The Family! [we need your pictures!!]

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Re: The Family! [we need your pictures!!]

Post by S10NPH » 13 Oct 2013 02:13 pm

Hehe, funny how some things can motivate and others not!

I have a set of middles for your wheels if you want them?
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Post by macplaxton » 13 Oct 2013 04:15 pm

Thanks for the offer, but the ones belonging to the car are hiding behind the passenger seat. :wink:

One of the peculiarities of the test here is that wheel trims need to be remove prior to presenting for test.
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Post by V6 Man » 13 Oct 2013 09:31 pm

Perfectly sensible if you ask me.

One of the things that amazes me about the MOT test is that you could, in theory, present a car with one loosely tightened wheel nut per wheel and still have it pass because the wheel nuts are hidden by a wheel trim which the tester is not allowed to remove.
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Post by sochapter » 04 Nov 2013 07:07 am

Greetings from Finland to all of you!

Last friday finally got my Volvo 340 B172k. I bought it as as my secondary car for the winter (I'm starting a total makeover for my primary car, VW Golf 3 variant, in the winter). It was dirt cheap and has only 100k km on the clock (60k miles).

It has decals on the sides and in the back it says Redline. Comparing to other Volvo 300's I haven't found anything but red details in the seats and these decals to make it "Redline".

Car is lacking a bit power and doesn't idle too well. I managed to make it idle a bit better with the idle adjustment screw, but it's still "waving" from 900rpm to 1200rpm. Right now I'm guessing there's an intake leak, but I'll have to investigate a bit more this week. Also the car is running at a very rich mixture, but that should be easily adjusted, huh?

Here is attached a picture from last saturday.
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All the best,

Tero Korhonen

edit: If anyone has detonation images of that Solex-carburettor, it would be greatly appreciated!
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Post by Chris_C » 04 Nov 2013 10:46 am

Hi Tero,

The carb base will likely have warped, they do that :s it's not a horrible job to fix though.

Go to the technical section, v3m how to guides

Then find this post http://www.volvo300mania.com/forum-uk/v ... =39&t=9289
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Post by sochapter » 04 Nov 2013 11:08 am

Thanks a million, Chris! That helps out a lot, I'll have to check in to that document ASAP.

Best regards,

Tero
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Post by SteveP » 06 Nov 2013 11:07 pm

macplaxton wrote:Recently landed at LDCH (Leinster Dolvo Care Home) :?
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These things happen, occasionally one just turns up... :lol:

I'm really puzzled by this one Rich, in some respects it looks remarkably clean in some common places (jacking points look great!?), then surprisingly bad in others - A pillars in particular! You'd normally see them both go if one or the other is in a state... Brave.. but I like it :)
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Post by 51rus » 30 Aug 2016 05:07 pm

From Russia with love :D :D :D
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Post by bogbasic » 30 Aug 2016 06:05 pm

Man, that's atmospheric. Epic and awesome. The 340 really does look nice.

Moscow now, its getting cold ;-0
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Post by 51rus » 05 Sep 2016 02:50 pm

bogbasic wrote:Man, that's atmospheric. Epic and awesome. The 340 really does look nice.

Moscow now, its getting cold ;-0
Thx)
It's great car)

May be later I can make good photo 300-x from Russia)
This is not Moscow. This is Voronezh. My city south of Moscow :D

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Post by bogbasic » 05 Sep 2016 07:42 pm

Oblast, I was wrong ;-0
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!

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Post by 51rus » 06 Sep 2016 02:09 pm

bogbasic wrote:Oblast, I was wrong ;-0
Yes, yes, yes)
Oblast', region, area, range, territory :D
But this place in Russia very nice for life. Now (September) ambient temperature about +20... +25 degrees Celsius.
For me it's perfect temperature.
Sorry for offtop.

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