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Forum: showroom 03-30-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9,236
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Posted By silverwagon
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/lindstyling...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/lindstyling/bkgrd96522.jpg

That 965 looks AWESOME! WOW. Looks to be the same color as my V90. I was thinking about painting it's grille dark too, sure does...
Forum: showroom 02-18-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By silverwagon
Sounds good guys! Any suggested good sources in...

Sounds good guys! Any suggested good sources in the NE States? I'm in Nova Scotia and will either have them shipped here directly or to someone I know in NY. I was thinking about ordering from...
Forum: showroom 02-18-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By silverwagon
Replica 17" Volans. Should I buy?

Hey guys,

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question, but... I managed to score two, new, never used, OE 17" Volans. They're still in the original Volvo boxes. Anyway, I've got...
Forum: showroom 08-03-2007, 01:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,733
Posted By silverwagon
http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a84/95Outrage17/S...

http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a84/95Outrage17/S70.jpg

The T5 SE 5-speed after I bought it a few months ago. Only thing that's really changed then other then some maintenance and a good...
Forum: showroom 08-03-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,733
Posted By silverwagon
My T5 wants those wheels!!! Man, that thing looks...

My T5 wants those wheels!!! Man, that thing looks great! :oogle:
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,232
Posted By silverwagon
I can't believe that was put in a junkyard. Sad....

I can't believe that was put in a junkyard. Sad. Looks like it's in great shape. Have fun with the project!
Forum: showroom 07-12-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,894
Posted By silverwagon
Nice 945! Geez, it's got to be fun to travel...

Nice 945! Geez, it's got to be fun to travel around Europe like that. I did so for a few days with my dad and a good friend back in 2000. Great trip! So, ya got any pics of the V90?! :oogle:
Forum: showroom 06-27-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,954
Posted By silverwagon
The LPT did come to NA with a 5-speed (M56H?) in...

The LPT did come to NA with a 5-speed (M56H?) in '97, but only in AWD wagon trim in Canada. I've seen a few of them, but they're pretty rare. The guy who bought my 960 has an 855 AWD with somewhere...
Forum: showroom 06-25-2007, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By silverwagon
Wow a real V70 T5 SE, that really is rare, I...

Wow a real V70 T5 SE, that really is rare, I didn't even know they existed. I don't know the official T5M SE production numbers, but I know they're low. There's been several T5Ms on eBay, but none...
Forum: showroom 06-25-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By silverwagon
Yeah, apparently T5M SEs are very rare. Mine is...

Yeah, apparently T5M SEs are very rare. Mine is black on black suade and leather and has all options I think including the rear spoiler. It just has the regular T5 wheels. I didn't know they made a...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-12-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,898
Posted By silverwagon
I knew those looked familiar. My V90 has them. I...

I knew those looked familiar. My V90 has them. I thought there was something different about it's K-frame, but I hadn't compared it to a pre '95 one, so I wasn't sure. Cool upgrade for the older...
Forum: showroom 06-07-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,425
Posted By silverwagon
Wow, looks great! I REALLY want those wheels for...

Wow, looks great! I REALLY want those wheels for my S70! Great pics, nice V70R :-D
Forum: showroom 06-04-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,287
Posted By silverwagon
That's why you need turbo, it more then makes up...

That's why you need turbo, it more then makes up for the tall gearing :oogle: Fuel econ suffers a bit though, especially after you figure out how fun the boost is! Man, I can't believe what you guys...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,509
Posted By silverwagon
That car is MINT! And it's an SE! Very nice, take...

That car is MINT! And it's an SE! Very nice, take good care of it! Under the hood reminds me of my '94 964 when I bought it (was from Florida). Just like new! I was a little late for work this am so...
Forum: showroom 05-16-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By silverwagon
Looks good man! The wheels aren't exactly my...

Looks good man! The wheels aren't exactly my thing, but they look better then stock! The car looks like it's in great shape! Got a good story for ya; I left work yesterday and as I was pulling onto...
Forum: showroom 05-11-2007, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,088
Posted By silverwagon
So many new Volvos! :-(

So many new Volvos! :-(
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By silverwagon
Thanks for the note Anemia. It's the same sort of...

Thanks for the note Anemia. It's the same sort of thing when you're replacing the thermostat in the 960/S/V90s. I made sure I put anti-seize on the bolts when I reinstalled then in the 960 and V90....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By silverwagon
I picked up the S70 last night :oogle: The (now...

