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Volvo 240 DL Wagon BBS Bilstein IPD Stance Original no accidents 3rd third row

1988 Volvo 240 DL

Condition: Used
Make: Volvo
Model: 240
Type: Wagon
Trim: DL
Year: 1988
Mileage: 169,252
VIN: yv1ax8851j1806465
Color: White
Engine: 2.3L
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Blue
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Safety: Anti-Lock Brakes
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Corona, California, United States
Extras
Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
Cassette Player
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Description for Volvo 240 1988

1988 Volvo 240 DL (Deluxe) Wagon

Pinnacle of auto longevity. Purchased from original owner and driven primarily to bicycle trail and back home, a 4 mile, hilly round trip. Garaged and seldom driven while under my ownership. It has been a west coast car its entire life. It was purchased new in WA state and has been in Southern California for at least the last 20yrs.

We have (2) drivers for (6) cars and our new home simply does not have the necessary parking.

The Volvo is completely rust and accident free. It is in very good, original condition. Mechanically sound, it leaks nothing and can be daily driven as it sits although it may ride too low for some people. A stock set of springs and original 14” wheels/tires will be included to return the vehicle to stock, attitude/altitude. The car currently rides on trimmed coils and bump-stops paired to kyb and bilstein struts/shocks. It rides surprisingly well given how low it sits.

240 wagons in this condition are difficult to find, specifically an original, west coast and rust free example with a 5spd manual and 3rd row. This example also has factory installed, functional cruise control. The mileage is low for the year.

Thanks to BAT, these cars are gaining value and popularity. Unlike today’s Volvo’s, 240’s were built to last and while few would accuse them of being ‘fast’, at speed (momentum car) and with a manual gearbox they are fun and provide lots of utility with the 3rd row and cargo space.

YAKIMA CARGO BOX, THULE BIKE CARRIER, BIKE AND PELICAN COOLER ARE NOT INCLUDED

The good

· Recent brake pads and rotors

· Newer catalytic converter

· New 02 sensor

· New bilsten HD rear shocks

· New KYB front shocks

· New Kuhmo Ecsta tires

· 16” modular GM wheels (welded, single piece, stepped lip fr and rr) with Volvo wheel adapters

· Recent oil / filter change

· Garaged under my ownership

· Rear tow hitch (installed by 1st owner, I never towed with it)

The bad and ugly

· Windshield wiper slow but working

· Clock in dash has stopped working (replacement included, not installed)

· Noticed a tear in outer tie rods (replacement included, not installed)

· Front sway bar bushings looked tired (replacement included, not installed)

· AC Cycles on and off but does not blow cold

· HVAC fan a little squeaky

· Cracks in the e-brake console which have been epoxied

· Missing floor mats

· Missing front map pockets (I prefer the panels without them as they get mangled from getting in and out of the car)

· Split in rear seat (have vinyl repair kit)

· Split in passenger front seat (have vinyl repair kit)

· Driver front seat has cover, vinyl underneath in poor condition (see pic)

· Circular stains in headliner from previous owner’s pet barrier

· Rear tires rub

· 2 door dings under driver front mirror

· Misc rock chips and scratches commensurate to 30yr old car

· Rubberized coating on front bumper starting to give way (front, driver corner)

· Handle to fold rear seat back forward is broken (documented workarounds on the turbo bricks forum)

Extras included with the vehicle

· Pet Barrier

· Thule towers and cross bars

· Replacement clock

· Brass shifter bushings (wanted to keep these on hand but the shifter feels fine as-is)

Lastly

The car passed smog in December 2017. If the buyer is from CA, I will smog prior to pick up. The previous owner had a dog (as evidenced by the pet barrier) so there is some dog hair here and there in the carpet. Overall, a little bit of elbow grease on the interior and exterior would go a long way.

NO RESERVE AUCTION, PLEASE TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION CAR'S FLAWS, MANAGE EXPECTATIONS AND BID ACCORDINGLY. IF YOU’D LIKE TO MAKE A BUY OFFER, PLEASE DO SO RESPECTFULLY AS THIS IS NOT A FIRE SALE.

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$500 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT DUE WITHIN 24HRS, BALANCE IN 7 DAYS.