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Picking a 2004 C70 Conv, what parts to get?

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Re: Picking a 2004 C70 Conv, what parts to get?

Post by RickHaleParker » Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:37 pm

abscate wrote:
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:47 pm
Are those subframe bolts single use? Sure feels like it.

What’s the part number on that frame stiffener?
The large bolts that hold the Sub-frame to the frame are stretch to yield bolts: 105 Nm 120 ° . They will need to be replaced with the longer convertible bolts, VPN: 977509

The Stabilizer bar ( frame stiffener ) is VPN: 8618756 which supersedes 8614445. A $400.00 part at a dealer.
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Re: Picking a 2004 C70 Conv, what parts to get?

Post by bmdubya1198 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:14 pm

Yes, subframe bolts are single-use torque-to-yield bolts.
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Re: Picking a 2004 C70 Conv, what parts to get?

Post by erikv11 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:52 pm

This MVSer is looking for this front end part louvre, specific to C70:

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