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Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2021, 02:38 PM
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Posted By JerryJS8
Oh, well I just looked and the car is now sold. I...

Oh, well I just looked and the car is now sold. I don't think I have one of those brackets laying around either, bummer...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-07-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Thanks! :) Just the steering wheel....

Thanks! :)



Just the steering wheel. Why, did you need some spare parts?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-02-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
This weekend I didn't plan on spending any time...

This weekend I didn't plan on spending any time working on Olga since the former daily driver needs to get spiffed up for sale. My garage neighbor Martin (one of the enduro guys from the last video)...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-26-2021, 01:48 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Well thank you, glad you're enjoying the ride! :)

Well thank you, glad you're enjoying the ride! :)
Forum: projects & restorations 04-25-2021, 10:37 AM
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Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Last weekend I took Olga on a road trip and met...

Last weekend I took Olga on a road trip and met some friends to spend a few days on the moto track before Germany went back on lock-down... The drive there took a few hours, but I didn't mind at all,...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Thanks! Like new interior parts are getting to be...

Thanks! Like new interior parts are getting to be rarer than hen's teeth, but I still remember the days when there were 10+ 740s just sitting in the junkyard with perfect interior pieces...
...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Vid, or it didn't happen! :-P Dank je!...

Vid, or it didn't happen! :-P



Dank je!

I've only gotten to drive 60 Miles so far, but tomorrow I'm going on a somewhat longer tour to deliver spare parts to a fellow Volvo owner in need....
Forum: projects & restorations 04-01-2021, 05:17 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Thanks guys! The excitement is real :) So...

Thanks guys! The excitement is real :)

So real, I could hardly sleep and even had a short thought about picking up the car at midnight :lol:

Ended up leaving for work a few hours early to make...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Called the DMV on Monday and asked when I can get...

Called the DMV on Monday and asked when I can get an appointment to register the car, and was surprisingly given the option to come by the next morning at 9:00 a.m.! I guess someone might have...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Entweder ganz, oder gar nichts. Wir machen keine...

Entweder ganz, oder gar nichts. Wir machen keine halbe Sachen bei mir :lol:

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Got the cam gears back on the motor and had to do a little "shuffle shuffle" in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
No, only seen the covers from acm.se, and I'm not...

No, only seen the covers from acm.se, and I'm not a fan of them.

You got a link for the KLRacing cover?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-27-2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
:rofl::rofl::rofl: Until I get a proper cam...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Until I get a proper cam cover made, she's all naked under the hood :oops:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-26-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Everything is fine, there was no accident!!! ;-) ...

Everything is fine, there was no accident!!! ;-)

Not having any more major things to get her roadworthy got me thinking about some minor jobs I've had on my list. Thanks to C-19 I have to wait at...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
And this is what happens when you start getting...

And this is what happens when you start getting too excited about getting the car back on the road... things come apart, again.

https://i.imgur.com/Z1AtEBgh.jpg

More pictures soon...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2021, 10:28 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Well I got my money back for the parts that...

Well I got my money back for the parts that didn't get delivered, so that's nice, but I guess I'm still on the lookout for some things I still need. Time and patience...

With the parts that did...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Last week I got an e-mail informing me that my...

Last week I got an e-mail informing me that my large order of original Volvo parts had just been shipped and according to the tracking information was going to be delivered on Saturday. Since DHL...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Was in the workshop yesterday and got all the...

Was in the workshop yesterday and got all the cables and speaker wires drawn so I can get the interior finalized. I had thought about doing this later, but if everything is already opened up, might...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
In the meantime, I'm drafting up the parts list...

In the meantime, I'm drafting up the parts list for a new exhaust and could use some imput...

If you want to join the conversation, jump over to the thread in "performance & modifications" here:...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
--> Now a current progress report :) ...

--> Now a current progress report :)

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Big project was to replace the moonroof and headliner, which...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-08-2021, 12:24 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
But of course! If you ever need a...

But of course!

If you ever need a replacement tow hook cover, it's a good clip in piece. Depending on how roughly the factory cut out the bumper, you may have to sand one or two corners.

The...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
---> A post about milestones achieved some time...

---> A post about milestones achieved some time ago...

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Before I could button up the exterior I had...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
It'll look different when the rear wheels are...

It'll look different when the rear wheels are drifting out sideways 😋
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
You mean with the quad headlights, or the...

You mean with the quad headlights, or the integrated fog lights? Nah... and any rate, the euro lights are made of glass, much better than the US plastic headlights.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
More random updates as I find the pictures on my...

More random updates as I find the pictures on my phone...

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If you remember those 3D printed covers I...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Thanks! Finally getting things on the move :) ...

Thanks! Finally getting things on the move :)

On matters totally unrelated to Volvos, but still on the topic of motorsports, everyone needs a 3D printer in their garage! Had a small issue with...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Been a looooong time since the last update, been...

Been a looooong time since the last update, been busy but still trucking along with the restoration. To say the least, it's been a painstaking endeavour cause I am being painstakingly consequent with...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Will do! I still got a lot of things to get done,...

Will do! I still got a lot of things to get done, so rest assured more updates will be coming :)

Zink plating is more or less a cold process, so the plastic wasn't warped at all. But I was still...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Thanks! As a community we grow in experience as...

