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      JaredR's Dad's 1997 Frost Green V70 T5 SE

      So my dad just bought this. It's just west of New Orleans, so I'll probably take the train down there either over 4th of July break or between finals and commencement in August to drive it home. Initially, this car made no sense to me being that I've never seen a V70 T5 SE in the American market before, but then the carfax showed up. It appears to have a similar background as my T-5R: this one was built October 28, 1996, arrived in Newark January 28, 1997, and wasn't shipped to the dealer until September 4, 1997. Supposedly it only did 3,000 miles before being registered in Oregon, so my best guess is that it spent quite a bit of time on display in Rockleigh showing off how cool the V70 was going to be in '98, given the way Volvo spec'd it out. Note that it has heated seats but no headlight wipers, just like my T-5R, which seems to be a signature feature of a press car. After spending 10 years in Wilsonville, Oregon, it moved up to Vancouver, Washington for the next 7, and then to New Orleans in 2015.








      Obviously the bumpers need a respray. Luckily we've figured out how to deal with that. We'll definitely be adding a wing while we're at it.

      I don't know if we'll be able to save this tailgate if we want to make this thing look 100%. These are the worst dents on the car from what the seller says.







      Karelian birch trim! My dad and I love this stuff, and this is only the 5th car I've seen in North America to have it. I'm going to start shopping for a nice chunk of this wood to carve a shift knob out of for the manual swap.










      R door panels FTW.







      Plan is for my dad to drive it as an automatic for long enough to see how he likes m4.4, then decide if we're going to leave it m4.4 or convert to ME7 with the manual swap, and then M56 swap it.....haven't decided for sure which one yet but I'm thinking a M56LK would be nice if we can get one. Not sure what other mods he's going to want to do.....probably not quite as much as I would if I'd bought it (and I was actually thinking about selling my 850R to buy this for the 2 hours or so until I realized he really was serious about buying it) but I guess we'll see. We are both really happy with how my T-5R rides and handles now so we will probably get as close to that as we can without going to the expense of adding Nivomats (yellow marked springs up front, some sort of S70 springs in the back???). Might throw an IPD rear sway in it too. I'm sure this thing is prewired for a 6 disc changer so I'm 100% sure he'll put one of those in here, and he'll probably add a center speaker, too.

      Not sure what we are doing for wheels yet. The Perfos have new Continental ControlContact Touring A/S on them ........given my experience with the ControlContact Sport A/S on my R and the fact that this thing supposedly had a new turbo put in a year or two ago so, I'm expecting it to be able to light up the tires well into 3rd lol.......so that's probably not going to be acceptable long term. Might throw a set of zLine AS on the second set of Volans and let this car borrow that for a while. Or maybe zLine AS in 16 on the Perfos. We'll see.



      Unfortunately, this acquisition most likely marks the end of the '99 NAm project. I'd like to keep it around until I know if I'm going to end up with a job that I'll have to drive to (in which case I'd use it as my winter car...we obviously can't justify driving this car or either of my 850s when there is actually snow on the road due to all the morons around here with AWD and all seasons), but I don't know if we will keep it around long enough to find out; probably depends on how soon we get this car up here.
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      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Congrats - saw that ad in the other thread. I would be willing to guarantee that you will have the only '98 frost green T5 SE estate with heated seats but no headlight wipers in the States!

      Sounds like quite the adventure - train to NOLA, drive back. I love those trips, by the time you get back to MA you will have a good list as to what you need to do with the car.
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      Super jealous! Congratulations! Pretty sure this is the only frost green V70 in the US.

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      Very happy that this is going to be in good hands. I'll keep an eye out for a wing for you.
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      Great find, congratulations! No way you can consider bumper blemishes as an abused ride. Looks like it was very well maintained or at least respected for what it is. A very clean base to expand on. I'm looking forward to viewing your progress. Safe home with it!
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      Cool, unique ride! If you come thru here, I'd love to buy you a beer or a coffee and see it in person.
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      Thanks guys! It definitely looks like it's been pretty well cared for. The carfax is like 6 pages long from all the service records. The guy who was selling it on ebay obviously knew something was up with this car given he brought it from Washington to New Orleans and didn't seem at all surprised that someone as far away as Boston would want to buy it. He says he's selling this and his 2000 S70 GLT SE (that also looks quite nice) since he just bought a S60R.


      I am thinking about hijacking this thing for Carlisle next year lol.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Very cool! The precursor to the Flash Green! I only know of a handful of Frost Green V70's, and definitely the only one with SE trim. Nice find, and I'm subscribed!

