IPD sale XeMODeX - Experts in Volvo Electronics
Did you know? 🤔
Logged in users can get email notification of topic replies Log in or register (free).
Amazon Link Buy anything with this and it helps MVS!

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

List Volvos and Volvo parts for sale, want to buy, or for trade. Include your location!
Post Reply
User avatar
RickHaleParker
Posts: 4209
Joined: Mon May 25, 2015 2:30 pm
Year and Model: See Signature below.
Location: Kansas
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 539 times
United States of America
RickHaleParker

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

Post by RickHaleParker » Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:12 am

--------
Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.
Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000. Plant: Born Netherlands.
Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, Plant Torslanda Sweden.
Platform P2 2004 S60R, B2524T4, AW50/51 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, BorgWarner K24 turbocharger, Plant Ghent Belgium.

User avatar
MoVolvos
Posts: 2383
Joined: Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:47 pm
Year and Model: 03S80T6~08C30T5
Location: NC
Has thanked: 28 times
Been thanked: 69 times
United States of America
MoVolvos

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

Post by MoVolvos » Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:25 am

RickHaleParker wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:59 am
MoVolvos wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:42 pm
Not to get personal here but I think you maybe older than me. You guys were building I was watching This Old House :D.
Are you a member of the push button generation? :)
I think so? Had a Pioneer Underdash Cassette Deck in a 78 cougar in high school.
.
Blessings,

BKM

1998 S70 T5 - Donated
2003 S80 T6
2003 GS300
2003 Odyssey
2008 C30 T5
2019 Atlas SE 4 Motion

User avatar
abscate
MVS Moderator
Posts: 21040
Joined: Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:54 pm
Year and Model: 99T5 ,99S70,2005V70
Location: NYC, ALBANY NY
Has thanked: 315 times
Been thanked: 972 times
Trinidad & Tobago
abscate

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

Post by abscate » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:16 am

There are a lot of stupid scientists. I know two, one stuck in Iowa and one In Albany, while the good ones head off to Cambridge.

I haven't met any stupid rocket surgeons yet.
My cousin has worked with guys who graduated from UTI that are complete idiots.
I found UTI very unpleasant, but thankfully, short-lived.
Empty Nester
A Captain in a Sea of Estrogen
1999-V70-T5M56 2005-V70-M56 1999-S70 VW T4 BMW
Link to Maintenance record thread
Link To Volvo Glossary

User avatar
bmdubya1198
Posts: 3937
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:45 am
Year and Model: 2K V70R M56
Location: Charlotte, NC
Has thanked: 43 times
Been thanked: 154 times
United States of America
bmdubya1198

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

Post by bmdubya1198 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:34 am

abscate wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:16 am
I found UTI very unpleasant, but thankfully, short-lived.
Ah, like some of those UTI graduates' careers!
2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 195k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 166k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
1992 245 Base White/Beige 249k
2006 BMW 330i
1999 BMW 528i
Sold-
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k

User avatar
volvolugnut
Posts: 553
Joined: Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:51 am
Year and Model: 2001 V70
Location: Midsouth USA
Has thanked: 23 times
Been thanked: 59 times
United States of America
volvolugnut

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

Post by volvolugnut » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:49 am

My comment was driven by years of work in manufacturing and as a consumer of services in general. I have known some graduate engineers who could not solve basic problems. I have used mechanics (only briefly) who cross threaded spark plugs.
Somehow these people get into the work force and cover their mistakes for a while. As someone mentioned, at some point they get fired.
volvolugnut
2001 V70 T5, 1986 244DL, 1983 245DL, 1975 245DL, 1959 PV544, multiple parts cars.

User avatar
RickHaleParker
Posts: 4209
Joined: Mon May 25, 2015 2:30 pm
Year and Model: See Signature below.
Location: Kansas
Has thanked: 3 times
Been thanked: 539 times
United States of America
RickHaleParker

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

Post by RickHaleParker » Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:24 am

volvolugnut wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:49 am
Somehow these people get into the work force and cover their mistakes for a while. As someone mentioned, at some point they get fired.
In my experience they get promoted. They will eat shit and the idiots above them do not feel threaten by them.
--------
Platform: P80 1998 C70, B5234T3, 16T, AW50-42, Bosch Motronic 4.4, Special Edition package, Plant: Uddevalla Sweden.
Platform: X40 (Nedcar) 2003 S40, B4204T3, 14T twin scroll AW55-50/51SN, Siemens EMS 2000. Plant: Born Netherlands.
Platform P2 2005 XC90 T6 Executive, B6294T, 4T65 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, Plant Torslanda Sweden.
Platform P2 2004 S60R, B2524T4, AW50/51 AWD, Bosch Motronic 7.0, BorgWarner K24 turbocharger, Plant Ghent Belgium.

User avatar
matthew1
Site Admin
Posts: 10473
Joined: Sat Sep 14, 2002 11:03 am
Year and Model: 850 T5, 1997
Location: Denver, Colorado, US
Has thanked: 566 times
Been thanked: 218 times
United States of America
matthew1

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

Post by matthew1 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:13 pm

Screen Shot 2020-03-24 at 7.10.29 PM.jpg
Screen Shot 2020-03-24 at 7.11.29 PM.jpg
Help keep MVS on the web -> click sponsors' links here on MVS when you buy from them.
Also -> Amazon link
. Click that when you go to buy something on Amazon and MVS gets a kickback.

1997 850 T5, MSD ignition coil, Hallman manual boost controller, injectors, R bumper, OMP strut brace [gone]
2004 V70 R [gone]

Image

User avatar
bmdubya1198
Posts: 3937
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:45 am
Year and Model: 2K V70R M56
Location: Charlotte, NC
Has thanked: 43 times
Been thanked: 154 times
United States of America
bmdubya1198

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

Post by bmdubya1198 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:40 pm

Beautiful car! Shame it's an AW55, but a Flashacama wagon with an M66 is a rare car.
2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 195k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 166k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
1992 245 Base White/Beige 249k
2006 BMW 330i
1999 BMW 528i
Sold-
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k

User avatar
matthew1
Site Admin
Posts: 10473
Joined: Sat Sep 14, 2002 11:03 am
Year and Model: 850 T5, 1997
Location: Denver, Colorado, US
Has thanked: 566 times
Been thanked: 218 times
United States of America
matthew1

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

Post by matthew1 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:44 pm

I've always believed that trio of options on a V70 R would make it Peak Unicorn in the Volvo world.
Help keep MVS on the web -> click sponsors' links here on MVS when you buy from them.
Also -> Amazon link
. Click that when you go to buy something on Amazon and MVS gets a kickback.

1997 850 T5, MSD ignition coil, Hallman manual boost controller, injectors, R bumper, OMP strut brace [gone]
2004 V70 R [gone]

Image

User avatar
bmdubya1198
Posts: 3937
Joined: Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:45 am
Year and Model: 2K V70R M56
Location: Charlotte, NC
Has thanked: 43 times
Been thanked: 154 times
United States of America
bmdubya1198

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

Post by bmdubya1198 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:15 pm

For sure.
2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 195k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 166k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
1992 245 Base White/Beige 249k
2006 BMW 330i
1999 BMW 528i
Sold-
2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k

Post Reply