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Volvo Forums?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by myname150, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Sep 25, 2011 at 9:19 AM
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    myname150

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    I've googled, but I don't know which one to join.

    The community on TW is awesome, but who knows which one of my google results is cool too :cool:

    If you've seen this other thread of mine:
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/off-topic-discussion/170544-2011-f-150-vs-2011-tundra.html

    Originally we were planning on a 2011 Tundra, however. To make a long story short, a family friend is moving and she is selling her 2001 volvo. It's waaayyyy cheaper than buying a new 30K truck and the insurance will be considerably cheaper, so we decided to buy it from her. If anyone here is experienced with Volvos please do chime in!

    It's a 2001 Volvo S60 with about 150K miles. When I drove it, it didn't feel like anything was wrong, the Turbo seems fine, the transmission doesn't shift roughly, the interior has been kept really well, and the suspension feels fine.

    I do know we need to replace the tires, oil, and brakes. The maybes are: Auto Transmission fluid, Coolant, brake and power steering fluids, spark plugs and air filter.
     
  2. Sep 25, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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  3. Sep 25, 2011 at 10:03 AM
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  4. Sep 25, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    Cruise them all and get whatever info you can for your purchase and get a feel for each board.
    Good luck with the purchase!!
     
  5. Sep 26, 2011 at 9:34 AM
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