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Re: 98 XC-Disappointing 0-60 times: what do I do?

Post by CIK7 » Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:03 pm

abscate wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:18 pm
Make sure this guy didn't work on your drivetrain....
Didn't mean to thank for the post but what do you mean by that?
1998 V70 XC black ($1K trade, Mi:144/147K, immaculate, remodel in progress, 2 updates coming soon)
1998 V70 XC white ($50 cash, junk, donor for my black XC, off to jy soon, PM for parts)
2001 V70 Ba white (sold)
2009 Impala LT 3.5L (sold)

Plans for my 98 XC: 16T/18T, P2 M66 swap, logo/badge delete excl grille

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Re: 98 XC-Disappointing 0-60 times: what do I do?

Post by abscate » Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:31 am

CIK7 wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:03 pm
abscate wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:18 pm
Make sure this guy didn't work on your drivetrain....
Didn't mean to thank for the post but what do you mean by that?
I had a great picture to attach to it but a flock of chickens flew by and got my attention. Here you go...



:lol:
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Re: 98 XC-Disappointing 0-60 times: what do I do?

Post by CIK7 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:26 pm

abscate wrote: ↑
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:31 am
CIK7 wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:03 pm
abscate wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:18 pm
Make sure this guy didn't work on your drivetrain....
Didn't mean to thank for the post but what do you mean by that?
I had a great picture to attach to it but a flock of chickens flew by and got my attention. Here you go...



:lol:
Lol that driveshaft doesn't look good. Oh ikwym. You worked on a driveshaft and messed it up.
1998 V70 XC black ($1K trade, Mi:144/147K, immaculate, remodel in progress, 2 updates coming soon)
1998 V70 XC white ($50 cash, junk, donor for my black XC, off to jy soon, PM for parts)
2001 V70 Ba white (sold)
2009 Impala LT 3.5L (sold)

Plans for my 98 XC: 16T/18T, P2 M66 swap, logo/badge delete excl grille

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Re: 98 XC-Disappointing 0-60 times: what do I do?

Post by Richard99 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:40 pm

abscate wrote: ↑
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:31 am
CIK7 wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:03 pm
abscate wrote: ↑
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:18 pm
Make sure this guy didn't work on your drivetrain....
Didn't mean to thank for the post but what do you mean by that?
I had a great picture to attach to it but a flock of chickens flew by and got my attention. Here you go...



:lol:
Abscate, that wouldn't happen to be a driveshaft with 3 u-joints for an V70XC, would it? If it is, I want one! See driveshaft on the left.
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Re: 98 XC-Disappointing 0-60 times: what do I do?

Post by abscate » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:41 pm

BMW E83

I was watching football on TV while I worked and my brain got overloaded.
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Re: 98 XC-Disappointing 0-60 times: what do I do?

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:47 pm

CIK7, have you checked compression and cylinder leak down on this engine? That can tell a lot about the wear and reduced performance because of high miles.
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