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I'm thinking about buying the silver IPD grille. I've given black mesh some thought but since my car is silver im not sure how it would look. If anyone has purchased either before and could post pictures or give me some advice that would be great. thanks!
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The IPD grills are nice, but once it is on, you may choose to relocate your horns, as they show through and take away from the "aggressive" look you may be after. If you don't get any pictures here, go to IPD's website & request a catalog. It will arrive in less than 1 wk & has pictures. Never seen a silver one on a car, but you may be surprised how nice the contrast would look with a black grille. You can also go to the Volvospeed website & look at their gallery...Many aggressive Volvos there, some with grills showing....Good luck.
 

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The silver IPD grille looks nice on a silver C70, but looks like crap on any other color.

took the words out of my mouth. And the silver doesn't beg for horn relocation.

I actually prefer the cheaper one from ebay, color-matched to the car though

sans Volvo emblem
 

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The silver IPD grille looks nice on a silver C70, but looks like crap on any other color.

took the words out of my mouth. And the silver doesn't beg for horn relocation.
 

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Hey, that's my car!!!

It's the MS Designs grill. Well worth every penny!

Cheers,
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Thanks for the kudos! It's really all Kai's since it was his car when the picture was taken...but in a technical way...it's mine.


The trim is in body color and the mesh is black PC. The Volvo logo is from an S60 rear deck lid.

Cheers!
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Anyone know if the 98 models are already wired for the side turn signals?

They're not. I have the little lights on my 98, but I popped them off and found no wiring. It's like $40 from IPD or something like that. I'm in no hurry myself.
 

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C70drvr once again on point.. thanks for putting up with all these dumb questions. Im in no hurry either especially for $100. Just gave it a thought because im getting some headlight covers painted silver. Although they will hide the wack headlights..visible turn signals are good too
 

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Hey all, i just wondered which one was yours Prospero ?

I'm looking at redo-ing my grille and can't decide between the Volvo egg-box one (as standard on the newer c70's) or the IPD one.

Can anyone post any links to the "cheaper colour-coded ebay ones" that were mentioned ?

Which car is yours Prospero, which one has the MS Design grille ?

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Hey all, i just wondered which one was yours Prospero ?

I'm looking at redo-ing my grille and can't decide between the Volvo egg-box one (as standard on the newer c70's) or the IPD one.

Can anyone post any links to the "cheaper colour-coded ebay ones" that were mentioned ?

Which car is yours Prospero, which one has the MS Design grille ?

Azza

Prospero's is the second pic.
Ebay ones are easy to find, but I doubt you'll find any colour-coded. I cant see myself spending $150+ on a grille, so I painted my stock one black and kept the border and slash chrome.
Other places that sell different grilles for our cars are eurosporttuning.com and Heico.
 

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took the words out of my mouth. And the silver doesn't beg for horn relocation.

I actually prefer the cheaper one from ebay, color-matched to the car though

sans Volvo emblem
I had one of those on my 1st S70, removed for an ipd one.
You're right, they're cheap and look cheap, PLUS, the wide surround makes the mesh smaller and cgves it an entire different look http://********************/smile/emthdown.gif
 
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