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    Hi Woz,no definitely a wisp of smoke from the...

    Hi Woz,no definitely a wisp of smoke from the centre top vent and a smell of electrical burning,but I smelt the pcbs on both the head unit and the resistor but they didn't seem or appear( when I...
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    Apparently common problem with heater

    Hi all,
    Had smoke appear at the top interior vent of my 850 R,changed the fan,( definitely working) changed 2 resistors( in case) and have now changed the main control panel box,still not...
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    Yep, that"s the one.

    Yep, that"s the one.
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    found clarksons video of the 850 R

    At last, I've found the vid of my 850R being driven by Clarkson on the old top gear. It's on you tube, but I don't know how to upload a linky. If you tap in
    "old top gear,BMW,Alfa romeo &...
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    You've been pm'd
  6. Flying Moose,fishing as well as Volvos. That's...

    Flying Moose,fishing as well as Volvos. That's about right,I know some top spots down here!!!!
  7. OOPS sorry, I think this maybe classed as a...

    OOPS sorry, I think this maybe classed as a thread hijack,sorry lads!!!
  8. This is looking good for a meet, anyone else in...

    This is looking good for a meet, anyone else in the south of France around that time?
  9. To the flying moose,where will you be heading to?...

    To the flying moose,where will you be heading to? Anywhere near Montpelier,if so, if Jerry is about perhaps a mini meet?
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    This might sound daft but do our volvos' have a...

    This might sound daft but do our volvos' have a cut off valve.My truck does,and so does the wifes' fiesta,it would normally cut off if you have a clonk so I'm told, but, being electronic, could that...
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    Count me in ,Only just picked up this thread.I...

    Count me in ,Only just picked up this thread.I don't have the savvy to upload pics but I think Jerry might be able to help on that one?
  12. Thread: test post

    by Bob France
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    Hello ,testing testing 123 and welcome aboard.

    Hello ,testing testing 123 and welcome aboard.
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    After watching his lap of the ring,I know how you...

    After watching his lap of the ring,I know how you you feel Phil.Has that car got some beans or what?
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    As I understood it from the tech guy at the...

    As I understood it from the tech guy at the stealership where I bought my 1995 225bhp 855 GLE the V 70 was "toned down" to make the power delivery smoother,as opposed to a bit "brutal"which is how he...
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    Silly question ,but I assume you've read and...

    Silly question ,but I assume you've read and Cleared the gearbox codes.I had a similer prob on my old T5 and that cleared it.Hope this helps.
  16. Thread: MPG bad.

    by Bob France
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    My old T5 1995 225 BHP AUTO estate ,used to give...

    My old T5 1995 225 BHP AUTO estate ,used to give around 17 in town 23 motorway "new"855 R manual with Rica 280 gives 23 town and 30+ motorway if driven reasonably.I think with the extra power it...
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    Welcome to the mod house!!!

    Welcome to the mod house!!!
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    I have the standard R discs [280] with Ferodo...

    I have the standard R discs [280] with Ferodo ds2500 pads, stops pretty well. Mine's an estate too[so will be a bit heavier I think] and also a manual.Don't forget good boots will help if you drive...
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    If you got the laser blue,that looks like a...

    If you got the laser blue,that looks like a lovely buy,I may have been tempted myself if the missus [aka the minister of finance] hadn't been looking over my shoulder LOL!!!!
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    Ditto Mattp,I too used parts for Volvo...

    Ditto Mattp,I too used parts for Volvo online.Quick delivery and seem to work well even in the cold.Little tip,warm the interior of the car before removing the liners,makes the plastic less...
  21. Thread: boot struts

    by Bob France
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    Just done mine,got the struts from...

    Just done mine,got the struts from volvopartsonline 40:00 quid delivered,1 hour to do[thanks to the help I got on here]
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    Top looking motor.I think the wheels look the...

    Top looking motor.I think the wheels look the nuts personally
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    Working on a my old mark 2 cortina savage once,I...

    Working on a my old mark 2 cortina savage once,I took out the broken diff [teeth gone] and then proceeded to put it back in again, instead of the new one,how to waste a few hours on a cold floor in...
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    If somebody knows where to source another R...

    If somebody knows where to source another R version [after Andysr one of course] I'd like dibs on it please.
    thanks in advance
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    Could it be the rear wheel sensor? They never...

    Could it be the rear wheel sensor?
    They never get sick of questions on here mate,you should see some of the things people ask,it's almost guaranteed you'll get a reply of some sort!!!
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