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+Kardboard+
03-07-2011, 05:25 PM
http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/4675/imgp4262u.jpg (http://img694.imageshack.us/i/imgp4262u.jpg/)

Spotted this morning in North Parkade, UBC. Who's this? :cool:

And just to troll the rich Asian kids at UBC...

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/3794/20110307071.jpg (http://img402.imageshack.us/i/20110307071.jpg/)

......

......

:-(

amargill19?
03-07-2011, 05:31 PM
found this beigepwr w/domo at school today

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m280/amargill19/IMG_20110307_120731.jpg

+Kardboard+
03-07-2011, 05:42 PM
Oh, club member too. hahah

I need to snag that plush Volvo moose at Don Dockstealer if it's still there then strap it behind a rear headrest haha :lol:

amargill19?
03-07-2011, 05:47 PM
there's also a hello kitty 240 at school that has hello kitty headrests strapped to the front seats

+Kardboard+
03-07-2011, 06:08 PM
I KNOW WHO THAT IS. My neighbour's boyfriend HAHAHAH :rofl:

amargill19?
03-07-2011, 06:16 PM
LoLoL I thought it was pretty hilarious

hathos
03-07-2011, 06:41 PM
http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/4675/imgp4262u.jpg


nice parking jorb

+Kardboard+
03-07-2011, 06:42 PM
She probably made him do it. He had el cheap eBay HIDs for a while, totally looked like they were dying and then I think they did. Back to stock bulbs now. :lol:

Watch him be on here too. :ninja:


nice parking jorb

For the Nissan....he's like touching the Volvo hahah

hathos
03-07-2011, 07:57 PM
For the Nissan....he's like touching the Volvo hahah

i think they both are awarded Derps for parking so close to the line

Hagar17
03-07-2011, 08:56 PM
blue car looks like he has a tire on said line - a$$

Stephen
03-07-2011, 09:01 PM
blue car looks like he has a tire on said line - a$$

thats why god made steel toed boots. :oogle:

morganpartee
03-07-2011, 10:48 PM
The 7 should've parked closer to the driver's door of the rich car. Maserati? Eh, they all look the same.

Toyota is mainly at fault here. Anybody else carry "You park like an *******." cards?

Rotary_Kid
03-07-2011, 10:57 PM
Aston Martin not Maserati.

Stephen
03-07-2011, 10:59 PM
The 7 should've parked closer to the driver's door of the rich car. Maserati? Eh, they all look the same.

Toyota is mainly at fault here. Anybody else carry "You park like an *******." cards?

lol morgan thats an aston. and the blue car is a nissan.

ZoomSpeed
03-07-2011, 11:22 PM
I think this is the same 242GT I've seen parked around Kits high school and the community center. It looks fantastic.

+Kardboard+
03-08-2011, 03:39 AM
i think they both are awarded Derps for parking so close to the line

blue car looks like he has a tire on said line - a$$
It WAS on the line!
The 7 should've parked closer to the driver's door of the rich car. Maserati? Eh, they all look the same.

Toyota is mainly at fault here. Anybody else carry "You park like an *******." cards?
Looks mega different, those two. And the 7 is me. :-P
I think this is the same 242GT I've seen parked around Kits high school and the community center. It looks fantastic.

Cool!

Going to keep a look out for more nice, random cars. I've got another one here that I thought was stock...but didn't sound stock at all:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1296/5186809438_ec79f14a4f_z.jpg

And this guy, near King Ed and Kingsway:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2793/4124441952_244d47182b_z.jpg

morganpartee
03-08-2011, 09:31 AM
Hahaha. I accidentally other car knowledge.

ZoomSpeed
03-08-2011, 11:12 AM
I saw the black 244 outside the kits community center last night, looks awesome!

+Kardboard+
03-08-2011, 12:01 PM
What's with Kits, eh? I hear there's a nice 242 there too.

amargill19?
03-08-2011, 04:41 PM
She probably made him do it. He had el cheap eBay HIDs for a while, totally looked like they were dying and then I think they did. Back to stock bulbs now. :lol:

Watch him be on here too. :ninja:


he parked in front of my 240 today! LoL I saw him pull away after and sure enough, hello kitty headrests!

+Kardboard+
03-08-2011, 04:56 PM
Brave man, he, brave man.

...

That or he's severely whipped.

ZoomSpeed
03-08-2011, 10:59 PM
Here are the ones I took pictures of:
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/242gt.jpg
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2441.jpg
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2442.jpg

Double02
03-08-2011, 11:05 PM
I saw the same 242GT complete with GT pinstriping twice today downtown. Went by to quick for me to get a photo though. Belong to anyone here?

+Kardboard+
03-09-2011, 12:34 AM
We should put TB flyers on them. :lol:

hathos
03-09-2011, 01:25 PM
We should put TB flyers on them. :lol:

make sure the flyers link to this thread. i'm sure they won't find it creepy at all!

Ziko
03-09-2011, 03:54 PM
found this beigepwr w/domo at school today

http://i106.photobucket.com/albums/m280/amargill19/IMG_20110307_120731.jpg

I totally dig that little puppet:oogle:
where to get one?:wtf:

+Kardboard+
03-09-2011, 05:54 PM
That's Domo-kun! You can find him on eBay.

amerbritcan
03-09-2011, 08:46 PM
I totally dig that little puppet:oogle:
where to get one?:wtf:

http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&source=imghp&biw=1269&bih=809&q=Domo&gbv=2&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=

Ziko
03-10-2011, 03:08 AM
Hahaa thanks guys! Will look awsome in my 240 :-P

volvo240skunk37
03-11-2011, 12:41 AM
Here are the ones I took pictures of:

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2441.jpg


Wow I really like this 244. Love the round quad headlights and the grill the way it is!

sim
03-11-2011, 01:06 AM
Here are the ones I took pictures of:

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2441.jpg
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2442.jpg

This car was on Craigslist locally in the last few months.

It was hard to not try to buy it. I did try to convince several of my friends...

I do like it, but not more than my '79 wagon.

I hope someone good got it.

weslee
03-15-2011, 10:21 PM
Who's 245 is this?
<a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb297/hartmanwes/20110315_001.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

ermit71
03-15-2011, 10:24 PM
Not mine!

amargill19?
03-15-2011, 10:25 PM
hahahahahahaha

Hagar17
03-15-2011, 10:27 PM
Good thing it sez VOLVO on the hood.

Wilford Brimley
03-15-2011, 11:02 PM
It's a mexican's...:wtf:

Double02
03-15-2011, 11:52 PM
Where on earth (or Van) was that?

weslee
03-15-2011, 11:59 PM
Canadian Tire. Steveston highway & 5 road. Richmond.

+Kardboard+
03-16-2011, 01:23 AM
BURN IT. BURN IT TO THE GROUND.

Agh! My eyes!!!!111

Captain Bondo
03-16-2011, 01:34 AM
He lives or works in the Ladner/Tsawwassen area. I see it all the time.

hathos
03-16-2011, 03:12 PM
It's a mexican's...:wtf:

it's also no bueno

+Kardboard+
03-17-2011, 12:22 AM
Here are the ones I took pictures of:
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2441.jpg
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2442.jpg
Ended up behind this dude on the Georgia Viaduct today. I think he saw my HIDs and revved his engine (he was stuck behind some other cars too). :lol:

GabAlmighty
03-17-2011, 12:42 AM
I THINK I bought the old old rims off that car... I think it was originally built by a guy in Coquitlam. Don't quote me though.

And if i'm not mistaken it was for sale last year or the year before that.

Thefuzz
03-17-2011, 06:17 AM
I saw a 245 with a 850 front today, it look horrible but still awesome somehow.
It 850 grill wasn't tall enough to "connect" to the bumber, so it was a ~3-4cm gap between them.

I didn't get the chance to picture it though, but if I see it again, I'll snap one.

ElBertoPolvo
03-17-2011, 06:37 AM
Who's 245 is this?
<a href="http://photobucket.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://i207.photobucket.com/albums/bb297/hartmanwes/20110315_001.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

horrible......only some ford taurus rims could make this any better

amargill19?
03-17-2011, 03:02 PM
punk in drublic on the white rock strip today ST PATTY'S DAY!!!!

