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      I seem to live in part of the world where...

      I seem to live in part of the world where absolutely no one but me mods Volvos at all, lol. I've been looking, but it seems like I'm on the edge of the map.

      If I kept it FWD I wouldn't want to go...
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      I was just curious if you meant with something...

      I was just curious if you meant with something other than info. Right on. Seems like everyone only talks about the K16 turbo upgrade. Why is this so popular? Just because it bolts right up?...
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      How would you help with the build?

      How would you help with the build?
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      Wow, mixing a C30 and a Porsche power plant would...

      Wow, mixing a C30 and a Porsche power plant would definitely be insane, kinda hope you go for it. Thanks for sharing the info that you've found, I appreciate it a lot because I would prefer to do the...
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      Thanks for the reply! Looks like we've got 3 of...

      Thanks for the reply! Looks like we've got 3 of the same vehicles, I have a 98 F150 4.6L as well.

      Sounds like some very solid advice. I am mainly just running ideas by right now, but the more...
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      So, I just realized I never updated this thread...

      So, I just realized I never updated this thread when I got the car back on the road. It ended up sitting in a garage for months and when I finally got around to working on it I replaced the battery...
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      So the steering wheel thing was confusing me as...

      So the steering wheel thing was confusing me as well, but this car was in a front end collision that set the airbag off and it was replaced, or so I'm told.. so that could explain the lack of the R...
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      Racecar to Be

      I have a 2008 C30 that I picked up for $500 that I bought planning to build into a racecar. I'm pretty sure it is an R-Design, but I'm not entirely sure. It has the 6 speed M66 transmission and I...
    9. I've experienced this too in my 2005 S60. After...

      I've experienced this too in my 2005 S60. After looking into many many possibilities it seems the Electronic Throttle Body may be at fault in my case, though it has never given me a code. May be...
    10. I have the IPD HD TCV in my S60 as well and I...

      I have the IPD HD TCV in my S60 as well and I haven't experienced any issues with it. I am also running the medium weight spring and never experienced any off the issues you're running into. Are you...
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      I would love to be able to get in on any group...

      I would love to be able to get in on any group buy of parts. Just picked up a C30 T5 that needs some lovin'.
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      Yah I think the first half of that sentence was...

      Yah I think the first half of that sentence was just a quick reply because you were acting like a dick on that post too, so I was mainly trying to address the people that were helping.
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      I don't remember the exact numbers I got when I...

      I don't remember the exact numbers I got when I ran the compression test, that was one of the first things I did, but they were all consistent with each other and around where they should be. I can't...
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      Ok, I just said screw it and took it out. I got...

      Ok, I just said screw it and took it out. I got it to throw 1 code:

      P0302 Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected

      Just for fun, I threw another new coil pack on that I happened to have already. Won't know...
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      It is running, that's how I was able to get live...

      It is running, that's how I was able to get live scan data that was recorded while idling it for 15 minutes. And YES I did, I believe I did actually mention that in the other post, but if I didn't,...
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      And I've been explaining things as they develop....

      And I've been explaining things as they develop. I'm not asking how to change a fuse, this is an issue that the dealership wasn't even able to solve and I can't afford to go buy the worlds fanciest...
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      I don't currently have any codes due to the...

      I don't currently have any codes due to the battery being dead for a couple months, it has a new battery now but all of the codes are cleared. It's difficult to do much testing with it right now...
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      I have not scanned the car with Vida, I don't...

      I have not scanned the car with Vida, I don't even really know what that is. I did originally take it to the dealer, to no avail, so if that is something they do there then it was done.
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      Also, I notice a buzzing sound that seems to be...

      Also, I notice a buzzing sound that seems to be coming from my throttle body, this reminded me of when my throttle position sensor went bad on my motorcycle, it made the throttle body act and buzz...
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      Still Not Running!!!

      Hello again everyone,

      This is a continuing topic from a previous post, you may reference it HERE.

      So that everyone can fully understand the situation I'm going to go back to the beginning of...
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      Does anyone think that there is a chance this...

      Does anyone think that there is a chance this could all be caused by an electrical issue like a bad battery or a bad alternator? I know that the battery is bad but I don't know about the alternator....
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      The fuel pump fuse should just be in the fuse box...

      The fuel pump fuse should just be in the fuse box thats in the engine bay right behind the air box. At least that's where mine is. These cars seem to take fancy fuses though, I've never been able to...
    23. Also, out of curiosity, you say you just bought...

      Also, out of curiosity, you say you just bought the car, what is the milage at?
    24. This hose is incredibly simple to replace...

      This hose is incredibly simple to replace actually. I order all of my parts from FCP Euro as all off their parts have lifetime warranties and the prices are reasonable.

      With this replacement,...
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      I have already ran those tests, one of the first...

      I have already ran those tests, one of the first things I did. Everything was good with those tests. Just got the battery tested again and this time they told me it didn't pass the load test, anyone...
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      Ignore that, didn't read the second page. I'll...

      Ignore that, didn't read the second page. I'll run that test today.
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      I'm not 100% sure on how to run this test, could...

      I'm not 100% sure on how to run this test, could you give me some advice? As for the coils though, as stated before, I have replaced 2 of the coils with new Bosch coils. However, the misfire remains...
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      I'm in 100% agreeance with you. None of this adds...

      I'm in 100% agreeance with you. None of this adds up at all and unfortunately my local dealership all seems to have their heads up their asses. When I pull the coil they all still have an effect on...
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      I did remove the throttle body and clean it but...

      I did remove the throttle body and clean it but when I reinstalled it I didn't use gasket maker I bought a new oem gasket and torqued it to spec so I don't think that would be my issue.
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      Yeah that's definitely not a soled issue, before...

      Yeah that's definitely not a soled issue, before my car started running like crap my normal boost pressures were around 12psi, which from my understanding is pretty standard.
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