The Swedish Bandit
swedishbandit
9/14/19
6:37 AM
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Hi!, yes car was finished about a month ago. I plan on doing a larger post about it on here sometime in the future. But I can give you a few pictures of how it all turned out.

10/3/18
2:14 PM
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It makes me so happy to know that there is an “organization” in place that fights for the preservation of “near extinct car species”.

10/3/18
12:55 PM
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Raises another interesting question also; Is there a car model that was quite common in the past that there now isn't a single example left of because no one thought of preserving one for the future?

10/1/18
3:47 PM
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Do you know of any good ones (cheap)? The cheapest one I can find is from MSD and cost like $500...

10/1/18
2:55 PM
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I’m thinking of going with intake, carb and new cam which should push it from 300 to around 450 hp. If I can keep the ignition that’s a plus since it’s pretty compact right now which will be good for later on. There also is the problem with the trans being electronically controlled so I guess I still need all of that

10/1/18
1:25 PM
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It certainly helps to have a bigger workspace but you’d be surprised how fast it fills up with one of these apart. I’ve basically had my garage, the garage’s attic and my cellar full of car parts for the last year or so.

10/1/18
1:02 PM
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Halfway there, so why stop now? Just start in the front and work your way back tearing it apart. Just make sure you have a good organized system for marking all the parts and this will be a piece of cake.

9/19/18
4:27 PM
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But how could it possibly be bad at only 40000 miles?? I'll try the O2 sensor first but if that doesn't work out I'll set my sights on the cat.

9/19/18
4:22 PM
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“But the 2 litre turbo engine is supposed to be the one that doesn’t eat head gaskets”

9/19/18
3:29 PM
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Yeah it’s been sitting most of its life so it should look pretty good. Considering that I'm outside of US jurisdiction I doubt that this car would be covered by anything federal even if it was under 10 years.

9/19/18
2:47 PM
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Tried clearing it multiple times. It’s enough that I even *think* about the CEL and BAAM!, there it is again.