Steam Cleaning the Interior

I worked on cleaning the interior of the car. I was able to borrow a steam cleaner from a coworker. The steam cleaner saved me many hours of work. I …

Interior Cleaning and Cleaning and Cleaning Started

I started by vacuuming the carpets only to find out I had to pull the seats. After pulling the seats I found the center console needed to be pulled. After …

The new DD is here

I am now the owner of a 1998 Volvo V70 AWD Pewter Silver/Light Taupe. This will be an ongoing project with plans to this becoming a daily driver. I purchased …

Burning Coolant on Startup (FIXED)

For the past month my car has been smoking on startup and I was having no luck figuring it out. I did figure out that it was burning coolant. I …

Re-Paint

I has some back and forth with the insurance about the car. At first the insurance adjuster said that most of the repairs due to the hail could be fixed …

Hail!!!!!

Well the car has hail damage after yesterday’s storm. It seems like everyone who was in downtown Colorado Springs was hit with hail. The car has minor hail damage over …

Trailing Ignitor

The car broke down on me this morning on the way to work about a mile from the house. It turned out to be the trailing ignitor. The car didn’t …

Heater Control Valve Part 1

It looks like I’m going to need to replace the heater control valve. I’ve been smelling coolant slightly since about January but I haven’t seen any moisture. I have the …

Hard Starting Part 2

On Friday, I replaced the injectors. The car definitely starts better. I still need to get it tuned right, I’m having a lot of trouble getting it right. I’m open …

Drive Shaft

I dropped my extra┬ádrive shaft off at Driveline Services in Colorado Springs yesterday to have the u-joints replaced and the shaft balanced. I also picked up the output shaft seal …