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Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 13,002
Posted By Hemily
As a viking, i approve of this ressurection. :P ...

As a viking, i approve of this ressurection. :P

My dad used to have a 145, he'd just used original Volvo R-sport suspension for it, i think that was Eibach back then.
And that car would go up on...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 248,342
Posted By Hemily
How do ya plan on keeping the license plates for...

How do ya plan on keeping the license plates for the car? it's already doubled the power and nm legal in a 240 in Norway :P

Also, saw ya had trouble with chipping the tint on the headlamps, just...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 59,571
Posted By Hemily
congrats on a new house then! i know they're not...

congrats on a new house then! i know they're not cheap in most of Norway, and i assume it's not cheaper near military bases?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 132,661
Posted By Hemily
i was gonna ask about that, are the wheels...

i was gonna ask about that, are the wheels 5x114,3?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 31,460
Posted By Hemily
I've wanted to get a 245 parts car from Italy,...

I've wanted to get a 245 parts car from Italy, the Polar editions juust have so much stuff, that us poor scandinavians don't get, we just get the stripped base model, no extras, i've never in my life...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 763
Views: 132,661
Posted By Hemily
how about an American V8 used by Europeans? :P ...

how about an American V8 used by Europeans? :P

these things used to be really popular for swaps into random cars.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rover_V8_engine
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,182
Posted By Hemily
Why does everyone in Norway besides me know how...

Why does everyone in Norway besides me know how to fix old Volvos? :P

I like the green on it now, is that the color it'll have once done?

also, there's a almost identical Camaro in my town,...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 59,571
Posted By Hemily
tilting wing... like Blodstupmoens car in...

tilting wing... like Blodstupmoens car in Flåklypa? :P
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 59,571
Posted By Hemily
electronical adaptive aerodynamics? like the wing...

electronical adaptive aerodynamics? like the wing on the Lancia Thema 8.32? or do ya got other things in mind?

Lancia wing in action
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqWikgxgyFA
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 59,571
Posted By Hemily
Wanna do my car after? i'd happily drive the many...

Wanna do my car after? i'd happily drive the many kilometers from the west coast to up there :P

It's an amazing looking build, makes me feel guilty for not having any technical insight to even...
Forum: showroom 01-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,475
Posted By Hemily
the Hi-Lux, the euro Tacoma i believe. wheels...

the Hi-Lux, the euro Tacoma i believe.
wheels are

boltcircle:
6-139,7

offset:
30

center hub:
Forum: showroom 08-30-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9,375
Views: 2,802,055
Posted By Hemily
one thing i'm noticing on US bricks, that i'm...

one thing i'm noticing on US bricks, that i'm almost kinda jealous of, is on the front fender, ya got the Volvo name on it, where we are bound by law to have a blinker. :(
Forum: showroom 08-28-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9,375
Views: 2,802,055
Posted By Hemily
I've picked up a new brick. a 1993 240GL...

I've picked up a new brick.

a 1993 240GL wagon
http://img689.imageshack.us/img689/7116/22m8.jpg

and i picked up a set of wheels for it, got some Eikers, hopefully they'll look good on the 240....
Forum: showroom 06-06-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,102
Posted By Hemily
I've not painted my brick yet... it's in the...

I've not painted my brick yet... it's in the plans, though i'm going white :P

I've painted a lot of stuff, just not my own car.

i painted a friends PC though, that i've got pics of.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 158,869
Posted By Hemily
Inspiring read, makes me want to work on my...

Inspiring read, makes me want to work on my car... too bad i'm a completely incompetent mechanic :P

Min 240 rusta isondt, så an leve et par månedar, før an blir spiker... sko hadd dine...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 79,350
Posted By Hemily
watching threads like this always make me want to...

watching threads like this always make me want to work on my car.

then i remember i don't have a place to work on it, the skills to work on it, or the money to buy parts for it :P

I like what...
Forum: showroom 11-01-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,055
Posted By Hemily
in my first brick, a 244DL, i just had the amp on...

in my first brick, a 244DL, i just had the amp on the subwoofer.
In the wagon though, i can see the amp maybe fitting inside the body in the trunk, opposite side of the spare tire, or in the room...
Forum: showroom 11-01-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,144
Posted By Hemily
I added LED blinkers to my 240, thankfully, they...

