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Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,643
Posted By Centsableone
Make a large contribution to TurboBricks.com then...

Make a large contribution to TurboBricks.com then buy a PRIUS - and stop the insanity. :cool:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By Centsableone
You’ve sent me a message but your mailbox is full.

You’ve sent me a message but your mailbox is full.
Forum: showroom 02-01-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By Centsableone
Santa

^^^
Forum: showroom 12-19-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By Centsableone
Santa uses a 245

Little known fact.. Santa uses a 245 to deliver the goods!!

He can be seen in the foreground of the picture with his "sleigh" roadside! :nod:

http://aroundbeantown.com/volvo/santa240.jpg
Forum: website & board 12-15-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,723
Posted By Centsableone
Kinda crazy - 23 years old. The youngest 240 is...

Kinda crazy - 23 years old. The youngest 240 is 26 years old.

Any who - Welcome aboard the TB train.
Buckle your seatbelt and enjoy the ride. :omg:
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By Centsableone
What's the interior like? You have heated/remote...

What's the interior like? You have heated/remote mirror option? :omg:
Forum: website & board 11-30-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,101
Posted By Centsableone
New to Blog

Welcome first of all.

Here's my disclaimer: What I offer is opinion from some experiences due to having owned some Volvo cars.

1. Keep yourself within your budget and mechanical experience....
Forum: projects & restorations 08-30-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,014
Posted By Centsableone
Nicely Done!

Nicely Done!
Forum: showroom 08-21-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,876
Posted By Centsableone
http://www.volvotips.com/index.php/general/volvo-c...

http://www.volvotips.com/index.php/general/volvo-color-codes/

http://www.aroundbeantown.com/volvo/ej3ozq3.jpg

Looks like there is some tanish colour under the white near the plate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,186
Posted By Centsableone
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Btrl9BCOs6g" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,189
Posted By Centsableone
seat

I'm going to disassemble a passenger seat from a 1992 if you need any of the frame pieces. You may have it for the price of shipping once I take it apart. :nod:

I know the passenger and driver...
Forum: showroom 08-10-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,448
Posted By Centsableone
http://www.aroundbeantown.com/volvo/img_0935.jpg ...

http://www.aroundbeantown.com/volvo/img_0935.jpg

Adhara?
Forum: website & board 07-01-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By Centsableone
Awesome - you're back just in time! Check out...

Awesome - you're back just in time! Check out the fund drive: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=347464&page=9
:nod:
Forum: website & board 06-01-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 46,047
Posted By Centsableone
stickers

Stickers Arrived - "Thank you, Thank you Very Much!" :nod:

http://www.aroundbeantown.com/volvo/tbcentsableone.jpg
http://www.aroundbeantown.com/volvo/tbelvis.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,014
Posted By Centsableone
^^^ This worked like a charm. The parts were...

^^^ This worked like a charm. The parts were all priced fairly inexpensive and it all bolted in and is functional. Thanks again. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,142
Posted By Centsableone
Bi-Polar. :nod:

Bi-Polar. :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,142
Posted By Centsableone
I got with DavidSamuels and bought the...

I got with DavidSamuels and bought the Wagonmeister kit and have not looked back since. Make sure to get the extra hose do-hickey for the later 240. Order it today!!
:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,014
Posted By Centsableone
Thank you kind sir. I appreciate the information....

Thank you kind sir. I appreciate the information. The cost of a pipe and cat will most likely exceed the price I paid for the whole car when I got it! I pretty much got the car for a song and a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,014
Posted By Centsableone
help with parts - attachments

While installed in the car the floating 3 bolt flange on downpipe to floating 3 bolt flange on the cat failed. This is what it looked like before removing it from the car: ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,014
Posted By Centsableone
Cat

Any brands or part numbers for the O2 sensor ones with the ~36 inch pipe?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By Centsableone
Are you a lucky member of the former or hanging...

Are you a lucky member of the former or hanging on as a member of the latter? :-P

You have a part number of the dead unit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,156
Posted By Centsableone
The obvious is always a good place to start. ...

The obvious is always a good place to start.

It is basically a plug and play kit as 2manyturbos has indicated. All US and Canada delivered 1990-1993 Volvo 240s were pre-wired to accept the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,921
Posted By Centsableone
parts

LANDO started this thread: "Can We Get an Ultimate Parts Thread?"

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=263959

I always thought it was a good source of reference :nod:
Forum: article composition 02-14-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,558
Posted By Centsableone
interior

Great Stuff - I don't have tan interior but almost every parts car or pick & pull specimen I have seen in tan is brittle or broken plastic interior. This looks like a great solution to extend the...
Forum: website & board 02-06-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 46,047
Posted By Centsableone
Fund Drive

Priceless: $25 (US for those who are don't use US legal tender) and I get to watch RWC school the whole community, Jack search for Dik Pik, white855t evaluate every orphan ad, a TB sticker and have...
Forum: website & board 12-05-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,250
Posted By Centsableone
Agree

^^ What he said ! :nod:
Forum: website & board 09-13-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,003
Posted By Centsableone
^^^ Plus, if I were to throw out a suggestion,...

