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1998 S70 T5

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cmblackburn
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Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
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1998 S70 T5

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January 21, 2013- replaced power steering pump with 97,000 mile '95 850 turbo's unit, flushed steering rack with compressed air. Replaced power steering fluid, serpentine belt tensioner, serpentine idler pulley, topped up coolant and washer fluid.
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
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Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
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Re: 1998 S70 T5

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March 21st, 2013- 220,660 miles-
-Replaced broken center console wood with gray plastic part from '98 base v70; put stock shifter back on. Fixed accessory power outlet wiring harness.
-Replaced DS mirror motor and glass from wrecked '98 V70. $23
-Replaced failed Driver's seatbelt with unit from '96 850- had been replaced in late 2000 per belt tag- $8.
-Repaired passenger's seat back- was not moving.
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
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Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:23 am
Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
Location: Durham, North Carolina
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Re: 1998 S70 T5

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5/13/2013- 221,300 miles- rebuilt drivers side CV axle with new inner and outer boots, topped off transmission fluid.
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
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Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:23 am
Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
Location: Durham, North Carolina
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Saturday, June 1st, 2013- 221,550 miles
-Replaced front struts/rear shocks, rear shock mounts, bump stops, bellows, front strut mounts.
-Had car aligned at Merchants- all within specs of brand new S70
-Topped off oil (Mobil 1)
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
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Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:23 am
Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
Location: Durham, North Carolina
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October 17, 2013- 222,899 miles
-Replaced alternator with re-manufactured Duralast unit
-Replaced 47-DL battery with H6-DL (Brand new) -$13 difference
-Changed oil- Mobil 1 High Mileage 10w-30 Full Synthetic, Bosch filter
-Checked tire pressure, topped up all fluids
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
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Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:23 am
Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
Location: Durham, North Carolina
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Re: 1998 S70 T5

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August 2014- Installed brand new DEPO brand "Jewels", Volvo Jewel corner lamps
-Coolant flush at 228,800
-Replaced thermostat housing, thermostat- 230,000
-Installed spoiler- December 2014
-Installed H6-AGM Duralast Platinum battery- Dec 2014
-Oil change- M1 high mileage-221,800- Jan 2015
Cracked windshield- Feb 20, 2015
-Broken DS headlight wiper arm-Feb 21,2015
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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Re: 1998 S70 T5

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1/10/2016 241,039 Replaced cylinder head, timing belt and components, all related parts.
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
Posts: 249
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:23 am
Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
Location: Durham, North Carolina
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2015- V70R door panels, radio, door speakers, map pocket, Volvo rubber floor mats
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
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Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:23 am
Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
Location: Durham, North Carolina
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1/10/16 241,039 Cylinder head replaced (used unit with 101k miles, new stem seals and resurfaced), gaskets, turbo coolant hoses (iPd), upper radiator hose, coolant reservoir, full PCV system, ECT and connector, thermostat, timing belt and rollers/tensioner, Volvo spark plugs, cap and rotor
3/27/16 243,000 Tire rotation, passed safety and emissions inspections
5/22/16 244,783 Oil and filter change
12/17/16 249,718 Oil and filter change
12/25/16 249,900 Installed aftermarket radio (Pioneer DEH-X7800BHS)
12/28/16 249,940 Installed new rear deck speakers
1/4/17 250,003 Rotate tires
3/11/17 251,356 Passed safety and emissions inspections
3/27/17 251,719 Replaced throttle cable and throttle position sensor
4/15/17 252,288 Replaced J-Hose and air guide, bumper rivets, radiator mount
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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cmblackburn
Posts: 249
Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:23 am
Year and Model: 1998 S70 T5
Location: Durham, North Carolina
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5/3/17 252,568 Replaced stock injectors with "blues" from a 1999 C70 T5 w/ 129k, fixed dead cylinder #3. Reset ECU.
1998 S70 T5"M", 273k "The Blue Turd"
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2011 VW Jetta SportWagen TDI 6MT, 65k "Zoe"
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