Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 03/10/09

For drift/rally/builds cars projects, engine conversions etc...
Describe your plans, project(s) evolution, works progress and final result!

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Dark Blue
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Light Blue
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Turquoise
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Gold
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Orange
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Yellow
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Post by 340GLT » 27 Oct 2008 01:23 am

Just been playing round with a couple of things, only a small update.
Adam

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F559 LFE - 340R 2.0 16v
C208 CTR - 340 1.8 16v
D300 LBO - 360 GLT 3 Door Turbo project!! (and restoration)
F706 RBX - 350R in process!!!

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Post by foggyjames » 27 Oct 2008 01:53 am

850 front bumper?

Do you still want this 360 shell, Adam? I might need to bring a transporter to Somerset in a few weeks time, so it would make sense to do it then...

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James
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'89 740 Turbo Intercooler
'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
'85 360 GLT
'81 343 GLS R-Sport
'79 343 DL
'70 164
...and some modern FWD nonsense to get me to work...

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Post by 340GLT » 27 Oct 2008 01:59 am

Possibly yeh, although cash is tight at the mo. Will drop you a PM bout it
Adam
F559 LFE - 340R 2.0 16v
C208 CTR - 340 1.8 16v
D300 LBO - 360 GLT 3 Door Turbo project!! (and restoration)
F706 RBX - 350R in process!!!

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Post by foggyjames » 27 Oct 2008 02:44 am

If I'm coming down that way anyway, that should reduce the cost significantly...;) I'll look forward to hearing from you...

cheers

James
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'89 740 Turbo Intercooler
'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
'85 360 GLT
'81 343 GLS R-Sport
'79 343 DL
'70 164
...and some modern FWD nonsense to get me to work...

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Post by kaos » 27 Oct 2008 09:56 pm

foggy in somerset that can only mean one thing!

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Post by foggyjames » 28 Oct 2008 02:05 am

Frome is the destination. I call in on Jeff in Bridgewater fairly regularly! Keep up ;)

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James
VOC 300-series Register Keeper
'89 740 Turbo Intercooler
'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
'85 360 GLT
'81 343 GLS R-Sport
'79 343 DL
'70 164
...and some modern FWD nonsense to get me to work...

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Post by Ajb » 02 Dec 2008 12:18 pm

Great project :D how much does the T5 motor weigh compared to other options?

Also have to vote for Laser S60R blue.

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Post by foggyjames » 02 Dec 2008 07:58 pm

T5 is alloy, so about the same weight as a B200. It's also roughly the same size. Win! It makes so much more power than 'that French stuff' that I won't even compare it ;)

cheers

James
VOC 300-series Register Keeper
'89 740 Turbo Intercooler
'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
'85 360 GLT
'81 343 GLS R-Sport
'79 343 DL
'70 164
...and some modern FWD nonsense to get me to work...

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Post by volvosneverdie » 02 Dec 2008 08:10 pm

Got to be dark blue for me.
Its the most 'in keeping' whilst also managing to qualify as the least 'horrible'.

Not sure how effective that second pasenger footwell steering wheels going to be though man.

Unless youve got a primate co-driver.
Turn the wheel now! turn it with your feet!
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Post by 340GLT » 23 Dec 2008 01:37 am

A bit of an update, i have now got a pair of the wheels that will live under the very modded arches of this beast. A pair of Compomotives, volvo 5x108 fitment and 18 x 8 in size. And before everyone says 18's on a 300??? I have done some calcs and it will so work!!! lol
Anyways if i can get a pair of 240 front legs i will be making a bit of progress on this one soon.
Adam

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F559 LFE - 340R 2.0 16v
C208 CTR - 340 1.8 16v
D300 LBO - 360 GLT 3 Door Turbo project!! (and restoration)
F706 RBX - 350R in process!!!

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Post by pistonpen paultje » 23 Dec 2008 02:26 pm

Adam, are you using the 960 gearbox for this?

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Post by 340GLT » 24 Dec 2008 02:14 am

Sort of :wink:
F559 LFE - 340R 2.0 16v
C208 CTR - 340 1.8 16v
D300 LBO - 360 GLT 3 Door Turbo project!! (and restoration)
F706 RBX - 350R in process!!!

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Post by pistonpen paultje » 24 Dec 2008 10:27 am

I still love this idea to bits! If I didn't have my 16v 343 allready, I would probably go the T5 route. It's a beast of an engine, with quite some sound!

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Post by foggyjames » 30 Dec 2008 12:10 am

Chesh is putting pretty much exactly those wheels (18x8" MO6s) on his "750"...but in dark grey.

cheers

James
VOC 300-series Register Keeper
'89 740 Turbo Intercooler
'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
'85 360 GLT
'81 343 GLS R-Sport
'79 343 DL
'70 164
...and some modern FWD nonsense to get me to work...

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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5

Post by Jimbean » 27 Jan 2009 09:22 pm

Has this been finished? how well did the merc struts accually fit?
Hey kids grandpa's home! and he's coming in sideways!

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