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What did you do to your P2 Volvo today?

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June wrote: Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:02 pm
MoVolvos wrote: Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:42 pm
June wrote: Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:42 pm

Does that C30 have the 3.0T like the similar years S80 T6? The few C30s I looked at back then were T5s. For some reason the C30 reminded me of the Pacer. In a cool way! June
I'm one of those who can't get their left and right to East and West. I remember distinctly looking up what is a P2 and in forgetting again I think I drove the 30 into the wrong forum :oops:!
It doesn't really matter P1, P2, P100, or whatever to me. It's a Volvo and that's what matters most. I'm genuinely asking if a six cylinder was available? If so I want one!!! With a six speed preferred. I know a Polstar was available, but none ever came to my dealer and after hating my 850 I'm gun shy of ordering a sports model without driving it first.i prefer my fillings to stay in my teeth. June
That was a typo sorry :roll: . I think if the T6 were to be in the C30 it would need to be AWD. Dull on center steering but can dart when exercised. My son's best friend has a tuned $ dyno'd Mustang and he can feel the low end torque of the C30 in the passenger seat. My son is a careful driver however.

2008 Volvo C30 T5 Version 1.0
0-60 mph 6.3 Quarter mile 14.8

2008 Volvo C30 T5
0-60 mph 6.2

2002 Volvo S80 T6 Anniversary Edition
0-60 mph 6.2 Quarter mile 14.4

2003 Could be about the same?

https://www.zeroto60times.com/vehicle-m ... mph-times/



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paceR , just saying.
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abscate wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:51 am paceR , just saying.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Back in 1977 my grandfather retired due to loss of sight (He was a Dr. Who ran the hospital), so he bought a Pacer for visibility. His had a V8, baby blue with a white vinyl top and dark blue vinyl interior. I think it must have been a luxury model as I never have seen another Pacer with the interior like his. At the time I thought it was a neat car. Now that they are long in the past, they still look neat! Waynes World... June
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I installed some cheap LED license plate lights. and they needed a bit of clearencing work, but they are eons better than my old burnt out pair.
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June wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:15 am
abscate wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:51 am paceR , just saying.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Back in 1977 my grandfather retired due to loss of sight (He was a Dr. Who ran the hospital), so he bought a Pacer for visibility. His had a V8, baby blue with a white vinyl top and dark blue vinyl interior. I think it must have been a luxury model as I never have seen another Pacer with the interior like his. At the time I thought it was a neat car. Now that they are long in the past, they still look neat! Waynes World... June
Think of all the Naugs they killed to make those interiors.

You could get a Pacer with a V8? Amazing.

On edit - I just read the wikipedia entry on the Pacer and have a lot more respect for the car and AMC , as well as an awesome French ad I can't post here due to NSFW.
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abscate wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:24 pm
June wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:15 am
abscate wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:51 am paceR , just saying.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Back in 1977 my grandfather retired due to loss of sight (He was a Dr. Who ran the hospital), so he bought a Pacer for visibility. His had a V8, baby blue with a white vinyl top and dark blue vinyl interior. I think it must have been a luxury model as I never have seen another Pacer with the interior like his. At the time I thought it was a neat car. Now that they are long in the past, they still look neat! Waynes World... June
Think of all the Naugs they killed to make those interiors.

You could get a Pacer with a V8? Amazing.

On edit - I just read the wikipedia entry on the Pacer and have a lot more respect for the car and AMC , as well as an awesome French ad I can't post here due to NSFW.
It looked like a Ford 302. It was quite zippy! Excellent ac system! Although I preferred to drive grandma's Buick. He died in 82, but she made it till 87 so I drove her around through high school (usually in dad's 76 Buick). Every now and then I drove her in one of hers. Her Buick was a monster of the 50s and when she died the maid got the Pacer and my cousin the Buick. I got her sewing machine... June
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Winter tyres on, summer tyres off.

I really need to clean my wheels a bit more often. Guess which one has just been cleaned, although not very thoroughly.
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Finally cleaned off my radio knob with hand sanitizer. So. Much. Better.
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tyguyc wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:13 pm Finally cleaned off my radio knob with hand sanitizer. So. Much. Better.
Did it have the sticky coating and if so were you able to completely remove it?
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MoVolvos wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:28 pm
tyguyc wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:13 pm Finally cleaned off my radio knob with hand sanitizer. So. Much. Better.
Did it have the sticky coating and if so were you able to completely remove it?
Indeed. and also Indeed.

I used purell, not that it really matters. and took two paper towels to get everything off my fingers.
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