I Bought the Greatest Volvo Ever Made: TURBO BRICK WITH A STICK!

15 jan 2020
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    • 745 stands for a wagon and a 740 is a sedan but also the name of volvo series. same with all others. it is simple 7.4.0 = 7 is the series and 40 is how many doors it has And trunk door!

      jhjhkko lehtojhjhkko lehtoPirms 7 Mēnešiem
    • @Aaron Whitesell thanks. I bow to your superior knowledge. 😊

      Allan FosterAllan FosterPirms 11 Mēnešiem
    • @flagmichael nope. Wrong info. 760. Was same chassis but different hood, door panels, melting wiring harness. Internal key pins. Independent rear end. Was offered in a NA 6 cylinder or 4cylinder turbo only ZF automatic transmission. Center console different. Auto climate control.

      Aaron WhitesellAaron WhitesellPirms 11 Mēnešiem
    • @Tristin Coveyou that is a RARE car in the U.S. In my 20 plus years I've only seen 3. I should have never sold my black '86 744 GLE M46. A year newer than yours.

      Aaron WhitesellAaron WhitesellPirms 11 Mēnešiem
    • @Allan Foster T5 was started with FWD platform. R sport was offered up to 200 series. No special racing platform offered for the 700- 900 series. Except SE trim level with body kit. 760 n 780 Bertone was offered with Garrett turbo. 780 with additional turbo plus kit.

      Aaron WhitesellAaron WhitesellPirms 11 Mēnešiem
  • Hoovies! Can you hook me up? the volvo is way cool.

    TheHelixballeroneTheHelixballeronePirms 3 dienām
  • Nice Volvo fella.

    Paul NewmanPaul NewmanPirms 4 dienām
  • These are indeed difficult to find. I'd die to find an 850 T-5R (or even a well-suggested 850R)!

    Travis TerrellTravis TerrellPirms 6 dienām
  • That hissing is a vacuum leak for the hvac

    Austin WilliamsAustin WilliamsPirms 18 dienām
  • Great video

    Mike MoxleyMike MoxleyPirms 23 dienām
  • 245 - 2 series, 4 cylinder, 5 door/station wagon. 265 - 6 cylinder 5 door. 262 - 6 cylinder coupe etc. 760 5 door would have been 765 in the old system, but they had scrapped the number of doors, third number for a fat, round zero by then. However, the 6 might also mean certain turbocharged 4 cylinder (they produced low pressure 100,000rpm and high pressure 250,000rpm turbo charger versions, confusing hey?!), or V6 naturally aspirated motors. So the 6 suggested a more powerful variant eg. a turbo-ed 4 or V6, and 4 was a non-turbo, er, 4! My old diesel 940 was called a 940 despite having 6 cylinders (VW's old slogger, but turbo-ed and with the non-turbo compression ratio of 23:1 and 5K red line, a real screamer and quite impressive performance for a 1.5 ton barge, although you really had to use the gearbox to make it shift, absolutely nothing below 2,500rpm, no electronic interference, and 6 cylinder motors always were screamers, even diesels. I LOVED it! Never less than 30mpg (imp.) and up to 45 if you drove with a light right foot) as its HP was similar to a non-turbo petrol 4... It IS confusing, but once you get it, it's easy! (I had a 162 once - 1 series, straight 6 high revving petrol motor, 2 door/coupe. Amazing fun! Auto box and overdrive, if rather thirsty)

    Bob PhillipsBob PhillipsPirms 23 dienām
  • I love Volvo. I bought new 1988 240Dl 5 speed. My wife and I picked it up in Italy. Second day, drove to Germany at 80 mph for 600 miles and had first free service. Third day drove it at 90 mph for 600 miles back to Italy and our house ear Pisa. Had it service and then took it out and red line it in 5 th gear. Speedo was buried over 130. We drove the car around 120 mph on vacation. We keep the care for over 2 hundred thousand miles. NEVER broke down. Great car. The weak point is a/c. We donated it to a boys school.

    Dom FerDom FerPirms 26 dienām
  • Greetings from sweden! Why dont you find a real swedish car, SAAB!!!!

    Johan EkebergJohan EkebergPirms 29 dienām
  • Volvos are well known to have a screech from the belt.

    Allan FolmersenAllan FolmersenPirms Mēneša
  • 80’s music in bckground cool 😎

    thats methats mePirms Mēneša
  • is that a gmc typhoon??

    thats methats mePirms Mēneša
  • He sounds like a used car salesman that ripped me off in my early 20s LOL

    邹捷邹捷Pirms Mēneša
  • The automatic subtitles make turn GLE into jelly and Volvo into Waldo. Seems to be legit.

