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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By lookforjoe
At the switches or at the harness plug for the...

At the switches or at the harness plug for the mirrors? The door wiring is all stock & untouched. '91 is prewired for mirrors, so everything's just plugin switches & mirrors.

The wiring colors &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By lookforjoe
Swapping switches made no difference - I tried 4...

Swapping switches made no difference - I tried 4 others, all acted the same way. So, It has to be a difference in the wiring or a problem with the gear mechanisms getting stuck. I'll remove the glass...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By lookforjoe
Use the old back board as a template, and cut new...

Use the old back board as a template, and cut new ones from fresh board. I'd be looking at Home Depot, etc., for a suitable replacement backing material.
Forum: showroom Today, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By lookforjoe
US trim for plastic bumper style trim would be...

US trim for plastic bumper style trim would be 83-85, then 86-on

Need someone with the paper catalogs to get the numbers deleted from the online versions
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Today, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By lookforjoe
Thanks for the input. The mirror harness matches...

Thanks for the input. The mirror harness matches pin for pin in terms of both wire color & position in the harness - that was the first thing I checked.

I haven't tried cleaning the switches - I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 174
Posted By lookforjoe
91 700/900 Power Mirror Operation Issues

Can't remember what to look for with this - mirrors operate properly L-R, but not up-down.

Wiring is all good - 91 740 is pre-wired, Mirrors came from a 97 V90, control with mirror switches, #...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Did a few maintenance items - engine breather,...

Did a few maintenance items - engine breather, IACV, couple vacuum fittings. Then I ran the harness for the AEM WBO2 over to the pass side, I'll need that when I add the turbo setup.
...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Gathering exhaust parts for the +T ...

Gathering exhaust parts for the +T

https://i.postimg.cc/pdLWWQR9/received-2479232578875229.jpg

wired the left & right Ecode park/directionals, and included wiring to the Ecode side markers in...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. It's gonna be a long thread - I'll be...

Thank you. It's gonna be a long thread - I'll be doing all the mechanical work first (stage zero, +T, engine & trans oil coolers, LH24 conversion, etc) before the body work. Just waiting for the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you. I really should have remembered that...

Thank you. I really should have remembered that one - the supercession took place many many years ago :D

It's frustrating not having a local dealer anymore - having worked for Volvo back in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-01-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By lookforjoe
700 / 900 sunroof seal

Anyone found an alternate seal that will work?

1334904 seal is NLA. Not having any luck finding a replacement
Forum: showroom 04-28-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Right rear brake line flare stripped, even after...

Right rear brake line flare stripped, even after careful heating :(. Had to make a repair section. Fortunately I saved lines off the S40 parts car, so I has a section of line and spare male/female...
Forum: events 04-28-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By lookforjoe
Yeah, not so much :D - those are more like couch...

Yeah, not so much :D - those are more like couch compared to go-cart.

I'm at my 3 car limit now with the 745- into - pickup truck project
Forum: events 04-28-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By lookforjoe
They are like driving a go cart - and with over...

They are like driving a go cart - and with over 200WHP it's more fun :D

I have alternated between Volvo/Fiat for Carlisle - now that Volvo is next to Fiat, it's easier for me in terms of parking...
Forum: showroom 04-27-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Did the left rear brake line, caliper, pads,...

Did the left rear brake line, caliper, pads, rotors & hardware, eBrake shoes and springs. Main cable is still good, no damage to coating. Right cable broken & pivot ripped off the axle tab as per...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you, Sir!

Thank you, Sir!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-27-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,359
Posted By lookforjoe
Just researching a range of Regina/Rex based...

Just researching a range of Regina/Rex based threads - wondering whatever happened here? Dead end?

hmmm... I guess it was due to this:

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=343267...
Forum: events 04-26-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,187
Posted By lookforjoe
Didn't go last year due to COVID - looking...

Didn't go last year due to COVID - looking forward to going this time - not in my Volvo though, in my Honda-powered X1/9 :D.

I'm assuming there will be ppl to avoid, I'll just be wearing my mask...
Forum: showroom 04-26-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Right side all back together, had to also change...

Right side all back together, had to also change the ABS sensor on this side

https://i.postimg.cc/tgh1qX3m/PXL-20210426-221634424.jpg

Started modding the fuel rail for the +T - cut off the FPR...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By lookforjoe
Question - do you have the pin schematic for the...

Question - do you have the pin schematic for the 4pole connector on your headlamps?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-25-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By lookforjoe
Got enough used ones to make this work. Still...

Got enough used ones to make this work. Still sucks that they are not available

https://i.postimg.cc/L6JgpWtZ/PXL-20210425-221745565.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-25-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Cleaned up & reinstalled the control arms, caster...

Cleaned up & reinstalled the control arms, caster rods, end links, IPD sway bar, Bilstein strut inserts, bump stops & sleeves, strut plates & bearings, backplates, brake hoses, calipers, rotors, pads...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,490
Posted By lookforjoe
LOL - I searched online & found some old Hondas &...

LOL - I searched online & found some old Hondas & Mitsu's that used a similar design. Ordered some of those & see how it goes in 2 months when they arrive :D

The wagon looks great & nice...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 75,490
Posted By lookforjoe
I know this is from last year, but where did you...

I know this is from last year, but where did you source the 1369279 cowl seal clips? I can't find them anywhere...
Forum: showroom 04-24-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Waiting for front end parts... Pulled the...

Waiting for front end parts...

Pulled the nose off in the meantime.

https://i.postimg.cc/509RFsXV/PXL-20210424-154351024.jpg

cut and modded the single headlamp brackets to fit the offset of...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By lookforjoe
Where to get eCode Marker bulb sockets?

