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Posted By: Mark Lampariello
Posted On: Wednesday November 29, 2017 at 11:30 PM
 
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I cringe at the mention of that1980 Omega --I bought it new,
and at 750 miles the engine and transaxle partially fell out in my driveway. "Some bolts" sheared off. Then there was the little matter of intermittent brake failure.

Took a loss, stretched my budget, and enjoyed a new Volvo for the next 200,000 miles. I wish some modeler would make a mustard-yellow Volvo 240.

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Message thread:

Does anyone know anything about this car? by Albert Kopans #23387
I don't know anything about it, but that is an ugly little bugger, isn't it. (EOM) by John Merritt #23387.1
Albert, are you sure this is not a pull from a movie, because that is positively by Lloyd Mecca #23387.2
I don't know... thought to have one built from an Esdo kit, (EOM) by Albert Kopans #23387.2.1
Would have been a great taxi for visiting basketball teams (EOM) by Tom Ciryak #23387.3
I cringe at the mention of that1980 Omega --I bought it new, by Mark Lampariello #23387.4
Mark, I have not seen it, but a version of the Volvo 240 was made in kit by David Holcombe #23387.4.1




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