Join Us For Cars & Coffee On July 29th!

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Here's Why Volvos Are Considered Safe

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I recently stumbled upon a YouTube video of a violent crash between a 2008-2016 Volvo XC70 wagon and a transport truck traveling at full speed. Miraculously, the driver of the Volvo was okay. You ...

Why This $5000 1990 Volvo 740 16-Valve Wagon Was The Best Deal On The Internet

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Bring a Trailer has been a wonderful waste of time during my lunch hours. When I need a break from the every day grind, I pop open BAT and look at cars I can't normally afford. But recently, a ...

Grassroots Motorsports E30 318iS Project - Cleaning Up the Ol' Girl

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Although Grassroots Motorsports' E30 318iS project car still does not run, any engine work had to wait until the car got a thorough cleaning - both inside and out.  ...

Grassroots Motorsports E30 318iS Project - The Beginning

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We share a lot in common with the folks at Grassroots Motorsports.  Whether it's on a long weekend drive, or a personal vacation, or traveling to races, we're constantly checking classified ads ...

How A 10-Cent Part Saved Us Thousands In Repairs

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  It was July of 2017 when we started our quest to find a Volvo S60 content car. We weren't looking for something that was "pristine", but didn't want a roach either. We also wanted something ...

The Cheapest, Most Reliable AMG Car Ever, Period!

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If I were to describe to you a car that was reliable, inexpensive to repair and super cheap to purchase, what would immediately come to mind? If you’re like me, you are probably thinking Honda, ...

The Axle Dilemma - OEM? Aftermarket? Rebuilt? Used?

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When it comes time to purchase a replacement part for your older European vehicle, such as the Mercedes-Benz W123 models that will be discussed here, there often isn't much of a decision making ...

How to Replace a Water Pump on an E39 BMW 5-Series (6-cylinder)

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It’s no secret that the E39’s Achilles Heel is its dismal cooling system. Built almost entirely out of plastic, the system doesn't age well. When its components fail, they have a well-documented ...

How to Replace & Bleed a Power Steering Rack

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Thanks to its compact design and relative mechanical simplicity, hydraulic power steering rack and pinions are found in most current passenger vehicles, sport utility and light trucks. Due to the ...

How To Replace An Alternator On A Volvo S60

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Replacing an alternator on a P2 chassis Volvo is a moderate level repair which usually takes no longer than 3 hours to replace. Before ordering your alternator from FCP Euro, be sure to check the ...

How To Replace A Headlight On A P2 Volvo S60

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Yes, you have to remove the front bumper, but it's not as bad as it seems. Here's the full tutorial on how to do it....

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