Have a pair of these Depo markers coming -

https://i.postimg.cc/Qd3GdkJX/Screen-Shot-2021-04-24-at-9-37-15-PM.png

... to go with the Depot headlights I have had in my attic for the past 15...
Forum: showroom 04-23-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Plates came, so I actually drove the car for the...

Plates came, so I actually drove the car for the first time on the street. Grumble/howl from L/F & ABS light came on

Basically EVERYTHING is worn - not a surprise really, w/216K. Much of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By lookforjoe
Standard "J" relay used in all V70/ 850/...

Standard "J" relay used in all V70/ 850/ C30/S40/V50 - I pull them from any car I get my hands on.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 766,527
Posted By lookforjoe
Bumping this post- the link is a very good...

Bumping this post- the link is a very good reference for those visual learners - pics make it much easier to comprehend than a written description
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By lookforjoe
@Fa182 - many thanks!

@Fa182 - many thanks!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By lookforjoe
Bulbs for 760/960 eCodes

I have the old Ecodes from my 960 - stored for the last 15 years - going to use them in my '91 745 - I don't recall what the 3 bulbs that are used with them. No markings on them to indicate

Anyone...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By lookforjoe
Cut the locator tabs off the clock spring,...

Cut the locator tabs off the clock spring, shorten the main stem

https://i.postimg.cc/d0c5gsTh/PXL-20210420-203701693.jpg

1.8ohm resistor
...
Forum: showroom 04-19-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Worked on modding the fuel feed to the rail for...

Worked on modding the fuel feed to the rail for the +T. Instead of adding some random old Dodge FPR to the Regina rail, I'm using a FPR pod from a V70. Stock rail feed will go the inlet, quick...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-19-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By lookforjoe
1.8/2ohm resistor replaces the airbag resistance,...

1.8/2ohm resistor replaces the airbag resistance, but if the clock spring is damaged, you'll still have the SRS light. ....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-18-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,429
Posted By lookforjoe
It's nice when the car hasn't been molested by...

It's nice when the car hasn't been molested by multiple owners!

Isn't your windshield set in a rubber seal like the rear glass?

My recollection is 1246661 fits everything prior to the late...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,461
Posted By lookforjoe
271949 (1389399) is the only replacement part...

271949 (1389399) is the only replacement part listed for all 700 series Regina Rex, same PN as LH2.4/EZK - what was the difference with the 1389357 version?
...
Forum: showroom 04-14-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Finished welding the tub are after work, and...

Finished welding the tub are after work, and trimmed the hinge cover to clear the seat belt. Next I need to play with the seat pocket to fit
...
Forum: showroom 04-13-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Seat tubs seam welded & DS tub modded to accept...

Seat tubs seam welded & DS tub modded to accept the height adjuster lever

https://i.postimg.cc/MZFCrypT/PXL-20210412-211455669.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/4xLGpCkn/PXL-20210413-224634153.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 96,263
Posted By lookforjoe
Very nice example. The wheels are superlative. ...

Very nice example. The wheels are superlative.

Just noticed - your pad fit relative to the rotor is an issue....
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,559
Posted By lookforjoe
If you are just removing the SRS bulb vs. putting...

If you are just removing the SRS bulb vs. putting a resistor in the airbag connector to fool the system, you can cut out the contact reel (clock spring) portion & just keep the horn contact...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By lookforjoe
Chopped up a spare 850 slash - this will work for...

Chopped up a spare 850 slash - this will work for me

https://i.postimg.cc/636kFcZ7/PXL-20210412-210820317.jpg

bonded to grille. Not perfect, but good enough for my needs
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By lookforjoe
Good observation. I looked more closely at a...

Good observation. I looked more closely at a couple of online pics to compare, and I can see as you describe, the slashes are differently offset in their placement relative to the corners of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By lookforjoe
Many thanks for the detailed response & links! ...

Many thanks for the detailed response & links!

I was afraid of that :( - Looks like I will have to make my own by adapting the chrome grille slash...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By lookforjoe
91- 940/ -94 960 Grille Slashes/ Emblem - All the same PNs?

Online catalogues don't list the PN for the grilles or the slashes anymore - can anyone confirm the slashes are the same for eggcrate & chrome fall style (with fog/headlamp) grilles?

I bought a...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Worked on the seats today -pouring rain & cold,...

Worked on the seats today -pouring rain & cold, so couldn't work outside

chopped off a section of the stock seat frame

https://i.postimg.cc/1XZyKhC1/PXL-20210411-180142723.jpg

cut the rails...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,294
Posted By lookforjoe
Thank you - I actually communicated with VCNA -...

Thank you - I actually communicated with VCNA - however I won't refuse the offer! I'll PM you the details
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By lookforjoe
Silver & blue isn't a bad combo.. Get the hood as...

Silver & blue isn't a bad combo.. Get the hood as well & it will look deliberate :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,294
Posted By lookforjoe
Thread revival. I would prefer to keep a...

Thread revival.

I would prefer to keep a factory stereo in the 91 wagon I'm turning into a pickup - I have a CR814 & equalizer, however I contacted Volvo with the serial number & they do not have...
Forum: showroom 04-10-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,595
Posted By lookforjoe
Seats arrived yesterday afternoon - have to give...

Seats arrived yesterday afternoon - have to give them a good saddle-soap cleanup & start on the seat rail mod

https://i.postimg.cc/NGRbr8vr/PXL-20210409-221341247.jpg

Color is not as warm as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
Posted By lookforjoe
It's a royal pain, and supremely messy working to...

It's a royal pain, and supremely messy working to remove the butyl/bond residue from the old glass. I'd personally rather sit through a root canal than do that job.

You could look on the various...
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