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    Today, 14:58
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    Garage has asked for your reg?
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    Yesterday, 12:10
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    Alan, where abouts in the country are you?
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    Yesterday, 10:54
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    You should always replace HID bulbs as 'pairs' due to the colour temp change, as they age! No idea why you paid so much for them, where did you...
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  • Santa's Avatar
    Tuesday 17th October 2017, 17:03
    Unfortunately discussions around obtaining Vida from anywhere than the authorised source (and it costs thousands) is against the rules. Apologies
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    Monday 16th October 2017, 13:10
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    I have made an enquiry with a good independant Auto transmission specialist on your behalf. He's going to call me back tomorrow with a price to strip...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Friday 13th October 2017, 10:16
    The subframe bolts should be torqued to 104Nm + 120 degrees, not tightened with an impact gun!
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 12th October 2017, 20:53
    Why bother? Why not just fit Polyurthane Subframe bush Void inserts? Very, very simple and has the same desired affect. Alot bloody cheaper...
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    Thursday 12th October 2017, 20:48
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Headlamp Aim too high in Phase 2 Models
    The impact has probably damaged the headlamp mounting points, hence why the lights too high. Do it properly using a light beam adjuster in a...
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  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Thursday 12th October 2017, 18:02
    If you're going oem then getting the old ones out is the hard and laborious part. When I did mine I used a sharp wood chisel to cut through the...
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    Thursday 12th October 2017, 13:35
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    That’s all well and good. Problem is, once the car is mapped it’ll be running more boost. More boost = more heat. I guarantee within 6 months you’ll...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 12th October 2017, 07:10
    Really? So you didn't buy a brand new one from Volvo then? Replacing a tired, slow reacting TCV with another tired, slow reacting TCV, isn't...
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    Wednesday 11th October 2017, 18:54
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Look at thread #510. You can see it on my car on the ramp.
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    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:10
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Listening to an exhaust on your PC speakers is not the same as hearing it in real life. Just how good/bad are your speakers for one thing? I agree...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:07
    I can see this ending in tears....:hidesbehi Anyone else wanna hide behind my sofa? :worried:
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:02
    V70's are not really designed to have bars WITHOUT the rails! You'd be better off getting a second hand set off ebay for around 100 then buying...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 07:26
    There are a few things you'll need to check. Wear and tear is always progressive and affects all components. So if 5 components have 2% wear, when...
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    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 07:07
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    I have to agree with Gold 'N' Brown here! The import tax on that exhaust will be about 50-80. Could even be as much as 100 due to the weight...
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    Sunday 8th October 2017, 07:38
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    It actually works out the same price as my custom exhaust but only because it's on sale! At the full price of $895 it's a rip off, IMH. yeah,...
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  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Saturday 7th October 2017, 21:23
    Finally managed to get a video done :) Use headphones for the best sound experience, as the difference is really in the lower frequencies :D
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    Saturday 7th October 2017, 17:48
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Afterfire in 850 Series
    BP is 97 RON.
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    Saturday 7th October 2017, 12:54
    I don’t think they were drl’s mate, just side lights.
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    Saturday 7th October 2017, 07:36
    Projectors all day long!!
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    Saturday 7th October 2017, 07:32
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Afterfire in 850 Series
    I take it you are running a high octane fuel (V-power/Tesco Momentum - Both 99RON) and not standard 95RON unleaded??
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    Thursday 5th October 2017, 01:08
    LeeT5 replied to a thread A-Pillar trim? in Phase 2 Models
    Then they're not ok then...:cuckoo: So, are you saying that the main dealer can't get them? Harvey bought some for his R recently.....perhaps he...
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    Thursday 5th October 2017, 01:06
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    I would strongly advise that you don't plug VIDA into your car until you're proficient at using it. It would be vey easy to enable/disable something...
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    Thursday 5th October 2017, 01:02
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    I've no idea what my MAF readings are as it's been a while since I checked them. When I get a spare 20 mins I'll plug in and have a butchers. ...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 5th October 2017, 00:51
    So now you must clear all the fault codes and road test again. Well done on finding the problem.
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    Thursday 5th October 2017, 00:44
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Rear wiper wiring in Phase 2 Models
    I doubt that will work as it's probably earthed internally. All you need to do it set your multimeter to 'Ohms' and check you have an Earth...
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    Wednesday 4th October 2017, 02:03
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    I'm sorry to say that the pictures you've posted are way too small! I can't make them out. Regards the filter.....it wasn't that dirty mate, so I...
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    Wednesday 4th October 2017, 01:53
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Rear wiper wiring in Phase 2 Models
    I would probe the motor plug with a live to confirm it's not the motor before you go chopping wires. Easy enough to check continuity on the earth. ...
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    Monday 2nd October 2017, 08:46
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    I had the same issue when I bought mine. Your wasting your time getting a new DICE.
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    Sunday 1st October 2017, 13:15
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Then it's the drivers on your laptop not the DICE. (Just unscrew the endcap from DICE, where the USB lead goes in, and make sure the USB cable is...
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    Sunday 1st October 2017, 13:06
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    As many of you are aware, that read this thread, I was having issues with occasional judder at very low speeds (crawling pace). It was intermittent...
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    Sunday 1st October 2017, 12:54
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Yeah mine is heavily scrathed too and a couple of stone chips and I have the same issue in low winter sun, however, wearing polarised Oakleys makes...
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  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Sunday 1st October 2017, 10:33
    Vibration/noise can be from other components. The bearing on the propshaft and the front CV joint on the propshaft are common wear points. Also the...
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    Saturday 30th September 2017, 11:38
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    The USB status should blink yellow when communicating with laptop then go solid yellow once connected. If it's not lighting up then it's likely...
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    Saturday 30th September 2017, 01:29
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    1. 3" downpipe and 200 cell race CAT 2. Replace windscreen -- (in the spring 2018) 3. New rear toe rods (OE) 4. IPD DEM alloy cover --(Need to...
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    Saturday 30th September 2017, 01:27
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    1. 3" downpipe and 200 cell race CAT 2. Replace windscreen -- (in the spring 2017) <<<<<< Will have to amend this to 2018 :smirk: 3. New rear toe...
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    Saturday 30th September 2017, 01:06
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Thought I'd update you all. Last week I finally had my clutch/SMF combo installed. What a balls ache it was, well, not for me but for the garage...
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    Friday 29th September 2017, 23:48
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    If DICE is NOT shown in the dropdown, then either the drivers are not installed or fully working OR DICE is not powered up.
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    Friday 29th September 2017, 23:47
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    On the VIDA DVD that you were supplied, have a look in the folders and see if you can find the drivers for the DICE. Try installing them from device...
    152 replies | 4431 view(s)
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