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What did you do to your Volvo today?

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
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1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

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I haven’t seen any HF pliers or dikes near the quality of Channellock

It’s in the anvil

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Post by bmdubya1198 »

Milwaukee is awesome, both their hand tools and power tools. My M12 ratchet is one of my favorite tools.

I've been really happy with the Doyle pliers from HF. However, my Channellock dikes are my go-to. They've held up phenomenally compared to the HF Quinn pair they replaced.
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A friend and I got the engine back in today after work, finishing putting it back together tomorrow!

Also I have to say those flywheel bolts were no joke.
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Flywheel bolts are always fun... gotta torque 'em down real good!

As for removing them, a good long breaker bar or impact always does the trick.
'00 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 199k
'03 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 117k
'07 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 174k
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'92 245 Base White/Beige 249k
'99 BMW 528i
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2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
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1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
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Post by 2000c70hpt »

Finally got around to changing all the cam seals and front main seal on the c70. Took about three hours. Still runs great, and no more oil leaks from the engine. Now to seal up the transmission.... :|
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Cracked all the front subframe bolts and rear delta link bolts in prep for taking car to scrap metal yard.

18mm hex on the subframe and 18/17 rear

Harvested two great frame hooks from subframe too
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Identified a massive coolant leak at the water pump, looks like the wagon is going to be out for a week until my mechanic gets the parts in and can do the repair.
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Mocked up the STB for my '97 854 (and one for the wife's 855).

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Finally assembled the AC components and started the vacuum down procedure. I had to bend the drier neck to accommodate the AC line for the compressor. It's the rein brand drier if anyone else finds themselves in a similar position.
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ZionXIX wrote: Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:29 pm Finally assembled the AC components and started the vacuum down procedure. I had to bend the drier neck to accommodate the AC line for the compressor. It's the rein brand drier if anyone else finds themselves in a similar position.
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Ditto that, I had a similar problem with fitment
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