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Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 22,432
Posted By volvowagoon
Dang! That tie rod end turned out really cool. ...

Dang! That tie rod end turned out really cool. Fairly simple too. Do you have any pictures of the top shear plate? Is it just welded to the top of the knuckle?
Forum: showroom 06-10-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By volvowagoon
I've been waiting for this moment for years. Blue Taco comparison.

Finally! We were driving the 240 to our favorite brewery, and happened to see an open spot next to a Cavalry Blue Tacoma. I always thought that this color looked remarkably similar to to our...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 235,179
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice work on that tank! I feel lazy in the way I...

Nice work on that tank! I feel lazy in the way I saved mine now. :lol:
Forum: projects & restorations 06-02-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,430
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By volvowagoon
I agree. Definitely don't skip the flush in this...

I agree. Definitely don't skip the flush in this instance. The compressor likely shot a bunch of metal through the system. You'll see good amount of it in the orifice tube, but it's going to be...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-26-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,729
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice work! I selfishly hope we can get another...

Nice work! I selfishly hope we can get another Indiana T-bricks meet together so that I can go for a ride in this monster. :lol: Of course it would be cool to hang out with everyone else too...
Forum: showroom 05-26-2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By volvowagoon
I'm with ya. The wheels are nice, but don't...

I'm with ya. The wheels are nice, but don't really belong on that car.
Forum: showroom 05-24-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By volvowagoon
Spotted in Southern Indiana of all places.

I was floored. I never expect to see nice Volvos where I live, but a decent 122? Dang!

Does anybody know the owner? I'd like to hang out!
https://i.imgur.com/WjT1prj.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,302
Posted By volvowagoon
I hated the HF trans jack I borrowed because the...

I hated the HF trans jack I borrowed because the transmission was either so loose that the jack was only getting in my way, or held so tight that I couldn't wiggle it loose from the engine.

I made...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,058
Posted By volvowagoon
Without reviewing the write-ups again, I don't...

Without reviewing the write-ups again, I don't think you can use the knob/capillary set-up in the later orifice tube systems. You could still use the knob as the on/off switch, but the capillary...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,423
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice work! I hope your speedometer works now.

Nice work! I hope your speedometer works now.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 95,021
Posted By volvowagoon
Drooool That J-pipe and beginnings of the...

Drooool

That J-pipe and beginnings of the downpipe look so good.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-04-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 179,413
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice score!

Nice score!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By volvowagoon
That makes a lot more sense. If you could get...

That makes a lot more sense. If you could get the car totally sorted before shipment, I could see it being a cool experience. I just wouldn't want to get to a remote island with a poorly running...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-29-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,152
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice. I look forward to updates.

Nice. I look forward to updates.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By volvowagoon
Welcome to the site. but hold up... You...

Welcome to the site.

but hold up... You want to ship a non-running Volvo to Guam? Then you want to ship it back in a few years? This sounds like the most wild trip to the crusher I've ever...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-27-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,371
Posted By volvowagoon
I was thinking the same thing. Separate them...

I was thinking the same thing. Separate them with yellow? Amber turn signals?
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
I was at a great stopping point on the Camaro,...

I was at a great stopping point on the Camaro, and the 240 was in need of an oil change. I decided to take advantage of the stars aligning and knock a few things out.

I first cut that nice little...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,989
Posted By volvowagoon
I tried buying two different brands only to find...

I tried buying two different brands only to find out that both were made by Wahler. Is there a different one I should try?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,200
Posted By volvowagoon
This makes me happy. Thanks for posting. I'd...

This makes me happy. Thanks for posting. I'd hate to lose my chrome trim if/when I decide to have the windshield replaced in our '89.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,989
Posted By volvowagoon
Thanks all. I have pretty strong trust in my IR...

Thanks all. I have pretty strong trust in my IR gun. It was really accurate when I put it up against a calibrated standard, but I only checked up to 40C. When I say that I'm pointing at the T-stat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,989
Posted By volvowagoon
Do you know about how hot it should be? I think...

Do you know about how hot it should be? I think I mentioned in my build thread that it was only up to 145F while being measured with an infrared gun.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,989
Posted By volvowagoon
So this issue is still happening. My theory for...

So this issue is still happening. My theory for a while was that the rich running condition caused by exhaust leaks was actually cooling the engine down too much. Now those leaks are closed up, the...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-12-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
The temperature issue isn't as gone as I thought...

The temperature issue isn't as gone as I thought it was. It was warm out (70s-80s) when I made the observation. Once the temps went down into the 50s again the temp gauge started going back to its...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
Thanks man. We'll see. I'll for sure keep at...

Thanks man. We'll see. I'll for sure keep at it, but it's also deteriorating faster than I can fix it.

By the way, that comment I made about not blaming the previous for a shoddy repair? I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,676
Posted By volvowagoon
I was curious about doing this. Our 240 came...

