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    What year? Our 2021 T8 sounds like a diesel when...

    What year? Our 2021 T8 sounds like a diesel when cold but it does go away. We did the extended warranty so for what I spent, it sounds fine to me... On the other hand, we could have bought a Subaru....
  2. T8 Recharge downhill vibration with full battery

    Hi,
    My drive off the "Hill" starts after a 1/4 mile flat drive then it is an 8 mile downhill. If I have a fully charged battery, within a mile in "B" or other drive modes it starts to shudder while...
  3. OceanBlue02, Do they salt the roads in winter?...

    OceanBlue02,
    Do they salt the roads in winter? Just wondering if this was common with salting? We use salt on margaritas here, not roads. It was a chilly 58 degrees today. Almost wore a coat. Never...
  4. OceanBlue02, One question first, how many...

    OceanBlue02,

    One question first, how many miles?

    The transmission does go through a learning curve but I have never had the shift hesitation at start but found the shifting annoying while it...
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    Carlsson, I did the bigger brake(not R) upgrade...

    Carlsson,
    I did the bigger brake(not R) upgrade and included shots of the two rotors for easy ID. I have always used OEM rotors so that should help some. For those finding this post here is the link...
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    Kitheme, Did you pull the wheels and recheck for...

    Kitheme,
    Did you pull the wheels and recheck for proper torque on all fasteners? I did a halfshaft swap prior to a trip and had a similar experience. I found a loose ball joint nut. Could have sworn...
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    Still wondering if any available?

    Still wondering if any available?
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    The only issue so far was a nicked cv boot and a...

    The only issue so far was a nicked cv boot and a lot of grease everywhere. I bought an aftermarket shaft due to time constraints and installed it in prep for a trip. The new shaft lacks the vibration...
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    OK, fast forward a few years and miles. I pressed...

    OK, fast forward a few years and miles. I pressed in both front and rear poly bushings in a spare set of arms and Love It! I just completed a 50 mile drive on both freeway and city streets and am...
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    Caliper brackets are no longer available...

    Caliper brackets are no longer available aftermarket as far as I can tell. I ordered mine through Tasca Volvo along with the rotors. Here are a couple of photos to show size difference.
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    Have you tried cleaning the TCV? Might help. I'm...

    Have you tried cleaning the TCV? Might help. I'm unhappy about IPD's lack of response. I have one of their TCV's and could not be happier. I have not delt with them since the ownership change. I'd...
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    JRL point taken... Now if anyone can suggest a...

    JRL point taken... Now if anyone can suggest a set of tires...
    jon
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    Indents

    I can measure mine if you like. I replaced the Bumper a few years back after some spirited off roading and have yet to re mount the plate using the crush nuts. The dimples are easy to see.
    Jon
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    poly bushings

    Still wondering if anyone has installed, or had installed the poly bushings? I installed a set of IPD lower arms on my 02 at around 105K. Now at 108K and a year later, I took the car in because of a...
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    Lock ache?

    The dealer replaced my rt rear lock and it still has issues. Is there a relay somewhere for the door like the one crawford930 should replace for the rear hatch? There was a posting about a heavy duty...
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    Sorry for the late report. Installed rebuilt alt....

    Sorry for the late report. Installed rebuilt alt. 1 1/2 hours in 90+ degree heat = not fun, but at least done. Everything is back to normal. Thanks for all the great ideas. Volvo should include a...
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    Sorry about missing some details, just trying to...

    Sorry about missing some details, just trying to get to the heart of the problem. I load tested the battery, it checked out fine, so why buy new?. Alternator clutch? Can the one way clutch be bad? I...
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    Charging system issues

    Two weeks ago the "Low Battery Voltage" light reared it's ugly head. After reviewing the forums, I picked up an original regulator from my dealer. A few hours later, or was that Beers? I was able to...
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    How about the rear end center section with or...

    How about the rear end center section with or without the VC? Rims? Shipping would be to So. Cal. if possible.
    Jon
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    There's more to Sweden than Volvo???

    What do you mean? Volvo factory, Volvo Museum, Volvo test track, Volvo safety center, or Volvo Bil across the street? Really yes there is more. If you do the OSD, of course drive around Goteborg, but...
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    Poll: Scorpion ST/STr's

    I agree with the wandering spirit of the STR's. After trying a new set on a run from So.Cal to Northern Cal and back, I contacted the tire dealer to find out if they would swap the R's for regular...
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    Are the roof rails silver? If yes, how much?

    Are the roof rails silver? If yes, how much?
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    Ok... You are starting to find out how much fun...

    Ok...
    You are starting to find out how much fun the XC really is, next time try a CD...Buffet works for me!
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    Dowue, The 02 ORE used blue thread to stitch the...

    Dowue,
    The 02 ORE used blue thread to stitch the seats and door panels. It also had silver inserts in the dash and side panels, plus a number plate above the glovebox. Mr LP. earlier in the post...
  25. Mystery Man

    Sorry Lenn,
    I did not mean to be a mystery, I was late for my God Son's Birthday. What a conundrum, look at Volvo's, or go to a birthday party at Chucky Cheese! I must confess...My wife was...
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