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Volvo - Ford - Mazda P1 parts compatability

johna posted a KB article 3 months ago
Putting together a list of Volvo P1 parts and their Ford and Mazda equivalents. Volvo Part Part No. Ford P/N Mazda P/N Coolant tank (2.4i) 30776151 1438913 / 3M5H8K218DG...
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BMW E36 3 series buyer's guide (Australia)

Motor Traders Network posted a KB article 5 months ago
BMW Australia launched the E36 3 series in May 1991. The range initially comprised of the four-door sedan with 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine (318i) and two six-cylinder models - the 320i (2...
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BMW E46 3 series buyer's guide (Australia)

Motor Traders Network posted a KB article 5 months ago
The new 3 series models were introduced from August 1998 with the 318i and 323i arriving first, followed closely by the 328i. Only the 4-door sedan body was offered initially, and E36 hatches,...
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Brief Overview of Volvo S40/V40 2001 Model Changes (USA, 2001)

johna posted a KB article 5 months ago
Excerpt from a 2001 Volvo USA press release with details about the phase 2 S40 and V40. S40 and V40 (Major Changes to Interior and Exterior) The remarkably successful...
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Volvo S40/V40 jacking points and using axle stands

johna posted a KB article 5 months ago
According to the Haynes manual for the S40 and V40: To raise the front of the car, place the jack head underneath the braced underbody section behind the lower arm rear mounting. To raise the...
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Volvo S40/V40 in The Dog & Lemon Guide (2001 Edition)

johna posted a KB article 5 months ago
The Dog & Lemon Guide is a New Zealand publication with reviews of most of the cars available in NZ. This is an excerpt covering the S40 and V40 from the 2001...
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Longitude & Attitude (Car, UK, September 2000)

johna posted a KB article 5 months ago
Magazine article comparing the Volvo V40 T4 to Alfa Romeo 156 V6, Audi A4 1.8T, BMW 328i and Vauxhall Vectra V6 wagons. From Car (UK) magazine, September...
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Volvo V40/S40 Car Test (AA, UK, August 2000)

johna posted a KB article 5 months ago
Source: AA (UK), August...
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Volvo S40/V40 Car Test (AA, UK, June 2000)

johna posted a KB article 5 months ago
Source: AA (UK), June...
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Volvo S40/V40 T4 Car Test (AA, UK, December 1997)

johna posted a KB article 5 months ago
From AA (UK) magazine, December...
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BMW E36 3 Series Brochure

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
BMW E36 3 Series Brochure, no. 5 11 03 38 23 2 1995 VM. Printed in Germany...
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BMW E36 M3 Brochure

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
BMW E36 M3 Brochure, no. 5 11 03 37 20 2 1995 VM. Printed in Germany...
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Volvo S40 and V40 T4 ­Press Release (14 August 1997)

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
New addition to the family The Volvo S40 and V40 T4 are the result of intelligent industrial development and effective product development. The further development of both the existing...
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Z3 power brings new lease of life (Autocar, UK, 3 July 1996)

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
Article from Autocar (UK) magazine, 3 July 1996 BMW 318is coupe - On sale: now Every now and then a car comes along that represents more than the sum of its parts. The 1996 BMW...
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Room with a View (Used Car Buyer, UK, September 1999)

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
Excerpt from a comparison test between the Subaru Legacy, Audi A4 and Volvo V40. Volvo V40 in detail One of the best-looking estates around, Volvo's V40 has given the company a...
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S40 Shuffle (Motor, Australia, August 1998)

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
Article from Motor (Australia) magazine, August 1998 Story: Jonathan Hawley Photos: Warren Kirby You can't excuse Volvo of not trying. It's taken a year and numerous changes, but the...
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Car of the Year (Wheels, Australia, February 1998)

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
Excerpt from Wheels (Australia) magazine's annual car of the year feature in February 1998. Volvo's collaborative effort with Mitsubishi (whose Carisma shares this platform) should get the...
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Volvo S40 and V40 T Press Release (15 October 1997)

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
THE VOLVO S40 AND V40 2.0 T WITH NEW TURBO TECHNOLOGY - BETTER, FASTER, MORE ECONOMICAL Thanks to effective use of new turbo technology and an advanced new engine management system, the...
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Volvo S40 and V40 T4 Press Release (27 May 1997)

