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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By oldnfast
I just bought 2 sets of snow tires from tire rack...

I just bought 2 sets of snow tires from tire rack for really cheap that were advertised with 2017 date codes. They actually ended up having 2018 date codes
Forum: showroom 11-08-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,724
Views: 1,226,058
Posted By oldnfast
Those are so damn cool with the wipers

Those are so damn cool with the wipers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By oldnfast
A friend of mine tried those proline racks and...

A friend of mine tried those proline racks and they were just ok,and donít accept locks. I see Thule gutter racks all the time on Craigslist,often for less than $200 including locks. Remember the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,333
Posted By oldnfast
Thatíll do. Make sure the nearby grounds are clean

Thatíll do. Make sure the nearby grounds are clean
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,665
Posted By oldnfast
I just hope that guy left that kid alone after...

I just hope that guy left that kid alone after the lesson
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,333
Posted By oldnfast
Iíd bet thatís the original tank. Look how many...

Iíd bet thatís the original tank. Look how many years it lasted, aftermarket just donít last
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,665
Posted By oldnfast
The original IPD brace was hollow just like the...

The original IPD brace was hollow just like the oem Volvo. The one they sell now is different, solid like others have said.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,333
Posted By oldnfast
Like mentioned only use OEM for the tank, itís...

Like mentioned only use OEM for the tank, itís too important
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By oldnfast
I do the sensor proactively on any new to me 7/9...

I do the sensor proactively on any new to me 7/9 car as part of a stage zero tuneup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,314
Posted By oldnfast
Good idea on using the bougicord brand, not a...

Good idea on using the bougicord brand, not a part you want to go cheap on. Iíve never seen a different plug either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By oldnfast
I also use a ratcheting wrench. Make sure you use...

I also use a ratcheting wrench. Make sure you use a Bosch cap and rotor, not cheap after market junk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By oldnfast
Ok I purchased a Xemodex that was less than 2...

Ok I purchased a Xemodex that was less than 2 years old and installed today. It went well and sure enough it doesnít require reprogramming. Even before the failed ETM went really bad the car still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,121
Posted By oldnfast
Hemmings sports and exotic magazine did a...

Hemmings sports and exotic magazine did a excellent story on the car, with tons of info from Irv himself. If I recall they even listed consumables like tires and oil changes. Really miss that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for your reply. The one you installed on...

Thanks for your reply. The one you installed on the s60 was that used? It appears when you buy from them they require model year and vin# which may imply they program it? Then how would the ETM on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By oldnfast
Xemodex ETM no reprogramming?

My 2000 v70xc needs a ETM and thereís nothing local so I went on eBay. Opinions vary between the sellers if itíll need to be reprogrammed. A seller in Oregon has a rebuilt unit from Xemodex and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By oldnfast
I checked doesnít have them, damn. Iím still not...

I checked doesnít have them, damn. Iím still not too familiar with these cars so didnít know that was available. This generation v70ís are still plentiful in the junkyards so maybe Iíll find them....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for the replyís guys. Once I got it home...

Thanks for the replyís guys. Once I got it home and looked it over I kinda guessed the wood and the 16 inch wheels weíre part of the SE package. I decided the car is way to good to part out, just...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,180
Posted By oldnfast
That ones getting much commentary over at BAT

That ones getting much commentary over at BAT
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,729
Posted By oldnfast
2000 v70xc se differences?

Iím picking up a 2000 v70xc for use as a parts car and noticed itís also badged SE. I didnít notice anything different that stood out on the car versus my 00 v70xc. Anyone know whatís different?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,019
Posted By oldnfast
740 alternator replaced no gauges

1992 745 NA regina
I just replaced the alternator in the car and now the tach, speedometer, fuel gauge and temp arenít working. Although the temp was always wacky. Also no idiot lights except the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,729
Posted By oldnfast
Did you clean the contacts at the coil/module?

Did you clean the contacts at the coil/module?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,729
Posted By oldnfast
I did a very thorough stage zero on my 92 740...

I did a very thorough stage zero on my 92 740 Regina when I bought it and itís been trouble free for 50k miles. Although looking through the original owners records Iíve found the fuel pump hasnít...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,745
Posted By oldnfast
Thereís a set for $700 on Craigslist in...

Thereís a set for $700 on Craigslist in Connecticut! Granted they have what looks like good tires but it ďseemsĒ expensive. I also just picked up 6 excellent hydraís for $75 so Iím spoiled.
Wheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,239
Posted By oldnfast
10 years is a long time. If it was free and you...

10 years is a long time. If it was free and you could do all of the work yourself Iíd say maybe, a big maybe. Itís just not that special or valuable car for the work it would need. Also didnít those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,210
Posted By oldnfast
Easy enough to cut them to size. My first Thule...

