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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By white855T
You could do something like this....

You could do something like this. https://www.prancingmoose.com/VolvoStickers.html#240bumperlabels
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,137
Posted By white855T
So this happened... I've been meaning to add some...

So this happened... I've been meaning to add some updates but have been really busy. Will add details later.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50614928458_30d364317a_c.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 24,033
Posted By white855T
Link to bullet connector....

Link to bullet connector. https://www.prancingmoose.com/blackvinyl.html#volvo1pole
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By white855T
That is the main point that I'm making. If the...

That is the main point that I'm making. If the shaft is worn out, then you would have to buy a new shaft which is not cheap. You can buy a readily available center cartridge and take care of this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By white855T
For turbo issue. Look up on YouTube for turbo...

For turbo issue. Look up on YouTube for turbo shaft play. There will be many videos that show you what is acceptable and what is not. Also if you are still not sure, you can just buy a new center...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-01-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By white855T
Sounds good. All you got to do is get started!

Sounds good. All you got to do is get started!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,080
Posted By white855T
Only buy genuine Volvo for coolant tank.

Only buy genuine Volvo for coolant tank.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,119
Posted By white855T
There isn't any aftermarket speaker available...

There isn't any aftermarket speaker available that works with the square speaker grille.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,849
Posted By white855T
Get some stock springs and install new struts....

Get some stock springs and install new struts. Then when you can properly spend some money, do it right with coilovers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,036
Posted By white855T
The emblem is not glued in place. The emblem is...

The emblem is not glued in place. The emblem is applied with double sided tape. If you are using a genuine Volvo emblem, you must use double sided tape. Do no use adhesive, it will ruin the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By white855T
Order Volvo sealer from fcp. Just add a couple of...

Order Volvo sealer from fcp. Just add a couple of small things you'll be over $49 for free shipping.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,134
Posted By white855T
All the v6 wct5 transmissions have removable bell...

All the v6 wct5 transmissions have removable bell housings(96-04). So there is always a good supply(at least in the US).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By white855T
I'll sell you a set of bolts for $15 shipped. Pm...

I'll sell you a set of bolts for $15 shipped. Pm me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,212
Posted By white855T
Flat flywheel?

Flat flywheel?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,212
Posted By white855T
Any machine shop can resurface the flywheel....

Any machine shop can resurface the flywheel. Should be $30-40. I've heard napa can do it too but haven't tried yet.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,251
Posted By white855T
Usually 89-93 cars are pretty solid. You get that...

Usually 89-93 cars are pretty solid. You get that typical surface rust in the engine bay and random places. Anything before 89, it will have some sort of rust. Not from salt but usually for...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,251
Posted By white855T
I wonder if they changed suppliers that use a...

I wonder if they changed suppliers that use a different nozzle. All the ones I bought work incredibly well for a spray can when compared to products like dupli-color.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-14-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 40,251
Posted By white855T
Did you buy ipd color matched 189 spray paint?...

Did you buy ipd color matched 189 spray paint? I've used it before for small repair jobs like that and it works great. You can blend repair pretty well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By white855T
Those aren't oe manufactures.

Those aren't oe manufactures.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,069
Posted By white855T
Most of what swedish car parts sells are...

Most of what swedish car parts sells are reproductions which means high prices. A lot of genuine parts are still available but people are lazy and don't do research. Ipd has gone downhill on genuine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By white855T
I know on some racks trw would of been oem.

I know on some racks trw would of been oem.
Forum: showroom 08-12-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By white855T
Sem trim black makes them look stock-ish.

Sem trim black makes them look stock-ish.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,137
Posted By white855T
I had to get up at the butt crack of down to put...

I had to get up at the butt crack of down to put in motor/trans. It didn't go as smoothly as planned but I managed to get it in there. After installing, I realized this is an early 240 so it doesn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,569
Posted By white855T
Did you run it dry on oil? Did the Kool-aid man...

Did you run it dry on oil? Did the Kool-aid man make an appearance?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,137
Posted By white855T
I put a lot of effort into all my projects but...

I put a lot of effort into all my projects but they are all meant to be driven. No trailer/garage queens here. Once they have been passed on, I want the new owner to enjoy the car and use it. What's...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,137
Posted By white855T
I had been waiting to pick up my powder coated...

I had been waiting to pick up my powder coated parts for a little while. Could I have painted these parts? Sure, but we're in the hottest part of summer right now. Wasn't going to happen. Powder...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,137
Posted By white855T
Bigger update coming... but small update today....

