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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,875
Posted By jfs356
Yes, that is an area that would be hard to see a...

Yes, that is an area that would be hard to see a coolant leak....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By jfs356
Yes....

Yes....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,775
Posted By jfs356
All the Duplicolor paints are good from my...

All the Duplicolor paints are good from my experience. A paint shop/body shop supply store will mix any color you bring in, our local shop will even mix it in an aerosol can with clear mixed in if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,767
Posted By jfs356
Nice find, the body looks excellent.....

Nice find, the body looks excellent.....
Forum: showroom 12-14-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 1,800,260
Posted By jfs356
^What are those?

^What are those?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By jfs356
^Never seen one stripped to that level before,...

^Never seen one stripped to that level before, you have done a lot work here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,460
Posted By jfs356
Even the tail light to body seal breaks down with...

Even the tail light to body seal breaks down with age.
Forum: showroom 12-07-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 1,800,260
Posted By jfs356
https://i.imgur.com/jYJUpt8m.jpg?1

https://i.imgur.com/jYJUpt8m.jpg?1
Forum: showroom 12-06-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 1,800,260
Posted By jfs356
^Send a picture to "classicvolvorestoration",...

^Send a picture to "classicvolvorestoration", they will know if it is a vintage map light.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,173
Posted By jfs356
They are similar to the wheels on my E34, there...

They are similar to the wheels on my E34, there is no easy way. Every recess, every time, nothing too aggressive to prevent removing painted surface.
I just use Dawn and warm water and fingers in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By jfs356
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By jfs356
740 front rotors?

Changing pads and rotors on an '88 740 non-ABS. Got rotors from O'Reilly Auto which listed them as 262mm which is the 10.25 inch ones that came off car. New inner hub of rotor seems too small to fit?...
Forum: showroom 09-03-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,598
Posted By jfs356
My 740 had those, sold them (to a 240 guy :) and...

My 740 had those, sold them (to a 240 guy :) and bought Hydras. They have disappeared from the salvage yards, now.
Forum: showroom 09-03-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,598
Posted By jfs356
They are actually kind of rare, and 15x6 is an...

They are actually kind of rare, and 15x6 is an upgrade for a 240 (unless it came with Virgos).
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 186,762
Posted By jfs356
One of the best threads ever, great work. Makes...

One of the best threads ever, great work. Makes me want another 245 :)
Forum: showroom 05-09-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,563
Posted By jfs356
This a good thread, I need to do my tail light...

This a good thread, I need to do my tail light reflectors. Your idea worked out very nicely.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,194
Posted By jfs356
Curious if you saw an Alpine tag in your stereo,...

Curious if you saw an Alpine tag in your stereo, I believe Alpine made radios for Volvo in the 80's. My TD-6141 says "Japan" on the outside body.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,194
Posted By jfs356
Thanks for the post, will remember this :nod:

Thanks for the post, will remember this :nod:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,194
Posted By jfs356
Still have the TD-6141 AM/FM Cassette in my 740,...

Still have the TD-6141 AM/FM Cassette in my 740, all functions work and still sounds great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,194
Posted By jfs356
Volvo OEM Radio Repair

Doctor Don's Audio Services can restore and repair OEM stereos to factory fresh performance. My 1994 530i AM/FM cassette player crapped out (factory Alpine unit), he rebuilt to factory specs and now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,740
Posted By jfs356
I believe cars looks best without a front license...

I believe cars looks best without a front license plate. Our state just dropped the requirement for a front plate, like most states.
https://i.imgur.com/SKomI4Kl.jpg?2
Forum: showroom 10-25-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,378
Posted By jfs356
That's a nice look against the silver 240...

That's a nice look against the silver 240...
Forum: showroom 10-16-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,908
Posted By jfs356
No spoiler on four door sedans, even performance...

No spoiler on four door sedans, even performance sedans (see BMW, MB, Audi).
Forum: showroom 07-12-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,144
Posted By jfs356
That is a nice car, guessing someone will chime...

That is a nice car, guessing someone will chime in with knowledge of it, soon.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,366
Posted By jfs356
Thanks for all the replies, I found a couple of...

Thanks for all the replies, I found a couple of shops locally that will repair a Virgo, going price in this area is $100 per wheel to straighten.
Store employee was incredulous at a 15x6 alloy...
Forum: showroom 07-06-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 1,800,260
Posted By jfs356
Grille Badge ...

