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What did you do to your Volvo today?

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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by abscate » Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:09 am

Polish Spanish?

Uno , dos, tres, Audi Quattro?

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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by bmdubya1198 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:53 am

abscate wrote:
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:09 am
Polish Spanish?

Uno , dos, tres, Audi Quattro?

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2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 195k
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 166k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
1992 245 Base White/Beige 249k
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1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by abscate » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:56 am

I wished my computers were as reliable as my Volvo’s....emergency trip to SmithCollege for a computer swap. Abby met us halfway,which made it 59 minutes of driving.
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by nikkireed » Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:04 am

I sue for diging today

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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by WhatAmIDoing » Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:26 pm

Not what I did to my Volvo, but I did a brake job yesterday in the parking lot of a walmart on a friend's car. Friction material delaminated from the pads resulting in loud screeching from back plate on rotors. Had to drive to a local NAPA for pads and rotors. Bought NAPA's proformer ceramic pads (second cheapest pad they sell). They look and feel identical to Akebono ceramic pads but are less than half the price. Not sure if they are indeed made by Akebono, but they seemed alarmingly similar in terms of build and quality. Something to consider if you need to do a brake job and don't want to wait for shipping.
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by BlackBart » Fri Feb 28, 2020 6:10 pm

I think you should be awarded serious MVS points for Walmart parking lot wrenching.
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by bmdubya1198 » Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:31 pm

Tagged the 940 today... I love this thing!
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2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
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1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
1992 245 Base White/Beige 249k
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1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k

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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by Sveedy » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:17 pm

Beautiful picture !

I understand the addition !
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by brunocerous » Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:16 am

bmdubya1198 wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:31 pm
Tagged the 940 today... I love this thing!
I can't stop staring at it! Gorgeous.

My brother replaced the tailpipe hanger and got rid of that clanging sound from the rear end.

I got to test out my horn when a pickup tried to pass me from the incoming lane as I was about to make a left turn into a driveway. That is a satisfying horn!
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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by WhatAmIDoing » Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:22 am

BlackBart wrote:
Fri Feb 28, 2020 6:10 pm
I think you should be awarded serious MVS points for Walmart parking lot wrenching.
Car was a Saturn Ion. Easiest brake job I have ever done. Was finished in under an hour. No rust anywhere on a salt belt car.
'98 S70 T5M - 276,000+mi - forever a project
'99 S70 "AWD" - 220,000+mi - wrecked :cry:
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