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Old 01-06-2010, 03:10 AM
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Hi everyone! New around here, just bought my first volvo, even though i live in a volvo family. Mom has an S80, Dad, an XC70 and my Brother, an 850. I just bought a C70 and i love her. Just want to introduce myself. Do not know a whole lot about cars or volvos, but am slowly learning and want to learn, and mod her out a bit. She`s in fine shape, one owner, dealer kept, bought with 91,000 miles. I am missing one of the covers for the front tow eyelets and it is bugging me, anyone know where to get one? I tried IPD with no luck.....also, any suggestions on my first upgrade/mod?
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Hi everyone! New around here, just bought my first volvo, even though i live in a volvo family. Mom has an S80, Dad, an XC70 and my Brother, an 850. I just bought a C70 and i love her. Just want to introduce myself. Do not know a whole lot about cars or volvos, but am slowly learning and want to learn, and mod her out a bit. She`s in fine shape, one owner, dealer kept, bought with 91,000 miles. I am missing one of the covers for the front tow eyelets and it is bugging me, anyone know where to get one? I tried IPD with no luck.....also, any suggestions on my first upgrade/mod?

Welcome and it sounds like you picked up a nice example of these somewhat rare Coupes.

The tow eyelet covers are available through the dealer and aren't terribly expensive. I believe they come already painted. You should try contacting Waltrip Volvo and ask for Don or Jamie in parts. 1-800-689-0021; or try your local Volvo dealership.

Best of luck with your Coupe!

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Welcome. You could also try salvage yards for the piece.
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Waltrip has good prices on their parts with quick shipping. I recall the tow hook covers being around 7 or 8 bucks. Think they come unpainted though, but I could be wrong.
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Thanks guys, will try that....while i have you all here, anybody have any experience with OBX exhausts? ive heard mixed things, i dont want my fine swedish car to sound like a rice rocket, but hey the prices are right and im kinda on the fence.....
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