I added LED blinkers to my 240, thankfully, they came with resistance, i tried LED bulbs for the parking lights, they kept flickering...
Forum: showroom 10-31-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,144
Posted By Hemily
the cross in the headlights aren't a VW thing,...

the cross in the headlights aren't a VW thing, it's a racing thing, it originally was something you did with tape on headlamps, so if the front bumped into something, the glass wouldn't fall all over...
Forum: showroom 10-22-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9,375
Views: 2,802,055
Posted By Hemily
i got the same/similar wheels on my Buick...

i got the same/similar wheels on my Buick actually :P
Forum: showroom 10-15-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,945
Posted By Hemily
there, the pictures are in a viewable size :P ...

there, the pictures are in a viewable size :P

i'm super jelly of that interior...
also the wheels actually kinda fit the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 44,021
Posted By Hemily
you should get a Volvo 4X4 :P ...

you should get a Volvo 4X4 :P
http://thecontinentalcat.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/sugga-2.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-08-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 79,332
Posted By Hemily
the day i bought my brick (the main focus of...

the day i bought my brick (the main focus of picture) my moms in the background.
mine's a 1991, hers a 1993. (hers is also the one in my signature, as i've used it in AutoX :P )...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 34,529
Posted By Hemily
Seems the S10 is like the brick of the chevy...

Seems the S10 is like the brick of the chevy folks, just like they swap all kinds of things into Volvos, they swap all kinds of things into S10's...
Friend of mine is doing a V10 into his, he's...
Forum: showroom 06-20-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,488
Posted By Hemily
Maybe not as inspirational for road going cars......

Maybe not as inspirational for road going cars... but it's still inspirational to watch!

local Rallycross events, are practically dominated by Volvo, mostly 240, but there's some others sneaking...
Forum: showroom 06-20-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,488
Posted By Hemily
Yeah, that's what the wiki i linked to says too...

Yeah, that's what the wiki i linked to says too pretty much.

but only 750? i didn't know that, i've seen some, so i never really figured they'd be rare.
Too bad too, i've been wanting one for a...
Forum: showroom 06-19-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,488
Posted By Hemily
It's actually a version of the Volvo PV, only for...

It's actually a version of the Volvo PV, only for work use, like Taxi, or military use.
Volvo PV800 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volvo_PV800_Series)
...
Forum: showroom 06-13-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,257
Posted By Hemily
I had my 240 broken into once, they stole the...

I had my 240 broken into once, they stole the registration for it... along with the service book, left stereo and music and all that alone, so strange...
Forum: showroom 06-13-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,019
Posted By Hemily
I don't think it's just TB, most car forums i go...

I don't think it's just TB, most car forums i go to, think the same about that style, some forums even have a Carbage thread, where they post hilarious fails in styling and car modifications, and...
Forum: showroom 06-07-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 20,257
Posted By Hemily
If my car had been stolen, and i'd been told it's...

If my car had been stolen, and i'd been told it's been found, but i have to pay them to get it back, it'd feel like kidnappers holding it for ransom really :P
Forum: showroom 06-04-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,019
Posted By Hemily
i think it's broken, or the car is like Herbie...

i think it's broken, or the car is like Herbie the love bug, and it's just sad and feeling down. :P
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,298
Posted By Hemily
the B200 had Injection too? i had a 240 from '85,...

the B200 had Injection too? i had a 240 from '85, one of the two years you got the 240 with a 3 series engine, a B200K, that was carbed, a crappy carb too...
Forum: showroom 05-25-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,532
Posted By Hemily
B200? is it anything like the B200K engine? my...

