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    Have you checked the coolant lines to the back of...

    Have you checked the coolant lines to the back of the turbo? It's just you mentioned it only occurring on boost - perhaps there is an issue with the turbo or the coolant lines.
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    Lol - I was looking earlier at the OPs picture &...

    Lol - I was looking earlier at the OPs picture & couldn't see the problem - I assumed when I did mine that the foam wrap was just additional packaging to stop the fins getting damaged in transport!...
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    Did you change the rear shock top mounts when...

    Did you change the rear shock top mounts when doing the suspension refresh? An old/original could be the cause of the top of the shock is rattling around.

    Otherwise look for anything loose in the...
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    For fear of repeating myself.... .. but think...

    For fear of repeating myself....
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    but think it's an important question & may shed light on the reasons for the excessive oil loss. If you already had smoke prior to changing the Turbo then you...
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    You don't seem to have excessive pressure, so...

    You don't seem to have excessive pressure, so that would indicate your PCV is working correctly.

    The oil spread over the top of the engine makes it look like the oil filler cap gasket is totally...
  6. Good chance it's been broken then sadly. Like so...

    Good chance it's been broken then sadly. Like so many others.
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    Could be a faulty abs control module (sits over...

    Could be a faulty abs control module (sits over the abs pump). Either exchange for a known good one with the same part no or send yours off for a repair.

    When faulty they can throw a plethora of...
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    Not too bad then. Fairly reasonable for a new...

    Not too bad then. Fairly reasonable for a new Brenna caliper all things considered. But could get a bit painful if you had to get a full set....and pretty quick really.

    Not sure you can really...
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    More importantly - how much did VOLVO want for...

    More importantly - how much did VOLVO want for that lovely shiny bit of metal!?!?
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    I do know of a manual T5 estate in teal, poverty...

    I do know of a manual T5 estate in teal, poverty spec, but in good nick as been dry stored for 12 years. It's done 185k and by all accounts runs, although not witnessed personally as I forgot to take...
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    Might as well start a breaking thread now:biggrin:

    Might as well start a breaking thread now:biggrin:
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    Sweet Jesus.....they're all channeling Bongo Dave...

    Sweet Jesus.....they're all channeling Bongo Dave this week!

    To the OP - throwing your toys out of the pram & then blaming your autistic son for your lack of humour is quite frankly distasteful....
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    Why not donor everything to the R. It'll be worth...

    Why not donor everything to the R. It'll be worth a lot more than a T5 in the long term?
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    1K based in that description. If your lucky.

    1K based in that description. If your lucky.
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    https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic...

    https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=30464

    http://volvoforums.com/forum/volvo-s60-v60-10/retrofitting-xenon-headlights-61380/

    According to the two threads above, it's going...
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    Turbo burning oil.

    Turbo burning oil.
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    http://www.pentosin.net/f_antifreeze.asp ...

    http://www.pentosin.net/f_antifreeze.asp

    Pentafrost NF.

    Can't find a UK supplier. But the Volvo branded stuff can be had for 10/L or less so it's probably not worth shopping about.
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    .... from the Volvo workshop manual.... ...

    .... from the Volvo workshop manual....

    LUBRICATION SPECIFICATIONS TABLE
    Application Fluid Specifications
    Coolant ............................. 50/50 Mix...
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    +1 with Colin What about oil in coolant &...

    +1 with Colin

    What about oil in coolant & visa-versa? You don't mention it. I'd not be driving that car until you've figured out what's amis.

    Sniff test will tell you if the HG had gone.
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    The first thing you'll want to do is a full stage...

    The first thing you'll want to do is a full stage zero ( plenty of posts on here and other forums). Once your confident the car is running tip top with fresh fluids & and renewed ignition components...
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    By an XC90. That should sort out the curbing...

    By an XC90. That should sort out the curbing issue!

    The R has a lower ride hight than a standard S60 and runs on 4c shocks specific to that model & spring set. I'm sure you could probably raise or...
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    Triple Ester Oils use no mineral base stocks so...

    Triple Ester Oils use no mineral base stocks so theoretically should remain more stable at higher temperature and retain their grade for longer.

    In reality, who knows. It's all Hobson's choice....
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    Take a look at opie oils. I find the gulf fully...

    Take a look at opie oils. I find the gulf fully synthetic good value. Plenty of choice.

    Magnatec is semi synthetic..edge...pass.

    Go for a triple Ester fully synthetic.
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    What's the problem with that? Seems pretty...

    What's the problem with that? Seems pretty dedicated to me:

    Find someone who can do the work to an exacting standard then fund it, no expense spared.

    Seems like a much better plan than some...
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    Magic fella. Well done on turning a bit of a...

    Magic fella. Well done on turning a bit of a shagnacker (albeit a rare one) into a real head turner. Brilliant. Plus I expect it goes like e off a shovel. Love the attention to detail - although...
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