Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

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benji1985
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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by benji1985 » 17 Aug 2018 12:22 pm

MCHUDD wrote:Hi Ben.
Class one. What about some chunky side trim.
Cheers Mark.
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I had thought about the big trims, but I don't have a set for a 5 door, but I do have a set of the thin trims which I think will look nicer.
Not sure mind you

Ben

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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by bogbasic » 17 Aug 2018 04:43 pm

re: chrome strip - looks nice and you don't want it to look too murdered out. My theory is that we'll be having this discussion about Honda Jazzes in a few years but mchudd threatened to end it all now.
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by bogbasic » 18 Aug 2018 12:26 am

Saw a lovely murdered-out 940 estate today - even the lettering at the back was blacked-out. Mental.
1988 340 1.4 GL, 218k, 5 door (Grey Bess). Gone to CBA.
1991 340 1.7 GL, 64k, 5 door, petrol blue (Deep Blue).
1988 360 2.0 GLE, 140k, 5 door, ocean blue metallic (Blue Bess).
1989 340 1.7 GL, 108k, 3 door (Red Ness).
More info here!

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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by benji1985 » 19 Aug 2018 08:52 pm

bogbasic wrote:re: chrome strip - looks nice and you don't want it to look too murdered out. My theory is that we'll be having this discussion about Honda Jazzes in a few years but mchudd threatened to end it all now.
Thank you, I just wanted a hint of the chrome.

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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by JFB » 04 Sep 2018 10:15 pm

Had you repaint the Volvo logo the chromed paint? How? Need do it in mine.

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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by Ride_on » 08 Sep 2018 04:28 pm

1980 345 DL_______1987 360 GLE (project car restored to GLT spec and B230FT'd)
1984 360 GLT______1987 360 GLT
1983 360 GLS______1989 360 GLE
1985 340 GL_______1986 340 1.4
1985 360 GLS______1995 940 SE 2.3 Turbo Estate (daily)
1987 340 GL 1.7

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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by benji1985 » 09 Sep 2018 04:06 pm

JFB wrote:Had you repaint the Volvo logo the chromed paint? How? Need do it in mine.
No the Volvo badge is her original one, the 340gl was new

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Re: Duchess The Volvo 340 CVT

Post by TasMan » 03 May 2020 03:38 pm

Just checking in from the FB group following your post....there are folk who are still reading the forum :-) Keep up the good work...Dave
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