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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 08:59 PM
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Posted By nel621
^ this

^ this
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By nel621
Don't just throw fresh gas in it. Look for...

Don't just throw fresh gas in it.
Look for rust in the tank first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By nel621
If possible I would drop the tank and remove the...

If possible I would drop the tank and remove the sending unit to see inside the tank. Don't do tires and bakes until you get it running.
Forum: showroom 01-13-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By nel621
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterelli...

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterellijaycom/Volvo%20Bertone/P6220936.jpg
TestPoints' car with the cheeks
Forum: showroom 01-13-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,755
Posted By nel621
http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h121/turbo16psi/...

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h121/turbo16psi/81bertone015.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,697
Posted By nel621
Tough crowd , RWC.

Tough crowd , RWC.
Forum: website & board 01-11-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By nel621
^ I prefer the look of the US spec coupes. The...

^ I prefer the look of the US spec coupes. The bumpers and grille to me are a better fit.http://www.schmidt-gemert.nl/_ext/car/collection/72/262c.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 01-01-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
What the heck happened? That is NOT the way to...

What the heck happened? That is NOT the way to start the New Year. This sucks big time. Sorry about the little one. :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By nel621
Maybe this guy ...

Maybe this guy
https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/pts/d/east-bridgewater-volvo-240-all-parts/6783024827.html
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
Hope the dog is feeling better. Happy New Year!

Hope the dog is feeling better. Happy New Year!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By nel621
With the dash out spray the windshield with a...

With the dash out spray the windshield with a hose. The water is either entering from the windshield trim or the wiper motor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By nel621
I remember many years ago at a VCOA meet in...

I remember many years ago at a VCOA meet in Vermont there was guy who had polished his commando bumpers, front and rear to look like chrome. He did say it took him a while.
Forum: showroom 12-20-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By nel621
$10 grand in 5 years! It's falling apart.

$10 grand in 5 years! It's falling apart.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-18-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
A 24 inch block and some "guide coat" paint...

A 24 inch block and some "guide coat" paint should suffice to get that panel straight and flat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By nel621
For the rubber covers you may want to post in the...

For the rubber covers you may want to post in the wanted section. With some luck you should be able to put a good set together from various members.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
Beats cutting up a 1/4 panel. Nicely done and...

Beats cutting up a 1/4 panel. Nicely done and when finished will look just as good as new.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,285
Posted By nel621
I know nothing about this but curious as to...

I know nothing about this but curious as to whether or not that spark plug hole had a helicoil repair to it.
Forum: showroom 12-06-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 776,974
Posted By nel621
Let your wrench sit in a vinegar bath for a few...

Let your wrench sit in a vinegar bath for a few days. Should take care of all the rust. Then work on freeing the mechanism.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
Eastwood reflective chrome for the perimeter. The...

Eastwood reflective chrome for the perimeter. The gray part, ??? I'm sure they also have something very close.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,323
Posted By nel621
I've mentioned this before, make sure you have a...

I've mentioned this before, make sure you have a loooong table to work on. Start at one end, remove a part and place it at the opposite end. And so on and so on. Keeping things in order.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
That's a fun tool to use. Makes you want to dent...

That's a fun tool to use. Makes you want to dent a panel just to try it out.:) Don't forget to grind off the paint first before you weld.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
Stud welders are a great tool. Ask around I'm...

Stud welders are a great tool. Ask around I'm sure someone in your group already owns one. My friend has one. I borrowed it to pull a small crease on the silver coupe. Easy peasy. I too was thinking...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
I would stay away from that "spray bondo" stuff....

I would stay away from that "spray bondo" stuff. Better off hammer and dolly, heat and cool the panel, shrinking hammer and dolly, you get my drift. Also no metal filler stuff. It will take some work...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
I get that a straight edge is too "straight" no...

I get that a straight edge is too "straight" no profile. But it will give you a point of reference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By nel621
He's taking out the in tank pump. How much...

He's taking out the in tank pump. How much exposure do you think he will have. I'm sure most on here have done this job without any type of mask. Just work outdoors or at least have the garage door...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
That turned out really great! I don't see a lot...

