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1995 850 t5-R

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polskamafia mjl
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1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

2011 Aug - Oil Change (Mobil 1)
Oil Filter (Mann)
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
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polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

May 3, 2013 - 207,783 miles
Timing Belt
Water Pump
Tensioner
Tensioner Roller
Idler Roller

Serp Belt

Air Filter

Cabin Air Filter

Fuel Filter

Spark Plugs

Wires

Rotor

Cap

Silicone Radiator Hoses
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
Location: Hershey, PA
Has thanked: 10 times
Been thanked: 9 times

Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

June 6, 2013 - 207,981mi

PCV system replaced
OEM Volvo hardline substituted for 5/8" ID heater hose
Thermal protection on injector wiring replaced
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
Location: Hershey, PA
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

June 14, 2013 - 208,074mi

Oil Change
Mobil Super 5W-30 (Dino Oil)

Oil cooler line separated from radiator; lost almost all oil

Filled with Mobil Super 10W-40 (Dino Oil)
Reused old clip and secured with zip tie

Drain and fill using Mobil 1 Synthetic ATF
Drained 4 qts
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
Location: Hershey, PA
Has thanked: 10 times
Been thanked: 9 times

Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

June 25, 2013 - 208,406mi

Replaced tires
205/50R-16 Hankook Ventus V4 ES H105 XL
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

July 5, 2013 - 208, 687

Work done at Willowbank Auto in Bellefonte, PA

New Mann Filter
Oil Change
Replaced thermostat housing bolts w/ new Volvo bolts
Diagnosed coolant leak at waterpump
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
Location: Hershey, PA
Has thanked: 10 times
Been thanked: 9 times

Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

July 9, 2013 - 208,827mi

Replaced ECT sensor with OEM Volvo ECT sensor
-Anti-Seize on threads
Installed new Whaler 90deg T-Stat
-Upon removing T-Stat Housing I realized the previous owner had completely removed the T-Stat.
Only the gasket was there.
Tightened hose clamps on radiator hoses
Applied anti-seize liberally to T-stat housing bolts and re-installed them
Refilled with 50/50 mix of Super Tech coolant and distilled water
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
Location: Hershey, PA
Has thanked: 10 times
Been thanked: 9 times

Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

July 18, 2013 - 209,115mi

Replaced electrical portion of ignition switch
Replaced dimmer switch
Replaced left turn signal stalk; tested cruise control but there was no improvement, replaced the old turn signal stalk
Replaced cup holder assembly beneath center console lid
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
Location: Hershey, PA
Has thanked: 10 times
Been thanked: 9 times

Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

July 27, 2013 - 209,199mi

Replaced entire OBD1 box with used one from junk yard
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
polskamafia mjl
Posts: 2631
Joined: Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:10 am
Year and Model: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R
Location: Hershey, PA
Has thanked: 10 times
Been thanked: 9 times

Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl »

August 10, 2013 - 209,639mi

Removed sagging headliner
'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

Current: 1995 Volvo 850 T-5R Manual - Bringing it back from the brink of death
Previous: 1996 Volvo 850 GLT - Totaled
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