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1989 Volvo 240DL Wagon 5-Speed Manual

  • Price: Ask a price!
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: 240
  • Type: Wagon
  • Trim: DL
  • Year: 1989
  • Mileage: 317,000
  • VIN: yv1ax8856k1831895
  • Color: Beige
  • Engine size: B230F
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States


Enthusiast owned with a clean title ready for the new owner. Local car that has spent it's whole life here in the piedmont area of NC. Beige 1989 Volvo 245 wagon with the rare 5-speed manual transmission. 317k well cared for miles. No underbody rust and cosmetically the car looks great! For a heavy wagon, I'veseen 30mpg on long highway trips.Power windows and locks, vinyl/leatherette interior with rare tan Volvo All-Weather mats. Lots of recent preventative maintenance to make the car 100% reliable.R134a Volvo conversion and A/C blows cold and heat is hot. Still has genuine Volvo door pockets and center console that are always trashed. Original CIBIE headlights not faded or yellowed. Chrome roof rack upgrade. Recently upgraded the alternator to a 740 100amp Denso unit with correct size Conti belts. Timing belt done at 292k by previous owner. Clutch and transmission feel excellent and I just changed the transmission fluid to a Royal Purple Syncromax synthetic. It has a full sized spare tire, full size rolling jack, and T handle lug wrench in the hatch compartment. I'm also including a fitted car cover, Bentley manual, and spare parts if buyer wants them. To be an '89, this car looks and drives fantastic. I'm confident the new owner will NOT be disappointed! Please message me with any questions or for more detailed pictures. I did all of the work on this car and will be happy to talk to potential buyers.
Recent work:
Genuine Volvo upper strut mountsCustom fabricated strut mount reinforcement platesFront and Rear struts
Oversize group 48 AAP "Gold" battery
Pioneer Premium radio, door speakers, and custom fit rear hatch area speakersLow mileage 740 Denso 100amp Alternator (14.2v output idle)
New Conti ALT/WP/PS and A/C belts
Genuine Volvo HD diesel engine mounts
Febi M47 trans mount
Custom fabricated rear cam seal plate andNew OEM Volvo rear cam seal and valve cover gasket
NGK wires, Bosch cap and rotor button, NGK plugs
Bosch fuel pressure regulator
Genuine Volvo airbox thermostat and airfilter
Front brakes: calipers, pads, rotors, fluid
Coolant flush with new coolant, hoses, and thermostat
OEM injectors cleaned and new oring kit
OEM intake manifold gasket changed
Cleaned flametrap and new hoses
Cons:Rust spot about the size of a nickel around the windshield (treated) and a couple of tiny rust spots on the roof.Hatch hinge wiring frayed causing rear defrost/wiper to work intermittently.New tires that are sedan sized so the speedometer reads 8 mph fast, making miles go up faster.Some clearcoat peeling on the roof.Front seats aren't pretty: split along seams and will need to be recovered. Driver bolster is also worn.Rear seat folding mechanism is stiff but seats still fold down fine.
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