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Forum: showroom 01-12-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By McKie740
That 940's fridge is bigger than the one in my...

That 940's fridge is bigger than the one in my S80 Executive.
Forum: website & board 10-03-2013, 12:46 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,244
Posted By McKie740
I'm in! Money sent. Well worth it, I...

I'm in!

Money sent.

Well worth it, I hope you make the target!

Ben.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,377
Posted By McKie740
Cheers Pete! Good write up, and thank you for...

Cheers Pete! Good write up, and thank you for your kind forgiveness; in my defense there are many RWD Volvo's in my possession currently...I just forgot to bring one. Cough.

Good to see you (&...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By McKie740
They're on my drive, up the road and it storage....

They're on my drive, up the road and it storage. A lot of the time the parking up my road looks like a Volvo dealership!

People who don't know me refer to me as 'Volvo man'!
Forum: showroom 05-01-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By McKie740
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Forum: showroom 05-01-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By McKie740
Wow, small world! (Within Volvo, anyway). Very...

Wow, small world! (Within Volvo, anyway). Very grateful to you, sir.

I've managed to miss two trips thus far so hopefully third's a charm!

Haha! Fair shout Old Iron, perhaps I should have...
Forum: showroom 05-01-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By McKie740
Looks that way Turbosteen! Hopefully we'll do...

Looks that way Turbosteen! Hopefully we'll do another trip in the future and make more stops.

245 DL on new shoes...
Forum: showroom 05-01-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By McKie740
I've not really thought about selling it...but...

I've not really thought about selling it...but possibly would for the right money.

It's an ex Swedish embassy vehicle, cost nearly £20,000 in 1978!
Forum: showroom 04-29-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By McKie740
I sure did! Quite a way that was, those remapped...

I sure did! Quite a way that was, those remapped D5's are superb on fuel though!

The route we took
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/16335_192981594370_3916824_n.jpg
...
Forum: showroom 04-29-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,840
Posted By McKie740
Recent Volvo's

Hello Volvo fans!

Figured it was about time I shared more of my cars on here. Some have been sold and some I haven't taken pictures of yet, but here's a sample of the fleet.

265...
Forum: showroom 04-28-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,294
Posted By McKie740
Used 'complete' lump from a 168K crashed car?

Used 'complete' lump from a 168K crashed car?
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 31,913
Posted By McKie740
The Triton looks best in my opinion.

The Triton looks best in my opinion.
Forum: showroom 01-08-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9,403
Views: 2,864,751
Posted By McKie740
<a...

<a href="http://s566.beta.photobucket.com/user/Mckie740/media/ImportedPhotos00017.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i566.photobucket.com/albums/ss106/Mckie740/ImportedPhotos00017.jpg"...
Forum: showroom 12-02-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 112,340
Posted By McKie740
My '80 244, 34K original miles. ...

My '80 244, 34K original miles.

http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/r90/545484_10151228531904371_187849594_n.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-25-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,142
Posted By McKie740
My 760 Turbo: ...

My 760 Turbo:

http://sphotos-h.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/205508_10151262656024371_1775413556_n.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-14-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,342
Posted By McKie740
Superb! Liking them all, but developing a soft...

Superb! Liking them all, but developing a soft spot for early 200's lately...

I'll get some of mine in 'showroom' when I get a minute, way behind on showing my collection (getting a bit too big...
Forum: showroom 11-05-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,078
Posted By McKie740
Awesome number plate!

Awesome number plate!
Forum: showroom 09-28-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 81,942
Posted By McKie740
No way?! Small world indeed... I'm basically...

No way?! Small world indeed... I'm basically known as 'Volvo man' or words to that effect locally now.

Where abouts in Pamber Heath were you? I'm basically behind the Esso garage on the main road....
Forum: showroom 09-27-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 81,942
Posted By McKie740
From recent times, I WILL line all of mine up...

From recent times, I WILL line all of mine up together at some point... Totally aim to park next to other bricks in car parks too.
...
Forum: showroom 08-26-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By McKie740
^ Top man, cheers! Ben.

^ Top man, cheers!

Ben.
Forum: showroom 08-26-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By McKie740
Turbobricks Logo Font

Hi there!

Just a quick one; does anybody know the name on the font used in the 'turbobricks' logo?

Many thanks,

Ben.
Forum: showroom 08-21-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,108
Posted By McKie740
Ahh I see, I was hoping for 'massive retro...

Ahh I see, I was hoping for 'massive retro fridge' or something.

I only have a couple of it as it was purchased, will try and find them... Mind you' I've been promising Foggy I'll sort pics out...
Forum: showroom 08-20-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,108
Posted By McKie740
Yeah, guess I should really 'bring mine to life'....

Yeah, guess I should really 'bring mine to life'. I lack the curtains and strange (presumably aluminium) contraption I can see through the rear window; any ideas what this is?!
Forum: showroom 08-19-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,108
Posted By McKie740
Purple is awesome, I had a manual purple S90 not...

Purple is awesome, I had a manual purple S90 not so long ago...

Is that a 264 Top Executive I spy? I have one of those in silver, should really do something with it.

Ben.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By McKie740
^Exactly! Usually broken down in the door shuts...

^Exactly! Usually broken down in the door shuts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,711
Posted By McKie740
Bare in mind tyre size too, it's the rolling...

Bare in mind tyre size too, it's the rolling radius you're looking at...not just rim size (although I doubt this is the answer).

