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    I take it you couldn't use 330mm discs and...

    I take it you couldn't use 330mm discs and calipers from a V70R/S60R?
  2. Thread: Dual vvti B5254t

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    To be factually correct, the B5254T was fitted to...

    To be factually correct, the B5254T was fitted to Volvo's from 1997-99, 850 AWD or 850 2.5T, S70 2.5T or S70 AWD, V70 2.5T, V70 AWD or V70 2.5T AWD, V70 XC AWD or V70 XC 2.5T AWD and C70 2.5T Coupe...
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    The clue was in your first post....the car was...

    The clue was in your first post....the car was down on power (you said!), yet you proceeded to fit the SNABB FMIC anyway, without first making sure that the car was ready for such a big upgrade....
  4. Never! I had the alloy undertray fitted for...

    Never!

    I had the alloy undertray fitted for about 3-4 years before I fitted the larger D5 oil cooler and I never noticed any temp issues with it fitted.

    I don't actually believe that Volvo...
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    Give me your chassis number and I will try and...

    Give me your chassis number and I will try and help?

    I have VIDA.

    (PM me if you want)
  6. Aren't they the same as what Ford use in the...

    Aren't they the same as what Ford use in the Focus RS 2.5?
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    Front ...

    Front

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VOLVO-850-C70-S70-S80-V70-FRONT-Top-Strut-Mounting-Repair-Service-Kit-LEMFORDER/232876860172

    The rear top mounts never really fail or need replacing but make...
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    Who from? Worth giving these guys a ring, but...

    Who from?

    Worth giving these guys a ring, but it will mean your car is out of action for a couple of weeks.....

    https://nagengast.pl/en/kategoria-produktu/volvo-en/

    493 + postage to Poland...
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    Never buy second hand shocks, ever! 80-100k is...

    Never buy second hand shocks, ever!

    80-100k is about right for any oil filled shock. After that, they will be well past their best.

    I know the shock are expensive but what do you expect from a...
  10. Thread: Jon's New V70R

    by LeeT5
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    Will make a start on your laptop and VIDA this...

    Will make a start on your laptop and VIDA this week mate.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    I agree with John, however, if the car is a high...

    I agree with John, however, if the car is a high miler (150k +) then I would replace the water pump as they can get a little bit noisy over time.

    Stick with Genuine Volvo kit though, inc WP....
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    Buy at your own peril! I've never heard of...

    Buy at your own peril!

    I've never heard of them and looking at they're stuff, I can see why. It looks cheap and tacky and the website is fraught with issues.

    The other thing that worries me is...
  14. :uglyhamme Glad you sorted it Dave :smile: ...

    :uglyhamme

    Glad you sorted it Dave :smile:

    Now fix those door locks...:buttkick:
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    Just looked at their website and viewed some of...

    Just looked at their website and viewed some of their videos. Very impressive!!

    They also refurbish Power steering pumps and Steering racks, which is dead handy to know because a new rack for a...
  16. Thread: Jon's New V70R

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    100% yes!!

    100% yes!!
  17. Thread: Jon's New V70R

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    What grade of oil were you using? Don't forget...

    What grade of oil were you using?

    Don't forget Jon and I are both using a Solid SMF (which looks like a thing of beauty :cool:) and, therefore, a thicker gearbox oil to keep gearbox chatter from...
  18. Thread: Jon's New V70R

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    Jon, My gearbox feels exactly the same when...

    Jon,

    My gearbox feels exactly the same when cold. First gear is a real pig to get when you first try to pull away.
    What I have found is if you leave the car idling for 5 minutes before you pull...
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    It's done using VIDA.

    It's done using VIDA.
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    Low mileage is one thing but if the car has not...

    Low mileage is one thing but if the car has not been properly maintained then it won't make any difference.
    Also depends on how it's been driven. The splines normally wear because of being driven...
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    C30 T5's are rare as hens teeth and get snapped...

    C30 T5's are rare as hens teeth and get snapped up the moment they are for sale. Autos even rarer.

    Basically, it's a later shape Ford Focus from the B-pillar forwards and depending on what year...
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    OK. Are you looking to buy it? Do you know where...

    OK. Are you looking to buy it? Do you know where in the UK it is currently located then, only the last MOT has it currently SORN.
  23. Thread: V40 d3 mods

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    Sorry buddy, my bad. I initially misread your...

    Sorry buddy, my bad. I initially misread your post and thought you said C30 :lol::doh:

    Try this...

    https://www.elevatecars.com/store/volvo-v40.html

    There's nothing on Viva for a V40, they...
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    Lol, No. I'm much more handsome than Bill is...

    Lol, No. I'm much more handsome than Bill is :rotfl:
  25. Thread: V40 d3 mods

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    Great quality filter but they come pre oiled,...

    Great quality filter but they come pre oiled, which is not good for your MAF!

    My advice is remove and clean the MAF sensor every 1000 miles until you wash the filter at the vehicles next service....
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