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Spark, Spark Plugs & Wires, Ignition, Rotor, Coils

Spark Plugs, Wires, Rotor, Cap, Ignition, Coils

April 21, 2016

The Birth, Life & Death of an XC90 T6

Ok, that title was a little dramatic, but that’s the idea. MVS member XVTer bought a 2004 XC90 T6 a few years ago for his wife. In between the buying date and selling date he posted some of the best tune-up, Stage 0 and restoration info for XC90s I’ve ever seen. This is his XC90 T6 story. […]

The Birth, Life & Death of an XC90 T6
April 20, 2016

Bought a 1999 S70 GLT with almost 300k Miles

1999 S70 GLT… Where to start? New MVS member shertzog bought a 1999 S70 GLT with almost 300k miles, and he’s been fixing it up: new spark plugs, new coolant tank, new headlight bulbs. Repaired: j-hose. Painted: headlight reflectors. 290,600 miles, white/tan (leather in front seats pretty beat up). new plugs (. – $5/pr Amazon – […]

Bought a 1999 S70 GLT with almost 300k Miles
April 16, 2016

Engine Rebuild Tutorial PDF – 1996 Volvo 850

Hydro-lock Causes Engine Failure, Which Causes Engine Rebuild The project lasted into the third week. Were I to do this again, I could do it in a week without difficulty. Maybe 3 days. MVS Forums Contributor and advanced shadetree-level mechanic  JimBee puts together a 288MB, 30-page downloadable PDF monster filled to the top with how to […]

Engine Rebuild Tutorial PDF – 1996 Volvo 850
December 10, 2015

2005 S60 – Bucking & Shimmying ~1500rpm

MVS Volvo Forums member MarcM’s S60 was misbehaving at low RPMs… P2 coil resistance measurements save the day. Ended up being coil #3.

2005 S60 – Bucking & Shimmying ~1500rpm
November 7, 2015

Spark Plug Wars

In theatres now. Please bring weapons. Spark Plug Wars

Spark Plug Wars