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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By nel621
There were very few options you could order for...

There were very few options you could order for the Bertone. I think most had to do with the stereo system, different types of radios and of course rear speakers., usually the box type like in my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By nel621
Just measure carefully. You can use a speaker...

Just measure carefully. You can use a speaker just a little deeper than stock, maybe 3/4 inch. Unlike other 200 series Volvos the coupe speakers mount directly to the door frame instead of the panel....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By nel621
maybe a smaller...

maybe a smaller tool?https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=344977&highlight=trailing+arm+bushing+tool
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By nel621
I would look for 2 component speakers. I think...

I would look for 2 component speakers. I think they would be thinner and you can hide the tweeters in the 2 corner ac vents. That is what my cousin did although he had a 242T. Then get a set of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By nel621
For my first Bertone way back when I was able to...

For my first Bertone way back when I was able to find very thin speakers from Crutchfield. Don't remember the brand. In this red Bertone , made for the president of Volvo, you can see they went with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-08-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By nel621
Just buy another parts car and store it. By the...

Just buy another parts car and store it. By the time you need anything from it all the rubber will be rubbish and hopefully the parts will still be usable, not rusted or just gave up from heat and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By nel621
" cars will be taken to experts who use genuine...

" cars will be taken to experts who use genuine Volvo parts and repair methods. "
Ain't nobody got money for that.
Oh, wait. Your car is 30 years old parts are NLA. Please see the cashier.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By nel621
Don't forget to paint them.

Don't forget to paint them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By nel621
Jack, I haven't purchased any but have been...

Jack, I haven't purchased any but have been looking at the ones with the high low switches.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 648
Posted By nel621
The eraser wheel on the body is best but on the...

The eraser wheel on the body is best but on the actual trim not so much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 642
Posted By nel621
What I like about the aftermarket ones is one,...

What I like about the aftermarket ones is one, most have a high/low switch. And two they are instant on. The down side is they don't shut off automatically, (I think). But that's OK. My Odyssey works...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 648
Posted By nel621
I used a razor blade to scrape off the old...

I used a razor blade to scrape off the old stuff. Then lightly sanded the part and used the 3m VHB tape. Not sure of the thickness but not too thick. Got a very nice tight bond to the body, no gaps...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 648
Posted By nel621
^ This. Great stuff.

^ This. Great stuff.
Forum: showroom 05-28-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By nel621
Looks like everyone had a good time. Nice...

Looks like everyone had a good time. Nice assortment of cars.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,395
Posted By nel621
I'm trying. Just making sure it still starts. Was...

I'm trying. Just making sure it still starts. Was going to take it for a short drive then changed my mind. Working six days doesn't leave much time for playing with the Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By nel621
Make sure it is Sem Camel color. Tan will be too...

Make sure it is Sem Camel color. Tan will be too light.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-27-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,395
Posted By nel621
This car is currently in a holding pattern. Front...

This car is currently in a holding pattern. Front right tire finally blew out so that got replaced today with another old tire on a Corona rim. At least it looks complete.:) Next put a fully charged...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By nel621
Also I don't use the jack points and I also use...

Also I don't use the jack points and I also use 1/4 ply to keep the jacks from sinking into the blacktop.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 938
Posted By nel621
You came here for help and you got it. Almost...

You came here for help and you got it. Almost everyone here has had there car on 2 jack stands if not 4. Most will lift from the diff. in the rear and the cross member in the front. Jack stands...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By nel621
Be thankful that it is the ashtray that has faded...

Be thankful that it is the ashtray that has faded and not the dashboard that cracked. Nice interior.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By nel621
That car shows signs of a repaint. Tread lightly...

That car shows signs of a repaint. Tread lightly as you don't know how much paint you're dealing with. A good detailer will have a tool to determine how much paint t you have to work with. Then you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By nel621
The only caliper that seems to go bad more often...

The only caliper that seems to go bad more often that any of the others is the rear right one. This has been my experience.
Forum: events 05-25-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,823
Posted By nel621
You got wet, camping?

You got wet, camping?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-25-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By nel621
After almost 30 years I think all calipers that...

