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didier
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from France

Post by didier » 02 Jan 2015 11:21 pm

Hi everybody
and happy new year.

My english is poor Iapologize in advance ;

but my passion is strong .

I have a 340 DL 1984 vario and i live in france near south bordeaux country of the good(best) wine :mrgreen:
I'll try to show you some pics later but i'm also a bad photograph , so don't expect something very artistic,

tell me if you don't understand me or if i make mistakes. :wink:

My 340 is low mileage (57000 kms) approx 35000 miles; it was a "grandad" car, always garaged ? parked ? inside; near paris,
interior is very good , exterior too /no rust , engine not so good : some leaks but it runs well , exhaust is loud too :mrgreen:

after the old man the next owner changes many expensive things: vario belt, alternator, tyres (michelin),clutch,ignition ...
but he throw the towel when problems continue to happen / I don't know exactly why he sold it. :wink:

I have also two 245 GLT 1984/1988 (B23E automatic and from swiss /B230E) and I owned before two 245 turbo and many many over cars


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Re: from France

Post by bogbasic » 03 Jan 2015 12:03 am

Greetings - it looks in very good condition.
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: from France

Post by didier » 03 Jan 2015 12:31 am

thx ,it does
I dream of a 360 GLT like this( full options) :mrgreen:

just seen your blog 340pw got something to read for this week-end, thx again :wink:

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Re: from France

Post by 360beast » 03 Jan 2015 10:57 am

Looks to be in pretty good shape... I am partial to a but of 80s brown interior :lol:

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Re: from France

Post by didier » 03 Jan 2015 01:02 pm

thx 340pw
I was very surprised to find a very good body with no rust
don't be too jealous for the interior :mrgreen:

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Re: from France

Post by bogbasic » 03 Jan 2015 02:44 pm

Yes, the coloured interiors make you go a bit goggle-eyed :3
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).
More info here!

didier
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Re: from France

Post by didier » 03 Jan 2015 04:00 pm

you mean : it's almost baroque , i like everything baroque :wink: and most 70's interiors

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Re: from France

Post by MCHUDD » 03 Jan 2015 08:03 pm

Hi didier and welcome.
Your car looks great for its age.
Your English is a lot better than my French
:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
Cheers Mark.
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Re: from France

Post by didier » 04 Jan 2015 04:51 pm

thx.
I do my best. :mrgreen:

French is a difficult language to learn . :wink:

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Re: from France

Post by Chris_C » 04 Jan 2015 06:21 pm

Your garage looks amazing! Lots of interesting shiny things.

Don't worry about your English. We are all here with a common interest and I think we all like the variety of members.
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Re: from France

Post by didier » 04 Jan 2015 06:38 pm

Not my garage(normally a will have a garage in 2015 and I will fill it with many cars; the list is ready yet :mrgreen: ) ,a friend of mine


The previous car owner was living next his house so I came to see my friend after I took the car ;
he's a compulsive buyer and a great journalist. :mrgreen:

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Re: from France

Post by classicswede » 08 Jan 2015 01:16 am

Looks like a good one. Have you fixed the vario system or was there not really a problem with it.
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Re: from France

Post by S10NPH » 08 Jan 2015 02:23 pm

Great original 340, which looks like it has been well cared for.

340pw

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Re: from France

Post by trabitom99 » 12 Jan 2015 04:05 pm

Hello and welcome to the forum! Your cars look great ...

Cheers

Tom
343 GL Touring B14.1E CVT (155) 98000kms 1980 (sold)
343 L Junior B14.3E MT4 (155) 229000kms 1981 (scrapped)
343 DLS B19A MT4 (155) 167900kms 1982
360 GL Injection B200F MT5 (231) 348598kms 1988 (scrapped)
360 GLT B200F MT5 (302) 226000kms 1988

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Re: from France

Post by didier » 15 Jan 2015 01:16 pm

classicswede wrote:Looks like a good one. Have you fixed the vario system or was there not really a problem with it.
the previous owner changed the belts (volvo genuine) 300+ euros and the clutch too :mrgreen:
it works well

I love it for cruising around "le bassin d'arcachon" where I live :wink:

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