    MiskatonicMiskatonicPirms Mēneša
  • I had a 264 for about 6 weeks in 1989. Disaster of a car.

    CPS CPSCPS CPSPirms Mēneša
  • i wonder if carsnbids is on autotempest?

    cowboydupcowboydupPirms Mēneša
  • Speaking of old Swedish turbos , you should find a late 80s Saab SPG before there all gone.

    James ShawJames ShawPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Ah yes the flying brick. The legndary supercar killer/sleeper

    Aaron BalchandAaron BalchandPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • This is probably one of the most expensive bricks at 4k

    Никола ЂокићНикола ЂокићPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Wizard is getting used to buying gold tools Hoovie! Awesome car, fix the issues and drive the wheels off it. These cars are great Chevy Small block transplants. David Letterman has one that was on a “Cars and Coffee” episode with Jerry Seinfeld

    chipper442chipper442Pirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Its even better with a t56 six speed . But don't take my word for it, See my channel. As far as yours , that is a sweet ride, great video, Thanks for sharing!

    Turbo WorldTurbo WorldPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Congrats on your purchase! I happened to purchase a well maintained graphite 240 with a stick recently, and love every day with it.

    Benjamin HenselBenjamin HenselPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Search Matthewsvolvosite.com for: Volvo 850 Dashboard Mount Repair (not!).

    Eric VardekEric VardekPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • You forgot to point out how Volvo dashboards of this era are attached to the firewall in the finest "eco" fashion - i.e., biodegradable plastic joints. Research this issue and discover how incredibly impossible it is to remedy this impending disaster. Otherwise known as "shaky dash" which starts off as "squeaky dash" the only solution is a new one: guess what that costs. Assuming you can find a new OEM part. And no, a used part only reintroduces the problem. Death knell.

    Eric VardekEric VardekPirms 3 Mēnešiem

    EmmeEmmePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • The old 80s turbo Volvo were called flying bricks in new zealand and australia when they raced in the Group A spec racing ,they won many races up against ford falcon and holden v8s and bmws

    Mr Ian TchernegovskiMr Ian TchernegovskiPirms 3 Mēnešiem

    Connar ComstockConnar ComstockPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • The cars today are cheap.

    Marcus CassiusMarcus CassiusPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • You are the Chevy Chase of cars.

    Marcus CassiusMarcus CassiusPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • My ex's parents had this car. They bought it new and put over 300 miles on its original engine.

    143jeg143jegPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Why is yours or tavarish always cheapest in use y'all 2 should see if u both buy same car who gets the cheapest in the USA Bros

    Leeland WatkinsLeeland WatkinsPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Is this the Volvo that had the Ad that stated, "In the past wagons were built to haul things. This wagon was built to haul ass!" I remember that Ad from a car magazine when I was in high school, but I am not sure if this Volvo is the same model from the Ad.

    Larry KingLarry KingPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • That’s the coolest car you’ve ever owned. Nice!

    LumeniacalLumeniacalPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • Many moons ago (2005 ish), in a far away land to Hoovie (Derby) - a 1984 245 Turbo Intercooled wagon lived at my house... it had a manual transmission as well. I still miss that car...

    CaptainSeamusCaptainSeamusPirms 4 Mēnešiem
  • I've driven one of these as a courtesy car, it had seen better days I'm sure but I had to drive it with the accelerator mashed into the floor to get it moving. It accelerated like an overloaded truck and rattled like mad even at low speed.

    G PerrinG PerrinPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • The 7 is the siries like 140 240 340 440 740 940 850 of car the 6 is the number of cylinders like 4 6 5 cylinder and the 0 is the door number 0 is the normal sedan and 2 is two door and 5 is the station wagon so it chould be a 745

    Seco gamingSeco gamingPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • You didn't mention the noise issue under heavy load. My guess would be it's a boost leak probably air squeaking out of the intercooler someplace. That can make a hellacious racket sometimes.

    kens97sto171kens97sto171Pirms 5 Mēnešiem

    Francis J. FoxFrancis J. FoxPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I live in New Hampshire where we have harsh winters . I see more "old" Volvos on the road than any other make . The cars used to be built like tanks , they don't rust and are simple and inexpensive to repair . Volvo starting really going down hill around 2000 , now they are just problematic luxury cars . Gone are the days of owning a Volvo with 400k miles on it unless you have deep pockets to repair.

    dan lavoiedan lavoiePirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • in europe noone drives anymore old volvos like 2005 year or 2010 they are just to much expensive to repair.

