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    Not posted anything for a year.

    GWE exhaust was replaced for one fabricated by ShemTek. There is a long list of additional work going on not just including replacing the fuel sender with an 850 so that a return line can be added....
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    You can have my old one for postage (ME7 right?)

    You can have my old one for postage (ME7 right?)
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    Moved on a bit.. 31613 I'd say I was 90% of...

    Moved on a bit..
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    I'd say I was 90% of the way there now. Still battling a few minor niggles - but the stupid rebuild following me bending the exhaust valves on #5 on the first cam cover fit...
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    I haven't been entirely idle or lacking in...

    I haven't been entirely idle or lacking in Wobblyness. https://drivetribe.com/p/EUQXEkuPS8Sm078waEjSSg/FSTNJ2LDSHqbqMlslB5Icg

    Besides this I also fitted my bottom pulley (for the aux. belt) on...
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    I have ordered the new crane now, so I am just...

    I have ordered the new crane now, so I am just waiting for it to arrive.
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    Happy New Year to all - I have done quite a bit...

    Happy New Year to all - I have done quite a bit of reassembly over the last 3 months - most of which I have moaned and droned on about on my new project drivetribe channel (linky below).

    Had some...
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    The chassis is better in the Focus based CC IMHO...

    The chassis is better in the Focus based CC IMHO but lacked any steering feedback - not something I felt was lacking in my coupe.

    The weakness was the lack of stiffness in the chassis of the...
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    Personally I would embrace the weaknesses in the...

    Personally I would embrace the weaknesses in the handling and just enjoy the top down motoring. I wouldn't try to stiffen anything. I appreciate the C70 shape which is why I have both. If you really...
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    sadly no poly bush option for front lower arms...

    sadly no poly bush option for front lower arms AFAIK - plus the notion of trying to make a cabbie "tight" is some what futile, given the considerable skuttle shake.
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    When I moved my miltec cat back from the 850R to...

    When I moved my miltec cat back from the 850R to the black C70 - I had to chop a small section off the tube just behind the furthest rear box, because the bumper is curved and the exhaust tip sticks...
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    Nearly forgot to mention I have taken delivery of...

    Nearly forgot to mention I have taken delivery of the 15mm H&K wheel spacers and a set of elongated wheel bolts, so that the 17s will fit over. It increases the track width for better cornering. I am...
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    And today my new sparco 4 point harnesses arrived...

    And today my new sparco 4 point harnesses arrived to compliment the new cobra seats going in. Planning to use a harness bar, with a stripped interior (removed rear seats). The dash will be retained...
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    Final reassembly with gaskets and new copper...

    Final reassembly with gaskets and new copper flashed nuts...

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    Best intro I have read in many moons. I saw the...

    Best intro I have read in many moons. I saw the pictures of the flooding last year and I am so glad you survived and I am the singular passion to bring your Volvo back from the dead. I too have had...
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    I've tried quite a few over the years with my C70...

    I've tried quite a few over the years with my C70 - I think Meyle are the best I have had to date.
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    The bilsteins were bought new and fitted 2009....

    The bilsteins were bought new and fitted 2009. The springs are a bit older but still in good condition. You can probably find the exact details in this thread. I think they are about 60- 70K miles in...
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    I will have a DMF from my 99 C70 coming available...

    I will have a DMF from my 99 C70 coming available soon. It is virtually new. I also have a 2nd hand clutch that will work with it which you can have FOC.
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    Some of you may have seen this album on FB - but...

    Some of you may have seen this album on FB - but I thought I would keep my thread up to date. I have completed the exterior refinement of the inlet manifold.
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    If you want a recirc then try the TIAL QR ...

    If you want a recirc then try the TIAL QR

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    I never bothered with the 19T because it already had one on it.

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    This ^^ is from back in 2011 when I was using the IPD Ram air kit and...
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    To be honest there are 2 things here - I am tired...

    To be honest there are 2 things here - I am tired of being a push over when it comes to farming out work, so I am keeping the oversight much tighter and yes I am a bit anally retentive/OCD.

    If I...
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    First I cleaned off the crap off the outside with...

    First I cleaned off the crap off the outside with a brass brush and brash cleaning wheel.

    The seams in the bowl and down the runners were flattened wit' tungsten carbide burrs.
    Then I set to...
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    There are 2 earths on the head - one by the end...

    There are 2 earths on the head - one by the end by the cam sprockets and one that connects about mid-point on the top engine mount.

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    It is increasingly unlikely that the SSB will be...

    It is increasingly unlikely that the SSB will be ready for York but I will give it my best shot. If not I will come anyway and bring the cabbie.
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    I finessed my first attempt on the new turbine...

    I finessed my first attempt on the new turbine housing collector
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    The polishing of the combustion chambers showed no evidence of the 3 angle valve job and given all the work done I have...
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    I have a spare pump when I replaced my OEM one...

    I have a spare pump when I replaced my OEM one with the DW300. You can have it for 10 quid?

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