Volvo 240 Tattoo

Volvo 240 Tattoo

My mind did a full hard reset when I saw it. What blew my mind? A “240” tattoo. You can find this Volvo 240 tattoo adorning the leg of the wonderful Amy L, who lives on the East Coast of the U.S.

28 Years and 460k Miles – Joe’s 1986 Volvo 240DL

Not Joe’s Volvo – a similar 240 for illustration purposes A funny thing happens when you screw up an email newsletter. People write back, angry. Angry people write angry things back to you. But some correspondence turns interesting. This is one from ex-MVS member Joe, who put almost a half-million miles on his 1986 Volvo […]

Volvo 240 Classic

My friend’s Volvo 240 Classic here in Denver – a few photos for you to enjoy. This 240 is dressed in Ruby Red, and is #420 of 1600. Between 1966 and 1993, Volvo’s bread-and-butter car was the stolid, safe and reliable 1966-74 140 Series and updated 1975-93 240 Series. Available in two-door sedan (through 1985), […]

Fantastic 1991 240 For Sale NYC

1991 Volvo 240 4 door for sale 1991 Volvo 240 4 door sedan from Southern California. Silver with sun roof. Ex+ condition, completely restored. New interior, air conditioning, cruise control, driver’s airbag and CD/MP3 car stereo. Single car owner 1991-2006, meticulous care, one mechanic (JK Volvo Specialists since the 1960s in Pasadena, CA). History In […]

Fix for ‘Dieseling’ on a Volvo 240

Dieseling was a common problem on carb engines and can be caused by: 1. Incorrect timing. 2. A carburettor that does not close entirely can contribute to running once the engine is off, since the extra fuel and oxygen mixture can combust easily in the warm piston chamber. 3. An improperly rated spark plug can […]

Where is the Fuel Filter on my Volvo 240?

How to get to the fuel gauge sender unit on a Volvo 240. Disconnect the battery negative lead making sure that you have the radio code if applicable. In the luggage compartment lift the carpet and you will see an inspection plate in the floor. Remove the plate to see the top of the sender […]