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Forum: Volvo S80
03-01-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,012
Posted By akabond

well i plan of doing drain n fill only every oil...

well i plan of doing drain n fill only every oil change or so..here is clip of old trans fluid that for 1st time:

Short clip of old trans fluid on my Volvo S80 - YouTube
Forum: Volvo S80
05-17-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By akabond

well the clusters lights are not changed ..its...

well the clusters lights are not changed ..its just the dome lights and front parking lights have been changed
The dome lights front and back and footwell are all festoon bulbs. But my led festoons...
Forum: Volvo S80
05-17-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,130
Posted By akabond

well i changed to synthetic oil on my Lexus after...

well i changed to synthetic oil on my Lexus after 100K and so far my car has almost 200K and no problems infact iwould think its actually helping the engine. Now volvos have different engine and...
Forum: Volvo S80
05-13-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,938
Posted By akabond

yup i did on my S80 2006 and its super easy...

yup i did on my S80 2006 and its super easy too..Which bulbs are you trying to have trouble accessing them. I did not find any one of them hard. Well for the interior atleast. I also changed the fogs...
04-25-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By akabond

i say stick with full synthetic oil 5W30. Its...

i say stick with full synthetic oil 5W30. Its good for the turbo engines. As for the gasoline. it depends i used high octane sometime. But i always use the medium grade octane. AND use a good quality...
Forum: Volvo S80
04-20-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By akabond

I helped a lady from california regarding service...

I helped a lady from california regarding service questions on her S80. She went to Mas Auto Repair San Mateo.But not sure how far its from your place. She did said that they specialized in german...
04-16-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By akabond

how did you get that green LED strip around the...

how did you get that green LED strip around the cupholder..looks really nice
04-16-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By akabond

nice car and colour choice too

nice car and colour choice too
04-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By akabond

i have never sat or seen in person with that rear...

i have never sat or seen in person with that rear entertainment option. How is the quality of the TV and everything at the back seat.
04-16-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By akabond

ya plz do share pics ..as i love S80s :)

ya plz do share pics ..as i love S80s :)
04-15-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,492
Posted By akabond

hmm lights on stereo? nope i have not touched...

hmm lights on stereo? nope i have not touched those lights. Maybe its the camera and stuff. But ya i would say those are hard to change
04-14-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,501
Posted By akabond

hmm when i had a loaner S60 i was able to see the...

hmm when i had a loaner S60 i was able to see the Fm frequency. Did you read the owners manual. Maybe there is some tricks that one can do.
04-14-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,492
Posted By akabond

Well the tail lamps in my year 2006 is all LEDS...

Well the tail lamps in my year 2006 is all LEDS (ie brake light). But the tail parking lights are not LED. But i will leave as halogen bulbs. As for the reverse yes i do have LEDs on. Its one of...
04-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,492
Posted By akabond

well i am not sure what brand. But did you search...

well i am not sure what brand. But did you search on amazon? thats where i got 90% of my LEDs.
Projector HID will be the best choice. But will require lot of modifying.
Did you also do license...
04-10-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,492
Posted By akabond

well it actually did not took me long time to...

well it actually did not took me long time to install BUT it did take some time to find the right LED and colour match so that it did not stay on dim even when the car is running. So to prevent that...
04-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,492
Posted By akabond

this is video with all LED : ...

this is video with all LED :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxmgiqryVOA
Forum: Volvo S80
01-13-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,812
Posted By akabond

Did 1st drain and fill ATF

so i decided to do a drain and fill. was very easy. However i was surprised that the drain plug was not magnetic type.
Anyways took a small video of it as well to show old dirty fluid. :...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-10-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By akabond

ya i was also just thinking of plasti dip the...

ya i was also just thinking of plasti dip the grill too. i have seen on S60 forums and they do look nice. it depends what is the colour of the car. i think with black or white colour car will look...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-10-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By akabond

hi welcome to the club..that blacked out housing...

hi welcome to the club..that blacked out housing only came on S80s with HID headlight. if you have chrome ones then yours is non - HID. Now i am not sure how you would remove the glass lens. i want...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,733
Posted By akabond

good point..but can you show me with picture...

good point..but can you show me with picture where to find crankshaft seals so i can check the condition. i would love to have a inspect.

also i did ask the service tech (who works in garage) at...
01-09-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,737
Posted By akabond

here ya go: Volvo Owner's Manuals...

here ya go:
Volvo Owner's Manuals (http://www.volvocars.com/us/top/yourvolvo/volvo-vehicle-information-library/Pages/default.aspx)
01-09-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,737
Posted By akabond

open the manual and see what it says ..very simple

open the manual and see what it says ..very simple
Forum: Volvo S80
01-07-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,733
Posted By akabond

oops i did not mean to have a DIY. altho that...

oops i did not mean to have a DIY. altho that would be kool.
As for the messages well i have none..no check engine light, no error message. nothing. the only thing i have on is new PCV breather...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-07-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,733
Posted By akabond

ya no problems in acceleration or driving. But i...

ya no problems in acceleration or driving. But i will need to change the PCV and i will go to the dealer for that and since they are going change the PCV might as well clean the TB..so will see if...
Forum: Volvo S80
01-06-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,733
Posted By akabond

need to clean throttle body???(video)

need cleaning of throttle body? - YouTube
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