My 1999 Volvo S70 blew a tie rod through the engine. The car is in good shape. Is there any value (for parts) or should I just scrap it?

Craftray
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Asked by Apr 26, 2013 at 01:48 PM about the 1999 Volvo S70

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judge_roy
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think that you mean "connecting rod" tie rods are responsible for steering you thru a turn and bouncing up and down while keepin' 'er steady. Replace the motor with a pickNpull motor for cheap...have your pal leonard help you with the installation for a case of beverage~

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judge_roy
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pull from a wrecked car, smashed at the rear, presumably with a good runnin' motor, you could check the odometer on your donor car~ recommend a rear collision donor~

judge_roy
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how did you know it was a rod? punched right thru the oil pan?

judge_roy
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would be an adventure to Pick and actually Pull....I wanna come along! need a pickup truck to drop it off the crane there~

Craftray
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Right. I am trying to get more information. The car is 500 miles away with one of my kids right now. Information is sketchy.

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tenspeed
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The car still has value. It could be parted out and the remainder sold for scrap. If you could find a replacement engine and had the ability to change it, it might be worth changing it. In my area, scrap yards will pay $300 and tow it away.

judge_roy
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learn to change your oil on time~~tough lesson.

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