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    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...
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    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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    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...
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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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    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, 12:11
    Lol ok here are some basic ones
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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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    Tuesday 13th June 2017, 11:35
    Thanks lee yes I'd agree there. After the addition of a mid box it reduced drone considerably. The exhaust is a custom made job for a local company...
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    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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    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...
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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...
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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 | 66535 view(s)
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    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 | 1018 view(s)
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    Monday 12th June 2017, 08:52
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Hiss behind dash in 850 Series
    Yeah very true. To be fair they did at least try to resolve it and never give me any issues. I would suggest if you use them that you explain very...
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    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 | 1018 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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    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 | 442 view(s)
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    Friday 9th June 2017, 11:20
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Strut brace mod in Phase 2 Models
    I'm sorry but unless you can provide hard evidence of this, I think you're talking utter bolox! I'm not a collision expert but I can safely say if...
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    Thursday 8th June 2017, 07:46
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Is this PCV related? in Phase 2 Models
    Bottom line is, you said it yourself, car was running fine before the turbo was fitted! You're also consuming way too much oil. Possible causes...
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    Tuesday 6th June 2017, 15:03
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Hiss behind dash in 850 Series
    Yeah could have been worse I guess. Annoying but as you say at least it's sorted!
    25 replies | 1708 view(s)
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    Tuesday 6th June 2017, 09:47
    LeeT5 replied to a thread On and off power in 70 Series cars
    If the car is stationary then there will be no ABS sensor pulse, so the ECU will know the car is staionary. Therefore, why do you need to rev the...
    4 replies | 215 view(s)
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    Hi Tim, Simon recommended i ask you about a remap for my LPT B52054T v70 at kimbelsey@sky.com or Kim in members list thanks...Kim
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    it does it all the time on the road.
  3. It's the air passing through the incorrectly fitted tail sniffer Lambda sensor.
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    hi tim, im told your the man to see. i have a horrible noise coming from the car but recently i been told its the exhaust which is a custom built from powerflow. could you view a video and tell me what you think.
    cheers
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBn4w...ature=youtu.be
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    Hey tim iv heard your using a cg motorsport paddle clutch. If so what is the max lbs of torque it can take do you no just im struggling to find an affordable clutch for my 400ftlb build

    Many thanks
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    Hey Tim

    I am getting TRACS OFF and ABC sensor showing intermittently - Is this something you have come across ? Should I be worried or shall I just ignore drive it to Devon at the weekend and check it out with you at some later date ??

    Cheers - Oh and engine mount made it oh so smooth ..

    Simon
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    hello mate got told you are running a 400bhp volvo i have a v70r fwd manual i have an engine in my garden i want big power from just wanted to know the route you took. cheers frank.
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    Hi Tim,
    Wombat Bomb thought you might have some useful advice re IPD front anti-roll bars: http://www.vpcuk.org/forums/showthread.php?t=28159.
    If you have a few moments I would appreciate your thoughts.
    Cheers,
    Phil.
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    hi tim its dean a i got tez old red volvo have u a phone i could speak to u on about cheer dean
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    Hey have you a phone number I have a sick T5 needs clutch and wishbone - Can you help >>>
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