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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-12-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By nel621
I have this one, not for the Volvo but my Honda...

I have this one, not for the Volvo but my Honda Odyssey. Does what I need and more....
Forum: showroom 06-02-2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,792
Posted By nel621
This is joke. We have similar laws in NY and...

This is joke. We have similar laws in NY and police never enforce them. On any given day you can find many cars with tint so dark you can't see inside, including the front windshield. Recently I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By nel621
Prices are up and down. No name down pipe $68,...

Prices are up and down. No name down pipe $68, one year warranty. Or $105 Starla, no mention of warranty. Bosal about $120 no warranty. All are free shipping.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By nel621
Starla seems to be the go to brand. Also can't...

Starla seems to be the go to brand. Also can't beat free shipping. How much hurt is there removing this 32 year old pipe and also trying to save the Cat?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,707
Posted By nel621
240 down pipe

Is IPD still the go to for exhaust parts? Or Groton? After 32 years the down pipe on my 240 finally gave up. Cat back is fine but the Cat section itself doesn't look like it will survive the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,416
Posted By nel621
How perfect does it need to be? You could replace...

How perfect does it need to be? You could replace the rotted section with some masonite board cut maybe 3 inches larger to overlap the top edge. Glue it with liquid nails , then attach your bottom ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By nel621
Bottle opener on rain gutter trick

I can't get my head around this. How exactly does this work? Also on reinstall does the trim just snap back into place?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
If you don't have stud gun you can still try to...

If you don't have stud gun you can still try to weld studs onto the damaged parts and pull with a dent puller. Just make sure your puller will hold whatever you use as a stud securely.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
That arch panel is not that big so the shipping...

That arch panel is not that big so the shipping quote is about right. They may ship UPS in which case it means they have an account and pay a lesser rate that if you or I if we went to UPS. WE used...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
I only saw the first pic bad pic. Didn't see the...

I only saw the first pic bad pic. Didn't see the second one. OP needs to grind it all down to bare metal THEN assess what can be done. A dolly and hammer could help the panel and then cut and weld...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
They are $32 ea and $22.47 shipping plus tax....

They are $32 ea and $22.47 shipping plus tax. Check the ad again.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
$54.47 plus tax for 1.

$54.47 plus tax for 1.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
Post a pic of your issue.

Post a pic of your issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
https://www.ebay.com/itm/203117329236?hash=item2f4...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/203117329236?hash=item2f4abc7b54:g:fyYAAOSwNOVa9LI2
https://www.ebay.com/itm/203117329265?hash=item2f4abc7b71:g:Sz4AAOSwwS1a9LJl
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/fyYAAOSwNOVa9LI2/s-...

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/fyYAAOSwNOVa9LI2/s-l1600.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
Good info from this guy. check out a few ...

Good info from this guy. check out a few
https://youtu.be/ZdigwBNKFfI
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
Yes, cut out he damaged section. Measure twice...

Yes, cut out he damaged section. Measure twice cut once , get a good close fit. Then spot weld here and there until all done , grind and body work and done. Keep the welded are cool. @ , 3 welds,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
Practice. Turn down the heat on your welder. Make...

Practice. Turn down the heat on your welder. Make your own patch panel. You can make it in three sections. The top, curved section cut and hammered to shape. Then a flat outer section, cut into an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
Free wheel arches here ...

Free wheel arches here
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=360299
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By nel621
Keep in mind that 262GL is more rare than the...

Keep in mind that 262GL is more rare than the 262c.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,683
Posted By nel621
Yes, I've seen these cracks on both front doors....

Yes, I've seen these cracks on both front doors. As for drilling I would prefer to weld.
Forum: showroom 05-08-2021, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,218
Posted By nel621
The aluminum tape works but if you want paint...

The aluminum tape works but if you want paint that actually looks like chrome get the Eastwood Almost Chrome paint. Sand the area smooth, prime then paint. There are other paints that claim to dry to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,132
Posted By nel621
The mistake most people make when purchasing a...