B200? is it anything like the B200K engine? my first 240 had that engine :P
it was an automatic with a manual swap... so it had the gearing on the diff... from an auto, and carb from a B21 :P
The...
Forum: showroom 05-21-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,556
Posted By Hemily
i just removed two of the bolts for the bumper,...

i just removed two of the bolts for the bumper, and replaced them with the fog lamps :P

http://desmond.imageshack.us/Himg841/scaled.php?server=841&filename=dsc0125ut.jpg&res=landing
Forum: showroom 05-08-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9,375
Views: 2,802,055
Posted By Hemily
Where in Norway are ya? i'm noticing SC plates,...

Where in Norway are ya? i'm noticing SC plates, which is Haugesund, where i live :P
Forum: showroom 04-12-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
nah, mixing clear with the base, is probably...

nah, mixing clear with the base, is probably similar to what they did with the stock paint, as the color base turns matte/flat when dry, it's the clear that make it shiny, so a trick was to mix clear...
Forum: showroom 04-12-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
SO i'm hoping you're at least going for clear...

SO i'm hoping you're at least going for clear coat then, it at least seems so.
Stock on older volvos in re,d there's no clear, they will mix some clear in the paint to have it shiney and provide...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
yeah, and it's more than just the 850R that had...

yeah, and it's more than just the 850R that had it :)

paintcode: 601
name: Classic/Signal Red
used on: 240, 740, 760, 960, 850, V70, S70, C70, S60....
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
just to show what flakes make your car's paint...

just to show what flakes make your car's paint look like:

http://www.specialistpaints.com/image_uploads/large/Metal_Flake_Sample_Card.jpg

Very popular in the 80's, and might not look that great...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
What seems to be the norm with flakes, is using a...

What seems to be the norm with flakes, is using a base color, in this case it would be Venetian Red Peal or Imperial Red by the sound of it.

Once you spray a color, it's actually flat, or matte if...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
It's a deep red, at least with how we would have...

It's a deep red, at least with how we would have painted it.

with the color, we first make the whole thing red with one layer, then we would have had a thicker layer, obviously not as thick to...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
i don't think the Venetian Red Pearl is that...

i don't think the Venetian Red Pearl is that rare, it was a normal option for the V70, S60 and S80 too i think, though it kinda does depend on how many actually ordered red cars, and in that specific...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
yeah, i like that color too, it's almost as fun...

yeah, i like that color too, it's almost as fun as magic blue pearl.
That deep red, seems to lend itself to black details.
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,792
Posted By Hemily
not for 240, if they're more then 14" on a 240,...

not for 240, if they're more then 14" on a 240, you've got some from another Volvo :P
my mom has 15" steelies for her winter shoes on her 240. (which is the car in my signature, donj't have any...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,501
Posted By Hemily
going by stock Volvo colors... there are a few...

going by stock Volvo colors... there are a few good ones i think, just add clear, and flakes if you wanted.

paintcode: 70
name: Red
Used on: 1961-1962 Volvo P1800...
Forum: showroom 04-10-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,792
Posted By Hemily
what? you hate your car since you seem to dread...

what? you hate your car since you seem to dread having to wash it?
Forum: showroom 04-10-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,792
Posted By Hemily
i already have a brush that fits the diamonds of...

i already have a brush that fits the diamonds of the Multi-X rims, so i ain't worried, even got a hose attachment on it, so i can scrub with water and soap.
Forum: showroom 04-10-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,792
Posted By Hemily
yeah, but the household has a fascination of...

yeah, but the household has a fascination of cars, thusly we have equipment for washing cars :P
Forum: showroom 04-10-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,792
Posted By Hemily
i've seen the style of Multi-X in white, only of...

i've seen the style of Multi-X in white, only of the good kind... BBS :P
http://seeninjapan.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/miniblue1.jpg

and i think it looks good, and on an all white wagon.. i was...
Forum: showroom 04-10-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,285
Views: 798,792
Posted By Hemily
been contemplating doing up my Multi-X's, i was...

been contemplating doing up my Multi-X's, i was thinking of doing it the hard way, and gt the center painted, and polish what little lip they got... but i found out there's a shop nearby that does...
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