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    I bought a variable angle jet wash nozzle, jet...

    I bought a variable angle jet wash nozzle, jet washed the underside, allowed to dry, then used Bilt Hamber products such as Hydrate 80 rust killer, and UC clear spray which is breathable and doesn’t...
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    Blinding job on the cleaning. Total blanking...

    Blinding job on the cleaning. Total blanking plate will throw a flow too low code. You’ll have to get the software reprogrammed to shut the EGR solenoid permanently closed to prevent the fault code....
  3. Thread: D5 Decoke

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    No it doesn’t. But for the sake of £1.50 I fitted...

    No it doesn’t. But for the sake of £1.50 I fitted the blanking plate for good measure just in case the software has a malfunction and it also stops air entering the EGR and causing any unwanted...
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    Images below from the M66. 32880 This is the...

    Images below from the M66.
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    This is the bit on the transmission shown separately.
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  5. Thread: D5 Decoke

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    Yes, but whoever does your stage 1 software will...

    Yes, but whoever does your stage 1 software will also have to program the EGR as closed. Then you can fit a solid blanking plate without getting the “flow too low” fault come up.
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    I’ll try and find an image this weekend. However...

    I’ll try and find an image this weekend. However it looks totally stock as the only modification on the 2004 M66 R is underneath the centre console.
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    Thanks for posting the pic. It’s nothing like...

    Thanks for posting the pic. It’s nothing like this on the R. The only part of the cable that fouls on the R is inside the car and the bits on top of the transmission remain exactly the same. It must...
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    An image would help... I’ve installed the Snabb...

    An image would help...
    I’ve installed the Snabb shifter on my R....and the only fouling was the cable on the shifter casing. Needed to be trimmed with a Dremel
  9. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Good thing the transmission fluid looks ok. The...

    Good thing the transmission fluid looks ok. The radiators have a tendency to leak in the bottom corners. I think trans fluid is JWS 3309 compliant, but double check as transmissions changed through...
  10. Thread: Coolant leak

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    How sure are you it’s not ending up in the auto...

    How sure are you it’s not ending up in the auto transmission via the cooler in the radiator?
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    Yes. However like most upgrades you’ll get used...

    Yes. However like most upgrades you’ll get used to it fairly quickly and it’ll become the norm and you’ll go searching for more!
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    Welcome I don’t think you need to change turbo...

    Welcome
    I don’t think you need to change turbo and clutch unless they are worn.
    I don’t think it will damage the engine even if you remap it with high mileage.
    A safe remap will take you to...
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    There is also a coolant drain plug on the rear of...

    There is also a coolant drain plug on the rear of the block, but it’s difficult to get to unless you have a lift.
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    You can flush it through a few times with...

    You can flush it through a few times with distilled water only. This will ensure there is only distilled water in the system. Make sure you have the heat turned up on the CCM to circulate the...
  15. Thread: P2 Platforms

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    I reckon they all have the same mounting points...

    I reckon they all have the same mounting points be it petrol / diesel or V70 / XC as they all have the same front subframes. To be sure you’ll have to check the PNs or check some photos online.
    The...
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    I believe these mouldings have been discontinued...

    I believe these mouldings have been discontinued by volvo. You’ll have to find some second hand ones.
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    Then came the refit.... Engine supported...

    Then came the refit....

    Engine supported
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    Subframe degreased and resprayed
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    Engine block cleaned and sprayed
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    Gearbox refitted
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    3 weeks ago I inherited a crunch as second gear...

    3 weeks ago I inherited a crunch as second gear engages on my R. The M66 (C) is 17 years old now and I suspected a worn synchroniser ring. So I pulled the transmission out, picked up a doner M66 (E)...
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    Hi Lee. Elite have closed down and gone into...

    Hi Lee.
    Elite have closed down and gone into liquidation I’m afraid. It was at the Tyre Shop in North London. It’s £24 per wheel for road force balancing, so not worth the cost on tyres which are...
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    Finally got round to buying some new boots for...

    Finally got round to buying some new boots for the R. I had a horrible vibration at high speed, I checked my whole drivetrain and found nothing so it could only have been the wheels (which have been...
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    Thanks Lee. I’d have to switch the DRLs off to...

    Thanks Lee.
    I’d have to switch the DRLs off to know whether the dials illuminate in the conditions you describe?
    Or I’ll keep my eyes peeled the next time I drive through the Dartford tunnel. Not...
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    Here is where the front LED lighting cables need...

    Here is where the front LED lighting cables need to be soldered to so that the lights dim with the dimmer switch
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    Here they are in the car during daytime
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    Here they are...
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    Finally picked up a set of SPORT instrument...

    Finally picked up a set of SPORT instrument cluster dials and swapped them into the XC70
    Current dials
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    Undo screws on rears
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    Remove circuit boards and swap over...
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    What brand/spec are the current tyres?

    What brand/spec are the current tyres?
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    Sorry to hear. Sounds like your oil pump gave...

    Sorry to hear.
    Sounds like your oil pump gave up and done some serious damage. I’ve sent you a PM.
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