1969 Volvo 142

Started on Oct. 11, 2004, 5:48 p.m.

We add some modern touches to a classic Volvo.

1969 Volvo 142

Specs

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Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:Sweden
Displacement:0cc
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:4-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Front-wheel drive
Brakes:disc/drum
Body width:0.0 in.
Curb weight:0 lbs.
Wheelbase:0.0 in.

Latest Project Updates

Feb 7, 2007

Dyno Curve

Feb 7, 2007

Our Volvo hits the dyno.

May 9, 2005

What To Do With Old B20 Parts?

May 9, 2005

Fun with left over parts.

Mar 2, 2005

Call us Crazy

Mar 2, 2005

We can’t seem to find much more to fix on this one. Bummer.

Feb 8, 2005

Making our Volvo 142 Prettier

Feb 8, 2005

What do you do with a project car that runs perfectly and has no issues? Make it prettier!

Jan 24, 2005

Busy Day for the Volvo

Jan 24, 2005

Our Volvo goes autocrossing and hits 117 horsepower on the dyno.

Jan 18, 2005

MegaSquirt Tuning

Jan 18, 2005

We’ve been tuning the new Megasquirt fuel injection system.

Jan 7, 2005

Swain Coating

Jan 7, 2005

Coating our custom headers

Jan 5, 2005

MegaSquirt Installation

Jan 5, 2005

Our Volvo 142 gets MegaSquirted.

Dec 15, 2004

142 Sport Exhaust

Dec 15, 2004

We install a Skandix sport exhaust, and prepare for fuel injection.

Dec 3, 2004

142 Work Progresses

Dec 3, 2004

We change fans, seat, and guages.

Nov 29, 2004

142 at the Turkey Rod Run

Nov 29, 2004

We hit the Turkey Rod Run, and getting ready for a switch to fuel injection.

Nov 22, 2004

Race on Sunday, Drive the Volvo to Work on Monday

Nov 22, 2004

Our 142 had a busy weekend!

Nov 15, 2004

Florida State Champs

Nov 15, 2004

We competed at the Florida State Championship Solo II event this weekend at Brooksville, Florida.

Nov 8, 2004

Cruisin'

Nov 8, 2004

We’ve been having a lot of fun with the 142.

Oct 24, 2004

142 Attends SSAVE.org Volvo Meet

Oct 24, 2004

Our newly built engine didn’t leak a drop of oil and managed nearly 28 mpg.

Oct 20, 2004

Rebuilt SUs Installed

Oct 20, 2004

The rebuilt SUs give the Volvo engine bay some flash.

Oct 15, 2004

142 Engine Runs!

Oct 15, 2004

Our newly rebuilt B20E engine chugs to life.

Oct 11, 2004

142 Reunited with its Engine

Oct 11, 2004

Our rebuilt block goes back in the 142, and we start putting things back together.

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1969 Volvo 142 Specs

Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:Sweden
Displacement:0cc
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:4-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Front-wheel drive
Brakes:disc/drum
Body width:0.0 in.
Curb weight:0 lbs.
Wheelbase:0.0 in.

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