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    FWIW Last year my DIM finally failed completely,...

    FWIW
    Last year my DIM finally failed completely, XeModex, turn around time, very quick, no problems since.
    In the last few months did the DIM, new front ball joints and shocks, cleared the Check...
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    THAT'S why you drive a Volvo! No injuries! The...

    THAT'S why you drive a Volvo!
    No injuries! The 2003 XC70 did it's job.
    I just spent $3KUSD rehabbing my 2003 XC70, I hope it will protect me if required in the future.-Richard
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    Vital information: Original Battery? If not,...

    Vital information:
    Original Battery?
    If not, when and who changed the old battery
    What is it's service life since changed.
    Usually, key not releasing is an indicator of battery problem.
    Do you...
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    We just had a 10" dump here in South East...

    We just had a 10" dump here in South East Wisconsin, not really a lot of snow but it was over 48 hours so roads range from packed snow/ice to wet/dry.
    I've been out an about quite a bit in the...
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    Nokian WR G3 SUV. No chains required.-Richard

    Nokian WR G3 SUV.
    No chains required.-Richard
  6. +1 on the Nokian WR-G3 SUV, the SUV model has a...

    +1 on the Nokian WR-G3 SUV, the SUV model has a higher load rating.
    Just put another set on my 2003 XC70, we just got a 10" dump and the roads vary from snow/ice covered to wet/dry.
    Great braking,...
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    My wife really like her 2011 XC70, it had been...

    My wife really like her 2011 XC70, it had been just about trouble free but only 33K miles.
    Nice steady ride on the highway and off road capable.
    The XC60 is just to small for us.
    Find one on a...
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    2003 XC70 Rehab

    Well, just spent $3KUSD rehabbing the 2003 XC70.
    The V90CC will be available next year at about $60KUSD with not many options, sort of here you go whether you like it or not. With a year for working...
  9. Not very economical at the least! We have an AWD...

    Not very economical at the least!
    We have an AWD 2011 XC70 at 32K miles and it's not going anywhere.
    It's been reliable and as it's paid for is relatively cheap transportation.
    In two years I may...
  10. My 1999 XC70 @ 170K miles has gone to my...

    My 1999 XC70 @ 170K miles has gone to my granddaughter. Fuel tank sensor inoperable.
    My wife's 2011 XC70 @ 32K miles just rolls along.
    On the other hand my much loved 2003 XC70 at 130K miles has...
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    Some of us require a lower roof profile because...

    Some of us require a lower roof profile because of what we 'top' on the roof.
    The XC60 is not a "five seat version of the new XC90".-Richard
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    I've never replied to one of your Posts with such...

    I've never replied to one of your Posts with such sarcastic juvenile language!
    Just because the Internet is somewhat anonymous does not give you the right to be downright insulting.
    You can be...
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    If your OEM blades streak, it's probably that...

    If your OEM blades streak, it's probably that they require replacing. A winter blade has the same blade but a jacket around the arm to prevent ice formation.
    I use Volvo 'winter' blades and have...
  14. ++1! Happens to my 1999XC70 my granddaughter...

    ++1!
    Happens to my 1999XC70 my granddaughter drives.
    -Richard
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    My brother-in-law is on his second Forester, puts...

    My brother-in-law is on his second Forester, puts Hakka's on for the winter and swears by the Forester.
    He also has a 150 4x4 and a Z06 also.
    I'm not a Troll but in the years since Volvo was a...
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    We use a Champion harness and tether that uses a...

    We use a Champion harness and tether that uses a carabiner to lock into a mount in the rear.
    Dog cannot become a missile.
    http://usak9outfitters.com/CCSS.htm
    -Richard
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    That's about what I figure for the E Class with...

    That's about what I figure for the E Class with another year to avoid first year problems.
    So decision time is 3 years away.
    Works out to be a good time frame for the 2011 XC70 unless it starts to...
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    Carrera C4S. 991.2 Daily driver, will get a...

    Carrera C4S. 991.2
    Daily driver, will get a Porsche winter tire/wheel set for winter.

    As an aside, two sources, Motor Week and Consumer Reports both get 20mpg combined for the new XC90....
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    While picking up my wife's 2011 XC70 after yearly...

    While picking up my wife's 2011 XC70 after yearly service, took one out for 45 min drive.
    Ride was not as good as the 2011 XC70 but not bad, purely subjective on my part.
    Drive E with plugin starts...
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    I voted with my wallet! After 4 Volvo's since...

    I voted with my wallet!
    After 4 Volvo's since 1987 and three XC70's, the XC70 platform is positively ancient.
    I test drove a new XC90 and liked the ride better in our 2011 XC70.
    The dismal gas...
  21. Took a 2016 XC90 out for an extended test ride...

    Took a 2016 XC90 out for an extended test ride yesterday while dropping off the 2011 for it's last 'Free' Service interval.
    FWIW, my wife drives it, 27k miles and outside of the rear cargo cover...
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    Retract that last statement!-Richard

    Retract that last statement!-Richard
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    I have given up waiting for a 'new' XC70 or...

    I have given up waiting for a 'new' XC70 or whatever it will be called.
    The gas mileage on the 2011 is dismal
    I just may purchase a Diesel Golf AWD Sportwagon when released in the USA.-Richard
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    I seriously considered those tires for my...

    I seriously considered those tires for my off-roading, but the Nokians do so well off-road that I kept it simple with just the Nokian's.
    I have a 99XC with Michelin MXV4's and they were sliding...
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    Nokian WR G3 or newer. Can't do any better,...

    Nokian WR G3 or newer. Can't do any better, unless you run Hakka's .
    Snowflake symbol.-Richard
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