^^^
Plus, if I were to throw out a suggestion, which I am, I would get a spare fuel pump relay and put it in the glove box and also remove, clean and then replace with new, all of the fuses in that...
Forum: website & board 09-08-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,003
Posted By Centsableone
Welcome. Crap, I thought you had a new 240 not...

Welcome. Crap, I thought you had a new 240 not that it was new to you! Oh well. Spend your money wisely or else you will spend your money frequently.

Read, re-read and search for more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,578
Posted By Centsableone
14's

I think these are 14 inch wheel covers. I wish they were able to to be part of my 240 but they must find a new home. I recently got 15 inch wheels.

:omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,578
Posted By Centsableone
Wheel Covers -

I have this set of two piece wheel covers. Can not find part numbers on them anywhere. :e-shrug:
I'd like to see them but am not positive what they will fit. My best guess is 14 inch Volvo...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,733
Posted By Centsableone
Great looking car. :nod: :omg:

Great looking car. :nod:
:omg:
Forum: website & board 05-29-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,697
Posted By Centsableone
Letterman's 10 Best Reasons to Nix a TB Deal ...

Letterman's 10 Best Reasons to Nix a TB Deal

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=255835&highlight=letterman :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,006
Posted By Centsableone
80's look on a 90's car? :omg:

80's look on a 90's car?

:omg:
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,006
Posted By Centsableone
Side Markers

I had some spare time one weekend and decided to do the same thing. I decided to go clear with amber bulbs. That would be my vote. :nod:
You have options when you install them as to whether they...
Forum: website & board 05-25-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,697
Posted By Centsableone
Redwood Chair is speaking the truth. Sh*t in one...

Redwood Chair is speaking the truth. Sh*t in one hand and wait around for a local rust free $500 Volvo 245 on the other and see which one fills up first. :nod:
Forum: events 05-19-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 25,513
Posted By Centsableone
Time check - 1:55 PM PST: Where are some photos ?

Time check - 1:55 PM PST: Where are some photos ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By Centsableone
Pretty much because my vote was the only one that...

Pretty much because my vote was the only one that counted since I had the Benjamin's. :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 24,673
Posted By Centsableone
I like it! Glad you got wheels with the car...

I like it! Glad you got wheels with the car because you gave me a great deal on the Adhara's that were on there to begin with. GLW build.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By Centsableone
So, I went with 195/65R15 Michelins. Suffered a...

So, I went with 195/65R15 Michelins. Suffered a couple wheel stud failures when removing the old tires so had to hit the local parts store for those to add to the price of tires, valve stems,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,951
Posted By Centsableone
Tires

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=341679

:nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By Centsableone
Good to know. I hope to keep between the white...

Good to know. I hope to keep between the white lines and away from potholes and curbs so hopefully that will not be an issue regarding the strength.

Cleaning hopefully will be easier too. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By Centsableone
Sharp! Thanks for the photo!

Sharp! Thanks for the photo!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By Centsableone
Makes sense. My current odometer, like most,...

Makes sense.
My current odometer, like most, reads a mile or two under the speed so maybe it will cancel each other out! In either case, with the mighty 100 hp on a good day usually speed is not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By Centsableone
I was hoping to eventually get a RWC suggestion. ...

I was hoping to eventually get a RWC suggestion. I'm running Michelins now and tend to lean towards them. I think that the wheels are coming with some trashed 195 65 15s on them for shipping...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,712
Posted By Centsableone
Stock 92 244 - 14 to 15 inch wheels

I'm currently running 14 inch steelies with hubcaps.
Looking to go to 15 inch Volvo adhara wheels:

What recommendations would you have for the size and make of tire?

I've seen a few threads...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,205
Posted By Centsableone
I installed some 23/21 sways and checked the...

I installed some 23/21 sways and checked the thread on the link and it is in fact M 10x 1.5 ! :nod:
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,356
Posted By Centsableone
90-93 US and Canadian delivered Volvo 240s have...

90-93 US and Canadian delivered Volvo 240s have the bracket and wiring already installed. You will need the turn signal stalk with cruise buttons (black connector), CPU, CPU to main harness wiring,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-05-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,356
Posted By Centsableone
So my mighty 240 has like 100 hp on a good day...

So my mighty 240 has like 100 hp on a good day with my foot against the floorboard. I guess I expect that there will be a little lag on inclines with the system. Maybe I have lower expectations or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,775
Posted By Centsableone
https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=31613...

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=316132&highlight=drain+Water+Cowl

Cowl area allows in debris (leaves, needles, etc.) plugs drains then water backs up into the cabin areas. Also, some...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-16-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,636
Posted By Centsableone
Good gawd! Reminds me of a day late and a...

Good gawd!
Reminds me of a day late and a dollar short!
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