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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 182
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Posted By patrickstar
I don't have any east coast travel plans either,...

I don't have any east coast travel plans either, maybe we can all meet in a flyover state
Forum: projects & restorations 12-03-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,420
Posted By patrickstar
All of Giffins stuff is low quality. A buddy got...

All of Giffins stuff is low quality. A buddy got his mounts and I laughed when I saw them, anyone with an angle grinder could build them for half the price
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Great minds think alike. I think I could have...

Great minds think alike. I think I could have built a similar switch panel and PDM myself, but I like the look of their switches and I'm thinking the relay panel will speed things up for me
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Didn't get too much done over my long holiday...

Didn't get too much done over my long holiday break. I had to rent a uhaul to pick up all my stuff from my old shop in Walla Walla. It feels good to be moved out officially, I sure wish I had been...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-22-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,420
Posted By patrickstar
Looks very nice, good job. I want to delete the...

Looks very nice, good job. I want to delete the trim on my 242 eventually
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,057
Posted By patrickstar
Man, thats incredible. It looks so good polished...

Man, thats incredible. It looks so good polished up!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Thanks Derek! I've decided against coming home...

Thanks Derek! I've decided against coming home for thanksgiving, so we'll have to work out a way for me to get those quad square trim pieces
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Awesome! Iíll order a bung and chop the tube. I...

Awesome! Iíll order a bung and chop the tube. I could bring the door cards down too
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/aNgE6GJl.jpg Sad looking...

https://i.imgur.com/aNgE6GJl.jpg

Sad looking car... I threw a spare coffin hood grill I had from my brown 242 on just so it didn't look as haggard. Got a few small things done today, mostly...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
I'm excited to get them on. I wish they were 16s...

I'm excited to get them on. I wish they were 16s but I'll take what I can get at this point.

The Sparco is a little "hot boy"-ish but I've always wanted a car with a bucket seat so here we are!
Forum: projects & restorations 11-16-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/oxqpv4Ll.jpg Sparco...

https://i.imgur.com/oxqpv4Ll.jpg

Sparco Sprint arrived in the mail today. Its snug, but I only grabbed one for now. I'm thinking of getting a Sparco EVO from Kaplhenke for the driver side in the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-15-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/SD9PFCrl.jpg Score!...

https://i.imgur.com/SD9PFCrl.jpg

Score! 5x108 Epsilon Southern Ways. 15x7 et20. Not the best specs but factory 5x108 so Iím happy
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
When I originally installed the engine, I had the...

When I originally installed the engine, I had the STS mounts so that the engine was all the way forward. Big mistake on my part, so it got pushed back a bit. I think everything will be okay now.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2020, 11:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
I'm not sure why my radiator is still high, I cut...

I'm not sure why my radiator is still high, I cut the feet off and did everything recommended . But the engine got moved back a bit and I ordered a 45deg intake pipe, so I think it'll be okay now....
Forum: showroom 11-14-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 1,149,722
Posted By patrickstar
Itís super cool, I canít find any info about it

Itís super cool, I canít find any info about it
Forum: showroom 11-14-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 1,149,722
Posted By patrickstar
I know I'd be interested in one Derek, we...

I know I'd be interested in one

Derek, we could split shipping again if you're interested?
Forum: showroom 11-14-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 1,149,722
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/WFPGgBml.jpg Found this...

https://i.imgur.com/WFPGgBml.jpg

Found this on eBay a few years ago and forgot I had it. Silk scarf, presumably made by Volvo
Forum: projects & restorations 11-14-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Heres where we are as of 11/13: ...

Heres where we are as of 11/13:

https://i.imgur.com/cjs9lrMl.jpg

Messy bay.

Derek (Vol242vo) scored me some mint quad square headlight bezels since mine went missing at some point. I found...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,420
Posted By patrickstar
Looks like a good start so far. I wish I had...

Looks like a good start so far. I wish I had spent time cleaning my bay up like you did.

For ease of viewing, you can add a lowercase L to the end of your imgur links and it'll make the smaller....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/Wkpb88ll.jpg Got a good...

https://i.imgur.com/Wkpb88ll.jpg

Got a good deal on this CORE shifter for the AR5. I was expecting it to be used, but it was brand new.

https://i.imgur.com/yfG25p4l.jpg

Unfortunately, my...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,911
Posted By patrickstar
Nice, excited to see the final product. Is...

Nice, excited to see the final product.

Is the 2.3 a viable swap for the masses? This and the Ecotec from GM seem like good options for the Volvo community
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Alright! My 242 has officially landed. I got...

Alright! My 242 has officially landed. I got super lucky that my buddy had an empty trailer coming out this way. I drove it off the trailer and into the shop, under its own power for the first time...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-02-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,911
Posted By patrickstar
Congrats, that sounds incredible. Whats next?

Congrats, that sounds incredible. Whats next?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Yeah, they're at my shop. The headlight and...

