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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 111,239
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: 1,734
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: 2,187
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: 2,187
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: 2,187
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: 2,187
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: 5,357
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: 8,830
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: 5,140
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: 1,848
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: 5,539
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: 2,813
Views: 1,510,652
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: 5,539
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: 131
Views: 124,382
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: 1,172
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: 2,273
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: 2,673
Posted By jfs356
OK, thanks...@bobxyz....

OK, thanks...@bobxyz....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,673
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: 2,673
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: 9,628
Views: 4,878,789
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: 6,090
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: 6,090
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: 2,432
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: 2,432
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: 2,432
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: 1,398
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: 2,285
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: 9,777
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: 2,643
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: 2,643
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: 9,628
Views: 4,878,789
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: 3,452
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: 25,649
Posted By jfs356
Bump this thread

Bump this thread
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,045
Posted By jfs356
What color interior?

What color interior?
Forum: showroom 12-27-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 96,798
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: 26,242
Posted By jfs356
Prestone 50/50 pre-mix (green), drain and change...

Prestone 50/50 pre-mix (green), drain and change every other year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,468
Posted By jfs356
For not much money, you can just remove the whole...

For not much money, you can just remove the whole strut assembly and take it to any car repair shop, have them remove/install the springs, then you just reinstall whole unit. They have the tools, not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,861
Posted By jfs356
Hey, thanks for the reply from Finland! Going...

Hey, thanks for the reply from Finland!
Going to salvage yard to pull springs, and do not want to take full tool kit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,861
Posted By jfs356
740 rear spring nut size?

Anyone know the nut size, part #20 on the diagram?

https://i.imgur.com/USXaaxX.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By jfs356
My awe for the day :)

My awe for the day :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,661
Posted By jfs356
Thanks for the quick reply...

Thanks for the quick reply...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,661
Posted By jfs356
740 spring sizes?

Can someone tell me if the 740 wagon and 740 sedan rear coil springs are the same
size in length? In other words are they interchangeable? Thanks...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,876
Posted By jfs356
Wow, that is a sweet 740, nice job!

Wow, that is a sweet 740, nice job!
Forum: showroom 10-19-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,660
Posted By jfs356
Search Craigslist, found this a few years ago for...

Search Craigslist, found this a few years ago for $50.
http://i942.photobucket.com/albums/ad270/jfs356/volvocover_zpsmjidoy6p.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By jfs356
Thanks, going to remove the six panels from my...

Thanks, going to remove the six panels from my beater 740 was hoping they were interchangeable with 240 and would sell them. Will just keep for now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By jfs356
Tail lights?

Are the six panel 240 tail lights the same as 740 six panel tail lights, they look identical.
Thanks..
Forum: showroom 08-29-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,878,789
Posted By jfs356
I think only some white cars and some silver got...

I think only some white cars and some silver got the dark red/burgundy interior. It gets some attention at the local Cars and Coffee, most folks don't even know our cars :-P
Forum: showroom 08-29-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,878,789
Posted By jfs356
http://i.imgur.com/qOEeYf5.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/qOEeYf5.jpg (https://imgur.com/qOEeYf5)
Forum: showroom 08-29-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,878,789
Posted By jfs356
http://i.imgur.com/2y6GaAQ.jpg?2...

http://i.imgur.com/2y6GaAQ.jpg?2 (https://imgur.com/2y6GaAQ)
Forum: showroom 08-29-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9,628
Views: 4,878,789
Posted By jfs356
http://i.imgur.com/oZNfB3X.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/oZNfB3X.jpg (https://imgur.com/oZNfB3X)
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