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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-23-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,175
Posted By BoostedSwede
Holy thread bump from the dead. :-P

Holy thread bump from the dead. :-P
Forum: showroom 07-10-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By BoostedSwede
I'm new to FL...moved down from MA in April. ...

I'm new to FL...moved down from MA in April. Hoping to be back in a redblock Volvo within the next month or so :)

And because this is a showroom thread, here's a picture of the car I'm currently...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By BoostedSwede
Awesome. Any idea what the difference is between...

Awesome. Any idea what the difference is between the 160 head and the 530 head? Is the 160 any better? Or is it worse? What cam is in it?

Sorry, I've only ever owned grandpa series, a V70, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By BoostedSwede
Really? So all I need is the valve cover? Can I...

Really? So all I need is the valve cover? Can I use the B230 headgasket that I already have?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-05-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By BoostedSwede
160 head on a B230?

Hey everyone, long time no post. Anyways...my friend managed to melt the head on her N/A B230 in her 1990 244. I found a replacement head at a local yard, but it is a "160" head from a 1984 or...
Forum: showroom 09-28-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By BoostedSwede
Washed the AWD thingy

So I finally had a chance to clean up my V70. Also installed 850R front struts and springs from the junkyard to drop the front end a little. Came out nice! And gutted my factory mufflers and...
Forum: showroom 06-17-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 11,625
Posted By BoostedSwede
Holy hell, I placed 5th overall with my V70? ...

Holy hell, I placed 5th overall with my V70? bahahahahahahahaaa
Forum: showroom 06-05-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 9,183
Views: 2,455,270
Posted By BoostedSwede
The V70 at Carlisle a few weeks ago ...

The V70 at Carlisle a few weeks ago

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o111/ciotad/skymodifiedresized.jpg
Forum: events 05-19-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Bump! This is tomorrow!!!!!! Wooooo!!!! ...

Bump! This is tomorrow!!!!!! Wooooo!!!!

Currently detailing the crap outta the V70, attempting to make it nice looking, haha! My boyfriend will be rolling down with us in his 1992 Audi 100 CS. ...
Forum: events 05-17-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Luke, this is posted on VS. There are only 3 or...

Luke, this is posted on VS. There are only 3 or 4 people from VS going as of right now.
Forum: events 05-14-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Yeah...sorry about that dude. :oops:

Yeah...sorry about that dude. :oops:
Forum: events 05-14-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Added! Thanks guys!

Added! Thanks guys!
Forum: events 05-12-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 24,702
Posted By BoostedSwede
Who else is going in the New England caravan? ...

Who else is going in the New England caravan? Post up in that thread!
Forum: events 05-12-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Bump! 1 week left! Why are there so few people...

Bump! 1 week left! Why are there so few people signed up???
Forum: events 05-09-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Sounds good!

Sounds good!
Forum: events 05-08-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Dave, I'm assuming you're coming? Bringing the...

Dave, I'm assuming you're coming? Bringing the Aveo or the V70 this year?
Forum: events 05-08-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
We've met at Ikea the last few years in a row. ...

We've met at Ikea the last few years in a row. It works well...let's keep that.
Forum: events 05-05-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 24,702
Posted By BoostedSwede
Bastards. I love you guys.

Bastards. I love you guys.
Forum: events 05-05-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
BUMP! Only a couple weeks! Who else is going? ...

BUMP! Only a couple weeks! Who else is going? I know we have a few from over on VS. Any other Tbrickers?
Forum: events 04-29-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Bump! Updated attendees list. Post in here if...

Bump! Updated attendees list. Post in here if you're planning to meet up for this caravan! Only a few more weeks!
Forum: events 04-27-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 11,612
Posted By BoostedSwede
JUST KIDDING! I won't be able to make this. ...

JUST KIDDING! I won't be able to make this. Snapped a headbolt on the V70 yesterday while doing the headgasket, and Saturday is the only time this week that I have to fix it. I'll see most of you...
Forum: showroom 04-27-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,286
Posted By BoostedSwede
OEM Volvo kits look nice. 850 bumpers look nice....

OEM Volvo kits look nice. 850 bumpers look nice. 90 series conversions look nice. I'd suggest one of those. An actually bodykit though...ugh.
Forum: showroom 04-27-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,286
Posted By BoostedSwede
If you put a "body kit" on a 940, I will hunt you...

If you put a "body kit" on a 940, I will hunt you down and kill you slowly. With a spork. For the love of all that is holy, DO NOT ruin a 940 with something as tacky as an aftermarket body kit. Go...
Forum: events 04-26-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
We've met in New Haven for the last several...

We've met in New Haven for the last several years. It works for us. Easier to get in and out of New Haven with a line of 20+ cars. And if you looked, we're taking 84 out to 81 anyways...meeting at...
Forum: events 04-25-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 11,612
Posted By BoostedSwede
There's a good possibility that I'll be there...

