The Original Engine 
Volvo 2.3L Turbo Intercooled B230FT

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  Modifications include:

  • VX3 Cam with Adjustable timing gear

  • 3" mandrel bent exhaust from turbo to tailpipe w/ single Dynomax Ultra Flow muffler.

  • Electric controlled turbo boost bleed (boost increased to 12psi).

  • Modified air box.

  • Upgraded HD radiator.

  • Dual electric puller fan conversion (replaces mechanical engine fan).

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The "Car" 1989 Volvo 740 Turbo

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The "NEW" Engine Ford 302



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  • The Ford 302 sit nicely in the Volvo engine bay

  • See the Specifications page for engine details

  • Ford Racing "close ratio" 5 speed 

  • MSD6AL ignition

  • Dual 2.5" exhaust with long tube headers

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Dyno Sheet

  • 291 HP - rear wheel or

  • 350 HP - engine*

  • 311 Ft/Lbs rear wheel or

  • 375 Ft/Lbs -engine*
    *Using the standard conversion factor of 0.83


B&M Ripper Shifter
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Note: re-bent shifter to clear fuses &
slight trimming to transmission tunnel

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Shifter extension, threaded aluminum sleeve 
pressed into Toyota Supra lever

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1st Gear
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2nd Gear



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