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Forum: projects & restorations 02-10-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,655
Posted By oldnfast
Looking really great, the detailing in...

Looking really great, the detailing in particular. I wasn’t aware of those springs and I shop FCP regularly. Went to buy them the other day when I saw your post and they are gone/on back order....
Forum: performance & modifications 01-22-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,192
Posted By oldnfast
I feel your pain. I started to semi daily drive...

I feel your pain. I started to semi daily drive my 92 N/A Regina equipped 745 and it’s challenging
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,204
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for posting

Thanks for posting
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By oldnfast
Fair enough so let’s meet in the middle with...

Fair enough so let’s meet in the middle with gray? 😂
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,624
Posted By oldnfast
WeatherTech makes a nice trim to fit cargo floor...

WeatherTech makes a nice trim to fit cargo floor liner that’s really good for $50. It’s available in tan which is nice because I think black in a tan interior looks like ****. But I’m also a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for posting your results I’ve considered...

Thanks for posting your results I’ve considered trying those
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,295
Posted By oldnfast
True, It was the fit that sucked. Two of the...

True, It was the fit that sucked. Two of the boots on a couple sets were too long and didn’t connect to the plugs properly so just make sure that’s good. I actually cut them down to fit but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 11:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,295
Posted By oldnfast
All excellent choices except the wires. I’d...

All excellent choices except the wires. I’d been using Bougicord for many, many years on my Saabs and Volvos but noticed a few years ago the quality had gone way down. Spend the money for the OEM...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By oldnfast
I believe Volvo has a TSB to eliminate the cold...

I believe Volvo has a TSB to eliminate the cold start valve on the Regina. I just looked quick but couldn’t find it. Maybe on brickboard, I’ll keep looking
Forum: website & board 10-06-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,935
Posted By oldnfast
If you think Volvo guys are tire kickers and...

If you think Volvo guys are tire kickers and talkers, and they are
Try Saab guys. They are the ****ing worst 😂
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,700
Posted By oldnfast
Yes the YG136 is great. That valve is the first...

Yes the YG136 is great. That valve is the first part on the stage zero list for any new to me 7/9 Volvo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,190
Posted By oldnfast
If she’s a hottie I’d be willing to help her...

If she’s a hottie I’d be willing to help her out!
Otherwise Swedish underground auto in Brooklyn has a good reputation. They specialize in Saab’s but do work on Volvo’s as well
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,479
Posted By oldnfast
At this point many AWD cars already have the rear...

At this point many AWD cars already have the rear driveshaft removed because of the high cost to repair. Kinda wouldn’t expect a $700 car to have a working AWD
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,479
Posted By oldnfast
I’d buy it. I recently bought a similar 2000...

I’d buy it. I recently bought a similar 2000 v70 for my niece that I plan to give her provided it’s a keeper. Even if it isn’t the cat converter is worth $400 and scrap value for the car is $350
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,332
Posted By oldnfast
Use denatured alcohol to remove.clay bar won’t...

Use denatured alcohol to remove.clay bar won’t do a damn thing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,723
Posted By oldnfast
If your not in a cold climate you can disable...

If your not in a cold climate you can disable that valve. There’s a thread I’ll look for it
Also believe there’s a TSB from Volvo regarding that. Like mentioned go to wanted section, someone...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-24-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 61,517
Posted By oldnfast
That’s where I saw it, it’s very cool

That’s where I saw it, it’s very cool
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,284
Posted By oldnfast
My 91 940 turbo had one. It was also listed on...

My 91 940 turbo had one. It was also listed on the window sticker as standard equipment
Damn that’s low mileage to be in the junk yard. Was it hit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,271
Posted By oldnfast
Looks excellent. Definitely start a thread with...

Looks excellent. Definitely start a thread with that car, it’s a great find. Manual trans correct?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,493
Posted By oldnfast
If you go the turbo route I have a down pipe and...

If you go the turbo route I have a down pipe and intercooler setup I pulled from my 95 945 you can have for cheap
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,142
Posted By oldnfast
They were at one time excellent going back to the...

They were at one time excellent going back to the early 90’s into the 2000’s when I used them on Volvo’s and classic Saab 900’s. 3 or so years ago I got a set that was total junk. The fit on...
Forum: showroom 02-19-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,795,177
Posted By oldnfast
That’s so damn cool. Did they sell you the...

That’s so damn cool. Did they sell you the fabric and you then made up the pillow?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,575
Posted By oldnfast
I just went and checked my 92 740 regina and I...

I just went and checked my 92 740 regina and I never realized it had a cold start injector, so glad you mentioned it. It’s been amazingly reliable so I haven’t had to work on it much at all....
Forum: showroom 02-10-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,221
Posted By oldnfast
Congrats, somebody obviously loved that car. Well...

Congrats, somebody obviously loved that car. Well worth what you paid
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,575
Posted By oldnfast
Please do a update. I have a regina 740 and have...

