Volvo Community Forum. The Forums of the Volvo Owners Club

Forum Rules Volvo Owners Club About VOC Volvo Gallery Links Volvo History Volvo Press
Go Back   Volvo Owners Club Forum > Blogs > Adventures in Volvo maintenance
Register Members CarsBlogs Help Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

Information
  • VOC Members: There is no login facility using your VOC membership number or the details from page 3 of the club magazine. You need to register in the normal way
  • AOL Customers: Make sure you check the 'Remember me' check box otherwise the AOL system may log you out during the session. This is a known issue with AOL.
  • AOL, Yahoo and Plus.net users. Forum owners such as us are finding that AOL, Yahoo and Plus.net are blocking a lot of email generated from forums. This may mean your registration activation and other emails will not get to you, or they may appear in your spam mailbox

This is just for me to recount my efforts to keep my fleet of Volvos on the the road. Comments and suggestions are all welcome.
Rate this Entry

Going right

Posted Sep 21st, 2008 at 20:51 by Andrew (UK)

Tuesday morning I patched the two holes in the exhaust that were pointed out to me. I just ran the engine for a bit to help set the bandages and found it was blowing out of the junction into the rear box, so that got slathered in repair putty as well. Come Wednesday and it went into the garage to be welded and get the new tyres fitted. Then I picked it up on Thursday morning complete with new MOT certificate. There were advisories on the front ASB bushes, right inner tie rod end and the exhaust system. I'll get to all of them in due course but at least I will get to choose when to do the work now.
As a bit of light relief I put the prop-shaft back in the 1800 and put the old bolts in while I tightened up the nut that holds the centre bearing in place. It's been almost a year since I removed it from the car.
Posted in ,
Views 2979 Comments 0
« Prev     Main     Next »
Total Comments 0

Comments

 

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:26.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.