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    Some interesting points there to note. In...

    Some interesting points there to note.

    In answer to the value question here's my take...

    The car owes me more than I care to consider, that's not what it's about. I bought the car because I...
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    Firstly thanks to all those who've provided an...

    Firstly thanks to all those who've provided an input and also to those who've contacted me separately.

    Yesterday morning I was ready to let the car go, having been contacted with offers from...
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    Forgot to mention that the O2 sensor and fuel...

    Forgot to mention that the O2 sensor and fuel pressure regulator were also recently renewed, brand new Volvo of course

    Oh and the drivers seat belt was renewed when I bought it with a brand new...
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    Oh and thanks to all the kind offers of popping...

    Oh and thanks to all the kind offers of popping another engine in it but if that's going to happen id rather have it to the same spec as the one coming out, infact I'd rather retain the original lump...
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    Here's a quick list, I'm sure I've missed some...

    Here's a quick list, I'm sure I've missed some bits off but between here and VOC most of what's been done to the car is documented on project threads.

    DO88 Intercooler
    Snabb free flow maf to...
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    Well spec'd 850R auto.. How much?

    Been toying with the idea of giving up with the 850R, it's forever costing me a fortune and tbh I'm tired of throwing cash at it now. After a very substantial few years of cash investment I was...
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    Did it sound like a wheel bearing type droan or...

    Did it sound like a wheel bearing type droan or something? Sounds like it could have done..?

    Yeah I did wonder if there was a separate relay for the auto down function, I'm guessing that the...
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    Nice work, how bad was the whine? Looks like...

    Nice work, how bad was the whine? Looks like someone had a good attempt at trying to stop that centre bearing from doing anything at all!!! Wow what a bodge...

    Like the switch upgrade, the drivers...
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    How GOOD does that look!!! Got to be one of if...

    How GOOD does that look!!! Got to be one of if not the best looking S60R's I've seen, everything is done properly and nothing is ott yet the car still has the oem look.. Awesome Chris just awesome! I...
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    The guy who did the turbo conversion on my old...

    The guy who did the turbo conversion on my old Orion did all the work on the car. I couldn't justify being without the car and also take the time out to get the car down to RT's so had to opt for a...
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    Thanks for the positive comments, much...

    Thanks for the positive comments, much appreciated.

    Power steering rack, full service and new rear exhaust done, also had the towbar removed.

    Car drives noticeably better following its service,...
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    Project runabout... 765 GLE

    The new project...


    Volvo 765 GLE V6 Automatic

    This will be a lot smaller project thread but this is essentially my runabout until such a time that Damien is done. It's an itch I've needed to...
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    Going to look at a possible cheapy today.. More...

    Going to look at a possible cheapy today.. More on how that goes later..


    It's not a cossie though Lee... Lol
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    Thanks for all the comments guys much...

    Thanks for all the comments guys much appreciated.

    The car is now sorn'd and laid up in the garage until such a time that Russ can look at it.

    For the meantime I'll be scratching an itch I've...
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    Thanks for all the kind words guys, the support...

    Thanks for all the kind words guys, the support from the forum, despite my infrequent visits of late, is a nice uplift.

    I've sorn'd the car so it's now off the road officially. I've been talking...
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    Well on Thursday night I proved it was possible...

    Well on Thursday night I proved it was possible for a guy to multitask... I was gutted and disappointed both at the same time.

    Damien is back in the garage at home gathering dust again as he's...
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    Thanks for all the birthday well wishes, I would...

    Thanks for all the birthday well wishes, I would love to be at Gaydon on Sunday with the car but I'll be sunning myself in Spain, I know I know bad planning!!

    Not sure if anyone else is going but...
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    I would advise you to get it checked at least,...

    I would advise you to get it checked at least, mine was custom mapped and then I replaced the standard Volvo piping from the maf to the turbo with the 3" pipe work very similar to what you've got,...
  19. Thread: Bent Con Rod?

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    Sounds rod like to me, as already said mine ran...

    Sounds rod like to me, as already said mine ran smoothly and perfectly when I bent a rod, you honestly wouldn't have known if you always drove the car with the windows up.
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    Car looking stunning as expected Chris, are you...

    Car looking stunning as expected Chris, are you going to the Ring with the others this year and if so are you going in this?

    Looking at the pictures will you pop a pair of LEDs in the number plate...
  21. Thread: S70 r 1998

    by AndysR
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    Great seeing this car with an owner who sounds...

    Great seeing this car with an owner who sounds like they will look after it, not many of these rare cars about so good to see one on the forum.
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    Never had an issue with a standard Focus ST, tbh...

    Never had an issue with a standard Focus ST, tbh I expected a lot better. Once they're tweaked they can be a bit quicker but still not had an issue ��
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    Not surprised this has sold already and it's great to hear it's going to a good home, there aren't enough of these grey saloons left to be pulled apart or abused.
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    Stunning stunning car! Looks fast and sounds...

    Stunning stunning car! Looks fast and sounds phenomenal! Great write up too, I know exactly where you're coming from and whilst I don't have the luxury of a manual box with a diff I can agree...
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    Good first try time! Good point of reference...

    Good first try time! Good point of reference too..

    Shame to hear it broke down but that goodness it was a simple fix.
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