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Forum: projects & restorations 10-11-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 486
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Posted By white855T
I would definitely do the rear brakes hoses too...

I would definitely do the rear brakes hoses too and then proceed to bleed the brakes 3-4 times.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By white855T
Search noob....

Search noob. https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_assembly=233876&ukey_product=1184558

https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/images/parts/volvo/fullsize/GR-69727.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By white855T
Headlights(if they're fog light type).Tail lights...

Headlights(if they're fog light type).Tail lights if in good shape. Seats if they are in usable condition.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By white855T
Sorry I missed the part where you said pre-86....

Sorry I missed the part where you said pre-86. Please measure the emblem. 81-85 typically have what I believe is a 60 mm emblem but I don't have any of those grilles to measure myself.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By white855T
I found these from an old posting from a...

I found these from an old posting from a different forum. Looks like you will be able use 6.5 speakers. Probably have to trim opening in door as well. They are Volvo specific.
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Forum: performance & modifications 10-08-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By white855T
The largest speaker that will fit will be a 5.25...

The largest speaker that will fit will be a 5.25 speaker and you'll need an adapter plate to mount speaker as the mounting points are not standard. You can mount a 6.5 speaker but it will look ugly...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 348
Posted By white855T
I dont know how close you are to Colorado but you...

I dont know how close you are to Colorado but you can head south to Denver. There are a number of junkyards that will have red blocks to pull.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-06-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By white855T
Yes, you will need a conical flange unless you...

Yes, you will need a conical flange unless you want to modify the down pipe. If it's in your budget, you can get a newer manifold as well. But you will need to figure a new oil feed and new oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By white855T
It's 1/2" - 20 SAE

It's 1/2" - 20 SAE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2019, 11:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By white855T
You can find them in the junkyard(which I have...

You can find them in the junkyard(which I have done) but I don't know what it's like in your area.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By white855T
I recently ordered one from myvolvoparts.com....

I recently ordered one from myvolvoparts.com. it's a genuine Volvo badge/emblem. It was about $30 with taxes/shipping. I'm happy with it. I'll post a picture of what it looks like mounted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By white855T
Buy new ones. There are these small metal clips...

Buy new ones. There are these small metal clips that rust over time so they are probably on their last legs.

Here is a link to a new one:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 639
Posted By white855T
What the man is saying, you got to pay to play....

What the man is saying, you got to pay to play. Antique Volvos require fair of amount $$$. There are no easy/cheap solutions. You want to hack your car up, go right ahead. If the car is decent shape,...
Forum: showroom 10-04-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By white855T
I would mount a coin tray over the crack right...

I would mount a coin tray over the crack right above the climate control unit and call it day. You will never see the crack with a coin tray installed.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By white855T
The easiest way to go about axle is get one from...

The easiest way to go about axle is get one from an abs car. It may be hard to source depending on where you are. For the tone ring, the best option is to trim down the 48 tooth tone ring so that it...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,412
Posted By white855T
If it's a personal project car, don't try to...

If it's a personal project car, don't try to stick to a budget because it will never work. The car will never get done. Spend as much as you need when you need to. Get help if necessary on things you...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-04-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By white855T
First thing to do on a old 240. Lubricate your...

First thing to do on a old 240. Lubricate your hood hinges and also your door hinges. People never do this. If you don't lubricate hood hinges, you can damage hinges and damage hood. If your hood is...
Forum: showroom 10-03-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By white855T
Replace entire dash, its not all that hard but...

Replace entire dash, its not all that hard but you have to hit up the junkyards to find one.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-03-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,401
Posted By white855T
I thought greyhound didn't want to ship hoods...

I thought greyhound didn't want to ship hoods anymore? You don't need it to crate, that would be incredible amount of work for very little benefit. You can have a custom box made but you probably...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By white855T
I've got a dashboard from a 91 740 available as...

I've got a dashboard from a 91 740 available as well.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47997811658_0fd359e28e_z.jpg
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47997852621_aa50156357_z.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By white855T
The windshield is the same for a 240 models....

The windshield is the same for a 240 models. 740/940 models have a different windshield. Do you need ac/heat? The heater box on 240s is bulky. So fitting a 740 dash is not going to work unless you...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-29-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,550
Posted By white855T
What did you expect at the price? Don't throw...

What did you expect at the price? Don't throw away seat frames, those are specific to the coupe. Front and rear door panels can be saved. They are all vinyl so you can easily paint them a with Sem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By white855T
The drive shaft is a different length. You need...

The drive shaft is a different length. You need the drive shaft from the 240, complete 2 piece setup.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By white855T
I didn't bother watching the youtube video. The...

I didn't bother watching the youtube video. The guy is a member on here. It shouldn't take anyone more than a few days to do this especially if you have everything ready to go. In fact, you could...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-25-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By white855T
You're making it harder than it has to be. You...

