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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 53,163
Posted By Vol242vo
That’s awesome news! Are you going to be able to...

That’s awesome news! Are you going to be able to drive it before winter?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 439,775
Posted By Vol242vo
Looks real damn good!

Looks real damn good!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 53,163
Posted By Vol242vo
A thing of beauty!

A thing of beauty!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 599
Views: 269,924
Posted By Vol242vo
Very cool build. This one is right up my alley.

Very cool build. This one is right up my alley.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 109,756
Posted By Vol242vo
Wow! You’re really bringing a ton of life back to...

Wow! You’re really bringing a ton of life back to this one! I love all that you’ve done, it’s very satisfying and cheap to simply clean all these small parts you have done and the outcome is worth it...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-26-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 124,035
Posted By Vol242vo
Very cool luggage stereo, what kind of tweeters...

Very cool luggage stereo, what kind of tweeters and woofers?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Incredible. I have a quote right now for $375...

Incredible. I have a quote right now for $375 from an outfit in Texas that looks and sounds reputable. Thanks for this. I’ll give them a call.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 02:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Agreed. Normally I’d throw a nice set of toy...

Agreed. Normally I’d throw a nice set of toy bumpers on but there’s just something about this one that I just can’t do it. I like the look of commandos on this one, a lot.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey thanks guys! It’s getting there. Before...

Hey thanks guys! It’s getting there.

Before snow starts to fly, I rolled the 242 outside and put it on stands to pressure wash the underside, wheel wells, and engine bay so I have semi-clean...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 529,860
Posted By Vol242vo
Lol! Awesome that you guys are close enough to...

Lol! Awesome that you guys are close enough to have get togethers like this.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
https://i.postimg.cc/xCqhH1wD/C8-B60754-B7-E9-463-...

https://i.postimg.cc/xCqhH1wD/C8-B60754-B7-E9-463-A-8-E74-887-D836-E350-A.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Yeah. I have it backwards...later for sure.

Yeah. I have it backwards...later for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Yes. The early style headrest slide in with a...

Yes. The early style headrest slide in with a little encouragement.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Lol! I know...you’ll be happy to know this one...

Lol! I know...you’ll be happy to know this one will be rocking the commandos.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
You know me...just hoarding purposes.

You know me...just hoarding purposes.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,771
Posted By Vol242vo
Agreed. Love seeing that stuff.

Agreed. Love seeing that stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Yeah I do and will continue to. We just spoke...

Yeah I do and will continue to. We just spoke yesterday, she was telling me just how hard it was to sell the car but thrilled it went to an enthusiast, I’ve sent her almost all of these pictures and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks fellas! Jay, you nailed it on the...

Thanks fellas!

Jay, you nailed it on the head. I’ve called nearly every upholster in the area and even started calling in the Portland area, nobody wants to take it on. I’ll find someone though,...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
I sold it to Patrick @patrickstar, he used to own...

I sold it to Patrick @patrickstar, he used to own it. Years ago he sold it to a guy named Chase, who I bought it from. Full circle.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks, I've have only come across this trim...

Thanks, I've have only come across this trim package 1 other time. I paid a whopping $900 for this 242.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
I swapped over the GLE chrome lined vents, clock,...

I swapped over the GLE chrome lined vents, clock, and glovebox I already had and added a tachometer. Also, recently sourced an awesome looking R-Sport Momo wheel that’ll need a nice re-wrap. Let me...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 53,163
Posted By Vol242vo
Whoo hoo! Congrats Patrick!

Whoo hoo! Congrats Patrick!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey Jay, they are Recaro LX seats, They’re great....

Hey Jay, they are Recaro LX seats, They’re great. They do fold forward, just like 242 seats should.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By Vol242vo
There isn’t really and easy/fast way to remove...

There isn’t really and easy/fast way to remove the heater core. Check the firewall port, pretty common place to leak after it deteriorates over time. STS makes a Stainless replacement, smart...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,500
Posted By Vol242vo
Thank god those security guards noticed this...

Thank god those security guards noticed this smoke and notified you, could have been a lot worse. Really nice fabrication skills, hope you get everything ironed out.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,287
Posted By Vol242vo
Incredible work and attention to detail, I’ll be...

Incredible work and attention to detail, I’ll be following this one.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 40,264
Posted By Vol242vo
So satisfying, nice work.

