SwedeSpeed - Volvo Performance Forum banner
81 - 97 of 97 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,444 Posts
Discussion Starter · #81 · (Edited)
Finally..
The R has been off the road for over a month with a siezed up PCV system.


So in the meantime I have been doing some shopping:

The R has been treated to a cool roof pod - Thule Ocean 600.





I also purchased a large handful of LED replacement T4 bulbs for the CCM and other dash parts.

Next was a visit to IPD's online website and I must thank Chris Delano for his patience and assistance in making this order for me..
  • PCV full replacement kit
  • R Spark plugs
  • Rear wiper arm + blade
  • Hood support struts
  • R Throttle inlet tube
  • BPS bung
  • IPD HD TCV
  • IPD Poly bushing inserts
  • Silicone Intercooler couplers
  • IPD Cross bar poly inserts
  • 3x Oil filter kits
  • XC90 Anti-ping axel bolts
  • silicon tubing
  • GROM Bluetooth + USB + Ipod interface



 

·
Registered
Joined
·
82 Posts
Awesome build man, the car looks great!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,444 Posts
Discussion Starter · #85 ·
Installed a GROM USB + Iphone interface.



Took a day to figure out how to use it correctly but so far so good. I can say that the audio quality is superb! CD quality.

Works well on Bluetooth with the ipad and android 10" tablet watching films in the back seat with the audio coming out of the car speakers. Better than a cinema!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,052 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
4,444 Posts
Discussion Starter · #89 · (Edited)
Replaced the front suspension today.
Again with the help of my trustworthy Swede friend.

Suspension was making massive rubber rubbing/squeak noise and performing very rough over road bumps.

One dirrrty looking strut


Soooo much gunk build up


Hello tyre rub


Clean around the mount points


Rattle gun + spring compressors help!


The very dirty strut cap. We cleaned this back to new and put lithium grease around the bearings


This yellow clip needs to be removed and reinstalled on to the new strut. Two little pins release clip


Original strut seats look well worn with stress cracks throughout.
New HD seats were installed




Result:
SOOOOO much smoother and better. All noise gone.

Car is like brand new :p
 

·
Moderator
Joined
·
6,436 Posts
Very nice!!
But the strut cap is actually a strut bearing....should have replaced it.....

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 2
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
219 Posts
^ I'm thinking i should be looking at these too...
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
164 Posts
Any more updates on this one? I have followed and read the project, very nice rig.
 
81 - 97 of 97 Posts
Top