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      Junior Member Denton's Avatar
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      GA: 1996 850R Sedan Polar White/Charcoal 159k + manual swap parts

      $1000 as-is


      Polar White/Charcoal 850R sedan.

      159K miles (indicated 118k, broken ODO). Mileage verified by Volvo scan tool. Have replacement ODO gears

      Exterior:
      Original, nice R front bumper. Some panels replaced from garaged Polar White donor, they are shiny in contrast to the original panels which should buff nicely. Hood, L/R fenders, R/F & R/R doors replaced from donor. No panel has been repainted.
      Euro Hella headlights
      Typical dings, large dent in right quarter panel.
      Power antenna inop

      Interior:
      A/C inop
      Moonroof works
      SC-901 radio from C70 with code
      Dark Walnut wood automatic shift knob
      Worn but not terrible original seats
      Original headliner not sagging
      Steering wheel needs replamement, leather torn
      New trunk shocks

      Mechanical:
      Has a working automatic in the car
      Needs attention in front end
      Torn boot in right axle
      New front ATE calipers, OEM Volvo hoses, 302mm Brembo front/Zimmerman rear rotors, and Powerstop pads. Needs brake fluid flush.
      New OEM battery
      New fuel pump relay

      17" Volans with new 215/50-17 Michelin Primacy HP, finish on Volans is fair but straight.

      Clean GA title in my name. Not registered, took off the road.
























      Sold swap kit.

      Koni STR-T new in box, strut brace available separately.
      Last edited by Denton; 06-23-2017 at 09:24 PM.
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      That m59! I'd love you find one myself glws


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      Oh, this is a strange feeling... I still feel pretty new around these parts, but I remember when you got this one. Making room for another project? Good luck with the sale!
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      Thanks guys. No more projects, this is just a time and money suck as I want everything in my cars to be perfect. With how I am, I won't be happy until it's concours, and I have neither the skill nor facilities.

      Fuel pump relay seems to have solved the stalling...
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      You did a fantastic job cleaning up that exterior. Hopefully the next owner will finish the job and fix up the interior. Shameless plug: I have the R steering wheel this car needs and Denton would already have it if he wasn't wanting out of this car. This is gonna be an epic ride for someone with a M59 (!!!!!) in it! GLWS.

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      Thanks Jared.

      I reduced the price to $3k as-is, I just can't handle a project right now at this point in life.
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      Damn, I wish I could buy this. I'm sure someone else will enjoy it much more though. Good luck with sale, and I think your price is right on point at $3k.
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      PM sent

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      GA: 1996 850R Sedan Polar White/Charcoal 159k + manual swap parts

      Down to $2500 we go! Need to simplify my life!

      Thanks for the kind words and interest, everyone.
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      $2k on Atlanta CL, I need the room.
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      Quote Originally Posted by volbro850 View Post
      That m59! I'd love you find one myself glws
      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      You did a fantastic job cleaning up that exterior. Hopefully the next owner will finish the job and fix up the interior. Shameless plug: I have the R steering wheel this car needs and Denton would already have it if he wasn't wanting out of this car. This is gonna be an epic ride for someone with a M59 (!!!!!) in it! GLWS.
      To clear up the confusion it's an M56H, I don't know what I was smoking to think it was an M59. Ad corrected!
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      Keeping the bump for a Solid Seller / Volvo Enthusiast!

      I purchased my current 850R wagon from Denton 3-4 years ago and he was a Perfect seller / descripto / deal maker of a Volvo Enthusiast. Should go to a good home here , I cant justify owning this sedan...

      Good luck with sale. my daughter turns 16 in 14 years... should i get it and keep it now?

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      Quote Originally Posted by JEDDUH01 View Post
      Keeping the bump for a Solid Seller / Volvo Enthusiast!

      I purchased my current 850R wagon from Denton 3-4 years ago and he was a Perfect seller / descripto / deal maker of a Volvo Enthusiast. Should go to a good home here , I cant justify owning this sedan...

      Good luck with sale. my daughter turns 16 in 14 years... should i get it and keep it now?
      Thanks! So glad my last R went to a good home! This one isn't nearly as nice unfortunately.

      PM me if you want to think about building it up for your daughter, you'll get a repeat buyer discount LOL. Can't think of anyone I'd rather sell a car too, or a better home than yours. You would need a dolly as I wouldn't drive it out of the neighborhood and it's not registered.
      Last edited by Denton; 05-23-2017 at 09:19 PM.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Denton View Post
      Thanks! So glad my last R went to a good home! This one isn't nearly as nice unfortunately.

      PM me if you want to think about building it up for your daughter, you'll get a repeat buyer discount LOL. Can't think of anyone I'd rather sell a car too, or a better home than yours. You would need a dolly as I wouldn't drive it out of the neighborhood and it's not registered.
      Can't put an unregistered car on a dolly; you'll either need a full trailer or register it. Any vehicle with wheels that are touching the ground needs to be registered in every state I know of.

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Can't put an unregistered car on a dolly; you'll either need a full trailer or register it. Any vehicle with wheels that are touching the ground needs to be registered in every state I know of.
      The more you know...it makes sense if you don't think about it.
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      GA: 1996 850R Sedan Polar White/Charcoal 159k + manual swap parts

      I don't need it

      I don't need it

      I definitely don't need it


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      Quote Originally Posted by Nurse Ratchet View Post
      I don't need it

      I don't need it

      I definitely don't need it


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      Buuuuut.....you want it?

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Buuuuut.....you want it?
      Same... Ugh. So tempting.
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      yellow95, trying to get in touch.

      R is still available, surprisingly. Needs to go this week.
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      Will sell for less without manual swap parts and Konis, priced at $1500 without those parts.
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      Uughghhhh why can't i have 1500 and a plane ticket??
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      Quote Originally Posted by CYB3RBYTE View Post
      Uughghhhh why can't i have 1500 and a plane ticket??
      Why can't I just have $1500 lol I've always wanted a white 854 R with dark interior along with a black 855 R

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      Quote Originally Posted by CYB3RBYTE View Post
      Uughghhhh why can't i have 1500 and a plane ticket??
      LOL I wouldn't try driving it to Milwaukee, a bit of a project. Typical 850 stuff.

      It is nice being a rust-free Southern car.
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      Updated original post as selling aftermarket parts separately.

      M56H swap sold
      Last edited by Denton; 06-13-2017 at 04:58 PM.
      2016 Passion Red/Off-black S60 T5 R-Design
      2006 Ice White/Oak XC70
      1996 Polar White/Charcoal 854R
      Former: 1996 Bright Red 855R, 2003 Silver V70 T5, 2012 Black Sapphire C30 T5 R-Design 6MT P*

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      Nobody on SS wants a project? CL is obnoxious as ever.
      2016 Passion Red/Off-black S60 T5 R-Design
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      1996 Polar White/Charcoal 854R
      Former: 1996 Bright Red 855R, 2003 Silver V70 T5, 2012 Black Sapphire C30 T5 R-Design 6MT P*

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