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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 899
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: 899
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: 209
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: 379
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: 578
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: 3,059
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: 939
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: 716
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: 1,369
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: 1,083
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: 3,657
Posted By oldnfast
Did you try adding slivovitz? Iíll bet it would...

Did you try adding slivovitz? Iíll bet it would melt ice 😉
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By oldnfast
At $168 Iíd guess you got what you paid for. Iíve...

At $168 Iíd guess you got what you paid for. Iíve bought several for my classic saab 900ís and 9000ís that went for $400-500. These were new not rebuilt,for cars I planned to keep a long time so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
740: Grounds
Views: 795
Posted By oldnfast
I got my first Regina car recently so I have...

I got my first Regina car recently so I have limited experience,but I had a similar problem with my 92 745. All the grounds needed attention but I think the main culprit may have been the contacts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By oldnfast
The frost king could be used under the hood? Did...

The frost king could be used under the hood? Did you have to use additional adhesive?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,335
Posted By oldnfast
Eeuro has had it on back order for a while,still...

Eeuro has had it on back order for a while,still is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,715
Posted By oldnfast
Pretty sure only the 95 uses a single pump

Pretty sure only the 95 uses a single pump
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-13-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,067
Posted By oldnfast
If you plan on keeping the car donít dick around...

If you plan on keeping the car donít dick around a rebuild kit,get a cartridge.even if/when your present car dies just remove it for your next Volvo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By oldnfast
They become brittle over time and fail,and you...

They become brittle over time and fail,and you use lots of coolant fast.its easy to change and the ford valve is like $20 from amazon.its the first maintenance item I do on any new to me 7/9 series....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By oldnfast
I thought of doing just that,and was thinking the...

I thought of doing just that,and was thinking the tow truck driver would post somewhere guess what I saw today at work! Probably saw crazier **** than that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,098
Posted By oldnfast
Damn a 95 945 with 124k,where did you find that...

Damn a 95 945 with 124k,where did you find that one? Turbo or NA? Wise move doing the thermostat and valve. I picked up a 92 745 with 135k,the original stat was stuck opened and broke to pieces when...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-22-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By oldnfast
Fwd steelies on 940?

Sadly I may be putting my 95 945 to rest.can I use steel wheels from the 850/70 series to have the carcass towed away? those cars are still plentiful at the local pick n pull so theyíd be easy to get.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,731
Posted By oldnfast
FCP has improved their pickup option as well.they...

FCP has improved their pickup option as well.they built a area in the lobby with storage lockers and a computer screen,so you put your name in and since the order is already picked you just grab it...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,522
Posted By oldnfast
Really nice wagon and excellent work so far.love...

Really nice wagon and excellent work so far.love the color
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By oldnfast
The yg-136 is great,been using them for years.the...

The yg-136 is great,been using them for years.the first thing I do with a new to me 7/9 series is replace that valve. Consider it a wear item.
Forum: showroom 01-28-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 20,093
Posted By oldnfast
Thatís definitely from a 93 and up,which is the...

Thatís definitely from a 93 and up,which is the year they got the facelift. Iíve got a couple of those earlier ones,didnít know guys fit them to Volvoís.damn I should sell them
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,534
Posted By oldnfast
Very nice find,a turbo with cloth and no sunroof....

Very nice find,a turbo with cloth and no sunroof. Iíve heard they made them just never saw one.even needing the core I still would have bought it for sure.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,125
Posted By oldnfast
I too have heard the g80 was standard on the...

I too have heard the g80 was standard on the later 940’s,so was surprised to see it listed as standard equipment on the window sticker of my 91 945 turbo.also found it to work much better on the 91...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-23-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,554
Posted By oldnfast
Wow I love the color combo as well.really nice car

Wow I love the color combo as well.really nice car
Forum: showroom 12-23-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 72,290
Posted By oldnfast
Although red seems a bit rare on 240ís,any that...

Although red seems a bit rare on 240ís,any that Iíve looked at were 601
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 838
Posted By oldnfast
I was wondering the same thing with those...

