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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
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Posted By nel621
Let us know when you get it home and go over it...

Let us know when you get it home and go over it again.
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 09:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,207
Posted By nel621
Send in your rear wagon seat cover and maybe you...

Send in your rear wagon seat cover and maybe you too can get a break on the covers.
Forum: projects & restorations Today, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By nel621
One step forward two steps back. There was...

One step forward two steps back. There was finally some room at my friends' shop to have the doors painted. Sorry, no pics. But I should have them home tonight. Not sure where I'll put them. If it...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 933
Posted By nel621
Damn, that's hard hit. Was you're uncle OK?

Damn, that's hard hit. Was you're uncle OK?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By nel621
https://shop.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/produ...

https://shop.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_21332.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By nel621
Carl is the owner but usually travelling. Mark,...

Carl is the owner but usually travelling. Mark, his son, is running the place
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By nel621
Also measurement on that label ^ would be...

Also measurement on that label ^ would be very helpful.
This is taken care of. thank you.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By nel621
Also if any of you have a 79 coupe with the OE ...

Also if any of you have a 79 coupe with the OE door jam labels still on there can you post a pic of how and where this label is applied. I took a close up of the label but did not take a pic of how...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By nel621
The weekend weather has not been favorable to...

The weekend weather has not been favorable to painting outside. It either rains or is way too hot to get anything done. I did manage to have a few parts painted. also toying with the idea of bring...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By nel621
On the edge or the lip or behind underneath the...

On the edge or the lip or behind underneath the panel ? Any pics? Are you going to have the repaired part painted? Too many variables. The easiest and perhaps longest lasting without replacing any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 659
Posted By nel621
OP, just wondering, do you do your own repairs?...

OP, just wondering, do you do your own repairs? $3k delivered sounds reasonable for a very clean unmolested car. Easy enough to do your own stage 0 then you know what you have. TB cars can also be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 659
Posted By nel621
Newbie, that's a very clean 240.

Newbie, that's a very clean 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By nel621
If you don't mind doing the job twice and paying...

If you don't mind doing the job twice and paying twice then use any heater hose the right diameter and drive the car. When the right one comes in go at it again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By nel621
I think the better covers will have the first...

I think the better covers will have the first layer, the one that touches the car, to be made of a soft cotton or similar material, then all the other layers will be a variety of fabrics. So that is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By nel621
^ I would think that more of the Corona wheels...

^ I would think that more of the Corona wheels would be in much better shape. It is a pretty solid wheel compared to other Volvo wheels.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By nel621
Did you located other Corona wheels?

Did you located other Corona wheels?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-14-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,236
Posted By nel621
What became of the refinished wheels? Did you...

What became of the refinished wheels? Did you send them back for more massaging?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,207
Posted By nel621
Maybe get a small rug style mat to place on top...

Maybe get a small rug style mat to place on top of the driver mat to help protect it a bit. The mats look great! May have to try this.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-11-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,207
Posted By nel621
Looks good. If you revist that part I would...

Looks good. If you revist that part I would consider mitering the upper corners and adding a small section connecting it to the vents.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By nel621
http://www.volvowiringdiagrams.com/

http://www.volvowiringdiagrams.com/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By nel621
Manual door card pic for...

Manual door card pic for referencehttps://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/rzoAAOSwRZ1a9dsl/s-l1600.jpg
the hole below the speaker hole is what you need to plug. Also note the you will need another hole for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By nel621
See this oval cut out, that is what you will...

See this oval cut out, that is what you will remove from your old panelhttps://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/xY4AAOSwmRFaghce/s-l640.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 418
Posted By nel621
You will need the door armrest with the switches....

You will need the door armrest with the switches. You can keep your original door panels but you will need to plug a small hole where the window crank was. Volvo used to sell a plug just for that but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By nel621
Who knew I would be stirring up a hornets nest by...

Who knew I would be stirring up a hornets nest by suggesting the use of A.S.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By nel621
Some plugs don't have the "silver" finish and...

Some plugs don't have the "silver" finish and these do require a small amount of A.S. on them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By nel621
Newer plugs such as NGK say not to use anti-seize...

