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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 07:32 PM
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Posted By ovlov760
Michelin

Michelin
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 11:45 AM
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Views: 611
Posted By ovlov760
I can't say that I've ever seen an upgrade to any...

I can't say that I've ever seen an upgrade to any of it offered in the states. I assume only the Swedes would have had aftermarket cooling products available to them for the P2.

What do you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By ovlov760
I think of '98 as the last good year for the P80....

I think of '98 as the last good year for the P80.

Has the fuel pump ever been replaced? It is not cheap to have it replaced the correct way.

Driveshaft still there?

How does it drive?
...
Forum: showroom 06-01-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9,628
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Posted By ovlov760
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-mdw5R94/0/8603...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-mdw5R94/0/860301d4/L/i-mdw5R94-L.jpg
Forum: showroom 04-15-2021, 08:43 PM
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Posted By ovlov760
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-8tFCQTh/0/2b0e...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-8tFCQTh/0/2b0e2ea6/XL/i-8tFCQTh-XL.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
It's probably going to get replaced by a 2015+...

It's probably going to get replaced by a 2015+ Tahoe at some point. We might hold on to it because it is still a pretty clean vehicle.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
I imagine losing only 1/4 of a quart in 2000...

I imagine losing only 1/4 of a quart in 2000 miles is within spec. It seems like a big improvement to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
Update: Almost exactly 2,000 miles later the oil...

Update: Almost exactly 2,000 miles later the oil level has dropped just one X on the dipstick. I believe that's roughly 1/4 of a quart?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,044
Posted By ovlov760
Does it have both spark and fuel when cranking it...

Does it have both spark and fuel when cranking it while hot?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
I actually have no idea what the dealer puts in...

I actually have no idea what the dealer puts in it. I'll have to see what's written on the receipts. I put 7.18 quarts of synthetic 5w-30 in it after replacing the oil trap.

Edit: Dealer...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
Those got replaced a couple of years ago. The...

Those got replaced a couple of years ago. The dealer noticed oil leaking from them. I didn't see any new signs of oil weeping from that area.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
I replaced the old oil trap today. It does not...

I replaced the old oil trap today. It does not look like the valve diaphragm has any tears in it. Lots of gunk though. I believe going by mileage it was due for it.

I changed the oil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
I did order a Volvo/Rover/FoMoCo oil trap and...

I did order a Volvo/Rover/FoMoCo oil trap and gasket. It'll take awhile to know if it makes any difference once installed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,637
Posted By ovlov760
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4U9xh0u6WEE" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
We haven't replaced the breather box on top of...

We haven't replaced the breather box on top of the motor AFAIK.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-01-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,146
Posted By ovlov760
2011 XC90 3.2 consuming oil

We bought this XC90 with 67,000 miles on it a few years ago. It was purchased from the same Volvo dealer that sold it when it was new. The dealer does all the oil changes for it. It has about...
Forum: showroom 02-16-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 256,631
Posted By ovlov760
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-m5vPH8T/0/ef57...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-m5vPH8T/0/ef5726a7/L/i-m5vPH8T-L.jpg
Forum: showroom 02-14-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 256,631
Posted By ovlov760
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-x7GB6Gx/0/8888...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-x7GB6Gx/0/8888ce83/L/i-x7GB6Gx-L.jpg
Forum: showroom 01-20-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,140
Posted By ovlov760
Congrats! How many miles are on the motor?

Congrats! How many miles are on the motor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,711
Posted By ovlov760
I pick those 3 packs up at Costco for the...

I pick those 3 packs up at Costco for the hydraulic system of my Case GT's. I can run it in the transaxle as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,711
Posted By ovlov760
I've used that oil as well. Here's a Blackstone...

I've used that oil as well. Here's a Blackstone Labs report for that oil from a car I no longer own. This car had a stage 1 tune....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,711
Posted By ovlov760
Ford's 5.4 mandates 5w-20 be used. The interwebs...

Ford's 5.4 mandates 5w-20 be used. The interwebs believes this is due to the narrow size of the oil passages. I have no idea if that's correct.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,815
Posted By ovlov760
I would figure out what all the other fault codes...

I would figure out what all the other fault codes pertain to and then take a look at a wiring diagram.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-13-2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,815
Posted By ovlov760
Have you tried unseating and reseating the ECU by...

Have you tried unseating and reseating the ECU by any chance? Any evidence of burnt out pins on the ECU?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,711
Posted By ovlov760
It's what I have ended up running in every...

It's what I have ended up running in every turbocharged Volvo I have owned.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,711
Posted By ovlov760
I'm not sure why people buy it when Castrol Edge...

I'm not sure why people buy it when Castrol Edge 0w-40 oil is $23 for 5 quarts at Wally World.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,711
Posted By ovlov760
Fram Ultra Guard ...

