Page 1 of 7 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 68
  1. #1
    qtronix's Avatar Now you're learning (Copper)
    Join Date
    May 2019
    Posts
    67
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 66 Times in 38 Posts

    red rusty bus

    thought it was about time i put a build thread up as i am starting to put my van back together after being off the road for about 4-6 years.
    damaged my back at work and had to have a few operations so its been sitting since then. still on loads of meds so can only do i bit at a time.

    bought the van for 300. about 6 years ago. prob had to do 50 hours welding on it, it was bad.
    new rear quarter panels. new wings. sliding doors sill needed welding. foot steps needed welding.
    floor had about 10 big holes. inner arches needed welding and the front members where gone.
    rear arches have been raised about 6 in. still have to do the front but want to get it on the road first.

    specs.
    1.9d
    forged rods/pistons
    head rebuilt. new guides. reground valve seats. ported
    bottom end rebuilt. new bearing/seals
    new water pump
    glow plugs
    rebuilt vacuum cylinder
    new wheel bearing
    14mm fuel pump, custom camplate. custom boost actuator.
    new injector nozzles and reshimmed.
    air suspension front and back.
    m65 supercharger.

    things to do:
    exhaust looking into making as custom side exit. gotta cut the side of the van out to fit.
    bottom pulley rubber gone.
    couple of brake pipes need doing.
    prob a few other things lol.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	resize.jpg 
Views:	124 
Size:	99.2 KB 
ID:	12870

  2. The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to qtronix For This Useful Post:

    arfur fox-acre (27th June 2019),Cbrdave (27th June 2019),chrisT4 (28th June 2019),damont4 (27th June 2019)

  3. #2
    damont4's Avatar Privileged
    Join Date
    Feb 2019
    Location
    Wincanton somerset
    Posts
    870
    Thanks
    1,167
    Thanked 473 Times in 335 Posts
    Will be following with interest

    Sent from my JSN-L21 using Just T4s

  4. #3
    AndyLeach's Avatar Unemployed (Platinum)
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Location
    Swansea
    Posts
    1,734
    Thanks
    3,862
    Thanked 737 Times in 528 Posts
    Will definitely be watching this one for sure, especially the first run vid with the sound on full 🤙🏽


    T4ism is not a Dis-easeJust T4s

  5. #4
    Activ8's Avatar Moderator
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Location
    Derbyshire
    Posts
    10,485
    Thanks
    3,979
    Thanked 3,407 Times in 2,691 Posts

    Fantastic, ....looking forward to more of the build and progress.

    How are you driving the supercharger? Is it a Merc unit? Driven direct from the existing 1.9s pulleys albeit modified or an additional pulley & belt.
    14mm pump sounds sweet but isnt it over kill I'd imagine on a 1.9's cylinder volume? That's some serious fuelling!
    Who's designed the camSHAFT for the ENGINE?
    Last edited by Activ8; 27th June 2019 at 05:14 PM.

  6. #5
    Eagles02's Avatar Privileged
    Join Date
    May 2018
    Location
    Harlow
    Posts
    869
    Thanks
    341
    Thanked 537 Times in 381 Posts
    Be nice to see some pics of the suspension set up..

  7. #6
    Greeny gtc's Avatar Unemployed (Platinum)
    Join Date
    May 2017
    Location
    Dukinfield cheshire
    Posts
    6,545
    Thanks
    104
    Thanked 1,626 Times in 1,366 Posts
    Hello welcome and watching with interest!

    Sent from my SM-G960F using Just T4s

  8. #7
    regcheeseman's Avatar Privileged
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Location
    North Devon
    Posts
    3,634
    Thanks
    72
    Thanked 1,814 Times in 1,148 Posts
    Yes tell me more about the camPLATE and the 14mm pump.

    What boost do you intend to run.

  9. #8
    S49's Avatar Privileged
    Join Date
    Jun 2017
    Location
    worcestershire
    Posts
    12,433
    Thanks
    2,801
    Thanked 4,496 Times in 3,473 Posts
    Will be following this one with interest.

  10. #9
    Fruitbat's Avatar Unemployed (Platinum)
    Join Date
    Feb 2018
    Posts
    2,312
    Thanks
    3,405
    Thanked 1,159 Times in 840 Posts

    Interesting build !

  11. #10
    TommyP's Avatar You need to get out more (Gold)
    Join Date
    Jul 2018
    Location
    Leicester
    Posts
    663
    Thanks
    73
    Thanked 310 Times in 203 Posts
    Wtf what a monster!


    Sent from my iPhone using Just T4s
    #vanlife

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •