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      Zoinks' 850R - An Underdog Story



      NICE! Good thing I have a used pair that arenít even ripped


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      1998 V70R Mystic Silver/Graphite
      1996 RN Swapped 854R Bright Red/Graphite

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      @scottish do you remember which bolts you bought for these?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Zoinks View Post


      @scottish do you remember which bolts you bought for these?
      Grade 12.9 from the hardware store that were a size up from the originals plus locknuts
      2003 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - M56LK - 197k - K24/Greens/Do88 IC/SMF & P2R Clutch/DW300C/H&R/Bilstein TC/Delrin/316mm & 308mm Brakes - SteveO Tuned
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      1999 V70 T5 - Emerald/Graphite - M56H - 119k - Garage Queen
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      Buttoned her up with the new alternator, hood latch, and rear shocks + mounts. And it drives like a dream! I never get good pictures of it though, gotta change that soon. I also scored a set of volans for pretty cheap ($280) awhile back, idk if I told you all about that lol

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      Lookin fly. So the alternator was for sure toasty?
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      Quote Originally Posted by CYB3RBYTE View Post
      Lookin fly. So the alternator was for sure toasty?
      Oh yea, getting the pulley off of the old alternator was a PITA! There are parts of a screwdriver in the core LOL
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      My dad is racking up some miles on the R and man it looks GOOD cleaned up some





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      Nice. I see even in MN it has found its way to its natural habitat of being surrounded by boats LOL

      You should probably install a grill. I'd either grab a new waterfall on ebay for $30 or get an eggcrate. Everyone hates the waterfall because old ones look like trash. Clean waterfalls are actually not that bad.
      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 269k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by JaredR View Post
      Nice. I see even in MN it has found its way to its natural habitat of being surrounded by boats LOL

      You should probably install a grill. I'd either grab a new waterfall on ebay for $30 or get an eggcrate. Everyone hates the waterfall because old ones look like trash. Clean waterfalls are actually not that bad.
      I knew youíd comment on the location lol!

      I have a waterfall grille, itís off because Iím not confident in the hood opening yet. Thereís a new cable but the latches still seem really difficult and I donít want to bust out the grille if they fail.

      Iíve seen the eggcrate on IPD, is there a better source for it? If not I might order it and a set of new rubber floor mats
      1998 V70R Mystic Silver/Graphite
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      Quote Originally Posted by Zoinks View Post
      I knew youíd comment on the location lol!

      I have a waterfall grille, itís off because Iím not confident in the hood opening yet. Thereís a new cable but the latches still seem really difficult and I donít want to bust out the grille if they fail.

      Iíve seen the eggcrate on IPD, is there a better source for it? If not I might order it and a set of new rubber floor mats

      To get just one they're probably the best option. There are other sources but none of them make sense if you're in America. Viva has the all black one but personally I think the one with the chrome surround looks way better.
      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 269k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Quote Originally Posted by Zoinks View Post
      Surrounded by boats? Heck, it's carrying two boats on its roof!
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      Quote Originally Posted by washdup View Post
      Surrounded by boats? Heck, it's carrying two boats on its roof!
      Heh, I laughed during class when I saw this lol

      But the weather (and fleet makeup) has changed quite a bit since that photo was taken a week ago!

      1998 V70R Mystic Silver/Graphite
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      The 850 is running really well! Compared to the other R lol!



      But Iím getting a P0172 code and the car is running rich, I can smell it.

      The caps on the vacuum tree came off so I put more on, but itís still running rich with the code.

      It stumbles pretty hard even when adding throttle with no load in park, every other vacuum hose is brand new, new MAF, and Iím lost lol


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      Quote Originally Posted by Zoinks View Post
      The 850 is running really well! Compared to the other R lol!



      But Iím getting a P0172 code and the car is running rich, I can smell it.

      The caps on the vacuum tree came off so I put more on, but itís still running rich with the code.

      It stumbles pretty hard even when adding throttle with no load in park, every other vacuum hose is brand new, new MAF, and Iím lost lol


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      check for boost leaks?
      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 269k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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      Evan there could be vacuum leak at the rear fuel filter area or atop the fuel tank, or an evap hose, or a sas hose if equipped. Also check the rubber going into the fuel press reg. You said you checked everything. I just thought Iíd offer a few other culprits to consider. Cheers.
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      Didnít even look for boost leaks yet, gonna do that tomorrow morning, canít believe I didnít already check that!

      Quote Originally Posted by 98v70t5man View Post
      Evan there could be vacuum leak at the rear fuel filter area or atop the fuel tank, or an evap hose, or a sas hose if equipped. Also check the rubber going into the fuel press reg. You said you checked everything. I just thought Iíd offer a few other culprits to consider. Cheers.
      Oh I didnít even think of these! Theyíre probably all sorts of dry rotted, unfortunately. Iíll have to pick up some tubing when I get more parts tomorrow. Are there diagrams handy somewhere that you know of? Iíve only looked at threads involving the engine bay lines, nothing specific to the rear of the car



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      More goodies! Thereís a local welder who Iím going to contact about fabbing up an exhaust with this. Didnít want to ask for a custom downpipe but custom exhausts around here are comparable to full kits online so thatís the route Iíll be taking.

      Still chasing the issue causing the car to run rich, and Iíve been battling getting the rear hydraulic engine mount bolt in between the sway bar and the frame, has anyone has the issue before?
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      I've done that rear hydraulic mount twice (once on my S70 once on the 850). The first time I don't remember having a problem with it, the second time I was ready to throw the entire car in the trash I was so frustrated. I can't remember what the eventual solution was, but I recall using several extensions... What's the exact issue you're having?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Zoinks View Post


      More goodies! Thereís a local welder who Iím going to contact about fabbing up an exhaust with this. Didnít want to ask for a custom downpipe but custom exhausts around here are comparable to full kits online so thatís the route Iíll be taking.

      Still chasing the issue causing the car to run rich, and Iíve been battling getting the rear hydraulic engine mount bolt in between the sway bar and the frame, has anyone has the issue before?
      Yea. Drop the subframe. Leave the rack in the car. An inch is all it takes.
      2003 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - M56LK - 197k - K24/Greens/Do88 IC/SMF & P2R Clutch/DW300C/H&R/Bilstein TC/Delrin/316mm & 308mm Brakes - SteveO Tuned
      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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      Quote Originally Posted by sventastic View Post
      I've done that rear hydraulic mount twice (once on my S70 once on the 850). The first time I don't remember having a problem with it, the second time I was ready to throw the entire car in the trash I was so frustrated. I can't remember what the eventual solution was, but I recall using several extensions... What's the exact issue you're having?
      It's like I can't get the bolt and threaded hole on the mount collinear, even if I attempt to just use my hand to get it threaded into the hole. I'm nervous that the first couple of threads on the bolt or the mount are fubar'd.

      Even if I were to use a bunch of extensions I don't think that would work, maybe with a universal joint swivel, but even then I don't think it'll be able to initiate the threads.
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      Quote Originally Posted by ScottishBrick View Post
      Yea. Drop the subframe. Leave the rack in the car. An inch is all it takes.
      Seems like a good time to do delrin bushings! I think the exhaust will get done before the manual swap that I've been accumulating parts for begins. But in other good news I found another m56l(k?), how do I find the specific transmission info on VIDA?
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      Quote Originally Posted by Zoinks View Post
      Seems like a good time to do delrin bushings! I think the exhaust will get done before the manual swap that I've been accumulating parts for begins. But in other good news I found another m56l(k?), how do I find the specific transmission info on VIDA?
      Look at pn

      You need to change the brackets otherwise the shifter will be super wacked
      2003 V70 T5 - Mystic/Graphite - M56LK - 197k - K24/Greens/Do88 IC/SMF & P2R Clutch/DW300C/H&R/Bilstein TC/Delrin/316mm & 308mm Brakes - SteveO Tuned
      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
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      Quote Originally Posted by ScottishBrick View Post
      Look at pn

      You need to change the brackets otherwise the shifter will be super wacked
      ^
      see my thread for more info on that...
      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 269k. <--- FOR SALE!!

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