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Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By MarkPetch
1031 Crown wheel and pinions use the same...

1031 Crown wheel and pinions use the same differential carrier as the 1030 C/W & pinion's

The 1031 C/W & Pinion are also reasonably expensive to buy new, about US$750 for a genuine Volvo C/W kit...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Hi Otto, The only valuable and very rare VMS...

Hi Otto,

The only valuable and very rare VMS suspension component today, is the 3 piece rear axle, with the half tube's bolt flange's machined on a taper to give 1.5º negative camber at the wheel....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Thanks John V, I will get my grandson to try agin...

Thanks John V, I will get my grandson to try agin tomorrow morning NZ time.

Cheers,

Mark.
Forum: website & board 12-26-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,297
Posted By MarkPetch
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xsu0jliaids0g6a/EVO-4.jp...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xsu0jliaids0g6a/EVO-4.jpg?dl=0
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Hi Otto, Great pictures and information,...

Hi Otto,

Great pictures and information, thanks very much.

The RHD car Leif is driving "Union" 240, is the RHD car built in Australia, by the AVDT, Australian Volvo Dealer Team, in July/August...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
[QUOTE=Tuff240;5724135]I can help out with a few...

[QUOTE=Tuff240;5724135]I can help out with a few of my favorite pics Mark has shared with me.




Thanks very much for your help Tuff240, can you email, or message me and let me know what I have...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-23-2017, 02:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Hi Carl, Goran, readily admits that the...

Hi Carl,

Goran, readily admits that the Evolution T3B Turbo, as used by the GpA cars, had way to much turbo lag to be sold for road use, an further more, as the majority of the 500 Evolution cars...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Hi Forg, The 'bones' of a 240T GpA replica, are...

Hi Forg,
The 'bones' of a 240T GpA replica, are incredibly cheap compared with any other front running GpA car of that era. As an example of that fact, I recently purchased a one owner, rust free,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-22-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
It will be the "Full Monty" when its finished...

It will be the "Full Monty" when its finished John, I have a lot of genuine GpA spare part's, engines, Getrag gearbox's, etc, so it might take a while but I am in no hurry.

I plan to race the car...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Hi Forg, I have a total of six 240's, two genuine...

Hi Forg, I have a total of six 240's, two genuine 240 GpA Works car's, one ex the Australian Volvo Dealer Team and the other is the only surviving Eggenberger Team car.

I have three road cars,...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Yes, that's my Red 240T Evo, Patrick Dickman...

Yes, that's my Red 240T Evo, Patrick Dickman found it for me. I think it was on Ebay about 2 and a bit years ago, but Patrick knew the car, so went and checked it out for me then took it the Port for...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Great you and I have, have genuine Evolution...

Great you and I have, have genuine Evolution car's, mine also has the optional Black grill with the horizontal chrome strip's running across the top and bottom of the grill....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Hi John, I sold the last of my RS 500's, the...

Hi John, I sold the last of my RS 500's, the famous " Whittakers Peanut Slab" car about 10 years ago, I may end up buying it back, because it's still absolutely original, and still bloody fast in...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Thanks Janspeed, I will get my Grandson to help...

Thanks Janspeed, I will get my Grandson to help me get this set up and move my photo files into the cloud etc. By the way I used to race Datsun's 1200 Coupe's and dealt with Jarn at Janspeed, he...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Well now you know MikeSr, there is no more...

Well now you know MikeSr, there is no more debate, because the facts are now known and testified to by the project engineer in charge of the whole Evolution program, Goran Sallstrom.

If you lift...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Thanks blkaplan, Thats a first for me so I...

Thanks blkaplan,

Thats a first for me so I will take it, Ha ha.

I have not been able to work out how to post pictures on this forum, otherwise I would post some pic's of my various Volvo...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
Makes complete sense, Last year I purchased the...

Makes complete sense, Last year I purchased the exact same 1983 Model 240DL from Patrick Dickman, CA, to use as a donor car for a replica 240T GpA car that I am planning to build to build next year....
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,126
Posted By MarkPetch
History of the 240T FIA Evolution Cars

During my editing of the appalling google translating of Swedish to English, for the soon to be published Swedish language edition of "History of the Volvo 240 Turbo" the truth about the 500 FIA...
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