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    Today, 13:13
    Also, here's a video guide on replacing the timing belt
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    Today, 13:01
    Welcome to the forum! Great first post :) You should be able to change the front seal with the engine in the car. Removing the fan (4 bolts on...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:55
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Will also split your OE intercooler, that I can guarantee as well as unearth other boost leaks you never knew you had!
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:16
    Welcome along.......at those miles it should just be run in for a Volvo ...lol
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    Yesterday, 10:29
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Bought a new oem key fob to go with the Atacama interior... New oem dash cloth for wiping away dust....
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    Yesterday, 10:21
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    So my oem fit struts were getting tired and they weren't lifting the tailgate the last 6" without me pushing up. So I decided to replace them. I...
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    Yesterday, 09:51
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Now all you gotta do is replace the 3 missing bolts and 2 plate brackets to stop that heatshield from rattling around.
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:49
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    looks lovely, I look forward to the tunnel vids and the noise.... :)
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  • Harvey's Avatar
    Tuesday 13th February 2018, 01:03
    Harvey replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    TME do a sport cat back which you will never get to it's limit no matter what you do to the engine. It's what i have on mine sounds nice but with...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Sunday 11th February 2018, 17:48
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    I'm assuming that the P1 V70 AWD had the same B5254T4, as it's older sister the 850 AWD which I heard was a good engine for getting some good easy...
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  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Sunday 11th February 2018, 15:43
    Dangerous Dave replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Mine started to cook the clutch before hurting the AWD system. Thats just with a 19T, no tuning and unknown power.
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  • oblark's Avatar
    Sunday 11th February 2018, 15:36
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    I have yet to come across a 850 block that hasn't got badly worn cylinder bores. I've got a V70AWD 2.5lpt engine with 160k miles on it but the...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Sunday 11th February 2018, 13:48
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Could have just used the 850AWD block and just pop the S60R crank and pistons straight in afaik, but by boring out the block, Rob has started with a...
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  • oblark's Avatar
    Saturday 10th February 2018, 20:49
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    So now the AWD conversion is finished I was offered a S60R engine which had more cracks in the liners than crazy paving :) The engine was stripped...
    69 replies | 12940 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Saturday 10th February 2018, 12:32
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Mole's Gul T-5R in 850 Series
    Oh and one other thing that has happened since awakening the Gul, is that the info bar in the dash clocks has disappeared, anyone had this issue...
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    Saturday 10th February 2018, 09:43
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Mole's Gul T-5R in 850 Series
    Dirty beasts awaiting cleaning, after pics are waiting till the sun comes back out, but they'll probably need cleaning again by then...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Saturday 10th February 2018, 00:58
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Mole's Gul T-5R in 850 Series
    Well after 10 months (possibly +) lay up, it was time to get Gul cleaned up ready for MOT prep. I'm not that I see any real issue so far. Well what...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Friday 9th February 2018, 01:57
    Interesting issue you have there and welcome to the forum
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  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Thursday 8th February 2018, 22:27
    Arduino is getting there, at the moment going through the code to see if I can make it faster and add some menu functions to control the exhaust flap...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Thursday 8th February 2018, 14:35
    I will be about I'm sure and look forward to see you and your arduino developements.. :)
    327 replies | 47211 view(s)
  • Dangerous Dave's Avatar
    Thursday 8th February 2018, 13:30
    We'll be up in April but I'll probably take you up on that offer mate. I'll still try and come visit you though :D
    327 replies | 47211 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Thursday 8th February 2018, 11:51
    looking like it, got a load more bits to do yet, sorting out niggles and rattles, also swapping some parts for better items and general tidying up as...
    327 replies | 47211 view(s)
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