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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
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: 1,022
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: 9,520
Views: 3,537,234
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: 861
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: 2,365
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: 2,451
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: 2,451
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: 2,000
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: 1,546
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: 1,090
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: 6,282
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: 921
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: 1,505
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: 1,471
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: 8,013
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: 3,328
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: 1,420
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: 3,328
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: 3,328
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: 3,328
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: 3,328
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: 3,377
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: 952
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: 2,348
Posted By oldnfast
Pads are the same

Pads are the same
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,348
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: 1,685
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: 1,685
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
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,685
Posted By oldnfast
90+ mani question

Iím gonna be parting my 95 945 so today I sprayed some rusty nuts and bolts in preparation for removing a bunch of stuff. On the back end of the exhaust manifold thereís a bung with pipe/tube? I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,507
Posted By oldnfast
The jeeps use the same coil and ICU

The jeeps use the same coil and ICU
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,328
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for the suggestions guys, probably gonna...

Thanks for the suggestions guys, probably gonna start stripping it this weekend
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,328
Posted By oldnfast
1995 945 turbo part out what should I pull?

My 95 945 needs a head gasket and bunch of other stuff so Iím having it hauled away. Whatís worth saving off the car that I can throw in the classifieds when I have so time? 95 is the first year with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,828
Posted By oldnfast
Most definitely do the hoses

Most definitely do the hoses
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 883
Posted By oldnfast
2000 V70 need key dealer only?

The 2000 v70xc I picked up only came with one key and Iíd like to get a spare. E euro shows a key could be ordered with prof of ownership but it would have to be programmed. Would it have to be done...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-26-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By oldnfast
I was mistaken, mine is also 3k @ 70MPH

I was mistaken, mine is also 3k @ 70MPH
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-22-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,729
Posted By oldnfast
I have the same car and get 28/29 highway, thatís...

I have the same car and get 28/29 highway, thatís driving like a old man with the car unloaded.
Fully tuned, synthetics in engine, transmission, differential.
Those rpmís do sound kinda high, Iíll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,075
Posted By oldnfast
2000 V70xc steel wheel options

One of our clients gave us a 2000 V70 that Iíd like to run 15 inch steelies for snow tires this winter. Having only owned 7/9 Volvoís I donít know much about these cars yet.
Could I use 15ís from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,940
Posted By oldnfast
If the new crank sensor was one of those $8 deals...

If the new crank sensor was one of those $8 deals than thereís a good chance that could be the issue, which would be good itís an easy fix.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By oldnfast
Fcp in Connecticut sells the NTK for $95

Fcp in Connecticut sells the NTK for $95
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-10-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By oldnfast
You havenít had luck with aftermarket, have you...

You havenít had luck with aftermarket, have you tried the NTK brand that many Volvo suppliers sell? I need one for my Regina 740 and wondered about that brand versus oem.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,888
Posted By oldnfast
Thatís all true, but Iím also thinking/talking...

Thatís all true, but Iím also thinking/talking about when this guys car is in the shop being repaired. The insurance company may be responsible for a rental.Itís worth looking into,right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,888
Posted By oldnfast
Definitely contact your state insurance...

Definitely contact your state insurance commission to get a idea of your rights. Connecticutís was helpful when our 91 945 was totaled by a at fault driver. Thatís a long story though.
One example,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-18-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,665
Posted By oldnfast
Unless your broke donít buy a cheap one, not a...

Unless your broke donít buy a cheap one, not a job I like to do twice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-20-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By oldnfast
FCP euro here in Connecticut has good videos on...

FCP euro here in Connecticut has good videos on their website. I just watched the one on the alt because I just picked up a 2000 xc70 and it appears to still have original. It looks like a pain in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-16-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,856
Posted By oldnfast
2000 xc70 transmission fluid?

Iíve only owned red block Volvoís and I just picked up a 2000 xc70. What transmission fluid do these cars use? Itís fairly clean but Iíd like to flush it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-14-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,981
Posted By oldnfast
My 1995 945 always did really low numbers when it...

My 1995 945 always did really low numbers when it was tested. The tech joked that the air in the shop was probably dirtier! Since itís a 95 it no longer needs to be tested here in Connecticut, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,423
Posted By oldnfast
Home Depot stocks it, best price too

Home Depot stocks it, best price too
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-27-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,643
Posted By oldnfast
Just be careful working around the heater core,...

Just be careful working around the heater core, you donít want to have to change that. Youíll need it in Connecticut winters.
Forum: showroom 04-27-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,081
Posted By oldnfast
Nice find, really like that green. I donít know...

Nice find, really like that green. I donít know much about the older Volvoís, is that a factory color?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,033
Posted By oldnfast
Look for an auto body supply store in your area....

Look for an auto body supply store in your area. Not all body shops have paint mixing systems so thatís where theyíd get paint.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-13-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,674
Posted By oldnfast
Did you try adding slivovitz? Iíll bet it would...

Did you try adding slivovitz? Iíll bet it would melt ice 😉
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