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baja volvo
October 31, 2014 08:31PM
interesting story about a volvo that ran the baja
i always liked the lines of the 142s

Volvo’s dealers in California teamed up to field this 142 two-door sedan in the Baja 500 and Baja 1000 races of 1972. The car, however, was actually built in Gothenburg, in the skunk works of Gunnar Andersson. The doors, hood and trunk lid were replaced with fiberglass pieces, and the brake lines were rerouted inside the 142′s body structure to protect them from being severed by flying rocks. The team of Ole Anderson and navigator soared their way to a class win and 10th overall in that year’s Baja 1000, in an environment where any Volvo is a rare sight. - See more at: http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/tag/baja-1000/#sthash.CuMZIlRB.dpuf



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Re: baja volvo
October 31, 2014 08:59PM
Looks just like Al...
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Re: baja volvo
November 01, 2014 09:05AM
http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2010/05/13/swedish-meatpacker/



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