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Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By Prime240
Thats a good idea In other news today I...

Thats a good idea

In other news today I learned that the cover I took myself off a 1993 244 might not be from that car. The guy that had it just told me today he probably put one from a 940 on it...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By Prime240
Hi Yes, we swapped the sensor along with the...

Hi
Yes, we swapped the sensor along with the cover
Did not measure distance from tone ring to sensor... don’t see how I could have
Thx
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,244
Posted By Prime240
No speedo after G80 swap in 89 244

Hello turbobricks
Now before going any further: I am aware that the tone ring on a G80 is made for ABS cars and won’t be read as is in my 1989 240 DL.
Now I was thinking, maybe I am being too...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-05-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,239
Posted By Prime240
Thank you I am actually getting the rear axle...

Thank you
I am actually getting the rear axle from a 93 so I can source the diff cover and axles
Should I take both axles or is only one the is shorter
Forum: performance & modifications 10-04-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,239
Posted By Prime240
Swapping a G80 locker in my 89 244

Greetings people of the brick
It is with much excitement that I will attempt to swap a G80 locker in my 89 244
I am aware of a few precautions and wanted to tap in the collective knowledge for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-17-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,334
Posted By Prime240
Thank you again for the instructive replies ...

Thank you again for the instructive replies


I do have an alu cover : checked my swaybar and there is no markngs on it like in your pic.
The search goes on....
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,334
Posted By Prime240
Thank you for the replies so far. So there is a...

Thank you for the replies so far.
So there is a possibility that my car being a 92 they did not need to shorten the axle.
The reason of my questioning is mostly that for the past year or so the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,334
Posted By Prime240
G80 swap in a 245 axle question

Greetings turbobricks
240 G80 swap question
I was reading that when doing this, one of the axles needs to be shortened. My 92 245 was swapped with a G80 and I know for a fact this peocedure was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By Prime240
SO again thanks to anyone who chimed in From...

SO again thanks to anyone who chimed in
From what I was able t understand so far is that my "kit" seems to be an 81-85 kit with an early dash
So not even enough for a full kit haha

Maybe I can...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By Prime240
Hey Guys Thx for the info John242Ti this...

Hey Guys
Thx for the info

John242Ti this kit comes from Canada I purchased it from an old guy some time ago
The pictures are the same as Olly as I showed it to him too asking if he was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,636
Posted By Prime240
Any knowledge early pre 1980 cruise kits?

Hello group
I was wondering if anybody here had any knowledge of early cruise kits for pre 1980 k jet cars:
I recently purchased this kit for my 242 GT as it was missing the option and I drive it a...
Forum: showroom 03-03-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,655
Posted By Prime240
Wow Finaly somebody is doing this! Great work...

Wow
Finaly somebody is doing this!
Great work
Mark me down as interested as soon as you are ready to roll! 😜
Forum: showroom 09-22-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,684
Posted By Prime240
Man I'd love to get myself a classic one day......

Man I'd love to get myself a classic one day... everytime I find one though they're either super roached out or I don't have enough money. For some reason though not everyone seems to think they are...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,098
Posted By Prime240
Sorry to derail momentarily: Tried this and it...

Sorry to derail momentarily: Tried this and it did not work
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 261,775
Posted By Prime240
Good to see a nice canadian build! Keep it up!...

Good to see a nice canadian build!
Keep it up! :cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,492
Posted By Prime240
Vented steering rack bellows? Why?

Hello Turbobricks
I need to replace the steering rack on my 1989 244

I noticed that the steering bellows where vented: there is a metallic rod linking them, I guess to transfer the air from one...
Forum: showroom 08-12-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Prime240
Here is a 242 with similar wheels I don't think...

Here is a 242 with similar wheels
I don't think they suit the car well but it's just an opinion ;-)

http://i1111.photobucket.com/albums/h464/thony221/Meet%206%20octobre/IMG_2321.jpg
...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,938
Posted By Prime240
The APPCO was in may and I missed it It's this...

The APPCO was in may and I missed it
It's this one:
http://canadianvolvoclub.org/events/family-day/2016
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,938
Posted By Prime240
If my memory serves me right it was over 5k$ the...

If my memory serves me right it was over 5k$ the first time I saw the ad

I am in Montreal so a tad far but I come down to Toronto often since I have family there
I was actually in London last...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,938
Posted By Prime240
That's it: the looks (interior included) is what...

That's it: the looks (interior included) is what makes the GT unique ;)
But 242 are already hard enough to find especially up here in the north
Let's see what OP does! :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-27-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,938
Posted By Prime240
Hey I was wondering where that car went! It was...

Hey I was wondering where that car went!
It was up for sale since early June and it had a nice price drop from the original request... your post makes me understand why ;-)

Cool project
I have...
Forum: showroom 05-03-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 336,682
Posted By Prime240
I don't think I gave you my VIN number Here it...

I don't think I gave you my VIN number
Here it is
VC24245A3184640
And another pic of my car cuz I'm an attention whore :-P...
Forum: showroom 04-15-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
100% with you on that It will be (sadly :-()...

100% with you on that
It will be (sadly :-() parted and crushed by the end of summer.
Forum: showroom 04-14-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
Thanks That's exactlt what I thought when I was...

Thanks
That's exactlt what I thought when I was given the chance to buy it back
I will, at least, save the goodies from the crusher
When I told my son ( now 11) that this was the car we had when...
Forum: showroom 04-14-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
I already did The GT is in pristine condition...

