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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,720
Posted By oldnfast
Yes the YG136 is great. That valve is the first...

Yes the YG136 is great. That valve is the first part on the stage zero list for any new to me 7/9 Volvo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-30-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,776
Posted By oldnfast
If sheís a hottie Iíd be willing to help her out!...

If sheís a hottie Iíd be willing to help her out!
Otherwise Swedish underground auto in Brooklyn has a good reputation. They specialize in Saabís but do work on Volvoís as well
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,409
Posted By oldnfast
At this point many AWD cars already have the rear...

At this point many AWD cars already have the rear driveshaft removed because of the high cost to repair. Kinda wouldnít expect a $700 car to have a working AWD
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,409
Posted By oldnfast
Iíd buy it. I recently bought a similar 2000 v70...

Iíd buy it. I recently bought a similar 2000 v70 for my niece that I plan to give her provided itís a keeper. Even if it isnít the cat converter is worth $400 and scrap value for the car is $350
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,148
Posted By oldnfast
Use denatured alcohol to remove.clay bar wonít do...

Use denatured alcohol to remove.clay bar wonít do a damn thing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,507
Posted By oldnfast
If your not in a cold climate you can disable...

If your not in a cold climate you can disable that valve. Thereís a thread Iíll look for it
Also believe thereís a TSB from Volvo regarding that. Like mentioned go to wanted section, someone will...
Forum: showroom 03-24-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,916
Posted By oldnfast
Thatís where I saw it, itís very cool

Thatís where I saw it, itís very cool
Forum: performance & modifications 03-08-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,212
Posted By oldnfast
My 91 940 turbo had one. It was also listed on...

My 91 940 turbo had one. It was also listed on the window sticker as standard equipment
Damn thatís low mileage to be in the junk yard. Was it hit?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By oldnfast
Looks excellent. Definitely start a thread with...

Looks excellent. Definitely start a thread with that car, itís a great find. Manual trans correct?
Forum: performance & modifications 03-07-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,072
Posted By oldnfast
If you go the turbo route I have a down pipe and...

If you go the turbo route I have a down pipe and intercooler setup I pulled from my 95 945 you can have for cheap
Forum: performance & modifications 03-05-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,581
Posted By oldnfast
They were at one time excellent going back to the...

They were at one time excellent going back to the early 90ís into the 2000ís when I used them on Volvoís and classic Saab 900ís. 3 or so years ago I got a set that was total junk. The fit on the...
Forum: showroom 02-19-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 1,579,637
Posted By oldnfast
Thatís so damn cool. Did they sell you the fabric...

Thatís so damn cool. Did they sell you the fabric and you then made up the pillow?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,635
Posted By oldnfast
I just went and checked my 92 740 regina and I...

I just went and checked my 92 740 regina and I never realized it had a cold start injector, so glad you mentioned it. Itís been amazingly reliable so I havenít had to work on it much at all. Consider...
Forum: showroom 02-10-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By oldnfast
Congrats, somebody obviously loved that car. Well...

Congrats, somebody obviously loved that car. Well worth what you paid
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,635
Posted By oldnfast
Please do a update. I have a regina 740 and have...

Please do a update. I have a regina 740 and have thought of changing injectors as well
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By oldnfast
Iíve used Mahl parts on various Saabís and...

Iíve used Mahl parts on various Saabís and Volvoís over the years and found them to be good quality. If the Mahl is like $100 versus $400 for the true oem in the blue box, Iíd go with it. FCP offers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,780
Posted By oldnfast
Looks to me like the top seal as well. Make sure...

Looks to me like the top seal as well. Make sure you use another oem
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,872
Posted By oldnfast
The OEM gasket you want is for the top of the...

The OEM gasket you want is for the top of the pump up against the head, although fcp may not stock it?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,686
Posted By oldnfast
Iíve done 300 pound loads on my 7/9 wagons no...

Iíve done 300 pound loads on my 7/9 wagons no problem. I do use two sets of racks for large heavy loads though
Member redwood chair has posted pics of some serious loads on his wagon, so maybe...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,826
Posted By oldnfast
I just bought 2 sets of snow tires from tire rack...

I just bought 2 sets of snow tires from tire rack for really cheap that were advertised with 2017 date codes. They actually ended up having 2018 date codes
Forum: showroom 11-08-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 1,579,637
Posted By oldnfast
Those are so damn cool with the wipers

Those are so damn cool with the wipers
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,232
Posted By oldnfast
A friend of mine tried those proline racks and...

A friend of mine tried those proline racks and they were just ok,and donít accept locks. I see Thule gutter racks all the time on Craigslist,often for less than $200 including locks. Remember the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,329
Posted By oldnfast
Thatíll do. Make sure the nearby grounds are clean

Thatíll do. Make sure the nearby grounds are clean
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,009
Posted By oldnfast
I just hope that guy left that kid alone after...

I just hope that guy left that kid alone after the lesson
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,329
Posted By oldnfast
Iíd bet thatís the original tank. Look how many...

Iíd bet thatís the original tank. Look how many years it lasted, aftermarket just donít last
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,009
Posted By oldnfast
The original IPD brace was hollow just like the...

