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Forum: showroom Today, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Old Iron
Darn, whats wrong with the dark grey one. Thats a...

Darn, whats wrong with the dark grey one. Thats a great color too. Why not have a pack of 245's?:grrr:
Forum: website & board Today, 06:12 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 18,737
Posted By Old Iron
Too bad the men in black put an end to that.

Too bad the men in black put an end to that.
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By Old Iron
Very nice, now go back and get that Bertone as a...

Very nice, now go back and get that Bertone as a real project car. It looked super clean too.
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Old Iron
Still super envious of the black on silver combo....

Still super envious of the black on silver combo. Sell it to me!!!
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By Old Iron
Nice, looks like a good starting point.

Nice, looks like a good starting point.
Forum: showroom 07-22-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Old Iron
Thats bc they died with the dinosaurs on this...

Thats bc they died with the dinosaurs on this coast. I have never seen an early model flathood 245 randomly on the east coast either. Did see an early flathood 244 in NYC last year. But it had mid...
Forum: website & board 07-22-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 18,737
Posted By Old Iron
I had a guy on Long Island who sold stuff every...

I had a guy on Long Island who sold stuff every week at the Bellmore train station flee market tell me he got crazy good gas mileage in his 1985 or so 245. He refused to tell me all the things he...
Forum: showroom 07-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By Old Iron
What an awesome set of cars, nice save! That is a...

What an awesome set of cars, nice save! That is a pretty cool color too, BTW.

Glad to see it found a good home.
Forum: showroom 07-21-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Old Iron
Nice wagon, I want the silver on black interior...

Nice wagon, I want the silver on black interior 245 to go with my silver on blue 245
Forum: showroom 07-17-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7,807
Views: 1,272,272
Posted By Old Iron
How the Hell are they 18's!

How the Hell are they 18's!
Forum: showroom 07-15-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By Old Iron
Wow, look at that clean engine bay! Nice...

Wow, look at that clean engine bay! Nice find..... I think that is the hardest thing about these old red volvos, finding a clean, well maintained one!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-14-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,127
Posted By Old Iron
It's incredible, the transformation these cars...

It's incredible, the transformation these cars can make with some love and an eye on detail. This is a prime .example.
Forum: showroom 07-14-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By Old Iron
Darn that is nice!

Darn that is nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,138
Posted By Old Iron
wow, great find on that R stuff. That wheel...

wow, great find on that R stuff.

That wheel looks great in the car, something that would have gone well with the wood trim in the classic's if Volvo had done it.
Forum: showroom 07-10-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By Old Iron
Me either^ The magnetic ones are awesome too, I...

Me either^ The magnetic ones are awesome too, I can sport the prancing moose, but get rid of it or move it when I don't need it. I currently have the magnets stuck to the inside portion of the "D"...
Forum: showroom 07-10-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By Old Iron
Did you properly clean all brake dust and dirt,...

Did you properly clean all brake dust and dirt, using the recommended methods and materials. Haha jk, he still has some pretty cool stuff.
Forum: showroom 07-10-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,993
Views: 322,214
Posted By Old Iron
Very nice car. It's like my 240, I have as many...

Very nice car. It's like my 240, I have as many accessories on it as possible. Even that grill is pretty rare isn't it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Ohh very good, thanks for the link!

Ohh very good, thanks for the link!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Ohh sweet, I am hoping the backs work out on...

Ohh sweet, I am hoping the backs work out on mine. I hope they didn't send me non-ABS calipers, if a difference exist between the two kinds. ABS and non-ABS.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Old Iron
Nice write up btw, looks like a nice wagon, that...

Nice write up btw, looks like a nice wagon, that just became a little more fun!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By Old Iron
How long before you crack a rod!?

How long before you crack a rod!?
Forum: showroom 07-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By Old Iron
Polaris do look better for some odd reason! Maybe...

Polaris do look better for some odd reason! Maybe bc the lip is stepped back and adds a little detail! But from 25 feet you can't tell the difference!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
are the rear calipers the same between non-ABS...

are the rear calipers the same between non-ABS and ABS cars?
Forum: showroom 07-08-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,643
Posted By Old Iron
Better get to it sooner then later, I would not...