The mistake most people make when purchasing a patch panel is they think they need to use the entire panel. Just cut and use the smallest section that will do the job. As for warping, slow and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,384
Posted By nel621
In some of the parking lots of AutoZone near me...

In some of the parking lots of AutoZone near me their are "mechanics" that hang out with all of their tools working on peoples cars. These guys are very busy. Heck, just the other day an engine was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,246
Posted By nel621
Getbrellashade.com

Getbrellashade.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,091
Posted By nel621
How long is the ride? Maybe just leave the pooch...

How long is the ride? Maybe just leave the pooch home for a couple hours?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,076
Posted By nel621
If you're set on taking the car with you maybe...

If you're set on taking the car with you maybe stock up on a few spare parts and throw those in the trunk.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,195
Posted By nel621
Ambitious.

Ambitious.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,246
Posted By nel621
Maybe just use the box it came in.

Maybe just use the box it came in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,494
Posted By nel621
More than likely a broken stud. The Virgo rim...

More than likely a broken stud. The Virgo rim will not fit with the small pin in place.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,937
Posted By nel621
Once again LOCATION< LOCATION< LOCATION>

Once again LOCATION< LOCATION< LOCATION>
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,487
Posted By nel621
Buy you will have all of the OTHER parts you may...

Buy you will have all of the OTHER parts you may need in 5 years.:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,487
Posted By nel621
Just buy a spare parts car.

Just buy a spare parts car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,487
Posted By nel621
Naphtha for the butyl.

Naphtha for the butyl.
Forum: showroom 04-17-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 955
Posted By nel621
Talk about making the centers gold .......

Talk about making the centers gold .......
Forum: showroom 04-14-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By nel621
Well that sucks. Glad you're ok.

Well that sucks. Glad you're ok.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,761
Posted By nel621
Piston slap or too low octane gas.

Piston slap or too low octane gas.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,487
Posted By nel621
How much was that glass from S. Jersey?

How much was that glass from S. Jersey?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,487
Posted By nel621
Your car will have a windshield with chrome trim....

Your car will have a windshield with chrome trim. The replacement will NOT have the chrome trim, just a black rubber seal. Helps with wind noise. I don't think you will be able to reuse the old trim.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,487
Posted By nel621
Have him look for a 93 240.

Have him look for a 93 240.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,324
Posted By nel621
You can do this.

You can do this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,324
Posted By nel621
I would install them one line at a time following...

I would install them one line at a time following OE grid. First do all 13 original then decide where you would put the last 2. One high and one low? Or both in the center so the window clears up...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,028
Posted By nel621
Wiring looks like a botched attempt at radio...

Wiring looks like a botched attempt at radio upgrade. You said your dad has had this car since you started driving. For all we know you started driving last week. Who worked on this car for your dad?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,172
Posted By nel621
I installed a keyless entry in 90 240 many years...

I installed a keyless entry in 90 240 many years ago. I don't remember having to tap into the relays. I only tapped into the plug with the red/green/black wires.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,324
Posted By nel621
The kit looks pretty straight forward. The...

The kit looks pretty straight forward. The original grid lines appear to be in the glass as a template for the exterior wires. I would add the wires one by one following the grid. I think 83 had the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,697
Posted By nel621
Did you do a good job of isolating the wires...

Did you do a good job of isolating the wires before the liquid tape bath? I hate that stuff. You may still have a break in the wires as it passes through the door.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By nel621
You will need to isolate the battery from the...

You will need to isolate the battery from the entire car. The clock and computer will have a draw.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By nel621
Why not disconnect the battery and then run...

Why not disconnect the battery and then run wires from battery to solar charger. No keys in car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,281
Posted By nel621
Why? Are you going to leave it parked long term?...

Why? Are you going to leave it parked long term? Just disconnect the battery.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By nel621
Unless you have a show car, put a bolt with...

Unless you have a show car, put a bolt with washer from the underside. Then a nut from above to secure it , bracket and nut. The bolt will have to be thin enough to pass through the hole in the...
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