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    1. Congrats ! Pictures,. or it did not happened... ...

      Congrats ! Pictures,. or it did not happened...

      /kleks
    2. My car was trucked from NC to FL - so we canceled...

      My car was trucked from NC to FL - so we canceled both trip to Sweden and in last moment trip from Fl to NC to pick it up. I got the needed papers from University Volvo via Fedex ahead of car...
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      Well, the C43 AMG I drove looked like yet another...

      Well, the C43 AMG I drove looked like yet another C-class entry level suburban Benz... until you dropped the hammer. I have nothing against grocery getter cars, or cars which look like grocery...
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      I'd agree with Walkabout, with small differences...

      I'd agree with Walkabout, with small differences :-).
      Communism worked, but with results a bit different from expected.
      XC60, R or not, is not a sporty vehicle by any means. It is very nice...
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      Bob was great for me. If you are not afraid of a...

      Bob was great for me. If you are not afraid of a small road trip, talk to DFrantz - he is another great guy to arrange OSD (he is a Volvo dealer).

      /kleks
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      Thanks for the info guys had same thing twice -...

      Thanks for the info guys had same thing twice - at 80 miles and at 700 miles (now at 750 - it is a new car ). Scheduled visit to dealer in a week, will tell him about it and will see if I can avoid...
    7. One more props for vhelp - they were very...

      One more props for vhelp - they were very diligent helping to track the ship - which in my case changed due to rerouting vessels and moving cars from one to another due to corona. They were prompt...
    8. Nothing here, shipped in April, picked in June. ...

      Nothing here, shipped in April, picked in June.

      Also no red tags - but I am not hell bent on that. We have a car and are enjoying it. The rest is just icing on the cake. Seeing how much...
    9. Thread: New XC60 T8

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      Correct. You cannot add shifters as an option to...

      Correct. You cannot add shifters as an option to inscription or momentum though.

      /kleks
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      REI Thule T2 Pro - reduced price till 7/6

      Thule racks T2 Pro (1.25" & 2" ) are discounted right now in REI, down to $495.89 from 619.95.

      Picked one yesterday after going back and forth between T2 and Kuat Sherpa. Kuats (sherpa and NV)...
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      I do use MAC/Catalina, so songs are exported from...

      I do use MAC/Catalina, so songs are exported from Music.

      I do see the thing at the top of the screen. So far, so good. The problem is - how to enable play for a particular artist - keystroke by...
    12. You will be cutting it very close. You have...

      You will be cutting it very close.

      You have 2 working days to get it through customs and to the dealer. Time is against you, sorry.


      /kleks
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      That is valid point. Especially runing into music...

      That is valid point. Especially runing into music we like but had not bought yet.

      /kleks
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      Well, yeah, I am slowly coming to agreement with...

      Well, yeah, I am slowly coming to agreement with you guys.
      I have over 2500 CD in the library, and for in house listening we have a decent (nothing competing on price with a new Volvo, not :-)...
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      They told you the secret - once phone is paired,...

      They told you the secret - once phone is paired, it is using Tam-Tams to communicate with vehicle, on a subsonic frequencies for long reach...


      Yes. The rep was strongly confused. Other...
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      Hardwire the phone ( USB cable) and run spotify...

      Hardwire the phone ( USB cable) and run spotify on the phone... yeah, it is a kludge. I feel like way back machine to late XX Century.

      /kleks
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      Comments on Sensus 2020

      Picked new XC60 2020.

      1) Sensus speed - OK. not the lightning/instant, but not noticeably slow. I can live with that.
      2) Biggest shortcoming: who designed music player UI ? Expletive deleted,...
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      New XC60 T8, no trip deails, phone is Android. ...

      New XC60 T8, no trip deails, phone is Android.

      What gives ?

      /kleks
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      Never so far... Love the PHEV. /kleks

      Never so far... Love the PHEV.

      /kleks
    20. great news ! Same was my case - dealership called...

      great news ! Same was my case - dealership called OSD/Barbra, and had all paperwork streamlined in 1-2 days. I received papers needed to register vehicle via Fedex ahead of car deliver, and was...
    21. Thread: Retiring

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      Bob - Thank you. Your help during my purchase...

      Bob - Thank you.
      Your help during my purchase was critical - covid, change of travel bureau - you made it all very easy.

      Do not be a stranger, let us know where you end up.

      Maybe we should...
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      Gary, two hints :-). OEM trailer hitch. ...

      Gary, two hints :-).
      OEM trailer hitch.
      Exterior bling package ( steel plate ).

      Sensor is on the left side between wheel and bumper.. :-). If anyone want to try to trigger it from the back,...
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      All I can say - you are very right, and more...

      All I can say - you are very right, and more power to you ! With the untimely demise of Will on the west coast, East is lucky to have both BobK in NC and you in PA. You earned the right to have...
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      In my case - we visited one of local dealers. ...

      In my case - we visited one of local dealers. They checked that the way we wanted car optioned, there was not a single car in US with color/options combo, so it was a special order. When I...
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      Update: after a drink or two, managed to open the...

      Update: after a drink or two, managed to open the tailgate by kicking under the side.

      Now we will need to practice.

      I was beginning to worry if someone just skipped relocating the sensor..
      ...
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      OK, XC60, accessory bling kit _ and OEM tow...

      OK,

      XC60, accessory bling kit _ and OEM tow hidden hitch.

      So far, no luck getting it to work.

      Looking under the car I do not see 4 screws and a sensor - anyone can post a picture what to...
    27. Truth to be said - with the way US dealerships...

      Truth to be said - with the way US dealerships are working (ordering ahead), the custom process - either custom order or OSD is a square wheel in this machine. For 80 or 90 % of delivery they really...
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      XC60 aka Orca finished journey from Gothenborg to...

      XC60 aka Orca finished journey from Gothenborg to FL today.

      Pictures later, need to grab some food after the first ride. It is quite different vehicle - but I like the comfort of it. I think we...
    29. Houston, Houston, we have a touchdown. XC60...

      Houston, Houston, we have a touchdown.

      XC60 was delivered (trucked here from NC, we gave up on driving there ).

      The 6+ month adventure come to the end - without OSD trip. **** happens, in...
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      Mine (OSD which did not happened ) was shipped...

      Mine (OSD which did not happened ) was shipped from Torslanda on 4/23, arrived to Baltimore on 5/12, and reached dealership (Charlotte, NC ) on 6/3. There was a slowdown in port and transport from...
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