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2006 v70r iginition wires

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Re: 2006 v70r iginition wires

Post by cn90 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:18 pm

- Solder sometimes fail with constant vibration.

- Butt connector is bullet-proof, if done correctly.

- If you don't believe me, do a Google search using key words "car wiring butt vs soldering"...
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Re: 2006 v70r iginition wires

Post by abscate » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:02 pm

Unless you are driving a Tesla in space, a good NASA solder splice is designed to withstand **some vibration***
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Re: 2006 v70r iginition wires

Post by jimmy57 » Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:15 pm

Pick n Pull is a good source. The same connectors work back to 99 s80, S70, V70, C70. 2000 to 2004 s40/v40 are not the same.

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Re: 2006 v70r iginition wires

Post by RickHaleParker » Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:54 pm

- If you don't believe me, do a Google search using key words "car wiring butt vs soldering"...

The latest thing in "Butt connectors" produces ... gasp... a solder joint.
If solder joints where inferior, why would the "Butt connector" manufactures be going down this path ...

A solder joint spreads the stress from vibrations over a larger area. With a Butt connector all the stress is concentrated at the crimps, which are under stress to begin with. Think about it, butt connectors always fail at the crimp ... put two and two together.

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Re: 2006 v70r iginition wires

Post by cn90 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:36 am

- I have done hundreds of butt connections...zero problems in 20 years.
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