One Maddening Problem Solved, 297 To Go!Murilee Martin4/07/08 4:30pmFiled to: Engine Swap24 hours of lemonsFordRacingTechVolvo31EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkIt seemed like such a great idea a few months ago: Over here, we had a $100 Volvo 244. Over there, a free Ford 302 engine. A little welding, a bit of cutting, some duct tape, and voila! Easy V8 Volvo for the 24 Hours of LeMons, you betcha! Actually, we all knew we were taking on a ridiculously ambitious somewhat challenging project, especially since sweat and ingenuity would have to substitute for dollars in order to get under the $500 budget, but we've got the junkyard scroungers and fabricatin' maniacs to get the job done. Here's one example of the many critical details that must be dealt with when putting together a Frankensteined beast like ours: the throttle linkage.