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1998 S70 T5

Keep track of your Volvo's maintenance here. Keep track of what you did, when, and how much it cost.
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cmblackburn
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Re: 1998 S70 T5

Post by cmblackburn » Sun May 28, 2017 5:43 am

5/27/2017 254,064 Installed 4 "Tethys" 17" wheels with 205/50R17 Pirelli Cinturato Strada AS tires.
5/28/2017 254,244 Installed 2005 Volvo S60 AWD "Sport" 3 spoke steering wheel.


1998 S70 T5, 267k "The Blue Turd" Dead again, manual swapping
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2001 Ford Escape XLT, 198k "The Magic School Bus"

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Re: 1998 S70 T5

Post by cmblackburn » Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:17 pm

6/2/2017 254,414 Oil and filter changed-Pennzoil Platinum Euro 0W-40 and Mobil 1 Extended Performance filter


1998 S70 T5, 267k "The Blue Turd" Dead again, manual swapping
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2001 Ford Escape XLT, 198k "The Magic School Bus"

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cmblackburn
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Re: 1998 S70 T5

Post by cmblackburn » Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:00 pm

10/21/2017 256,569
Replaced turbocharger with used unit with ~130k miles
Replaced oil pan pickup tube seals
Repaired coolant leak


1998 S70 T5, 267k "The Blue Turd" Dead again, manual swapping
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2001 Ford Escape XLT, 198k "The Magic School Bus"

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cmblackburn
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Re: 1998 S70 T5

Post by cmblackburn » Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:31 pm

10/13/2018 262,337
-Replaced engine with used unit from 1996 855 Turbo (stated 129k, true mileage unknown)
-PCV to PTC elbow replaced
-cam and crank sensor replaced, oem used parts, mileage unknown
-engine mounts replaced
-Turbocharger solenoid replaced (Pierburg unit)
-All cooling hoses replaced (Samco, iPd heater hoses)
-Transmission torque mount replaced
-Cam seals, front pump seal replaced
-Timing belt and water pump replaced (ContiTech, Aisin)- all other timing components reused from previous engine (approx. 22k)
-Serpentine belt tensioner assembly replaced
-Steering rack assembly replaced with used unit from 1996 850R (130k on part)
-Power steering system flushed
-Oil cooler thermostat gasket and line seals replaced
-Oil pan resealed with new o-rings
-Air filter replaced
-Oil and coolant changed, Mann filter
-Vehicle aligned and tire pressure checked
-Transmission drain and fill performed
10/14/2018 262,357
-Changed oil and filter (Castrol Edge 10w30 High Mileage/ Mann filter)
-Installed Volvo spark plugs (used, about 21k on them)
-Car passed PCV glove test


1998 S70 T5, 267k "The Blue Turd" Dead again, manual swapping
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2001 Ford Escape XLT, 198k "The Magic School Bus"

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Re: 1998 S70 T5

Post by cmblackburn » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:19 pm

11/21/2018 262,734
-Replaced brake pads and rotors all around. 302mm brakes installed in front of the car. Brake fluid changed.

2/16/2019 264,111 Passed Safety and Emissions inspection

2/25/2019 264,173 Cooling system pressure tested; leak found and repaired (hose clamp)

4/21/2019 265,680 Distributor cap, rotor and ignition wires replaced. Serpentine belt replaced.

4/27/2019 265,860 Simota cold air intake kit installed. Fuel filter replaced- Mahle

6/23/2019 266,624 Installed used 1998 M56H 4.0 transmisison with 850R "707" clutch, new internal slave, used Volvo axles, resurfaced early flywheel, new Volvo rear main seal, new engine mounts (Meyle HD), oil and filter changed. Transmission filled with Volvo transmission oil.


1998 S70 T5, 267k "The Blue Turd" Dead again, manual swapping
2004 S40 2.4i, 164k "Cosmo"
2001 Ford Escape XLT, 198k "The Magic School Bus"

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