I've had 30+ Volvo's recently and it's fair to say that some just...
Forum: showroom 03-28-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By McKie740
I've seen this many times before, but I still...

I've seen this many times before, but I still enjoyed it once more!
Forum: showroom 01-14-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By McKie740
Cool bit of kit, the 'Buy It Now' is all the...

Cool bit of kit, the 'Buy It Now' is all the money though IMO; I wonder what the reserve is.

To be fair the B230E in my 740 limo pulls it well enough, even fully loaded! 30+ MPG with six people...
Forum: events 12-21-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Do we not have any more moustache pictures?! ...

Do we not have any more moustache pictures?!

Pretty sure more were taken; I'm yet to see mine...

Suterman passed out by the door was a personal highlight! That along with the cracker prizes,...
Forum: events 12-11-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Thanks To All

As ever, it was good to see everybody.

Once again; much appreciation to Chesh for organising/hosting. I hope to see you all again soon.

Sorry to read about your small issue, Foggy...

Proof...
Forum: events 12-07-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Yeah, I'm also in two minds on the economy...

Yeah, I'm also in two minds on the economy front...I think I'll roll up in the D5 but could very well end up bringing the 760 Turbo.
Forum: events 11-24-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Rude! Although I'm glad you've picked up on...

Rude!

Although I'm glad you've picked up on that and not the clear lack of relationship skills brilliantly demonstrated by my last few posts; pretty sure I'll end up lonely.

I like steak well...
Forum: events 11-23-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Food Order

Cheers for booking, I'd like to order the following:

Starter – Potato shells, cheese & bacon with a sour cream & chive dip.

Main – Fillet steak, well done. Plain chips, half a grilled tomato...
Forum: showroom 11-19-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,399
Posted By McKie740
What's left to say?! Superb! Thanks for...

What's left to say?! Superb!

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: events 11-16-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Well it's actually on the 6th, although I was...

Well it's actually on the 6th, although I was going to be in Sweden to 'celebrate' it from the 5th-12th you see. Anyway, she asked "So you're choosing cars over me?"...what was she expecting me to...
Forum: events 11-14-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
^ Yay. I'm literally missing my 1st...

^ Yay.

I'm literally missing my 1st anniversary with Linnea for this; as I'm sure you can imagine, she's not massively happy about it! I suggested changing the date of our anniversary to a more...
Forum: events 11-11-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Oh, I'm sure alright! Also, someone spilt...

Oh, I'm sure alright!

Also, someone spilt my pint...
Forum: events 11-11-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
Any ideas on where you're booking yet, Chesh?...

Any ideas on where you're booking yet, Chesh? Might I politely recommend somewhere that isn't where we went last year?! Their speaker had a blown tweeter which was simply intolerable. :lol:

Look...
Forum: events 10-28-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,903
Posted By McKie740
I'm in for an overnight job! Easy on dates; I'll...

I'm in for an overnight job! Easy on dates; I'll keep my eye on this...

Let me know if I can bring anything to help out.

Cheers!
Forum: showroom 09-01-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By McKie740
I see, there is a din lead in there which is...

I see, there is a din lead in there which is connected to what I believe to be an amplifier in the passenger footwell...but what I'm confused about is that there are ISO connector blocks at the...
Forum: showroom 08-31-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By McKie740
240 Radio Wiring

Hello there!

I wondered if anyone might know the pin configuration on this 240 radio? It's model number CR-4024, there are nine pins (eight of which are in use) but the loom has been chopped! I...
Forum: showroom 08-24-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By McKie740
^ ...

^
http://www.saabphotos.com/gallery/albums/Some-hot-Saabs-%21/85_Notch1.jpg

?

Nice pair.
Forum: showroom 05-17-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By McKie740
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=152...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=152211
Forum: showroom 03-04-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,810
Posted By McKie740
Your S90 interior looks ace!

Your S90 interior looks ace!
Forum: showroom 01-26-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,379
Posted By McKie740
Good to see the pics guys, looks like a great...

Good to see the pics guys, looks like a great trip! Shame I had to miss it but best to keep Linnea happy I suppose!

Borrow the limo any time you fancy...for real! Not a problem.

Thanks again...
Forum: showroom 01-18-2011, 04:56 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 118,587
Posted By McKie740
Man shop in my 740 limo... ...

Man shop in my 740 limo...

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs300.ash2/58014_480162349370_590719370_5527528_8308140_n.jpg

400+ pints including bottles & micro's.

Ben.
Forum: showroom 01-15-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,027
Posted By McKie740
Hand sketch of the S60

This was a gift from a good friend of mine.

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-snc1/v2567/98/113/590719370/n590719370_1358318_7194031.jpg
Forum: showroom 01-10-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,227
Posted By McKie740
Had seen this before but never racing, does seem...

Had seen this before but never racing, does seem to pull away well!

Cheers for posting.
Forum: showroom 12-16-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,254
Posted By McKie740
Lol, yeah...I figured it would be acceptable to...

Lol, yeah...I figured it would be acceptable to post! Thanks for the positive comment also.

I really am trying to find a grill but have had no luck so far, completely agree with the chrome comment...
Forum: showroom 12-16-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,254
Posted By McKie740
I know it's a 760...but thought I'd share!

Picked this up a few weeks ago. 212,000 miles, literaly stacks of dealer history! Everything works 100%, very clean example over all. I've only done some light mods thus far, want to keep this one...
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