MVS Contributor and member since 2014 bmdubya1198 guides us through a wonderful build thread on an everyday 1998 V70 GLT with a factory 13G turbo. Check out what he did to it: bmdubya1198 » It’s time to see my first Volvo make some power! I’m not one to do “build threads”, but I figured for this car, […]
Five percent growth year-over-year with 6,157 cars sold in January Thirteenth straight month of year-over-year growth for the brand Best January sales results in twelve years Volvo Car USA started 2020 strong with January sales posting five percent growth. Sales totaled 6,157 cars in January 2020 compared to 5,854 cars sold during the same period […]
The past few times I’ve tried to fill up the gas tank the pump keeps shutting off after just a few seconds, no matter how slow you try to pump in the fuel. It took me a while to finally get the tank full. This is new behavior for this car. As part of the diagnosis, I decided to check out the roll over valve to make sure that it was allowing the vapor from the tank to pass through to the charcoal canister during fueling.
You have a factory system that is 6 or more speakers, and have an external amp that handles the crossovers to feed the tweeters. Re-wiring all of this without keeping the amp is a royal pain! These directions allow you to replace the head-unit while maintaining the factory amplifier and speaker wiring. ZERO re-wiring to the speakers is needed.
MVS Contributor Electrix details the differences between his unusual N/A 1999 S70, and the standard N/A S70 » First, this thread – 850 and S/V/C70 non-turbo vacuum lines covers quite a lot, but there are differences between what’s shown there and what is on my ’99 S70 that just add to the overall murky confusion surrounding […]
Americas region achieved total growth of 10 percent with 133,828 cars sold across USA, Canada and Latin America US, Canada, Brazil and Mexico show double digit growth over 2018 ROCKLEIGH, NJ (January 6, 2020) Today, the Volvo Car Americas region reports 133,828 retail sales for 2019, an increase of 10 percent. The growth is a result […]
Cold fingers keeping you out of your garage in the winter? Here is a discussion of electric vs. kerosene heating, plus thoughts on insulation. Don’t wait to work on your Volvo because it’s cold out! MVS Contributor BlackBart » Well I’ve finally done it. After all these years of fighting cold in my garage, projects stopping […]
Do you need real-life, hands-on help from a fellow non-professional DIY’er? Often, MVS’ers help each other after connecting through these forums. Here’s the forum topic: The Real Life Get Help with your Volvo Problem topic If you need help, post in that topic… in other words, reply to that topic. In your post, add the following: […]