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  1. I sent them to Paul at Hurst Injector service. ...

    I sent them to Paul at Hurst Injector service. For just under $100 including shipping, he cleaned them, replaced the stainless filter in them, flow matched them and sent them back.

    A great value...
  2. Hey Nick - Thanks for the update. I will stick to...

    Hey Nick - Thanks for the update. I will stick to cars this post...but I am thinking of you and hope things are going well...

    When the wife's Volvo XC had about 240,000 miles on it, I had the...
  3. I've received notices for all the cars. My local...

    I've received notices for all the cars. My local dealer has them in stock. I've got appointments over the next couple of weeks. I was told the only color is dark grey. So, for all the cars, it's...
  4. Just got notice on my 2004 V70R. Still waiting on...

    Just got notice on my 2004 V70R. Still waiting on my 2001 V70 T5, 2002 V70 T5 and 2002 V70XC.
  5. Gentlemen - the OP posted this FOUR years ago -...

    Gentlemen - the OP posted this FOUR years ago - Don't you think he's figured this out by now?
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    Well, low compression on that cylinder would...

    Well, low compression on that cylinder would explain the misfire. The head has to come off to see what’s going on. Hopefully it’s in the head - damaged valve, etc. and not in the block - like a...
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    Nick - I appreciate all your help for other...

    Nick - I appreciate all your help for other members, but this thread is SEVEN years old.

    I have to believe that the poster solved this problem by now.
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    A cool idea. I see the kit on Swedespeed....

    A cool idea. I see the kit on Swedespeed. Includes pedals, shifter, etc.

    How does one handle the ECU? I would think it gets confused without the auto trans inputs. Is it possible to get a...
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    While you're waiting - I would swap the #3...

    While you're waiting - I would swap the #3 injector with another injector.

    If the misfire follows that injector - you've found your culprit.

    If not, it's in the coil/spark.

    You'll need some...
  10. Wait, wait, palliative care only? My goodness! ...

    Wait, wait, palliative care only? My goodness! Thatís a tough thing to hear. I wish you the very best. Iím no closer to helping with your car, but sure wish I could help with that diagnosis.
  11. License plate lighting is a requirement in nearly...

    License plate lighting is a requirement in nearly every jurisdiction (or the factory wouldnít include it). You can get a ticket for that in Florida. Ask me how I knowÖ

    Love your work and how you...
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    Your car came with Iridium. A fine wire...

    Your car came with Iridium. A fine wire electrode. That fat electrode is far different.

    And you have a misfire.

    SoÖ
  13. Well... your car is suffering from neglected...

    Well... your car is suffering from neglected maintenance. I've heard it said once, that it's the cheap man who ends up spending the most... deferring maintenance causes a small problem to affect...
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    What kind of plugs are those? They don't look...

    What kind of plugs are those? They don't look like the plugs that are recommended at all.

    Honestly, I would start with a new coil (Bosch, from FCP Euro) for that cylinder, and a set of proper...
  15. Rear plate visibility will absolutely garner law...

    Rear plate visibility will absolutely garner law enforcement attention. I assume you've got a plate mounting bracket to add on next?
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    I honestly don't recognize that bolt as being...

    I honestly don't recognize that bolt as being from a Volvo XC... Not to say that my memory is perfect, but I don't recall any Allen-head bolts, and that one has some length to it...

    How is/was...
  17. Love it! The shovel is a nice touch...

    Love it! The shovel is a nice touch...
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    Missing bolt and metallic noise? You've got a...

    Missing bolt and metallic noise? You've got a loose part that's hitting something else under rotation. The bolt itself would help, but short of that, time to start looking very, very carefully at...
  19. Well - I would start with the basics: fuel,...

    Well - I would start with the basics: fuel, compression, spark, timing.

    How's your fuel pressure?

    MAF condition?

    Loose intake pipe or hose?

    Vacuum leak?
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    Not a fan of Chinese electrical parts - if the...

    Not a fan of Chinese electrical parts - if the coil works, great, but...

    In the future, a Bosch from FCP Euro would be my first choice.
  21. Bring it by my shop. Timing belt and water pump...

    Bring it by my shop. Timing belt and water pump will take us about 4 hours. And thatís just because Iíll be going slow to show you how to do itÖ
  22. Timing belt should run about $500. To add the...

    Timing belt should run about $500. To add the water pump should be another $200. At an independent. Using aftermarket (but good quality, like Aisin, Continental, etc.) parts.

    Volvo OEM parts...
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    Are you asking a general question? Or asking for...

    Are you asking a general question? Or asking for a recommendation for your Volvo? In your car, get the one with the bleed hole, so that trapped air behind the thermostat can be better bled.
    ...
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    Sweet pictures, though - nice and clear, with...

    Sweet pictures, though - nice and clear, with sharp diagrams.

    It's all good. I wish I had the internet available when I started turning wrenches - so many mistakes that I could've avoided...
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    F goes in to C. Itís the only way it will fit.

    F goes in to C. Itís the only way it will fit.
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