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Forum: projects & restorations Today, 11:08 AM
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Posted By nel621
I admire your tenacity. I'm curious if you...

I admire your tenacity. I'm curious if you numbered the ports before disassembly and checked those with the fuel output of each one. What I'm trying to find out if in fact the o rings were the...
Forum: showroom 10-14-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,120
Posted By nel621
^That requires work.

^That requires work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By nel621
Where is your light bulb holder for the shifter?...

Where is your light bulb holder for the shifter? maybe the black wire goes there. The red???
Forum: showroom 09-08-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By nel621
Does your state have laws against tampered with...

Does your state have laws against tampered with odometers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,988
Posted By nel621
Where did you find the replacement panels? Nice...

Where did you find the replacement panels? Nice work!
Forum: showroom 09-05-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 1,074,151
Posted By nel621
^ I have 2 of those NOS. Where did you find it...

^ I have 2 of those NOS. Where did you find it and how much?????
Forum: showroom 09-05-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,340
Posted By nel621
Wheel locks, take your Fuel pump relay with you,...

Wheel locks, take your Fuel pump relay with you, maybe a battery disconnect. Anything to slow them down.
Forum: showroom 09-04-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,340
Posted By nel621
They have to be a little more sophisticated than...

They have to be a little more sophisticated than joy riders to "make" a key and take your car. Take your fuel pump relay with you when you park it. Glad you got it back. The eye doctor in my town...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,733
Posted By nel621
Curious, if this car is such a pile then why...

Curious, if this car is such a pile then why change the oil?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,733
Posted By nel621
Get a 6 point wrench securely on it then give it...

Get a 6 point wrench securely on it then give it a solid whack. It should break free.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By nel621
^ That stuff works! I was able to touch up a few...

^ That stuff works! I was able to touch up a few chips by spraying the paint into a cup and using a very thin paint brush to go over the chips. Perfect match, no mess. Just take your time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By nel621
Sometimes you can get lucky. With correct size...

Sometimes you can get lucky. With correct size Phillips or Allen socket and a breaker bar you can remove those bolts. Just make sure you get a snug fit. Also not sure if there is any side to side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By nel621
Vapor barrier low cost alternative a shower...

Vapor barrier low cost alternative a shower curtain liner from the Dollar store. TB cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By nel621
Pre pump may be ok but the small hose attached to...

Pre pump may be ok but the small hose attached to it may have a hole in it.
Forum: showroom 08-03-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,615
Posted By nel621
https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel621...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/Cleaning%20with%20detergent%20600/stick%20out%201-2%20mm_zpstzjql4sn.jpg
Forum: showroom 08-03-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,615
Posted By nel621
I don't have Hydras but not sure the Virgo cap...

I don't have Hydras but not sure the Virgo cap will fit the bearing cap. I know it doesn't work with Corona wheels. Also the black cap barely works with Corona wheels. Perhaps the Hydra hub is...
Forum: showroom 07-23-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 1,074,151
Posted By nel621
I've seen a Volvo amazon for sale that is also a...

I've seen a Volvo amazon for sale that is also a bank, "silver plate". Seller says it is made by Highlands, no further info.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By nel621
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By nel621
89 and 90 had a different set up from your pic.

89 and 90 had a different set up from your pic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By nel621
These fittings are available for #10 and 12 hose.

These fittings are available for #10 and 12 hose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By nel621
I want to put one of these on the low side. Makes...

I want to put one of these on the low side. Makes recharging the ac easier. To this port I will add a 134a fitting.https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Dj4AAOSwdxJarvh4/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,331
Posted By nel621
240 low pressure ac hose

Anyone know the inside diameter?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,326
Posted By nel621
The preferred method with a Dremmel.

The preferred method with a Dremmel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,255
Posted By nel621
Park one 240 with 1/4 tank of gas. Park the other...

Park one 240 with 1/4 tank of gas. Park the other 240 a little away and wait inside with a couple of baseball bats.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,897
Posted By nel621
Not sure about Zinc but I'm sure you have seen...

Not sure about Zinc but I'm sure you have seen many show cars with fully chrome plated engines. I don't think there will be a problem. Also I have a friend that had his alternator chrome plated on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,612
Posted By nel621
Does it have the correct AMM? I think 92 still...

