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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I have a set on the way, but thank you....

I have a set on the way, but thank you. Everything is looking good so far. The blue ipd sway bar, red eibach springs, gold anodized bne sway bar links - those wheel wells are looking pretty colorful....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By rearwheelpeel
16mm + 18mm..... I need 18mm.

16mm + 18mm..... I need 18mm.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By rearwheelpeel
240 spindle nut size?

I知 in the process of putting bne coilovers on my 76 242. I had to change to the later style front hubs since the coilovers use the later struts with larger spindles. The old hubs had a lock washer...
Forum: showroom 05-09-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By rearwheelpeel
These housings were one of my first projects on...

These housings were one of my first projects on my 242. Very hard to find a good set. I’ve discovered there are two different brands just like the front flashers, one made by cibie, the other by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-09-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I went with the saddle blanket style, to keep my...

I went with the saddle blanket style, to keep my grandma wagon as grandma-ish as possible.... I値l add some pics later today.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I have coverking brand seat covers in my 960....

I have coverking brand seat covers in my 960. They are custom made to fit specific seats, so they fit very well and look nice and tight. The stitching came loose on the drivers side back after 6...
Forum: showroom 04-30-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Something I hope we never see again... Volvo...

Something I hope we never see again... Volvo dealership “COVID distance tape”

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...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By rearwheelpeel
That’s annoying that the back is in 2 pieces. I...

That’s annoying that the back is in 2 pieces. I don’t know how the 2 pieces seperate/match up, but as long as it doesn’t interfere with securing that center bar section of the upholstery that you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,211
Posted By rearwheelpeel
240 wiper linkage issues

I知 having some issues with the wiper linkage in my 1976 242. I replaced the dash last summer, and I don稚 remember removing any brackets or bolts from the wiper linkage, but I知 wondering if...
Forum: showroom 03-19-2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Get yourself signed up for tradera. I知 amazed at...

Get yourself signed up for tradera. I知 amazed at some of the stuff that comes up for sale. Many sellers are willing to ship to the USA and the exchange rate from usd to sek is not bad at all. I致e...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I’ve contacted him before through eBay and he...

I’ve contacted him before through eBay and he responded pretty quickly. If you type in Volvo r sport you should be able to find the new boards and refurb service he sells, and you can send him a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,502
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,642
Posted By rearwheelpeel
How often do you change your oil? My friend has...

How often do you change your oil? My friend has been driving the same car for about 6 years now, and says he was burning the same amount of oil between changes. He now refills it with 8.5 quarts and...
Forum: showroom 03-06-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
The nicest looking red r sport steering wheel...

The nicest looking red r sport steering wheel I’ve ever seen, about to sell for close to 2 grand....
...
Forum: showroom 03-03-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,051
Posted By rearwheelpeel
There was a yellow 142 Volvo from hell at the...

There was a yellow 142 Volvo from hell at the central New York vcoa show a couple years back. The owner was selling it. Last I heard he did sell it to someone, but I have no idea where it went. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Awesome! Thanks so much for the help. Now that I...

Awesome! Thanks so much for the help. Now that I know I am missing something I’ll probably never find, I may try to just rig this thing so it can swing up and down and stay in place.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2021, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By rearwheelpeel
That little spring inside - what is the other end...

That little spring inside - what is the other end attached to?
+ thanks for the pics!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Does anyone have one that works like it’s...

Does anyone have one that works like it’s supposed to, and wouldn’t mind sharing a picture of the inner mechanism like I did?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,755
Posted By rearwheelpeel
240 Ratcheting armrest repair help

I have an early 240 ratcheting seat mounted armrest that no longer ratchets or stops where I need it to. I can’t figure out how to take it apart or if I would even need to do that. It looks like I’m...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-02-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,848
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Wow, that looks amazing. My ocd approves. I love...

Wow, that looks amazing. My ocd approves. I love the vinyl on the hat shelf/rear dash
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,289
Posted By rearwheelpeel
242 seat latch removal

I知 trying to remove the plastic seat latch assembly from the side of the upper seat frame. (1978 242) This is the latch that allows the seat to fold. I知 having a hard time getting the cables back...
Forum: showroom 01-12-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
^^^^ Nice wheels! I’ll be putting these on...

^^^^
Nice wheels!

I’ll be putting these on my 242 this spring. They were my first purchase from a member here on turbobricks I guess like 5-6 years ago now. They are A.R.E. 398’s in 5x108 - 15x7...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,614
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I use crutchfield for my audio purchases. If you...

I use crutchfield for my audio purchases. If you add your car make model and year they show you everything that will fit. They do have some other options that will fit the stock locations, or you can...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,483
Posted By rearwheelpeel
That痴 my goal. I知 just waiting for an email...

That痴 my goal. I知 just waiting for an email from BNe saying a strut bar/brace combo in orange powder coat is ready to buy....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,483
Posted By rearwheelpeel
It’s a 76. So that makes sense. One more job to...

It’s a 76. So that makes sense. One more job to add to the list then. Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,483
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I知 waiting for those strut bars from kaphlenke...

