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    Thursday 18th May 2017, 13:16
    Hi guys anyone any experience of changing the rear exhaust hanger? Mine is very rusty but speaking to Volvo it seems there are a few issues... I...
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    Thursday 18th May 2017, 09:18
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Towbar fitting in 850 Series
    Mmm yes looks like your right, that would explain the need to remove the bumper too. I assume the bolt holes up into the chassis are threaded?...
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    Thursday 18th May 2017, 08:55
    Bigsi15 started a thread Towbar fitting in 850 Series
    Morning guys Does anyone have a towbar like the one below? Iv got one that mounts this way but mine doesn't have the triangular side mounts with it...
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    Tuesday 16th May 2017, 21:39
    Spent the last couple of days prepping and painting my front calipers and thought I'd share the process on here, I'm sure there are loads of these...
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    Thursday 11th May 2017, 18:18
    Thanks buddy, yes I would need to borrow the entirety however I do have a bung available in my downpipe about an inch above the O2 sensor Thanks
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    Wednesday 10th May 2017, 22:11
    Hi guys Perhaps a Long shot but I don't suppose anyone nearish Bristol has a spare or would lend me an afr gauge briefly?? Would be interested to...
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    Wednesday 10th May 2017, 20:19
    Very interesting I didn't know about that. I'm not the original owner no but have to admit there is no sign of any rear end damage and the tailgate...
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    Wednesday 10th May 2017, 13:16
    Thanks buddy I think I have tried that to some effect but your thinking what I'm thinking too in that it's just worn out! Guess these gears can't be...
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    Monday 8th May 2017, 06:31
    If you start with the cam timing and then a compression test. Don't forget to check the cam timing you will need a cam locking tool and a new...
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    Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 20:28
    Ok great. Any ideas why it is louder than before?? Definitely holds vacuum in the cbv as Iv tested it. Maybe it wasn't working quite right before and...
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    Tuesday 2nd May 2017, 16:07
    As above guys. Recently started getting a hiss when backing off boost, (louder if more boost).. never really noticed it before. Seems to drive ok,...
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    Monday 1st May 2017, 21:58
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Hiss behind dash in 850 Series
    And cheap lol. What's annoying though is that I thought I'd checked it. Turned out that bearing at the base was meant to be inside the boot whereas I...
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    Monday 1st May 2017, 21:57
    That's very interesting I never even thought of that. It does indeed go into the firewall but I always figured the ecu was passively cooled by the...
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    Monday 1st May 2017, 21:55
    They seem fixed ok. It feels like it's coming from within the gearing at the hinge of the backrest
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    Sunday 30th April 2017, 14:40
    Good point guys, I think vents to the back may be the best option as air does pass through it and there's no sign of any water. It refuses to go back...
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    Sunday 30th April 2017, 14:38
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Hiss behind dash in 850 Series
    SOLVED It was indeed the boot that goes around the steering column. I thought I had been seated properly but on closer inspection obviously hadn't ...
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    Saturday 29th April 2017, 08:42
    Anyone know what this black plastic pipe is for? Looks like prt of the ventilation system but they all work ok. I assume it's meant to be joined but...
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