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Forum: performance & modifications 06-11-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,608
Posted By DD Ranch
Interesting. I don't face book so I asked...

Interesting.

I don't face book so I asked the internet and GOV.UK says they dissolved in 2020 :e-shrug:

https://find-and-update.company-information.service.gov.uk/company/10523321
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By DD Ranch
Subscribed. Please let us know how it goes.

Subscribed.

Please let us know how it goes.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By DD Ranch
If you could get JY parts, why not replace them? ...

If you could get JY parts, why not replace them?

I took the whole rear cladding off to paint it and install a tow bar on my 245. It was pretty easy.
Forum: events 03-12-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,145
Posted By DD Ranch
I would like to make it up there one of these...

I would like to make it up there one of these years!
Forum: events 03-12-2022, 02:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By DD Ranch
Florida Spring Meet - Fort DeSoto

Spring is here! And our next meet, hosted by Central Florida VSA, is just a month away. We are returning to Fort DeSoto Park by popular demand. The Florida Volvo Community, FL VCOA and all Volvo...
Forum: showroom 03-06-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9,756
Views: 5,909,392
Posted By DD Ranch
Got the refinished Deseones on the silver wagon...

Got the refinished Deseones on the silver wagon this weekend.

https://i.imgur.com/ZoqJqtkl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/49iA1Zdl.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 01-23-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 30,604
Posted By DD Ranch
Oh? Pray do tell. Is this a one off or shop? I...

Oh? Pray do tell. Is this a one off or shop? I would love to know of any other Volvo resources around here.
Forum: showroom 11-15-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,586
Posted By DD Ranch
https://i.imgur.com/1XeVs7kl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/1XeVs7kl.jpg
Forum: events 10-24-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,447
Posted By DD Ranch
Doesn't anyone have any pics of this ??? Too...

Doesn't anyone have any pics of this ???

Too soon?
Forum: events 10-24-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By DD Ranch
We had 30 cars show. Great meet. Pictures...

We had 30 cars show. Great meet.

Pictures of all 30 cars here (https://flvcoablog.org/?page_id=1036)

...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,331
Posted By DD Ranch
I think you're pointing at the plate that's...

I think you're pointing at the plate that's blocking off the hole for an antenna.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 84,387
Posted By DD Ranch
Belated congratulations on your...

Belated congratulations on your Florida/Road-Trip/Honeymoon.

Those are good looking wheels ^
Forum: events 10-09-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By DD Ranch
2

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Forum: events 10-05-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,624
Posted By DD Ranch
^ Same here. That's OK. Thanks for...

^

Same here.

That's OK. Thanks for checking. I'll get them from Yoshifab.
Forum: events 10-03-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,624
Posted By DD Ranch
https://i.imgur.com/TVhZzNrh.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/TVhZzNrh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/mDx2bVnh.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/4iNX7x0h.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,414
Posted By DD Ranch
Just wanted to follow up and say I got the fogs...

Just wanted to follow up and say I got the fogs installed. Thanks to dbarton and dl242gt.

They work!
Forum: events 10-02-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,012
Posted By DD Ranch
Three weeks out bump.

Three weeks out bump.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,368
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: 17
Views: 4,414
Posted By DD Ranch
Great! Thank you VERY much.

Great! Thank you VERY much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-19-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,414
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: 17
Views: 4,414
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: 17
Views: 4,414
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: 3
Views: 1,012
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: 9
Views: 5,624
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: 39
Views: 13,682
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: 5,108
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: 13,508
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: 13,508
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: 15,043
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: 15,043
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: 9
Views: 5,624
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: 9,756
Views: 5,909,392
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: 195,128
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: 195,128
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: 58
Views: 24,018
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: 9,756
Views: 5,909,392
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: 2,470
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: 15,043
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: 817
Posted By DD Ranch
:-P

:-P
Forum: events 04-18-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,113
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: 1,091
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: 2,113
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: 3,945
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: 3,863
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: 2,113
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: 215
Views: 139,824
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: 11
Views: 3,392
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: 2,718
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: 8,573
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: 77
Views: 47,375
Posted By DD Ranch
Here's one ... ...

Here's one ...
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