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1990 Volvo 240 GL Sedan [White] Manual Unleaded QLD

edited February 28 in Wanted
Hey guys I'm in the hunt for one of these. The car needs to be running and in great shape for a daily driver. I don't really want to have to put a lot of work into it. Must be reliable daily driver. I am looking to sell my current car before my contract expires in July '19 so I want a seamless transition and cannot be car-less. I'm in Brisbane. PM me thanks.


  • @joronamo I have a manual 1992 sedan, which I wasn't really planning on selling but I now have another car so could be tempted to sell for the right offer.
    Its 26 years old so it isn't 100% perfect but it is a reliable daily driver.

    BTW you won't find a manual 240 newer than 1990, they only offered autos then. (Mine has been converted).

    Let me know if interested
  • Thanks for the message and the info.
  • There is no such thing as a diesel 240 in Australia
  • Cheers.
  • Hey I just found a beautiful White Volvo 240 parked next to my house. I left a note on the driver's windshield so hopefully they reply. The only problem is its an auto and I want an manual. I'm not much of a car guru so is changing transmissions straightforward or complicated and not recommended with these vehicles?
  • 240240 (@240) Canberra
    Mine was auto when I got it and I converted it to manual.
    I would budget about $2000 to accumulate the required parts, and have them fitted by someone.
    Seems like a lot but if the car is otherwise perfect then it's worth it, and probably not much more expensive than finding a good manual one.
  • Cheers mate. Got a missed call from the owner and called him back 10 min later and he was busy so he will call me back. Fingers crossed.
  • Money aside, is the mod/conversion safe or does it make the car less reliable and weaker? I would get it done by a professional like GLT of course.
  • 240240 (@240) Canberra
    No it doesn't compromise anything.

    The part where some people bodge it a bit is with the whole for the clutch cylinder, the proper way to do it is to swap the whole plate in the firewall with one from a manual car, but some people just drill a hole in the existing one.
    If it's done by a pro, either way is probably fine.

    The hardest part for you would be getting all the required parts.
  • If I take it to GLT will they be able to source authentic genuine parts for me or do shops usually get generic parts or dodgy parts?
  • 240240 (@240) Canberra
    You'd have to talk to them about parts availability but for many things you will need to find 2nd hand parts.

    For parts like the clutch you can get new parts.
  • Cheers appreciate your help.
  • Hey are their any good 240 Manuals still for sale?

  • Does it have to be white? I still have mine if you're interested

  • No it doesn't. How much are you asking? Photos etc would be great.

  • I've sent you a PM

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