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      Just remember the tint from the factory is only...

      Just remember the tint from the factory is only decorative it does not block any UV rays.
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      That is our experience with both our Volvos. ...

      That is our experience with both our Volvos. When pulling into a garage or into a parking spot we have to be mindful that the car does "seem" to get closer to a frontal object before alerting either...
    3. Both of our OSD orders took about 2 weeks each to...

      Both of our OSD orders took about 2 weeks each to clear customs. First car came through Brunswick GA, the next one came through Baltimore. It then took +- a week to get car transported to dealer. ...
    4. Thread: Retiring

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      Bob - thanks for the memories. You made our last...

      Bob - thanks for the memories. You made our last OSD trip truly exceptional. It was an honor to meet you when we picked up our car in Charlotte. It is extremely rare to encounter someone who has...
    5. Doc fees here are upwards of $899 at some...

      Doc fees here are upwards of $899 at some dealers. I always negotiate down the final price so this gets covered but yeah, pure dealer profit.
    6. I generally start my car and then let it idle...

      I generally start my car and then let it idle down to about 1,000 rpms (10 -15 seconds). When I shift into reverse the camera works. There is some regulation as to how long after startu that the...
    7. Itís somewhat unfortunate that the EU is...

      Itís somewhat unfortunate that the EU is targeting ICE equipped vehicles at 95 grams per kh of CO2. Thatís a tough target and the only way car manufacturers can meet this ďavgĒ target is to add...
    8. The pooch is one happy camper!!!!

      The pooch is one happy camper!!!!
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      AustinTX - thanks for your comparison..... I am...

      AustinTX - thanks for your comparison..... I am kicking around the idea of getting out of the XC60 and into an RD V60. My main gripe with the XC60 is the swaying/rocking that I appear to be...
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      Sunroof open/close via key fob is not enabled in...

      Sunroof open/close via key fob is not enabled in the US. Itís been discussed many times on different model forums. Would be a great feature. Wish Volvo would enable this feature. Most comments point...
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      Delta? Were you planning on flying on your own...

      Delta? Were you planning on flying on your own dime? Or do you have some arrangement with Volvo travel? Would love to do another OSD using our preferred carrier (Delta) but curious about the cost...
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      Actually it can be patched. I watched them patch...

      Actually it can be patched. I watched them patch my nail hole. They cut a patch of foam out around puncture and then patched/plugged the hole as normal. They can glue and replace foam patch or leave...
    13. You can also search using Car Guru and Cars.Com. ...

      You can also search using Car Guru and Cars.Com. While their listings don't include details about exact options there are links to the selling dealers. Most, but not all Volvo dealers will list...
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      I routinely take the car around the block to dry...

      I routinely take the car around the block to dry the brake pads and rotors after every wash. This prevents the water from drying on the pads/metal and prevents sticking when I drive the car the very...
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      I have added a trickle charger to both our Volvos...

      I have added a trickle charger to both our Volvos this week. We do drive them a little but it seems its not enough. The charge on the XC60 took about 4 hours and the charge on the XC40 took quite a...
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      Can't imagine the disappointment you are...

      Can't imagine the disappointment you are experiencing...these are certainly strange times. *But you get a new car soon and you get a "free" trip next year! *My neighbor is in the same situation....
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      It could be a factory goof or it could be the...

      It could be a factory goof or it could be the difference in appearance of paint on metal vs. paint on plastic. I've noticed on many cars that the paint on the plastic bumpers doesn't match...
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      There is some merit in wanting to ship a car from...

      There is some merit in wanting to ship a car from the US to the EU. As far as what has to be changed all depends on the destination country. Most EU countries will require front and rear light...
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      Bar Tenders Friend works like a charm. Best...

      Bar Tenders Friend works like a charm. Best product I've found to do the job. No scrubbing required just apply onto a wet rag and wipe the exhaust tips. Carbon comes right off.
    20. What about the under seat tray beneath drivers...

      What about the under seat tray beneath drivers seat? If so equipped?
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      Volvo gave you a packet at the time you picked up...

      Volvo gave you a packet at the time you picked up your car. The most important document was the MSO which everyone needs to register a car in any state. The state takes this and mails you a title (or...
    22. We have used the same Volvo dealer for service...

      We have used the same Volvo dealer for service for over 20 years. I always ask them to write "no wash" on order and I install a total seat cover to drivers seat when I drop car off. Every once in a...
    23. We have a 105 pound great pyrenees and when we...

      We have a 105 pound great pyrenees and when we travel we use Volvo's dog harness (XL) that clips to the seatbelt. If you need your pooch to travel in the way back the dog grille is a good option as...
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      Over the years with many Volvos I've...

      Over the years with many Volvos I've occaisionally experienced this problem with the seat/head rest vibrating with normal driving. While it shouldn't really be happening one thing I found that fixes...
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      Trust me, your delear will call you when they...

      Trust me, your delear will call you when they want the money. As noted above usually no later than 30 days. You can pay sooner but they will want the entire balance at or around 30 days. Volvo will...
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      What else does this battery power and where is it...

      What else does this battery power and where is it located in the car? I've noticed that my start/stop has stopped working. Don't really care but just wondered if I need to charge the battery for...
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      Itís in the premium package for the Momentum...

      Itís in the premium package for the Momentum trim, so I would assume itís standard in Inscription trim as well.
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      I have 16,800K on my original tires and have a...

      I have 16,800K on my original tires and have a leaky tire that Discount tire has plugged twice. Still leaks 5-7 lbs a week. I'm waiting until 20K to buy new tires, probably Continentals as I want a...
    29. Thread: Volvo Car Drive

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      and....there is still a Saturn Parkway south of...

      and....there is still a Saturn Parkway south of Nashville leading right up to the GM plant.
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      Its not available as standard on a lot of Volvos,...

      Its not available as standard on a lot of Volvos, now. It was added to the option/accessories list this year I believe for $200 USD.
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