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JJs Project Thread - 240 GL Estate

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Old Yesterday, 12:43   #231
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C'mon you lot...call yourselves experts A-Traktors are a famous part of the Volvo story...!

The speed limit is usually achieved through an extreme diff ratio, or a special reduction gearbox.

cheers

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Not a clue - and I’ve been to Sweden a few times haha


Anyway…..

New tyres on…… LUSH!!

Tiny bit of rub on speed bumps but otherwise the car drives well.

Had a little knock which I traced to the the panhard needing a 1/2 turn on the spanners

I drove past a shop window earlier and I smiled sooooo much

And pulled up at the lights next to a Toyota Yaris GR with gold alloys and a mega exhaust and we both spoke about each others cars - it’s a beast the GR

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I was mostly just teasing Mr Othen All in good humour

I'd quite like a GR Yaris! Glad to hear the new tyres have improved things.

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It is good news that the new tyres have fixed the problem completely.

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