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Forum: projects & restorations 11-26-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 943,726
Posted By DD Ranch
If you did what would you do? That said,...

If you did what would you do?

That said, I'm second in line if my neighbor decides to sell his Jaguar XK-S in British Racing Green. I would have to let my 84 244 GL go as I couldn't keep them...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By DD Ranch
These ? ...

These ?


https://yoshifab.com/store/images/cache/gtlowerbrace.500.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By DD Ranch
I don't have any suggestions but I'm very...

I don't have any suggestions but I'm very interested in seeing what you do.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By DD Ranch
That is your 25a Fuse Holder. I can't tell...

That is your 25a Fuse Holder.

I can't tell from the photo but the tab looks broken and is there a even a fuse in it?

It's normally hooked onto the fuse rail on the inner fender.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By DD Ranch
I'm pretty sure the bulb holder is a friction...

I'm pretty sure the bulb holder is a friction fit.

Try slowly pulling it out with a small twist.
Forum: events 10-24-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,150
Posted By DD Ranch
Looks like you've done this a few years now. ...

Looks like you've done this a few years now.

So hopefully my wife and I can join you all next year.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,827
Posted By DD Ranch
^ Alright; sounds easy enough. I just didn't...

^

Alright; sounds easy enough. I just didn't want any surprises.

Thanks both.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,827
Posted By DD Ranch
Great. Thanks. But so the antenna base...

Great. Thanks.

But so the antenna base doesn't detach from the D pillar then?
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,827
Posted By DD Ranch
91 245 Antenna Replacement

I need to replace my antenna and already have a replacement. My question is, how does the black mounting "bracket" detach from the body.

According to Voluparts, Volvo has instructions...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,112
Posted By DD Ranch
^ I've never seen those chromed vents...

^

I've never seen those chromed vents before. That looks sharp and pulls the dash together.

It's funny but I like the look - I took the chrome strip off the dash on my 91 wagon and de-silvered...
Forum: showroom 10-04-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,943,535
Posted By DD Ranch
At Florida Volvo Community's Swedish Social 3.0...

At Florida Volvo Community's Swedish Social 3.0 yesterday.

https://i.imgur.com/aifEqXlh.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,539
Posted By DD Ranch
That looks great.

That looks great.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By DD Ranch
I was concerned about that with the Frost King...

I was concerned about that with the Frost King Duct Insulation I used under the hood on my 245 - but it's all still there over a year later.

I also used it on the floor, inside firewall and inside...
Forum: events 09-30-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By DD Ranch
Cool. See you there.

Cool. See you there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By DD Ranch
I don't know what causes it. It seems like its a...

I don't know what causes it. It seems like its a grimy film.

You say you have the cluster out; have you taken the back off with the instruments leaving the shell of the cluster? That's how you get...
Forum: showroom 09-27-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,427
Posted By DD Ranch
There was a recent thread on this topic and I...

There was a recent thread on this topic and I can't find it!

Someone suggested a Bass Shaker (https://www.madisoundspeakerstore.com/bass-shakers/aurasound-ast-2b-4-pro-bass-shaker-each/) which...
Forum: events 09-27-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,407
Posted By DD Ranch
Getting ready for this. Anyone else going?

Getting ready for this.

Anyone else going?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,272
Posted By DD Ranch
Sounds like it will be well set up then. ...

Sounds like it will be well set up then.

You probably already know this; just get used to the feel of the rig and how it handles. And give yourself plenty of space and room to stop. Practice a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,272
Posted By DD Ranch
Well, how much stuff do you have? We towed...

Well, how much stuff do you have?

We towed this back from MI TO FL in two days - the same time it takes us without a trailer. Wind didn't seem too bad at all. Car handled great. It did have IPD...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By DD Ranch
This seems like a pretty good solution. Do you...

This seems like a pretty good solution. Do you have pics of your install?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-20-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 39,278
Posted By DD Ranch
Yeah, nice work and good to see you were able to...

Yeah, nice work and good to see you were able to fix it so well.

I just re-read the whole thread and saw that it was the second front end hit it's taken.

Great to see the car still around.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By DD Ranch
I used to have that set up. ...

I used to have that set up.

https://i.imgur.com/QifrnnKl.jpg?1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-31-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,492
Posted By DD Ranch
You might ask RP80242GT+T He fixed a couple...

You might ask RP80242GT+T

He fixed a couple of 52mm clocks for me a while ago.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,539
Posted By DD Ranch
Looks like it could be a decent start to a...

Looks like it could be a decent start to a project - the drivers side looks OK anyway :-P

What is this folkrace cam you speak of?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,640
Posted By DD Ranch
I had a gold 91 245 that came with a Quick-n-Easy...

I had a gold 91 245 that came with a Quick-n-Easy when I bought it.

I like them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,001
Posted By DD Ranch
^ Looking at those BaT photos notice that...

