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Forum: showroom 07-12-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 578,123
Posted By districtmotors
I just posted a passenger side door card in for...

I just posted a passenger side door card in for sale. Will add more photos/detail on Monday.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,739
Posted By districtmotors
Question 90 245DL - Not starting, neutral safety switch?

Here is the deal...

I turn the key, the cluster lights up but doesn't turn. I don't even hear any clicking. It's eerily similar to when I park the park in neutral only to come in the car the next...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By districtmotors
It seems to be working. I used the WD40 to clean...

It seems to be working. I used the WD40 to clean and then the Lucas Oil White Lithium on the part itself. Thanks for all the input! If you guys could help with my fuel injector issue thread now haha.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,487
Posted By districtmotors
Ah, never mind just checked IPDS site.

Ah, never mind just checked IPDS site.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,487
Posted By districtmotors
Isn’t it cheaper to just buy the reconditioned...

Isn’t it cheaper to just buy the reconditioned injectors than the NOID light? Who did you buy off of ebay?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,487
Posted By districtmotors
Totally sorry but I don’t understand. Are you...

Totally sorry but I don’t understand. Are you saying new injectors?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,487
Posted By districtmotors
Question Help getting off the bottle.

Hello! I am in the process of acquiring a very stock 1990 245. Overall, the guy before me seems to be an amateur mechanic like myself but has not been able to get the car off the bottle. The car sat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
Views: 4,587
Posted By districtmotors
Thank you! I have been dying to know this!

Thank you! I have been dying to know this!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
Views: 4,587
Posted By districtmotors
Yeah, still perplexed. All I do know is that my...

Yeah, still perplexed. All I do know is that my 1990 will soon have a black air dam I pulled off an 87 on it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By districtmotors
The real need is to strengthen the floppy old ...

The real need is to strengthen the floppy old
piece of cardboard that goes along the right of the wagons cargo area. Any ideas there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-04-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By districtmotors
I don’t see evidence of them being bent. I...

I don’t see evidence of them being bent. I tightened the bolt, cleaned with WD40 and then added in white lithium grease. I’ll keep you all
posted.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,624
Posted By districtmotors
Question WD40 or Grease? (Wagon rear strikers)

Hello, would you "WD40" or grease the rear strikers that hold the second row of seats in place (and which release when you need to knock the seats down)? Mine are constantly getting stuck and I have...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By districtmotors
Two Questions re: Noise Dampening Insulation

1. Are there any brands that truly stand out among the pack?
2. Has anyone used this to line the pieces that line the top of the cargo area in the wagon?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
Views: 4,587
Posted By districtmotors
I am starting to think the 90-93 DL run had all...

I am starting to think the 90-93 DL run had all black and the color was a feature of the GL models here in the USA prior to 90.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
240: Air Dams
Views: 4,587
Posted By districtmotors
Air Dams

Hi, I am curious as to whether it was year, model, or option that determined whether the air dams installed on 86-93 240s were black plastic or matched the color of the car. Anyone know?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-14-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 26,722
Posted By districtmotors
This and the guy who refinished his interior are...

This and the guy who refinished his interior are the most satisfying posts of 2018! Just curious, where in suburban DC did you find this gem? I am in in Silver Spring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,291
Posted By districtmotors
It took forever but yes they came out. Did you...

It took forever but yes they came out. Did you have to open up the channel all the way down or just the ends?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,291
Posted By districtmotors
Question Tips for installing outer window scrapers?

Hi, I bought outer window scrapers from redwoodchair. They are high quality...no issues there, I just CANNOT get them in the channels no matter how much soap and water I use. Any tips? Tricks? The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,631
Posted By districtmotors
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,631
Posted By districtmotors
Do I need to glue it? If so, what does everyone...

Do I need to glue it? If so, what does everyone recommend?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-31-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 118,748
Posted By districtmotors
I must have been transacting with you in lean...

I must have been transacting with you in lean times! Timing is everything I guess.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-30-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 354,180
Posted By districtmotors
Which ones do you still have?

