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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By nel621
I would grind it, neutralize it then fiberglass...

I would grind it, neutralize it then fiberglass it and paint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,458
Posted By nel621
check that 25 amp fuse by the battery

check that 25 amp fuse by the battery
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2022, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,923
Posted By nel621
Try something simple first. Have your tires Road...

Try something simple first. Have your tires Road Force Balanced.
Forum: showroom 09-03-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 1,925,593
Posted By nel621
Not sure if I posted this before. This sign was...

Not sure if I posted this before. This sign was given to me by a Volvo dealer (maybe retired?) at Carlisle , Pa. one year. He knew I was a fan of the coupes. The sign hung at his dealership for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By nel621
Lesson here is don't loan your car to anyone.

Lesson here is don't loan your car to anyone.
Forum: showroom 08-29-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By nel621
Answered in "Maintenance and...

Answered in "Maintenance and nonperformance".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,560
Posted By nel621
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=309...

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=309320
post 17
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By nel621
You may be able to support the door with a floor...

You may be able to support the door with a floor jack. Just be careful and use some towels so you don't scratch anything. Before you remove anything, either trace the outline with a marker or use...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 924
Posted By nel621
My favorite Volvo.

My favorite Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By nel621
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/NWtE2nPSq0k" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
So it appears to me that the "Flat sides" are the...

So it appears to me that the "Flat sides" are the solid sides of the bushings. The owner of the machine shop that I used was very accommodating. He redid my bushings and didn't charge me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By nel621
That area tends to rust. Looks like a piece of...

That area tends to rust. Looks like a piece of bar stock was welded across the width of the rear of the car. They did not follow the contour of the rear panel, so you a have a one inch drop of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
Could you provide the measurements of your tools?...

Could you provide the measurements of your tools? Perhaps something can be made using some pipe fittings. Thanks
ps. I don't really want to get under the car again and remove the TR.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
Well I removed the rods and had the shop remove,...

Well I removed the rods and had the shop remove, rotate and reinstall the bushings. Shop owner was very nice and didn't charge me to fix my mistake. What I did notice before removing the rods was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
^ Thanks for the input.

^ Thanks for the input.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
Decided to remove the torque rods this morning ...

Decided to remove the torque rods this morning but good thing I check out the hours of the machine shop. They were closed. So this gets revisited on Monday. I may or may not also do the TAB as I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
So which is correct? Now do I remove the arms and...

So which is correct? Now do I remove the arms and have the shop remove and reinstall the bushings or just run as is. What is the harm?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
Well that sucks.

Well that sucks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
I'm going with RWC. On my way to a shop to have...

I'm going with RWC. On my way to a shop to have them pressed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,825
Posted By nel621
240 Torque rod bushing question

I have the rod off of the car. Haynes book say to install bushing mark at right angle to rod. My Scan Tech bushing has no mark. Bushing has 2 voids. Install so voids left to right or north and south...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By nel621
Thanks, order placed.

Thanks, order placed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By nel621
e-code wiper blades

I have a 90 240 with e-codes and wipers. I noticed today that I'm missing one wiper blade. Are the blades available in the US? Or do I need to source this from outside the US? Asking here before I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2022, 10:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By nel621
I've seen a set of black leather on a 240. They...

I've seen a set of black leather on a 240. They looked nice, fit well. Leather not as thick as OE but I guess the price was right.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-21-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,234
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: 8
Views: 1,223
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: 1,306
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: 1,306
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: 2,892
Views: 1,925,593
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: 1,914
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: 1,753
Posted By nel621
Did you "burp" the radiator?

Did you "burp" the radiator?
Forum: website & board 05-13-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,609
Posted By nel621
Welcome back!

Welcome back!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
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: 2,805
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: 2,805
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: 994
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: 1,766
Posted By nel621
You have "hats" without...

You have "hats" without "discs"?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,712
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: 2,805
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: 859
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: 2,805
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: 1,023
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: 1,023
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: 4,270
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: 3,291
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: 1,053
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: 1,731
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: 2,146
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: 2,146
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: 2,146
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: 2,942
Posted By nel621
A phone call or email is worth a try.

A phone call or email is worth a try.
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