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Customer Feature - Roger Jin

2010-12-24 - Roger Jin

My name is Roger Jin, and I am the Parts manager at Volvo Pointe-Claire. I have worked here for over 11 years, starting out in sales, and now running the Parts department.

Our parts department is very active with the local Volvo club, the Club Volvo Quebec (www.clubvolvoquebec.com), and we pride ourselves on being a very enthusiastic "Performance oriented" dealership. We offer many different lines of aftermarket performance products to our customers.

I have owned many different project cars over the years, my current project being my 1998 Volvo S70 T5 manual.

My true love is for wagons, and after purchasing a 2005 V50 T5 AWD 6-speed for my wife, I began to look for a 1998 V70 T5 manual as a new project car. After a long, unsuccessful search, I finally purchased decided to give up my search for a wagon and settle for a sedan.

I purchased my S70 in the spring of 2009, and it has slowly evolved into the car it is today.

Here is a list of modifications on my S70:

1998 Volvo S70 T5 M SR
Black / Graphite leather

Engine and transmission:
Tuned @ 18psi
Mitsubishi TD04-18T turbocharger
Delco TCV Valve
EST Ultraflo intake
Snabb 2.75" Post-MAF intake pipe
Samco silicone intercooler hoses
IPD HD CBV
3.0” N/A Throttle body
960 Throttle body plate
Snabb Silicone N/A Throttle body hose
N/A Intake manifold
Ipd Phenolic intake spacer
“R” Exhaust manifold
EST 3" downpipe
EST 2.5" cat-back exhaust
Street Fire CD Ignition
MSD Ignition coil
Kingsborne 8mm spark plug wires
OEM Volvo Spark plugs
Ipd Poly upper engine mount
Ipd Poly transmission mount
Snabb Short-shift plate
Snabb Brass shifter bushings
Snabb Delrin shifter base bushings

Suspension:
Ipd 1.75" lowering springs
Koni Yellow adjustable shocks and struts
Ipd 25mm front/ 22mm rear swaybars
Ipd HD endlinks
Volvo OEM strut tower brace
XC90 spring seats

Brakes:
Porsche 993TT/Brembo 4-piston calipers
S60R 330mm front discs
Hawk HPS brake pads
Stainless steel braided brake lines

Exterior:
17x8 Team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2
215/45/17 Yokohama S.drive tires (summer)
17x8 OEM Pegasus wheels
205/50/17 Gislaved Nordfrost 5 w/studs (winter)
Eibach 15mm spacers (rear)
V70R Front bumper
Euro mesh grille
EST Headlight Eyebrows
6000k HID conversion
E-code headlamp lenses
E-code clear corner lamps
Stealth corner bulbs
Xpel yellow foglights
OEM clear side repeaters
50w halogen back-up bulbs
Silverstar turn-signal bulbs
LED licence plate bulbs
3M DI-NOC Carbon Fiber wrapped roof and trunklid
50% window tint

Interior:
A-pillar 3 gauge pod
Autometer boost gauge
AEM wideband AFR gauge
Blitzsafe iPod adapter
Volvo OEM Antenna switch
3m DI-NOC Carbon Fiber wrapped interior trim
Recaro Vivo booster seat
Britax Roundabout infant seat

 

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