I知 waiting for those strut bars from kaphlenke to be in stock as well. I致e noticed that in my car the spots where the gt braces would bolt to the firewall there are just holes, there is no...
Forum: website & board 01-01-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 31,451
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Donation sent. I should’ve done this a few years...

Donation sent. I should’ve done this a few years ago. Thanks everybody. Here’s to a fantastic 2021!!!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,526
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Do the later more square style arm rests fit in a...

Do the later more square style arm rests fit in a car that came with the early style angled arm rests? Are the mounting holes in the same spots? (Manual windows)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,524
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I like Lexol brand. It comes in two different...

I like Lexol brand. It comes in two different bottles, an orange one and a brown one. One is leather cleaner and the other is leather conditioner. I’m sure they have a two in one as well. I think the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-02-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Can you smell gas under the hood? The fuel rail...

Can you smell gas under the hood? The fuel rail on my 1995 960 developed a pin hole leak at the end and after a while I could actually watch it dripping gas. When I did replace it my injectors were...
Forum: showroom 11-30-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
:nod: Replacing plastic with old metal makes me...

:nod: Replacing plastic with old metal makes me happy.
Forum: showroom 11-29-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Yeah that’s the type I have, but it got dropped...

Yeah that’s the type I have, but it got dropped at some point and the red plastic is all cracked and broken off...
Forum: showroom 11-29-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
So that style gas cap also fits early 240s?

So that style gas cap also fits early 240s?
Forum: showroom 11-21-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,440
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Thanks for the response, that’s what I figured. I...

Thanks for the response, that’s what I figured. I bought a set of nos headlight bezels and they have a cut out for the wipers. I’ve always been a fan of headlight wipers, so I’d like to try and find...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I just had mine out this past summer to put a...

I just had mine out this past summer to put a cover on it. It wasn’t difficult, I just had to remove a bunch of screws. Just start taking things apart untill you can pull out the dash. For some...
Forum: showroom 11-19-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,440
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Single round headlight wipers

On early 240s with single round headlights, was it only European models that got headlight wipers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,203
Posted By rearwheelpeel
You will probably want to remove your steering...

You will probably want to remove your steering wheel. The back metal portion of the dash (the part with the speaker grill in the center) has plastic pins that slide into holes on the firewall. You...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,998
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I bought 960 coilovers from him about 2 years...

I bought 960 coilovers from him about 2 years ago. They arrived here in NY all the way from the UK about 3 weeks after I paid for them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2020, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,437
Posted By rearwheelpeel
The little bulb pulls out of that white plastic...

The little bulb pulls out of that white plastic piece. Be gentle, but just pull the bulb right out. You don’t need to mess with any wires.

*nevermind... I realized your talking about a different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,895
Posted By rearwheelpeel
My 960 glass sun roof was leaking from the gasket...

My 960 glass sun roof was leaking from the gasket that seals around the glass itself. I ran a bead of silicone or rtv (can’t remember) all around where the gasket meets the glass from the outside and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,389
Posted By rearwheelpeel
I’m pretty sure the 940 mats are the same, but...

I’m pretty sure the 940 mats are the same, but the 960 has a slightly different floor shape. I have a set of 940 mats in my 1995 960 and they do slide around a little bit, they are not quite right. I...
Forum: showroom 10-21-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,304
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Yeah I was going to say the same thing. I...

Yeah I was going to say the same thing. I wouldn稚 use the standard pink bondo body filler, it will eventually crack and you値l be upset, I致e been there a few times. I would suggest fiberglass or a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By rearwheelpeel
On my car I have to push in on the door as I’m...

On my car I have to push in on the door as I’m opening from the outside. If I just try to pull the handle it won’t open. It opens fine from the inside. Try pulling in on the door as your trying to...
Forum: showroom 10-18-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Awesome! Thank you!

Awesome! Thank you!
Forum: showroom 10-18-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
That’s really cool to learn about the patch. I...

That’s really cool to learn about the patch. I picked that up at a yard sale in Vermont about 15 years ago. I also have a Volvos from hell shirt, it has the same logo on the front as the stickers but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,224
Posted By rearwheelpeel
R sport cluster gauge light bulbs

I知 trying to figure out what style of bulb I need to buy to replace the lights inside of the gauges on an r sport cluster. These are not the small wedge style bulbs for the warning strip, but the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,497
Posted By rearwheelpeel
The thread pitch should be the same through all...

The thread pitch should be the same through all of the later models but there are different lengths. C30 + s40 are probably identical though.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 35,848
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Wow beautiful car! Awesome score.

Wow beautiful car! Awesome score.
Forum: showroom 10-09-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 1,399,258
Posted By rearwheelpeel
A cool old patch ...

A cool old patch

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And some bad @ss stickers

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Forum: showroom 10-07-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By rearwheelpeel
Swedish metal sells some interesting stripe kits...

Swedish metal sells some interesting stripe kits for the lower (rocker) portions.


https://swedmet.storenvy.com/products/14284602-torslanda-sidestripe-kit
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