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  1. TRBO242

    '98 V70 Wagon inner rear door handle broken

    The inside handle on the rear passenger door feels locked, as in it won't pivot out. This is odd because even when it's locked on the child door lock is on, it still pivots out. The door opens fine from the outside. So I don't think it's a cable... I'm pretty sure it will requite me to pull of...
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    1998 V70 Coolant smell.

    My Wife's '98 V70 (soon to be bad-ass baby-mobile) is experiencing some hard times as of late... The interior smells of coolant and the windows fog up easily. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance! Nick
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    Vintage 68 140S brake issue

    My brakes went out on me a few months back and I've been slowly restoring the system as there was tons of rust. New master cylinder, new booster valve, removed booster replaced gaskets and repainted everything, etc... I bled the brakes and got all the nasty old fluid out of the front lines...
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    Will Volvo S40 Wheels fit?

    Going to look at a set of 5 spoke 16" S40 AWD wheels... It's for our 780 Bertone race car will they fit? thanks!!!
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    Calling all bricksters 24 hours of LeMons need help

    24 hours of LeMons 780 UPDATE Hi All, It's been a while since I posted in the performance & suspension forum, but I'm here to pick your brains! We were given a 1988 780 Bertone Coupe (thanks to volvo George) to race in the May 2008 24 Hours of lemons. Last year I raced a late 80's honda...
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    Clear coated our tail lights!!! OMG!!!

    Here is what our tail lights looked like: ... Yeah, they look like sh*t. Didn't want to drop a buttload of cash on new ones just yet, and we got inspired by this thread... http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=52338 I didn't think that the polish looked good at all. But the pictures...
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    tell me if this sounds crazy...

    I keep seeing people overlay a layer of carbon on their roofs... hondas, bmws, porsches... what if someone were to make a fiberglass mold of a 242 roof and pillars down to the base of the windows... then create a carbon replacement... of course it would need a cage, but wouldn't that reduce the...
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    I mostly need some 850 Cosmetic fixes...

    I mostly need some 850 Cosmetic fixes... (56k No way) I've alreay got some good ideas from my other thread (thanks guys), I'd like to open this one up to options for Cosmetic fixes. Here are the not so pretty bits. 850 guys what are our options. >nick
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    I'M BACK!!! the return or TRBO242...

    I'M BACK!!! the return of TRBO242, or should I say... TRBO850! So we got a pearl white 850 turbo wagon! I'm still gonna keep my R32, and the wagon is my girl's car. I want to pimp it out for her, but I'm not sure where to start... Doug? I need a hand on this one... One rule: It can't be...
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    Quick: Cap/rotor Question

    Hey guys, My girl took here 740 to the dealership and they want $300 to change her car's wires, cap and rotor. I've done it before, but jsut forgot if there was anything crazy to know about that would take lots of time. can I hit up kragen? how long should it take me? thanks! nick
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    Relocating my power steering...

    Hey guys, When I first built my 2.1L turbo motor three years ago, we were in kind of a rushed so we removed the AC, cut the opposite side of the AC frame and welded in a triangulated support so we did not need to move the power steering. Here's a photo...
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    blowing blue smoke...

    A couple of days ago I smelled burning oil, then I noticed the blue smoke that came out of my exhaust while going down my hill. The vacuum caused from going down the hill has pull oil through. Crap! Worn seals? If so, how long to replace? Want to do the work myself? Now after a couple of days...
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    POLY bushing install...

    Hey guys, I'm gonna install my poly bushings this weekend... Should it get one of these tools from IPD... of does anyone want to sell me theirs for cheap? http://www.ipdusa.com/ProductsCat.aspx?CategoryID=1547&NodeID=4928&RootID=629 Anything else I need... any tips, or tricks? thanks, nick
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    adj. panhard rod install!!

    I've got one of the nohbudi/volvorat adjustable panhard rods... How do I install it? Do I jack up the chassis, and let the rear end hang? or do I jack up the rear end before removing the old one? thanks! nick
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    SCREAMING fuel injector?

    SCREAMING *something?!* (update) GOING INSANE! Hey guys, I just had a good game of "find that noise" on my 82/84 242ti. When I first started up the car there was no noise...then after it warmed up I could hear a screaming noise like EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE (very loud with hood open) finally...
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    Time to get my ?ish? painted

    I?ve been calling around, and visiting paint shops here and there. Obviously, I?m looking for what?s best. I?d like to put money into a cage and HIDs, so money is ?tight?. Not really, but I want to spread it evenly. I?m getting all of this done in the next month and a half. Please someone tell...
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    What did I break?

    I got my new rims... so naturally I figured that it would be best if I broke the tires in :badboy: . Well, I broke something else. Mid-donut I felt something go, (I was in the middle of nowhere miles from any house, or any other car).... As I exited the intersection, (my foot still planted on...
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    7"rounds w/ HID projector...

    I would like to use a 7? diameter round light with a projector and HID setup. What are my options? What I?m thinking is either to buy some used Audi projectors off ebay, combine that with a 7? housing, then use an aftermarket HID kit. Would that work? thanks! nick p.s. kinda like my...
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    OMP... what the heez?

    Last weekend While talking with Jesse (jao) he mentioned that OMP was selling their bad-ass yellow tower to tower brace for our cars... So I checked today. sure enough they do. Around $140! or $160 shipped. So I ordered it, and was happy. Came back from lunch to find an email that said...
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    crying fuel gauge?

    Why does my fuel gauge cry (or get moist, sometimes drip) after I boost hard? Is it a real problem? what can I do to fix it? nick
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