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  1. Thread: it wont run

    by LeeT5
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    The reason it won't restart is probably because...

    The reason it won't restart is probably because it flooded itself and is now borewashed.
    If the engine only ran for a very short time and was stone cold and not firing on all 5, then this is highly...
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    Check there is fuel getting to/through the...

    Check there is fuel getting to/through the injectors.
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    You really need a code reader. By swapping plugs,...

    You really need a code reader. By swapping plugs, coils and injectors around you should be able to pinpoint which parts are at fault.
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    Good luck with it. I took my engine out to...

    Good luck with it. I took my engine out to replace the clutch as it was easier to get to the AWD parts with it out. Currently it's out for a new engine, all work being done on my parents driveway...
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    Yes they're the same, the ones I bought have been...

    Yes they're the same, the ones I bought have been fitted and had no problems with them. I did compare them to the ones that came out and also to an old set from my dad's 850 and they were the same.
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    I got mine from ebay, set of Febi Bilstein ones,...

    I got mine from ebay, set of Febi Bilstein ones, grade 10 same as genuine Volvo ones, came in a branded sealed box.

    www.ebay.co.uk/itm/400370667164

    This is for a set of 14 (for the 6 cylinder...
  7. Thread: it's dead

    by stribo
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    Take the thermostat out and see if it still...

    Take the thermostat out and see if it still overheats, if so, take it for a sniff test.
  8. Thread: it's dead

    by Orca2
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    Sure way to test it is to check the coolant for...

    Sure way to test it is to check the coolant for bubbles or combustion gases, it sounds like classic HG failure , probably brought on by the radiator problem and overheat.
    There is no real reason to...
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    Hi Weagie, I have just replaced my radiator as...

    Hi Weagie,
    I have just replaced my radiator as altho' the core was ok the plastic ribbed bit ( technical eh? :D ) had cracks all the way down and was slowly getting worse , pretty much topping up...
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    http://www.carcooling.co.uk/products/Radiator_Volv...

    http://www.carcooling.co.uk/products/Radiator_Volvo_800_Series_2319_cc_1991_96_06_91_12_96_850_2_3_i_20V_Turbo_Manual_590_388_40mm_12VO331-115915-1303.html
  11. Thread: front strut

    by MaxTS
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    Assuming you mean the plate which sits under the...

    Assuming you mean the plate which sits under the top nut yeah mine had done the same thing and I've read of others that have done also.
    I think it is normal and they do tend to settle after a little...
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    Do u mean this one.. ...

    Do u mean this one..

    http://www.vpcuk.org/forums/showthread.php?26046-850R-diagnostic
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    a Manual Boost Controller LINK...

    a Manual Boost Controller LINK. I'd be very careful if you do mess with your boost as you don't know what safety parameters have been removed from your ecu & could easily end in tears if you go too...
  14. Thread: dump valve

    by foammanmark
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    I got a Forge one directly from them on the bay....

    I got a Forge one directly from them on the bay. Just followed the instructions, and it was sorted.
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    best thing to do is work out the angles you need....

    best thing to do is work out the angles you need. the length between the bends get the pipe bent to the angles you need and get some tube expanded on both ends. that way no welding will be needed. if...
  16. Thread: Exhaust ideas

    by claymore
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    Not very clear pics I'm afraid: ...

    Not very clear pics I'm afraid:

    http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u258/claymore2k/20130206_154852.jpg

    http://i170.photobucket.com/albums/u258/claymore2k/20130206_154841.jpg
    ...
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