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    Quick update - nothing new to report really. Put...

    Quick update - nothing new to report really. Put a spoiler and eggcrate grill on it, cut the middle box out of it for some more noise. Just been driving it and enjoying it. A few rust repairs to get...
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    Quick update Having finally tuned the car to a...

    Quick update

    Having finally tuned the car to a point where it cold starts reliably, and is reasonable on fuel, I parked it up. In the garage from January to today, and I drove an S60 instead. Now...
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    ended up buying it - a few small issues but...

    ended up buying it - a few small issues but nothing major and it's in good shape for a 22 year old car.
    My first T5 as well!
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    P2 S60 T5 auto what to watch for

    Hi all,

    I'm looking at picking up a 2000 S60 T5 auto but I've no experience with the newer Volvos - my dad has an 850 t5, I'm into the redblock-powered RWD stuff, so no idea what to watch out for....
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    The 'goldbox' EZK (ignition ecu) was a rare...

    The 'goldbox' EZK (ignition ecu) was a rare feature, they were found on 940 sports and a few of the 94-96 940 turbos. I don't think they were really fitted on the later models.
    You can either buy a...
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    Quick update so I don't forget it all Have...

    Quick update so I don't forget it all

    Have been re-mapping it as I go really. Some more advance, some VE table tweaks, and I've got PID control working for the EGO so I can manage about 500 miles...
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    Yes it seems to be rampant on the Volvo groups...

    Yes it seems to be rampant on the Volvo groups and car groups/forums in general really. there seems to be a lot more data out there for the greens too, injector dead times and voltage corrections and...
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    About a few weeks after the last post, I got it...

    About a few weeks after the last post, I got it on the dyno, with the aim of nailing down my spark map. Came away with a drastically changed fuel map, no changes to my spark map, and some power...
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    Video of the exhaust here : ...

    Video of the exhaust here :
    https://youtu.be/xpA-w6OTNYQ

    As mentioned in the vid description, I'm currently tuning it on a standalone management. Been a steep learning curve for the last couple...
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    I will try to get the GoPro hooked up at some...

    I will try to get the GoPro hooked up at some point! It definitely sounds better than it did. Turns a few heads now too, not sure if they're expressions of interest or disgust at this point haha. I'm...
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    It took me a while, but finally got round to...

    It took me a while, but finally got round to sorting out the exhaust. I took it to Infinity Exhausts outside of Bristol - would recommend.

    Had to swap the hotside flange to a V-banded straight...
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    cheers guys, it's a decent enough platform for...

    cheers guys, it's a decent enough platform for this really, just a shame it comes with low horsepower from the factory. It's getting there! Have got my hands on a 3" turbo back exhaust for it now so...
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    I forgot, I also cut the airbox open to use the...

    I forgot, I also cut the airbox open to use the 'cold air intake' that passes through the front wing. 10 minutes of brutality with a holesaw, now makes the whooshy turbo noises at a volume I can hear...
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    Minor update: Wideband in. Rusty airbox and...

    Minor update:

    Wideband in.

    Rusty airbox and battery trays cut out and welded. Hopefully that's the last of the major rust on it, might have to revisit the sill at some point though.

    MOT...
  15. Thread: 1997 940 upgrade

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    you'll struggle to get to 250 bhp with the stock...

    you'll struggle to get to 250 bhp with the stock turbo of course.

    There is a lot of contradicting info out there but that's because there's no one way to get to your power goals, although there is...
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    32776 32777 Kept the old strut top mount as...

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    Kept the old strut top mount as apparently originals are better quality than most new stuff. I swapped the bearings over to them, also allowed me to somewhat keep my camber settings....
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    yep! Made the interior a nice place to be! ...

    yep! Made the interior a nice place to be!

    It's finally had the lowering treatment too, dropped 40mm on springs all round. Bilstein B4s in the back, GAZ gold -40mm adjustables in front. In...
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    Quick update, I've been stuck not doing much on...

    Quick update, I've been stuck not doing much on the car since lockdown started (I'm still working a lot)

    I snagged a beaut leather interior from a nearby mate (once the lockdown rules were...
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    cheers! Yeah I'm going to order one from Volvo;...

    cheers! Yeah I'm going to order one from Volvo; apparently all the paper ones leak but the OE ones are better.
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    Quick one: the Elring gasket I used between the...

    Quick one: the Elring gasket I used between the cam cover and the head was pretty rubbish. Used a load of RTV to plug the gaps but I'm pretty unimpressed.
    I know it's a standard thing for these...
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    It's been a while since I said anything; recently...

    It's been a while since I said anything; recently moved house and started a new job.

    Here's a picture of the cam cover I took way too long to paint, photograph and upload. I think it looks...
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    Quick update: since doing the job and writing...

    Quick update: since doing the job and writing about it, I have since found out that I was wrong about the air distribution box for the heater system. The white plastic box is standard on non-AC 940s....
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    Thanks all! Woz is right, stock clutch and...

    Thanks all!
    Woz is right, stock clutch and flywheel are struggling with the power a bit. The plan is to go TTV and 850R clutch in the future, but for now I'll just have to turn the boost down a bit,...
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    Finally finished the heater core on Wednesday....

    Finally finished the heater core on Wednesday. It's nice having heat again! I also replaced my distributor seals in an effort to stop that leaking and dripping onto my downpipe.
    Took way longer than...
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    Apologies for the awful formatting... I'm not too...

    Apologies for the awful formatting... I'm not too savvy with forum posts.

    Got some pics of how the heater core and distribution box looks in these later models. It's held together with a load of...
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