So satisfying, nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks guys! A few other things the car...

Thanks guys!

A few other things the car came with after digging through the trunk full of garbage...

Original toolkit, jack, and oil for my next oil change :-P
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,422
Posted By Vol242vo
Vol242vo's 1980 Cali White 1 Owner 242

I guess I would consider this my 'once in a lifetime' find and thanks to the help of Patrick (Patrickstar) for notifying me about this 242 for sale locally. With all of the time spent on my last '80...
Forum: showroom 10-07-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Vol242vo
Sounds like it.

Sounds like it.
Forum: showroom 10-06-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Vol242vo
No disco ball or any other non helpful info you...

No disco ball or any other non helpful info you mentioned. It is an ‘80 242 so it would be ‘period correct’. Just another person who doesn’t know. I’m sure someone may have some light to shed.
Forum: showroom 10-06-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By Vol242vo
240 Rocker Trim Info - Factory?

Wondering if anyone has any info about this lower trim on my rocker panels? It fits perfectly and is contoured to the exact shape I’m curious if this was a factory option.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,771
Posted By Vol242vo
Making good progress, nice to get it all cleaned...

Making good progress, nice to get it all cleaned up!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
:rofl:

:rofl:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-03-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
.....aaaaaannnnnnd SOLD. ...

.....aaaaaannnnnnd SOLD.

https://i.postimg.cc/Kjtnpmgg/0-B3-AE474-4056-4970-814-A-C8-C4079-F4332.jpg
Forum: showroom 10-01-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,032
Posted By Vol242vo
Check out LAF Audio on IG, his name is Barnaby...

Check out LAF Audio on IG, his name is Barnaby and he owns Adam’s (Atom) old graffiti’d 245. Crazy audio builder. @lange_audio_fabrication
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Vol242vo
Drive shaft.

Drive shaft.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 116,070
Posted By Vol242vo
Superb.

Superb.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
So I guess I have a thing for carb’d Redblocks......

So I guess I have a thing for carb’d Redblocks...

https://i.postimg.cc/J06r87pv/18-CDF31-A-90-D1-46-E5-9-BB7-3-BCD93-F5675-B.jpg

I have a low psi fuel pump that’ll replace the in-line and I’ll...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,416
Posted By Vol242vo
I love the attention to detail here, all of these...

I love the attention to detail here, all of these fixes are what make these builds so inspiring. Great work!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 53,777
Posted By Vol242vo
Absolutely incredible build. How nice to be...

Absolutely incredible build. How nice to be ‘done’ and just drive it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
That is awesome she’s into Volvo’s, I wouldn’t...

That is awesome she’s into Volvo’s, I wouldn’t know...my ex hated all mine. Now that I think about it, this may have played a part with our divorce...hmmm.

Anyway, went to the JY yesterday and...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
Same way Volvo designed them, using the round...

Same way Volvo designed them, using the round plastic clips.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks everyone! Very happy how well they turned...

Thanks everyone! Very happy how well they turned out. Added the nylon pulls today.

https://i.postimg.cc/jj0mnLZz/3469-E287-F227-4-D1-C-8804-D96066-A6025-C.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 09-15-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
Door panels complete, I’ll add nylon pulls as...

Door panels complete, I’ll add nylon pulls as well.

https://i.postimg.cc/1zT3jQRM/56-AD5321-8906-426-C-8146-4-A7676-B749-F6.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 870,146
Posted By Vol242vo
and when he says 'engines' that's slang today,...

and when he says 'engines' that's slang today, for penis.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-14-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 103,474
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey Patrick! Yeah, I'm pretty excited to get...

Hey Patrick!

Yeah, I'm pretty excited to get some tires and spacers for the rears so I can mounted them soon! Through IG, I met John Durham, who I believe you might know. He got his current GT...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Vol242vo
Good to know new products that work. The hype of...

Good to know new products that work. The hype of F11 is ridiculous, I’ve used Meguiars wax spray for year at $15-$17 a bottle and in my opinion produces the same results.

I’ll definitely give...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,624
Posted By Vol242vo
Brilliant idea with the painters tape and...

Brilliant idea with the painters tape and washers. I skimmed through the last few posts, are you powder coating or spray? It all looks fantastic.
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