Phil's Volvo Estate

13th September 2017

Phil Holden emailed recently to tell me about his Volvo estate, after seeing my photos from the Retro Rides Gathering.

He writes:

  • Currently a work in progress
  • Fully Poly bushes
  • Bilstein shocks
  • Lowered front springs and chopped heavy duty towing springs on the rear
  • 16t turbo
  • 3" down pipe and system
  • 960maf with custom pipework and 3" cone filter
  • V70r blue injectors
  • Chipped ecus
  • Mbc
  • Rs500 intercooler
  • Adjustable fuel pressure
  • Boost, AFR and oil pressure guages
  • Bucket seat and harnesses
  • Deep dish steering wheel and boss
  • Currently running 18psi
  • Saving up for TTV clutch and stage 1 850r clutch conversion
  • Looking for a g80 locker to modify and larger custom rad then upping the boost and fuelling to suit and looking for approx 350whp when set up
  • I've fitted a highlight cam with top end rebuilt (thanks jim)
  • BMW alloys with adapters and spacers
  • Rolled rear arches

Quite a machine!