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    I also find this car quite annoying to lift. ...

    I also find this car quite annoying to lift.

    There are good spots under the front seats - it's a big pad of metal that's ok to jack on, but I wouldn't put a jack stand there without a block of...
  2. Thread: Tire rotation?

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    I personally rotate my own tires, and I have...

    I personally rotate my own tires, and I have heard a number of opinions on exactly /how/ to do it.

    I actually prefer the old-stool `front to back, back-crossed-to-front' method with...
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    FWIW my Canadian 2008 has the Dynaudio system and...

    FWIW my Canadian 2008 has the Dynaudio system and does not have the subwoofer module. I wish it did!

    I believe mine says "Premium Audio" on the little display when it starts up.
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    Anyone Have Info On Power Steering Fittings?

    Hello,

    I'm interested in hearing any information anyone might have on what the fittings on the power steering lines are.

    To clarify, I'm talking about the fitting that screws into the pump,...
  5. BTW, as far as I can tell from what I've read...

    BTW, as far as I can tell from what I've read around the web and on VADIS, the real problem with the viscous coupler based AWD cars and mismatched tire sizes is in putting the larger tires on the...
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    I can tell you how it works on my 1998:...

    I can tell you how it works on my 1998:
    http://www.brickboard.com/AWD/volvo/1402766/850/white_crud_crankcase_95_850t.html
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    Thanks for the super reply JRL. Your advice...

    Thanks for the super reply JRL.

    Your advice about the different strut options makes sense.

    Gabriel/Monroe ~= OEM Sachs/Boge.
    Looks like Bilstein Tourings are my preferred option, as long as I...
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    suspension maintenance options

    Hello folks,

    I'm just doing some digging for suspension maintenance that I expect I'll be tackling within the next year.

    My car is a 1998 V70 AWD (so not the XC70 trim package but the...
  9. Thread: Tailgate Woes

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    Thanks for the insight redoak. I think I will...

    Thanks for the insight redoak.

    I think I will end up buying a new latch mech in the summer just to rule it out. At least then I'll know I've got the best set up I can have (new latch mech, new...
  10. Thread: Tailgate Woes

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    Follow Up

    Hello again folks. Thanks again for all your thoughts from the first post I did on this.

    This past weekend I had everything apart trying to line it up as best I could to try to determine if I...
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    I also used the Lucas trans treatment. I really...

    I also used the Lucas trans treatment. I really like it and will use it again for sure.
  12. Thread: Tailgate Woes

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    Also, what is the difference between the...

    Also, what is the difference between the single-stage lock and the dual-stage lock?

    I know I have the dual-stage lock now, but will the single-stage lock work on my car? Any benefit?
    ...
  13. Thread: Tailgate Woes

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    Thanks for the reply and the advice JRL. Will...

    Thanks for the reply and the advice JRL.

    Will the 850 lock work in my car?
    Will the 1999 and 2000 locks work in my car?
    what about beyond that? 2001+?
  14. Thread: Tailgate Woes

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    Tailgate Woes

    Hello folks,

    I have done a search and I didn't come up with much.

    My car is a 1998 V70 AWD.

    I am having some real problems with my tailgate and I'm looking for some new ideas from the...
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    another happy Vic Rocha customer

    My ABS module died.

    I had some trouble getting it off, but I did and sent it to Vic Rocha.

    He was unable to resurrect my module, but he managed to put together another one he had on hand for...
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    Everything seems to be ok now. I guess my "little...

    Everything seems to be ok now. I guess my "little drip" from the second day was only oil that had leaked out previously making its way to the ground. I haven't seen any more since then, so I guess...
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    how to change rear diff fluid

    Hello everyone,

    I am wondering how to accomplish the fluid change on the rear diff.

    I did some searching of the forums already but didn't come up with anything.

    I have located the fill plug...
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    probs with this

    Hey fellows,

    I've done this procedure, but I'm having probs.

    Everything seemed fine for the first day.

    On the second day I went out to get into the car after work and there was a big puddle...
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    details please

    :eek: FANTASTIC to hear that your mod worked! [thumbup]

    @paxc70:

    we're dying for details!! Please fill us in!

    How did it all fit together?
    Did the FWD driveshaft slide right in to the...
  20. Thread: VC Fluid?

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    :D Actually the "don't eat yellow snow" adage...

    :D

    Actually the "don't eat yellow snow" adage was rolling through my mind when I first saw it.

    Unfortunately no tracks, though it would have been impressive avant garde art for some critter to...
  21. Thread: VC Fluid?

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    @ mapleleaf: boy howdy, I just had myself...

    @ mapleleaf:

    boy howdy, I just had myself convinced it was washer fluid...

    Please check your fluid colour and get back to us.

    I will try to get under my car and see what I can deduce by...
  22. Thread: VC Fluid?

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    :eek: WOW lookforjoe I don't suppose you have any...

    :eek: WOW lookforjoe I don't suppose you have any pics for us to look at?
    I'd love to see how your rip job on the VC went. Good on you for ripping into one that (I can only assume) was busted - I...
  23. Thread: VC Fluid?

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    Thanks for the fluid run-down. Though coolant...

    Thanks for the fluid run-down.

    Though coolant can be yellow/green I'm currently using orange coolant so I know it's not that. The only fluid I'm currently using that even resembles this...
  24. Thread: VC Fluid?

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    VC Fluid?

    Hello Fellows,

    The car is a 1998 AWD V70.

    We had quite a snow storm here in Atlantic Canada recently, and the freshly snoblowered driveway was a great blank canvas for my car to drip onto in...
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