What did you do to your Volvo today?

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Re: What did you do to your Volvo today?

Post by wizechatmgr »

abscate wrote: Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:43 am YEsterday - the T5 made multiple trips to the hardware store to get hardware for my snowblower, where I also learned that augers are chiral, or handed. They have to go on the right way or you get a snow packer instead of a snow blower

This is beyond hilarious when you consider that one of my professional lives is selling $500,000 instruments that tell people that their chemicals have the right 'handedness'

MVS fun fact: Everyone in MVS has a chemical with handedness in the kitchen - Free one year membership to MVS for the first correct answer. No chemists need apply.

Too funny
Another fun fact - that snow blower will likely outlive all members of this forum provided regular maintenance is always performed =)
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WhatAmIDoing wrote: Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:31 pm Due to some oil getting spilled on my FCP return box, I now have a brand new Mann, not opened in dirty box, cartridge oil filter for a 99-00 P80 (and possibly other models). Mann Oil Filter HU819x free to good home, I have no use for it. E Showell, abscate and kahl have first dibs to balance the karma debts. Will hold for 96 hours, after that it goes to first user to PM me a mailing address. Happy Holidays!
Free oil filter still up for grabs
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Niel is already on a plane from Calgary to grab that.
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Post by brunocerous »

Bought a little more time with my broken right turn signal. You can barely see the “fix.”
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Post by bmdubya1198 »

I've done that many a time, usually works like a charm!
00 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 202k
03 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 122k
07 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 180k
92 245 White/Beige 249k
98 V70 GLT Black/Beige 205k
00 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 254k
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84 BMW 318i
04 Saab 9-5 Aero
01 Mountaineer 5.0- to tow all these cars
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Reinstalled by 72 cent less 20% holiday less 10% "Look like Im in the Navy" discount wheel hub covers on my steelies

+1000 style points for not even scrubbing off the UPC

:lol:
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abscate wrote: Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:17 am Reinstalled by 72 cent less 20% holiday less 10% "Look like Im in the Navy" discount wheel hub covers on my steelies

+1000 style points for not even scrubbing off the UPC

:lol:
You forgot to mention 100 extra points for the imitation Rolls Royce wheel and R LOL. June
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Just sayin...inspiration for Columba wheels.
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June wrote: Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:02 am
abscate wrote: Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:17 am Reinstalled by 72 cent less 20% holiday less 10% "Look like Im in the Navy" discount wheel hub covers on my steelies

+1000 style points for not even scrubbing off the UPC

:lol:
You forgot to mention 100 extra points for the imitation Rolls Royce wheel and R LOL. June
Imitation? What do you mean?

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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abscate wrote: Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:08 am
June wrote: Mon Dec 09, 2019 11:02 am
abscate wrote: Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:17 am Reinstalled by 72 cent less 20% holiday less 10% "Look like Im in the Navy" discount wheel hub covers on my steelies

+1000 style points for not even scrubbing off the UPC

:lol:
You forgot to mention 100 extra points for the imitation Rolls Royce wheel and R LOL. June
Imitation? What do you mean?

:lol: :lol: :lol:
No chrome or second R! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: June
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1989 740 GLT ordered
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1996 960 ordered
1998 S90 ordered totalled after 3 weeks
1998 V70 GT dealer stock car
2002 S80 T6 ordered totalled
2004 S80 T6 dealer stock car and current car owned

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