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by Tarquin
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned
Replies: 22
Views: 698

Re: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned

Goldchemist wrote: Tue Apr 14, 2020 5:01 am Searched through numerous videos as usual and none showed this type of assembly. (Until last night I actually found one.)
Hi Goldchemist,
Would you be able to share the link to the video of the AWD rear strut?
by Tarquin
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned
Replies: 22
Views: 698

Re: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned

Hello original poster. What did you end up doing for your rear ‘shocks’? I discovered the same issue today. I am thoroughly surprised because I ordered my shocks from IPD. I made sure they fit my vehicle. Even spoke to them on the phone and told them I have an AWD. Does this mean I need to remove t...
by Tarquin
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned
Replies: 22
Views: 698

Re: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned

Rattnalle wrote: Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:26 am The AWD cars use struts in the rear while fwd cars use separately mounted spring and shock. I think that's why you're not seeing what you expect.
Ahhh... That could be it. Thank you.
This is my first AWD car.
Can it be that youtube videos (on FWD cars) gave me heightened confidence? LOL
by Tarquin
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned
Replies: 22
Views: 698

Re: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned

Load your images in the post (Full Editor mode, attachments, Add files ) so we can see the hot mess and figure out a strategy Thank you for your reply and help with posting images. I have edited the post to include the images. Initially I tried including the images with the [img] tag. Guess it didn...
by Tarquin
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned
Replies: 22
Views: 698

Rear Shocks. Can't access upper mount bolts. Misaligned

Hey everyone, Today I tried to replace the rear shocks on my 2005 S60 2.5T AWD and since this is my first time working on shocks, I watched some videos... Looks pretty easy and straight forward. When I removed the trunk liner and the little round foam over the shock mount, I was a little surprised. ...