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      I had a new chevy S10 that was clipped while...

      I had a new chevy S10 that was clipped while parked. The insurance company listed the accident as minor but since the repair listed repairs to the front quarter, bumper, mirror and door carfax...
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      Glad to hear that the insurance company is going...

      Glad to hear that the insurance company is going to make it right. I have seen others who were not made right after such a mistake.

      Regarding the dash cam, some insurance companies (Nationwide)...
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      Meh a nodular iron case, ring and pinion made of...

      Meh a nodular iron case, ring and pinion made of a softer race alloy for hard launches, weld the collar sleeve how much could that cost? Then you'll just have to worry about burning up the haldex,...
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      Ceramic is not a cure all

      I have a 2005 s60 that might receive a coating depending on how my Toyota Tacoma fairs. The paint isn't nearly as nice as the paint on an XC90. It required a lot of work to remove the orange peel ...
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      my 2.5t lpt has at best hit 26.1 on highway and...

      my 2.5t lpt has at best hit 26.1 on highway and is quick to drop to 16 -18 around town. My overall average ranges between 23 and 24 mpg with most of that driving on the highway. North Carolina...
    6. Don't buy without an inspection. If you can find...

      Don't buy without an inspection. If you can find out if the car was serviced at a Volvo dealer using carfax I would call that dealer and see if you can get the records. When repairs start to pop up...
    7. I have about 25K miles and 3 years on a set of...

      I have about 25K miles and 3 years on a set of Lemforder control arms with no issues. However, it sounds like this batch is newer than the CAs I installed on my car.
    8. hmm lets see, a current XC60 T8 can easily get...

      hmm lets see, a current XC60 T8 can easily get into the 60k - 70k range.
      6 - 7k to install similar brakes,
      4k to match the ultralight wheels,
      those shocks and strut bars are probably 8 - 12K...
    9. Nice work on those cars. The flop on that Tacoma...

      Nice work on those cars. The flop on that Tacoma is impressive as is that color match on what I assume was the Nova? GL with NOT selling it ;-) The last vehicle I sold that I said I would never...
    10. Sent PM regarding the TCV and DICE unit

      Sent PM regarding the TCV and DICE unit
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      http://www.midwestturboconnection.com/ They...

      http://www.midwestturboconnection.com/

      They have different levels of kits depending on what you plan on doing with the turbo. They will also balance your turbine shaft for 50.00 plus shipping. ...
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      You can also pick up some rebuilt R calipers from...

      You can also pick up some rebuilt R calipers from Napa for 200.00 a piece but if you can find someone parting an R and you're handy, buying used and rebuilding is the way to go since you can also...
    13. Wouldn't bother me a bit. The cost savings for...

      Wouldn't bother me a bit. The cost savings for not paying for the upgrade would go towards the next set of summer tires since the ones that come on the larger wheels burn up at a rate of about 20 -...
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      The upgrade to 305mm rotors on the front is...

      The upgrade to 305mm rotors on the front is cheaper yet and doesn't require a wheel swap for folks using 16 inch wheels. All you need is the 305mm caliper bracket and new rotors. Everything else...
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      The splines are definitely worn now that you...

      The splines are definitely worn now that you mention it. Probably worth replacing with a reman
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      Getting the joint back onto the shaft and the...

      Getting the joint back onto the shaft and the boot back on is arguably harder than cleaning the joint and regreasing. That second video does a really good job detailing those steps. Hopefully you...
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      assembly and disassembly of joint ...

      assembly and disassembly of joint

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-R11jtnyV8

      Getting the joint back on the inner axle shaft

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-S-ofMoWsr0
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      322K miles! Lists mechanical problems... ...

      322K miles! Lists mechanical problems...

      https://www.copart.com/lot/32856048
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      Bump. Great price on these. I'm cheap and...

      Bump. Great price on these.

      I'm cheap and the cheapest I could refurbish a set of scrap yard blues is about 85.00 for a DIY cleaning, new orings and refurb without flow testing. It would cost...
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      Ouch it would cost me 24.00 per tank to get 89 up...

      Ouch it would cost me 24.00 per tank to get 89 up to 92 or better using the NOS octane booster. Maybe I'll just keep my foot out of it...
    21. I wonder if the battery pack on the 90 is larger.

      I wonder if the battery pack on the 90 is larger.
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      True enough. On that note if someone is...

      True enough. On that note if someone is interested I will sell the setup as promised. Another early 2000 V70 came into my local lot last week so I can pull another.
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      Opted to keep the turbo and rebuild it. I'll...

      Opted to keep the turbo and rebuild it. I'll just hold off on its install until the youngster is done learning assuming the car survives...
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      Best Cat Converter safe octane booster?

      Over the 4th I'll be heading into the Ozarks. 93 octane availability can be spotty and old if it's available. I want to carry some octane booster in case I'm forced to pump 89. The stuff I used to...
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      Given the age of the car this was pulled from and...

      Given the age of the car this was pulled from and the likelihood that it is original I would still plan on rebuilding this turbo before installing it. That will run about 90.00 for a DIY job without...
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      16T turbo with OTE and blue injectors

      This is all you need other than a retune to swap a 14T turbo out for a 16T.

      I'm selling because my project car is going to be converted over to a teens first car. More HP + teen driver = higher...
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      Have the 90s Rs appreciated? Nope, not...

      Have the 90s Rs appreciated? Nope, not really.... If you enjoy the caR keep it. Otherwise, sell it on and advertise it nationwide. Folks will travel for a low mileage v70R m66.
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      I had some signal interference issues during my...

      I had some signal interference issues during my installation testing until I moved mine into the center console by the driver seat and out of the reach of the shifter linkage. There's really only...
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      I agree that it can be a pain to get new devices...

      I agree that it can be a pain to get new devices to sync but once they've synced the first time the sync fine from there on out. When getting my daughters phone to sync I actually had to turn off...
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      hmmm seems like a sheet metal intake could be...

      hmmm seems like a sheet metal intake could be fabricated to fit a whipple ala LS7 style.
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