Thanks to Tom from Engovis (also the creator of Simp BMS) for the inspiration, reverse engineering and sharing his work on this gear selector. Now I needed a tester and a selector too. I definitely want this in my Voltvo rebuild. Read more Read full post : Testing a new iDrive gear selector »
On 4th of April 1967 it was reported OK by the factory in Sweden. In 2015/2016 restoring from scrap level. May 2021 back on the road. June 2021 it caught fire. Read more Read full post : Volvo Amazon wagon turned 56 years old »
Best way to practice using new EVcreate 3D scanning tools is to use it for my own project. Impressed with the ease of use and scanning result. Next step is to successfully import the scan into Onshape. Read more Read full post : Using the Shining 3D Einstar scanner »
Today I dropped off the old emptied front battery box at the recycling. It did its job very well and to a large extent contained the fire so there now is a car to rebuild. This box will not be part of that nor will Tesla battery modules. Read more Read full post : Emptied front battery box to recycling »
Ready for the Volvo Fair, theme “In the media”. The XC40 and 240 from the Autovisie article meet again. And of course my Volvo that (unfortunately in that way) made it to the Swedish newspaper after the fire.
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By the end of August it received a well deserved wash as it had been standing outside for more than a year. With a certain zoom level one could think I was preparing for the Concours d’Elegance. But zooming out revealed that was not going to happen in 2022. Read more Read full post : Voltvo received a well deserved wash »