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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? (now Sticky!!)

Post by wizechatmgr » Sat May 25, 2019 3:37 am

Tapped my front intake camshaft seal back into place and checked PCV. PCV okay via glove test. Appears it may have just worked itself free or it just wasn't installed right by PO.


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

Post by abscate » Sat May 25, 2019 4:56 am

bmdubya1198 wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 6:55 pm
raivis_rsn wrote:
Fri May 24, 2019 12:27 pm
What's up with your dash? Black silicone between dash and windshield or what? Does it stop squeaking?
Butyl tape I believe. That's the lazy way to stop squeaks. :mrgreen:
It is indeed butyl tape forced in from the top and it works really well. A piece of electrical or duck tape ( cloth) might clean up the cosmetics a bit.


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Post by Loddzz » Sat May 25, 2019 12:11 pm

ndphotonl wrote:
Sun May 19, 2019 3:06 pm
Loddzz wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 11:56 pm
I’ve changed to the facelift tail lights on my T6, looks soooo much better :D

[...]
Is this a straight swap?
Well, the light bulb holder on the facelift is one piece, not in two like the pre-facelift.
You'll also need the connectors for the new light bulb holder, as they´re not the same either, so there
will be some wiring to do.
Plus, you´ll have to add resistors for the LED brake light, if you don´t want the "broken bulb" warning to show
every time you press the brake.

Seems like alot to do, but it goes pretty fast :D



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

Post by ndphotonl » Sat May 25, 2019 3:07 pm

Meh, I'll keep it stock then :)

Thanks for answering!


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Post by abscate » Sat May 25, 2019 6:07 pm

Needed a break from life. Took the T5 deep into the Adirondack park to a cabin removed from life’s worries.

Can’t escape Sweden though.
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Post by bmdubya1198 » Sat May 25, 2019 6:47 pm

I always love seeing wagons doing wagon things!

Had my cousin correct my alignment today, now my steering wheel is straighter. For some reason it seems I can never get it perfectly straight. It sure looks good though!
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2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 191k
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 2??k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 108k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 160k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1992 Miata Mariner Blue/Black 146k
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1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 193k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
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Post by abscate » Sun May 26, 2019 12:22 am

Stance looks nice. Should you have an R on your egg crate?

Stars up here incredible at night. No light pollution. Just walked dogs for a bio break and spent 30 minutes admiring constellations.


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Post by bmdubya1198 » Sun May 26, 2019 8:16 am

Very nice!

Thanks! I'm happy with how it sits now. iPd springs up front and nivomat fooler spacers in the rear. It actually rides really nicely.
Now you got my thinking... I need to find a small R badge.


2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 191k
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 2??k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 108k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 160k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1992 Miata Mariner Blue/Black 146k
Sold-
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 193k
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- Never should have sold it


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

Post by wizechatmgr » Sun May 26, 2019 5:47 pm

abscate wrote:
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Stance looks nice. Should you have an R on your egg crate?

Stars up here incredible at night. No light pollution. Just walked dogs for a bio break and spent 30 minutes admiring constellations.
You'll have to provide the information for this hidden gem at some point =)


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Post by abscate » Mon May 27, 2019 3:58 am

Route 12 up to the Adirondack park. Lots of places to put the Transporter for free.

Need to teach thegirls how to pee in the woods and that some stick s in the woods rattle and bite.


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