I'm back, 360 85'

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Ventus360CL
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I'm back, 360 85'

Post by Ventus360CL » 11 Jun 2019 05:26 pm

Hello everyone! I'm Back!

Well, I was new when I left so you won't remember me  :lol:
About two years ago I entered this great forum seeking help to restore an 85' 360gls, but I had no time or resources to do it, so I had to quit the project before I could even grab my tools. I was really bummed because I really like this car.-

About a week ago I casually went to the car is (and has been for over a decade) and it's just how I left it. Luckily, I was with a friend of mine who worked in a workshop, so he pulled a battery out of nowhere and plugged it right in.
Man, was I excited to se the lights on (and the dashboard telling me to put on my seatbelt).

Two years ago I was afraid that the engine could've been locked, if that was the case, I knew I wouldn't be able to restore it. Since we don't have the keys, he plugged the starter motor right to the battery and the thing cranked like it was 1985 once again. AFTER A DECADE!

Now I'm so excited, I don't care if takes me a million years to make the thing look like your well preserved European 300s.
But since I don't have any income right now, it might take infinity to even take the thing home.

For now I just need to find the distributor cap for a B19 engine, do you know what other cars use the same cap? Cause we all know scarce 300s are.

Thank you for your attention dear V3M community, Ventus.

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Re: I'm back, 360 85'

Post by bogbasic » 12 Jun 2019 02:46 pm

Good luck. Where are you ;-?
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!

Ventus360CL
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Re: I'm back, 360 85'

Post by Ventus360CL » 13 Jun 2019 02:33 am

I'm from Chile!
I know there are more people from Chile around.

It's interesting that they found this forum though, being a country with 18 Million people, where Volvos are not very popular, where 300's were rare even in the 80's, left alone being a enthusiast of that particular model and in a country English level isn't very good either, its only odd to find more than 3 people like this in the whole territory

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Re: I'm back, 360 85'

Post by bogbasic » 13 Jun 2019 08:00 pm

I don't know about postage to Chile, but you can get them from Classicswede!

https://www.classicswede.co.uk/B19_B21_ ... 36424.aspx
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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