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96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

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96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by h20ham » Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:08 am

Any ideas on a price/value
About 80,000 miles
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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r

Post by abscate » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:50 am

Ill bump this into the P80 forum, where you will be asked for pictures

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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by erikv11 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:49 am

The yellow wagon was only produced in 95 model year. So yes it would be a T5-R, not an R. Or if it is indeed a 96 then the paint is not original.

Worth what the buyer will pay! At 80k (assuming the odometer isn't broken, ad the OBD 1 mileage gives the same number) it may paradoxically need a lot of work due to sitting for so long, but I wouldn't be surprised to see it go for 8k or in a frenzied market up to a lot more.
'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 145k
'98 S70 NA, 220k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 285k
'06 S60 R, 165k
'99 Camry V6 :shock: 125k
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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by 850 LPT » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:56 am

We need a lot more information on the car to make a meaningful recommendation such as service history and what it's needs are. Also we need photos.
A beat up survivor will not bring much, but like Eric said a pristine example could go through the roof, especially if 2 people start fighting for it.
96' 850 sedan, base, auto, pewter/charcoal, 115k miles
99' S70, base, 5-speed manual, nautic blue/ tan, 213k miles
04' V70, auto, ash gold/ tan, 229k miles, daughters car
05' V70, 5-speed manual, loaded, mistral green/ tan, 146k miles
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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by abscate » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:10 am

The cream yellow paint code for the 1995 R is 607

If its a 1996, its just a cool P80 so usual pricing applies.

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CREAM YELLOW 850 T-5R VOLVOS & PAINT CODE
This Yellow 850 T-5R is the second of the top of collectible Volvos, sought after only more by the rare Nautic Blue 1999 T5 stick shift wagon with heated third seat Cream yellow was only used in model year 1995 for the Volvo 850 line, and only on the T-5R variant. 364 sedans imported to the United States, and 49 wagons imported to the United States. No, those numbers are not missing a 0.
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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by redc70 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:35 am


Great info for this car and why it is so special...

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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by h20ham » Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:03 pm

Indeed, the build date is 1995-07 so a 1996. Well. 1995 is what it is registered as
I have noticed them sell between 8-15k
But a wagon hasn’t sold in a while.
Guess not $30k, but it seems they should be worth more than $8
68 125 b18 4 speed
72 164e b30 5 speed
79 242 16v 5 speed
84 744 T 5 speed
86 745 T 5 speed
88 765 T aw71
91 745 T 5 speed
95 965 T shift controller in progress
05 xc90 rough idle

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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by erikv11 » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:29 pm

Build date is almost definitive but still ... What is the original paint code on the plate under the hood? If it is 607 then it is a true 95. Is it a VIN 58? Year model S or T? Or just post up the VIN and we (or you) can look it up e.g. http://new.volvocars.com/ownersdocs/199 ... n1995.html
'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 145k
'98 S70 NA, 220k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 285k
'06 S60 R, 165k
'99 Camry V6 :shock: 125k
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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by abscate » Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:19 am

There are fake cream yellow Volvo’s out there; apparently the perps out there know they are desirable.

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Re: 96 yellow wagon t5r, ask price?

Post by h20ham » Sat Feb 22, 2020 10:17 am

It was for sale for $8k.
The guys backed out of selling it
Seemed worth it
68 125 b18 4 speed
72 164e b30 5 speed
79 242 16v 5 speed
84 744 T 5 speed
86 745 T 5 speed
88 765 T aw71
91 745 T 5 speed
95 965 T shift controller in progress
05 xc90 rough idle

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