GabAlmighty
03-18-2011, 12:31 AM
On another note. I think Brett's driving his car again. Pretty sure I saw it on the Portmann today and he's still trying to rip people off on craigslist

+Kardboard+
03-19-2011, 02:44 AM
I'm tempted to put a Hello Kitty sticker or something on Hello Kitty Headrest 240 when he goes visits his girl across the street from me.

:lol:

amargill19?
03-19-2011, 05:23 AM
I'm pretty sure the red wagon brett had is picked clean,

everything out and off to the scrapper

NotSoFresh
03-19-2011, 09:36 AM
I'm pretty sure the red wagon brett had is picked clean,

everything out and off to the scrapper
I was told that was a different car.

+Kardboard+
03-19-2011, 10:03 AM
He has two red cars. I took a few things from the parts car so what you saw was probably him hauling the parts car away as it was pretty much gutted by others.

ermit71
03-19-2011, 05:31 PM
It was a 740

volvoluvin
03-20-2011, 01:16 AM
Not a Van car, but I'm a Van dude and this was in Sidney BC...my Mum's apartment complex to be exact...Saw it today:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5291/5541599971_b9460aef28.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/buggabean/5541599971/)
volvo in Sidney (http://www.flickr.com/photos/buggabean/5541599971/) by buggabean (http://www.flickr.com/people/buggabean/), on Flickr

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5256/5542182054_7aaa0c5dc4.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/buggabean/5542182054/)
volvo in Sidney2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/buggabean/5542182054/) by buggabean (http://www.flickr.com/people/buggabean/), on Flickr

Anyone know this car?

NotSoFresh
03-21-2011, 08:56 PM
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr194/notsofresh/p_00005.jpg
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr194/notsofresh/p_00004.jpg
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr194/notsofresh/p_00003.jpg

somewhere in east van.

+Kardboard+
03-23-2011, 01:14 AM
There's that one dude selling a blue 142 on CL too, also in East Van.

FatLobes
03-23-2011, 03:23 PM
well here some cars i have spotted over the past year

CLEANNNNNN 244
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50673730@N08/5553916976/" title="CIMG0049 by Photos by Zachary, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5306/5553916976_129612e2e0.jpg" width="374" height="500" alt="CIMG0049" /></a>
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50673730@N08/5553916584/" title="CIMG0048 by Photos by Zachary, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5176/5553916584_1c815f948d.jpg" width="374" height="500" alt="CIMG0048" /></a>

pretty dope 244
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50673730@N08/5553917476/" title="CIMG0030 by Photos by Zachary, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5019/5553917476_8d13a2aa47.jpg" width="500" height="374" alt="CIMG0030" /></a>
with classic doors

pretty rad 245
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50673730@N08/5189832867/" title="CIMG0037 by Photos by Zachary, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4112/5189832867_4fe96ae5da.jpg" width="500" height="374" alt="CIMG0037" /></a>

and a buddys 242.... i know whos it is but he doesnt come on here
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/50673730@N08/5317379598/" title="CIMG0068 by Photos by Zachary, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5001/5317379598_667c86fe51.jpg" width="500" height="374" alt="CIMG0068" /></a>

+Kardboard+
03-23-2011, 10:31 PM
...

I think you've got the wrong Vancouver. ;-)

+Kardboard+
04-03-2011, 03:05 AM
Saw this winner yesterday:

http://img826.imageshack.us/img826/7563/20110401011.jpg (http://img826.imageshack.us/i/20110401011.jpg/)

Driven by an older Asian dude. Some sort of alloys. Awesome chrome. :lol:

Hagar17
04-03-2011, 01:04 PM
chrome wheel well arch trim - yuck!

eastvan242GT
04-07-2011, 02:04 AM
[QUOTE=+Kardboard+;3661047]http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/4675/imgp4262u.jpg (http://img694.imageshack.us/i/imgp4262u.jpg/)

Spotted this morning in North Parkade, UBC. Who's this? :cool:

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/3794/20110307071.jpg (http://img402.imageshack.us/i/20110307071.jpg/)

......Kinda weird....thinkin' the 'ol GT could use some love...lurkin' around some volvo forums...and lo and behold...the GT's already made an appearance on turbobricks.;-)
So where do I start? How about someone suggest me a good mechanic in the Vancouver area. Thnx.

SlickNerd
04-07-2011, 02:27 AM
Oh man these are some really sexy cars....like super-model sexy.....daayyuummm:)

ermit71
04-07-2011, 02:34 AM
......Kinda weird....thinkin' the 'ol GT could use some love...lurkin' around some volvo forums...and lo and behold...the GT's already made an appearance on turbobricks.;-)
So where do I start? How about someone suggest me a good mechanic in the Vancouver area. Thnx.

Give Len a shout at Schrams

+Kardboard+
04-18-2011, 03:48 AM
Saw this guy the other day at Champlain Square. WHO ARE YOU?

http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/9367/20110413img201104131821.jpg (http://img10.imageshack.us/i/20110413img201104131821.jpg/)
http://img810.imageshack.us/img810/9367/20110413img201104131821.jpg (http://img810.imageshack.us/i/20110413img201104131821.jpg/)

volvoluvin
04-18-2011, 12:18 PM
hmm...not a terrible looking 740...

B-Rod
04-22-2011, 03:03 AM
I think that's Turbo'd 24erty4er, not positive though

Also, no one ever spots me :-(

+Kardboard+
04-22-2011, 03:07 AM
I spotted you at the Market Crossing Timmy's. Just sayin'.

Hagar17
04-22-2011, 05:51 AM
Pretty sure I've seen that at a Cates park Volvo meet, it is nice.

GabAlmighty
04-22-2011, 02:14 PM
Also, spotted a really nice light olive green 122 by Lougheed and Gaglardi.

Also, no one ever spots me :-(
If you see a red 2nd gen 4runner trying to follow or get a good look at ya it's just me being nosey.

Double02
04-25-2011, 12:02 AM
Just because I'm a bit slow, are LOLvos cars we like, cars we laugh at, or both?

If it's cars we like, I spotted this '78 GT in east van today.

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab206/2002BL/Swede/DSCF1387.jpg

Needs some love but has my favourite graphics package. I need to find a four door version of this.

I also spotted a pretty decent white Amazon wagon by the drive but it was gone by the time I swung back to get a photo.

Canuckvolvo
04-25-2011, 12:22 PM
Nanaimo Volvo
http://www3.telus.net/athal/volvo/poor%20bertone1.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/athal/volvo/poor%20bertone2.jpg

ermit71
04-25-2011, 06:27 PM
http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/9367/20110413img201104131821.jpg (http://img10.imageshack.us/i/20110413img201104131821.jpg/)

I used to pass this car parked by Patterson Skytrain station on my way to work.

It always caught my eye.

+Kardboard+
04-26-2011, 12:45 AM
Just because I'm a bit slow, are LOLvos cars we like, cars we laugh at, or both?
Both!
Nanaimo Volvo
http://www3.telus.net/athal/volvo/poor%20bertone1.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/athal/volvo/poor%20bertone2.jpg

....lol at "poor bertone1.jpg" ahahaha

But.... :-(

Hagar17
04-26-2011, 02:25 AM
Bertone 242 made uglier

Ziko
05-04-2011, 05:55 AM
I totally dig that little puppet:oogle:
where to get one?:wtf:

To get back to this
:oogle::oogle::oogle:

http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/9474/img3454t.jpg

Funkee
05-04-2011, 06:29 AM
Nanaimo Volvo
http://www3.telus.net/athal/volvo/poor%20bertone1.jpg
http://www3.telus.net/athal/volvo/poor%20bertone2.jpg


wtf is wrong with those people

245gti
05-04-2011, 09:19 AM
Just because I'm a bit slow, are LOLvos cars we like, cars we laugh at, or both?

If it's cars we like, I spotted this '78 GT in east van today.

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab206/2002BL/Swede/DSCF1387.jpg

Needs some love but has my favourite graphics package. I need to find a four door version of this.

I also spotted a pretty decent white Amazon wagon by the drive but it was gone by the time I swung back to get a photo.

