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    Good to hear its fit for purpose and will let you...

    Good to hear its fit for purpose and will let you progress on the wiring. I've opted for a cheap 858D copy I found on Aliexpress for three reasons. 1) Its cheap, 2) Its free shipping and 3) it allows...
  2. Steve's old car, my blue one was originally...

    Steve's old car, my blue one was originally flocked on the canopy and window tunnel. It is a good choice for items like the canopy that has may sharp turns and concave and convex elements to the...
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    So 450c makes that 842f, so similar range to the...

    So 450c makes that 842f, so similar range to the one Brett found. Given the pricing it may be worth a punt
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    IRS Peter...... :thumbup:

    IRS Peter...... :thumbup:
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    Any link to the specifications so I can see how...

    Any link to the specifications so I can see how the heat output compares with Brett's, as I too tried the SCL 3:1heat shrink and my normal heat gun struggled to get it to shrink
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    :rofl:

    :rofl:
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    Which pump did you go for on the golfcart,...

    Which pump did you go for on the golfcart, Hydrapack?
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    Facebook doesn't allow you to organise content so...

    Facebook doesn't allow you to organise content so its easy to find, or keep organised running / segregated blogs for each drivers builds etc.. It just isn't a replacement for an organised and well...
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    Looking at that reminds me why I'm...

    Looking at that reminds me why I'm procrastinating and haven't started my wiring yet!
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    Don't forget you will also need a unidirectional...

    Don't forget you will also need a unidirectional flow control valve to put on the down circuit to prevent any 'water hammer" effect
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    So it just shows you are human like the rest of...

    So it just shows you are human like the rest of us who make mistakes......Hopefully you were billing by the hour and not fixed price for the job . :thumbup:
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    Thanks for that, duly save for future use

    Thanks for that, duly save for future use
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    Looking clean and an uncluttered look to the...

    Looking clean and an uncluttered look to the bonnet area, and I assume wheel arch liners will cover the bottle and back of the light area also.
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    As I'm using the donor car OEM gauges, steering...

    As I'm using the donor car OEM gauges, steering column, switches and engine my plan is to use the full loom, minus the airbag circuits as I left those in the donor car. And yes your are right the...
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    lol

    lol
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    Yes that would be an option to prevent...

    Yes that would be an option to prevent inadvertently squirting yourself in the face. I can't speak to the efficacy of bonnet mounted ones though as I've not tried that method
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    Phew, at least I'm not the only one :rofl: ...

    Phew, at least I'm not the only one :rofl:




    90% there for the major components, on the basis I'm using OEM dash / steering column stalk components and I know where the lights are along with...
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    Probably an obvious question in hindsight, but...

    Probably an obvious question in hindsight, but why didn't you position the tie-wrap square tabs underneath the arms rather than on-top so they are less obvious ?
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    I don't get why they pixelate the images of the...

    I don't get why they pixelate the images of the nozzles in the photos :confused1:.....bizarre
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    My blue Nova has the water jet tube run up...

    My blue Nova has the water jet tube run up through the inside of the canopy hinge arms along with the wiper motor wires. I've not faced an issue with pinching luckily, but yes the pedestal for water...
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    Iíve spent a fair bit of time procrastinating and...

    Iíve spent a fair bit of time procrastinating and doing other jobs rather than tackling my wiring loom reconfiguration. Mainly because I donít have the car here to redo all my measurements from the...
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    Reasonably priced ...

    Reasonably priced

    https://www.partsforvolvosonline.com/product_info.php?products_id=3189
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    So the plan is to run the filler inside the...

    So the plan is to run the filler inside the bonnet area (I mean hood!)
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    They would work on the bonnet, but not the...

    They would work on the bonnet, but not the canopy. I found that for canopy mounted ones they pretty much have to be raised on a pedestal. What Volvo model did they come from and where exactly would...
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    Barry, glad to see you managed to get registered...

    Barry, glad to see you managed to get registered in the end, and as others have said its good to start off with any photos you have showing us what your starting point was and what progress has been...
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