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Elwood
03-13-2011, 03:45 PM
http://img810.imageshack.us/img810/1439/mg77923.jpg

Hi people
I'm just another wild and crazy guy from PL [Poland] and my obsession is that 744 '85 B230E [none turbo but still brick ;) ] I think photos will be the best way to describe my beloved ride :)

so lets start with some historical photos:

http://img97.imageshack.us/img97/7784/volvoismydestiny.jpg
U can't fight with destiny !

http://img853.imageshack.us/img853/9333/czarny1.jpg
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/3816/bluesxd.jpg
beginnings

http://img821.imageshack.us/img821/8528/braz1.jpg

http://img816.imageshack.us/img816/9125/atmyunclegarage.jpg
at my Uncles Shop [yep, we are specialized with Volvos <3 ]

spots:
http://img851.imageshack.us/img851/1006/spot1.jpg
http://img194.imageshack.us/img194/4937/spoty2.jpg

and the best and the newest:
http://img858.imageshack.us/img858/3706/mg75903.jpg
http://img848.imageshack.us/img848/2271/mg78694.jpg
http://img864.imageshack.us/img864/6635/2011030516v.jpg
http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/5681/mg7610.jpg
http://img9.imageshack.us/img9/4715/mg75963.jpg

with TwójStarys 244
http://img846.imageshack.us/img846/3761/schowek01j.jpg

as you probably see my no1 theme for [I guess] she is Bluesmobile from The Blues Brothers movie [yep, Best EVER!] and rest of old style American police cars! [this summer I'll add white front doors]
Hope you like it!

Trevor+
03-13-2011, 04:21 PM
Awesome

745 TurboGreasel
03-13-2011, 04:45 PM
I like this.

DNAsEqUeNcE
03-13-2011, 05:01 PM
time.... for lower and more turbo?

Elwood
03-13-2011, 05:16 PM
definitely.. I want to go lower.
and add that awesome white turns rear lamps.
http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/3714/tzl.jpg

twójStary
03-13-2011, 07:41 PM
Can't wait for a white doors :) And will be nice if You add that fluorescence strip on bumpers.

turtle
03-13-2011, 07:53 PM
What is up with the Illinois plates?

Matt
03-13-2011, 08:33 PM
What is up with the Illinois plates?

Really?


This is awesome. Can't wait for more.

project volvo
03-13-2011, 08:47 PM
Ukradles z Illinois? :-P

professor245
03-13-2011, 09:14 PM
Very nice indeed! You guys keep it up!
B230E has decent amount of power stock...V cam...

norcal505
03-13-2011, 10:18 PM
Nice car.
Funny to see the reverse of what some American's do with their license plates..

aplitz
03-13-2011, 10:41 PM
Elwood: You don't like it?
Jake: No I don't like it...

[Elwood Blues floors the pedal and jumps over an open drawbridge]

Jake: Car's got a lot of pickup.
Elwood: It's got a Swedish motor, a 143 cubic inch plant, it's got take off racing tires, IPD suspensions, Koni shocks. It's a model made without a turbo so it'll run good on regular gas. What do you say, is it the new Bluesmobile or what?

[a brief thinking pause while Jake attempts to light a cigarette]

Jake: Fix the cigarette lighter.



Then you can +T it with a Holset and act out this part.

Elwood: Oh no.
Jake: What the **** was that?
Elwood: The motor. We've thrown a rod.
Jake: Is that serious?
Elwood: Yup.



Looks like a great, fun car. I think it will look great with white front doors. Now get a loud speaker for the roof.

JustFord0099
03-14-2011, 12:58 PM
:lol: i like this kid, cool car

Yellow240
03-14-2011, 01:06 PM
I dressed like Jake at the Dutch carnival (where everybody dresses like an idiot for 5 days of ultra-mega-partying).
http://i56.tinypic.com/242wimr.jpg
Nevertheless, nice car!

Ziko
03-14-2011, 01:18 PM
@Patrick, was this really necessary?:wtf:

500dollar744ti
03-14-2011, 01:23 PM
so is it the 'in-thing' in Europe to put a USA license plate behind a Euro plate like it is vice versa here?

Yellow240
03-14-2011, 01:28 PM
@Patrick, was this really necessary?:wtf:

Definitely!

Cojones
03-14-2011, 01:49 PM
so is it the 'in-thing' in Europe to put a USA license plate behind a Euro plate like it is vice versa here?

Never seen it before. But i know quite a lot of guys changing their 7 and 2 series fronts to US spec headlights and stuff. Isn't there some kind of saying about grass being greener on the other side?

Funkee
03-14-2011, 02:01 PM
Cant keep a dutchie from talking about grass eh? ;)

Yellow240
03-14-2011, 02:13 PM
Grass on the other side turning into smoke? :-P

Matt
03-14-2011, 02:17 PM
so is it the 'in-thing' in Europe to put a USA license plate behind a Euro plate like it is vice versa here?

No, it's because the car has a Blues Brothers theme.

Cojones
03-14-2011, 02:56 PM
Cant keep a dutchie from talking about grass eh? ;)

Never smoked it though. But I did do quite some other stuff.

