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My dealer (Fields Volvo in Waukesha, WI) did it for around $160 which I thought was reasonable. They said it wasn't necessary to disconnect the shocks electrically so no SUM recalibration was needed (and thus less $$--kudos to Fields for integrity).

My limited initial impression is that, tentatively, the side-hop seems better, which is great since that was the only reason for me doing this. More time, and travel over the more problematic roads around here, will tell. So far so good though. http://********************/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: IPD rear sway just installed (kenschel)

Sounds good...having mine installed on Monday. Guess I should mention there is no need to disconnect the shocks.

Looking forward to any more comments over the weekend from your new upgrade http://********************/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: IPD rear sway just installed (blf)

Make sure your (rear toe) alignment is to the latest spec
 

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Re: IPD rear sway just installed (JRL)

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Make sure your (rear toe) alignment is to the latest spec

JRL - I'm going to have Volvo do my alignment as soon as my wheels show up (just did TME springs and 22mm sway bar), will they have the latest specs or should I print a copy from here?
 

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Re: IPD rear sway just installed ("R" Kelly)

Basic alignment is the same as any V70
THE REAR TOE SHOULD BE SET TO 0.16 +/- 0.1 DEGREES
This should be along with the new bushing install
(That was copied from the Volvo TNN in front of me)
 

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Re: IPD rear sway just installed (JRL)

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Make sure your (rear toe) alignment is to the latest spec

it has been properly set when I had the bushing fix some time ago, per the dealer. Any reason to suspect that installing the sway bar would somehow knock it out of alignment?
 

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Re: IPD rear sway just installed (JRL)

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Make sure your (rear toe) alignment is to the latest spec

Why would the allignment need to be checked after a rear sway bar install? To the best of my knowledge, nothing during install affects the track of the car.

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Re: IPD rear sway just installed (KVB)

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Why would the allignment need to be checked after a rear sway bar install? To the best of my knowledge, nothing during install affects the track of the car.

KVB
Well, if nothing else you REALLY need to have that new rear toe spec with a sway bar installed
If you had an alignment recently no problem but I can't stress enough to you guys that a good alignment does wonders for the R and they can and do go of alignment often
 
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