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by BlackBart
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Rubber coated roof rails?
Replies: 1
Views: 30
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Re: Rubber coated roof rails?

Are you talking about the trim band that covers the roof seam from the windshield post to the liftgate? On my 850, those are a brushed alum or stainless that had a black vinyl covering to match all the other black trim on the car. It has a rubber gasket seal on either side of the metal. My vinyl cov...
by BlackBart
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Brighter lows?
Replies: 8
Views: 119
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Re: Brighter lows?

... it calls for H11 (55W) low beam and H9 (65W) high beam. But I run the 65W H9 in all four positions. If you're running additional wattage in the lows, and they're on all the time as daytime running lights, is there concern for the wire size and harness and overheating? Also, are you causing glar...
by BlackBart
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today? (now Sticky)
Replies: 2319
Views: 331953
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today? (now Sticky)

abscate wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:36 pm
I had a rough non Volvo day today.
oh......

That's a tough deal.
by BlackBart
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Help with transmission fill bolt
Replies: 12
Views: 203
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Re: Help with transmission fill bolt

+1 for Will Robinson reference. > waves arms wildly <
by BlackBart
Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today? (now Sticky)
Replies: 2319
Views: 331953
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today? (now Sticky)

I practiced with my new Griot's polisher.....

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by BlackBart
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: How many drain and fills ?
Replies: 39
Views: 525
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Re: How many drain and fills ?

There's a company with a tank farm for salvaged oil next to the rail yards. I wonder if it's shipped out and ends up as bunker fuel in ships...? That's some nasty polluting stuff.
by BlackBart
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Salvage Title 2006 Volvo V70R
Replies: 24
Views: 267
Sweden

Re: Salvage Title 2006 Volvo V70R

Maybe it's made of ground up titanium and angel tears and is very costly.
by BlackBart
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: What did you do to your Volvo today? (now Sticky)
Replies: 2319
Views: 331953
Sweden

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

Years ago our '94 850 overheated a couple of times. It was the big relay at the top of the radiator shroud, which controls the electric fan. When sitting still, it wouldn't come on. Replaced it quickly and no problems since.
by BlackBart
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: How many drain and fills ?
Replies: 39
Views: 525
Sweden

Re: How many drain and fills ?

My local garbage collection company will take up to 2 gal a week of waste oil in the translucent white milk jugs with the lids on. Pretty convenient, although I’m a bit suspicious of where it actually goes.
by BlackBart
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Salvage Title 2006 Volvo V70R
Replies: 24
Views: 267
Sweden

Re: Salvage Title 2006 Volvo V70R

You don’t want titanium pain.. that’s the worst kind of pain.