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  1. Thread: d5 tuning

    by Dacvolvo
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    Hey Donny The S80 is an awesome car - I bought...

    Hey Donny

    The S80 is an awesome car - I bought mine about 18 months ago. I've purchased new 18" alloys (about a year ago now) and I'm giving serious consideration to a Rica upgrade. Mine is the...
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    Top mounts? I had a similar issue with my C70...

    Top mounts?

    I had a similar issue with my C70 and it was the top mounts that had decided to give up the ghost. Very rattly over bumps but not over speed bumps for some reason either. Cost me 240...
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    My HU-801 needs a 3.5mm jack input

    Hi Folks

    I want to connect my mobile (which has a 3.5mm jack) to my HU-801 head unit. What's my options, please?

    I've done a search, but can't find anything concrete.
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    I was looking at the pros and cons of the Volvo...

    I was looking at the pros and cons of the Volvo S80/S60 163Bhp and 185Bhp a few months ago. After extensive searching through forums (VPCuk, VOC and T5D5), speaking to Volvo, Volvomax and the sales...
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    A battery being a bit low is going to struggle in...

    A battery being a bit low is going to struggle in the winter. Get a new one.
  6. ZZ3's as per my other post about tyres last week...

    ZZ3's as per my other post about tyres last week :D

    Or Eagle F1's (Excellent but no good for traction in the snow).
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    Normally, whenever I ask for a quote, it's around...

    Normally, whenever I ask for a quote, it's around 40-50 per wheel. But since I've bought the S80, i've had 5 quotes from seperate companies for my 18'' split rim alloy wheels to be refurbished....
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    I've got the same prob. But because my alloys are...

    I've got the same prob. But because my alloys are split rim, I can't get a quote under 500. I've been considering doing it myself. Even if I mess it up, it's not going to make a difference as...
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    Hmm. Interesting... Volvomax in Glasgow told...

    Hmm. Interesting...

    Volvomax in Glasgow told me that the Reluctor Ring wasn't available separately and only came as part of the CV kit. I wonder if this is only the case for the S80 and the S60...
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    Mine started to do the "Chatter" and the car...

    Mine started to do the "Chatter" and the car would start to cut the power to the front wheels as I was taking corners. It continued for two months and then the tracs and abs lights started coming on....
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    Hey Neil - I had a very similar prob and it got...

    Hey Neil - I had a very similar prob and it got worse and worse until the ABS Light and Traction control started coming on all the time. Turned out it was something called the "Reluctor Ring". It's...
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    From this: ...

    From this:

    http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh9/volvokidv70r/BMW%20330CI/330CI/DSC_0039-1.jpg


    To this:

    http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh9/volvokidv70r/BMW%20330CI/330CI/DSC_0089.jpg...
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    And just incase you've got problems trying to...

    And just incase you've got problems trying to locate any of the above parts, here's where they live on the D5 (163Bhp) with the plastic engine cover and the black "L" shaped pipe removed for clarity....
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    Other culprits are the following two items: ...

    Other culprits are the following two items:

    The control valve for the engine mounts on air box (part no. 30611668 approx 30)

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v85/Dacvolvo/DSC00125.jpg


    ...
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    Another Volvo forum (T5D5) has advised me that if...

    Another Volvo forum (T5D5) has advised me that if I clamp the hose going to the front engine mount, there's no way for the air to escape if it is leaking, therefore, if clamped whilst driving and the...
  16. Thread: C70 T5 Remap

    by Dacvolvo
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    What? Wobbly Dave or his car? :D Ha ha ha ha ha....

    What? Wobbly Dave or his car? :D Ha ha ha ha ha.

    Seriously though, I had a Rica 310Bhp on my 1998 C70 T5 GT and it was amazing for 2 years until I crashed it one night. The car had around 132,000...
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    Volvo D5 Service faults / general errors

    Hi Folks

    As most of you know, I bought a Volvo S80 D5 (163bhp Euro 3) on a 2003 plate (face lifted model) about 3 weeks ago and it thankfully has a full AA warranty. Since buying it 3 weeks ago,...
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    Tried that too for over a week now. It's just the...

    Tried that too for over a week now. It's just the original S80s and none have the clear markers.

    Gotta admire your enthusiasm though :D
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    Damn forum. I pressed submit by mistake and it...

    Damn forum.

    I pressed submit by mistake and it wouldn't let me edit....
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    Evening Liddo Tried that already - zilch.

    Evening Liddo

    Tried that already - zilch.
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    Ha ha ha - I know. They've got the bog standard...

    Ha ha ha - I know. They've got the bog standard "Amber versions" that I already have, but not the clear ones.

    :(
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    Hey Liam Yeah, Bud. Had a quick look there a...

    Hey Liam

    Yeah, Bud. Had a quick look there a few nights ago and couldn't see any.
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    Where can I buy clear side lights from?

    Rufe! Rufe!!!!!! Where's Rufe gone?

    Aside from the Volvo Stealers, where would I be best to goto for clear side lights? It's those daft orange day running light things that are in the side of my...
  24. Keep us all posted.

    Keep us all posted.
  25. Hey Liddo On my old Volvo 460 2.0i CD,...

    Hey Liddo

    On my old Volvo 460 2.0i CD, whenever I started the engine and began to drive, as soon as I reached 15 mph, there was a a very weird noise that I can only describe as somebody tearing...
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