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Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 12:33 AM
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Posted By wgusler
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Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
New wheel, 219.00 for a 350MM Momo, way better...

New wheel, 219.00 for a 350MM Momo, way better than the OEM.

<a href="https://wgusler.smugmug.com/SW-2020/i-RZ488ZG/A"><img...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-23-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Spent most of the weekend pulling the dash,...

Spent most of the weekend pulling the dash, replacing the blower motor / resistor. What a whore of a job, but nice to have that A/C back in action.

I pulled my parts stash and replaced all the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Yes, the children are hard on cars.....new dash...

Yes, the children are hard on cars.....new dash goes in tomorrow. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Long time away from here, my son was away at...

Long time away from here, my son was away at school and has graduated and is back home...and so is the Swag wagon.

soon after coming home, the Swag Wagon was rudely bludgeoned in the right front...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2017, 12:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
How? You have a picture?

How? You have a picture?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
I ordered it from Skandix , currently listed at...

I ordered it from Skandix , currently listed at 177.0 EUR and 50.00 shipping I paid 300.00+ for mine?????

$243.00 shipped is a good deal.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Yea, It needs to lose them. I really don't want...

Yea, It needs to lose them. I really don't want to put them back with the new headliner, I may scrap them and just plug the holes in the wheel tubs as I would never let anyone ride in the "suicide...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-28-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Today was cargo day. Pulled the rear seat and all...

Today was cargo day. Pulled the rear seat and all the rear trim and re colored the carpets and trim. Can't see replacing the carpet as it's perfect other than being dark blue from the sun. Bought...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Depth won't matter at all in the center section...

Depth won't matter at all in the center section as the window doesn't intrude into that at all.

My amp is in the RR buttcheek , sad to say just laying down in the bottom. Was mounted on a piece of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
It is worth every penny and hour spent IMHO. The...

It is worth every penny and hour spent IMHO. The link below from Jack is what inspired me to order a new headliner and start the process on the roof. With that done, I estimate about 150 sq foot of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Conner, Here is the 6.5" installed in the rear...

Conner, Here is the 6.5" installed in the rear door.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Sound-dead-and-insulation/i-GwnpMD9/0/L/P1060810-L.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Yea, I kinda figured that and I have covered the...

Yea, I kinda figured that and I have covered the complete back of each door card with gaffers tape to keep the moisture out. But, what the hell, I spent too much time cleaning the condoms to just...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2017, 01:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Canned the components, like you said, my audio...

Canned the components, like you said, my audio guy said it was a waste, just put good 6.5 full range instead.

I mounted them in the new door panels, and notched out the center of the inner door....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Makes sense, I will talk to my audio guy and see...

Makes sense, I will talk to my audio guy and see what he thinks. Post some current pictures of your car, quit holding out on us.;-)
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Got the front door panels complete and all the...

Got the front door panels complete and all the new switches, plates and trim installed. Installed new Dave Barton inner window rub strips and sealed eveything up. Ran out of daylight to do the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Found some time to work on the door panels today....

Found some time to work on the door panels today. Got a nice set from SwedishIron and replaced my drivers door card after cleaning and reinforcing the back with gaffers tape. One of the problems with...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
I used the Rockford Fosgate grilles as they are...

I used the Rockford Fosgate grilles as they are 5.25" speakers vs the OEM 4". Tight fit but it works.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Sound-dead-and-insulation/i-DvNNKFN/0/L/P1060722-L.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Skandix in Germany 522.0 euros plus 70.00...

Skandix in Germany 522.0 euros plus 70.00 shipping.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Well , that sucks. I will keep looking. Thank you.

Well , that sucks. I will keep looking. Thank you.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Woot! Look what the Fed-Ex man brought me...

Woot!

Look what the Fed-Ex man brought me today!
https://photos.smugmug.com/Sound-dead-and-insulation/i-h6RxB2s/0/L/P1060767-L.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-16-2016, 04:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
I really hate you right now. :-P I will...

I really hate you right now. :-P

I will never fix anything again until you have confirmed NLA. Now see what you did?

Seriously, Thanks bud!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-15-2016, 11:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Update: 94 940 AW71 rebuilt with acc mod...

Update:

94 940 AW71 rebuilt with acc mod installed and works like a champ. When I jacked it up to check the trans cooler lines and make sure no leaks, found a rust hole in the front muffler. Had a...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Finally finished the cooler lines and installed...

Finally finished the cooler lines and installed them today.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Trans/i-qBnXCkZ/0/L/P1060689-L.jpg (https://wgusler.smugmug.com/Trans/i-qBnXCkZ/A)

Used heat shielding on...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Waiting on the new AW71 to be finished, so we did...

