BUILD Another 4x4 turbo wagon…

Ron Vogel

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I never learn. This one is my DD until I fix the motor in my 535xi wagon.

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Ron Vogel

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I’ve been busy trying to sort suspension before my lift parts come in. Every weekend I’ve been doing a project. Last weekend I fitted xc90 axle to drivers side and changed wheel bearing, already did control arms, fixed AWD. The big push is coming up next weekend. I did sway bar bushes today…it absolutely sucked. They are vulcanized to the bar. Volvo wants you to change bar with bushings. Found polys on Siberian bushing and made it work. Tires are ordered, and lift goes in next weekend with new springs and struts

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v6buicks

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I miss playing with Volvos. :(

I've been so tempted to fix some of my C30s annoyances, but at 214k miles I just don't see myself getting much return on it. If I did all that work I'd want to go ahead and finally get a Hilton tune too, but $$$.

I'll just try to live through this thread. That radio install kit is slick. The switches fit nicely on there!
 

Ron Vogel

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Jul 12, 2007
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I miss playing with Volvos. :(

I've been so tempted to fix some of my C30s annoyances, but at 214k miles I just don't see myself getting much return on it. If I did all that work I'd want to go ahead and finally get a Hilton tune too, but $$$.

I'll just try to live through this thread. That radio install kit is slick. The switches fit nicely on there!
Well, I see nice ones going for $7kish, I feel safe with what I paid for it that dumping a few grand into making it nice that I won’t lose too much selling it…while driving a mostly refreshed car.

It took some measuring to get the switches to look right. I was originally thinking of putting the CB radio there.
 

SpeedSpeak2me

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Well, I see nice ones going for $7kish, I feel safe with what I paid for it that dumping a few grand into making it nice that I won’t lose too much selling it…while driving a mostly refreshed car.

It took some measuring to get the switches to look right. I was originally thinking of putting the CB radio there.
Out of curiosity, why CB?