View Full Version : Volvo.... who knew.
Came across this truck. Ex-military. Pretty cool ride, I didn't even know volvo made a 4x4.
01-23-2008, 06:08 PM
ya those are cool theve got some sweet axles too
01-23-2008, 06:13 PM
they had a few cool 4x4's
May not be a good 4x4...in fact I'm pretty sure it' wouldn't survive too long offroad, but a 4x4 nontheless
01-23-2008, 06:39 PM
yup over the years volvo has made some real cool 4by's its unfotunate that we never saw them this side of the world
01-23-2008, 07:56 PM
A couple of years ago, Volvo ran the dakar rally and used a volvo cross country with the portal axles of an above pictured truck put under it.
wow, thats some crazy ground clearence, do you have any more pics of the diffs close up?
01-23-2008, 10:05 PM
leaf sprung front seems alil wierd.. but it is a volvo...
01-23-2008, 10:31 PM
Talk about weird:
01-23-2008, 10:45 PM
I rather have one of these http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.lrm.co.uk/archive/military/militarygraphics/101FCpic.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.lrm.co.uk/archive/military/buying101FC.html&h=266&w=400&sz=57&hl=en&start=8&um=1&tbnid=8B-cIK7-o7ZgdM:&tbnh=82&tbnw=124&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dland%2Brover%2Bforward%2Bcontrol%26sv num%3D10%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26rls%3DSUNA,SUNA:2006-48,SUNA:en%26sa%3DX
01-23-2008, 11:16 PM
thats one nice volvo
01-24-2008, 12:16 AM
That would make a sick rig, volvo portal axles
01-24-2008, 05:58 AM
Little Yello Jeep
01-25-2008, 01:38 PM
I WANT A 101 BUT NOOO CANADA DOESNT HAVE ANY :(
01-25-2008, 05:17 PM
You can get a 101 shipped over from the UK not sure on the price though.
01-25-2008, 05:23 PM
with the shipping I got a quote at about 45 grand
01-25-2008, 05:24 PM
Oh that was pounds
01-25-2008, 05:52 PM
Wow that seems pretty steep Tim. I had all of our belongings shipped over here from the UK when we moved back here 4 years ago they came in a 20' container (this should be big enough for a 101 to fit in) and the cost was 2100 pounds ($4500). 101's (if you can find a good one) usually go for around 10k (pounds)or $2200 ($26000 in toal +taxes and duty).
I looked into shipping a landrover over here before I left England and all I was told I had to do was to send it to a goverment approved cleaning center then put into a container ship it and pay any duties and or taxes when it landed in Canada.
It is alot cheaper to ship from the UK rather than shipping from here I also know of a guy who ships Landrovers all around the world his site is called www.landroverman.com (http://www.landroverman.com) and he is based in Taunton (Somerset) approx 9 miles from where I used to live.
He is not the cheapest but he is or rather was the largest in the UK if you are interested checkout his site.
01-26-2008, 12:45 AM
volvo also makes a 6x6 for off road logging
02-10-2008, 03:22 PM
Oh that was pounds
pounds of what, crumpets ? :dontknow: :party0010:
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