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by jifflemon
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Body and Interior (80)
Topic: Light Conversion
Replies: 4
Views: 77

Re: Light Conversion

and there was this thread too
by jifflemon
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: The secret life of a 480 owner...
Topic: The 66k Mile Garage Find
Replies: 2
Views: 78

Re: The 66k Mile Garage Find

So glad another turbo has been saved - especially as it'll eventually head off to wow our cousins on the other side of the pond!

Just remember we LOVE pictures! ;)
by jifflemon
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So, today was the day...
Replies: 196
Views: 14061

Re: So, today was the day...

Putting it all back together on the car is straightforward but I found the following: 1) it's easiest to put strut in with the driveshaft removed 2) I use a big screwdriver to line up the lower strut bolts 3) Remember that droplinks are handed if you're replacing them.... 4) The disc screw doesn't n...
by jifflemon
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So, today was the day...
Replies: 196
Views: 14061

Re: So, today was the day...

So, in the best possible HBOL (Haynes Book of Lies) way, reassembly is the reverse of disassembly! :lol: You should hopefully have something like this: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/mfmVuV5r1-CE_eucP0Pp3K2qyluToCUfQlSsuCZ39NcEns11U1Obzf3RDAGShVwacm6gBToCX8tcVn_c9SqIIDGHMTkOwBEjaa5rTL5Xmq9dDh0dlm...
by jifflemon
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: 480 GT breaking for parts!
Replies: 11
Views: 307

Re: 480 GT breaking for parts!

For all your dashboard woes, you need to send a message to Robert Brink (Brinkie).
Dashboard are like salmon and all want to return to their homes at some point! :rofl:
He’ll probably be along shortly and he can sense a faulty dashboard even from the Netherlands.
by jifflemon
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So, today was the day...
Replies: 196
Views: 14061

Re: So, today was the day...

Apparently bilstein we’re out of stock and we’re making up new ones, so hopefully yours will be arriving soon
by jifflemon
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Meetings
Topic: Dutch meet : sept 28 & 29
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Dutch meet : sept 28 & 29

Anyone interested in this:

https://www.volvobeurs.nl/en/
by jifflemon
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So, today was the day...
Replies: 196
Views: 14061

Re: So, today was the day...

there was much rejoicing today as the Rear B4's finally turned up.... https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/3fLTbn8MEYPNhnRWJAnxv3ObI5sgTm7G55FUKOQlg9I-ZIwDb92aqmlKhJqzojXAMAyMl2uMaZiukkvLqAvMxu0oKu685_1nqa5wroXFXGW_IDmTxXlsAgVyXhvnM7RmXug_noYOR5oqi5JYbwkuC8ivndvgW5HIcUSEbAwMeU6Y94HiJH6DG8_RZp8aFdY7hIMP...
by jifflemon
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: In Car Entertainment
Topic: How to get at and replace the aerial wind-up motor?
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: How to get at and replace the aerial wind-up motor?

there is a "how to" here, but sadly, GlasgowJim had his photobucket account nuked during the great "photobucket pay us or else scandal" :angry:
by jifflemon
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: After 9 years and 10 months...
Replies: 20
Views: 1003

Re: After 9 years and 10 months...

Yup, Mk1 and Mk3, 3 480 turbo's and a V70.... :shock:
by jifflemon
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So, today was the day...
Replies: 196
Views: 14061

Re: So, today was the day...

Another quick update - As well as Britney, I did finally blast these bits: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/_T-ZmXT-s9fMaEh0SvQtjUAnTZ7Sn2Hrsjij9MccQ8h9YW2RBHrwQiKyZzkmkf4dYFtq3cWoABiM_WiEbhw35tShIRqgPFPs5qNmnmDw8Rnmu5Ebx07nkczxvsSIinI8zLUtIcQAFkiDOz-6c4IX0NhHWnFxO4Fr9BB0FikADSVn8Q2rk_Sn6gZYnK43vX4...
by jifflemon
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: After 9 years and 10 months...
Replies: 20
Views: 1003

Re: After 9 years and 10 months...

