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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By nel621
I may have set of door panels if still...

I may have set of door panels if still interested. Nonhog don't parted out, yet.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-09-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 412
Posted By nel621
Did the windshield suffer damage? I think once...

Did the windshield suffer damage? I think once you pull the engine you will find the wiring not so bad. Your going to have to change it out for what ever new engine you choose. If you don't have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By nel621
There is such a thing as fabric tape but usually...

There is such a thing as fabric tape but usually applied with an iron. If it's just a stripe of fabric, have your wife "fold it" to the size you want then just attach it along the edges with double...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By nel621
Post in Wanted for a hinge, no sense messing...

Post in Wanted for a hinge, no sense messing around with pins and bushings.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,220
Posted By nel621
Well done.

Well done.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,140
Posted By nel621
For the blend you do not have to sand but you...

For the blend you do not have to sand but you have to scuff the old paint if you want it bond. I believe the gray scotch brite pad is the smoother one. Could be the red one, double check. If you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,140
Posted By nel621
^ Good candidate for a hack and pack. Sheet...

^ Good candidate for a hack and pack. Sheet metal, pop rivets and fiberglass bondo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 537
Posted By nel621
I don't think there was such an item.

I don't think there was such an item.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,140
Posted By nel621
You can use Tec screws to line things up. Then...

You can use Tec screws to line things up. Then weld the small hole it leaves behind. For the trim use only 3M trim tape. VHB, ( very high bond). Not only does it come in different widths but also...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,140
Posted By nel621
Don't worry about the pin holes. Use some short...

Don't worry about the pin holes. Use some short strand fiberglass bondo to fill and get it somewhat flat. Then use regular bondo for the finish coat and get things flat and smooth.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By nel621
All you have to do is call the number on the CL...

All you have to do is call the number on the CL ad and ask if he has this for sale and how much. I bought a dash and rear valance cover from him. He mentioned at the time that he had a bad back and I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By nel621
Same guy, named Sam. ...

Same guy, named Sam.
https://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/pts/d/deer-park-used-volvo-240-parts-largest/6994286177.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By nel621
That seller buys and sells Volvo cars and parts...

That seller buys and sells Volvo cars and parts all the time. His prices are not cheap but the parts tend to be good condition.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,998
Posted By nel621
Very nice. Can't wait to finish this one. I have...

Very nice. Can't wait to finish this one. I have 2 more that need a little work.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 19,998
Posted By nel621
Thank you for asking. The vinyl top has been...

Thank you for asking. The vinyl top has been made and ready for installation. But in the middle of this restoration I opened my own business. So no time to take the car over to the shop to have the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,607
Posted By nel621
Last major trip in my 89 240 was NYC to SC. I...

Last major trip in my 89 240 was NYC to SC. I drive it on weekends every now and then. Just hit 66,000. I daily drive my 06 Odyssey. Drove it Quebec, Montreal, Denver a few times, Fl. more times than...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 751
Posted By nel621
Not sure what is in a '93 door but I would think...

Not sure what is in a '93 door but I would think all you need is everything that is the passenger door to make a remote lock work. You will have to "flip" the motor around to mount it. You should...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 673
Posted By nel621
Is your bulb out light on also? Check your...

Is your bulb out light on also? Check your taillight grounds and make sure the bulbs "match" side to side.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,532
Posted By nel621
I bet your garage is getting smaller.:) That pic...

I bet your garage is getting smaller.:) That pic with guys and the engine, funny. You'd think you just pulled a marlin out of the ocean.:lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-12-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 188,682
Posted By nel621
How is the wire harness? Low miles but still...

How is the wire harness? Low miles but still going on almost 40 years.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 188,682
Posted By nel621
I had a similar issue with the "Georgia Coupe"....

I had a similar issue with the "Georgia Coupe". Been taking it out for spin around the neighborhood. Then one day it just didn't act right. Turn off on me and I couldn't get it started. All systems...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-05-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 188,682
Posted By nel621
About that saddle. I know we all strive to use...

About that saddle. I know we all strive to use the OE part but when that part becomes NLA I would think that a muffler u-clamp could be adapted to work. :twocents:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By nel621
Thank you. Now the hunt!

