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12-19-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By Disco2

Sure. Just make sure you have a cam lock tool....

Sure. Just make sure you have a cam lock tool. It's not a hard job though it can get expensive if you open up a can of worms (water pump, timing belt, tensioner, etc)
Forum: Off Topic
12-19-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 123,674
Posted By Disco2

Converted my S80 to E85 :cool: ...

Converted my S80 to E85 :cool:

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Forum: Volvo S80
10-02-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 16,610
Posted By Disco2

Huh?? :confused: Heater core is a piece of cake....

Huh?? :confused: Heater core is a piece of cake. Remove lower dash panel, brake light switch, 2 screws and 2 pipe clips. Took me about an hour. Robert has this video:

Heater Core Replacement,...
Forum: Volvo S70
08-21-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,758
Posted By Disco2

Congrats! Glad you got it running! :cool:

Congrats! Glad you got it running! :cool:
Forum: Volvo S80
08-19-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,580
Posted By Disco2

I'm trying to figure out how your 2001 S80 has a...

I'm trying to figure out how your 2001 S80 has a 2.4 when it only came with a 2.8 or 2.9 :confused:
07-25-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By Disco2

As an owner of both a Volvo and a Land Rover, I...

As an owner of both a Volvo and a Land Rover, I can honestly say that my Disco is more reliable. In the last 5 years, I've only replaced a water pump and power steering pump.
Forum: Volvo S70
07-25-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,758
Posted By Disco2

If there's no VVT solenoid, then the computer...

If there's no VVT solenoid, then the computer will throw codes cus it can't read it. But the real question is, if you don't have a VVT solenoid, how is it not dumping oil all over the place?...
Forum: Volvo S70
07-18-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,758
Posted By Disco2

If you're mechanically inclined and good with a...

If you're mechanically inclined and good with a solder iron, I'd recommend the ETM repair kit from ARD Tuning. I did it on my '99 S80. Wasn't that hard and it's running terrific. Did a sweep test...
Forum: Volvo S80
07-03-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Disco2

Volvo Cable harness engine compartment...

Volvo Cable harness engine compartment (http://www.volvopartswebstore.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_product=1140223&ukey_assembly=1180884)
Forum: Volvo S80
07-03-2016, 12:43 PM
07-03-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By Disco2

No need to grease. It's a sealed unit. Who's...

No need to grease. It's a sealed unit.
Who's charging $370 for a new blower? Rock Auto has them from $77 to $187.
Forum: Off Topic
07-01-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 123,674
Posted By Disco2

Replaced oil trap, MAF, condenser and drier. ...

Replaced oil trap, MAF, condenser and drier. Tomorrow I'll charge with freon.
Forum: Volvo S80
06-18-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By Disco2

I've had my VIDA/DICE for 2 years now. Bought it...

I've had my VIDA/DICE for 2 years now. Bought it thru Alibaba for $125. Arrived from Shenzhen China in 5 days. Directions were easy to follow and took about an hour to load on my laptop. I have...
Forum: Volvo S80
06-18-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By Disco2

Before you tear into the ETM, you might want to...

Before you tear into the ETM, you might want to check your fuel pressure.
Forum: Off Topic
06-18-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,572
Posted By Disco2

Ford :mad:

Ford :mad:
Forum: Off Topic
06-18-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 123,674
Posted By Disco2

Fixed my ETM with a rebuild kit from ARD tuning. ...

Fixed my ETM with a rebuild kit from ARD tuning. Running like new again! :cool:
Forum: Volvo S40
02-20-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 21,762
Posted By Disco2

That's about right for a blown head gasket. If...

That's about right for a blown head gasket. If you had a bad ring it would be zero and wouldn't get much above 50 wet. Also, if you had a bad ring, it would be dumping fuel right into the crank...
01-31-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Disco2

I don't live in NJ but found this. State of...

I don't live in NJ but found this.
State of New Jersey - Motor Vehicle Commission - Business Licensing (http://www.state.nj.us/mvcbiz/Abandoned/HowToRestore.htm)
Forum: Volvo S80
01-31-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 11,374
Posted By Disco2

Robert has a good video of how to do it. I did...

Robert has a good video of how to do it. I did this a year ago and no problems at all even tho I did bend some of the fins (just like in the video) No leaks, working great. :cool:
Heater Core...
12-25-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 848
Posted By Disco2

New? One from the dealer with an extended...

New? One from the dealer with an extended warranty.
Used? While I like my S80, the older ones (740,850,940, etc) seem to have less headaches. Personally, I'd love to find an old 760 turbo diesel....
12-25-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 33,425
Posted By Disco2

Better change the requirements to "cars only"...

Better change the requirements to "cars only" before someone posts a pic of their Volvo truck and says "I have 800,000 miles and it still runs coast to coast." :p :D ...
Forum: Volvo S80
12-25-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,860
Posted By Disco2

When is the last time you changed the oil? Oil...

When is the last time you changed the oil? Oil quality, weight, & pressure have an effect on the functioning of the VVT solenoid. Also possible that the cam shaft sensor is bad. Considering all...
Forum: Volvo S80
12-05-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Disco2

Here ya go: Central Electronic Module for...

Here ya go: Central Electronic Module for Volvoxemodex US | xemodex US (http://xemodex.com/us/product/central-electronic-module-for-volvo-1999-2004/)
:cool:
Forum: Off Topic
11-21-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 123,674
Posted By Disco2

Got fed up with shimming the compressor so...

Got fed up with shimming the compressor so finally bought a new one and installed it.
Forum: Volvo S80
11-21-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,137
Posted By Disco2

You'll need VIDA/DICE to see what's really going...

You'll need VIDA/DICE to see what's really going on but more than likely it will need to be rebuilt. Here's a website that explains the issues:
Volvo S80-XC90...
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