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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By ovlov760
It's a good car. Those are the last of the truly...

It's a good car. Those are the last of the truly DIY friendly Volvo's IMHO.

There's not a whole lot to go wrong on in NA S70. Timing belt, tensioner and water-pump are very important maintenance...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,987
Posted By ovlov760
eBay is where I always find the best prices on...

eBay is where I always find the best prices on genuine Volvo spark plugs. Seems to always be some dealer blowing out there stock.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By ovlov760
Same here. I use a Windows 98 machine but it is...

Same here. I use a Windows 98 machine but it is connected to the internet.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,289
Posted By ovlov760
Sell the 240 and buy a C30 with a 6MT. It'll do...

Sell the 240 and buy a C30 with a 6MT. It'll do 30+ MPG easily.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-15-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By ovlov760
I would think any of the motors would be...

I would think any of the motors would be compatible, but you'd probably be better off with a later model T5 motor out of a HPT S60.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By ovlov760
V70 cold start tapping noise

Recently my 1998 V70 AWD with a LPT motor has started making a tapping noise during cold starts. It lasts about 2 minutes before going away. The tapping noise does speed up when revving the motor. ...
Forum: showroom 01-14-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,188
Posted By ovlov760
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: showroom 01-13-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 100,188
Posted By ovlov760
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-nW2s9xQ/0/9401...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-nW2s9xQ/0/940100ff/XL/i-nW2s9xQ-XL.jpg
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By ovlov760
That's how it always works out. I don't know...

That's how it always works out.

I don't know how fast a V70 would have been. Some P2 cars seem to feel much peppier than others with comparable service records imho.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By ovlov760
The Legacy 2.5GT wagon always sounded fun.

The Legacy 2.5GT wagon always sounded fun.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By ovlov760
My only concern would be the head gasket.

My only concern would be the head gasket.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-05-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By ovlov760
It's hard to say without pulling the codes. ...

It's hard to say without pulling the codes. There's definitely a better than average chance that it is related to the throttle body.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-03-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,099
Posted By ovlov760
Did you make your own throttle spool cover?

Did you make your own throttle spool cover?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By ovlov760
I just replaced the throttle body on a family...

I just replaced the throttle body on a family members '04 S60 2.5T with a xemodex unit. It was a significant savings over what the Chicago area dealer quoted for the job.

Xemodex claims they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,146
Posted By ovlov760
I would look for the lowest mileage MY 06 or 07...

I would look for the lowest mileage MY 06 or 07 you can find. The more maintenance records the better.

You probably should budget for:
Timing belt, tensioner and waterpump replacement. It's...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-21-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,440
Posted By ovlov760
Better to seek answers about this on...

Better to seek answers about this on brickboard.com
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,224
Posted By ovlov760
^^^^ I think it's actually more likely than a...

^^^^
I think it's actually more likely than a blown HG with those cars.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By ovlov760
I didn't have good luck getting LED brake, side...

I didn't have good luck getting LED brake, side marker or taillight bulbs to play nice with my V70. I think the bulb failure circuit was the issue.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By ovlov760
Pull them with a code reader. You could also get...

Pull them with a code reader. You could also get a ChinaBay Vida/Dice box if you want more in depth information.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-11-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
Because of growing issues with the electrical and...

Because of growing issues with the electrical and aiming systems of the factory headlights, I bought a pair of aftermarket TYC units to replace them. I was glad to see that TYC made some needed...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
I cut off the dual muffler setup and replaced it...

I cut off the dual muffler setup and replaced it with a single dynomax muffler. I moved the exhaust outlet to the drivers side. It's a bit louder but it also feels peppier during WOT....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,243
Posted By ovlov760
The last time I bought a key for an older Volvo...

The last time I bought a key for an older Volvo at the dealer they had to order it from overseas. I don't think they could make them though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By ovlov760
I wondered that myself but it's not discussed in...

I wondered that myself but it's not discussed in VIDA.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By ovlov760
I assume you're struggling with the banjo bolts...

I assume you're struggling with the banjo bolts on the turbo? Just be patient and make sure the banjo bolts are threading in correctly. You may want to pick up a ratcheting stubby wrench for them. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By ovlov760
This is what VIDA says on the subject. ...

This is what VIDA says on the subject.

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-mgmBQXM/0/b2001f5c/X3/i-mgmBQXM-X3.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 10-21-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By ovlov760
15-16psi would be more appropriate for a 15G or...

