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    Was that with a Standard cat/downpipe??

    Was that with a Standard cat/downpipe??
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    200 cel cat mot failure

    So I've got a JT Tuning 3" turboback exhaust and 200 cel cat on my 97 V70r. It failed the MOT a couple of days ago on High c0 content, fast idle (around 0.7 - 0.8).

    The car has now passed it's...
  3. 850 Strut Brace - will it fit a 70R???

    Will this fit a 1997 V70R??? ::https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F400619211650
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    No that's all in place. According to another...

    No that's all in place. According to another forum it connects to the cruise control vac pump under the battery tray!?! I won't find out until tomorrow....
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    Pipe Location?? 1997 V70R

    Hi - just putting my V70R back together after a front end shunt and am stumped as to where this little - vac?? - line goes?? It originates from underneath the o/s headlight area and then looks as...
  6. It looks exactly (apart from the colour) the same...

    It looks exactly (apart from the colour) the same as the one I recently fitted to my 97 V70r.
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    So before driving home from work last night, I...

    So before driving home from work last night, I decided to agitate the ECT sensor wires with a pair of long nosed pliers. I also sprayed the area with some electrical contact cleaner. On the journey...
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    Just to add - on a hot day it will reach normal...

    Just to add - on a hot day it will reach normal temp, but even if the ambient temperature drops a little it struggles. On a really cold day forget it - 1/4 up the temp gauge max if you're lucky. God...
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    Cheers mate - just purchased both a new stat and...

    Cheers mate - just purchased both a new stat and ETS. Will fit Wednesday. Also, where is the coolant drain plug located on the radiator?? I've not had a look yet..
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    Cooling Fan Issue (97 V70R)

    I'm slightly suspect of my cooling Fan. It runs when the temp gauge - eventually - gets to halfway and usually even in semi-hot conditions as per today. I know my thermostat is knackered as in Winter...
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    Well I finally sorted the 0172 after months of...

    Well I finally sorted the 0172 after months of complacency and assumption (the Mother of all feck ups of course)...

    I had the local indy fit two new Lambda Sensors a good few months back and it...
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    Thanks for that - I did see something similar...

    Thanks for that - I did see something similar around the web, so the FPR was next on my list. The equivalent EFI code I'm getting to 0172 is 231 btw and as per above the car has now thrown a p0131....
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    When I replaced the turbo hoses and NRV's last...

    When I replaced the turbo hoses and NRV's last week (separate thread) I checked the infamaous elbow by the PS pump too. It's good and was replaced as part of a PCV change 30k miles ago in 2012....
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    Well, thank you for all the responses! I've just...

    Well, thank you for all the responses! I've just driven around 40 miles and it's thrown the p0172 again (as usual) and this time a p0131 (signal low pre cat 02 sensor). Both lambdas were replaced...
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    Strongly agree and I have long considered some...

    Strongly agree and I have long considered some error as you say, or the software simply going bad somehow.

    I also agree about the load variation thing - It seems to be much better when using a...
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    Thanks Gents - Im going to change mine as a...

    Thanks Gents - Im going to change mine as a matter of course! I have a lingering 0172 code that won't go away (all the usual stuff has been done, now I have to concentrate on the unusual....)
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    Fuel pressure regulator location

    As per title on a 1997 V70R. I thought it was located just forward of the fuel filter, but seemingly not..
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    it's all good, except I'm still getting the...

    it's all good, except I'm still getting the dreaded 0172 code which was something I didn't elaborate on for this thread. I'm suspecting it's possibly the infamous elbow on the inlet manifold adjacent...
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    .....and SORTED!! Mine was a split throttle body...

    .....and SORTED!! Mine was a split throttle body hose, where the idle control branches off - massive split, not visible from the topside!!

    One of the NRV's was shot, but the other was ok, though...
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    Hi mate - I've purchased a complete D088...

    Hi mate - I've purchased a complete D088 replacement Turbo hose kit for fitment and am fitting it this afternoon along with the NRV's. Fingers, legs, toes amd everything else crossed.... ��
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    I've no idea the state of the valve closest to...

    I've no idea the state of the valve closest to the turbo as I didn't check it. Am fitting them Wednesday, so will report back then. Cheers!
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    So I'm getting that, even with the knackered...

    So I'm getting that, even with the knackered valves. Hmmm..
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    I'm getting between 20-23 in/hg dependant upon...

    I'm getting between 20-23 in/hg dependant upon engine temp (no frills analogue vac/boost gauge).

    Those NRV's have only just turned up in the post and I won't have time to fit them until middle of...
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    I also meant to ask what vac readings (in/hg)...

    I also meant to ask what vac readings (in/hg) people are getting with a known good system on tickover??
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    I replaced it less than a week ago with a Forge...

    I replaced it less than a week ago with a Forge Motorsport one. Didn't make any difference, unless I fitted it wrong?? ��

    Edited to add: This one :-...
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