Not a '78. Wrong tail lights...;-)

You could make a 4-door version...it's all cosmetic stuff. I had that front end on my '85 245Ti for a while. Most people never noticed but the odd Volvo guy would do a double-take...

fige
05-04-2011, 09:41 AM
[QUOTE=+Kardboard+;3661047]http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/4675/imgp4262u.jpg (http://img694.imageshack.us/i/imgp4262u.jpg/)

How hard was it to get in and out of the car :rofl:

[QUOTE=NotSoFresh;3685384]http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr194/notsofresh/p_00005.jpg

I CAME!

Double02
05-04-2011, 12:28 PM
Not a '78. Wrong tail lights...;-)

You could make a 4-door version...it's all cosmetic stuff. I had that front end on my '85 245Ti for a while. Most people never noticed but the odd Volvo guy would do a double-take...

I just thought '78 since there were no butt cheeks. Just when I think I have this figured out. So..what year is it?

I am slowly going with a 4-door GTish look, although not the grille. I just meant the striping package. I know guys make the 2 door kit but haven't asked if they would modify the sides for 4 doors. No rush since I need a bit of painting first.

Blue245Ti
05-05-2011, 02:31 AM
Not a '78. Wrong tail lights...;-)

You could make a 4-door version...it's all cosmetic stuff. I had that front end on my '85 245Ti for a while. Most people never noticed but the odd Volvo guy would do a double-take...

LOL, how true. Most people think it's just another boring Volvo.

See below - on the far right of the .sig...

-J

Blue245Ti
05-05-2011, 02:32 AM
With respect to the 242GT, it's a '79. 1980 had the spare tire wells and the 1980-82 (or 1985 for up there) front spoiler. My 245 has the suspension of a '79 242GT on it right now...

-J

+Kardboard+
07-20-2011, 12:48 PM
Spotted this fellow yesterday:

http://img843.imageshack.us/img843/1885/img20110719132743edit0.jpg (http://img843.imageshack.us/i/img20110719132743edit0.jpg/)

http://img713.imageshack.us/img713/4162/img20110719132800edit0.jpg (http://img713.imageshack.us/i/img20110719132800edit0.jpg/)

Double02
07-20-2011, 03:29 PM
^ that's me, on a rare excursion to West Van. Normally the car lurks in East Van or underground downtown.

+Kardboard+
07-20-2011, 06:03 PM
Ha! What were you here for? And I have the roof rack from that car? Heh.

Double02
07-20-2011, 07:59 PM
Ha! What were you here for? And I have the roof rack from that car? Heh.

Just over for meetings. I have a client that's based in the office tower by Park Royal.

Yep, that is the donor car for your roof rack.

+Kardboard+
07-21-2011, 12:24 AM
haha nice! I'm based in that tower too. :lol:

skylinergtr
07-26-2011, 02:28 PM
wow, car is looking good Bruce!

skylinergtr
07-27-2011, 04:09 AM
saw this about last week but was too lazy to upload cell phone pics

i saw this at volvo of north van. the interior was absolutely gorgeous. this car was prestine and only had like 93k or something retardedly low.

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/skylinergtr/IMG_1058.jpg

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/skylinergtr/IMG_1059.jpg

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/skylinergtr/IMG_1061.jpg

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/skylinergtr/IMG_1062.jpg

http://i19.photobucket.com/albums/b173/skylinergtr/IMG_1060.jpg

+Kardboard+
07-27-2011, 11:54 AM
:omg:

!!!!!!

Blue245Ti
07-27-2011, 02:38 PM
Nice, but the whitewalls don't look right. Suspect someone couldn't afford 185/70R14's, so they got 185/75R14's instead.

93,000 km, that's not much at all.

-J

Mark
07-28-2011, 12:44 AM
I'm surprised at how many of these cars I've seen IRL. The facepunched 142 was parked RIGHT in front of the last studio I worked at and I saw that silver 745 like yesterday. I need to take a picture of the dude a few blocks away who has a newer Vsomething, a 745, 242 and an Amazon under a tarp in the backyard. I met him once and he has a wagon inna garage too.

M.

+Kardboard+
09-18-2011, 09:00 PM
Just a few recent ones:

Some 245s, an older one and a Classic:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6196/6048257811_7d80e17a0c_b.jpg

and the afore-mentioned face-punched 140...in the same spot hahhahaha :lol:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6067/6048265523_9284b2cbbe_b.jpg

And this beaut in West Van:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2439/5793259131_7fcf733e8f_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3482/5793259493_2ec46aebea_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3269/5793819878_ec7fa35409_b.jpg

ZoomSpeed
09-18-2011, 10:26 PM
245 Classic? How much?

+Kardboard+
09-18-2011, 10:34 PM
245 Classic? How much?
More than you can afford, pal. /Fast&Furious

But that's one of two I always see at Park Royal.

+Kardboard+
09-26-2011, 03:40 AM
More.

Volvo 164E in East Van
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6165/6184130835_90ac6878df_z.jpg

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6162/6184131057_f8bc23e68c_z.jpg

A rare modded XC90
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6153/6184131161_c92bb89ceb_z.jpg

sim
09-27-2011, 01:26 PM
Spotted recently in my neighborhood:
http://puddle.ca/~sim/volvo/img/Boobies_245.jpg

Close up of sticker:
http://puddle.ca/~sim/volvo/img/Boobies_up_close_245.jpg

It made my day.

Which of you degenerates is responsible for this?

GabAlmighty
10-05-2011, 03:29 PM
Don't think i've seen that one around to be honest.

+Kardboard+
10-05-2011, 04:59 PM
There are also these:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=244931

:cool:

+Kardboard+
10-12-2011, 03:07 AM
Saw this a while back. Really old Chinese guy. Enkei wheels. wtf.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6040/6237027042_a544c52987_b.jpg

+Kardboard+
11-05-2011, 01:48 AM
Saw this winner last week at McDonald's:

<a href="http://img254.imageshack.us/i/img20111029084900.jpg/" target="_blank"><img src="http://img254.imageshack.us/img254/9626/img20111029084900.jpg" alt="Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.us" border="0"/></a>

+Kardboard+
01-26-2012, 03:04 PM
Saw a nice 245 Yellow last night at the gym:

http://img94.imageshack.us/img94/931/20120125194101edit0.jpg (http://img94.imageshack.us/i/20120125194101edit0.jpg/)

ermit71
01-26-2012, 07:12 PM
Is that Nat Bailey Stadium in the background?

+Kardboard+
01-26-2012, 07:16 PM
Yup! It's the new community centre right by it. Was the old Olympic curling arena.

sim
01-28-2012, 04:25 AM
Saw this winner last week at McDonald's:

<a href="http://img254.imageshack.us/i/img20111029084900.jpg/" target="_blank"><img src="http://img254.imageshack.us/img254/9626/img20111029084900.jpg" alt="Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.us" border="0"/></a>

Also spotted:
http://puddle.ca/~sim/volvo/img/Turbowagon.jpg
Strathcona area.

I do like the cursive 'turbo' on the grille.

+Kardboard+
01-28-2012, 04:38 AM
Nice. Except it's from a Porsche. :lol:

sim
01-28-2012, 04:45 AM
Nice. Except it's from a Porsche. :lol:

Cute.

A little too FWD for my taste, but worth stopping to photograph, not worth worrying about the focus, apparently.

sim
01-28-2012, 04:52 AM
I saw this recently also:

http://puddle.ca/~sim/volvo/img/ziptie_plate.jpg

Made me laugh, I don't know what this Maserati is worth, but the owner is apparently too cheap to get a front plate mount sorted out.

Zipties, on a Maserati.

That can't be good for airflow. Maybe it's the winter-only scheme, cleverly occluding part of the radiator to compensate for the cold air temperatures.

In the summer they will configure the plate to be a spoiler, with more zipties.

+Kardboard+
01-28-2012, 04:13 PM
Clearly an ex-Turbobricker! :lol:

+Kardboard+
01-29-2012, 09:54 PM
Cool, but none of those are in Vancouver...? :roll:

RDC
01-29-2012, 10:00 PM
You sure got some purdy Swedish cars up there in Van-city!
Do you ever see any Grandmas... driving... Sideways? :ninja:

+Kardboard+
01-30-2012, 02:55 AM
You sure got some purdy Swedish cars up there in Van-city!
Do you ever see any Grandmas... driving... Sideways? :ninja:
Not recently...