      Correct me if I'm wrong, but SE cars got stitched leather door panels like the R's. I suppose it's possible that someone actually swapped R panels, but I'm guessing those are original SE panels.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Saffron-R View Post
      Very cool! The precursor to the Flash Green! I only know of a handful of Frost Green V70's, and definitely the only one with SE trim. Nice find, and I'm subscribed!

      Correct me if I'm wrong, but SE cars got stitched leather door panels like the R's. I suppose it's possible that someone actually swapped R panels, but I'm guessing those are original SE panels.
      Yes, SEs came with R panels and the SE seats with the Alcantara inserts. You also got wood trim dash, leather wheel, basically all the options.....just like this car has.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Yes, SEs came with R panels and the SE seats with the Alcantara inserts. You also got wood trim dash, leather wheel, basically all the options.....just like this car has.
      Correct, I'm aware of all this. You called them "R panels" above, so I assumed you were thinking they had been swapped. I suppose it would be correct to call them SE/R panels, lol. However you want to describe them, it's a shame that all S/V70 panels weren't stitched like this.

      The two-toned tan SE interiors are my favorite tan interior, including the R tan. Love the birch trim, and it looks to be in great condition, too.

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      Swap to an ME-7?
      I don't think this is possible. ME-7 is entirely different and partially networked.

      Like the T5M I'm working on. The owner just bought it, a 1 owner V70 in CORAL RED!!!
      I can't even remember the last time I saw a Coral Red V70 and it must be the only T5M made in that color!
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      ME7 swap is possible and has been done. I'm not gonna say it's a cakewalk but I don't think it's nearly as hard as people think, either.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      ME7 swap is possible and has been done. I'm not gonna say it's a cakewalk but I don't think it's nearly as hard as people think, either.
      Need a whole donor car. Keys, ring, etm, immobilizer, cluster, body harness and cabin harness. It's a shell swap really.
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      1999 V70 T5 - Emerald/Graphite - M56H - 119k - Garage Queen
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      Quote Originally Posted by ScottishBrick View Post
      Need a whole donor car. Keys, ring, etm, immobilizer, cluster, body harness and cabin harness. It's a shell swap really.
      Not to mention seat internals to keep SIPS... Also the ABS sensors are different...
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      Quote Originally Posted by Hounddogger View Post
      Not to mention seat internals to keep SIPS... Also the ABS sensors are different...
      And abs too
      2003 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - M56LK - 195k - "O-Three"
      1999 V70 T5 - Pewter/R Graphite & Alcantara - AW42 - 291k - Daily/Work Wagon
      1999 V70 T5 - Nautic/R Graphite & Alcantara - M56H - 174k - Rescued
      1999 V70 T5 - Emerald/Graphite - M56H - 119k - Garage Queen
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      Yeah probably we'd just buy an XC as a donor if we go that route. I'm hoping a Beust tune with CoP will be good enough.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      I'm sure it will be. Swapping that harness would be a real pain for not much gain.

      There was a frost green T5 for sale a couple years ago here in CO and if it had a black interior I would have bought it to replace my 01, the color is super cool.
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      Fantastic! The color is amazing! TIL there are V70s in frost green. Best of luck with the car


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      Wow, didn't know it was that rare in terms of options/color. I'm kinda kicking myself for not being more serious about it (should be more open to long distance purchasing) but I think it's better off in your hands anyway.

      The T5 wagon or sedan I'll end up getting will spend most of its time in a college parking lot, so body/paint aren't too critical on my list.

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      Coming soon:

      Last edited by JaredR; 06-25-2017 at 01:41 PM.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Coming soon:

      That the one from CT?

      If so, since you need to paint it anyway....trade for a brand new unpainted R bumper skin?
      2003 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - M56LK - 195k - "O-Three"
      1999 V70 T5 - Pewter/R Graphite & Alcantara - AW42 - 291k - Daily/Work Wagon
      1999 V70 T5 - Nautic/R Graphite & Alcantara - M56H - 174k - Rescued
      1999 V70 T5 - Emerald/Graphite - M56H - 119k - Garage Queen
      2000 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - AW42 - 238k - Moms Unicorn
      2000 S70 GLT SE- Mystic/Graphite - AW42 - 212k - Sisters

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      Quote Originally Posted by ScottishBrick View Post
      That the one from CT?

      If so, since you need to paint it anyway....trade for a brand new unpainted R bumper skin?
      Yeah, I think you're thinking of the right guy.

