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    Quote Originally Posted by MoleT-5R View Post
    great work Rob, you'll have to keep the tread depths even front and back now to stop the awd wanting to kill itself, unless you where to fit a haldex unit somehow........???? Steve should soon have a spare one knocking about when he breaks that s60r....
    Quote Originally Posted by oblark View Post
    Reference tyres,

    I came across this on an American Web site about the early awd and tyres.

    IF there is a tire circumference difference you use the larger on front. The overrunning clutch in rear of viscous unit lets the rear driveshaft not stress the angle gear. Smaller tires up front will make the rear go slower and the overrunning clutch locks and the angle gear will get loaded and cook out the fluid and it dies.

    On that I've fitted my newest to the front. But I'll keeping an eye on how all 4 wear.
    P1 AWD tyre tread tolerance is 2mm MAX between front and rear axles. As long as you keep within spec, you wind the Transfer box up.

    Quote Originally Posted by oblark View Post
    I had the tracking done which has made a big difference to the steering

    I've done just over a hundred miles in it now, still getting used to the diesel box, I have to remember to change down to 2nd when pulling away from 30 mph if not the engine bogs down and won't pull away.

    The AWD is fantastic it's great powering out of corners a lot earlier than a FWD.

    Here are some photo's from Saturday's Beaulieu meet.

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    My only critisism is the awd badge needs to be repositioned to the right so the letter D in AWD is under the R and slightly left. Other than that, she looks fantastic and a credit to you sir!

    See AWD badge position....

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    Interesting thing about the headlights, is that P1 x70 (like from 1997)?
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Forged rods, VXR injectors, 19T, Ostrich 2.0, cold air con. Follow the project here
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    How are you getting on with the apex springs Rob?

    I found them a bit hard on the p2
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    Quote Originally Posted by M-R-P View Post
    How are you getting on with the apex springs Rob?

    I found them a bit hard on the p2
    There are softer than old springs

    1996 850 T5 AWD - Self tuned M4.4 ECU with COP`s, ostrich 2.0 , green injectors, K24 turbo, 3.25" MAF, top mounted Dump Valve, RN Exhaust manifold, 3" downpipe with 200 cell cat, 2.75" Stainless exhaust, Brembo calipers, S60R brake discs, stainless RIP kit, 3" Throttle body,

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    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 case of swapping over the flywheel, clutch and gearbox. Once this was done back in it went.

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    Once back in it's just a case of bolting on all the bits and bobs.

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    Then today it's just a case of refitting the drive shafts and the prop, weld on the expansion tank bracket, fill it with fluids and start it,

    Which it did on the first crank, just nee to load on the bin file with the 8% increase in fuelling to allow for the increase in CC

    I tried to upload a video but it won't let me
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    1996 850 T5 AWD - Self tuned M4.4 ECU with COP`s, ostrich 2.0 , green injectors, K24 turbo, 3.25" MAF, top mounted Dump Valve, RN Exhaust manifold, 3" downpipe with 200 cell cat, 2.75" Stainless exhaust, Brembo calipers, S60R brake discs, stainless RIP kit, 3" Throttle body,

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    Lovely job

    What maps have you changed for the increase in CC? I'm interested as there isn't much info on the 2.5 tuning
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Forged rods, VXR injectors, 19T, Ostrich 2.0, cold air con. Follow the project here
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