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    Quote Originally Posted by htomi View Post
    Looks good Lee!


    "Refit earth cable with ignition switched to position 2 (prevents airbag deployment)."

    Just wondering....Is this really necessary? For instance the user manual doesn't mention this under battery replacement.
    Pg 139:
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    It says so in Autodata and that, afaik, over rules the user manual.

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    Interesting regarding the position 2 for the negative lead ide of never known.

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    Quote Originally Posted by htomi View Post
    As matter of interest, how much did you pay for the little bulb collection?
    #30739358 bulb x 4 GREY for CCM 23.24
    #30739356 bulb x 2 WHITE for CCM 11.62
    #30739357 bulb x 3 BLACK for Headlight switch 17.43
    #30752175 bulb x 4 (can't remember colour) for 4 of the 5 switches with blown bulbs in the lower switch pack below CCM 15.48

    Total 81.56 inc VAT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeT5 View Post

    Total 81.56 inc VAT.
    ouch.....


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    Quote Originally Posted by htomi View Post
    ouch.....
    Indeed, but good for another 150k

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeT5 View Post
    Indeed, but good for another 150k


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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeT5 View Post
    My bushes are as follows:

    Front of car

    Subframe bushes x4: Poly inserts
    Wishbone bushes x4: Powerflex purple
    Engine brace top Large x1: Superpro poly Purple
    Engine brace top small x1: Powerflex purple
    Engine brace end bushes x2: IPD solid Aluminium brackets (makes Engine brace rigid)
    Gearbox lower torque mount x2: Fit latest Volvo OE bracket (uprated large bush) and replace the small rear bush with Powerflex purple.

    Rear of car

    Rear lower center arm inner x2: Powerflex Black series
    Rear lower center arm outer x2: Powerflex purple
    Rear toe control arm front bush x2: Powerflex purple
    Rear upper link Y-arm void insert kit x2: Powerflex purple
    Rear inner rear lower arm x2: Powerflex purple
    Rear outer rear lower arm x2: Powerflex purple.

    The rear bushes are a bitch to fit, and will cost around 400 in labour alone. Some need to be pressed out using a hydraulic press. However, they are well worth it and after a full alignment, the car will have that 'New car' feeling when everything is tight and under control.
    PowerFlexing your bushes are a good way to 'future proof' and guarantee longevity and constant control with no fatigue or wearing out of the bushes.

    Obviously a Full alignment is necessary.
    Hi Lee,
    Which one you ordered the 'S60 AWD (2001-2009)' or 'S60 (2001-2009), V70-MK2, S80-MK1 (2000-2007)' series?
    Fronts seems to be the same, however few differences when looking at the rears.


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    I went off the S60 AWD.
    TBH it doesn't matter. The fronts are identical and for the rear, go off the AWD version.

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    Thanks Lee!


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    New front springs...

    Had a minor set back at the weekend.
    Went to use the car Saturday and found it making a horrendous noise after only moving 2ft!

    F/O/S spring broke!



    First things first, jack up car and remove wheel. Luckily I wasn't driving when this happened because the sharp bit in the photo was pressing hard against the tyre sidewall. It isn't uncommon for a spring to puncture a tyre when they fail at the roadside, something I see all the time.
    As I'd only moved the car a couple of feet there wasn't any damage, just some very minor scratches on the rubber shoulder.
    I then, with the help of an AA Patrol colleague, managed to rotate the spring enough so the sharp bit was tucked behind the shock. I then added 3 large 1" thick transport blocks to the shock, clamping them around the exposed metal piston part of the shock. These prevent the car, when lowered back down, collapsing on the broken spring.
    I then fitted the space saver as this gives loads of clearance from the broken spring, which as you can see has come off the spring seat base.

    Space saver on, I was then able to gingerly drive the car (slowly) to my local Dealer for them to fix during the week.

    Wednesday afternoon I collected the car and all is well.

    New springs fitted.





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    30639016 Front spring x 2
    30683637 Spring seat x 2
    30760914 Helper spring x 1 (bump stop)
    30666850 Protecting bellows x 1
    SUM Calibration x 1
    Last edited by LeeT5; Friday 19th May 2017 at 20:48.

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    154k service...

    Item's shown here...



    Included:-

    Genuine Multifilter (For cars with AQS)
    Genuine Oil Filter
    5W40 Fully synthetic
    Wynns engine flush
    Gold Plug Magnetic - (http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-83810-go...etc-ap-05.aspx)
    Genuine spark plugs
    Airfilter removed an cleaned (last time - to be replaced on next service)
    MAF sensor removed and cleaned
    OTE pipe removed and cleaned and 'O' ring inspected
    Exhaust manifold heat shield.


