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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 05:06 PM
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Posted By SnakeRacingCo
I borrowed a friend's so I'm well in the black!

I borrowed a friend's so I'm well in the black!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Ooooo. Yeah that might have worked. I did try...

Ooooo. Yeah that might have worked. I did try some channel locks on it and managed to get pretty good purchase but it just wasn't enough percussive action I think. Used a sledge to get it out once it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Very liberally coated with the copper paste....

Very liberally coated with the copper paste. Hopefully that's not one I have to do soon though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Sure did. Removed it entirely. Also soaked...

Sure did. Removed it entirely.

Also soaked it in PB Blaster several times.

Canadian winters, man.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
240 Shifter Pin Removal Tip?

So, the bottom bushing in my shifter blew out completely, and I had to replace all the bushings in the assembly. Fought with the shift pin for ages, tried a bunch of different things trying to get it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Random eBay for $20, shipped from Hungary I...

Random eBay for $20, shipped from Hungary I think? It seems to spin okay, but I suppose that could be the problem. Worth a shot.



I inspected it visually, but read on Dave Barton's site that it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
1990 Wagon Odometer Woes

Hi everyone,

So, I've been struggling to get my 1990 245 safety inspected and on the road, and the final thing on the list is a faulty odometer. The speedometer seems to work fine, but the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Underfloor storage key different from regular key?

Hi everyone,

Continuing to figure out things with the 245 I bought a week or so ago. Under the rear cargo area, there's a little storage cubby which is locked with a key. It would be a really...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Those look really slick! Once I get rid of some...

Those look really slick! Once I get rid of some other issues that are more pressing I'll definitely consider it. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Thanks everyone for all your info. I'm definitely...

Thanks everyone for all your info. I'm definitely going to look into a replacement shift knob and I'll check into all those options. The Momo shift knob is a great idea, I've always loved how they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Attention everyone, it seems like I am a total...

Attention everyone, it seems like I am a total moron and the above is correct. Top gear (I'd rather call it that than 5th gear) is definitely not selected with a switch.

Apparently using a VIN...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Take solace in the fact that no matter how little...

Take solace in the fact that no matter how little of an idea you think you have, I have less.

Really though, after looking at some options online I think you may be right. Moving the switch seems...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
PMed

PMed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Thank you! Tuhronna is great, better since it's...

Thank you! Tuhronna is great, better since it's not -30 (C). Yes, the Leafs suck, but we all drink beer and cheer them on anyways because that's what we do.


The M46 (4 speed with electric...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,026
Posted By SnakeRacingCo
Hello! Manual Shifter knob replacement?

Hi everyone! Thanks for taking the time out to read. Brand new to the forum, and to Volvo ownership. Just picked up a 1990 245 with about 260,000 kms on it (I'm in Canada.)

One of the issues that...
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