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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2022, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Bready
Just looking for the mast itself - motor still...

Just looking for the mast itself - motor still works well after 300K miles :omg:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2022, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Bready
:lol: I couldn't find an OEM version...

:lol:

I couldn't find an OEM version anywhere. :e-shrug:

And I break mine on my garage door once or twice a year it seems, though I've gotten better at turning off the radio before driving in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By Bready
Replacement power antenna masts

Anyone have preferred power antenna mast replacement for late 90s early 2000 power antennas? I've been using a brand from FCP but have found I need to grind down the bronze base a bit for it to fit....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-25-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,976
Posted By Bready
I think replacing that VX3 chip on your shoulder...

I think replacing that VX3 chip on your shoulder would probably give you the best overall results...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2022, 11:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By Bready
Just updates here. So the issue became more...

Just updates here.

So the issue became more severe during cold starts after the car had been sitting over night - really had to pump the pedal, had my mechanic check it fuel pressure was...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By Bready
I noticed a considerable difference when I did...

I noticed a considerable difference when I did mine years ago on my GT.

I don't think you need two mufflers/resonators - just a decent high flow cat and single muffler should be fine. And go...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-20-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,311
Posted By Bready
Does it come with the tie wraps? :-P

Does it come with the tie wraps? :-P
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bready
Thanks appreciate it - car is getting pre-buy...

Thanks appreciate it - car is getting pre-buy inspection prior to our looking at it so hopefully those things will be checked
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2021, 01:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bready
Chicky Boo loves the R interior (this would be...

Chicky Boo loves the R interior (this would be her third R series daily is a C30 T5 R and she's looking to trade in her XC60 T5 R for this one).

But I think you are correct - it's basically the T5...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bready
Thanks Jordan - I'm a dumb-ass its a 2010 V50 T5...

Thanks Jordan - I'm a dumb-ass its a 2010 V50 T5 R not V70 :doh:

Let me find the details.

https://www.autokings.com/auto/used-2010-volvo-v50-t5-rdesign-sport-wagon-4d-bend-or/61333841/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,167
Posted By Bready
2010 V50 T5 R things to know?

GF is looking at a 2012 V50 T5 R - any pitfalls to know about?

Thanks :wave:
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,769
Posted By Bready
Agreed Maybe consider Dave B's faceplates as...

Agreed

Maybe consider Dave B's faceplates as an upgrade? I love the white R faces.

https://www.prancingmoose.com/WhiteFaceGauges_240rsportRallye.html


Great job either way. :clap:
Forum: performance & modifications 10-18-2021, 01:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bready
Late to the game but I put the IPD sport springs...

Late to the game but I put the IPD sport springs on my 80 GT years ago and they were great.

Couple that with sway bars and Bilsteins and the car was like a slot car.

Looks pretty cool too.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By Bready
Kind of odd - the problem has largely diminished....

Kind of odd - the problem has largely diminished.

Old fuel filter causing air in the line - perpetuated for a while when swapping out the filter, eventually purged after a week or so?

:e-shrug:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,988
Posted By Bready
Had a similar issue with my IPD exhaust (and an...

Had a similar issue with my IPD exhaust (and an O2 sensor bung that was too far back for the wires to reach) - I was a bit annoyed but when all was said and done I'm pleased with the product overall.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By Bready
I'll check the dipstick but I think the issue is...

I'll check the dipstick but I think the issue is exactly the opposite. I don't have to floor it to get it to start just pump the accelerator during a long standing cold start - so I think the issue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By Bready
Too late old motor is long gone. Why would that...

Too late old motor is long gone. Why would that be an issue - it turns over normally unless its been sitting overnight even after sitting for a few hours.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-29-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By Bready
Pretty sure it's a fuel issue. Had a complete no...

Pretty sure it's a fuel issue. Had a complete no start last week thought I was stranded pumping the heck out of the accelerator got it to start after no start cranking for five minutes.

Haven't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By Bready
Odd cold start issue

2001 C70

A bit odd - not infrequently at a cold start the car is getting no fuel, if I give it a few seconds it starts, starts even more quickly if I use the accelerator.

Problem started when I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
Thanks everyone! :wave:

Thanks everyone! :wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
:)

:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
Appreciate it - what's the rag test?

Appreciate it - what's the rag test?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
Thanks Jordan as always you are an invaluable...

Thanks Jordan as always you are an invaluable resource, really appreciate it.

