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  1. Well I've got the refund already. Credit where...

    Well I've got the refund already. Credit where it's due (ebayer is called Parts Monster), I contacted them late on Friday night with photos and they replied shortly after at about 1am! Asked if I...
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    V70 geartronic problem.

    Well Ive solved the problem of the gearbox flaring and missing gears, Ive p/exed the car for a Golf.
    Unfortunately I only got 1750 f0r it but I could'nt in all conscience sell it privately and the...
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    Update. Now on 92.5k. Day at Tim William...

    Update. Now on 92.5k.

    Day at Tim William yesterday. Now done.

    Yesterday - Oil change (bin that std 0-30 crap the dealers put in - death these things!), now on Gulf Race 5w-40 and will be...
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    I'm hoping my pump is ok . I replace my haldex...

    I'm hoping my pump is ok . I replace my haldex oil and filter every 2 years and there is plenty of pressure looking at the live readings . Also inside the dem was dry with no evidence of water...
  5. Thread: Gearbox problem.

    by LeeT5
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    I have made an enquiry with a good independant...

    I have made an enquiry with a good independant Auto transmission specialist on your behalf. He's going to call me back tomorrow with a price to strip and rebuild your gearbox. This guy knows his...
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    Sounds like valve body issues. Early 6 speed...

    Sounds like valve body issues. Early 6 speed autos suffer with this. Worth repairing though.
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    The impact has probably damaged the headlamp...

    The impact has probably damaged the headlamp mounting points, hence why the lights too high.

    Do it properly using a light beam adjuster in a garage.
  8. Thread: Jon's New V70R

    by LeeT5
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    That’s all well and good. Problem is, once the...

    That’s all well and good. Problem is, once the car is mapped it’ll be running more boost. More boost = more heat. I guarantee within 6 months you’ll either crack the Turbo flange or split your...
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    Haven't done much to the car recently. But did...

    Haven't done much to the car recently.
    But did fit the MAF to turbo from ipd .
    http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r499/harveysr/Mobile%20Uploads/2017-09/IMG-20170918-WA0010_zpstirbxm6b.jpeg
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  10. Thread: Jon's New V70R

    by LeeT5
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    I would strongly advise that you don't plug VIDA...

    I would strongly advise that you don't plug VIDA into your car until you're proficient at using it. It would be vey easy to enable/disable something and not realise, then not have a clue how to...
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    Clutch/Flywheel complete!

    Thought I'd update you all.

    Last week I finally had my clutch/SMF combo installed. What a balls ache it was, well, not for me but for the garage anyway!

    The long story - short......

    Drove...
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    Over the 7 years I've owned my R 4 different...

    Over the 7 years I've owned my R 4 different dealers have worked on it and only one of them was any good and that was Ray Chapman in Yorkshire. One dealer who was supposed to he an R specialist...
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    Popped round to Anthony's (and it was happening a...

    Popped round to Anthony's (and it was happening a fair bit on that run), other times it might not happen once. Plugged it into the Vida, Fuel Pressure Sensor.

    Many thanks Anthony. Order a Vida...
  14. Thread: 4c suspension

    by LeeT5
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    It's a well known fact that V70R/S60R handle...

    It's a well known fact that V70R/S60R handle better on stock springs than lowering, they're faster too!
    I can honestly confirm the above too, as when it was on Eibachs it was just too crashy and...
  15. Thread: 4c suspension

    by MoleT-5R
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    I would imagine that it would be fine, not that I...

    I would imagine that it would be fine, not that I could condone copy software in any way, we'll not whilst posting here....:hidesbehi
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    I have Vida so I can diagnose it properly

    I have Vida so I can diagnose it properly
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    Driveshaft CV

    Pictures say it all...

    This is the front CV, nearest the Gearbox:

    http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e11/LeeT5/Phase%202%20V70R%20AWD/Service%20parts/041_zpshzchy72c.jpg
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    sorry to hear that, it certainly appears to be a...

    sorry to hear that, it certainly appears to be a well looked after example, good luck with the sale.
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    What your referring to is called a WHIPS bracket!...

    What your referring to is called a WHIPS bracket!
    It's not expensive to replace as the part is fairly cheap, though I advise this is done by a main dealer. My local dealer replaced mine when my car...
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    I replaced both handbrake cables today. My god,...

    I replaced both handbrake cables today. My god, what an absolute arse crack of a job that is! So glad I won't need to repeat it, hopefully ever again. After 5 years of putting up with it, it's so...
  21. Thread: htomi's thread

    by LeeT5
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    I like what you've done but my only concern is...

    I like what you've done but my only concern is heat!

    Those ribs on the PEM alloy casing are to displace heat from air flow across it, hence why it's placed on the outside of the car. I don't...
  22. It's taken me 4 years to get around to it, but...

    It's taken me 4 years to get around to it, but finally answered my own question! Yes it is possible, and a total piece of P. All of 15 mins to swap over...

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  23. Hi Htomi, That's the one! Ordered & will be...

    Hi Htomi,

    That's the one!
    Ordered & will be with me in the morning :)
    Thanks for that, Etienne.
  24. Thread: Donnas s60r

    by LeeT5
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    My account is a free one and I'm still ok. As...

    My account is a free one and I'm still ok.

    As a precaution, I'm downloading all my albums from their website and backing them up.
  25. Thread: Donnas s60r

    by t5 pete
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    http://i595.photobucket.com/albums/tt39/t5pete/201...

    http://i595.photobucket.com/albums/tt39/t5pete/20170619_220930_zpset1ohcqx.jpg
    http://i595.photobucket.com/albums/tt39/t5pete/IMG_0250_zpsbdd3lqbq.jpg...
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