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by E Showell
Fri May 24, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1999 S70NA Evita dome light 9483142 troubleshooting
Replies: 38
Views: 6282
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Re: 1999 S70NA Evita dome light 9483142 troubleshooting

Steve -- This was an IQ test I arranged for you . . . since I determined standard assessment instruments would be inadequate.
by E Showell
Thu May 23, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: New Member's Posts Disappear
Replies: 12
Views: 2343
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Re: New Member's Posts Disappear

Nope. Not recognized as a "contributor."
by E Showell
Thu May 23, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: New Member's Posts Disappear
Replies: 12
Views: 2343
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Re: New Member's Posts Disappear

I donated in the recent moderator support drive. Same issue.
by E Showell
Wed May 22, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Considering an trans-plant on a 280K 04 XC70
Replies: 2
Views: 72
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Re: Considering an trans-plant on a 280K 04 XC70

Could this be a Haldex (AWD) issue and not a trans issue? I am not familiar with failing Haldex symptoms, but I'll bet some folks on here are.
by E Showell
Sun May 19, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options
Replies: 9
Views: 144
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Re: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options

Used mill I am considering has about 80k fewer miles than existing unit.
by E Showell
Sat May 18, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options
Replies: 9
Views: 144
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Re: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options

Radiator had a leak and was replaced before head gasket problem was noted. Radiator went in smooth as silk with Steve's help.
by E Showell
Fri May 17, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options
Replies: 9
Views: 144
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Re: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options

Losing prodigious quantities of coolant from the back side of the block over by the transmission side whenever system is pressurized. No oil in coolant or vice versa. Mechanic says it's coming from a "seam" but he can't pinpoint it exactly. No white smoke, not aware of an overheat. External leak onl...
by E Showell
Fri May 17, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: 2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options
Replies: 9
Views: 144
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2006 V70R head gasket leak -- weighing options

The blue beauty has developed a head gasket leak. I have been considering options. The most rational one to me (others may have different opinions) is an engine swap with a known good used unit. I may have one lined up, but it is from a 2004 S60 R. Anybody know off the top whether that's a straight ...
by E Showell
Thu May 16, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Events, Car Talk, General Discussion & MVS Forum
Topic: FCP back on MVS as a Sponsor!
Replies: 20
Views: 425
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Re: FCP back on MVS as a Sponsor!

Matt & Jason -- Nicely done. Just doesn't make sense for things to be otherwise. Happy things worked out.
by E Showell
Mon May 13, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Installing Volvo VIDA in same laptop as BMW ISTA?
Replies: 4
Views: 87
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Re: Installing Volvo VIDA in same laptop as BMW ISTA?

He's here all week folks. Try the veal and don't forget to tip your server.