Thanks! As a community we grow in experience as our cars get older, so long we still have a deep appreciation for them.



Sounds good! We'll meet at Sander's to encourage him to get that...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Got back to the workshop yesterday and today, but...

Got back to the workshop yesterday and today, but not to work on the car. I got an order for a 3D-Printer, so I have to devote the next few weeks into getting it ready for delivery.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 02:54 PM
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Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
And done... https://i.imgur.com/fskdd0ql.jpg...

And done...

https://i.imgur.com/fskdd0ql.jpg

The body shop now has the bumper back and is going to resand and repaint the entire thing, so they can deal with the gauge that's still poking...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 04:32 AM
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Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Spent a few hours on Saturday getting closer to...

Spent a few hours on Saturday getting closer to the goal and it was going pretty well!

https://i.imgur.com/UWq7j8Ql.jpg

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

Got the underside contours almost to...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2020, 03:03 PM
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Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Thanks, appreciate it. That's pretty much...

Thanks, appreciate it. That's pretty much becoming my standard way of thinking. If I botch up a job, then it's because I need to learn more, not because I call myself a professional and just didn't...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2020, 04:52 AM
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Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Well things got brought by, mostly good shiny...

Well things got brought by, mostly good shiny things!

https://i.imgur.com/v0HeFYXl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/sg4JFlgl.jpg

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

https://i.imgur.com/e3jkfZzl.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 06-16-2020, 12:34 PM
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Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Time for an update! The 3D-printer has done...

Time for an update!

The 3D-printer has done its duty and the results are in.

https://i.imgur.com/5uH7kD7l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/EURv9Sgl.jpg

The final parts are printed with 100% infill...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Aye, but your Hausser bodykit, isn't it made of...

Aye, but your Hausser bodykit, isn't it made of fiberglass? That's even more fun than what I'm doing!

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On a side note: I had an...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-18-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Yes indeed, very nice to have her back in the...

Yes indeed, very nice to have her back in the garage! But the more I look, the more shortcuts I find the bodyshop is cutting in preparation steps to save time and money... I'll have to update with a...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Thanks! I really like what the original color is;...

Thanks! I really like what the original color is; a metallic blue with a purple pearl effect. Fantastic to see in the sunlight.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2020, 02:54 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Well, after (only) 7 weeks the bodyshop came back...

Well, after (only) 7 weeks the bodyshop came back with the chassis.

https://i.imgur.com/PgtU7LIl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/i9nxlKAl.jpg

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

Minus a few little...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-21-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Got a look at the chassis today in the bodyshop....

Got a look at the chassis today in the bodyshop. They're taking good care of my girl, even though it's taking a loooooong time to get things done. Not a problem, I got a lot of little things here and...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Well despite the pandemic, she got picked up...

Well despite the pandemic, she got picked up today and made it to the paint shop!

https://i.imgur.com/3Vf3iVDl.jpg

Now I got room again in the garage for other projects :-P

Which is exactly...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Well, looks like the corona virus is going to...

Well, looks like the corona virus is going to postpone my plans on getting the car painted, but I can still use the time to get deeper into the nitty gritty.

Starting with the airbox cubby.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
That's a good tip with the seam! I took a look at...

That's a good tip with the seam! I took a look at it yesterday and everything looks fantastic, but probably a good idea to reinforce it with a new coat of sealant. :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-11-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
UPDATES https://i.imgur.com/3ypIB3tl.jpg ...

UPDATES

https://i.imgur.com/3ypIB3tl.jpg

Had a weekend to spare so I got the car tore down in preparation of getting it painted.

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

Because my worst fear is...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
https://i.imgur.com/bl0cYRql.jpg Round about...

https://i.imgur.com/bl0cYRql.jpg

Round about there is where I found it.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Yeah, it'll be all taken care of, just...

Yeah, it'll be all taken care of, just unfortunate, as you say. The geminis only got a scratch and some rubber rubbing. Part of the repair will be getting that rim repainted to look like new. :)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
And then tragedy happened, I got attacked by a...

And then tragedy happened, I got attacked by a Panda....




.... a flipping old guy in a Fiat Panda side swiped me as I was turning into a parking lot. He said it's because my car has such a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Long time no update, just been enjoying a worry...

Long time no update, just been enjoying a worry free daily driver life at the wheel (most of the time).

But as is with all things getting 30+ years old, things deteriorate and entropy starts...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2019, 11:20 AM
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Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
TL/DR: Just one of those days where a couple of...

TL/DR: Just one of those days where a couple of beers and a zero cost repair made a world of difference :cheers:

So with winter in full swing, lately I'd been having a motor temperature dependent...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
@DET17 Still got the stock master brake...

@DET17
Still got the stock master brake cylinder, I like the draw of the brakes as they are. With no ABS I don't want the brakes to be as "sharp" as they would be with the newer brake master. Will...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 180,135
Posted By JerryJS8
Yeah, the white hood doesn't look stock, but it...

Yeah, the white hood doesn't look stock, but it has street cred :cool: Jokes aside, I also find it out of place and am looking forward to the day it goes.

The calipers have about 10mm of clearance...
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