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Boost, Turbo & Intercoolers

Topics concerning boost: fuel-air mixture, psi, air temperature, turbo models and brands, turbo lag, vacuum hoses…

January 27, 2016

Which is Better? 13G, 13T, 15G Turbochargers

Confused about turbos for Volvos? If 13G, 13T, 15G, 16T, 18T, and 19T make you think of womens’ dress sizes, this post will help you understand what fits on your Volvo and why.

Which is Better? 13G, 13T, 15G Turbochargers
December 13, 2015

Get a 2000 V70 XC Running Again

MVS forums member CommandoNate updates us on how everything went with his project to get a 2000 V70 XC running: I figured I’d give you an update on this 2000 V70 XC project since you all were kind enough to give me some suggestions on how to address it. First off, whoever suggested that I use […]

Get a 2000 V70 XC Running Again
October 12, 2015

2001 S80 T6 Turbo Replacement DIY

MVS Forums member abdomar528 documented this Volvo S80 turbo swap with many good photos to illustrate the steps he took during his oustanding 2001 S80 T6 Turbo Replacement DIY. Here’s an example of what abdomar wrote for Step 15: “BEFORE placing the oil return line seals back into position, you want to use some silicone […]

2001 S80 T6 Turbo Replacement DIY
September 18, 2015

1999 V70 T5 Turbocharger Wastegate Adjustment

MVS Forums moderator Abscate shows us how to adjust the turbo wastegate, with photos and video.

1999 V70 T5 Turbocharger Wastegate Adjustment
September 11, 2015

S60 Preventive Maintenance Parts

What do you propose for S60 Preventive Maintenance Parts? Focus on something – weak point/part of the engine/tranny?

S60 Preventive Maintenance Parts