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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 544
Posted By nel621
That was an easy fix. :)

That was an easy fix. :)
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By nel621
Not shown in pic but I epoxied a washer to the...

Not shown in pic but I epoxied a washer to the headlight and used another when i mounted them.
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/e%20code%20headlight%20repair/washerisalsoepoxyed.jpg...
Forum: performance & modifications Today, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By nel621
Don't epoxy the OE bolts. Change them to...

Don't epoxy the OE bolts. Change them to stainless. I used this stuff on OE E-code repair.

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/e%20code%20headlight%20repair/2partepoxy.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 544
Posted By nel621
^ This first. I bought a pair of rebuilt front...

^ This first. I bought a pair of rebuilt front calipers from AutoZone, yeah I know Cardone junk, but I knew enough to check for mating dimples on the calipers. Sure enough both calipers were...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 910
Posted By nel621
Didn't 83GLT have NOS quarters for sale? I think...

Didn't 83GLT have NOS quarters for sale? I think he's out of the country for a while but I'm sure lurking on here.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 287
Posted By nel621
If you your own Green Books look up Skipskip on...

If you your own Green Books look up Skipskip on this forum. Not sure he hangs out here much but he always had copies of the different books.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 04:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 910
Posted By nel621
Easy fix when ready. Talk to your body guy...

Easy fix when ready. Talk to your body guy friends to get it started correctly.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 910
Posted By nel621
Parts. Too far? ...

Parts. Too far?
http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=344392
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 910
Posted By nel621
Borrow or rent a Porta power and easy it back...

Borrow or rent a Porta power and easy it back into shape. Some hammer and dolly work and you should be good to go.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 910
Posted By nel621
Nice find. Newer windshield too. Pic of damaged...

Nice find. Newer windshield too. Pic of damaged 1/4 panel? Rare color combo, it'll grow on you. Enjoy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 711
Posted By nel621
Define "won't turn over".

Define "won't turn over".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 839
Posted By nel621
If you take your time you may be able to remove...

If you take your time you may be able to remove the trim ring from the lock without destroying it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By nel621
^ Thank you.

^ Thank you.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 947
Posted By nel621
The car doesn't like your job parking lot. :-D

The car doesn't like your job parking lot. :-D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 947
Posted By nel621
If you are going to tape to the car I would only...

If you are going to tape to the car I would only use 3M automotive painters masking tape, the yellow one. It will stick to a dry surface but won't leave tape residue when you remove it. Also won't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 947
Posted By nel621
https://shop.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/produ...

https://shop.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/6/2/62860_zzz_500.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By nel621
failing MAF sensor????

failing MAF sensor????
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 947
Posted By nel621
If you're expecting rain for a few days then get...

If you're expecting rain for a few days then get a tarp big enough to cover the front and back window. Tie it down with rope. Beats mopping up water every day. Make sure it extends past the front...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By nel621
Brief update. Waiting for better weather for...

Brief update. Waiting for better weather for final cut and polish. Good news is after a more thorough search of the garage I've found my A pillar trim :). Bad news is this morning I somehow turned a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 947
Posted By nel621
Just for giggles open your fuel pump relay and...

Just for giggles open your fuel pump relay and see if water has gone in it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 947
Posted By nel621
It's always the CPS. 10mm bolt and very long...

It's always the CPS. 10mm bolt and very long extension. Just hope the bolt isn't stuck on there.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By nel621
So the good news is the car is back at my house....

So the good news is the car is back at my house. Paint looks good. My friend and the body guy wanted the car out because one , no room and two accidents happen . Painter said take it home and he'll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 839
Posted By nel621
I used to buy cars at the impound lots and there...

I used to buy cars at the impound lots and there were always a few guys who would "cut" brass keys to get the cars to start. It was brutal and makeshift. They would put the brass blank in, twist it...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 105,235
Posted By nel621
Ha!:)

Ha!:)
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 105,235
Posted By nel621
No rear passengers in a coupe.

No rear passengers in a coupe.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2018, 07:28 PM
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Views: 105,235
Posted By nel621
But the black blends in with the track.

But the black blends in with the track.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By nel621
Refrigerant is like blood, if you're losing some...