Waiting on the new AW71 to be finished, so we did some trim work on my spare armrests. Helpful TB buddies found the chrome bezels for the armrest but the vertical insert in NLA. Mine are all gray...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Ignored earlier Dont want, need or like...

Ignored earlier

Dont want, need or like manual trans in something that is and always will be a DD.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
The AW71 is in but issues persist. Pulled the pan...

The AW71 is in but issues persist. Pulled the pan and it was very clean and the fluid looked good. Brand new converter installed. First drive we have no downshift on stops and no OD. Adjusted the...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
By request from 57Plymouth, fog light brackets...

By request from 57Plymouth, fog light brackets off the car so the tow man don't put the hurt on them.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Swag-Wagon-Volvo-245/i-Xw8nKqd/0/L/P1060610-L.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
A sad day, the 245 on a flatbed, oh! the shame! ...

A sad day, the 245 on a flatbed, oh! the shame!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Swag-Wagon-Volvo-245/i-ZJcpBQJ/0/L/20160930_135700-L.jpg (https://wgusler.smugmug.com/Swag-Wagon-Volvo-245/i-ZJcpBQJ/A) ...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-30-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Side of the road rest and relaxation

Gudamsomnabastage Swag Wagon is being a dick.

Driving fine for the last month, about 1500 miles since finishing the rear suspension. No vibrations or problems. My son comes home from school...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Wiring update: After three tries to fix the main...

Wiring update: After three tries to fix the main connector at the firewall , gave up and canned the connector plug. Cleaned all the connectors with T100, added some dielectric grease, plugged them...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Install the Yoshfab accessory bushings today...

Install the Yoshfab accessory bushings today along with 4 new OEM Volvo belts. Fairly straightforward job, the bushings didn't fit as tight in the bracket as I thought they would. Just drop them in...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
They are GM wheel liner push in plugs, they look...

They are GM wheel liner push in plugs, they look like this:

https://www.belmetric.com/images/A141.jpg

They are leftovers I had lying around. I believe Pep Boys sell them.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
The new grille emblem on the car. ...

The new grille emblem on the car.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Swag-Wagon-Volvo-245/i-qZzDcBp/0/L/P1060566-L.jpg (https://wgusler.smugmug.com/Swag-Wagon-Volvo-245/i-qZzDcBp/A)
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Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
No, that is a $38.00 OEM Volvo emblem that I cut...

No, that is a $38.00 OEM Volvo emblem that I cut down to fit. The brackets have a 1" offset up and 6 inches back.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Modified lug nuts

Finally got around to cutting down some 1/2" x 20 lug nuts to fit the BBS spherical or ball type seats. Five Alive sent me the lugs and the adapter washers to convert from tapered seat to ball seat....
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
When I pull the spoiler off to paint it , I will...

When I pull the spoiler off to paint it , I will take some pictures of the mounts on the car and post them.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-12-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Bought a set of Hella Fog lamps, built a harness...

Bought a set of Hella Fog lamps, built a harness and mounted a relay for them. Used the rear fog switch over the headlight switch for a trigger. Drilled holes and mounted them to the bumper in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
I used three 36 Sq ft packs to do the complete...

I used three 36 Sq ft packs to do the complete floor and the inside of both quarter panels/ spare tire wells. I will do the doors when we get to them and the roof is also going to be done along with...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2016, 12:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
I am going to the Tampa Volvo Dealer thing on the...

I am going to the Tampa Volvo Dealer thing on the 10th.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Here is a couple things missed in the other...

Here is a couple things missed in the other posts. When I bought the BBS wheels, that precluded installing big brakes. Sold my S60 brake parts and ordered the brake kit from FCP. The ATE pads seemed...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
Yes, that is on the PP list or a new one if...

Yes, that is on the PP list or a new one if needed. Once all the suspension is complete, the steering rack and pump is next.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2016, 01:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
The Saga of the Swag Wagon part 3

Next was the cobbled up cup holder I made from some cup holders from Amazon and the side off a plastic irrigation box. It's kinda PITA with the cup holders in it to reach some of the controls, but I...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
The saga of the Swag Wagon, part 2

The first thing I addresed was the tail light situation, melted 3 sets of tail lamps in 4 years, so new lamps, LED bulbs and a hard wired harness....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-21-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 36,837
Posted By wgusler
The saga of the "Swag Wagon"

Since I seem to be doing some project/ rebuild or upgrade to the Swag Wagon every couple weeks, might as well start a thread and keep it in one place. Mods, If this is the wrong place, move it.
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