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  • woz's Avatar
    Today, 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 | 24 view(s)
  • G.Laing's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 19831 view(s)
  • oblark's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 19831 view(s)
  • deanrwilkins's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 24 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 199 view(s)
  • Bigsi15's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 25 view(s)
  • Bigsi15's Avatar
    Yesterday, 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 | 363 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 | 199 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 | 57 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 | 57 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 | 57 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 | 206 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 | 271 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 | 271 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 | 363 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 | 363 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 | 91416 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 | 271 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 | 271 view(s)
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