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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 10:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,839
Posted By Vol242vo
I like his first attempt. Please tell me you’re...

I like his first attempt. Please tell me you’re using jack stands....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,324
Posted By Vol242vo
Such a great example of a 145, congrats on...

Such a great example of a 145, congrats on getting her running! I’m sure it feels good driving it around town.
Forum: showroom 11-15-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 68,262
Posted By Vol242vo
This is being done right! Love seeing the updates...

This is being done right! Love seeing the updates on this!

Why is this not in Projects & Restos?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,445
Posted By Vol242vo
Ummmm yes please^^^^

Ummmm yes please^^^^
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 60,213
Posted By Vol242vo
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By Vol242vo
Very cool project, looks like you're off to a...

Very cool project, looks like you're off to a great start already and you have the room to do it, added bonus!

The Consul looks like our (US) '70s Toyota Celica in my opinion, cool looking car!
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 41,617
Posted By Vol242vo
+1. If you still have any emotional attachment to...

+1. If you still have any emotional attachment to it donít sell it if you really donít have to...#regerts
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
Small Victories...another couple of hours and I...

Small Victories...another couple of hours and I have the top pretty much ready to polish.

https://i.postimg.cc/Z5KQwDQv/39-FA6-FFF-4-F49-4958-ABF0-699-E40-D0533-E.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,752
Posted By Vol242vo
+1

+1
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
Thanks man! Iím excited too, Iíll get there, the...

Thanks man! Iím excited too, Iíll get there, the goal is to make it something that helps set you engine bay off amongst other details but this one should be neat!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,643
Posted By Vol242vo
Looks like your making real good progress. I like...

Looks like your making real good progress. I like how you hang your dewalt drills, creative!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
Starting to get some promising results on the...

Starting to get some promising results on the manifold, this is just down to 2500 grit sand paper...I’ll wet sand it all as a last step then buff and polish it. So far I’m happy to see what it’s...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 48,600
Posted By Vol242vo
https://i.postimg.cc/1XjKM9Hj/E513-B2-DA-C061-4-AC...

https://i.postimg.cc/1XjKM9Hj/E513-B2-DA-C061-4-ACA-8-F5-B-3-F5-F4-A2-BA8-E3.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
Great! Thanks for the tip! Wow, some...

Great! Thanks for the tip!



Wow, some impressive shine in there, good stuff. Thank you.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 228,153
Posted By Vol242vo
Its like brand new again...awesome!

Its like brand new again...awesome!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 48,600
Posted By Vol242vo
Bummer to see this happened to you, nice to hear...

Bummer to see this happened to you, nice to hear their insurance will be taking care of you and your Volvo. Unfortunate spot to get hit in but I'm sure it'll be repaired correctly. Did the Geminis...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
No, I don't think I will, I'll keep it clean....

No, I don't think I will, I'll keep it clean. That stuff doesn't bother me at all when you're standing back and admiring the results.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,001
Posted By Vol242vo
Itís covered up for the winter, wishing I had a 3...

Itís covered up for the winter, wishing I had a 3 car garage or shop so I could continue. I have plenty of small things to work on to keep me busy this winter though. Nice to see you making more...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,946
Posted By Vol242vo
Looks like a job well done! Great updates.

Looks like a job well done! Great updates.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By Vol242vo
You should PM 77volvo245....he may have a one...

You should PM 77volvo245....he may have a one piece replacement for a reasonable price...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,199
Posted By Vol242vo
Great scores! I’m currently looking for the same...

Great scores! I’m currently looking for the same color rear seat. You’re off to a very nice start!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 49,235
Posted By Vol242vo
Wow. You’ve been busy! Those wheels actually look...

Wow. You’ve been busy! Those wheels actually look really nice on the wagon!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 147,854
Posted By Vol242vo
:omg: Holy Sh!t, that last picture...

:omg:

Holy Sh!t, that last picture though...Very impressive what you're doing, I still cannot wait to hear this thing roar!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
I’ve always wanted to try to smooth out all the...

I’ve always wanted to try to smooth out all the casting marks and fully polish a B21 intake manifold, this is going to take a very long time but I think it’ll be worth it when it’s done. Today I...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 209,880
Posted By Vol242vo
Whoohoo!

Whoohoo!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,814
Posted By Vol242vo
:cool:

:cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 912
Posted By Vol242vo
Lots of 140 and late 70s 240 folks around here,...

