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Forum: showroom 05-29-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,985
Posted By v-speed
great shots there,looks like you had a awesome...

great shots there,looks like you had a awesome cruise day.
i should have got of my arse and came along...always next time eh
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,130
Posted By v-speed
Great looking 142,i am a big fan as you can see i...

Great looking 142,i am a big fan as you can see i have a stock one and a turbo one.
You have done some very nice mods there,but the wheels do let it down....But if you like them,thats great
Forum: showroom 12-26-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,804
Posted By v-speed
you can remove the grilles from the early...

you can remove the grilles from the early cars(alloy one peice grille)without removing the fenders.
The mounting bolts are accessable through the whel arch.
you can fit them to any 140 from 67 to 72
Forum: showroom 12-25-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,804
Posted By v-speed
check my sig.

check my sig.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,050
Posted By v-speed
top knotch there,,140s are the best

top knotch there,,140s are the best
Forum: showroom 12-22-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By v-speed
Looking very fine there Marc!!

Looking very fine there Marc!!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,836
Posted By v-speed
awesome.....

awesome.....
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By v-speed
nice ride height there...its sitting as all 140s...

nice ride height there...its sitting as all 140s should
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
VP auto parts in sweden. www.vp-autoparts.com

VP auto parts in sweden.
www.vp-autoparts.com
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By v-speed
MMMMMM i love 142s. Great score there...good to...

MMMMMM i love 142s.
Great score there...good to see its going to live on
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
The postman was nice to me today,he delivered my...

The postman was nice to me today,he delivered my reproduction number plate lamp.
Ive been looking for one of these for ohhhh 10+ years.
Finally got it...
Forum: showroom 10-20-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,482
Posted By v-speed
That front spoiler is a nissan 280 or 300ZX front...

That front spoiler is a nissan 280 or 300ZX front spoiler cut down.
I know this as i was at the track the day those photos were taken,.
i was there with my Saab aero
The pics didnt show in my...
Forum: showroom 10-19-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,333
Posted By v-speed
They are sweet looking wheels on the 142...needs...

They are sweet looking wheels on the 142...needs to be a bit lower in my opinion.
Im a huge 142 fan and they are sweet wheels
Forum: showroom 10-08-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,168
Posted By v-speed
$1640.00 for my white 142 $0.00 for my red...

$1640.00 for my white 142
$0.00 for my red 142(swaped it for a 760T engine)
$3000.00 for my 850R
both my 142 have had alot of $$ spent on them since obviously
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,692
Posted By v-speed
yeah there are some in my build thread on this...

yeah there are some in my build thread on this site for my white 142
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=157618
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,692
Posted By v-speed
I fittd a Tilton pedal box to my 142 and i use a...

I fittd a Tilton pedal box to my 142 and i use a 122 bell housing,thats how i converted my 142 to a Hydroulic clutch.And thats adapted to a getrag(volvo M51) gearbox
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,692
Posted By v-speed
He is the owner of this car.he is who is EEV474

He is the owner of this car.he is who is EEV474
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,692
Posted By v-speed
very nice and super rare car there...

very nice and super rare car there...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,692
Posted By v-speed
you P1800 looks nice aswell.all NSW number plates...

you P1800 looks nice aswell.all NSW number plates in the pics.
Years ago a customer of my work had a 1970 142 with the same "GT' options that you car had...guages,carbs..but it had a sunroof,it was...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,692
Posted By v-speed
Hi Great car...are you in Australia?,more to...

Hi
Great car...are you in Australia?,more to the point Sydney?
I know a few people that could help,if you are in sydney
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
got something nice in the post today. a brand...

got something nice in the post today.
a brand new genuinje B20 badge for the grille of my 142.
about to head to the garage and fit it.
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t165/v-speedr/DSC07234.jpg
Forum: showroom 09-11-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,494
Posted By v-speed
i would assume it would be E28,they are close to...

i would assume it would be E28,they are close to the right shape
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By v-speed
the rear windows do pop out on pre 1970ish...

the rear windows do pop out on pre 1970ish models.
yours looks like 1970 because its got the pop out windows and headrests on the front seats.and the bonded in front windscreen
ive been looking for...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-27-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,412
Posted By v-speed
very tidy there

very tidy there
Forum: showroom 08-24-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 17,434
Posted By v-speed
Very nice there,i had a 96 850R with the AP...

Very nice there,i had a 96 850R with the AP racing brakes.it stopped on a dime.Mine also had a M59 box.I fitted the V70R dual mass flywheel and internal slave cylinder.that made the clutch feel alot...
Forum: showroom 08-22-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 37,344
Posted By v-speed
H&R springs with Bilstein shocks ...

