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    FM or XM?

    The FM antenna is integrated into the rear side cargo area window. Not sure if it can be accessed before it gets to the harness of the head unit.

    Could you elaborate more, because I am not sure I...
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    Thanks for all the info and resources! I...

    Thanks for all the info and resources!

    I sent an email to Evolve about buying a used 'R' turbo from them and a ECU upgrade, but haven't heard back yet.

    Its the wifes, My check engine light...
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    Replacement Turbo??

    I recently took my XC for maintenance (100k). My mechanic, (very trust worthy) told me that the check engine light was on for a blown turbo. He said the valve seal in the turbo went. I am told it...
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    I also had a great experience with Groton when I...

    I also had a great experience with Groton when I had my 780! Try www.thepartsbin.com or www.evolve.com IPD and evolve, check pricing between the two they flip-flop for who is cheaper on what part.
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    I have a 2001 and just had the PS flushed for the...

    I have a 2001 and just had the PS flushed for the same reason. (105k) However it still 'wiggles' and is stiff at times. My mechanic is suggesting replacing the rack and if that doesn't work the PS...
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    Good tip, but 2 things. One, how many times can...

    Good tip, but 2 things. One, how many times can that metal prongs get bent before it gives up? It is a very frugal and smart fix. Two, thepartsbin.com wiper kit $20 oem. Volvo wanted $40.
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    Poll: I agree, a XC70R would be sweet and that is my...

    I agree, a XC70R would be sweet and that is my first choice. On the other hand I'd like to convert all my vehicles to diesel and the D5 would match my other cars! Having seen and been in the new...
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    I replaced the Dunlops my XC had with the ST's. ...

    I replaced the Dunlops my XC had with the ST's. The price is good and they are a decent tire. They went through last years winter and they will make it through this years also. The ST's hold the...
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    Poll: Past Tense

    I used to do my own work. [thumbup] I did an engine and tranny swap in a 745ti before. Then I got a good paying job... It went downhill from there. [nonono] I have little time to work on my cars...
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    Thanks! I spelled Lexus wrong. 'Idiot' I...

    Thanks!

    I spelled Lexus wrong. 'Idiot'

    I just bought a 1969 Honda CL450 scrambler.

    What is it, I've never heard of that before? And what color is it?
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    I have kids, and they were small(er) and didn't...

    I have kids, and they were small(er) and didn't know better: My kids ran Hotwheels and Transformers on my windows before I had them tinted (on the 780). The glass was marked a little bit but nothing...
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    I would say walk. You got 9k tied up in the car...

    I would say walk. You got 9k tied up in the car already. (I hope it has low miles) Your looking at $2-5000 (worst case with everything) to add to it. that's 11-14k, it's not a house, you normally...
  13. I agree with AWD*V70XC, weird dream. I...

    I agree with AWD*V70XC, weird dream.

    I always wondered if car manufacturers could place a sensor that would detect if the car is in water and deploy the airbags. Now I know airbags deflate just...
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    I bought my car used. It came with 1 key and 1...

    I bought my car used. It came with 1 key and 1 fob. I ordered a extra key and extra fob. Total cost $280 with programming, took the dealer an hour to program it. Bonus for me the tech upgraded...
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    I inherited our XC from my wife after she bought...

    I inherited our XC from my wife after she bought a VW-TDi. I haven't picked a name yet, but the kids call it "The Volvo" or "Dad's Car". I've been thinking about "Sventlana".

    My Black 780 was...
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    Poll: I joined after. However I found the site during...

    I joined after. However I found the site during purchase. My wife and I were test driving our XC and I saw another XC with the volvoXC.com sticker on his back window. At a light I asked him how he...
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    Hey there! Was the dealer Annapolis Volvo? I...

    Hey there! Was the dealer Annapolis Volvo? I love that place! Anyway, I have similar questions about parts, I just ask my friends that rally race since those parts usually are well made. If you...
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    I agree that Volvo put's light tint on their...

    I agree that Volvo put's light tint on their cars. Granted I have a '01 with just the UV. Anyway, I have 20% on all but the windshield. I have had no noticable issues with radio reception, but...
  19. If it was taken care of (and the maintinence log...

    If it was taken care of (and the maintinence log should show that) it should be trouble free. I have 97K and no real problems so far!
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