I picked up the S70 last night :oogle: The (now previous) owner drove the ~30min to my house to pick me up in the MINT '00 M5 he just bought. Sweet car. So much power! Anyway, the S70 is no slouch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By silverwagon
Great advise, thanks! I would probably just...

Great advise, thanks! I would probably just replace the T-belt, tensioner and pulleys and be done with it. As for the serp belt; should I just replace the belt or would I need t replace those pulleys...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2007, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By silverwagon
Well, I went and took the S70 for a drive after...

Well, I went and took the S70 for a drive after work today. My younger sister tagged along (our 855 driver) and the owner (very nice guy) sat in the back and we talked about the M5 he's getting. So,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By silverwagon
Well that's good to hear from a Volvo tech! I...

Well that's good to hear from a Volvo tech! I think this S70 is a good one; One owner, serviced at Volvo, 110K km (~69K mi), SE (I'm not sure what extra features that would have), summer and winter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By silverwagon
Yeah, I think it's time I owned a truely fast...

Yeah, I think it's time I owned a truely fast Volvo. I mean, the only real slow Volvo I've owned was my 745 NA, but I haven't owned one that was really quick. Too bad the shift feel of those FWD...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,156
Posted By silverwagon
Thinking about buying a '98 S/V70 T-5 5-speed...

Hey guys,

I'm pretty sure I'm going to replace the 964 soon. I like the car and it's in fantastic shape, but it's just not quite youthful enough for me, although the handling and ride have been...
Forum: showroom 04-11-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 15,353
Posted By silverwagon
turbo16psi, holy $*!# Nice! I just remembered...

turbo16psi, holy $*!# Nice! I just remembered that I bought a '92 944 GLE for $200 CDN a little over a year ago. I think it had valve issues (16-valve), but I couldn't get the title, so I ended up...
Forum: showroom 04-08-2007, 06:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,232
Posted By silverwagon
WOW. Looks fantastic! :-D

WOW. Looks fantastic! :-D
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By silverwagon
V90 eh? NICE! I'm not sure what's the solution to...

V90 eh? NICE! I'm not sure what's the solution to your problem, but did you try posting about the problem at www.brickboard.com? You may find more help there as there are quite a few people who own...
Forum: showroom 04-06-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,994
Posted By silverwagon
Man, that thing is NICE! M90 too! AGH! LUCKY! I...

Man, that thing is NICE! M90 too! AGH! LUCKY! I bet it goes just fine. I know my V90 is no slouch. Its not a rocket, but it moves along just fine. I'd be interested to know the difference you notice...
Forum: showroom 03-22-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,165
Posted By silverwagon
MAN! That thing looks good! Wow! :-D

MAN! That thing looks good! Wow! :-D
Forum: showroom 03-22-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,227
Posted By silverwagon
Cool vid for sure! Yeah Royals are really rare. I...

Cool vid for sure! Yeah Royals are really rare. I know someone who has one. It's a '95 that he bought a year or two ago with smashed front end. He fixed it and had it repainted. It has those wheels...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-15-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,601
Posted By silverwagon
I forget the exact production date on our 855...

I forget the exact production date on our 855 GLT, but I know it shows it as a '96 model even though it's a '97 (LPT). I think the production date is 4/96 or 5/96. It's weird, I just figured it was...
Forum: showroom 03-13-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,438
Posted By silverwagon
That doesn't sound right to me. The '95+ 960 and...

That doesn't sound right to me. The '95+ 960 and '97+ S90/V90 have the same offset as the FWD/AWD cars and therefore RWD offset wheels won't fit properly...
Forum: showroom 03-09-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,163
Posted By silverwagon
I did that to my 745T :-( Tore the bottom of the...

I did that to my 745T :-( Tore the bottom of the driver's strut tube open. Smashed the rocker, bent the strut rod, damaged the k-frame, and tweeked the battery tray at the same time... Fixed it all...
Forum: showroom 03-08-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,701
Posted By silverwagon
Hmmmmm, well I didn't know that. Speaking about...

Hmmmmm, well I didn't know that. Speaking about the North American market, the S/V90 was the last RWD Volvo, the nicest being the '98 S90 SE with it's special wheels, suade and leather interior, etc....
Forum: showroom 03-07-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,701
Posted By silverwagon
Yeah, the '98 S/V90 was the last Volvo RWD. I...

