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Old 08-06-2021, 09:32 PM   #1
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So my friends at work are busting my b@lls for buying an old Volvo.

Jokes like how is the Professor lifestyle, I bet you feel safe etc.

So I'm going with it.

Getting curb feelers, anti car sickness straps
and a "I love my grandkids " sticker if I can find one.

Any other ideas for " old man " spec?
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Old 08-06-2021, 09:44 PM   #2
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My fiance is planning to do something on the inside of our recently acquired S70 with that floral print that appears on every old person's couch.

Definitely needs school honor roll stickers somewhere.

If it is old enough put a campaign bumper sticker for Dole, Mondale, Dukakis, or maybe even McGovern on it.

I feel like sheepskin seat covers are a grandma thing but that may just because my grandmother had them.

My grandmother also drove a 760 turbo with a manual boost controller (I think 10-12psi is where they ended up). Traded up from that to a V70 T5.
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My daughter is making Macrame curtains for the back of her V70.
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Old 08-06-2021, 10:11 PM   #4
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Wooden seat beads?
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Old 08-06-2021, 10:13 PM   #5
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My fiance is planning to do something on the inside of our recently acquired S70 with that floral print that appears on every old person's couch.

Definitely needs school honor roll stickers somewhere.

If it is old enough put a campaign bumper sticker for Dole, Mondale, Dukakis, or maybe even McGovern on it.

I feel like sheepskin seat covers are a grandma thing but that may just because my grandmother had them.

My grandmother also drove a 760 turbo with a manual boost controller (I think 10-12psi is where they ended up). Traded up from that to a V70 T5.



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Old 08-08-2021, 06:08 AM   #6
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Yep grandpa spec
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Old 08-08-2021, 09:25 AM   #7
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How about extra stick on reflectors?

Or bumper reflector tape ...

https://vparts.se/row/reflextejp-til...m-och-bak.html



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Old 08-09-2021, 04:39 PM   #8
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How about extra stick on reflectors?

Or bumper reflector tape ...

https://vparts.se/row/reflextejp-til...m-och-bak.html






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Old 08-09-2021, 11:12 PM   #9
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Hat on the package shelf is a nice touch.

Paul Newman was pretty old when he had Converse build him a V8 wagon. That's the best revenge.
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Old 08-10-2021, 12:24 PM   #10
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You gotta get the 'old is just a state of mind' sticker on there. Don't forget the 'don't laugh it's paid for' sticker as well.
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Old 08-10-2021, 06:22 PM   #11
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Vintage political bumper stickers for candidates long gone.
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Old 08-10-2021, 10:17 PM   #12
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350 swap and a time out doll.
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Old 08-10-2021, 11:32 PM   #13
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Hat on the package shelf is a nice touch.
Especially if you put the hat on, every time you drive.

... with your turn signal always on.
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Old 08-17-2021, 06:53 PM   #14
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I got an electric fan that powers off the cig lighter
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Old 08-20-2021, 01:34 PM   #15
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NPR (or Canadian equivalent) bumper sticker works
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