Murf wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:54 pm
jifflemon wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:14 pm
Now there's a familiar username......
Sorry, I missed this post before! Are you the same chap from the MR2 world? 😁

Small world innit?
by jifflemon
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The secret life of a 480 owner...
Topic: Oooops I did it again....
Replies: 8
Views: 266

Re: Oooops I did it again....

had a couple of hours on Britney (as she's been temporarily called) today: Thought about starting the starter: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Rs60meErLKm0y1cxPi2Yr44qExvX_trhFsxwm45UUK2KovGl93P0rKkVxYjPM2gNaBhQBH-tV_HxM9ZaRuAtIv7IdjXWcTik6G0HHRffxcVB_Ifwhxw-j0YVkJsryVaIaKe7sGQsXohCOeCc08Gqy8u_FDn...
by jifflemon
Sat Jul 06, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: The secret life of a 480 owner...
Topic: 1990 Turbo Auto - Fox
Replies: 43
Views: 1421

Re: 1990 Turbo Auto - Fox

Just to give you an idea of an unmolested connection, so you can see what you should have, and therefore whats been changed: Battery clamp: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Tc8PCMl64gRR8Qj2ZaIsKMEhJq6LMkrk2UsWdeabaVmt90SODFFFIHGgm-eqn8SFhagOHzDMg9UnkEt0PzWMMZ8D1XsIwm1AvMyGJKkIoozMbOukavNXVB487VDp7N...
by jifflemon
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: So, today was the day...
Replies: 196
Views: 14061

Re: So, today was the day...

other wishbone done (and subframe cleanup) https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/opUlfkdHuMFzy575XgEf5wgOnyCvSR3oXwo0rA1wFpJ0DuZVBDF0gcf6TQJPQVSFTfuaSiZse1UlR0Cc2_uT27ekDm4zdCEwbT8WKaIBDjz0hKKhdiU6Tn1IDNBj1bTnQAQhztvjYQkWmWsKB-RMOIv-hg6FTZvm3joag2Eh7c0udi5i9oN8DsYOFievzaSWgOCargOkHnPUqHZdrdOge6nvYxxKuJy...
by jifflemon
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Blinky 51/480
Replies: 298
Views: 22802

Re: Blinky 51/480

never, ever, had a good experience with Pirtek. Or heard of anyone who has! How they're still in business I'll never know.... Usually a big sign somewhere in the shop saying that they never ever ever, under any circumstance, reuse fittings. Ask them to make something custom, they'll reuse the fittin...
by jifflemon
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Power transmission (40)
Topic: Driveshaft roll pin
Replies: 3
Views: 196

Re: Driveshaft roll pin

From skandix https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/4XYaYrY69zB7a8No7x2DN4251_jDfzUPg29v4beDXZ-MS0NYm9wVxQO8UL-Jvsh71bxidJlRMJYArBvOM6tOWv4sTezftJcr864saSuxq35I37q6c445qaEWNk2a_ITe61288s2l5WIN7vUTQA2OVzM2Y29nh_5rcNwfm7CuMU2N95nrIv2mVWZUXOHc598mNWl6nHMeMUqSlXxN6dg9kJ2GzTQSvPM82GSYZuccW-fBoCL7YmnpSYsYyUr8_...
by jifflemon
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Meet musings....
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Meet musings....

Anyone whose spoken with Sylvia or Al would have heard of the legendary Dutch meets, where your can may end up leaving in a far better condition than when it arrived, as they descend upon it and fix the little nigggles you haven’t got around to or don’t have a clue about. I’m just pondering whether ...
by jifflemon
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: ECU and ignition relay
Replies: 27
Views: 703

Re: ECU and ignition relay

Isn’t cranna21 breaking one at the moment?
by jifflemon
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Parts, Accessories & Brochures
Topic: Headlight hinge brackets
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Re: Headlight hinge brackets

yes, they are:

Skandix have them:
http://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/el ... ight/2367/

or if you've access to a 3d printer, make your own (created by a member on here!)

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3716188