Thank you. Now the hunt!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By nel621
I need another part number

The 262c and I think all of 264 GLE cars had a chrome surround on top of the rubber bezel of the door handles. I purchased new ones a while back and for the life of can't find them. I need these for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By nel621
http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=299...

http://turbobricks.com/forums/showthread.php?t=299896&highlight=detergent+600
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By nel621
Like I said , if you only want to improve on the...

Like I said , if you only want to improve on the bright finish on the "flats' it will be a lot less work. Just use different grits of sandpaper to get a nice shiny finish. You will need to scuff the...
Forum: showroom 10-01-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 2,485
Views: 888,666
Posted By nel621
I found one of those on a wrecked 240 many moons...

I found one of those on a wrecked 240 many moons ago. Found it completely by accident as once installed it is hidden. Sold it too cheap back then too. Who knew.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By nel621
First, there are Corona wheels with 2 different...

First, there are Corona wheels with 2 different finishes. One has a shiny finish on the lip and flat section of the spokes. The other is an all painted ( powder coated? ) finish. I refinished a set a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By nel621
I know Honda sells just the inserts for their...

I know Honda sells just the inserts for their cars. Maybe call the local dealer and see if they have any in the sizes you need.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By nel621
Just look for inserts. You don't have to change...

Just look for inserts. You don't have to change the arms.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-17-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 188,682
Posted By nel621
It's always something, isn't it?

It's always something, isn't it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By nel621
You can buy replacement reflectors.

You can buy replacement reflectors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,145
Posted By nel621
The e-codes on the gray car will bolt right in to...

The e-codes on the gray car will bolt right in to the burgundy car. Much better light too.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-13-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,518
Posted By nel621
Nice work. I would go over that entire inner...

Nice work. I would go over that entire inner panel with some POR15 before welding on the 1/4 panel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By nel621
Check to make sure the holes haven't been...

Check to make sure the holes haven't been enlarged or that glove box "flange" is damaged.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-22-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,518
Posted By nel621
Careful with the brake calipers. I practiced...

Careful with the brake calipers. I practiced rebuilding a caliper by separating the halves and then reassembled them. Not sure where I went wrong buy the leaked from the 4 bolts. :-(
Forum: showroom 08-06-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By nel621
$2500 tops

$2500 tops
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By nel621
Now I need to check the fleet to see if I have...

Now I need to check the fleet to see if I have red or green caps. Who knew?
Forum: showroom 08-01-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,136
Posted By nel621
Really?

Really?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By nel621
Just go to New Jersey. They fill the gas for you....

Just go to New Jersey. They fill the gas for you. You can't pump your own gas.:roll:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By nel621
I would be happier if they just delete all the...

I would be happier if they just delete all the pictures instead of f**king with them. First a watermark, now the blur. What's next just a blank ?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By nel621
Not sure why the Photosuckit pics posted blurry....

Not sure why the Photosuckit pics posted blurry. What is their issue? Have fun in Memphis!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By nel621
I hear ya. Make sure the missus knows what kind...

I hear ya. Make sure the missus knows what kind of road trip she's in for. :) I had similar issues on my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By nel621
Is it just the top of the frame that is rusty?...

Is it just the top of the frame that is rusty? Why not just cut out the rust and weld in a section of metal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By nel621
You don't have to remove the dash. Just open the...

You don't have to remove the dash. Just open the door as far as it will go. If anything only loosen the hinge from the door and NOT from the body.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,470
Posted By nel621
If the check covers your estimate for repair why...

If the check covers your estimate for repair why not cash it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-19-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By nel621
Get a floor jack and a piece of wood and place it...

Get a floor jack and a piece of wood and place it under the door opposite the hinges. Loosen the hinges top and bottom and slowly raise the door. Make sure your are lifting the door and not the car....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By nel621
I do believe most of the weight is on the UPPER...

I do believe most of the weight is on the UPPER hinge.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,470
Posted By nel621
^ relax

^ relax
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,470
Posted By nel621
Curious, got pics of damage?

Curious, got pics of damage?
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