Lots of 140 and late 70s 240 folks around here, you’ll fit in just fine. Yours sounds in really good condition...I too, would love to see some photos.

Welcome!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 16,001
Posted By Vol242vo
I’ve been wondering what you’ve been up to, look...

I’ve been wondering what you’ve been up to, look forward to seeing more progress. Congrats on the shop and space!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,382
Posted By Vol242vo
Are the wheels 18 x 9.5? Wondering about possible...

Are the wheels 18 x 9.5? Wondering about possible tire stretch with 245s on a 9.5 inch wheel unless you’re not against it. Personally I hate the look of stretched tires...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-23-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By Vol242vo
Cutting springs is extremely common and really...

Cutting springs is extremely common and really just fine, you may need new struts if the ride is bouncy, that’s an indication that the rebound is gone. Pretty inexpensive and simple job.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-22-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,329
Posted By Vol242vo
Welcome. Lots of resources here, looks like...

Welcome. Lots of resources here, looks like someone chopped the springs up front. A good bath, cut and wax will result in pretty good paint results, I’m sure.
Forum: showroom 10-21-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By Vol242vo
2nd is great passing all those Porsche’s!!! ...

2nd is great passing all those Porsche’s!!!

What’s the suspension setup on this?
Forum: showroom 10-21-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,186
Posted By Vol242vo
Btw this is a wonderful thread! Just killed about...

Btw this is a wonderful thread! Just killed about 30-45 minutes drooling.
Forum: showroom 10-21-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,186
Posted By Vol242vo
That Pantera is incredible, so clean. I can’t...

That Pantera is incredible, so clean. I can’t imagine how good it sounds. Who’s clean 145?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-21-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,932
Posted By Vol242vo
Holy ****. You guys do go all out. Impressive!

Holy ****. You guys do go all out. Impressive!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 643
Views: 194,172
Posted By Vol242vo
All I’ll see when I see this picture.... ...

All I’ll see when I see this picture....

https://i.postimg.cc/wvbY1pwZ/5-B7-F244-D-3-C5-D-4511-BA75-3109339-AF740.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,293
Posted By Vol242vo
Hey that storage spot doesn’t look too bad at...

Hey that storage spot doesn’t look too bad at all! Nice work.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,382
Posted By Vol242vo
Colin! I haven’t seen pictures of what you have...

Colin! I haven’t seen pictures of what you have for years, this is impressive. That first picture of the rear wheel...those aren’t 275s are they? Also, what wheels are you running?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,932
Posted By Vol242vo
Right on man, you certainly donít have it easy...

Right on man, you certainly donít have it easy yourself, thatís a big workload. Sounds like you definitely have your priorities in good order!

Cheers!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,932
Posted By Vol242vo
This thread does not disappoint. Maybe you’ve...

This thread does not disappoint. Maybe you’ve mentioned it earlier but out of curiosity what do you do for work? Is this just a hobby thing or do you work in the same industry as well?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
Ok...I can get behind that ^ :cool:

Ok...I can get behind that ^ :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,348
Posted By Vol242vo
Sounds like you have some major plans. Post some...

Sounds like you have some major plans. Post some pictures when you can.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
I will be spending a lot of time on the intake...

I will be spending a lot of time on the intake manifold. Inside and out, smooth and shiny is the plan!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
My first priority is getting it running and...

My first priority is getting it running and reliable with Kjet, just because itís what I have. I want to enjoy the car as a simple summer cruiser for now, in time Iíll look into a different engine...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,932
Posted By Vol242vo
Heís kinda my neighbor...:oogle: Looking...

Heís kinda my neighbor...:oogle:

Looking good. The brake lines look great, cleanly routed.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,469
Posted By Vol242vo
Haha! They do, just not quite what I’m going for....

Haha! They do, just not quite what I’m going for.

The 242 is tucked away for winter already. Didn’t remotely get done what I had hoped I would but she’ll be on the road next summer. This is my...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 239,563
Posted By Vol242vo
Hope you can start putting it all back together...

Hope you can start putting it all back together soon! What coilovers do you have for it?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Vol242vo
Are those 2.5 inch coils on stock perches? Do...

Are those 2.5 inch coils on stock perches? Do they really seat properly?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 346,642
Posted By Vol242vo
Wow. You really brought that hood back to life!!!

Wow. You really brought that hood back to life!!!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,932
Posted By Vol242vo
Oh dang. I didnít see youíre in Post Falls! Only...

Oh dang. I didnít see youíre in Post Falls! Only about 25 minutes away.
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