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Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,449
Posted By Bready
Those vids were awesome Babbs :clap:

Those vids were awesome Babbs :clap:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Bready
Excellent idea. This is the charcoal grey or...

Excellent idea.

This is the charcoal grey or slate grey (black basically) for the C70 series.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By Bready
Painting interrior trim

Are there color codes available for Volvo interior trims? Want to paint some trim pieces and don't want the whole trial and error thing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,380
Posted By Bready
DAMN IT!!!! You beat me to it. :rant: ...

DAMN IT!!!! You beat me to it. :rant:

Tipped your hand on your age there too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,352
Posted By Bready
^This :nod:

^This :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,129
Posted By Bready
Did that for him no go. :e-shrug: 2001...

Did that for him no go. :e-shrug:


2001 C70 owner here. If I can provide any info let me know.

:wave:
Forum: article composition 04-26-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 155,182
Posted By Bready
I'm writing an article on how not to get a new...

I'm writing an article on how not to get a new car on the front page...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,006
Posted By Bready
Getting an adaptor made by a machine shop should...

Getting an adaptor made by a machine shop should be pretty inexpensive - was when I did mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,006
Posted By Bready
Woo Hoo twice in one day :bouncy: DIY ...

Woo Hoo twice in one day :bouncy:

DIY

https://pbase.com/chumley1/seats
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,741
Posted By Bready
My seat replacement from years ago - doubt much...

My seat replacement from years ago - doubt much has changed since.

Within bounds of reason nothing should be too tough to adapt with the help of a local fabricator/machine shop and minimal $.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By Bready
Cool thanks just ordered that kit. :wave:

Cool thanks just ordered that kit.

:wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By Bready
Replacemnt battery cable terminal connectors

Anyone have a preferred battery terminal connector for 2003 V70?

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,219
Posted By Bready
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 02:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,219
Posted By Bready
As a mechanic poetically put it to me when I was...

As a mechanic poetically put it to me when I was first looking at a 6 cylinder 240 "That engine is one of the greatest boat anchors ever designed"

I for one LOVE the 262 Bertone - but it would be...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,219
Posted By Bready
#4 - IPD used to sell a lowering kit that works...

#4 - IPD used to sell a lowering kit that works for the 262 not sure if that is different than the 240 kit, and if so if it is still available.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2021, 02:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,672
Posted By Bready
Ya it's a no cost five minute box check in terms...

Ya it's a no cost five minute box check in terms of trouble shooting - but you'd be surprised how often that is the cause of no start issues.

:wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,672
Posted By Bready
:nono: Change the fuse for the fuel pump...

:nono:

Change the fuse for the fuel pump and take sand paper to the contacts before putting in a NEW fuse.

If you haven't done that you are missing the #1 starting/no start issues with our...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,672
Posted By Bready
Rule number 1 did you change out the fuel pump...

Rule number 1 did you change out the fuel pump fuse and clean the contacts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,167
Posted By Bready
Sourcing a new lock cylinder for 2001 C70

So my ignition lock cylinder needs to be replaced. Dealer wants $500 just for the part and over $1000 for complete installation.

So I can have my local guy do the install on a cylinder that's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,783
Posted By Bready
Looks good. Leatherique isn't a restoration...

Looks good.

Leatherique isn't a restoration product it's a conditioning product like Lexol - just much better at maintaining the current state and for rejuvenating seats that have been neglected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,783
Posted By Bready
Pro-tip. I found myself having an odd allergic...

Pro-tip. I found myself having an odd allergic reaction to the cleaner - when I spoke to the folks at Leatherique they found it surprising and recommended using Ivory soap and warm water instead...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,783
Posted By Bready
^This hands-down. Nothing compares. Makes Lexol...

^This hands-down. Nothing compares. Makes Lexol look bush league.

Accept no substitutes. :nod:
Forum: showroom 12-09-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 543,470
Posted By Bready
Volvo should never have given up that state of...

Volvo should never have given up that state of the art hood release...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-11-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,577
Posted By Bready
So after all that good feedback you need a brake...

So after all that good feedback you need a brake upgrade why? :uh:

The Volvo 240 brake system is over-engineered enough to take care of anything you are likely going to be asking it to based on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,940
Posted By Bready
Thanks all :wave:

Thanks all :wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,940
Posted By Bready
FWIW I've used those inexpensive ($100 or so)...

