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1998 Base V70

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cdnbluez
Posts: 124
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Year and Model: 09 C30/98 V70/99 S70
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1998 Base V70

Post by cdnbluez »

February 22, 2012. Replaced the radiator with a new OEM rad. Replaced rubber boot on drivers side drive shaft. Bought the rad last year for $150 off kijiji. Paid $250 parts and labour for a total of $400 cash.
2007 C30 T5 6 Speed
2005 S40
2006 XC70
2014 Mercedes E350
1996 Corvette Convertible LT4
Previous Volvos:'09 C30 5 speed, '99 S70, '99 S70 5speed, '98 V70 SE, '04 XC70, '01 V70, '02 V70 awd, '97 855, '90 745 Turbo+, '90 745 16v, '89 780 Bertone Turbo+, '86 760 Turbo+, '82 240 GL
cdnbluez
Posts: 124
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:55 am
Year and Model: 09 C30/98 V70/99 S70
Location: Toronto, Canada
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Re: 1998 Base V70

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Replaced 15" steel rims/snows with a set of 16" steel rims/snows. Bought all four rims/tires for $100, 9/32nd tread remaining, 205/55/16 Gislaveds.
2007 C30 T5 6 Speed
2005 S40
2006 XC70
2014 Mercedes E350
1996 Corvette Convertible LT4
Previous Volvos:'09 C30 5 speed, '99 S70, '99 S70 5speed, '98 V70 SE, '04 XC70, '01 V70, '02 V70 awd, '97 855, '90 745 Turbo+, '90 745 16v, '89 780 Bertone Turbo+, '86 760 Turbo+, '82 240 GL
cdnbluez
Posts: 124
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:55 am
Year and Model: 09 C30/98 V70/99 S70
Location: Toronto, Canada
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: 1998 Base V70

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New (used) 16" snows
New (used) 16" snows
March 13th, replaced right rear trail arm bushing, $140 installed.
2007 C30 T5 6 Speed
2005 S40
2006 XC70
2014 Mercedes E350
1996 Corvette Convertible LT4
Previous Volvos:'09 C30 5 speed, '99 S70, '99 S70 5speed, '98 V70 SE, '04 XC70, '01 V70, '02 V70 awd, '97 855, '90 745 Turbo+, '90 745 16v, '89 780 Bertone Turbo+, '86 760 Turbo+, '82 240 GL
cdnbluez
Posts: 124
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:55 am
Year and Model: 09 C30/98 V70/99 S70
Location: Toronto, Canada
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: 1998 Base V70

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April 6th replaced rear shocks and shock mounts with Bilstein Touring. Added 16" hubcaps for snows, bought a set of load bars.
2007 C30 T5 6 Speed
2005 S40
2006 XC70
2014 Mercedes E350
1996 Corvette Convertible LT4
Previous Volvos:'09 C30 5 speed, '99 S70, '99 S70 5speed, '98 V70 SE, '04 XC70, '01 V70, '02 V70 awd, '97 855, '90 745 Turbo+, '90 745 16v, '89 780 Bertone Turbo+, '86 760 Turbo+, '82 240 GL
cdnbluez
Posts: 124
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:55 am
Year and Model: 09 C30/98 V70/99 S70
Location: Toronto, Canada
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: 1998 Base V70

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April 14th swapped snow tires for summer wheels. Had 2 wheels re-balanced, and added a 5th Meteor rim/tire to use as a full size spare.
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2007 C30 T5 6 Speed
2005 S40
2006 XC70
2014 Mercedes E350
1996 Corvette Convertible LT4
Previous Volvos:'09 C30 5 speed, '99 S70, '99 S70 5speed, '98 V70 SE, '04 XC70, '01 V70, '02 V70 awd, '97 855, '90 745 Turbo+, '90 745 16v, '89 780 Bertone Turbo+, '86 760 Turbo+, '82 240 GL
cdnbluez
Posts: 124
Joined: Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:55 am
Year and Model: 09 C30/98 V70/99 S70
Location: Toronto, Canada
Been thanked: 2 times

Re: 1998 Base V70

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In July, replaced the plugs, wires, cap and rotor with OEM parts. Had the windows tinted.
August 29th, replaced muffler and tailpipe. Changed oil. Got 2 Thule bicycle carriers for free. Installed an egg-crate grill from a 1999 XC70.
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2007 C30 T5 6 Speed
2005 S40
2006 XC70
2014 Mercedes E350
1996 Corvette Convertible LT4
Previous Volvos:'09 C30 5 speed, '99 S70, '99 S70 5speed, '98 V70 SE, '04 XC70, '01 V70, '02 V70 awd, '97 855, '90 745 Turbo+, '90 745 16v, '89 780 Bertone Turbo+, '86 760 Turbo+, '82 240 GL
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