Elwood
03-14-2011, 03:00 PM
Thank you all for comments [means a lot to me ;) ] nice you noticed that Illinois plate theme ;) yep, I love American cars and Volvo is [for me] the most American looking car, BTW as you see I'm from Volvotastic [Volvosick?] family [everybody have one 7xx, 9xx - only Grandpa still keeps his Mercedes 124D, still RWD, LOL ]
My car is the best thing ever

http://img846.imageshack.us/img846/6106/nakleje.jpg

Yellow240, nice photo ;d my U can find mine at official Elwood Blues site :)
http://www.thebluesmobile.com/gallery.php?album_id=1
http://www.thebluesmobile.com/includes/gallery/1/images/album_1/lg.20100125132320_708a397beca729f1ac01c433f426121c .jpg

Still dreaming about '74 Dodge Monaco - car for Sunday ride! but Volvo anytime!

other my ideas:
http://img222.imageshack.us/img222/2240/oknoz.jpg
http://img535.imageshack.us/img535/999/dachp.jpg

aplitz, my Bro really threw the cigar lighter through the window :D

Matt
03-14-2011, 03:11 PM
that 140ci sticker is awesome.

Elwood
03-14-2011, 03:32 PM
Matt Thx my personal design - inspired by original 440 stickers :D
http://img859.imageshack.us/img859/4427/schowekz.jpg

FattMatt805
03-14-2011, 03:35 PM
illinois nazzis




i HATE Illinois nazis......


PS. nice car

Matt
03-14-2011, 03:41 PM
Matt Thx my personal design - inspired by original 440 stickers :D
http://img859.imageshack.us/img859/4427/schowekz.jpg

ya, i want one of those.

Elwood
03-14-2011, 03:48 PM
enjoy!
http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/9739/15cmszerokociminimum5sz.jpg
glad you like it,
[everybody] post me pic of it on your ride :D but when you already print and stick it :P

OKflyboy
03-14-2011, 03:53 PM
Awesome! I love themed cars!

orie
03-14-2011, 04:01 PM
I love this car, very cool. I don't think we got the seat/upholstry style in the US, that looks bad ass with the red dash style! (Way better than the fading red leather seats)

http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/5681/mg7610.jpg

project volvo
03-14-2011, 04:05 PM
enjoy!
http://img41.imageshack.us/img41/9739/15cmszerokociminimum5sz.jpg
glad you like it,
[everybody] post me pic of it on your ride :D


http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x42/dkula/seats/DSC_5622.jpg?t=1300129410

Elwood
03-14-2011, 04:09 PM
OKflyboy yep, me too Big THX

orie agree, that black/red dash whit whole interior [awww love the white stripes on red]

project volvo zarzucisz jak już nakleisz ;P

Mr.Borrie
03-14-2011, 04:12 PM
I like

project volvo
03-14-2011, 04:30 PM
OKflyboy yep, me too Big THX

orie agree, that black/red dash whit whole interior [awww love the white stripes on red]

project volvo zarzucisz jak już nakleisz ;P

Chyba tylko beda TB naklejki, i to wszystko.... moze beda reszta w bagazniku

Elwood
03-14-2011, 05:00 PM
Mr.Borrie me too
project volvo będę zaszczycony :D

Ziko
03-14-2011, 05:03 PM
I love the two-tone paintjob. Can't wait till you paint the doors white!
Interior is amazing anyways, we didn't get the red interior in Holland :-(

Elwood
03-14-2011, 05:09 PM
Ziko its gonna by EPIC!:-P
http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/6002/lolsg.jpg

Ziko
03-14-2011, 06:01 PM
Totally digging it!
Come on man just do it :-D

Elwood
06-08-2011, 04:13 PM
done :)
http://img137.imageshack.us/img137/4839/333yk.jpg
http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/3600/222if.jpg
http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/386/444fo.jpg
http://img694.imageshack.us/img694/934/13077773.jpg

Matt
06-08-2011, 04:49 PM
awesome!

BrickLove
06-08-2011, 05:16 PM
Bitchen. Now you need a loud speaker for the roof.

Crazychopstick
06-08-2011, 05:24 PM
That's great!

Cojones
06-08-2011, 05:44 PM
Ha, that's awesome!

SquareD
06-08-2011, 05:47 PM
I love this car, very cool. I don't think we got the seat/upholstry style in the US, that looks bad ass with the red dash style! (Way better than the fading red leather seats)

Must be an 85 thing, I have that same interior in navy.

done :)
http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/3600/222if.jpg

That. Is. Awesome! Seriously, that's pretty cool. Nicely done.

MikeSr.
06-08-2011, 09:40 PM
Do you live at 1060 W. Addison?

bjorny
06-09-2011, 07:44 AM
sweet!

Elwood
10-23-2012, 12:51 PM
hey hey hey. update :D

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/222432_291715187596606_1373954618_n.jpg
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/397324_484622738225000_985472148_n.jpg

bjorny
10-24-2012, 03:34 AM
strangely enough i liked it better with the stock wheels but its still bloody awesome!!

mymomswagon
10-24-2012, 02:55 PM
I like it! looks like you are on a mission from god

Elwood
10-25-2012, 03:50 AM
bjorny you're the first [with opinion that old steel were better than alu] . but blues must be more wide.. :D

mymomswagon yep. Thanks mate!

Zeeall
10-25-2012, 03:44 PM
Inspiration from sweden.

http://www1.garaget.org/archive/118/117124/213163/large_213163-2024498.jpg
http://www1.garaget.org/archive/118/117124/213163/large_213163-2015301.jpg

http://www.garaget.org/?car=213163

Elwood
10-25-2012, 05:13 PM
i'm familiar with this project :)

i would like to talk with the owner :D

DNAsEqUeNcE
10-25-2012, 07:01 PM
lol texas! Would someone kindly inform them that its texas state trooper? hehe