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by dcwalker
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Quality fuses
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Quality fuses

:lol: on some of my early scrapyard visits in the mid=nineties when I had my first project 480, I raided a couple of fuse boxes on scrap 480s/440s so my pot of spare fuses contains some "original" quality fuses...

David
by dcwalker
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Unexpectedly Available! Looking for a Good Home
Replies: 21
Views: 550

Re: Unexpectedly Available! Looking for a Good Home

Glad you found a good home for her Martin!

You weren't offered a good price for Nilani then... :lol: ;)

David
by dcwalker
Sat Jul 04, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: CELEBRATION 403 - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: CELEBRATION 403 - SOLD

Thanks for the update Henry, makes good reading🙂

I told you something HAD to have happened to the boot-lid and/or badge😉

All the best

David
by dcwalker
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Lifetime care?
Replies: 10
Views: 179

Re: Lifetime care?

'Morning all I saw in one of my dealer brochures that the 480 is eligible for lifetime care, does that mean my car is under warranty still? does it mean anything these days? Would be quite a boon if it did! :lol: if it's been serviced by Volvo within 1 month or 1000 miles of its service due date fo...
by dcwalker
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: CELEBRATION 403 - SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: CELEBRATION 403 - SOLD

Excellent news Henry, glad 403 has found a good home!

Best

David
by dcwalker
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Aux Driving Lamps : Wanted!
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Aux Driving Lamps : Wanted!

Sorry for the delay getting back on this - have now checked and much to my surprise I dont have any spare auxiliary lights at all.

Enough headlights to illuminate a fleet, but not the ones you need. Sorry.

David
by dcwalker
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Aux Driving Lamps : Wanted!
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: Aux Driving Lamps : Wanted!

All excellent suggestions. I’m an OE kinda guy and some reflectors in fair condition, that I can invert if necessary, will do me just fine. Fingers crossed. Otherwise it’s £350 :shock: Amazingly Skandix have new old stock Hella’s on the shelf. If I purchase that pair, I will have spent nearly £1000...
by dcwalker
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Here we go again...
Replies: 41
Views: 766

Re: Here we go again...

:lol:
I'd love to be in the area at the time and join you for that one!!!

David
by dcwalker
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: How do I fit a rear washer nozzle?
Replies: 4
Views: 264

Re: How do I fit a rear washer nozzle?

The grey c pillar trim is held on by two clips, you just need to be firm with it!

David
by dcwalker
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Unexpectedly Available! Looking for a Good Home
Replies: 21
Views: 550

Re: Unexpectedly Available! Looking for a Good Home

Looks very nice, I am not a fan of the wheels to be honest, but that blue is stunning! luckily for you, someone I know has a selection of wheels available..... :D Never one to miss an opportunity, our Jeff :rofl: Mind you, it would look great sitting on a nice set of Taurus wheels... David
by dcwalker
Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Here we go again...
Replies: 41
Views: 766

Re: Here we go again...

He'll get the idea eventually...

I wonder if he's looked on here?

Perhaps an enquirer should mention that they have looked on here for guidance as they are interested in the car, and are worried by what the have seen...

David
by dcwalker
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Next meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Next meeting

I may be in. May not be in a 480 by then though. May come in the V8 XC90. My I recommend the Snake Pass? Mainly because it's my commute and it's pretty hilarious how quickly I can do it in the XC now :shock: You are very welcome in any car, preferably a Volvo, ideally a 480, but ANY car - all you n...
by dcwalker
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: Unexpectedly Available! Looking for a Good Home
Replies: 21
Views: 550

Re: Unexpectedly Available! Looking for a Good Home

Ooooo...I've never had a blue one ;)

Are you trying to lead me astray? :lol:

David
by dcwalker
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: 480 spare parts (lots of)
Replies: 21
Views: 1035

Re: 480 spare parts (lots of)

Now there is starting to be some flexibility about meeting up outside, can we - should we - start thinking about a trip up to see you and the spares and the car?

All the best

David
by dcwalker
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Next meeting
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: Next meeting

:hopping:

Need I say more?

David
by dcwalker
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 480 Turbo for sale - £5500
Replies: 11
Views: 212

Re: 480 Turbo for sale - £5500

Well MrH. Spot on. I have checked the plate and to my surprise the code is 311-1. Lavender Metallic. Just shows don’t always believe how the dealership describes the car! It’s only taken 30 years for me to discover the truth. Not trying to be difficult, but both Mr H AND the dealership are correct....
by dcwalker
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 480 Turbo for sale - £5500
Replies: 11
Views: 212

Re: 480 Turbo for sale - £5500

Ah...the V5 only ever gives a generic colour.

If it's oyster grey metallic then that is what was called lavender on mainland Europe.

David
by dcwalker
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 480 Turbo for sale - £5500
Replies: 11
Views: 212

Re: 480 Turbo for sale - £5500

That looks very nice🙂

For once a car that might be worth the price...

David
by dcwalker
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Full list of UK spec colours?
Replies: 29
Views: 816

Re: Full list of UK spec colours?

Hello all (David, Jeff, Sylvia, Mr H) and thanks for your advice and observations :) So, what do I actually ask for / order from the paint folks? Am I looking for 318-1 Paris Blue plus lacquer, or do I need to tell them something else? Thanks for your replies! Martin PS David, yes, I would be glad ...
by dcwalker
Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Full list of UK spec colours?
Replies: 29
Views: 816

Re: Full list of UK spec colours?

also surprised no mentioned this Then again, I guess most people don;t go beyond the safety of the forum! :rofl: I've deliberately not mentioned it because it may well accurate for mainland Europe but there were quite a few differences for the UK, both in terms of what colours were called and when ...