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    Saffy C70 T5 GT work in progress.

    I regret never doing this for the Cougar, but I thought I'd start a W.I.P. thread for the C70.This is how it looks as I bought it:


    First 2 jobs done today. First off replaced the top engine mount (which was FUBARed) with a powerflex one:


    Next up, fitted an induction kit kindly given to me by V70Graham:


    I'll update as I go.

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    Deffo needed that top mount done mate, the induction kit looks good, sorry it wasn't in Orange


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    It sounds awesome mate, nearly as good as the Cougar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stribo View Post
    It sounds awesome mate, nearly as good as the Cougar.
    Go wash your mouth out


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    Quote Originally Posted by V70 Graham View Post
    Go wash your mouth out
    I still love my Cougar, I've had it longer than I've known Rachel, but it's just not quick enough.

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    Have now officially had a play in the C70 Had to prize the keys out of his hands and insurance had been valid for 5 minutes
    A Volvo is just another member of the family )

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    Any more updates on the atacama funbus?
    Will we be seeing it on Saturday?
    19t, greens, 3" inlet, 3" downpipe with race cat, V70R catback, autotech map...

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    We were away last weekend, so I didn't get an opportunity to work on it, but it'll be there Saturday.

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    O.K., did a couple of little things before the meet yesterday, first up was to replace the n/s headlight which had a hole in the glass, yet again V70Graham has come to my aid, and given me his old head lights (I really do owe you big time mate).
    So, old headlight:

    New (old) headlight:


    And in the search for more power, I've fitted these, guaranteed for at least 10bhp:


    Got to love aero wipers.

    More mods to follow, when I have the money

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    Today I fitted a boost gauge, so I teed into the pipe coming out the inlet manifold and (hopefully) going to the recirc valve:


    Then routed it around the engine bay:


    And through a spare grommet to the drivers footwell:


    Then mounted the gauge in an A pillar pod and wired it into the light switch. This is the result:

    Ignition off


    Ignition on


    Took it out for a test run, and the gauge only reads up to .2 bar pressure, and down to -.2 bar vacuum. I'm wondering if the pipe's being squashed where it goes between the A pillar trim and the dash top, but don't know where else to route it (any suggestions welcome). This is how I have it currently:


    Also does anyone know the best way of fixing the pod to the A pillar, I'm using double sided number plate tape, but it's ended up like this:


    Would tiger seal be too extreme?

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    You getting there.And put that ginger seats in it too lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kingsford G View Post
    You getting there.And put that ginger seats in it too lol
    Thanks mate, unfortunately they don't do those seats for the C70.

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    Joking abouts the seats but would look really nice tho.Have you done a remap yet?

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    Not yet, got a BOV to fit first, thought it was a MBC but it turned out it wasn't, so I'll fit it in the interim, but I need the boost gauge working properly first.

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    Never had an MBC on suffy as don`t want it go bang if I get p1ssed off and floor it too early but had it on my t5,you do feel it.

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    hi Stribo....

    could the boost pipes proximity to the manifold be the problem, i know my boost pipe gets very soft when its warmed up by the engine & mine is possibly expanding slightly under pressure... but mine runs along the strut brace on the P2 pretty far away from hot components yet it still suffers....im looking for something to shield it.

    yours is VERY close to heated components..???? just a thought. , though while cold it shouldn't be an issue.
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    First of remove the T peice and fit the gauge hose to the tree above the throttle body also 100% change the routing best place to have it run is from the vacume tree to the front pannel and all the way around behind the ecu box etc and through the fire wall, also what size pipe is it and is there any strength as a smaller harder pipe will just do the same job and work better

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    It's 4mm pipe, but quite soft, I'll try and get some hard stuff. Anyone know the best place to get it? MRP has recommended somewhere, but it's shut this afternoon.

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    Hi just to say 1 bar is 14 psi, I thought most gauges we're in psi. As 2 bar (28 psi)max that is a lot of boost.
    What boost is standard on your motor?.


 

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