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    Is Brown Black?

    I'm looking for a front bumper cover for my 2002 X/C and am running into a funny color issue. I see these listed in Blue, Grey and Brown; not Black. Is the Black front bumper plastic in my reality,...
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    Front Wheel fell off on Freeway

    Greetings Everyone,
    Just to keep me busy, my 2002 V70 X/C (in Beautiful condition!) decided to let the Dr. side front wheel go on the Freeway. The Lug nuts came loose and the rest is history. I am...
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    Tranny fluid leak

    Greetings All,
    I just finished a 2 year long upgrade on my 2002 V70 X/C, that included just about everything. I am experiencing a tranny fluid leak that appears to be coming from the Right side...
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    Thank you to Astro 14 too. I just realized (...

    Thank you to Astro 14 too. I just realized ( when I saw the cost of the manual) that I have a buddy who is a factory trained Ford mechanic and he has all the service manuals for the transmission..
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    No used tranny's here; too much labor to replace...

    No used tranny's here; too much labor to replace it. Actually looking into a newly rebuilt transmission to install when the car gets a mild motor rebuild. I appreciate the advice to leave well...
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    Thank you for the confirmation. The car is...

    Thank you for the confirmation. The car is undergoing a Stage Zero restoration and is in great shape; engine and transmission work fine at 168,000 miles.
    This cars' previous owner was as...
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    2002 v70 x/c transmission exchange?

    Are the transmissions from a 2002 V70 2.4t (5 speed automatic AW50-55 0fwd and the 2002 V70 X/C AWD 5 speed automatic interchangeable. I have a used V70 tranny, but I own a V70 X/C.
    Yours, Mike
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    Thanks much for the hints. Using a jack to push...

    Thanks much for the hints. Using a jack to push the control arm down is a good idea; I seem to remember this part of the job as being a little unsafe and scary.
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    Replacing rear springs 2002 V70 X/C

    So I missed that piece of advice regarding replacing your springs when you do the shocks and struts. Wish I had done it! Any suggestions or advice before I remove the shocks, struts and springs...
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    2002 V70 X/C rear axle removal

    I am preparing to remove the rear axles from a 2002 V70 X/C for C/V boot replacement. I tried (really hard) a few years ago when the car was not mine and the axles did not want to come out, so I...
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    I had a bad turn signal switch and we kept...

    I had a bad turn signal switch and we kept pulling the high beam fuse. Replacing the obviously damaged switch solved the problem.
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    Thanks one and all; sounds like what I tell...

    Thanks one and all; sounds like what I tell people. Guess the X/C will remain stage 0. I got the car after putting new erything on it and not getting paid- nice car. I have a couple of V70 2.4T's...
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    18T turbo in a 2002 V70 X/C?

    Can I fit an 18T turbo on my 2002 V70 X/C? If no, does anyone know what largest turbo I can fit on without MAJOR modifications. I am trying to keep it as stock as possible, but I am an...
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    We took the 2002 X/C up the mountain and into the...

    We took the 2002 X/C up the mountain and into the snow to test it after major work; Yeah everything worked well!
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