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    Sounds fantastic! Will be in touch soon! ...

    Sounds fantastic! Will be in touch soon!

    Incidentally she'll be inheriting the straight through exhaust from the old Volvo.

    It's one of the best diesel exhaust notes I've ever heard. People are...
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    Good advice! How much will a remap cost and where...

    Good advice! How much will a remap cost and where can I get it done?

    I just happen to have a spare ECU now as well.
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    That was the plan for the old one, but...

    That was the plan for the old one, but modification money was always converted into monthly repair money lol.

    My new V70 is 10 times the car that the old one was. The guy who had it before me was...
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    A sad but inevitable day has arrived. Project...

    A sad but inevitable day has arrived. Project Diesel Power has belched her last black cloud.

    The venerable old beast clocked up a respectable 326,607 miles, but she was just giving me too many...
  5. Are the wheels even transferable? Is the...

    Are the wheels even transferable?

    Is the diameter of the centre bore not slightly narrower on post 200 models?
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    Thanks. Here's an interesting article I found...

    Thanks.

    Here's an interesting article I found on improving the performance of said tweeters.

    http://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=27562
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    1998 V70 Tweeters

    Do the tweeters which are mounted in the dashboard have inbuilt crossovers, or are the crossover units separate?
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    I also have this problem. I just bought those...

    I also have this problem.

    I just bought those adjusters, so will let you know how it goes as well.
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    Thanks for the reply Dave. That's the...

    Thanks for the reply Dave.

    That's the vibration damping/crank pulley that I've replaced already unfortunately. :S

    I'm just reading the last post in that thread on Volvoforum now though.

    I'm...
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    Possibly it's just the quality of the video...

    Possibly it's just the quality of the video that's making it appear like it's not moving.

    I've just checked it, and it's turning freely, and without any play.

    The vid doesn't really show it...
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    Fanbelt trying to escape.

    My fan belt keeps trying to come off.

    I've changed the fanbelt, vibration pulley, and guide pulley, but it still keeps trying to escape.

    Any ideas what's causing it? Is it worth changing the...
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    Cool. So it's basically guess work after the MAF,...

    Cool. So it's basically guess work after the MAF, as the intake temperature can change without the MAF actually knowing.

    I think I'm gonna have a stab at some sort of ducting system, purely our of...
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    Thanks guys, some helpful info there. I didn't...

    Thanks guys, some helpful info there.

    I didn't know that was the way that the fuelling was ratioed Martin. It seems odd to me to go to the bother of intercooling the charge, and then porting it...
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    Bonnet scoop

    Because it's positioned directly above the turbo and exhaust manifold, a lot of heat gets conducted into the inlet manifold.

    After driving the car for a while, the inlet manifold is pretty hot to...
  15. Thread: Fog Lights

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    Fog Lights

    Just fitted a V70R front bumper, and can't seem to find the loom to hook up the fog lights.

    Is this part of the loom only included in cars that came with fogs originally?
  16. Thread: Project 254

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    Some tidy work there. The strut brace is a...

    Some tidy work there.

    The strut brace is a work of art though. :B_thumb:
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    Besides that, the old girl has spent a fair bit...

    Besides that, the old girl has spent a fair bit of time off the road, broken down in various forms as well lol.

    As she sits at the minute, she has:

    • Bilstein B4 shocks
    • Eibach 30mm Pro-Kit...
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    Ok, so next week was a looooong time coming. :S ...

    Ok, so next week was a looooong time coming. :S

    Firstly gonna make a quick post to name and shame some "businesses" I've been dealing with. Partly out of a desire to prevent it happening to anyone...
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    Honestly. The anticipation of this build is...

    Honestly. The anticipation of this build is killing me :/
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    I used a Gates Belt kit. I also had a bit of...

    I used a Gates Belt kit.

    I also had a bit of an oil leak from the side of the rocker cover gasket, but it seems unlikely that this would cause a whirring noise?
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    I was also wondering about this...
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    I have this problem as well, except on a diesel...

    I have this problem as well, except on a diesel engine. Similar circumstances, i.e. just done the timing belts etc.

    Can't figure out what it is...
  23. Love that exhaust!

    Love that exhaust!
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    Got the adaptor loom the other day, and have the...

    Got the adaptor loom the other day, and have the stereo plugged in and working.

    Just bought that installation cage of eBay, so will have the stereo properly installed during the week.

    I see...
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    Sorry if these questions are stupid, but I have 0...

    Sorry if these questions are stupid, but I have 0 knowledge of ICE and associated terminologies.

    I bought a Double DIN Pioneer SPH-DA100, but it doesn't fit properly into my dashboard.

    It...
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