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Forum: performance & modifications 11-24-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 71,123
Posted By Tanglefoot
Another vote for video!

Another vote for video!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Tanglefoot
Ended up replacing the voltage regulator, and...

Ended up replacing the voltage regulator, and tightening up the alternator. Seems to have done the trick! Just took the car on a 5 hour round trip after dark, no problems (aside from the nagging...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Tanglefoot
Since the alternator is out of the car, I'm...

Since the alternator is out of the car, I'm planning on taking it to get it checked out. New voltage regulator is on order, as well as a new adjustment screw, as the old one was so rusted it broke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2013, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Tanglefoot
Charging issues and rough running

The Car: 1991 240, automatic

This car has had the SRS light on for the entirety of the time I've been driving it (the whole last month). There has been a bit of belt squeal, and occasionally, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Tanglefoot
Thinking back to it, the fuses all look like a...

Thinking back to it, the fuses all look like a bit of cleaning would help things out. One Stage 0, coming up. Thanks for the tips!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Tanglefoot
After I got home from work today, I gave it a...

After I got home from work today, I gave it a crank. It fired up almost immediately. A bit rough running, but it drove fine. Hesitated a little bit off the line, but other than that, seemed to run...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By Tanglefoot
1991 240 nagging No Start issue

Patient: 1991 240 Sedan, automatic, bone stock

This started off as my sister's car, and over the last 7 years has been driven very sporadically. The last two and a half years, the car has sat....
Forum: showroom 02-21-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9,452
Views: 3,059,250
Posted By Tanglefoot
http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/19804_6...

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/19804_634234911547_205837789_n.jpg
Rust, dirt, and fresh snow tires . . . just in time for it all to melt.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 31,178
Posted By Tanglefoot
I'm definitely following this closely, as I've...

I'm definitely following this closely, as I've been pondering for a while how best to make my 240 into a reliable and satisfying daily driver. Your plan (that you've teased with so far) seems to be...
Forum: showroom 03-12-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,608
Posted By Tanglefoot
I've been debating doing a mild version of this...

I've been debating doing a mild version of this with my wagon - something like a 2" body lift and fitting bigger tires. The onset of mud season in the north east prompts all sorts of harebrained...
Forum: showroom 03-10-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,718
Posted By Tanglefoot
double post :oops:

double post :oops:
Forum: showroom 03-10-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 28,718
Posted By Tanglefoot
:omg: I'm not quite sure how I feel about this. ...

:omg: I'm not quite sure how I feel about this. Still, props for a cool engine swap and getting work done.
Forum: showroom 01-27-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 114,938
Posted By Tanglefoot
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs600....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs600.ash2/155286_536020374267_55601174_31538174_578189_n.jpg

The event that convinced me that winter really was here and it was time for snow tires.
Forum: showroom 01-12-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 48,777
Posted By Tanglefoot
I feel the need to find a few carbs and start...

I feel the need to find a few carbs and start experimenting . . .
Forum: showroom 01-12-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,956
Posted By Tanglefoot
Love the newest rims. Great progress!

Love the newest rims. Great progress!
Forum: website & board 01-10-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,430
Posted By Tanglefoot
+1 Thank you!

+1

Thank you!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,097
Posted By Tanglefoot
I may have missed this, but what's the power...

I may have missed this, but what's the power plant gonna be? Volvo? or something different?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,097
Posted By Tanglefoot
Definitely subscribing to this. Great work.

Definitely subscribing to this. Great work.
Forum: showroom 12-11-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,893
Posted By Tanglefoot
That is beautiful. Great work.

That is beautiful. Great work.
Forum: showroom 11-30-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 26,953
Posted By Tanglefoot
:drool: Do want. It looks fantastic! I'm sad...

:drool: Do want. It looks fantastic! I'm sad that around here anything older than 1980 (and lots younger) are absolute rustbuckets. I'm definitely following this.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 111,964
Posted By Tanglefoot
That is fantastic. Where's the video?!

That is fantastic. Where's the video?!
Forum: showroom 11-25-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 873,249
Posted By Tanglefoot
Nothing to write home about, but the first set of...

Nothing to write home about, but the first set of non-steelie wheels I've had.
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc3/hs337.snc3/29461_527367529637_55601174_31272492_7427222_n.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-24-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,209
Posted By Tanglefoot
With massive snows in the rear (with overloads...

With massive snows in the rear (with overloads and Bil HDs). Dirt roads and low don't mix.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs008.snc1/2860_517255983257_55601174_30878185_744054_n.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-22-2010, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By Tanglefoot
Tool Kits

Not sure the right spot for this, but I figured that it's relevant to Volvo and there will hopefully be pics, thus showroom.

I've started DD'ing a '93 240 wagon. I've always had a tool kit in my...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,987
Posted By Tanglefoot
Well . . . not totally my cup o' tea. It's good...

