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    1. Wheel bearing. Lets the rotor lean under side...

      Wheel bearing. Lets the rotor lean under side load turning. Look at that.. eventually can wear the pad away and stop for a while then come back as it gets looser.

      I would get a second opinion if...
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      Been running them about 30k, still tight but the...

      Been running them about 30k, still tight but the boots are a huge disappointment. The grease boot design jsnt sealed. I'm a mechnic and after years of going grease, I now believe sealed is better ...
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      They get really corroded and siezed on. Try some...

      They get really corroded and siezed on. Try some penetrating fluid, these are known to break anyway. A new set is less than 100 from depo if they do.
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      @jambox I think this was about to happen.. ...

      @jambox

      I think this was about to happen..

      https://joeboulay.com/?p=249

      https://twitter.com/cars45ng/status/892347251619758081?s=09

      Theres an R posted in the forum somewhere too.
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      Im gonna send a warning to the community. This is...

      Im gonna send a warning to the community. This is not always the case.

      I've been a mechanic near 20 yr, majority suspension work, and mine did not show many times. I check it every time I lift...
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      So it wasn't like any of that before? Just right...

      So it wasn't like any of that before? Just right after this work.



      I guess it was.. The lower shaft joint happens over time and gets stiffer and stiffer then starts binding. It doesn't feel...
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      Geez, who knows.. obviously confirm my...

      Geez, who knows..
      obviously confirm my suspicions..

      How about when your parked and try to turn the wheel (shake) a little side to side fast.. does it feel like a loose joint and its not moving...
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      Checked the part for you.. sorry I had posted the...

      Checked the part for you.. sorry I had posted the 05 shaft,

      The 2006 S60R shaft is this one..

      https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-steering-shaft-lower-s60-v70-xc70-s80-30741950
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      Ok, yes it sounds like the rack is good. The...

      Ok, yes it sounds like the rack is good. The sucking back on acceleration sounds weird.. im guessing no awd either?

      It's a very easy part to change. Even easier with the rack out..

      Its not...
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      Yeah I edit a lot on smart phone. Lol Yes it has...

      Yeah I edit a lot on smart phone. Lol
      Yes it has the joint.
      Here is the part were talking about, the lower steering shaft with the steering shaft joint.

      2005 -...
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      Ok, I may revert back to my initial thought. ...

      Ok, I may revert back to my initial thought. before i read the whole post.. we'll see.

      Do you feel any difference in the steering stiffness as you turn it lock to lock?

      The shaft connects...
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      It sounds like the lower steering shaft u-joint....

      It sounds like the lower steering shaft u-joint. Do you have a tightness at every 1/4 turn of the wheel that frees up between.

      Do not drive it get the shaft asap!!

      At this point it sounds...
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      Mine is exactly the same. I thought there was a...

      Mine is exactly the same. I thought there was a problem, went through testing the turbo and confirmed with Contrast that it was factory de-tuned.

      Here's my 05 GT detuned boost numbers and 0-60...
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      They are worn out by now.. the ride over the...

      They are worn out by now.. the ride over the speed bumps and such will be much better as new springs will be stronger to keep you from crashing off the front bump stops as much.. I think it also...
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      Well that sucks. You have fumes in the car and...

      Well that sucks. You have fumes in the car and they claim no leaks. What? Wtf. And why hasn't anyone, or the mechs, mentioned the condition of the flex pipe. It's hard to tell when they leak due to...
    16. Mine is an 05 SR GT and was factory de-tuned....

      Mine is an 05 SR GT and was factory de-tuned. However It seems to reach peak boost in first and second at 11-12, levels off at a solid 10-11 the rest of the way through. Shes just rolled 190k and...
    17. Yes, so many being parted out its sad, and the...

      Yes, so many being parted out its sad, and the market sucks with price gouging. Just came from looking at parts on ebay. There are nearly mint looking Rs thats are being parted at salvage yards.
    18. You get these yet? 235/45/17 will be just fine,...

      You get these yet?
      235/45/17 will be just fine, but best for summer tires. Its actually one of the closest plus zero sizes. It's only .1" smaller, and only one revolution less per mile, which is...
    19. Sell them for what they are worth. Simply post...

      Sell them for what they are worth. Simply post basically what you said in your ad on craigslist. They are good cars your just not able to fix them.. one is pre computer and other is a rare one.. A...
    20. Wow, didnt think of that ebay scam.. provided the...

      Wow, didnt think of that ebay scam.. provided the pictures you have ebay will eventually agree. Call them, they are actually very helpful when you get them on the phone, and they have access to all...
    21. Oops, you just had the trans "Flushed" so they...

      Oops, you just had the trans "Flushed" so they had the lines off the radiator.
    22. Holy, yeah its pretty normal.. most owners of Rs...

      Holy, yeah its pretty normal.. most owners of Rs work on them themselves or own thier own shop already like I do. I work on cars every day and this thing kills me. Many times i get down by the never...
    23. Lol, its buried.. under the air box and intake...

      Lol, its buried.. under the air box and intake pipe. You can get it out easier when the air box is removed. Small yellow stick
    24. I'm thinking the turbo now. Sounds like the...

      I'm thinking the turbo now. Sounds like the bearings, or oil starvation.
    25. Wow dude, nice work shop... Lambo on a fork...

      Wow dude, nice work shop...
      Lambo on a fork lift.!#?%$#@
    26. One Possibility is a clogged or broken catalytic...

      One Possibility is a clogged or broken catalytic converter causing backpressure in the turbo. And or wierd exhaust leak. Its so odd that thats what came to mind. Then you said it takes off normally,...
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      Typically when you can't bleed like that its a...

      Typically when you can't bleed like that its a hose. You did change all 4.. Pull a hose off the caliper, or loosen, and see if it gravity bleeds through the hose. If not then pull the hose off the...
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      It's the way you drive and the awd system. You...

      It's the way you drive and the awd system. You (and me) like to engage the awd with hard acceleration on tight corners. When you do this the split to the rear is maximized, the awd pressure spikes to...
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      I ran max life changes for a few years 150-180k....

      I ran max life changes for a few years 150-180k. No problems. Switching to 3309 was an instant improvement in shifting but your having much bigger issues. Fluid isnt going to fix it.

      Tcm002 is...
    30. Thread: stuck in P

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      I fixed this on an 03 xc70 a while back and it's...

      I fixed this on an 03 xc70 a while back and it's still working. Not only do you need to clean it and lube it but you can also adjust the cable a little at the yellow barrel. It has to push the yellow...
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