98 S70's?

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  1. Shifty Capone

    Shifty Capone New Member

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    Hey, im looking at gettin a used car at the moment, and ive got about 6.5-7.5k. Theres a nice 98 s70 in my area for about 6.9, but im not sure which kind of problems i might have with a used volvo, or if the s70 has any particular issues....oh and I'm trying to decide between the s70 and a 97 240sx, opinions?

    thanks for any help.
     
  2. jaeyun24

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    the '98's were very reliable cars, the 99-00 had electronic throttle body issues. check out www.volvospeed.com VERY good forums for FWD volvos.
     
  3. CalSpeedRacer

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    sounds like a good choice for the price:dunno:

    although i'd personally prefer a bmw e34 5-series for that price
     
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    yeah, i have actually decided to pick a 94-98 325/328i because there are a couple nice ones around
     
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    I'd go for a 97 850 over the 98 S70... but that's personal preference. Price seems on the higher side.

    I'd stay as far away from an old bmw as you can.
     
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    Alot of S70's had some electrical problems, but almost always very minor (though annoying) ones - usually turn-signal bulbs blowing on a more regular basis than you'd like to replace them...850's were solid cars though, overall; actually, S70's were too - check them both out - also check out brickboard.com
     

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