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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By stiligFox
I’ve had bad luck over the ages getting my driver...

I’ve had bad luck over the ages getting my driver side one to stay on; i actually lost one on the highway somewhere.

There’s 4 clips IRC of one size and one clip that’s a little bit smaller at the...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-19-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,633
Posted By stiligFox
Looks wonderful! I’m the same way; I don’t think...

Looks wonderful! I’m the same way; I don’t think I’ll ever want to drive my Texas 960 in the salt.

I’m sure you know this but just watch for any paint chips and stuff. My car has a lot of paint...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 81,777
Posted By stiligFox
Damn I always forget that the 7/940s have...

Damn I always forget that the 7/940s have different drainage channels. On the 960s the drainage channel fits perfectly with the bar -

https://i.imgur.com/57Uor1Il.jpg


In my case, the AC...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 81,777
Posted By stiligFox
Oh no thatís awful what they did D: Also...

Oh no thatís awful what they did D:

Also yeah - I know itís supposed to run along the firewall/wiper trough, but the car I found it on had it backwards, going over the center of the engine. Maybe...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 81,777
Posted By stiligFox
Nice to see that bar all cleaned up, glad it's...

Nice to see that bar all cleaned up, glad it's going to work for you!

Car looks great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By stiligFox
Yes, they should swap just fine, however the...

Yes, they should swap just fine, however the lower “modesty panel” is different between sedans and wagons. It also appears that they are molded slightly differently.

Also keep in mind that the 960...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By stiligFox
Is the car on (doesn’t have to be running) when...

Is the car on (doesn’t have to be running) when you’re doing this test? There is still a controller unit that is telling which vacuum valves need to be on/off, and won’t work without power. You’ll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By stiligFox
Thanks everyone, “2 old for this” has the adapter...

Thanks everyone, “2 old for this” has the adapter I need!!

While I have this apart though, I need to clean out some stuff. Here’s the fan:

https://i.imgur.com/imQuH6zl.jpg

Now here’s 25...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By stiligFox
My last set of Michelin’s began to crack on the...

My last set of Michelin’s began to crack on the sidewalls within the first year, and I found out it was because of the armorall tire shine I was using. Most tire dressings contain petroleum...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By stiligFox
Since Iím using a NOS OEM ACDelco GM motor, itíll...

Since Iím using a NOS OEM ACDelco GM motor, itíll have the same resistor built in the the GM connector, aye?

Do you think Iíd be able to use the connector off of the Volvo motor...?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By stiligFox
Thatís a great idea! Itís soldered directly into...

Thatís a great idea! Itís soldered directly into the motor itself, so Iíll try to crack it open and see if thereís anything I can do with that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By stiligFox
Here you go! It might be NLA, but this is it:...

Here you go! It might be NLA, but this is it: Volvo Parts Lisle: Clamp (http://volvopartslisle.com/part/OEM-Volvo-Part-1257376/Clamp)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By stiligFox
Thanks! Sadly I found and have that end, I need...

Thanks! Sadly I found and have that end, I need the other end that hooks into the under-dash harness, but I don't know what part number Volvo uses.

I'm going to call Four Seasons to see if they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By stiligFox
Need help finding adapter for blower motor

Hello all - my second blower motor has shredded itself, so it's time to actually install one of my new ones.

Problem is, I need an adapter cable. I know they're made, since the Four Seasons one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By stiligFox
Thank you all for the advice! I got the car back...

Thank you all for the advice! I got the car back from the mechanic, and so far there are no leaks, but I will keep an eye on it for now. He did say if it leaks anymore, he will definitely pull...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By stiligFox
Not much salt here, but itís the dust and pollen...

Not much salt here, but itís the dust and pollen that kills me, especially in a wagon. Two days of driving and the dust is so thick on the back I could write an essay in it and turn submit it to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By stiligFox
Pretty much - my rear wiper is seizing up and the...

Pretty much - my rear wiper is seizing up and the sprayer isnít getting liquid. Iíll fix it one if these days, but Iím doing okay without it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By stiligFox
Yup - def looks like soldered - you have the long...

Yup - def looks like soldered - you have the long stems on the bulb that folds back into holder.

Also - if you still have those blue caps, I’ll take them - hard to come by those haha.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 451
Posted By stiligFox
Yup - it runs along the bottom of the door sills...

Yup - it runs along the bottom of the door sills on the passenger side. You have to remove the B pillar trim before you can remove the floor trim, but youíll find the hose under there - you could...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By stiligFox
Do you have pics of the bulbs?

Do you have pics of the bulbs?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By stiligFox
Thanks guys - I’ll keep a close eye on it then. ...

Thanks guys - I’ll keep a close eye on it then.

I tried doing the glove test over the oil filler cap; the glove just fluttered, it didn’t really get sucked in or pushed out. I also disconnected...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By stiligFox
Thanks for the input! I was going to ask my...

Thanks for the input!

I was going to ask my mechanic to replace the seals, based on what you’re telling me, but he called and said he put some stop leak on them to soften them up, and we’ll see if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By stiligFox
Leaky cam shaft seal opinions

Hey all, I have my 960 in the shop for a power steering leak, and have an oil leak looked at.

It's looking a lot like it's the camshaft seals; you can see in these photos how the back of the cam...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By stiligFox
Dang, do you have any pics? How was it installed?...

Dang, do you have any pics? How was it installed? All the strut bars I've seen don't fit, or were put on backwards to make it fit.

Should definitely help with hard cornering, from what I've heard,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-05-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By stiligFox
Do you still have the EQ port jumper cap that...

