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Forum: Volvo V70
11-13-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

That's awesome! I'd love to have a T5! Just...

That's awesome! I'd love to have a T5!

Just an update for everybody..... I fell off the face of the earth because I spent the last 7 or 8 months working on my house, foolishly thinking the more I...
Forum: Volvo V70
04-26-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,542
Posted By HummerGuy

Well, with my car I was wrong about the code. I...

Well, with my car I was wrong about the code. I was getting P0402 and P0442 mixed up. My car was actually throwing a P0442 message and it was the Catalytic Converter. The problem was solved by...
Forum: Volvo S70
04-02-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By HummerGuy

That's what I thought also. I asked "Are you...

That's what I thought also. I asked "Are you SURE it's RWD?" I told him I haven't heard of any RWD S70's but he said he was positive, which I'm wondering if it's AWD and he may not know that. ...
Forum: Volvo S70
03-31-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By HummerGuy

Have you towed with your S70?

I have a friend who has a '98 RWD S70. I've been talking to him about my V70 towing equipment installation and he brought up his S70.

He wants to know if anybody out there has or does tow with...
Forum: Volvo V70
03-31-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

I have my trailer hitch installed now along with...

I have my trailer hitch installed now along with a self-powered wiring harness, my heavy duty endlinks will be on this weekend along with a new sway bar for the rear. I'm almost done with this...
Forum: Volvo V70
03-17-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Just a quick update; I have the new engine mount...

Just a quick update; I have the new engine mount and strut tower brace hardware in but I've been really busy lately. I'm ordering new HD front sway bar endlinks (they are going bad ironically) and...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Until next time....

This is all I have for now. My car goes into the dealer next weekend for a problem/leak in the EVAP system in the rear.

When I get the car back, I'll be taking it to my buddy's heated garage and...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Misc fluid Additives

I was never a big believer in additives, but when I started having minor transmission slip problems, I read some info and tried the Lucas Oil Stop Slip, and from then on, I have been a Lucas products...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Transmission fluid - Mobile 3309

After a long time of waiting, Mobile released practically the same (if not the EXACT) fluid the Volvo transmission uses to the general public:
...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Oil - Valvoline MaxLife 5W-30 Synthetic Blend

I won't even get into this debate :) I'm just stating what I use.

http://www.valvoline.com/products/consumer-products/motor-oil/higher-mileage-motor-oil/2

BUT, for anybody that wants to know...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Misc - Sound system

This really isn't a mod per-say, but I thought I would throw it out there.

Here's what I did to get a psuedo-auxilary audio input:

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Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Tires - Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D

I'm the kind of person that is almost anal about research when it comes to doing anything so I can learn what I need to make an educated choice. This is one of those times.

I spent literally...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Air Intake - Filter and future system

I purchased a K&N panel air filter as a replacement to the OEM one:

http://www.knfilters.com/search/product.aspx?Prod=33-2176

I have always ran them in my past cars, but have had the...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-13-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Spark Plugs - NGK IX Iridium

The absolute first thing I did when I bought my car is change the plugs. It had 67k on it when I purchased it June of '08. It now has 109k (I drive alot).

I always wanted an excuse to buy...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-12-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Volvo Parts Suppliers

I'll start with this. Here is a list of online parts companies I have used in the past 1 1/2 years of ownership:

IPD USA:
http://www.ipdusa.com/ (top-notch customer serivce, and these folks are...
Forum: Volvo V70
02-12-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 26,735
Posted By HummerGuy

Lightbulb "Project V70 Sport"

Greetings. I've been away from the forum for a while now, but I've had a good reason.

To sum it up, I have a base '01 V70 FWD non-turbo (yeah, THAT one unfortunately (P2 Platform)) to which I...
Forum: Volvo V70
12-31-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,074
Posted By HummerGuy

I've posted messages about my transmission here...

I've posted messages about my transmission here in the past. I have a an '01 V70 non-turbo auto. I bought it last year in June (08) with 67k on it. I now have almost 106k. Yes, I drive ALOT. I...
12-23-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By HummerGuy

Talking Welcome Melissa!

Welcome Melissa!
Forum: Volvo V70
07-14-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 21,044
Posted By HummerGuy

Thanks for posting the info FirstV70Volvo!

Thanks for posting the info FirstV70Volvo!
Forum: Volvo XC70
06-29-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,018
Posted By HummerGuy

I used the 3309 since the stock fluid was red. ...

I used the 3309 since the stock fluid was red. It's working beautifully. Thanks!
Forum: Volvo V70
06-29-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,343
Posted By HummerGuy

I checked the resevoir and it's fine. It was...

I checked the resevoir and it's fine. It was replaced already once from a recall or something. I drained it and it's good. I refilled it with Mobil 3309 ATF fluid that Volvo's use and it hasn't...
Forum: Volvo V70
06-25-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,343
Posted By HummerGuy

Yeah but why would it only do it sometimes and...

Yeah but why would it only do it sometimes and not all the time? If it was that wouldn't it make the noise all the time?
Forum: Volvo XC70
06-25-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,018
Posted By HummerGuy

I was wrong. Mine does have that tube in it and...

I was wrong. Mine does have that tube in it and it's in good shape. My manual says my car uses ATF so I'm assuming that's what I put in there when I filled it last. Does that mean I should use the...
06-25-2009, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By HummerGuy

1 Year with my V70

Yesterday marked my 1 year anniversary with my '01 V70. After a rediculous amount of maintenance and repairs, I'm still happy with it. Yes, I get frustrated when something goes wrong, but for the...
Forum: Volvo XC70
06-25-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,018
Posted By HummerGuy

The gunk stuff says you can't mix it with ATF,...

The gunk stuff says you can't mix it with ATF, but that's what's in there now isn't it? Is it ok to mix it with what's already in there if you just drain the resevior and refill it?
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