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Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Shifted
Works for me.

Works for me.
Forum: website & board 05-24-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,650
Posted By Shifted
I got my stickers today, thank you Dana. :cheers:

I got my stickers today, thank you Dana. :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 61,032
Posted By Shifted
Banger racing. Do eet. :oogle:

Banger racing. Do eet. :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Yep, wet sand and buff the whole car. Nice...

Yep, wet sand and buff the whole car.

Nice work Grasshopper. :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 887
Posted By Shifted
I'm totally shooting in the dark here, but could...

I'm totally shooting in the dark here, but could a spring be incorporated into the mechanism to restore stability? Alternatively, some adhesive foam tape/similar?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
This 1000%. :nod:

This 1000%. :nod:
Forum: events 03-09-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,332
Posted By Shifted
Glad it all worked out. :cheers:

Glad it all worked out. :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 153,596
Posted By Shifted
Normally that would work, but it has to be...

Normally that would work, but it has to be Swedish spring water. In this case, it'd also have to be krausened in Germany for several weeks. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 153,596
Posted By Shifted
Look at the bright side: Crash test, side...

Look at the bright side:

Crash test, side impact: PASS/Rating: ***** :-D

From here it looks like most o' that'll pull with a spotter, thanks to your good work on the original job.

Two...
Forum: website & board 02-19-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,324
Posted By Shifted
Can that subforum have a password?

Can that subforum have a password?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-16-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 153,596
Posted By Shifted
That is really nice. :cheers:

That is really nice. :cheers:
Forum: website & board 02-12-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 16,650
Posted By Shifted
+$25 moar. :nod: :cheers:

+$25 moar. :nod: :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Shifted
You didn't by any chance bust an engine mount...?

You didn't by any chance bust an engine mount...?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By Shifted
You need a new thermostat.

You need a new thermostat.
Forum: showroom 02-06-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By Shifted
:nod: Easy fix.

:nod: Easy fix.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
That'll get feathered out before final...

That'll get feathered out before final prime/paint, leveled again, then spray the whole quarter (car)?). Single stage so it'll be easy to final block and buff to damn well good enough in the end.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 153,596
Posted By Shifted
Once again... F'k yeah! :nod:

Once again... F'k yeah! :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 153,596
Posted By Shifted
I see eyes and a crooked smile... :-P

I see eyes and a crooked smile... :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Sorry about your dog... that's a tough way to...

Sorry about your dog... that's a tough way to start the year.

RIP Timmy.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Looking good. :nod:

Looking good. :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-27-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,172
Posted By Shifted
These work nice. ...

These work nice.

https://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo239/S_fab/Volvo%20945/CIMG0496.jpg

https://i379.photobucket.com/albums/oo239/S_fab/For%20TB/CIMG0305.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
I'm not familiar with the one you posted but I...

I'm not familiar with the one you posted but I don't see why not, unless you plan to go into the body repair business.

The other thing I'd suggest before trying to do too much more is to strip...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Like this:...

Like this: https://www.coldistributor.com/en/car-o-liner/media/joining-heating/cr35-spotter/
http://www.ldcequipment.com/spotters_plasma_cutters.html

But yeah a regular stud welder is good too,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Looking very good. Do you have/have access...

Looking very good.

Do you have/have access to a spotter? You'd be able to raise those low spots fairly exactly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,320
Posted By Shifted
Hi Stu. Is this a 240? 740? Other? How...

Hi Stu.

Is this a 240? 740? Other?

How does the wiring in your engine bay look... is any of the insulation crumbly or showing bare wires?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 994
Views: 153,596
Posted By Shifted
I always read the title of this thread as "Atom's...

I always read the title of this thread as "Atom's *Amazing* Wagon Project Update Thread".

You do great work. :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,037
Posted By Shifted
It's Chicago so maybe they were just trying to...

It's Chicago so maybe they were just trying to keep the battery from walking away. :x:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,037
Posted By Shifted
Tru dat... Minimal rust (looks like), $2k:...

Tru dat...

Minimal rust (looks like), $2k: https://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/ctd/d/1992-volvo-240/6714404902.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,037
Posted By Shifted
Find a solid shell or something cheap with a...

Find a solid shell or something cheap with a blown engine, build one good car, scrap the rest.
Forum: showroom 10-11-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 25,403
Posted By Shifted
:nod: It's kind of a joke now. Why not this...

:nod: It's kind of a joke now.

Why not this build: https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=256460

or this one: https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=333984

or this one:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By Shifted
^^^Unhook the vacuum line from it and see if any...

^^^Unhook the vacuum line from it and see if any gas comes out, sure sign it's shot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,205
Posted By Shifted
Did you check the fuel pressure regulator?

Did you check the fuel pressure regulator?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By Shifted
Just for giggles check for a bad block to chassis...

Just for giggles check for a bad block to chassis ground.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By Shifted
Needs to know more about the car... is it a Lada?

Needs to know more about the car... is it a Lada?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-22-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Good deal, just advising caution. A friend of...

Good deal, just advising caution. A friend of mine died a vegetable two years after just such an encounter, when things didn't work out 'exactly as intended'.

Take it easy and have fun. :cheers:
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 03:01 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
:nod: Or smash some window glass when the chain...

:nod: Or smash some window glass when the chain flails its mighty tentacle.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 02:49 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Oi :doh: Doing it that way you're just gonna...

Oi :doh:

Doing it that way you're just gonna deform or break anything salvageable to a state beyond salvage.

You've got to pull with a winch/come-along at the seams, steady pull and help with...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,012
Posted By Shifted
Gotta get that rear bumper off and see what's...

Gotta get that rear bumper off and see what's what. How long ago was the hit?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 92,908
Posted By Shifted
American/GM V-8....

American/GM V-8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LS_based_GM_small-block_engine
Forum: showroom 09-19-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,432
Posted By Shifted
No.

No.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 61,438
Posted By Shifted
Lookin' good Jack. :cheers:

Lookin' good Jack. :cheers:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,847
Posted By Shifted
... Or, don't eat it in the first place. ;-)

... Or, don't eat it in the first place. ;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,847
Posted By Shifted
Yeah I pm'd. Those would work, or edit: nvm, UK. ...

Yeah I pm'd. Those would work, or edit: nvm, UK.

2 channel, four speakers. Fronts on one output, rears on t'otter, fader.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,847
Posted By Shifted
They're a kind of 'DIN' cable, you can get...

They're a kind of 'DIN' cable, you can get adapters to RCA. Not sure exactly how many pins that one is but it'll be something like this:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By Shifted
Pull your plugs and inspect. You probably...

Pull your plugs and inspect.

You probably need a headgasket.
Forum: website & board 05-27-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,230
Posted By Shifted
Horseisht... no better way to get to know a new...

Horseisht... no better way to get to know a new ride. And that's a great 'friend' price.

It'll make it. :nod:
Forum: website & board 04-23-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,418
Posted By Shifted
:cameron: doesn't work when you type it in. On...

:cameron: doesn't work when you type it in. On the list, but doesn't show there either.

Noticed this a couple? of weeks ago.

:cheers:
Forum: website & board 03-16-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,066
Posted By Shifted
But all the entertainment. Also reminded me...

But all the entertainment.

Also reminded me I need to get more sausages.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By Shifted
Braille.

Braille.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,201
Posted By Shifted
:nod:

:nod:
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