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    This may help others who want to wire in OBD2...

    This may help others who want to wire in OBD2 port as I struggled to find any info.
    https://i.postimg.cc/d1ZzB0Gt/A843-A9-DC-15-FF-45-B6-B896-83-CA9-F2-DFA20.png
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    I’ve wired in the live and earth to OBD2 socket...

    I’ve wired in the live and earth to OBD2 socket just got to run wire through to ECU. Decided to put it in the glovebox. What’s the easiest way to connect a wire to B36? Does the ECU housing just lift...
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    I found a link in this thread ...

    I found a link in this thread
    http://www.vpcuk.org/forums/showthread.php?56982-Converting-OBD1-too-OBD2

    which has the diagram, will have a go later in the week as Iíve got my OBD 16 pin female...
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    Haven’t been able to get hold of him this week....

    Haven’t been able to get hold of him this week. Maybe he’s on holiday. Will try next week.

    Assuming it’s not immobilised, all I need is a female 16 pin socket and some wire?

    I’ve read it’s 3...
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    Just read through your thread. I like how you’ve...

    Just read through your thread. I like how you’ve made all your bespoke fittings yourself. Very interesting read.
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    Ah ok right. I’m ok doing mechanical work and a...

    Ah ok right. I’m ok doing mechanical work and a bit of wiring but know zero about ECU’s and reading codes etc. Hence wanting to fit OBD2 port myself so I can read the codes and have more...
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    Thanks for the reply. How will I know if it’s...

    Thanks for the reply.

    How will I know if it’s non immobiliser ECU?
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    Help needed to convert OBD1 to my OBD2 T-5R

    I typed title incorrectly lol sorry. My T-5R is running 4.4 ECU and I want to convert to OBD2 port, can anyone help and tell me what I need to do? Obviously a OBD2 port and sone wiring but not sure...
  9. Thread: T5R register

    by simonc
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    Sticky: Cream yellow Saloon Manual 124,000 Reg N800...

    Cream yellow
    Saloon
    Manual
    124,000
    Reg N800 GUL
  10. Thread: Mole's Gul T-5R

    by simonc
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    Great to see a 854 Gul. I know that Volvo...

    Great to see a 854 Gul.
    I know that Volvo headlights are terrible ( very poor on dip beam ) but those after market headlights look really horrible. The standard headlights suit the car so much...
  11. The M5 does help LOL. I drove an XC90 with the...

    The M5 does help LOL.

    I drove an XC90 with the twin turbo setup and no delay from stand still. I have also been told that a re map will help a lot with delay issue.
  12. My wife has had her 2009 185bhp D5 R Design from...

    My wife has had her 2009 185bhp D5 R Design from about a year old. We traded in the 300bhp manual V70 R at the time and I know what you mean about the delay from stand still. We only ever bought it...
  13. Just read through the thread from start to...

    Just read through the thread from start to finish. That's a lot of hard work you have put in in a short space of time. Its good to see that their are owners that are still willing to pump the money...
  14. Thread: V70r

    by simonc
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    I bought my 2003 V70R manual 4yrs ago from a main...

    I bought my 2003 V70R manual 4yrs ago from a main dealer with 30k on it, its now done 73k , drivers heated seat doesn't work anymore, replaced boost valve,fuel pressure reg,front discs & pads,rear...
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    Thought i'd drag up this old post !! I've still...

    Thought i'd drag up this old post !! I've still got my V70 R after 3yrs of ownership & its been 100% reliable. I never did change the boost solenoid, it still feels breathless above about 4500rpm &...
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    I have had one for about 2 yrs on my 2003 V70 R,...

    I have had one for about 2 yrs on my 2003 V70 R, great piece of kit & super fast delivery time .

    Simon.
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    I am getting this to on my V70R manual, its a...

    I am getting this to on my V70R manual, its a bitch to get in reverse 1st thing in the morning & the other gears require a bit of work. Normally have to put it in 1st & 2nd a few times before i can...
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    Can i just say that i've had a 03 plate V70R for...

    Can i just say that i've had a 03 plate V70R for nearly 3yrs & done over 30k in my ownership (its on 62k now) & never really had any probs apart from drivers heated seat stopped working & finally got...
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    Is their much difference between the earlier...

    Is their much difference between the earlier C70's & the facelift ones, i've never really taken much notice of them & all i can see from photo's is the front grille is different. I don't think a C70...
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    Boot space not an issue as we have a V70 also. ...

    Boot space not an issue as we have a V70 also.

    C70's seem good value but they are a bit of an ugly duckling compared with the other 3.
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    C70 Convertible or Saab 9-3 or 3 series

    Hi, want to get the wife a vert for the summer so we don't have to use the R so much & will be a bit of fun. Not to fussed about performance as got an M3 evo & V70 R phase 2 also. Think i would...
  22. Thread: V70r clutch?

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    I have a 2003 V70R , bought it just over 2yrs ago...

    I have a 2003 V70R , bought it just over 2yrs ago with 30k on the clock, its now done 61k, only problem i have had is drivers heated seat gone faulty. Had to pay for 2 services 1 set of tyres & rear...
  23. Thread: Tyre rubbing

    by simonc
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    My Cossie failed the MOT because tyre was rubbing...

    My Cossie failed the MOT because tyre was rubbing due to end stop missing from new steering rack on one side but my V70 R passed ok at the Volvo main dealer with rubbing on both sides due to worn end...
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    The end stops for the steering are worn down on...

    The end stops for the steering are worn down on my V70R, i just unbolted them & swapped them side to side which will now give me some more wear out of them & has stopped the rubbing on full lock,...
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    Saloon Volvo's are always cheaper than the...

    Saloon Volvo's are always cheaper than the estates, V70R's are more money but not a lot more.
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