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by Alex_O
Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Ambient lighting project for Momentum
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Re: Ambient lighting project for Momentum

That looks really good. Nice work, and thanks for the detailed description!
by Alex_O
Tue Jun 08, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: How long from build
Replies: 5
Views: 365

Re: How long from build

Mine took (we think) about two weeks. But that came from the Chinese plant, not Belgium.
by Alex_O
Wed May 19, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Sensus
Replies: 16
Views: 949

Re: Sensus

Yeah, it seems to struggle sometimes. Most of the system stuff seems to start up ok but anything that needs an internet connection can be funny.
by Alex_O
Mon May 17, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: How do Lead times work
Replies: 10
Views: 578

Re: How do Lead times work

Be thankful you've not oredered a Land Rover. A neighbour of mine has been told it'll be a year before he sees his.
by Alex_O
Mon May 17, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Thunder grey or Glacier Silver R design pro
Replies: 19
Views: 1239

Re: Thunder grey or Glacier Silver R design pro

Went for Glacier silver. In different light it presents totally differently. It responds *really* well to good treatment with decent product, but won't ever have the deep 'wet' look that darker colours offer. I ended up giving it a good polish with Autoglym SRP, then layering the extra gloss protect...
by Alex_O
Sun May 16, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Standard or upgraded sound system
Replies: 12
Views: 1065

Re: Standard or upgraded sound system

My partner has the standard system, I have the HK system. I prefer the HK, and so does she.
by Alex_O
Sat May 08, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Leather seats
Replies: 10
Views: 1355

Re: Leather seats

I use the Autoglym interior shampoo to clean, then the Autoglymn leather balm to keep them conditioned. Important not to overload the leather, and to buff them off to remove the excess balm.
by Alex_O
Wed Apr 21, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi everyone - build slot booked but...
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Re: Hi everyone - build slot booked but...

UK driver here. Would not be without the heated seats.
by Alex_O
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Brake wiring recall.
Replies: 11
Views: 1742

Re: Brake wiring recall.

Mine was yesterday. Had the car all day, no work required, but returned with lots of greasy prints all over the leather seats front and back.
by Alex_O
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Just a crazy thought: Upgrade XC40 D4 to Recharge (fully electric)
Replies: 4
Views: 620

Re: Just a crazy thought: Upgrade XC40 D4 to Recharge (fully electric)

I don't see why it shouldn't work. If they can make an E-Type electric, a platform that's designed for this kind of thing should be suitable. Main barrier is going to be cost I imagine.