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by mnrjohn
25 Aug 2011 06:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 300 series: demand
Topic: 1.7 340 or 2.0 360
Replies: 0
Views: 486

1.7 340 or 2.0 360

Hi all, After selling my 360 over a year ago I've been kicking myself eversince. Any how back in the market for one, not bothered on looks, if its clean it will be kept so if its not so it will be matted slammed and drifted. Have about 1k to spend but that would be for a 16v converted one. Closer th...
by mnrjohn
23 Aug 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Bodywork, interior, electrical equipment, accessories
Topic: buying advice.
Replies: 2
Views: 1755

buying advice.

Hi all, Besides the obvious is there anything that should be considered when looking to buy a 340/360, i.e. anything these cars are renound for hard to reach rust spots etc? O and i know about the indicator stalks and trip failing. Also anything to consider/look out for if I look at a 16v converted ...
by mnrjohn
20 Aug 2011 09:58 pm
Forum: Volvo 300 series: offer
Topic: Volvo 340 f7p with converted throttle body
Replies: 13
Views: 4087

Re: Volvo 340 f7p with converted throttle body

shame you so far away... I'm looking for another one after my Jago has gone.

Edit: Theres me saying your too far away is it Chippenham, Wiltshire?
by mnrjohn
18 Dec 2010 10:55 pm
Forum: Tell us more about your project Volvo 300
Topic: Christmas present to my self
Replies: 145
Views: 21858

Re: Christmas present to my self

How much if you don't mind me asking?
by mnrjohn
18 Nov 2009 10:17 pm
Forum: Volvo 300 series: offer
Topic: 360 89 for sale. SOLD SOLD SOLD
Replies: 1
Views: 805

360 89 for sale. SOLD SOLD SOLD

Evening all, Need shot of the Volvo now, typical reasons no time money and newer projects etc. MOT till march time and tax was up last month so is on a SORN atm. Bought it a couple of months back now and used it for 2 weeks solid with no faults. Drives well no rattles knocks, doesn't pull and brakes...
by mnrjohn
05 Oct 2009 09:33 pm
Forum: Volvo 300 series: offer
Topic: Testing the water!
Replies: 1
Views: 606

Testing the water!

After being old school for the week, i've decieded to give it up and go back to my Focus. Shes a '89, 2.0 GLE manual finished in beige :D. Could do with a good service brakes mainly as they are squeeling a bit. I've had it a week and ive done the cambelt + tensioner, leads and dizzy cap as there was...
by mnrjohn
05 Oct 2009 08:50 pm
Forum: Volvo 300 series: offer
Topic: VND Clearout. Goodness!
Replies: 34
Views: 4756

Re: VND Clearout. Goodness!

Hi mate,
How much to ship the backbox?
I'm just south of B'ham?

Cheers

John
by mnrjohn
05 Oct 2009 08:36 pm
Forum: Volvo 300 series: demand
Topic: Back box
Replies: 5
Views: 612

Re: Back box

Worcester just south of Birmingham.
How much in the post?

Cheers

John
by mnrjohn
05 Oct 2009 06:53 pm
Forum: Volvo 300 series: demand
Topic: Back box
Replies: 5
Views: 612

Back box

Hi all,
Does anyone have a 360 backbox. Doesnt need to have the pipes just the box.... mines got a wee hole in the side (backfired and didnt exit through the back). Tried local motor factors but they dont have any suppliers that have any and im not going to volvo.

Cheers

John
by mnrjohn
27 Sep 2009 09:38 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: Hello
Replies: 12
Views: 954

Re: Hello

Yea on closer inspection turns out it was the pastic bracket. Suppose i better inspect the cambelt asap then, practice what i preach etc :wink:. http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=9192691&l=a11ad3f3a9&id=557810253 http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=9192694&l=db71d2409e&id=557810253 Two photos ...
by mnrjohn
27 Sep 2009 11:26 am
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: Hello
Replies: 12
Views: 954

Re: Hello

Im a mechanic by trade anyway so the technical stuff doesnt bother me too much when i can be bothered to work on it... service history was lost so fluids and drive belts will be the first on the list saying that the oil looks clean etc. Are these engines fail safe if the belts do go? Diff oil is lea...
by mnrjohn
27 Sep 2009 11:16 am
Forum: Volvo 300 series: demand
Topic: Inidicator stalk
Replies: 1
Views: 412

Inidicator stalk

Does anyone have or know if volvo still stock the indicator stalk for an 88/89 (F) 360??

Cheers

John
by mnrjohn
24 Sep 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: General discussion; introduce yourself!
Topic: Hello
Replies: 12
Views: 954

Hello

Hello, Just thought I would say hi. Looking at buying a 360 off a friend of mine and looking around theres some knowlegable people on here. £250 1 owner FSH etc. Its a 2.0 GLE 80k on the clock. Is there anything I should look out for? I've only recently decided to get one as "old skool" is growing o...