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1993 850 GLT White

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Ben850
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Year and Model: 1996 850 R Wagon
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Re: 1993 850 GLT White

Post by Ben850 » Mon Dec 08, 2014 7:57 pm

It has been my trooper for the past two winters.
The Turbo wagon will take its place this winter, as it has become a dependable vehicle.

It always stands by with charged battery, and a half tank of gas. (half pack of cigarettes, hundred miles to Chicago...)
Jokes aside, I feel well about its dependability at this point.
It looks good even in its unwashed state, while jealous of its new sibling. Not the '96 behind it, the XC that came home a couple days ago.
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So, I seem to have an affinity for white cars?
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1993 850 GLT , You wouldn't know it.
1996 850 Turbo Wagon White.
1995 T-5R Black. New work in progress.
1998 V70 XC Cross Country White.
1994 850 N/A Wagon Black.
1997 850 Sedan Black.
1996 850R Wagon White.
1997 850 Sedan Red ( not white or black!)

Ben850
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Re: 1993 850 GLT White

Post by Ben850 » Wed Mar 25, 2015 4:58 pm

So, to update the '93, I had put a trickle charge on the battery overnight after sitting out this winter.

I now know how to fire this one up without drying out the cylinders immediately from inactivity.

It only seems harsh for a second or two. It is a better option than pulling the plugs, and trying to put a teaspoon of oil in each cylinder.

It will fire on first ignition with fuel pressure. Immediately get the rpm to 3,000 or so and the oil pressure will be there. Only a quick pump on the throttle.

If you simply turn the key, it will fire and the cylinders will go dry. Then comes starting fluid and spoons full of oil...
This applies to a first time start after months of rest. I don't know about years, but I had learned a lesson.
It worked like a charm yesterday.

It was transformed to a reliable go to vehicle by some dude.
Oh, and it finished the seasons last two shows after the heater hose went on the wagon.


I've brought it back from the grave twice, It seems to know.
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Lexington, Michigan. Lake Huron.
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1993 850 GLT , You wouldn't know it.
1996 850 Turbo Wagon White.
1995 T-5R Black. New work in progress.
1998 V70 XC Cross Country White.
1994 850 N/A Wagon Black.
1997 850 Sedan Black.
1996 850R Wagon White.
1997 850 Sedan Red ( not white or black!)

Ben850
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Joined: Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:53 pm
Year and Model: 1996 850 R Wagon
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Re: 1993 850 GLT White

Post by Ben850 » Wed May 06, 2015 9:24 pm

I had thoughts of letting one go.

I could not do it.

They have all come to my new place, which will be conducive to wrenching.
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1993 850 GLT , You wouldn't know it.
1996 850 Turbo Wagon White.
1995 T-5R Black. New work in progress.
1998 V70 XC Cross Country White.
1994 850 N/A Wagon Black.
1997 850 Sedan Black.
1996 850R Wagon White.
1997 850 Sedan Red ( not white or black!)

Ben850
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Joined: Thu Sep 08, 2011 1:53 pm
Year and Model: 1996 850 R Wagon
Location: Michigan
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Re: 1993 850 GLT White

Post by Ben850 » Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:03 pm

Changed places again. Detailed and had taken photos at a park across the street.
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'Twas a good day.
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1993 850 GLT , You wouldn't know it.
1996 850 Turbo Wagon White.
1995 T-5R Black. New work in progress.
1998 V70 XC Cross Country White.
1994 850 N/A Wagon Black.
1997 850 Sedan Black.
1996 850R Wagon White.
1997 850 Sedan Red ( not white or black!)

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