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[GUMTREE] 1997 V70 Manual White $1.2k - bit ratty but right for price

egadsegads (@egads) Yass NSW
in RADAR 5491 / 166joined Jul 2013
Looks pretty good for a usable car, add on 1k to make it right from whatever has been neglected.

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/bondi/cars-vans-utes/1997-volvo-v70-wagon/1158697510

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Comments

  • 8989 / 77joined Jul 2013
    Looks like na
    I think you need to add i was in an s80 with three wheels getting pulled backwards and was told to "hold on shit is about to get real".
  • egadsegads (@egads) Yass NSW
    5491 / 166joined Jul 2013
    NA 20V from the rear badges.
  • jrcjJohn C (@jrc) Lindfield NSW
    35 / 7joined Nov 2014
    Maybe a bit more than $1 k needed

    I had a look over and a drive last night. Has new tyres
    Has an oil leak from rms area it needs a new clutch soon (spoke to mech) and abs light is on and yes it locks! Air con , cruise doesn't work but most other things are ok. Quoted 2500 to fix clutch and rms. thinking about it,
  • jrcjJohn C (@jrc) Lindfield NSW
    35 / 7joined Nov 2014
    Body is good no rust but seats need a good dose of leather oil
  • jrcjJohn C (@jrc) Lindfield NSW
    35 / 7joined Nov 2014
    Also most front engine items timing etc renewed 25000 k ago
  • nickmnicko (@nickm) Sydeneee --- home of the traffic jamb, over priced coffee, and the 2000 Olympics
    2405 / 31joined Jul 2013
    Was checking it out for the gearbox. A bit pricey for a donor car.
    try a sig
  • jrcjJohn C (@jrc) Lindfield NSW
    35 / 7joined Nov 2014
    well i bought it anyway. back with a Vbrick after 4 years away.
    nickmvo940egads
  • Ex850RSnoopy (@Ex850R) Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Melbourne.
    9249 / 169joined Jul 2013
    Abs unit can be repaired, look in the info section on here. Or send to Midwest ABS in the states, they send you good one, you send yours. Will use them again.
    Get your parts supplied from FCP, have your man put them in.
    gavinh
    Spac -
    "High speed rail, Melbourne to Brisvegas!
    I retain a deep suspicion, but maybe these shitcunts will actually manage to do something not entirely shit?"
  • jrcjJohn C (@jrc) Lindfield NSW
    35 / 7joined Nov 2014
    Thanks for that snoopy good leads
    This car is to get son no 2 to drive in
    The 855 his brother learned in was in another radar thread about 3 months back - unregistered in Melbourne!!
  • jrcjJohn C (@jrc) Lindfield NSW
    35 / 7joined Nov 2014
    This car is sold - if someone (moderator??) can mark it so please

    FYI I've put a pile of meguiars into the leather already also the left headlight lens is broken - anyone got one they want to donate ?

    It does need a little restoration so I might write that up in another thread - which section?
  • Ex850RSnoopy (@Ex850R) Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Melbourne.
    edited September 16 9249 / 169joined Jul 2013
    Sorbalene cream is recommended to clean and nourish real leather by my leather expert mate. I have used it to great effect but what cars since early 1980s have is leatherette, vinyl backing with a veneer of leather so once the thing does out it needs filling with liquid repair stuff, buffing and dye.
    Or buy new skins...
    I got V70R with big hole in seat back bolster from cracking, very annoying.

    Philia_Bear will have parts.
  • egadsegads (@egads) Yass NSW
    5491 / 166joined Jul 2013
    Okey dole, will close this thread. Make a new one in garage/rwd.
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