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    Today, 17:25
    LeeT5 replied to a thread I have a T5!!!!! in 40/50 Series cars
    Those will be great now the summer is just round the corner but I'd advise that you get the Genuine winter mats too, otherwise they'll be ruined in...
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    Sunday 11th April 2021, 19:49
    Not sure if 06/07 models change to plastic units? If they did, then they should be identical fitment.
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    Sunday 11th April 2021, 19:44
    I'm convinced half the problems diesels have would be solved if manufactures and owners/garages adopted the same attitude. Not that I would, but if...
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    Thursday 8th April 2021, 09:58
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Anticipated Costs in 850 Series
    Indeed I do, for some of the work. I weigh up the cost of parts and myself fitting (without specialist tools) versus the Main dealer carrying out the...
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    Thursday 8th April 2021, 09:33
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    I know you've seen Timo....but here she is... http://www.vpcuk.org/forums/showthread.php?65587-Lee-s-V60-Polestar
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 18:07
    Great post Bill and as I say to most Diesel owners at the roadside....consider replacing your fuel filter more often and not at the dealer...
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 14:49
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Lee's V60 Polestar in Phase 3 Models
    Replaced stock black 'Stop/Start' button with red one. Genuine floor mat Brodit phone holder and charging dock
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 14:19
    ..And so, we begin again. Having sold my V70R (after 11 years of cherished ownership to a forum member) I am now the lucky owner of an even rarer...
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 11:51
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Anticipated Costs in 850 Series
    In my experience, T belt, tensioner kit + waterpump will be around 300 inc parts at a main dealer. The PCV system, if done properly (without...
    14 replies | 782 view(s)
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 11:22
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Replacement speakers? in I.C.E
    If I remember correctly, Volvo speakers are rated 8ohms and most, if not all, aftermarket headunits output at 4ohms. Not sure if this will be a...
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 11:19
    Will make no difference fitting the plastic light units and a very costly swap. Have you got the rear covers fitted correctly? Did you retro fit...
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 11:14
    You don't need to remove the front bumper. Take a picture of the rear of the bulb holder with your phone, study it then remove the bulbs. It's not...
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    Wednesday 7th April 2021, 11:10
    Supply exceeded by demand, hence the high price. They're not stupid!
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    Sunday 28th March 2021, 15:40
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread V 70 1997 Mods in V Series
    how much power are you after...?? As you can get 300hp out of a 15g turbo'd T-5 with out spending mega money, I'd guess that you have a 16 or 18t on...
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    Sunday 28th March 2021, 15:32
    A full stage 0 tune up is always recommended prior to remapping a car, always best to have it running in optimal condition to get the best from...
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    Sunday 28th March 2021, 15:16
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Anticipated Costs in 850 Series
    For the aux belt tensioner I use a 1/2" to 3/4" socket drive adapter lightly ground down on 2 of its flats so it fits easily
    14 replies | 782 view(s)
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    Wednesday 24th March 2021, 12:45
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread 2009 Volvo S40 T5 in Projects
    Good to hear an update and that your still plodding on with your project, just sad that tuning can be a right ball breaker sometimes.....:doh:
    11 replies | 2185 view(s)
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    Monday 22nd March 2021, 10:48
    VPCUK is a hive of information, way better than any FB page could be for info like this, glad you found the answer you were looking for.
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