Please do a update. I have a regina 740 and have thought of changing injectors as well
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,561
Posted By oldnfast
I’ve used Mahl parts on various Saab’s and...

I’ve used Mahl parts on various Saab’s and Volvo’s over the years and found them to be good quality. If the Mahl is like $100 versus $400 for the true oem in the blue box, I’d go with it. FCP...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,828
Posted By oldnfast
Looks to me like the top seal as well. Make sure...

Looks to me like the top seal as well. Make sure you use another oem
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,189
Posted By oldnfast
The OEM gasket you want is for the top of the...

The OEM gasket you want is for the top of the pump up against the head, although fcp may not stock it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,522
Posted By oldnfast
I’ve done 300 pound loads on my 7/9 wagons no...

I’ve done 300 pound loads on my 7/9 wagons no problem. I do use two sets of racks for large heavy loads though
Member redwood chair has posted pics of some serious loads on his wagon, so maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,029
Posted By oldnfast
I just bought 2 sets of snow tires from tire rack...

I just bought 2 sets of snow tires from tire rack for really cheap that were advertised with 2017 date codes. They actually ended up having 2018 date codes
Forum: showroom 11-08-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,865
Views: 1,795,177
Posted By oldnfast
Those are so damn cool with the wipers

Those are so damn cool with the wipers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,675
Posted By oldnfast
A friend of mine tried those proline racks and...

A friend of mine tried those proline racks and they were just ok,and don’t accept locks. I see Thule gutter racks all the time on Craigslist,often for less than $200 including locks. Remember the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,773
Posted By oldnfast
That’ll do. Make sure the nearby grounds are...

That’ll do. Make sure the nearby grounds are clean
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,083
Posted By oldnfast
I just hope that guy left that kid alone after...

I just hope that guy left that kid alone after the lesson
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,773
Posted By oldnfast
I’d bet that’s the original tank. Look how...

I’d bet that’s the original tank. Look how many years it lasted, aftermarket just don’t last
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,083
Posted By oldnfast
The original IPD brace was hollow just like the...

The original IPD brace was hollow just like the oem Volvo. The one they sell now is different, solid like others have said.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,773
Posted By oldnfast
Like mentioned only use OEM for the tank, it’s...

Like mentioned only use OEM for the tank, it’s too important
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,092
Posted By oldnfast
I do the sensor proactively on any new to me 7/9...

I do the sensor proactively on any new to me 7/9 car as part of a stage zero tuneup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,776
Posted By oldnfast
Good idea on using the bougicord brand, not a...

Good idea on using the bougicord brand, not a part you want to go cheap on. I’ve never seen a different plug either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,128
Posted By oldnfast
I also use a ratcheting wrench. Make sure you use...

I also use a ratcheting wrench. Make sure you use a Bosch cap and rotor, not cheap after market junk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,820
Posted By oldnfast
Ok I purchased a Xemodex that was less than 2...

Ok I purchased a Xemodex that was less than 2 years old and installed today. It went well and sure enough it doesn’t require reprogramming. Even before the failed ETM went really bad the car still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,064
Posted By oldnfast
Hemmings sports and exotic magazine did a...

Hemmings sports and exotic magazine did a excellent story on the car, with tons of info from Irv himself. If I recall they even listed consumables like tires and oil changes. Really miss that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,820
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for your reply. The one you installed on...

Thanks for your reply. The one you installed on the s60 was that used? It appears when you buy from them they require model year and vin# which may imply they program it? Then how would the ETM on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,820
Posted By oldnfast
Xemodex ETM no reprogramming?

My 2000 v70xc needs a ETM and there’s nothing local so I went on eBay. Opinions vary between the sellers if it’ll need to be reprogrammed. A seller in Oregon has a rebuilt unit from Xemodex and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,804
Posted By oldnfast
I checked doesn’t have them, damn. I’m still...

I checked doesn’t have them, damn. I’m still not too familiar with these cars so didn’t know that was available. This generation v70’s are still plentiful in the junkyards so maybe I’ll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,804
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for the reply’s guys. Once I got it home...

Thanks for the reply’s guys. Once I got it home and looked it over I kinda guessed the wood and the 16 inch wheels we’re part of the SE package. I decided the car is way to good to part out, just...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,597
Posted By oldnfast
That ones getting much commentary over at BAT

That ones getting much commentary over at BAT
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,804
Posted By oldnfast
2000 v70xc se differences?

I’m picking up a 2000 v70xc for use as a parts car and noticed it’s also badged SE. I didn’t notice anything different that stood out on the car versus my 00 v70xc. Anyone know what’s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,023
Posted By oldnfast
740 alternator replaced no gauges

1992 745 NA regina
I just replaced the alternator in the car and now the tach, speedometer, fuel gauge and temp aren’t working. Although the temp was always wacky. Also no idiot lights except the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,922
Posted By oldnfast
Did you clean the contacts at the coil/module?

Did you clean the contacts at the coil/module?
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