^

Looking at those BaT photos notice that wagon had its front inner fender liners removed and the fenders rolled to make room.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,668
Posted By DD Ranch
Exactly. Despite a Volvo TSB on it.

Exactly. Despite a Volvo TSB on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,658
Posted By DD Ranch
I did it on an 83 wagon. I had to file down the...

I did it on an 83 wagon. I had to file down the bottom of the mounting triangle pieces where the mirrors attach.

If you still have the 82-85 style trim under the windows, the 86+ mirrors will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By DD Ranch
Terrific! Thanks everyone.

Terrific!

Thanks everyone.
Forum: showroom 06-19-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 198,352
Posted By DD Ranch
Well, that's different. Do you have a spare...

Well, that's different.

Do you have a spare uncut boot lid?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By DD Ranch
Thanks Mr Redwood Chair. I thought about...

Thanks Mr Redwood Chair.

I thought about your answer, a lot, but I still don't understand.

Do you mean Yes, they bolt right up?

Thanks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,633
Posted By DD Ranch
Solid to Vented Rotor Brake Upgrade?

I need to get the brakes on my 84 244GL overhauled. It has stock solid discs
up front. My 85 wagon had the vented rotors.

Probably needs a new MC and I have a leaking front caliper.

If I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,433
Posted By DD Ranch
It could be easier to carefully cut a slit like...

It could be easier to carefully cut a slit like the originals had, like Philski said.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,836
Posted By DD Ranch
Some people still use the Craigs List … ...

Some people still use the Craigs List …

Volvo 240 740 760 940 Wheels & Tires - $240 (lutz)

https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/wto/d/lutz-volvo-wheels-tires/7127606681.html
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,322
Posted By DD Ranch
This was the one in FL right? Glad to see it...

This was the one in FL right?

Glad to see it went to a good home.

Keep us posted.
Forum: showroom 05-31-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9,547
Views: 3,943,535
Posted By DD Ranch
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49953961071_ac...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49953961071_acb1487aed_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j7g7fT)



Nice car.

And I like the those R Sport style gauge faces very much and was thinking of getting...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,218
Posted By DD Ranch
Re: Jorgen

From their Home Page …

"Due to unfortunate circumstances Jorgen Automotive is permanently closed. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for the thirty plus years of...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,226
Posted By DD Ranch
Great looking car and so nice to see it being...

Great looking car and so nice to see it being restored and put to use.

Don't know about retrofitting a/c but I can tell you that the 73 142e I had many years ago had A/C.

It looked stock to me...
Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,205
Posted By DD Ranch
Great stuff. Thanks for posting all those. I...

Great stuff. Thanks for posting all those.

I love this. Reminds me of a Duesenberg.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/1024x768q90/924/Ppy1pk.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,263
Posted By DD Ranch
wear :-P

wear



:-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,263
Posted By DD Ranch
Ditto Tire Rack. I've bought the last three sets...

Ditto Tire Rack. I've bought the last three sets from them and had them shipped to the house then had a small local shop that's been in business for years mount, balance and install.

I had the...
Forum: showroom 05-13-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By DD Ranch
Thanks for posting that.

Thanks for posting that.
Forum: showroom 04-17-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,660
Views: 1,137,809
Posted By DD Ranch
:rofl: You are joking? Right?

:rofl:

You are joking? Right?
Forum: showroom 04-10-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236
Posted By DD Ranch
Don't forget these … Amazon Ceiling Mount...

Don't forget these …

Amazon Ceiling Mount Gauge Pod (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=351796)

https://i.imgur.com/DqyhDzq.jpg?4
...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By DD Ranch
Mr Brown's 245 Boosted on a Budget ... ...

Mr Brown's 245 Boosted on a Budget ...

https://i.imgur.com/IqcUCjP.jpg?2
https://i.imgur.com/KXlvaGAh.jpg
Forum: showroom 03-29-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By DD Ranch
I think this is a 940 lip. ...

I think this is a 940 lip.

https://i724.photobucket.com/albums/ww250/143motakitty/20190507_230407_zpscxuosgli.jpg
Forum: showroom 03-29-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By DD Ranch
http://forum.vccn.no/dbtgallery.php?do=gallery_ima...

http://forum.vccn.no/dbtgallery.php?do=gallery_image&id=2856&gal=gallery&type=full
Forum: showroom 03-28-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By DD Ranch
http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn165/schaff70/...

http://i304.photobucket.com/albums/nn165/schaff70/240Turbo/11794601_927647213961634_2193702209677542259_o.jpg
Forum: showroom 03-28-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By DD Ranch
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5654/24052012061_82...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5654/24052012061_8254247b74_c.jpg
Forum: showroom 03-28-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By DD Ranch
https://yesse.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Tapahtumat++reissut/V...

https://yesse.kuvat.fi/kuvat/Tapahtumat++reissut/Volvo+miitit/Ahvenisto+09.07.2016/IMG_3479.jpg/_img1280.jpg
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