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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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    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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    Friday 28th April 2017, 18:07
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Hiss behind dash in 850 Series
    Maybe less mystery... seems to go away when pressing the brake reasonably hard when driving, any ideas? Master cylinder or just vaccum pipe hole...
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    Thursday 27th April 2017, 09:35
    Morning guys So new exhaust is on, 2.5 turbo back to 3" back box. Was initially extremely loud with drone so added a midbox which has solved most...
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    Tuesday 25th April 2017, 19:56
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Hiss behind dash in 850 Series
    Annoyingly though some of the hiss still prevails even though it is a bit better. Mystery continues LOL
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    Tuesday 25th April 2017, 15:04
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Hiss behind dash in 850 Series
    So think I may have found part of the problem, had my new exhaust fitted today 2.5 inch turbo back going to a 3 inch rear silencer (cost limitations...
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