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    T5 drive-e engine

    Is it just me! Or does the drive-e petrol T5 engine seem very noisy when idling!? Itís not quite as loud as a diesel but much louder than previous turbo petrol cars I have owned.. anything different that attributes to this?


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    The drive-e engine is different to the old volvo modular design and uses direct injection so won't have the same sound. Will be a totally different engine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dangerous Dave View Post
    The drive-e engine is different to the old volvo modular design and uses direct injection so won't have the same sound. Will be a totally different engine.
    T5 and Drive - E was thinking must be a new 2L thing

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    They play fast and loose with the T5 branding these days
    1996 Olive Green 850 AWD - Forged rods, VXR injectors, 19T, Ostrich 2.0, Arduino data display, Active exhaust control. Follow the project here
    1996 Nautic Blue 850 AWD - Failed its MOT, now it's a donor for the green thing.


 

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