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my 98 V70t manual swap progress

Help, Advice and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's extremely popular car line -- Volvo's 1990s "bread and butter" cars -- powered by the ubiquitous and durable Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine.

1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

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Re: my 98 V70t manual swap progress

Post by 01v70dave » Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:13 pm

Do you know of any problems with the ECM. Will you have constant trans codes or mil codes. I have to rebuild my motor and a 5 speed would be awesome....



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Re: my 98 V70t manual swap progress

Post by jimmy57 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 10:47 pm

1998 of that model has no electronic "marriage" of ECM to the other modules on car. Your 2001 has an iron clad marriage with a pre-nuptial agreement, durable power of attorney, and an unalterable will.
If you choose to do a manual it will take custom ECM tuning, adding pedal assy., clutch pedal sensor and its wiring, center console pieces and shifter plus cables, and reverse light wiring all the way to rear of the car. I'm sure there are other things too.



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Re: my 98 V70t manual swap progress

Post by abscate » Tue Jul 16, 2013 4:09 am

Rotfl, jimmy.
needs a jubilee clamp
Don't get excited about your anniversary, those of you in the States. Called hose clamp or worm drive clamp here...


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Re: my 98 V70t manual swap progress

Post by 01v70dave » Wed Jul 24, 2013 7:18 am

Guess I Will Stay With The Auto, Thanks Jimmy Had No idea it Would Be That Involved. What Is The Best Source For A Complete Engine Rebuild Kit?



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