There's a good possibility that I'll be there this Saturday. I will warn all of you though, the V70 is UGLY right now. Peeling clearcoat on the hood/roof, and running on Hydras. Looks hilarious.
Forum: events 04-20-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
changed some stuff!!! No longer meeting in...

changed some stuff!!! No longer meeting in nj!!!!! Going to luke's house in pa instead!!!! Plan accordingly!!!!
Forum: events 04-20-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Whoops. Fixed.

Whoops. Fixed.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2011, 10:47 PM
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Views: 3,974
Posted By BoostedSwede
That's essentially how to cheaply lower an IRS...

That's essentially how to cheaply lower an IRS V70 AWD (from the looks of it). Drop bolts on the nivomats.
Forum: events 04-20-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
Updated original post. I'm just gonna do what we...

Updated original post. I'm just gonna do what we did last year, as that seemed to work really well.
Forum: events 04-20-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
I guess NY can come too, hahaa! :-P

I guess NY can come too, hahaa! :-P
Forum: events 04-20-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,497
Posted By BoostedSwede
MA/RI/CT/NH Carlisle Caravan

Alright, I'm gonna go ahead and just plan the NEC Caravan this year. I'm using the same meeting points and meeting times that we used last year, with the exception of the NJ meeting point. This...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-07-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By BoostedSwede
Most likely not. Depends on the $$ situation. ...

Most likely not. Depends on the $$ situation. Currently unemployed and about to graduate from college in May, haha!
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,680
Posted By BoostedSwede
Mine did that too. Cut IPD springs was the worst...

Mine did that too. Cut IPD springs was the worst idea EVER! Blew out my Bilstein HDs and my brand new strut mounts in about 3,000 miles.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-06-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By BoostedSwede
You're in Claremont? I'm over in New London at...

You're in Claremont? I'm over in New London at Colby-Sawyer! Nice to have another t-bricker in the area! Car looks good...love the V90's!
Forum: showroom 03-19-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,981
Posted By BoostedSwede
What the hell is up with the hood vent and the...

What the hell is up with the hood vent and the pinstriping? The satin black is fine...but the pinstriping? Dear lord. That is horrendous.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-10-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By BoostedSwede
UPDATE! I have not had time to look at her 240...

UPDATE! I have not had time to look at her 240 yet, but it now stalls whether the engine is warm or cold. It died on her 3 times yesterday in traffic, because she couldn't get her foot on the gas...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By BoostedSwede
That's a good explanation.

That's a good explanation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
940: No Start
Views: 747
Posted By BoostedSwede
Is there actually gas in that vacuum line? ...

Is there actually gas in that vacuum line? Like...liquid? That is the vacuum line for your fuel pressure regulator. It decides how much fuel pressure the injectors see. If there is gas in that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By BoostedSwede
500-1000. The longer you let it bounce, the...

500-1000. The longer you let it bounce, the lower it bounces, until it stalls.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By BoostedSwede
ECT or O2 sensor?

So this is the same 1990 240 that I work on a lot. I've replaced the IAC, AMM, FPR, and a bunch of other stuff. The car has a problem where it has a bouncing idle and eventually stalls when cold,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By BoostedSwede
Ok. That's what I was thinking. Thanks!

Ok. That's what I was thinking. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By BoostedSwede
Interesting. Any ideas on what I can shove down...

Interesting. Any ideas on what I can shove down there to clean it out?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By BoostedSwede
I don't think the 2.4 5-cylinder has that...

I don't think the 2.4 5-cylinder has that tube...does it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By BoostedSwede
Awesome. That makes me feel better. If the...

Awesome. That makes me feel better. If the compression is good, then I'm gonna go ahead and re-do the PCV job. Clean the **** outta that lower port, triple-check all the lines, and see where that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By BoostedSwede
According to a bunch of people on VS, I can clean...

According to a bunch of people on VS, I can clean out that drain using a flexible brush from the top (where the breather box is) without dropping the pan.

I'm going to run a compression test on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,439
Posted By BoostedSwede
Crankcase pressure problems

Hey, I'm cross-posting this from VS. Maybe some tbrickers can help me out? Thanks!


1998 V70 awd - 230k miles.

I just replaced the entire PCV system (oil trap, all hoses, cleaned PTC and...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 826
Views: 94,056
Posted By BoostedSwede
Here's a crappy cell phone pic of the V70 today...

Here's a crappy cell phone pic of the V70 today in the middle of the huge storm that's currently dumping about 15" of snow in NH. Right after this picture was taken, I drove through snow that was...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,114
Posted By BoostedSwede
I put Bilstein HDs, IPD sport springs, and an IPD...

I put Bilstein HDs, IPD sport springs, and an IPD lower chassis brace on my old 745. Coupled that with some decent tires, and that car was extremely predictable and handled pretty damn well for what...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-16-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,197
Posted By BoostedSwede
It's a good system. Had it on my old 740 turbo...

It's a good system. Had it on my old 740 turbo and loved it. I'd definitely keep it and use it, or sell it to someone on here.
Forum: showroom 01-04-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 45,547
Posted By BoostedSwede
This was my first car. 1995 Ford Taurus: ...

This was my first car. 1995 Ford Taurus:

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o111/ciotad/23297350005_large.jpg


Then I traded that in on my first Volvo. A 1994 940 turbo.
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