2021 300 Goals ?

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TasMan
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2021 300 Goals ?

Post by TasMan » 01 Jan 2021 12:56 am

Just before we turn over the page of 2020 I thought I would stick a post up....

Interested in hearing your plans for '21 with your 300s.... :)

Thats me owned EBC for 16 months ish..... done very few miles this year unfortunately, hope to change that next year.
2021 plans - New radiator, water pump. hoses, thermostat etc. Install the Econ and Ambient gauges and also the OPG and Voltmeter I have sitting here (unless an oil temp gauge comes up!). Tidying up some more of the wiring and considering looking into a SS exhaust system as my only non-OEM mod....

Wishing everyone a safe and healthy 2021. sm4
Dave
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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by bogbasic » 01 Jan 2021 02:54 am

Happy new year. Well, I have fitted a new (very old) light in the garage. The bulb holder is porcelain!

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Brightens the engine bay a bit better than the original one.

I have a dashboard/console with all the dials in it so I'll see what it's got next time I'm in the roof.
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: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by Logan360 » 01 Jan 2021 06:20 am

I just want mine to bloody run 😂😂
Own:
86 360GLT
97 S90
92 960S
92 960 Royal
91 960
96 Volvo 854R

Owned
E90 320 M-sport wagon
S60T -Mazda Familia
850lpt -AU Falcon
855 T5 -95, 97 960
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16x 360 -Toyota corolla
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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by TasMan » 01 Jan 2021 10:55 pm

Always good to have decent lighting in the garage/workshop.
I fitted a new LED batten recently to boost lighting above a work bench. Think it was about £25 from Screwfix, literally is night and day the result 8)

Keep at it Logan....get that 360 running again!
Cheers Dave
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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by bogbasic » 02 Jan 2021 03:38 am

Awesome work, the socket dismantling tools arrived the other day, but I can still only remove the round connectors. The flat blade ones are a mare. Any clues?

sm97
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: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by Tofufi » 02 Jan 2021 11:44 am

I'm hoping to construct a carport extension for it this weekend, so it'll be at least under basic cover from the elements.

Then weld up the LH sill, which was given as an advisory on the MOT a couple of weeks ago.

I'm still tempted to get a LSD insert for it to tame the ~200bhp...

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by SteveP » 02 Jan 2021 04:24 pm

Swap the diff on my GLS, daily both the GLT and GLS during the nice weather... at this rate just for weekly shopping trips!

Planned for freshening up the suspension on the GLT at some point also but it's not all that necessary, and I know I'll get carried away and want to remove the subframe and arms etc :lol:
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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by 360beast » 07 Jan 2021 07:48 am

Get my 360 on the road next month for the first time in nearly 9 years while I take my daily 940 off the road.

Fitting to the 940

3" stainless exhaust
Garrett T3 turbo
S60R green giant injectors
IPD turbo cam
Gold EZK
Fram air filter
M90 manual conversion
300hp rated clutch

Some other bits I've forgotten about, then once that's done I'm sure the nice weather will have gone and I can tuck the 360 away again and use the 940 in the cold weather.

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Post by 360beast » 10 Jan 2021 08:15 am

MOT booked for Feb 3rd.

I've bought a genuine cambelt, tensioner and front oil seals from Volvo and will be fitting them soon.

Booked for a machine polish and wax on Sunday 31st, so all being well there will be another 360 on the road that has been off the road since 2012!

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Re: 2021 300 Goals ?

Post by Chris_C » 11 Jan 2021 12:43 am

Given this time last year I was thinking I'd likely sell my new shell as I'd bought it, it'd sat on my drive and I'd not had the drive to do anything with it, I'm not sure my beginning of year thinking is worth much :lol:

Having the 300 has been one of the better things to go to over the last 12 months in a pretty crap year.

Current theory is take out the suspension fitted by the previous owner, rebuild it, back in. Fingers crossed I'll get my workshop finished and be able to move onto some of the larger ideas I have.
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'03 S60 D5 SE, '91 (J) MX5, 1954 Cyclemaster
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'89(F) 340 GL F7R (ex B172k) - Fake -> SBKV 300 Runner Up 08, 12; '91(H) 340 GL B14.4E - Kar; '88(F) 360 GLT B200E - Jet -> BKV 300 Runner Up 09; '89(G) 360 GLT B200E - Beast

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