    MakeSh00tMakeSh00tPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Swedish? Try Chinese now

    Stephen ManerStephen ManerPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Why do you have a rug in your garage? Is it practical? :)

    Andras LibalAndras LibalPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • The drag coefficient for these early 700 series Volvos was just south of .40.

    Bob JohnsonBob JohnsonPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Turbo LS that beast.

    hendo337hendo337Pirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Hoovie bought this off of Gustavo Fring’s estate

    O GO GPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • This is hands down, flat out the best car you have purchased My friend bought one with 189k on it. He drove it 100k and then sold it to another of our friends who was absolutely in love with it. That friend put another 150k on it origonal motor and trans (standard like yours) And had 0 intention of ever getting rid of it, but somone rear ended him at a light and destroyed it

    JamesJamesPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • The irony is that I bet if you did a modern safety test on that car, it wouldn't do that well.

    JamesJamesPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • I wouldn't pay $1000 for that

    JamesJamesPirms 6 Mēnešiem
    • @James so you don't like it because its old

      Carlin NguyenCarlin NguyenPirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • @Carlin Nguyen it's 20 years old.

      JamesJamesPirms 5 Mēnešiem
    • Why

      Carlin NguyenCarlin NguyenPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • Mercedes w123 diesel of that Day was Good cars hur painfully slow. 760 was THE luxury version and Gould come sitt a v6 or THE turbo Four came in 1984, so i Guess this is like a GLE turbo, THE 740 Turbo was mord aimed at a bit kort sporty stycke than this. Its not that Hard really as it could come whit THE PRV V6 that race THE band, 740 came later and only had Four cylinders engines tel Tears later.

    Silwer AgentumSilwer AgentumPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Volvo interiors really hold up well, I'm guessing its the vinyl they used? I had a 240, that interior looked brand new despite being around 20 years old.

    Mitchell MannMitchell MannPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • In sweden that would be double price

    SchalzSchalzPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Front struts 5 hours??? I just replaced on 740 my full set of front pushings, ball joints, front shocks and springs in 5 hours. What the!?

    CzMnHDCzMnHDPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • I had a 740 wagon and put a set of IPD sway bars on it and it could corner like a sports car. Super fun and completely below the radar

    Scott MQScott MQPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • If you decide to keep the car, Hoovie's next quest will be to locate the official Turbo+ kit from Volvo which is a chip that boosts the HP by a whopping 13hp and torque any another @20 lb/ft! 😜. There maybe a few more kits at the Volvo warehouse.

    supertouring1supertouring1Pirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • My dad had an 88 turbo sedan that was the same color it was by far my favorite car hes owned

    Jacob FlemingJacob FlemingPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Might I suggest a wireless mic for audible audio?

    Darth VaporDarth VaporPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Does anyone know which wheels these are?

    Daniel FelixDaniel FelixPirms 6 Mēnešiem
    • Caught my eye too definitely not oem

      O GO GPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • I should let you take out my '02 v70xc AWD turbo

    Philip HarleyPhilip HarleyPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • bruh old Volvos are what drives the most around here where i live

    helperbot 2000helperbot 2000Pirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • lvworld.info/face/video/aq-5fnjWns6LgrY one of the best British Touring Cars ever.

    Ash HammondAsh HammondPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Used to have a 1985. Was my first car!

    Perez PepitoPerez PepitoPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • Should have got a 5 cylinder volvo :/

    Jake HennessyJake HennessyPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • He sounds like a used car salesman that ripped me off in my early 20s LOL

    Steve DSteve DPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • That is a great find. My hs friend was a volvo fan and we heard about a stick 7 but never saw one. Cool!

    Andrew TracyAndrew TracyPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • my girlfriend 740 is also skreaming like that (simpel fix) electric fan

    Joakim GamleJoakim GamlePirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • I miss having a turbro brick so much, need another one soon.

    PatPatPirms 6 Mēnešiem
  • One of your best buys to date. Few guys near me have bought some old volvo wagons, a 960 wentworth, 760 gl and a 740 all less than 100k on the clock real barn finds family friends grandparent cars

    Ed WilkoEd WilkoPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Surprised he didn't get an 850R

    Sean GillenwaterSean GillenwaterPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Lucky you have the Wizard, if you took to the dealer, it would been the price of the mattress! , what about the sound though?

    Brian O'CBrian O'CPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • 88-89 are the best bricks. 87 and back rust like hell. from 90 its less bricky.

    ThmzThmzPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • 5 hours to change both struts? I'd say if not every bolt is rusted it takes about an hour to remove the struts and change them.. some heating might be needed to remove the struts from the "coilover" itself because you have the hub and everything connected so therfore you need to remove everything to get it out but it's a pieace of cake :D

    J.MJ.MPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • B230

    Allrick BjörnAllrick BjörnPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • D24

    Allrick BjörnAllrick BjörnPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • “I’m lookin’ for some dollars here” 🤣

    John FreiJohn FreiPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • In Sweden we buy these for a couple of hundred bucks just to ram them into snow walls lol

    MrRandomMrRandomPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • in sweden you can get a working 745/945 for like 200-300 dollars xD

    Alexander kjelleAlexander kjellePirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • I just wonder how much he'd charge me on my car, its all easy except the AC which still doesn't look bad.

    Morning StarMorning StarPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • The thing about the 200, 700 and 900 families of volvo cars is that they are basically the same modles just tweaked a little bit. It's like they say if it ain't broke don't fix it. then they tride to fix it and we gut crap like the v series and s series. which I could care less about. also the 760 you got is a good platform if you knwo what to do with it.

    Shellshock Gaming and toysShellshock Gaming and toysPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Do you have the volvo Tfive over in U S A

    ian steeleian steelePirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • David Letterman owns the greatest Volvo ever made.

    GordGordPirms 7 Mēnešiem
    • Gustavo Fring’s better

      O GO GPirms 5 Mēnešiem
  • hate to break it to you but that's not a "turbo brick", the 240 turbo is where the nickname came from. and be careful with boost you have one of the small/weak con rod motors :(

    indawoodsindawoodsPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • I had a 940LPT absolute bomb proof car. Roomy, comfortable and cheap and very easy to find (in England)

    wackybacky363wackybacky363Pirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Nice haircut in this one. Very cool!

    poolboypoolboyPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • heja Sverige 🇸🇪! Bästa bilen gjord i Sverigeutan tvekan!

    StoldStoldPirms 7 Mēnešiem
    • Svara om du är svensk

      StoldStoldPirms 7 Mēnešiem
    • *Sverige utan

      StoldStoldPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • it should be a good car..." you wont know until you get everything fixed " lol

    tryto guessstryto guesssPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • The Volvo 740 station wagon is still called the 745 but not officially by Volvo.

    stefan löfven gamingstefan löfven gamingPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • You Americans pay so much money for sub par cars.

    LewisLewisPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • you will find Australians have a habit of fitting these with small block chevy engines, there may even be a kit .............

    Spanky McSpankSpanky McSpankPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Great cars. I want it! Pay someone, it will hurt. Do it yourself, not bad.

    Don QuihoteDon QuihotePirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • I'm watching this while in my sitting in 93 Grey 940 wagon

    Alex BachtelAlex BachtelPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Just get a 760 from Sweden it’s easy found one for $1000

    Dennis mustafaDennis mustafaPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • If it isn't a Turbo R model, it ain't worth having. Buddy had one. It was a wagon (same color as this one) manual trans with all wheel drive. Hooked-up and launched like a rocket ship. The R is the one to have.

    Steve PrestekSteve PrestekPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • ffs the american emmisions system didnt half kill the power we had 240hp out of the same engine in the uk

    Arron SomervilleArron SomervillePirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • In Sweden the 940 is 4 cylinder and the 960 is 6 cylinder and i Think its the same with the 7 series. The Only differience betwen the 945 and the 940 is its length !

    TheSportsclipsTheSportsclipsPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • in sweden that car would cost about 700-1400dollars, and 500dollars to fix hehe

    John 4John 4Pirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Who else clicked because they're from sweden?

    VenalityVenalityPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • How much you want for it ?

    Bec busmanBec busmanPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • Wow. I thought I was the only one that appreciated a brick with a stick. I bought a 2001 V70 T5 new...and because I was the main caregiver to my two little kids as a stay-at-home dad, the 'safe' car that I was going to trundle them around in had to be COOL! So I went to my local Volvo dealer (Cleveland) and requested him to find me a 'brick with a stick'. At first, the noob told me Volvo didn't make one. After convincing him they did...and that I really did want one, he started making phone calls. A week later he called me and said he'd found one. The dealership would have to do a dealer trade with the only Volvo dealership east of the Mississippi (DC metro area) that had a V70 with a stick. I drove that thing for ten years and 90,000 miles. Just did the usual maintenance things...when I traded it in it had the same clutch. I liked the car so much I bought a 2005 S60 R that was awesome, too.

    Barry DouglassBarry DouglassPirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • ohh you say its hard to find a volvo. well we have 2 on our lawn and 1 more soon

    Arre BarreArre BarrePirms 7 Mēnešiem
  • The 700- and the later 900 series was really the end of an era when Volvo made truly great cars. They were so simple and durable and so typical Swedish they could have come from IKEA.

    3milio0o3milio0oPirms 7 Mēnešiem