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Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2021, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Redwood Chair
:lol: The 3" AMM is probably worth more than...

:lol:

The 3" AMM is probably worth more than that engine.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-28-2021, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Redwood Chair
Old Volvo Not On Fire

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Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Redwood Chair
No but David Bowie did. Automotive ...

No but David Bowie did.

Automotive

David Bowie's 1981 Volvo 262C Bertone Coupe sells for $216K at Swiss auction (https://www.mlive.com/auto/2018/01/david_bowies_1981_volvo_262c_b.html)
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: The Italian bordello leather interior...

:nod:

The Italian bordello leather interior was sooo trendy back in the 80's.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
When you're smart enough to know that a 4 speed...

When you're smart enough to know that a 4 speed with OD is an M46.


But basically you don't because it's so obscure.

:-P

Pilot bearing,bell housing, flywheel, and clutch stuff is different...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Redwood Chair
https://www.volvobertone.com/262prod.html

https://www.volvobertone.com/262prod.html
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:14 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes there is an engine code but nothing for the...

Yes there is an engine code but nothing for the transmission in the VIN as I have already stated..
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
The transmission codes haven't been integrated...

The transmission codes haven't been integrated into the VINs since 140s.

Short of pulling the build sheet from Corporate Volvo :lol: there's no way to know.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
Six-cylinder PRV The 260 models had a...

Six-cylinder PRV
The 260 models had a completely new 90-degree V6 B27E engine, sometimes called the "Douvrin".[8][20] This engine was developed jointly by Peugeot, Renault and Volvo in...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
So an 1800 guy huh? A little bit odd but now...

So an 1800 guy huh?

A little bit odd but now you want to become a full blown PRVert too?

https://gifimage.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/chris-hansen-gif-6.gif


:-P
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:50 AM
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Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
Something something top end oil starvation...

Something something top end oil starvation Peugeot Renault Volvo turd go BOOM!

Of course they fixed it on the later 6cyl engines but the damage to the 6cyl's reputation was done.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:34 AM
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Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
Whelp yea like I said good luck finding those...

Whelp yea like I said good luck finding those parts or a parts car since 95%+ of them were autos, and the PRV's usually suffered a horrible dino oil related death right around 100-120K miles, or...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:15 AM
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Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
To be fair the B21FT swap wasn't any more...

To be fair the B21FT swap wasn't any more powerful than the PRV but usually it was done on cars with a PRV that had already given up the ghost so the chop top abomination lived on.

:e-shrug:
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:07 AM
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Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
https://media.giphy.com/media/JqpbEVBmryvN6/giphy....

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Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
Back in the day the most common swap was a B21FT...

Back in the day the most common swap was a B21FT out of a wrecked 240T since they're both K-jet cars.

Park the cars side by side and move everything in the engine bay over then do the pedal box.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
Yes they are not.

Yes they are not.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 11:16 PM
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Posted By Redwood Chair
:nod: Good luck with that the clutch pedal...

:nod:

Good luck with that the clutch pedal is worth more than the PRV / M46 bell housing or transmission.

:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,855
Posted By Redwood Chair
I am close to buying a 262 Bertone 80 and have a...

I am close to buying a 262 Bertone 80 and have a few questions I hope someone can help with.

1. Engine seems pretty strong for its time 150+HP can the V6 be improved with a turbo or other kits?
...
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