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Forum: website & board 12-09-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,885
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: 1,885
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: 181
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: 1,885
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: 1,885
Posted By districtmotors
Swap

Swap
Forum: website & board 12-05-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,885
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: 237
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: 237
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: 1,885
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: 1,885
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: 1,885
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: 1,885
Posted By districtmotors
Hahah

Hahah
Forum: website & board 11-20-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,885
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: 1,885
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: 1,885
Posted By districtmotors
Question Am I normal?

Hey - what’s 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 I’ve had very little interest. Here they are,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By districtmotors
Replace the engine speed sensor.

Replace the engine speed sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
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, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
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, 06:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
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 08-31-2017, 12:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
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, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
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, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
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, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
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, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
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, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
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, 11:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
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, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
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, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
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, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 84
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, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
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..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By districtmotors
Feelings about 240 dash caps...?

I've got a 1990 245 that I have looking pretty nice. Lots of little cosmetic improvements have been done and the only remaining eye sore is a very cracked dash. What's the feeling on dash caps? Do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By districtmotors
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By districtmotors
Redwood, I made the mistake of ordering these but...

Redwood, I made the mistake of ordering these but like the look: https://www.ipdusa.com/products/4787/100955-chrome-lug-nut

I have the Corona rims with the "euro style" center cap. I just want...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By districtmotors
Rust Proof Acorn Lug Nuts for the 240?

Do they exist? Should I say bye to my first born son?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By districtmotors
Hey, thank you - I certainly tried the obvious...

Hey, thank you - I certainly tried the obvious first to no avail. A lot of the numbers were rubbed off.
Forum: website & board 08-10-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,318
Posted By districtmotors
Sent money earlier, thank you!

Sent money earlier, thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By districtmotors
Think it could fetch a few bucks?

Think it could fetch a few bucks?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By districtmotors
What is this hose?

https://i.imgur.com/N0KsolOl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Ayjlelyl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/G1DDUQUl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By districtmotors
Cool, so tape them off?

Cool, so tape them off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By districtmotors
52mm VDO Gauges? No more.

Hello, I decided to remove the 52mm VDO gauges from the left side of my 1990 245's dash.One was the oil pressure gauge and the other the oil temperature gauge. If I leave the wires and senders in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By districtmotors
What do you mean? By some bad luck or is causal?

What do you mean? By some bad luck or is causal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By districtmotors
Volvo 240 Interior Swap, Sedan/Wagon?

Hi, there's a guy locally getting rid of a whole set of blue Interior from a sedan. Is it possible to put Interior from a 1990s 244 into a 245? (Door cards and seats not other "unique" parts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By districtmotors
Very helpful, thank you!

Very helpful, thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By districtmotors
Volvo 200 Series Dashboards

Hello, I have a very cracked dashboard on my 1990 245 but noticed the junkyard I frequent has a bunch without any. My question is ... what years/body styles would fit my 1990 without modification?...
Forum: website & board 07-21-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 247,585
Posted By districtmotors
Format: current username: districtvolvo new...

Format:
current username: districtvolvo
new available username choice (search the memberlist): districtmotors
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By districtmotors
This board doesn't miss a thing! Sorry I am...

This board doesn't miss a thing! Sorry I am paying down some ugly school loans so I have to hustle!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By districtmotors
So easy. There's a few YouTube videos out there...

So easy. There's a few YouTube videos out there that document the process nicely!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By districtmotors
Hi, I the grey disc version (the one closest to...

Hi, I the grey disc version (the one closest to the bottom) is what warped. As did the amber yellow gear, which I am assuming is black on that same unit, is what went. I am in Silver Spring - what...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 631
Posted By districtmotors
The OTHER odometer gear and mounting plate

Hi, I just replaced the odometer gear on my 1990 245 with this: https://www.ipdusa.com/products/6086/109758-240-odometer-gear BUT noticed that the other gear which was orange in color and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By districtmotors
Thank you!!!

Thank you!!!
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