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My Volvo 245

Posted Dec 3rd, 2017 at 18:45 by BrianH

That should read 11 more items

Later...........Photos I hope tomorrow.
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Alex Smiths bill. Al's Autos

Posted Dec 3rd, 2017 at 12:29 by BrianH

Mileage 648,649

Labour to; stip down and remove exhaust, rear suspention, fuel tank, PLG tank interior etc, Remove all corroded metal from o/s and n/s inner and outer floor pans, rear chassis legs & door sills, carry out extensive welding repairs to these areas, etch prime, seam seal & undersal as required, repair and repaint o/s and n/s door sills, rear door shuts and rear wheel arch lips, remove rust and repaint lpg tank mounting bracket, reassemble with new customer supplied...
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Just got the Volvo back. Rear renovation complete.

Posted Dec 2nd, 2017 at 17:11 by BrianH

MOT 1
Near side. POOLE 15th September
Seat belt anchorage area corroded.
Suspention componant area corroded.
Subframe mounting area corroded.
Rear parking brake little effort on offside.

MOT 2. WIMBORNE 6th November
Offside.
Seat belt anchorage area corroded innersill.
Seat belt anchorage area corroded outersill.
Suspension mounting area corroded inner wheel arch.
PASS. 30th November

New gas tank...
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Tin Worm.....Now14th Novenber

Posted Nov 14th, 2017 at 20:37 by BrianH

Failed the retest. More rust at the rear box sections on the off side now.

So a complete rebuild of the rear section of the Volvo including the rear floors.

Alex Smith said he will now complete in two weeks.

This is really a trial.

I'm looking at this as a good investment. Think positive!

Must get to my million miles.

I used to have a hose pipe with a brush on the end and cleaned the Volvo without soap. The...
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Tin Worm....Now 18th October

Posted Oct 18th, 2017 at 18:18 by BrianH

I've seen the extent of the welding required on my 245 GL 1989. OOFF!

Alex tells me should finish welding Friday.

Then has to install all bits removed for welding safely.

Woried about the bill now. 40 per hour plus VAT

Good investment though...plus I like driving this solid classic. On On.

Hope to post photobucket photos of the work by Darious.

BrianH 245 GL 650k LPG
Volunteer Hospital Car Driver in...
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