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      First Volvo

      Well the wife and I finally took the plunge and traded in the C-Class and my Camaro SS convertible for a V90 CC. So far I'm insanely impressed and super excited. Someone told me heaven is owning a Swedish Staton Wagon and it's probably fairly accurate. Can't wait to take it on the 2300ish mile road trip to Seattle this summer.

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      Junior Member Dan-'s Avatar
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      Welcome to the Borg. You have been assimilated
      Last edited by Dan-; 02-06-2019 at 04:47 PM.
      '17 V90CC

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      Quote Originally Posted by Dan- View Post
      Welcome to the Borg. You have been assimilated
      When I bought my OR, a friend whose husband owns a S90 and who herself owns a XC60 said: Buying a Volvo is joining a cult.

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      Welcome to the group!

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      Junior Member Volvolic's Avatar
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      Welcome to the Forum! Congratulations on your first Volvo. I see two holes drilled on to the front bumper. Do you live in a state where you need the front plates? If not, either use plugs or do what I've done. Put up a Swedish flag plate up front!
      2018 Volvo V90 CC T6 Polestar'd

      What It's Like To Own A Volvo V90 Cross Country??

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      It looks like it has one big goofy grin across its face. It must be just as happy for you to own it!
      2018 V90 T6 Inscription

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      You're right, there is something special about owning a Volvo.. station wagon in particular.

      '18 V90 R-Design | T6 | Polestar

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      Seabeck, WA, USA
      Congratulations from Seattle, and welcome to the funny farm!

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      First purchase was a pair of bars for the roof and second was bumper plugs. I live in TX currently but like to live dangerously without a front plate lol.

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      Congrats and welcome!
      2017 V90 Cross Country T6 AWD | Osmium Grey / Charcoal | Convenience Package, Bowers & Wilkins, HUD, Rear Air Suspension, Polestar Optimization
      Past: 1995 Volvo 854 T-5R | 2001 Volvo V70 XC 2.4T AWD | 2007 Volvo XC70 2.5T AWD | 2015 V60 T6 AWD R-Design
      Family History: 1983 Volvo 245 | 1987 Volvo 744 Turbo | 1993 Volvo 854 | 2001 Volvo S80 T6 | 2005 Volvo S60 2.5T AWD | 2013 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD | 2015.5 Volvo S60 Cross Country

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      Ledyard, CT
      Congrats on the car. If you want to use the front plate without mounting it to the bumper, you can always go with some like this

      I had planned on doing this before I found out my dealer had already mounted the bracket for mine.
      2013 S60 T5 w/ BLIS
      2016 XC90 T6 Inscription w/ Climate Package, Convenience Package and Vision Package
      2018 V90CC T6 w/ Luxury Package, B&W, Convenience Package, Protection Package and Advanced Package
      2008 Subaru Legacy Spec.B - Sold

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      Congrats and welcome! The V90 CC is the perfect road-tripper. I could drive it all day without a complaint. My wife drives it for business up and down the Northeast, and loves it.
      Rebel Blue, the new red! Intro & Updates Link
      ’18 V90 T6 AWD R-Design | '18 V90 CC T6 AWD Ocean Race Edition
      '05 CLK55 AMG Vert

      Prior Volvo's
      '15.5 XC60 T6 3.0 ORE Plat | '15 V60 T6 3.0 AWD RD Plat | '15 S60 T6 3.0 RD Plat |’07 S40 T5

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      Nothing like seeing a New Car finding a Happy Home. All she's missing is a bow on top and a puppy to make the awe factor go off the charts.

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