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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By nel621
You could DIY a shower curtain liner into a vapor...

You could DIY a shower curtain liner into a vapor barrier. :twocents:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By nel621
Clean the throttle body, new fuel filter and new...

Clean the throttle body, new fuel filter and new FPR. Check for vacuum leaks? My Volvo guru has found more lucrative work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By nel621
Looks like...

Looks like thishttps://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61Iupo11M5L._AC_SL1000_.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By nel621
The fuse holder near the battery is a problem...

The fuse holder near the battery is a problem piece. I replaced mine with a waterproof fuse holder after I had the same issue with my 89 240.
Forum: showroom 06-03-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 1,831,505
Posted By nel621
Found one of those mounted to car once. Should...

Found one of those mounted to car once. Should have kept it instead of selling it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By nel621
Heat gun and try to reshape?

Heat gun and try to reshape?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By nel621
Did you "burp" the radiator?

Did you "burp" the radiator?
Forum: website & board 05-13-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,563
Posted By nel621
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By nel621
Chrome plated? You sure? How much? Pics?

Chrome plated? You sure? How much? Pics?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,135
Posted By nel621
:oops: As that picture was posted by the OP, I...

:oops: As that picture was posted by the OP, I thought it was the one he removed from his car. Back to the OP, either splice in new wire or lather with liquid tape ( not my favorite).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,135
Posted By nel621
That actuator looks ok to me. I would first check...

That actuator looks ok to me. I would first check the wires going through the A-pillar.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-19-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By nel621
Maybe it's me. What's R&P?

Maybe it's me. What's R&P?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By nel621
You have "hats" without...

You have "hats" without "discs"?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,985
Posted By nel621
Don't forget that drain hose. Save all the metal...

Don't forget that drain hose. Save all the metal until you are done with the car. You never know when you may have to "make" a small contoured section.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,135
Posted By nel621
My money is on the driver side hinge is the...

My money is on the driver side hinge is the problem, yes?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2022, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By nel621
The waves in the rubber is where it bends in the...

The waves in the rubber is where it bends in the turns.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,135
Posted By nel621
Hood high near windshield, either the hood is...

Hood high near windshield, either the hood is bent from bad hinges or the hinges are bent or both.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By nel621
https://www.davebarton.com/pdf/52mmfaceinstall.pdf

https://www.davebarton.com/pdf/52mmfaceinstall.pdf
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By nel621
You will either destroy the bezel trying to pry...

You will either destroy the bezel trying to pry it off or you'll need to cut the plastic behind the face to separate the front. Then just wrap the two sections with tape. You won't notice it once...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,982
Posted By nel621
"It's what the wheel collision place that I use...

"It's what the wheel collision place that I use does. It's very easy to see the runout."


What's the going rate in your area to have a wheel repaired?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,561
Posted By nel621
^ The towing vehicle doesn't like it or the towed...

^ The towing vehicle doesn't like it or the towed car? I guess both suffer a little. One of my 262c's was flat towed from Ohio to Philly where I picked it up. The seller had disconnected the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By nel621
Sand down the rust. Repair with "kitty hair"...

Sand down the rust. Repair with "kitty hair" fiberglass bondo. Smooth it out. Win , win. Water may also get in by the tail lights. Place sections of newspaper where you think the issue is. Check...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By nel621
Keep the bumpers and look for these lights....

Keep the bumpers and look for these lights....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,842
Posted By nel621
Don't carry leaking, oily sh*t in your wagon.

Don't carry leaking, oily sh*t in your wagon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,842
Posted By nel621
The pic I posted is from HD. The rugs come in...

The pic I posted is from HD. The rugs come in different sizes. If you're going to carry liquids then perhaps a plastic under bed storage bin should work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,842
Posted By nel621
Just put down a commercial liner ...

Just put down a commercial liner
https://images.thdstatic.com/productImages/e59c8994-0c55-42ef-807f-c4f3244766f0/svn/charcoal-trafficmaster-commercial-floor-mats-1001347-64_400.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,456
Posted By nel621
A phone call or email is worth a try.