      Sure.......you wanting this for the XC?
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Yeah, I think you're thinking of the right guy.

      Sure.......you wanting this for the XC?
      Probably. Send me some more pics?
      2003 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - M56LK - 195k - "O-Three"
      1999 V70 T5 - Pewter/R Graphite & Alcantara - AW42 - 291k - Daily/Work Wagon
      1999 V70 T5 - Nautic/R Graphite & Alcantara - M56H - 174k - Rescued
      1999 V70 T5 - Emerald/Graphite - M56H - 119k - Garage Queen
      2000 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - AW42 - 238k - Moms Unicorn
      2000 S70 GLT SE- Mystic/Graphite - AW42 - 212k - Sisters

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      PO said the headlights were a bit weak.....time for a lighting upgrade for the trip home and hope the reflectors aren't shot:

      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      My cousin who lives in New Orleans has taken delivery of the car. Stay tuned for lots of excitement over the next two weeks both here and on my T-5R's thread .


      Last edited by JaredR; 06-28-2017 at 10:55 PM.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      My cousin who lives in New Orleans has taken delivery of the car. Stay tuned for lots of excitement over the next two weeks both here and on my T-5R's thread .


      Ah man I was hoping it would end up in my yard so I could stare at it lol

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      Lol, we may still be able to arrange for a staring session. TheNater also wants to see it...and he just picked up a sweet saffron V70R that I want to see too.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Lol, we may still be able to arrange for a staring session. TheNater also wants to see it...and he just picked up a sweet saffron V70R that I want to see too.
      Y'all are like me and my dad lol the buying never stops!

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      Quote Originally Posted by volbro850 View Post
      Y'all are like me and my dad lol the buying never stops!
      Well we might actually end up selling the '99 once we get this thing up to speed. My dad isn't quite as out of control as I am.......but liquidating that car raises serious questions about which car would end up being driven into the city when we need to do that or taken on the Lowe's runs etc.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Well we might actually end up selling the '99 once we get this thing up to speed. My dad isn't quite as out of control as I am.......but liquidating that car raises serious questions about which car would end up being driven into the city when we need to do that or taken on the Lowe's runs etc.
      Yep need a different car for every situation you might encounter lol

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      Buying too nice of cars and making them even more too nice lol. Same troubles here. Which is why everyone needs a shiit70.


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      Quote Originally Posted by SonicBlueR View Post
      Buying too nice of cars and making them even more too nice lol. Same troubles here. Which is why everyone needs a shiit70.


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      Exactly. I kinda want to get a job I have to drive to just to have an excuse to keep ours around lol. If the '99 exits the fleet, neither my dad nor I will have a car we are willing to drive in snow, and my mom is definitely not gonna let us hijack her Base70 every time it snows.

      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by SonicBlueR View Post
      Buying too nice of cars and making them even more too nice lol. Same troubles here. Which is why everyone needs a shiit70.


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      Yea about that....
      2003 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - M56LK - 195k - "O-Three"
      1999 V70 T5 - Pewter/R Graphite & Alcantara - AW42 - 291k - Daily/Work Wagon
      1999 V70 T5 - Nautic/R Graphite & Alcantara - M56H - 174k - Rescued
      1999 V70 T5 - Emerald/Graphite - M56H - 119k - Garage Queen
      2000 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - AW42 - 238k - Moms Unicorn
      2000 S70 GLT SE- Mystic/Graphite - AW42 - 212k - Sisters

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      It's on the move! Report is that it is cruising perfectly at 75 except the AC is in and out. I'll take some plastic with me in case my cousin doesn't do the bread clip mod himself.


      Last edited by JaredR; 07-03-2017 at 08:21 PM.
      1995 850 T-5R Estate. AW50-42LE. Cream Yellow/Graphite. 296k.
      1997 850R Estate. RN/M66D. Bright Red/Graphite. 270k.
      2007 S60 T5. M66W. Black Sapphire/Arena. 136k.

      Past: |1997 855R. Bright Red/Light Beige. AW50-42LE. Totaled by wayward construction equipment. || 1996 854R. Black Stone/Graphite. AW50-42LE. Parts car || 1995 854 TURBO. Polar White/Tan. AW50-42LE. Parts car. |
      Dad: 1997 V70 T5 SE. AW50-42LE. Frost Green/Oak. 212k.Mom: 2004 V70 NA. AW55-50SN Ruby Red/Tan 266k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Bread clip mod?
      1996 854R | M56H | 16T | 263k

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