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1998 V70 Xc From The Beginning... to the End

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Your job is awesome and über clean.

Love the new intercooler setup <_<

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Cosmetic mods

"R" cluster, trim rings, painted silver

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Sparco pedals

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Wood trim wheel, R dash (& processor) w/surround sound (already had the SC-901)

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MSD 6A amplifier

used modified PTC hose bracket from back of motor

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cruise module & WI relays back in place, coil & module connectors all soldered after cutting to correct length for install

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Body color rails

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got the part # for that bracket? what model was it off of? id like to use that when i get my 6a. ill try to JY it first before i order it though.

and many many thumbs up on the project. looking better all the time ;)

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This is the first time I've seen this thread and WOW is all I can say. Your wagon is amazing, great job cataloging all of your upgrades. Gives all of us something to shoot for someday...

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MSD 6A amplifier

Halve your plug, cap, and rotor change intervals. Check your wire resistance more often. I'm sure you already knew this.

Digging your recent changes.

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got the part # for that bracket? what model was it off of? id like to use that when i get my 6a. ill try to JY it first before i order it though.

and many many thumbs up on the project. looking better all the time ;)

I don't have the PN - it's attached below the cam sensor on 850/x70's - it's a guide channel for the PTC/SAS/boost lines. You have to hammer it flat , and bend the tang ends 180º so that they act as spring clips to retain the MSD 6A

Halve your plug, cap, and rotor change intervals. Check your wire resistance more often. I'm sure you already knew this.

Digging your recent changes.

Thanks for the heads up. I'm getting NGK R5672a-8's on Chris's recommendation. I normally change cap, rotor, plugs every year (10-12k).

Wires I usually let go to 30K. I'll keep an eye on the resistance values.

I dont understand why your car is so clean ALL the time :)

:tup:

Actually, it needs a wash :rolleyes:

i . love . your . wagon.

well, thank you! :)

This is the first time I've seen this thread and WOW is all I can say. Your wagon is amazing, great job cataloging all of your upgrades. Gives all of us something to shoot for someday...

Thanks! I have to document things, or I just forget :rolleyes:

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Any feedback on your MSD 6A box? I've had this box on all my old American V8's, and always wondered why I rarely see them on Import/European cars...

See any difference?

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Wood trim wheel, R dash (& processor) w/surround sound (already had the SC-901)

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How you liking the surround? I love mine, especially when listening to good stereo songs, like the Beatles. It turns that wagon in to a concert hall! B)

Also I used a MSD 6a one my '89 Opel Kadett GSi, w/Accel 40K volt coil and Accel High voltage distributor module . I would go thru Bosch coppers like crazy! But love the performance from MSD.

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I dont understand why your car is so clean ALL the time :)

:tup:

Because silver and white don't show the dirt as bad.

And sir you have one nice XC, love every aspect of it.

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Any feedback on your MSD 6A box? I've had this box on all my old American V8's, and always wondered why I rarely see them on Import/European cars...

See any difference?

Nope :lol:

How you liking the surround? I love mine, especially when listening to good stereo songs, like the Beatles. It turns that wagon in to a concert hall! B)

Also I used a MSD 6a one my '89 Opel Kadett GSi, w/Accel 40K volt coil and Accel High voltage distributor module . I would go thru Bosch coppers like crazy! But love the performance from MSD.

I like the surround, but the speaker is not of the same quality as the rest of my system, so if I crank it - the center sounds shiesty :rolleyes:

No one replied to my ? over @ V70R in audio regarding replacement speakers for that....

Because silver and white don't show the dirt as bad.

And sir you have one nice XC, love every aspect of it.

Many Thanks!

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^what size speaker is it? im an AV dealer as a side job, ill see what i can dig up. you've helped me enough, i should return the favor at least, lol.

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^what size speaker is it? im an AV dealer as a side job, ill see what i can dig up. you've helped me enough, i should return the favor at least, lol.

Its basically 5 1/4" 8 ohm (includes separate tweeter)- BUT the magnet is on top instead of below - very shallow profile & ZERO room for any conventional magnet spkr..

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