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      We had a nice "fall colors" drive in South...

      We had a nice "fall colors" drive in South Carolina this past October and had inquired if a Volvo Factory Tour program was available....answer was none at their U.S. manufacturing facility...bummer. ...
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      FYI....the new 2019 BMW 3 Series due to arrive ~...

      FYI....the new 2019 BMW 3 Series due to arrive ~ March WILL NOT have the Touring (Wagon) model and the new 3 series omits the manual transmission option for the U.S. market....another wagon option...
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      We dropped our former '14 BMW Sportwagon at...

      We dropped our former '14 BMW Sportwagon at Loginout at the Munich Airport and stayed at that same hotel (different owner then) but couldn't have been any more convenient....was a stress-free...
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      Just installed the IPD rear sway bar and IPD HD...

      Just installed the IPD rear sway bar and IPD HD rear end links on our Volvo....RFicklin's comment is exactly what I felt on the test "on/off ramps" this morning.
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      Our '15.5 V60 CC got an IPD rear sway bar with...

      Our '15.5 V60 CC got an IPD rear sway bar with heavy duty IPD end links this morning. After a short test-drive and several on/off ramps, stability in corners is very stable...a noticeable...
    6. We purchased our 2015.5 V60 XC as a dealer...

      We purchased our 2015.5 V60 XC as a dealer demo/CPO with about 6,500 miles....used by the dealer principal's spouse and excellently maintained...looked factory new inside/out (including the engine...
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      I absolutely agree with Napster's...

      I absolutely agree with Napster's recommendation..if you're a Volvo lover...the OSD experience is the ultimate Volvo purchase experience.

      We're currently in our 3rd Volvo; this one a 2015.5...
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      Absolutely ....I've purchased regular tires,...

      Absolutely ....I've purchased regular tires, autox tires, and snow tires over many years....great info, great service and pricing. And also important to me....they are an avid supporter of amateur...
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      Honest mistake and just learned after a follow-up...

      Honest mistake and just learned after a follow-up message to my salesman at Tire Rack....I'll get a full credit for the cost of the unneeded TPMS. Since there's no "TPMS signal receivers" in our V60...
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      We just recently purchased a left-over,...

      We just recently purchased a left-over, dealer-driven 2015.5 V60 XC as a CPO vehicle. Has the same 5 cylinder engine as our previous V50 but a much better 6sp AT than the 5sp AT in the V50. I test...
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      Yep...that's what I read too after seeing the...

      Yep...that's what I read too after seeing the message thread.....imagine no harm (other than to my wallet!) of having the unneeded TPMS sensors on my winter wheels but since they've not yet been...
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      Hmmmm...I just checked the o.e. wheels on my...

      Hmmmm...I just checked the o.e. wheels on my recently purchased new 2015.5 V60 XC...and I too, have the flexible rubber valve stems. But....when I recently purchased winter wheels and tires, I had...
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      Ooh...I like the new dead pedal. I find the o.e....

      Ooh...I like the new dead pedal. I find the o.e. dead pedal pretty mooshy and it could benefit from the firming up that dead pedal likely provides. Is that a Volvo accessory part or aftermarket...
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      Thank you for your service. Our first Volvo was...

      Thank you for your service. Our first Volvo was a 1980 245 DL 4 speed wagon..ordered while in the service in Germany but delivery made to the U.S. upon our PCS return stateside
    15. Congrats on your new XC90 and thank you for the...

      Congrats on your new XC90 and thank you for the photos...we weren't able to get to the Volvo Museum during our OSD in 2006 so it was great to see a bit of it through your "eyes" !
    16. Thread: OSD Questions

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      Having done an OSD purchase in 2006...I agree the...

      Having done an OSD purchase in 2006...I agree the OSD discounts were greater then than now....from a purely financial perspective, and particularly at this "year-end selling season" very likely you...
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      Agree with your comments. Lucked out finding a...

      Agree with your comments. Lucked out finding a 2015.5 CPO V60 T5 AWD XC. Platinum. It did NOT have BLIS but have found out with a bit of experimenting, can adjust the side mirrors appropriately to...
    18. Just did a similar CPO deal for our 2015.5 V60 T5...

      Just did a similar CPO deal for our 2015.5 V60 T5 AWD CC Platinum. Dealership principal's spouse's car.. The CPO deal made it the logical choice ($ savings and 7yr/100k warranty) after driving a...
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      Took delivery of our CPO Crystal White Pearl over...

      Took delivery of our CPO Crystal White Pearl over Beechwood 2015.5 V60 T5 AWD CC recently....first "mod" was installation of xPel clear bra over front bumper, leading edge of the hood, side mirrors...
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      Well..I can offer my opinion on comparing the...

      Well..I can offer my opinion on comparing the Conti new DWS+06 to Michelin's new AS/3...
      Recently I attended BMW's Oktoberfest in Monterey where Michelin was offering such a "back to back" tire...
    21. New (to us) CPO 2015.5 V60 XC In Our Garage Today!

      Well...after a 2 1/2 drive this morning, found ourselves test driving the CPO 2015.5 V60 CC "back-to-back" against our "new vehicle within budget choice"; the 2017 Subaru Outback 3.6R.

      The Volvo...
    22. Thanks Johnee and Pete for your insights... Glad...

      Thanks Johnee and Pete for your insights... Glad to hear the 2015.5 should have the power folding mirrors and headrests (assuming same applies to the V60 XC as your XC 60 Johnee)...I'll confirm on...
    23. Thanks Pete - I agree...we had the static...

      Thanks Pete - I agree...we had the static bi-xenons on our '05 V50 T5 AWD (I-5 turbo w/ 5 speed AT) and loved them. I have seen the Mulroney for this 2015.5 V60 XC...it states it has the "Active...
    24. Found "Leftover" 2015.5 V60 XC; What's Changed Since?

      I've located what appears to be a good deal on a dealer-driven, low mileage, CPO 2015.5 V60 XC Platinum package.

      Question: What updates in features/software will I miss should we proceed to buy...
    25. Any idea on timing for U.S. availability of the...

      Any idea on timing for U.S. availability of the V40/XC40?
    26. In fact....as my wife and I near lease-end, we're...

      In fact....as my wife and I near lease-end, we're starting the "what's next" options....so very few wagon alternatives in today's market.

      Am afraid the new V90 will be "outside the budget"...
    27. In my experience with driving various BMWs...you...

      In my experience with driving various BMWs...you must have the Sport Seats for any reasonable amount of support...standard seats are much too flat/unbolstered for me. Any Volvo seat is far superior...
    28. Yes..the BMW 328 xDrive Touring is still...

      Yes..the BMW 328 xDrive Touring is still available..and we currently lease the 2014 version. We acquired it via BMW's excellent overseas delivery program with pick-up at Die Welt in Munich...an...
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      + 2 From what I've read, the V90 is to be...

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      From what I've read, the V90 is to be 194.3" long....adding another foot would make it...hmmmm 206.3" long and likely wouldn't fit in my garage (let along within my budget!) but I sure like...
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      I agree with you BMO Pete...we're in a leased BMW...

      I agree with you BMO Pete...we're in a leased BMW Sportwagon and both the Subaru and Audi AllRoad are in contention for its replacement if we don't decide to buy out the lease. The V90 looks...
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