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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By volvo gt
Don't miss this little important step. ...

Don't miss this little important step.
Otherwise you will hit the road and see your wheel tweeked/misaligned wrong to the left or right.
Yes, then you get to remove the wheel all over again to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By volvo gt
Thank you Sir. Pictures help a lot. Both...

Thank you Sir. Pictures help a lot.

Both front holes drain perfectly now and no new tubes or parts were needed.
We changed the door hinges too while we had it all opened up. The rear sunroof...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By volvo gt
Thanks you. who sells the tubing? The drivers...

Thanks you. who sells the tubing?
The drivers side tube is visible near the door hinge. The passenger side is pushed in and seems a bit short and the holder is gone.
I wonder if I should put some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By volvo gt
Thank you! It's been a very long time since I...

Thank you! It's been a very long time since I needed to check any of these.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By volvo gt
1979 242 sunroof drain lines

Hello

California no longer has a drought that's for sure.
I noticed damp carpet on the passenger side a few days ago. I lifted the carpet and put a towel there to soak up the water.
The sunroof...
Forum: showroom 04-14-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By volvo gt
Seems like a lot of fun for $25k

Seems like a lot of fun for $25k
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By volvo gt
I think the corona caps may fit..

I think the corona caps may fit..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,224
Posted By volvo gt
I agree that it only covers most of the dash. ...

I agree that it only covers most of the dash.
I installed a nice blackcap and then I removed it to paint the uncovered areas. On my 2nd attempt, I was careful to align the top areas more...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-14-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,982
Posted By volvo gt
Sorry to butt in. If emission reduction is the...

Sorry to butt in. If emission reduction is the California goal then why allow a more polluting 240F than the cleaner example he brought to the Ref? Where did common sense go to with with Ca. smog...
Forum: website & board 11-19-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,130
Posted By volvo gt
I think your sedan is priced good. The manual...

I think your sedan is priced good. The manual tranny and the good 1993 stuff are desired
here in California. East coast may change the price +/- $200-$800 depending on who wants it.
The 1990...
Forum: showroom 11-13-2017, 12:48 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 170,667
Posted By volvo gt
Oh, location is Oakland A's, Raiders, Warriors,...

Oh, location is Oakland A's, Raiders, Warriors, California..smile
Forum: showroom 11-07-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 170,667
Posted By volvo gt
Year 1979 VC 24245 M 1 157857 (Chassi NR) ...

Year 1979

VC 24245 M 1 157857 (Chassi NR)

242-459-5421-31 (Version/ Type/ Market)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
Got the trashed 1992 parts car sold back to...

Got the trashed 1992 parts car sold back to California months ago. They gave me $1500 for a vehicle retirement program using the 1979 "B"cam kjet system swapped out of the GT. It left plenty of $$ to...
Forum: events 05-02-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 111,612
Posted By volvo gt
My personal favorite photograph..."Davis-2017" ...

My personal favorite photograph..."Davis-2017" http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l590/volvogt/davis.jpg (http://s1125.photobucket.com/user/volvogt/media/davis.jpg.html)
Forum: events 05-02-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 111,612
Posted By volvo gt
Next time we're together, for sure we'll take a...

Next time we're together, for sure we'll take a break and reintroduce ourselves.

Ryan was there, yellow t shirt, near Ken aka "Redwood chair" who was sitting on a Custom-Redwood-Chair!
...
Forum: events 04-30-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 111,612
Posted By volvo gt
http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l590/volvogt/v...

http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l590/volvogt/volvo%20meet5.jpg (http://s1125.photobucket.com/user/volvogt/media/volvo%20meet5.jpg.html)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
Well the Fun is coming back! We/he(Jr)...

Well the Fun is coming back!

We/he(Jr) installed the "K" cam today. He did a 3.73 install on the differential 2 weeks ago.
So now the revamped GT has LH 3.1 fuel system, an more aggressive NA...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,174
Posted By volvo gt
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Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,269
Posted By volvo gt
I just asked someone who doesn't think it will...

I just asked someone who doesn't think it will fit.
He has a 960.
He sighted the suspension difference in the 2 car types.

Hopefully someone who has tried it will chime in..
Forum: events 01-14-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 630
Poll: Davis 2017
Views: 111,612
Posted By volvo gt
Pliny the elder

Pliny the elder
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,671
Posted By volvo gt
Thanks. These details are helpful. tbricks has...

Thanks. These details are helpful.
tbricks has cool users
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2016, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,671
Posted By volvo gt
[QUOTE=ZVOLV;5507799]Im wondering if one could...

[QUOTE=ZVOLV;5507799]Im wondering if one could run a decent amount of E85 and knock the numbers way down....


Thanks.
I'll talk to the smart kid/Volvo kid when he gets home about this and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,671
Posted By volvo gt
Will do. The toasty cat trick often does not pan...

Will do. The toasty cat trick often does not pan out. There is always sufficient delay after arriving and it actually being tested.. So the cat has cooled down.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,671
Posted By volvo gt
That sounds cool. Thanks The Volvokid and I...