I was wondering the same thing with those lesjofors,as a alternative to the ipdís.i didnít realize 245 springs were an option.
Forum: showroom 11-18-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,220
Posted By oldnfast
The two sisters who drove that car are hotties

The two sisters who drove that car are hotties
Forum: showroom 11-14-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9,452
Views: 3,065,548
Posted By oldnfast
My favorite 7/9 wagon on here.i thought you did a...

My favorite 7/9 wagon on here.i thought you did a manual swap?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,723
Posted By oldnfast
Iíve used nissens radiators and heater cores in...

Iíve used nissens radiators and heater cores in my classic Saab 900,9000ís for 20 years now and their radiators in my 740/940ís.they are good quality and the shops that work on those cars use them....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By oldnfast
740 NA vs turbo exhaust

The cat back on my new to me 92 740 NA is the rustiest Iíve ever seen that somehow still doesnít leak,but Iíd like to replace it preemptively.i saved the nearly new system from my 92 turbo when it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-31-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,370
Posted By oldnfast
I recently picked up a 92 740 Regina.when...

I recently picked up a 92 740 Regina.when purchasing my stage one tune up parts I noticed the Regina system uses a different sensor than the Bosch. Itís probably not that but did you get the correct...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By oldnfast
My wifeís best friends husband bought a 2005 v8....

My wifeís best friends husband bought a 2005 v8. I warned him it may be a money pit especially since he doesnít do any of his own maintenance or repairs.two months later the engine failed and he was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By oldnfast
I assumed your car had the head mount,which is...

I assumed your car had the head mount,which is why I mentioned the screw holes being so far off on the cap.is the block mount held on with spring clips?if there isnít play in the shaft make sure itís...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,138
Posted By oldnfast
Is it a Bosch cap and rotor? A few years ago my...

Is it a Bosch cap and rotor? A few years ago my cap developed a crack,and since it was a Sunday I had to get a off brand from autozone.the fit was terrible with the screw holes barely lining up.now I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,372
Posted By oldnfast
It's a longshot but I had a idle control valve...

It's a longshot but I had a idle control valve that was so gummed up it caused a no start.
Forum: events 09-12-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By oldnfast
I've always meant to do this one,saabs and...

I've always meant to do this one,saabs and volvos.this year for sure
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,664
Posted By oldnfast
Since the car is sitting spray that crank sensor...

Since the car is sitting spray that crank sensor with liquid wrench or something,many times it's stuck especially if it's been in there for ages.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,664
Posted By oldnfast
I vote crank sensor

I vote crank sensor
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By oldnfast
I realize these go way back,but anybody out there...

I realize these go way back,but anybody out there ever use these?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-18-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By oldnfast
Anybody out there ever use these springs?I'd like...

Anybody out there ever use these springs?I'd like to hear real experience with them.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By oldnfast
Way back when even though I didn't own a Volvo I...

Way back when even though I didn't own a Volvo I still got the ipd catalog kinda in preparation for owning one.i could swear when they introduced the blue springs the description said something like...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-15-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By oldnfast
Early ipd springs

I have a new set of the early 7/9 wagon ipd lowering springs that I purchased in a parts lot about 12 years ago,and I'm finally getting around to installing them on one of my cars.can anyone tell me...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,307
Posted By oldnfast
Ipd sells bars for the v90?

Ipd sells bars for the v90?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-23-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By oldnfast
I'm a big fan of rain x,however if the glass is...

I'm a big fan of rain x,however if the glass is even moderately pitted don't use it that will make it worse.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,518
Posted By oldnfast
I didn't but did just now and the numbers on the...

I didn't but did just now and the numbers on the chip are different.should I take pics then?
If yes then send me a pm with your contact info as I don't know how to post pics.also should I remove the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-17-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,518
Posted By oldnfast
Just checked the car,I have the same ecu as yours...

Just checked the car,I have the same ecu as yours above
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