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    Thanks for the reply’s

    Thanks for the reply’s
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    V70R anti roll bars

    Hi,
    For my 1998 V70R FWD, what is the consensus on IPD bars, for UK use . Not track use but fast road?

    Having read lot am I right in thinking, it is best just to fit the rear IPD bar and keep the...
  3. Thread: T5 abs unit?

    by Rogerb
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    The pins on the socket come lose on the printed...

    The pins on the socket come lose on the printed circuit board.
    Normally means taking it apart and re-soldering the connections.
    By wedging it to has possibly fixed the ABS . Normally only temporary...
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    Depends on the state of the original engine, was...

    Depends on the state of the original engine, was it badly cooked? Did it lose all the coolent?
    Also what mileage was on the old engine?
    It would probably be worth striping the head off, and having...
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    All fitted now. I cut off the unused extra...

    All fitted now.
    I cut off the unused extra mount.
    Just got to finish the rest of the jobs.

    Roger.
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    The mounts fit 850, Mk 1 and Mk 2 V70 Mk 1 S80...

    The mounts fit 850, Mk 1 and Mk 2 V70 Mk 1 S80 and Mk 1 XC90 as well as S60 mk1.
    The XC 90 version is stronger and the others have now been super sealed to that part by Volvo . So the stronger part...
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    Thanks for the link. My one came off a 2002...

    Thanks for the link.

    My one came off a 2002 manual car.
    I have all the mounts for the side of the gearbox extra mount, on the c70 the rear mount was not used and has just a bump stop on it.
    My...
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    I am changing the whole subframe and the big...

    I am changing the whole subframe and the big brace at the back.
    As it will not fit as you say on the normal subframe. Also the C70 convertible one has the added frame under the engine.
    The bit were...
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    Sounds like the compressor has seized up . Just...

    Sounds like the compressor has seized up .
    Just unplug the electric fitting on it , this will stop the clutch from coming on when the heater asks for it.
    Long term, if you are not going to fix it...
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    C70 convertible sub frame

    Now that the weather is not quite as cold and wet, I have started doing a bit more work on my 1998 V70r.
    I have got to replace the wish bones and repair the drive shafts and some engine mounts.
    I...
  11. On the replacement dash , the trip computer will...

    On the replacement dash , the trip computer will only work if it was on fitted to the original car. As not all cars had them.
    You need to check that all the power and earth feeds to the dash are all...
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    V70R turbo and tow bar

    Hi,
    My auto '98 R has a knackered turbo. The compressor wheel is damaged where a P O has dropped something into it.
    It doesn't smoke , but has various bit broken of it . It is a 16T.
    I have a 18T...
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    If you have not already fixed it. I would try...

    If you have not already fixed it.
    I would try changing the pick up coil , round the key. As they can give these symptoms.
    Check the part number as it has changed, I believe.
    The other thing to...
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    Unless you are really stuck for cash , cheep...

    Unless you are really stuck for cash , cheep tyres are more trouble than they are worth.
    Even on shopping cars. They may be legal, but even basic cars doing 60 mph on a wet road stop faster in a...
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    I was just trying to show, that it was not just...

    I was just trying to show, that it was not just a finger in the air, a guess it will be ok.
    Roger.
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    Note this does not apply to later cars such as...

    Note this does not apply to later cars such as mark 3 V70's ect as a lot of them have active power management on them and can mess things up
    Roger
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    Hi, I deal with batteries and electronic...

    Hi,
    I deal with batteries and electronic chargers ect at work , and have access to some good testing equipment.
    I have had a good play round with the electric system on the 850's and early V70's...
  18. Thread: Ride height

    by Rogerb
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    Hi, How do those springs( the eibach pros)cope...

    Hi,
    How do those springs( the eibach pros)cope with a bit of load? Such as a bag or to of sand or other household junk?

    Thanks Roger
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    Hi, Years ago when I had a 850r as a exdemo from...

    Hi,
    Years ago when I had a 850r as a exdemo from Volvo, I had this problem.
    They fitted FIVE master cylinders ,flexey hoses all round new callapers,
    Even a set of 330mm front discs at 600 instead...
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    Well done on that. You beat me to it, when I saw...

    Well done on that.
    You beat me to it, when I saw the price had come down I was gooing to get it but was away from home for a few days , so missed out.
    Rogerb
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    Also once the center bolt is loosend, put the...

    Also once the center bolt is loosend, put the wheel stright and you should find a small screw in the bottom left corner,that is used to lock the air bag ring.This keeps the clockspring in the right...
  22. fans on

    Hi,
    There is an option to have the fan come on ,a while after you turn the car off if you have had the a/c on(Ithink 50 mins).
    The early cars had it set on the later cars(and updated early ones)...
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    Radio

    Hi,
    If it has 9 speakers and is a SE then it will have the mid range set up.
    ie:1 Prologic centre speaker (Rember to turn it on with the mode buton on the top right "PL")
    2 an sc 803 radio with...
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    Hi, What was the part number in the end for the...

    Hi,
    What was the part number in the end for the Landrover sensor?
    Also did it have the volvo part number on the new part?
    Thanks Rogerb
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    Yes there were two types, one with a sensor hole...

    Yes there were two types, one with a sensor hole and one with out.
    I have not seen a T5 with sensor on it, but all the D5's I have seen had a sensor on them and most had knackerd intercoolers.
    ...
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