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Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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bmdubya1198 wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:54 am
abscate wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:57 am
You can buy from a dealer at 80% of ask if you show up with that sweet green smell of cash.

Thats a nice stick shift S70 T5 at $3500. If you bought a $500 one, you would be in deeper to get to that condition.
At $3,500, it would probably be a great buy if it's up to date on maintenance. It looks like a really nice car.
The front and rear ride height looks like an AWD. At that age they usually have a sagging rear end.
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MoVolvos wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:50 pm The front and rear ride height looks like an AWD. At that age they usually have a sagging rear end.
It is sitting kinda high... maybe it has new quick struts, those tend to raise the front end a lot. Those things are awful... gave my cousin's V70 a gasser stance!
But the car looks level at least.
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bmdubya1198 wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:36 am
MoVolvos wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:50 pm The front and rear ride height looks like an AWD. At that age they usually have a sagging rear end.
It is sitting kinda high... maybe it has new quick struts, those tend to raise the front end a lot. Those things are awful... gave my cousin's V70 a gasser stance!
But the car looks level at least.
"Gasser"? Is that opposite of Ricer?
EDIT: Tires also look one size up in term of the Aspect To Width Ratio (50 to 55 Series)
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MoVolvos wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:47 am "Gasser"? Is that opposite of Ricer?
EDIT: Tires also look one size up in term of the Aspect To Width Ratio (50 to 55 Series)
Hey, I actually found a Volvo gasser! Like this, but a little less dramatic.
https://images.app.goo.gl/cM8f1KfvvVd94vm8A
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bmdubya1198 wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:25 pm
MoVolvos wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:47 am "Gasser"? Is that opposite of Ricer?
EDIT: Tires also look one size up in term of the Aspect To Width Ratio (50 to 55 Series)
Hey, I actually found a Volvo gasser! Like this, but a little less dramatic.
https://images.app.goo.gl/cM8f1KfvvVd94vm8A
That's really messy when it come to racing as you can't compare Apples to Apples.

The official class name was “Gas Coupe & Sedan” class, which was soon rounded off to just a Gasser class. A Gasser is (or was) basically a stock production type vehicle with a hopped-up engine. A stock car with a non-stock engine as it were. And the engine did not need to be the same brand as the car. For instance, an old Ford coupe with a later model Oldsmobile engine would fit right into a Gasser class.
http://www.georgeklass.net/gassers.html
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MoVolvos wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:43 pm That's really messy when it come to racing as you can't compare Apples to Apples.

The official class name was “Gas Coupe & Sedan” class, which was soon rounded off to just a Gasser class. A Gasser is (or was) basically a stock production type vehicle with a hopped-up engine. A stock car with a non-stock engine as it were. And the engine did not need to be the same brand as the car. For instance, an old Ford coupe with a later model Oldsmobile engine would fit right into a Gasser class.
http://www.georgeklass.net/gassers.html
Drag racing gets REALLY technical, I'm not too familiar with it. Great article there!
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MoVolvos wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:43 pm The official class name was “Gas Coupe & Sedan” class, which was soon rounded off to just a Gasser class. A Gasser is (or was) basically a stock production type vehicle with a hopped-up engine. A stock car with a non-stock engine as it were. And the engine did not need to be the same brand as the car. For instance, an old Ford coupe with a later model Oldsmobile engine would fit right into a Gasser class.
http://www.georgeklass.net/gassers.html
That is like the term Hot Rod. Hot Rod was original a poor boy's game. He could not afford a car so he would cobble one together from whatever parts he could get cheap or for free. The frame might be a Ford, the Cab might be a Plymouth, the nose clip might be a Cadillac, the engine might be REO. He would weld everything together to build a car.

The term Hot Rod referred to the Hot Welding Rods use to bring it all together.
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Not Quite CL.
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2004 Volvo S60 R LEATHER! RARE! *MECHANIC SPECIAL* $2,999
Occasional Bump in transmission. Carfax shows minor accident
https://www.neweracars.com/750_V2019091 ... *-for-sale
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Carfax - On Page Of Link Above Also
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MoVolvos wrote: Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:51 pm Not Quite CL.
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2004 Volvo S60 R LEATHER! RARE! *MECHANIC SPECIAL* $2,999
Occasional Bump in transmission. Carfax shows minor accident
https://www.neweracars.com/750_V2019091 ... *-for-sale
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Carfax - On Page Of Link Above Also
https://www.carfax.com/VehicleHistory/p ... YX42368710
Looks decent, but $3k for a "mechanic special" with a dying AW55 is pretty steep. It looks like it's been well maintained from that Carfax, though.
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bmdubya1198 wrote: Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:38 am
MoVolvos wrote: Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:51 pm Not Quite CL.
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2004 Volvo S60 R LEATHER! RARE! *MECHANIC SPECIAL* $2,999
Occasional Bump in transmission. Carfax shows minor accident
https://www.neweracars.com/750_V2019091 ... *-for-sale
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Carfax - On Page Of Link Above Also
https://www.carfax.com/VehicleHistory/p ... YX42368710
Looks decent, but $3k for a "mechanic special" with a dying AW55 is pretty steep. It looks like it's been well maintained from that Carfax, though.
6 owners and a bump on the driver's side front bumper and a bump to the entire rear bumper. Potentially abused and lost value due to the accidents?
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