Newer plugs such as NGK say not to use anti-seize on them because the plug already has a special coating to prevent them from seizing in the head and also affects the torque. I still put a SMALL dab...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 946
Posted By nel621
I believe it is aluminum. And you will be fine. I...

I believe it is aluminum. And you will be fine. I hope you used anti-seize on the threads.
Forum: showroom 07-06-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,630
Posted By nel621
Uh, which panel is the Cypress green??? :-D

Uh, which panel is the Cypress green??? :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,507
Posted By nel621
You will find that Volvo had very detailed...

You will find that Volvo had very detailed manuals about their cars. Separate manual on how something works and diagnostic to how to tear it down and rebuild it. So much so that you would need many...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By nel621
A frayed wire near the alternator? It gets hot...

A frayed wire near the alternator? It gets hot down there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By nel621
The fill port is in an awkward location as you...

The fill port is in an awkward location as you well know. Just want something more accessible. I'm trying to convince my friend to purchase the handheld hydraulic hose crimper. He gets in many cars...
Forum: showroom 07-02-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By nel621
Just surface rust.:)

Just surface rust.:)
Forum: showroom 07-01-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By nel621
Tourist attraction? What if you did find...

Tourist attraction? What if you did find something useful, can you just bring your tools and take it? Surprised the area doesn't pull all of the cars out.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By nel621
Thanks, that helps. Looking to add this to my 89...

Thanks, that helps. Looking to add this to my 89 and 90 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By nel621
^ Those tires are long gone. They came with curb...

^ Those tires are long gone. They came with curb rash free Coronas! :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By nel621
Keep in mind that MOST shops do not want to...

Keep in mind that MOST shops do not want to respray a whole car. Their is no money to be made. Everything now is an insurance job. Get a new fender paint it and move on down the road. A few will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By nel621
Volvo 240 low side ac hose

Looking at this item but confused as to what size fits. They -6,-8,-10 whatever that means. Do we know the diameter of that low side hose? Then perhaps I can make a phone call to them with the right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By nel621
A little Detergent 600 will clean up any Corona...

A little Detergent 600 will clean up any Corona nicely. These were cleaned not refinished....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-30-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By nel621
Too hot to work on cars today. :)

Too hot to work on cars today. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By nel621
A few years ago I remember going to a car show...

A few years ago I remember going to a car show where a guy a really nice red 1800. He had all sorts of awards for the car , Bst of show, First place here and there, etc. The paint was flawless. When...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By nel621
Just went back and re-read your OE post. !976...

Just went back and re-read your OE post. !976 Volvo??? !!! Must be special, any pics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 899
Posted By nel621
Sounds like a good $2400 car. Everything is a...

Sounds like a good $2400 car. Everything is a negotiation.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,556
Posted By nel621
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/79...

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/79%20Bertone%20rust%20areas/Sheet%20metal%20repair%20sections%20016_zpslhitrtnn.jpgSmall up date. No work on the car. But my structure didn't fair well...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By nel621
Well then the final thing to check is the...

Well then the final thing to check is the cigarette lighter. Need to charge that cell phone somewhere close.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By nel621
So which gem let you down?

So which gem let you down?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By nel621
Yeah, they see themselves standing on the side ...

Yeah, they see themselves standing on the side of the road , in the middle of nowhere without cell service waiting for a tow truck. :)
Forum: showroom 06-23-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,785
Posted By nel621
maybe? ...

maybe?
http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=155069&highlight=black+vinyl+tape
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By nel621
Someone mechanically inclined.

Someone mechanically inclined.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By nel621
Between the gas, food, hotel, tolls if any,...

Between the gas, food, hotel, tolls if any, shipping a car with a bunch of unknowns sounds about right. If you're still going to "go for it" get AAA and bring cash and have a back up credit card. GL
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,838
Posted By nel621
Even if your tires are OK break loose all of the...

Even if your tires are OK break loose all of the lugs. I picked up a 240 that sat for awhile. tires looked OK but i had 2 spares. As soon as we got on the highway entrance ramp the car blew a tire....
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