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

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

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jreed wrote: Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:20 pm What do you think of this 2004 2.5T V70 (YV1SW59VX42408691) for $4200?
https://raleigh.craigslist.org/ctd/d/ra ... 89134.html

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Too much money! Broken ac vents, drooping sunshade, bad leather on seat and steering wheel, and at 129K you can bet it needs a lot if work. Like timing belt service, axles, control arms minimal.

It just has that look to me of a car used and then the owner was told a large bill was needed such as a timing belt and 120K service which led it straight to be traded in then to auction then to the buy here die here lot... I would keep looking unless the price is knocked down 25% and you inspect it carefully. June
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jreed wrote: Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:20 pm What do you think of this 2004 2.5T V70 (YV1SW59VX42408691) for $4200?
https://raleigh.craigslist.org/ctd/d/ra ... 89134.html

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I'm with June regarding the mechanical and the price. And looks rather beat up for an 05. My 06 is up to 165k and cosmetic condition is much better - this one looks neglected and/or beat on, not a good sign.
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jreed wrote: Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:20 pm What do you think of this 2004 2.5T V70 (YV1SW59VX42408691) for $4200?
https://raleigh.craigslist.org/ctd/d/ra ... 89134.html

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RickHaleParker wrote: Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:06 pm Swap done by the seller's dad, a Volvo master tech with 30+ years of experience. I bet the mechanicals are well maintained. Look at the rear window is that a dent on the C pillar? Seller said " no major dents anywhere" . What quantifies major?
Yeah, I noticed that... I don't know how that doesn't qualify for a "major dent"!
matthew1 wrote: Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:44 pm
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Not a great (ask) price for the miles...
Honestly that's not too bad for a V70R, but the prices on those are absolutely outrageous. With the issues, I'd pay $3k for that car tops. FourC isn't cheap! Must be auto at that price, too.
Also those don't look like R headlights... someone likely fixed collision damage and cheaped out.
RickHaleParker wrote: Mon Feb 24, 2020 6:09 pm Low mileage 1998 S90. 157,000 miles is nothing for these tanks.

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Loving all these 960s... this one looks super clean! This would be an awesome daily driver.
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'92 245 Base White/Beige 249k
'98 V70 GLT Black/Beige 205k
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1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
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bmdubya1198 wrote: Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:06 am Loving all these 960s... this one looks super clean! This would be an awesome daily driver.
I had a 1997 in Nautical blue. Sold it with over 300,000 miles on the clock.
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RickHaleParker wrote: Wed Feb 26, 2020 9:37 am I had a 1997 in Nautical blue. Sold it with over 300,000 miles on the clock.
Awesome color. I had a mystic silver '98 S90, sold it cheap last summer/fall. I would have loved to fix it up and drive it, but it needed a lot and I couldn't put anything into it at the time.
Even with totally blown out suspension and everything, the car still rode like a dream. Definitely one of the most comfortable cars I've driven.
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1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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Unfortunately this set of rims and tires only fits the C30 and son wants to keep the OE 18" Rims.

2011-2018 Volvo S60 Parts - $300 (Durham)

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/pts/d/du ... 90752.html

Here is web for the specs on that rim. See if it fits your car.

https://www.wheel-size.com/size/volvo/s60/2011/
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Not quite CL. The suspension stayed intact?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/2006-Volvo-S60 ... Sw4O9dwesD
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MoVolvos wrote: Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:03 am .
Not quite CL. The suspension stayed intact?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/2006-Volvo-S60 ... Sw4O9dwesD
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The more important question here... who the hell is paying $80 for a USED shock? Especially one that isn't Nivomat or 4C?
'00 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 200k
'03 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 118k
'07 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 174k
'91 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 175k
'92 245 Base White/Beige 249k
'98 V70 GLT Black/Beige 205k
'99 BMW 528i
'01 Mountaineer 5.0
Sold-
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
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bmdubya1198 wrote: Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:22 am
MoVolvos wrote: Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:03 am .
Not quite CL. The suspension stayed intact?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/2006-Volvo-S60 ... Sw4O9dwesD
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The more important question here... who the hell is paying $80 for a USED shock? Especially one that isn't Nivomat or 4C?
We all know original Volvo parts are safer. Even used parts?
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