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Need help reviving a 67 wagon

I’m reviving a 67 wagon!


Restoring an old Volvo wagon

I just bought a 67 wagon (project) for my daughter. The car was in good running condition when it was parked in the garage…….. 10 years ago! I checked all the fluids and they are all full. The old fuel in the system concerns me.

Any suggestions regarding the old fuel (tank, pump, lines, and carbs)?

I was planning to: 1. Drain the tank 2. Remove and clean the tank (suggestions?) and reinstall 3. Remove carbs and soak them in fresh gas overnight 4. Crank the motor and pump fresh fuel (mechanical) through the system 5. Reinstall the carbs 6. Fire her up (with fingers crossed)

Any suggestions?

Need help reviving a 67 wagon

Bonus! 10 Interesting Volvo Facts

  • In Latin, the word Volvo means: I spin. Today however the nearest meaning is “I roll”.
  • Volvo was founded in 1924. The two founders were Gustav Larsson and Assar Gabrielsson.
  • The ÖV 4 is the first Volvo car. The first car was sell-ready in 1927. The 2-Liter, 4-cilinder car got the nickname: Jakob.
  • Volvo’s very first commercial vehicle was the Type-1 truck. The release year was 1928. In the same year, Volvo released the second car, the Volvo PV 651. Volvo manufactured a total of 1383 of both vehicles in the first year; of which automaker exported 27.
  • This trend saw a sharp rise in 1932 when Volvo released a good amount of 10,000 vehicles, both trucks and cars.
  • The company, however, started making a large-scale profit from the year 1935. The first luxurious car by Volvo was the PV36, which could carry six passengers at a time. The design of this iconic car paved the path for future Volvo cars to come. I came in the market with a price tag of 8,500 Swedish kronor.
  • Volvo touched a landmark in 1941, with the sale of its 50,000th vehicle; this is a unique achievement considering the time when WWII was in full swing.

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