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Old 07-18-2009, 03:14 AM   #1
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Default Inspiration for 740s

There's a thread full of sweet 240's so why not start one for the 740s
what 740s got you happy and inspired and wanting to get your project done

this is the video that got my cup of 740s started for me

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Old 07-18-2009, 03:37 AM   #2
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http://k43.pbase.com/u21/grebnut/lar...2.180_8019.jpg

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Old 07-18-2009, 03:45 AM   #3
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I show that video to all the nonbelievers.

My first Volvo was an free white '87 745. I was looking at 245's and Subaru wagons before my first daughter was born. I ended up with that car and it was all over.
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Old 07-18-2009, 11:53 AM   #4
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Well, I like my 744 tic so here are some crappy iPhone pictures:


(before euro lights)

yeah i know about the foglights..they were trashed when I got the car, and I removed them after I had the bumper fixed and repainted.
and heres the engine as it sits now, new turbo and IC going in very soon:
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Old 07-18-2009, 11:54 AM   #5
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kenny's 744
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Old 07-18-2009, 11:56 AM   #6
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Old 07-18-2009, 12:54 PM   #7
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I've been inspired. Thankyou. That's awesome!
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Old 06-28-2010, 07:36 PM   #8
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oh..........my...........god!!!!!!
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Old 06-28-2010, 11:26 PM   #9
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oh..........my...........god!!!!!!
nice looking 744
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Old 06-28-2010, 11:28 PM   #10
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nice looking 744s soon i will post mine soon i get it finish
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Old 06-30-2010, 04:32 PM   #11
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This one captures my fancy











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Old 07-16-2010, 02:31 AM   #12
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Old 07-16-2010, 11:42 AM   #13
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:33 PM   #14
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and some more....
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Old 07-16-2010, 01:40 PM   #15
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740 engine.. not 740 car (so no pics included of car)
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Old 07-17-2010, 03:04 PM   #16
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and some more....

LOL a friend to me builded that car, i can't say it looks god.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:57 PM   #17
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This was my inspiration for my purchase a while ago here's pics:


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Old 02-28-2013, 12:02 AM   #18
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what wheels re those? They look good!
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Old 02-28-2013, 03:42 AM   #19
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what wheels re those? They look good!
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Old 07-18-2009, 01:14 PM   #20
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not inspired by any 7 series...
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Old 07-18-2009, 03:55 PM   #21
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That burgundy one is GORGEOUS!!! are those compo's?

The only somewhat decent pics i have of 740s are of this slammed one from sweden..




Its not that nice but damn it is low for a 740!!
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Old 07-18-2009, 06:46 PM   #22
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More inspiration please, I need to to repair the 744...
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Old 07-18-2009, 06:53 PM   #23
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Doug's car is pretty sweet.
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:02 PM   #24
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volvette it up yo!
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:35 PM   #25
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look up shs performance in youtube and be amazed.
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