Refrigerant is like blood, if you're losing some you have a problem. Can't tell if you have a leak but I have noticed that there are usually leaks around the fill ports when conversions are done....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 839
Posted By nel621
Take note of the position of the door lock...

Take note of the position of the door lock actuator ring. It needs to be in just the position for it to work. Wear gloves. it's going to hurt.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By nel621
I want to paint the underside of the hood but...

I want to paint the underside of the hood but that will happen at a later date. The repair to the RR 1/4 panel also involved adding a patch to the inside of the trunk. The welds were ground down and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By nel621
Well major milestone today. Finally got all the...

Well major milestone today. Finally got all the panels painted and cleared, yea! Perhaps tomorrow will be color sand and buffed. What a relief. Still plenty more to do. Need to have a vinyl
top...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 105,235
Posted By nel621
Now I need to check my car since our cars are...

Now I need to check my car since our cars are one digit apart in the production line. Jack may be thinking about MSGGrunts' thread where he's doing everything in tan. :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 09-08-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 105,235
Posted By nel621
Good tip about the tape. I vaguely recall seeing...

Good tip about the tape. I vaguely recall seeing some double sided tape on the edges near the rear lower seat belt rollers. And also in front just behind the kick panels. Your interior is looking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 465
Posted By nel621
Interesting how they attached an extender hose to...

Interesting how they attached an extender hose to the fill port on the back of the compressor. Never seen that. In theory you could just add the 134a from the store and be done with. I don't recall...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By nel621
I wonder if thick walled copper or brass tubing...

I wonder if thick walled copper or brass tubing would suffice as spacer material. Maybe even thick walled stainless tubing in the right diameter?????
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,541
Posted By nel621
I hear you about people complimenting a...

I hear you about people complimenting a vintage/unusual car. Took my coupe to friends' shop this morning hoping to get it finished this weekend. Some guy driving a new Cadillac SUV holds up traffic...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-07-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 30,541
Posted By nel621
Nice work.

Nice work.
Forum: showroom 09-07-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By nel621
I think those one offs are either 16 or 17....

I think those one offs are either 16 or 17. custom copy of the OE 14 inch. I'm sure they were a pretty penny too.
Forum: showroom 09-06-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By nel621
For my Bertone pals, not sure where to post this

You may have seen this. LT1, IRS, one off set of wheels, etc.
https://artmorrison.com/news/tag/volvo/
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,588
Posted By nel621
He liked it. What can I say.

He liked it. What can I say.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,588
Posted By nel621
^ That particular Volvo was an 84 240. It was a...

^ That particular Volvo was an 84 240. It was a dark gray color, original Volvo color. The guy paid almost $10k to have the body stripped to bare metal and repainted. The belt line trim and skinny...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-06-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By nel621
Some of you may have seen or done something like...

Some of you may have seen or done something like this.
https://artmorrison.com/news/tag/volvo/
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,588
Posted By nel621
What do you think? This was a set that was sold...

What do you think? This was a set that was sold back in the day for 240 Volvos. Real rosewood but with stick on....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By nel621
You may want to polish that fuel door first.

You may want to polish that fuel door first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By nel621
They used to come pre bent. What happened?

They used to come pre bent. What happened?
Forum: projects & restorations 09-02-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,547
Posted By nel621
You know how when you look for for something you...

You know how when you look for for something you can't find it ? But if you don't look for it it just shows up. I'm not looking right now. :lol: Very frustrating.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By nel621
I'm not a painter but I would use the 2 stage...

I'm not a painter but I would use the 2 stage paint. Keep it original. Spray a test panel for color and technique.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By nel621
http://www.volvowiringdiagrams.com/

http://www.volvowiringdiagrams.com/
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,588
Posted By nel621
Damn mosquitos. :)

Damn mosquitos. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,588
Posted By nel621
Being picky. The male end of your rear right belt...

Being picky. The male end of your rear right belt needs to rotated around so the "tab" is up. The rear left fabric is also twisted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By nel621
Pic from MSGGrunt project thread. Looks like it...

Pic from MSGGrunt project thread. Looks like it goes through B
http://turbobricks.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=15518&stc=1&d=1532819528
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