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    I'd didn't read his post again, just know his car...

    I'd didn't read his post again, just know his car was a high mileage nail, with some dodgy maintenance done to it. As Lee suggested, start your own thread and give as much info/detail as possible and...
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    Welcome back, Pm me an address and I'll post you...

    Welcome back, Pm me an address and I'll post you one out as I should have one lying about here.
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    Well it was time for a little XcPloration in the...

    Well it was time for a little XcPloration in the lakes, the Xc did a cracking job and took to the water too, on the Windermere ferry. (Sorry it wasn't clean)...
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    James is banned, so unlikely to be able to reply,...

    James is banned, so unlikely to be able to reply, his car had done a very high mileage for what I recall, so was most likely the wheel bearings
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    Well it has been a while since the last update,...

    Well it has been a while since the last update, thought I'd better let you know how I got on. Olive did very well and pulled a 13.8 with all standard trim fitted in the car on the Saturday, but with...
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    The original water base paint used a that time,...

    The original water base paint used a that time, for the Gul was is horrendous for fading, my car has been almost polished through in some places over it's lifetime.
  7. You've probably got the best you'll get on there...

    You've probably got the best you'll get on there then without increasing size, full fluid flush and refill could help perk them up, if it's not been done for a while. Otherwise you could go for...
  8. Are they volvo discs and pads or after market or...

    Are they volvo discs and pads or after market or a mixture of both
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    He's right you know, it is one or the other with...

    He's right you know, it is one or the other with this, but I do apologise as I thought you'd blanked the recirc when fitting the DV , as the post was about where to plumb the dv vac pipe to.....this...
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    Any connection from the vacuum tree or better...

    Any connection from the vacuum tree or better still, the couple below on the front of the inlet manifold will do to operate to dv correctly, as in my pic's below...
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    Happy New Year folks, time now to get in the...

    Happy New Year folks, time now to get in the garage to get the cars sorted for this coming season
  12. I was planning on reworking mine on olive with...

    I was planning on reworking mine on olive with the v70 items, as this then removes the connector from the strut and moved it back into the engine bay for a little extra protection from the elements....
  13. I'm thinking either the the sensor or rotten...

    I'm thinking either the the sensor or rotten wiring to it and more than likely the passenger side or both possibly....hope you get it sorted soon
  14. would this also be one of your cars that you were...

    would this also be one of your cars that you were having abs/tracs light issues with ?, as this could be related....afaik the n/s/f wheel speed sensor provides the speedo signal....my olive T-5R has...
  15. Thread: Exhaust

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    Yep a great mod and on the scale of things is...

    Yep a great mod and on the scale of things is relatively easy, an p1 v70r or awd bumper is the easiest route, with Lee on this one, two tail pipes look better than one in my book and I've been toying...
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    Merry Christmas everybody, bit late but didn't...

    Merry Christmas everybody, bit late but didn't touch the laptop yesterday, busy chilling and eating too much..:)
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    Happy Christmas Murray

    Happy Christmas Murray
  18. Weather has been fowl of late....dirt build up...

    Weather has been fowl of late....dirt build up around the reluctor rings could also be a possible reason for the light
  19. It does sound like water ingress has had a hand...

    It does sound like water ingress has had a hand in this, may be some wd40 into the various connectors could help keep the light out
  20. Thread: Abs module

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    You'd need to check the serial numbers to see if...

    You'd need to check the serial numbers to see if they match..Wobby Dave used to fix abs modules and kept a few on the shelf I believe, I don't know if he still does, but it may be worth a PM to him...
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    :welcome:

    :welcome:
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    Good point Colin, so as I see it in that case the...

    Good point Colin, so as I see it in that case the volvo arb should be replaced really, when the bushes are shot as it's design is only for bonded rubber bushes, there is the possibility of lateral...
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    But as the car rides the bumps in a straight line...

    But as the car rides the bumps in a straight line and the dampers compress the bar will rotate, so some lube must be require to stop unwanted wear of these items....also the lube I had with my...
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    Oooh....now that's a can of worms...

    Oooh....now that's a can of worms really....personally I'd copper ease these, as the bar needs to move, as it's effect is in it's twisting action and the transfer of load from one side to the other...
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    Damn that Tim.....his last run not only beat me...

    Damn that Tim.....his last run not only beat me he's knocked me down to fifth as well.....blood cracking run tbf....well done Tim
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