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  1. Turbodave, I'd be very interested to know how...

    Turbodave,

    I'd be very interested to know how you get on with this as I am in the same position, give or take a few months of welding, with my Gul.

    Al C.
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    What about a Zada tech unit? Could fit it to one...

    What about a Zada tech unit? Could fit it to one of these windscreen holders? They appear to be customisable to suit your needs?
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    Yes, I was of the same opinion, before I started...

    Yes, I was of the same opinion, before I started poking around too deeply. The other favourite seems to be the spacing bracket between the inner and outer wings, in front of the front wheels.
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    Yes, if you look behind the ecu box and the...

    Yes, if you look behind the ecu box and the expansion header tank, tucked up in the corner, and the same on the other side, the coumpound curve has rotted out on mine. If I could work out how to make...
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    Hi, Good luck with this, glad to see it's not...

    Hi,

    Good luck with this, glad to see it's not just me that tries to save them from rusting into the ground!

    Have you checked the odd curve in front of the front strut mounts, behind the black...
  6. Thread: T5R register

    by al c
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    Sticky: Got two of them: #1 - currently in 1000 bits...

    Got two of them:

    #1 - currently in 1000 bits trying to rebuild to standard

    Colour. Gul
    Miles. 101,000
    Owners. 4
    Estate or saloon. Saloon
    1 Picture -
  7. Thread: V70 awd

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    I bought one for the g/f, she couldn't get on...

    I bought one for the g/f, she couldn't get on with it. Gave my brother a loan of it before all the snow came, he stuck winter tyres on it, and went around his wife when she got stuck in their range...
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    Thanks for info guys. To be honest I wasn't...

    Thanks for info guys.

    To be honest I wasn't aiming to turn it into a V70, I like the 850 as is, apart from the TOG styleee interior, well the bit above your head anyway. So was just aiming to...
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    V70 interior bits?

    Guys,

    I wonder if any of you have changed the lovely shade of beige sunvisors, grab handles and sunroof switch panel for something else? I think I read somewhere that the v70 interior bits should...
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    volvo 480 mods

    Hi,

    If you google 480 forums, there is an absolute wealth of knowledge on tuning these engines on the 480 owners club site.

    My son has a 2.0 es, just passed 100K in his, good going wee cars.
    ...
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    Niles, Thanks, and don't be sorry, I'm just...

    Niles,

    Thanks, and don't be sorry, I'm just glad it's something else I don't have to go raking about scrappies trying to find!

    Al C.
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    foglight surrounds

    Hi,

    Stupid question time.

    I know my gul has had a bang on the lower spoiler at some point, during the previous owners stewardship, but thought it had been sorted out correctly.

    However,...
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    when I checked my gul a few weeks ago, before...

    when I checked my gul a few weeks ago, before this thread, I noticed rust in exactly the same place. It seems to be the bracket holding the wing on that starts it off. I got a secondhand wing,...
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    Air leaks did occur to me, and I checked the idle...

    Air leaks did occur to me, and I checked the idle control valve connections. I'll go back outside and try spraying selected bits with WD40 and see what happens.
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    Engine hunts after PCV

    I've just done the PCV changeout, put it all back together, fired up, and let it idle. Sounded okay, but when the car is sitting still and I rev the engine to say 2000 rpm it hunts, very slightly,...
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    Hi, I had this a few months ago. After far too...

    Hi,

    I had this a few months ago. After far too much flaffing around with multimeters etc, I ordered a new pedal switch from Rufe, replaced it, job done. If I remember correctly, it's the lower of...
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    Sticky: Jim, I'll add my commendations to this...

    Jim,

    I'll add my commendations to this evergrowing list..

    And thanks again for the pointers you PM'd me.

    Regards,

    Al C.
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    The n/s/f please.

    The n/s/f please.
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    Okay, guys, thanks for the suggestions. Back into...

    Okay, guys, thanks for the suggestions. Back into ebay we go then!
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    AndysR, Thanks for the pointer about the wing....

    AndysR,

    Thanks for the pointer about the wing. I'll better email Rufe, again! Seem to be spending all my wages on this car at the moment.

    Al C.
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    Daylight though bushes

    Hi,

    As above, jacked my t5r up to look up at the rust behind the front wing, which is like a swiss cheese, and saw, to my horror, that I can see daylight round the front antiroll bar mounting...
  22. Thread: t5r cd changer

    by al c
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    Lee, Thanks for that. I'll have a look at...

    Lee,

    Thanks for that.

    I'll have a look at the weekend when I get home, and see what is what, and what I need to buy.

    Regards,

    Al C
  23. Thread: t5r cd changer

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    Lee, Thanks for the info. I had a peek under...

    Lee,

    Thanks for the info. I had a peek under the board at the lh side, doesn't look like it would fit in there to be honest, but I'll pull it all apart at the weekend.

    I'm not sure how it's all...
  24. Thread: t5r cd changer

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    t5r cd changer

    Guys,

    I need a bit of help here please. I have a T5r saloon, with a sc - 801 headunit. I believe that it should have been wired for a cd player when it left the factory, is this correct? How and...
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    Excellent news! Thank you.

    Excellent news! Thank you.
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