picked up my first wont be the last

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Jboy222
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picked up my first wont be the last

Post by Jboy222 » 09 Feb 2015 10:33 pm

Hi all new to the forum I just picked up my first 340 3 door its a 1.4 turbo only 34000 miles lovely little gem very excited to get it on the road
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Post by macplaxton » 10 Feb 2015 07:03 am

Hello and welcome.

When you do get the 300 going, can you tear those fugly headlamp peaks off that Mitsuoka Viewt and run over them please? Or maybe just kill two birds with one stone and drive the 300 straight off the flatbed. sm84 sm84 :twisted:
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Post by SteveP » 10 Feb 2015 09:45 am

A lovely warm welcome.... :lol:

I agree the headlights are awful and I don't get the trend at all, but the car looks great other than that! Remember seeing this for sale originally before it was turbo'd and it looked like a very clean shell. Any idea of the specs?
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Post by MCHUDD » 10 Feb 2015 11:37 am

Hi mate and welcome.
Looks like an 84/85 modol. Love the wheels.
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Post by bogbasic » 10 Feb 2015 05:17 pm

Hey, never knew about the Mitsuoka Viewt.... what a scream....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsuoka_Viewt

...I never liked Jaguars so its gratifying to see Nissan taking the mick as well...
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Re: picked up my first wont be the last

Post by Jboy222 » 10 Feb 2015 07:04 pm

Hi all yes I know the viewt is awfull haha the previous owner was a bit vague but it has a focus st turbo Renault 5 carb the mani was custom made locked diff lowered springs interior is very clean has Bucket Seats in the front but everything else is standard my plans are to get another engine and rebuilt that with Renault 5 gr8 turbo internals as someone told me they will hold up better but any advice on the old Volvo engine would be greatful as I'm a Ford man cheers

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Post by classicswede » 20 Feb 2015 11:11 pm

This is the one off the FB page. A propper home brew job.

It could be worth looking for a good complete R5 turbo engine
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Re: picked up my first wont be the last

Post by Jboy222 » 21 Feb 2015 05:16 pm

Yeah it's not a bad job to be honest engine runs sweet as just fumes it's nuts off

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