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    V70R's For Sale - No Manuals!!!

    Just did quick Google to see what is out in the market place for P2 V70R's.

    Christ they are ALL Auto's (eek). Autotrader, Gumtree, Ebay. Not one Manual! Odd, I know they did not make or imported...
  2. Be interesting to see what weight you could get...

    Be interesting to see what weight you could get it too. 1300kg?
  3. I agree with Don, very odd choice for a track...

    I agree with Don, very odd choice for a track car.

    I would never think or taking my tweaked R on track, just to massive. The weight these thing carry would just murder most bits, and thatís before...
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    Defo, feels more like a new / more modern car....

    Defo, feels more like a new / more modern car. Think it will be alot more noticeable at the front, but rear will get done (age catching up with it more than miles on bushes me thinks), just turned...
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    Above done now and car is transformed! So much...

    Above done now and car is transformed! So much better on all surfaces.
    Doing the back on list now, but not for a while, car is spot on for now.
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    Just been sick in my mouth (a bit) - Barf.

    Just been sick in my mouth (a bit) - Barf.
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    Had a minor leak on gearbox to transfer box fixed...

    Had a minor leak on gearbox to transfer box fixed last week. The seal from Volvo was 40 quid! Some mark-up on that!

    Getting the bottom A arms poly bushed (as deemed on the wonky side at recent...
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    Thanks Lee, piling the miles on it over last few...

    Thanks Lee, piling the miles on it over last few weeks
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=P3YkVvUSgCg&t=17s
    And https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8TqBytfxvXk
    Brands both days next weekend at Speedfest.
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    Scrapping noise turned out to be nothing - just...

    Scrapping noise turned out to be nothing - just the helper donuts I have in the back springs (to stop back dropping when towing and with loads of stuff in boot), just catching the mid-point of the...
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    Minor scrapping noise at low speed now (took...

    Minor scrapping noise at low speed now (took front wheels of and nothing), will have to get it looked at by people I trust asap.

    Fans just started being on all the time. Bought whole Thermostat...
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    At Snetterton for first race of the year.32338 ...

    At Snetterton for first race of the year.32338

    Had a guy come up to me when tinkering in pits way more interested in the R than any race cars.

    Walks up when drivers door open going, "Whoa and...
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    It is not such a pain as once driven off, unless...

    It is not such a pain as once driven off, unless into town or through area with lights chases are you will not use first again till it is warm.

    Car feel great now, those new tyres turn off the dsc...
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    Had another cracked rim repaired! Did look into...

    Had another cracked rim repaired! Did look into getting two fully refurbed ones from States, but was coming in at 850+ landed duty / tax paid! and not paying 600 quid to Volvo!

    Very nice job...
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    Are you and Lee not the same person! :)

    Are you and Lee not the same person! :)
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    I am noticing that the gears are a bit more...

    I am noticing that the gears are a bit more mechanical / knotchy (like an old Italian car!) when cold (especially first), this must be down to the alternative fluid now in it. After 10 mins though,...
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    Drove in to work today to test it out. The much...

    Drove in to work today to test it out. The much lower might point point took a few miles to get used to.

    Slightly sharper take up when feeding it in. You sort of feel the gears more when swapping...
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    I was glad to get the weird cold start high idle...

    I was glad to get the weird cold start high idle thing turned off (that emission cat warming thing for 30 odd sec's, but at the same time get the actual idle upped a bit). Don't want to pissed my...
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    Cool then Lee, mind I felt it needed it over the...

    Cool then Lee, mind I felt it needed it over the frankly stupid low std idle, especially once once it had firmer engine poly bushing. 900 is perfect.

    Looking forward to picking it up.
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    32310 32309 Got round to doing the Single...

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    Got round to doing the Single mass flywheel conversion. Hears me thinking all cars had these till I came to do the clutch on the T5 a few years back!

    Thanks to LeeT5 for providing...
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    Good to know then Lee. Mind it was not so much...

    Good to know then Lee. Mind it was not so much burnt off as looked like a clean break where the electrode is welded to the main body of the plug. Be all back together this evening.

    Dave, yes all...
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    Very close call on Friday!! Though head or...

    Very close call on Friday!!

    Though head or worse was knackered!!

    I'll get to the above in a sec.

    So driving down M4 on Friday after work (on way to parents nr Swindon) sitting at 80 (kph)...
  22. Nice job. Lucky to get inside the 17's.

    Nice job. Lucky to get inside the 17's.
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    Dave - many thanks with getting my Vida workin. ...

    Dave - many thanks with getting my Vida workin.

    Was the fuse no. 9 not blown but just once swapped for a fresh one gave the obdb(?) line enough juice to enough juice to the box even though blue...
  24. These - I think (ones LeeT5 recommended?) what I...

    These - I think (ones LeeT5 recommended?) what I put on mine when I got it 18 months back, but alot cheaper now. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/330394483846
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    I did not press him on it, just let him do his...

    I did not press him on it, just let him do his stuff.

    700 is very low (mine was around there when I first got it, last mapper able to get it high 7's, did say the ME7 ecu harder to raise to just...
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