    Due to my weeping driveshaft seal, this was the state of my alloy under tray...



    While the oil was draining I gave it a degrease using Meguires engine degreaser and a scrub with a hard plastic brush....



    Once VIDA was plugged in, to reset the SRI, I discovered that my drivers mirror had a fault (code was logged). So I checked the motor which worked fine, then I switched on the heating element and checked with my thermoprobe. The temp did not rise, unlike the passenger side which went up rapidly to around 38*C.
    So I know need to order a new mirror glass.

    I also fitted a new exhaust manifold heat shield as the lower bolt hole had rotted on mine.
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    Nice work, how did you find the degreaser, did it cut through with ease or was a fair bit of elbow grease required also?

    That under tray is pretty sharp too, is that the old one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeT5 View Post
    Item's shown here...



    Included:-

    Genuine Multifilter (For cars with AQS)
    Genuine Oil Filter
    5W40 Fully synthetic
    Wynns engine flush
    Gold Plug Magnetic - (http://www.opieoils.co.uk/p-83810-go...etc-ap-05.aspx)
    Genuine spark plugs
    Airfilter removed an cleaned (last time - to be replaced on next service)
    MAF sensor removed and cleaned
    OTE pipe removed and cleaned and 'O' ring inspected
    Exhaust manifold heat shield.


    Due to my weeping driveshaft seal, this was the state of my alloy under tray...



    While the oil was draining I gave it a degrease using Meguires engine degreaser and a scrub with a hard plastic brush....



    Once VIDA was plugged in, to reset the SRI, I discovered that my drivers mirror had a fault (code was logged). So I checked the motor which worked fine, then I switched on the heating element and checked with my thermoprobe. The temp did not rise, unlike the passenger side which went up rapidly to around 38*C.
    So I know need to order a new mirror glass.

    I also fitted a new exhaust manifold heat shield as the lower bolt hole had rotted on mine.
    I was looking at the shell oil seems good value for money
    That also reminds me in too need a new mirrow glass as the passenger one has gone foggy around the outer edge

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    Mirrors on my one were foggy too, so I went ahead and replaced both in last Dec. ∼ €60 from the dealer with my discount.


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    Quote Originally Posted by edde View Post
    Nice work, how did you find the degreaser, did it cut through with ease or was a fair bit of elbow grease required also?

    That under tray is pretty sharp too, is that the old one?
    Degreaser is easy to use, no elbow grease required, especially if using a jet washer.

    R models do not come with an undertray due to heat issues (so the dealer say). Well this is a genuine Volvo tray and has all the air ducting. Plus I have a larger Engine oil cooler than stock, so absolutely no issues with cooling or overheating for that matter.

    2004 V70R 6spd manual:: Custom JRtuning REMAP @ peak 21psi :: Custom 2.75" exhaust :: New KKK24 :: WG 5.5 psi :: Tints :: IPD R gauge Rev.3 :: CFWerks door pod :: Forge CBV yellow spring @18psi :: Windowed stock housing + blue filter :: Powerflex :: Superpro Engine mount :: ATE super blue :: TW FMIC :: Eibach 5mm spacers :: Brembo 330mm drilled discs :: iMiV 'Classic'+ BT :: D2R XENARC 5500k + LED H7 + LED H3 :: Atacama :: VolvoTech CFE OBD-V1 :: See garage for full mod list

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    Lousy auto correct caught me, I meant to ask if it was an ipd tray not old lol.

    That being said, it's pretty nice compared to my slightly knackered one. Dare I even ask how much the dealers want for such a pretty thing?

    Fwiw t5 Pete I'm also running the same oil and I can't fault it for the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edde View Post
    Lousy auto correct caught me, I meant to ask if it was an ipd tray not old lol.

    That being said, it's pretty nice compared to my slightly knackered one. Dare I even ask how much the dealers want for such a pretty thing?
    .
    It's a Volvo one. Here's the part no. Not going to be cheap.


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    Quote Originally Posted by edde View Post
    Dare I even ask how much the dealers want for such a pretty thing?
    I paid 128.36 back in 2010 for mine.

    Bear in mind this is about 4mm thick sheet alloy and is not flexible! It's very strong. You should see all the scuff marks on mine from the debri damage over the years

    I'd not drive the car without it TBH as it feels very vunerable without.

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    That sounds like good value after being quoted 90 for two boot struts lol.

    I assume this fits a D5 s60? I think they use the same front subframes etc? It wouldn't make too much sense to have lots of variability across the production line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edde View Post
    That sounds like good value after being quoted 90 for two boot struts lol.

    I assume this fits a D5 s60? I think they use the same front subframes etc? It wouldn't make too much sense to have lots of variability across the production line.
    Yes it will fit.

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