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by confused_al
Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: '98 Alternator/Power Steering pump refit -- A Cry for Help Topic is solved
Replies: 48
Views: 3956
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Re: '98 Alternator/Power Steering pump refit -- A Cry for Help Topic is solved

You are welcome! Nice to meet a fellow Volvo nut as well :lol: !
Give me a ring next time if you got stuck again.
by confused_al
Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: '98 Alternator/Power Steering pump refit -- A Cry for Help Topic is solved
Replies: 48
Views: 3956
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Re: '98 Alternator/Power Steering pump refit -- A Cry for Help Topic is solved

E Showell wrote: so it will be off to Bridgewater Volvo tomorrow a.m. for a new belt (although I suppose I could get a Gates or Conti belt at an auto parts store tonight. . .
I have an extra conti belt with a few kmiles on it (replaced for shorter belt)...you can have it if you like.
PS: I'm off exit 33 on I-78
by confused_al
Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: 850 rear flexi-brake hoses. How to replace?
Replies: 19
Views: 1435
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Re: 850 rear flexi-brake hoses. How to replace?

Sure, dropping the suspension is the way to go, but... No need to drop the suspension as long as you do exactly what I said above, remove the whole thing as a unit, from the Y-connector to the RR caliper as a single entity. Hey CN, long time no “see”! Allow me to clarify what I meant by “dropping t...
by confused_al
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: 850 rear flexi-brake hoses. How to replace?
Replies: 19
Views: 1435
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Re: 850 rear flexi-brake hoses. How to replace?

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erikv11 wrote:I would advise the rear end in the air, with full suspension drop. That's the only way I have done it.
+1
Here is the link for more details.
http://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showthrea ... 9f&t=68111
by confused_al
Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:28 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: 850 rear flexi-brake hoses. How to replace?
Replies: 19
Views: 1435
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Re: 850 rear flexi-brake hoses. How to replace?

I wouldn't use Vice Grips for these nuts, they are extremely soft (copper). Once it got rounded you have to replace the whole line.
by confused_al
Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: 1999 S70 - Brake caliper stuck
Replies: 20
Views: 2838
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Re: 1999 S70 - Brake caliper stuck

Caliper Guide Pin Bolts: 22ft/lb (30Nm)
Front Caliper Mounting Bolts: 74ft/lb (100Nm)
by confused_al
Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: '99 V70 -- IPD Heavy Duty Sway Bar Link Catastrophic Failure
Replies: 34
Views: 3480
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Re: '99 V70 -- IPD Heavy Duty Sway Bar Link Catastrophic Fai

I too have these Ipd's HD links and they are just awful, once awhile they got frozen (ball joint got stuck).
by confused_al
Sat Dec 13, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: 98 V70 T5 Anyone tried this timing belt kit?
Replies: 52
Views: 6528
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Re: 98 V70 T5 Anyone tried this timing belt kit?

You won't know the quality until you install them and drive for 70,000 miles to prove to yourself that they were great parts. I want to know it right away, thats why I buy OEM and I pay extra for that. +1 Volvo does not use Gates as OEM. Unless Gates uses AISIN, Continental and others as their supp...
by confused_al
Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:44 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70 & V70-XC Forum (1992-2000)
Topic: 2000 S70 GLT Right side engine mount--need PN#
Replies: 4
Views: 563
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Re: 2000 S70 GLT Right side engine mount--need PN#

I replaced the one on my friend's 2000 S70SE years ago, vaguely remember the foot dimension is narrower than my 850's.
Sorry can't be more helpful.

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