You're making it harder than it has to be. You don't need to move battery. You will have to use some sort of cone filter. Moving the abs pump would be ridiculous. There is no under dash wiring that...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By white855T
This would work. ...

This would work.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2-Chamber-Performance-Muffler-FULL-BOAR-2-5-Center-Center-FB2540/201231852057?hash=item2eda5a6219:g:c6MAAOSwSVdbvfWC:sc:FedExHomeDelivery!75062!US!-1
Forum: performance & modifications 09-22-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By white855T
If you want it quiet, get 2 mufflers. 1 muffler...

If you want it quiet, get 2 mufflers. 1 muffler will quiet it down but there will be audible exhaust noise that may or may not bother you.

Something like this. And it's easy on the wallet.
...
Forum: showroom 09-15-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,519
Posted By white855T
If paint is good on the outside, interior is...

If paint is good on the outside, interior is tidy, has working ac, and maintainence is up to do date, I would say at minimal, it's worth 3k, maybe more with the right buyer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,056
Posted By white855T
I use a large chisel and 3lb sledge hammer to...

I use a large chisel and 3lb sledge hammer to loosen the gland nut. It doesn't matter if you mangle the gland nut as the new inserts will come with new ones.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By white855T
Looking at data plate helps. I would look...

Looking at data plate helps. I would look directly at the steering rack(it will say zf, trw, koyo,etc). Steering rack could of been swapped so this would the sure fire of knowing and being able to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By white855T
They won't interchange. Sometimes there is a...

They won't interchange. Sometimes there is a number printed on the converter. That's why it's always a good idea to mark them. I've been in the same situation before.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By white855T
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2...

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F362665378734

This is what I use. It's the correct 12 mm hose for fuel injection.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-01-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,759
Posted By white855T
Man, what a great wife. Truly lucky. I wish you...

Man, what a great wife. Truly lucky. I wish you all the best with your build. You should be able to pick up some new skills. But I can see where it's more convenient to farm out some work(i.e....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,492
Posted By white855T
If you're going to pay a shop, you might as well...

If you're going to pay a shop, you might as well buy a trutrac.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By white855T
Corteco or Hutchinson is the OEM for the motor...

Corteco or Hutchinson is the OEM for the motor mounts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By white855T
Yes, people have hard wired their lights. Very...

Yes, people have hard wired their lights. Very commonly the connectors wear out and don't make contact. You can find good connectors off a parts car(wire them in with butt connectors or solder). I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By white855T
Bypass starter. Just like in the movies. :lol:...

Bypass starter. Just like in the movies. :lol: You can pry the door open with a plastic wedge(may scratch paint), then use a coat hanger with a loop on the end to pull on the door lock(I've had to do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By white855T
I vote for second hand rack. Don't even try to...

I vote for second hand rack. Don't even try to mess with that. To remove & replace is very straight forward. The only issue I see would be the mounting bolts that run through the engine cross member....
Forum: showroom 08-20-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By white855T
Take picture of the the id plate. It's the one on...

Take picture of the the id plate. It's the one on the passenger side near hood hinge.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-20-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 732,870
Posted By white855T
--> call (206) 431-9696<----

--> call (206) 431-9696<----
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By white855T
You sure can. You could also go a little bigger...

You sure can. You could also go a little bigger to 16 inch steel wheels from newer models(range is 01-07 or thereabouts).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,304
Posted By white855T
Just source a long block and swap that in. The...

Just source a long block and swap that in. The block is done, maybe the head is still usable but without disassembling head, who knows. This will allow you to do all seals and gasket and then you...
Forum: website & board 08-15-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By white855T
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/25757045...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2575704512481066/

Is it this one?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-13-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By white855T
Squirt fuel or starter fluid in throttle body....

Squirt fuel or starter fluid in throttle body. You can remove vacuum line at the top of throttle body. See if it turns on
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,056
Posted By white855T
The inner tie rod tool you linked will work.

The inner tie rod tool you linked will work.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,366
Posted By white855T
I tried to check that car out but the seller...

I tried to check that car out but the seller never got back with me. Congrats.
Forum: showroom 08-11-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By white855T
That would be really cool. Keep us updated.

That would be really cool. Keep us updated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-11-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 976
Posted By white855T
Were you able to do the job?

Were you able to do the job?
Forum: projects & restorations 08-11-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By white855T
While I do believe it is what you call a 'modern...

While I do believe it is what you call a 'modern classic', the people who tend like these car won't pay for a car with a 'salvage' title. On some older Volvos, salvage title doesn't mean much if the...
Forum: showroom 08-11-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By white855T
Hope you didn't spend too much. Looks like it...

Hope you didn't spend too much. Looks like it will need a respray. Congrats. :)
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