When I stopped buying by part number and instead by wattage and base style, I finally got a set of bulbs that have all been going strong for over six months.
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October 2016 MVS Newsletter
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Here’s what’s cookin:
- A discussion on Volvo safety 1980s-today
- JRL (dealer) finds a very unusual Volvo 850
- What is DiCE?
- Sledddriver takes his 1998 V70 T5 from the edge of roadworthiness to 100% functional and reliable – all for not even $1000
- Nivomat or no Nivomat?
- Beauty S70 T5 Manual
We Ask The Hard Questions
MVS Moderator abscate lists items he would save on a P80 going to the junkyard… Parting Out a P80.
- Fuel injectors
- Ignition coils
- Remove manifold, then starter, alternator
- Abs module
- Wheel sensor (cut wires at rear)
- Every relay in the fuse box
- Radiator cap
- Overflow bottle
- Power steering fluid reservoir
- Purge valve
- Thermostat and housing
- Power window switch
- PnP switch
- Headlight switch
How hard of a job is an S60 clutch replacement? MVS Moderator abscate, and MVS Contributors tryingbe and kcodyjr go into detail on what to buy, what tools you need, and a general summary of the work involved. They give a good account of the scope and cost of replacing the clutch on a modern, front-wheel-drive Volvo (1990s-2000s). This Ain’t All…