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What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Post by BlackBart » Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:29 pm

I'll check with Voluparts. He usually has a lot of used bits available. Nice to get it all back to snuff, then start on the paint correction. Ordered a Griot's random orbital - going to learn how to do that.
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Post by abscate » Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:58 pm

850 LPT wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:05 am
Wow, your car is missing a lot of small plastic bits. If you can get to a junkyard nearby that's probably your best bet.
Cover for the plus terminal (this one is semi important), hinge cover for center arm rest, twist lock for cargo area side panel, twist locks for cargo tray etc.
ALL of these cars had center headrests in the rear by the way, that was not an option.
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Post by TommyMac » Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:54 pm

Replaced the 15 amp fuse for the two 12v outlets in the front part of the car. Man that thing was hard to get at. Four fuse boxes in the car and of course that one had to be the hardest to find!

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Post by oragex » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:27 pm

Now waiting for Florence with peace of mind - yes, yet another water leak post

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Post by Rattnalle » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:51 am

Washed it. Probably about 10' km since last time. Tried a new spray sealant (Labocosmetica Beneficia) which seems to have worked as far as looks go. Durability remains to be seen.
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Post by BlackBart » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:43 pm

Wagons HO!!
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Post by 850 LPT » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:35 am

Rattnalle wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:51 am
Washed it. Probably about 10' km since last time. Tried a new spray sealant (Labocosmetica Beneficia) which seems to have worked as far as looks go. Durability remains to be seen.
THAT is a really nice looking P2 wagon, plus it's in my favorite color.

My experience with spray on sealers is that they don't last very long, that's why I use the wipe on stuff instead.
Which reminds me that both of mine are due for some detailing.


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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Post by Rattnalle » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:47 am

850 LPT wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:35 am
Rattnalle wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:51 am
Washed it. Probably about 10' km since last time. Tried a new spray sealant (Labocosmetica Beneficia) which seems to have worked as far as looks go. Durability remains to be seen.
THAT is a really nice looking P2 wagon, plus it's in my favorite color.

My experience with spray on sealers is that they don't last very long, that's why I use the wipe on stuff instead.
Which reminds me that both of mine are due for some detailing.


Dirk
Thanks. It really does look nice despite age and milage, at least from a few feet away ;-)

These new ones do seem to hold up well though. The last one was Carpro HydrO2 and it kept both shine and beading properties up for a few months over summer. This one is supposedly slightly longer lasting. Lower parts of the doors wear off faster of course. Much longer lasting than the few times I've actually waxed a car the old fashioned way. Also longer lasting than Ultima Paint Guard Plus which I've tried a couple times as well.

Well worth checking out. Adding a bit extra a few times a year is no work since they're spray on wet, rinse off and then I just drive the car to dry it.

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Post by E Showell » Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:39 am

Got hit in it (yesterday).
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Re: What did you do to your P2 Volvo today....now sticky!!

Post by BlackBart » Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:17 am

Oh, no.
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