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Volvo art on canvas

A hobby I had in the past was drawing and painting. Mostly Formula One cars, but also various cars like Volvos, Rovers, Opels and sports cars. But I didn’t make any painting the last couple of years (due lack of time and lack of space) and because we’ve moved to a much bigger house last year […]

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Volvo goodies I bought at the Volvobeurs event

Last weekend the yearly classic Volvo event called “Volvo klassieker beurs” was held in Nieuwegein (the Netherlands). It’s a very nice event to meet new people and see old friends who shares the same hobby. This year the Classic Volvo Club (in Dutch: Volvo Klassieker Vereniging) moved to a new location since the old location, […]

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Scantech Volvo parts stops production

As I mentioned a couple of months ago on Twitter a famous aftermarket Volvo & Saab-manufacturer stops producing parts. Most Volvo classic car drivers know Scantech for its cheap (but sometimes poor) aftermarket parts. Rumours last January said the investers of Scantech wanted to quit investing money in the company, but it seems Scantech stops being active […]

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Installing a Grom USB & Ipod / Iphone interface in a Volvo

This how-to guide is almost similar to the tutorial of the Yatour usb-unit I posted earlier. But now it’s about the very popular Grom Audio iPhone/iPod/USB interface which is mostly used on the Volvo HU-radio. I tried the Yatour usb-interface earlier and it’s working fine but not for me: the file support for mp3-files larger than 50mb […]

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How to install a Yatour mp3 usb-module on a Volvo HU or SC radio

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to install a Yatour (also sold as Motrade, Ycarlink and other brandnames) mp3 USB- and SD-card module for your Volvo HU- or SC-radio. You’ll connect this unit on the cd-changer-port of the radio and this sd/usb-module will emulate as a cd-dischanger but works as a digital music changer. Since the Volvo […]

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Volvotips Youtube-channel

Did you know that Volvotips.com has a own Youtube-channel? You can find it here. At this moment there are about 15 videos but new videos are being uploaded weekly. The most videos are from one of my cars, lik the walkaround-video below. Just visit the Volvotips videochannel on Youtube for more nice vids!

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Volvotips, the ultimate site for classic Volvo cars!

Welcome @ Volvotips.com! The most complete website for the Volvo PV until the legendary Volvo 850. You can find all info about all classic Volvo cars and youngtimers on this website, including service manuals, parts catalogs and the complete detailed history about the development of your favorite Volvo. Every day new content will be published. Did […]

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