A phone call or email is worth a try.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,456
Posted By nel621
Maybe contact Dave at Prancing moose.com. Perhaps...

Maybe contact Dave at Prancing moose.com. Perhaps he make a high quality sticker that you can then attach to a piece of metal and rivet to your car.
Forum: showroom 12-22-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,417
Posted By nel621
https://i.pinimg.com/736x/b9/a9/cc/b9a9cc1246d5306...

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/b9/a9/cc/b9a9cc1246d530613f0c882b41de7500.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,262
Posted By nel621
IF you're lucky the pistons will come out with...

IF you're lucky the pistons will come out with compressed air.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By nel621
Just my 2 cents but every 240 Volvo I have owned...

Just my 2 cents but every 240 Volvo I have owned the right rear caliper has always been the problem child with trapped air. Also the right rear caliper has always been the one to seize up.
I was...
Forum: showroom 11-15-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,618
Posted By nel621
This is in OZ. In Sweden they call them "Moose...

This is in OZ. In Sweden they call them "Moose Lights"
https://i.imgur.com/6VgMDjd.jpeg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,376
Posted By nel621
Before cutting the stud I would check to see how...

Before cutting the stud I would check to see how deep the "hex hole" is. You may need the "grip" aspect of it to hold the strut when removing it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,628
Posted By nel621
^ Aren't e-codes glass lenses?

^ Aren't e-codes glass lenses?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By nel621
With gas at the prices it is. A locking cap is a...

With gas at the prices it is. A locking cap is a good idea now.[/QUOTE]

Has it come to this? :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By nel621
Must be a nice Volvo to deserve such an elegant...

Must be a nice Volvo to deserve such an elegant cover. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,813
Posted By nel621
I've used the Budge cover size 2 from Walmart....

I've used the Budge cover size 2 from Walmart. It's the gray color one. Not that thick but it did last about 2/3 years being outside. It has 2 grommets in the center to tie it down but I added 4...
Forum: showroom 10-04-2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,889
Posted By nel621
'a few usually travel when we go abroad '. It...

'a few usually travel when we go abroad '. It just gets more interesting. Who are we to judge. :) Nice photography.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By nel621
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=29...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=299896&highlight=cleaning+wheels
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By nel621
I was able to get baked on brake dust off of...

I was able to get baked on brake dust off of wheels and hub caps using Detergent 600, basically muriatic acid. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By nel621
Maybe? ...

Maybe?
https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61KukVnBzVL._AC_SL1000_.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,313
Posted By nel621
I don't have those wheels but I do have Coronas....

I don't have those wheels but I do have Coronas. Take each wheel off the car and give them a good detail. Then give them a good coat of wax. With that style wheel it will take a while but it will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By nel621
Looks great. Anyone trying this just use 3m trim...

Looks great. Anyone trying this just use 3m trim tape in the places the OP says it stayed loose.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,401
Posted By nel621
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-24-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 462,680
Posted By nel621
Are you still a go for Hilton Head?

Are you still a go for Hilton Head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,679
Posted By nel621
IPD sell a 240 pre heat hose, appears to be...

IPD sell a 240 pre heat hose, appears to be black, that I think should work.
https://www.ipdusa.com/Media/11681/Large/11681.jpg
long enough to cut
Forum: projects & restorations 09-20-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 462,680
Posted By nel621
I may have to drag one of my coupes to your place...

I may have to drag one of my coupes to your place to get the full Tom treatment. Don't want you get bored.:)
Forum: showroom 09-19-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,889
Posted By nel621
And why are you flocking heads?

And why are you flocking heads?
Forum: events 09-18-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By nel621
Car show in CT.

This a cool and free car event in New Canaan CT. People come from all over just to show their cars, no judging. I was there 2 weeks ago and there were many high dollar cars as well as antiques, 60s,...
Forum: showroom 09-16-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,914
Posted By nel621
https://images.homedepot-static.com/productImages/...

https://images.homedepot-static.com/productImages/7e707383-23d2-436d-9dd9-37623e22162c/svn/flat-black-quick-color-general-purpose-spray-paint-j2853812-a0_145.jpg
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