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    Rest in Peace Irv Gordon

    According to multiple news sources today, Irv Gordon has died at the age of 77. :(

    https://jalopnik.com/irv-gordon-the-hero-who-drove-his-volvo-p1800-over-3-2-1830495369

    I got to know Irv...
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    Yeah, huge bummer, we really loved that car. ...

    Yeah, huge bummer, we really loved that car.

    Got a really good deal on a 2014 VW Tiguan a while back. It's OK but nowhere near as nice nor comfortable as an XC.

    We'd like to get a 2006/2007...
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    Car is now sold but still have: OEM V70XC fridge...

    Car is now sold but still have:
    OEM V70XC fridge and accompanying map holder
    Thule/Volvo load bars
    1 Skandix rear view mirror repair kit
    1 Skandix parking brake repair kit
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    Parting out 2001 V70XC - West Vancouver

    Well, it's come time to part out our trusty 2001 V70XC silver with blue trim and grey interior.

    Prefer not to ship, preference given to local buyers.

    Car is located in Caulfeild in West...
  5. Skandix Interior Rear View Mirror Repair Kit - 1054541

    Brand new in box rear view mirror glass replacement.

    Car died before I got a chance to install.

    $100USD + ship.

    841484158416


    Same as this:...
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    Thanks for the comments and feedback guys! it...

    Thanks for the comments and feedback guys!

    it was at 310,000 km and most things outside of the transmission were running admirably, but cost of transmission makes it a no go.

    I think I'll go...
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    Putting a 2001 V70XC out to pasture :(

    Hey guys,

    Well, it pains me to write this but after 15 years of trusty service, our silver 2001 V70XC and the car that inspired the creation of this site, has finally kicked the can.

    As is well...
  8. Detaching Heater Core Pipes/Hoses from the Firewall Junction

    Hey guys,

    Anyone have some tips on how to detach the heater core pipes from the hoses at the firewall junction?

    We've watched the videos countless times, analyzed every which way til Sunday,...
  9. Glowing article on the 2016 Volvo XC90 from Jalopnik

    The 2016 Volvo XC90 Is The SUV That Will Make You Love SUVs

    "A while back I loudly and obnoxiously and boorishly pronounced, as I am wont to do, that all SUVs are stupid and you should never buy...
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    late to the party here, but could be of help......

    late to the party here, but could be of help... Problems with the moderation algorithms usually happen with low post count users posting URLs. Once you reach 20 posts, there are fewer restrictions.
    ...
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    CDN now enabled for the site

    Hey guys,

    I've set up a CDN (Content Delivery Network) to improve the site's performance, as well as hopefully cut down on the amount of spam accounts.

    Please feel free to get in touch if you...
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    I'd call this more of an ad trailer, but it's...

    I'd call this more of an ad trailer, but it's still an ad ;)

    to the Classifieds section we go....
  13. Good question... They kinda skirted the big...

    Good question... They kinda skirted the big question on MY 2004 and older. :S
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    Totally, but I've always preferred the wagon...

    Totally, but I've always preferred the wagon variant.

    IMO, if you're getting a lifted 4x4/AWD vehicle, that means you're probably going to be using it to get somewhere outdoors and with that...
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    The concept of a "lifted" AWD sedan is really odd...

    The concept of a "lifted" AWD sedan is really odd to me... It's like taking the worst attributes of a sedan and an SUV and mixing them together to give you a car that corners poorly AND has no space!
  16. 2004 XC70 seat heater malfunction story on CTV News

    Just came across this story on CTV News here in Canada where a family from Ontario's XC70 driver's side seat heater burned through the leather. Here's the Cole's Notes:

    Car is a 2004 XC70
    Seat...
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    Volvo S60 Cross Country

    At first blush this seems like an odd development, but Volvo has just announced the S60 Cross Country.

    More details here:...
  18. Seeking Independent Volvo Repair in Vancouver, BC

    Anyone have good success with an independent Volvo repair shop in Vancouver, ideally located on the North Shore?

    Looking to get a grab bag of things done to the 01 V70XC, and while I'm aware of a...
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    Official 2015 XC90 Interior Photos = WOW

    Just caught wind of Volvo's official release of interior images for the upcoming 2015 XC90. Looking very, very impressive!
    Check em all here:...
  20. Yeah, that wheel has had an ongoing squeakrandom...

    Yeah, that wheel has had an ongoing squeakrandom sounds since very early on, and the dealers were never able to get it sorted... Pretty sure it's all related.

    Will letcha know how it goes!
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    XC Coupe would definitely be cool, but I'm...

    XC Coupe would definitely be cool, but I'm guessing it's just a design exercise to gauge opinion on their new design language... Can't see it going much further than that :)
  22. Wheel Mount Housing & Parking Brake Repair

    Heya guys,

    Was a block away from home the other day and experienced what felt like I just drove over a 2x4. Stopped right away, saw nothing and kept on my way home.

    Convinced there was...
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    Volvo Concept XC Coupe Teaser

    Interesting look at new XC concept for Volvo.

    Based on their existing Concept Coupe, it's said to employ some of the design language that will be shown in the upcoming XC90.
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  24. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee with a Volvo

    Your next 20 minutes well spent with Jerry Seinfeld and David Letterman... And there's a Volvo ;)

    http://comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com/david-letterman-i-like-kettlecorn
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    Take er easy there Volvo XC40 engineer guy

    sheesh!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdNRuHhmYy4
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