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Streering rack

Posted Aug 1st, 2016 at 20:24 by BrianH

Spare streering rack in. Got up to 1/2 inch play in old one. Spare 1/4 inch. New track rod ends, bottom swivals OK

Refurbish origonal now.

Really must do hydaulic pump too, but seems to be OK.

New front Michielin Agilis tyres at 607k miles.

Sqealing brakes.............Volvo parts and shims with copper grease done at the front............

Must be the rears!!!!
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Gone...My work shop

Posted Jul 24th, 2016 at 21:23 by BrianH

Gone, all the Volvo 245 parts
Only one member responded to my offer of free parts.
John Henderson on 07751 448712 took most parts. He breaks Vovos in Fordingbridge. I gave him the M47 gear box, 1986cc engine, and many other bits. Do ring him.
The irratic and bad MPG was a burnt exhaust valve on No2 cylinder. Alex got it refurbiished and fixed for 900. The 2326cc engine runs realy well, goes like the wind.
The odometer failed again, so in with the spare again and of to...
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Volvo 760 GLE Estate

Posted May 21st, 2016 at 19:24 by AndysR

Originally Posted by 760Simon View Post
It started out as your thread mate, it will be out over te summer I'm sure as I do need to use it more. We should clean them both up get pic together and start a new thread
Sounds like a plan
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See the sale messages

Posted Mar 18th, 2016 at 18:16 by BrianH

Closing my Garage/ Workshop...old age.

I would like as much as possible to go, to keeping these amazing Volvo 245's on the road.

Still doing 800 miles a week as a volunteer, but I get Alex Smith to do the heave stuff now. At 72 I have got to slow down.

Moved to a garden flat now with no stairs and amazing security

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Windscreen wipers

Posted Mar 9th, 2016 at 00:21 by BrianH

The wipers got slower and slower. Almost stopped on a dry screen.
Oiled the linkages
Checked and cleaned the connections.
Must be the motor. 4 bolts to loosen. Drive shaft nut really tight. Instructions say restraint the rotating arm.
Knocked off the driving cable from the wiper shaft!!!
Tried for two hours of fiddling to relocate. Really difficult.
Gave up.
Took it to Alex Smith of Als Motors and got a complementary car. A 960 automatic 3 litre....
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