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Forum: showroom 09-11-2018, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Double02
I seem to keep wandering further from Volvodom....

I seem to keep wandering further from Volvodom. This is the latest madness:

https://i.imgur.com/K9gxAKch.jpg

'58 Citroen 2cv. 12.5 hp of fury!

Not sure where I'll go if I keep following the...
Forum: showroom 08-08-2018, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Double02
I use West Coast Alignment since they had decent...

I use West Coast Alignment since they had decent reviews, are really close for me, and are conveniently close to good coffee and craft beer. I've heard good things about Dales but I try to avoid...
Forum: showroom 07-31-2018, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Double02
I get it. Off topic - any of you guys ever...

I get it.

Off topic - any of you guys ever check out the Carbs & Coffee meets on the North Shore? It moves around but is always early in the morning. Sunday Aug 5th from 8-10AM up top of Mt....
Forum: showroom 07-30-2018, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Double02
I know I'd be calling about the louvers if I...

I know I'd be calling about the louvers if I still had my 240
Forum: showroom 05-28-2018, 02:09 PM
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Posted By Double02
It's a looker. Nice job.

It's a looker. Nice job.
Forum: showroom 05-07-2018, 02:08 PM
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Posted By Double02
Aww. We knew it was coming but still sad to see...

Aww. We knew it was coming but still sad to see it's gone.
Forum: showroom 03-22-2018, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Double02
You mean 'a strip along the coast is wet and...

You mean 'a strip along the coast is wet and grey'. The rest of Western Canada looks just like the rest of Canada.
Forum: showroom 03-15-2018, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Double02
No meat, but is anyone down for the Carbs &...

No meat, but is anyone down for the Carbs & Coffee in N.Van this Saturday? 7-10 AM by the Can Tire near 2nd Narrows. I plan to go.
Forum: showroom 02-22-2018, 03:41 PM
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Posted By Double02
Not much snow, but it sure was icy. ...

Not much snow, but it sure was icy.

https://i.imgur.com/lMz2bvEh.jpg
Forum: showroom 02-20-2018, 05:49 PM
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Posted By Double02
Congrats - I may actually have a suitable...

Congrats - I may actually have a suitable Volvo-content baby item to contribute if Sausage2018 happens.
Forum: showroom 02-14-2018, 12:42 PM
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Posted By Double02
The rule at my place is you get to do whatever...

The rule at my place is you get to do whatever you want on your birthday. If that means abandoning family to check out car parts then that's totally your call. Don't waste the opportunity.
Forum: showroom 02-13-2018, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Double02
Got it. In that case Feb 24th is best for me but...

Got it. In that case Feb 24th is best for me but I'd try to make it out regardless.
Forum: showroom 02-13-2018, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Double02
Also - March 24th is out for me since that's...

Also - March 24th is out for me since that's Spring Break and family stuff. I could probably make the other dates.
Forum: showroom 02-13-2018, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Double02
So I navigated the Thunderbird TSD rally again...

So I navigated the Thunderbird TSD rally again this weekend with my buddy driving his '91 240.

https://i.imgur.com/lMz2bvEh.jpg

Conditions were better than last year (no blizzard), but it was...
Forum: showroom 01-24-2018, 07:30 PM
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Posted By Double02
Down for a meat since I've missed the last few. ...

Down for a meat since I've missed the last few.

@Sim - wasn't sure you still wanted the hood. Will PM to coordinate timing.
Forum: showroom 01-23-2018, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Double02
While people are giving away free stuff, any...

While people are giving away free stuff, any interest in a silver coffin hood? Basement renos coming up so no room for big stuff.

Straight and no dents but the clear over the exhaust manifold...
Forum: showroom 12-07-2017, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Double02
Holy beer nerds. Cars and tasting rooms...

Holy beer nerds.

Cars and tasting rooms aren't especially compatible, but seems like we should have a Volvo-themed brewery tour at some point. I usually bike over with my neighbourhood gang, but...
Forum: showroom 12-07-2017, 05:35 PM
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Posted By Double02
True fact - Dageraad's Burnabarian has one of the...

True fact - Dageraad's Burnabarian has one of the best names out there, and it's pretty good too.

Callister has been hit & miss for me, but if you're trying to just hit one area it's a natural...
Forum: showroom 12-07-2017, 04:30 PM
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Posted By Double02
Powell's closest cluster is Callister/Andina. ...

Powell's closest cluster is Callister/Andina.

You could group Parallel 49 with Doan's. I never used to go to 49 since I don't love their beer but since they've added a bazillion guest taps and...
Forum: showroom 11-23-2017, 12:29 AM
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Posted By Double02
You're right Sim, my bad. Guess I hang onto this...

You're right Sim, my bad. Guess I hang onto this and the coffin hood a little longer.
Forum: showroom 11-22-2017, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Double02
This should work - from an '81 240. For some...

This should work - from an '81 240. For some reason I still have this even though I haven't had a brick for almost 5 years. Where are you located?

https://i.imgur.com/30hygLbh.jpg
Forum: showroom 11-21-2017, 12:13 AM
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Posted By Double02
For what car?

For what car?
Forum: showroom 10-26-2017, 10:56 AM
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Posted By Double02
Whoa. Not what I was expecting from you Mark :-P ...

Whoa. Not what I was expecting from you Mark :-P

Congrats!
Forum: showroom 10-23-2017, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Double02
@Mark - What's the new car?

@Mark - What's the new car?
Forum: showroom 10-05-2017, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Double02
I was there early - snuck over from around...