15-16psi would be more appropriate for a 15G or 16T.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By ovlov760
Hopefully he did a stage zero before the mods. ...

Hopefully he did a stage zero before the mods. These cars are sensitive to worn ignition components when you start modding them.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By ovlov760
A wideband sensor and gauge will let you know if...

A wideband sensor and gauge will let you know if your air to fuel ratio is safe.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By ovlov760
You could even try going to .024 or .025.

You could even try going to .024 or .025.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-17-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By ovlov760
I've had the exact same experience with my former...

I've had the exact same experience with my former 850 T5. Altering the gap on my spark plugs fixed it instantly. I'd start with the known 5 cylinder issues you can fix for free.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-15-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
My boost issue is fixed. I replaced the upper...

My boost issue is fixed. I replaced the upper hard pipe and two of the rubber intercooler hoses. I have no idea which one was the offender. My "knock light" started flashing when I surpassed...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-13-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,030
Posted By ovlov760
Check the condition and gap of your spark plugs. ...

Check the condition and gap of your spark plugs. IIRC the factory gap is .028. If you're running more boost you may want to narrow that down to .026.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,683
Posted By ovlov760
If it's anything like the automatic shift knob in...

If it's anything like the automatic shift knob in these cars it gets pulled up and off. The auto ones do contain a switch mechanism so I imagine they're even more fragile.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,797
Posted By ovlov760
This. A S60R with a blown motor is worth...

This.

A S60R with a blown motor is worth scrap value IMHO. A pristine '07 6-speed V70R with a blown motor... now we're a bit closer to reality but still on the high side.

You can find runner...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-19-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,576
Posted By ovlov760
A Mitsubishi Fuso?

A Mitsubishi Fuso?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,488
Posted By ovlov760
Kinugawa is good. I have one of their WG...

Kinugawa is good. I have one of their WG actuators on my 16T.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,488
Posted By ovlov760
Another thumbs up for forge cbv replacements.

Another thumbs up for forge cbv replacements.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,423
Posted By ovlov760
Are you sure? My 97 850 with M4.3 did have...

Are you sure? My 97 850 with M4.3 did have immobilizer. It can be a pain when there's a wiring issue.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-25-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,834
Posted By ovlov760
Five cylinder drone seems impossible to...

Five cylinder drone seems impossible to completely avoid imho. At least they sound great when you mash the gas pedal.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By ovlov760
IIRC the T3 uses paper gaskets for the oil feed...

IIRC the T3 uses paper gaskets for the oil feed and drain. If it's water cooled you'll also need crush washers.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-13-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
I replaced the throttle body gasket and cleaned...

I replaced the throttle body gasket and cleaned the throttle body. I think this may have fixed my boost issues. I need to log at WOT to be sure. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
I was able to find the right rotors and pads for...

I was able to find the right rotors and pads for this car at FCP for $99. FCP says its the wrong part but the part numbers match up with what's on the car. Apparently there was an update to for the...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,250
Posted By ovlov760
The t cam ought to be one of the easiest cams to...

The t cam ought to be one of the easiest cams to aquire for next to no $$$. If you're worried about the condition of yours, I would just find another one to run. You'll also need shims.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By ovlov760
The dealer says it needs a new lock. :grrr:

The dealer says it needs a new lock. :grrr:
Forum: performance & modifications 08-06-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By ovlov760
My one experience with a TD04 has been mostly...

My one experience with a TD04 has been mostly positive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By ovlov760
Rear door wont open '09 P3 XC70

Today when I tried to open the rear drivers side door of my XC70, it wouldn't open. The door also wont open from the inside. The child safety stuff is deactivated.

My Autel scanner says the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By ovlov760
My local dealer charges about $70 for a four...

My local dealer charges about $70 for a four wheel alignment... same as the tire store chains. Volvo frequently sends out coupons for those types of basic service.

I'd be weary of the fact they...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-04-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
I finally around to replacing the PCV system on...

I finally around to replacing the PCV system on this car. I decided to try the idea of replacing the brittle plastic breather box hose with 5/8" heater hose as other people have done. The whole...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-29-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
Still working with vast to get this car tuned. I...

Still working with vast to get this car tuned. I haven't been able to hit the targeted boost levels. To date I've replaced the tcv and tested for boost leaks with no luck.

Last night I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,533
Posted By ovlov760
I found green LED lights that I think are a...

I found green LED lights that I think are a closer match to OEM. Still too green, but close enough I guess.

The LED lamps appear quite dim inside the dimmer switch given the direction the light...
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