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GAH! SHAVED! Is this possible? I hate the chrome lining the window and would love to remove it. Also...what body kit is that? So subtle, yet so distinct! I want! ME WANT<P> <IMG SRC="http://www.badbricks.com/main_files/gallary_images/c20r02.jpg"> <P>What wheels are these?<P> <IMG SRC="http://www.badbricks.com/main_files/gallary_images/244turb2.jpg"> <P>
 

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Which chrome exactly are you talking about? Some of the older cars<BR> had lots of chrome around the windows (I suspect that's what <BR>you mean), but that blue '75 242 also has had the rain gutters removed.<BR> If you don't like the chrome around the windows, you could paint<BR> it black (mask off and spray with trim paint), which is more like what<BR> the newer 240s look like (I've touched up some spots on my '87 244 where<BR> the chrome was showing through). For the rain gutters, I believe the<BR> plastic/chrome trim can be taken off so you just have a small metal gutter,<BR> but I haven't done it yet to my car. Older 240s also have smaller trim <BR>(maybe metal?) along the rain gutter, so it's probably easier to take off.<P>That 242 is mostly a custom made (and home made) car, which includes the body<BR> kit, made from fiber glass (front & side) and sheet metal (rear). Removing the<BR> door handles and locks isn't too difficult, but requires welding in a piece of<BR> metal in each hole, grinding down the welds, laying down a thin coat of body<BR> filler, and then prepping/painting the door. I'm sure a good body shop could<BR> do this for you, but I wouldn't know what the cost might be. You can read<BR> more about the car at the site below. Note that it took about 10,000 hours to<BR> build at a cost around US$9,500 (95,000- SEK).<P><A HREF="http://www.volvonet.org/tpc/f_c20r.html" TARGET=_blank>http://www.volvonet.org/tpc/f_c20r.html</A><P>The dark blue 244 has 7x17 Volvo Polaris wheels. They're hard to find, and<BR> if you do find them, they will be expensive (probably around $1000 for a set).<P>
 

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Yes, the rain gutters <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"> I want those outta hea!<P>You rule, man <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif">
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by [email protected]:<BR><B>I wonder how he did the red/clear taillights also?</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>From the Tractor Pulling Center:<BR><B>Extremely modified Peugeot 505 rearlights (reversed order, left light in right side), they have been warmed with a hot air gun <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif">, red-tuned with spray and have custom made aluminum trimlists. The car's rear has been modified to suit the lights.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><BR><P>
 
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