The original IPD brace was hollow just like the oem Volvo. The one they sell now is different, solid like others have said.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,329
Posted By oldnfast
Like mentioned only use OEM for the tank, itís...

Like mentioned only use OEM for the tank, itís too important
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,698
Posted By oldnfast
I do the sensor proactively on any new to me 7/9...

I do the sensor proactively on any new to me 7/9 car as part of a stage zero tuneup.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,674
Posted By oldnfast
Good idea on using the bougicord brand, not a...

Good idea on using the bougicord brand, not a part you want to go cheap on. Iíve never seen a different plug either.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By oldnfast
I also use a ratcheting wrench. Make sure you use...

I also use a ratcheting wrench. Make sure you use a Bosch cap and rotor, not cheap after market junk
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-12-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By oldnfast
Ok I purchased a Xemodex that was less than 2...

Ok I purchased a Xemodex that was less than 2 years old and installed today. It went well and sure enough it doesnít require reprogramming. Even before the failed ETM went really bad the car still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,657
Posted By oldnfast
Hemmings sports and exotic magazine did a...

Hemmings sports and exotic magazine did a excellent story on the car, with tons of info from Irv himself. If I recall they even listed consumables like tires and oil changes. Really miss that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for your reply. The one you installed on...

Thanks for your reply. The one you installed on the s60 was that used? It appears when you buy from them they require model year and vin# which may imply they program it? Then how would the ETM on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-07-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,319
Posted By oldnfast
Xemodex ETM no reprogramming?

My 2000 v70xc needs a ETM and thereís nothing local so I went on eBay. Opinions vary between the sellers if itíll need to be reprogrammed. A seller in Oregon has a rebuilt unit from Xemodex and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,320
Posted By oldnfast
I checked doesnít have them, damn. Iím still not...

I checked doesnít have them, damn. Iím still not too familiar with these cars so didnít know that was available. This generation v70ís are still plentiful in the junkyards so maybe Iíll find them....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-02-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,320
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for the replyís guys. Once I got it home...

Thanks for the replyís guys. Once I got it home and looked it over I kinda guessed the wood and the 16 inch wheels weíre part of the SE package. I decided the car is way to good to part out, just...
Forum: showroom 08-28-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,058
Posted By oldnfast
That ones getting much commentary over at BAT

That ones getting much commentary over at BAT
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-28-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,320
Posted By oldnfast
2000 v70xc se differences?

Iím picking up a 2000 v70xc for use as a parts car and noticed itís also badged SE. I didnít notice anything different that stood out on the car versus my 00 v70xc. Anyone know whatís different?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-19-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,759
Posted By oldnfast
740 alternator replaced no gauges

1992 745 NA regina
I just replaced the alternator in the car and now the tach, speedometer, fuel gauge and temp arenít working. Although the temp was always wacky. Also no idiot lights except the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,293
Posted By oldnfast
Did you clean the contacts at the coil/module?

Did you clean the contacts at the coil/module?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,293
Posted By oldnfast
I did a very thorough stage zero on my 92 740...

I did a very thorough stage zero on my 92 740 Regina when I bought it and itís been trouble free for 50k miles. Although looking through the original owners records Iíve found the fuel pump hasnít...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,755
Posted By oldnfast
Thereís a set for $700 on Craigslist in...

Thereís a set for $700 on Craigslist in Connecticut! Granted they have what looks like good tires but it ďseemsĒ expensive. I also just picked up 6 excellent hydraís for $75 so Iím spoiled.
Wheel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,063
Posted By oldnfast
10 years is a long time. If it was free and you...

10 years is a long time. If it was free and you could do all of the work yourself Iíd say maybe, a big maybe. Itís just not that special or valuable car for the work it would need. Also didnít those...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,231
Posted By oldnfast
Easy enough to cut them to size. My first Thule...

Easy enough to cut them to size. My first Thule rack for my classic Saab 900 was off a late 80ís full size Range Rover that a customer gave me. They were so much longer that if I biased them a bit...
Forum: showroom 05-21-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,069,724
Posted By oldnfast
Thatís really nice, what year is it?

Thatís really nice, what year is it?
Forum: showroom 05-18-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,330
Posted By oldnfast
Thanks for posting That orange plaid interior...

Thanks for posting
That orange plaid interior is glorious
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 12,466
Posted By oldnfast
Iíve put a zillion miles on 7/9 Volvoís and very...

Iíve put a zillion miles on 7/9 Volvoís and very much recommend 195/65 as well
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,233
Posted By oldnfast
Yes 7/9 cats bring $100-125

Yes 7/9 cats bring $100-125
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,233
Posted By oldnfast
Iíve replaced the header pipe on various 7/9 cars...

Iíve replaced the header pipe on various 7/9 cars and have never seen a reference for wagon to sedan differences. Not even the rest of the exhaust now that I think about it
Also besides the oem cat...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,556
Posted By oldnfast
Remember if the bars for sale are longer you can...

Remember if the bars for sale are longer you can cut them easily to the length you want
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