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  1. Thread: Project Stealth!

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    Well not done anymore since last week it started...

    Well not done anymore since last week it started running lumpy so I treated her to a mini service and they found a air leak on the plastic inlet manifold so I have replaced it with a nice shinny...
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    [QUOTE=lance;764164]After years of driving 850s ...

    [QUOTE=lance;764164]After years of driving 850s v70s p1 and p2 this thread sums up why I bought a v50 t5 instead of a ford sanitory towell (every c@nt has one)once modded it goes like an Rs and...
  3. Thread: V50 T5 advice

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    1450 or 1480 I think when I put it on a weigh...

    1450 or 1480 I think when I put it on a weigh bridge, they feel a lot lighter than a p2 in contrast the p2 is more comfortable more of a passengers luxury car the V50 is less comfortable but more of...
  4. Thread: V50 T5 advice

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    A map might help with the MPG and defo the power,...

    A map might help with the MPG and defo the power, mine averages mid to high 20s in winter and more in summer often late 20s sometimes 30. I once had a patient drive of 260 miles sitting at 70 with...
  5. Thread: V50 T5 advice

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    I bought a stock manual 2004 model nearly 4 years...

    I bought a stock manual 2004 model nearly 4 years ago with about 116k on her since then I have had her tuned to 300 bhp and 350 lbft and she is now done 175k amazing still on the original clutch and...
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    I got about 250 bhp with a a map, increased to...

    I got about 250 bhp with a a map, increased to 266 bhp with an exhaust it took a bigger induction kit and an upgraded ic and a 3 inch down pipe and sports exhaust and custom map to get to 300 bhp and...
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    I suppose it's a bit bigger and heavier and not...

    I suppose it's a bit bigger and heavier and not run in mines done over 170k now you might find it better with a tune though. I'm turning about 2400 rpm at 70 mph in 6th
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    Nice motor, I can get 40 plus mpg at a steady 70...

    Nice motor, I can get 40 plus mpg at a steady 70 mph even with 300 bhp and 350lb ft.
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    Coins in the coin slot can cause the alarm to go...

    Coins in the coin slot can cause the alarm to go off, it odd on mine once at an airport enough to flatten the battery!
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    Looking good but a good remap would pay dividends...

    Looking good but a good remap would pay dividends my guess would be 265 bhp and 320 lbft pre exhaust, I posted mine up as I had it tuned under project stealth :-)
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    Mines still on the original but if you load it it...

    Mines still on the original but if you load it it does slip but I haven't loaded very much last time was against an insignia Vxr I'm sure a days drag racing would kill the clutch
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    That's not a standard airfilter and induction kit...

    That's not a standard airfilter and induction kit its modified already, I have a 04 model but mine has 170k on her now she has a similar induction kit but an ITG foam one plus up rated Ic jet ex 3...
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    I have had a few minor issues with mine over the...

    I have had a few minor issues with mine over the last 53k and 3.5 years and she is now on 170 k and running 300 bhp. I would get the codes read its a good chance it is the fps a lot of parts can be...
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    Nice one Dave a good result well deserved :-)

    Nice one Dave a good result well deserved :-)
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    I would hate to say it go for a manual D5 and map...

    I would hate to say it go for a manual D5 and map that. Good to see you back Mac could you live with an end of line V50 or S40 they have a very tuneable 2.5 t5 engine lovely 6 speed box and 265 road...
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    I nearly bought a modified mk2 petrol VRs running...

    I nearly bought a modified mk2 petrol VRs running 265 bhp but my insurance company didn't do skodas when my S4 got written off so I went Volvo V50 T5. I think you should try one :-)
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    Sounding positive, hope alls better and stays...

    Sounding positive, hope alls better and stays together this time
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    Nice shame us Brits didnt get the 240 turbos :-(

    Nice shame us Brits didnt get the 240 turbos :-(
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    I have had both and the v50 is more economical...

    I have had both and the v50 is more economical and handles better the v70 is bigger slightly more comfortable but more a fast cruiser than a B road blaster. If you need the load space the 70 is...
  20. Thread: Quantum Tuning

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    Remap I would expect around 265 bhp but the...

    Remap I would expect around 265 bhp but the biggest increase will be the torque expect around another 80-100 nm :-)
  21. Thread: Quantum Tuning

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    Your partially correct but the v50 and focus st...

    Your partially correct but the v50 and focus st share the same engine turbo and gearbox, and thanks to the popularity of the chavy focus st there are pleanty of upgraded parts available that will fit...
  22. Thread: Quantum Tuning

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    Search project stealth on the V50 section and you...

    Search project stealth on the V50 section and you will see what I did to mine. Nice car by the way :-)

    Hlm did mine and got 300 bhp and 350 lbft with a sports exhaust, intake system and upgraded...
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    Excellent news :-)

    Excellent news :-)
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    I did a over a year ago there is links to my dyno...

    I did a over a year ago there is links to my dyno print under project stealth and was done on Hlm rollers too!
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    Can someone add mine I should be 8th not 15 th

    Can someone add mine I should be 8th not 15 th
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