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
Torque, traction and temperament Already in its first year, the dynamic Volvo S40 and V40 have developed some muscles and is now being launched in the T4 version. With an exciting...
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BMW M50TU Technical Information

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
Reproduced from the BMW TIS. With the introduction of the 1993 E34 and E36 models, a revised version of the M50 engine is also introduced. The revised four valve, six cylinder engine is...
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BMW Australia E46 3 Series Range Brochure

johna posted a KB article 6 months ago
Australian brochure for the E46 3 series range from November 2000. Covers the 318i, 320i (6 cylinder), 320Ci, 325i, 325Ci, 330i, 330Ci, sedan, coupe and convertibles. 8-page brochure includes...
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German BMW 318is "Class II" Brochure

johna posted a KB article 1 year ago
Photos of a German 6-page brochure for the BMW E36 318is Class II. It is undated but refers to the M42 engine so is for pre-facelift...
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Japanese BMW M44 engine document

johna posted a KB article 1 year ago
I found this Japanese document, presumably from BMW, that covers the M44 engine. I have no idea what 99% of it says, but it may be of interest to M44...
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Volvo V40 T4 Advertisement

johna posted a KB article 2 years ago
Source: What Car? November 1997 Lumbar support for your back. Head rest for your neck. Turbo for your adrenal gland. The new Volvo V40 T4 is a car that will both confirm your...
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Life at 40 (Wheels magazine, November 2001)

johna posted a KB article 2 years ago
Source: Wheels magazine (Australia), November 2000. By Fraser Stronach. Three years after its Australian launch, Volvo's S40/V40 has received a mid-life make-over designed to boost...
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T4 Proves Small Volvos Can Be Fun (What Car?, UK, Nov 1997)

johna posted a KB article 2 years ago
Article from What Car? (UK) magazine, November 1997 Turbo puts 200bhp under T4's wheels. Look at what those fun junkies at Volvo are up to now. They've just slipped a turbocharged...
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Volvo S40 and V40: New Limited Edition Sports Pack (Press release: February 06, 2003)

johna posted a KB article 3 years ago
Volvo press release, February 06, 2003 Volvo Car Corporation is now launching a new sports pack for its medium-size range, the Volvo S40 and V40. The main content is: New 17" wheels...
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Volvo S40 and V40: improving ambience and practicality in equal measure (Press Release: September 26, 2002)

johna posted a KB article 3 years ago
VOLVO PRESS RELEASE - September 26, 2002 Improved side-impact curtains Even lower fuel consumption New instruments with four dials Three-spoke steering wheel Seats that offer enhanced...
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Volvo V40 (Press release: September 23, 2002)

johna posted a KB article 3 years ago
Volvo press release, September 23, 2002 The launch of the Volvo V40 Phase II model in 2000 brought more far-reaching changes than may be apparent at first glance. The Phase II versions...
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Volvo 440 Successor Grows Curves (Wheels, Australia, ?)

johna posted a KB article 3 years ago
Article from Wheels (Australia) magazine This is Volvo's replacement for the ageing 440 hatch. And yes, it is disguised ... under the boxy add-ons is a rakish five door hatch, code­named...
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Bread 'n' Butter (Motor, Australia, May 1996)

johna posted a KB article 3 years ago
Article from Motor (Australia) magazine, May 1996 Volvo makes no bones about its ambitions for the new S40 sedan and V40 estate. Brimming with confidence following the success of the 850,...
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Carry On Lifestyle (Car, UK, September 1996)

johna posted a KB article 3 years ago
Article from Car (UK) magazine, September 1996 They're an ad agency's dream, tailor made for a thirty-something lifestyle. PAUL HORRELL drives four 'estates' that put image way before...
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Bang for Your Bucks (Motor, Australia, June 1998)

johna posted a KB article 3 years ago
An excerpt from Motor (Australia) magazine's annual "Bang for your bucks" feature about the Volvo S40 T4 from June 1998. Volvo has done a great job of shaking off the 'hat driver' image in...
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1998/1999 BMW 318is Sport (Australia)

