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by kallekula
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Changed c70 suspension for s70 suspension now wheels rub against inner guard
Replies: 12
Views: 693
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Re: Changed c70 suspension for s70 suspension now wheels rub against inner guard

I noticed the top of the strut mount in the engine compartment has a gap between the top rubber and the mount. The strut mounts are worn out. Take it to a mechanic and have him change out the strut mounts. I don't advise DIY strut mount replacement to anybody that does not know what they are doing....
by kallekula
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Cam bearing wear, would you reassemble?
Replies: 23
Views: 595
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Re: Cam bearing wear, would you reassemble?

Im no expert in engine rebuilding but I would have tossed that head and gotten another one from the junkyard, they’re pretty cheap.
by kallekula
Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Volvo 850, S70, V70, C70, XC models 1992-2000
Topic: Pulled the cylinder head B5254T
Replies: 10
Views: 245
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Re: Pulled the cylinder head B5254T

I’ve used Reinz several times and never had a problem. Not sure why/if people say they’re bad quality?
Agree with previous suggestion of leaving the head to a machine shop.
by kallekula
Mon Apr 22, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved
Replies: 56
Views: 2268
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Re: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved

Little bit of work Done over the weekend. Mounted exhaust manifold and turbo and hooked it all up. Old yucky turbo vacuum hoses replaced with silicones
by kallekula
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved
Replies: 56
Views: 2268
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Re: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved

Head bolted back on. Gasket is Fel-Pro, managed to screw up the Reinz when I tried to put the head on with turbo and manifold :x. Note my cool pink converter!
by kallekula
Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: Volvo XC90 Forum
Topic: Piston rings? Head gasket?
Replies: 12
Views: 586
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Re: Piston rings? Head gasket?

Use Volvo OEM parts only, especially on gaskets. The cheap ones are a siren song to be re-doing the job in 6 months. People will tell you XXX "makes these for Volvo" which may/might/could be true and is tested by the six month interval of failure when you find out this wasn't true. This is a clear ...
by kallekula
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved
Replies: 56
Views: 2268
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Re: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved

Cleaned Pistons and block mating surface:
by kallekula
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Volvo V70 & XC-70 2001-2007, S60 2001-2009
Topic: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved
Replies: 56
Views: 2268
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Re: Kallekula's 2001 Wagon Relapse Topic is solved

abscate wrote:
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:14 pm
You almost hate to put that back on....
I know...