Re: uk '89 240 dilemma
Get rid of it. 244s are FOUL and you know it.
Also, if image is important to you, in the gay community here in sunny
Melbourne it is obvious that gay volvo drivers are more predisposed to ass
to ass transfers and also enjoy wallowing in back yard mud pits.
"Keith Barrett" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Looking for some advice with this one.
> '89 240 in the uk. This is the non-fuel injected version.
> About 6 weeks ago, I had a suspected manifold inlet gasket failure.
> Replacing the gasket did seem to cure the problem. However, the
> problems returned shortly afterwards.
> I am now told that they have checked the manifold gasket and there are
> no air leaks but the problem was the base gasket on the carbereta.
> So, I had this replaced. No improvement.
> I am now told that I need a replacement carb. The dealer is telling me
> that they are expensive.
> So, having been without the car on and off for around a month (see
> previous postings), I am getting a bit frustrated.
> So, to the dilemma Do I give up and scrap it (dealer says I could get
> another car with fuel injection for less than a new carb?
> Or, should I try to find a secondhand one but this could be just as bad?
> The dealer also states that the non-fuel injected versions were
> problematical which does not bode well.
> Other factors.
> May need a new clutch soon as this one makes a noise when pulling away.
> Car has 9 month mot but did need some welding for the last one.
> It has 175k miles.
> Any advice appreciated as I cannot decide what to do.
> Keith Barrett