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  1. Thread: Camshaft seals

    by Timo.
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    Really easy to replace the side I've done. The...

    Really easy to replace the side I've done. The other side...... tricky, as its cam sprockets off. I only had a new cambelt fitted about 1000 miles ago so I wont be doing that side for a long time.
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  2. Thread: Camshaft seals

    by Timo.
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    Camshaft seals

    Owing to confusion I have only done one of the seals.

    Most parts outlets confusing call them "front" or "rear" camshaft seals which made me order one of each. When in fact, "front" means the cam...
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    "edrive" button is like super eco mode (will make...

    "edrive" button is like super eco mode (will make engine stop/start). Sip away at the diesel....
  4. Thread: Cruise Fuse?

    by Timo.
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    I had a S80 once. "Cruise" came on, but as soon...

    I had a S80 once. "Cruise" came on, but as soon as you steered it knocked itself off.

    I replaced the circular connector behind the steering wheel that connects all the buttons on the wheel to the...
  5. Thread: My 850R story

    by Timo.
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    I checked out all my plugs the other day. I had...

    I checked out all my plugs the other day. I had oil down at least 2/3 of the plugs hole. Been there for some time. It was nice a syrupy!! All cleaned out now. Replaced filler cap seal. Another thing...
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    Just got this.......

    320053200632007

    1998 V70R auto.

    Amazing condition. Little scuff on front corner and little scuff on rear corner.

    LPG

    Goes well.
  7. Lambda light has now gone off. Fitted a new...

    Lambda light has now gone off.

    Fitted a new expansion tank to solve the sinking float issue.

    All good!!! for the moment........
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    3155631557 After two years laying dormant in a...

    3155631557

    After two years laying dormant in a barn I've finally got her back out.

    Need new front shocks and anti roll bar links to pass MOT. New spark plus/distributor and rotor arm.

    Now...
  9. Thread: Wind deflectors

    by Timo.
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    I got a 4 piece set off ebay for my V50. They...

    I got a 4 piece set off ebay for my V50. They were 30-35 quid. Top quality
  10. Thread: S60 r 2005

    by Timo.
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    Love that colour. Make a beast!!! Please tell...

    Love that colour. Make a beast!!!

    Please tell its a manual?
  11. Thread: belt kit part no

    by Timo.
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    Errr.... If you're not fussed about genuine but...

    Errr.... If you're not fussed about genuine but still want good quality I found a bosch timing belt kit for 57 bucks.

    http://www.bestpartstore.co.uk/1191695

    Bargain I thought. Best price for a...
  12. Thread: belt kit part no

    by Timo.
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    Yup

    Yup
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    I'm guessing the tensioner has left go and...

    I'm guessing the tensioner has left go and allowed it to all go wrong after that. Water pump is fine so that hasn't seized.

    Currently making calls to breakers for new engine.
  14. Thread: Battery query

    by Timo.
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    I've just bought a 027 battery off ebay for 35...

    I've just bought a 027 battery off ebay for 35 delivered for my 850 R. Its brand is "LION" which I have seen on carparts4less / ECP for 50.

    Bit of a bargain I thought. My car has a 027 on it at...
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    I've just slipped in a blanking plate in my V50....

    I've just slipped in a blanking plate in my V50. I took the throttle body to clean it as it was sticking. It was a mess. I looked up into the inlet manifold and it was caked up to hell. Took it off...
  16. Thread: PCV question

    by Timo.
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    I cleaned my PCV last year. It wasn't blocked in...

    I cleaned my PCV last year. It wasn't blocked in the slightest as I was getting a little blow back through the dipstick. I distmantled. Cleaned with carb cleaner thoroughly, put it back together and...
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    Volvo number 3 for my household

    My Bora TDI after 188k miles has finally let me down with the dreaded camshaft wear. Looking at 1000 to fix with genuine parts so thought to myself if it was worth it. Spat the dummy at bit and...
  18. I have a phase 3 V70 2.0D R design. Fantastic...

    I have a phase 3 V70 2.0D R design.

    Fantastic car. Handling is superb and really instils confidence. Brakes are fantastic and easily slow the beast.

    I don't do regrets but if I was looking for...
  19. Thread: boost leak??

    by Timo.
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    Pretty sure there is a boost pipe that is 'known'...

    Pretty sure there is a boost pipe that is 'known' to fail alot on the D5 I think its one of the lower ones. Went on my Dads D5 a few years ago
  20. Thread: boost pipes

    by Timo.
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    Hee hee, I wondered how long it would take...

    Hee hee, I wondered how long it would take someone to say something.

    Its to stop the pipe getting scratched/dented by the back of the engine. It was the first thing that I thought to protect it....
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    Finally took some pictures. Have done some...

    Finally took some pictures.

    Have done some bits and bobs.

    Bit of rust above the tailgate handle so took that off and touched the paint up a bit. More of a prevention rather than a work of art...
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    And the survey...

    And the survey says..................................

    Its all working a treat. Very happy indead.

    Receive 2nd hand clock ring this morning. Fitted shortly afterwards and hey presto.

    A...
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    Bring back Volvo estates in the touring car...

    Bring back Volvo estates in the touring car championship....................

    Yeah right!!!

    We can all hope.......

    Good work.

    T.
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    I've recently bought a 99' S80 T6. They are a...

    I've recently bought a 99' S80 T6.

    They are a cruiser. Very quiet, very comfortable and rather rapid although you maybe dont notice how rapid till you check the speedo.

    Easily remap to 320 odd...
  25. Thread: my 850R

    by Timo.
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    Nice

    Nice
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