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    1. PSA: One of the best upgrades for the C70 and any convertible...if you live in a state where it's legal

      wearing apple airpods pro with the noise cancellation on!
      it nearly eliminates wind/road noise so driving top down with even windows down at 80mph is as calm as at 20mph. no need to crank up the...
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      anyone have any updates or heard from volvo about...

      anyone have any updates or heard from volvo about the xc40 recharge? delayed until 2021? still on track?

      the performance tesla model Ys are out. i'm on the list for a long range Y but haven't...
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      Yes it makes a difference, and yes, more so at...

      Yes it makes a difference, and yes, more so at highway speeds
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      congrats, enjoy!

      congrats, enjoy!
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      i got the shark ecu tune 1st. that produced the...

      i got the shark ecu tune 1st. that produced the biggest jump in engine performance by far. the ecu spacer seemed to improve throttle response too - don't think it was all in my mind.

      i set the...
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      congrats. yeah, i learned a lot of this forum...

      congrats. yeah, i learned a lot of this forum when bought my C70 (@35k miles). i've saved me a lot of $ doing work myself from tutorials and the info here has helped me anticipate and select...
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      i havenít mostly because iím cheap and itís like...

      i havenít mostly because iím cheap and itís like $3-4000


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      All electric XC40

      agreed

      what volvo brings is a higher quality offering to the electric small suv space.

      the mustang is sexy and unique but itís interior design or quality wonít match volvo. neither beats tesla...
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      the xc40 is 174Ē vs mach-e is 184Ē so i consider...

      the xc40 is 174Ē vs mach-e is 184Ē so i consider that significant and in a different class


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      ps. i'd recommend every 5k miles synthetic oil...

      ps. i'd recommend every 5k miles synthetic oil changes as well. the turbo really chews up the oil and more frequent changes may delay the inevitable pcv/oil filter housing replacement (i've needed 2...
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      congrats on getting a very well maintained car -...

      congrats on getting a very well maintained car - including all the repairs at the time of purchase, wow! must have cost her a fortune - did she even make money on the deal? :-)

      the only things...
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      the strengths of the XC40 in my mind, compared to...

      the strengths of the XC40 in my mind, compared to the tesla model Y and ford mach-e, are quality construction and interior. it's nice to see the very positive reviews of the XC40 in that regard.
      ...
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      did you replace the fuel pressure sensor too?

      did you replace the fuel pressure sensor too?
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      heard good things about the whiteline kit

      heard good things about the whiteline kit
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      yes Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

      yes


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      no didnít bother with warranty. the powerflex...

      no didnít bother with warranty. the powerflex bushings were under $100. the cost was getting them pressed in and later the hassle of re-lubing repeatedly until that didnít even work. i got sick of...
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      235/40/18 is what is usually recommended. but...

      235/40/18 is what is usually recommended. but iíve done 235/45/18 as well for more ďcushĒ but honestly a really nice riding 235/40/18 will ride as nice as a cheaper 235/45
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      iíve spent about $300/mo over the 8years/80k...

      iíve spent about $300/mo over the 8years/80k miles iíve had my 08 c70 (purchased in 2012). that includes maintenance and common wear items on this platform (timing belts, pcv, tcv, fps, engine...
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      i use massive adjustable control arms. a little...

      i use massive adjustable control arms. a little more than the ac delco but much nicer hardware.

      my oem shocks were blown by about 35k miles from LA roads. replaced with koni FSDs which were a...
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      mine started to squeak and rattle after about a...

      mine started to squeak and rattle after about a year (10k miles). and although greasing helped, it wouldnít last long. when new they were great but decided to pull the arms and replaced them with...
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      end links? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

      end links?


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      i'm back in-line for a XC40. i put a deposit...

      i'm back in-line for a XC40. i put a deposit when it was 1st announced, then canceled when i put one on the mach-e. loved the mach-e's design, specs, etc. also had a deposit on a model y. but...
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      looks amazing, including the sport steering...

      looks amazing, including the sport steering wheel. the silver inlay complements the waterfall nicely


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    24. sorry to hear about the crash. XC90 is a safe car...

      sorry to hear about the crash. XC90 is a safe car though.
      so is the C70 even as convertible.

      common issues:
      - leaking pvc/oil filter, worn suspension bits (lower control arm bushing,...
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      Potential C70 owner looking for feedback

      hereís a link to a thread about it:

      ďI sprung for the Mods4cars Smart Top moduleĒ
      ...
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      i've had my 2008 going into 8years now... it's my...

      i've had my 2008 going into 8years now... it's my daily driver and i still love driving it every day. top-up it feels like a nice coupe and, as others have pointed out, you get the smile on your...
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      replaced conti ec sports @ approx 18k miles with...

      replaced conti ec sports @ approx 18k miles with new set of 235/40/18 hankook ventus evo as rains starting to come.... probably could have gotten 2-4k miles more but like to be on the safe side. the...
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      you're a lot handier than i am, but even i...

      you're a lot handier than i am, but even i managed the fuel pressure sensor :-) agree with you on wishing for a replacement volvo convertible soon, but it'll probably too pricey (considering i got...
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      you want an ecu tune. ecu is the engine's...

      you want an ecu tune. ecu is the engine's computer. you can load new software that increases various parameters like the boost the turbo provides, fuel/air mixture, etc. polestar is basically the...
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      bummer with all your issues... mine's a 102k and...

      bummer with all your issues... mine's a 102k and i need it to hang in there for another 10k probably.

      only thing i can say is the fuel pressure sensor is quite common to go out. and it's probably...
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