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Volvo Classifieds — A Dedicated Page

Volvo Classifieds Header -

Volvo Classifieds It’s a dedicated Volvos for Sale – Classifieds page. To mark a car sold, just mark a post Solved… that’s the thumbs up button “Accept this answer”. June 18, 2018 update: joining this page is Volvo Parts Classifieds. Please help and do mark them Sold if they’re not.

How to Remove Center Speaker on the Dash

Center Speaker - How to remove it

Q: Does any one has the experience on how to remove the dashboard speaker grill? Do I need some special to tool? A few days ago when I tried to use a flat plastic stick to unclench the mesh, it didn’t work and formed a small dent on the soft part of the dash. So […]

How Many Miles Do You Have on Your Volvo?

Volvo Ownership Data And Polls

How Many Miles Do You Have on Your Volvo? You can vote for up to 3 different Volvos you own/owned. Especially if it’s over 500K miles, please comment about which it is: Classic, 200/700/900, 850/S70/V70/C70/XC70, or P3… 2001+. Do you have a high mileage club badge?

Moderator Donation Drive On Now

Fist Moderator Donation

Donate to the MVS Moderators Tally of donations so far I do this twice a year to get some beer money together for these guys. They do so much for us Volvo owners. Maybe they’ve helped you.

The Volvo XC40, Viral Video, and Future Moms

XC40 Undercover Sale Pregnant Ladies

Volvo Cars North Miami wanted to make a television ad for the new Volvo XC40. Ok, nothing out of the ordinary here, except for perhaps the sheer quality of the finished product. And that it’s gone viral. Or rather, the “making of” video of the ad is going viral. The ad we can’t find.  😮 😳 🙄 […]

2007 XC70 Towing a Large Trailer

2007 XC70 towing a 1000-lbs trailer (empty weight)

I just grabbed this shot in the DU area of Denver yesterday. With a tow rating of 3300 pounds, a 2007 XC70 is a capable hauler. This trailer looks to be about a 1000-lbs trailer which is about as big as you want to go on Volvo passenger cars, and here’s a roughly equivalent trailer […]

Volvo News! April 2018 Newsletter

Mvs Newsletter April 2018

MVS Forums moderator donation drive in 1 week! Amazon, and New Volvos’ Trunks Stretch S90 as a Luxury, Rolling Planetarium? What? So the Four Ain’t an Eight After All V70 Dies… A Moment of Silence Please MVS Classifieds: Laser Blue V70 R (oh baby), S60 AWD Another V70 R… This One a Project Car QOTM1, […]

Volvos with CarPlay

Volvos With Carplay

Need a list of Volvos with CarPlay? Be careful what you buy! Not all new Volvos have CarPlay. I’ve been using CarPlay for a year, and I love it. I’d have a difficult time going back to a car without it, in fact. I like it so much I started a CarPlay information and news […]

1996 Volvo 850 R For Sale, $1500, Eugene Oregon


Emergency sale, at this point. Save me from the crusher type of sale.  It’s not mine. Craigslist ad, MVS forums post condition: fair cylinders: 5 cylinders drive: fwd fuel: gas odometer: 201000 paint color: black size: mid-size title status: clean transmission: automatic type: sedan I’m selling my ’96 850R and need it gone before the end of April and I don’t want to have to […]

What Did You Put Off Doing to Your P2 Volvo Today?

No Repairs Today

Aping the 173-post topic What Did You Do To Your P2 Volvo Today? started by MVS Contributor oragex 1.5 years ago, MVS member hethaerto hilariously posts several days ago ➡ What Did You Put Off Doing to Your P2 Volvo Today? Because we all put off car repairs. If you don’t put off repairs, you’re either a big liar or you’ve […]

Was There a Stock Lowering Spring for Volvo 850s?

Oem Lowering Springs 850

MVS member Martin has a question about his Euro-spec (being in Norway) 1994 Volvo 850… can he install stock lowering springs if he can find them? He wants a lower ride height, but he’d like to stay original equipment (OE). Did Volvo make lower-height springs for some 850s? Were stock lowering springs a stock item? Maybe for the T-5R […]

DIY: 2005 XC90 Heater Core Replacement

2005 XC90 Heater Core DIY

Overview CN90 continues his documented DIY tear with this fine 2005 XC90 Heater Core Replacement piece. The cabin heater in his XC90 was blowing lukewarm air. Now it’s hot again. UPDATE, outside temp today was in 32F. Normally, it is lukewarm with the OLD heater core. With this brand-new Heater Core, it is so HOT […]