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  1. Thread: AC/Heater

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    Yes I got it to work. The early style unit had...

    Yes I got it to work.

    The early style unit had no actuator servo to operate a blend door to direct the air to the top vents or bottom vents(it was done manually) so I pulled a actuator servo out...
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    Found a newer version of the AC/Heater unit. ...

    Found a newer version of the AC/Heater unit.

    I've seen these on ebay but this is the second one I've found in the scrap yards around here. I didn't have enough cash on me at the time and by the...
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    If fluid capacity is an issue I see no reason why...

    If fluid capacity is an issue I see no reason why a larger reservoir couldn't be added.

    As for it being powerful enough, the system uses one ram to operate the tailgate so I would assume 2 rams...
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    Found wiring schematics on the Volvo system and I...

    Found wiring schematics on the Volvo system and I got a better understanding of the system and the locations of whats needed.

    The Volvo system looks more compact, lighter and simpler than the...
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    Had a little time to do some research on this. ...

    Had a little time to do some research on this.

    Found this diagram of the system

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    I did get some things wrong when describing it.
    It looks like the pump is located behind a side panel,...
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    Volvo Power Assist Tailgate

    Came across this a while back and it intrigued me so much that I still am considering using it.

    I was going through the salvage yard(I think your term is breakers yard) one day looking for parts...
  7. Hi David I did see this post but it...

    Hi David

    I did see this post but it specifically states that he was looking for one in the UK so I thought it was best to be silent.

    Here is the post on this site
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    I was thinking of using the gel coat gun to spray...

    I was thinking of using the gel coat gun to spray it on.

    From my thinking on the ratio I think I'd make it the consistency of gel coat or a little thicker so it wont sag on vertical surfaces.
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    Haven't got to this point yet but my curiosity...

    Haven't got to this point yet but my curiosity got the better of me.

    Apparently there are numerous home made solutions to sound deadening out there.

    According to information on the internet a...
  10. Thread: Tail lights

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    About the same thing happens here. Today I got...

    About the same thing happens here.

    Today I got cut off and they didn't turn their signal on till they were half way into my lane.
    I guess I should give them some credit that they knew how to turn...
  11. Thread: Tail lights

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    I haven't had much time to get dimensions and do...

    I haven't had much time to get dimensions and do a full write up on them but I did wire them up to see how well they functioned.

    Sorry to say but the turn signal function looks to be the same...
  12. Thread: Tail lights

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    more pictures

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  13. Thread: Tail lights

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    Lights came in today:bananasplit: Got family...

    Lights came in today:bananasplit:

    Got family here right now so you'll have to wait for the full review on them but this really looks promising.

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  14. Thread: Tail lights

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    Tail lights

    Didn't want to clutter up Davids build thread with this so I thought I'd start a new post on it.

    For those not familiar of what we were looking at here's a quick update. These lights are a multi...
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    Placed an order with them so we'll see. Order...

    Placed an order with them so we'll see.

    Order stated that I wont get them till the end of the month.
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    2019 Honda HRV 3720 Honda HRV chrome trim...

    2019 Honda HRV
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    Honda HRV chrome trim
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    2019 Honda Fit
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    Well I drove around to the car lots today to get...

    Well I drove around to the car lots today to get measurements and to see what would work and what would not.

    All most all of the 14 types I found with 3 functions got eliminated because of them...
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    That didn't come out sounding right. Sorry ...

    That didn't come out sounding right. Sorry

    When I posted that I was under enormous pressure:laugh: from a 4 year old(grandson) to keep a promise of taking him outside to play if he finished his...
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    Granted not all are three function but some are....

    Granted not all are three function but some are. You just need to do a little researching to find the three function ones.

    I got the grand kids with me right now so I can't do the work for you but...
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    https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initi...

    https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale?catId=0&initiative_id=SB_20191205125620&origin=y&SearchText=multi+function+rear+lights
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    David! Maybe we need to look a little lower for...

    David!
    Maybe we need to look a little lower for better options for tail lights that will fit in the upper section of our cars.
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    I'll keep that in mind when I do my release the...

    I'll keep that in mind when I do my release the bonnet latch test at 70mph. :laugh:(that was a joke )


    2011 Chevy Aveo. I found the same style in numerous Suzuki vehicles also.
    Release Cable...
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    The part is bonded in place with evercoat #815...

    The part is bonded in place with evercoat #815 panel adhesive. As soon as temperatures get a little warmer I'll add a few layers of glass to finish the install

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    The canopy is fully open and yes I was hoping for...

    The canopy is fully open and yes I was hoping for the bonnet to open more, but one detail I wasn't sure about was how low the hinge mount would have to be positioned for the hinge assembly to allow...
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    This should be the final post for this...

    This should be the final post for this modification. All thats left to do now is install the latch and the gas struts


    Well,,, it didn't turn out as nice as I had hoped.
    I got the pivot points...
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