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  • b5bruce's Avatar
    Today, 10:37
    Tank you for the feedback man,i thought as much just didnt want to run into anything too timely when engines are out as will need car back on road...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Today, 09:55
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread cambelt calamity in 70 Series cars
    I'm pretty sure that once it's all timed back up correctly it will be fine, it wouldn't need to be far out to run sounding like a diesel and as you...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • RollingThunder's Avatar
    Today, 09:34
    Well the tool arrived at 16:00 yesterday... and then I had an issue at work so I ended up working late :( I'm also on extended hours today and...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Today, 01:34
    Still parked up..........but now on greens and 3" maf, which according to the afr look to have settled in well, but only a bit of datalogging will...
    341 replies | 67262 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Today, 01:26
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Mole's Gul T-5R in 850 Series
    Well lock down has benefited Gul a bit and she has just received a full pcv change and whilst the inlet was off, it was bored out and a 960 3" TB...
    191 replies | 44205 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Today, 01:12
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread cambelt calamity in 70 Series cars
    I did see your post on the FB channels Rolling Thunder, I hope with DD'S and Shem's advice and your new cam locking tool you are easily able to sort...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Today, 00:49
    This should be a straight swap pretty much, may be slight issues with fpr/fuel return pipes and internal (concentric) clutch slave cylinder but these...
    48 replies | 6583 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 18:03
    Ah I see now lol. Checking on the Skandix website it should fit the diesel. ...
    3 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Tee5alive's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:51
    Oh I'll try that then Dave - the sensor is knackered hence why I need a new one!
    3 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:11
    Does the old one not just unclip? Assuming the Petrol and Diesel use the same part (as I don't see a fuel type listed) Parts for Volvo do a...
    3 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Tee5alive's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:30
    When I bought the car the owner pointed out known faults. The only major one was 'a water leak that needed topping up every few days' and COOLANT...
    3 replies | 53 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:40
    Waiting on tenterhooks for the result :)
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • RollingThunder's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:00
    Had a text saying the camshaft timing tool will be delivered today, so I'll get it timed up properly tonight and we'll take it from there. Fingers,...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • craigoodwood's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 19:40
    I've done my cambelt recently but I had my engine out at the time, I didn't use a locking tool but put my own marks on the pulleys, I musta turned it...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • RollingThunder's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 18:42
    Thanks Dave. I've just checked the HT lead connections to the dizzy cap and they look ok. Damn, if only it was as simple as that lol.
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 16:13
    Yeah check just to be sure. But I've re-read your original post and of course you said it sounded like a diesel. Was it really tappety? (if...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • RollingThunder's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 14:21
    The car last ran about 3 weeks ago - all the jobs have been done one after the other over the last 3 weekends. I think I know where you're going...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 12:25
    Indeed buddy, it has been a while :D :D So did you change the plug leads after the cam belt?
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • RollingThunder's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 11:46
    Hi DD, a blast from the past, I remember you :beer: Yes, the crank was perfectly set - it was my OCD tendancy that made me check the cam seals...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 11:16
    If there was no interference when you rotated the engine the you're probably going to be ok as there is some clearance with the valves anyway. The...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • b5bruce's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 10:55
    Hello,very old thread but cant seem to find any certain info online.i have a 1996 850 t5 (b2345t) and a 1997 v70 t5 (b2345t3) the 850 needs work and...
    48 replies | 6583 view(s)
  • kmb's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 10:03
    kmb replied to a thread cambelt calamity in 70 Series cars
    Hope you get away with it, logically thinking there should be enough clearance if the alignment was very minor, keep us posted!
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • RollingThunder's Avatar
    Tuesday 11th August 2020, 09:37
    First off, Hi everyone. I've been away for a while as I sold my old V70R a few years back but have now bought a nice '97 S70 T5 manual :) This is a...
    13 replies | 126 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Monday 10th August 2020, 20:26
    We all have to learn somehow bud :) Maybe disturbing the wiring caused a break somewhere, especially with the age of the car.
    3 replies | 63 view(s)
  • ProjectLolvo's Avatar
    Monday 10th August 2020, 17:41
    Yo thanks for getting back to me so quick, yeah first thing was check the fuse and it was fine, but I've pretty much fixed it either way here. ...
    3 replies | 63 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Monday 10th August 2020, 17:06
    The horn and the wipers are on the same fuse circuit looking at those diagrams. Silly question maybe but I take it you checked the fuse? (number...
    3 replies | 63 view(s)
  • ProjectLolvo's Avatar
    Monday 10th August 2020, 16:02
    Hi all, you might have caught my last build thread with the green S60 or maybe not, but treated myself to a 940 a couple of months ago with a view to...
    3 replies | 63 view(s)
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