Burn Stains
01-30-2012, 03:26 PM
Cool, but none of those are in Vancouver...? :roll:

I wish...

kampman
01-30-2012, 04:43 PM
Well, that is kind of the point of the thread...

GTJordan
01-30-2012, 07:16 PM
This thread makes me miss Vancouver. Visiting is enough though, I'd only be able to afford a 240 out there with all the taxes and cost of living there!

Double02
01-31-2012, 12:48 PM
I'd only be able to afford a 240 out there with all the taxes and cost of living there!

You make it sound like this is a problem. I don't get it?

+Kardboard+
01-31-2012, 01:59 PM
Yeah, cost of living can be pretty high here. Owning an old Volvo helps. Love how cheap insurance is for it.

+Kardboard+
02-04-2012, 02:18 AM
I always love seeing old Volvos on the streets here. They're not just things to collect, but they're cars that are still being used today. Take this lovely 242 DL I snapped at Park Royal the other day:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7023/6815643797_1af35d865e_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7024/6815644083_974d2cdc33_b.jpg

And speaking of the North Shore, I always see this bloke around. Every season he has these rims, but I think it'd look much better with bigger ones!

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7160/6815645447_1afea810a5_b.jpg

Canuckvolvo
02-04-2012, 12:02 PM
Keep an eye out for the Darth Wagon. I'll be moving down there in the spring!

+Kardboard+
02-04-2012, 12:47 PM
Keep an eye out for the Darth Wagon. I'll be moving down there in the spring!
Awesome! Welcome in advance! :)

Blue245Ti
02-04-2012, 02:36 PM
Keep an eye out for the Darth Wagon. I'll be moving down there in the spring!

Athal,

O RLY?

Welcome to the PacNW (or PacSW for Canada)... Guess that means that you'll be able to get rust-free parts by hitting up the Seattle area Pick-n-Pull yards.

-J

Canuckvolvo
02-04-2012, 04:48 PM
Thanks boys, looking forward to being BACK- haven't lived there since '93!

Double02
02-04-2012, 10:43 PM
Thanks boys, looking forward to being BACK- haven't lived there since '93!

It will be good to have you local. From your posts you seem to know your stuff.

sim
02-05-2012, 05:17 PM
Cool, but none of those are in Vancouver...? :roll:

Not sure if this was directed at me, but...

I've posted a few Volvos in this thread, all spotted in Vancouver
proper. Strathcona has the nicest Volvos.

The silly Maserati was spotted in Port Moody, but that is still
Metro Vancouver.

If your complaint is about the Port Moody car, let me remind you
that Park Royal is not in Vancouver either.

+Kardboard+
02-05-2012, 06:31 PM
Not sure if this was directed at me, but...

I've posted a few Volvos in this thread, all spotted in Vancouver
proper. Strathcona has the nicest Volvos.

The silly Maserati was spotted in Port Moody, but that is still
Metro Vancouver.

If your complaint is about the Port Moody car, let me remind you
that Park Royal is not in Vancouver either.
Not you, it was the guy who's post has been deleted by Capt. Bondo. It was right above that post of mine you quoted. I know what Port Moody is and it is Metro Vancouver. :)

Double02
02-05-2012, 11:31 PM
Yeah, I don't think there are any 'GVRD is not Vancouver' elitists around here:lol:

+Kardboard+
02-05-2012, 11:37 PM
haha yeah, for sure.

Does this one count too? LOL


Selling for a friend. I guess these could fit on 940s as well? I don't have a lot of details but if you have questions, I can ask him for you. It appears to be pretty nice, the rear bumper sags a bit in the middle but I think that could be corrected fairly easily.

Asking $500 OBO

Located in Vancouver, BC. Prefer not to ship (cough cough local guys) but can be arranged

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/b-rod789/photo.jpg

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/b-rod789/photo2.jpg

http://i134.photobucket.com/albums/q109/b-rod789/photo3.jpg

Thanks

Brody

HaggardRob
02-06-2012, 08:30 PM
Woah is that areo kit still for sale?!

+Kardboard+
02-07-2012, 03:02 PM
Woah is that areo kit still for sale?!
I guess?

HaggardRob
02-08-2012, 01:02 AM
So do you vancouver guys ever have any meets? I'd like to meet some other local volvo owners... coming from the VW community this is quite a change...

+Kardboard+
02-08-2012, 01:08 AM
Kinda, a few buddies and I meet up every now and then. Check the Events sub-forum too.

ermit71
02-08-2012, 01:45 AM
There are meets.

Every few years two or three people will get together and talk quietly about volvos. Afterwards they never speak of it again. No evidence is ever found.

That is the Vancouver way.

Blue245Ti
02-08-2012, 02:14 AM
^lol

There's also the Cates Park meet put on by the Volvo Club of BC.

http://www.volvoclubofbc.com/

You guys are also welcome at any of the meets in WA or OR as well. Just depends on if you want to drive 2.5 hours to get to Seattle or not.

The Puget Sound VCOA site is here: http://www.psvcoa.org

-J

+Kardboard+
02-08-2012, 02:28 AM
There are meets.

Every few years two or three people will get together and talk quietly about volvos. Afterwards they never speak of it again. No evidence is ever found.

That is the Vancouver way.
No, no, meets happen when people see another modded Volvo drive by them at intersections.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

sim
02-08-2012, 04:31 AM
Not you, it was the guy who's post has been deleted by Capt. Bondo. It was right above that post of mine you quoted. I know what Port Moody is and it is Metro Vancouver. :)

Oh good, that didn't make much sense to me. So Bondo's been
taking out the trash again. Now there's a local turbobricker I'd
like to meet.


There are meets.

Every few years two or three people will get together and talk quietly about volvos. Afterwards they never speak of it again. No evidence is ever found.

That is the Vancouver way.

I've met Gabalmighty a few times, he briefly dated my
step-daughter a couple years ago. I enjoyed giving him
girlfriends-dad **** about how slammed his GLT was. Pretty cool
guy for a kid ;). Lives a few doors down from the little girl's
school. Maybe he'll get his 242 turbo running soon.

I've met lordhelmet, bought parts from him twice via Craigslist.
Very nice, and good to deal with, I'd love to see his wagon...

I met ermit71 when he came by to pick up an extra leather shift
boot. Cool guy, showed me his very nice wagon, with fresh T5
installed, and was nice enough to compliment my wagon. Mark is
his neighbour, another bricker with a (V8) wagon I'd love to
check out (I might have seen frigidaire once, but I'm not sure).

I've also spotted B-rod, saw him pulling out of the Canadian
Tire the other day in his (also very nice) wagon. He was totally
rubbernecking my silver 242. I saw his 240 in his driveway the
other day, he is about the same distance from me as I am from
Gab. He and Gab are about the same distance from each other.
It's a tri-cities Volvo triangle.

There should be more lower mainland meets. I'm kinda toying with
the idea of dragging the barbeque out to the front street and
hosting one this summer...


^lol

There's also the Cates Park meet put on by the Volvo Club of BC.

http://www.volvoclubofbc.com/

You guys are also welcome at any of the meets in WA or OR as well. Just depends on if you want to drive 2.5 hours to get to Seattle or not.

The Puget Sound VCOA site is here: http://www.psvcoa.org

-J

I've missed that two years running, unfortunately. Last year it
was at the end of a heck of a week, and I couldn't muster the
will to get out there, even though I had intended to bring all
three 240s. This year I'll make my best effort to make it.

I'm sure I saw some local vintage stuff returning from it that
afternoon. (Some good vintage Volvo iron around here.)

No, no, meets happen when people see another modded Volvo drive by them at intersections.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Heh. For sure. As far as Canada goes, we are particularly blessed with an
abundance of RWD Volvos here.

sim
02-08-2012, 04:47 AM
Oh, and I snapped this in late September in Strathcona:

http://puddle.ca/~sim/volvo/img/Grey_quad_round_hot_rod.jpg

All blacked out, and done fairly well.

