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Forum: projects & restorations 05-30-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 113,752
Posted By JonnyP
Nice work. Very well done.

Nice work. Very well done.
Forum: showroom 05-30-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By JonnyP
Great write up!

Great write up!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 261,670
Posted By JonnyP
Looks great.

Looks great.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 107,888
Posted By JonnyP
No prob. Another tip is once you have the...

No prob.

Another tip is once you have the shape right and everything looks good, wet sand the primer with 2000 grit or something really fine, and shine a light on it. Sometimes you can't see...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 107,888
Posted By JonnyP
You can use a wooden dowel, rubber hose, or...

You can use a wooden dowel, rubber hose, or something with the same radius, as a sanding block to smooth out the curve right above the trim line.

I've also made custom sanding blocks out of rigid...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 261,670
Posted By JonnyP
That is really great. Are you considering making...

That is really great. Are you considering making theses and selling them?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-24-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 553,261
Posted By JonnyP
Great work man. Looking forward to seeing the...

Great work man. Looking forward to seeing the final product.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 215,671
Posted By JonnyP
You might want to check out these roto joints....

You might want to check out these roto joints. "The Roto-Joint is designed to work like a spherical rod end while maintaining streetable qualities of a softer bushing"
...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 342,194
Posted By JonnyP
Wicked progress man. Looks great! I dig the...

Wicked progress man. Looks great! I dig the drain mod. Really makes you think about how weird the factory way is.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-21-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 261,670
Posted By JonnyP
Definitely looks better with the commandos....

Definitely looks better with the commandos. That's awesome that you showed the car to the previous owners. They must be happy that it went to a good home
Forum: projects & restorations 02-27-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 261,670
Posted By JonnyP
Great job on the body work man. The rear quarters...

Great job on the body work man. The rear quarters look factory new and the paint looks great!
Forum: projects & restorations 09-03-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 261,670
Posted By JonnyP
Nice work! what kind of paint is the black coat?

Nice work! what kind of paint is the black coat?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-01-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 261,670
Posted By JonnyP
Keep up the great work! I always look forward to...

Keep up the great work! I always look forward to seeing your posts.
Forum: showroom 08-05-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,343
Posted By JonnyP
Neat. Thanks. Looks like a great product

Neat. Thanks. Looks like a great product
Forum: showroom 08-05-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,343
Posted By JonnyP
Does anyone know what this product is that he has...

Does anyone know what this product is that he has used?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v245/Kulmamies/Volvo%20162/DSC08904.jpg
Forum: showroom 02-21-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,320
Posted By JonnyP
Any idea on how he made these wheels?

Any idea on how he made these wheels?
Forum: showroom 02-03-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,042
Posted By JonnyP
Or this for the 760 ...

Or this for the 760

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61gqas7DOAL._SL1024_.jpg
Forum: showroom 02-03-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,042
Posted By JonnyP
The picture isn't that big but here is the...

The picture isn't that big but here is the older/euro version for reference.

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s294/jonnyparolin/IMG_0975.jpg
Forum: showroom 02-02-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,042
Posted By JonnyP
You can download a program to edit the font and...

You can download a program to edit the font and make it the same. I can't remember the name of the one I used but I was to make small adjustments to a font for a similar situation.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 175,557
Posted By JonnyP
+1 on tucking the bumpers. This is how I did...

+1 on tucking the bumpers. This is how I did mine.

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=1335673&postcount=132

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s294/jonnyparolin/P1070199.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 11-28-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 175,557
Posted By JonnyP
The stripes look very accurate in the shape. They...

The stripes look very accurate in the shape. They must have bought the stripe kit and used a different pinstripe for what wouild have been the orange part.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 70,072
Posted By JonnyP
Thanks! The spoiler should only be 1.5 - 2 inches...

Thanks! The spoiler should only be 1.5 - 2 inches lower. I'll have to see the curb situation when it's done. Back a few pages there's a link to a seperate thread for the spoiler with more detailed...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 33,621
Posted By JonnyP
When I was a kid the arcade at the mall had that...

When I was a kid the arcade at the mall had that game and if you unplugged the machine and plugged it back in, you got to play a free game. I'm not sure why. Maybe a gift for the movers installing...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-28-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 187,585
Posted By JonnyP
You've done a Fantastic job. I think this car...

You've done a Fantastic job. I think this car would fit perfectly alongside the red 244, 242, and 780 that the Volvo CEO had custom made back in the 80's
Forum: projects & restorations 09-26-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 187,585
Posted By JonnyP
We get it.

We get it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 261,670
Posted By JonnyP
Excellent work my friend!

Excellent work my friend!
Forum: projects & restorations 08-15-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 88,854
Posted By JonnyP
You should ask a moderator to move this to the...

You should ask a moderator to move this to the project section.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 88,854
Posted By JonnyP
Neat. Can you take a picture from above looking...