That sounds cool. Thanks

The Volvokid and I are sure we all have different experiences
in our different cars and combinations of parts.
The best test is to try it.

I hope the 'k' cam proves...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,671
Posted By volvo gt
classicswede I guess you have a B230?

classicswede I guess you have a B230?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-19-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,671
Posted By volvo gt
K cam/B230 California Smog problem?

Hello All.

We did swap the old NA K-jet 'B' cam/B21 from the 1979 GT and went with the 1992
much less exciting grocery-getter NA B230.

Wondering before we start if installing a 'K' cam in a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,487
Posted By volvo gt
Oh yes. It has the slider switch. No relay

Oh yes.

It has the slider switch. No relay
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,487
Posted By volvo gt
My 79 does not with the sliding on of switch on...

My 79 does not with the sliding on of switch on the shifter.
The push-button style switch has a relay.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By volvo gt
Gas helps. Dad added 2 gallons and it ran...

Gas helps.
Dad added 2 gallons and it ran like a top straight to the CRUSHER! (got a $1500.00 check for it)
I kept saying "put some gas in the tank"after he said it has a gallon inside already. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By volvo gt
Thanks JohnLane. I sent you a message...

Thanks JohnLane.

I sent you a message about them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2016, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By volvo gt
Thanks hiperfauto. We removed those and...

Thanks hiperfauto.

We removed those and installed the new harness as needed.
Our bushings in the chrome part seem fine.
Yes there is wiggle room in the plastic ball shells etc..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By volvo gt
Got'er done. New harness installed. Thank...

Got'er done.
New harness installed.
Thank you.

Bushings are a little loose.
Bronze are preferred for replacements..

Who has em?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By volvo gt
Surprise Surprise Surprise in my 'Gomer Pile'...

Surprise Surprise Surprise in my 'Gomer Pile' voice.

I went ahead and checked the Bentley book.
It is completely detailed on how to rip/take it apart and
put it all back together....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By volvo gt
Cool hiperfauto. Walk me right through it. ...

Cool hiperfauto. Walk me right through it.
Bushings may be needed.

Thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-03-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By volvo gt
new overdrive wire through M46 gear shifter

Hello Hello.
Today we want to replace the old 1979 overdrive wires in the m46 gear selector(the stick).
This one connects to the slide switch(no the button switch). There must be an easier way to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,174
Posted By volvo gt
We've gone this conversion 1 and 3/4 times (still...

We've gone this conversion 1 and 3/4 times (still finishing one). So many improvements over the 1979 mind set.
Even the little things are interesting with the complete swap. For example open the...
Forum: events 06-25-2016, 06:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,443
Posted By volvo gt
Well organized and great participation today at...

Well organized and great participation today at Mckevitt Volvo. Cool cars and good people everywhere. The snacks and drinks helped in the California sun.
I hope we do it again. Thank you all
...
Forum: events 06-25-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,443
Posted By volvo gt
I'm going and I hope someone there can use a 240...

I'm going and I hope someone there can use a 240 trailer hitch cheap.
I'm bring it but I doubt the dealer will let up make a swap meet .
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By volvo gt
Whatever you do don't let yours get like this for...

Whatever you do don't let yours get like this for crying out load.

Hilarious for $150 shipped. So funny.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,681
Posted By volvo gt
I put a cover like this on my new R-Sport Momo...

I put a cover like this on my new R-Sport Momo years ago but mine has red stitching..
It protects it from sunlight and wear while improving grip.

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
T240, yes, the price was right..

T240, yes, the price was right..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2016, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
I haven't been 19 and irresponsible in a long...

I haven't been 19 and irresponsible in a long time. I would have insurance.
Like my dad the attorney says, "people with warrants for their arrest get caught for moving violations and jaywalking". ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
I didn't notice the "salvaged" word.

I didn't notice the "salvaged" word.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
RC, continuously registered until Nov...

RC, continuously registered until Nov 2016..........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
RC it may. OGT, the car I want is a GT....

RC it may.

OGT, the car I want is a GT. "Pristine" GTs sell for under $10k, so it is not an expensive car. In 20-50 years it still won't have a big price tag.
Any replacement 242 will cost...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 11:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
All already thought of. Minimal problems to...

All already thought of.

Minimal problems to do all of the above. Having been there and done that helps too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 11:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
This is the fun part. Remove the hood and smash...

This is the fun part. Remove the hood and smash it flat enough (laughing). Beat the fender into compliance
and drive the f'in thing. Fun Fun.
Worst case is if it failed for body damage, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
Only one headlight is required and the old b21...

Only one headlight is required and the old b21 thrown in there makes it move.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
Hey Ken the $$ part was pretty easy. None of...

Hey Ken the $$ part was pretty easy.
None of that 2+ years ownership is required.
His check came fast and easy with a non ref smog.
Cali has more buy back programs than you may be aware of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,099
Posted By volvo gt
At this point the entire upgrade is under $800,...

At this point the entire upgrade is under $800, smog, dmv, parts car and labor included.
At the end the 92 gets sold back to Ca for $1500 so it ends up a profit.

The question is, should I...
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