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Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Post by RickHaleParker » Sat May 09, 2020 10:38 pm

smacknab wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 10:16 pm
Found a listing for 06 s40 manual transmission with "blown head gasket" that won't start. Listing notes that it's sat in the driveway for 3 years. It's listed for $400. Would I be crazy for trying to fix it?
Three years ... pull the dipstick. If there has been coolant in the crankcase for three years. It will need a lot more then a top end rebuild.
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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Post by bmdubya1198 » Sat May 09, 2020 11:03 pm

RickHaleParker wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 10:38 pm
smacknab wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 10:16 pm
Found a listing for 06 s40 manual transmission with "blown head gasket" that won't start. Listing notes that it's sat in the driveway for 3 years. It's listed for $400. Would I be crazy for trying to fix it?
Three years ... pull the dipstick. If there has been coolant in the crankcase for three years. It will need a lot more then a top end rebuild.
Yeah, that’s a very good point. The last time a car I bought “just needed a head gasket” it turned into a new engine. The cylinder walls were horribly rusted when I pulled the head off.
The problem is that people use water in the cooling system to save money since the HG is leaking, then if it gets into the combustion chambers and sits for an extended period of time, bad things happen. Same goes for the crankcase.
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2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 166k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
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2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Post by bmdubya1198 » Sat May 09, 2020 11:11 pm

V70 GLT project in Winston Salem NC.

Looks decent, it could probably be had for under $1k. I’d probably go pick it up if I had any more space :lol:
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2000 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 195k
2003 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 112k
2007 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 166k
1991 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 173k
1992 245 Base White/Beige 249k
2006 BMW 330i
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2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 V70 GLT Black/Beige 199k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k

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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Post by smacknab » Mon May 11, 2020 9:10 pm

Thought someone might be interested in the interior seats on this. If it's well maintained might be a good parts car. Or good enough to drive around on its own idk.

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99 s70 NA m56 - >213k miles

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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Post by smacknab » Thu May 14, 2020 3:25 pm

Parts car in NY
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Post by matthew1 » Thu May 14, 2020 7:00 pm

What a PEACH of a car. 64k miles, service records, great driver's seat leather. Wow.

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Volvo S70 sedan

White/ tan leather

Moon roof, alloys, power front seats, climate control a/c and heat, 2 keys, 2 remotes.

Extremely clean inside and out.

Leather is in excellent condition with NO rips or tears.

NO hail damage, NO stars or cracks in windshield.

64 k miles, yes....... that's right only 64 k miles !

This is a unicorn for sure.

An elderly ladies car originally from Texas that was garaged it's whole life and driven very little over it's lifetime.

(Remember the little ole lady who only drive her car to church on Sunday? This is her car !!!!!

The following has been done in the last 2k miles and/or this month:

Complete timing belt service including H2O pump, tensioners, idler, etc. (mileage 62.2k, 12/16)
New spark plugs
Rear engine mount
Upper torque mount
Upper strut springs
4 wheel alignment
R/F door lock actuator
Brake flush
Antifreeze flush

Oil and filter change 4/20
4 new (40k warranty tires) 4/20

This is a Non-turbo, runs on regular gas and averages mid 20's mpg.

1998 is one of the best years for a Volvo.

It is the last year before the coil pacs (drive by wire) and other electronic changes and is the most desirable of the 3 yrs this car was made from 98-2000.

With average mileage of 12k /year, a l998 vehicle should have at least 264.000 miles, BUT this car only has 64k, 200,000 miles LESS!

That's leaves a lot of years of driving left to experience with this car.

Everything has been maintained routinely and all services are up to date.

If you are a true Volvo lover, this is the car for you and the ideal car to put a new driver in.

This is almost like a barn find vehicle.

Asking $4250

Hurry as I know the first person to see the car will buy it.

Remember that this car needs absolutely nothing and ALL services are up to date.
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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Post by June » Thu May 14, 2020 7:18 pm

If I had any desire to drive a 850 again, THIS WOULD BE IT! That car is gorgeous! Good options as well. $4K is cheap. You'd spend at least that buying a cheap one and fixing it up. Yet you won't have a clean original like this one.

Being as this is Matthew's 850 site, please one of you enthusiast get this one! It would be a shame for a non Volvo enthusiast to buy this one to run it in the ground... BTW I am aware it's a S70 badge wise. It's still a 850 in my book. June
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Post by matthew1 » Thu May 14, 2020 7:24 pm

Agreed on all points, June. $4k is cheap.
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Being as this is Matthew's 850 site, please one of you enthusiast get this one! It would be a shame for a non Volvo enthusiast to buy this one to run it in the ground... BTW I am aware it's a S70 badge wise. It's still a 850 in my book. June
Especially a 1998. It's an 850 with a few different pieces of sheetmetal and interior.
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Post by matthew1 » Thu May 14, 2020 7:24 pm

I've got the RWD bug, bigtime. If I jump back in (when), it's going to be a RWD wagon.
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Re: Volvo Findings! (What have you found on Craigslist?)

Post by June » Thu May 14, 2020 7:32 pm

matthew1 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 7:24 pm
Agreed on all points, June. $4k is cheap.
June wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 7:18 pm
Being as this is Matthew's 850 site, please one of you enthusiast get this one! It would be a shame for a non Volvo enthusiast to buy this one to run it in the ground... BTW I am aware it's a S70 badge wise. It's still a 850 in my book. June
Especially a 1998. It's an 850 with a few different pieces of sheetmetal and interior.
Yes, being a 1998 no ETM!!! Good ole 850 under the hood! Yet it's had a freshen up as you said Matt. One of us on here MUST buy this one. I normally don't comment on used cars other than posting something interesting I run across. But this car is exactly what you want to see!!!!!!!! I'd hate to see a doofus who should drive a Honda or Toyota buy this and six months later send it to scrap with a blown engine or transmission out of ignorance. June
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1989 740 GLT ordered
1994 850 4door standard shift ordered
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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