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Forum: Volvo V50
11-18-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By Johnny Mullet

I agree with getting new rotors.

I agree with getting new rotors.
11-18-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Welcome fellow Ohioan!

Welcome fellow Ohioan!
Forum: Volvo 850
11-18-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,171
Posted By Johnny Mullet

I had a customer who drove a V70 Turbo wagon from...

I had a customer who drove a V70 Turbo wagon from NYC to Ohio on a misfire and it turned out that he burned 2 exhaust valves. I worked on Volvo before, but never tore a head off. I spent almost 30...
Forum: Volvo V70
10-30-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,558
Posted By Johnny Mullet

The engine can be rebuilt, but the labor costs...

The engine can be rebuilt, but the labor costs outweigh the price unless you do it yourself.
Forum: Volvo V70
10-22-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,514
Posted By Johnny Mullet

My old 1998 V70 came with 195/65/15 tires. The...

My old 1998 V70 came with 195/65/15 tires. The 185 tires will lower the car, increase fuel consumption and give you less ground clearance for winter.
10-22-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,666
Posted By Johnny Mullet

What a pain that can be. They said theer is...

What a pain that can be. They said theer is nothing wrong with them? Did it act up on them?
Forum: Volvo S40
10-22-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,303
Posted By Johnny Mullet

If the "Check Engine" light is on and also the...

If the "Check Engine" light is on and also the trans indicator, the very first steps you need to take are to get those codes read and posted here! Most parts stores offer free code reading. The code...
10-22-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By Johnny Mullet

K&N filters are a waste of money in my...

K&N filters are a waste of money in my professional opinion. Use a high quality air filter like Volvo or Baldwin to keep the engine clean.

Run a muffler please.
Forum: Volvo S70
10-21-2009, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Johnny Mullet

I use Baldwin Filters on all my rides. Superior...

I use Baldwin Filters on all my rides. Superior quality!
Forum: Off Topic
10-21-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Last 3 cars I bought.................. 1998...

Last 3 cars I bought..................

1998 Chevy Metro
1998 Volvo V70
1997 Geo Metro

Sold the Volvo to get the second Metro. 50 MPG just can't be beat.
10-21-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,336
Posted By Johnny Mullet

LOL! Here you go man! Check out your car with the...

LOL! Here you go man! Check out your car with the new rims! Take it for a spin!

You would think that they would of at least checked clearance first.

As long as the offset was not too much and...
10-21-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By Johnny Mullet

I suspect the ride should be perfect after all...

I suspect the ride should be perfect after all that especially if your rims were bent and tires were bald. Overkill? It all depends on how you feel about it. Post some pics of the wheels when it's...
10-21-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,212
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Translation................. Remove entire...

Translation.................

Remove entire interior, steam clean the carpet or place in a huge industrial washing machine, clean all the seats, trim, etc. Seal all the internal body seams since...
Forum: Volvo V70
10-19-2009, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,558
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Pull the timing belt cover and have an assistant...

Pull the timing belt cover and have an assistant crank the engine while you observe it.
Forum: Volvo 850
10-19-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Johnny Mullet

I suspect you replaced the PCV or vent system...

I suspect you replaced the PCV or vent system because it was causing problems?
That clogged system may have popped a cam seal.
10-19-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Enjoy your ride!

Enjoy your ride!
10-19-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By Johnny Mullet

I would start with a rotate and balance.

I would start with a rotate and balance.
Forum: Volvo 850
10-19-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Johnny Mullet

First think to do is inspect the oil in that...

First think to do is inspect the oil in that trans. Would not hurt to drain it out after it's warm and replacing it with new. After the oil breaks down, the synchros work harder making shifting...
Forum: Volvo 850
10-19-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,020
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Take care man! I recently got rid of my V70, but...

Take care man! I recently got rid of my V70, but still stick around the site.
Forum: Volvo S40
10-19-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
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Views: 1,015
Posted By Johnny Mullet

The oil filter is a cartridge style and you will...

The oil filter is a cartridge style and you will need the proper socket to remove the lid. Any Turbo car should get 3,000 mile oil changes.
10-19-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Headlamps blow all the time on these cars. You...

Headlamps blow all the time on these cars. You may also find a bad headlight connector causing high resistance and aggravating the problems with the headlights.
Forum: Off Topic
10-13-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By Johnny Mullet

Very similar situation in the Geo Metro/Suzuki...

Very similar situation in the Geo Metro/Suzuki Swift world. I got my first Geo Metro and had questions. There was only one site out there for these cars and I got my a$$ handed to me for asking a...
10-13-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,212
Posted By Johnny Mullet

A Mustang is the worst car to give a new driver....

A Mustang is the worst car to give a new driver. My first car was a 1975 Camaro and it went really nice with the whole mullet thing, but I totalled that car and was lucky enough to be here talking...
Forum: Volvo 850
10-13-2009, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By Johnny Mullet

If it smokes that bad and it's not leaking, I...

If it smokes that bad and it's not leaking, I would guess it needs a bottom end rebuild. Especially since it's a non-turbo.
10-13-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By Johnny Mullet

The dealership should have these bolts available.

The dealership should have these bolts available.
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