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    Thanks Bill! It's not that I prefer to use...

    Thanks Bill!

    It's not that I prefer to use used bolts, I just can't think of a better way to get an exact match other than pull the bolts I know I need off another car (that are hopefully in...
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    2001 V70XC - Strut and brake job

    Hey Guys,

    Hope ya'll have been well since my projects last summer, weather is nice up here in MN and looking to dive into a couple more items on the V70 before the first kiddo comes in...
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    I'm straying a little from the original topic of...

    I'm straying a little from the original topic of post with this one, but figured I'd keep everything in one thread... I have moved on to replacing the driver front axle CV boot that I found torn. I...
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    Wonderful! Thanks VTL

    Wonderful! Thanks VTL
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    Finally wrapped this up last night. THIS...

    Finally wrapped this up last night. THIS how-to was very helpful, thanks cmharwood89!

    I did find that my inner CV boot on my left axle is torn so I'll have to get that on order.

    Also, I...
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    I had similar to what you're describing (howl...

    I had similar to what you're describing (howl that would stop when swerving or turning at ~30mph) and replaced my right front bearing a month or so ago, and it fixed the howl on mine. Currently...
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    Thanks for the reminder on post #2. I did...

    Thanks for the reminder on post #2.



    I did this, longevity of this brand (based on reviews) seems to vary greatly based on road conditions and driving style. Some say they are bad on bad...
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    decided to get this kit...

    decided to get this kit and keep my OEM LCAs .. I'll swap out the bushings if/when these go.

    Any input on the LCA bolts? Can I reuse? If not, does anyone have a link to or info on the correct...
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    https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-flange-bolt...

    https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-flange-bolt-m12x105-987455

    Is this the LCA bolt, I know the front bushing needs two and the rear needs one for each side .. 6 total? I'm guessing it's not a...
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    Looking for lemforder control arms (decided not...

    Looking for lemforder control arms (decided not to go the bushing route) .. I'm on FCPeuro and they don't seem to have a driver side LCA. Are these harder to find for some reason?
  11. I should say seals were never removed..

    I should say seals were never removed..
  12. Unfortunately no. By that point I had...

    Unfortunately no. By that point I had tansmission fluid all over the place as evidenced by photos. My focus was on inspecting collar and cleanup. I reinstalled existing collar and seals. ...
  13. photos.. (https://goo.gl/photos/dEyexCsFR2D6Rb6Q9)

    photos..
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    I'm starting to research / get all the parts...

    I'm starting to research / get all the parts lined up for the control arm bushings and ball joint replacement .. still have a rattle going over bumps. I'm trying to keep everything OEM. I've found...
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    Bearing came in today; installed this evening,...

    Bearing came in today; installed this evening, and the noise is gone!

    LCA bushings are next on the list, but not urgent. . I have some non-car related projects I need to move onto. Angle gear...
  16. Attempt #2 .. I'm going to annotate this from my...

    Attempt #2 .. I'm going to annotate this from my initial post.

    I've seen many posts, etc. detailing the removal of the collar sleeve that show drilling, grinding, blood, sweat and tears. While...
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    VTL, I like your cheap harbor freight press...

    VTL,

    I like your cheap harbor freight press idea.. they're ~$120 and difference between just bushings and new arms is ~$80. So for an additional $40 I can own a press and keep my LCAs OEM.. I'm...
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    2001 V70XC Control Arms / Bushing

    Hello,

    I'm ordering up parts for a front lower control arm, ball joint, and bearing replacement this weekend. Inner tie rod ends and stabilizer links were done ~20k miles ago, so I'm assuming...
  19. Did a 12 quart transmission fluid flush utilizing...

    Did a 12 quart transmission fluid flush utilizing the gibbons method this weekend. I used Toyota Type IV fluid (I read it's the same as 3309 and more readily available). It's back up and running...
  20. well.. got everything except the muffler put back...

    well.. got everything except the muffler put back together tried firing it up and putting it into gear and it wouldn't move .. was just looking to see if it would grind. Lost some tranny fluid when...
  21. Iroll_ Thanks for the heads up (and patience)...

    Iroll_

    Thanks for the heads up (and patience) on pointing me to the resources section. I honestly didn't even notice it was there. I'll do some digging in that section
  22. As I'm putting this back together I have just...

    As I'm putting this back together I have just been snugging everything up, is there a good place to reference for torque specifications as I'm putting this back together?
  23. I answered my own question! Putting it in...

    I answered my own question! Putting it in neutral worked, thanks for being my sounding board
  24. 2001 XC - Bevel Gear Installation - Alignment with Prop Shaft

    I'm in the process of putting the everything back together on a bevel gear replacement (and passenger front outer CV boot replacement).

    I'll be doing a write up when I'm done on what I've done /...
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    having same issues .. is the 10 posts rule...

    having same issues .. is the 10 posts rule accurate?
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