I was curious about doing this. Our 240 came with remote start, but they didn't hook up the remote lock/unlock feature. Knowing how rusty the rest of the car is and how these actuator wires like to...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
I honestly can't believe I'm done already. ...

I honestly can't believe I'm done already.
https://i.imgur.com/zUBx4dYl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/MFssVO3l.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/F9FnCQVl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ocKZ6rMl.jpg

It fits!...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
I made a massive mess out of the Camaro while...

I made a massive mess out of the Camaro while waiting for parts. Instead of being patient like a normal person, I decided to turn to the rustiest car in the fleet and start taking it apart too....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
I cannot increase the size of the fleet. I'm...

I cannot increase the size of the fleet. I'm already storing my Buick at her grandpa's place in the winter, and both dailies sit in the driveway. Whenever the 240 is bumped out of daily service,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
I think maintaining a daily-driven rust belt 240...

I think maintaining a daily-driven rust belt 240 in 2021 is like building a house of cards at this point. I finally got around to replacing the power steering pulley on Saturday. The results were...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By volvowagoon
Huh. That's it? In that case, I'll just make...

Huh. That's it? In that case, I'll just make one. Bending an L and drilling/slotting three holes is easy enough! Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By volvowagoon
The bracket on the engine is vertical. I have to...

The bracket on the engine is vertical. I have to be missing another piece.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,181
Posted By volvowagoon
NA header pipe bracket? Hanger?

I'm replacing the header pipe on our '89 245 because the original rusted through in a couple spots. In fact, the plate that runs across with the threaded hole in it is completely missing. What...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,173
Posted By volvowagoon
I just looked. The $191 deal on RockAuto is a...

I just looked. The $191 deal on RockAuto is a rebuild service by Cardone. You have to send yours in first. Then you'll get your rack back later. They must have parts but no cores. I wouldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,173
Posted By volvowagoon
As long as I can get a good seal kit and way to...

As long as I can get a good seal kit and way to disassemble without special tools, I'm not scared to try it. I think what would suck more is to turn my stock rack in as a core only to find that the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,173
Posted By volvowagoon
I believe you because I've heard this said...

I believe you because I've heard this said several times before, so don't take this as argumentative. I just want to know what I'm missing. Is there something wrong with the unit listed by Cardone?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,173
Posted By volvowagoon
Sorry if this is considered thread jacking, but...

Sorry if this is considered thread jacking, but is this an issue for '89+ cars too? Are the part store remans any good? I just replaced the power steering pump in our '89 and the power assist is...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,437
Posted By volvowagoon
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
I drove the car to work this morning. It turns...

I drove the car to work this morning. It turns like butter now. The only time it doesn't work well is when the car isn't moving. You can feel the wheel getting tighter then looser. :-( I guess...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-14-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 93,738
Posted By volvowagoon
I can't fix issues without creating new ones. lol...

I can't fix issues without creating new ones. lol This time I blame myself 100%. I was in a rush and made a newbie mistake.

The power steering has never really worked as well it's supposed to,...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2021, 09:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 31,371
Posted By volvowagoon
I usually hate seeing that, but those are a nice...

I usually hate seeing that, but those are a nice fit. The trim rings look like an awesome idea. I can't wait to see it. I wanna see what they look like from the side.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-03-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,102
Posted By volvowagoon
Are you planning to have the frame pulled and do...

Are you planning to have the frame pulled and do the rest yourself with the parts car?

Good luck! I hope you can save it.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 79,195
Posted By volvowagoon
:rofl::rofl::rofl: The only thing worse than...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

The only thing worse than a "hOw MuCH iS cAr WeRtH" post on facebook is the inevitable war in the comments section.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,125
Posted By volvowagoon
Dang dude. You have a Turbo Coupe too? I loved...

Dang dude. You have a Turbo Coupe too? I loved my '86 for the couple months I had it. I'm pretty busy with keeping my own fleet on it's wheels, but I'd be happy to lend a hand if you need it! ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,623
Posted By volvowagoon
I can't offer advice that hasn't already been...

I can't offer advice that hasn't already been given so here are my Volvo Alternator stories instead.

1989 245 hooptie with stock low output alternator - I for a while I was trashing and returning...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By volvowagoon
+1 There' isn't a good way to chase those...

+1

There' isn't a good way to chase those threads in the tube, but you could probably get away with just using a pic with how minimal the damage appears. You can use a thread file on the nut if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By volvowagoon
Here's my journey. It's basically what you say...

Here's my journey. It's basically what you say that you've been through but in greater detail. Have you confirmed that the motor pins are still connected to the motor itself? Is there a piece of...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-23-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 79,195
Posted By volvowagoon
I get that you never get back what you put in,...

I get that you never get back what you put in, but the way this is presented is so insulting.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 79,195
Posted By volvowagoon
I've never been through this process, and I don't...

I've never been through this process, and I don't really get how this works to be honest.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 79,195
Posted By volvowagoon
Wait, so they're totaling it and that's what they...

Wait, so they're totaling it and that's what they offered?
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