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Forum: performance & suspension 07-29-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By swede242
special olympics version of nascar

special olympics version of nascar
Forum: website & board 03-18-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By swede242
^ this should answer post no. 1.

^ this should answer post no. 1.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-17-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,087
Posted By swede242
to the Op....listen to juanV. He knows how to...

to the Op....listen to juanV. He knows how to build sooperbitchin kewl stuff, and his harum of 16 year old board members with their mommy's credit cards will vouch for it.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By swede242
Ask Irv Gordon.

Ask Irv Gordon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By swede242
thank you!

thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By swede242
No one has ever swapped a 740 wagon hatch?

No one has ever swapped a 740 wagon hatch?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By swede242
Gotta fix a 740 wagon hatch

Always been a 240 driver but picked up a 92 740 wagon for cheap to run in the winters. The tailgate has a dent in it that fubars the locking mechanism. PO had a dozen stickers in the back window that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By swede242
I have the original Virgos on my 31k 84 242T and...

I have the original Virgos on my 31k 84 242T and get lots of 'advice' on why I should put 18's or something absurd like that on it....or better yet, how I should paint them gold (the car is...
Forum: showroom 03-02-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,647
Posted By swede242
I painted my car black to match my spoiler. ...

I painted my car black to match my spoiler.

?!
Forum: showroom 03-02-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,999
Posted By swede242
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j358/handyguy7...

http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j358/handyguy7/GoofballNick2.jpg

A buddy of mine in HS had a VW Rabbit - he mounted 3 aircraft landing lights on the roof. We could watch the sun rise at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By swede242
Didn't you say you converted your 200 from...

Didn't you say you converted your 200 from Chrysler to Bosch? Or were you the one swapping out AC systems in the oldie 200s? Either-or, if you can do BS like that, you can do this. Its time consuming...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By swede242
Nah....I'm just an arsehole with a strange and...

Nah....I'm just an arsehole with a strange and albeit, sarcastic sense of humor.

But one thing you do need to remember is to make sure the flux capacitor has enough juice for the return trip,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By swede242
Check and see if this is whats leaking:...

Check and see if this is whats leaking: http://www.fcpgroton.com/product-exec/product_id/5044/nm/1985_1993_Volvo_240_Fuel_Feed_Line/category_id/149

Its common place for someone to use an impact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By swede242
1259532 $56+. Now if you're going to...

1259532

$56+.

Now if you're going to want it date stamped, your only option is to build yourself a DeLorean, take it up to 88mph in a cornfield and go back to 1988 and order it new from the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,792
Posted By swede242
Stop encouraging him.

Stop encouraging him.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 891
Posted By swede242
Start a new fad and leave the valve cover off too...

Start a new fad and leave the valve cover off too while you're at it.

Be an engine, not a caboose.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By swede242
Is it an auto or 5spd? If 5spd, you could have...

Is it an auto or 5spd? If 5spd, you could have 3.1.

And FWIW, I think anything as late as 92 would already have a 951.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,792
Posted By swede242
Just for my own notes.....does it have to be date...

Just for my own notes.....does it have to be date stamped?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,293
Posted By swede242
My eyes now hurt. I think I'll go stare at...

My eyes now hurt.

I think I'll go stare at the sun to make them feel better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,293
Posted By swede242
http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j358/handyguy7...

http://i1081.photobucket.com/albums/j358/handyguy7/GoofballNick2.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-20-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,293
Posted By swede242
Why: "do" *I* always "feel"....like **I'M***...

Why: "do" *I* always "feel"....like **I'M*** (reaDING) a "ransoM" note WhEneveR yOu POSt?
Forum: website & board 01-03-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,529
Posted By swede242
My join date is 12-10-2002, but IIRC we all had...

My join date is 12-10-2002, but IIRC we all had to re-register after a server change or something. I remember first posting in the fall of 1998 (I bought an 82 DL in September and wanted to turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By swede242
Something I wondered myself. So do you think...

Something I wondered myself.

So do you think the one labeled for 91-93 is R134, and the 86-93 is the R12?

Only major thing I see is an extra orifice/port on the one.
Forum: article composition 05-22-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 126,025
Posted By swede242
I run an 850R disc. Works perfectly.

I run an 850R disc. Works perfectly.
Forum: article composition 05-03-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 126,025
Posted By swede242
FWIW.....I bought 3 M90's about 2 years ago - one...

FWIW.....I bought 3 M90's about 2 years ago - one had a bad 3rd gear. I took it to a very reputable trans shop (he's done a 6 spd conversion into a Lotus) where we spoke of the similarities of an M90...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2009, 02:20 PM
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Views: 334
Posted By swede242
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2009, 10:12 PM
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Views: 1,114
Posted By swede242
Talk about digging up an old thread......I have...

