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  1. welcome

    sorry, no advices for you. i just want to give you and your xc a warm welcome to italy.
    ciao
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    ETM failure on '06 D5

    just to inform you that i officially entered the big family of the ETM victims. i own a D5 185 hp 2006 model that apparently shouldn't be involved with this kind of problem. my story confirms that...
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    allroad-530xi-xc70 3.2

    since someone was asking for, i attach a file with a comparison between allroad, bmw and the xc. audi and volvo are very close in fuel consumption, bmw outstanding (a small advantage due to the...
  4. i agree with geo if you have aut. transmission....

    i agree with geo if you have aut. transmission. if you have a manual transm. the only reason of such an improvement could be an update of the software done during the check. in my experience (06' 185...
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    nice pics PJ! i've been in your country just...

    nice pics PJ!
    i've been in your country just once, but i really fell in love with it. for a certain period i was seriously thinking to move down under. the blue mountains territory is incredibly...
  6. Thread: 2006 D5 recall

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    2006 D5 recall

    The '06 models with the D5 engine have been recalled for a potential problem in the injectors support which could bring to a fire expecially when parked.
    hope nothing will happen before my...
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    the first one i see with the rear spoiler, very...

    the first one i see with the rear spoiler, very nice. have fun!
  8. Thanks DC for your interesting comparison. Iíve...

    Thanks DC for your interesting comparison. Iíve seen the new xc and I have to say that ďliveĒ is much better than on paper. At the end I like it even if it doesnít have the appeal and the personality...
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    i was convinced that the back glass had the same...

    i was convinced that the back glass had the same treatement used for the front one in order to avoid injuries to the passengers. now i learn from your experience it's not the case, so a possible...
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    at the end i must admit that i like it. less...

    at the end i must admit that i like it. less rough and more "car" but nice. what i don't like are the interiors, too minimal and the water temperature indicator would have been appreciated. in few...
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    quite interested in your impressions, did you...

    quite interested in your impressions, did you have the possibility to test the brakes? hopefully improved, but i seriously doubt about it.
    volvo is going to adopt a kind of dsg transmission on the...
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    Poll: quite different cars. depends what you're...

    quite different cars. depends what you're expecting from it: mitsu=sporty,adrenelinic xc=confort,multi pourpose vehicle, for family life.

    good luck
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    thanks for the pics. even if i imagine it has...

    thanks for the pics. even if i imagine it has been a short experience, did you notice any remarkable difference between the off road behaviour of the '08 compared with the "old" one? just curious....
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    congrats

    many congrats for the first '08 model of the forum!!!
    abolutely needed to have your impressions after some kms and looking forward for the pictures.
    have fun
    ciao
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    this was the problem i had on the bmw (i had...

    this was the problem i had on the bmw (i had almost every kind of problem on that car). the drain of the air inlet just below the front glass was closed by dirt and leaves. the water found another...
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    so just because you're changing car you think to...

    so just because you're changing car you think to get rid of us? no way![nonono]
    hope to read your impressions about the new 70 even if i'm convinced that you'll miss xc's personality.
    read you soon...
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    in italy there are a few already on the road with...

    in italy there are a few already on the road with official label. the presentation is by the end of sept. the cars are already at the dealers where i've seen a 08 xc yesterday. slowly i'm getting...
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    well, vtie is right but actually he is taking as...

    well, vtie is right but actually he is taking as example bmw which is at the moment the top in engine innovation, no one is even close to them. audi only recently shifted to the common rail system...
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    Also, I think that fast depreciation of euro 4...

    Also, I think that fast depreciation of euro 4 compliant cars when euro 5 cars will be introduced is pure nonsense. E.g., there is no noticable difference in market value of Volvo diesel cars with or...
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    I think volvo tried to anticipate as much as...

    I think volvo tried to anticipate as much as possible the official presentation of the 70 series and for this reason there are no real new solutions in the engines . In addition to what vtie is...
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    well, i don't think is necessarily etm. as far as...

    well, i don't think is necessarily etm. as far as i know (i'm not an expert) this kind of stall could be caused by the engine protection system. when there is a component not working properly, to...
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    now the back

    i know i'm not the first doing this kind of exercise, just wanted to have your opinions.
    i tried to do the same with the tail, the best option i think is the one without not only the trim but also...
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    does it look better?

    in the attached file i tried to eliminate the visual impact of the front trims , which one do you prefer?

    i go for the modified one.
    ciao
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    well. the t6 is perfect for the US market, in...

    well. the t6 is perfect for the US market, in europe we're waiting for the d6. i think anyway volvo is making in europe a huge mistake, the new 70s are respecting the euro 4 anti pollution standards...
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    fyi: latest news saying there is a group of...

    fyi: latest news saying there is a group of swedish investors ready to take the majority in volvo. remains the interest of bmw and psa group. alan mulally said that decisions about the future of...
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