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    1. I don't have an exact answer for this scenario,...

      I don't have an exact answer for this scenario, but what I can tell you, is on these Volvo's, every piece of electronics is tied to every other piece, so if you swap from one car to another, it won't...
    2. Owners manual for my 09 states fuse 5 is the...

      Owners manual for my 09 states fuse 5 is the Drivers Door Module & 4 is the Passenger

      It also states this for your car on the actual fuse panel cover so do what that says.

      If that doesn't work,...
    3. Thread: 1998 v70r

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      " It's got a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant,...

      " It's got a cop motor, a 440 cubic inch plant, it's got cop tires, cop suspensions, cop shocks. It's a model made before catalytic converters so it'll run good on regular gas"




      [emoji846]
    4. Yeah, I'm also dreaming of the 2020 RS6, neither...

      Yeah, I'm also dreaming of the 2020 RS6, neither are gonna happen though lol

      [emoji16]
    5. Yeah, but the face-lift looks Gooooooood!!! ...

      Yeah, but the face-lift looks Gooooooood!!!

      And if I was gonna buy a '16/17, I'd go w/ cpo for that warranty lol
    6. For a lot of reasons it makes sense for me to...

      For a lot of reasons it makes sense for me to hold off at least 6-12 months before changing cars.

      A) wife needs/deserves a new car first.
      B) better examples available away from the upper...
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      IAQ filter, oil change, engine air filter & spark...

      IAQ filter, oil change, engine air filter & spark plugs. 60k on plugs, didnít look terrible but they were definitely due, and Iím hoping the car gets a little better mpg on some upcoming road trips....
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      Do it..... [emoji16] Just did it tonight in the...

      Do it.....
      [emoji16]
      Just did it tonight in the cold garage, perfectionist me will have to redo it, but this was a test, you'll see it tomorrow. But this confirms, strong chance I may actually...
    9. Noice! If that was closer I'd look. Still...

      Noice! If that was closer I'd look.

      Still Tryin to convince the other half that changing vehicles is a good idea.

      She's repeatedly told me do what I need to, but I'm not pulling that card until...
    10. Yeeees, Talos for sure, although I do like the...

      Yeeees, Talos for sure, although I do like the actual think spoke XC wheels in a way.


      Won't need winters where we're moving, so I can eventually sell my Tethy's w/ winter rubber
    11. Hey Wait Am I lil bro now? I'm so confused...

      Hey
      Wait
      Am I lil bro now?
      I'm so confused
      [emoji16]



      Found this, an 06 XC70 with 91k miles, 3rd row seats, asking $5k.
      Blue (Barents?) and tan, almost tempted to entertain this as a...
    12. Got sidetracked. Started checking out FJ...

      Got sidetracked.
      Started checking out FJ Cruisers w/ 6 speeds lol.

      Anyhoot.
      '13 T6 XC70
      In town.
      Under $19k

      Hmmm
    13. Lol, 3 years in Illinois and now coming up on 3...

      Lol, 3 years in Illinois and now coming up on 3 years in Wisconsin, still haven't had Culver's.

      Damn healthy hobby, maybe I'll have to hit it up before I move
    14. '99 v70xc $3495 Green/tan 124k miles 3...

      '99 v70xc
      $3495
      Green/tan
      124k miles

      3 month warranty lol

      Maybe offer $2500 cash out the door (kbb says that's max value)
    15. True. I want my 09 S60 transmission to be...

      True.

      I want my 09 S60 transmission to be perfect (currently not)

      Otherwise in a perfect world I want either a P80 V70XC or P2 XC70, but with a manual.

      ( I say that now, but watch in 6...
    16. Lol Yeah, I get the weekly "trending posts on...

      Lol

      Yeah, I get the weekly "trending posts on swedespeed" email and always cringe when there's a new melted cylinder thread or engine replaced at 50k miles thread, these old 5 cylinders aren't...
    17. Big old bottle of Kirkland 12 year single malt....

      Big old bottle of Kirkland 12 year single malt.
      Very drinkable and easy on the wallet.

      But have a few bottles in rotation at the moment, cold winter drives me towards some really peaty Islay...
    18. Ooooooooh, I likey, that's a great color. 2018...

      Ooooooooh, I likey, that's a great color.
      2018 T6, is that a dual charged 4?

      I'm well into my scotch and not thinking straight
    19. Yeah. I mean, I'd love to road trip/move cross...

      Yeah. I mean, I'd love to road trip/move cross country in my '72 164, but that'd be a long a slow trip, and there's a potential for weather early in the year, and at any given moment some random...
    20. Similarish for me. My S60 came in 2014 on an...

      Similarish for me.

      My S60 came in 2014 on an open 14 car trailer (whatever, full size hauler) Seattle WA to Champaign IL I think was around $1000 but forget.

      My 164 came in 2018 on an open 3...
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      Lower poly mount(s) installed on the transmission...

      Lower poly mount(s) installed on the transmission torque mount.

      Coupled with the upper mount, definitely feels more connected to the car, yeah, you feel vibrations, but itís a good connection.
      ...
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      Nice! After Firestone ripped one of my winter...

      Nice!
      After Firestone ripped one of my winter tires, I got a whole set of 4, and had just put summer (all season) tires on my S60, and on my 164, so hopefully I am not doing rubber for a few years...
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      Correct, I'm not saying things won't draw off the...

      Correct, I'm not saying things won't draw off the battery when the car is off (OK, even on), but that parasitic draw I find hard to associate to a mechanical influence on the actual engine...
    24. I dunno, but after enough scammers on craigslist,...

      I dunno, but after enough scammers on craigslist, I get it, it's frustrating lol




      I'm still looking for the right XC wagon, but it has to be good enough for me to get into it with the...
    25. Haven't seen this one yet, 88 240 wagon w/ a 5...

      Haven't seen this one yet, 88 240 wagon w/ a 5 speed?
      $4800

      https://dubuque.craigslist.org/cto/d/stockton-1988-volov-240-wagon-5-speed/7018535974.html
    26. 04 xc70, 211k miles, $2500 Tryin to be...

      04 xc70, 211k miles, $2500

      Tryin to be good....

      https://madison.craigslist.org/cto/d/janesville-2004-volvo-xc70/7018626714.html
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      And I mean, our cars hate low voltage, but the...

      And I mean, our cars hate low voltage, but the battery is the primarily the starting mechanism, beyond that the car uses the alternator to power everything, so I'm not sure how that connection would...
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      My OEM battery lasted somewhere around 9 years...

      My OEM battery lasted somewhere around 9 years until the polar vortex last winter did it in (parked at Chicago O'hare for a week of sub zero temps and came back to a completely dead car, that was...
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      This makes my brain question it, your car has...

      This makes my brain question it, your car has this on a label? Granted every year can be different, but I checked mine (09) and it just specs out 35 PSI cold, all 4 corners the same, no variance for...
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      Retuned the car, it is what it is. Looking...

      Retuned the car, it is what it is.


      Looking at changing a few of the cosmetic touches, getting rid of the Swedish themed engine plastics, gauge background, and license plate frame.

      Thinking...
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