Was on Craigslist that year, did want... Wonder who's driving it now.

+Kardboard+
02-08-2012, 05:04 AM
Oh, and I snapped this in late September in Strathcona:

http://puddle.ca/~sim/volvo/img/Grey_quad_round_hot_rod.jpg

All blacked out, and done fairly well.

Was on Craigslist that year, did want... Wonder who's driving it now.

Ha, I see him at one of the sites for work fairly regularly. Younger Caucasian fellow drives it. Modded exhaust also.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1296/5186809438_ec79f14a4f_z.jpg

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2441.jpg
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa201/zacharyzoomy_2007/2442.jpg



Met Capt. Bondo once at Mark's (as in username "Mark) along with amargill19?, adrianpike, NotSoFresh and my buddy project242.

Met the infamous GrandmaSideways a while back, also with GabAlmighty once. Met Double02 double times (:lol:). skylinegtr and B-Rod more often. ZoomSpeed at Cates Park this year (my first).

Yeah, we need more meets. I think a bunch of us are meeting on Saturday at an IKEA. Or I'm just having coffee with my friends and distributing those 8V Turbo shirts. :grrr:

...and I'm supposed to be doing an assignment, but I'm bored. :grrr:

sim
02-08-2012, 05:39 AM
Ha, I see him at one of the sites for work fairly regularly. Younger Caucasian fellow drives it. Modded exhaust also.

Met Capt. Bondo once at Mark's (as in username "Mark) along with amargill19?, adrianpike, NotSoFresh and my buddy project242.

Met the infamous GrandmaSideways a while back, also with GabAlmighty once. Met Double02 double times (:lol:). skylinegtr and B-Rod more often. ZoomSpeed at Cates Park this year (my first).

Yeah, we need more meets. I think a bunch of us are meeting on Saturday at an IKEA. Or I'm just having coffee with my friends and distributing those 8V Turbo shirts. :grrr:

...and I'm supposed to be doing an assignment, but I'm bored. :grrr:


This is a really great shot:
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1296/5186809438_ec79f14a4f_z.jpg

Why does he ziptie the license plate to the bumper/air dam,
instead of using the pretapped holes in the commando bumper? Is
it 'because turbobricks'? If so, it must be a lurker.

Which Ikea? What time? It's not a good day for me, but a Volvo
parade to Richmond or Coquitlam could be in the cards, just maybe.

Any more t-shirts? I seem to have missed that thread.

And, screw assignments, I'm supposed to be asleep.

sim
02-08-2012, 05:57 AM
Oh, and as for grandmaSideways, I resisted his stuff on
craigslist. I wound up with a set of his wheels anyway.
They came with a parts 940 I bought from a third party that had
bought the wheels from Brett.

Small world.

Canuckvolvo
02-08-2012, 11:06 AM
We get Calgary guys driving to IPD every year, or other year- no excuses for peeps in the lower mainland not to make it to some NW meets!

+Kardboard+
02-08-2012, 01:09 PM
Why ziptie? Because Turbobricks.

Why no meet? Because Vancouver.

:lol:

Double02
02-08-2012, 02:49 PM
I've tried to get Volvo guys out to some meets on Thursday nights. A local BMW forum has their meets that night and I can't manage two meets a week, so I figured party-crashing Volvos would be the next best thing. The success rate has been pretty low, aside from Kardboard.

HaggardRob
02-09-2012, 01:48 AM
Well if im not busy on saturday i might be down to meet at ikea...cant go wrong with 50 cent hot dogs (or wait, are they 75 cents now?) tomorrow night might be better though, where do all the beemers meet?

B-Rod
02-09-2012, 03:31 AM
....

I've also spotted B-rod, saw him pulling out of the Canadian
Tire the other day in his (also very nice) wagon. He was totally
rubbernecking my silver 242. I saw his 240 in his driveway the
other day, he is about the same distance from me as I am from
Gab. He and Gab are about the same distance from each other.
It's a tri-cities Volvo triangle.

....
Lol serious? Where/when was this? It's not ringing any bells. I DID see a nice silver 242 in Yaletown on Monday night though. You?

I'm down for more meets this year too, no more school (whoop!) so weekends are free and clear. I'm also going to try to make IPD this year, others should as well :lol:

Double02
02-09-2012, 12:17 PM
Well if im not busy on saturday i might be down to meet at ikea...cant go wrong with 50 cent hot dogs (or wait, are they 75 cents now?) tomorrow night might be better though, where do all the beemers meet?

It moves around. Over the winter it has been at Oakridge most often. Through the summer it is most often at Ironwood in Richmond. Tonight it's going to be Southpoint in White Rock. People show between 8-9, usually closer to 9.

Rust Reaper
02-09-2012, 08:22 PM
If people are serious about getting together I can open up my shop to people. 2500 sqft and set up to do most things, including upholstery, fiberglass, welding, wrenching...whatever. I could even lend use of my hoist if someone has a job that's just too hard to do in the dirt.

I could even bring a BBQ.

+Kardboard+
02-09-2012, 08:52 PM
If people are serious about getting together I can open up my shop to people. 2500 sqft and set up to do most things, including upholstery, fiberglass, welding, wrenching...whatever. I could even lend use of my hoist if someone has a job that's just too hard to do in the dirt.

I could even bring a BBQ.
Sir, we may have to talk. :) PM you when I get home.

sim
02-10-2012, 04:02 AM
Lol serious? Where/when was this? It's not ringing any bells. I DID see a nice silver 242 in Yaletown on Monday night though. You?

I'm down for more meets this year too, no more school (whoop!) so weekends are free and clear. I'm also going to try to make IPD this year, others should as well :lol:

No, not in Yaletown on Monday. Car is out of town ATM.

This was at least six weeks ago (probably a little more), as the
242 has been in Thunder Bay that long, and I was definintely in
the 242 when I spotted you pulling out of the Canadian Tire on
Marmont. I saw you looking.

My daily is a green '79 245. Quad rounds, Pretty distinctive.

Dina and I were taking a bunch of crap to the transfer station in
the two wagons last fall (got to love showing up at the transfer
station in matching 245s) and passed the guy that has the nice
red 122 coupe. I've seen that car a few times, but this was the
first time I've seen it driving. That guy was rubbernecking the
'75 and '79 245s harsh. I'd love to catch him with his 122. Gotta
get to Cates.

I saw your 240 languishing in the driveway on Schoolhouse today
on my way to Barry Hamel.

If people are serious about getting together I can open up my shop to people. 2500 sqft and set up to do most things, including upholstery, fiberglass, welding, wrenching...whatever. I could even lend use of my hoist if someone has a job that's just too hard to do in the dirt.

I could even bring a BBQ.

I'm in for this. Have propane. Cow supply is wearing thin, but
could bring some beef.

I need a little lead time, however.

I can host a barbeque sometime in the summer, provided we set a
date soon. I'm all for the 2500 sqft shop though.

sim
02-10-2012, 04:23 AM
I've tried to get Volvo guys out to some meets on Thursday nights. A local BMW forum has their meets that night and I can't manage two meets a week, so I figured party-crashing Volvos would be the next best thing. The success rate has been pretty low, aside from Kardboard.

The BMW folks put on skills days and do autocross from time to
time. It's out at the Pitt Meadows airport.

Dina and I went out to their "Winter skills driving course" this
fall. She took her 242 GLT and I took her camera.

For ~$200, she learned a whole lot and had a real good time. I
was a little jealous, but I learned to winter drive in a scrapyard
setting, and did not have a trip to Northern Ontario in the cards
for this winter.

Weeks later, she was driving on the #1 from Revelstoke to Golden,
just after the highway was re-opened, in appalling weather, and
her $200 suddenly paid for itself (not to mention the snows...).

I think the course has paid for itself once or twice more, in Northern
Ontario in the winter. Good snow tires help also. Hakkeppeliitas
FTW. (G80 also).

In fact, I have a feeling that the car survived based on that
course. Totally worth it.

I'd love to take the wagon out for some of the "Dancing with
cones" events coming up. I feel I should finish bracing up the
front end of the 245 first, on the other hand, I'm not sure that
it matters all that much (gotta do it regardless).

Need to brace up the 240s to justify the new welder anyway...

