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by Beez
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: General chat
Topic: Inappropriate posting ?
Replies: 52
Views: 4132

Re: Inappropriate posting ?

Bucher duro! :idea:
by Beez
Fri Apr 07, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Brakes, Suspension & Tires
Topic: Time for new front springs..
Replies: 22
Views: 3033

Re: Time for new front springs..

:D
Interesting. Did you attempt to mark it with a file or scribe to see if it was hard?

If it needs to be hard the part could be fabricated from drill rod, hardened and tempered to taste.
by Beez
Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Brakes, Suspension & Tires
Topic: Time for new front springs..
Replies: 22
Views: 3033

Re: Time for new front springs..

The originals should be easy to make on a lathe, in any length desired, including the hemispherical seat at the bottom of the bore. Drilling will rough out a conical bottomed hole, finish with a ball end mill to create the hemispherical seat. That's just one method of many.
:mrgreen:
Chris
by Beez
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: Overdrive (again)
Replies: 38
Views: 11769

Re: Overdrive (again)

Excellent! That's some beautiful work!
Have you been able to measure any change in mpg with the o.d.?
Chris
by Beez
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: CLASSIFIEDS: Pinzgauers, Haflingers and Volvos For Sale. Parts and Goods too!
Topic: 712 Camper, Bay Area Craigslist
Replies: 9
Views: 2018

Re: 712 Camper, Bay Area Craigslist

Thanks Jim, your truck is one of the nicest I've seen. Didn't mean to insult the mighty pinz, just aware that they are slow by modern standards, and unless this one has engine upgrades it's likely to be a little slower with the tall box. Is there a way to tell by the pictures if it's really an 81? F...
by Beez
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: CLASSIFIEDS: Pinzgauers, Haflingers and Volvos For Sale. Parts and Goods too!
Topic: 712 Camper, Bay Area Craigslist
Replies: 9
Views: 2018

712 Camper, Bay Area Craigslist

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/cto/6005674369.html Anyone know anything interesting about this vehicle? Aside from the California price it looks like it might fill my needs. However, I'm guessing that it's either not really a 1981 or not registered and titled in CA. I imagine it would be super sl...
by Beez
Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Owner builds, customizations & accessories
Topic: Overdrive (again)
Replies: 38
Views: 11769

Re: Overdrive (again)

Bump! So, how is it working after a few years? I suspect very well as there are hot rods with this overdrive unit and turbo volvos that have a lot more power and torque. I'm curious about a couple things, had you considered a P type, which is supposed to be a later, slightly more robust version, and...