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Forum: showroom 12-11-2016, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Roffeman
Sure, I'll bite: ...

Sure, I'll bite:

http://vintageswedishcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/1967-Volvo-Combi.jpg


http://vintageswedishcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Volvo-122-Combi.jpg

These wheels...
Forum: showroom 02-21-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
Caps added: ...

Caps added:

http://vintageswedishcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/1967-Volvo-Combi.jpg

http://vintageswedishcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/1967-Volvo-Combi-rear.jpg

I also decided to...
Forum: showroom 02-21-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
Everywhere I read on the internet states that...

Everywhere I read on the internet states that Chargers are 4.5 and that equals 114.3 mm

...and you know if it's on the internet it's true!

Source ?
Forum: events 02-13-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,518
Posted By Roffeman
It is my understanding that Ingvar has to charge...

It is my understanding that Ingvar has to charge an admission as XXX now demand insurance on the event now. I doubt it will be much money.
Forum: showroom 02-13-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
^ What he said...and thanks for kind words, it is...

^ What he said...and thanks for kind words, it is truly a 20 yarder at this point.
Forum: showroom 02-12-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
Sorry, took me a day. As it sits, straight up at...

Sorry, took me a day. As it sits, straight up at 12 o'clock: 13 1/4 inch exactly on both axles. Hope it helps.
Forum: showroom 02-11-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
Thanks Chris, I think that is the reason for the...

Thanks Chris, I think that is the reason for the "struggle". I put a IROC Tuned Port V8 in a Volvo 760 but that was different. The Amazon already has overdrive and who does not love that long ass...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
The caps are repopped but I notice VP Autoparts...

The caps are repopped but I notice VP Autoparts were out with a long lead time. I just bought a set on eBay for $60.00

I hope to get them installed before the Swedish Meetball...eh, Swedish Meet!...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
I be happy to measure tonite and report back.

I be happy to measure tonite and report back.
Forum: showroom 02-11-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
Yup, I have a 4.0 engine sitting here. I am just...

Yup, I have a 4.0 engine sitting here. I am just a bit torn, maybe a hot B-20 is the answer. I am not sure I want to take the Volvo out of the Volvo... I change my mind daily, we'll see where it...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
It's a 1967. I found it on Whidbey Island. They...

It's a 1967. I found it on Whidbey Island. They bought it new on a European Delivery. I have gas receipts from Spain and Greece etc and documentation from birth. I also got the asymmetrical...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
I hope so too. BTW, your call looks amazing!

I hope so too. BTW, your call looks amazing!
Forum: showroom 02-11-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
Absolutely. It was dark green originally but the...

Absolutely. It was dark green originally but the current paint is more olive. That original Swedish Racing Green is amazing. I have NOS fenders and nose for it so it will happen one day, I am just...
Forum: showroom 02-10-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
I was going to tell you that they were made by...

I was going to tell you that they were made by Swedish gnomes deep in the Swedish forest just outside Göteborg. Hand made with assistance of southern trolls. Then flown in to Seattle just in time for...
Forum: showroom 02-10-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
You know, I always wanted to go but there always...

You know, I always wanted to go but there always seem to be some reason why I can't :-(

I hope to make it this year.
Forum: showroom 02-10-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,328
Posted By Roffeman
Amazon wagon with 17's

I bought this car from it’s original owner about 5 years ago. At some point I would like to blow it apart for a proper paint job but it still looks good from 20 yard and it’s a blast to drive so I...
Forum: events 02-10-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,518
Posted By Roffeman
No, they are the tried and true Dodge Charger 17's

No, they are the tried and true Dodge Charger 17's
Forum: events 02-10-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,518
Posted By Roffeman
I will be there. ...

I will be there.

http://vintageswedishcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Volvo-122-Combi.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/fallcombi2.JPG

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/fallcombi2.JPG
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/IMG_4097.jpeg

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/IMG_4097.jpeg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/VROM/SUC55611.jpg

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/VROM/SUC55611.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/VROM/SUC55593.jpg

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/VROM/SUC55593.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/P180050th/Volvo%2...

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/P180050th/Volvo%202011%20meet%20012.JPG
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/P180050th/Volvo%2...

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/P180050th/Volvo%202011%20meet%20009.JPG
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/P180050th/P101045...

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/P180050th/P1010453.JPG
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/Volvo121S/121Sno5...

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/Volvo121S/121Sno5.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/Volvo121S/121S.jp...

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/Volvo121S/121S.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
Three Amigos...123GT X 3 One Swedish, One...

Three Amigos...123GT X 3

One Swedish, One Canadian, One UK origin.

http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/volvo-meet-0141-1024x682.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
SwedeP ...