+Kardboard+
02-10-2012, 04:27 PM
Whoa, sounds like a story to be heard!

Also, meet!

A bunch of us are meeting up tomorrow. Nothing much special, just hanging out. Feel free to swing by.

Place: Richmond IKEA, Metro (Canadian) Vancouver
Time: Around 2 to 4pm

HaggardRob
02-10-2012, 10:07 PM
I'm going to try to make it to that meet tomorrow! Who else is in?

+Kardboard+
02-11-2012, 02:14 AM
At least four of us. Me, B-Rod, a friend who's not on TB and maybe project242. Less maybe is skylinegtr.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=252413

EDIT: People met up, and stuff. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=4051647

HaggardRob
02-12-2012, 01:28 PM
Ahh I bailed on this to go skateboarding, now I kinda wish I hadn't!

HaggardRob
02-12-2012, 03:43 PM
Oh and does anyone know of any junkyards around vancouver that have volvos? I need a few interior plastic bits...

ZoomSpeed
02-12-2012, 04:53 PM
Oh and does anyone know of any junkyards around vancouver that have volvos? I need a few interior plastic bits...
Pick a part in chilliwack. its a long way, but the lower prices offset the cost of fuel compared to the local junkyards

HaggardRob
02-12-2012, 08:09 PM
My parents live in abbotsford so maybe next time im out that way ill check it out...I think the ralphs or empire near the border might have some volvos too

Double02
02-13-2012, 12:47 AM
I'd love to take the wagon out for some of the "Dancing with
cones" events coming up. I feel I should finish bracing up the
front end of the 245 first, on the other hand, I'm not sure that
it matters all that much (gotta do it regardless).

Need to brace up the 240s to justify the new welder anyway...

I just did this in the 244 at the end of Jan in the pouring rain. Good times, and the group was surprisingly into the brick.

HaggardRob
02-15-2012, 03:17 PM
Spotted: Black 744, debadged, ecodes, and rear license plate reflective blend panel (? I forgot the name of those things) driving down Cordova st in Vancouver. Anyone on here?

HaggardRob
02-15-2012, 03:17 PM
Double post

+Kardboard+
02-15-2012, 03:19 PM
-89 or 90+? Just wondering if I've seen it before.

HaggardRob
02-15-2012, 03:21 PM
Mmm couldn't tell. Had a rear spoiler too

HaggardRob
02-18-2012, 08:55 PM
Do any of you guys live in or near surrey?!

I went to ralphs auto wreckers today on scott road and got a wagon dog gate, I f@#king forgot one bracket in the car i think. I dont really want to drive all the way out there for one damn piece, if one of you is planning on going there soon and could grab it that would be amazing. Its in a dark grey (I think) 740 wagon right beside the gravel road that goes through there and it looks like this:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v416/HAGGARDROB/Photo0152.jpg

In better news I also snagged some lighted window switches, and some nearly brand new headlights as well as some saab side markers that i might try and put on. Does any have any pics of saab markers on a volvo?

+Kardboard+
02-18-2012, 09:19 PM
Nice snag. I saw on in there once but decided not to get it. Probably would've been raped by Ralph (horrific alliteration FTW), and not worth the trouble of selling it.

I'm planning to head there in like two weeks, so not for a while.

Saab markers have been put on Volvos, search the forums? At least one guy selling them in For Sale has a pic.

sim
02-19-2012, 11:07 PM
I just did this in the 244 at the end of Jan in the pouring rain. Good times, and the group was surprisingly into the brick.

Nice!

I thought about the January class, but bailed.

I really do need to fab up some chassis braces, at the very
least, before embarrassing myself.

My car is still stock at under 100hp, but I'd rather have the
braces than more power for dancing with cones.

More power would be okay too...

The BMW folks at the winter skills course were really cool.

HaggardRob
02-19-2012, 11:18 PM
I grabbed that piece today! Just gotta wait till tomorrow to borrow a drill from work to install it!

On the way home I went to the Value Village on Edmonds st in Burnaby and found the Haynes manual for Volvo 740+760 even though mines a 90 and it doesnt cover that...But i have the european one for 90+ 740s on order from a place here in vancouver

But there was two more Haynes there for 240 series, and 100 series?/amazon/1800 there if anyone is looking for them!

Double02
02-20-2012, 11:26 AM
I really do need to fab up some chassis braces, at the very
least, before embarrassing myself.

My car is still stock at under 100hp, but I'd rather have the
braces than more power for dancing with cones.

More power would be okay too...

The BMW folks at the winter skills course were really cool.

I'm stock/100 hp too. But, firewall braces and winter rubber were enough to keep me pointed in the right direction, tires squealing and all. Best thing about running a car that's 20 years older than anything else on the track is that you have a built-in excuse for not being fast.

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab206/2002BL/Swede/auto-x_Jan2012.jpg

+Kardboard+
02-20-2012, 12:44 PM
The benefit of running a car 20+ years old is that it's automatically awesome for lasting so long AND showing up to dance with cones.

skylinergtr
02-24-2012, 05:05 AM
LOL flashback

http://jalopnik.com/5887658/the-ten-colleges-with-the-hottest-cars/gallery/4

http://img.gawkerassets.com/post/12/2012/02/bcu.jpg

+Kardboard+
02-24-2012, 10:40 AM
Haha yes so many told be about that yesterday.

(pic helped start this thread; in first post)

Rust Reaper
02-26-2012, 11:30 AM
I'll be walking through the Chilliwack pick-a-part today or tomorrow. Anybody want something scoped out?

amargill19?
02-26-2012, 04:09 PM
anyone need a redblock adjustable cam gear?

brand new, never used avalanche one.

$45

+Kardboard+
02-26-2012, 07:22 PM
I'll be walking through the Chilliwack pick-a-part today or tomorrow. Anybody want something scoped out?
Sure! Looking for door speaker grills out of a 900, not a 700. Black or dark grey dome light also? Thanks!

amerbritcan
02-27-2012, 01:23 AM
anyone need a redblock adjustable cam gear?

brand new, never used avalanche one.

$45

willing to ship to onterrible?

Double02
02-27-2012, 11:19 AM
I'll be walking through the Chilliwack pick-a-part today or tomorrow. Anybody want something scoped out?

I'm looking for 1 or 2 of the 240 2-piece hub caps with the black 'V' centre.

Rust Reaper
02-28-2012, 01:16 AM
I'm looking for 1 or 2 of the 240 2-piece hub caps with the black 'V' centre.

Not there.

I was hoping to score an 8.8 rear from there, but until they get more exploders in stock all the 31 spline disc ones are taken...

I went down the street to Pro Auto Recyclers in Abbotsford and picked up a spiffy B5234T3 and a 31 spline disc brake 8.8. Seems like a good wrecker with quite a bit of later model Volvo stuff and realistic prices compared to the rest of the Vancouver Area.

http://www.importautorecyclers.com if you want to check them out.

+Kardboard+
02-28-2012, 02:41 AM
E-CODES! D:

http://www.importautorecyclers.com/asp/parts/details.asp?ID=14505422

We may have to make this one of our local meets. :lol:

amargill19?
02-28-2012, 02:50 AM
willing to ship to onterrible?

rather sell locally but I can let you know after a week or so?

+Kardboard+
03-08-2012, 02:39 PM
Who's up for a Vancouver Volvos Valley run next Saturday? That'd be March 17. Hit up Pro Auto Recyclers in Abby, Pick-A-Part in Chilliwack?

Mark
03-08-2012, 03:15 PM
I might be diggity down for that...

M.

HaggardRob
03-08-2012, 03:59 PM
I'm down!

+Kardboard+
03-08-2012, 04:11 PM
I might be diggity down for that...

M.

I'm down!

PM me your numbers and I'll organize it.

Rust Reaper
03-09-2012, 06:52 PM
I'll be in Chilliwack at my parents on Saturday, I'll pm you my number, I'll meet you guys when you hit your first destination out here.