I was there early - snuck over from around 9-10ish while my wife took my kid to his soccer game. I saw Amar but none of the other local guys. Some nice cars and people there. Pretty old and...
Forum: showroom 10-02-2017, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Double02
Amazonamino

Seen at a local Volvo meet. Can anyone explain this one to me?

https://i.imgur.com/yUuVx9Eh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/sHkZJxkh.jpg

Looks like an Amazon wagon was the starting point, but with...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2017, 11:25 AM
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Posted By Double02
Aw that sucks. I may know a guy who is interested...

Aw that sucks. I may know a guy who is interested though. Photo of car and asking price?
Forum: showroom 09-12-2017, 11:22 AM
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Posted By Double02
I've never managed to make it to this, so this...

I've never managed to make it to this, so this could be the year. I could either be Volvo compliant in the slightly shabby V70, or hope that the Peugeot is brick-ish enough that nobody notices....
Forum: showroom 09-06-2017, 08:42 PM
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Posted By Double02
Sounds like we need to reschedule since it was...

Sounds like we need to reschedule since it was only 3 to start with
Forum: showroom 09-05-2017, 09:58 PM
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Posted By Double02
I should be able to make it. By the Tim...

I should be able to make it.

By the Tim Horton's?
Forum: showroom 08-24-2017, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Double02
I'm out for this weekend but could do some...

I'm out for this weekend but could do some evening later next week, or next weekend.
Forum: showroom 08-21-2017, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Double02
There's no way I can justify portal axles, but...

There's no way I can justify portal axles, but this is still pretty cool:

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/cto/d/1975-volvo-tgb11-c303/6268418241.html
Forum: showroom 08-15-2017, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Double02
^ Definite interest Mark, but way beyond my...

^ Definite interest Mark, but way beyond my capabilities (i.e. zero) to finish it, and I really doubt I could argue to free up the funds to have someone finish it for me. Good luck and hope it stays...
Forum: showroom 07-19-2017, 02:57 PM
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Posted By Double02
^ Fault ended up being a failed MAF. Timing belt...

^ Fault ended up being a failed MAF. Timing belt and PCV are being replaced while it's in.

On another note, can anyone recommend a local shop that does early '80s diesels? My fuel pump is leaking,...
Forum: showroom 07-16-2017, 12:11 AM
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Posted By Double02
168k. Idle is poor, but it started when I...

168k. Idle is poor, but it started when I attempted a pass and it went into limp mode. No doubt the pcv is due. Thanks.
Forum: showroom 07-15-2017, 12:51 AM
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Posted By Double02
Any guys with V70 experience know most likely...

Any guys with V70 experience know most likely reasons for 'Reduced engine performance' warning message and Check Engine light? I've booked a trip to the mechanic next week but am curious. GTJordan?
Forum: showroom 07-09-2017, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Double02
Not today, I'm in Portland :(

Not today, I'm in Portland :(
Forum: showroom 07-09-2017, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Double02
Sunday July 16th?

Sunday July 16th?
Forum: showroom 06-30-2017, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Double02
Well it isn't very turbo, or brick-ish, but it's...

Well it isn't very turbo, or brick-ish, but it's pretty hot. Can't believe I still haven't checked this out in person.

re: cruise/meet-up, I'd like to join in but July weekends aren't looking...
Forum: showroom 06-26-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,693
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Posted By Double02
Denial insurane, Ha. So far I've managed to...

Denial insurane, Ha. So far I've managed to return all of my cars that have had storage insurance to regular status. It's useful for winter or if you have a long project.
Forum: showroom 06-13-2017, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Double02
@Mark - awesome work on the Fridge. In my...

@Mark - awesome work on the Fridge.

In my own car news, this fine Volvo product has recently joined the family.
...
Forum: showroom 04-27-2017, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Double02
Well, it's boxy, and has a turbo, so I figured it...

Well, it's boxy, and has a turbo, so I figured it would fit right in around here.
Forum: showroom 04-24-2017, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Double02
Yeah, what happened? Sorry I had to drop out. My...

Yeah, what happened? Sorry I had to drop out. My new car showed up with a couple of out of town buddies, which took over my weekend.
...
Forum: showroom 04-12-2017, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Double02
That definitely factored into my purchase...

That definitely factored into my purchase decision. GT Jordan should buy a 780.
Forum: showroom 04-11-2017, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Double02
Do you really even have to ask? Peugeot 604 TD.

Do you really even have to ask? Peugeot 604 TD.
Forum: showroom 04-11-2017, 11:29 AM
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Posted By Double02
Weird but cool spot. I may be having a car...

Weird but cool spot. I may be having a car delivered that day, but hope it will be later in the day so I can still make it to SSSSSS. If not, at least I'm the most expendable member of any swap team.
Forum: showroom 04-06-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,693
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Posted By Double02
I could most likely make SSSSSS on the 22nd. I'll...

I could most likely make SSSSSS on the 22nd. I'll be the worst mechanic there, but you always need someone to lift and carry.
Forum: showroom 04-03-2017, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Double02
This looks kinda fun: ...

This looks kinda fun:

https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/pml/cto/6071737364.html

I'd love to park it in the company parking to see what sort of comments it would generate.
Forum: showroom 03-23-2017, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Double02
^ Very strong resemblance to my wife's V70....

^ Very strong resemblance to my wife's V70. Grille looks identical.
Forum: showroom 03-22-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,693
Views: 634,790
Posted By Double02
How far east did you go AJ. There are limits...

How far east did you go AJ. There are limits beyond which Eastern Coolness drops off exponentially.
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