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So I was in the Acores Islands (Portugal) this past week and would you believe it the whole week I rode in a Volvo "R", but it was BUS <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> My other car that I used while I was there was a 1988 740 Turbo 5-Speed <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><IMG SRC="http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b298/puredrive07/Acores_Trip_09359.jpg" BORDER="0"><br><IMG SRC="http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b298/puredrive07/Acores_Trip_09360.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Garnetmica</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">That's hillarious...I'll have to show my wife, her family is from the Acores</TD></TR></TABLE><p>The funny part is the "R" belongs there, because the emblem is two times the size of our R emblems.<p>Where in Acores is your wife from? My dad is from Ponta da Graca, Vila Franca Do Campo, Sao Miguel.
 

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Re: An "R" Bus (PureDrive07)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>PureDrive07</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">So I was in the Acores Islands (Portugal) this past week and would you believe it the whole week I rode in a Volvo "R", but it was BUS <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Ah, but you failed to photograph UNDER the bus to see if they had removed their bracket! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: (Garnetmica)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Garnetmica</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">her parents were from Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel.<p>Wonder if we can get someone to source the big R emblem. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Nice, I stayed in Ponta Delgada for the Santo Cristo feast.
 

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Re: An "R" Bus (m3nt0s)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>m3nt0s</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Ah, but you failed to photograph UNDER the bus to see if they had removed their bracket! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>And the JRL mod! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: An "R" Bus (PureDrive07)

counting the days before this larger R makes it's appearonce on sr or vr.... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>nice find too. what size pegs was it running....
 

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Re: An "R" Bus (atacamaR)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>atacamaR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">counting the days before this larger R makes it's appearonce on sr or vr.... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>nice find too. what size pegs was it running....</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Haha!
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>pktojd</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I bet sidehop in that is scary as a motherf. . . .</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Actually it had no sidehop, driver must have ditched those crappy PZero's, lmao! No but really, the driver was amazing getting around streets that could barely fit two compact hatchbacks down the road.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JimLill</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">So if the Chinese buy Volvo cars, who owns the Truck and Marine stuff?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Renault owns Volvo AB (Trucks)
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>PureDrive07</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Renault owns Volvo AB (Trucks)</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Not true. <p>Volvo AB owns what was formerly Renault's truck division and therefore thay are a major stockholder of Volvo AB but not a majority.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>2005VolvoVR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Wonder what the turning radius is...</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Better than the R, haha <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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did the driver of the bus mention that he turned the wastegate three turns or four?
 
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