FWIW I've used those inexpensive ($100 or so) ones on Ebay for years and they work just fine, was just curious what other people use.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,940
Posted By Bready
Car Cover recomendations

Looking for a cost effective yet adequate car cover for outdoors for my P1800

Suggestions?

Thanks
Forum: showroom 07-28-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 168,470
Posted By Bready
That's very cool - downright brilliant. :clap:

That's very cool - downright brilliant. :clap:
Forum: showroom 07-28-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 168,470
Posted By Bready
What do you have going on there Paul ^?

What do you have going on there Paul ^?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,353
Posted By Bready
Intermittent Performance issue

2001 C70 5 speed manual having an intermittent issue and was looking for some direction.

Normally car runs fine, but about 25% of the time after starting I run into the following:

1) Really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,744
Posted By Bready
Ya - Uniden cups last forever. That said how...

Ya - Uniden cups last forever. That said how much are replacement cups? A buck or two every few years?

Also you will find that if you bend the cup in a "bending back into shape" kind of motion...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,744
Posted By Bready
:lol: That video was done in 2015. But I get...

:lol: That video was done in 2015. But I get your point.

Look, if it was less dramatic then it is even more so now. It's pretty negligible on contemporary units unless you are putting them...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,744
Posted By Bready
I don't think it matters a whole lot with...

I don't think it matters a whole lot with contemporary RDs - they aren't that finicky. My Uniden DFR6 will pick up radar a mile or more before I come upon the bull on the highway and I doubt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,744
Posted By Bready
Why do I need to reach it? All I need to do is...

Why do I need to reach it? All I need to do is look at it when I get a hit to see what band it is. The cig=plug has a mute button on it if the auto mute isn't fast enough for my taste ("auto-mute"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,744
Posted By Bready
This - and nice job with the cable install.

This - and nice job with the cable install.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,744
Posted By Bready
I've been using the suction cup mounts for ages...

I've been using the suction cup mounts for ages they work fine, just slightly moisten the cup before you put it on the windshield. They come off once in a blue moon and are re-adhered in about 1...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,571
Posted By Bready
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: events 04-22-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,197
Posted By Bready
Bahahah That was a fun conversation - I'm...

Bahahah

That was a fun conversation - I'm glad you have recovered my friend. :wave:

I have a private paid account as well if anyone wants to meet next Saturday unless I am otherwise occupied.
Forum: events 04-22-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,197
Posted By Bready
Well post a new link with times and dates. ...

Well post a new link with times and dates.

Poor Harlard got stuck with me by himself last Saturday when I posted an impromptu zoom invite...
Forum: events 04-19-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,197
Posted By Bready
It's weird I couldn't find it so I have no idea. ...

It's weird I couldn't find it so I have no idea. :oops:
Forum: events 04-19-2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,197
Posted By Bready
Apologies

I think I might have accidentally deleted the zoom thread in here when I was trying to delete my own.

A thousand pardons. :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,451
Posted By Bready
Just moving this to a better spot - no harm, no...

Just moving this to a better spot - no harm, no foul.

Welcome to the board :wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,847
Posted By Bready
And anti-freeze isn't going to play well with...

And anti-freeze isn't going to play well with your bearings long term I don't believe.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-11-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,993
Posted By Bready
And has the ETM been changed on that car -...

And has the ETM been changed on that car - because if not put another $500 into your budget for that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,805
Posted By Bready
:lol: OK that was funny...

:lol: OK that was funny...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,559
Posted By Bready
Ya it's definitely a "once bitten twice shy"...

Ya it's definitely a "once bitten twice shy" kinda deal - makes such a damn mess.

Give the drains another run with the trimmer line and check before and after - pour water down the side rails on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,559
Posted By Bready
Check your drains as well. Also wet as in water...

Check your drains as well. Also wet as in water or wet as in coolant which typically indicates a problem with your heater core.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,559
Posted By Bready
Once you cleaned the drains did you notice the...

Once you cleaned the drains did you notice the flow of water in the questionable one improved?

9 times out of 10 it's a clogged drain, the water on the floor in that quantity is pretty typical.
Forum: website & board 12-30-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,315
Posted By Bready
Typically copy the link address like so: ...

Typically copy the link address like so:

https://pbase.com/chumley1/image/151742877

Then put into the body of your post like so https://pbase.com/chumley1/image/151742877.jpg

*Leave off that...
Forum: showroom 12-30-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,429
Posted By Bready
https://pbase.com/chumley1/image/151742877.jpg

https://pbase.com/chumley1/image/151742877.jpg
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