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      01-19-2013, 03:03 PM   #23
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Nice humble post OP. We all started somewhere and I still am hopeful to get into an M3 someday as my dream BMW. Take care of the Volvo and drive safe!
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      01-19-2013, 03:08 PM   #24
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Happy early birthday Steve. Good luck with the wheel choice -- every person has different tastes in what they think 'looks good'. Pick the one you think looks best/fits your budget and don't look back

Glad to hear we are getting another enthusiast behind the wheel in the next couple of weeks - hope the car is good to you!
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Congrats, man, and happy early birthday. Drive safe out there! As for the wheels, am I the only one that's not feeling the TSW?
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      01-19-2013, 06:46 PM   #26
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if it is the turbo, you're in for some good times

my friend has the turbo and it's pretttty fast

i hope it's a stick!

congrats on the new whip
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      01-19-2013, 06:57 PM   #27
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Awesome car! Congrats and happy birthday. But honestly, save the money. You'll end up spending all this cash on the car only to get rid of it in the end. All those thousands spent on modding can go toward your BMW
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Congrats, we all start somewhere. You'll get the BMW you want someday. Take care of the S70!
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Happy Birthday bro......Post some pics....Be safe out there
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if it is the turbo, you're in for some good times

my friend has the turbo and it's pretttty fast

i hope it's a stick!

congrats on the new whip
not sure if its turbo or not, probably is..I HOPE

but nope, its automatic i was hoping it would be stick....
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Awesome car! Congrats and happy birthday. But honestly, save the money. You'll end up spending all this cash on the car only to get rid of it in the end. All those thousands spent on modding can go toward your BMW
im gonna try to not spend that much, but the stock rims gotta go haha.
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      01-19-2013, 08:01 PM   #32
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Happy Birthday bro......Post some pics....Be safe out there
will do
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Nice car! Congrats and happy birthday

My first car was also a Volvo, but not nearly as cool as yours It was a 1984 DL lol (I'm just a bit older than you though haha!) They are great cars and you'll love it. I've also had a turbo Volvo and they haul ass.

Enjoy it!
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      01-19-2013, 09:15 PM   #34
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nice one bro!......and congrats for your birthday car !
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      01-19-2013, 10:46 PM   #35
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      01-19-2013, 10:47 PM   #36
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hello everyone,
im turning 16 in a couple days, the 25th to be exact. today my dad called me over to look at something, and showed me a car they got today. it was a 1998 volvo s70. thought it looked pretty decent...i mean its no bmw xD. but it will do. ive been looking at wheels to buy for it, and wondered what you guys thought:
edit: also not sure what would look better with a silver color, black or silver rims?

what the car looks like:

wheels ive looked at: http://www.discountedwheelwarehouse....%2Es&pID=36901
http://www.discountedwheelwarehouse....%2Es&pID=38804
http://www.discountedwheelwarehouse....%2Es&pID=39403
if anyone can photoshop these wheels on it, it would be amazing

-steve

This is your car so do as you will but I personally think the wheels you picked out would look shitty. I wouldn't put black wheels on a silver S70. May I suggest the Pegasus "R" wheel in this thread:

http://forums.swedespeed.com/showthr...on-18x8-Wheels

Also, this was my first car as well (actually a 1999 and white). Loved it to death and had a great time working on it. One of the first things I did was change all the dashboard lights from the awful pale green color to blue. Thought about red too...
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      01-19-2013, 11:41 PM   #37
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This is your car so do as you will but I personally think the wheels you picked out would look shitty. I wouldn't put black wheels on a silver S70. May I suggest the Pegasus "R" wheel in this thread:

http://forums.swedespeed.com/showthr...on-18x8-Wheels

Also, this was my first car as well (actually a 1999 and white). Loved it to death and had a great time working on it. One of the first things I did was change all the dashboard lights from the awful pale green color to blue. Thought about red too...
around how much are these wheels? and can i see pics of your volvo, interior/exterior
im thinking about getting carbon fiber and wrapping the dashboard cause i hate the wood

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      01-20-2013, 05:06 AM   #38
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      01-20-2013, 02:14 PM   #39
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Hey, congrats on your first car. Mine was much smaller

I did a photoshop with the TSWs and a drop for you (not my best, sorry for the quality)
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      01-20-2013, 03:41 PM   #40
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around how much are these wheels? and can i see pics of your volvo, interior/exterior
im thinking about getting carbon fiber and wrapping the dashboard cause i hate the wood
I can't find any pictures of the interior, but i'll look for more later. All I really did as far as the interior was the blue dash lights and a double din pioneer DVD headunit. Besides that, almost everything else I did with the car was audio related as you can see from the pics.
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      01-20-2013, 04:32 PM   #41
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Hey, congrats on your first car. Mine was much smaller

I did a photoshop with the TSWs and a drop for you (not my best, sorry for the quality)
nice! looks pretty good
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      01-20-2013, 04:36 PM   #42
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that will be an awsome first car man. go for the first set of wheels you put up in black
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      01-20-2013, 04:40 PM   #43
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I can't find any pictures of the interior, but i'll look for more later. All I really did as far as the interior was the blue dash lights and a double din pioneer DVD headunit. Besides that, almost everything else I did with the car was audio related as you can see from the pics.
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that will be an awsome first car man. go for the first set of wheels you put up in black
yeah i was thinking of doing that, because the TSW's are pretty expensive, and i dont feel like paying that much xD
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