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    My V70 (P1) had a similar issue, could smell...

    My V70 (P1) had a similar issue, could smell petrol.

    Turned out to be the fuel filter (which wasn't very old) had corroded around its bracket and was letting a tiny amount of fuel out which wasn't...
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    Look much better than those tiny 16s :)

    Look much better than those tiny 16s :)
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    If it's better braking you're after then there...

    If it's better braking you're after then there are various mods that can be done to the brakes.

    There's the bigger 302mm brake discs you can fit (you would need new/used caliper carriers to adjust...
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    Great project! Must be nice to have the...

    Great project!

    Must be nice to have the tools/space to be able to do it :D

    One of my goals it to have a workshop and a lift :)
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    Nice work :D I was thinking of doing the...

    Nice work :D


    I was thinking of doing the same with my AWD, just removing all the diff and running the multilink on it's own. The only issue I can see is the loss in weight impacting on how the...
  6. Top pic - Support arm centre bush - 80nm bottom...

    Top pic - Support arm centre bush - 80nm
    bottom pic - lower control arm - both inner and outer bolts - 80nm

    Make sure the suspension is compressed to it's normal height before tightening the...
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    Nah, they're just upside down. The pins go down...

    Nah, they're just upside down. The pins go down through the hub.
  8. Oh my, it seems photobucket have changed their...

    Oh my, it seems photobucket have changed their policy on 3rd party hosting :(

    Try these?

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    CEM sounds buggered, especially since you've...

    CEM sounds buggered, especially since you've tested everything else. I guess that will cost a pretty penny.
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    Hmmm, intriguing :)

    Hmmm, intriguing :)
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    Corrosion on the CEM connections? apparently...

    Corrosion on the CEM connections? apparently there's some issues with the connectors corroding due to water ingress.

    http://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showthread.php?t=268807
  12. Here you go mate, hope I've covered everything. ...

    Here you go mate, hope I've covered everything.

    http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s101/bomb192uk/rearaxle1.png
    http://i150.photobucket.com/albums/s101/bomb192uk/rearaxle2.png...
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    Oh dear, that's not a lot of tolerance at all :(

    Oh dear, that's not a lot of tolerance at all :(
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    Oooh, another Arduino project, I like it :D

    Oooh, another Arduino project, I like it :D
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    So I soldered all the wires onto the ecu and hot...

    So I soldered all the wires onto the ecu and hot glued them to keep the vibrations from damaging them.

    The I tried to mount the ostrich but it just wouldn't fit in properly without fouling on the...
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    Cheers mate :) I've got a wideband sensor to...

    Cheers mate :)

    I've got a wideband sensor to fit too.
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    Wow, been over a year since I updated this! As...

    Wow, been over a year since I updated this!

    As it turns out the alternator of the other engine was completely goosed, the com on the back was worn down to nothing so wasn't charging the battery. ...
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    You can get spare alarm fobs from ebay, though...

    You can get spare alarm fobs from ebay, though they are becoming rare now I think.

    The fob looks like it is from the Guard Alarm II system so programming is easy:


    Close all the doors, the...
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    Sounds like we need another Shrewsbury meet.......

    Sounds like we need another Shrewsbury meet.......
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    Had them on the 850 for a few years now. As for...

    Had them on the 850 for a few years now. As for any performance difference I couldn't really tell but that all depends on the state of the calipers, etc.

    Just had to change one this year for the...
  21. I remember doing those red LEDS. Nice to hear...

    I remember doing those red LEDS.

    Nice to hear from you again Mark :)
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    A sniff test detects hydrocarbons in the cooling...

    A sniff test detects hydrocarbons in the cooling system thus indicating an issue with the head gasket
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    If you have two opinions the same then maybe that...

    If you have two opinions the same then maybe that is the diagnosis. The other way to tell is get a compression test and/or a sniff test done.

    What engine is it?
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    Yup the car battery. Have it on charge now. It...

    Yup the car battery. Have it on charge now.

    It was a new battery but the alternator failed. The first I knew though was when all the dash lights started flashing randomly. Don't think they'll...
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    850 Alarm Issue (Guard Alarm II)

    Got an issue with the alarm on my 850.

    The central locking works using the fob and indicators flash as normal. Upon turning the ignition on the alarm siren will sound but intermittently (like a...
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