Fred Big Project Queue
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Author:  Fred [ Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:07 am ]
Post subject:  Fred Big Project Queue

Just a little list to help me visualise when/why I'll work on what.

  1. Caravan diff swap (one weekend) [before 740 G80]
  2. BMW further reductions, garage shuffle, sales (two weekends) [ASAP, really]
  3. Carib tow bar fittings front and rear (a few evenings) [before taking it up]
  4. Carib delivery trip (one weekend) [before end of Feb]
  5. Volvo 244 B234F swap (one to two weekends, plus 1 or 2 more) [before end of March]
  6. Volvo 740 pulley, brakes, G80 (one weekend) [before mid April]
  7. Volvo 360 flywheel twist (one weekend) [ASAP, no deadline]
  8. KP60 rust fixes + reassembly + WOF (many evenings) [ASAP, no deadline]
  9. Suzuki front end fixes (a few evenings, need parts) [ASAP, no deadline]
  10. Volvo 740 engine build (many evenings) [ASAP, no deadline]
  11. Stagea new exhaust system (one weekend) [before next WOF/August]
  12. More life/wife/land/driveway/gravel project work (requires funds) [before winter]
  13. Cabin, car port, deck, water source, solar system (requires funds) [before next summer]

And that's approximately 2018 gone!

Tomorrow I hope to complete WOF fixes for Stagea before heading out for dinner so I can WOF it first thing Saturday morning. Currently expired.

So perhaps the Volvo diff and/or BMW/garage reduction and/or Carib tow setup can start this weekend! Can't see any reason why not.

Author:  Fred [ Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:16 pm ]
Post subject:  Related: Fred Pending Thread Posts

Been super busy over the last N months, to the point of:

1) Not uploading all the pics that I have taken for uploading
2) Not posting using the pics that I did get around to uploading

Due to the nature of twitter, the longer you leave it, the harder it gets to retrospectively do. Still possible, though.

Threads that have media awaiting them and need updates:

Volvo 240 sedan - damage
Volvo caravan - travel + mods
Tools - purchases
Volvo 740 sedan - usage
Volvo 240 wagon - usage
Volvo 940 wagon - usage
Dirt - progress

And maybe more? Better finish this cereal and get outside and knock off #1 from the other post before it starts raining again.

Author:  Fred [ Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:26 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Fred Big Project Queue

Caravan diff swap complete! Did all of the work yesterday after I wasted all of the non-rainy hours the day before.

Just need to tweak the suspension bush situation and swap the brakes around with the 740 sedan and it's "done" again for now. But where to hide the G80 until I can use it? Hmmm.

Garage clean up is DEFINITELY next (after the brake part swap tomorrow or tonight). But need some fine weather to spread myself out before I can do that. Or buy a gazebo to stand up outside the garage?

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