johna posted a KB article 4 years ago
In 1998, near the end of the E36 life, BMW Australia introduced a limited edition version of the 318is called the "Sport". Being the last of the series, they had stability and traction control...
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Replacement parts for BMW DASC kit

johna posted a KB article 5 years ago
If you have a BMW 3 series or Z3 with a Downing Atlanta supercharger kit fitted (DASC), at some point you are going to need to replace some parts. I have been researching what the replacement parts...
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BMW M44 Engine Technical Information (1996)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
The M44 engine was introduced at the beginning of 1996. Based on the M42 engine, the M44's larger displacement is the result of boring and stroking the cylinder dimensions of the M42. Although peak...
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Limited Editions Add Value and Appeal (Volvo press release: June 17, 2003)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Excerpt from Volvo Australia Press Release, June 17, 2003 Limited Editions Add Value and Appeal to Volvo Line-Up Volvo's compact is also available in limited edition sedan and...
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Volvo S40 and V40 Paper Models

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Make your own Volvo S40 and V40 models. Simply print these out on paper or cardboard, cut out, and glue or tape together. If you are handy with Photoshop it's quite easy...
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Innovations across the S40 and V40 2000 (Volvo press release: 27 September, 1999)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
[Excerpts from press release titled "Volvo's Sensational New C70 Convertible Makes its Australian Debut"] 27 September, 1999 The S40 and V40 have been revised and are now available with...
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From fun to powerful - Volvo S40 and V40 (Press release: March 3, 2000)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
[Excerpt from press release titled "Volvo Launches Limited Edition V70 and S70 SE"] 3 March, 2000 Offering customers an excellent choice of four engine variants, the S40 and V40 range...
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Volvo S40 First Drive (Wheels, Australia, Apr 1997)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Wheels (Australia) magazine, April 1997 Once hard-edged, Volvo has softened its corporate lines on the S40. But the S isn't quite up to speed through the esses yet, says...
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Boxless Fours (Which Car?, Australia, Apr/Jun 1997)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Which Car? (Australia) magazine, Apr/Jun 1997 Take off the hat and jump out of the box ... it's crunch time and Volvo is looking to the future with an all-new compact luxury...
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Volvo S40 (Wheels, Australia, Jun 1997)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Wheels (Australia) magazine, June 1997 Dry-roads drive reveals safety-first handling bias Well, the rains came, and the rains went, so now we can tell you how the Volvo S40...
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Never mind the safety (Motor, Australia, Oct 1997)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Motor (Australia) magazine, October 1997 Never mind the safety, here's the bollocks More refinement and a bulk power injection makes the S40 T4 run hot...
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More T, Vicar? (Car, UK, Oct 1997)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Car (UK) magazine, October 1997 Turbocharged and packing 200bhp, the S40 T4 is still a Volvo the stiffest clergyman could love. We're doing about 95mph. We've just...
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Volvo V40 T4 (Wheels, Australia, Jan 1998)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Wheels (Australia) magazine, January 1998 Volvo's small wagon adds turbo and joins the space race Fifth gear, 2000rpm uphill and still pulling like a dentist. This...
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Bump Steerer (Which Car?, Australia, Jan/Mar 1998)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Which Car? (Australia) magazine, Jan/Mar 1998 A turbocharger and a sticky set of tyres helps Volvo's S and V40 fly. But don't forget the cushion. TOBY HAGON explains...
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Front Burners (Motor, Australia, Jan 1998)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Motor (Australia) magazine, January 1998 Volvo is famous for wagons, right? So John Carey took out the new V40 and an Audi A4 to see which company builds the better...
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Pedigreed (Wheels, Australia, August 1997)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Article from Wheels (Australia) magazine, August 1997 They’re medium four-doors, a little exxy but that’s because they’re European and therefore, somehow, just… better. Right? MIKE...
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Phase II S40 and V40 Equipment (Volvo press release: August 28, 2000)

johna posted a KB article 7 years ago
Volvo Australia Press Release, August 28, 2000 1.8 2.0 T T4 COMFORT 100% recirculation S S S S Air conditioning S - - - Armrest, front O S S...
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