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    Yesterday, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    10 replies | 208 view(s)
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