Well . . . not totally my cup o' tea. It's good that you're excited about it, and wanting to make it better. However, I do question your aesthetic tastes a bit. Some new trim and perhaps a repaint...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,547
Posted By Tanglefoot
I want to see the result of this.

I want to see the result of this.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,843
Posted By Tanglefoot
I don't think we got the van spec 240s in the US....

I don't think we got the van spec 240s in the US. Looks like a really useful vehicle!
Forum: showroom 11-21-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,481
Posted By Tanglefoot
:omg::drool:

:omg::drool:
Forum: showroom 11-18-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9,452
Views: 3,059,250
Posted By Tanglefoot
That looks fantastic. I may have to look into...

That looks fantastic. I may have to look into driving lights for my wagon now . . .
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 455
Views: 75,504
Posted By Tanglefoot
That is a huge amount of work and a brilliant end...

That is a huge amount of work and a brilliant end result. It shows me how much potential there is in these machines if the time and effort is put in. Great job!
Forum: showroom 11-16-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,480
Posted By Tanglefoot
That is fantastic!

That is fantastic!
Forum: showroom 11-16-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 2,642,138
Posted By Tanglefoot
I hate to say it, but I can see the appeal of...

I hate to say it, but I can see the appeal of this . . .



A school sponsored rally team? How did I miss out on this in college?!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,547
Posted By Tanglefoot
I really like the idea of a twin redblock hotrod....

I really like the idea of a twin redblock hotrod. However, have you thought of something a bit easier?

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Forum: showroom 11-15-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,140
Posted By Tanglefoot
:omg: I can only dream of having a yard like...

:omg: I can only dream of having a yard like that.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,213
Posted By Tanglefoot
I love seeing builds like this. Are you racing...

I love seeing builds like this. Are you racing only in the Chump Car series? Or are you also going something a little more serious with it?
Forum: showroom 11-15-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,342
Posted By Tanglefoot
That's a great looking car. Personal preference...

That's a great looking car. Personal preference on my part, but I'm not the biggest fan of chrome. Have you thought about blacking out the headlight trim?
Forum: showroom 11-15-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,991
Posted By Tanglefoot
Nice wagon! I recently have started DD'ing a 240...

Nice wagon! I recently have started DD'ing a 240 wagon myself, and am constantly amazed at HOW MUCH STUFF you can jam into the back of it. Getting a good roof rack is high on my list.
Forum: showroom 11-15-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 46,676
Posted By Tanglefoot
Great intro. I'm interested in seeing more about...

Great intro. I'm interested in seeing more about the dash!
Forum: showroom 11-12-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,728
Posted By Tanglefoot
And it just plugs into the existing harness? ...

And it just plugs into the existing harness? Either way, that's much less expensive than the dollar figure I had kicking around in my mind. Hmmm . . .
Forum: showroom 11-12-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,728
Posted By Tanglefoot
Haha, I didn't mean less hassle than e-codes. I...

Haha, I didn't mean less hassle than e-codes. I meant less hassle than finding a junkyard replacement. Sorry, poor wording on my part. The e-codes hopefully would be paying the money for a pretty...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,728
Posted By Tanglefoot
My ideal (and perhaps the real problem) is the...

My ideal (and perhaps the real problem) is the idea of a cheap alternative. I realize that not being willing to put some money into the issue means I'm really limited on the end result. However, I...
Forum: showroom 11-11-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,728
Posted By Tanglefoot
Headlight creativity

Or rather, the request to see some. I'm getting more and more sick of the ****ty headlights of my 240 daily driver (1993 wagon). I've seen some modifications to these, both stock such as changing...
Forum: showroom 10-08-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 258,651
Posted By Tanglefoot
They have the art of teasing down to a science.

They have the art of teasing down to a science.
Forum: showroom 10-03-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 165,128
Posted By Tanglefoot
I can't wait to see this project unfold.

I can't wait to see this project unfold.
Forum: showroom 07-30-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 127,821
Posted By Tanglefoot
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs464....

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs464.ash1/25509_526274924227_55601174_31236536_1138695_n.jpg

Dunno if that will work, but it's 2 boxsprings, 2 mattresses, and a table on top of a 244....
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,139
Posted By Tanglefoot
This is brilliant. Great work!

This is brilliant. Great work!
Forum: showroom 06-30-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 258,651
Posted By Tanglefoot
They just make it up as they go along.

They just make it up as they go along.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,029
Views: 471,197
Posted By Tanglefoot
Subscribed. If I follow enough threads of this...

Subscribed. If I follow enough threads of this level, I might learn something!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 38,385
Posted By Tanglefoot
Hooray for being able to keep track of this! ...

Hooray for being able to keep track of this! Thanks for finding and sharing the link F13nd!
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 38,385
Posted By Tanglefoot
:-(:-( I was really looking forward to seeing...

:-(:-( I was really looking forward to seeing this thing up and running. If you put up a build thread on another site, PLEASE share! I really want to see the end result.
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