Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by classicswede » 19 Jun 2012 11:15 pm

Make sure you trun teh damper andjuster fully anti clockwise (DO NOT FORCE AS YOU WILL DAMAGE THE DAMPER) then turn clockwise 10 clicks and allow a week to settle before tuning in.
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Post by Attack2001 » 19 Jun 2012 11:18 pm

classicswede wrote:fully anti clockwise (DO NOT FORCE AS YOU WILL DAMAGE THE DAMPER) then turn clockwise 10 clicks

Why do you have to do this? :mrgreen:

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Post by classicswede » 20 Jun 2012 12:26 am

You need to set them to base to make sure they are then adjusted evenly.

10 clicks is about the right to start with. The one week of use before futher ajustment is get to let everything settle. If it should feel way off then there is no harm making adjustments before hand
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Post by Attack2001 » 20 Jun 2012 12:34 am

classicswede wrote:You need to set them to base to make sure they are then adjusted evenly.

10 clicks is about the right to start with. The one week of use before futher ajustment is get to let everything settle. If it should feel way off then there is no harm making adjustments before hand
Ah i see, sounds good to me :) Speaking of which i need to adjust my dampers :roll:
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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Chris_C » 20 Jun 2012 08:17 am

These dampers are significantly better than the adjustable Spax I had before I've found... but don't run them on the most undamped setting, they truly are undamped!
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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Benfraser » 20 Jun 2012 02:05 pm

Havent had the time to fit them yet but i'll do the 10 clicks and let them settle in. Also i have been looking at some seats and harnesses, was looking at some corbeau or sparco ones on ebay. Thoughts anyone? And then i am going to be getting blue harnesses, either 4 or 3 point

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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Benfraser » 22 Jun 2012 12:27 pm

Ordered my wheels and they will be here monday!!! Got the starmags in the end...Still hunting down tyres!

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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Benfraser » 25 Jun 2012 03:13 pm

Ok so finally i have got my wheels through and also my trs tow strap. Still looking for somewhere to bolt on my tow strap as i do not want ot to be hanging all the way out. Anyway here are the photos of the strap and thw wheels!

Firstly the tow strap...
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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Nimminz » 25 Jun 2012 10:29 pm

Niiiiiice!

Gotta say these tow-straps are becoming popular, i copied off jon_ovlov :oops: . saw a boyracer who had looped the nylon part over something under the car and was dragging the matal plate along the floor thinking he was the boy! :lol:

As for mounting it, there are holes in the trumpets behind the front bumper, or ive seen a plate welded across the original front tow hook with a hole drilled in.
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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Attack2001 » 25 Jun 2012 10:36 pm

Nimminz wrote:Gotta say these tow-straps are becoming popular
Aha, you know, ive got exactly the same as his blue one, just mines red :lol:

Tow strap fwend!! sm1
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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Speedy88 » 26 Jun 2012 01:24 am

F*cking scenesters :lol:
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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Chris_C » 26 Jun 2012 09:32 am

Speedy88 wrote:F*cking scenesters :lol:
Are you telling me you don't have one of these carry handles :shock: :shock:

Dude, you're slipping. How am I going to be able to continue calling you Sceney....
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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Benfraser » 26 Jun 2012 09:41 am

As for mounting it, there are holes in the trumpets behind the front bumper
What are the tumpets lol?

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Would quite like to have this look. I was looking for holes further back but couldnt find any

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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Attack2001 » 26 Jun 2012 10:35 am

He means the bumper irons. The two big square things you can see sticking out the front:

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Re: Volvo 340 GL 1.7 Build Thread

Post by Speedy88 » 26 Jun 2012 07:36 pm

Chris_C wrote:
Speedy88 wrote:F*cking scenesters :lol:
Are you telling me you don't have one of these carry handles :shock: :shock:

Dude, you're slipping. How am I going to be able to continue calling you Sceney....
I thought I was crashy now? Anyway, I'm nothing compared to the lifestyler that is Jonovlov :wink:
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