That turned out really great! I don't see a lot of hammer and work. Should turn out nice. A guide coat afterwards will tell the story. Get a long straightedge on there and compare to the other side.
Forum: showroom 11-19-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By nel621
Is that blue tape?

Is that blue tape?
Forum: showroom 11-18-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By nel621
https://i.pinimg.com/564x/7f/92/a3/7f92a3c587e82bf...

https://i.pinimg.com/564x/7f/92/a3/7f92a3c587e82bfe26b6c8c48b338866.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-17-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
The black coupe is a USA car that was converted...

The black coupe is a USA car that was converted in Ca IIRC . Now in Sweden in the hands of a Volvo collector. The gold one is also a USA car and I think converted by the same company.
Forum: showroom 11-17-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
http://car-from-uk.com/ebay/carphotos/full/ebay305...

http://car-from-uk.com/ebay/carphotos/full/ebay305205.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-17-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
I would be happy with either one of these ...

I would be happy with either one of these
https://i0.wp.com/hooniverse.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/160690_1981_Volvo_262C_Solaire-1.jpg?resize=720%2C480
Forum: showroom 11-17-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By nel621
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thu...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8d/Volvo_142_Custom_%287490042668%29.jpg/640px-Volvo_142_Custom_%287490042668%29.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-17-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By nel621
http://www.volvo240tic.com/vall035.jpg

http://www.volvo240tic.com/vall035.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-17-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By nel621
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jvQbbRTyCW4/T6Wfn953LpI/...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jvQbbRTyCW4/T6Wfn953LpI/AAAAAAAAPoY/hoY9Ej6nRTQ/s1600/1978-volvo-240-station-wagon-245-estate-b21-soch-engine-designed-by-Jan-Wilsgaard-rambler-custom-packard-tail-lights-1.j...
Forum: showroom 11-17-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
or classic TB ...

or classic TB
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b3/Volvo_240_spray-painted.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-16-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
^ more...

^ more better?https://i.pinimg.com/originals/2c/98/db/2c98dbad59c4800f7267edc72ddce3a9.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-16-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7139/7865642592_7792...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7139/7865642592_7792467f8e_b.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-16-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
http://i.imgur.com/Ug9lcoa.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Ug9lcoa.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-16-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By nel621
Mismatched turn signals killed it for me.

Mismatched turn signals killed it for me.
Forum: showroom 11-15-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By nel621
Might as well invest in of these too. ...

Might as well invest in of these too.
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/71eUEdUO9CL._SL1500_.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,187
Posted By nel621
Wonder if you can wire them to an extra rear...

Wonder if you can wire them to an extra rear defog switch. Don't they shut off after a short while?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 952
Posted By nel621
A 3M mask OSHA approved for vapors with...

A 3M mask OSHA approved for vapors with replaceable cartridges. Maybe $30 bucks???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,569
Posted By nel621
Get em when you can ...

Get em when you can
https://bringatrailer.com/search/140+series/
Forum: showroom 11-12-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By nel621
How do you vent it?

How do you vent it?
Forum: showroom 11-11-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By nel621
The guys at the local detail shop run similar...

The guys at the local detail shop run similar units. Very toasty in there.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 70,749
Posted By nel621
Just went through this entire thread. You got...

Just went through this entire thread. You got really close and personal with this car. Too bad about the accident but as you say the Volvo saved your life and that is what counts. Glad you're OK.
Forum: showroom 11-10-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By nel621
Even when I had room to work in my garage (...

Even when I had room to work in my garage ( currently over crowded and useless) I did not try to heat the entire space. I just worked with a small space heater next to me.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
Funny, I thought the video was going to be of the...

Funny, I thought the video was going to be of the dog going after someone. :lol:
Forum: showroom 11-10-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,929
Posted By nel621
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,383
Posted By nel621
Duh, now I see it, to the frame. I asked because...

Duh, now I see it, to the frame. I asked because I have seen similar setups that were bolted to the floor. Didn't think about the frame, brain freeze. Just watched a guy pop out a dent in a 1/4 panel...
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