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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By districtmotors
Who was the OEM manufacturer? Just curious.

Who was the OEM manufacturer? Just curious.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 358
Posted By districtmotors
1990 245 Blower Motor Replacement

Hi, I am taking the advice of TB Nation and replacing my blower motor when I install a new dash next week. What parts do I need to do the job right? (By brand and possibly part number) and where...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By districtmotors
Thank you both!

Thank you both!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By districtmotors
No love on the dial soap?

No love on the dial soap?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By districtmotors
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By districtmotors
Dial soap, warm water, and microfiber cloths.

Dial soap, warm water, and microfiber cloths.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By districtmotors
Question Moog vs. Lemforder vs. ?

Hi, everyone has been very helpful in helping me approach my steering/suspension project on my 1990 245. A couple of folks mentioned moog but Iíve heard Lemforder is good as well. The parts I am...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 726
Posted By districtmotors
Thumbs up Organic threading, keep rollin'

NO NO - this thread keeps answering more questions I didn't think to ask. KEEP IT GOING!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 726
Posted By districtmotors
What are folks using to lube the cables?

What are folks using to lube the cables?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By districtmotors
Would the later model work?

Would the later model work?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 726
Posted By districtmotors
No history and keeping it. I’ll check it out,...

No history and keeping it. I’ll check it out, thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By districtmotors
Period correct radio for 1990 245 + code?

Thinking of putting an original radio back in - what Series was in the 1990 245? Also, will it not work because itís not the radio installed in that specific car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 726
Posted By districtmotors
How can I tell?

How can I tell?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 726
Posted By districtmotors
Dashboard out - what should I fix?

I am soon to be the recipient of a new dashboard for my 1990 245 (Thanks 2manyturbos!) While I have the old one out, what else could I/should I fix?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 300
Posted By districtmotors
1990 245 Dash Compatibility

Hey - I have a 1990 245 with a severely cracked dash. (Part sun, part based on the fact the last owner was a HAM radio operator and had it rigged up on the dash.) There is a guy semi locally who has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By districtmotors
What’s the last pic showing?

What’s the last pic showing?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-17-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By districtmotors
Ok definitely the wires. I just checked. Any...

Ok definitely the wires. I just checked. Any recommendations on the IPD versus genuine Volvo?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By districtmotors
Hard to do?

Hard to do?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By districtmotors
Tailgate woes

Hi, I have a 1990 245 where the defroster and wiper motor does not work. In addition, when I lock the doors the rear hatch lock remains unlocked. What could the cause be?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By districtmotors
Tailgate woes

Hi, I have a 1990 245 where the defroster and wiper motor does not work. In addition, when I lock the doors the rear hatch lock remains unlocked. What could the cause be?
Forum: website & board 12-09-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
I would look at some of the 780 Bertone rims.

I would look at some of the 780 Bertone rims.
Forum: website & board 12-09-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Scorpious. They came on the Classic and SE models...

Scorpious. They came on the Classic and SE models as well as being a factory option in other years.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By districtmotors
Question Recommendations on new carpet

I have always wanted to take out the ratty carpeting of my 240, take the time to really clean the floor pans (and replace any if needed), then add in sound descending material ahead of fresh...
Forum: website & board 12-06-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Ok natural next question... anyone have the step...

Ok natural next question... anyone have the step by step for me?
Forum: website & board 12-05-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Swap

Swap
Forum: website & board 12-05-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
I mean it when I say that I was literally...

I mean it when I say that I was literally thinking the same thing at the same time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By districtmotors
That’s gotta be it because the cowls are clogged...

That’s gotta be it because the cowls are clogged and water is coming in that way. It’s been dry the past few days and sure enough it’s working.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By districtmotors
240 Wipers Gone Wild

I had someone test drive my 1990 245 I have for sale and, of course, something happened that never happened before. He turned the wipers on to test them and they never turned back off.

I tried...
Forum: website & board 11-30-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Sounds good. I may make my way down there soon...

