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    I will call them! thanks.

    I will call them! thanks.
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    I am very grateful for this response. I have a...

    I am very grateful for this response. I have a very good shop I have used twice already for this same job here in West Michigan and I dropped the head off there yesterday, I'm waiting for his call...
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    as far as I can gather from googling, the 01 and...

    as far as I can gather from googling, the 01 and 07 heads are the same. the dual VVT is all associated with the valve cover and as far as I can tell has nothing to do with the head.

    but we'll...
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    don't be sorry this happened, it was my mistake. ...

    don't be sorry this happened, it was my mistake. I had the patience guts and grit to do this really hard rebuild. If I wasn't a crazy person who refuses to give up, I never would have finished her....
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    are my pistons viable? 2007 v70 xc

    not sure if this is a *new* thread but I needed your attention. Thanks in part to this forum and an article that I finally did find referencing how to setup timing and adjust a dual VVT T5 I got my...
  6. update: I was able to find the referenced PDF...

    update: I was able to find the referenced PDF and I don't know how I managed to remove both hubs and get this thing running in the first place. I figure there is a 50% chance that the cams were...
  7. So here is where I wound up. I tried to access...

    So here is where I wound up. I tried to access the PDF referenced above (https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/fo...412868#p412868) but I get this message

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    "IMPORTANT NOTE! REVISED DOCUMENT...
  8. This is totally great news, thank you. I'm doing...

    This is totally great news, thank you. I'm doing this tomorrow and I was literally just thinking there was no point in tryint to fix this without removing the valve cover.

    I actually have plenty...
  9. cam seal oil leak arter rebuild

    I just wrapped up the rebuild from the head up of my 2007 Volvo v70 xc. It runs great, the turbo kicks in and it't the fastest xc I've ever had I'm very proud butI have just one problem.

    I'm...
  10. well we shall see, I followed the instructions I...

    well we shall see, I followed the instructions I posted and just about wrapped it up tonight. I installed the inner timing belt cover reset the timing once again (i'm not convinces loaded is to...
  11. One point, this is a 2007 and the cam hubs don't...

    One point, this is a 2007 and the cam hubs don't load, there are no springs, they just float. It's weird and I have no idea how it work. They float like 15. But the directions I found (below ) say...
  12. with all three of those adjustment bolts tight I...

    with all three of those adjustment bolts tight I had interference with the valve cover and the end up the bolts sticking through the gear. But looking back I could have relieve that by just loosening...
  13. Dual VVT confusion 2007 T5 turbo v70 xc AWD

    Having successfully replace the head gasket on a 2001 V70 T5 for my older daughter, I figured it was time to try the same job on the same car for my next daughter, she's 2 years behind. However,...
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    "every manifold on an aluminum head Iíve ever...

    "every manifold on an aluminum head Iíve ever worked with has had studs come out."

    I just have one question, how do they come out? 7/10 of Mine did not and I'm not sure how to get them out so I...
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    OK, I'm convinced. I will get all new bolts to...

    OK, I'm convinced. I will get all new bolts to attach the exhaust manifold to the head. I will use timeserts on the block threads so I'm sure they are perfect. I will not use any gunk or anything...
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    manifold gasket blues

    Hi All,

    2 years ago, I relaced the head gasket on my 2001 V70 XC. I mostly followed a blog from Matthews Volvo Site and long story short, I got it done. Mistake were made and the one that I was...
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    2007 volvo head removal question

    Some years back, largely by following a blog post from Matthew's Volvo Site I managed to successfully rebuild the engine of my 2001 XC70 with the 2.5 turbo AWD. I have lots of motorcycle work and...
  18. 4/5 ain't bad Volvo V70 XC shows almost 0 compression on cylinder #3

    A few years ago, thanks almost entirely to help from this site, I was managed to replace the head gasket on a 2001 Volvo V70XC I5 turbo that I bought for $1300. I did make one mistake, which was my...
  19. today I worked on the alignment myself and I was...

    today I worked on the alignment myself and I was able to get her 95% there I think by adjusting the tire rod ends. She points straight and while still pulls a little to the right, it's negligible. ...
  20. Agreed on both sides. I bough axle and wheel...

    Agreed on both sides. I bough axle and wheel bearing right side as well. If I need a strut I’ll buy 2
  21. Hi All, So here's where we are. It took...

    Hi All,

    So here's where we are. It took awhile as I was travelling the last few weeks, but I had already decided to replace everything, once I started taking parts out and realized how tightly...
  22. Ok thatís what Iím gunna do. The control arm and...

    Ok thatís what Iím gunna do. The control arm and tie rod (and sway bar link since I already have one). If that doesnít do it Iíll try to get better pics and ask if I should do knuckle or strut first....
  23. Thanks good news on the bushings. As for the...

    Thanks good news on the bushings.

    As for the other question. Iím out of alignment since the bang and Iím Not sure which components to replace. Shop said control arm. Belle tire said inner and...
  24. newly licensed kid slides off into fire hydrant, need to know what to replace

    Hello,

    My sweet baby girl got her license and within days cracked up the XC. I took it to a shop for the cosmetic work which I don't like to and I'm not good at, she looks great now, but the...
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    I should have been clearer, all the lights point...

    I should have been clearer, all the lights point low. Both left and right normal lights and high beams point low; but they seem consistent among themselves if that makes sense. I believe the entire...
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