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1995 850 t5-R

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Ben850
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Year and Model: 1996 850 R Wagon
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by Ben850 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:28 am

polskamafia mjl wrote:May 14, 2014 - 219,528miles

Painted and re-installed roof trim
I know we are not supposed to post to each other in the maintenance forum, but throw some photos in M. I do.


1993 850 GLT , You wouldn't know it.
1996 850 Turbo Wagon White.
1995 T-5R Black. New work in progress.
1998 V70 XC Cross Country White.
1994 850 N/A Wagon Black.
1997 850 Sedan Black.
1996 850R Wagon White.
1997 850 Sedan Red ( not white or black!)

polskamafia mjl
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:58 pm

When I have something worth showing I'll post some pictures. :P I actually have quite a few photos saved I've just been really lazy about posting them. I'll get on it.


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

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polskamafia mjl
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:13 pm

May 28, 2014 - 220,837miles

Painted front bumper.
5 coats of color and 5 of clear.
Spray cans mixed at NAPA to match Volvo paint code 019.
front bumper painted.jpg
Ready for paint
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front bumper painted 2.jpg
After 2 or 3 coats of color


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

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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:39 pm

July 21, 2014 - 221,747miles

Painted door handles with black bumper paint.

Bumper continues to vex me; hopefully will be done be the end of summer.


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

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Ben850
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by Ben850 » Tue Jul 22, 2014 2:30 pm

You and I both have the same project car now.

I have some front bumper repair myself.
IMG_3001.JPG
I have to fix all the cracks from its accident before I get to any painting on this R bumper.


1993 850 GLT , You wouldn't know it.
1996 850 Turbo Wagon White.
1995 T-5R Black. New work in progress.
1998 V70 XC Cross Country White.
1994 850 N/A Wagon Black.
1997 850 Sedan Black.
1996 850R Wagon White.
1997 850 Sedan Red ( not white or black!)

polskamafia mjl
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:19 pm

The 2 cracks that the arrows point to have been giving me fits for weeks.
bumper cover ben850.JPG
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'All my money is gone and I have an old Volvo.' - Bamse's Turbo Underpants

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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:20 am

July 28, 2014 - 221,896miles

ATF drain and fill with Valvoline Max Life ATF ( about 3.5 qts)

Finish second (and hopefully last) round of bumper cover painting. Now just waiting to dry. :D


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

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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Thu Jul 31, 2014 7:45 pm

July 31, 2014 - 222,008miles

ATF drain and fill again using Valvoline MaxLife ATF (about 3.5 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
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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Fri Aug 29, 2014 8:19 pm

August 29, 2014 - 222,720miles

Replaced S2 and Lock-Up Solenoids.
2 ATF drain and fills with ~4 quarts of Valvoline MaxLife ATF each time.


'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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Re: 1995 850 t5-R

Post by polskamafia mjl » Mon Sep 01, 2014 6:27 pm

September 1, 2014 - 222,765miles

Oil Change - 5W30 Mobil 1 Synthetic
Mann Filter


'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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