I already did
The GT is in pristine condition and drives great :cool:

I bought it back cuz reasons I guess... worse case scenario the parts are worth it: flathood front, manual tranny kit, large...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 847,189
Posted By Prime240
Yes it is misaligned there. Does not affect...

Yes it is misaligned there. Does not affect function at all only form
Thx for the compliments but as you will find here (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=320192) the car is not as...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-13-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,018
Views: 847,189
Posted By Prime240
It fits but it will not align as previously...

It fits but it will not align as previously stated
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z195/abatta/IMG011.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-11-2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
The classic is a complete rustbucket plus it lost...

The classic is a complete rustbucket plus it lost all the classic trims and is painted flat black : not worth saving at all!

The 244 is probably headed to a part & crush too sadly
I am happy to...
Forum: showroom 04-08-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
Haha Not even 5 min after I got it transfered...

Haha
Not even 5 min after I got it transfered to my name and the clutch cable snapped
I am speechless lol
Forum: showroom 04-07-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
Well the deal has been sealed I'll be picking...

Well the deal has been sealed
I'll be picking it up saturday for 760$ and an idle control valve :oogle:
Forum: showroom 04-06-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,608
Views: 1,070,453
Posted By Prime240
not mine, just saw the ebay ad never seen it...

not mine, just saw the ebay ad
never seen it before...
Forum: showroom 04-06-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
The 245 I want to sell is not the one in my sig ...

The 245 I want to sell is not the one in my sig
It's a classic that has been de-classicized by the previous owner
Its automagic
Its painted tremclad black and is sadly missing the coveted wood...
Forum: showroom 04-06-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
The 245 is already converted to manual. Even...

The 245 is already converted to manual. Even dropped in a G80 and changed the ratio to 10.31.:)
Did it last summer and it was a PITA.There are still odd noises I am unable to comprehend but it's...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
Me neither Now that I see how it looks like I...

Me neither
Now that I see how it looks like I can make a more educated offer
Forum: showroom 04-04-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
As it sits now ...

As it sits now

http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z195/abatta/gris1_zpsyebhc1la.jpg (http://s193.photobucket.com/user/abatta/media/gris1_zpsyebhc1la.jpg.html)
...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
Thx But I am still debating if its worth it to...

Thx
But I am still debating if its worth it to get or not and awaiting current pictures
LIke previously stated there are a lot of cons to it, it would mostly be an emotional purchase if I pull the...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
Well I would sell my turdy 245 Classic because...

Well I would sell my turdy 245 Classic because its the most useless car I currently own
I expect to get between 500-1000 for it depending on how well I can polish that turd

244 looks good but its...
Forum: showroom 04-04-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,374
Posted By Prime240
Should I buy it back

So I have the possibility to buy back a car I had owned for almost 8 years
My 1989 244 was the car that really introduced me to the magical mystery world of the 244
It started as a one owner low...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,789
Posted By Prime240
Great So now we will see you in a Volvo at...

Great
So now we will see you in a Volvo at Carlisle rather than ungodly Dodges or whatnots :oogle:
Forum: showroom 03-16-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,176
Posted By Prime240
Then back in 2007 when I had just bought it ...

Then back in 2007 when I had just bought it
1981 244 GL with B23E M46, leather tan interior
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z195/abatta/green_zpsql4fjtib.jpg...
Forum: showroom 03-16-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By Prime240
Car has been for sale for a while. Was posted in...

Car has been for sale for a while. Was posted in the orphan thread
A friend of mine vacationing there went to see it back in January and snapped a few pics of the "details" missing in the ad ...
Forum: showroom 02-11-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,111
Posted By Prime240
This is for sale on ebay ...

This is for sale on ebay

http://www.ebay.it/itm/VOLVO-240-245-140-Polar-PORTAPACCHI-SMONTABILE-THULE-HILLERSTORP-Epoca-RACK-/371550648681?hash=item568224f969:g:CuYAAOSwWnFV-TxX
Forum: showroom 02-09-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,065
Posted By Prime240
No problem here! Needs more ecodes and vintage...

No problem here!
Needs more ecodes and vintage 240 :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 113,749
Posted By Prime240
My bad... I knew there was a 5 involved :-P ...

My bad... I knew there was a 5 involved :-P
Still as you said the "homo" cars are subject to a lot of speculation and unicorn wishes...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 113,749
Posted By Prime240
There have been many discussions on this...

There have been many discussions on this alreready, I think its not clear as to how identify a true car from the original 500
I there should be a vin sequence

AFAIK if the car came with a coffin...
Forum: showroom 02-01-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,141
Posted By Prime240
It's an early survivor in original condition It...

It's an early survivor in original condition
It almost belongs in a museum :-P
Seriously when was last time you saw one like this?
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,037
Posted By Prime240
Keep up the good work! Love the Super Polars...

Keep up the good work!
Love the Super Polars :cool:
Forum: showroom 01-18-2016, 05:46 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 336,682
Posted By Prime240
Almost forgot In Ontario there is also this 2JZ...

Almost forgot
In Ontario there is also this 2JZ powered, chrysler 300 front ended, fender flared abomination that used to be a GT
...
Forum: showroom 01-18-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 336,682
Posted By Prime240
I know of at least 4-5 more here in Quebec but...

I know of at least 4-5 more here in Quebec but they are not on this forum
Forum: showroom 01-15-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 336,682
Posted By Prime240
Thx for the compliments Here is another pic of...

Thx for the compliments
Here is another pic of it
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z195/abatta/gt_zps2bfhejrj.jpg (http://s193.photobucket.com/user/abatta/media/gt_zps2bfhejrj.jpg.html)
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