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    Today, 19:23
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Update time. It`s about time the suspension got an overhaul as I`ve never changed the front shocks so I brought a set of 850 Bilsteins b4`s, just...
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    Today, 14:58
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    Garage has asked for your reg?
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    Yesterday, 12:10
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    Alan, where abouts in the country are you?
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    Yesterday, 10:54
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    You should always replace HID bulbs as 'pairs' due to the colour temp change, as they age! No idea why you paid so much for them, where did you...
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    Tuesday 17th October 2017, 17:03
    Unfortunately discussions around obtaining Vida from anywhere than the authorised source (and it costs thousands) is against the rules. Apologies
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Monday 16th October 2017, 13:10
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    I have made an enquiry with a good independant Auto transmission specialist on your behalf. He's going to call me back tomorrow with a price to strip...
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    Sunday 15th October 2017, 22:22
    Don will be along soon with an mte opton. ....there are a good few options out there....it will depend on what your car has in the way of...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Friday 13th October 2017, 10:16
    The subframe bolts should be torqued to 104Nm + 120 degrees, not tightened with an impact gun!
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 12th October 2017, 20:53
    Why bother? Why not just fit Polyurthane Subframe bush Void inserts? Very, very simple and has the same desired affect. Alot bloody cheaper...
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    Thursday 12th October 2017, 20:48
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Headlamp Aim too high in Phase 2 Models
    The impact has probably damaged the headlamp mounting points, hence why the lights too high. Do it properly using a light beam adjuster in a...
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    Thursday 12th October 2017, 13:35
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    That’s all well and good. Problem is, once the car is mapped it’ll be running more boost. More boost = more heat. I guarantee within 6 months you’ll...
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    Thursday 12th October 2017, 13:20
    If you are going for a TCV, go for a genuine Volvo one, they're only about 50 from Volvo, and haven't been improved on. The so called heavy duty...
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    Thursday 12th October 2017, 07:10
    Really? So you didn't buy a brand new one from Volvo then? Replacing a tired, slow reacting TCV with another tired, slow reacting TCV, isn't...
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    Wednesday 11th October 2017, 18:54
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Look at thread #510. You can see it on my car on the ramp.
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    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:10
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Listening to an exhaust on your PC speakers is not the same as hearing it in real life. Just how good/bad are your speakers for one thing? I agree...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:07
    I can see this ending in tears....:hidesbehi Anyone else wanna hide behind my sofa? :worried:
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 21:02
    V70's are not really designed to have bars WITHOUT the rails! You'd be better off getting a second hand set off ebay for around 100 then buying...
    2 replies | 87 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 07:26
    There are a few things you'll need to check. Wear and tear is always progressive and affects all components. So if 5 components have 2% wear, when...
    13 replies | 693 view(s)
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