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    The bulbs may just need replacing so I’d try that...

    The bulbs may just need replacing so I’d try that first. They should be the same as your front position/side lights, ie. 5w W5W bulbs.
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    Thanks htomi. I think I'm going to have to go to...

    Thanks htomi. I think I'm going to have to go to the dealer. My local Volvo garage (non-dealer) is going to try to see if they can get a discount for me.
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    Bi-Xenon headlamp unit

    Good evening folks.

    I have a small crack at the top of the headlamp lense on my 08MY C70. Over the months I have had fogging issues but now it's so bad that it is completely fogged and even has...
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    I had a 480 too. There are so many similarities...

    I had a 480 too. There are so many similarities between the two, especially in the tailgate. I saw a XC60 in Polestar blue a few days ago - proper head turning colour. Personally, I'd leave the C30...
  5. Thread: Dab?

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    I did look at a seperate unit, but I was wanting...

    I did look at a seperate unit, but I was wanting one that would show the station on the existing display and that I could use the steering wheel controls with. They do exist, just not for Volvo :(
    ...
  6. Thread: Dab?

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    Dab?

    Afternoon all.

    I was just wondering if anyone has a DAB receiver installed? I've been looking for one which I can add to my head unit and hide the reciever behind the dash somewhere.
    I've looked...
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    I've just had my front discs and pads done too,...

    I've just had my front discs and pads done too, same problem. Under 160 for geuine Volvo parts from main stealer. Plus a bottle of single malt for my mate to fit them!
  8. Thread: Rear LEDs

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    I've only done this with the rear indicators on...

    I've only done this with the rear indicators on my P1 C70. As you said, I needed load resistors. Most LED bulbs now come with in-built load resistors so ask before buying.
    The ones I had only had...
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    I'd been thinking about the Polestar upgrade but,...

    I'd been thinking about the Polestar upgrade but, given that it only adds 20 horses and and extra 50 nm of torque, I decided it probably wasn't worth it. Does it make much of a difference mate? Was...
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    Obvious question, but does it only get wet when...

    Obvious question, but does it only get wet when it rains? I had wet driver's side carpets (front and rear) on my P1 C70. The problem turned out to be a failed windscreen seal along the A pillar. Get...
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    29mpg is decent enough for a T5. Dependng on my...

    29mpg is decent enough for a T5. Dependng on my week's motoring mine varies between 26 and 32.
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    I tend to get about 350 from mine but changes...

    I tend to get about 350 from mine but changes every month depending on where I venture. I'm currently returning 26.7mpg so I'm not expecting anything as clever this month! It'll be interesting to see...
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    How are you driving it mate? You being all tippy...

    How are you driving it mate? You being all tippy toe-y with her?! Even driving like Miss Daisy I'd be well, WELL impressed with 500 miles to a tank!
  14. Thread: New Ride

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    Tidy looking car there mate :)

    Tidy looking car there mate :)
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    Great pictoral guide mate. Beats the pants of...

    Great pictoral guide mate. Beats the pants of anything Mr Haynes has done!

    Santa, maybe a seperate section could be set up on the forum for such items? Call it 'Workshop' or something? I know...
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    Yes, I would go with that. Dark lights on a light...

    Yes, I would go with that. Dark lights on a light coloured car doesn't look right to me.
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    They made a massive difference to my P1 C70. They...

    They made a massive difference to my P1 C70. They brought it right up to date and really cleaned the front end up. The car was nautic blue pearl with silver alloys so I went for chrome.
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    Looking lovely there bud :)

    Looking lovely there bud :)
  19. Thread: Clean and moody!

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    I would never let me wheels up on the sofa. Just...

    I would never let me wheels up on the sofa. Just smack it with a rolled up newspaper mate. It'll soon get the message.
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    Do you have anything metallic on show? With my P1...

    Do you have anything metallic on show? With my P1 C70 I had a Volvo pen in the centre console which had a metal bezzle. I put it in the glove box and that sorted it.
    The only other thing I can think...
  21. Thread: Standard sub?

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    I think the S/V70 classics were pre wired for a...

    I think the S/V70 classics were pre wired for a changer in the boot, so it might be that. Go too the point where the mountings are for a changer and look for the other end to the lead. It should be...
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    I'm not usualy a fan but they look very neat mate...

    I'm not usualy a fan but they look very neat mate :)
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    Point missed I think!

    Point missed I think!
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    I think it's a fair question, to be honest. We...

    I think it's a fair question, to be honest. We all like to know how to get the best out of what we have, right? Doesn't mean we have to break the speed limit, or drive on a way to put others at risk....
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    You need to get to know your car. That's the...

    You need to get to know your car. That's the simple answer.
    I'm lucky enough to be able to try this on a regular basis so I can speak from experience.
    Taking it to the limit (as The Eagles once...
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