Which ones do you still have?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,790
Posted By districtmotors
one of the most helpful posts i’ve received!

one of the most helpful posts i’ve received!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,790
Posted By districtmotors
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,790
Posted By districtmotors
What year is the r0,0960 model for?

Also, is it for a wagon or sedan?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,631
Posted By districtmotors
that’s a great recommendation on the saw horses....

that’s a great recommendation on the saw horses. I have to install new tailgate wiring as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,631
Posted By districtmotors
TIPS? Installing rubber gasket on 245 hatch.

The one on there is original, full of moss, and allows a ton of water in the car. I ordered the rubber gasket OEM from ipd and there are no instructions out there. (That I saw anyway.)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-26-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,283
Posted By districtmotors
bobxyz you were right!

bobxyz you were right!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,658
Posted By districtmotors
Will these fit my 90 245?

Would it be a direct fit?
How would I wire it up?
https://i.imgur.com/EuE4fpsl.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,550
Posted By districtmotors
What would you charge for a flat hood?

Itís orange, needs some rust repair around where the hood hinges bolt in but a solid canvas.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,129
Posted By districtmotors
I want a better console, mine is cracked up

I want a better console, mine is cracked up
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,129
Posted By districtmotors
1990!

1990!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-02-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,129
Posted By districtmotors
Removing 240 Automatic Shift Console

How do you do it? I canít figure out how to get the shift knob off.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-02-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 65,391
Posted By districtmotors
How many cans of paint should I buy for the...

How many cans of paint should I buy for the carpets? Once I figure that out I should also have a better idea of what Iíll need for the wagonís cargo compartment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,958
Posted By districtmotors
You should post pictures in the newly minted...

You should post pictures in the newly minted group.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,958
Posted By districtmotors
Who is starting the group???

Who is starting the group???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,958
Posted By districtmotors
140 Series Group on TB

Hi! I have quite a bit of great 140 stuff for sale... is there a group on here made up of you guys? Please let me know!

Rebuilt engine
Block
Stromberg 175 carb
Wheel arches
Starter
More to...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-26-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 118,748
Posted By districtmotors
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,283
Posted By districtmotors
Where am I looking?

Where am I looking?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,283
Posted By districtmotors
1990 245 Trouble starting in the rain

...and we have had a ton lately. It turns over but takes 5-10 times to start, will typically stall 2-3 times then after that I have to have it idle for a bit before taking it out at risk of stalling...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 5,037
Posted By districtmotors
Yeah but the V60 has wheels.

Yeah but the V60 has wheels.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-24-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Poll: 240: Opinion: Steelies
Views: 5,037
Posted By districtmotors
Opinion: Steelies

Hi, I recently acquired four steelies that are in good structural shape but have surface rust. I intend to sell them but need some opinions. Do I...?

A) Clean them, list them, and move on.
B)...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-21-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 65,391
Posted By districtmotors
Did you have to ask lseat.com to make the rear...

Did you have to ask lseat.com to make the rear seat custom? If so, can
I ask how much?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By districtmotors
What am I grinding it with?

What am I grinding it with?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By districtmotors
https://i.imgur.com/6wEK3pSl.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/6wEK3pSl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/HQDtOSyl.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/F4hOCQgl.jog
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,871
Posted By districtmotors
90 245 Wheel Arch - Early signs of rust

The back left is showing (5 on a 10 scale) signs of rust. It looks flaky if that makes sense. What do I do? It feels a bit like picking a scab.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,633
Posted By districtmotors
Thank you all! I’ve got some JY hunting to do but...

Thank you all! I’ve got some JY hunting to do but I am now informed (and excited)!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,633
Posted By districtmotors
1990 245 Stock Steering Wheel to Momo

...what do I need to disable, buy etc. If anyone has a step by step..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,032
Posted By districtmotors
I missed that I blew the 20 amp fuse that...

I missed that I blew the 20 amp fuse that connects to the battery... rookie mistake.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,032
Posted By districtmotors
I checked the fuses. No love there..so it’s a...

I checked the fuses. No love there..so it’s a connector right behind where the key goes?
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