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Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Incredible. I have a quote right now for $375...

Incredible. I have a quote right now for $375 from an outfit in Texas that looks and sounds reputable. Thanks for this. I’ll give them a call.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Agreed. Normally I’d throw a nice set of toy...

Agreed. Normally I’d throw a nice set of toy bumpers on but there’s just something about this one that I just can’t do it. I like the look of commandos on this one, a lot.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey thanks guys! It’s getting there. Before...

Hey thanks guys! It’s getting there.

Before snow starts to fly, I rolled the 242 outside and put it on stands to pressure wash the underside, wheel wells, and engine bay so I have semi-clean...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 521,802
Posted By Vol242vo
Lol! Awesome that you guys are close enough to...

Lol! Awesome that you guys are close enough to have get togethers like this.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
https://i.postimg.cc/xCqhH1wD/C8-B60754-B7-E9-463-...

https://i.postimg.cc/xCqhH1wD/C8-B60754-B7-E9-463-A-8-E74-887-D836-E350-A.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Yeah. I have it backwards...later for sure.

Yeah. I have it backwards...later for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Yes. The early style headrest slide in with a...

Yes. The early style headrest slide in with a little encouragement.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Lol! I know...you’ll be happy to know this one...

Lol! I know...you’ll be happy to know this one will be rocking the commandos.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
You know me...just hoarding purposes.

You know me...just hoarding purposes.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,134
Posted By Vol242vo
Agreed. Love seeing that stuff.

Agreed. Love seeing that stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Yeah I do and will continue to. We just spoke...

Yeah I do and will continue to. We just spoke yesterday, she was telling me just how hard it was to sell the car but thrilled it went to an enthusiast, I’ve sent her almost all of these pictures and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks fellas! Jay, you nailed it on the...

Thanks fellas!

Jay, you nailed it on the head. I’ve called nearly every upholster in the area and even started calling in the Portland area, nobody wants to take it on. I’ll find someone though,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
I sold it to Patrick @patrickstar, he used to own...

I sold it to Patrick @patrickstar, he used to own it. Years ago he sold it to a guy named Chase, who I bought it from. Full circle.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks, I've have only come across this trim...

Thanks, I've have only come across this trim package 1 other time. I paid a whopping $900 for this 242.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
I swapped over the GLE chrome lined vents, clock,...

I swapped over the GLE chrome lined vents, clock, and glovebox I already had and added a tachometer. Also, recently sourced an awesome looking R-Sport Momo wheel that’ll need a nice re-wrap. Let me...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 50,448
Posted By Vol242vo
Whoo hoo! Congrats Patrick!

Whoo hoo! Congrats Patrick!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey Jay, they are Recaro LX seats, They’re great....

Hey Jay, they are Recaro LX seats, They’re great. They do fold forward, just like 242 seats should.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Vol242vo
There isn’t really and easy/fast way to remove...

There isn’t really and easy/fast way to remove the heater core. Check the firewall port, pretty common place to leak after it deteriorates over time. STS makes a Stainless replacement, smart...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,616
Posted By Vol242vo
Thank god those security guards noticed this...

Thank god those security guards noticed this smoke and notified you, could have been a lot worse. Really nice fabrication skills, hope you get everything ironed out.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,333
Posted By Vol242vo
Incredible work and attention to detail, I’ll be...

Incredible work and attention to detail, I’ll be following this one.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 38,486
Posted By Vol242vo
So satisfying, nice work.

So satisfying, nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks guys! A few other things the car...

Thanks guys!

A few other things the car came with after digging through the trunk full of garbage...

Original toolkit, jack, and oil for my next oil change :-P
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Vol242vo's 1980 Cali White 1 Owner 242

I guess I would consider this my 'once in a lifetime' find and thanks to the help of Patrick (Patrickstar) for notifying me about this 242 for sale locally. With all of the time spent on my last '80...
Forum: showroom 10-07-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Vol242vo
Sounds like it.

Sounds like it.
Forum: showroom 10-06-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Vol242vo
No disco ball or any other non helpful info you...

No disco ball or any other non helpful info you mentioned. It is an ‘80 242 so it would be ‘period correct’. Just another person who doesn’t know. I’m sure someone may have some light to shed.
Forum: showroom 10-06-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Vol242vo
240 Rocker Trim Info - Factory?

