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'99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by precopster » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:12 am

bmdubya1198 wrote:
Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:46 am
If it had VVT it probably had solid lifters. I have a late '99/2000 NA head sitting in my shed right now with intake VVT and it has solid lifters.
Which is exactly what I stated above. That would be a B5244S head.

Steve, that parts car of yours must have had a B5254T or B5244T head on it. No way did ANY non turbo engine from 1999 up to 2002 have exhaust VVT from the factory. Look it up on Vida, which is always 100% correct of course.
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by erikv11 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:11 am

precopster wrote:
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:12 am
... Vida, which is always 100% correct of course.
Sidebar: I hope you're joking?
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'99 Camry V6 :shock: 125k
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by abscate » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:45 am

I think I harvested from many cars that day and just suffer from CRJS
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by precopster » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:56 pm

So you went to Crawley Ridge Junior School. I know other people that were affected by that place too :D

Erik I left the bait and you took it.... :D
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by FireFox31 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:14 pm

E Showell, since you're in Long Valley, NJ, maybe the guys who took over Larry's Garage (the Volvo god) would be interested in it.

When my 2000 V70 stick shift engine seized, I ordered a 100k mi used one from Eerie Volvo up in NY. I've put 110k miles on that engine and it's still going strong. Yes, the engine swap was expensive at almost $10k for parts and labor back in 2010, but I'm glad that I did it.

Yes, we must acknowledge that your 1999 is 9 years older than my car was when I had the swap done, making it that much less reasonable. But for anyone considering this project, know that Eerie Volvo sold me a great engine.

(If you get an engine delivered by freight, be sure to reseal the oil sump before installing it. My replacement engine oil sump has had a slight leak for all the years that I've used it. I recently realized it may have been caused by the engine resting on its base, shifting around during transportation. Maybe I'll reseal it someday.)
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by E Showell » Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:30 pm

I've gone the Erie route before with another vehicle. Not worth it, in my view, for an almost 20 year old car. I would, instead, harvest an engine from Harry's and put it in myself, but I just don't have the time and won't before snow flies.
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by abscate » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:43 am

Evan..I might have a taker on this..local kid who needs wheels. I’ll donate my time for the engine swap experience and the opportunity to buy more tools

When is your drop dead to get it out of driveway ?

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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by E Showell » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:45 am

Steve, for you, I've got some time. Ideally, gone by the end of September. I may pull the high end stereo stuff though.

Comes with spare drivers door, spare passenger side front fender, and I think I can wrangle up a spare set of alloy wheels for snow tires.

Preparing for trial, earliest I could deal with it is week of 9/10.
'98 V70 NA FWD 5 spd, silver sand metallic (sold)
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by E Showell » Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:07 pm

Steve -- Interest from the neighbor kid?
'98 V70 NA FWD 5 spd, silver sand metallic (sold)
'99 V70 NA FWD Auto, dark blue (actively for sale)
'99 S70 NA FWD Auto, black (sold and resurrected -- Don't cry for me Argentina . . . )
'07 S80 3.2 FWD Auto, Barents Blue Metallic
'06 V70 R AWD Auto, Sonic Blue Metallic
'04 XC70 Ruby Red Metallic
'95 855 auto (sold)
'86 245 manual (sold)
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Re: '99 S70 Base -- Rescue Candidate?

Post by RickHaleParker » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:00 pm

CRJS ... Can't Resist Jalopy Stashes.
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Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package.
Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000.
Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0.
Platform P2 2004 S60R, B2524T4, AW50/51 AWD, B8444S TF80 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, BorgWarner K24 turbocharger. V8 conversion in progress.

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