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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By nel621
Don't think they sell that part. My friend had a...

Don't think they sell that part. My friend had a car in the shop with similar rust. They welded in some very thick steel plate on all sides to beef it up. This was on an 88 wagon that other wise was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By nel621
google?

google?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By nel621
or http://www.vintagecarradio.com/

or
http://www.vintagecarradio.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By nel621
Don't know what your dash or radio look like but...

Don't know what your dash or radio look like but Crutchfield sells something like this, old style...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,391
Posted By nel621
Nice work on the chasis and the body. What color...

Nice work on the chasis and the body. What color will it be?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By nel621
Address: 1157 Jetstream Dr, Orlando, FL 32824

Address: 1157 Jetstream Dr, Orlando, FL 32824
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By nel621
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/p/AF1QipP9uPrOVH...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/p/AF1QipP9uPrOVHOS1x9GyPNK0NoyhqF6DGqOPndSnlAT=w213-h160-k-no
Forum: showroom 08-07-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 601
Posted By nel621
Well that didn't take long. Race to the bottom...

Well that didn't take long. Race to the bottom then scrap?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By nel621
^ Best deal ever!

^ Best deal ever!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By nel621
That stuff is great. Just be ready to use it all...

That stuff is great. Just be ready to use it all or lose it all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By nel621
watch a few of these ...

watch a few of these
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai9-jerS0y0
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By nel621
You can get a HF one, they work. If you have a...

You can get a HF one, they work. If you have a welder you can spot weld nails in the center of the dents, after you grind off the paint, then pull with vise grips or a modified slide hammer. Then...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By nel621
Mind if I ask what the cost is for these items?

Mind if I ask what the cost is for these items?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By nel621
^ this, wear gloves.

^ this, wear gloves.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By nel621
Or one or more turn signal wires worn through...

Or one or more turn signal wires worn through where they go through headlight backing plate area.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By nel621
Nice wiper blade.:-P

Nice wiper blade.:-P
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
http://i1305.photobucket.com/albums/s548/WRX1983/I...

http://i1305.photobucket.com/albums/s548/WRX1983/Interior%20Rebuild/IMG_1662_zpsf40b6fa3.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 08-04-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
They had a ring with the word Volvo printed on...

They had a ring with the word Volvo printed on it. Similar to this pic although I think the ring was a silver color.

I'm sure someone else will have the actual pics...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By nel621
Staying within the...

Staying within the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By nel621
Something tells me you want to use that tan knob....

Something tells me you want to use that tan knob. In that event I would take the middle knob, paint it with your SEM paint then use some Testors white model paint and carefully paint the raised + and...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
It's the little things that make it worth while....

It's the little things that make it worth while. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
I saw the post and pics but didn't see where he...

I saw the post and pics but didn't see where he had installed them.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,204
Posted By nel621
New York City but actually outside of the main...

New York City but actually outside of the main city.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,204
Posted By nel621
Nice part of the country.

Nice part of the country.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
When do you get the rear seat covers?

When do you get the rear seat covers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By nel621
Glad you found the problem and thanks for posting...

Glad you found the problem and thanks for posting back. That's what makes this forum work.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
Have you tried a dry fit with rear headrests?...

Have you tried a dry fit with rear headrests? Curious as to clearance. Shifter cover looks great.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,204
Posted By nel621
Since you are going to be using the BMW...

Since you are going to be using the BMW suspension why not just put the BMW motor and tranny in. A lot less work than trying to mate the Volvo engine to another transmission.
Forum: showroom 07-29-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,493
Posted By nel621
Box fan???? :nod:

Box fan???? :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
Just go up to the damaged area. Don't give...

Just go up to the damaged area. Don't give yourself more work. Easier to cut a straight line.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
Still doable. Cut at the line, overlap the new...

Still doable. Cut at the line, overlap the new section 1.5 inches above line, reinforce small section on right with fiberglass. Took me a while to find that same panel, driver side in good condition....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By nel621
Well that tells a lot. What I posted was for a...

Well that tells a lot. What I posted was for a 240. No help here.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
Also you seem very talented. You can repair the...

Also you seem very talented. You can repair the panel. I was able to repair that same exact door panel for friend by cutting the lower half off. I cut straight along the back using the chrome trim...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-28-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
You could make your own vapor barrier with very...

You could make your own vapor barrier with very heavy plastic sheeting available at your local home improvement store. Something like 4 mil if not thicker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By nel621
Ok, what model car do you have? You say you...

Ok, what model car do you have? You say you swapped blower motors, again what model car? What is MCC?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By nel621
I recently was enlisted to replace the blower...

I recently was enlisted to replace the blower motor on a customers car. Everything went well and the motor functioned as it should. I tested it several times before securing the front panel in...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,659
Posted By nel621
I did lift that side of the car with my jack. I...

I did lift that side of the car with my jack. I just don't like the way the door is closing. Kinda hard to describe but is isn't gliding as freely as the passenger side. Will take a closer look with...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,659
Posted By nel621
Not sure why this door is giving trouble. The...

Not sure why this door is giving trouble. The radiator is out of the car for painting so can't start it. I may just slap in on and turn the car around ( more level on the other side, but not by much)...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,204
Posted By nel621
Check this out. ...

Check this out.
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=343188
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,659
Posted By nel621
Small progress today. Got the drivers door on....

Small progress today. Got the drivers door on. First I reinstalled the weather strip rubber. I thought it would be easier installing the rubber first. I was wrong. As the door lay flat on my work...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,204
Posted By nel621
That is one huge project. Should be nice when...

That is one huge project. Should be nice when done. Did you see the project car where a guy put a 142 body on top of a V70 chasis and drive train?. I can't find the thread, but you may consider...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,659
Posted By nel621
Didn't get anything done today, weather not...

Didn't get anything done today, weather not helping. I did clean up the weather stripping for the driver door. Also found some Forever Black that I had laying around. So I applied that to the rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By nel621
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/pts/d/volvoparts-...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/pts/d/volvoparts-cheap-prices-must/6644897995.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By nel621
I guess I will need to use this method to...

I guess I will need to use this method to reinstall the coupe 1/4 windows.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,659
Posted By nel621
Here in NYC it's been raining everyday for about...

Here in NYC it's been raining everyday for about a week now and more rain coming for next 3 days. Today I got lucky and was able to get some work done before the rain. The fenders are back on the car...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By nel621
If your car is kept relatively dry and slat free...

If your car is kept relatively dry and slat free you shouldn't have any sheet metal issues. You will want to have spare interior parts depending on color. If your car is tan then collect black...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,085
Posted By nel621
Let us know when you get it home and go over it...

Let us know when you get it home and go over it again.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,897
Posted By nel621
Send in your rear wagon seat cover and maybe you...

Send in your rear wagon seat cover and maybe you too can get a break on the covers.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,659
Posted By nel621
One step forward two steps back. There was...

One step forward two steps back. There was finally some room at my friends' shop to have the doors painted. Sorry, no pics. But I should have them home tonight. Not sure where I'll put them. If it...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By nel621
Damn, that's hard hit. Was you're uncle OK?

Damn, that's hard hit. Was you're uncle OK?
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