Project 245 - The Budget Family Truckster
Project Installments:

The Volvo 240 Station Wagon is perhaps Volvo's best known model and has achieved a cult-like following. Combine that with its Swiss Army Knife-like utility and relatively affordable price, and the 245 was an obvious choice for a Swedespeed Project Car. Full Story...

Part I - A New Suspension
The suspension, which might as well be original with 208,000 miles on it, has more lean and sway than a day deep-sea fishing. Something needed to be done. Full Story...

Part II - Pet-Proofing the 245
Hauling a certain German Shorthair Pointer around in the back is one of many purposes the 245 serves, and the dog's short wiry white hairs seemingly have a plan of their own to invade the interior of the stationwagon. Full Story...

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Project 245 Stats
Base Car: 1990 Volvo 240 DL Stationwagon
Engine: 2.3-liter 4-cylinder Engine
Transmission: 4-speed Automatic
Color: Gray Metallic
Engine: Stock
Transmission: Stock
Exhaust: Stock
Wheels: Stock
Tires: Stock
Suspension: ipd/TME Sport Springs, ipd Anti Sway Bars, Cherry Turbo Upper Strut Brace, Cherry Turbo Lower Brace, Bilstein Touring "TC" Shocks & Struts
Brakes: Stock
Exterior: Stock
Lighting: Stock
Interior: Pet Partition, ipd Cargo Liner
Stereo: Stock
Contact: George Achorn

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