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To be frank, I almost never buy factory accessories, aftermaket products always seemed to be a better buy.<P>However, that's changed with my Volvo. I've found the prices very reasonable and the fit/quality are much better than aftermarket.<P>I picked up the winter floor mats, I think it was $72 or so with the VCOA discount. Color matches perfectly, the fit is contoured at every corner, with cutouts for the bump stops, dead pedal, and the fasteners. That's a bargain<P>I got the factory roof bars and 2 axle loader bicycle carriers. I skipped the holder for the removable wheel, simply I don't trust those no matter who makes it. But the roof racks are GREAT since they bolt in to the pre-drilled roof holes, the bars are already fitted. And for $350 or so, it's very competitively priced. About the same as Yakima prices, it's a little more than Thule (but it is a thule system), but not having to mess with the load bars is well worth the price.<BR>
 

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I am not trying to solicit our site with this post. I also want it to be known that I don't pressure or push anyone or claim to "come see me, come see me!" For what it is worth, if your VCOA discount is coming from a Volvo dealership, our EVERYDAY pricing will most likely be lower than your discount because we too, are a Volvo dealership. We know what you pay and how some dealerships inflate their retail price and THEN give you a discount. Compare and see what you find <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>
 

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I actually went to your website first and didn't see any of the factory accessories that I bought listed on the site.<P>I searched for "bike rack" "load bar" "mats" etc and it didn't look like you carried them. I didn't realize that you carried products not listed on the site.<BR>
 

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Yeah, unfortunately that aspect of the site has been a problem. I can see why we are the only Volvo site with shopping cart technology. We have so many parts to add and it has been a slow tedious process. We can get anything (as long as Volvo still has it) for any car. Getting them is one thing and listing them is another <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"><P>
 

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Grrr. I see there is not pull-down for 2001 model year either. But I well know that this stuff takes time. I'll have to give you a call and see if you can impress me.<P>- Darell<P>
 

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Don -<P>If you have the ear of your web page designer, please at least have them allow a search by part number regardless of model year. I have all the part numbers I'm looking for, but I can't search because it forces me to choose a model and year...and big surprise...it always tells me that there is no such part number for a 2000 V70 - duh. I'm looking for 2001 MY.<P>Thanks,<BR>Darell<P>
 

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You guys are so lucky. I am living in Hong Kong, where the choices of factory/ aftermarket accessories are very limited, no one would think of giving their Volvos a fresh look as it's a brand name of mature businessman. Hardly find any good stuff to add-on my S40 T4. I hate those Japanese body kit, the design is too crazy for me, I prefer classic sporty look.<BR>I am finding some websites offering Volvo accessories, but I am afraid that the delivery cost is very huge. <P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by joe_flies:<BR><B>To be frank, I almost never buy factory accessories, aftermaket products always seemed to be a better buy.<P>However, that's changed with my Volvo. I've found the prices very reasonable and the fit/quality are much better than aftermarket.<P>I picked up the winter floor mats, I think it was $72 or so with the VCOA discount. Color matches perfectly, the fit is contoured at every corner, with cutouts for the bump stops, dead pedal, and the fasteners. That's a bargain<P>I got the factory roof bars and 2 axle loader bicycle carriers. I skipped the holder for the removable wheel, simply I don't trust those no matter who makes it. But the roof racks are GREAT since they bolt in to the pre-drilled roof holes, the bars are already fitted. And for $350 or so, it's very competitively priced. About the same as Yakima prices, it's a little more than Thule (but it is a thule system), but not having to mess with the load bars is well worth the price.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>
 
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