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  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:47
    Wow, been over a year since I updated this! As it turns out the alternator of the other engine was completely goosed, the com on the back was worn...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 22nd June 2017, 20:39
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 power loss in General Technical Help
    More like 300 inc vat from dealer. You can get a Bosch sensor for much less on ebay. I bought one from Poland, boxed and sealed as new for around...
    7 replies | 141 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 22nd June 2017, 13:39
    It may help if you explain the symptoms. Have they changed or have they stayed the same? Now the engine is reassembled, all you can do is retest...
    15 replies | 1044 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 21st June 2017, 08:03
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    So how did you check the PCV hose? How long have you owned the car Kevin and do you have history invoice of your PCV pipe being replaced in the...
    19 replies | 397 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 20th June 2017, 11:54
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 power loss in General Technical Help
    What diagnostics you using? If it's cheap, it won't always pick up fault codes. There will definitely be a code if it's loss of power and...
    7 replies | 141 view(s)
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    Tuesday 20th June 2017, 07:18
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 power loss in General Technical Help
    Were gonna need more information. 1. Manual or auto? 2. Have you plugged in diagnostics and were there any fault codes, if so, what were they?...
    7 replies | 141 view(s)
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    Monday 19th June 2017, 08:04
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Strange oil light situation in S Series
    What Harvey says. 1.8T VW/Audis suffer with a similar problem. Oil level normal and oil light comes on briefly. Switch off car, restart 5 mins...
    4 replies | 153 view(s)
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    Sunday 18th June 2017, 08:08
    LeeT5 replied to a thread The R gets a reversing camera in I.C.E
    So why did you remove it? I thought this was fitted to your R?
    3 replies | 373 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 17th June 2017, 07:46
    I've looked at the CT23VL05 from...
    1 replies | 79 view(s)
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    Thursday 15th June 2017, 14:33
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Another R in Phase 2 Models
    I wouldn't worry the sponge bit. Most people remove it anyway. It does nothing other than mute the induction sound. Without it, the car will sound...
    47 replies | 980 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Thursday 15th June 2017, 10:49
    You can get spare alarm fobs from ebay, though they are becoming rare now I think. The fob looks like it is from the Guard Alarm II system so...
    6 replies | 246 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 15th June 2017, 07:06
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    These will fit perfectly and I believe are slightly stronger. :smile: ...
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    Thursday 15th June 2017, 07:02
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Yes it will fit.
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    Wednesday 14th June 2017, 08:26
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    I paid 128.36 back in 2010 for mine. Bear in mind this is about 4mm thick sheet alloy and is not flexible! It's very strong. You should see all...
    500 replies | 66310 view(s)
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    Wednesday 14th June 2017, 07:50
    :worthless
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 13th June 2017, 07:19
    In my experience, it's the size of the mid box that makes or breaks an exhaust. The very reason aftermarket full systems are so expensive is because...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 13th June 2017, 07:09
    If your car is a D5 then you must stick with OE for the subframe engine mounts as they are vacuum controlled via a solenoid. The solenoid cuts the...
    1 replies | 117 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 12th June 2017, 22:13
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Degreaser is easy to use, no elbow grease required, especially if using a jet washer. R models do not come with an undertray due to heat issues...
    500 replies | 66310 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 12th June 2017, 13:21
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Item's shown here... Included:- Genuine Multifilter (For cars with AQS) Genuine Oil Filter 5W40 Fully synthetic Wynns engine flush
    500 replies | 66310 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 12th June 2017, 12:38
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Another R in Phase 2 Models
    Where did you get the engine support brace brackets from? The dark blue ones...? Was it from here...http://www.proparts.se/ ...only, nowhere on...
    47 replies | 980 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 12th June 2017, 00:09
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Another R in Phase 2 Models
    Well bugger me! I learnt something there. Nice one �� Btw, I've eaten my hat.
    47 replies | 980 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 12th June 2017, 00:07
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    At 113k your PCV is well overdue. You can easily access the manifold bolt by removing the thermostat housing. If you want my advice make sure...
    19 replies | 397 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 11th June 2017, 13:48
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    Kevin, what's your mileage and have you replaced the PCV?
    19 replies | 397 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Friday 9th June 2017, 11:20
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Strut brace mod in Phase 2 Models
    I'm sorry but unless you can provide hard evidence of this, I think you're talking utter bolox! I'm not a collision expert but I can safely say if...
    23 replies | 5668 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 8th June 2017, 07:46
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    Bottom line is, you said it yourself, car was running fine before the turbo was fitted! You're also consuming way too much oil. Possible causes...
    19 replies | 397 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Tuesday 6th June 2017, 21:03
    Sounds like we need another Shrewsbury meet.......
    2188 replies | 147795 view(s)
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