Talk about digging up an old thread......I have one of these kits NOS if anyone is interested.
Forum: performance & suspension 03-03-2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,152
Posted By swede242
I used to have KYB Gas-a-just's all around on...

I used to have KYB Gas-a-just's all around on everything I drove. One car - 18 yrs later - was still as firm as it was when I installed them. The GR2's are acceptable.....but still not what the GAJ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By swede242
Interior Color

Was there ever a navy blue vinyl/leather interior on the 940s? I'm looking for the later style 92+ seats - so no 700s.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By swede242
After seeing a couple of 90's I was wondering if...

After seeing a couple of 90's I was wondering if that was the year of change - thanks.

I know my 88 has the old style and everytime I open the gate after a rain, water runs out of the bottom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By swede242
245 Tailgate Glass

Does anyone know when the tailgates were updated to the larger flush mount glass? I thought 91 but now I'm wondering if its 90. Maybe late 90?
Forum: showroom 12-12-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,620
Posted By swede242
Not sure whose this is....but it was posted here...

Not sure whose this is....but it was posted here several years ago. I thought it was funny so I saved it. It was titled "where is Volvo".

<a...
Forum: showroom 12-12-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 9,620
Posted By swede242
Looks like "The Cash Cab." :rofl:

Looks like "The Cash Cab."

:rofl:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By swede242
The biggest difference I saw when we went ecodes...

The biggest difference I saw when we went ecodes on our 240 was some trees on a curve I passed alot at night coming home from work. With the US "big screens" (LOL) they lit up the whole tree - 3/4 to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2008, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By swede242
Check your grounds.

Check your grounds.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By swede242
LOL...I rest my case. Add MS, some stickers...

LOL...I rest my case.

Add MS, some stickers and a giant wing while you're at it.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-10-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By swede242
The M90 will last just fine as long as you drive...

The M90 will last just fine as long as you drive it like an adult. With enough ignorance, anyone can blow up anything.
Forum: article composition 10-13-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 126,025
Posted By swede242
Is the clutch fork pivot ball adjustable? Was...

Is the clutch fork pivot ball adjustable? Was wondering what - if any - thickness differences there are between a dual mass and a dogdish?

I have everything in and works incredible but I have to...
Forum: article composition 10-06-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 126,025
Posted By swede242
Two questions: 1. Bracket looks to have 2...

Two questions:

1. Bracket looks to have 2 holes.....what does it bolt to?

2. What are the general dimensions...such as distance from the top of the mount to center of hole.

Thanks!
Forum: article composition 10-06-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 126,025
Posted By swede242
THAT is a thing of beauty.....(hey - I don't get...

THAT is a thing of beauty.....(hey - I don't get out much). :hahano:

Is it for sale? Wonder how long it'd take to get to the US? I need it by the weekend.
Forum: article composition 10-06-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 126,025
Posted By swede242
Can someone tell me how crucial the bracket (#19)...

Can someone tell me how crucial the bracket (#19) is? It looks to be a rear support for the shifter.

I don't have it and want to know if I need to fab something up (unless someone across the pond...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,672
Posted By swede242
I'll be real interested to see how you like them....

I'll be real interested to see how you like them. I've bought Spicer tie rod ends and love them (greasable!). IIRC, they were made in Illinois, USA.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By swede242
The master threads are 12mm x 1.0. Not sure on...

The master threads are 12mm x 1.0. Not sure on the slave. But as far as lines go, I'm curious as to what is typically used as well as JY lines that I've found are rarely any good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,672
Posted By swede242
Will definitely be calling them. I had a set of...

Will definitely be calling them. I had a set of German Meyle's that I could swear I got from them - probably 3+/- yrs ago.....haven't seen them on anyone's site for awhile now. Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,672
Posted By swede242
Rock Auto lists several....including UROs for...

Rock Auto lists several....including UROs for $23+ each. They have one from Spicer (listed as "professional grade") I thought of trying. Spicer makes a real nice greasable tie rod end, btw, complete...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,672
Posted By swede242
I know this is an old thread but it sounds...

I know this is an old thread but it sounds familiar.....I got a set of upper strut mounts from FCP and they turned out to be UROs. When I turn the wheels, it sounds like the springs are being plucked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By swede242
Question about 240 stalk cruise controls

What is the difference between an -88 and 89+ stalk controls? Is it just the plug ends (which could be removed and rewired) or is there an internal physical difference?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By swede242
She sold the car but I still have a file of...

She sold the car but I still have a file of detailed pics.....it had the white sticker but no block type listed. Odd.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By swede242
My g/f's was a 92 and it was factory R134a.

My g/f's was a 92 and it was factory R134a.
Forum: showroom 02-28-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By swede242
Even with the later swaps, the cowl remained.

Even with the later swaps, the cowl remained.
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