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Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 488,757
Posted By tbent142
Those gauges are so nice. Good choice. You didnít...

Those gauges are so nice. Good choice. You didnít have to modify the gauge trim/bezel at all? Look like they fit perfect.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,620
Posted By tbent142
Nice. Another fellow scotia blue. Itís an 81...

Nice. Another fellow scotia blue. Itís an 81 right? I have the same black headlight doors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,751
Posted By tbent142
K-jet components removal

Currently Iím in the process of electrical r&m... A new battery I put in early spring died already. I havenít been driving the car a whole lot but enough to maintain charge(alternator is known good...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-03-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 99,651
Posted By tbent142
Donít give up. Just one section at a time. I see...

Donít give up. Just one section at a time. I see you cut out a lot. :omg: I havenít had to cut out inner rockers or sections of floor pans- just patches. Itís not for the faint of heart that I know. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Thanks man. Originally yea it had a/c. I removed...

Thanks man. Originally yea it had a/c. I removed all the old
Components with the engine swap. No big push to get working ac now. I recently moved up into the Catskills. My town is at 2000í...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 27,585
Posted By tbent142
Purple power worked pretty well for me too. for...

Purple power worked pretty well for me too. for the block, oil pan etc. aluminum not so good.... lol. I am the dope that soaked the rear main housing and lower timing plate. Ate right through them....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 27,519
Posted By tbent142
Great to see another 242 on the brink get saved....

Great to see another 242 on the brink get saved. I had much of same rust issues all in the same areas. It can be done. One area at a time. Haha I had the same nightmare with the rear bumper. :rofl:...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-19-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Right on thanks man. Continued down rust...

Right on thanks man.

Continued down rust rabbit hole...
https://i.imgur.com/gZ143NCl.jpg
A lot of this looked overwhelming at first but Iím glad I didnít pull the plug on this car....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
after a solid days effort most of the rear...

after a solid days effort most of the rear quarter and butt cheek are done. Iím no pro in body work, that being said Iím pleased with the results so far. I also had to go up into the wheel arch to...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,829
Posted By tbent142
:nod: My experience has been the Poor man pays...

:nod:
My experience has been the Poor man pays twice... spend the 12 hundo for everything once and then move on.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Hereís my progress with front suspension...

Hereís my progress with front suspension upgrades/restoration.
I went ahead and built coilovers for the front with Kaplhenke hardware including the rear.
Bne select spherical mounts with skf...
Forum: showroom 02-24-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 82,869
Posted By tbent142
This machine is a work of art. I saw the car in...

This machine is a work of art. I saw the car in person and met the owner in late 2017, I think it was a Fcp euro cars and coffee. I follow him on instagram and Iím pretty sure he still has it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,042
Posted By tbent142
Yea I am starting to think that a p.o. replaced...

Yea I am starting to think that a p.o. replaced the rear glass with a pre 81 car. The GT kit sticker, which looks original has to date from 78-80 right?

At any rate looks like I have an answer. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,042
Posted By tbent142
:nod: yea thatís exactly what I was trying to...

:nod: yea thatís exactly what I was trying to point out. Thanks man
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,042
Posted By tbent142
242 window frame/trim

https://i.imgur.com/iwTCFawl.jpg
I have two different window frame trims going on here...
Does anyone know what the start of the all black trim was on 240ís? My car is a 1981 dl. Iím pretty sure...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-08-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 633,149
Posted By tbent142
Tig is no joke to master. Clean work for sure.

Tig is no joke to master. Clean work for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-07-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Car is finally put back together, road worth, nys...

Car is finally put back together, road worth, nys inspected and running pretty well at 8psi on lh 2.2. I went through hell with electrical issues. I ended up rewiring the entire taillight assemblies...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 371,817
Posted By tbent142
Iím in the middle of putting my dash back...

Iím in the middle of putting my dash back together too. Really satisfying to clean out all the ducts and vents. I found a bunch of artifacts, everything from acorns to a movie rental membership card...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
https://i.imgur.com/uxu5IEGl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/uxu5IEGl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Bm5K1Oel.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/yt9YFKQl.jpg
Engine and transmission are in, now I am waiting for some silicone couplers for the intercooler...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Thanks man.

Thanks man.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Iíve been trying to keep up the pace:run: I have...

Iíve been trying to keep up the pace:run: I have had fridays off this winter so thats been crucial to steady progress. I need to get the car out of the garage this spring...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,583
Views: 906,811
Posted By tbent142
Thatís looks like my garage right now. Like a...

Thatís looks like my garage right now. Like a bomb went off.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
A few updates: https://i.imgur.com/emAnUwnl.jpg...

A few updates:
https://i.imgur.com/emAnUwnl.jpg
Rear end swap out of a 91. New pinion seal I pulled axle shafts repacked bearings, new bushings etc. I went for stock lemforder ones....
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Thanks man. Lately my gut has been telling me to...

Thanks man. Lately my gut has been telling me to leave it as is.
I will be completely honest with you that I initially had every intention of swapping a flat hood that I got with the car. As for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-27-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Over the past couple of months Ive ripped this...

Over the past couple of months Ive ripped this car apart as much as I am willing to for now. The most recent progress has been increasingly rewarding...

https://i.imgur.com/483g3yXl.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 230,491
Posted By tbent142
I get where youíre at. Here is my 38 year old...

I get where youíre at. Here is my 38 year old fuel pump harness:
https://i.imgur.com/SF4JADRl.jpg

cool car dude keep it moving👌🏻
Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 105,958
Posted By tbent142
Dude love the mobil Pegasus moose decal. Dope.

Dude love the mobil Pegasus moose decal. Dope.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Iíve gotten the car out a few times- loved it....

Iíve gotten the car out a few times- loved it. The original b21 runs good, m46 shifts great, overdrive engages well even the green light comes on the dash. I took the time to sort out a few simple...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
:nod: East coast twin right.. Your car is a...

:nod: East coast twin right.. Your car is a benchmark for sure.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
:raincloud: yep. Thanks dude.

:raincloud: yep. Thanks dude.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
Thanks, itís def been resprayed at some point....

Thanks, itís def been resprayed at some point. Patch panels are in decent supply. I am going to use VP-volvo they have a pretty extensive parts catalog- a lot of 240 stuff now.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-25-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,819
Posted By tbent142
1981 scotia blue 242

https://i.imgur.com/MR8GbS0l.jpg
A few years ago I bought a $600 244 that ran and drove. I learned a lot from that car, mainly from the mistakes I made. Often times exacerbating problems in attempts...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-31-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 216,097
Posted By tbent142
Beautiful car. Tastefully done

Beautiful car. Tastefully done
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,565
Posted By tbent142
In saugerties/Woodstock NY there is Especially...

In saugerties/Woodstock NY there is Especially Swedish. Mike is a great wrench and proved to be an invaluable resource for me with his dedication to rwd volvoís. His prices are incrediably...
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