Do you still have the EQ port jumper cap that goes in the radio where the EQ plugs in? If you unplug the EQ, the radio wonít output any sound at all unless that cap is in place... Iíve made that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By stiligFox
1) yes but I believe the cushions are molded...

1) yes but I believe the cushions are molded differently as well - but they are direct swap ins as far as the frame goes.
2) I don’t believe so.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
Posted By stiligFox
What EQ do you have? I have two EQ-611 equalizers...

What EQ do you have? I have two EQ-611 equalizers - one has a right angle plug, and the other has a straight out plug that wouldn’t interfere with your amp port.

I didn’t know there were two...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By stiligFox
D'oh, my bad. It was late last night lol. If...

D'oh, my bad. It was late last night lol.

If you take your foot off the gas, does it just collapse down to 0, even at highway speed? Or does it hang steady, just at an RPM too low?

I've once or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 751
Posted By stiligFox
Leatherique sells a special black dye that is...

Leatherique sells a special black dye that is designed specifically for bumpers/black trim that's supposed to actually help soak into/stain into the material better.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By stiligFox
Mine did this, it ended up being the cable going...

Mine did this, it ended up being the cable going from the speedo sensor up into the cabin had a break in one of the two wires that was causing it to short out and act all wobbly.
Forum: website & board 03-20-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,739
Posted By stiligFox
Just want to through my experience in here - post...

Just want to through my experience in here - post upgrade everything’s been the same for me. Never get logged out on desktop or mobile. macOS 10.13.3 Safari, and iOS 11.2.6 Safari.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,389
Posted By stiligFox
Oh man thatís gorgeous. I love that chrome(?)...

Oh man thatís gorgeous. I love that chrome(?) eggcrate grill (at least it looks chrome).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,389
Posted By stiligFox
There’s something so sexy about that 740 with the...

There’s something so sexy about that 740 with the 780 lower spoiler. Anyone know who it belongs to?
Forum: showroom 03-08-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 634,335
Posted By stiligFox
Never seen those, Iím imagining aftermarket. Do...

Never seen those, Iím imagining aftermarket. Do they have a brand stamped on them anywhere?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By stiligFox
This. ^ I went to the dealer to have a new key...

This. ^ I went to the dealer to have a new key cut, they had to call the Volvo offices the check my VIN and key code - they said theyíd never seen a key code like mine and they couldnít make a key...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By stiligFox
I don’t know, but we’ve been tracing the hot...

I don’t know, but we’ve been tracing the hot start issue for years on our 01 V70 T5. We’d have to let it sit at least 15 minutes before we could start again. We were on a trip and got stuck for a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By stiligFox
Awesome! Thanks - I'll feel a lot better if I can...

Awesome! Thanks - I'll feel a lot better if I can remove it altogether.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,482
Posted By stiligFox
Iím not sure - I know in the case of my headlight...

Iím not sure - I know in the case of my headlight relay, it still clicked like normal even when it obviously failed. It could be the switch inside is working but voltage leaving the relay isnít, or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,482
Posted By stiligFox
If both relays are original then there is a good...

If both relays are original then there is a good chance they’ve succumbed to solder cracking due to the bad heatwave soldering job that many Volvo relays recieved. I haven’t cracked open my original...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By stiligFox
Cleaning seatbelts with SRS equipment

My seatbelts are getting ridiculously slow to retract - I have to manually feed them back into the reals on my 960. Iíve done lots of reading and the solution generally seems to be two things: clean...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By stiligFox
+1 for David Barton, he sells exact decal...

+1 for David Barton, he sells exact decal replacements for the wheels. If he doesn’t have Gemini ones, I imagine he’d be willing to work with you to get some made.

If you can scan the cap, you’ll...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By stiligFox
Do you need it for a car past 2005? I finally...

Do you need it for a car past 2005? I finally gave up on VIDA and am using VADIS. No internet connection required and all the stuff is there. I’m running it on a Windows XP VM on my Mac as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-26-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By stiligFox
Here’s the cushions for the seats:...

Here’s the cushions for the seats: https://www.wagonmeister.com/240-new-lower-seat-foam
Forum: website & board 02-22-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 413
Posted By stiligFox
Messaged Zoho, hopefully they'll be willing to do...

Messaged Zoho, hopefully they'll be willing to do something if they hear from a user. Really really want to get away from Gmail and Outlook.

EDIT: was able to manually whitelist tbforums.com...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-22-2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 36,803
Posted By stiligFox
Whoa, that is way too cool of a piece of...

Whoa, that is way too cool of a piece of engineering!!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By stiligFox
Ah okay! Thanks :D Iíll just do the RO and PC for...

Ah okay! Thanks :D Iíll just do the RO and PC for now - my back seats especially are still very nice and crack free but they are bone dry; later on when I have a second car and can take the time I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By stiligFox
Oh man that looks nasty haha! I see you...

Oh man that looks nasty haha!

I see you redyed your seats though - If I'm not dying them, I should not do the light scuff and clean thing right now, correct?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By stiligFox
Ah ha, that's really good to know. Thanks! ...

Ah ha, that's really good to know. Thanks!

EDIT: Does Leatherique do anything for Vinyl, in that case?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By stiligFox
Huh, so the guy called me and said there isn't...

Huh, so the guy called me and said there isn't much he can do since matching the leather is going to be too heard. He also thought, looking at it, that it was vinyl.

I'm certain that the main part...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,211
Posted By stiligFox
Aaaa that looks so beautiful! Took the...

Aaaa that looks so beautiful!

Took the better seat cushion to the auto upholstery repair guy that my brother recommended - the owner was out today so I can’t get an official estimate, but they...
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