Any Volvo owners here?

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    Model and miles?
     
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    Don't all liberals own a Volvo and a pair of Birkenstock's at one point or another in their lives?
     
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    Ha. That was fast. You probably drive a leased Subaru.
     
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    I need a truck where I live....
     
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    Well, i ain't no bunny kissing lib, and both me and the missus have used Volvos. Hers has 300k+, mine, 160k. Great fucking cars, and mine will handle less than ideal conditions.
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    Fuck that Detroit garbage!
     
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    2011 C70 with 29K miles on it. Yeah, I own a Volvo, can you believe it? :)

    It was one of the few hard top/convertibles on the market that I actually liked the looks.
     
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    I like retro vehicles.


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    I want this.
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    Does the front end bounce?
     
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    Had two Volvos over the years.

    At the time they were far better than the rust-bait being built in America.

    Even at that, the first one was underpowered but otherwise gave good service over about three years and 60,000 miles - a Model 142 door sedan. Traded it up to newer model with a somewhat more powerfu lB20b engine to pull a small utility trailer.

    Bad mistake.

    Couldn't keep spark plugs in it. 4,000 miles and fouled. Tried regular, hi-test, low-lead, no lead - all the same. Consulted with three different dealers service departments and techs at Volvo "zone" offices. No solutions. Finally sold it off after 2-years with about 40,000 miles. Got a used Ford Futura with a 289 V8 - Powerful, damn good looking, and engine was going strong at 140,000 plus miles when my needs changed. I miss that Ford like a really nice old girlfriend. I miss that last Volvo like I'd miss a case of piles.
     
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