Grille Badge

https://i.imgur.com/AY0ZJtIm.jpg?1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,366
Posted By jfs356
Virgo Repair?

Anyone had a Virgo that is slightly out of round repaired by a wheel shop?
What was the cost and were results worth it? Thanks!
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 199,620
Posted By jfs356
Well done, both the work and the write up...

Well done, both the work and the write up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,435
Posted By jfs356
940 Decor Panel

I found a 940 rear decor panel, OEM Volvo part today at salvage yard. Anyone ever restore one to a nice red finish, this one is uncracked, but the finish is pretty well weathered.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,724
Posted By jfs356
I like number 2 best, but your car looks great...

I like number 2 best, but your car looks great without a wing to begin with. I would leave it
without.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,212
Posted By jfs356
OK, thanks...@bobxyz....

OK, thanks...@bobxyz....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,212
Posted By jfs356
Thanks for the answers, guys...

Thanks for the answers, guys...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,212
Posted By jfs356
Thule Roof Rack?

Anyone know if these will work with a 740, mine does have drip rails.
Do they look like Thule's?? Anything else missing? Seller does not seem to know.
...
Forum: showroom 10-31-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9,740
Views: 5,817,001
Posted By jfs356
https://i.imgur.com/F41g8jm.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/F41g8jm.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,061
Posted By jfs356
Strange way to do that, whatever butters his...

Strange way to do that, whatever butters his muffin.....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,061
Posted By jfs356
Most expensive Volvo Trays Ever

Add $1000 value to your brick today :rofl:

...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,001
Posted By jfs356
E34 is 5 series, built from 1989-1995. This is a...

E34 is 5 series, built from 1989-1995. This is a 1994 530i (Five series, 3.0 L) with a Getrag 5 speed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,001
Posted By jfs356
Actually, you are seeing shadows, it is uniform...

Actually, you are seeing shadows, it is uniform in color, all black perfect match to the
black lower bumper/spoiler. When you see this front end in your rear view mirror, you will move over :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,001
Posted By jfs356
Volvo 940 front lip on E34

Took the lower lip from a 940 and modded to the E34. Got the front lip at salvage yard
for $13.00, trim the ends, perfect fit.
https://i.imgur.com/cUS94NDl.jpg?1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,717
Posted By jfs356
Dayton, Ohio LKQ Auto Salvage

Dayton, LKQ Auto salvage has two (2) 940's in the yard this week.
Both wagons 1994, both burgundy color, one tan interior, one gray or black....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,855
Posted By jfs356
I super glued a cut down yard stick to the inside...

I super glued a cut down yard stick to the inside of the pocket, no more flex.
Yes, small piece of sheet metal would work, too.
Forum: showroom 05-04-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,554
Posted By jfs356
Wow, some nice cars there. Not enough Volvos in...

Wow, some nice cars there. Not enough Volvos in our area to have something like that, I will be only one at the local Cars and Coffee next weekend.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,150
Posted By jfs356
Thanks for all the responses, yes 240s/740s/940s...

Thanks for all the responses, yes 240s/740s/940s are now slim picking no matter where you are...Will check Row52, maybe Rich's while in town....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,150
Posted By jfs356
Portland Salvage Yards?

I will be visiting Portland sometime this summer, just curious as to what if any, are good
Volvo salvage yards. Will also be visiting Bend...thanks...
Forum: showroom 02-14-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9,740
Views: 5,817,001
Posted By jfs356
https://i.imgur.com/nlHWJHS.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/nlHWJHS.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,108
Posted By jfs356
Lucas White Lithium Grease, big tube at Lowe's,...

Lucas White Lithium Grease, big tube at Lowe's, $4.99, a real bargain, so many uses....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 27,494
Posted By jfs356
Bump this thread

Bump this thread
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,582
Posted By jfs356
What color interior?

What color interior?
Forum: showroom 12-27-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 106,275
Posted By jfs356
189 Polar White https://i.imgur.com/VC4uvKl.jpg

189 Polar White
https://i.imgur.com/VC4uvKl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,627
Posted By jfs356
Prestone 50/50 pre-mix (green), drain and change...

Prestone 50/50 pre-mix (green), drain and change every other year.
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