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Headlights, again... '98 '99 S70 V70

Help, Advice and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's extremely popular car line -- Volvo's 1990s "bread and butter" cars -- powered by the ubiquitous and durable Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine.

1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

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Re: Headlights, again... '98 '99 S70 V70

Post by crlande » Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:20 pm

I almost hate to admit this, but I did the HVAC tape several years ago on the S70. You have to cut into strips and different shapes to avoid crinkling up when installed on the curved surface. Light output has not deteriorated since but is still not as great the 850.



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Re: Headlights, again... '98 '99 S70 V70

Post by abscate » Sat Feb 23, 2019 4:36 am

Neil, this is a distinct challenge to the Scot Award.....as soon as I’m done washing my coffee filters I’m after this guy


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Re: Headlights, again... '98 '99 S70 V70

Post by crlande » Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:23 am

Climbing Mt Washington, NH March 8-10. GPS has me going thru NYC. Can I have those coffee grounds ?



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Re: Headlights, again... '98 '99 S70 V70

Post by abscate » Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:03 am

😀😀😀😀

You have to bring your own container. It’s a nickel deposit

I would swing up to I84 and cut across west Chester , it’s longer as the crow flies but you avoid NJ Death Race 287 and the 95 “ park at 65” area too.


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