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Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 10 – reassemble

Oct 14, 2016

We’ve hit a milestone. Our Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project is now on its downhill run as we start putting everything back together. To refresh your memory, Part 9 of the project was...

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Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 9 – GCG GTX4202R turbo

Aug 31, 2016

We haven’t forgotten about our Volvo 240 GL V8 project car, although it might seem like we have. It’s been through a few hurdles and there’s been a few changes to the plans, that’s all....

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Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: part 8 – GT4202 turbo

May 31, 2016

For those of you following our custom Volvo 240GL LS1 V8 conversion project, it is still going, don’t worry. We have made some progress since our last instalment but we are mainly waiting for it...

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Volvo 240 GL with LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 7 – Powerglide

Mar 24, 2016

It’s been a while now since we last updated you on our Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 project car, but it doesn’t mean the work has stopped. For the past few weeks it’s been all...

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Volvo 240 GL with LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 6 – off to paint shop

Feb 23, 2016

It’s been a few weeks now since Part 5 of our Volvo 240 GL V8 project instalment. So, what have we been doing with it lately? For the past few weeks we’ve been sourcing a...

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Volvo 240 GL with LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 5 – sump & radiator

Jan 29, 2016

Another couple of weeks has passed and more progress has been made on our Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project car. This fortnight it’s been all about finalising the radiator and engine sump. Fitting...

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Volvo 240 GL with LS1 V8 project: Part 4 – The conversion

Jan 16, 2016

Now that the silly season is over it’s time to get back to work on our Volvo 240 GL LS1 project. And for the past few weeks, it’s been very busy getting the more technical...

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Volvo 240 GL with LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 3 – engine bay prepped

Dec 24, 2015

It might be Christmas time but it sure hasn’t stopped us from working on our Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 project car. This fortnight it’s been all about preparing the 240 for its spray job....

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Volvo 240 GL with LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 2 – Stripping

Dec 09, 2015

Our humble Volvo 240 GL has been stripped of its 2.3-litre credentials in preparation for an LS1 Chevrolet V8 conversion. It’s all happening. For those who missed Part 1 of the fortnightly feature series we’re...

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Volvo 240 GL with LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 1 – The intro

Nov 24, 2015

Welcome to our first project car. Over the coming months PerformanceDrive and the guys from our partner company are setting out to build Australia’s quickest, fully engineered, street legal Volvo 240 GL. We’ll be posting...

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