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    Saturday 21st October 2017, 05:41
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    I've text the garage the VRN Thursday afternoon. I'll give him a tinkle this morning and see what he says. :saint:
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    Saturday 21st October 2017, 05:40
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    Nice find Bill :smile: If an auto gearbox starts to do anything that is not considered 'normal', the vehicle should not be driven at all. Most end...
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    Saturday 21st October 2017, 05:31
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    Yes indeed. My winter wheels/tyres go on in the next couple of weeks after a full wheel alignment.
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    Saturday 21st October 2017, 05:28
    How do you do that then?
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    Thursday 19th October 2017, 14:58
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Gearbox problem. in Phase 2 Models
    Garage has asked for your reg?
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    Wednesday 18th October 2017, 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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    Wednesday 18th October 2017, 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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    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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    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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    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, 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, 19:17
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread HIGH Oil pressure? in 850 Series
    Some numbers having driven to work... Cold after 2.5k rpm getting about 110 psi (7.5 bar) don't want to push much higher in case it keeps going!...
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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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    Wednesday 11th October 2017, 16:43
    Bigsi15 started a thread HIGH Oil pressure? in 850 Series
    hi guys So after finding a little bit of positive PVC pressure at cold start and my turbo being oily everywhere ?cause I thought Id do a quick...
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    Wednesday 11th October 2017, 16:34
    Bigsi15 replied to a thread Afterfire in 850 Series
    thats fine thanks guys :)
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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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    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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    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...
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    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...
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    Tuesday 10th October 2017, 07:07
    LeeT5 replied to a thread Jon's New V70R in Phase 2 Models
    I have to agree with Gold 'N' Brown here! The import tax on that exhaust will be about 50-80. Could even be as much as 100 due to the weight...
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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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