SwedeP

http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/06-22-2011-075955PM-1024x723.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/...

http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/06-22-2011-075159PM1-e1329362052364-1024x821.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
One mo... ...

One mo...

http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/06-22-2011-080638PM3-1024x745.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-23-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 29,552
Posted By Roffeman
Kinda stock but I love it: ...

Kinda stock but I love it:

http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/1967-Volvo-Amazon-Combi-Wagon-Estate.jpg
Forum: showroom 06-11-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
Thanks, that is good to know and I see that you...

Thanks, that is good to know and I see that you are close.

I need to finish up another (non-Volvo) car for a show at the end of the month but as soon as that monkey is off my back I can't wait to...
Forum: showroom 06-11-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
Yeah, yeah, you guys know the initial purchase...

Yeah, yeah, you guys know the initial purchase price is not the issue, it's the money we spend after that that will put us in the poor house!
Forum: showroom 06-11-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
Good info, fivealive, I have to inspect it and...

Good info, fivealive, I have to inspect it and see if it has been updated.
Forum: showroom 06-10-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
I like happy bricks. Thanks for the heads up,...

I like happy bricks. Thanks for the heads up, Olov. This is why TB is great, good advice on something very preventable (if one knows about it)

Speaking of engine compartments, I do have another...
Forum: showroom 06-10-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
Absolutely, I will take a peak before tearing it...

Absolutely, I will take a peak before tearing it down.
Forum: showroom 06-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
So true, it would have been gone in a week. ...

So true, it would have been gone in a week.

I will fix the trans and look it over well and then we will see. It may be a keeper, who knows...
Forum: showroom 06-10-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
Thank you guys, this is very helpful, I will look...

Thank you guys, this is very helpful, I will look in to this.

I think I need a clutch anyway so I will tear it down and get everything fixed at the same time.

I will keep you guys posted.
Forum: showroom 06-10-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
[QUOTE=fivealive;4608896]Have you taken off the...

[QUOTE=fivealive;4608896]Have you taken off the shift boot and checked the reverse inhibitor ring mechanism?
QUOTE]

Noted, will check on this but it does move ever so slowly backwards when in...
Forum: showroom 06-10-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
Sorry, I should have stated: Manual, 4 speed OD ...

Sorry, I should have stated: Manual, 4 speed OD

Also, I should add: It moved back words very slowly when I do this so that would eliminate the gears.
Forum: showroom 06-10-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,025
Posted By Roffeman
Carport find: 1982 245GLT and trans question

My neighbor a few houses down had a Volvo Turbo wagon sitting under a carport for a while. I walk my dogs by it every day and I give it a glance every time.

My wife know them a bit and heard that...
Forum: showroom 11-12-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,296
Posted By Roffeman
Is it OK to park them on top of each other?? ...

Is it OK to park them on top of each other??

http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Twin123GT-1024x764.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-09-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,296
Posted By Roffeman
Sorry Post X 2, don't know why!

Sorry Post X 2, don't know why!
Forum: showroom 11-09-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,296
Posted By Roffeman
Good observation. All though I think at the time...

Good observation. All though I think at the time it was mandatory for UK cars to have fender mirrors as I have seen many 122 and 121 with fender mirrors in the UK. That car may have been redone or...
Forum: showroom 11-09-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 82,296
Posted By Roffeman
From left to right: UK market 123GT, right...

From left to right:

UK market 123GT, right hand drive
Canadian market 123GT
Swedish market 123GT

http://classicroad.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/volvo-meet-0141-1024x682.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-27-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,235
Posted By Roffeman
Uh, nice hood prop. :-( I am pleased to...

Uh, nice hood prop. :-(

I am pleased to report that Gary replaced the hood hinges so the broom stick is now used for what it was originally designed for.
Forum: showroom 10-27-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,235
Posted By Roffeman
Fair enough...Mother in law gave it to us. A mint...

Fair enough...Mother in law gave it to us. A mint car with 16K on the clock. It still had that new car smell and with the turbo they are fairly fun to drive. Also, my plan was to score the '04 V70...
Forum: showroom 10-24-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 768,913
Posted By Roffeman
Ya sure you betcha... 123GT NOS Hellas and...

Ya sure you betcha...

123GT NOS Hellas and fender mirrors:

http://www.classicroad.com/volvo/hellamirror.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-23-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,235
Posted By Roffeman
No worries, the winters here are rather mild with...

No worries, the winters here are rather mild with mostly wet stuff.

Keeping it clean, washed and waxed it will do fine. Ordered the e-codes, can't wait to be able to see at night.
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