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    Monday 23rd April 2018, 22:16
    2.4 T5 has a K24 turbo instead of the 13T of the LPT, also has green injectors, instead of oranges. LPT has a slightly higher compression ratio than...
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    Monday 23rd April 2018, 22:13
    stribo replied to a thread Vida login in Phase 2 Models
    Mine login is "1"
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  • oblark's Avatar
    Sunday 22nd April 2018, 19:48
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Over the last 4 days I've been removing the 2.3ltr lump and installing the 2.5ltr engine. It took 2 evenings after work to remove the old engine....
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  • oblark's Avatar
    Sunday 22nd April 2018, 19:32
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    There are softer than old springs :)
    85 replies | 17071 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 21st April 2018, 12:49
    Get the harness from a scrappy that specialises in Volvo, Braydon motor company for example, then buy the subwoofer complete from the site that...
    9 replies | 225 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 19th April 2018, 10:51
    If itís not shown in the pictures and you canít (obviously) see it, then itís not there. The harness would never fit under the rear trim as the...
    9 replies | 225 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Thursday 19th April 2018, 05:01
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread 850 t5r suspension in 850 Series
    Or you can go the whole hog and fit BC or KW coilovers, which I intend to in the near future for my olive T-5R. Our Gul on the other hand is running...
    3 replies | 151 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Wednesday 11th April 2018, 13:24
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread V70 r awd in 70 Series cars
    There's lucky then, solids are readily available if you require them, I'm in the process of replacing the whole of the handbrake system on my Gul as...
    3 replies | 172 view(s)
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    Monday 9th April 2018, 18:13
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread V70 r awd in 70 Series cars
    This would depend on whether it is phase 2 or 3, at 1999 I'm assuming phase 3 and then they should be for vented rear discs, which are the only...
    3 replies | 172 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 8th April 2018, 23:42
    LeeT5 replied to a thread My 850R story in 850 Series
    Rocker gasket leaking if oil collecting on plugs.
    12 replies | 364 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 8th April 2018, 21:01
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    P1 AWD tyre tread tolerance is 2mm MAX between front and rear axles. As long as you keep within spec, you wind the Transfer box up. My only...
    85 replies | 17071 view(s)
  • oblark's Avatar
    Sunday 8th April 2018, 19:35
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Up date time :) Over the Easter weekend and this weekend quite a few jobs were done on the car. Firstly the old struts were changed for some...
    85 replies | 17071 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Sunday 8th April 2018, 10:27
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Just got this....... in V Series
    That will cause the PCV to not function properly as the lack of vacuum will mean less oil vapour drawn to the oil trap. If you read the car with...
    27 replies | 933 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 7th April 2018, 09:34
    LeeT5 replied to a thread My 850R story in 850 Series
    Looks like a completely unfettled or modded example. Perfect!
    12 replies | 364 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Friday 6th April 2018, 19:51
    LeeT5 replied to a thread D5 power loss in General Technical Help
    Yeah, other than welcome to VPCUK, don’t hijack other people’s threads! :nono: Would be better to start your own :biggrin:
    10 replies | 898 view(s)
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    Friday 6th April 2018, 08:06
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Just got this....... in V Series
    "Our sincere apologies for any delays We have just moved our main dispatching warehouse, and they have been experiencing some teething problems,...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 5th April 2018, 11:11
    Yes the colour makes a difference. Red = Fault on that module / Recognised on CAN and communicating with VIDA/DICE. Green = Everything is OK....
    18 replies | 424 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 5th April 2018, 11:09
    No. That just means the AWD is working as drive is going to the rear wheels, so no wheel spin. Wet or dry, my wheels would spin when my DEM failed.
    18 replies | 424 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 4th April 2018, 09:48
    Was this a sudden fault or one that occurred immediately after fitting? You do know it must have software loaded onto the DEM in order for it to...
    18 replies | 424 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 4th April 2018, 04:41
    SuperPro Large top mount bush..... Part# SPF2563K ...
    9 replies | 288 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 4th April 2018, 04:37
    Correct! If all you want to do is poly your top mount, then the completely slack Larger top bush will just transmit the vibration to the bulkhead...
    9 replies | 288 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 4th April 2018, 04:29
    I'm assuming you can communicate with all other modules?? Traction control has nothing to do with the DEM. TRACS is controlled by the ABS...
    18 replies | 424 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 3rd April 2018, 00:13
    What works for S60R/V70R is not the same as any other as the 4C shocks and the suspension is completely different. In my R I have: Replaced...
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    Monday 2nd April 2018, 20:44
    Utter rubbish! It's important to change the right ones and with the right poly. Read my Project thread, it'll help! ...
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  • oblark's Avatar
    Saturday 31st March 2018, 19:51
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Picked these up from the machine shop on Friday, the large one is for is to replace the heavy crank pulley. The other on is for the idler pulley just...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 29th March 2018, 21:06
    :doh:........ :wink:
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    Thursday 29th March 2018, 21:03
    Interesting first post.....btw, :welcome: Head on over to the 'Introduction' section and say hello! As it's a P3 car, the HU (Head Unit) is a...
    2 replies | 210 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Thursday 29th March 2018, 20:58
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Boost issue in General Technical Help
    Hardly likely! The more likely issue is either a dry pin in the ECM tray or mild corrosion on the pin contact. It's worth carefully pulling the...
    16 replies | 593 view(s)
  • stribo's Avatar
    Thursday 29th March 2018, 18:58
    Yes.
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  • stribo's Avatar
    Thursday 29th March 2018, 18:40
    Ah right, yes that's a square one, the first link was for a round one.
    10 replies | 365 view(s)
  • stribo's Avatar
    Thursday 29th March 2018, 14:54
    No, the square bush won't fit in a round hole, you need this one....
    10 replies | 365 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 27th March 2018, 21:16
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Just got this....... in V Series
    I'd use the 5w30 as a flushing oil. Do 200 miles then drop it and stick the 5w40 in. Don't forget to change the oil filter again!
    27 replies | 933 view(s)
  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Tuesday 27th March 2018, 15:12
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Just got this....... in V Series
    Totally agree. One more thing. Mayo on the oil filler cap doesn’t mean your head gasket is leaking nor that you have a cooling issues. It’s...
    27 replies | 933 view(s)
  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Tuesday 27th March 2018, 08:06
    Ha Ha......the 3rd pic was taken with a proper camera, the rest are phone pic's and not very good ones but show enough to explain what I meant. I...
    12 replies | 680 view(s)
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