopeng 29k away. On the way to Gopeng I could smell diesel got to Gopeng at the equipment shed and opened the bonnet DIESEL everywhere. Fuel leak damn. I left the truck as...
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    13B-T rebuild needed

    Tuesday - nightgave my Red truck to the employee while I took the Isuzu for a service and Would drive it baCK up saturday morning. Wed arvo I get a call Dad at rawang service station 30 k from my house RED is making bad noise and smoke from engine. The rawang mechanic went and had a look...
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    1KZ Nightmare

    1KZ Nightmare - Now Rebuild and Prevent and remove ECU Well I have had a gutfull of 1KZ issues here is the tale of wow It appeared to start after my employee put the mighty green go anyway hangbag jungle wagon on its roof and back over escorting ATVS at 20kph - I still cannot understand how...
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    H55F gearbox 5th gear change info needed.

    I am looking at how to reduce my revs in 5th only I am sitting on 2900rpm at 120k in 5th it's effortless for it so I want to try and reduce 400rpm which I think gives me 2100rpm at 100kph and 2500rpm at 120k. PS at 100kph I get 9-9.5k a liter or 23mpg out of it will all the Mods done its pretty...
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    Stupid 1KZ heads the achilless heel sob sob

    sob sob been through all this recently (and still fixing). My GREENS 1KZ troubles recent Observations: 1. Low on power uphill 2. Cleaned and fixed injectors 3. New radiator 4 core installed 2 months ago and everything done including new coolant and hoses. 4. Drive this like a baby 5. grey...
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    Green gets a new bumper.

    I been very quiet lately. Trips and trip reports lie waiting to be documented and videeos to be made . Finally after 2 years I have put a rear bumper on GREEN (yes its still blue thats next). Next is the paint job back to and a twin motor for the 8274 winch and a Rear locker. The new...
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    Volvo C304 update

    The Volvo with the 14B-T is progressing slowly.
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    Volvo restore progress is slow

    This is the link since they moved it. Work has just started on it after the Builder was busy with trailers for 7 months :(. and I managed to drive the newly repaired GREEN which is now blue again and the wife wants to paint it BRIGHT YELLOW :crybaby...
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    Greens mobile so strip the 8274 and rebuild

    Well GREEN is back on its feet - the spare 8274 I had lying around ( I bought it over 12 months ago from someone for $2700rm $900USD) desperate for some cash and left it lying in the storeroom) was installed (since the XD9000 got smashed completely) - however upon collecting GREEN they informed...
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    Green Needs a new Paint job.

    well I guess it needs a new paint job is an understatement. I lent my guide my beloved GREEN to escort the ATV's on a trip while I did some welding on the equipment shed. 90 minutes later I get a faint fone call GREEN is on its side he needs help but cannot tell me exactly where he it. I...
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