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Is it possible to mount higher profile tires on her 17" pegs...like 235/50-55/17's on it to give it a cushier ride?<p>I just lowered the air pressure in her tires from 38 psi to 32 psi F & 34 psi R<p>If we could I would just buy her a used "regular" V70 and I would keep the VR for my daily driver.<p>Any ideas?
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (Jpandes)

High air pressure in the tires makes the ride REALLY rough...I ran 39 psi all around for a little while. Eventually I did drop it to about 33-34. <p>Bigger tires will rub more. Also research various tire brands to see if there's a particular one which will give you more of what you're looking for in the same sizes. Otherwise, someone else is more qualified to answer that one.<p>We just bought a used 1998 V70XC last month with 99k miles for well under KBB price. It might not be the latest and greatest, but it's one hell of a wagon. I would suggest a XC instead of the basic V70, but it depends on where you live really. <br>
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (Jpandes)

Let her drive the Vette instead <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Hey my wife doesn't like driving my R either...even less so now that it's been lowered....seriously, comfort is a thing of the past...You'll risk a blow out( from a pot hole) if you drop the pressure too much and ride quality will suffer as well (with the 4C quirkiness)...just keep reminding her how comfortable the seats are...
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (Jpandes)

You can try Conti Extreme Contacts.<br>For some reason these tires (softer sidewalls), make Volvos ride much smoother, even an R!
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (JRL)

You might want to get a SUM update/download and/or re-Summed. Latter SUM's are "softer" than earlier ones. Crashiness might also mean upper spring seats and perhaps engine mount. What exactly doesn't she "like"?
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (Short Circuit)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Short Circuit</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">What exactly doesn't she "like"?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Also, what is she used to driving?
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (m3nt0s)

How about a new Wife?
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (850arrrsaylikepirate)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>850arrrsaylikepirate</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">How about a new Wife?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>We seriously need to get some <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> and have a R meetup.<p>I was just about to type that.<br>
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (chinaonnitrous1)

Ha ha, I beat you to it.<p>Seriously, a new Wife maybe just what his R needs, I bet the pegs are curbed the front air dam is bent down, there are flowers on the dash... <p>I am not saying all Wifes neuter the R, but I know mine would if it were her daily driver.
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (chinaonnitrous1)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chinaonnitrous1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>We seriously need to get some <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/embeer.gif" BORDER="0"> and have a R meetup.<p>I was just about to type that.<br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>*cough* well ya know.... I just so happen to be throwing another GTG together <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><A HREF="http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=118125" TARGET="_blank">http://forums.swedespeed.com/zerothread?id=118125</A>
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (850arrrsaylikepirate)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>850arrrsaylikepirate</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">How about a new Wife?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>LOL! Is it wrong that I too was thinking something along those lines?<p>OP: She seriously is not worthy of driving such a fine vehicle. Get her a T5 with girltronic and take back your R.
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (1800girl)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>1800girl</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>LOL! Is it wrong that I too was thinking something along those lines?<p>OP: She seriously is not worthy of driving such a fine vehicle. Get her a T5 with <b>girltronic</b> and take back your R.</TD></TR></TABLE> <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (chinaonnitrous1)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chinaonnitrous1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> <p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p><br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>....oh god, we're doing it again...
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (1800girl)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>1800girl</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">OP: She seriously is not worthy of driving such a fine vehicle. Get her a T5 with girltronic and take back your R.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>May I recommend a Camry.........or Venza if she needs tha wagon space?
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (MagoonR)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MagoonR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>May I recommend a Camry.........or Venza if she needs tha wagon space?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Please come see me.<p>Larry Lim<br>Putnam Toyota<br>Burlingame, Ca. 94014<br>650-340-6900<p>Hahahahahhah.<p><br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (FORD420diesel)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>FORD420diesel</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p><br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>....oh god, we're doing it again...</TD></TR></TABLE><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (chinaonnitrous1)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>chinaonnitrous1</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p><br> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/sly.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (1800girl)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>1800girl</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p> She seriously is not worthy of driving such a fine vehicle. Get her a T5 with girltronic and take back your R.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>No, buy a CAMRY (if she need a wagon, buy a VENZA)!<br>She will be happy
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (JRL)

I think Needsdecaf runs Mich Pilot Exalto A/S on his wagon which he put on the VR for his wife also. I would check with him to see how comfortable they are.
 

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Re: HELP! My wife hates the ride quality of her 04 V70 R... (JRL)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>JRL</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">No, buy a CAMRY (if she need a wagon, buy a VENZA)!<br>She will be happy</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Hmmm........someone said that four posts before you did. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/rolleyes.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>MagoonR</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">May I recommend a Camry.........or Venza if she needs tha wagon space?</TD></TR></TABLE>
 
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