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  • woz's Avatar
    Yesterday, 00:11
    woz replied to a thread 850 fuel leak mystery in 850 Series
    I would contact the garage straight away, they should sort it out. But if it was me the first placeI would check, in the absenceof any visible...
    1 replies | 42 view(s)
  • G.Laing's Avatar
    Sunday 17th June 2018, 21:46
    G.Laing replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    away to start a very similar project. I have a 850 engine and a v70r 2004 engine that I might split to build one engine . hopefully use a holset...
    90 replies | 19900 view(s)
  • oblark's Avatar
    Sunday 17th June 2018, 19:10
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Slowly running the 2.5ltr engine in and trying to dial the injectors in. After raising/lowering the injector constant and dead times it was still...
    90 replies | 19900 view(s)
  • deanrwilkins's Avatar
    Sunday 17th June 2018, 17:31
    After having some work done recently, my 850 T-5R developed a fuel leak. The leak is not severe (no puddles on the drive, MPG more or less the same)...
    1 replies | 42 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Sunday 17th June 2018, 11:34
    Looking back at your pictures in the OP, this shows the calipers on solid rear discs. Were the ones supplied wrong because they were slightly...
    3 replies | 212 view(s)
  • Bigsi15's Avatar
    Sunday 17th June 2018, 10:22
    Hi all So how long do you go between replacing spark plugs? I run genuine plugs on a nearly stage 2 tuned 850 which generally get driven like an...
    0 replies | 32 view(s)
  • Bigsi15's Avatar
    Sunday 17th June 2018, 10:19
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Anti roll bar thoughts in 850 Series
    That’s the golden question lol! Had quite a bit of trouble getting the rears setup and still not completely convinced although it rides and drives...
    12 replies | 376 view(s)
  • NECC's Avatar
    Saturday 16th June 2018, 20:22
    Sorry for late reply, to be honest I know very little about mechanics on the car as I've always trusted others to do the work for me. Caliper issue...
    3 replies | 212 view(s)
  • Tee5alive's Avatar
    Saturday 16th June 2018, 17:41
    Tee5alive replied to a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    Oh nice one Thanks Dave I have no idea when the filter was changed I'll get that done.
    2 replies | 66 view(s)
  • davebb's Avatar
    Saturday 16th June 2018, 13:41
    davebb replied to a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    when was the fuel filter last changed, also look at the MAF sensor, give it a clean with some IPA, do not use brake cleaner, Dave
    2 replies | 66 view(s)
  • Tee5alive's Avatar
    Friday 15th June 2018, 21:02
    Tee5alive started a thread D5 misfire? in Phase 2 Models
    Hi well now I have most of the fault codes cleared and sorted I thought all would be well but now I have a misfire between 1500 and 2500 RPM?...
    2 replies | 66 view(s)
  • woz's Avatar
    Wednesday 13th June 2018, 22:52
    80:20 rule is all I can say. 20% of the effort gets you 80% of the benefit. So, minor porting work, removal of flashings, a little detail work on...
    1 replies | 210 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 13th June 2018, 15:36
    Does the voltage increase when you bring the revs up to 3000rpm? If they do, the regulator is knackered so it’ll be a new Alternator. 13.62v...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • Tee5alive's Avatar
    Wednesday 13th June 2018, 15:22
    Wow you guys certainly know your stuff!! Bought a genuine Volvo battery started first time BUT.......... Let her idle for an half an hour...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • stribo's Avatar
    Monday 11th June 2018, 18:53
    stribo replied to a thread Anti roll bar thoughts in 850 Series
    Mine have never twanged, how much preload have you got?
    12 replies | 376 view(s)
  • Bigsi15's Avatar
    Monday 11th June 2018, 14:46
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Anti roll bar thoughts in 850 Series
    Thanks guys (sorry don’t seem to be getting notifications for this thread!), seems ok still so will leave and see for now! New topic... Rear...
    12 replies | 376 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 10th June 2018, 09:59
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Car has developed a boost leak at around or just above 17 psi under load in 4th/5th/6th gear. Fault code is ECM 6806 - Turbocharger (TC) control...
    536 replies | 91451 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 10th June 2018, 09:44
    if you can stretch to an AGM battery, then even better, as they are designed to cope with over 300,000 starts!
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • Tee5alive's Avatar
    Sunday 10th June 2018, 01:22
    Many thanks guys that's what i'll do then - genuine bosch 800Ah is £226 but I need the cranking amps.
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • uqj83l's Avatar
    Saturday 9th June 2018, 22:39
    uqj83l replied to a thread Rear subframe in Phase 2 Models
    Good luck! I’ve tried this before and it’s tricky. There is a bolt which comes out, then a pin which doesn’t want to come out, and bushes either end...
    1 replies | 102 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Saturday 9th June 2018, 15:37
    Ah yes, here's the 019, still only £74. https://www.gsfcarparts.com/971aa0191 Indeed if you want something that will last then go for the branded...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 9th June 2018, 10:09
    LOL, the diagnostics tab will always be greyed out until you fill in the relevant fields. No matter, you live and learn. I thought you'd done...
    9 replies | 219 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 9th June 2018, 10:07
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Harvey's C30 D3 in C30 Series
    Just be wary of the dreaded DPF and DPF sensors.
    11 replies | 221 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 9th June 2018, 10:00
    017 is not enough for a D5. You need an 019... https://www.gsfcarparts.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=019+battery I'd also avoid batteries...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 9th June 2018, 09:50
    With that many fault codes, I wouldn't be too concerned. I've seen many cars at the roadside with more than double that amount of faults and they...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Saturday 9th June 2018, 09:19
    And check the alternator output if it runs
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • boycdon's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 23:00
    sounds very likely to be a voltage problem ...as mentioned previously a replacement or even borrowed battery will most likely solve most of your...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • Harvey's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 19:27
    Just thinking does the immobiliser stop the cranking or does it just turn off the ECU. So lock and unlock with remote i would try with a different...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • ProStreetDriver's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 19:21
    Video tutorial on how to flush your vehicle’s brake fluid using a pressure bleeder. I am working with a 2007 Volvo C30. There is usually specific...
    0 replies | 91 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 18:40
    If it helps try GSF car parts for a battery (usually where I get mine): https://www.gsfcarparts.com/971aa0173 Use the code JUN59 this weekend to...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • kmb's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 17:58
    kmb replied to a thread Harvey's C30 D3 in C30 Series
    I was actually pleasantly surprised how well they drive, read plenty of motoring reviews that said they were a blunt tool, but I've driven plenty of...
    11 replies | 221 view(s)
  • Harvey's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 16:42
    Harvey replied to a thread Harvey's C30 D3 in C30 Series
    I can just pretend is with the colour . I just think it's a fun little car to drive , Mpg was important but colour and engine / trim just had to...
    11 replies | 221 view(s)
  • LawrenceMit's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 15:46
    That's very odd. Did you manage to get to the bottom of this lock issue and find out what was the problem, Ian?
    2 replies | 371 view(s)
  • Tee5alive's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 12:06
    THANKS guys The only thing worrying me is that I had the car getting 14.7 volts from my T5 - the D5 would crank but wouldnt fire. Also I dont...
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
  • kmb's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 09:28
    kmb replied to a thread Harvey's C30 D3 in C30 Series
    I missed this Harvey... probably as I posted my new C30 in Car Chat (oups)... Love the colour on your D3, I thought it was only for Polestar,...
    11 replies | 221 view(s)
  • kmb's Avatar
    Friday 8th June 2018, 07:44
    Sounding like a new battery might solve a lot of your problems, which would be a good result!
    19 replies | 288 view(s)
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