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by Rifleman
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: UK 1st year Road Fund Licence
Replies: 12
Views: 976

Re: UK 1st year Road Fund Licence

It’s not based on engine size but on the on the list price of the vehicle including factory fitted options. If that is greater than £40k then you pay the higher rate.
by Rifleman
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: 12V electrical socket - cargo/load/boot area
Replies: 3
Views: 624

Re: 12V electrical socket - cargo/load/boot area

Not much help in solving your problem but I can confirm that the socket is indeed only active with the ignition on. I use it to power my rear dashcam which powers up/down automatically with the ignition. Have you thought of running a power cable up to the boot from a piggyback fuse in the fuse box w...
by Rifleman
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: HiFi - users experiences
Replies: 10
Views: 2267

Re: HiFi - users experiences

Skyrimmer wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:52 am
I use this which is even smaller.
SanDisk Ultra Fit 64 GB USB Flash Drive USB 3.0 up to 150 MB/s
I use the SanDisk Ultra fit 128GB, had no problems with it and it’s so small you’ll forget it is there...
by Rifleman
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Sensus screen protector
Replies: 9
Views: 1048

Re: Sensus screen protector

Skyrimmer wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:58 pm
+1 for the matte version.
And +1 from me. The matte version is great. Fitted mine on day one of having the car, I posted back in October last year with suggestions on how to fit the brotec avoiding problems with dust...
by Rifleman
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: HiFi - users experiences
Replies: 10
Views: 2267

Re: HiFi - users experiences

My 2d: Some adjustment is unavoidable, but it's really not a major hurdle. Others will almost certainly have their own opinion, but I would say to look at two options: SD cards: If you have a laptop with an SD card reader and a music library already (eg your own CDs ripped to MP3) then transfer the...
by Rifleman
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: 3 data sim on offer on Amazon Prime day
Replies: 2
Views: 454

3 data sim on offer on Amazon Prime day

Heads up!
24gb/2yr data sims on offer during Amazon Prime day, £32.
by Rifleman
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Faraday bag
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: Faraday bag

Most professional car thieves look for cars with steering lock devices. The steering wheel locks are removable in seconds by cutting the steering wheel with a simple hacksaw blade and the steering wheel lock device can be used as a lever to force the steering wheel against the internal OEM steering...
by Rifleman
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Did anyone here installed CarCam?
Replies: 25
Views: 2344

Re: Did anyone here installed CarCam?

Having no problems with my dashcam, zero interference and no complaints from dealer at 3mth service.
Mounted passenger side.

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by Rifleman
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Faraday bag
Replies: 11
Views: 1533

Re: Faraday bag

Yes, I use this steering wheel clamp when away from home.

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by Rifleman
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Weird dash button hole
Replies: 3
Views: 936

Re: Weird dash button hole

Not a button but a sensor for the aircon climate control.

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