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Lizard, is this your twin??

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Old Sep 9th, 2019, 09:05   #1
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Default Lizard, is this your twin??

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classif...cation=at_cars

Spotted this AWD V50 T5, such a lot of car for the money! One owner too...!
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Yep, ride height looks the same to me

He should just buy it as a spare car for his.
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"28.2mpg average" - LOL


If anybody wants to convert their S40 / C30 to AWD, here is an opportunity to do so.....

Dom Hart you should buy this!!!
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Shame to see the drivers carpet worn-through like that, why not use mats? and the interior looks grubby even after their attempt at cleaning it (if at all).

Decent average MPG if that's genuine but I wouldn't be surprised if the car needs a lot of suspension work etc....2K seems high in my opinion.
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Spotted this AWD V50 T5, such a lot of car for the money! One owner too...!
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Yep, ride height looks the same to me

He should just buy it as a spare car for his.
I thought the same on both points FM!
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Never realised the higher tax band for the later AWD T5's....555!

Why would anyone even bother?
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Dom Hart you should buy this!!!
hahaha thanks man, other half would kill me if I got a 3rd volvo. I am keeping an eye on breakers to see if anything turns up. but at the moment the K16 has blown a hole in my pocket so funds are lacking.

Still doing research on this AWD conversion as I have seen it done on C30's and also Focus ST's but dont know if there is a max power band for doing this conversaion?
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hahaha thanks man, other half would kill me if I got a 3rd volvo. I am keeping an eye on breakers to see if anything turns up. but at the moment the K16 has blown a hole in my pocket so funds are lacking.

Still doing research on this AWD conversion as I have seen it done on C30's and also Focus ST's but dont know if there is a max power band for doing this conversaion?
I honestly wouldn't bother, the weight and power loss via AWD far outweighs the benefits.

Better off with good sticky tyres and a gripper LSD IMO
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I think it's worth doing if a K16 is involved... watch that review of the 400bhp Polestar PCP C30....that runs the AWD gear from a V50 and nobody complained about it being 4WD.

This one is running just under 400bhp, but Polestar have other versions with 451bhp.

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yeh very interesting, I think the AWD will defenitly help put the power down better but for the track I will need to have a think on this. I would love a awd S40 but if I decide that I think I would be crossing into getting an evo or sti instead lol
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