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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 06-11-2008, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
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Interesting Volvo for sale...

I saw this one on CL and thought it was quite interesting...

http://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/car/715881504.html

Stock 96 block with 04 gt heads & intake, 03 gt intake tube and MAF, along with a 180 deg stat and mild j mod...
Mandrel bent catless 2.25" true duals with dynomax super turbos
Vogtland .75" drop springs with sport / cobra shocks
XCAL2 with custom dyno tune
231hp, 280ftlb
Car is officially for sale... call me...
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nice. :p

I saw a video somewhere (streetfire maybe?) of a volvo converted to RWD with a LS1 engine under the hood

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You really wouldn't believe how easy a swap that is. Everything literally bolts right in! So there are actually quite a few of those out there.

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Nice Mustang engine out of a Thunderbird! Just have to say it is a Mustang engine to get any excitement I know, can't say 5.0 HO.

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I saw one a couple times at a local car show. Never got to see it run tho. It actually looked really close to that one.

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There used to be a Chevy powered wagon that would run in the 11's out at Moroso. It was called the heartbeat of sweden

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that **** is cool too bad its a wagon though

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Car & Driver did an article on the guy who put together the package for those years ago. David Letterman used to have one as a daily driver.




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There is a guy on corral that has one too...I think his name is Michael Yount. It is a cool swap, but those cars are ugly as hell!
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thats the idea, ugly and fast. imagine the look on someones face if you blow past them in that thing

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