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Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2020, 09:26 PM
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Posted By robsvolvos
Oops, I was looking at the pic in post#557, but...

Oops, I was looking at the pic in post#557, but now I’m realizing that this input shaft is the T5 tranny.
Rob
Forum: projects & restorations 08-03-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 268,510
Posted By robsvolvos
If you do end up installing that M46, keep in...

If you do end up installing that M46, keep in mind that it is an older unit from a pre-1979 car, so it has fewer splines on the input shaft. You may not be able to get a heavier duty clutch kit for...
Forum: showroom 12-23-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 84,588
Posted By robsvolvos
That one looks like 601 red. Rob

That one looks like 601 red.
Rob
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 232,387
Posted By robsvolvos
If you want a quick solution for the overdrive...

If you want a quick solution for the overdrive button, use a 245 wiper stalk and wire the o/d into the wash button on the end. I did this to one of my 240's and it worked great. I did have to go to...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-16-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 268,510
Posted By robsvolvos
Looks good Chad! Rob

Looks good Chad!

Rob
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2016, 10:20 PM
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Views: 268,510
Posted By robsvolvos
I have a large tach/ remote clock kit with...

I have a large tach/ remote clock kit with harness if you're interested.
Rob
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 268,510
Posted By robsvolvos
I may have a redblock distributor and electronic...

I may have a redblock distributor and electronic ignition module in my stash of parts. Let me know if you're interested and I'll go digging.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 268,510
Posted By robsvolvos
Get used to that "misfire" with that Stromberg...

Get used to that "misfire" with that Stromberg 175. They are absolute junk. Best and cheapest thing to do with these is fit an SU HIF-6 from a '78-81 240. MUCH better throttle response and has proper...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-20-2016, 03:16 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 268,510
Posted By robsvolvos
I'm in Ottawa and I have an M46 and pedal box...

I'm in Ottawa and I have an M46 and pedal box available, if you want to do the swap.

Rob
Forum: showroom 06-02-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9,546
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Posted By robsvolvos
My '74 142. It'll be for sale soon. ...

My '74 142. It'll be for sale soon.


http://i604.photobucket.com/albums/tt126/robsvolvos/P1020522.jpg (http://s604.photobucket.com/user/robsvolvos/media/P1020522.jpg.html)

Rob
Forum: showroom 07-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By robsvolvos
I love 117 red. Really suits the car. BTW, the...

I love 117 red. Really suits the car. BTW, the rear bumper is on upside down.

Rob
Forum: showroom 02-10-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,020
Posted By robsvolvos
Here in central Canada, that car would be...

Here in central Canada, that car would be considered rust-free.

Nice find!

Rob
Forum: showroom 01-04-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,889
Posted By robsvolvos
It's Shenandoah green- code 123 Rob

It's Shenandoah green- code 123

Rob
Forum: showroom 08-04-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,490
Posted By robsvolvos
BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY! Can anyone tell me if a...

BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY!
Can anyone tell me if a Canadian Spec 242 GT is supposed to have a cathalytic converter?
When did they first appear?[/QUOTE]


Canadian car= no catalytic converter. Right...
Forum: showroom 08-04-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,490
Posted By robsvolvos
This is Moisely's old car. I almost bought it...

This is Moisely's old car. I almost bought it from Yves two years ago , but this Rick person had a deposit down already. I believe he paid 6k for the car. Wish I had known about it sooner. I've...
Forum: showroom 03-14-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,667
Posted By robsvolvos
This car did or was intended to have a flat hood,...

This car did or was intended to have a flat hood, as evidenced by the single headlight upper valence (lack of notches, whereas a factory coffin-hood car would have the notches) My only guess is that...
Forum: showroom 03-14-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,667
Posted By robsvolvos
Those headlights were on 260 series cars as far...

Those headlights were on 260 series cars as far back as '76, so they could have been fitted to this car with no problem.

Rob
Forum: showroom 03-12-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,667
Posted By robsvolvos
That white wagon's had a re-paint. Classic body...

That white wagon's had a re-paint. Classic body shop mistake on the tailgate- Volvo on the right, and 245DL on the left.

