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Joost’s 1999 V70 XC… it’s Wagon Wednesday

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MVS Contributor Joost (jvl) bought his 1999 V70 XC — our Wagon Wednesday car — two years ago. Being a camping enthusiast, it fits his lifestyle well.  My name is Joost and I live in The Netherlands. I’m 28 years old and work on infrastructure projects as a project leader. I’ve always liked tinkering and […]

Transmission Fluid and Volvo S40/V50, C30 & C70

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Wondering if you need to change the transmission fluid in your P1 generation — 2004-2012 — Volvo S40/V50? MVS user cleve33 had a similar question after his mechanic recommended every 30k miles and worrying it was just a cash grab. Turning to the good people of the MVS forum, he asked how often to change […]

Wagon Wednesday: a 740 Limousine… Wagon

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What we have here, folks, is a rare Volvo. The owner, a Swede I think, has a Garagenet page for it. Apparently he has it repainted fairly often. Interior full leather in the middle Black half-leather front and rear 960 dashboard wood panels Gray interior throughout the car except seats and door sides 960 door […]

MVS Newsletter November 2018

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Volvo News Luminar’s lidar is on display in a Volvo concept car, and the point is to show how the laser-based sensor dovetails with Volvo’s system for reading pedestrians’ body language. At the impressive distance of 250 meters, Luminar’s lidar can provide enough detail to let Volvo do what the carmaker calls “pose estimation.” Volvo’s […]

Automotive Black Friday 2018 Deals on Amazon

If you can’t see the product images and links, turn your ad blocker off. Some of these might expire between today and tomorrow, or they might fill their quota at the price they’re listed. Chemical Guys CWS_402_16 Mr. Pink Super Suds Car Wash Soap and Shampoo (16 oz). I have this, it’s good stuff. Car […]

eEuroparts Starts Their Holiday Sales Early!

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale It’s the Black Friday/Cyber Monday time of the year, which also harbors a strange and unproven correlation with turkey and football. During this time, no corner of retail is exempt from the clutches — no pun intended — of online sales and lower prices. Not even Volvo parts! We […]

Gorgeous 1997 850 T-5 Wagon Build

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Michael Jingle is a happy man. And why wouldn’t he be? He drives this beautiful M56-swapped 1997 850 that he painted and built himself. He put it together after his first Mexico Blue (in Porsche-speak, Pageant Blue in MG-speak) 850 was sadly rear-ended and totaled at a red-light. He owned the previous blue 850 for 5 years. […]

October 2018 Volvo Newsletter

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Please buy from MVS sponsors and tell them “MVS sent me!” It helps MVS because sponsors keep the lights on around here. Did You Know? MVS has a Volvo acronyms and abbreviations page We also have a condensed Cars+Parts Volvo Classifieds page that pulls from the forum Classifieds posts Forum Classifieds users: when it sells, […]

Windshield Glass: Which Brand?

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So you need a new windshield and your insurance says you have to take the brand their giving you. But wait. There’s got to be an array of brands and quality, right? Right. The lower quality the windshield glass brand, the more likely it is to be wavy, especially when you look at it from […]