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How to Replace Axles – 2000 V70XC

How To Replace Axles

Are you hearing a clicking sound when you turn? You’ll need to replace axles sooner or later. Here is a a guide for anyone who wants/needs to replace their axles on a 2000 V70XC. Through a dealership or other shop, this job costs a lot of money. I recently did it and found it was […]

How to Fix Peeling Fabric – A-Pillar – P2 Volvos

How to Fix A-Pillar Peeling Fabric

Peeling fabric on your A-pillars? Here’s how to fix it by replacing the trim. MVS Contributor ogatrulle recently posted this beautiful DIY on repairing the inside A-pillars on your P2 Volvo: V70 & XC-70 & V70XC 2001-2007 S60 2001-2009 S80 1999-2004 I recently replaced my peeling 06 V70 fabric A-pillar covers with plastic covers from […]

Volvo News – MVS Newsletter – September 2018

Volvo newsletter September 2018

Volvo News September 2018 Please buy from MVS sponsors and tell them “MVS sent me!” When The C30 & S60 Went Racing Recent Volvo history alert: I photographed one of the two racing C30s from K-Pax’s 2011-2012 campaigns: A Short History of Volvo Touring and GT Cars. Also includes an interview with Dax Raub of 3R […]

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When the C30 & S60 Went Racing

Volvo Touring Class C30 Racecar -  C30, K-Pax, racecar, SCCA

Dax Raub stands among the two dozen or so cars in his shop, pointing out an outrageous race Subaru STi over here, and an outrageous late-model custom street Camaro over there. Above it all, literally, is a  racing Volvo C30 on a lift, outrageous in a somehow quieter way, despite its past fame as a […]

PCV Job on a Volvo 2.9 Engine

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MVS Contributor SuperHerman steps us through a PCV job on a Volvo 2.9 liter 6-cylinder. This applies generally to either B6294x or B6304x family. This engine powers over a million S80 and XC90 Volvos. If you want an alternate topic to follow for this PCV on a 2.9, check this out. Otherwise here is the link to this Volvo forum PCV job 2.9. […]

It’s Just a Concept – The Volvo 360c

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Well, here it is, the Volvo 360c. It’s not going into production and you won’t be able to buy one.  It’s Volvo’s template for how we’ll get around in a couple decades, that’s all. Unfortunately. This will be remembered as an awkward first impression of what will be the standard in 2040 or so, like […]

TCM Control Module Adaptation – AW55-50

Flares Hard Shifts - AW55-50/51SN

Botbasher » After my recent experiences and discoveries with the loveable slush box we know as the AW55-50/51SN, I thought I would jot them all down for those either having similar issues but finding no joy, or those facing similar issues and wondering what to do. I searched MVS for a deeper explanation for this oft […]

Volvo News! DIYs! And More! August 2018 Newsletter

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Thanks for buying from MVS Sponsors. You help keep MVS on the Web. Contents The new Volvo 360c Customers satisfied Non-Volvo cars?  Snapped spring ugh Nice V70 T5 for sale Turbo lines diagram for S/V40? P3 XC70 maintenance talk Have a delta link tool? POTM QOTM News The mysterious 360c leads our Volvo news this […]