Fram Ultra Guard
https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/threads/fram-ultra-any-real-competition.296818/

I didn't realize they had put out a good filter until recently.

The Mobil-1 EP filters I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,711
Posted By ovlov760
Apparently the Fram Ultra filter line is supposed...

Apparently the Fram Ultra filter line is supposed to be pretty good. It's not longer a brand to avoid if you buy the right type.
Forum: showroom 01-06-2021, 07:19 PM
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Posted By ovlov760
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-x7GB6Gx/0/8888...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-x7GB6Gx/0/8888ce83/L/i-x7GB6Gx-L.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By ovlov760
Women boulders are even worse.

Women boulders are even worse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 12:13 PM
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Views: 2,168
Posted By ovlov760
Does Spectra make it?

Does Spectra make it?
Forum: showroom 12-05-2020, 01:58 PM
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Posted By ovlov760
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-4HrfTvx/0/e348...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-4HrfTvx/0/e348b141/XL/i-4HrfTvx-XL.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-rGfzPFS/0/bdc61d0b/XL/i-rGfzPFS-XL.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 12-03-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,011
Posted By ovlov760
I went to a hydraulics shop and got hydraulic...

I went to a hydraulics shop and got hydraulic hose that was rated for extreme temps & pressure. Claimed resistance to about every chemical an engine could spew on it. I never had to mess with it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By ovlov760
Do you have a boost gauge? Full stage zero...

Do you have a boost gauge?

Full stage zero done to the car?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,858
Posted By ovlov760
I've used permatex 51813 anaerobic gasket maker...

I've used permatex 51813 anaerobic gasket maker on whiteblocks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,858
Posted By ovlov760
Permatex makes one that works fine on...

Permatex makes one that works fine on whiteblocks. It is not as easy to apply as the Volvo stuff though. I would recommend the Volvo version for that reason.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-07-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,391
Posted By ovlov760
Volvo dealers sell paint touch up kits for chips....

Volvo dealers sell paint touch up kits for chips. They aren't that expensive.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,174
Posted By ovlov760
+1

+1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,174
Posted By ovlov760
It was purchased directly from xemodex. ...

It was purchased directly from xemodex.

They may want the VIN just to make sure you get the right ETM.

I have always stayed away from the '99 and up P80 models because of the additional...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,174
Posted By ovlov760
They don't require programming. It might require...

They don't require programming. It might require some sort of self-calibration routine though that you can perform yourself. I have only installed one on a '04 S60 2.5T.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,379
Posted By ovlov760
I have had good luck with Irwin brand extractors....

I have had good luck with Irwin brand extractors.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0000CCXVZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

You MUST hammer them on good before you start...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By ovlov760
It has been my understanding that the very best...

It has been my understanding that the very best version of the 5 pot can be found in late model T5 equipped P1(S40,V50,C30) cars. It's not plug and play when dropped in a P80.

IIRC you can figure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,829
Posted By ovlov760
A lot of the P2 cars have entered the last stage...

A lot of the P2 cars have entered the last stage of their lifecycle.

Now they're in the hands of owners who paid $1000-2500 for them or received them as hand-me-downs. Probably didn't do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,829
Posted By ovlov760
I think 3.2 P3 or 2.5T P2. Invest in a portable...

I think 3.2 P3 or 2.5T P2. Invest in a portable vida/dice setup just in case. Forgo AWD unless you really need it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-08-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,829
Posted By ovlov760
It depends on what the oil is leaking on. It's...

It depends on what the oil is leaking on. It's easier to work on motors that haven't been frosted with cooked motor oil.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,829
Posted By ovlov760
The T6 I'm thinking of is the later 3.0L single...

The T6 I'm thinking of is the later 3.0L single turbo version that's often attributed to Rover by the internet. It's mated to the same 6 speed auto (TF-80 SC)that's found in many later P2 cars. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,829
Posted By ovlov760
The T6 pretty much drives like a V8. We...

The T6 pretty much drives like a V8.

We have a 3.2 XC90 and T6 XC70. I'd agree the 3.2 motor isn't the most refined sounding thing in the world. The 240 hp seem fairly thirsty on most days. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,088
Posted By ovlov760
It's the plastic bits that pop into those metal...

It's the plastic bits that pop into those metal reinforced holes I have issues with.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,088
Posted By ovlov760
P80 tailgate repair kit

I've tried a couple of these kits from ipd and fcp but they never last long. If the cover has to come off you can kiss a few of the plastic clips goodbye. Did any company ever produce a sturdier...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-07-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
S/V/C: 05 v70 AC
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Posted By ovlov760
Does the Ford style shimectomy apply?

Does the Ford style shimectomy apply?
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