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Old 01-14-2020, 03:23 AM   #1
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Hi everyone! My name is josh and i used to be super active here some years ago. I unfortunately had to sell my 242t (which is on here somewhere) and i moved into newer VW's. Well my jetta sedan that i used for a daily driver was t-boned on new years day, thanks to a jeep who ran a red light...insurance came through and i had some extra funds and my first thought was...GET ANOTHER VOLVO which i did.

I bought my first 245 (my 3rd volvo) and i couldn't be more happy, and im also super excited about being active on this forum again! It took me forrrrreverrrrr to figure out what my password was LOL. anywho, hai everyone!


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Old 01-14-2020, 09:11 AM   #2
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Damn that thing is clean, was it preserved and just now brought back out?

Obviously lowered, and steelies painted to match the body, what other mods have been done?

Welcome back!
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Old 01-14-2020, 12:39 PM   #3
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Welcome back, nice looking car!
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Old 01-14-2020, 01:23 PM   #4
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Was this the 245 that was just on Craigslist?
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Old 01-14-2020, 05:05 PM   #5
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Damn that thing is clean, was it preserved and just now brought back out?

Obviously lowered, and steelies painted to match the body, what other mods have been done?

Welcome back!

Thank you! Feels good to be back! I bought it from a volvo mechanic who said he got it from a customer who let the car sit for 8 years.

Once he got it, he cleaned it up, when through the car to make it a daily and he lowered it on bilstein springs and shocks.

Other than that, its all stock
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Old 01-14-2020, 05:05 PM   #6
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Welcome back, nice looking car!
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Old 01-14-2020, 05:06 PM   #7
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Was this the 245 that was just on Craigslist?
Yeah, this was the one that was out in vallejo/benicia
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Old 01-14-2020, 05:49 PM   #8
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Spotted supposedly in Alameda.

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Old 01-14-2020, 06:42 PM   #9
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Yeah, this was the one that was out in vallejo/benicia
Nice! Clean looking wagon. If I didn’t have three Volvo’s I would have picked that up
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:29 PM   #10
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Nice wagon. And welcome back.
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Old 01-15-2020, 11:03 AM   #11
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Welcome back. That's a great looking car.
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:46 PM   #12
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Is that your green 74O parked behind it too? Looks sharp.
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Old 01-16-2020, 11:11 AM   #13
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Is that your green 74O parked behind it too?
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Old 02-01-2020, 01:13 PM   #14
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This rack just popped up on craigslist

http://https://sfbay.craigslist.org/...067105036.html
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Old 02-01-2020, 01:18 PM   #15
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Only $150?

Roof rack - $150 (brentwood / oakley)

1982 volvo wagon roof rack........

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Only $150?

Roof rack - $150 (brentwood / oakley)

1982 volvo wagon roof rack........

Pretty outrageous but he’s looking for one
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Old 02-01-2020, 05:57 PM   #17
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Pretty outrageous but he’s looking for one
I wonder if the hardware and pads are an extra $250?
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Old 02-01-2020, 08:57 PM   #18
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Pretty outrageous but he’s looking for one
Might be the one that was removed from the car. Anyway, I think he plans to get the holes welded up or filled.
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