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I Fixed Something On The Project Volvo V70R That Was Driving Me Insane

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Subscribe! https://goo.gl/5JdIrC There were a few things that were driving me insane on the Volvo V70R, so I fixed them! You can do them all too, very easily. Here’s how... For business inquiries email us: [email protected] Buy our t-shirts to support our builds! https://teespring.com/stores/shifting-lanes Follow us on social media: https://drivetribe.com/t/shifting-lanes-VVn8ij7JRqa6z86AEhxv-w http://facebook.com/ShiftingLanes http://twitter.com/ShiftingLanes http://instagram.com/Shiftinglanes Intro - "Bow and Arrow" - T-Mass http://ncs.io/BowandArrowNS Background music - "City Lights (Deep House Remix)” - DJ R.Marinov
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Bob Sillas (2 months ago)
one day God will ask you what were you thinking omgwtf
Rediscover Film (1 year ago)
Fail on buying a gauge cover with lifting leather. Why would you call that a win? Hopefully you didn’t pay much for the screwed up cover.
niblik2 (1 year ago)
Bumper dye, not dressing, not gun
The Dudeface (1 year ago)
You could've used the crash repair as an opportunity to put a carbon fibre bonnet on. Then it wouldn't look so out of place begore you paint it because of the darker colour of the carbon.
yusrah tube (1 year ago)
Black trim spray paint is the ideal solution.just get it cleaned up with alcohol or awsome degresser .cost 1$ at the 99c. masque around with masking tape and spray it .it turn it like new😊
big j (1 year ago)
Bro make no sense changing that but keep up the good work
Jonathan Macias (1 year ago)
Check out http://blackwow.com/, I've seen his stuff on facebook and it looks legit
Drew Taylor (1 year ago)
Where did you get the arm rest cover? I can't find any for an 04 online...
Rex Volvo (1 year ago)
This is awesome I need to do this to my 99 s80 2.4i. It looks old and worn but I’m bringing it back to life.
BetA666 (1 year ago)
Please dip it „polestar blue“ and if you need a manual Transmission, let me know. I have aM66 (9482417) for sale.
BetA666 (1 year ago)
Dude... those Pegasus R Rims are pretty fucked 😅
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
😂😂😂oh yea. Go check out our V70R playlist on the channel. The first two videos go in to more detail. Good news is we have purchased wheels and will install soon. -Gregson
Attila Plays (1 year ago)
I just did this last week to my 01 V70. you're not using anywhere near enough of the back to black. I used up almost the whole bottle of it, and got it back to all black in one sitting. I'm going to re-apply after the next wash, lightly as you did. Please try again, and just use a lot of back to black.
Liam Schnurr (1 year ago)
So, do you have a way of shooting video from other vehicles? That way we could see you guys shifting lanes
Liam Schnurr (1 year ago)
ShiftingLanes And are we gonna get to see Greg's Son?
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
Lol. This guy 😂 -Gregson
Reily (1 year ago)
Hey man, love the vids. I daily drive an 07 s60 R, and absolutely love the car to death. Quick tip too, if you ever have to jump start the car, be very careful and dont use another car to do it. When I did, I blew out my controller for the blower motor. Its possible it could blow other parts as well. Just wanted to let you know
Reily (1 year ago)
Tom Swain no I made sure to put them on the right way. If I put them on backwards I would have been in a whole new world of pain I'd assume. It was strange, but I think the spike in voltage just got to it... It was a 10 year old electronic after all
Tom Swain (1 year ago)
Did you possibly hook the cables up backwards? I've had my car for 7 years, I have had to jump it 3 times, I've also used it to jump other people at least a dozen times or more. I have yet to blow any module or electronic in the car.
MrAntennaBall (1 year ago)
you should get one of elon musk's flamethrowers which are actually blowtorches for that job. hehe!  don't forget headlight wipers/washers to add to your to-do list.
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
Don’t worry, they’re on it! -Gregson
Noah Harris (1 year ago)
One of the reasons I like the 05 and later when they made those painted instead.
YouRoPeeN (1 year ago)
You definitely need one of my bezel pods when you get around to hooking up a boost gauge. http://forums.swedespeed.com/showthread.php?473681-P2-Cluster-Bezel-Gauge-Pods
Doug Kolar (1 year ago)
This is yuge !
Luke F (1 year ago)
After washing my V70R, I usually wipe down all plastic trim with a rag soaked with WD40. I get the same effect but it doesn't last. The plastic dries out after a couple of days and goes back to it's washed out appearance.
Jason Rivero (1 year ago)
weld the angle gear! look up "dougy s60r" on google (youtube aswell) he has done crazy amounts of mods all by himself. Maybe you guys can have some words with him!
David Bello (1 year ago)
Did you find the arm rest new or good , used?
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
Found it used on the FB groups. -Gregson
David Bello (1 year ago)
I just bought an 04 S60R so I binged all the videos you made on this car while detailing my car. I’ll be making videos on it as well, and this is one thing my R desperately needs as well. Good timing! 🙌
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
Thanks for watching! Good luck dude! -Gregson
Zander Xymox (1 year ago)
I'm not a dad, but I'll get a dadwagon shirt since I have a V70R as well!
argonian bilbo (1 year ago)
Volvo R> M3
Matthew Leavesley (1 year ago)
Heatgun takes ages and doesn't last. Wurth PT dye FTW :-)
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
Yea took a while, but was rewarding to see the outcome 🙂 I’ll post an update on how it looks in a month. -Gregson
youtubasoarus (1 year ago)
Have the exact same break/divot in the armrest lol WTF.
youtubasoarus (1 year ago)
Yep, already had a go at fixing it. The plastic seems particularly thin in those areas. I've thought about a more extensive fix by adding more material and using epoxy for fixing it in place. But a new one would be nice, just not sure where i'd get one in the goby color. Dealer is out of the question for obvious reasons lol.
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
It’s from someone putting too much pressure on there and the plastic under cracking. So annoying! You can source plastic fixes, but a functioning, non cracked armrest will always be best. -Gregson
Colin Wahl (1 year ago)
Next time- clean with all purpose cleaner. Apply a product called solution finish. You can then keep it black close to forever if you apply carpro dlux plastic sealant. That back to black stuff is going to wash off or spot with rain.
phenusha (1 year ago)
Or if you want a cheap fix use linseed oil. Use a brush to apply and rub in with a cloth.
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
Good tip! As I stated in the video, the whole car is being restored so temporary fixes are good for now. -Gregson
kellypaws (1 year ago)
I really hope that's going to be a great car. Nooooooo!!!! Please don't dip it, get it proper paint. Just have the hood sprayed up meantime.
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
It will be! We’re going to dip it. But dip is temporary remember. It’s a true DIY project that I’ve always wanted to try. And we’re going to paint it eventually. The dip is a stop gap measure. -Gregson
Hansen Lukman (1 year ago)
“Just 2 torx screws guys!” “Sorry, only 6 torx screws”. “Actually there are 8 torx screws”. “CORRECTION, the world’s supply of torx screws are on this Volvo”
ShiftingLanes (1 year ago)
😂😂😂 exactly -Gregson
kellypaws (1 year ago)
You might want to blast the lane indicator contacts with a contact cleaner while you're there. Those things get tacky and refuse to indicate after a while.
hernan alonso (1 year ago)
you know that the trim can be just pull it, to be remove?
hernan alonso (1 year ago)
just the ones in the front bumper.
BigpoppaKC (1 year ago)
hernan alonso good, do you know if the the side ones and rear do also?
hernan alonso (1 year ago)
yeap
BigpoppaKC (1 year ago)
hernan alonso are you saying the trim pops off?

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