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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 311
Posted By DD Ranch
^ Ditto what he said! I like what you...

^

Ditto what he said!

I like what you did with the cluster.

And now I wish I had picked up a set of those wheels on the local Craigslist here for $75.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By DD Ranch
Great! Thank you VERY much.

Great! Thank you VERY much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By DD Ranch
Thanks. So using Dave's diag I would run the red...

Thanks. So using Dave's diag I would run the red wire from the switch to a switched fuse instead of splicing in to the relay wire?

https://www.240turbo.com/240drivinglightwiring2lo.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By DD Ranch
Thanks Dave. So much simpler (except still tying...

Thanks Dave. So much simpler (except still tying in to the headlights there)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By DD Ranch
I'm trying to figure out how to wire up my new...

I'm trying to figure out how to wire up my new fogs without wiring to the headlights. I am not good at electrical!

The above corresponds to the Hella relay and supplied harness.

But how do I...
Forum: events 09-11-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By DD Ranch
FLVCOA Fall Meet - Mt Dora

https://flvcoablog.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Mt-Dora-Revised-1-768x768.jpg
Artwork by Chris G. Smith.


Florida Chapter Fall Meet

Florida Chapter VCOA will be returning...
Forum: events 09-11-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,966
Posted By DD Ranch
Looking forward to this. 3 weeks out bump!

Looking forward to this.

3 weeks out bump!
Forum: website & board 09-11-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,750
Posted By DD Ranch
Rare around here these days too, So much so that...

Rare around here these days too, So much so that I had stopped regularly checking the LKQ website and missed a couple that had to have been stripped by the time I saw them. One was a 242GT with good...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-08-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,436
Posted By DD Ranch
How about extra stick on reflectors? Or...

How about extra stick on reflectors?

Or bumper reflector tape ...

https://vparts.se/row/reflextejp-till-volvo-240-260-fram-och-bak.html
...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,588
Posted By DD Ranch
^ I just upgraded my 84 244GL to vented...

^

I just upgraded my 84 244GL to vented fronts so sounds logical.

Maybe their pics are wrong?

I got my rotors from FCP.

Cross check P/N's ?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,588
Posted By DD Ranch
85. At least, my old 85 245DL had vented...

85.

At least, my old 85 245DL had vented fronts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,065
Posted By DD Ranch
You are welcome. Seal size option? No. They...

You are welcome.

Seal size option? No. They told me they couldn't get any different to what it came with. I could have held out or tried another co. but

1. I had already tried about three...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,065
Posted By DD Ranch
Rite Touch Glass. ...

Rite Touch Glass.

https://ritetouchglass.com/auto-glass.php

https://i.imgur.com/wgcWcpZl.jpg
Forum: events 07-16-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,966
Posted By DD Ranch
Great to see this posted. I was wondering if it...

Great to see this posted. I was wondering if it was going to happen again this year.

We'll be there.

Why a Sunday though? Just asking.

PS. We have plans for Mt Dora again on 10/23 as...
Forum: showroom 07-10-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,078,449
Posted By DD Ranch
Looks great. Same wheels that were black...

Looks great.

Same wheels that were black with white rims? Powdercoat? Or paint? Either way, the silver wheels looks much better IMHO.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 136,940
Posted By DD Ranch
Great! Thank you for the explanation. I need to...

Great! Thank you for the explanation. I need to tackle this on the grey wagon.
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 136,940
Posted By DD Ranch
^ Nice progress! I need to do the upper...

^

Nice progress!

I need to do the upper strut mount reinforcing plates and have shied away from the the job having never tackled the front suspension myself.

15 minutes? Please explain...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,060
Posted By DD Ranch
Did you see this which hiperfauto posted? ...

Did you see this which hiperfauto posted?

Parts Shed Sale: Denso 100 Amp Alternator for 2/7/9 Series (https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=282770)

I also recommend this upgrade.
Forum: showroom 05-16-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,078,449
Posted By DD Ranch
New windshield, washed and waxed. ...

New windshield, washed and waxed.

https://i.imgur.com/wgcWcpZl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,997
Posted By DD Ranch
I had canvas seat covers from Auto Seat...

I had canvas seat covers from Auto Seat (http://www.autoseats.com/seatcovers/gallery/Volvo-40/) in a 240. They fit well after a wash to shrink a little.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,065
Posted By DD Ranch
I have my 91 wagon scheduled for Monday and your...

I have my 91 wagon scheduled for Monday and your post is encouraging.

The quote I got is comparable but they are going to remove the glass so I can fix the rust in five places that I can see....
Forum: events 04-25-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By DD Ranch
:-P

:-P
Forum: events 04-18-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By DD Ranch
Thanks Mikep. Great weather and a nice...

Thanks Mikep.

Great weather and a nice turnout; 23 Volvos showed up. A mix of VSA, VCOA and FVC. Talk of returning to Fort DeSoto next Spring.

http://i.imgur.com/HuHGvc7l.jpg...
Forum: showroom 04-14-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By DD Ranch
My condolences. Hope you find a suitable...

My condolences.

