1983 Volvo 242 GLT 2-Door 2.1L Fully Restored – VCOA Best of Show

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“This is a restored car that has won many Volvo Club of America National events. Engine has been replaced with a rebuilt original specification B21T engine. Newly recovered front and rear seats and many hard to find interior panels along with extensive Hushmat sound deadening material. When engine was replaced a number of parts were replaced including the gas tank, fuel pump and accumulator, electrical wiring harness and many other hoses and misc parts. IPD Sport Suspension also installed along with 2004 S60r Pegasus 18″ wheels and new Toyo Proxes 205/35/18 Tires. The car also received a show quality paint job that brings the car back to having a new appearance. Additionally, all lights and mouldings have no cracks and are in very good condition. Receipts for major work will be available to serious buyers at the sellers discretion. 100’s of pictures of restoration and finished car also. Car has been stored in a heated garage since the restoration under a custom cover with battery tender charger – all included. Car is available for immediate sale and selling price does not include any shipping expenses and payment via PayPal. Since restoration the car has made many long trips in high heat conditions.   Alpine iPod Stereo and alarm with keyless entry We are the third owner of the car.”

I get my nose in a bunch when I read engine replaced.  What? Not numbers matching?  It still won awards?  The reality of non-matching Porsche 356 restorations, for example, have been strong prices that seem to ignore the fact when the work is top notch.  Numbers matching will always be worth more when all else is equal.  Maybe this is my way of saying I’m just not ready for a restored Volvo automatic with 18s on it.  17s maybe but 18s, ah no.

On eBay for $8,000 Buy it Now.

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