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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By ovlov760
Do you mean lean? A lien code would be a banker...

Do you mean lean? A lien code would be a banker issue.

Do you know the specific code numbers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By ovlov760
Try some MAF cleaner or a JY MAF. Did you...

Try some MAF cleaner or a JY MAF.

Did you use a Bosch cap and rotor?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ovlov760
Well, now I think the miss is solved. I broke...

Well, now I think the miss is solved. I broke down and spent $75 dollars on a new Bosch cap and rotor.

Idles smooth as glass now. No CEL. It even sounds quieter overall.

My *known good*...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-06-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ovlov760
I spoke too soon. The miss only occurs when the...

I spoke too soon. The miss only occurs when the car is warmed up now vs. all the time previously. Until then it idles fine. :grrr:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-05-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ovlov760
It passed a cylinder drop test. Finally got...

It passed a cylinder drop test.

Finally got the tank down to 6 gallons of gas. After topping it off with fresh gas the miss is gone so far. Could it be that simple?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-29-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By ovlov760
Read the fault codes. Autozone should be able to...

Read the fault codes. Autozone should be able to do that for you.

It could get as simple as needing a tuneup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ovlov760
The smoke test didn't reveal leaking hoses. Most...

The smoke test didn't reveal leaking hoses. Most of the smoke came out from under the TPS and throttle return spring of the TB. I guess I'm not sure if this is normal or not?
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By ovlov760
Are you sure the turbo is in good enough shape to...

Are you sure the turbo is in good enough shape to build that much boost?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ovlov760
I've wondered about this as well. The car has...

I've wondered about this as well. The car has had PCV service in the last few years, but all the other little vacuum lines are probably original. I did order a cheap smoke machine to investigate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,644
Posted By ovlov760
Miss at idle

A dad recently passed away. He had a '97 Volvo non-turbo 850 my mom would like to sell. It was running fine but has now developed a miss at idle. The miss only occurs at idle in Park. It seems to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,215
Posted By ovlov760
It's been a decade since I played with MS. I...

It's been a decade since I played with MS. I remember my initial setup issues were from a lack of thoroughness on my part. After I got everything hooked up correctly it always worked fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,598
Posted By ovlov760
Michelin

Michelin
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,916
Posted By ovlov760
Maybe I lucked out, but I never had any real...

Maybe I lucked out, but I never had any real problems with my 2011 C30. Some bits of the rear suspension were replaced at the dealers recommendation. That's about all I can think of.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,155
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: 2,423
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: 9,656
Views: 5,081,039
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
Replies: 9,656
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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: 5,739
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: 5,739
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: 5,739
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: 1,198
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: 5,739
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: 5,739
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: 5,739
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: 5,739
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: 5,312
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: 5,739
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: 5,739
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: 271,914
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: 271,914
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: 5,673
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: 7,398
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: 7,398
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: 7,398
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: 2,975
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: 2,975
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: 7,398
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: 7,398
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: 7,398
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: 7,398
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
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,081,039
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: 2,326
Posted By ovlov760
Women boulders are even worse.

Women boulders are even worse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,326
Posted By ovlov760
Does Spectra make it?

Does Spectra make it?
Forum: showroom 12-05-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,081,039
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: 2,190
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: 1,429
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: 1,966
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: 1,966
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: 2,620
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: 3,325
Posted By ovlov760
+1

+1
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