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Aftermarket HID kit guide

…it involves drilling a 2mm hole onto a resistor on pin 3 second groove. This might scare you, but I’ve tried it, and it isn’t as difficult as it seems.

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How to Install Xenon HID Headlights in your Volvo

HID systems do not require a filament to make light, as 85,000 volt igniters take care of creating an electric arc between two ends where a filament would be in a normal bulb. so there are less components to stress. It does take 80-85 volts to keep the arc lit, which is not readily available in a normal 12V system of a Volvo. That is why there are other components to the system. It is not a mere bulb upgrade.

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Bonus! 10 Interesting Volvo Facts

  • In Latin, the word Volvo means: I spin. Today however the nearest meaning is “I roll”.
  • Volvo was founded in 1924. The two founders were Gustav Larsson and Assar Gabrielsson.
  • The ÖV 4 is the first Volvo car. The first car was sell-ready in 1927. The 2-Liter, 4-cilinder car got the nickname: Jakob.
  • Volvo’s very first commercial vehicle was the Type-1 truck. The release year was 1928. In the same year, Volvo released the second car, the Volvo PV 651. Volvo manufactured a total of 1383 of both vehicles in the first year; of which automaker exported 27.
  • This trend saw a sharp rise in 1932 when Volvo released a good amount of 10,000 vehicles, both trucks and cars.
  • The company, however, started making a large-scale profit from the year 1935. The first luxurious car by Volvo was the PV36, which could carry six passengers at a time. The design of this iconic car paved the path for future Volvo cars to come. I came in the market with a price tag of 8,500 Swedish kronor.
  • Volvo touched a landmark in 1941, with the sale of its 50,000th vehicle; this is a unique achievement considering the time when WWII was in full swing.

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