Hope you find a suitable replacement eventually.
Forum: events 04-14-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By DD Ranch
Room for a few more. But hurry, don't wait;...

Room for a few more.

But hurry, don't wait; this offer ends this Saturday!
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,915
Posted By DD Ranch
IPD Battery Disconnect Switch...

IPD Battery Disconnect Switch (https://www.ipdusa.com/products/5704/Battery-Disconnect-Switch-Aftermarket-W1684-100898)

https://www.ipdusa.com/uploads/images_products_slideshow/fullsize_9142.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,540
Posted By DD Ranch
I should get one for my new 90 245. ...

I should get one for my new 90 245.

Voluparts are great. I've used them for years and just got an IAC for my 84 244GL for $45.
Forum: events 03-20-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,703
Posted By DD Ranch
Florida Spring Meet

When: Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Where: Fort DeSoto Park – Shelter #5
3500 Pinellas Bayway S.
Tierra Verde, FL 33715

Time: 11 am – 3 pm

You are welcome to...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-04-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 50,788
Posted By DD Ranch
Are they FF Black Magic's? Looking forward...

Are they FF Black Magic's?

Looking forward to seeing them with the "trim rings".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,298
Posted By DD Ranch
Calling Dave Samuels ... ...

Calling Dave Samuels ...

https://www.wagonmeister.com/led-lighting-for-clusters--gauges
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,192
Posted By DD Ranch
Free Bump - I have the same problem with...

Free Bump -

I have the same problem with the one in my 244, so I too would like any info to help fix it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,501
Posted By DD Ranch
I paid $280 at a reputable local shop here (whose...

I paid $280 at a reputable local shop here (whose work I knew) two years ago for my 91 245 with darkest legal all round including a contoured windshield strip.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-27-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,672
Posted By DD Ranch
Here's one ... ...

Here's one ...
...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-19-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 230,594
Posted By DD Ranch
Great to see this. Nice work. I just...

Great to see this. Nice work.

I just skipped through the whole thread - but I didn't see how you tackled the floor rust. Did I miss it?

I just found some rust in the pass. side floor of my 84...
Forum: events 12-04-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 44,760
Posted By DD Ranch
None taken. Because we got a Spring Meet in...

None taken. Because we got a Spring Meet in before the Covid :neener:

Read all about it here: http://flvcoablog.org/
Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,257
Views: 1,698,051
Posted By DD Ranch
If you did what would you do? That said,...

If you did what would you do?

That said, I'm second in line if my neighbor decides to sell his Jaguar XK-S in British Racing Green. I would have to let my 84 244 GL go as I couldn't keep them...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,719
Posted By DD Ranch
These ? ...

These ?


https://yoshifab.com/store/images/cache/gtlowerbrace.500.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,572
Posted By DD Ranch
I don't have any suggestions but I'm very...

I don't have any suggestions but I'm very interested in seeing what you do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,086
Posted By DD Ranch
That is your 25a Fuse Holder. I can't tell...

That is your 25a Fuse Holder.

I can't tell from the photo but the tab looks broken and is there a even a fuse in it?

It's normally hooked onto the fuse rail on the inner fender.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,754
Posted By DD Ranch
I'm pretty sure the bulb holder is a friction...

I'm pretty sure the bulb holder is a friction fit.

Try slowly pulling it out with a small twist.
Forum: events 10-24-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,705
Posted By DD Ranch
Looks like you've done this a few years now. ...

Looks like you've done this a few years now.

So hopefully my wife and I can join you all next year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,049
Posted By DD Ranch
^ Alright; sounds easy enough. I just didn't...

^

Alright; sounds easy enough. I just didn't want any surprises.

Thanks both.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,049
Posted By DD Ranch
Great. Thanks. But so the antenna base...

Great. Thanks.

But so the antenna base doesn't detach from the D pillar then?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,049
Posted By DD Ranch
91 245 Antenna Replacement

I need to replace my antenna and already have a replacement. My question is, how does the black mounting "bracket" detach from the body.

According to Voluparts, Volvo has instructions...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 43,971
Posted By DD Ranch
^ I've never seen those chromed vents...

^

I've never seen those chromed vents before. That looks sharp and pulls the dash together.

It's funny but I like the look - I took the chrome strip off the dash on my 91 wagon and de-silvered...
Forum: showroom 10-04-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,078,449
Posted By DD Ranch
At Florida Volvo Community's Swedish Social 3.0...

At Florida Volvo Community's Swedish Social 3.0 yesterday.

https://i.imgur.com/aifEqXlh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 25,878
Posted By DD Ranch
That looks great.

That looks great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,577
Posted By DD Ranch
I was concerned about that with the Frost King...

I was concerned about that with the Frost King Duct Insulation I used under the hood on my 245 - but it's all still there over a year later.

I also used it on the floor, inside firewall and inside...
Forum: events 09-30-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,210
Posted By DD Ranch
Cool. See you there.

Cool. See you there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By DD Ranch
I don't know what causes it. It seems like its a...

I don't know what causes it. It seems like its a grimy film.

You say you have the cluster out; have you taken the back off with the instruments leaving the shell of the cluster? That's how you get...
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