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      Re: (lookforjoe)

      Finally got the Eurosport exhaust installed.

      1998 V70 T5: H&R springs, Koni Yellows, IPD sways, EST exhaust, Porsche Cayenne wheels.
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      That's turned into a real nice looking car, if you paint it another color, your're nuts
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      Re: (JRL)

      Yeah, I've come to the same conclusion. Too many other projects going on, anyway....
      1998 V70 T5: H&R springs, Koni Yellows, IPD sways, EST exhaust, Porsche Cayenne wheels.
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      Thanks for that Joe, on both counts I always wondered how everyone was doing that! And yes I will get the updated version for sure!

      Volvotool that is one hawt looking ride!


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      Pics of Suspension Install


      Here's a "before" shot:

      I've got 5 of these minty bits; 4 to put on my car and one to sell:

      1998 V70 T5m @172k miles; 18t, turboback, Quaife LSD, Koni FSD/Eibach, IPD sways, SNAAB intake, ARD Blue, green injectors, etc., 50% E85
      1995 850 Turbo Sold at @168k miles.
      2004 V70R 6mt SOLD for the '98 plus mod money.

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      Re: (volvotool)

      Quote, originally posted by volvotool »

      Finally got the Eurosport exhaust installed.

      Car looks real good man. How do you like the EST exhaust? I'm thinking about getting one for my car eventually.

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      I'm sure viriiguy will reply with his view, but I also have the EST exhaust, so I'll give you my view. I like the look and the quality and the sound is a fair improvement over stock, and virtually zero drone. It is a relatively quiet exhaust, so if you're going for "race me" loud, you should either get another exhaust or delete one of the mufflers on the EST.
      1998 V70 T5m @172k miles; 18t, turboback, Quaife LSD, Koni FSD/Eibach, IPD sways, SNAAB intake, ARD Blue, green injectors, etc., 50% E85
      1995 850 Turbo Sold at @168k miles.
      2004 V70R 6mt SOLD for the '98 plus mod money.

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      Re: (greekone)

      It's been on only 24 hours, but I like it so far. I bolted right up with no problems or banging pipes. I hate "U" clamps, but other than that it's all top notch stuff. It doesn't drone, but it does have a bit of a rumble sound in the 2k rpm range. Very nice, I think.
      1998 V70 T5: H&R springs, Koni Yellows, IPD sways, EST exhaust, Porsche Cayenne wheels.
      2010 VW GTI: Blizzaks on 17's, Hankook V12s on 18's.
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      Re:

      Haven't had time for much but I did notice that my power steering is starting to hum when turning at very slow speeds.

      Kevin - your wagon does look sharp


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      Re: Re: (Chris@Swedespeed)

      Thanks, Chris. I've finally made peace with the fact that it's an automatic.
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      So many boring volvos so little time to fix them all

      You all need to add more colors

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      Re: (greekone)

      I am currently trying to burn out my stock exhaust so my wife will let me install a new system

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      Re: (ViriiGuy)

      today / yesterday i snagged some side marker lights. total cost... free.99 the local junkyard had em so i popped em out and cut the wires then installed em just like from IPD just 120$ cheaper. ill have to snag some pictures but its nothing new to anyone on here im just a little late in the game but free is free and im jobless so i love free
      1998 S70 T5M 134,000 miles, Classic Red, 17in Mille Miglia Ravia, Cooper Zeon Sport A/S, iPD Short Ram, iPd H.D. Poly Trans Mount & Upper Engine Stabilizer Mount, OMP Strut Brace, IPD H.D.,TCV, Autometer Sport Comp. II Boost Gauge, MSD Ignition Coil, 3" D.P. & Catback Exhaust, Eibach Pro Kit, IPD Tune, 8mm Kingsbornes, LED City Lights. Idk i have "stuff"

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      Re: (KurT5)

      Nice work. I love free even though I am not a student/unemployed. Why didn't the junkyard charge you for them?
      1998 V70 T5m @172k miles; 18t, turboback, Quaife LSD, Koni FSD/Eibach, IPD sways, SNAAB intake, ARD Blue, green injectors, etc., 50% E85
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      2004 V70R 6mt SOLD for the '98 plus mod money.

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      friends own and opperate it. if i do have to pay they say "how much you wanna pay?" then i come back with either nothing or if its something typically costly ill say 25$. they were like yea idk what they are but they are yours now so enjoy and enjoy i did and my wallet thanks me. that and they might feel bad for me because a week ago i had to drop off my 95 cherokee all lifted up an mud tires ect ect but although it ran like a champ and still got 20mpg it had frame rot. so i left with a sad face and only 188$ in my pocket


      Modified by KurT5 at 3:11 PM 6-7-2009
      1998 S70 T5M 134,000 miles, Classic Red, 17in Mille Miglia Ravia, Cooper Zeon Sport A/S, iPD Short Ram, iPd H.D. Poly Trans Mount & Upper Engine Stabilizer Mount, OMP Strut Brace, IPD H.D.,TCV, Autometer Sport Comp. II Boost Gauge, MSD Ignition Coil, 3" D.P. & Catback Exhaust, Eibach Pro Kit, IPD Tune, 8mm Kingsbornes, LED City Lights. Idk i have "stuff"

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      Re: (KurT5)

      Nice friends.
      1998 V70 T5m @172k miles; 18t, turboback, Quaife LSD, Koni FSD/Eibach, IPD sways, SNAAB intake, ARD Blue, green injectors, etc., 50% E85
      1995 850 Turbo Sold at @168k miles.
      2004 V70R 6mt SOLD for the '98 plus mod money.

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      Re: (pelicanflyt)

      1. I performed the rear hatch panel repair - no more rattles
      2. cleaned the wheels - the brake dust really builds quick!
      3. picked up a Snap-On oil filter wrench that will get off any stuck oil filter.