Yeah, they're at my shop. The headlight and taillight harness are in place, the under-dash stuff is out
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
On that topic, what should I do for a basic...

On that topic, what should I do for a basic chassis re-wire? I'll admit now that I was a dumbass who wanted rAcEKoR when I started this, and pulled most of the wiring. Now, I want something I can...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Hoping I can, it still needs a few things to be...

Hoping I can, it still needs a few things to be road legal and comfortable. Headlights, wipers, HVAC, taillights. I'm hoping to pull a full harness from a junkyard car this weekend
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Thinking I got lucky and found a buddy who is...

Thinking I got lucky and found a buddy who is heading my way with an empty trailer on Sunday. I wasn't planning on having my car back in my possession until ~thanksgiving, so I'm pretty excited
Forum: projects & restorations 10-28-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/2ecEYsCl.jpg Crossmember...

https://i.imgur.com/2ecEYsCl.jpg

Crossmember flipped the right way

https://i.imgur.com/Eh9nk7tl.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/7yLTV20l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/QdRojF7l.jpg
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
I believe you're correct. Saw a few pics with it...

I believe you're correct. Saw a few pics with it mounted this way on Insta, but its the other way around on his website. I'll have my buddy flip it around before he finishes the exhaust
Forum: projects & restorations 10-27-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/aYhvPL8l.jpg <iframe...

https://i.imgur.com/aYhvPL8l.jpg

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/LdcmnLd9co4" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media;...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 959,933
Posted By patrickstar
I'm in no rush, my new shop space is out in Camas...

I'm in no rush, my new shop space is out in Camas so I'll be on your side of town more often
Forum: projects & restorations 10-24-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 959,933
Posted By patrickstar
I can see my apartment from your first video!

I can see my apartment from your first video!
Forum: projects & restorations 10-20-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
No concern here, I think its cool

No concern here, I think its cool
Forum: performance & modifications 10-20-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,931
Posted By patrickstar
You'll need the driveshaft. Not 100% sure but I...

You'll need the driveshaft. Not 100% sure but I think you'll need the transmission crossmember as well
Forum: showroom 10-20-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9,549
Views: 3,964,466
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/cGff6brh.jpg My daily

https://i.imgur.com/cGff6brh.jpg

My daily
Forum: projects & restorations 10-18-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Im working on a B230FT swap for my other 242 to...

Im working on a B230FT swap for my other 242 to balance out the sins I've committed
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,057
Posted By patrickstar
In my eyes, there are only three types of 242....

In my eyes, there are only three types of 242. Beige, brown, and wrong :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,057
Posted By patrickstar
Im trying to get the infinity gauntlet of 242s

Im trying to get the infinity gauntlet of 242s
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Thats an interesting swap, what made you choose...

Thats an interesting swap, what made you choose 7MGTE?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,057
Posted By patrickstar
Are the headlight assemblies we talked about for...

Are the headlight assemblies we talked about for this car, or just to hoard?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
242 meet in Portland when? It still...

242 meet in Portland when?



It still has a ways to go before its enjoyable. I was an idiot and pulled the HVAC and factory in-car wiring, so I'll need to figure that out. Plus suspension, and...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-14-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/z4qEUVcjwjk" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-10-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,057
Posted By patrickstar
I'll get it out of the way early and say I am so...

I'll get it out of the way early and say I am so incredibly jealous, and still kicking myself for not checking this out. With that being said, no better person could own this car and I'm happy to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,905
Posted By patrickstar
I believe the T5 S10/Camaro tailshaft on a...

I believe the T5 S10/Camaro tailshaft on a mustang T5 is the go-to for 7/9s
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,905
Posted By patrickstar
I agree with this, I did some quick comparisons...

I agree with this, I did some quick comparisons and think the AR5 (solstice or skyy version) could work. The colorado AR5 shifter comes out at the radio in a 240 and there isn't a solid shifter...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 109,834
Posted By patrickstar
The circle of life is complete for this beige...

The circle of life is complete for this beige 242, soon to be ruined by me
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 06:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
The tradesman sounds like a cool boogie van, I...

The tradesman sounds like a cool boogie van, I can't even imagine 16mpg.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Appreciate it! Like I said, coolest vehicle I've...

Appreciate it! Like I said, coolest vehicle I've ever owned. I got a ton of compliments. I'm on the lookout for a G10 shorty with a 4.3, as a blank slate. But thats down the road
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
https://i.imgur.com/c9LSaKRl.jpg I can admit...

https://i.imgur.com/c9LSaKRl.jpg

I can admit that it was the coolest vehicle I've ever owned. 1977 G20, 400 small block, TH400, 12-bolt. AC worked, interior was mint (and period correct) and it...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 67,578
Posted By patrickstar
Well its been almost a year since I've posted in...

Well its been almost a year since I've posted in here, and its been quite a crazy year. Luckily COVID didn't derail my new job in the Portland area, but its made it difficult to get back to Walla...
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