Why do people make fun of white Volvo’s

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  1. BigBob410

    BigBob410 Road Train Member

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    A little “rattle can” red down the fenders and side skirts and you could set yourself apart and lose the “white Volvo” moniker! But in the big picture who gives a “sheet”?! As long as it earns you a living! And really we can tell the difference....your whole truck isn’t falling apart and you don’t have the requisite waaaay to bright light bar along with out of adjustment fog lights. I just hope you’re not riding around in sandals with your foot up on the dash not practicing lane control!!!o_O:D
     
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  3. striker

    striker Road Train Member

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    Few weeks ago, I was looking at a brochure for a Volvo VNL 860, heated windshield, heated LED headlights/foglight housings, adjustable bed, all the comforts of home, my boss said no, I was sad.
     
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  4. WesternPlains

    WesternPlains Road Train Member

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    Wow! It even has white wheels!

    Seriously. Only trucks I haven’t driven are the mechanical ones. Pete 379, etc. I’ve driven everything else. Volvo’s are my favorite. Wonderful to drive. I’m driving a new white 760 now.


    Boss would change mind if you let em know about the heated seats. :cool:
     
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  5. Lunatic Fringe

    Lunatic Fringe Light Load Member

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    Because making fun of any other color is RACIST!!!
     
  6. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    I drove an older Volvo for a bit during my training. Rode nice but I cringed every time I hit a bump. Thought the dash was gonna fall off the firewall. The old FL Classic had a more solid interior.
     
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  7. Trucker61016

    Trucker61016 Medium Load Member

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    "hey who put those gas pumps there "
     
  8. thedouble

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    Looks like a haz- mat load also
     
  9. Brettj3876

    Brettj3876 Road Train Member

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    The hazmat hit a hazmat Lol
     
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  10. tommymonza

    tommymonza Road Train Member

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    Hey your car scratched my trailer.
     
  11. Six9GS

    Six9GS Medium Load Member

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    Well, being from the desert, I'll take a white vehicle over any other color, all other things being equal. I am also very devoted to Volvos and have no desire to drive any other brand of truck. So, although my current Volvo is blue, it is quite possible someday I'll be in the infamous white Volvo. However, since I drive for Swift, I've kind of gotten used to being judged negatively for something that has little bearing on my reality.
    I'm reminded of a line of dialog I think was from Doc Holliday in the movie Tombstone. And, I'm paraphrasing here because unsure if I remember it exactly. "In order for me to take offense, your opinion would have to matter to me".
     
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