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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 754
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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: 329
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: 383,846
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: 38
Views: 1,227
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: 122
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: 1,345
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
TB Cheap
Forum: showroom 09-15-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,227
Posted By nel621
No dash cap option? ...

No dash cap option?
https://www.ipdusa.com/Media/12963/Large/12963.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By nel621
I needed a couple of the feet for the gauges and...

I needed a couple of the feet for the gauges and didn't feel the need to spend $24 for some small sections of rubber that will never be seen. They are there to make a somewhat snug fit. My hack was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By nel621
Road trip over the border?

Road trip over the border?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,935
Posted By nel621
Couldn't you just make up a harness using these. ...

Couldn't you just make up a harness using these.
https://mobileimages.lowes.com/productimages/4d146a98-ecc0-456a-b476-ef8dad111a82/00530575.jpg?size=pdhi
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By nel621
Just use a plumber's torch on the manifold...

Just use a plumber's torch on the manifold studs/nuts. Nothing in the pics looks to be salvageable.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By nel621
You should post pics of your issues. Might help...

You should post pics of your issues. Might help with narrowing down which technique would be best.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,651
Posted By nel621
This guy is very good. ...

This guy is very good.
https://youtu.be/9ZLDNBAwr-s
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By nel621
He'll need to learn how to use the dolly. Either...

He'll need to learn how to use the dolly. Either an 1/8 of cat hair or a 3/4. Pick your poison.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By nel621
OK, more budget friendly. ...

OK, more budget friendly.
https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/wcsstore/CVWEB/staticproductimage/N3376R/thumb/10193269_ptl_w1007db_pri_thmb.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-04-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By nel621
Borrow, rent or pay a shop to do the pulling with...

Borrow, rent or pay a shop to do the pulling with one of these. Then you can fill away....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By nel621
ABS 91 and up on a 240.

ABS 91 and up on a 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,530
Posted By nel621
A crack in the spring?

A crack in the spring?
Forum: showroom 08-25-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,919
Posted By nel621
Can't read lips with everyone wearing a mask.

Can't read lips with everyone wearing a mask.
Forum: showroom 08-25-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,919
Posted By nel621
I see a speeding ticket in your future. Cool...

I see a speeding ticket in your future. Cool video.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By nel621
you want one? Not mine. ...

you want one? Not mine.
https://hudsonvalley.craigslist.org/pts/d/pleasant-valley-volvo-240-bumper/7367061789.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By nel621
Keep it as a service reminder light in case your...

Keep it as a service reminder light in case your not on top of maintenance.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By nel621
Yes. My 79 and 81 coupes have it. These cars have...

Yes. My 79 and 81 coupes have it. These cars have the commando bumpers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By nel621
check this out ...

check this out
https://cleanflametrap.com/wiper.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By nel621
On the caliper it was a very small leak. I tried...

On the caliper it was a very small leak. I tried to tighten down as much as I could without breaking anything, no luck. Good thing I had another caliper on hand. It was getting dark and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By nel621
When I had Billy HDs installed on my 90 the guy...

When I had Billy HDs installed on my 90 the guy who did it said he had to sand some of the paint off of the strut so that it would fit into the housing. No mention of a spacer, but perhaps I don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-17-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By nel621
3 quick questions

1) what is the thread pitch on Volvo 240 brake calipers, where the brake line enters the caliper. Need to try and dress a damaged thread on a new caliper.

2) do Bilstein struts fit 89 240 tubes? I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By nel621
Be thankful you removed the grille first.

Be thankful you removed the grille first.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By nel621
If all else fails and you can get hood open just...

If all else fails and you can get hood open just a little, you can always take a 10 mm wrench and remove the bolts holding the lower section of the latch.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By nel621
Stock and modification do not go hand in hand....

Stock and modification do not go hand in hand. Good luck with the hunt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By nel621
The bum part about the fuse now blowing is that...

The bum part about the fuse now blowing is that the headlights are on the same fuse. Need to revisit this, maybe tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By nel621
89 240 wiper issue, still stumped

My 88 240 has the "wipers park in the middle of windshield" issue. I've looked at Cleanflame trap article but still confused. With cover off I noticed that the contacts don't stop where there is a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,184
Posted By nel621
Bump. So what is everyone using in terms of...

Bump.
So what is everyone using in terms of everyday driving, not racing, pads and rotors?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,987
Posted By nel621
I'm wondering if Steele Rubber Products has...

I'm wondering if Steele Rubber Products has something similar that you will be able to modify/use? Perhaps get a catalog and see if you find a similar design product.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,677
Posted By nel621
Did the 77 have the delayed overhead interior...

Did the 77 have the delayed overhead interior light function? Perhaps not enough to brighten the bulb but still draw current? Remove the bulb and check again. Radio was mentioned. Remove fuse and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,856
Posted By nel621
Then I'm set, thanks.

Then I'm set, thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,856
Posted By nel621
Does ES-12A use the same type port as r12 for...

Does ES-12A use the same type port as r12 for charging? Also I have 134a gauges. Are r12 adapters available for these gauges?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,196
Posted By nel621
You can have AC (for a little while) without all...

You can have AC (for a little while) without all the hassle. Yes , it won't be the correct way but it works (for me). 134a is cheap, so having to refill maybe one a year isn't bad. I put a port in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By nel621
Thank you once again. :)

Thank you once again. :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By nel621
One more windshield thread

I'll have to redo the paint on my 89 240. This time around I think I'll pull the windshield. I do like the look of the original trim but knowing that the clips are NLA I have to think twice. Question...
Forum: showroom 07-03-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By nel621
Maybe a thin strip of foam tape before install?

Maybe a thin strip of foam tape before install?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,578
Posted By nel621
If this is for a customer then just say no. Too...

If this is for a customer then just say no. Too much time and going to cost too much money. If you're doing it to "know" what happened and have spare time , then just remove the engine and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By nel621
I'm currently out of town and won't be back until...

I'm currently out of town and won't be back until mid July. I use a place in Yonkers, I'm in the Bronx. The owner is "car guy" with many old cars at his shop. I'll get you the address when I get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,778
Posted By nel621
Almost any shop will do an inspection, I think...

Almost any shop will do an inspection, I think it's $10. The car is over 25 years old, only need safety. Most shops will just put the sticker on the windshield without actually checking it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,733
Posted By nel621
I had one of those bleeders. What I did was use a...

I had one of those bleeders. What I did was use a spare reservoir cap to make a Volvo only fit. After a while the bleeder wouldn't hold pressure and got tossed. Not sure what happened to the custom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,080
Posted By nel621
Your car is 31 years old. It doesn't need an...

Your car is 31 years old. It doesn't need an emission inspection, just safety. You can always skip the cat and go straight pipe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,412
Posted By nel621
I have this one, not for the Volvo but my Honda...

I have this one, not for the Volvo but my Honda Odyssey. Does what I need and more....
Forum: showroom 06-02-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,160
Posted By nel621
This is joke. We have similar laws in NY and...

This is joke. We have similar laws in NY and police never enforce them. On any given day you can find many cars with tint so dark you can't see inside, including the front windshield. Recently I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,600
Posted By nel621
Prices are up and down. No name down pipe $68,...

Prices are up and down. No name down pipe $68, one year warranty. Or $105 Starla, no mention of warranty. Bosal about $120 no warranty. All are free shipping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,600
Posted By nel621
Starla seems to be the go to brand. Also can't...

Starla seems to be the go to brand. Also can't beat free shipping. How much hurt is there removing this 32 year old pipe and also trying to save the Cat?
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