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    Monday 19th March 2018, 21:51
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    The problem is the P80 pre ME7 the alternator rotates clockwise and the P80 ME7 alternator rotates anti-clockwise. The ME7 alternator has a...
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    Sunday 18th March 2018, 21:14
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    So as I've gone for a S60R head it means I have to use the P2 ME7 cam belt cover which in turns opens up another load of problem to overcome :) As...
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    Sunday 18th March 2018, 14:42
    There's a core plug behind the fly wheel which has been known to fail on the diesels, also check your rear main seal.
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    Wednesday 14th March 2018, 21:07
    They are all interchangeable, I swapped a standard T5 one for a japanifold on my pre ME7 C70 T5.
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    Friday 9th March 2018, 23:24
    Unless it's very lightly boosted, 4 psi, then you're going to need to lower the compression ratio. Also if you fit a turbo, you'll need water and oil...
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    Friday 23rd February 2018, 11:22
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    I wasn't 100% happy with the throttle linkage when using the me7 inlet manifold and plus the intercooler to throttle body pipe kept blowing off the...
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    Wednesday 21st February 2018, 21:11
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    I picked the cylinder head from the machine shop, had to have 4 thou skimmed off of it to make it flat. Then it was just a case of fitting the...
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