After almost 30 years I think all calipers that are out there are remaned by now. So just ones with a the best warranty. I get my at AutoZone ,one because they are local and two they come with...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2019, 02:35 PM
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Views: 146,870
Posted By nel621
55 = 3 speed 70 = 4 speed

55 = 3 speed 70 = 4 speed
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,278
Posted By nel621
Typical exhaust fail point.

Typical exhaust fail point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By nel621
Once you have the seats out it will be self...

Once you have the seats out it will be self explanatory. Remove every hog rng
you can find. There will be a couple pinching the seat back and bottom to give the cover some definition. After removing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By nel621
Don't encourage him.

Don't encourage him.
Forum: events 05-16-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,823
Posted By nel621
Looks like best day will be Sat. Not sure if I'll...

Looks like best day will be Sat. Not sure if I'll drive down just for the day.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,393
Posted By nel621
Not sure if you read the write up on WUR I posted...

Not sure if you read the write up on WUR I posted above but there is a way to adjust them.
But I would do just as you and send it out. My friend's 78 928 with K-jet had an issue that was
narrowed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,393
Posted By nel621
http://www.landsharkoz.com/images/pdf/wurfix.pdf

http://www.landsharkoz.com/images/pdf/wurfix.pdf
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,278
Posted By nel621
Could have been an issue with the paint gun...

Could have been an issue with the paint gun setting. Too much air and not enough paint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,393
Posted By nel621
You can also try 928 Classics. They are a Porche...

You can also try 928 Classics. They are a Porche group but rebuild and bench test the WUR.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-12-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,278
Posted By nel621
Is that single stage paint?

Is that single stage paint?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By nel621
Ok.but now you have to worry about the...

Ok.but now you have to worry about the 'grippers'. Most of the tire places around here have crappy machines and bad techs working on them. The only place I found that was careful to not marr the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By nel621
JB weld on the wheel lip to repair rash? I would...

JB weld on the wheel lip to repair rash? I would be concerned that that stuff would chip off once the tire machine got a hold of it. Better to use a dremel tool and smooth out as best possible any...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,393
Posted By nel621
Dumb question but are these.pumps ever used as...

Dumb question but are these.pumps ever used as external pumps, hence the plastics clamps?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,393
Posted By nel621
Was this an interweb pump?

Was this an interweb pump?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 940
Posted By nel621
Your paint is now 40 years old. Best to remove...

Your paint is now 40 years old. Best to remove the gas door and have the paint mixed to match that. Using the OE paint code you run the risk of having the paint too bright.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By nel621
You're not trying hard enough.

You're not trying hard enough.
Forum: showroom 04-06-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By nel621
I use the Budge brand from Walmart, size 2. Light...

I use the Budge brand from Walmart, size 2. Light weight but forgot me does the trick. Won't hold up to hail damage. I use it to keep the interiors from fading. Keeps the bird droppings off too.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By nel621
Are you talking about the thin cardboard panels?...

Are you talking about the thin cardboard panels? IIRC there is/are a metal tab that c
an be bent down just slightly so you can wiggle the panel free.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-05-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,278
Posted By nel621
I'm a fan of the Eastwood Argent Silver paint....

I'm a fan of the Eastwood Argent Silver paint. Many years ago I refinished a set of Corona wheels ( yeah it was a small pain) but they held up very well,many years. I top coated them with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By nel621
Once the ball comes out of the socket it is very...

Once the ball comes out of the socket it is very difficult to get tension back on it. I guess you can try to "peen" the edge all around.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By nel621
Once the ball comes out of the socket it will...

Once the ball comes out of the socket it will always remain loose. I took one apart once. I wanted to replace the mirror with one from a different car that had lights on the bottom. Thought that...
Forum: showroom 03-30-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By nel621
If the hail is strong enough to damage your car...

If the hail is strong enough to damage your car you do not want to be out in it. By the time you finish deploying your car either you or the car will be hurt.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 35,278
Posted By nel621
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By nel621
I want one.

I want one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By nel621
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By nel621
Glove box glue

Need to secure the glove box door on one of the 240s. I'm thinking either liquid nails or silicone. Anyone have a preference or better idea?
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