H&R springs with Bilstein shocks
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t165/v-speedr/volvo171.jpg
King springs with koni shocks
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t165/v-speedr/cominghome4.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
I had my car entered in a very big car show over...

I had my car entered in a very big car show over here called the Shannons Eastern Creek Classic.
I reprsentative of a magazine over here called...Australian Classic Car Magazine want to arrange a...
Forum: showroom 08-21-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,968
Posted By v-speed
ha ha...people are buying cars everywhere on here...

ha ha...people are buying cars everywhere on here lately.
i bought this 850R today
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t165/v-speedr/my2nd850r1.jpg...
Forum: showroom 08-14-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,812
Posted By v-speed
1970 is the wheel arch change point. There are...

1970 is the wheel arch change point.
There are actually 3 front guards for 140s.
Theres pre 1970 then 1970-1972 and 1972 "S" only(manual,twin carb) have a even higher cut arch.
ofcourse there is...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 622
Views: 210,530
Posted By v-speed
nice original looking car,good luck with your...

nice original looking car,good luck with your build.
Forum: showroom 08-07-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,853
Posted By v-speed
those new wheels really suit your 142,18s are...

those new wheels really suit your 142,18s are just right.
i have 18x8 on mine also.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2010, 03:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By v-speed
Thats good to see,cars are fun Eh?

Thats good to see,cars are fun Eh?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 33,333
Posted By v-speed
looking good there. 142s are the best

looking good there.
142s are the best
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
i bought the volvo badges through my work...i...

i bought the volvo badges through my work...i work at a volvo dealer.
i got them through volvo genuine classic parts.
only the doortrims and rear quater trims to go and it will be finished.
they...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-25-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
better pics now. ...

better pics now.
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t165/v-speedr/25072010192.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 07-24-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
I got my seats retrimmed and they were finished...

I got my seats retrimmed and they were finished today,i also fitted my new headlining.
Here are some very bad phone pics as its dark outside....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2010, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,302
Posted By v-speed
I have S60R discs on the back of my 142 and i...

I have S60R discs on the back of my 142 and i needed to use 18x8 wheels to clean them.
I have used AP racing 4 spot calipers though.
I have 355mm discs with 6 spot AP calipers on the front and they...
Forum: showroom 06-13-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,249
Posted By v-speed
absolutely awesome,great shots and cars

absolutely awesome,great shots and cars
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,958
Posted By v-speed
that does look good,just get some bigger brakes...

that does look good,just get some bigger brakes in there:).........plenty of room for em,
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
got some NOS side 142 badges today...still in the...

got some NOS side 142 badges today...still in the original bags
http://i160.photobucket.com/albums/t165/v-speedr/DSC07098.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 33,777
Posted By v-speed
You are going to busy there...but at $750.00 you...

You are going to busy there...but at $750.00 you cant complain.
If it all gets to hard you can alway junk it out and poss make a profit.
That is alot of rust.the shell will be good once fixed though
Forum: showroom 06-05-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,024
Posted By v-speed
Its good to see that they fit. The C70 rims are...

Its good to see that they fit.
The C70 rims are a different offset to all the other late rims.
They have more offset than S40,V50 and C30.
They look nice,but do you think you would have any scrub...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
Nope..................still looking,

Nope..................still looking,
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
Yeah,ive been meaning to contact you about the...

Yeah,ive been meaning to contact you about the clips...i do need them.
Ive got a few headlinings that in good-very good cond,you can have one if you want.
The old seat trims arent totally worn...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
i found a NOS headlining for my 142 today,Ive...

i found a NOS headlining for my 142 today,Ive ordered a repo hat shelf and carpet kit also.
And yeah i wanna get my turbo 142 going aswell....just gotta finish the trim and then its onto my white 142
Forum: showroom 05-30-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By v-speed
Damn ...Foiled again

Damn ...Foiled again
Forum: showroom 05-30-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,078
Posted By v-speed
i really need the cold air hose from the radiator...

i really need the cold air hose from the radiator support panel if its still in your 1968ish 142(hint,hint)
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By v-speed
looking good,there

looking good,there
Forum: projects & restorations 05-17-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,548
Posted By v-speed
i got some nice things in the post today. I...

i got some nice things in the post today.
I bought genuine NOS seat trims in the correct trim colour for my car.
I got all front and rear seat trims including the centre armrest trim.
Now i just...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 15,872
Posted By v-speed
ive got spare door strip if you need it....but im...

ive got spare door strip if you need it....but im in Australia.
nice 142...i love them.
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