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    1. Ouch man, that's quite the hit, no floofy little...

      Ouch man, that's quite the hit, no floofy little bambi that was...
    2. Thought I'd chime in here since I got the...

      Thought I'd chime in here since I got the shout-out in the top post:
      https://f002.backblazeb2.com/file/JJ-Public/Kranvagn/Snow2019/07-20190218_081752.jpg

      While not technically snow tires, the 18"...
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      XC60, the Random Compliment Magnet?

      It's kinda crazy how many random compliments our Volvo gets, it's far and away exceeded any prior car I've owned,
      both my old 300ZX in full boy-toy race trim and our stealthy but swank 335d M-Sport...
    4. I had the OEM 255 Pirellis on for these tests...

      I had the OEM 255 Pirellis on for these tests (you can see there in the opening shot though I didn't call it out). I agree the 0-60 drop off could be traction related over-compensation, but that...
    5. Upping T8 performance: Full battery? Better fuel?

      https://youtu.be/Xhtnpu_YeSY

      Long story short...full battery was inexplicably thumbs down, would be happy to hear suggestions as to why,
      while higher octane fuel returned some solid benefit from...
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      I get questions now and then on these BFG AT KO2...

      I get questions now and then on these BFG AT KO2 tires about how loud they are and if they effect MPG at all, well finally I have something more for you all than just a subjective 'noticeable but not...
    7. The air suspension on my XC60 totally makes air...

      The air suspension on my XC60 totally makes air release or pumping noises all the time as the leveling system does it's work...so I'd be more curious why you didn't hear it before than why you heard...
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      You entitled kids...complaining about your spare...

      You entitled kids...complaining about your spare tire when there are some of us out here with no spare at all! ffs...

      ;):beer::beer:
    9. Thread: Sports pedals

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      lol! Is that just like a lens replacement for...

      lol! Is that just like a lens replacement for the under-door light?
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      LOL...yeah the Mrs. had a similar assumption and...

      LOL...yeah the Mrs. had a similar assumption and question, something like 'how do you pull up the ladder at night?'
      Um...you don't, it's not a castle with a draw bridge dear :-P
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      IMHO, here you're only going to get anecdotes,...

      IMHO, here you're only going to get anecdotes, which may provide some fun illustrations but real reliability data is best from established sources for large scale aggregated reliability data weighted...
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      Same for Android, it used to not work and now...

      Same for Android, it used to not work and now it's just missing entirely (yes you can enable the 30m plug-in reminder, but no more charging times).
      Somewhat similarly, while my wife's A3 eTron...
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      Here's some very useful info, OEM tire sizes,...

      Here's some very useful info, OEM tire sizes, wheel sizes, offsets, etc: https://www.wheel-size.com/size/volvo/xc60/2019/
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      As Fusion mentioned above, I just use a simple...

      As Fusion mentioned above, I just use a simple timer, works fine. Far cheaper than a real EVSE, and a normal wall plug is perfectly adequate to charge up the car overnight....
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      Roof Top Tent review video is up! (on the whole...

      Roof Top Tent review video is up!
      (on the whole we're loving the whole RTT thing and the Falcon is proving excellent, though there are some inevitable trade-offs...)

      https://youtu.be/H5uAR3IMu8s
    16. Not what you're asking, I know, sorry, but FWIW...

      Not what you're asking, I know, sorry, but FWIW the GoPro dual USB 12v charger is quite svelte:
      https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/828710-REG/GoPro_ACARC_001_Auto_Charger_with_Dual.html
    17. Thread: OSD is back?

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      Yup, purchased my XC60 November of last year when...

      Yup, purchased my XC60 November of last year when OSD wasn't available, but I believe like 6 months ago they moved production back to the EU for the NA market so ODS is back.
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      Only advice I can offer is that I had my XC60 T8...

      Only advice I can offer is that I had my XC60 T8 rolling along through 115F heat two weeks ago, no issues at all.
      Maybe just a bubble in the coolant system from the recent work freaked out the temp...
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      Overlanding California, XC60 Style

      Roof Top Tent installed we head out for a brief 3 day weekend shakedown cruise in our SPA XC60 T8, hitting Mono Lake, Bodie, Death Valley, and Star Wars Canyon...
      Overlanding sites from this trip...
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      The wheels and tires cost about $200/corner if I...

      The wheels and tires cost about $200/corner if I remember correctly, and I got 5 :-P
      gl on the camping trip, we found we actually were able to pack far more into the rear than expected, that dark...
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      First pics of the RTT in action! One camping...

      First pics of the RTT in action! One camping trip down and 2 more to go before we do a real review video for our YouTube channel, but so far let's say we're very happy and having a great time:
      ...
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      "B" is basically the same as pressing on the...

      "B" is basically the same as pressing on the brake pedal slightly, and so I only use it when doing that for a long duration is annoying (long steep downhill kinda thing).
    23. LOL you're actually very right about that,...

      LOL you're actually very right about that, Roofnest reached out to me and asked if they could use my footage :-D
    24. Like this? Such an awesome trip, got a whole...

      Like this? Such an awesome trip, got a whole pile of footage to work through...

      https://youtu.be/UglHse6w0Ug
    25. Roof top tent was fantastic. It's not without...

      Roof top tent was fantastic. It's not without it's trade-offs (highway cruising wind noise is certainly noticeable, midnight barefoot ladder climbing/descending, no flexibility for separated...
    26. Where did you go in your XC for Labor Day Weekend?

      We took our get-away-into-the-wild impulses to a new level, and for an added win no crowds or full camp grounds :D


      https://youtu.be/JyivsQyEbTg
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      Oh no worries man, I thought the same thing, that...

      Oh no worries man, I thought the same thing, that RTTs need extra Jeep/Range Rover grade mounting and reinforcing...until I saw some pics on FB of some friends with an RTT on a CX-5 and thought...
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      The 100Kg roof bar maximum load is the dynamic...

      The 100Kg roof bar maximum load is the dynamic load.
      I.E. what weight is it safe to drive or even crash with up on the bars.

      The static maximum load OTOH is entirely different and should be...
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      SPA XC60 - Roof Top Tent Time

      https://youtu.be/H5uAR3IMu8s

      https://youtu.be/JlbH9zzpegw

      https://youtu.be/4N9VnnMv3gM

      ...and read on for more on how we got this setup set up:

      The Overlanding kit for my XC60 T8 is...
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      Sticky: You mean...where the people who don't know how to...

      You mean...where the people who don't know how to resize images are at? Yup. ;):beer:
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