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    Yesterday, 06:16
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    I see you've returned to the original style inlet manifold Rob, does this have any gains over the ME7 one you've used in earlier in the project...
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    Yesterday, 05:58
    We do indeed, I think a latch engaged light might be required on your dashboard, you wouldn't want that lot flying up, nice work as always Colin :)
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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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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Wednesday 21st February 2018, 01:55
    I have PF bushes on both sides of the toe bars. Black series IIRC. However, I'm still using a stock toe bar with worn camber bolts....so I'll be...
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    Tuesday 20th February 2018, 13:30
    How much was the import tax on collection for the bars?
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Tuesday 20th February 2018, 08:08
    The numbers shown here are most likely the manufacturing date (week 09 Year 2001), 5496 is possibly an impression number for quality purposes, should...
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    Saturday 17th February 2018, 20:55
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Will also split your OE intercooler, that I can guarantee as well as unearth other boost leaks you never knew you had!
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Saturday 17th February 2018, 19:16
    Welcome along.......at those miles it should just be run in for a Volvo ...lol
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    Saturday 17th February 2018, 10:29
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    Bought a new oem key fob to go with the Atacama interior... New oem dash cloth for wiping away dust....
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    Saturday 17th February 2018, 10:21
    LeeT5 replied to a thread LeeT5's V70R Project in Phase 2 Models
    So my oem fit struts were getting tired and they weren't lifting the tailgate the last 6" without me pushing up. So I decided to replace them. I...
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  • LeeT5's Avatar
    Saturday 17th February 2018, 09:51
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Now all you gotta do is replace the 3 missing bolts and 2 plate brackets to stop that heatshield from rattling around.
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Saturday 17th February 2018, 08:49
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    looks lovely, I look forward to the tunnel vids and the noise.... :)
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    Sunday 11th February 2018, 17:48
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    I'm assuming that the P1 V70 AWD had the same B5254T4, as it's older sister the 850 AWD which I heard was a good engine for getting some good easy...
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    Sunday 11th February 2018, 15:36
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    I have yet to come across a 850 block that hasn't got badly worn cylinder bores. I've got a V70AWD 2.5lpt engine with 160k miles on it but the...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Sunday 11th February 2018, 13:48
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    Could have just used the 850AWD block and just pop the S60R crank and pistons straight in afaik, but by boring out the block, Rob has started with a...
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    Saturday 10th February 2018, 20:49
    oblark replied to a thread Project 850 T5 AWD in Projects
    So now the AWD conversion is finished I was offered a S60R engine which had more cracks in the liners than crazy paving :) The engine was stripped...
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    Saturday 10th February 2018, 12:32
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Mole's Gul T-5R in 850 Series
    Oh and one other thing that has happened since awakening the Gul, is that the info bar in the dash clocks has disappeared, anyone had this issue...
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    Saturday 10th February 2018, 09:43
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Mole's Gul T-5R in 850 Series
    Dirty beasts awaiting cleaning, after pics are waiting till the sun comes back out, but they'll probably need cleaning again by then...
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    Saturday 10th February 2018, 00:58
    MoleT-5R replied to a thread Mole's Gul T-5R in 850 Series
    Well after 10 months (possibly +) lay up, it was time to get Gul cleaned up ready for MOT prep. I'm not that I see any real issue so far. Well what...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Friday 9th February 2018, 01:57
    Interesting issue you have there and welcome to the forum
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Thursday 8th February 2018, 14:35
    I will be about I'm sure and look forward to see you and your arduino developements.. :)
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Thursday 8th February 2018, 11:51
    looking like it, got a load more bits to do yet, sorting out niggles and rattles, also swapping some parts for better items and general tidying up as...
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Wednesday 7th February 2018, 22:19
    Good news with the mot's Mark, as for the air-con, have a word with Stephen Evans....apparently he knows a bit about air-con systems ;)
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  • MoleT-5R's Avatar
    Wednesday 7th February 2018, 22:07
    Right then.....All back to normal, suspected boost leak found on one of the only 2 joints that don't where mikalor pipe clamps,which was missed as...
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    Wednesday 7th February 2018, 20:30
    Yep they can, not long replaced the one-way valve in the line whilst chasing a boost issue that I never really got to pin point the cause of, but it...
    327 replies | 47364 view(s)
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