Wondering if anyone has any info about this lower trim on my rocker panels? It fits perfectly and is contoured to the exact shape I’m curious if this was a factory option.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,134
Posted By Vol242vo
Making good progress, nice to get it all cleaned...

Making good progress, nice to get it all cleaned up!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
.....aaaaaannnnnnd SOLD. ...

.....aaaaaannnnnnd SOLD.

https://i.postimg.cc/Kjtnpmgg/0-B3-AE474-4056-4970-814-A-C8-C4079-F4332.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-01-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,708
Posted By Vol242vo
Check out LAF Audio on IG, his name is Barnaby...

Check out LAF Audio on IG, his name is Barnaby and he owns Adam’s (Atom) old graffiti’d 245. Crazy audio builder. @lange_audio_fabrication
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By Vol242vo
Drive shaft.

Drive shaft.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 114,397
Posted By Vol242vo
Superb.

Superb.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
So I guess I have a thing for carb’d Redblocks......

So I guess I have a thing for carb’d Redblocks...

https://i.postimg.cc/J06r87pv/18-CDF31-A-90-D1-46-E5-9-BB7-3-BCD93-F5675-B.jpg

I have a low psi fuel pump that’ll replace the in-line and I’ll...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,131
Posted By Vol242vo
I love the attention to detail here, all of these...

I love the attention to detail here, all of these fixes are what make these builds so inspiring. Great work!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 52,069
Posted By Vol242vo
Absolutely incredible build. How nice to be...

Absolutely incredible build. How nice to be ‘done’ and just drive it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
That is awesome she’s into Volvo’s, I wouldn’t...

That is awesome she’s into Volvo’s, I wouldn’t know...my ex hated all mine. Now that I think about it, this may have played a part with our divorce...hmmm.

Anyway, went to the JY yesterday and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
Same way Volvo designed them, using the round...

Same way Volvo designed them, using the round plastic clips.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks everyone! Very happy how well they turned...

Thanks everyone! Very happy how well they turned out. Added the nylon pulls today.

https://i.postimg.cc/jj0mnLZz/3469-E287-F227-4-D1-C-8804-D96066-A6025-C.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
Door panels complete, I’ll add nylon pulls as...

Door panels complete, I’ll add nylon pulls as well.

https://i.postimg.cc/1zT3jQRM/56-AD5321-8906-426-C-8146-4-A7676-B749-F6.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 852,106
Posted By Vol242vo
and when he says 'engines' that's slang today,...

and when he says 'engines' that's slang today, for penis.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey Patrick! Yeah, I'm pretty excited to get...

Hey Patrick!

Yeah, I'm pretty excited to get some tires and spacers for the rears so I can mounted them soon! Through IG, I met John Durham, who I believe you might know. He got his current GT...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Vol242vo
Good to know new products that work. The hype of...

Good to know new products that work. The hype of F11 is ridiculous, I’ve used Meguiars wax spray for year at $15-$17 a bottle and in my opinion produces the same results.

I’ll definitely give...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,802
Posted By Vol242vo
Brilliant idea with the painters tape and...

Brilliant idea with the painters tape and washers. I skimmed through the last few posts, are you powder coating or spray? It all looks fantastic.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 101,100
Posted By Vol242vo
Overdue Update...

Haven’t updated this thread in awhile however, I’m very much working on the car when I can. Not going to go into much detail, the pictures will speak for themselves.

Although these wheels were...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 521,802
Posted By Vol242vo
I was referring to Slovo’s post that he quoted...

I was referring to Slovo’s post that he quoted from page 1.

ESMs 16 x 8 meshies. He must have edited his original post as it included all the pictures from the first page.
Forum: showroom 09-06-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,232
Posted By Vol242vo
How many miles...10? Looks brand new.

How many miles...10? Looks brand new.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 852,106
Posted By Vol242vo
So fast.

So fast.
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,322
Posted By Vol242vo
It’s been recovered now, thank god. Joyriders...

It’s been recovered now, thank god. Joyriders damaged the passenger side fender and hood a little bit back in Corey’s possession again.

Instagram pictures.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-04-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,782
Posted By Vol242vo
I just sent 3 his way today! Hope this solves...

I just sent 3 his way today! Hope this solves this issue!
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