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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 12:24 PM
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Posted By nel621
NLA :-P

NLA :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 169
Posted By nel621
If your car is going to be outside you need to...

If your car is going to be outside you need to make a cover to keep the crap out.
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/90%20reassembly/cowlventscreens002_zps46cc9409.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
I've been on a POR 15 kick. Still have some paint...

I've been on a POR 15 kick. Still have some paint left, can says you can paint over rust to stop it. Who knows but it can't hurt. So I've using it on parts where you don't actually see it. I think it...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 95,389
Posted By nel621
Me too, don't mean to high jack. M.H. Yount ,...

Me too, don't mean to high jack. M.H. Yount , your playing in the majors! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
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%20022_zps2fymjtfq.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
The upper panel will be painted body color on top...

The upper panel will be painted body color on top and left POR underneath. The same goes for the lower support. The parts are with the painter. He said he may just spray both sides of everything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By nel621
You could have a bent rotor and still not...

You could have a bent rotor and still not experience vibrations when braking but with the bigger wheels have a wobble. Tire shop said out of round, but can they balance them or did you just have...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Not much happened today. My right hand and thumb...

Not much happened today. My right hand and thumb are killing me. But I had to do something so the rear bumper shocks got sanded and a fresh coat of black paint. I know it will never be seen but as...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 95,389
Posted By nel621
^ Did he order parts ahead of time? Doubt you...

^ Did he order parts ahead of time? Doubt you walk into AutoZone and find what you need.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Nice car! I thought 780s came with multi X...

Nice car! I thought 780s came with multi X wheels?????
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 95,389
Posted By nel621
^ But you forgot volume discount.

^ But you forgot volume discount.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By nel621
Did AutoZone have the correct bubble flare?

Did AutoZone have the correct bubble flare?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
A few observations. Last night we had 2 heavy...

A few observations. Last night we had 2 heavy rain events. I thought for sure the doors would be filled with water they I had left them on the tables. I got lucky. The saving grace was 2 things, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By nel621
You did use liberal amounts of PB Blaster on the...

You did use liberal amounts of PB Blaster on the nut, yes? Not recommended but it has worked for me is to apply some heat to the nut. I keep a small plumbers torch on hand. If you chewed up the nut...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,027
Posted By nel621
Door edge guard sounds like a good solution.

Door edge guard sounds like a good solution.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 95,389
Posted By nel621
I recently replaced a dash in one 240 and a...

I recently replaced a dash in one 240 and a blower motor in another. I'm right there with you about how short all the wires are behind that center console. Makes for many a swear word.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Starting to think about the wheels. I tend to be...

Starting to think about the wheels. I tend to be a purist about redoing this car. But I do have other Volvo wheels to choose from. So it will either be a set of newly refinished Coronas that I've...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Looking back at the pics I see that you can see...

Looking back at the pics I see that you can see some of the trash in the clear. We'll see what happens. Also about the drivers fender with the dings, I have a spare fender I just might paint that one...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
The plan is to wet sand the under side of the...

The plan is to wet sand the under side of the hood ( scuff and paint ) and make look a little nicer. It has a few nicks and small rust spots buy nothing major. Also will try to blend in some paint...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
difficult to imperfections but the gloss is nice....

difficult to imperfections but the gloss is nice. Needs cut and polish.

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/79%20Bertone%20rust%20areas/Bertone%20silver%20paint%20001_zpslw7nmekx.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Here we go. A bit tricky taking pics of silver...

Here we go. A bit tricky taking pics of silver paint even with partial shade. My set up, view from above....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,027
Posted By nel621
Search in For Sale for Johann245 or type in Real...

Search in For Sale for Johann245 or type in Real wood Trim in For Sale forum.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Pics tomorrow. First, everything was going good...

Pics tomorrow. First, everything was going good until it wasn't. Got some color on the fenders, hood, door jams on door and jams on car. Then something got on the hood and left a few spots, maybe...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,027
Posted By nel621
http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=340...

http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=340940&highlight=volvo+240+wood+trim
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,027
Posted By nel621
1) did you use hog rings? 2) did you over lap...