Does it have the correct AMM? I think 92 still used 016. Does it have the correct ECU? Not sure what number was used that year. Maybe swap the temp sensor with your 940 to rule it out????
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,612
Posted By nel621
And now you know why it was a JY car.

And now you know why it was a JY car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,612
Posted By nel621
Time for stage 0. Maybe dirty throttle body and...

Time for stage 0. Maybe dirty throttle body and misaligned TPS switch.
Forum: showroom 07-06-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 1,074,151
Posted By nel621
Now I wished mine had the bottom section. You...

Now I wished mine had the bottom section. You could try to feel around the felt for any sign of writing. Very cool item.
Forum: showroom 07-05-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 1,074,151
Posted By nel621
^ It's been a while since I last took a look at...

^ It's been a while since I last took a look at the car. So you peaked my curiosity. The car is exactly like yours right down to the slot in the back window. It never crossed my mind that it could be...
Forum: showroom 07-05-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,608
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Posted By nel621
https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel621...

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/Volvo%20toys/silvervolvotoy006_zps1aa898b4.jpg
Forum: showroom 07-05-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,608
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Posted By nel621
^ I was given something similar but it wasn't a...

^ I was given something similar but it wasn't a bank. Heavy meat with a faded gold finish. I polished it to a mirror...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,471
Posted By nel621
Another set of Virgos will cost at least $100...

Another set of Virgos will cost at least $100 just to ship. Then you'll have 4 more bent wheels as this wheel is known to bend easily.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,471
Posted By nel621
PS Ask many questions as to how they handle curb...

PS Ask many questions as to how they handle curb rash, grinding vs welding and filling in. Also how to they finish the wheel. Base coat/clear coat or powder coat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,471
Posted By nel621
I had a set of Corona wheels restored at Wheel...

I had a set of Corona wheels restored at Wheel Collision Center in Pa. They do great work. Average price of $100 +/-. I also had Virgos repaired at a local shop here in NYC. Same price but not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,800
Posted By nel621
Sorry if I sounded a bit harsh. I thank you both...

Sorry if I sounded a bit harsh. I thank you both , DB and Art for what you do to help the DIY Volvo community. As parts become harder to find I found it strange that one would risk damaging something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,800
Posted By nel621
Are you bored? Tell me again why you're wanting...

Are you bored? Tell me again why you're wanting to take the mirrors apart.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,800
Posted By nel621
Looks like Art was able to skip a step, removing...

Looks like Art was able to skip a step, removing the actual mirror from the backing plate. If your intent is to save the glass this may be the way to go. Then you will have to carefully pry the glass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By nel621
I was able to find floor pans at Fixmyrust.com

I was able to find floor pans at Fixmyrust.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,782
Posted By nel621
I may be wrong but I don't think there is...

I may be wrong but I don't think there is anything "Volvo" about that ball stud. There are many cars that use the same type of tailgate lift shocks that clamp on to a ball stud. Napa, AutoZone,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,582
Posted By nel621
That's more than the value of the car. :)

That's more than the value of the car. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By nel621
You'll need the headlights and the bezels. Most...

You'll need the headlights and the bezels. Most of the headlights will have rusty or pitted reflectors but aftermarket reflectors I believe are available from Sweden.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,887
Posted By nel621
Find? You have to pay to play. :nod:

Find? You have to pay to play. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,101
Posted By nel621
I have the OE and a DIY tool. The grade 8 bolt on...

I have the OE and a DIY tool. The grade 8 bolt on both are the weak link.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By nel621
^ Does the tube come with the cone shape nut?

^ Does the tube come with the cone shape nut?
Forum: showroom 05-19-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,783
Posted By nel621
I wonder how many of these cars had to be...

I wonder how many of these cars had to be repurchased in order to have a museum. I'm curious as to the odometer numbers on these cars. It is a great museum. Volvo also has a smaller museum that I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,726
Posted By nel621
Looks like thread locker.

Looks like thread locker.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,223
Posted By nel621
I guess the lesson learned is to FIRST , test the...

I guess the lesson learned is to FIRST , test the motor out of the car and make sure it spins in the right direction when wired. Next would be to keep all the parts from the drivers side in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By nel621
Is that what they call Scotia Blue? Others will...

Is that what they call Scotia Blue? Others will chime in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,048
Posted By nel621
Tom , you may want to consider using an SAE...

Tom , you may want to consider using an SAE socket/wrench on that last bolt. You may get a better fit.
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