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Okay, I'm in the process of installing an SC-900 and 100X4 amp in my 850. I have figured out the pinouts for the amp connector as well as the speaker-level outputs from the AMP to the OEM connectors. (All of which I will post in the car audio forum.) I have the unit pretty well figured out with the exception of the green plug in the stereo. This plug has 3 wires in it and plugs into the rear of the head unit into a socket that has 6 or so pins in it. Since the amp connector has all signals necessary for the amp, and the only output (speaker level) from the head unit is for the center channel, what does the green plug do? I seem to have all basic functions for the stereo and CD player but can not go into the DOLBY mode. (I was told that all functions are internal for this system and there is no use for the DOLBY connector in the rear of the unit.) I have tried to figure out the pinouts for the center channel but cannot turn it on unless I am in Dolby mode. So here is my question: What wires or pin locations are for the center channel and also, what is the “green” plug with 3-wires used for? Oh, and what do I need to do in order to get the DOLBY to work? Any and all help will be much appreciated. I will share the information in the car-audio forum as well. <P>Thanks in advance!<BR>Prospero <BR>
 

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Matt do you still need the info? I made a photocopy of the wiring diagram send me a fax number if you want it. My thought on the plug is that it is for the aux rear signal booster/antenna located in the bumper of the C70's.<BR>Sean
 

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Oh yes... please send me the info. I have the system installed and working, just I am lacking some of the advanced features. Little things like the antenna booster and diversity setup, dolby/ 3rd channel and related goodies. I still have not figured the pinout for the center speaker yet as I can not power it up w/out the dolby turned on. Speaking of which, the dolby processer...where is that guy located at within the car? I think I am missing it. (or does the head unit do all of the work?)<P>Sean, thanks a bunch! Your input will be very helpful.<P>Prospero
 

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You did not give me a fax #, I will send the info in with the wife tomorrow, I will see if she can scan and email you.
 

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Sean, sorry about that. I was pulled away from my PC for a while and couldn't get the info out to you. Again, thanks for the help. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>BTW, how is the car doing? Is it still as clean as before? I've been cleaning mine since Carlslile (after seeing yours) and still have a long way to go! Your car is what I use to set the standard by; so far I have not seen anyone come close. So, what's the secret to keeping that sweetie so damn clean!? For a daily driver it is still nicer than most trailered vehicles I've seen. Please...toss the dog a bone here... <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"><P>Prospero<P>
 

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Starters<BR>-time<BR>-3 wash mit system<BR>-Back to Black only after all plastic gone over with tooth brush first N/A for you I guess mister RED<BR>-I have used alot of wax in my time but this one is like putting on a liquid clear coat each time, it is not a liquid wax as most have gone to, it is 1Grand Blitz Wax, only after the paint has been detailed, its not to hard to keep up after just one proper going over spend the hours!<BR>-treat the leather once a year<BR>-do not spray engine with any dress up sprays, the dirt will just cling to it, I use the Back to Black with a cloth <BR>-use a fine copper wire brush & ultra fine steel wool to clean the metal pipes and engine components<BR>-get the black off of the turbo pipe and polish it start to finish approx 5hrs use diff grades of sand paper and finish with a combo of wet sand paper and ultra fine steel wool and the last step is the polish cloth with a good metal polish like Autosol or jewlers rouge<BR>-I do not drive her in the snow that the job for my 240&740 <BR>-wax all door jams, and wipe them dry after each wash that is a huge attention getter, simple yet effective<BR>-clean glass very important<BR>-drive fast so the dirt dont stick!<P>How is that for starters!<P>
 

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Whew! I'm getting tired just thinking about all of the work! BUT if it will help mine look even close to yours, I'm going for it! Yeah, I guess I don't have to worry about any wax getting on un-painted trim this time. Geez, I have even painted my roof-rails metallic black and clear-coated them. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"><BR>Now about the engine bay...I was wondering how yours was so clean. Now I know. I have 2-days worth of work to go in mine, the aluminum has begun to oxidize and corrode. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/frown.gif"> I hit it with a dremel and was able to clean very small areas at one time, just took way too long. I am tempted to brush on some wheel cleaner acid (gel) on the aluminum parts, hose off and then polish by hand with the fine steel wool. Maybe after that I will use some chrome polish/sealant to keep it looking decent for a while. In fact I may actually go and have some of the parts anodized as I go forward. I figure that the car is going to see 200,000 miles this week! I want to give it a “gift” for being such a great car. (Yeah, yeah, I know…It’s a car, not a person…) My intent is to bring it to 200,000 while going 140+ MPH. And of course I will have to record it all on my MDV camera. In a way it is as important to me as a birthday celebration or even a wedding anniversary. I just want to make sure I have the car all cleaned, tuned, and happy for this occasion. Well, anyhow, thanks for the FAX and the advice. Hope to GTG soon. Cheers!<P>Prospero <BR>
 

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Get to work, I like the birthday 140MPH deal. I will plan a trip down to see you guys again next summer that is a must, the same show?, my car is away for the winter as of last Sunday 194000km on the odo and fast as hell! I may have my burnout vid after this weekend if all goes well.<BR>
 

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SEND IT TO ME!!! <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/eek.gif"> I want to make a volvo compilation video or something... I have a mount that I can mount on my car (with 4 big suction cups) and can get some really cool shots. I already have a good bit of footage, but If i could get other cars, I think that would be cool! Even good quality stills I could put in... ooOOoo... this is going to be cool... <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P>--Austin
 

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Yeah, got to love that murphy's law crap! As it would figure I was stuck in beltway traffic at 2 in the afternoon while hitting 200K miles! That and the car is running bad. It's acting like it is not getting enough fuel. Anyhow, I did tape the occasion anyhow. Was able to go about 90 MPH to ring it in. The poor motor was pinging and surging. Damn it, not a good thing. I was hoping to make this a happy moment. So anyhow, I'm going to look at why the car is pissed and then do one of my 2 AM runs with the video camera. Yeah, it may not be going from 199999 to 200000, but 200100 to 200105 at 140 MPH will help elliminate some of the pain. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>Prospero
 
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