Easy enough to cut them to size. My first Thule rack for my classic Saab 900 was off a late 80ís full size Range Rover that a customer gave me. They were so much longer that if I biased them a bit...
Forum: showroom 05-21-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9,561
Views: 4,127,129
Posted By oldnfast
Thatís really nice, what year is it?

Thatís really nice, what year is it?
Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,641
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for posting That orange plaid interior...

Thanks for posting
That orange plaid interior is glorious
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,508
Posted By oldnfast
Iíve put a zillion miles on 7/9 Volvoís and very...

Iíve put a zillion miles on 7/9 Volvoís and very much recommend 195/65 as well
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,146
Posted By oldnfast
Yes 7/9 cats bring $100-125

Yes 7/9 cats bring $100-125
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,146
Posted By oldnfast
Iíve replaced the header pipe on various 7/9 cars...

Iíve replaced the header pipe on various 7/9 cars and have never seen a reference for wagon to sedan differences. Not even the rest of the exhaust now that I think about it
Also besides the oem cat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,647
Posted By oldnfast
Remember if the bars for sale are longer you can...

Remember if the bars for sale are longer you can cut them easily to the length you want
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,231
Posted By oldnfast
My 92 740 with cloth seats have a plunger type...

My 92 740 with cloth seats have a plunger type switch you activate when sitting. Never saw that before on my other 7/9ís, but all those had leather
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,894
Posted By oldnfast
Looks correct, maybe have him measure the bars to...

Looks correct, maybe have him measure the bars to make sure theyíre long enough
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,099
Posted By oldnfast
I switched to the mahleís years ago too

I switched to the mahleís years ago too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,412
Posted By oldnfast
Get some 3m tape from Home Depot much cheaper

Get some 3m tape from Home Depot much cheaper
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-01-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,408
Posted By oldnfast
Youíll be fine. When I was new to Volvoís and...

Youíll be fine. When I was new to Volvoís and first found pieces of the hushers in the oil i freaked a bit. A couple of 100,000 miles later it was fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,677
Posted By oldnfast
I donít think it matters if they donít carry it...

I donít think it matters if they donít carry it anymore should still be covered. Iíve been using nissens radiators in my Saabís and Volvoís for 20+ years and have always been happy with them. Havenít...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-19-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,086
Posted By oldnfast
I had similar symptoms with my first 940 and it...

I had similar symptoms with my first 940 and it was the cps.Now I replace the cps as part of my stage zero on any new to me 7/9 car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,314
Posted By oldnfast
I just found the ezk I saved from my 91 945 turbo...

I just found the ezk I saved from my 91 945 turbo #148
I removed the cover and it looks like 2manyturbos describes. Iím confused is it chipable?
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,297
Posted By oldnfast
Iím new to these cars but $1500 is way way to...

Iím new to these cars but $1500 is way way to much even if it hasnít sat for years. About 6 months ago I got a 2000 v70xc and itís not to bad to work on but nowhere near as easy as my 740/940ís. Iíd...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,314
Posted By oldnfast
My other older Volvo is a 92 745 n/a Regina. Can...

My other older Volvo is a 92 745 n/a Regina. Can that be chipped? Iím half kidding because I donít think anything can be done with the Regina system. My god that car is slow!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,314
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks Mark Iím gonna save that thread and give...

Thanks Mark Iím gonna save that thread and give it a good read when I have a moment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,314
Posted By oldnfast
I know nothing about chipping a ezk. Isnít it...

I know nothing about chipping a ezk. Isnít it obvious
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,314
Posted By oldnfast
Finally started to pick at this car. Are the ecu...

Finally started to pick at this car. Are the ecu and ezk the chippable type?
02800000954 ecu
0227400207 ezk
Thanks again
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,463
Posted By oldnfast
Sounds like the crank sensor. Donít buy a cheap...

Sounds like the crank sensor. Donít buy a cheap brand, they are crap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,368
Posted By oldnfast
V70 wheel compatibility question

I have a 2000 xc70 and I found a set of 16 inch winter tires and wheels for sale off a 2002 v70. Would they fit my car? Still donít know much about these, Iíve only owned 7/9 Volvoís
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,356
Posted By oldnfast
Pads are the same

Pads are the same
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,356
Posted By oldnfast
I had the same issue with my 95 945 a couple of...

I had the same issue with my 95 945 a couple of years ago. I believe I started a thread with the same question and some knowledgeable guys said you can use either size. I went with what fcp euro had...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,592
Posted By oldnfast
Not sure, it was a very very reliable car so I...

Not sure, it was a very very reliable car so I didnít work under the hood very much. What should I look for with pulse injection?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,592
Posted By oldnfast
I plan to sell the + turbo stuff for cheap. Does...

I plan to sell the + turbo stuff for cheap. Does the egr affect the value? Are the engine computers different with egr?
Thanks guys
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