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If you need one (these all go bad), you probably know by now that the system in the '99 and 2000 S/V 70's are Denso...but Bosch makes the front 02 Sensor too. But this one is the original Denso (made in Japan... like my name here... lol) I thought I needed this and bought it on eBay (dealer wants $350 for one- FCP wants close to $200 for the same part). I saw the positive ratings and the numbers on the box so I know I was good with this one. This is coming by Friday but I'm going to have to send it back at my expense as well as 20% restocking fee.....sort of not looking good for me. But this is where we can both profit. Here is what I have coming to me. http://www.ebay.com/itm/142260189339?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
It's still a great deal off of eBay but I'll do it better!! Rather than paying to send it back to the seller ($15 loss) as well as pay for shipping (more loss), I'll send it to you at my cost and you pay $70 for it. I would rather sell it to someone here. I will say I might be willing to take a little less for it, but not much. It will be new in a box (unopened) and guaranteed to fit and work! If you low ball me I'll just send it back to the seller on eBay. This is the best deal I have found so far for a brand new OEM Front 02 sensor for these cars.
Let me know soon. I do have a limited time before I have to make a decision regarding whether to send it back or not.
I'm looking into swapping my auto to manual in my 99 S70 T5.
I'm in the process of sourcing parts and came across an M56 gearbox from a 2001 C70 2.4
My question is would this gearbox work? Are all M56 gearboxes the same regardless of its paired engine?
I know that there is a M56H and an M56L, but from what I read I gather either will be fine, its just a final drive ratio difference between the 2.
Ideally I was looking for an M56 from a 1999 or 2000 S70 T5 so I'll know for sure that it'll work, but that's hard to find.
I have a '98 s70 with a broken engine (2.0 LPT). Found a pretty good parts car, but it is a '99, 2.4 NA, also ME7..
Now you might say that wow, turbo to NA swap??? Really? Yes, really, this a beater car, don't care about it being fast... it just needs to get me form A to B.
Also swapping dashboards and few other pieces, so both cars will be in many pieces, which means swapping the dash harness won't be a big issue... I guess
I have never seen a ME7 wiring before so I have no idea what I'm facing, so the question is:
a. Obviously I have to swap the whole engine harness, but what about the power distribution stuff?
b. drive-by-wire... is that part of the dash harness?
c. how can I marry the me7 dash harness to the old shell? There are some CAN trickery going on, right?
The more I think about this the more difficult it gets... but i could fix everything that is wrong with my car by using this 99 car.
By Max Meade
My car has been making noises in the front right strut whenever I go over bumps, so I took it to a mechanic today to get an idea of what is wrong. Unfortunately, once I got it up on the rack, it looked pretty bad. Although I used to baby my car, these days I just do not have the time to take care of it. It's starting to look like I will be paying for that now.
I got a quote from the mechanic (attached), who says I need to replace the shock mounts, front lower control arms, drive axles, ball joints, etc. on both sides. He seems like a trustworthy mechanic and they have good reviews, but just to be safe (had a really bad experience with my last mechanic), I wanted to run it by some of you on here who have a much better idea of what I should be looking at than me. I posted some pictures of what I say under the car as well. I really just want an opinion on whether or not everything recommended is necessary, and if they prices for parts/labor is realistic.