|Volvo Tips and Information
|THE Car Club in Washington for Owners of Classic Volvos
|This page is devoted to providing PSVSA members with tips, tricks and information that can assist
you in the maintenance, restoration and general enjoyment of your classic Volvo. We encourage
member sto pass on ideas for this page by email them to the webmaster. If you have technical
questions on anything on this page OR the website in general, please direct them to Gary Ramstad,
Chapter Coordinator or Gail Ritchie, Assistant Chapter Coordinator. PLEASE SEE OUR
NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE FOR 2008 NEWSLETTER WHICH CONTAINS OTHER TIPS
FOR MAINTAINING YOUR VOLVO.
Here's a great article by Bill Webb, longtime VSA member and former editor of the Western
States Magazine. It contains information on modifications, detailing and restoration of your
classic Volvo. Well worth the read. Read Article.
This is an article written by Gail Ritchie who successfully re-dyed the interior of her 1800S from
saddle tan to black.. Read Article.
You can apply for and purchase a "Collector" or "Horseless Carriage" licence plate for your
classic Volvo? Collector plates require a 30+ year old car and Horseless Carriage plates require
a 40+ year old car. Once you buy, you don't have to buy licence tabs again.
Did you know that.................
You can buy old plates from the year your car was built
Microsoft Photo Editor (or other photo editors) can help you do fun things with your car
photos. Here are some examples. Nice idea for making greeting cards.
Another article written by Gail Ritchie who successfully hand-painted the entire engine
compartment of her car without removing anything other than the plug wires. Using craft
brushes, puppy pee pads , high temp paint and a flashlight, it took over 20 hours but only cost
$112. Read Article