Yeah, the '98 S/V90 was the last Volvo RWD. I just wanted to say that I love mine! Great car, just make sure you buy one that has been well maintained. Very comfortable car to drive and they still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,633
Posted By silverwagon
That happened to my V90 last winter while it was...

That happened to my V90 last winter while it was in storage (dry garage). I didn't have the park brake on either. I think possibly the PB shoes delaminate from their backings and get wedged against...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By silverwagon
All 960s (except for the 960 turbo in Europe)...

All 960s (except for the 960 turbo in Europe) have the B6304 2.9L inline 6. They're great cars for the most part, just make sure you find one that's been well taken care of. Service records are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By silverwagon
That sounds like binding upper strut bearings....

That sounds like binding upper strut bearings. Not a common problem, but maybe worth checking. I think they usually make a noise if there's a problem though. I put Mobil 1 ATF in the power steering...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 884
Posted By silverwagon
The panels are fine on my '98 V90 and they're...

The panels are fine on my '98 V90 and they're original as far as I'm aware. The wrinkling was only a problem on some of the cars and I think if it was going to be a problem it would be by now... I'll...
Forum: showroom 02-20-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 659,553
Posted By silverwagon
I used the Cherry Turbos upper brace off my 745T....

I used the Cherry Turbos upper brace off my 745T. All I had to do was take the junction box off it's mount on the drver's strut tower (doesn't really need the mount anyway) and shim the brace up a...
Forum: showroom 02-20-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 659,553
Posted By silverwagon
Thanks for the number. Well, there's only one...

Thanks for the number. Well, there's only one Volvo dealer in the province, so I'm pretty much stuck with their prices unless I order and have it sent from elsewhere. Anyway, I just had the part...
Forum: showroom 02-20-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,350
Views: 659,553
Posted By silverwagon
Awesome! I'm going to try to order one of those...

Awesome! I'm going to try to order one of those for my '94 964 today! What's the part number and how much was it? I looked back though the thread, but I didn't find the number... Is it still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,253
Posted By silverwagon
Well, our '97 855 GLT definately has a steel...

Well, our '97 855 GLT definately has a steel tailgate as I myself touched up some rust on it. I've seen rust on others and I'm pretty sure I saw rust on a V70 tailgate before as well, but I could be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,253
Posted By silverwagon
Well, I've been thinking about it guys, and it...

Well, I've been thinking about it guys, and it just doesn't make sense at $7K :( I really want one, but I don't think this is the one. They're just so damn rare! I'm gonna get back to the guy tonight...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,253
Posted By silverwagon
Well guys, I went and looked at the R and took it...

Well guys, I went and looked at the R and took it for a drive. The owner is a real nice guy, and their other car is a '98 (I think) S70 T-5 5-speed which they've had since new and really like....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,253
Posted By silverwagon
I'm going to look at the R this afternoon :-D I...

I'm going to look at the R this afternoon :-D I hope it's as nice as the owner says it is! I'm excited!!!
Forum: showroom 02-16-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,808
Posted By silverwagon
Yeah, I really like them. I think they only came...

Yeah, I really like them. I think they only came on the '00 S70 GLT SE. That's what I took mine off of (Katrina car). I got them from a friend who sells used Volvos and Volvo parts when I was helping...
Forum: showroom 02-15-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,808
Posted By silverwagon
Go to the last post in this thread:...

Go to the last post in this thread: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=85333 I'm at work, so that's the best I can do right now. Looks pretty good on the Heliums I think :)
Forum: showroom 02-15-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,808
Posted By silverwagon
Man, I can't wait to see a pic of those on your...

Man, I can't wait to see a pic of those on your 960! I wanted a set for my V90, but I ended up with Heliums (which I really like).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,253
Posted By silverwagon
Is there a way for me to figure out if this R has...

Is there a way for me to figure out if this R has a M59 with a LSD? The injectors are easy to look for and I might be able to identify the turbo on a lift, but I don't know how to identify the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,253
Posted By silverwagon
Oh, for sure, I plan to do that. I've had a good...

Oh, for sure, I plan to do that. I've had a good discription of the car from the owner, now I'll have to look at it. I realize maintenance is key, but remember I'm comparing its condition to a 100K...
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