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Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

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Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by matthew1 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 11:50 am

Have any photos? Show us your Volvo! If you have trouble uploading, just post here and I'll help, or email them to matt (at) matthewsvolvosite (dot) com with your username and I'll post them for you.



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Re: Let's see your Volvo

Post by matthew1 » Tue Mar 10, 2009 12:01 pm

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Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Keyport, Washington State, US (see also http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Undersea_Museum), 2002. Trieste II in background


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Somewhere in Eastern Washington State, US, 2003 (roof rack attached)


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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by MadeInJapan » Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:49 pm

I'll have to dig up photo's...I have 4 Volvo's now...LOL


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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by Ozark Lee » Tue Mar 10, 2009 8:01 pm

The Platinum at night with a strobe:

The car is a chameleon, it changes color based on the ambient light due to its three layered paint job. During the day it looks like a bad white paint job but it lights up the night and the sunsets.
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I need to get a group shot of all of them which I think I can do when my son gets home from college next week.

...Lee
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'96 Platinum Edition Turbo
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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by Wagonizer » Tue Mar 10, 2009 10:10 pm

couldn't resist:
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1994 850 wagon, 5 spd, 373,000mi

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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by gtamike » Wed Mar 11, 2009 4:54 pm

This is my most recent acquisition - I bought it from the original owner. It is a Turbo wagon with a manual transmission original from the factory. Any others out there in either Canada or U.S?
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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by ecbsykes » Wed Mar 11, 2009 6:33 pm

2000 V70XC AWD
123K Miles

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I'm going to work on getting the center and driver's side front grilles that were either stolen or fell off.

Also, for anyone interested in how to get their trim back to dark, I highly recommend TrimShine. Works very well, super easy to use, and is rather cheap!


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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by Black850GLTWagon » Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:51 pm

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I bought this car 2 days ago for $500. It has had it's timing belt replaced, all of it's fluids flushed and refilled, the leather was re-conditioned, the entire dashboard and controls were cleaned and detailed, and everything else was either scrubbed or brushed. There was nothing wrong with the interior save for a few small spots of rust on the bottom of the rear hatch door. The undercarriage has zero rust. This car was well taken care of by it's previous owner and was sitting in the driveway months before I came and got it.

It has only 2 issues. It has a hole in the exhaust and the engine's full note can be heard rather loudly. Nothing $200 dollars can't fix. The climate control fan is burnt out. Another $40 or so and this car is in near perfect condition. It has 238,000 miles on it and feels and looks like it has 50,000. Sorry for the babbling but I guess I'm just excited :P



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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by instarx » Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:22 am

My 2000 XC70 SE.
It has that same wonderful paint job that Ozark Lee has - lt. gray in some light and a deep champaign in other light. I think it's called Moondust. These pics show it in grey mode. This has been a very reliable and inexpensive car to operate so far. Only $143 in repairs over the past year.
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Re: Let's see your Volvo (The Photo Thread)

Post by chef » Fri Mar 13, 2009 7:24 am

Pics of my 1995 850 10 valve..hope it works. Fabs
When i got her:
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After window tint:
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Pics of my HU setup..alpine:
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Pics of the NON_MAF setup on a 10 valve:
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Pics of my previous car.. sigh i miss her..my 1996 chevrolet caprice (L99..4.3L) police pack:
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