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  1. Thread: Jon's New V70R

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    Have you tried starting with it in first and the...

    Have you tried starting with it in first and the clutch pedal in?? Should reduce load on the starter too. W
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    Thanks Dave - it all went together in the end. ...

    Thanks Dave - it all went together in the end. Just being a bit girlie with I think.
    W
  3. Thread: 940 brakes

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    Mate having driving your car last week, its a...

    Mate having driving your car last week, its a credit to you, both the way ot goes and the way it stops!! Those brakes worked great when I had to stand on them when that numpty pulled out of the slow...
  4. Thread: 940 heater matrix

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    Any luck with this?? I met a guy at the classic...

    Any luck with this?? I met a guy at the classic car show who said he can do such things - near us, but havent rung him yet.
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    Dont worry - I checked them all today and they...

    Dont worry - I checked them all today and they were all within the .30-.40mm tolerance range. 4 valves were on .39mm but nothing under .35 so no significant seat recession. Panic over for another...
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    Valve Shims for Redblock.

    So its a normal service activity right? Setting the valve clearances.... Can anyone tell me the dims of the tappet shims or where to get them? I havent tried Volvo yet but guessing they are a pretty...
  7. Thread: Performance parts

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    For what it's worth I turn to...

    For what it's worth I turn to Partsforvolvosonline.com as a good start point. They have a good range of good quality service items and a growing range of performance parts - brakes, suspension, Do88...
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    Yeah i agree , it is standard fitment on many...

    Yeah i agree , it is standard fitment on many brake lines to have a section of rubber tube over the top near potential chafe points. Inthink my 850 fronts have it. I would make some grommets up out...
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    Mmm. Thanks. Wonder if the piston ring has got...

    Mmm. Thanks. Wonder if the piston ring has got stretched slightly when going onto the shaft...
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    15g turbo rebuild - advice please?

    We have been trying to reassemble a 15g using a new rebuild kit from turborebuild.co.uk. It all came apart ok and mostly gone back ok, EXCEPT...it is a real struggle to get the turbine piston ring...
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    Did you tie the dog up to the back bumper maybe?

    Did you tie the dog up to the back bumper maybe?
  12. Bought a set of spring clip disconnection tools...

    Bought a set of spring clip disconnection tools today. <10!! Need them for disconnecting the "spring clip connectors" in the refrigerant lines. Hope the set of four will cover the right size... ...
  13. Tuesday Update: 25 for inspection - I had...

    Tuesday Update: 25 for inspection - I had taken front bumper off and headlight panel. The history was it had a leak so could not be gassed up with dye.

    George used his UV torch and noted...
  14. It May Come to That!!

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  15. Thanks Leet5, Thanks Nobananas , what you say...

    Thanks Leet5, Thanks Nobananas , what you say makes total sense. What a great excuse to spend even more money...;>)

    I have a replacement i/c and a fairly recent rad in mileage terms, but its all...
  16. Aircon - Asking for advice BEFORE I start this time...

    So I am about to lift the engine and box out, and since the a/c failed a few years back, I thought it would be a good time to replace any bits that are needed.

    Only issue, is how to know which...
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    Thanks bud. W:>)

    Thanks bud.
    W:>)
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    Hi claymore, if you can remember, where did you...

    Hi claymore, if you can remember, where did you go get the braided oil pipes made up? Cheers woz
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    Any good suggestions guys as to best place to get...

    Any good suggestions guys as to best place to get feed and return pipes? Cant see them on the after market, but dont want to pay Volvo prices for a liitle bit of pipe. If i do so be it. Sprry for the...
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    Prfesume you wont have the standard columba...

    Prfesume you wont have the standard columba wheels if you got 302mm discs?

    I put the bigger discs on (changed wheels to Perfos so they would go in) and used DS2500 pads - worked a treat for me. ...
  21. thought so - it is either GSF but make sure you...

    thought so - it is either GSF but make sure you sign up for emails and use one of their 58% or 60% off deals. Also depends if there is one near you. Or PFS (partsforvolvosonline) partno PFV903878 ...
  22. I guess PFY have started making them due to so...

    I guess PFY have started making them due to so many now failing - and effectively writing the car off, if its a 2-300 job on what is effectively an old banger now. Nice, but old...
  23. Hi Abdul, assume you mean the brackets or...

    Hi Abdul, assume you mean the brackets or bushes?? The arms were on the car.
    The brackets were from Partsforvolvosonline and I think one of the bushes also with the other one coming from GSF -...
  24. p.s thats what 280k does to you!! LOL:flying:

    p.s thats what 280k does to you!! LOL:flying:
  25. Just thought I would share some pics - Lusty, my...

    Just thought I would share some pics - Lusty, my 1996 t5 etsate failed the MoT due to a rusty rear suspension bracket, so I have just changed them both and at the same time replaced the trailing arm...
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