Sounds good. I may make my way down there soon too. I lived in Raleigh for a number of years and keep meaning to catch up with friends. It's a great car!
Forum: website & board 11-29-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Any of you guys like any new cars out there?

Any of you guys like any new cars out there?
Forum: website & board 11-28-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Still nothing! Should have done a door buster...

Still nothing! Should have done a door buster sale.
Forum: website & board 11-21-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Hahah

Hahah
Forum: website & board 11-20-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
All good feedback, thank you. Funny bit about the...

All good feedback, thank you. Funny bit about the West Coast. I always considered the 240s to be more copious here on the East especially in the NY/CT metro area I grew up in.
Forum: website & board 11-19-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Whoops! Take 2... ...

Whoops! Take 2...

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/d/1990-volvo-240-wagon/6367721739.html

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld/cto/d/1993-volvo-240-m47-5-speed/6365137462.html
Forum: website & board 11-19-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,479
Posted By districtmotors
Question Am I normal?

Hey - whatís the going rate here on the East Coast for late model 240s of both the sedan and Wagon variety? Mine are what I think are 8/10 condition and Iíve had very little interest. Here they are,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By districtmotors
Replace the engine speed sensor.

Replace the engine speed sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By districtmotors
Wow - all very helpful. Thank you so much.

Wow - all very helpful. Thank you so much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By districtmotors
1990 Volvo 245 Wet Driver Side Mat

Hi, I have a 1990 Volvo 245 and something odd has been happening after rain. I open up my driver side door and the thermoplastic floor mat is wet. (This morning in particular there was a 1/2 inch of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 971
Posted By districtmotors
Torx/Tamper Proof Tools needed for RWD Volvos

Hi! Anyone know the commonly used Torx/Tamper Proof sizes needed for 80/90s Volvos? I know I may be painting with broad strokes here but need an educated guess ahead of my Friday junkyard pick. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By districtmotors
Yes, starting up in 4th gear for sure. Orange...

Yes, starting up in 4th gear for sure. Orange arrow on all the way.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By districtmotors
It's not getting out of overdrive. This is for a...

It's not getting out of overdrive. This is for a car I'm listing for sale so I want to strike the balance of correct and effective. I don't have the tool to grind so do those pieces I shared earlier...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By districtmotors
Overdrive OverRIDE

Hey-

I am having trouble with the AW70 transmission in my 1990 Volvo 245 where, like a lot of owners, it gets "stuck" in overdrive. I tried a new relay and that hasn't fixed it so I think I just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By districtmotors
And yes, this is the trim on the top half of the...

And yes, this is the trim on the top half of the doors.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-27-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By districtmotors
I realize now I wasn't too clear. I was asking...

I realize now I wasn't too clear. I was asking about removing the broken pins from the trim
once they are already off the car. Essentially, I want to remove any remnants of the old piece from
the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By districtmotors
Question Tricks for 240 trim?

Hey, any tricks to removing the old plastic pins without bending the crap out of the trim itself? I have a bunch of the replacement ones and want the trim to fit flush which I can't do with the old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By districtmotors
Volvo 240 Power Mirrors 5 pin vs. 4 pin

Hi, I am doing a long distance diagnosis for my dad's 1993 244 that needs two new power/heated Side View Mirrors. Question is .. are those the four pin or five?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By districtmotors
Would you do steelies with hub caps or center...

Would you do steelies with hub caps or center caps and trim rings?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By districtmotors
Question Let's talk about rims

I wanted to float this one to the group... I am selling a great looking gold 1990 245 that I currently have equipped with refinished Coronas with the euro cap centers. The car came with steelies with...
Forum: website & board 08-16-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By districtmotors
Capitol Area Volvo Club (DC, MD, VA)

Hello! I started a group called Capitol Area Volvo Club (DC, MD, VA) for all those in the Greater Washington, D.C. area. I know that for a long time there was a well established group that, according...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By districtmotors
I have to replace the windshield, is it easier to...

I have to replace the windshield, is it easier to do with it out? I don't have a garage so I need a guarantee this can be done within a day..
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