Rob
Forum: showroom 10-02-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,338
Posted By robsvolvos
WOW!! Nice job! Thanks for not painting the...

WOW!! Nice job! Thanks for not painting the engine bay black- that's the easy way out!

Rob
Forum: events 07-21-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,658
Posted By robsvolvos
Bump- 3 days! Heading out from Ottawa on...

Bump- 3 days! Heading out from Ottawa on Saturday.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,682
Posted By robsvolvos
Now that's commitment! Well done! Rob

Now that's commitment!

Well done!

Rob
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,682
Posted By robsvolvos
[QUOTE=1983volvo245;3744843]wet sand time ...

[QUOTE=1983volvo245;3744843]wet sand time


Looks good! If I may make a suggestion, you definitely need a buffer for this and and not a random orbital. A foam polishing pad and Meguiars fine cut...
Forum: showroom 05-01-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,318
Posted By robsvolvos
Ok, but it's not just the hard door pockets that...

Ok, but it's not just the hard door pockets that differentiate the door panel from the two years. The early panel is flat with several horizontal lines, and the door pull is thinner and on a slight...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,682
Posted By robsvolvos
[QUOTE=1983volvo245;3744345]i put my flat hood...

[QUOTE=1983volvo245;3744345]i put my flat hood and e-codes on today and i want to say a big thank you to rob for the grill

Glad it went to a good home. Thanks for the pedals!

Rob
Forum: showroom 04-30-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,318
Posted By robsvolvos
The later grille and surrounds have been...

The later grille and surrounds have been retrofitted to this car. The easiest way to tell is that you can see the gap at the bottom of the headlight. This is because the the headlights were set...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,682
Posted By robsvolvos
Check my post on your 242 teardown page. I have a...

Check my post on your 242 teardown page. I have a 142 on the way from the States, and it has a slushbox, so the most important piece to me is the pedal box and rubber gear shift boot. I may also be...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-20-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,682
Posted By robsvolvos
I may have some parts for trade if you're...

I may have some parts for trade if you're interested. Maybe we can swing some sort of three-way deal with Amerbritcan for the K cam I have perched on my workbench that would work nicely in his car......
Forum: showroom 04-19-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,556
Posted By robsvolvos
I might be interested in the headliner, sunroof...

I might be interested in the headliner, sunroof liner, sunroof assembly (if it still works) and I definitely need that pedal assembly. Are you interested in parting with these pieces? If so, please...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-10-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,682
Posted By robsvolvos
loook:oogle: ...

loook:oogle:

http://i575.photobucket.com/albums/ss192/matts76charger/DSCF1771.jpg[/QUOTE]

Hey, my old red flathood! I gave this and another one from a GT to a guy in Orleans about 10 years ago....
Forum: showroom 02-15-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 84,588
Posted By robsvolvos
That's the right code for your car. I had the...

That's the right code for your car. I had the same one, same colour. Ended up stripping it for parts.

http://i604.photobucket.com/albums/tt126/robsvolvos/robsdl.jpg

Rob
Forum: showroom 01-31-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,057
Posted By robsvolvos
:) ...

:)

http://i604.photobucket.com/albums/tt126/robsvolvos/4977_1117302087.jpg

http://i604.photobucket.com/albums/tt126/robsvolvos/356-2.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,638
Posted By robsvolvos
History of the carb in Canadian 240s: 1975-...

History of the carb in Canadian 240s:

1975- B20F- no carb offered
1976- B21F- no carb offered
1977- B21F- no carb offered
1978-81 B21A- single SU HIF6 carb in DL models
1982-84 B21A- single CD...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,638
Posted By robsvolvos
And while you're in there, yank out the EGR...

And while you're in there, yank out the EGR clarinet and plug the holes with pennies and JB Weld. It'll be the best 4 cents you ever spent keeping your new SU carb clean.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,638
Posted By robsvolvos
Check your firing order. And when you're done...

Check your firing order. And when you're done that, dump that wretched pile of **** Stromberg carb and install an SU HIF6 in it's place. You'll thank yourself... and me, for suggesting it.
Forum: showroom 01-03-2011, 08:11 PM
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Posted By robsvolvos
#125 Cimarron Brown?