1) did you use hog rings?
2) did you over lap the front half of the seat top over the back half on the rod? Hard to expain but I think you know what I mean. You could also massage the leather with...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,027
Posted By nel621
Looks good. So here are my :twocents: I would...

Looks good. So here are my :twocents: I would leave the door sills black. They get scuffed easily and you risk having the paint chip off. And what will you about the flex trim around the door...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By nel621
https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-cable-t...

https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-cable-tie-969019

Actually I think that is the one. I don't have the broken part in front of me so I guess the hole is in the 'line' section and not the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By nel621
The cable tie holds a wire bundle. IIRC the wires...

The cable tie holds a wire bundle. IIRC the wires for the horn and aux. fan on the V6. It looks like a regular zip tie but it has a hole at the end of the locking side so that it can be clipped onto...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By nel621
Part numbers

The first I lost. I think Hiperfauto posted it. It is the seal between the dash and the windshield on a 79 262c. I think the part is the same for all 200 series Volvos. The other part I'm looking...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-15-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 95,389
Posted By nel621
What is this jack stand phase you guys speak of?...

What is this jack stand phase you guys speak of? :-D
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 95,389
Posted By nel621
Looks very nice. Do you have the engine dialed in...

Looks very nice. Do you have the engine dialed in the way you want ?
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 95,389
Posted By nel621
Stealth install, nice. Don't you just hate it...

Stealth install, nice. Don't you just hate it that they make your headlights look more yellow? I see trim missing.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,299
Posted By nel621
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,268
Posted By nel621
http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterelli...

http://i772.photobucket.com/albums/yy4/tporterellijaycom/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-07/20150711_174435.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,268
Posted By nel621
Can't blame the guy for trying. Now if someone...

Can't blame the guy for trying. Now if someone can make this moulding clip that would be nice. Someone else on here tried but the clip was weak and brittle. It is the "white one" in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By nel621
Pre 86 the core support is 4 separate pieces....

Pre 86 the core support is 4 separate pieces. After that the support front end is welded all together.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Thanks for the info. I'll be at the paint shop in...

Thanks for the info. I'll be at the paint shop in am. There are actually 2 paint supplies places near by. One is Kemperle Auto Body supplies and the other I think is a Sherwin Williams location....
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Moving very fast. We may be painting this Sunday,...

Moving very fast. We may be painting this Sunday, :). Any suggestions on paint brand? Not looking for the most expensive but something in the really good category. I know better paints have more...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-11-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
Thanks. I just like ANY progress. :lol:

Thanks. I just like ANY progress. :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,268
Posted By nel621
Nice job. There will probably be many shades of...

Nice job. There will probably be many shades of tan. SEM camel color will be a close enough match for your tan Volvo parts.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/79...

http://i253.photobucket.com/albums/hh77/nel6211/79%20Bertone%20rust%20areas/panel%20in%20primer_zpsfzehytos.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
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%20025_zpskoyaxza2.jpg...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By nel621
Make sure the acorrdion hose is on there tight,...

Make sure the acorrdion hose is on there tight, no air leaks. Also the small rubber hose at the top of the acorrdion hose.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
I have more pics on my phone but I'm having a...

I have more pics on my phone but I'm having a hard time loading them onto my computer. Not too savvy. More pics tomorrow.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
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%20015_zpsufma0g8q.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
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%20019_zpsaiuyrggw.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
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%20027_zpsprqut8nu.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,535
Posted By nel621
As promised here is an update on the 79 Coupe. I...

As promised here is an update on the 79 Coupe. I can't believe it's been 5 years. Time waits for no one. I've enlisted the help of a friend to help me get this thing over the finish line. I wasn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,590
Posted By nel621
Much has gotten in the way. I'll update the other...

Much has gotten in the way. I'll update the other Bertone thread instead.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By nel621
I'm OK using paint strippers and also using a DA...

I'm OK using paint strippers and also using a DA sander to remove paint. I'm pretty good using a hammer and dolly to get panels flat and use minimal filler. I suck at welding and need much more...
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