Volvo Wheels

Volvo Wheels

I’ve been looking for something like this for a long time. Found it. Here’s the invaluable Volvo Wheels PDF from Volvo themselves. https://images.matthewsvolvosite.com/wheels/Volvo-Wheel-Brochure.pdf Wheel Names, Alphabetized & Sizes Adaro (15”) Adrastea (16”) Amalthea (17”) Andromeda (16”) Antlia (15”) Aquarius (17”) Ares (16”) Argo (15”) Argon (15”) Ariane (15”) Arrakis (17”) Atlantis (18”) Caligo (16”) Canisto […]

Performance Parts and GT Accessories Catalog 1979

Volvo Rsport Parts Catalog 1979 -

Note: 1979 is the closest I could date this document. If you know it’s a different year, please let me know. View/download this catalog (PDF). Volvo R Sport – A new name representing a new era in Volvo performance and competition. Volvo’s long established competition department in Gothenburg, Sweden, formerly known as Volvo Competition Service, […]

IPD Has Pegs Back in Stock

Pegs -

After being sold out for some time, IPD has Pegasus replica wheels back in stock. They come in 17 and 18 inch sizes in silver, machined and matte black colors. Related: Eighteen inch Pegasus on a P80 Pegasus Wheels at IPD 115264 – IPD Pegasus Replica Wheel – 18 Inch Hyper Silver $199.95 EACH 115262 […]

Boot Rip During Control Arm Swap

Boot Tear -

MVS Forums member gcha8e (novice/mid wrenching level) shows the results of his control arm removal effort, and the unfortunate boot tear suffered during his first ever try. Car: 2005 S60 2.5T AWD. As you can see in his video, he plans to sneakily flip the bump stop. 😉 Hello again! I finally borrowed a car […]

2002 Volvo S80 Maintenance Schedule

2002 S80 Maintenance Schedule -

Service Operation Schedule of Services 2002 S80 miles x 1000 7.5 15 22.5 30 37.5 45 52.5 60 67.5 75 82.5 90 97.5 105 112.5 120 127.5 135 142.5 150 km x 1000 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240 months 12 […]

Was There a Stock Lowering Spring for Volvo 850s?

Oem Lowering Springs 850

MVS member Martin has a question about his Euro-spec (being in Norway) 1994 Volvo 850… can he install stock lowering springs if he can find them? He wants a lower ride height, but he’d like to stay original equipment (OE). Did Volvo make lower-height springs for some 850s? Were stock lowering springs a stock item? Maybe for the T-5R […]

Meyle Outer Tie Rod After Approx. 12 Months

Meyle Outer Tie Rod Followup MVS Contributor theWIFES_S70 (Marco) follows up after about 12 months on the status of a Meyle outer tie rod. When folks tell you not to buy something on her, they’re telling you because they care.Meyle Left Outer Tie Rod https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-tie-rod-end-left-960-c70-s70-v70-850-2 There’s a reason why it costs half the price of […]

Stage 0 and So Much More… Fix List for a V70

MVS Contributor Sledddriver goes on an multi-month blistering repair & fix odyssey, taking his 1998 V70 T5 from the edge of roadworthiness to 100% functional and reliable… all for not even $1000.  This is Stage 0 and way, way more. Following up on Tryingbe’s theme [of restoring to 100% a P80 Volvo], here’s a list of sled-work […]

Should You Replace Shocks with Nivomat?

Everything you ever wanted to know about Nivos – In general, any way…http://www.zf.com/corporate/en_de/produ … omat.shtml Advantages Safe handling thanks to constant vehicle height for all load conditions Constant axle height makes driving on bumpy surfaces safer Responsiveness does not become fuzzy under high axle loads Less driver fatigue Less wear on tires and axle Lower […]

Does Your XC90 Have Nivomat Rear Shocks? How to Tell

MVS Volvo Forum member 2003XC90 has a question about his — you guessed it — 2003 XC90. Specifically, he needs to replace the rear shocks. The problem is that there are more than one possible replacement shock for this year XC90 rear shocks. The variable is if your XC90 has Nivomat shocks or not. The rear shocks […]

Strut Job – Brands, Tools & Techniques

MVS Contributor j-dawg shares his thoughts on products, tools and techniques for working on his Volvo’s suspension: I swapped my struts at all corners out today. I haven’t yet driven the car waiting on brake components in the mail but here’s a brain dump: My Gabriel Ultra struts petered out very suddenly over the last […]