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What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

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Washed and waxed the car. It'll be undone the next time I drive somewhere this time of year but it's still nice to get the layer of salt off every now and then. It needs a polish but it's still not bad looking for a 360000 km car.

Funny thing with light. Coming from outside I thought my buildings garage was quite well lit. Then I took a picture with the phone and realised it really isn't.
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Considering mice under the hood - nasty little buggers. That looks like some of your car's insulation repurposed for their nest. I try to keep a bar of mouse bait under the hood of all my vehicles.
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volvolugnut wrote: Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:58 pm Considering mice under the hood - nasty little buggers. That looks like some of your car's insulation repurposed for their nest. I try to keep a bar of mouse bait under the hood of all my vehicles.
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These little guys are destructive. I already removed my hood insulation because it looked like swiss cheese. Of course now my firwall insulation looks the same :shock:
I think it's more of a problem when I let the car sit in the carport for a few days. They start moving in when things are nice a quite.
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Ive got a neighbor hood cat, Pidge, who inspects my work for critters- she does boats, garages, too....
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I'll take her. How much?
96' 850 sedan, base, auto, pewter/charcoal, 117k miles
99' S70, base, 5-speed manual, nautic blue/ tan, 216k miles
04' V70, auto, ash gold/ tan, 233k miles, daughters car
05' V70, 5-speed manual, loaded, mistral green/ tan, 150k miles
79' Ford Capri S, Euro Spec 2.8 V6, T9 5-speed manual
58' Porsche Diesel Junior
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Maybe she can be part of loaner program? Looks very efficient and diligent.
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Sorry. It’s an EPA violation to sell, distribute, or rent cats, even for off road use.

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:lol:

Back on topic. It looks like my mileage is creeping up again. I will keep an eye on this, but after gassing up yesterday I got 29 mpg.
96' 850 sedan, base, auto, pewter/charcoal, 117k miles
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05' V70, 5-speed manual, loaded, mistral green/ tan, 150k miles
79' Ford Capri S, Euro Spec 2.8 V6, T9 5-speed manual
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Post by E Showell »

CCM recalibration with VIDA. We'll see if it works.
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

Post by - Pete - »

Sort of a neat little tool to add to the funnel collection.

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