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      Engine is back fully rebuilt. Rebuilt the ride...

      Engine is back fully rebuilt. Rebuilt the ride side front suspension. Poly bushings all around, new ball joints, shock and front disc and caliper. Other side will get the same shortly. While the...
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      Thanks a lot dman that photo is extremely helpful...

      Thanks a lot dman that photo is extremely helpful as the new battery box is covering the mounting holes. Dropping the engine off on Monday for the bottom end rebuild. I'm hoping everyone will still...
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      Thanks for the picture. You wouldn't happen to...

      Thanks for the picture. You wouldn't happen to have one without the bottle in it showing where it attaches to the car? Like the quarantine the covid repair list never seems to get shorter :P
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      It's out and no paint was harmed in the process....

      It's out and no paint was harmed in the process. The 4 bolts in the block worked like a treat. Used a floor jack to keep the transmission inline with the engine as the weight was taken up and with a...
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      I have an oberg tilt lift that I will be using....

      I have an oberg tilt lift that I will be using. The 4 bolts and chain in the block sounds like a good idea. Hopefully the hardware store will be open tomorrow. Normally I would pull everything at...
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      Hoist Points 1800es Engine Pull

      Just about ready to pull the engine on my 1800. Planning on just pulling the engine leaving the trans in place. Currently the head is off. Any good spots or tips on points to attach the chains....
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      Some good some bad some ugly. Was able to put...

      Some good some bad some ugly.

      Was able to put a 300 miles on the car and was quite enjoying it. The more it was driven the better it got. After about 150 miles the issue with the shifter suddenly...
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      Got it back from the body shop and now the fun...

      Got it back from the body shop and now the fun begins. Currently trying to sort out the electrical gremlins that took up residence while in the shop. For some reason the tach will go full sweep and...
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      Thank you Scaramucheii I do have a lead on...

      Thank you Scaramucheii

      I do have a lead on one however if it falls though I will let you know.
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      Thank you 142 guy. Unfortunately they left the...

      Thank you 142 guy. Unfortunately they left the bracket with the old headliner and the upholstery shop tossed it. The painter is going to try and make a replacement which he should be able to do but...
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      Rear view mirror 1800es

      Anyone know or better yet have a picture on how the rear view mirror attaches to the roof of a 1800es. Couldn't feel anything when I went to reattach the mirror and unfortunately I wasn't the one to...
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      Getting close to bringing it home ...

      Getting close to bringing it home

      http://75mgb.com/Volvo/2019-11-14%2014.03.59a.jpg
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      1800es Rear Latch Rebuild

      Are there any instructions on how to rebuild the latch for the tailgate? Mine gave up the ghost and the latch portion just spun when turned under any load. Chrome on the old one is shot so I do have...
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      Getting closer to bringing it home. It's now at...

      Getting closer to bringing it home. It's now at the upholstery shop. Trying to keep it mostly original. New side/door panels, new head liner, carpet and seats redone front and rear.Front in leather...
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      http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/body/interior...

      http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/body/interior-equipment/steering-wheel/hub-steering-wheel/1020233/
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      https://mossmotors.com/mgb/suspension-steering/woo...

      https://mossmotors.com/mgb/suspension-steering/wood-steering-wheels-by-tourist-trophy Uses the mota lita steering wheel hub which you have to buy separately
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      Ok it's been a while but it's close to leaving...

      Ok it's been a while but it's close to leaving the body shop. Been waiting on trim to come back from being repaired and polished or chromed and it's finally all back and ready to be installed. AC...
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      Got lucky found a clock from a 140 that other...

      Got lucky found a clock from a 140 that other than the face plate is identical and it looks like the 1800es face should fit. Best of all it's still has the warranty seal intact and works. Any trick...
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      Rebuilt heater is back in the car. New core and...

      Rebuilt heater is back in the car. New core and heater valve and seals. AC is almost finished up just need to finalize for the condenser. Trim is finally coming back from being polished. While the...
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      Fortunately mine were decent. Good luck on the...

      Fortunately mine were decent. Good luck on the hunt
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      Dash is done. Turns out the old dash was capped...

      Dash is done. Turns out the old dash was capped and both were pretty terrible. The may of wells have hit pretty hard. Heater box is out and I'm just waiting on parts to do a complete rebuild. Ac unit...
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      Waiting on trim coming back from being repaired...

      Waiting on trim coming back from being repaired and polished. Dash is out are there any jobs that should be done now? Already replacing the heater valve. ...
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      73 version is available the lower pads are back...

      73 version is available the lower pads are back ordered for a few more weeks. Received mine today and pebbly is a good term for it.
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      when I had my volvo shipped out last Nov from tn...

      when I had my volvo shipped out last Nov from tn I used Passport transport. Price was within a few dollars of everyone else for enclosed and the car arrived spotless and on time.
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      Dash Pad quality

      Who sells the best quality dash pads for a 73es? The upper on on mine is cracked and looks to be a cap. Really looks horrible compared to the rest of the car and seems like it's the best time to do...
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      Green again ...

      Green again
      http://75mgb.com/Volvo/2019-03-29%2013.33.44a.jpg
      http://75mgb.com/Volvo/2019-03-29%2013.33.55a.jpg
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      Bump

      Still Looking
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      Bumper question I had the bumpers re chromed and...

      Bumper question I had the bumpers re chromed and it turned out only the 4 outer sections were chrome. Center sections were stainless and are still being cleaned up and polished. Is this the stock...
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      Getting closer to paint. Just been waiting for...

      Getting closer to paint. Just been waiting for the rain to stop so a good color match could be done. The doors and trim are being double checked for fit. Rust repairs are finally done. Both front...
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      Shop is hauling butt and at this rate may be...

      Shop is hauling butt and at this rate may be ready before my garage is finished. Body with the exception of the hood is in primer which is being held till the paint is matched. As usual more rust...
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