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    V70R head gasket leak

    Hi,

    I'm looking for some advice please.

    I have a V70r I bought with issues, one being a mystery water leak. Oil/water mix and exhaust gas in coolant suggests head gasket area. No cracks in...
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    Potato Pete, 2005, V70r, 121k, Black, Atacama,...

    Potato Pete, 2005, V70r, 121k, Black, Atacama, manual UK car
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    Cheers Dave

    Cheers Dave
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    Is it engine out to put new rings in or can it be...

    Is it engine out to put new rings in or can it be done in situ?

    Thanks

    Pete
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    Thanks a lot, Just back from the Dyno with a...

    Thanks a lot,

    Just back from the Dyno with a reading of 146BHP and a suggestion to recon the turbo due to the smoke on overrun.
    It's got more go in it after the thrashing on the rollers and I may...
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    Cheers woz and good info. I have put an engine...

    Cheers woz and good info. I have put an engine flush through it and fresh oil in Jan came out like treacle.

    When I can figure it out I'll put some pics on.
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    Thanks but can you explain fire some boost ...

    Thanks but can you explain fire some boost

    I've played with the airflow meter and the increase in fuel has smoothed the tickover but I'm uncertain as to how far it can go.

    Thanks

    Pete
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    Hi, Cylinder. Dry. ...

    Hi,

    Cylinder. Dry. Wet

    1. 122. 133
    2. 128. 140
    3. ...
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    Hi, Cylinder. Dry. ...

    Hi,

    Cylinder. Dry. Wet

    1. 122. 133
    2. 128. 140
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    First time I tested yes but second time I must...

    First time I tested yes but second time I must admit no, however the readings were very similar but I'll check it again later today dry and wet and post results.
    Of course Dyno wouldl give an...
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    Just deliberating whether to have it rebored to...

    Just deliberating whether to have it rebored to restore the missing BHP.
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    Thanks very much for your comments. Mileage is...

    Thanks very much for your comments. Mileage is 167k and no history other than old mot. Belts, filters, clutch all Volvo stamped so would think it's been looked after.

    Comp tested when hot.
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    740 turbo intercooler B230ET

    Hi,
    I bought the 740 after it had been off road since 2004. Now MOT'd and useable I recently compression tested the B230ET engine to get readings around 125psi.
    This seems low to me and my question...
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