+Kardboard+
03-09-2012, 07:16 PM
Got it, thanks, but it's next Saturday, Mar. 17, not tomorrow.

volvo4life1
03-11-2012, 03:31 AM
I got a 81 244 dl that i might be parting out if no wants it.
Mint condition 5 Panels
Un-cracked dash
New snow tires
Interior is in great shape
Under 200 000 km
Surface rust on rear quarter panels

Rust Reaper
03-11-2012, 04:42 PM
I'll have to bow out of the valley run. Dad planned a B-day party for gramps and it's gonna be on saturday.

Have fun!

Double02
03-11-2012, 04:45 PM
I got a 81 244 dl that i might be parting out if no wants it.
Mint condition 5 Panels
Un-cracked dash
New snow tires
Interior is in great shape
Under 200 000 km
Surface rust on rear quarter panels

Does the car have manual or electric windows? If manual, and the door panels are in good shape, I'm interested. Where in Vancouver are you? I might think of other stuff I need if I look at the car.

+Kardboard+
03-11-2012, 05:54 PM
I'll have to bow out of the valley run. Dad planned a B-day party for gramps and it's gonna be on saturday.

Have fun!
K, another time.

Michale
03-12-2012, 12:27 AM
I will be coming if I remember.

Mark
03-12-2012, 06:16 PM
Alright, rescheduled a massage therapy appointment for this 'un. Looking forward to going to a yard that's not Ralph's.

M.

GabAlmighty
03-12-2012, 07:04 PM
If somebody could grab a drivers side door handle for me that would be awesome, mine broke and i'm tired of opening it from the inside on the passenger side.

Double02
03-12-2012, 07:33 PM
If somebody could grab a drivers side door handle for me that would be awesome, mine broke and i'm tired of opening it from the inside on the passenger side.

That happened to me too. I swapped the rear passenger's handle to the front but eventually bought a new replacement.

swiggy
03-12-2012, 09:05 PM
I got a 81 244 dl that i might be parting out if no wants it.
Mint condition 5 Panels
Un-cracked dash
New snow tires
Interior is in great shape
Under 200 000 km
Surface rust on rear quarter panels

Steering rack/inner tie rods in good shape?

volvo4life1
03-12-2012, 11:00 PM
Steering rack/inner tie rods in good shape?

i believe so, everything felt smooth as butter when i drove it home.

swiggy
03-13-2012, 12:44 AM
Well let me know if you decide to part it. If not, good luck with the sale bud!

volvo4life1
03-13-2012, 05:54 PM
she is being parted it out now

volvo4life1
03-14-2012, 09:19 PM
anyone going to the revscene meet sunday?

+Kardboard+
03-15-2012, 01:15 AM
Been there, done that, no more for me. I'm taking the brick skiing. :p

+Kardboard+
03-15-2012, 01:10 PM
Apparently we're going rain or shine on Saturday. Vancouver Volvos? More like Raincouver Rollers. :lol:


+Kardboard+
Mark
HaggardRob
B-Rod
project_242
Michale


That's what our little crew looks like. Coquitlam IKEA at 9!

Mark
03-15-2012, 02:11 PM
More like Raincouver Rollers. :lol:


Forecast is saying it might snow. :grrr: My front tires are so toast too. Maybe I'll see if I can track a used set down beforehand.

M.

HaggardRob
03-15-2012, 02:48 PM
I might be heading out to Abby on Friday so I'll meet you guys out there. What's the first place your gonna go to?

+Kardboard+
03-15-2012, 03:37 PM
Forecast is saying it might snow. :grrr: My front tires are so toast too. Maybe I'll see if I can track a used set down beforehand.

M.
Eh? What are you reading?

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/weather/cabc0006

That's a pretty sunny sun there. haha
I might be heading out to Abby on Friday so I'll meet you guys out there. What's the first place your gonna go to?
Volvo Lady? One of the guys works there and says there might be some nice parts there. Or we can do the pick-a-part first.

billkaz
03-15-2012, 08:29 PM
I'm looking for 1 or 2 of the 240 2-piece hub caps with the black 'V' centre.

I've got some (2 or 3).

Not great shape, but passable for a daily driver.

HaggardRob
03-15-2012, 09:14 PM
Volvo Lady sounds good!

P.s. Do any of you guys have a momo hub for 1990 740 that you could sell me? or where is a good place to buy them locally?

Rust Reaper
03-16-2012, 01:14 AM
You guys doing breakfast at IKEA? Gramps' B-day isn't until early afternoon so I could buzz out for some grub.

+Kardboard+
03-16-2012, 02:39 AM
You guys doing breakfast at IKEA? Gramps' B-day isn't until early afternoon so I could buzz out for some grub.
Brilliant. Done.

sim
03-16-2012, 03:09 AM
IKEA at nine? Breakfast?

Sounds good. IKEA is just over the hill from me.

What bit of that insane parking lot should we target?

[edit] The bit with all the Volvos, obviously.

sim
03-16-2012, 03:14 AM
Looking forward to the 10c/L cheaper gas at the Abootsford Chevron.

Double02
03-16-2012, 10:49 AM
I've got some (2 or 3).

Not great shape, but passable for a daily driver.

Thanks, but after looking casually all winter several sets suddenly turned up, and I grabbed one.

Sorry to be missing out on Saturday guys, hopefully you do this again later in the year. Sounds fun.

+Kardboard+
03-16-2012, 12:22 PM
Volvo Lady sounds good!

P.s. Do any of you guys have a momo hub for 1990 740 that you could sell me? or where is a good place to buy them locally?
Posted in Events, since this is an event. :p http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=4097575

We can leave this thread for spotting local Volvos (i.e. each other :lol:).

swiggy
03-16-2012, 03:33 PM
We can leave this thread for spotting local Volvos (i.e. each other :lol:).

This thread went kind of OT eh? :lol:

+Kardboard+
03-16-2012, 03:43 PM
This thread went kind of OT eh? :lol:
Spotted: White 245, wheel-less mod, mint interior, tomorrow. :lol:

sim
03-18-2012, 02:27 AM
Spotted: White 245, wheel-less mod, mint interior, tomorrow. :lol:

Didn't you spot some Volvos today?

I'd post my pictures, but I cowardly hid in my car when the rain
turned to ice pellets.

I saw you out there taking pictures ;)

Volvolady was surprisingly cool, kept her comments about 'mods'
to herself. I could see her chuckling inside...

That copper V70R... it could almost make me desire FWD...

That 1990 244 she had for sale was amazing.

I had a great day, and felt like I was rolling with the 'best'
Volvos. Thanks for setting it all up.

Mark
03-19-2012, 02:39 AM
Didn't you spot some Volvos today?



http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b332/Mark_didit/post_breakfast.png

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b332/Mark_didit/at_volvo_lady.png

I maybe spotted a couple... :-P

M.

+Kardboard+
03-19-2012, 03:26 AM
Nice! I'll have my shots up tomorrow? Maybe. Dead from skiing all day. Good fun, great turn out!

swiggy
03-19-2012, 03:27 PM
Didn't you spot some Volvos today?

I'd post my pictures, but I cowardly hid in my car when the rain
turned to ice pellets.



Rain and ice pellets? Serious? It was sunny here all weekend, I did a few things on my car on saturday in just a t shirt:lol:, and went surfing yesterday, it was pretty nice. You guys should do a meet this side of the water, pity the ferry isn't cheaper with a car...

Rust Reaper
03-19-2012, 09:35 PM
Rain and ice pellets? Serious? It was sunny here all weekend, I did a few things on my car on saturday in just a t shirt:lol:, and went surfing yesterday, it was pretty nice. You guys should do a meet this side of the water, pity the ferry isn't cheaper with a car...

Yeah, it's $120 round trip for car+driver.....THAT **** CRAY

swiggy
03-19-2012, 09:39 PM
^^ thats why I haven't been to a vancouver meet yet, it would easily end up being a $200 day/weekend..

HaggardRob
03-19-2012, 10:41 PM
Sort of back on topic:

SPOTTED!

Black 200 series bertone (262 right?) on west 2nd ave turning left onto ash st. Sorry, no pics I was driving.

