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by abscate
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: 2006 XC70 - Tail gate Rubber band replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: 2006 XC70 - Tail gate Rubber band replacement

Probably a black RTV cement like Permatex would be my recommendation.
by abscate
Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:04 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?
Replies: 1597
Views: 127779

Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Rolled it down the ferry for the weekend. My poor wife thinks I’m a Saint for driving down to her on weekends with her new job Hmmm. 140 miles of no traffic highway driving, a spirited twisty country road drive past a Great Lake, then a ferry ride of an hour in the sun....followed by steak dinners, ...
by abscate
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: COVID, Who Knew First?
Replies: 15
Views: 776

Re: COVID, Who Knew First?

Consumption of information requires , first and foremost , the evaluation of the qualifications and the agenda of those providing the information. Fauchi is at career end and doesn’t give a crap what the public thinks of him, and is driven by the deep curiosity of a scientist , Senator Cub Cadet is ...
by abscate
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: V70, S60, V70-XC and XC-70 Cross Country 2001-2007
Topic: V70 won’t start! Out of ideas, please help!
Replies: 14
Views: 97

Re: V70 won’t start! Out of ideas, please help!

Pull all those coils, pull off the rubber boots, and dry them with paper towel. You can’t have any moisture in there or you won’t get spark to the plugs
by abscate
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: 850 and S70, V70, C70, V70-XC 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 5575
Views: 476964

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

I don’t get no respect....( the Dangerfield shrug)

Records show they were 30k coppers from last replacement

( forum software is being pi$$y about pictures tonight)
by abscate
Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:07 am
Forum: 850 and S70, V70, C70, V70-XC 1992-2000
Topic: Where to find deals on oil?
Replies: 10
Views: 97

Re: Where to find deals on oil?

A $30 jug of oil will last 7500 miles in a P80 in good condition , that’s 0.4 cents per mile I remind my self if I drive 5 miles out of my way get a better deal, I just spend $5 doing that. ... Ummmm how does it cost $5 to drive 5 miles??? Maybe $1.00. But sure, there may be more costs than the sti...
by abscate
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:24 am
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: What non automotive projects and repairs are you doing?
Replies: 120
Views: 7767

Re: What non automotive projects and repairs are you doing?

I got a Delta faucet for the kitchen. Thinking of Moen for the baths. Any better ideas? volvolugnut I couldn’t find a part for my no model number Price Pfister kitchen faucet , 20 years old I sent a cell phone picture to their customer support email, and got a whole new spigot two days later. I hav...
by abscate
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:21 am
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: Going in Style
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Going in Style

There an M56 inthe back


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by abscate
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:19 am
Forum: Non-Car Talk
Topic: COVID, Who Knew First?
Replies: 15
Views: 776

Re: COVID, Who Knew First?

It was a pleasure to see Rand Paul get the Fauci beat down in public. Don’t be impressed by random “ Doctors”. The people who treat people know very little about immunology and virology. Rand should stick to simpler thing like lawn mowing. The sure sign of smart people in these fields is the use of ...
by abscate
Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: 850 and S70, V70, C70, V70-XC 1992-2000
Topic: It's not always the ABS module
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: It's not always the ABS module

I have a business partner in Voralberg, and it used to crack him up at trade shows when I told people we were in Austria, land of kangaroos. Geography isn’t always a strong point in the US Decades ago, I pulled up in a Burger King Drive through in Valley Springs, CA 95252, and the girl at the windo...