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My family and I have discussed this at quite length and we have decided that it would be in our best interest to get a wagon, and what better candidate than the Volvo 245T?<P>We'll more than likely sell our '82 GLE, and sell the '95 Mazda Protege LX that we have been using as our daily driver. I'm so psyched out! I've been recently craving the Turbo and the 245Ts have always been the best looking volvo.<P><BR>One bad thing is...there isn't one for sale in all of Colorado. Nor on Ebay. Poo.<P><BR>Paul<BR>-hopeless for a 245T<P>edit:<BR><A HREF="http://www.turbobricks.org/pschuh.html" TARGET=_blank>GORGEOUS 245T featured on Speedvision</A><p>[This message has been edited by GrooveSG (edited 07-09-2001).]
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by GrooveSG:<BR><B>edit:<BR><A HREF="http://www.turbobricks.org/pschuh.html" TARGET=_blank>GORGEOUS 245T featured on Speedvision</A></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Could you explain a little more on the context of the "feature" on Speedvision? What show was it on?<P>
 

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Paul Schuh's car just happened to be on speedvision a few months ago. He had entered the car into a car show that featured many import cars, mostly **** . Since it was a volvo, it got very little air time.
 

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To the rescue...<P><B><A HREF="http://www.classifieds2000.com/cgi-cls/ad.exe?P1+C14+A0+R1166307+Q252598503" TARGET=_blank>'84 245 Turbo, 207k miles, $2,500 OBO, Elkhart Indiana</A></B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://photos.classifieds2000.com/photos/internet/car/07/1166307.jpg"> <P><BR><B><A HREF="http://www.classifieds2000.com/cgi-cls/ad.exe?P1+C14+A0+R1174575+Q252598503" TARGET=_blank>'84 242 Turbo, 143k miles, $2,500 OBO, Modesto California</A></B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://photos.classifieds2000.com/photos/internet/car/75/1174575.jpg"> <P><B>Auto Trader 84' 245 DL 302 Conversion, T-5 5-Speed Manual, IPD Suspension, $9k OBO</B><BR> <IMG SRC="http://images.autotrader.com/692/623/69262327_003607_240x160.jpg"> <P><B>Auto Trader 82' 244 Turbo, 160k miles, $1500 OBO</B> <BR> <IMG SRC="http://images.autotrader.com/696/401/69640151_003586_240x160.jpg"> <P>-Drew<BR>
 

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Thanks, InDy!<P>I was thinking though...would it be worthwhile fixing my 264GLE up, or buying a better condition 245T? I'm pretty set on getting a 245T before classes start again...and would really love hauling my stuff, not to mention my roommate's stuff, in the wagon and not my family's van again. <P>How much should I look to pay for a 84 245T, and 244T? Right now, I've enough money to path up the rust holes behind the rear wheel, and do a complete respray for my 264.<P><BR>Also, what suspension mods can I do? The live axle setup kills me everytime I go over a bump...it's spooky in the twisties too! <P><BR>Got me 264 back yesterday though...and boy does the car feel great <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"> No more lumpy idle, direct throttle...and it's always ready to pounce off the line looking to gobble up Volkswagen Jettas <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P>Thanks,<BR>Paul
 

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Paul,<P>Honestly, if I were you, I would find a really nice 245 Turbo. As I mentioned before, my parents had a 264 GLE, and that car gave them a lot of trouble. The only good things I can say about the 260 series is that they are very rare, loaded with features, and already have upgraded heavy duty suspension parts.<P>The reason I would rather have the 245 Turbo is that the 4-cylinder engine they use is virtually bullet-proof. I think that the 245 also looks better than the 265 because of the wheels and blacked out trim. The turbo-4 is really sweet and is a lot easier to work on than the PRV V6. The biggest plus with the 245 is that it has almost unlimited tuning potential whereas the PRV V6 does not IMHO.<P>Also, IPD has a ton of suspension parts for the 245 that will make it handle a lot better than the front heavy biased 265.<P>-Drew
 
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