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by FLXC90
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 2627
Views: 337727
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today? (now Sticky!!)

bmdubya1198 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:44 pm
FLXC90 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:09 pm
Got home from the hospital and wanted to cry... see classsifieds
Good luck with the sale, sounds like a great car! I hope all is well!
You have thw GLT and the R, round out the set? 16T for the GLT, 18t for the T5 plus your your r
by FLXC90
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 v70 T5 for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 701
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Re: 98 v70 T5 for sale

abscate wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:01 pm
GLWS and. When you are ready, we will find another one for you.
Thanks Steve, but I'm afraid my wrenching days are behind me. I may look again one day but practicality before pride. I'm just happy to be upright.
by FLXC90
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 v70 T5 for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 701
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Re: 98 v70 T5 for sale

scot850 wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:50 pm
Truly sorry to hear that. I hope you are on the mend and that is more important.

Good luck with the sale.

Neil.
Thanks Neil, I appreciate it this has been my unicorn, not to the depths of a true p80 R but alas!
by FLXC90
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Volvo Classifieds
Topic: 98 v70 T5 for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 701
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98 v70 T5 for sale

After neardeath my priorities have changed. My eternally on hold project has to go. 98 V70 Black/oak arena 110 ish k original miles unmolested 2.3 w 16t and whites Roof rack w/crossbars parts collected for it Wing R front and rear bumpers, with fogs and r mud flaps Eggcrate Blue Gauge cluster cargo ...
by FLXC90
Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today?
Replies: 2627
Views: 337727
United States of America

Re: What did you do to your Volvo today? (now Sticky!!)

Got home from the hospital and wanted to cry... see classsifieds
by FLXC90
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 1999 V70 Transmission issues. Topic is solved
Replies: 12
Views: 803
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Re: 1999 V70 Transmission issues. Topic is solved

The Deep thud as it went into limp mode concerns me more. sounds like something got real unhappy.
by FLXC90
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: 850 engine pressure build-up
Replies: 6
Views: 495
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Re: 850 engine pressure build-up

Do dry compression test, note results, if there's a large variance between cylinders do a wet test to check condition of rings. You may have blow-by that the breather can't keep up with in its stock configuration. You may need to upgrade to larger hose per the "Ultimate PCV" thread here.
by FLXC90
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Odd Exhaust Valve Issue 1999 V70
Replies: 23
Views: 1117
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Re: Odd Exhaust Valve Issue 1999 V70

nickelghandi wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:33 pm
FLXC90,

See my above post with the photo of piston head damage.
Yeah-I edited my post, started to draft while you were loading last post I guess. I would blend it out and go for it!
by FLXC90
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Odd Exhaust Valve Issue 1999 V70
Replies: 23
Views: 1117
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Re: Odd Exhaust Valve Issue 1999 V70

If it is foreign object obstruction, it would have to come from the cylinder. Perhaps a piece of spark plug electrode? or perhaps valve seat material. There is not enough clearance between the stem and guide for anything to "fall" into the valve pocket without it being very obvious. With plugs out a...