The Volvo 340 Project

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mat_91
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 21 Aug 2010 10:33 pm

hmm i dont rely want say keep you waiting as i dont want to big up then fail flat on my face for what ever reason probably money so one day ill post a pic up with my free engine :340:
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 22 Aug 2010 06:31 pm

car fixed turned out to be a tappet adjuster had worked its way all the way out :o :o
i must of not tightened it enough when i did them other day all others were fine
i was very lucky :340:
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 10 Sep 2010 08:58 pm

well i think i should up date this thread as not done it in a while anyway i picked up my engine of choice other day which showed me i need to be lower 3" just is not enough for me :lol: and it just scrubbed on top af the arch with 185 55 15s on :D
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engine wise and this is a treat for just volvo mania i dont think anyone has put this engine into a 340 ever so it should be a laugh it was gunna be a rv8 but i got offered a better engine a 2.5 24v bmw lump with near enought 200hp standard and not far of same torque i think that should be interesting plus i got everything i will need, just need a cheap car hopefully another 340 anyway when me and my dad was taking it out the back of the car i chucked me phone to my little bro and said take a photo so he did
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but i guess you get the idea plus i while back i picked up a back axle from a manta so that should be all good and picked this little gem up ive just ordered a boss for it so that should be on soon woop
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any way i hope to start the Frankenstein volvo in the next 2 months and work my arse of to get it done and out drifting soon
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 19 Sep 2010 07:27 pm

well dont seem anyone is interested in my engine choice but fuk it ill carry on regardless
i was up a buxton today today i went totally un prepared i wasnt gunna drift you see but i couldn't resist after watching a few jdm bummers fail so on i went doing very well sayign ive never drifted at buxton but today was the last i think ODC qualifying round so put my name down for a laugh as you do and i went for with big style a good crowd pleaser i was told big manja down the straights and good lock on the bedny stuff ended up 3rd in front of skylines 200sx bmws etc well chuffed :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: only got a crappy video phone vid but you get the idea i await better photos vids what you guys think
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Re: my little project 340

Post by volvosneverdie » 19 Sep 2010 07:41 pm

Sorry dude, ive somehow missed your engine update.
Er, how the motherflipping flip are you gonn get that lump to fit and drive?

Whats the plan man?

right, im off to watch vid! :D
*edit ^which seems to have been filmed in 3D :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 19 Sep 2010 08:16 pm

haha i have a welder and a grinder thats all i need :mrgreen: trust me just done a engine swap on a range rover and plenty more with my dad
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Re: my little project 340

Post by volvosneverdie » 19 Sep 2010 08:23 pm

mat_91 wrote:haha i have a welder and a grinder thats all i need :mrgreen: trust me just done a engine swap on a range rover and plenty more with my dad
You need to go into business man.
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V3M anything into anything productions.
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 19 Sep 2010 08:37 pm

haha yer proper job said in that blokes accent from scrap heap challenge a few years ago
but i do like you anything into anything garage name gives me ideas :mrgreen:
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Re: my little project 340

Post by volvosneverdie » 19 Sep 2010 08:41 pm

mat_91 wrote:haha yer proper job said in that blokes accent from scrap heap challenge a few years ago
but i do like you anything into anything garage name gives me ideas :mrgreen:
Ha Ha Ha, The Barley Pickers Barnsey FTW!

Prapper Jaaaaaaab!
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 04 Oct 2010 09:06 pm

hmm think you may like this bear with me this was just dropped in place for a giggle for starters it will be coming out and engine bay stripping, dash out etc for some adjustment
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Re: my little project 340

Post by 340GLT » 04 Oct 2010 10:07 pm

Lol i remember that feeling.
Adam
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Re: my little project 340

Post by Speedy88 » 04 Oct 2010 10:50 pm

whoa a bmw 2.5 in a 340. You've got balls man. And the barley pickers made that program for me :mrgreen:
'88 340 Williams (Sold)
'85 360 GLS - Drift project (Sold)
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Re: my little project 340

Post by Hell Driver » 04 Oct 2010 11:23 pm

I've also missed the B.M.W. part of this thread until now! That going to shift when it's done :)
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360 GLS (A 84)
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Re: my little project 340

Post by mat_91 » 08 Oct 2010 06:02 pm

update time on mighty blue got a fair bit done this after noon removed dash, heater matrix, master cylinder and all pedals, also gone are the rear engine mounts and moved the wiring out of the way and will strip it out next and remove all unnecessary wiring also been researching good ways to secure the rear axle in place and been looking at resorting proper geometry to the lowered ride height the exciting bit is to come next watch this space and a little pic
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Re: my little project 340

Post by Speedy88 » 08 Oct 2010 07:03 pm

Sweet man, ballsey project. Get it up on RR or something, they'll love something like this.
'88 340 Williams (Sold)
'85 360 GLS - Drift project (Sold)
'77 Colt Sigma
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