Bigger update coming... but small update today. Assembled 19t turbo(found this on a kia optima and it needed some modification to fit of course) and fitted down pipe to a mock up motor. Everything...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By white855T
https://www.swedishcarparts.com/models/22-volvo-24...

https://www.swedishcarparts.com/models/22-volvo-240-260-1975-1982-and-1980-1993/parts/condensers

New condensers are available. Swedish car parts is just one option.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-05-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,166
Posted By white855T
Not OEM but new lights and brackets....

Not OEM but new lights and brackets. https://www.ebay.com/itm/362450187809
Forum: performance & modifications 07-31-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,776
Posted By white855T
Yeah, that brace looks bent as hell. I've come...

Yeah, that brace looks bent as hell. I've come across some like that in a junkyard car. Spoiler alert, the car was wrecked in the front.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By white855T
Use a large chisel and hammer to loosen the...

Use a large chisel and hammer to loosen the bolts. The bolt heads will be ruined but at least you'll be able to get them off. I had to do this just last week. When one of the bolt heads rounded off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By white855T
Ideally a 6 point offset box wrench would work...

Ideally a 6 point offset box wrench would work the best. The 12 point offset box wrenches are a lot more common and can be bought almost anywhere.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,785
Posted By white855T
Order remanufactured ones. I ordered mine from...

Order remanufactured ones. I ordered mine from rockauto centric brand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By white855T
Why not just buy the correct 12 mm hose and be...

Why not just buy the correct 12 mm hose and be done with it?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-18-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,137
Posted By white855T
So... I haven't been able to work on this car 3...

So... I haven't been able to work on this car 3 weeks(which sucks). My daily died again(not throwing money into it again so its being parted out). Been busy parting out 3 cars(1 car left). Huge...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 152,314
Posted By white855T
Awesome trip Aidan! I bet it was smooth sailing...

Awesome trip Aidan! I bet it was smooth sailing with that V8.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 152,314
Posted By white855T
I say, do whatever makes you happy! It is your...

I say, do whatever makes you happy! It is your car afterall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-16-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,548
Posted By white855T
I'm doing this front end. It does require...

I'm doing this front end. It does require changing fenders. The headlights are the 86+ e codes(81+ for euro models). Also need headlight trim to fill in top space of headlight & hood.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 50,159
Posted By white855T
Question Got to learn to say no... :lol:

Got to learn to say no... :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,614
Posted By white855T
Are you okay? You don't seem stable. Many people...

Are you okay? You don't seem stable. Many people put big brakes on relatively stock cars to find it wasn't to their liking. I'm not saying that will be your experience. You can improve braking buying...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-15-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,614
Posted By white855T
Question Says the guy driving a 744... :lol:

Says the guy driving a 744... :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,780
Posted By white855T
I have these parts available if you need them....

I have these parts available if you need them. They were on my daily driver that I parted out and were in good working order.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,802
Posted By white855T
I have the ECU, ezk and ezk wiring needed(knock...

I have the ECU, ezk and ezk wiring needed(knock sensor and ICU come with wiring as well). Send PM if interested in those parts.

You don't need sodium filled valves. If you're doing a basic +t,...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-13-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,825
Posted By white855T
It's been over 3 months. You never know sometimes...

It's been over 3 months. You never know sometimes I go to a yard and some cars are never touched but this is a cali yard. I bet its just a shell right now. It also might not be in the yard. Some...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By white855T
Probably. Fresh air comes through the cowl right...

Probably. Fresh air comes through the cowl right to the top of a/c box. It would be a massive pain in the ass to do it. Dash has to come out, you would have to drain coolant, discharge a/c. And...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-12-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,614
Posted By white855T
What do you need big brakes for? Coolness factor?...

What do you need big brakes for? Coolness factor? The stock brakes are sufficient for many different setups.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,218
Posted By white855T
The aw71 should not know be hard to find at all...

The aw71 should not know be hard to find at all if you know where to look. There must be someone parting out a turbo car in your region. I have an aw71 from my personal car that is in good working...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,218
Posted By white855T
That's not high. It's a junkyard, a business that...

That's not high. It's a junkyard, a business that aims at making a profit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,210
Posted By white855T
Are you also buying the turbo transmission?...

Are you also buying the turbo transmission? You'll need it unless you like swapping transmissions out for fun!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,999
Posted By white855T
Makes for a good chuckle. Yes, you have to mount...

Makes for a good chuckle. Yes, you have to mount the wheel upside down. :lol:
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