Neat. Can you take a picture from above looking back? say the position of rear view mirror or so? It would be nice to see the whole thing and how sits in relation to the chassis.
Forum: showroom 08-01-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By JonnyP
http://scontent-a.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xfp1/t5...

http://scontent-a.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xfp1/t51.2885-15/10254145_1477269265823783_1245616388_n.jpg

Google search is your friend
Forum: showroom 07-26-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,993
Posted By JonnyP
http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s294/jonnyparol...

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s294/jonnyparolin/_img900copy-1.jpg~original
Forum: showroom 07-24-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,993
Posted By JonnyP
When I have more time I'll do a better one.

When I have more time I'll do a better one.
Forum: showroom 07-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,993
Posted By JonnyP
http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s294/jonnyparol...

http://i155.photobucket.com/albums/s294/jonnyparolin/20140504_123929copy.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,871
Posted By JonnyP
I have it figured out now. I'll post pics later...

I have it figured out now. I'll post pics later if anyone runs into the same problem. Basically I didn't realize the 91+ style trim from volvo is two pieces. Part of it comes glued to the windshield,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,871
Posted By JonnyP
Later winshield trim part# ?

Does anyone know the part number for this trim? 3540053 is not correct. I ordered 3540053 and it is made for a different style or is made to go inbehind? Either way it's not the same as pictured...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 1,287,161
Posted By JonnyP
Fair enough. It was mentioned before, I just...

Fair enough. It was mentioned before, I just thought I'd try a different approach. (a weird one I admit)
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,181
Views: 1,287,161
Posted By JonnyP
My grandmother was looking at your thread and she...

My grandmother was looking at your thread and she sympathized with you and your camera difficulties. She use to have the same problem.

Anyhoo she made this helpful video for you.
...
Forum: showroom 05-29-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 1,197,097
Posted By JonnyP
I don't know if some one posted this already but...

I don't know if some one posted this already but Here's a Volvo service bulletin showing sizes and paint codes for a lot of the wheels. You could add it into the original post.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,235
Posted By JonnyP
I thought the consensus was that the 960 block...

I thought the consensus was that the 960 block doesn't take too kindly to boost??

Looks amazing. More pictures please.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 70,072
Posted By JonnyP
Thanks! I can't wait to see it with the brand new...

Thanks! I can't wait to see it with the brand new lights.



Agreed



Lets just trade cars. You put mine back together, I'll do the body work on yours.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 70,072
Posted By JonnyP
Hey 242nd post! Edit: In honor of the 242nd...

Hey 242nd post!

Edit: In honor of the 242nd post I figure I better have something a little more substantial. I wasn't going to post this one because it was put together in a sloppy way but it does...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 70,072
Posted By JonnyP
Ditto my friend. Small update. Up until now...

Ditto my friend.

Small update. Up until now the car would stay either in the body shop or in the car port beside the body shop. This resulted in lots of overspray, dust, and dings from other...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 630,039
Posted By JonnyP
Thanks! I'm starting to get back to work on it....

Thanks! I'm starting to get back to work on it. Drawing inspiration from this thread.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 890
Views: 630,039
Posted By JonnyP
Tucking the bumper is another option. If you...

Tucking the bumper is another option.

If you slot the holes on the bumper shock flanges, you can raise it up. And then to move it in just compress the bumper shock 1 to 1.5 inches using a press,...
Forum: showroom 05-11-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,606
Posted By JonnyP
Also the dimmer above the light switch is kinda...

Also the dimmer above the light switch is kinda strange.
Forum: showroom 05-11-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,606
Posted By JonnyP
There is something different about where the...

There is something different about where the clock would be on the 244.....
Forum: showroom 05-10-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,606
Posted By JonnyP
Fantastic! thank you for posting. It would...

Fantastic! thank you for posting.

It would be nice to see under the hood of these things.
Forum: showroom 05-09-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,127
Posted By JonnyP
Width wise they are no different. If anything the...

Width wise they are no different. If anything the 83 is slightly wider for some reason which really sucks for me because the whole reason I bought it was because I thought it would tighten the gap on...
Forum: showroom 05-08-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,127
Posted By JonnyP
There must be three different plastic types then...

There must be three different plastic types then b/c the shocks on my 86+ front bumper are not compatible with my 83-85 front bumper at all. But this might be a Canadian thing. Either way all I did...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 4,741,733
Posted By JonnyP
http://www.garaget.org/forum/viewtopic.php?id=2784...

http://www.garaget.org/forum/viewtopic.php?id=278431&p=1

Here's the thread on the same car.

http://www.garaget.org/mypage/gallery.php?user=172434&album=52029

and gallery.
Forum: showroom 05-01-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,949
Posted By JonnyP
I'm just gonna say they were yellow. The second...

I'm just gonna say they were yellow. The second picture I posted appears that way.
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