#125 Cimarron Brown?
Forum: showroom 08-11-2010, 11:59 PM
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Views: 3,907
Posted By robsvolvos
This car IS a true GT (I know the owner) and...

This car IS a true GT (I know the owner) and whether the car has been "ruined" or not is a matter of opinion.

Rob
Forum: showroom 03-28-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,623
Posted By robsvolvos
I'd like one for my 142 as well, so if you get...

I'd like one for my 142 as well, so if you get them made, please let me know.

Rob
Forum: showroom 02-27-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,782
Posted By robsvolvos
The Canadian black GT's didn't have any stripes....

The Canadian black GT's didn't have any stripes. This particular car has had them added. I was talking to the owner at the show as well. Can't recall if the car started life silver, but I suspect so,...
Forum: showroom 02-08-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 84,588
Posted By robsvolvos
130-1 Mystic Silver Rob

130-1 Mystic Silver

Rob
Forum: showroom 01-23-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,485
Posted By robsvolvos
It's a 444 with 544 tails. Metal dash, split...

It's a 444 with 544 tails. Metal dash, split window, and a rear window that's narrower than a 544.
Forum: showroom 01-17-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 84,588
Posted By robsvolvos
[QUOTE=Fake-R;2902985]423 Autumn Gold ...

[QUOTE=Fake-R;2902985]423 Autumn Gold

http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y72/Nismo400R/moarlow046.jpg

What a great looking 850!! In a pretty rare colour too. :)

Rob
Forum: showroom 01-17-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 84,588
Posted By robsvolvos
Maybe instead of yelling SLAM PANEL at him, why...

Maybe instead of yelling SLAM PANEL at him, why not enlighten us all as to what the hell a "slam panel" is and why you call it that.

Rob
Forum: showroom 01-16-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 84,588
Posted By robsvolvos
#46 red. Common on a lot of vintage Volvos. ...

#46 red. Common on a lot of vintage Volvos.

http://i604.photobucket.com/albums/tt126/robsvolvos/544digital001.jpg
My 1961 544

http://i604.photobucket.com/albums/tt126/robsvolvos/142014.jpg
My...
Forum: showroom 12-20-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,356
Posted By robsvolvos
Looks like a fun project! Good thing that the B20...

Looks like a fun project! Good thing that the B20 was dropped in there, as it originally had a B16 which is a pig. The B20 is a great engine for this car. I rebuilt one and put it in mine (see pic...
Forum: showroom 12-14-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,206
Posted By robsvolvos
So here's a picture from one of my accessories...

So here's a picture from one of my accessories brochures from 1976. Since a previous poster was able to find one from 1974 or 73, I guess it does fit a late model 140 as well. I had always thought...
Forum: showroom 12-13-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,206
Posted By robsvolvos
I have a lot of these brochures at home, but I'm...

I have a lot of these brochures at home, but I'm not there right now. I will scan a picture and post it tomorrow night.

Rob
Forum: showroom 12-13-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,206
Posted By robsvolvos
Not a 140 wheel...

Guys, this is NOT a 140 steering wheel.This wheel was offered as an accessory wheel for the 240 from 1975 to 78 and maybe 79. It is in ALL the "accessories" brochures from these years.

Rob
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,638
Posted By robsvolvos
Ok, now I see your dilemma. Your 3 pack is...

Ok, now I see your dilemma. Your 3 pack is missing it's wire harness. There is supposed to be a harness pigtail about 6 inches long that goes to all the gauges and then has a 6 pin Molex connector...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,638
Posted By robsvolvos
Is the guy you were referring to that told you...

Is the guy you were referring to that told you that the guage pack was a plug-in solution -me? In fairness, I told your father that all of the non-turbo '81-'84 240's were pre-wired for the most of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,055
Posted By robsvolvos
Hey, didn't you rear-end somebody in the 544 too?...

Hey, didn't you rear-end somebody in the 544 too? Brakes, man, brakes!! :)

Rob

PS, I probably have all the trim parts for that front end. Shoot me an e-mail if you'd like.
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