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      Re: (Chris@Swedespeed)

      #3 = smart idea.
      98 V70 AWD - M58 Gearbox | Beüst tune | 20T turbo | Green injectors | NA intake & throttle body, EST Intake, Snabb Fresh Air Pipe & Reverse Intercooler Piping | R Manifold, TME Downpipe, TME Exhaust | IPD Swaybars, Volvo Strut Brace, Öhlins Roadholding Suspension | 302mm front rotors, vented R rears, SS Brake lines | E-code C70 jewel headlamps. Engine build thread

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      In the last week I've...

      1. Replaced my CVVT Actuator Solenoid (No more CEL that we've had forever!).

      2. Fixed tailgate by getting new clips and putting silicone around the whole thing. Very quiet now!

      3. Today, I'm going to take car for a wash, come home and wax the crap out of it!


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      Hope you're going to wash it again after you drive home or you'll be waxing all the road dirt, fall out and other crap into your paint.
      If you haven't had the chance to do it in a while/ever, it's always worth using a clay bar before waxing. You will be very happy with the result!
      98 V70 AWD - M58 Gearbox | Beüst tune | 20T turbo | Green injectors | NA intake & throttle body, EST Intake, Snabb Fresh Air Pipe & Reverse Intercooler Piping | R Manifold, TME Downpipe, TME Exhaust | IPD Swaybars, Volvo Strut Brace, Öhlins Roadholding Suspension | 302mm front rotors, vented R rears, SS Brake lines | E-code C70 jewel headlamps. Engine build thread

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      drove to allentown and back to sell some tires.

      ahahah the brake squeel the brake squeal

      jebus I hate driving that car now

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      Re: (Chilled Man)

      hha i wouldnt mind brake squeel vs what i had to drive today. outa boredom i saw a 93 850 GLT haha and it only had 86k on it so i figured give it a look. couple dingers and what not but it didnt look to bad nothing i couldnt fix. took it for a spin... thought i was going to die when i had to brake. it was like a seizure throughout the whole car i was like wow. it was in okay condition but they wanted 3499 for it and i laughed when they offered an even trade for my S70 T5 haha
      1998 S70 T5M 134,000 miles, Classic Red, 17in Mille Miglia Ravia, Cooper Zeon Sport A/S, iPD Short Ram, iPd H.D. Poly Trans Mount & Upper Engine Stabilizer Mount, OMP Strut Brace, IPD H.D.,TCV, Autometer Sport Comp. II Boost Gauge, MSD Ignition Coil, 3" D.P. & Catback Exhaust, Eibach Pro Kit, IPD Tune, 8mm Kingsbornes, LED City Lights. Idk i have "stuff"

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      Re: (Big Will)

      Car wash place is only a mile from home, so no chance to get too much dirt. I was too cheap to get the clay bar stuff this time, but I am still very impressed with Turtle Wax Ice. Stuff was super easy and quick to use, and car looks the best it's been in years!

      Before the long drive back to school I'll give it a little more care!


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      Re: (ecbsykes)

      What exactly did you do to replace the cvvt? I get an intermittent code for that and may have to do this repair in the future.
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      Re: (mhbva)

      Quote, originally posted by mhbva »
      What exactly did you do to replace the cvvt? I get an intermittent code for that and may have to do this repair in the future.

      This is my write-up on MVS:

      http://www.matthewsvolvosite.c...21162


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      ^ LOL, no big deal er anything...

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      So far no .

      its just bolt on bolt off stuff I am doing .

      hardest part is remember where all the bolts goes espcially since allI do is drop them in a box lol

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      Re: (Chilled Man)

      Cleaned the old MG wheels, painted the spokes (too bad I didn't have orange paint ) & dropped them off at the (closed) shop. They are going on the NA on Mon, when the "new" tranny is in. I wasn't so good to my NA for the first 1/2 of its 172k life & the "R" gear started acting up. A tranny w/ 60K kind of 'found me', so it's going in tomorrow. The current wheels are not bad, but we put some drilled rotors & added some 'color' to the calipers & you can see them better thru the MG's.

      Have not given much attention to the T5M engine bay 'appearance', so I spent about 1 hr cleaning it up & prepping it for some cosmetic mods soon (IPd short RAM & a shiny RIP kit). The car is fast enough & I don't expect any performance gains, but I might show it next to the 244 at another VCOA event & never show a car w/ the hood closed.

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      Well today I went thru the automatic car wash, bad move. Apparently they were working on it and did not close it. Instead of soap, I got an oily substance like baby oil. So I took it to a car wash hut and had them give me a quick clean.

      Then after my aC cut out again, I decided to check my ac clutch gap. Should be .4ish, mine was 1.112 at it's lowest and 12.5 at the highest. I did not feel like ripping it al apart today, so I shoved some bread clips in there and got it to .38 - .44. Not bad so long as they hold. When the driveway is not 110 I will fix it properly


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      I would probably be having a panic attack at that point Last time I had a car that car apart, it was a Fiero and I was putting a 350 small block in it.

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      yeah now I am in the waiting for parts mode
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      Re: (Chilled Man)

      Just bought an IPD intercooler and RIP kit. Shot them a low offer and they took it.

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      Today I did...

      Originally, I was supposed to change the spark plug wires, distributor cap + rotor and other wire(forget name). I saw what needed to be undone(I know, it's not much) I got lazy, so I gave her a nice wash.

      This picture is a nice shot cause if I get too close, you see all the little imperfections.. but still decent for a 12 + year old production date car

      Some aesthetic work will get done on the car some time soon, but I have a few mechanical things to fix up.

      In the mean time, have a great summer.


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