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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:49 PM
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Posted By nel621
Very nice work. Liking the headlight protectors...

Very nice work. Liking the headlight protectors too.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 110,453
Posted By nel621
Are Volvos made of sugar? What's wrong with...

Are Volvos made of sugar? What's wrong with people? Nice Volvo and that Ferrari isn't bad either. What year is the Volvo and what bumper is that?
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By nel621
https://i.pinimg.com/originals/4e/68/4f/4e684fa4a3...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/4e/68/4f/4e684fa4a379b3c940ba310199202c6d.jpg
Forum: showroom Yesterday, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,379
Views: 746,628
Posted By nel621
You do realize that the "6" and the "4" only...

You do realize that the "6" and the "4" only refers to the engine. The interiors and exteriors are basically the same, so yes it will fit a 240 or 260 from the same model years.
Forum: showroom 10-21-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,379
Views: 746,628
Posted By nel621
how do they attach to the car

how do they attach to the car
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,356
Posted By nel621
Looks like fun, :grrr:

Looks like fun, :grrr:
Forum: showroom 10-21-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By nel621
I tried to get some of the scratches out of a 79...

I tried to get some of the scratches out of a 79 Volvo emblem. Big mistake. The top layer is very thin. Not sure what is underneath as I didn't finish it. Thought it would get worse before it got...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,797
Posted By nel621
Well that sucks. Hope it's nothing too serious. I...

Well that sucks. Hope it's nothing too serious. I had rotator cuff surgery awhile back. After 2 sessions of PT I decided I would do it on my own. Went really aggressive and recovered pretty fast. I...
Forum: showroom 10-19-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2,379
Views: 746,628
Posted By nel621
You should find a way to replicate that sticker...

You should find a way to replicate that sticker with 242,262,240 , 245 options then sell "under the table".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,797
Posted By nel621
PS post some pics

PS post some pics
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,797
Posted By nel621
Eurofest, sounds like fun times. Tom are you...

Eurofest, sounds like fun times. Tom are you ready? Michael, have a good time. Looks like weather is going to be good too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,797
Posted By nel621
The window channel is clean and dry and waiting...

The window channel is clean and dry and waiting for glass install. My comment about taking points off has more to do with me finding faults in my new paint job. :grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,797
Posted By nel621
I'm already taking points off myself. :lol: ...

I'm already taking points off myself. :lol:
If all goes as planned this project may need to go on permanent hold.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,797
Posted By nel621
All good info from everyone. I'm leaning towards...

All good info from everyone. I'm leaning towards butyl for the simple fact that if I ever had to remove the glass ( not going happen ) it would make it easier.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Dropped off my old vinyl top at the upholstery...

Dropped off my old vinyl top at the upholstery place. He didn't have similar fabric so it needs to be ordered then made. The top is actually 3 pieces and I'm glad I removed mine in one piece. Makes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,797
Posted By nel621
Curious why you guys chose butyl over urethane....

Curious why you guys chose butyl over urethane. According to the web butyl only has 60 psi of holding vs 600 psi for urethane. Also it is recommended that older cars when replacing the glass use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By nel621
Get in the habit of locking the car with your...

Get in the habit of locking the car with your keys. You won't regret it.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Thanks. I'm hoping to pick up the pace. I keep...

Thanks. I'm hoping to pick up the pace. I keep watching weather reports listening for that 4 letter word. Snow!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
On the 79 Bertone the trunk emblems are held by...

On the 79 Bertone the trunk emblems are held by pins. The pins have small sleeves on them that grip the holes and Volvo also used some type of goop to help seal the holes. I used some 3M double sided...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 35,594
Posted By nel621
https://newjersey.craigslist.org/cto/d/1966-volvo-...

https://newjersey.craigslist.org/cto/d/1966-volvo-122/6713177821.html
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 35,594
Posted By nel621
here is your twin ...

here is your twin
https://images.craigslist.org/01717_blJDlT8gaFW_600x450.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 110,453
Posted By nel621
And I thought my project was taking a long time.

And I thought my project was taking a long time.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Now with pics! Here is what the trim looked like...

Now with pics! Here is what the trim looked like when I removed the tape. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 110,453
Posted By nel621
My garage queen doesn't run.:lol: :grrr:

My garage queen doesn't run.:lol: :grrr:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Don't use blue tape! Did some more polishing of...

Don't use blue tape! Did some more polishing of some stainless trim. Polished the door opening lower trim. Much improved, no pics. Got most of the scratches out, didn't go for perfect. Then went on...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 110,453
Posted By nel621
^ How long before the paint failed? Is you car...

