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    Today, 19:51
    May I suggest you start your own thread as having to refer back to this one makes me twitch! Also, for you're own safety, please ignore...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Today, 05:33
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Headlight wiper plugs in Phase 2 Models
    It's an MOT failure on S60R/V70R as the wipers are required for xenon headlights.
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 24th June 2017, 19:28
    Definately not! The car would overheat in minutes and boil itself over, even whilst gentle driving.
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    Thursday 22nd June 2017, 20:39
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 power loss in General Technical Help
    More like 300 inc vat from dealer. You can get a Bosch sensor for much less on ebay. I bought one from Poland, boxed and sealed as new for around...
    7 replies | 175 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 22nd June 2017, 13:39
    It may help if you explain the symptoms. Have they changed or have they stayed the same? Now the engine is reassembled, all you can do is retest...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 21st June 2017, 08:03
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    So how did you check the PCV hose? How long have you owned the car Kevin and do you have history invoice of your PCV pipe being replaced in the...
    19 replies | 449 view(s)
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    Tuesday 20th June 2017, 11:54
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 power loss in General Technical Help
    What diagnostics you using? If it's cheap, it won't always pick up fault codes. There will definitely be a code if it's loss of power and...
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    Tuesday 20th June 2017, 07:18
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 power loss in General Technical Help
    Were gonna need more information. 1. Manual or auto? 2. Have you plugged in diagnostics and were there any fault codes, if so, what were they?...
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    Monday 19th June 2017, 08:04
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Strange oil light situation in S Series
    What Harvey says. 1.8T VW/Audis suffer with a similar problem. Oil level normal and oil light comes on briefly. Switch off car, restart 5 mins...
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    Sunday 18th June 2017, 08:08
    LeeT5 replied to a thread The R gets a reversing camera in I.C.E
    So why did you remove it? I thought this was fitted to your R?
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 17th June 2017, 07:46
    I've looked at the CT23VL05 from...
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    Thursday 15th June 2017, 14:33
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Another R in Phase 2 Models
    I wouldn't worry the sponge bit. Most people remove it anyway. It does nothing other than mute the induction sound. Without it, the car will sound...
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    Thursday 15th June 2017, 07:06
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    These will fit perfectly and I believe are slightly stronger. :smile: ...
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    Thursday 15th June 2017, 07:02
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Yes it will fit.
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    Wednesday 14th June 2017, 08:26
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    I paid 128.36 back in 2010 for mine. Bear in mind this is about 4mm thick sheet alloy and is not flexible! It's very strong. You should see all...
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    Wednesday 14th June 2017, 07:50
    :worthless
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  • stribo's Avatar
    Tuesday 13th June 2017, 20:48
    Bubbles in the oil would point to cavitation, the oil pump sucking air along with oil. Assuming the oil level is where it should be then, there's air...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Tuesday 13th June 2017, 13:04
    One nice looking Gul you have there.....need to go and give mine some more tlc..:)
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 13th June 2017, 07:19
    In my experience, it's the size of the mid box that makes or breaks an exhaust. The very reason aftermarket full systems are so expensive is because...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 13th June 2017, 07:09
    If your car is a D5 then you must stick with OE for the subframe engine mounts as they are vacuum controlled via a solenoid. The solenoid cuts the...
    1 replies | 130 view(s)
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    Monday 12th June 2017, 22:13
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Degreaser is easy to use, no elbow grease required, especially if using a jet washer. R models do not come with an undertray due to heat issues...
    500 replies | 66727 view(s)
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    Monday 12th June 2017, 13:21
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Item's shown here... Included:- Genuine Multifilter (For cars with AQS) Genuine Oil Filter 5W40 Fully synthetic Wynns engine flush
    500 replies | 66727 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 12th June 2017, 12:38
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Another R in Phase 2 Models
    Where did you get the engine support brace brackets from? The dark blue ones...? Was it from here...http://www.proparts.se/ ...only, nowhere on...
    47 replies | 1029 view(s)
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    Monday 12th June 2017, 08:29
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Another R in Phase 2 Models
    Nice car and interesting thread, looking forward to seeing more pic's and updates in the future.
    47 replies | 1029 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 12th June 2017, 00:09
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Another R in Phase 2 Models
    Well bugger me! I learnt something there. Nice one �� Btw, I've eaten my hat.
    47 replies | 1029 view(s)
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    Monday 12th June 2017, 00:07
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    At 113k your PCV is well overdue. You can easily access the manifold bolt by removing the thermostat housing. If you want my advice make sure...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 11th June 2017, 13:48
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    Kevin, what's your mileage and have you replaced the PCV?
    19 replies | 449 view(s)
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