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1997 850 GLT Engine Swap (M4.3 M4.4 AC compatability issue)

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: 1997 850 GLT Engine Swap (M4.3 M4.4 AC compatability issue)

Post by erikv11 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:13 am

Chuck W wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:05 am
One of the benefits of the RN swap is getting rid of the early oil cooler/lines. I was VERY happy about that when we swapped motors on the wife's car. No more leaky oil lines/connections. Even if you stay with an N engine, I would suggest the RN oil pan/cooler swap. I'll be doing that on my '97 T5 when I get under it for the manual swap.
+1 I really despise working on those oil cooler lines.

'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 140k
'98 S70 NA, 210k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 280k
'06 S60 R, 160k
gone: '96 NA 850 210k, '98 NA V70 182k

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