Can you provide more info on the accelerator pedal bulletin and procedure? Didn't quite understand that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
Codes: 420C 21CC 950C

Codes:

420C
21CC
950C
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
:lol: Too funny I copied that out her text...

:lol:

Too funny I copied that out her text and she is the spelling scold between the two of us.

I'll see if I can get the code number.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,891
Posted By Bready
Yet another C30 thread

My new side-kick drives a 2011 C30 R. Check engine light came on and her motor is showing "lean codes".

Her mechanic says they would need to do 4 hours of diagnostics at $125 an hour to figure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,043
Posted By Bready
So Jordan et al - what do you recommend in terms...

So Jordan et al - what do you recommend in terms of timing/serpentine belt change. 80K?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2021, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,324
Posted By Bready
I'd suggest just using the OEM pipe, cut off the...

I'd suggest just using the OEM pipe, cut off the flange, put the new pipe over that. Getting rid of the stock cat, and the two mufflers are what are going to give you the bang for the buck - I don't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-01-2021, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By Bready
Cool I'll try that. Thanks so much Jordan -...

Cool I'll try that.

Thanks so much Jordan - I hope you are doing well brother.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By Bready
A little update - looks like the "rear hatch...

A little update - looks like the "rear hatch open" indicator is showing on the dash - no obstruction, hatch is actually closed and secure.

Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By Bready
Thanks Jordan :wave:

Thanks Jordan :wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By Bready
Latch works fine and you can lift the gate, but...

Latch works fine and you can lift the gate, but no auto lift.

Thanks Jordan always appreciate your help. :wave:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-31-2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By Bready
2012 XC60 Auto Tailgate not working

Any ideas? Fuse is good and I can hear the relay click when I push the button, just nothing happens. :e-shrug:

Thanks
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 07:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,324
Posted By Bready
I just cut off the cat flange and put the 2.5...

I just cut off the cat flange and put the 2.5 pipe onto the end of the oem pipe (my guy welded it but I'd recommend using a clamp instead).

No disagreement on the 2.5 vs 2.25 - I had bigger plans...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,324
Posted By Bready
Both that and the one above. I've put a...

Both that and the one above.

I've put a Stahl header on and noticed little to no difference. If you want to put a 2.5 high flow cat back exhaust on the existing stock mani you'll be pleased -...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-24-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,324
Posted By Bready
Budget? Current/future modifications?

Budget? Current/future modifications?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2021, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By Bready
Ah - I should have checked that. Spaced the fact...

Ah - I should have checked that. Spaced the fact that I ran 16s on the GT and the other two have 17s
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By Bready
As long as you are considering options: ...

As long as you are considering options:

https://tirereviewsandmore.com/bfgoodrich-g-force-comp-2-a-s-tire-review/

Great all season ultra HP tire - will give Pirelli and Micheline a run for...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-02-2021, 01:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,433
Posted By Bready
Those vids were awesome Babbs :clap:

Those vids were awesome Babbs :clap:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By Bready
Excellent idea. This is the charcoal grey or...

Excellent idea.

This is the charcoal grey or slate grey (black basically) for the C70 series.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By Bready
Painting interrior trim

Are there color codes available for Volvo interior trims? Want to paint some trim pieces and don't want the whole trial and error thing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,283
Posted By Bready
DAMN IT!!!! You beat me to it. :rant: ...

DAMN IT!!!! You beat me to it. :rant:

Tipped your hand on your age there too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,619
Posted By Bready
^This :nod:

^This :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 05-03-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,515
Posted By Bready
Did that for him no go. :e-shrug: 2001...

Did that for him no go. :e-shrug:


2001 C70 owner here. If I can provide any info let me know.

:wave:
Forum: article composition 04-26-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 206,289
Posted By Bready
I'm writing an article on how not to get a new...

I'm writing an article on how not to get a new car on the front page...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,454
Posted By Bready
Getting an adaptor made by a machine shop should...

Getting an adaptor made by a machine shop should be pretty inexpensive - was when I did mine.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,454
Posted By Bready
Woo Hoo twice in one day :bouncy: DIY ...

Woo Hoo twice in one day :bouncy:

DIY

https://pbase.com/chumley1/seats
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,690
Posted By Bready
My seat replacement from years ago - doubt much...

My seat replacement from years ago - doubt much has changed since.

Within bounds of reason nothing should be too tough to adapt with the help of a local fabricator/machine shop and minimal $.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2021, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,969
Posted By Bready
Cool thanks just ordered that kit. :wave:

Cool thanks just ordered that kit.

:wave:
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