You have a factory system that is 6 or more speakers, and have an external amp that handles the crossovers to feed the tweeters. Re-wiring all of this without keeping the amp is a royal pain! These directions allow you to replace the head-unit while maintaining the factory amplifier and speaker wiring. ZERO re-wiring to the speakers is needed.
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MVS Contributor Electrix details the differences between his unusual N/A 1999 S70, and the standard N/A S70 » First, this thread – 850 and S/V/C70 non-turbo vacuum lines covers quite a lot, but there are differences between what’s shown there and what is on my ’99 S70 that just add to the overall murky confusion surrounding […]
Americas region achieved total growth of 10 percent with 133,828 cars sold across USA, Canada and Latin America US, Canada, Brazil and Mexico show double digit growth over 2018 ROCKLEIGH, NJ (January 6, 2020) Today, the Volvo Car Americas region reports 133,828 retail sales for 2019, an increase of 10 percent. The growth is a result […]
Cold fingers keeping you out of your garage in the winter? Here is a discussion of electric vs. kerosene heating, plus thoughts on insulation. Don’t wait to work on your Volvo because it’s cold out! MVS Contributor BlackBart » Well I’ve finally done it. After all these years of fighting cold in my garage, projects stopping […]
If there’s a dedicated FCP Black Friday/Cyberweek Sales page, it’s TBD and I’ll update this post if/as it becomes available. But it think it’ll be like IPD’s sale, and not have a dedicated page but rather it’ll have sale prices on the normal product pages. I just wanted to announce that we’re running a Cyberweek […]
IPD shows up for some good Black Friday Volvo parts deals. Examples: 104740 – Mahle – Oil Filter 3 Pack with Drain Plug Washers Kit OX149D $16.41 3 PACK 103089 Oil Pan Drain Plug Seal Washer 103089 – Aftermarket – Oil Pan Drain Plug Seal Washer$0.07 120168 IPD Poly Front Subframe Bushing Insert Kit 120168 […]
Do you need real-life, hands-on help from a fellow non-professional DIY’er? Often, MVS’ers help each other after connecting through these forums. Here’s the forum topic: The Real Life Get Help with your Volvo Problem topic If you need help, post in that topic… in other words, reply to that topic. In your post, add the following: […]
I’ve been looking for something like this for a long time. Found it. Here’s the invaluable Volvo Wheels PDF from Volvo themselves. https://images.matthewsvolvosite.com/wheels/Volvo-Wheel-Brochure.pdf Wheel Names, Alphabetized & Sizes Adaro (15”) Adrastea (16”) Amalthea (17”) Andromeda (16”) Antlia (15”) Aquarius (17”) Ares (16”) Argo (15”) Argon (15”) Ariane (15”) Arrakis (17”) Atlantis (18”) Caligo (16”) Canisto […]
https://www.ipdusa.com/products/10056/1 … ipd-121438 From their page: High Flow Downpipe – P2 S60 V70 Turbo FWD A down pipe upgrade will significantly reduce back pressure, allowing the engine to breathe easier and thus provide much improved throttle response, torque production and good old HP. The exhaust tone is slightly different (throatier), but not really louder. Our […]
[I’m going outside the usual MVS Newsletter format to focus on yesterday’s big XC40 news from Volvo.] The most exciting news of October is without a doubt the release of the fully electric XC40, what they call “XC40 Recharge”. Volvo Cars Launches Fully Electric Volvo XC40 Recharge From their press kit: Today Volvo Cars introduces […]
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