Better get to it sooner then later, I would not walk away from a yard without grabbing trim like that! In your neck of the woods someone will snatch it up before you get to it. In my neck of the...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 22,006
Posted By Old Iron
Wow, What a incredible transformation this car...

Wow, What a incredible transformation this car has made!
Forum: showroom 07-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Old Iron
A Thief was running from the Police and jumped...

A Thief was running from the Police and jumped off a roof or something on to the roof of this thing, so much for it being a slick top 245. Nice car though, just needs a little bit of elbow grease!
Forum: showroom 07-07-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,643
Posted By Old Iron
That would have been awesome, too bad, ha!

That would have been awesome, too bad, ha!
Forum: showroom 07-07-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,643
Posted By Old Iron
Is the all black trim an SE thing, I thought the...

Is the all black trim an SE thing, I thought the 1992 year was the only year that got the all black trim.
Forum: showroom 07-07-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By Old Iron
Very nice! Is he manufactoring his own metal...

Very nice! Is he manufactoring his own metal plates or putting a decal over old plates?
Forum: showroom 07-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By Old Iron
That vrap on the fire wall is horrible! Have fun...

That vrap on the fire wall is horrible! Have fun trying to get it off!
Forum: showroom 07-06-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By Old Iron
Nahh, for some reason, the Polaris and their...

Nahh, for some reason, the Polaris and their replica just look better in silver!
Forum: showroom 07-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Old Iron
Funny, I am just getting ready to start...

Funny, I am just getting ready to start researchig how to sand and polish headlights and taillights!
Forum: showroom 07-06-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,643
Posted By Old Iron
Darn, that polar is pretty cool. Are those retro...

Darn, that polar is pretty cool. Are those retro fit bull bars or Volvo accessory.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Old Iron
Good video. I feel like I saw it a while ago,...

Good video. I feel like I saw it a while ago, watched not knowing I would ever need it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Shoot, I may have to return this crap to Advanced...

Shoot, I may have to return this crap to Advanced and order from IPD. Is the stuff they get rebuilt by IPD remanufactorers any better then the crap from Avanced or any other chain store.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Old Iron
Dp

Dp
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By Old Iron
No more engine code! Thanks to you guys who...

No more engine code! Thanks to you guys who helped out. Now to getting these dumbasses to get me the correct brakes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
I can't believe how many times in a row these...

I can't believe how many times in a row these freaking parts distributors have sent me a mismatched set of calipers. Still don't have everything I need!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Ya, I only checked the drivers side the late time...

Ya, I only checked the drivers side the late time I was there, drivers side only had one line going to it. They are the ones making it difficult!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
So serious note, my 1991 with vented rotors and...

So serious note, my 1991 with vented rotors and no ABS has two. Brake lines cominginto each calipers.

The 1992 calipers they just sent me for the this 1992 have two brake lines coning in on one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
New Avatar!

New Avatar!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
In before Phil's flood!

In before Phil's flood!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Old Iron
Nice project! You waste no time digging right in!

Nice project! You waste no time digging right in!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Tell me about it! I literally have a black cloud...

Tell me about it! I literally have a black cloud that follows me around!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Ya seriously, why did you open that can of worms!...

Ya seriously, why did you open that can of worms!

This has turned into a nightmare!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Frock, first pair they ordered had two brake...

Frock, first pair they ordered had two brake lines coming in on each front caliper! One was wide enough for the vented rigor, and one was not. Now they sent two front calipers that are wide enough to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Then you have gotten lucky! Haha

Then you have gotten lucky! Haha
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Ya, I think one about 70 miles north in...

Ya, I think one about 70 miles north in wilmington or Newark, Haha like dumbass I was trying to avoid going up there too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
Nope nearest Volvo is Annapolis which is 60 miles...

Nope nearest Volvo is Annapolis which is 60 miles away and I have to pay a toll. Not being able to get my hands on both sides does me no good. Confidence, I am even becoming concerned with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 636
Posted By Old Iron
So every 1986 + 240 came with vented, so the only...

So every 1986 + 240 came with vented, so the only question is did it have ABS or not, bc some difference between ABS and non ABS calipers exist?
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