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  1. 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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    Well I finally sorted the 0172 after months of...

    Well I finally sorted the 0172 after months of complacency and assumption (the Mother of all feck ups of course)...

    I had the local indy fit two new Lambda Sensors a good few months back and it...
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    Not posted anything for a year.

    GWE exhaust was replaced for one fabricated by ShemTek. There is a long list of additional work going on not just including replacing the fuel sender with an 850 so that a return line can be added....
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    There is a program (available on the M4.4 wikia...

    There is a program (available on the M4.4 wikia site) that adjusts the scaling in the ecu to account for the increase in housing size. Basically the stock values are multiplied by 2.24 for the 3.5"...
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    Graphic shamelessly stolen from a VAG button...

    Graphic shamelessly stolen from a VAG button which has a twin tailpipe graphic which I edited to a single. May add some lines to it to show the valve as open.

    Have PMed you
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    What a week! Went out for a drive on Thursday and...

    What a week! Went out for a drive on Thursday and on the way back a noise appeared from the NS front wheel. This noise got louder which I reckoned was the wheel bearing. The next day I took the...
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    The AFR's have settled down now I been putting...

    The AFR's have settled down now I been putting miles on the engine.

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    The old red mist came over me when a 08 ST focus pulled up behind me at the lights, didn't give it any welly at first...
  8. Thread: D5 misfire?

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    This explains symtoms and clear understanding of...

    This explains symtoms and clear understanding of how Diesel injectors fail on a common rail system:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUvWnOd5lFw"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUvWnOd5lFw
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    ECM-644A and ECM-280A are the only fault codes...

    ECM-644A and ECM-280A are the only fault codes active that's in relation to rough running, the rest are minor. Looks to me like both could be an easy fix!

    In the mean time, have a read of this as...
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    Slowly running the 2.5ltr engine in and trying to...

    Slowly running the 2.5ltr engine in and trying to dial the injectors in.

    After raising/lowering the injector constant and dead times it was still running rich. So it was back to basics.

    I...
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    Rear Wiper motor packed up - May 2018

    About a 6 months ago, I noticed the rear wiper motor acting odd. It would occasionally stop in random places on the rear screen, rather than doing the full sweep. This was intermittent until two...
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    I've found out that I didn't need to increase the...

    I've found out that I didn't need to increase the injectors values by 8% as I'm running the latest wideband control software.

    I'm running the same 608 bin file with the 2.5 as I was running with...
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    Over the last 4 days I've been removing the...

    Over the last 4 days I've been removing the 2.3ltr lump and installing the 2.5ltr engine.

    It took 2 evenings after work to remove the old engine.

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    Then on Saturday it was a...
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    Up date time :) Over the Easter weekend and...

    Up date time :)

    Over the Easter weekend and this weekend quite a few jobs were done on the car.

    Firstly the old struts were changed for some nice new ones.

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    What works for S60R/V70R is not the same as any...

    What works for S60R/V70R is not the same as any other as the 4C shocks and the suspension is completely different.

    In my R I have:

    Replaced square top engine mount and replaced with earlier...
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    Picked these up from the machine shop on Friday,...

    Picked these up from the machine shop on Friday, the large one is for is to replace the heavy crank pulley. The other on is for the idler pulley just waiting for the bearing, shaft and the 2...
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    They were perfectly fit for purpose. "If its...

    They were perfectly fit for purpose. "If its near enough, its good enough, if its good enough, it's perfect!"
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    The reason they are all prone to this gunge is...

    The reason they are all prone to this gunge is because the "O" ring at the top of the stick either becomes hard and brittle or it is missing allowing cold air down the tube which is warm as it is on...
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    Thanks guys. I picked up a japan manifold from an...

    Thanks guys. I picked up a japan manifold from an xc70 off ebay. Will post pics as i go.

    Next sily question, when i have lifted the engine and g/b wil i be able to move the thing or will i have...
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    They are fun, though the clutch on the green one...

    They are fun, though the clutch on the green one was rather smelly after a little play the other day (oh dear). I did manage to capture <ahem> someone playing on the works car park back in...
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    I wasn't 100% happy with the throttle linkage...

    I wasn't 100% happy with the throttle linkage when using the me7 inlet manifold and plus the intercooler to throttle body pipe kept blowing off the throttle body.

    So I've gone back to more...
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    Here we go. Long day, but worth it. As above I...

    Here we go.

    Long day, but worth it. As above I decided I fancied the 3" version of what Lee had. Same bar the flattening of the mid part of the long pipe between the front box and the rear one...
  23. http://volvowiringdiagrams.com/

    http://volvowiringdiagrams.com/
  24. Will keep you posted..............

    Will keep you posted..............
  25. OK, so the ABS light on the V70 R is now out more...

    OK, so the ABS light on the V70 R is now out more than it's on, but MOT end of Jan, so see how she is then.....
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