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

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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5

Post by 340GLT » 28 Jan 2009 11:11 am

No where near finished and i'm not using the MERC struts. They are just merc brakes and a totally one off coilover.
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5

Post by 340GLT » 11 Aug 2009 12:16 am

Well weather has been crap preventing work on grey car so i decided its about time i stripped the saloon shell of all its saloon goodness and set about with the grinder and spot weld drill after removing the rear window.
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 11/08/09

Post by foggyjames » 11 Aug 2009 12:26 am

I've just been doing something very similar with the roof of a Honda CRX. The owner has bought a glass roof (pretty sweet!), but it requires some quite scary surgery!

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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 26/08/09

Post by 340GLT » 26 Aug 2009 04:18 am

More progress on saloon stripping. Oh and the new front Bilsteins for the 350R that once belonged on a tarmac spec Cosworth. Oh and got my ME7 T5 on a stand finally.
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F706 RBX - 350R in process!!!

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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 26/08/09

Post by foggyjames » 27 Aug 2009 12:08 am

Haha, loving the strip-down of the panels! I have the boot springs here, by the way...found them when having a tidy-up, but failed to bring them to RRG...

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'89 740 Turbo Intercooler
'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
'85 360 GLT
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'79 343 DL
'70 164
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 26/08/09

Post by 340GLT » 03 Oct 2009 12:15 am

Had a bit of a chance to test fit a certain engine today and yesterday. Looks good i reckon!!! :lol:
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F706 RBX - 350R in process!!!

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

Post by Speedy88 » 03 Oct 2009 01:08 am

You, my sir, are quite mental. I insist that you take us all out in this once it's done :D
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 03/10/09

Post by tommysb » 03 Oct 2009 02:11 am

Major OOOOFage! 340pw

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

Post by Edcase 300 » 03 Oct 2009 09:47 am

:D :D
Dream material! Cant wait to see it when its finished- and maybe a video of the beast cat too ;-) sm4
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 03/10/09

Post by foggyjames » 04 Oct 2009 06:28 pm

That turbo is a bit gratuitous, isn't it? :D The last one that kinda size I saw on a T5 made 4-figures worth of power. I think you're going to need to do some major block surgery before you can make full use of it...

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'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
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'81 343 GLS R-Sport
'79 343 DL
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 03/10/09

Post by 340GLT » 04 Oct 2009 07:32 pm

Turbo is a piss take. Its going to a diff hot side, plus i just won some H beams on ebay mwhahaha
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C208 CTR - 340 1.8 16v
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 03/10/09

Post by foggyjames » 04 Oct 2009 11:37 pm

You can make 400bhp on a GT28 on those things, easy. Damn them and their nice-flowing heads...!

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'88 360 Turbo Intercooler
'85 360 GLT
'81 343 GLS R-Sport
'79 343 DL
'70 164
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 03/10/09

Post by Fuse » 05 Oct 2009 12:10 am

Nothing wrong with a turbo that size. Turbos that size just needs to be utilized properly. :D Usually in this way

http://r-sportinternational.com/custome ... drik01.jpg

Though that's "just" a redblock in case..
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Re: Volvo 350R 2door saloon T5 UD 03/10/09

Post by WooDooUK » 05 Oct 2009 09:48 pm

Win!
I take it that requires custom engine mounts?

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

Post by 340GLT » 06 Oct 2009 08:41 am

Yeh and a new front crossmember.
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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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