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*1998 Volvo C70 T5M TD05-20G* CT

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Up for sale is my 1998 Volvo C70 Coupe M56 T5M with approximately 161,000 miles.

As most know, only 135 manual coupes made it to the country.

I purchased the car in January 2017 as a 2.3L 16T HPT car with the M56 but upon first drive, engine went.

At this point I had Ben from Rolling Motors swap in a 2.5T from an ’06 S60 w/ 110k miles- here is where all the fun began.

The car sits now with a TD05-20G custom setup, and freaking rips.

Here is a breakdown for the car:

Engine:
2.5T RN motor from a ’06 S60 (approx 125k miles on it), all new seals at the time of install
Mitsubishi Super 20G turbo (Installed brand new, approximately 10k on it), custom DV
FiveO Motorsports 550CC (@3bar) Fuel Injectors (couple thousand miles on it now)
Custom StevO Tune running 20psi, with some room still to go!
-Including 2-Step
RIP Kit
do88 Intercooler

Transmission:
Factory M56 5 Speed Transmission
Genuine Volvo R Clutch Kit 
Genuine Volvo Single Mass Flywheel

Exhaust:
OBX Catback Exhaust (Custom tip shortened so doesn’t stick out)
Custom 3” Downpipe to work with 20g (pie cuts, beautiful)
S60R Exhaust manifold machined for better flow with 20G
Overall a bunch of custom work was required for 20G, receipts on hand from Rolling Motors

Intake:
Snabb Intake Pipe
3.5” BMW 540i Housing
Bosch OEM MAF (couple thousand miles)
iPd intake box (not yet installed)

Suspension:
BC Racing Coilovers (just installed, few thousand miles on them at most)
OBX Front Top Strut Brace
Kaplhenke Subframe Bushings 
New control arms, new axle seals, new wheel hubs, reman Napa axles
Just aligned this past week, drives perfectly straight and smooth

Brakes: 
302mm Caliper Bracket Kit
Newer Zimmerman rotors and Akebono Pads all around

Wheel/Tire Setup:
Enkei RSF5s 18” 18x8 (have one full size spare as well) , also have spare 16” steel winter wheels
Vredstein Ultra Vorti Tires 
H&R 15mm rear spacers, 10mm front spacers

Exterior: 
Depo Jewel Headlights
OEM Jewel Corners
V70R front bumper (missing center grille)
C70 Jewel Taillights (also spare set)

I have receipts for all work done, from each nut bolt and gasket to all the major work all from Ben at Rolling Motors, all of it totaling upwards of $10k. Clutch, flywheel, water pump, timing belt, PCV, etc. done.

I am sure I am forgetting some stuff so please just ask. I have pages of receipts to go through.

I’d rate the exterior and paint overall a 7/10, it is a 20 year old car and shines and cleans up very well but of course has its fair share of scratches and paint chips.

The interior overall is pretty clean, some tears in the drivers leather seat but passenger and rear seats are in nice shape for the age. I installed an R cluster with approximately 20k miles more than what I had at the time so cluster mileage is approx 181k at the moment.

The car runs great and really is a blast to drive, absolutely sleeper. At the moment, it really requires nothing and is ready to rip. The car does have it’s creaks and some rattle in the cabin going over crappy roads but is to expect.

NO LIGHTS ON DASH! Ready to go. Previous CEL for MAF has been fixed.

6000 obo, receipts can be seen at any time

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Can you post any pictures of the trunk? Does the rear seat fold down and have a pass through into the trunk?

Also, how do the back side windows open? Is it a manual lever done from the back seat? Or is it electronic, like a switch that pops them open?

Silly questions I know, but this car is making me consider abandoning my wagon which I love the functionality of, but it seems like I'm never gonna actually get to the fun part of building the motor the way I want it.

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The rear seats do not fold down unfortunately. And I believe the rear windows open manually yes.  Never sat back there to try! 

No silly questions at all!   I hear you, though the motor isn't built the car is super fun to drive as it sits and is still able to go some more!

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I'm just here to stare at the wheels. 

I like them more than I should.... <3 

Clean car man GLWS.

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