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    205 45 18

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    I've run 8 x 18 on two consecutive V70 phase 1's....

    I've run 8 x 18 on two consecutive V70 phase 1's.

    Of course it's mostly down to offset (can't remember exactly what way mine are sitting now) but on both cars I get a tiny bit of wheel rub on full...
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    petrolh34d V70 2.5 TDi 1998 326,607 miles (now...

    petrolh34d V70 2.5 TDi 1998 326,607 miles (now scrapped)
    SLRmocoV70 2.4 140SE 2003 313,000 miles
    Paul V70 2.0 256,000 miles (what year?)
    James V70 T5 2001 238,389 miles
    Paul V70 T5 2005 (P2.5...
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    Are you dry sumping it?

    Are you dry sumping it?
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    That looks great. Fair play to you for having a...

    That looks great. Fair play to you for having a go at wrapping it, I certainly wouldn't have the patience it.

    I've had similar experience with black spraying a chrome grille. Even though i sanded...
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    Looking forward to this :)

    Looking forward to this :)
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    Here's a link to the time I did it. ...

    Here's a link to the time I did it.

    http://www.vpcuk.org/forums/showthread.php?61580-2-5-TDi-(AEL)-Crank-TDC&highlight=

    Made my own crank lock tool, but as you'll find from reading the thread,...
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    Strange, the 18"s look small, and the 19"s look...

    Strange, the 18"s look small, and the 19"s look MASSIVE!

    Do they poke much?
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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...
  13. 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...
  23. 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?
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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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