HaggardRob
03-22-2012, 02:42 PM
http://http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr194/notsofresh/p_00005.jpg

Spotted this guy at the chevron on Powell st. Didn't get a chance to talk to the guy, I was too busy pumping gas

+Kardboard+
03-22-2012, 02:56 PM
http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr194/notsofresh/p_00005.jpg

Spotted this guy at the chevron on Powell st. Didn't get a chance to talk to the guy, I was too busy pumping gas

Pic fixed. Yeah, everyone's seen that car, in the same place, multiple times. :lol:

+Kardboard+
03-29-2012, 03:14 AM
Vancity at its best...

http://img803.imageshack.us/img803/1087/52243510150649043512939.jpg (http://img803.imageshack.us/i/52243510150649043512939.jpg/)

Caught by a friend of mine lol

HaggardRob
03-29-2012, 10:18 AM
That is a LOLvo indeed! Which reminds me I think I know a street that has a 7/9 series with really gross ricer tail lights and then down the street is a 122/amazon in original condition

Mark
03-29-2012, 03:24 PM
Is that a Skyline taillight? Hilarious!

M.

616racing
03-29-2012, 10:30 PM
LOL must be a JDM Volvo...so sick!

+Kardboard+
03-30-2012, 03:33 AM
Goes well with this winner, spotted on REVscene quite a while back...

http://img175.imageshack.us/img175/5841/img1061s.jpg

Mark
03-30-2012, 06:34 PM
who's this, do you think?

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/cto/2884624952.html

got some nice bits on it...

M.

billkaz
03-30-2012, 07:02 PM
who's this, do you think?

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/cto/2884624952.html

got some nice bits on it...

M.

Given the prices of the wagons that have been showing up, this one is almost a steal.

I'd be all over this one if it had a/c.

+Kardboard+
03-30-2012, 07:09 PM
Wow, what a steal!

Canuckvolvo
03-30-2012, 09:53 PM
Ohh, cam seal retainer plate, that's good for at least 8hp.

Upgraded twin cam ECU, that's gotta be good for -8hp...

ermit71
03-31-2012, 02:18 AM
who's this, do you think?

http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/cto/2884624952.html

got some nice bits on it...

M.

Unxetas?

atrokz
03-31-2012, 12:03 PM
The Terminator


http://img803.imageshack.us/img803/1087/52243510150649043512939.jpg

+Kardboard+
04-06-2012, 03:39 AM
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b332/Mark_didit/post_breakfast.png

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b332/Mark_didit/at_volvo_lady.png

I maybe spotted a couple... :-P

M.
More.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5343/7050013231_251998ce63_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7050013231/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7253/6903922378_0f6484dcaa_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/6903922378/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5160/7050013721_62fdfbc83c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7050013721/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5446/7050014233_e5d94910f8_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7050014233/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7271/7050014507_0b94927495_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7050014507/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7134/6903923996_b832fcb6b8_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/6903923996/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5332/6903924728_f5f450c394_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/6903924728/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7116/6903925340_4281ab56fb_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/6903925340/)

sim
04-18-2012, 03:12 PM
Nice shots!


Spotted yesterday in Strathcona, a blue-grey diesel 240 Bertone. Double rare.

It was moving too fast to get the camera out, despite being D24 powered.

In sadder news, the nice white Amazon wagon in Strathcona has been in a bit of a fender bender, and is now sporting a black front passenger fender and a wrinkle in the hood. A real shame.

GabAlmighty
04-18-2012, 03:43 PM
Looks like a fun meet!

+Kardboard+
04-18-2012, 05:26 PM
Nice shots!


Spotted yesterday in Strathcona, a blue-grey diesel 240 Bertone. Double rare.

It was moving too fast to get the camera out, despite being D24 powered.

In sadder news, the nice white Amazon wagon in Strathcona has been in a bit of a fender bender, and is now sporting a black front passenger fender and a wrinkle in the hood. A real shame.
Passed that same car going south on Oak on Sunday, just by 41st! Can't miss it.

Double02
04-26-2012, 03:49 PM
With the multi-Xs and that tailpipe, this has to be a TBricker.

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab206/2002BL/CECC/photo.jpg

+Kardboard+
04-27-2012, 12:04 AM
Whoa! New to me. Hope aren't Multi-X's though. Rikens, I think?

GabAlmighty
04-27-2012, 01:54 AM
I'm with the Rikens. My friend picked up the 245 turbo manual off of craigslist. Plan is to weld it, chinabay turbo it, intercool it, and drive it while his rine becomes even more faster.

Double02
05-03-2012, 02:05 AM
North Van today. I think this fits into both the hilarious and awesome groupings.

http://i864.photobucket.com/albums/ab206/2002BL/Swede/photo9.jpg

+Kardboard+
05-03-2012, 03:01 AM
Wait, what, HOW.

Awesome!!!

+Kardboard+
07-09-2012, 12:23 AM
Met this guy while on my way out of Ralph's A-Scott-Wallet-Reapers. Young guy, used to work at Ed Schram's, pounced on this SE a while back when it was on craigslist. Very mint!

Talked shop for a bit, but he's not really on TB.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8010/7533052166_510dec956b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7533052166/)

HaggardRob
07-09-2012, 01:20 AM
That's the car I saw drive past my work awhile ago! It's a beaut!

+Kardboard+
07-15-2012, 01:59 AM
Helped HaggardRob with his moonroof install...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7132/7572612842_c6e7f7c240_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7572612842/)

...at sim's place. He came by later in a 242...that's three 240s he has. :lol:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8165/7572612374_21ab8f2018_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7572612374/)

+Kardboard+
07-29-2012, 07:38 PM
Found this guy again at Park Royal:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7120/7672529826_b349cdfcc0_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7672529826/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8427/7672530968_5fcdc34faf_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7672530968/)

I always love seeing old Volvos on the streets here. They're not just things to collect, but they're cars that are still being used today. Take this lovely 242 DL I snapped at Park Royal the other day:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7023/6815643797_1af35d865e_b.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7024/6815644083_974d2cdc33_b.jpg

HaggardRob
07-30-2012, 12:41 AM
Last night (after a couple wobbly pops) while I was waiting for the bus I spotted a black post '90 744 with dual round driving lights mounted on the front bumper, yellow rally style mud flaps, and yellow stickers on the bottom of the front doors. Driving down kingsway just past broadway. The details are a bit hazy, but it was sweet and I've never seen in before...

B-Rod
07-30-2012, 06:44 PM
I think the yellow 242 might be NotSoFresh on here. He had a car very similar anyways. And I see that blue wagon on meshies all the time in Yaletown. I actually see a lot of older Volvos down here but they're all stock and boring :-P

Double02
07-31-2012, 01:22 PM
I think the yellow 242 might be NotSoFresh on here. He had a car very similar anyways. And I see that blue wagon on meshies all the time in Yaletown. I actually see a lot of older Volvos down here but they're all stock and boring :-P

Yep, by a large margin most 240s I see are still driven by old people and/or hippies. There's a blue one with flower stickers I've been meaning to put up on here.

+Kardboard+
07-31-2012, 02:26 PM
There's a yellow 245 that's always around Main and 3rd. Brilliant colour, definitely not factory. Tons of Swedish hippie-mobiles on Main. :lol:

Mark
07-31-2012, 02:41 PM
I actually see a lot of older Volvos down here but they're all stock and boring :-P

Heh, yeah whenever I see one that's cleaner or lower looking I'm all gawking in the window and it's invariably someone over 50 who looks like one (or more) of the following; librarian, accountant, professor, courier, great-grandparent, hating-every-second-of-their-miserable-existence. :-P

M.

+Kardboard+
07-31-2012, 03:44 PM
I fit the above, but I'm not over 50 yet. :lol:

+Kardboard+
08-08-2012, 09:08 PM
HaggardRob helped with my summer clean-up, gains additional aerodynamics?

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8296/7743576758_73687fd666_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/moov4/7743576758/)

HaggardRob
08-09-2012, 12:58 AM
Im not too sure how i feel about it... I kinda want to paint it the same black as the bumpers, but i feel like theres no point in that. Or maybe paint part of the bumpers silver? or go for some other style bumpers body color matched ones? Something doesnt look quite right...

P.s. Aj, I found something to use for the clips:
http://www.pachd.com/free-images/household-images/binder-clip-01.jpg

lolololol

...someone actually suddgested them in a old thread on here. I'm going to try it (taking off the silver pieces obvs)