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Has anyone ever seen these?

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1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
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1997 - 2000 V70-XC
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Has anyone ever seen these?

Post by keepitstockkindaguy » Sat Jun 18, 2016 2:59 am

well i have just had a look at my Volvo 850 GLE that i now have in storage it had a sorta clear thick rubber on the front of the headlights to stop cracking and i just wanted to find out if anyone know where i can pick some up because the glue is coming off.

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Re: Has anyone ever seen these?

Post by scot850 » Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:53 am

I haven't seen anything from Volvo but various companies supply protection film for Volvo 850's.

http://www.andysautosport.com/headlight ... o_850.html

http://www.xpel.com/headlight-protectio ... o/850/GLT/

Is this the sort of thing you are looking for?

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Re: Has anyone ever seen these?

Post by xHeart » Sat Jun 18, 2016 9:14 am

Lol!

UV can damage headlight's ability to see clearly in the dark. Save you headlights from sunlight.
Too bad, no sunglasses or lotion for headlights.
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Re: Has anyone ever seen these?

Post by jenkinskg » Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:17 am

If you have plastic headlight lens, there is UV protection for them.
UV protctive clear coat automotive paint.
After clearing them with sanding etc, this will prevent them from turning yellow again.

Both my 04 c70 and s60 have glass lens, what models started using plastic?
Glass is the best 12 years old and clear as glass
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Re: Has anyone ever seen these?

Post by BEJinFbk » Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:21 pm

Many suppliers source headlight protection film.
For an example of the product, search "3M Xpel".
They aren't the only source, but the quality is high.

IPD has offered it custom cut for Volvo's for years.
Of course, everything is on Amazon these days...
https://www.amazon.com/XPEL-H3111B-Clea ... +volvo+850
( Don't forget to buy your Amazon Goodies via MVS! )

It can also be purchased in sheets/by the foot.
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Re: Has anyone ever seen these?

Post by scot850 » Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:05 pm

In Canada we use the film out west to try to prevent rock damage. Many broken headlights here from stone damage (fog lights too). Not too concerned about the UV damage unless it is plastic lenses.

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2000 V70 R - still being an endless PITA
2006 XC70
2003 Toyota 4Runner V8 Limited
2015 Kia Sportage EX-L
1993 850 GLT -Sold
1998 V70 XC - Sold
1997 Volvo 850 SE NA - Went to niece in California - Sold
2000 V70 SE NA - New project and test bed - Sold

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