What did you do to your Volvo today?

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1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
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Cookeh wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:04 am Please tell me the cooper union is actually about coopers? Thats a dying art.
It’s a very high end Art School in NYC, sorry to report
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Post by j-dawg »

abscate wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:31 am I hope you told the OH owner about the rust on one of the license plate bolts.

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That's where it starts! Next thing you know you're welding in new floor pans!
Cookeh wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:04 am Please tell me the cooper union is actually about coopers? Thats a dying art.
Barrel makers' organized labor! That's my alma mater. As abscate says, best known for art and architecture, though I studied engineering. Also known for providing free tuition to its students. That changed to a half-tuition scholarship a few years after I left. The school acted like other private universities, which, as gatekeepers of the middle class, can pay for their rock climbing walls and day spas by jacking up tuition on undergrads. Lavish admin salaries and a new building designed by a starchitect drove up debts. They were financed with risky bets on hedge funds in 2006. You know the rest.

If you can't tell, I'm still sour about it.
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Picked up an instrument cluster with a activated trip computer, also forgot my trip computer switch up north so the swap will have to wait until the next time i go up.
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j-dawg wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:52 am
abscate wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:31 am I hope you told the OH owner about the rust on one of the license plate bolts.

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That's where it starts! Next thing you know you're welding in new floor pans!
Cookeh wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:04 am Please tell me the cooper union is actually about coopers? Thats a dying art.
Barrel makers' organized labor! That's my alma mater. As abscate says, best known for art and architecture, though I studied engineering. Also known for providing free tuition to its students. That changed to a half-tuition scholarship a few years after I left. The school acted like other private universities, which, as gatekeepers of the middle class, can pay for their rock climbing walls and day spas by jacking up tuition on undergrads. Lavish admin salaries and a new building designed by a starchitect drove up debts. They were financed with risky bets on hedge funds in 2006. You know the rest.

If you can't tell, I'm still sour about it.
I really missed the Mark with that description. I’ve never met anyone from Cooper Union who wasn’t interesting as Hades.
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Today, got Autozoned.

Fit parking brake shoes which had no chance in Hades of fitting , because the lower tangs were cut about 3 cm too long

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Post by volvolugnut »

A confirmed cheap guy did not get out the file and reshape the offensive parts?

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Not unless the one who made this part pays me for finishing their job

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Are those for the P80 or P2 ?
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NVM, saw your other posts
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Post by bmdubya1198 »

Time to contact Autozone and ask for a raise!
00 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 202k
03 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 122k
07 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 180k
92 245 White/Beige 249k
98 V70 GLT Black/Beige 205k
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99 BMW 528i
84 BMW 318i
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01 Mountaineer 5.0- to tow all these cars
Sold-
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