^ How long before the paint failed? Is you car stored outside? How many car washes? Just curious as some of my coupe trim will need some paint.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 110,453
Posted By nel621
2 old what did you use for paint?

2 old what did you use for paint?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,356
Posted By nel621
This way, a lot of...

This way, a lot of workhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtF-YlLvh3w
or this way less work

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZPljPmW7tE&t=1309s
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,356
Posted By nel621
Unless you take very good measurements and are a...

Unless you take very good measurements and are a good welder I would not mess with the door jam area. If you're off by a little your gaps will be off, the door won't close properly, etc. If you do go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By nel621
Good info. I only had the sprayer side of the...

Good info. I only had the sprayer side of the nozzle ever clog. I used a sturdy sewing needle to clean it out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By nel621
Paint the block.

Paint the block.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
This is all I could find ...

This is all I could find
https://i.ebayimg.com/thumbs/images/g/4ZIAAOSw401aRatN/s-l225.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Tom did you peel both sides of the tape? Have a...

Tom did you peel both sides of the tape? Have a pic of any trim with this tape? thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
I wonder if it comes single sided? Don't need for...

I wonder if it comes single sided? Don't need for it to stick to the car.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Not sure if when new this stuff was a creamy...

Not sure if when new this stuff was a creamy liquid or not. When I took the cap off it was more of a creamy paste. Still works. I applied a small amount on a rag and wiped it across the trim. It...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,837
Posted By nel621
If you change the driver seat over to vinyl I...

If you change the driver seat over to vinyl I would be interested in the seat bottom fabric ( providing no holes) thanks
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Thanks ! Yes I found a trim piece. I found an...

Thanks ! Yes I found a trim piece. I found an extra section of windshield trim and it was on there. I left it on there, harder to lose that big section. :) There has to be a solution for the chipped...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,706
Posted By nel621
Nice work on custom made panels. Looking good.

Nice work on custom made panels. Looking good.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Also has any found "cure" for " saw tooth trim"?...

Also has any found "cure" for " saw tooth trim"? You know what I'm talking about. The top portion of the trim is a very thin strip of plastic. After time this trim starts to chip, leaving a saw...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Small steps. Found the best of the Bertone trim...

Small steps. Found the best of the Bertone trim pieces I have and cleaned them up a bit. Taped the black plastic and once again took the trim to the polisher. The intent here was to remove as much...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 110,453
Posted By nel621
Tom , as I prepare to put my silver coupe back...

Tom , as I prepare to put my silver coupe back together I keep referring to your build thread. Very Helpful. I see you used SEM trim black for around the side window trim. Is this what you used on ...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 110,453
Posted By nel621
Damn. That took a lot of patience to cut it in...

Damn. That took a lot of patience to cut it in one piece. Nice work. You only have one shot when you go to install it. Maybe a level tape line as a guide?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-08-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
Very good. Gold and bronze like TestPoint. Gold...

Very good. Gold and bronze like TestPoint. Gold part could use a respray. Been inside over 10 years.
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/79%20and%2081%20Bertones/79and81coupes005.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
I can't garage it because I can't get my other...

I can't garage it because I can't get my other coupe to run. :grrr: The car gets pushed out but needs to go sideways to try and get the silver one in there. It's tricky. The more I think about it...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
I want to stress that I did the original sanding...

I want to stress that I did the original sanding of this car down to the factory primer. The car got some epoxy primer to prevent any surface rust while in waiting. It was then sanded, primed and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,097
Posted By nel621
The Good. The car is finally one color. Got it...

The Good.
The car is finally one color. Got it home today and gave it a quick wash. Turned many heads on the ride home. The shine is brilliant. Looks good in the driveway.
The Bad
As I go over...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,575
Posted By nel621
Patch panel fixmyrust.com this one is better ...

Patch panel
fixmyrust.com
this one is better
https://www.millsupply.com/auto-body-rust-repair-panels/volvo/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By nel621
You're welcome. Just noticed on the 79 coupe the...

You're welcome. Just noticed on the 79 coupe the emblems have locating pins and the trunk the corresponding holes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By nel621
Tom, sent you an email with the pics too.

Tom, sent you an email with the pics too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By nel621
I think this is what you want. The fenders should...

I think this is what you want. The fenders should already have holes for the "by Bertone" emblem. Just remembered you have an 81 so here is the fender location....
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